1 Samuel 16:23

Overview - 1 Samuel 16
Samuel sent by God, under pretence of a sacrifice, comes to Beth-lehem.
His human judgment is reproved.
11 He anoints David.
15 Saul sends for David to quiet his evil spirit.
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1 Samuel 16:23  (King James Version)
And it came to pass, when the evil spirit from God was upon Saul, that David took an harp, and played with his hand: so Saul was refreshed, and was well, and the evil spirit departed from him.

the evil spirit
1 Samuel 16:14 1 Samuel 16:16

1 Samuel 18:10 1 Samuel 18:11 Matthew 12:43-45 ; Luke 11:24-26