1 Samuel 16 Commentary

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1 Samuel 16:1-5

Samuel travels to Bethlehem to anoint a son of Jesse as king over Israel

1 Samuel 16:6-13

After the sacrifice, Jesse makes each of his sons pass before Samuel. The first seven are not chosen, so lastly they call for David.

1 Samuel 16:14-23

God solidifies His rejection of Saul as king over Israel by removing His Spirit from him and sending a tormenting spirit upon the king.