KJV 1SAM16 with Strong's Hebrew/Greek

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16:1 And the LORD [H3068] said [H559] unto Samuel [H8050] , How long wilt thou mourn [H56] for Saul [H7586] , seeing I have rejected [H3988] him from reigning [H4427] over Israel [H3478] ? fill [H4390] thine horn [H7161] with oil [H8081] , and go [H3212] , I will send [H7971] thee to Jesse [H3448] the Bethlehemite [H1022] : for I have provided [H7200] me a king [H4428] among his sons [H1121] .

16:2 And Samuel [H8050] said [H559] , How can I go [H3212] ? if Saul [H7586] hear [H8085] [it], he will kill [H2026] me. And the LORD [H3068] said [H559] , Take [H3947] an heifer [H1241] [H5697] with thee [H3027] , and say [H559] , I am come [H935] to sacrifice [H2076] to the LORD [H3068] .(with thee: Heb. in thine hand)

16:3 And call [H7121] Jesse [H3448] to the sacrifice [H2077] , and I will shew [H3045] thee what thou shalt do [H6213] : and thou shalt anoint [H4886] unto me [him] whom I name [H559] unto thee.

16:4 And Samuel [H8050] did [H6213] that which the LORD [H3068] spake [H1696] , and came [H935] to Bethlehem [H1035] . And the elders [H2205] of the town [H5892] trembled [H2729] at his coming [H7125] , and said [H559] , Comest [H935] thou peaceably [H7965] ?(coming: Heb. meeting)

16:5 And he said [H559] , Peaceably [H7965] : I am come [H935] to sacrifice [H2076] unto the LORD [H3068] : sanctify [H6942] yourselves, and come [H935] with me to the sacrifice [H2077] . And he sanctified [H6942] Jesse [H3448] and his sons [H1121] , and called [H7121] them to the sacrifice [H2077] .

16:6 And it came to pass, when they were come [H935] , that he looked [H7200] on Eliab [H446] , and said [H559] , Surely the LORD'S [H3068] anointed [H4899] [is] before him.(Eliab: called Elihu)

16:7 But the LORD [H3068] said [H559] unto Samuel [H8050] , Look [H5027] not on his countenance [H4758] , or on the height [H1364] of his stature [H6967] ; because I have refused [H3988] him: for [the LORD seeth] not as man [H120] seeth [H7200] ; for man [H120] looketh [H7200] on the outward appearance [H5869] , but the LORD [H3068] looketh [H7200] on the heart [H3824] .(outward: Heb. eyes)

16:8 Then Jesse [H3448] called [H7121] Abinadab [H41] , and made him pass [H5674] before [H6440] Samuel [H8050] . And he said [H559] , Neither hath the LORD [H3068] chosen [H977] this.

16:9 Then Jesse [H3448] made Shammah [H8048] to pass by [H5674] . And he said [H559] , Neither hath the LORD [H3068] chosen [H977] this.

16:10 Again, Jesse [H3448] made seven [H7651] of his sons [H1121] to pass [H5674] before [H6440] Samuel [H8050] . And Samuel [H8050] said [H559] unto Jesse [H3448] , The LORD [H3068] hath not chosen [H977] these.

16:11 And Samuel [H8050] said [H559] unto Jesse [H3448] , Are here all [H8552] [thy] children [H5288] ? And he said [H559] , There remaineth [H7604] yet the youngest [H6996] , and, behold, he keepeth [H7462] the sheep [H6629] . And Samuel [H8050] said [H559] unto Jesse [H3448] , Send [H7971] and fetch [H3947] him: for we will not sit down [H5437] till he come [H935] hither [H6311] .(down: Heb. round)

16:12 And he sent [H7971] , and brought him in [H935] . Now he [was] ruddy [H132] , [and] withal [H5973] of a beautiful [H3303] countenance [H5869] , and goodly [H2896] to look to [H7210] . And the LORD [H3068] said [H559] , Arise [H6965] , anoint [H4886] him: for this [is] he.(of a: Heb. fair of eyes)

16:13 Then Samuel [H8050] took [H3947] the horn [H7161] of oil [H8081] , and anointed [H4886] him in the midst [H7130] of his brethren [H251] : and the Spirit [H7307] of the LORD [H3068] came [H6743] upon David [H1732] from that day [H3117] forward [H4605] . So Samuel [H8050] rose up [H6965] , and went [H3212] to Ramah [H7414] .

16:14 But the Spirit [H7307] of the LORD [H3068] departed [H5493] from Saul [H7586] , and an evil [H7451] spirit [H7307] from the LORD [H3068] troubled [H1204] him.(troubled: or, terrified)

16:15 And Saul's [H7586] servants [H5650] said [H559] unto him, Behold now, an evil [H7451] spirit [H7307] from God [H430] troubleth [H1204] thee.

16:16 Let our lord [H113] now command [H559] thy servants [H5650] , [which are] before [H6440] thee, to seek out [H1245] a man [H376] , [who is] a cunning [H3045] player [H5059] on an harp [H3658] : and it shall come to pass, when the evil [H7451] spirit [H7307] from God [H430] is upon thee, that he shall play [H5059] with his hand [H3027] , and thou shalt be well [H2895] .

16:17 And Saul [H7586] said [H559] unto his servants [H5650] , Provide [H7200] me now a man [H376] that can play [H5059] well [H3190] , and bring [H935] [him] to me.

16:18 Then answered [H6030] one [H259] of the servants [H5288] , and said [H559] , Behold, I have seen [H7200] a son [H1121] of Jesse [H3448] the Bethlehemite [H1022] , [that is] cunning [H3045] in playing [H5059] , and a mighty [H1368] valiant man [H2428] , and a man [H376] of war [H4421] , and prudent [H995] in matters [H1697] , and a comely [H8389] person [H376] , and the LORD [H3068] [is] with him.(matters: or, speech)

16:19 Wherefore Saul [H7586] sent [H7971] messengers [H4397] unto Jesse [H3448] , and said [H559] , Send [H7971] me David [H1732] thy son [H1121] , which [is] with the sheep [H6629] .

16:20 And Jesse [H3448] took [H3947] an ass [H2543] [laden] with bread [H3899] , and a bottle [H4997] of wine [H3196] , and a [H259] kid [H1423] [H5795] , and sent [H7971] [them] by [H3027] David [H1732] his son [H1121] unto Saul [H7586] .

16:21 And David [H1732] came [H935] to Saul [H7586] , and stood [H5975] before [H6440] him: and he loved [H157] him greatly [H3966] ; and he became his armourbearer [H5375] [H3627] .

16:22 And Saul [H7586] sent [H7971] to Jesse [H3448] , saying [H559] , Let David [H1732] , I pray thee, stand [H5975] before [H6440] me; for he hath found [H4672] favour [H2580] in my sight [H5869] .

16:23 And it came to pass, when the [evil] spirit [H7307] from God [H430] was upon Saul [H7586] , that David [H1732] took [H3947] an harp [H3658] , and played [H5059] with his hand [H3027] : so Saul [H7586] was refreshed [H7304] , and was well [H2895] , and the evil [H7451] spirit [H7307] departed [H5493] from him.