The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 09

The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 09

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Excerpt: ...and for his punishment, either possessed or obsessed him. 16:15. And the servants of Saul said to him: Behold now an evil spirit from God troubleth thee. 16:16. Let our lord give orders, and thy servants who are before thee, will seek out a man skilful in playing on the harp, that when the evil spirit from the Lord is upon thee, he may play with his hand, and thou mayst bear it more easily. 16:17. And Saul said to his servants: Provide me then some man that can play well, and bring him to me. 16:18. And one of the servants answering, said: Behold I have seen a son of Isai, the Bethlehemite, a skilful player, and one of great strength, and a man fit for war, and prudent in his words, and a comely person: and the Lord is with him. 16:19. Then Saul sent messengers to Isai, saying: Send me David, thy son, who is in the pastures. 16:20. And Isai took an ass laden with bread, and a bottle of wine, and a kid of the flock, and sent them by the hand of David, his son, to Saul. 16:21. And David came to Saul, and stood before him: and he loved him exceedingly, and made him his armourbearer. 16:22. And Saul sent to Isai, saying: Let David stand before me: for he hath found favour in my sight. 16:23. So whensoever the evil spirit from the Lord was upon Saul, David took his harp, and played with his hand, and Saul was refreshed, and was better, for the evil spirit departed from him. Departed from him. Chased away by David's devotion. 1 Kings Chapter 17 War with the Philistines. Goliath challengeth Israel. He is slain by David. 17:1. Now the Philistines gathering together their troops to battle, assembled at Socho of Juda: and camped between Socho and Azeca, in the borders of Dommim. 17:2. And Saul and the children of Israel being gathered together, came to the valley of Terebinth, and they set the army in array to fight against the Philistines. 17:3. And the Philistines stood on a mountain on the one side, and Israel stood on a mountain on the other side: and...show more

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