16 Let our master now command your servants, who are before you, to seek out a man who is a skillful player on the harp. And it shall be that he will (A)play it with his hand when the [a]distressing spirit from God is upon you, and you shall be well.”

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Samuel 16:16 Lit. evil

23 And so it was, whenever the spirit from God was upon Saul, that David would take a harp and play it with his hand. Then Saul would become refreshed and well, and the distressing spirit would depart from him.

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