1 Samuel 16:10; 1 Samuel 17:12; 1 Samuel 17:14

10 And Jesse made seven of his sons pass before Samuel. And Samuel said to Jesse, The Lord has not chosen these.

12 Now David was hthe son of an iEphrathite of Bethlehem in Judah, jnamed Jesse, kwho had eight sons. In the days of Saul the man was already old and advanced in years.1

14 mDavid was the youngest. The three eldest followed Saul,