'How long will you mourn for Saul, since I have rejected him as king over Israel? I am sending you to Jesse of Bethlehem. I have chosen one of his sons to be king.' 1 Samuel 16:1
'How Can I go? If Saul hears about it, he will kill me.' 1 Samuel 16:2
'Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.' 1 Samuel l6:7
"There is still the youngest, he is tending the sheep.'
When the men were returning home after David had killed the Philistine, the women came out from all the towns of Israel to meet King Saul with singing and dancing. They danced, and sang 'Saul has slain his thousands, and David his tens of thousands.' 1 Samuel 18:6-7
'Rise and anoint him; this is the one.'
Are these all the sons you have?
Your servant has killed both the lion and the bear; this uncircumcised Philistine will be like one of them because he has defied the armies of the living God. The Lord who rescued me from the paw of the lion and the paw of the bear will rescue me from the hand of this Philistine. 1 Samuel 17:36-37
'You are not able to go out against this philistine and fight him; you are only a young man, and he has been a warrior from his youth.' 1 Samuel 17:33
All those gathered here will know that it is not by sword or spear that the Lord saves; for the battle is the Lord's, and he will give all of you into our hands.' 1 Samuel 17:47