Bible: 1 Samuel 17:12-17
Now David was the son of this Ephrathite named Jesse from Bethlehem 2 in Judah. He had eight sons, and in Saul’s days he was old and well advanced in years. 3 17:13 Jesse’s three oldest sons had followed Saul to war. The names of the 4 three sons who went to war were Eliab, his firstborn, Abinadab, the second oldest, and Shammah, the third oldest. 17:14 Now David was the youngest. While the three oldest sons followed Saul, 17:15 David was going back and forth 5 from Saul in order to care for his father’s sheep in Bethlehem.
17:16 Meanwhile for forty days the Philistine approached every morning and evening and took his position. 17:17 Jesse said to his son David, “Take your brothers this ephah of roasted grain and these ten loaves of bread; go quickly 6 to the camp to your brothers.