Bible: 1 Samuel 17:17-22

17:17 Jesse said to his son David, “Take your brothers this ephah of roasted grain and these ten loaves of bread; go quickly 1  to the camp to your brothers. 17:18 Also take these ten portions of cheese to their commanding officer. 2  Find out how your brothers are doing 3  and bring back their pledge that they received the goods. 4  17:19 They are with Saul and the whole Israelite army 5  in the valley of Elah, fighting with the Philistines.”

17:20 So David got up early in the morning and entrusted the flock to someone else who would watch over it. 6  After loading up, he went just as Jesse had instructed him. He arrived at the camp 7  as the army was going out to the battle lines shouting its battle cry. 17:21 Israel and the Philistines drew up their battle lines opposite one another. 17:22 After David had entrusted his cargo to the care of the supply officer, 8  he ran to the battlefront. When he arrived, he asked his brothers how they were doing.

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