16:13 So Samuel took the horn full of olive oil and anointed him in the presence of his brothers. The Spirit of the Lord rushed upon David from that day onward. Then Samuel got up and went to Ramah.
1 Samuel 16:18Context
16:18 One of his attendants replied, 2 “I have seen a son of Jesse in Bethlehem 3 who knows how to play the lyre. He is a brave warrior 4 and is articulate 5 and handsome, 6 for the Lord is with him.”
1 tn Or “an injurious spirit”; cf. NLT “a tormenting spirit.” The phrase need not refer to an evil, demonic spirit. The Hebrew word translated “evil” may refer to the character of the spirit or to its effect upon Saul. If the latter, another translation option might be “a mischief-making spirit.”
2 tn Heb “answered and said.”
4 tn Heb “mighty man of valor and a man of war.”
5 tn Heb “discerning of word.”
6 tn Heb “a man of form.”