But now, get me a musician.”
Sing to him a new song!
Singers walk in front; musicians follow playing their stringed instruments,
So Saul said to his servants, “Find
“Take the harp, go through the city, forgotten prostitute! Play it well, play lots of songs, so you’ll be noticed!”
The Lord is about to deliver me,
Let our lord instruct his servants who are here before you to look for a man who knows how to play the lyre. Then whenever the evil spirit from God comes upon you, he can play the lyre
Then an evil spirit from the Lord came upon
One of his attendants replied,
So whenever the spirit from God would come upon Saul, David would take his lyre and play it. This would bring relief to Saul and make him feel better. Then the evil spirit would leave him alone.
The next day an evil spirit from God rushed upon Saul and he prophesied within his house. Now David was playing the lyre