Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Let our lord now command thy servants, which are before thee, to seek out a man, who is a cunning player on an harp: and it shall come to pass, when the evil spirit from God is upon thee, that he shall play with his hand, and thou shalt be well.

Bible References

Before thee

1 Samuel 16:21
And David came to Saul and stood before him; and he loved him greatly, and he became his armourbearer.
Genesis 41:46
And Joseph was thirty years old when he stood before Pharaoh king of Egypt. And Joseph went out from the presence of Pharaoh and went throughout all the land of Egypt.
1 Kings 10:8
Blessed are thy men, blessed are these thy slaves, who stand continually before thee and that hear thy wisdom.

Play

1 Samuel 16:23
And it came to pass, when the evil spirit from God was upon Saul, that David took a harp and played with his hand; so Saul was refreshed and was better, and the evil spirit departed from him.
1 Samuel 10:5
After that thou shalt come to the hill of God where the garrison of the Philistines is, and it shall come to pass when thou art come there to the city, that thou shalt meet a company of prophets coming down from the high place with a psaltery and a tambourine and a pipe and a harp before them; and they shall prophesy.
2 Kings 3:15
But now bring me a minstrel. And when the minstrel played, the hand of the LORD came upon him;