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God removed Saul, and rais'd up David to be their king, to whom he gave this testimonial, " I have found David the son of Jesse: he is a man most acceptable to me, and he will execute all my orders."
and on his knees he cried with a loud voice, "Lord, lay not this sin to their charge." and having said this, he expired.
1 Corinthians 15:6
after that, he was seen by above five hundred brethren at once: of whom the greater part remain alive to this day, but some are now dead.
1 Thessalonians 4:13
Now I would not have you, my brethren, be mistaken about the state of the dead, lest you should be as greatly afflicted as those, who have no hope.
men and brethren, let me with assurance tell you of the patriarch David, who died and was buried here, his sepulchre being with us to this day: