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Summary

He chose David also his servant, and took him from the sheepfolds:

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Chose

Psalm 89:19
Then you spoke through a vision to your faithful followers and said: "I have energized a warrior; I have raised up a young man from the people.
1 Samuel 16:11
Then Samuel said to Jesse, "Is that all of the young men?" Jesse replied, "There is still the youngest one, but he's taking care of the flock." Samuel said to Jesse, "Send and get him, for we cannot turn our attention to other things until he comes here."
2 Samuel 3:18
Act now! For the Lord has said to David, 'By the hand of my servant David I will save my people Israel from the Philistines and from all their enemies.'"
2 Samuel 6:21
David replied to Michal, "It was before the Lord! I was celebrating before the Lord, who chose me over your father and his entire family and appointed me as leader over the Lord's people Israel.
Acts 13:22
After removing him, God raised up David their king. He testified about him: 'I have found David the son of Jesse to be a man after my heart, who will accomplish everything I want him to do.'

And took

Exodus 3:1
Now Moses was shepherding the flock of his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the far side of the desert and came to the mountain of God, to Horeb.
1 Samuel 17:15
David was going back and forth from Saul in order to care for his father's sheep in Bethlehem.
2 Samuel 7:8
"So now, say this to my servant David: 'This is what the Lord of hosts says: I took you from the pasture and from your work as a shepherd to make you leader of my people Israel.
1 Kings 19:19
Elijah went from there and found Elisha son of Shaphat. He was plowing with twelve pairs of oxen; he was near the twelfth pair. Elijah passed by him and threw his robe over him.
Amos 7:14
Amos replied to Amaziah, "I was not a prophet by profession. No, I was a herdsman who also took care of sycamore fig trees.
Matthew 4:18
As he was walking by the Sea of Galilee he saw two brothers, Simon (called Peter) and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea (for they were fishermen).

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Genesis 31:40
I was consumed by scorching heat during the day and by piercing cold at night, and I went without sleep.
Judges 1:2
The Lord said, "The men of Judah should take the lead. Be sure of this! I am handing the land over to them."

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