David enters Saul’s service
Saul was tormented by a harmful spirit. David entered Saul’s service because of his skill at playing the lyre.
Key passages
1 Sa 16:14–23

Now the Spirit of Yahweh departed from Saul and an evil spirit from Yahweh tormented him. So the servants of Saul said to him, “Look please, an evil spirit from God is tormenting you. Please, let our lord command your servants who are before you! Let them seek a man skilled in …