King David Israelite King. Born in Bethlehem, the youngest of eight sons of Jesse, tribe of Judah, and grandson of Boaz and Ruth. According to legend, while serving his family duties, he became known as a talented psalmist and musician. As such, he was taken to court to play for the king, becoming a court favorite, and was made King Saul's armor bearer. During the Israelite's conflict with the neighboring Philistines, David was said to have met and defeated their greatest warrior in single combat. His...[Read More] (Bio by: Iola) King David Burial Site*, Jerusalem, Yerushalayim (Jerusalem District), Israel *This location is unconfirmed or in dispute.