Hezrai the Carmelite was one of David’s mighty men. But what was his life, and the life of those other great and courageous warriors who followed David, really like? How did they meet him? What did they have to endure as they fled from Saul? What was it like when David became king? And when Absalom seized the throne? And when they returned to Jerusalem? Here we attempt answers to these questions. The life of Hezrai – or Hez – is a challenge for us all.