2 Samuel
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Published by W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co. in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Samuel, 2nd -- Commentaries.,
  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Samuel, 2nd -- Criticism, Form.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesSecond Samuel
StatementAntony F. Campbell.
SeriesThe forms of the Old Testament literature -- v. 8
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 242 p. ;
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19146673M
ISBN 100802828132
LC Control Number2004061979

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The prophet Samuel was already deceased before the events recorded in 2 Samuel. The content of 2 Samuel deals with the life and reign of King David and could have been entitled the Book of David. Historical Setting: Second Samuel picks up the narration where 1 Samuel left off and serves as a transition from the reign of Saul to the reign of David. Books of Samuel, two Old Testament books that, along with Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, and 1 and 2 Kings, belong to the tradition of Deuteronomic history first committed to writing about bc, during the Babylonian two books, which were originally one, are principally concerned with the origin and early history of the monarchy of ancient Israel. The poignancy of the book of 2 Samuel is that David's story is our own story. We all desire to love God and obey his commandments, but we fall into sin, over and over. In despair, we realize we cannot save ourselves through our futile attempts at perfect : Jack Zavada. David Learns of Saul's Death (1 Samuel ; 1 Chronicles )1 After the death of Saul, David returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites and stayed in Ziklag two days. 2 On the third day a man with torn clothes and dust on his head arrived from Saul’s camp. When he came to David, he fell to the ground to pay him homage. 3 “Where have you come from?”.

1 Samuel 2 King James Version (KJV). 2 And Hannah prayed, and said, My heart rejoiceth in the Lord, mine horn is exalted in the Lord: my mouth is enlarged over mine enemies; because I rejoice in thy salvation. 2 There is none holy as the Lord: for there is none beside thee: neither is there any rock like our God. 3 Talk no more so exceeding proudly; let not arrogancy come out of your mouth. 2 Samuel 11 New International Version (NIV) David and Bathsheba. 11 In the spring, at the time when kings go off to war, David sent Joab out with the king’s men and the whole Israelite army. They destroyed the Ammonites and besieged Rabbah. But David remained in Jerusalem. 2 One evening David got up from his bed and walked around on the roof of the palace.   This is an excellent book if you are looking for a private study of the book of Samuel. Bishop Barron breaks down each chapter of 2 Samuel and gives an in depth explanation. It is a good way to do a personal bible study/5. Under Eli and his sons (1 Samuel ; 1 Samuel ) and also under the two sons of Samuel (1 Samuel ) the office of the judge crumbles into pieces. The decay in the house of Eli is so much graver as the priesthood is concerned also which ought to be the medium between God and the people.

2 Samuel Summary. As 2 Samuel begins, the dust is settling after the big battle between Saul and the Philistines. David's down in the dumps over the deaths of Saul and Jonathan, lamenting and writing a pretty catchy (if sad) song about it. But of course, this clears the way for him to ascend to the kingship of all Israel Almost. The book of 2 Samuel continues to show us the virtue of humility, the destructiveness of pride, and the faithfulness of God’s promise. We see David succeed and fail, and we see God’s promise for a future king at the beginning and end of the story. 2 Samuel Overview. After the death of Saul, David unifies the twelve tribes as their king. In. From the counsel of Samuel through the determination of Saul to the towering figure of David, this commentary thoughtfully considers the debt that our religious and literary heritage owes to 3/5(3). A summary of The Second Book of Samuel in 's Bible: The Old Testament. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Bible: The Old Testament and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.