Category Archives: 2 Samuel

2 Samuel 23:1-7 One who rules over people justly is like the light of the morning

2 Samuel 23:1-7 1Now these are the last words of David: The oracle of David, son of Jesse, the oracle of the man whom God exalted, the anointed of the God of Jacob, the favorite of the Strong One of … Continue reading

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2 Samuel 18 – The grief of a father overshadows the victory of a king

2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33 5The king ordered Joab and Abishai and Ittai, saying, “Deal gently for my sake with the young man Absalom.” And all the people heard when the king gave orders to all the commanders concerning Absalom. … Continue reading

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2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a – I have sinned against the Lord

2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a 26When the wife of Uriah heard that her husband was dead, she made lamentation for him. 27When the mourning was over, David sent and brought her to his house, and she became his wife, and bore him … Continue reading

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2 Samuel 11:1-15 – Temptation

2 Samuel 11:1-15 1In the spring of the year, the time when kings go out to battle, David sent Joab with his officers and all Israel with him; they ravaged the Ammonites, and besieged Rabbah. But David remained at Jerusalem. … Continue reading

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2 Samuel 7:1-14a – Go do all that you have in mind; for the Lord is with you

2 SAMUEL 7:1-14A 1Now when the king was settled in his house, and the LORD had given him rest from all his enemies around him, 2the king said to the prophet Nathan, “See now, I am living in a house … Continue reading

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2 Samuel 6 – Dancing before the Lord with all their might

2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19 1David again gathered all the chosen men of Israel, thirty thousand. 2David and all the people with him set out and went from Baale-judah, to bring up from there the ark of God, which is called … Continue reading

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2 Samuel 5: It is you who shall be shepherd of my people…

2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10 1Then all the tribes of Israel came to David at Hebron, and said, “Look, we are your bone and flesh. 2For some time, while Saul was king over us, it was you who led out Israel … Continue reading

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2 Samuel 1:1,17-27 – How the mighty have fallen in the midst of battle.

2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27 1After the death of Saul, when David had returned from defeating the Amalekites, David remained two days in Ziklag. 17David intoned this lamentation over Saul and his son Jonathan. 18(He ordered that The Song of the … Continue reading

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2 Samuel 23:1-7 One who rules over people justly is like the light of the morning

2 Samuel 23:1-7 1Now these are the last words of David: The oracle of David, son of Jesse, the oracle of the man whom God exalted, the anointed of the God of Jacob, the favorite of the Strong One of … Continue reading

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2 Samuel 18 – The grief of a father overshadows the victory of a king

2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33 5The king ordered Joab and Abishai and Ittai, saying, “Deal gently for my sake with the young man Absalom.” And all the people heard when the king gave orders to all the commanders concerning Absalom. … Continue reading

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