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Category: 2 Samuel

David Praises God – 2 Samuel 22

Read the Passage: 2 Samuel 22 Plea of David (22:1–16) It is likely that not all the events recorded in the final chapters of the book of 2 Samuel happened […]

David’s Final Years – 2 Samuel 21

Read the Passage: 2 Samuel 21 Gibeonites’ Covenant (21:1–9) The last four chapters of the book of 2 Samuel narrate several events that mostly transpired during the final years of […]

Sheba’s Rebellion – 2 Samuel 20

Read the Passage: 2 Samuel 20 David’s Return (20:1–3) In 2 Sam. 19:9–10 we saw that there was some dispute among the tribes of Israel regarding bringing David back from […]

Return to Jerusalem – 2 Samuel 19

Read the Passage: 2 Samuel 19 David’s Mourning (19:1–8) 2 Samuel 15–16 describe Absalom’s rebellion and David’s flight from Jerusalem, including the individuals whom he encountered on his journey. 2 […]

Absalom’s Treason – 2 Samuel 15

Read the Passage: 2 Samuel 15 Rebellion in Hebron (15:1–12) In 2 Samuel 15 David is still in the midst of grappling with the consequences of his past sins of […]

Ammon and Tamar – 2 Samuel 13

Read the Passage: 2 Samuel 13 Tamar’s Innocence (13:1–6) As a part of God’s judgment upon David for his sins of adultery and murder, God told David that “the sword […]

David and Bathsheba – 2 Samuel 11–12

Read the Passage: 2 Samuel 11-12 David’s Sin (11:1–5) Given that David was “a man after God’s own heart” (Acts 13:22), and considering his rise to power and victorious reign […]

David and Mephibosheth – 2 Samuel 9

Read the Passage: 2 Samuel 9 David’s Kindness (9:1–5) As we saw earlier, 2 Samuel 7 records the inauguration of the Davidic Covenant. Following this, details of David’s military victories […]

The Davidic Covenant – 2 Samuel 7

Read the Passage: 2 Samuel 7 David’s Desire (7:1–3) As this chapter begins, David is in his mid-to-late 30s, he’d recently become king over a united Israel (2 Sam. 5:1–5), […]