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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Samuel-Part 19

2 Sam 21.1-6 tells us about a famine that had been on the land for three years, so the Lord was inquired. The Lord said it was because Saul slaughtered the Gibeonites and this was contrary to the oath Joshua

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Samuel-Part 18

2 Sam 20.1-26 gives us the account of another rebellion led by Sheba (“oath”), a “worthless fellow” (“son of Belial”), the son of Bichri (“youthful”), a Benjaminite. He knew that David’s position at this time was weak and so he

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Samuel-Part 17

In 2 Sam 19.1-3 it tells us about how David’s victory was turned into mourning, and this was not good. David’s lamenting over Absalom (“Oh, Absalom, Absalom , my son”) dampened the spirit of those who were loyal to him,

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Samuel-Part 16

2 Sam 18.1-33 gives us the story of how David prepared for battle with Absalom, and Absalom’s defeat and eventual death. It has been at least seven years since the sin of Amnon (a type of Adam) and Tamar, and

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Samuel-Part 15

2 Sam 17.1-29 gives the account of the beginning of the demise of Absalom, contrary to the advice of Ahitophel. David’s men are better warriors and David is going to lure Absalom and his army into the wilderness to fight.

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Tanak Foundations- Concepts in Second Samuel-Part 14

In 2 Sam 15.30 we have a very prophetic event. As David is fleeing from Absalom, he went up the ascent of the Mount of Olives and wept as he went. His head was covered and he walked barefoot. Then

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Samuel-Part 13

2 Sam 15.1-37 now tells us the story of how Absalom will plot against the king and undermines him. As we have said before, he will be a picture of the False Messiah. Absalom provided for himself a chariot and

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Samuel-Part 12

2 Sam 13.23 says that it was two years after the incident with Amnon and Tamar that Absalom had sheep shearers in Baal-hazor (“Lord of the village”) and Absalom invited all the king’s sons to come for a celebration. As

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Samuel-Part 11

In 2 Sam 12, the Lord will send Nathan the Prophet to David in 2 Sam 12.1-15 and David’s sin is revealed through an “aggadah” or “parable.” He tells David about two men, one rich (David) and the other poor

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Samuel-Part 10

2 Sam 11.1-27 the Ammonites who are under siege in Rabbah, and it discusses the sins of David in the Bathsheba affair. He will try to conceal his sin by laying a scheme to kill her husband Uriah the Hittite,

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Tanak Foundations- Concepts in Second Samuel-Part 9

2 Sam 10.1-19 tells us that after the wars in Chapter 9, David sends messengers to the king of Ammon named Hanun (“gracious”). They were sent to console the king for the death of his father, who showed kindness to

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Samuel-Part 8

2 Sam 8.1-18 tells us about the wars of David and his victories, especially over the Philistines, Moabites, Syrians and the Edomites. It also speaks about his righteous administration of government and some principle people. After a period of rest

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Samuel-Part 7

David did not move the Ark into the city but had it carried to the house of Obed-edom the Gittite. He was a Levite from Gath-rimmon, a Levitical city (Josh 21.4). Only Levites who are from Kohath can carry the

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Samuel-Part 6

Rabbi Kaplan goes on to explain that once the city was in David’s hands, the site of the Temple and the Altar had to be found. He goes on to explain this in his book on p. 66-67, “Even though

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Samuel-Part 5

In order to understand why Jerusalem (“Jebus” in 1 Chr 11.4) was so important to David, we need to pick up some additional information and concepts. Jerusalem was going to be the capital of Israel and the site of the

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Tanak Foundatiosn-Concepts in Second Samuel-Part 4

2 Sam 4.1-12 tells us about the diminishing position of the house of Saul. Ishboshet (Eshbaal) hears about the death of Abner and was disturbed over it, as well as all Israel. This is because they were weak and they

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Tanak Foundation-Concepts in Second Samuel-Part 3

2 Sam 3.1-39 begins by telling us that there was a long war between the house of Saul and the house of David. This shows how wrong it was for Joab to accept Abner’s cease fire (2 Sam 2.28). During

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Samuel-Part 2

We are going to look at 2 Sam 1.19-27 briefly, which is a beautiful piece of Hebrew poetry. This song is a great scripture for veterans or Memorial Day services. We will go over this verse by verse with our

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Samuel-Part 1

Now we are going to continue with the Book of Second Samuel and bring out more concepts that will help us understand this book, but also the rest of Scripture. remember, the two books of Samuel originally formed one, historical

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in First Samuel-Conclusion

1 Sam 31.1-13 will tell us about the death of Saul and his sons about twenty years after Saul first heard the judgment against him from Samuel. It will also be a picture of the first Adam and his fall,

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