- An Amalekite.
- He claimed to have killed
Saul upon his request, so David executed him for raising a hand against
the Lord's anointed.
- Ish-Bosheth, Saul's son was
- Judah was the only tribe to
- He reigned 7 ½ years in
- 12 men on each side died in
- Asahel, Joab's brother was
- Abner had taken a former
concubine of Saul's as his own, and Ish-Bosheth questioned him about this.
Abner felt she was his just reward.
- Abner resolved to make sure
Israel would be under David's leadership.
- David requested that Michal,
his first wife, be brought to him.
- Joab accused Abner of
deceiving David so he could overcome David's army.
- Joab killed Abner.
- He pronounced sickness,
disease, deaths, and poverty upon his household and descendants. However,
he said let the Lord repay the evildoer according to his wickedness.
- Two men, Rechab and Baanah,
- He had them killed because
they had killed an innocent person.
- David was thirty years old
when he became a king.
- David reigned a total of
- a. He was killed for
touching the ark. b. He was not sanctified or ceremonially clean. (see 1
- a. It was left at the house of
Obed-Edom. b. His house was blessed by the Lord.
- He sought to humble himself
- a. A house of cedar for God
to live in. b. A son of David's would build it.
- Approximately 1/3 of them
were kept alive.
- He wanted to show kindness
to anyone still living of the house of Saul for the sake of his friend,
- He gave the land of
Mephibosheth's fathers to Mephibosheth with servants to work it and had
Mephibosheth eat at his table every night.
- He wanted to show kindness
to him as Hanun's father had done for him.
- a. They perceived that
David's servants were spies. b. They cut off half their beards and cut out
the middle of the backs of their garments. c. David defeated them
severely, killing 40,000 horsemen and 700 charioteers.
- They committed adultery.
- He tried to get Uriah to go
home and hopefully lay with his wife. Therefore, Uriah would think the
child was his.
- He had Joab put Uriah in the
front line of the fiercest battle and retreat from him. He hoped that
Uriah would be struck down and die.
- He said the sword would not
depart from David's house, his wives will be taken from him, and the child
with Bathsheba would die.
- While the child was still
alive, David hoped God would have mercy on him and spare the child's life.
- Solomon was born.
- He raped her.
- Absalom had him killed.
- 3 years.
- 2 years.
- He conspired against David.
He told people no one will judge their case, but he would if he were
- Ittai stayed with David.
- Zadok and Abiathar became
informants for David.
- He stayed in Jerusalem for
perhaps the kingdom might be returned to Him.
- a. Shimei, a servant of
Saul. b. David felt he was sent from God and perhaps God will have mercy
on his suffering.
- He advised Absalom to go
into his father's concubines so all Israel will hear that he is abhorred
by his father David. This will strengthen the men with Absalom.
- To attack David now and kill
- To wait until he had all
Israel behind him and then attack David.
- A young lad.
- To bring him back safe.
- His head got caught in a
tree and Joab killed Him.
- He wept and wished that he
had died in Absalom's place.
- David had turned their
victory into mourning for his son, Absalom.
- Shimei. He humbled himself
before David and begged for forgiveness for his sin when David was leaving
- He said Ziba had deceived
and slandered him, and he did not want to burden David with his
- They felt the men of Judah
were trying to get favor from David over them.
- a. Sheba, a Benjamite. b.
- Amasa was to gather all the
men of Judah together to go after Sheba.
- He was killed by Joab.
- a. Abel. b. They were known
for making peace. c. The people found Sheba, cut off his head, and gave it
- The blood of the Gibeonites
whom Saul had killed had not been paid for.
- They wanted seven men of
the household of Saul to be given to them for hanging.
- He had their bones buried.
- Four more giants were
- God is David’s strength.
- God delivered David from
the shadow of death.
- David was righteous and
- God gave David strength and
- a. Adino, Eleazar, and Shammah.
b. Adino killed 800 men at one time. Eleazar fought the Philistines until
he was weary and his hand stuck to the sword, securing a great victory.
Shammah defended a field by himself against the Philistines.
- He numbered his men who were
- He knew God could be
merciful and man may not.