2 SAMUEL

CHAPTER 1

  1. Who brought news of Saul's death to David?
  2. Why did David kill the Amalekite?

CHAPTER 2

  1. Who reigned over Israel in Saul's place?
  2. What tribe followed David?
  3. How long did David reign over Judah?
  4. What happened to the men of Abner and the men of Joab in a battling contest?
  5. Who did Abner kill in the battle?

CHAPTER 3

  1. Why did Abner become angry with Ish-Bosheth?
  2. What did Abner resolve to do against the son of Saul?
  3. Who did David ask for from Abner?
  4. What did Joab accuse Abner of doing?
  5. What did Joab do to Abner?
  6. What curse did David speak against Joab's house?

CHAPTER 4

  1. What happened to Ish-Bosheth as he was resting in his house?
  2. What did David do to Rechab and Baanah?

CHAPTER 5

  1. How old was David when he began to reign as king over Judah?
  2. How long did David reign as king over all Judah and Israel?

CHAPTER 6

  1. a. What happened to Uzzah when bringing the ark of the covenant back to Jerusalem? b. Why?
  2. a. Where was the ark of the covenant left? b. What happened at this place?
  3. Why did David take off his robe before the ark of the covenant?

CHAPTER 7

  1. a. What did David want to build for God? b. Who did God say would build it?

CHAPTER 8

  1. How many men of Moab did David keep as servants?

CHAPTER 9

  1. What did David want to do for the house of Saul?
  2. What did David do for Mephibosheth?

CHAPTER 10

  1. What did David want to do for Hanun, the son of Nahash?
  2. a. How did Hanun's servant perceive David's kindness? b. What did they do to David's servants? c. What did David do the Ammonites army?

CHAPTER 11

  1. What sin did David and Bathsheba commit?
  2. When Bathsheba became pregnant, how did David first try to cover his sin?
  3. What was David's second plan to cover his sin with Bathsheba?

CHAPTER 12

  1. What judgment came against David from God through Nathan?
  2. Why did David fast and prostrate himself before the Lord while his child was sick?
  3. Who was the second child born to David and Bathsheba?

CHAPTER 13

  1. What did David's son, Amnon do to his half sister?
  2. What did Absalom do to his brother, Amnon?
  3. How long did Absalom stay in Geshur?

CHAPTER 14

  1. Who plotted to have Absalom return?
  2. How long did Absalom remain in Jerusalem before he finally saw his father, David?

CHAPTER 15

  1. What did Absalom do at the entrance of the city gates?
  2. What foreigner decided to remain with David when he departed from Jerusalem?
  3. Who became informants for David in Jerusalem?
  4. Who did David ask to counter the counsel of his former servant, Ahithophel?

CHAPTER 16

  1. What did Ziba say Mephibosheth had decided to do?
  2. a. Who cursed David and threw rocks at him? b. Why did David not kill Him?
  3. What was Ahithophel's advice to Absalom?

CHAPTER 17

  1. What further advice did Ahithophel give Absalom?
  2. What was Hushai's advice to Absalom?
  3. Who saw Hushai sending Jonathan and Ahimaaz to David?

CHAPTER 18

  1. What did David ask his men to do with Absalom?
  2. How many Israelites were killed in the battle?
  3. What happened to Absalom?
  4. How did David take Absalom's death?

CHAPTER 19

  1. Why did David's men come quietly back into the town?
  2. Who did David make commander of his army in place of Joab?
  3. Who was the first to meet David at the Jordan on his return? What was his attitude?
  4. Why did Mephibosheth not go with David when he left the city?
  5. Why were the men of Israel upset with the men of Judah?

CHAPTER 20

  1. a. Who rebelled against David? b. Who did David send against him?
  2. What did David tell Amasa to have done in 3 days?
  3. What happened to Amasa at Gibeon?
  4. a. Where did Sheba flee? b. For what was the city known? c. What happened to Sheba in this city?

CHAPTER 21

  1. Why was there famine in the land for 3 years?
  2. What did the Gibeonites ask for to appease the wrong that was done to them?
  3. What did David do with the bones of Saul and his descendants?
  4. How many more giants did David’s men kill?

CHAPTER 22

  1. Who was David’s strength and the one who led him in all that he did?
  2. Who delivered David from the shadows of death?
  3. Why did God help David?
  4. Who gave David strength and direction during battles?

CHAPTER 23

  1. a. Who were the three mightiest men of David against the Philistines? b. What did each one do that was very great?
  2. Who lifted his spear against 300 men and became captain of the first three great men?
  3. Who killed a spectacular Egyptian and became great like the three but not above them?

CHAPTER 24

  1. What did David do that aroused God's anger?
  2. Why did David choose the plague for his punishment?