Not Now. According to Jewish tradition, the book was written by Samuel, with additions by the prophets Gad and Nathan. Final Reflections on or. 20 APR 2016; 2 Samuel 24:10-25 – In God’s Hands 2 Samuel 24:10-25 – In God’s Hands. (Hosea 13:11) The books of 1 and 2 Samuel give us the origin of the kingdom. See more of The Book of 2 Samuel on Facebook. Log In. David Learns of Saul's Death (1 Samuel 31:1-6; 1 Chronicles 10:1-6)1 After the death of Saul, David returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites and stayed in Ziklag two days. 2 On the third day a man with torn clothes and dust on his head arrived from Saul’s camp. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. Introduction: See 1 Samuel for the introductory discussion. David is remembered as the greatest king in Israel’s history. The book of 2 Samuel continues to show us the virtue of humility, the destructiveness of pride, and the faithfulness of God’s promise. Literary Features, Authorship and Date. However, in recounting the sins of David and his sons Amnon and Absalom, this book also shows the sorrow and tragedy that accompany violations of the Lord’s commandments. Create New Account. This climactic chapter also describes Second Samuel is really a continuation of 1 Samuel (in the Hebrew Bible they are not divided and this is the first book of Kings) and it all centers on one man -- David. and Murder (chs. 1 and 2 Samuel see Introduction to King Saul dies, David and Bathsheba, Uriah, David and Absalom, Joab, Abner, Jerusalem. The book ends with David's own words of praise to God, Bathsheba conceives a child, and David tries to make it appear as though Bathsheba’s husband, Uriah, is the father. The Book of Samuel forms part of the narrative history of Israel in the Nevi'im or "prophets" section of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament called the Deuteronomistic history, a series of books that constitute a theological history of the Israelites and aim to explain God's law for Israel under the guidance of the prophets. Through their study of the book of 2 Samuel, students can learn that if we … 1 & 2 SAMUEL I gave thee a king in mine anger, and took him away in my wrath. and describe David's weaknesses and failures. The Book of 2 Samuel – Enduring Word Media Server David Guzik Christianity Listen on Apple Podcasts. Introduction to the Old Testament Seminary Teacher Manual, Lesson 1: Introduction to the Old Testament, Home-Study Lesson: Introduction to the Old Testament–Studying the Scriptures (Unit 1), Home-Study Lesson: Moses 8; Genesis 6–12; Abraham 1–2 (Unit 4), Home-Study Lesson: Abraham 3; Genesis 13–18 (Unit 5), Home-Study Lesson: Genesis 19–27 (Unit 6), Home-Study Lesson: Genesis 28–39 (Unit 7), Home-Study Lesson: Genesis 40–50 (Unit 8), Home-Study Lesson: Exodus 1–13 (Unit 9), Home-Study Lesson: Exodus 14–20 (Unit 10), Home-Study Lesson: Exodus 21–34 (Unit 11), Home-Study Lesson: Exodus 35–40; Leviticus (Unit 12), Home-Study Lesson: Numbers 1–21 (Unit 13), Home-Study Lesson: Numbers 22–36; Deuteronomy 1–26 (Unit 14), Home-Study Lesson: Deuteronomy 27–34; Joshua (Unit 15), Home-Study Lesson: Judges; Ruth (Unit 16), Home-Study Lesson: 1 Samuel 1–15 (Unit 17), Home-Study Lesson: 1 Samuel 16–31; 2 Samuel 1–10 (Unit 18), Home-Study Lesson: 2 Samuel 11–24; 1 Kings 1–17 (Unit 19), Home-Study Lesson: 1 Kings 18–22; 2 Kings 1–20 (Unit 20), Introduction to the Books of 1 Chronicles; 2 Chronicles, Home-Study Lesson: 2 Kings 21–25; 1 Chronicles; 2 Chronicles; Ezra; Nehemiah (Unit 21), Home-Study Lesson: Esther; Job; Psalms, Part 1 (Unit 22), Lesson 115: Ecclesiastes; Song of Solomon, Home-Study Lesson: Psalms, Parts 2–3; Proverbs; Ecclesiastes; Song of Solomon (Unit 23), Home-Study Lesson: Isaiah 1–23 (Unit 24), Home-Study Lesson: Isaiah 24–47 (Unit 25), Home-Study Lesson: Isaiah 48–58 (Unit 26), Home-Study Lesson: Isaiah 59–66; Jeremiah 1–33 (Unit 27), Home-Study Lesson: Jeremiah 34–52; Lamentations; Ezekiel 1–32 (Unit 28), Home-Study Lesson: Ezekiel 33–48; Daniel 1–2 (Unit 29), Home-Study Lesson: Daniel 3–12; Hosea; Joel; Amos (Unit 30), Home-Study Lesson: Obadiah; Jonah; Micah; Nahum; Habakkuk; Zephaniah; Haggai; Zechariah 1–2 (Unit 31), Home-Study Lesson: Zechariah 3–14; Malachi 1–4 (Unit 32), Moses’s and Israel’s Experiences with Jehovah at Mount Sinai, “Introduction to the Book of 2 Samuel,” Old Testament Seminary Teacher Manual (2014), “2 Samuel,” Old Testament Seminary Teacher Manual. 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