2 Samuel


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Noun1.2 Samuel - the second of two books of the Old Testament that tell of Saul and David2 Samuel - the second of two books of the Old Testament that tell of Saul and David
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Nebiim, Prophets - the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
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One has to look no further than 2 Samuel 24:1, where the Lord, angry at Israel (not David), incites David to conduct a census.
At this point the diagnostic features of 2 Samuel 24 and Saul's status as the Lord's anointed must be stressed.
See 1 Samuel 1:6,9:19, 25:38; 2 Samuel 6:6; 1 Chronicles 13:10; 2 Chronicles 13:20.
It also lacked almost all of 2 Samuel (2 Samuel 1-4; 9; 11:2-12:25; 13-20; 21:1-17; 22; 23:1-7).
Second, in what roughly corresponds to 1 Samuel 1-8, the story of Samuel, and also additional materials about the Saul-David rivalry in 1 Samuel 15; 19:20-24; 20; 25-30; and in 2 Samuel 1-4 (the rival kingship of Ishbosheth), 20.
Campbell's long-standing and meticulous study of the material derives from a profound knowledge of his topic and leads him to three basic distinctions concerning 2 Samuel.
The first is his hypothesis on the sources of 2 Samuel.
4QSam, containing parts of 1 and 2 Samuel, is one of the most important of the Dead Sea Scrolls since its readings that differ from the Masoretic Text are often supported by the Old Greek Septuagint, made in the second century B.