II Samuel


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Noun1.II Samuel - the second of two books of the Old Testament that tell of Saul and DavidII 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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THE TRIENNIAL BIBLE READING CALENDAR DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF CHAIM ABRAMOWITZ July Joshua 13-24 Judges 1-16 August Judges 17-21 I Samuel 1-23 September I Samuel 24-31 II Samuel 1-20 October II Samuel 21-24 I Kings 1-22 II Kings 1-2 November II Kings 3-25 Isaiah 1-6
Among the poems she analyzes are The Song of the Sea in Exodus 15:1-18, The Song of David in II Samuel 22:2-51, The Blessing of Jacob in Genesis 49:2-27, and The Song of Hannah in I Samuel 2:1-10.
Phrases derived from or popularised by the King James Bible Let there be light - Gen 1:3 Turned the world upside down - Acts 17:6 Escaped with the skin of my teeth - Job 19:20 The root of the matter - Job 19:28 Be horribly afraid - Jeremiah 2:12 Stand in awe - Psalms 4:4 How are the mighty fallen - II Samuel 1:19 Killed the fatted calf - Luke 15:27 Blessed are the peacemakers - Matthew 5:9 Fell flat on his face - Numbers 2:31 A lamb to the slaughter - Isaiah 53:7 Put words in his mouth - Exodus 4:15 A thorn in the flesh - II Corinthians 12:7 Suffer little children - Luke 18:16 There was no room for them in the inn - Matthew
PHRASES which are derived from or popularised by the King James Bible include: 'let there be light' - Gen 1:3 'turned the world upside down' - Acts 17:6 'escaped with the skin of my teeth' - Job 19:20 'the root of the matter' - Job 19:28 'be horribly afraid' - Jeremiah 2:12 'stand in awe' - Psalms 4:4 'how are the mighty fallen' - II Samuel 1:19 'killed the fatted calf' - Luke 15:27 'blessed are the peacemakers' - Matthew 5:9 'fell flat on his face' - Numbers 2:31 'a lamb to the slaughter' - Isaiah 53:7 'put words in his mouth' - Exodus 4:15 'a thorn in the flesh' - II Corinthians 12:7 'suffer little children' - Luke 18:16 'there was no room for them in the inn' - Matthew 2:7
1) By comparing the two versions of the David-Uriah plot, in II Samuel and in David Copperfield, we can gain a better understanding of the Victorian reader response and perhaps come closer to realizing Dickens's authorial design.
The lectionary readings for the last Sunday of November include II Samuel 23:1-7, the "last words of David.
The picture of Absalom presented in II Samuel 13-19 suggests that he was the Alcibiades of the Old Testament, alike in his personal attractiveness, his lawless insolence, and his tragic fate.
There is no extant copy of the books of Nathan or Gad, they are considered lost books, like Sefer ha-Yashar, mentioned in Joshua 10:13 and II Samuel 1:18.
Compare II Samuel 21:19 where the death of Goliath is credited to Elhanan, son of Jaare-oregim, and I Chronicles 20:5 that attempts to harmonize the two accounts as does the Septuagint (Greek text) which is shorter and more consistent.
In the corresponding account of this event in the Book of II Samuel 6:12, which is told in four verses, the difference between the first "unsuccessful" attempt and the second "successful" transfer of the Ark to Jerusalem is alluded to by reporting that during the latter, the Ark is "borne" rather than transported on a cart and that after every six paces were safely traversed, "an ox and a fatling were sacrificed.
Dryden based his work on an Old Testament incident recorded in II Samuel 13-19; these chapters relate the story of King David's favorite son Absalom and his false friend Achitophel (Ahithophel), who persuades Absalom to revolt against his father.
30pm) Richard II Samuel West stars as the king deposed by his cousin (Fri 7.