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1 Samuel 26: David spares Saul's life again

Saul heard where David was hiding and went off in pursuit with 3,000 men. David was waiting for him and as he and his men were reconnoitering the area, he asked for a volunteer to accompany him into Saul’s camp. 414 more words


Abishai, the chief of David’s thirty men (2 Sam 23:18-23:19)

“Abishai, the brother of Joab, son of Zeruiah, was chief of the thirty. With his spear he fought against three hundred men and killed them. He won a name beside the three. 72 more words

Joab kills Amasa (2 Sam 20:4-20:10)

“Then the king said to Amasa. ‘Call the men of Judah together to me within three days, and be here yourself.’ So Amasa went to summon Judah. 321 more words

The problem of Shimei (2 Sam 19:16-19:23)

“Shimei son of Gera, the Benjaminite, from Bahurim, hurried to come down with the people of Judah to meet King David. With him were a thousand people from Benjamin. 341 more words

David divides his army into three groups for the battle (2 Sam 18:1-18:5)

“Then David mustered the men who were with him. He set over them commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds. David divided the army into three groups. 244 more words

Shimei curses David (2 Sam 16:5-16:14)

“When King David came to Bahurim, a man of the family of the house of Saul came out, whose name was Shimei son of Gera. He came out cursing. 394 more words