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Samuel 2:24 - David Learns a Lesson, and Establishes the Site of the Future Temple
David counts the people in a census and learns an important and humbling lesson about the nature of leadership. He then purchases and establishes the site of the future Temple in Jerusalem.
Samuel 2:23 - David's [Not So] "Final" Words
David sings another song about his being chosen as leader. We list the heroic soldiers who supported David's rise to leadership and some of their exploits in battle.
Samuel 2:22c - David's Song Part 3
David sings praise to God as the leader of the people, thanking God for saving the nation. God who saves the humble and righteous, not the arrogant and crooked.
Samuel 2:22b - David's Song Part 2
David sings to God and praises Him for his personal salvation.
Samuel 2:22a - David's Song Part 1
David sings to God upon his liberation from his enemies.
Samuel 2:21b - The Slaying of the Four Giants
We read of four curious battles during David's reign in which four giants were killed.