2 Shemuyah Chapters 1 and 2

In 2 Shemuyah, after the death of King Shaul, the people of the tribe of Yahudah chose David to be their king. And for the next seven years, David was at war with Shaul’s son king Ishbosheth of Ysrayl. Then David became king of the entire nation. David captured Yahrushalim from the Yebusites, made itContinue reading “2 Shemuyah Chapters 1 and 2”

A Shekel For Your Thoughts

Ancient Hebrew coins with cluster of grapes and the other wheat (or barley I’m not sure). Ancient Hebrew coins with 3-string lyre on the left and harp on the right. Ancient Hebrew coins with pomegranates on the left and some kind of cup that I’m not sure of on the right. Yah’s high priest hadContinue reading “A Shekel For Your Thoughts”

1 Shemuyah Chapters 29 and 30

Chapter 29: The Philistine Troops Reject David 1 Then the Philistines gathered together all their armies at Aphek and the Israylites encamped by a fountain which is in Yezreyl. 2 And the princes of the Philistines passed in review by hundreds and by thousands but David and his men passed in review at the rearContinue reading “1 Shemuyah Chapters 29 and 30”

1 Shemuyah Chapters 27 and 28

Chapter 27:  David Allies with the Philistines: David Takes His Men and His Two Wives into Philistine Territory to Have Rest From Shaul 1 And David said in his heart, “Now I shall perish someday by the hand of Shaul. There is nothing better for me than that I should speedily escape to the landContinue reading “1 Shemuyah Chapters 27 and 28”

1 Shemuyah Chapters 25 and 26

Chapter 25: Shemuyah Dies 1 Then Shemuyah died and the Israylites gathered together and lamented for him and buried him at his home in Ramah. And David arose and went down to the Wilderness of Paran (or Maon). David Goes to Carmyl and Asks Nabal For Bread 2 Now there was a man in MaonContinue reading “1 Shemuyah Chapters 25 and 26”

1 Shemuyah Chapters 23 and 24

Chapter 23: Yah Tells David to Rescue the City of Keilah From the Philistines 1 Then they told David saying, “Look, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah and they are robbing the threshing floors”. 2 Therefore David inquired of Yah saying, “Shall I go and attack these Philistines? And Yah said to David, “Go andContinue reading “1 Shemuyah Chapters 23 and 24”