Life-Study of 1 & 2 Samuel

Life-Study of 1 & 2 Samuelby Witness Lee

ISBN: 0-87083-805-9
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II. THE BIRTH OF SOLOMON

In verses 24 and 25 we have a word regarding the birth of Solomon.

A. David Comforting Bath-sheba His Wife,
and She Bearing a Son

David comforted Bath-sheba his wife. She bore him a son, and he called his name Solomon, which means "peaceful" (v. 24a).

B. Jehovah Loving Solomon

Jehovah loved Solomon, sent word through Nathan the prophet, and called his name Jedidiah for Jehovah's sake (vv. 24b-25). The name Jedidiah means "beloved of Jehovah."

III. DAVID'S CONQUEST
OVER THE CHILDREN OF AMMON

Verses 26 through 31 speak of David's conquest over the children of Ammon.

A. Through His Captain Joab

This conquest of the children of Ammon was through David's captain Joab (vv. 26-29).

B. Robbing the King of Ammon
of His Crown

David robbed the king of Ammon of his crown, the weight of which was a talent of gold. David also brought forth the spoil of the city, a very great amount (v. 30).

C. David's Dealing with the Cities
of the Children of Ammon

In dealing with the cities of the children of Ammon, David set the people under saws, iron cutting tools, and iron axes and made them pass through the brick kilns (v. 31).


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