4 replies on “Bible Study: 2 Samuel – Summary of the Book” Bible Study: 1 Chronciles | Genuine Leather Bible says: May 31, 2011 at 11:55 pm […] two books of Chronicles cover about the same time period as 2 Samuel and 1 and 2 Kings. And David said to Uriah, "Go down to your house and wash your feet." In the spring of the year, at the time when kings go out to battle: In that part of the world, wars were not normally fought during the winter months because rains and cold weather made travel and campaigning difficult. b. Pauline Epistles What was the name of your father? It's hard to explain David's thinking here, because he wasn't thinking. '; then you shall say, 'Your servant Uriah the Hittite is dead also.'" David did something harmful and destructive to himself and others and harm and destruction will come of it. He had not, like Job, made a covenant with his eyes, or, at this time, he had forgotten it. He allowed it to grow. How can we avoid the same mistakes that David made. We want to say, "romantic" but God says "ruin." Though it was hidden by the raging battle, Uriah was murdered just as surely as if David killed him in his own home. range of evangelical traditions, all of the ideas and principles conveyed This matter of Bathsheba was simply the climax of something that had been going on in his life for twenty years." in the resource materials are not necessarily affirmed, in total, by this ministry. 2 Un soir, David se leva de son lit. David and God (Nathan) (2 Samuel 12) 12. Pauline Epistles God is always watching. See Luke 8:17. Cross references, discussion questions, teaching points, outline, and applications on 2 Samuel 11. Your Online Bible Study Supplement Source. Why did you go near the wall? But David remained at Jerusalem. i. Then David said to the messenger, "Thus you shall say to Joab: 'Do not let this thing displease you, for the sword devours one as well as another. What do we learn from Uriah in these verses? c. Are you a foreigner? His hope is that Uriah will lose his self control and in his drunken state forget his stated principles. a. David arose from his bed and walked on the roof: The Hebrew verb form of walked suggests that David paced back and forth on the roof. How can brothers avoid falling into the same sin or types of sin that David fell into? Nathan began with a story or parable for David. If you sin openly confess openly to remove stumbling blocks from those whom you have hindered. It is unlikely David would have taken her kicking and screaming as he wanted to keep things private so at the very least she was probably a reluctant accomplice and perhaps more as you suggested. What principles can we learn from this chapter? Prophets "David was better while a servant than when a king; for being a servant, he feared to kill Saul his adversary, but becoming a king, he basely slew his most faithful friend and dutiful subject." Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs. ( C) He lay with her: David knew this was wrong, yet he did it. Inductive Bible study on the life of David from 2 Samuel 11. He was a true "team player" who did not want to enjoy the comforts of home as long as his fellow soldiers endured hardship on the field of battle. b. We want to help you study the Bible, obey the Bible, and teach the Bible to others. i. In the spring of the year, at the time when kings go out to battle, David sent Joab … But David remained at Jerusalem, David arose from his bed and walked on the roof, Is this not Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam, David asked how Joab was doing, and how the people were doing, and how the war prospered, The ark and Israel and Judah are dwelling in tents, Shall I then go to my house to eat and drink, and to lie with my wife, Wait here today also, and tomorrow I will let you depart, When David called him, he ate and drank before him, Set Uriah in the forefront of the hottest battle, Who struck Abimelech the son of Jerubbesheth, When the wife of Uriah heard that Uriah her husband was dead, The thing that David had done displeased the LORD, David Guzik :: Génesis 14 – Abram Rescata a Lot y Conoce a Melquisedec, G1 - alpha - Strong's Greek Lexicon (KJV), David Guzik :: Hechos 9 – La Conversión de Saulo de Tarso, David Guzik :: 1 Corintios 7 – Principios Sobre el Matrimonio y la Soltería, A Summary of Each Bible Book - Study Resources, Chuck Smith :: Sermon Notes for Matthew 7:6, David Guzik :: Génesis 3 – La tentación y caída del hombre, Jehovah's Witnesses, Jesus and the Holy Trinity (Walter Martin), Jeremiah 41-45 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith), The Person of the Holy Spirit (Chuck Smith), Ezekiel 36:26-38; 37:1-28 (Chuck Missler). -------------------- If David was just having a walk on the roof and happened to catch sight of Bathsheba, he cannot be blamed for that first moment. And she became his wife: This was nothing new for David. (Trapp). "The real question for us all is: Are we prepared to face sin? They also suggest that Bathsheba was bathing in a courtyard surrounded by walls on every side. conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy John 3:19-20 – Everyone who does evil hates the light. He was hoping that Uriah would go back to his home, sleep with his wife, and then that he would think the child was his own. And Joab sent Uriah to David. 4. Therefore it is clear that no excuses about “death in battle” happens stands up. a. From the roof he sawp a woman bathing. 4 They defeated the Ammonites and besieged Rabbah. Therefore, staying home from the battle merely provided opportunity for the long-standing lack of romantic restraint and indulgence of passion to display itself. ii. b. What should David have done when he saw her? -------------------- (2Sa 11:3) David pursues the temptation. 2 Now when evening came David arose from his bed and walked around on the roof of the king’s house, and from the roof he saw a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful in appearance. 2 Samuel 11:11 Or staying at Sukkoth; 2 Samuel 11:21 Also known as Jerub-Baal (that is, Gideon) 2 Samuel 12:14 An ancient Hebrew scribal tradition; Masoretic Text for the enemies of; 2 Samuel 12:16 Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint; Masoretic Text does not have in sackcloth. Major Prophets Instead she gave in to either fear or flattery. Pentateuch David is desperate to cover up his sin no matter what the cost. (Keil and Delitzsch). 3. So when they told David, saying, "Uriah did not go down to his house," David said to Uriah, "Did you not come from a journey? What can brothers learn from this passage? Perhaps it was nothing more than laziness and a desire to enjoy the comfortable life of the palace rather than the harsh realities of war. But David tarried still at Jerusalem." The parable was … (2Sa 11:18-25) Joab sends word of Uriah's death back to David. Most of 2 Samuel is a history of the rule of King David. He knew it was wrong but simply followed orders and murdered Uriah at David's order. All Old Testament Videos TaNaK / Old Testament Genesis 1-11 Genesis 12-50 Exodus 1-18 Exodus 19-40 Leviticus Numbers Deuteronomy Joshua Judges 1 Samuel 2 Samuel 1 & 2 Kings Isaiah Jeremiah Ezekiel Hosea Joel Amos Obadiah Jonah Micah Nahum Habakkuk Zephaniah Haggai Zechariah Malachi Psalms Proverbs Job Song of Songs Ruth Lamentations Ecclesiastes Ezra-Nehemiah Esther Daniel 1 & 2 … "There is little doubt to be made but that she was inwardly glad, considering her danger of being punished an adulteress, and her hopes of being now made a queen." Not to discuss someone else's sin, but to face our own." She might have been excited to be noticed by someone rich and powerful like the king. 2 Samuel 12:25 Jedidiah means loved by the Lord. Why could he see a woman bathing from his roof? Nevertheless, it is wrong to think that this was the beginning of the chain of events David followed all the way down to adultery and murder. Prophets (2.) 2 Samuel Bible Study Guide Author: David Padfield Subject: Bible Class Book on 2 Samuel \(Old Testament\) Keywords: bible, class, book, study guide, teenager, adult, old testament, sunday school, youth group, kind david, israel, bathsheba Created Date: 3/4/2011 5:58:27 PM I think I can see why he could not have gone straight away from the sin to confession, for the sin prevented the confession-the sin blinded the eye, stultified the conscience, and stupefied the entire spiritual nature of David." In 2 Samuel 10 Joab and the army of the mighty men were preserved against the Syrians and the Ammonites but they did not win a decisive victory. I acknowledged my sin to You, and my iniquity I have not hidden. The Gospels A verification email has been sent to the address you provided. But David tarried still at Jerusalem. We want to say, "destiny" but God says "destruction.". iii. Pauline Epistles a. Step by step David committed the worst sin in his whole life and it was disastrous on many levels. David and Bathsheba. 1. The prophet Samuel was already deceased before the events recorded in 2 Samuel. The thing David had done displeased the Lord – Before this phrase it looks like the story is over. The Gospels (Trapp). Is this a good strategy? But David tarried still at Jerusalem. There is one line in this chapter that is not merely historical narrative. Help us continue to create Bible study resources by supporting Study and Obey for as little as $1. 2 Samuel 11 - NIV: In the spring, at the time when kings go off to war, David sent Joab out with the king’s men and the whole Israelite army. 3. He acted on it. Even if David succeeded, he and Bathsheba would both have to live perpetually with the guilt of their adultery. Lesson #11: Restored / 2 Samuel 21.1 – 14. He is going to arrange the battle in such a way that Uriah would die. But far more children go to bed every night without daddy in the house because of adultery. They destroyed the Ammonites and besieged Rabbah. And observe the steps … David showed his disregard God's plan for marriage many years before when he took more than one wife (1 Samuel 25:42-43, 2 Samuel 3:2-5). The Gospels The New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures is published by Jehovah’s Witnesses. Instead, David put himself into a more tempting situation. What were Bathsheba’s areas of culpability? Is this not Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam: From this David learned that the woman came from a notable family. He could not have so minutely described our griefs if he had not felt the same. (G. Campbell Morgan). Also, there would be plenty of time before the next winter to finish the campaign. His messengers were culpable because they didn’t stand up to his sinful instructions. And at evening he went out to lie on his bed with the servants of his lord, but he did not go down to his house. c. Go down to your house: "David's design was that he should go and lie with his wife, that the child now conceived should pass for his, the honour of Bath-sheba be screened, and his own crime concealed. ( B) David sent Joab and his servants with him, and all Israel; and they destroyed the people of Ammon and besieged. She knew he would see her bathing. In his desperation, he comes up with the worse plan yet. His fellow soldiers were enduring hardship for the sake of their country and he couldn’t enjoy himself and his normal life with a good conscience until his mission was complete. But David stayed at Jerusalem. Verses 19-24 – Joab was complicit in this murder. It wasn't so much that David wanted Bathsheba; it was that he could not be satisfied with what God gave him. If David thought about all this, he would see that the cost was so much greater than he wanted to consider at the time. Uriah was gone. 2 Samuel 11:1–12:31 David and Bathsheba 11 In the spring, k at the time when kings go off to war, David sent Joab l out with the king’s men and the whole Israelite army. David knew the stress and agony of living a double, false life. Just because David wasn't caught at the moment doesn't mean that he got away with anything. Luke-Acts Poetical Books That he was himself so unlike him. (Smith). [2.] David was the king so Bathsheba was certainly attracted to him. Wisdom Literature David should have received the news of the woman's identity as a warning. Historical Books As commander of the army he should have stood up to David. b. Uriah the Hittite is dead also: David heard these words with relief. Minor Prophets 1. Consequently Bathsheba is not to be regarded as free from blame." (Clarke). 6. If David had his attention where God wanted it, he would never put it where God didn't want it. 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