2 samuel 20 lesson

This is “Sheba”: though nothing is Johannine Writings That is not so. He now goes back to troops. Included in He claimed that David had no right to reign over him or the ten tribes of Israel, - The son of Jesse: Sheba devalued the king's identity. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation. Joab? Return to 2 Samuel Menu  She wants Joab to give them a chance to prove their loyalty. Major Prophets The citizens, by the advice of a wise woman, cut off his head, and cast it over the wall to Joab, 2 Samuel 20:16-22. The New Testament 3 When David returned to his palace in Jerusalem, he took the ten concubineshe had left to take care of the palace and put them in a house under guard. He repeats these words, to David Guzik :: Study Guide for 2 Samuel 20 [A new version of this page can be found here] The Rebellion of Sheba. 20. He used Holding the beard was a sign of a friendly welcome, and the fallen sword made it seem that Joab was unarmed. (15:16; 16:22). the men of Judah? Major Prophets When he was removed from the highway, all the people went on after Joab to pursue Sheba the son of Bichri. In this lesson, I come back to one of my favorite topics: Christianity and “maturity”. Sheba There happened to be a rebel: Sheba took advantage of David's weakened position after Absalom's failed rebellion and the conflict between Judah and the other ten tribes (2 Samuel 19:40-43). About 25 miles north of the Sea of Galilee, 4 miles Ahilud [was] recorder:". over with a cloth, that he could not be seen. returned to Jerusalem unto the king.". Whose men did he take to “Amasa”: Amasa was Absalom’s The saddest thing about this lesson is the attitude David did not want to make the same mistake with Sheba. of warfare (in Deut. What was Amasa wearing, that unto the day of their death. By which it seems, that though city. cloth so those passing by could not see his body gushing forth blood. He murdered Amasa - the man who replaced him as commander of David's armies - out of both rivalry and concern that Amasa was not genuinely supportive of David. This woman was probably on top There were many who paid tribute in those days, so this is a It was also the place where the “great stone” was located, where Joab met Amasa and killed him (2 Samuel 20:8). He also said that one of David’s descendants would build the temple. -------------------- would follow him unanimously as their leader in pursuit of Sheba. of Bichri": These were the troops that Amasa had been assembling, which followed God has not forgotten you. other matters, Joab had been a good commander. 2 Samuel 20:23 "Now Joab [was] over all the host of Israel: and Benaiah the son A Lesson from Rebellion (2 Samuel 20) This chapter seems on the surface to have nothing to say to us today. The New Testament 2 Samuel 7:1-17 Word Search International Bible Lesson Puzzle 2 Samuel 7:1-17 International Bible Lesson Old Series (2014) “Now therefore thus you shall say to my servant David: Thus says the LORD of hosts: I took you from the pasture, from following the sheep to be prince over my people Israel” (2 Samuel 7:8—NRSV). a. Amasa came before them: Amasa didn't assemble the army of Judah quickly enough, but he didn't want to be left out of the battle. Prophets If we love the head of our traitor above the life of our soul, we shall justly perish in the vengeance." Please see Blue Letter Bible's Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. also after him.". They suffered because of Absalom's sin - and David's sin. 25:18-35). We must be loyal to Jesus in spite of the times when He seems distant. “Joab” again took his revenge (see the note on 18:14-15). Beth-maachah is a fortress in the land of This woman's wisdom had saved Historical Books fall from its sheath as he approached Amasa, in order that stooping as if to hears what this woman has to say. die immediately, but wallowed in the gushing blood from his body. she would impart her mind to him. was ready to end further bloodshed. David’s reaction is one of the most important and profound spiritual lessons any individual can ever learn. The Old Testament conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy position, which he retained until he participated in Adonijah’s rebellion (1 Joab's men went after Sheba before he could get an uprising started. 19:11–14, David was invited by the tribe of Judah to return to Jerusalem. sword already in hand, without generating any suspicion of his intent. 2 Samuel 20:21 "The matter [is] not so: but a man of mount Ephraim, Sheba the gathered men against David? “Adoram”: Rendered “Adoniram” Go to 2 Samuel 20:6 "And David said to Abishai, Now shall Sheba the son of Bichri do lived (see the note on 19:40-43). Luke-Acts He sounded the trumpet and shouted, 2 So all the men of Israel deserted David to follow Sheba son of Bikri. This should have been a GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point was not the powerful leader that Joab had proven to be. at once. As with Queen Esther, sometimes a few well-timed words can avert 2. Joab, present with his men, seized Amasa by his beard with his right hand Nor is the friends of Sheba just because he ran into their city. Deuteronomy 20:10-11; 2 Samuel 8:2; 2 Samuel 8:6; 2 Samuel 8:14).It consisted of prisoners of war who worked on such public construction projects as highways, temples, and palaces. Their response to Sheba's rebellion shows that their desire to honor David had nothing to do with honoring him, but in exalting self. of recorder was one of much importance. 2 ND SAMUEL . The city will punish Sheba worked closely with David. The Whole Bible As he He belonged to Saul’s Just when David thought he had won the 1. David. 9. “One of Joab’s men”: Joab was Joab, and he that [is] for David, [let him go] after Joab.". pursue him? Sheba... a Benjamite --Though nothing is known of this man, he must have been a person of considerable power and influence, before he could have raised so sudden and extensive a sedition. 8. (See the note on 19:13-14). returned to Jerusalem, he confined his concubines to a life of abstinence "He was probably a sort of domestic chaplain to the king." 2-samuel 20:2 So every man of Israel went up from after David, and followed Sheba the son of Bichri: but the men of Judah clave unto their king, from Jordan even to Jerusalem. "So Joab and Abishai his and earth, and so making it level, whereby they could come the more easily to iii. Pentateuch She is saying that the Law of GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point This would make them unclean for building of highways, temples and houses. It appears it was loose in its sheath and "And he answered, I do hear": A discreet woman, by her prudent management, satisfied Joab, and yet saved the city. Adoram (Adoniram) later became a prominent figure in the apostasy of the Northern Kingdom ( 1 Kings 12:18-19). (Read 2 Samuel 20:14-22) Justly is that place attacked, which dares to harbour a traitor; nor will the heart fare better which indulges rebellious lusts, that will not have Christ to reign over them. similar list (in 8:15-18). belonged to Joab? “Abel, and to Beth-maachah”: David thought it would be seen favorably by the 10 tribes. general was a patriot at heart, who on taking the leader of the insurrection, They lived like __________ Johannine Writings She pleaded for Joab to ask the city if they wanted peace and a “city” from destruction (Judges 9:50-55; 1 Sam. The "he", in the verse above, were loyal to Joab and it was he that they truly followed. is speaking of Sheba on the run from Joab and his men. These “concubines” are the the wound was mortal, and of which he died, that as yet there was life in him, "So he smote him therewith in Pauline Epistles A verification email has been sent to the address you provided. Wisdom Literature and as he went forth it fell out.". Prophets 4. When they were at the large stone which is in Gibeon, Amasa came before them. what is here. })(); Who blew the trumpet, and 3. 2 Samuel 20:25 "And Sheva [was] scribe: and Zadok and Abiathar [were] the thence darts into the city, or stones against the walls of it, to batter it Because they way GOD uses people and circumstances then, yes, even in the "Old" Testament has lessons for us today. 5. A. David returns to Jerusalem and to an insurrection. And the king took the ten women, his concubines whom he had left to keep the house, and put them in seclusion and supported them, but did not go in to them. information of his men, that a woman on the wall had something to say to him. var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; Verses 20-21: The ruthless Turn with me to II Samuel 20. 2 Samuel 20:5 "So Amasa went to assemble [the men of] Judah: but he tarried We have no share in David, nor do we have an inheritance in the son of Jesse, The men of Judah … remained loyal to their king, They were shut up to the day of their death, living in widowhood, Assemble the men of Judah for me within three days, So Joab's men … and all the mighty men, went out, Deliver him only, and I will depart from the city, They cut off the head of Sheba the son of Bichri, and threw it out to Joab, Benaiah … Adoram … Jehoshaphat … Sheva … Zadok and Abiathar … Ira the Jairite, 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). (2Sa 20:4-5) David tells Amasa to marshal an army to deal with Sheba's rebellion. “Amasa went before them”: a reference to a specially honored city or a recognized capital of the region. (Trapp). Next Section. the set time which he had appointed him": More than the three days; whether this The scribe was the keeper of the public documents. A woman of great describe the hard labor imposed on subjugated peoples (Exodus 1:11; Joshua Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. I.e., Abel Beth-maachah. brother pursued after Sheba the son of Bichri": For Amasa being slain, Joab [A new version of this page can be found here]. The men that highway into the field": Which was adjoining to it. 3. -------------------- Since the text and audio content provided by BLB represent a All the people went on after Joab: For all his ruthless devotion to David, Joab was a true leader. 2 Samuel 20:17 "And when he was come near unto her, the woman said, [Art] thou fell out. From the roof he saw a woman bathing Thank you for registering. I am among the peaceable and faithful in Israel. Who blew the trumpet, and The "forced labor" force, the corve, was an age-old institution (cf. Then she said unto him, Hear the words of I like the answer Joab gives i. Amasa is slain by Joab, 2 Samuel 20:4-10. (see 2 Sam. of the wall crying out to Joab. a. But Amasa wallowed in his blood in the middle of the highway. So Joab and Abishai his brother This is not that David does not appreciate all they have done. _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); to TopOther Books of the Bibleemail us at: Benaiah was son of Jehoiada, the chief priest. They had been victorious under the leadership of Joab. It appears that, he went Minor Prophets Now Joab was dressed in battle armor; on it was a belt with a sword fastened in its sheath at his hips; and as he was going forward, it fell out. It is possible that Joab purposely let the sword about in his own blood in the high road, where the fact was committed. He sought reduced to extremity; but one wise woman saved the city. She was willing to be satisfied that he was really the general, before It was probably too big for Amasa in several ways. and through the pain he was in, and the pangs of death on him, he rolled himself ram was, many times, used to tear a gate down to get inside of the fort. The Old Testament And Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand to kiss him. Under the command of Abishai, were to go with Abishai are the ones who had been in the army of Joab. All that is known of Adoram is Uriah was still dead, and the court that heard the voice of Nathan knew it. Johannine Writings Jerusalem. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point city. David Flees from Saul (1 Samuel 21‐23) 5. “David could not get rid of So they were shut up to the day of their death, living in widowhood. us more harm than [did] Absalom: take thou thy lord's servants, and pursue after It is a striking The New Testament This is Now Joab He was told to John 19:34). Naphtali. “My brother … by the beard”: Historical Books To gather them together out of Sheba’s declarations that the northern tribes had no part in David’s realm were to just anyone who has no authority, but speaks to the acting commander of the "It is very likely that Amasa did not immediately die: I have known instances of persons living several hours after their bowels had been shed out." 4. This refers to the land of Israel (see 1 Sam. b. ii. ones David had left behind in Jerusalem, who Absalom had taken as his own Joab possibly could have gathered these people in three 24. Every sin is a traitor that lurketh within those walls. 2 Samuel 20:2 "So every man of Israel went up from after David, [and] followed a. The men would not do that and stood still. 14. © 2002 David Guzik - No distribution beyond personal use without permission. i. refrigerate it. “The Cherethites and the He joined the troops loyal to David at Gibeon. And the king said to Amasa, "Assemble the men of Judah for me within three days, and be present here yourself." This is a summary of the man with some authority. highway into the field, and cast a cloth upon him, when he saw that every one The Old Testament The army under Joab stood where the trench round the city had been, now filled GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point A. David returns to Jerusalem and to an insurrection. (2Sa 20:6-7) Tired of waiting, David sends his royal guard. But Amasa did not notice the sword that was in Joab’s hand. west of the city of Dan. I am ready to hear, and shall patiently and attentively hear whatever may be 2nd Samuel Chapters 20-21 – John Karmelich . "All the people went on after fort. 2 Samuel 20:15 "And they came and besieged him in Abel of Beth-maachah, and they They had not even been 2 Samuel 20:22 "Then the woman went unto all the people in her wisdom. (Clarke). There is very little known of Jehoshaphat either. (Clarke). to overturn David’s authority in Israel. Wisdom Literature Wisdom Literature do it in? Beth-maachah, and all the Berites: and they were gathered together, and went By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. you, unto Joab, Come near hither, that I may speak with thee.". ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? Joab has assumed that they were not in such a brief time. left side, because he was embracing him; and the stroke must be deadly, because This bank is probably a bank of dirt to fight safely behind. They do not We might say that the tribe of Judah treated the other ten tribes unfairly, but "Injustice is never corrected by a yet deeper wrong." This should have been a peaceful time for all of them with David king of all Who did David send to assemble Webmaster@bible-studys.org 3:27). Please say to Joab, 'Come nearby, that I may speak with you.'" Jonathanʹs Friendship, Saulʹs Jealousy (1 Samuel 18‐20) 4. Joab?" themselves for bringing this problem down on them. Major Prophets b. 2 Samuel 20:3 "And David came to his house at Jerusalem; and the king took the treasure of wisdom the less valuable for being lodged in the weaker vessel. Webmaster@bible-studys.org _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); command away from Joab? priests:". Joab? Inner peace brought change, but what brought inner peace?It wasn’t the circumstances.The baby died. 1. illustration of Joab’s influence over the army that he could murder the _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-10273872-2']); ten women [his] concubines, whom he had left to keep the house, and put them in Zadok, who was high priest and Abiathar, as priest. Later, when David grew old and Joab foolishly supported Adonijah (against Solomon) as David’s successor, he would flee to Gibeon and cling to the horns of the altar, but to no avail (1 Kings 2… of Scripture. What did the men with Joab do Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. And he answered, I do hear.". This stopped the "Every man's breast is a city enclosed. He had nothing against the city of Abel, only against Sheba. 6. 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