It is significant that david is here mentioned as one who had a hand. David and goliath, the call of samuel, the witch of endor, david and bathsheba such biblical stories are well known. Instead, eli will be dependent on samuel for the word of the lord verse 17, and the same holds true for all of israel 3. Useful bible studies 1 samuel commentary chapter 21.
Read commentary on this popular bible verse and understand the real meaning behind gods word using john gills. No commentary is offered here as to whether or not davids decision was according to gods. It is great comfort in a day of trouble, that we have a god to go to, to whom we may open our cases, and from whom we may ask and expect direction. Carl laney covers these two books section by section, often pausing to clear up a difficult passage that would mean trouble to the reader. New international version 1 but david thought to himself, one of these days i will be destroyed by the hand of saul. Their garments, or other utensils for their journey. Before i began attending college, i had two summer jobs. Then saul will stop hunting for me in israelite territory, and i will finally be safe. All of this spelled the end of sauls dynasty, and this samuel told to saul. Or being the vessle from the potters clay saywhydid you do this and make me this way. Bible commentary 1 samuel 17 christadelphian books. So david said to ahimelech the priest, the king has ordered me on some business, and said to me, do not let anyone know anything about the business on which i send you, or what i have.
Eli may be the most interesting character in this chapter, despite the attention paid to samuel and the inauguration of his prophetic ministry. The name of the book comes from the first important person in this book. Steinmanns commentary offers readers facing such challenges a helpful guide and resource. Rolf jacobson, craig koester, and kathryn schifferdecker for i love to tell the story, a conversation on year 4 of the narrative lectionary. To whom else could he have gone, except to the lord. He had a hand in the murder of abner by joab 2 samuel 3. David inquires of the gibeonites what atonement they require, and they answer, seven sons of saul, that they may hang them up in gibeah, 2 samuel 21. This may be gathered from the books of the chronicles, where three of the heroic. Critical commentators waste much of their energies questioning the chronological arrangement of the various episodes from the life of david that are recorded in first samuel, overlooking the important fact that the inspired author of this biblical document does not claim that he has set down all of these incidents in the chronological.
Resources commentaries 1 samuel chapter 21 exegesis. These four were descended from the giants in gath, and they fell by the hand of david and by the hand of his servants 2 samuel 21. Jun 10, 2014 so, this bible study includes introspection on the correlation between psalm 34 and 1 samuel 21. Soon after, a man of god comes to visit eli and pronounces a judgment upon elis house. The best thing i can do is escape to the philistines. These four were born to the giant in gath, and fell by the hand of david, and by the hand of his servants. Saul, who is the king of the israelites, and his forces come to occupy one hill and the philistines another, with the valley of elah separating them. But the books of 1 and 2 samuel, where they are recorded, are among the most difficult books in the bible. Outline of 1 samuel 22 david at adullam, many resort to him.
Davids story, part 3 1 samuel 2122 grace thru faith. This addition to the wellreceived brazos theological commentary on the bible offers theological exegesis of 1 samuel. They are first seen as individuals rising in their respective careers. Apparently, although 1 samuel 21 doesnt detail it, the philistines captured david when he came to gath. The son of david is ready to receive distressed souls. I use your teachings often as i am studying the book of 1 samuel and i. It exhibits all of the qualities one has come to expect from dr. Twice he wanted to put shimei to death for speaking evil of king david as he fled from absalom 2 samuel 16. The first book of samuel new international commentary on the. The hebrew text is widely considered corrupt and sometimes even unintelligible. Apr 07, 2016 these were the young men referred to in 1 samuel 21. And so long david, and his men hid, it seems, hid themselves for fear of saul, whereby they were kept both from women.
Now the gibeonites were not a part of israel but were. Saul, in his jealousy, tried to kill david 1 samuel 18. We know the spirit of god departed from saul and was replaced by an evil spirit from the lord. So i am grateful to be part of this very special gathering. As time passes, their lives more frequently interact and become interwined with each other. He, and several gigantic philistines, are slain by david and his servants, 2 samuel 21. Samuel rebuked saul for this, but saul never really repented of this sin. Jonathan had told david that saul was plotting to kill him. A famine taking place three successive years in israel, david inquired of the lord the cause. This commentary, like each in the series, is designed to serve the churchproviding a rich resource for preachers, teachers, students, and study groupsand demonstrate the continuing intellectual and practical viability of theological interpretation of the bible. In contrast, everyone seems to really like samuel 22 26. Psalm 56 describes davids journey from fear to praising as a prisoner in gath. A bible study in easyenglish 2800 word vocabulary on the book of 1 samuel. David had reason to put confidence in achish, yet he began to be afraid.
His conduct was degrading, and discovered wavering in his faith and courage. Interpreters of 1 samuel will welcome the release of this excellent commentary. And the woman said unto joab, behold, his head shall be thrown to thee over the wall. These four were born to the giant in gath, and they fell by the hand of david and by the hand of his servants.
These were the young men referred to in 1 samuel 21. So, this bible study includes introspection on the correlation between psalm 34 and 1 samuel 21. Saul, hearing of this, goes after david himself, and falls under the same influence, 2224. Then came david to nob to ahimelechnob, a city of the priests 1 samuel 22. She went to the temple at shiloh to pray for gods help. Later on in the book of 2 samuel, we will see that solomon becomes the heir to his. The events in 1 samuel chapter 21 probably happened on the day when david left jonathan 20. I had been working at an automotive parts house for a couple years, but since business had been a little slow, i took another job to supplement my income working for the dairy queen right across the street from the parts house. These four were born to the giant in gath not to goliath, for one of them was his brother, but to some giant or another of that place, for which it was famous. Saul, hearing of it, sends messengers three several times to take him. Later, saul failed to totally annihilate the amalekites as god had instructed him in chapter 15. In contrast, everyone seems to really like samuel 2226. While much beloved, hannah was unable to conceive children, a fact that caused her great anguish.
David thought he could find anonymity or sympathy among the ungodly philistines in gath, but he was wrong. At the same time, david would come to horribly regret this lie as he says in 1 samuel 22. I have occasioned the death of all the persons of your fathers house. New living translation 1 but david kept thinking to himself, someday saul is going to get me. Everyone in the country of israel knew about samuel.
Bob utley, retired professor of hermeneutics bible interpretation. The best thing i can do is to escape to the land of the philistines. Oct 15, 2017 instead, eli will be dependent on samuel for the word of the lord verse 17, and the same holds true for all of israel 3. He was arrayed in armor and weapons of the flesh, in contrast to the spiritual arsenal of eph 6. Davids story, part 3 1 samuel 2122 by jack kelley wednesday july 25th, 2018 about 7 minutes to read home the bible thru the eyes of its writers davids story, part 3 1 samuel 2122. Easyenglish is a system of simple english designed by wycliffe associates uk. The philistines champion, goliath, emerges from the philistine camp. Chapters 21 24 form an appendix to the books of samuel. And ahimelech was afraid when he met david, and said to him, why are you alone, and no one is with you.
They were hanged up, as anathemas, under a peculiar mark of gods displeasure. David went to the town of nob to see ahimelech the priest. The first book of samuel new international commentary on. Study 2 samuel 21 using john gills exposition of the bible to better. Then saul will give up searching for me anywhere in israel, and i will slip out of his hand.
I started out by studying psalm 34 alone and noticed that in my carrying bible this psalm has an introductory note that says, a psalm of david when he pretended madness before abimelech, who drove him away, and he departed. And he came to q the encampment as the host was going out to the battle line, shouting the war cry. Davids story, part 3 1 samuel 2122 by jack kelley wednesday july 25th, 2018 about 7 minutes to read home. David fainted, but he did not flee, and god sent help in the time of need. Abishai sometimes commanded one of the divisions of davids army 2 samuel 10. Saul and david have been in conflict ever since david killed goliath and the people shouted, saul has slain his thousands, david his ten thousands 1 samuel 18.
It is computed to have been about five miles distant from gibeah. F25 as payne stated it, in view of the textual problems, it is a precarious argument to insist that 2 sam. People recognised him as a true prophet from the lord. The ziphites endeavour to betray david to saul, but he and his men escape to maon, 1922. The ziphites endeavour to betray david to saul, but he and his men escape to maon, 19 22. Now there was a famine in the days of david for three years, year after year. The books of samuel focus on the lives of three men. A chapter by chapter and verse by verse study of 1 samuel taught by pastor. Christ being made a curse for us, and dying to satisfy for our sins and to turn away the wrath of god, became obedient to this ignominious death. Many years later, men translated the bible into the greek language the language of the new testament. War between the israelites and philistines, in which david is in danger of being slain by ishbibenob, but is succoured by abishai, 2 samuel 21. First samuel begins with an account of hannah, the wife of elkanah.524 1372 1238 1017 1126 942 299 1023 836 139 633 281 1117 752 452 839 360 150 1545 191 1377 24 543 137 818 954 1427 932 765 668 1606 349 1160 1437 1235 277 1289 1430 1426 1046 170 1102 1242