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The heroic yet human life of David, ancient Israel's most important king, is told in the biblical books 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings and 1 Chronicles. The eighth and youngest son of Jesse of Bethlehem, David is appointed to be court musician and armor-bearer for Israel's first king, Saul. The boy kills a giant enemy soldier, Goliath, becomes intimate friends with Saul's son, Jonathan, and eventually succeeds Saul as king. Under David's rule (circa 1010 to 970 B.C.), Israel's regions unite and wi More »
Born: c. 1040 B.C. (Bethlehem, Judea)

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David Composing the Psalms, Paris Psalter 10th century. The Book of Samuel calls David a skillful harp (lyre) player and "the sweet psalmist of Israel." Yet, while almost half of the Psalms are headed "A Psalm of David" (also translated as "to David" or "for David") and ...

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Mar 21, 2012 ... Most everyone who has ever been to Sunday school or Vacation Bible School as a child knows the familiar story of David and Goliath. We know David as the young shepherd boy who slew a giant with a one stone and a simple slingshot. We know that this brave shepherd boy grew up to be a great king of ...

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David kneeling. David heard that King Saul was dead. David was sad. He fasted and prayed. 2 Samuel 1:4, 11–12. David writing. David became the king of Israel. David was a good king. He loved God and obeyed his commandments. 2 Samuel 5:1–5, 10–12. David seeing Bathsheba. One evening David saw a beautiful ...

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David was born in Bethlehem, the youngest son of Jesse of the tribe of Judah. The prophet Samuel, after revoking Saul's designation as king, secretly anointed David as Saul's successor. David attained great popularity by killing the Philistine giant Goliath in combat (1 Samuel 17:49), although another biblical source ...

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Living at Ramah, in the mountains of Ephraim, there was a man whose name was Elkanah. He had two wives, as did many men in that time. One of these wives had children, but the other wife, whose name was Hannah, had no child. Every year Elkanah and his family went up to worship at the house of the Lord in Shiloh, ...

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King David was one of the central figures of the Old Testament, a passionate man of extreme highs and lows, and God honored him in the faith hall of fame. ... David lived a frustrating life, first in the shadow of his brothers, then constantly on the run from vengeful King Saul. Even after ... Reference to King David in the Bible.

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David (King David). Go to People in the Bible or Women in the Bible. David was the youngest son of Jesse, the great-grandson of Boaz and Ruth, born in Bethlehem in the tribe of Judah. He was handpicked by God, anointed by Samuel , and became Israel's second, and greatest, king. David was a shepherd in his early ...

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The Bible also says that the Spirit of the Lord departed from King Saul and an evil spirit tormented him (1 Samuel 16:14). Saul's servants suggested a harpist, and one recommended David, saying, "I have seen a son of Jesse of Bethlehem who knows how to play the lyre. He is a brave man and a warrior. He speaks well and  ...

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Nov 3, 2011 ... Watch more How to Understand The Bible videos: http://www.howcast.com/ videos/497400-Who-Is-King-David-The-Bible Hi, I'm Tim Coombs, co-pastor of Trinity Pres...