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Fourteen Things You Need to Know About King David

The mighty warrior and sweet singer slew Goliath, stole the throne, and conquered Jerusalem—and that’s just a start!

Abigail

How one woman's manners took her from wife of a rancher to wife of King David.

Nathan

The prophet who protected King David's legacy.

Jonathan

Saul's son and David's friend.

Ancient Israelites: Society & Lifestyle

Two main social structures competed in ancient Israel. The people were united under the monarchy, which organized the state for administrative and taxation purposes. At the same time, the Israelites held fast to their tribal associations.

The Many Faces of King David

Warrior + yahwist + expansionist + administrator = model king