102 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 in
May 5, 2014
General Books LLC
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1234974398
ISBN - 13: 9781234974398
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1819 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAP. II. Of the Places mentioned in the second Book of Samuel, and not yet spoken of; tliat is, of the Places mentioned in the History of David, from the beginning of his Reign, to his appointing his Son Solomon to be anointed King. A WO days after David was returned to Ziklag, from 1. the slaughter of the Amalekites, news were brought him °^Bahu" of the death of Saul, a Sam. i. 1, a, &c. Hereupon, by the direction of God, he removed to Hebron, and there was anointed King over the house of Judah, chap. ii. I--4. But Abner, captain of Saul's host, took Ishbosheth the son of Saul, and brought him to Mahanaim, and made him King over the other tribes. After this there was long war between the house of Saul and the house of David. One fight near Gibeon is particularly related chap. ii. ver. 12, &c. At length Abner, taking distaste at Ishbosheth, goes and makes his peace with David, upon condition he should bring David his wife Michal; which Abner did, her second husband (to whom Saul had given her, after he had first given her to David) going with her as far as Bahurim. This place is more remarkable, on account of Shimei's behaviour here towards David, when he fled from his son Absalom, of which we read chap. xvi. ver. 5--14. It appears, from the circumstances taken notice of in the context, that Bahurim was near the mount of Olives, and consequently not far from Jerusalem to the east, and situated within the tribe of Benjamin. Abner being slain by Joab, and Ishbosheth by two Ben- 2. iamites of Beeroth, David was by the universal consent of9f the an" J , . cient state all the tribes anointed King over Israel, chap. v. ver. 3.ofJerusaAfter which David went to Jerusalem, and took the strong em' hold ofZion. And David dwelt in the...