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David

Date Submitted: 09/09/2004 16:58:33
Category: / Society & Culture / Religion
Length: 2 pages (588 words)
Nob 21:1 • A town in the territory of Benjamin (Neh. 11:32), 2 miles northeast of Jerusalem (Is. 10:32) and within sight of the city, likely on Mount Scopus, just north of the Mount of Olives. • Known as “the city of the priests” (1 Sam. 22:19); they may have fled there after the capture of the ark and destruction of Shiloh (1 Sam. 4:11). • Place at which David ate consecrated bread during his flight from Saul (21:1–6). • Site of a massacre by Doeg the Edomite, …
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…known as David’s mighty men. See 1 Chr. 11:10. ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ ¨ The Betrayer 22:11–19 Doeg the Edomite was a treacherous man who acted the part of a spy. He not only betrayed David’s position to Saul, but implicated Ahimelech and his fellow priests as accomplices. The result was a death sentence for an entire city (1 Sam. 22:11–19). David greatly grieved over this incident (22:20–23). Part of his reaction was to compose Psalm 52, which should be read in conjunction with 1 Sam. 22.
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