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Davis brings cultural and historical color to the task of interpreting one of the most studied parts of the Bible. The lessons in 2 Samuel from the life of Israel, and David in particular, have obvious modern parallels. Davis writes with a pastor’s heart and the incisive brain of a respected theologian specializing in the Old Testament texts.

dealing. And Yahweh’s people tend to forget what sort of God they face. We forget that there is heat in his holiness. No, we do not need to be terrified, but being scared wouldn’t hurt.7 God soon made it plain that his severe deed was not his last word about the ark. True, when Uzzah grabbed the ark (v. 6) he was cut down; but the ark was not automatically deadly—witness the blessing Obed-edom experienced while it sat three months in his house (v. 11).8 And
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