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Son of David
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
David, King of Israel
David, King of Israel (דָּוִיד‎, dawid). Second king of Israel, after Saul. Reigned ca. 1010–970 bc. Brought Israel to a position of power. In some ways, became the ideal for his people’s future messianic leader.
David, King of Israel, Critical Issues
David, King of Israel, Critical Issues Overviews the significant scholarly discussions concerning the biblical narratives of David and the critiques of their historicity.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
David (Person)
DAVID (PERSON) [Heb dāwı̂d (דָּוִיד)]. Israel’s second and greatest king, David rose to power from humble circumstances and amid many difficulties; he captured Jerusalem, established it as his capital, unified the nation, and built an empire that stretched from Egypt to Mesopotamia during a 40-year
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
David
David. Israel’s most important king. David’s kingdom represented the epitome of Israel’s power and influence during the nation’s OT history.The two books in the OT devoted to David’s reign are 2 Samuel and 1 Chronicles. His earlier years are recorded in 1 Samuel, beginning at chapter 16. Almost half
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
David
David dāʹvid [Heb. dāwīḏ; Gk. Dauid, Daueid, Dad, NT Dabid]. The second and greatest king of Israel, whose dynasty ruled in Judah for over four hundred years. I. Background and YouthA. NameB. GenealogyC. His YouthD. His AnointingE. Meets SaulF. Defeats GoliathG. At Saul’s CourtH. Flees
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
David
DAVID Israel’s most important king. David’s kingdom represented the epitome of Israel’s power and influence during the nation’s OT history.The two books in the OT devoted to David’s reign are 2 Samuel and 1 Chronicles. His earlier years are recorded in 1 Samuel, beginning at chapter 16. Almost half
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
David
Davidthe most powerful king of biblical Israel, David (day´vid) ruled from ca. 1010 to 970 bce. The story of David is recorded in 1 Sam. 16:1–1 Kings 2:12.Path to Kingship: David belonged to the tribe of Judah and was born in Bethlehem as the youngest son of Jesse. He started his career at King Saul’s
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
David
DAVIDThe second king of Israel, founder of the united monarchy (1000–962 b.c.).SourcesThe main source for the life and times of David is the material found in the books of I and II Samuel and 1 Kgs 1–2. These accounts, especially 2 Sam 9–20 (the court history of David), are a realistic presentation
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
David
DAVID (Heb. dāwiḏ, sometimes dāwîḏ; root and meaning doubtful, but see BDB in loc.; the equation with a supposed Old Bab. (Mari) dawîdum, ‘chief’, is now discounted (JNES 17, 1958, p. 130; VT Supp 7, 1960, pp. 165ff.); cf. Laesoe, Shemsharah Tablets, p. 56). The youngest son of Jesse, of the tribe
Catholic Bible Dictionary
David
DAVID The second and greatest king of Israel, whose forty-year reign and whose covenant with God made him the supreme model of kingship for all of his successors. In salvation history, David is both God’s chosen king and a type of the future Messiah.I. Early LifeA. The Genealogy of DavidB. David Is
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
David
David (d. prob. c. 970 bc), first king of the Judaean dynasty. His reign is recounted in 1 Sam. 16–1 Kgs. 2 and in the idealized description in 1 Chron. 2 f. and 10–29.David, the youngest son of Jesse, a Judaean of *Bethlehem, first appears when at God’s command he is anointed by Samuel to the future
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Solomon Brother
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Adonijah Brother
Amnon Brother
Nathan Brother
Shammua Brother
Chileab Brother
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Eliphelet Brother
Elishama Brother
Japhia Brother
Shephatiah Brother
Ithream Brother
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Eliada Brother
Jerimoth Brother
Elishua Brother
Ibhar Brother
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Jesse Grandfather
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Asahel Cousin
Eliab Uncle
Shimea Uncle
Jonadab Cousin
Abinadab Uncle
Zeruiah Aunt
Jonathan Cousin
Nethanel Uncle
Mattatha Nephew
Ozem Uncle
Abigail Aunt
Raddai Uncle
Tamar Niece
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Basemath Niece
Abihail Cousin
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