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May 8   - Day 128
* Scriptures: 2Samuel 13-14; Ps 38,133
* Introduction to the book of 2Samuel
* BOOKS on 2 Samuel,
* Study Index: 2 Samuel

Family trouble

Bible Dictionary:   David

One Sin Drags Another

Scripture: (98vs)
Psalm 38 (22vs) - a psalm for sin and sickness
* By David, for his sin (2Sam 12:13)
* "Yahweh, donít rebuke me in your wrath, neither chasten me in your hot displeasure. For your arrows have pierced me, your hand presses hard on me..."
2 Samuel 13 (39vs)
* As their father David had, his older sons also suffered from sexual infidelity
Psalm 133 (3vs)
* David valued the unity of brothers
2 Samuel 14 (33vs)
* Joab worked for Absalom's forgiveness and to return to David's court
( 1 Kings 2:28) (1vs)
* Although Joab later backed his uncle David's son Adonijah to replace David as king, he hadn't backed Absalom to become king of Israel

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