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Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary on the Bible

2 Samuel Overview

 

 


This book is the history of the reign of king David. It relates his victories, the growth of the prosperity of Israel, and his reformation of the state of religion. With these events are recorded the grievous sins he committed, and the family as well as public troubles with which he was punished. We here meet with many things worthy of imitation, and many that are written for our warning. The history of king David is given in Scripture with much faithfulness, and from it he appears, to those who fairly balance his many virtues and excellent qualities against his faults, to have been a great and good man.

 


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Bibliography Information
Henry, Matthew. "Concise Commentary on 2 Samuel:4 Overview". "Matthew Henry Concise Commentary

on the Whole Bible". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/mhn/2-samuel-0.html. 1706.

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