Lenny Goldberg Bible Classes
By lenny goldberg
Lenny Goldberg Bible Classes Sep 27, 2023
Shmuel 2 Ch.3 v.31-38 David Laments the Death of Avner
After Yoav kills Avner, David mourns excessively to show the people he was not partner to the assassination
Shmuel 2 Ch.3 v.28-30 David Curses Yoav
David lays a heavy curse upon Yoav for killing Avner.
Shmuel 2 Ch.3 vs 25-27 Yoav Assassinates Avner
While Avner leaves Hebron, Yoav calls him back, deceivingly engages him in conversation, and then murders an unsuspecting Avner. We examine many midrashim which elaborate on this event.
Shmuel 2 Ch.3 v.22-25 Avner Departs Hebron, Yoav Enters...
After their meeting to unite the kingdom, David sends Avner back, but Yoav shows up....
Shmuel 2 Ch.3 v.15-21 Avner Brings the Tribes to David
After lobbying for David amongst all the tribes, Avner pays a visit to David in Hebron to unite the kingdom under the Davidic dynasty.
Shmuel 2 Ch.3 v.10-14 David's Condition to Avner - Return Michal!
Avner ben Nir agrees to bring the kingdom over to David and make a pact with him - but David has a condition....
Shmuel 2 Ch.3 v.5-10 Avner and Ishboshet Quarrel
When Ishboshet accuses Avner of being with Saul's concubine, Avner gets infuriated, and swears to bring the people over to Davi...
Shmuel 2 Ch.3 v.1-4 David's Family in Hebron
David settles in Hebron, and scripture relates who his wives and sons were. Why did so many of them go off the "derech"?
Shmuel 2 Ch.2 v.18-32 Shock at Asael's Death
After Avner kills Asael, his brothers Yoav and Avishai want revenge
Shmuel 2 Ch.2 v.17-23 More Bloodshed - Avner Kills Asael
With Asael the son of Zruia chasing Avner ben Nir, Avner kills Asael with the butt end of his spear...
Shmuel 2 Ch.2 v. 12-16 Battle of the Heavyweights: Yoav vs. Avner
As Avner is making Ishboshet son of Saul King over Israel, Yoav and his men meet up with them at the pools of Givon
Shmuel 2 Ch. 2 v. 1-7 David is Anointed King in Hebron
David and his men leave the underground and move to Hebron, the capital of the tribe of Judah, and David is anointed king by the elders of Yehuda
Shmuel 2 Ch.1 v.17-27 "How the Mighty Have Fallen"
David's lamentation over Saul and Yonatan
Shmuel 2 Ch. 1 v. 5-16 David Interrogates the Amalekite
After the Amalekite gives over his version of how Saul died, David grills him and kills him.
Shmuel 2 Chapter 1 vs 1-9 An Amalekite Informs David of Saul's Death
While in Ziklag, an Amalekite brings to David the bad tidings about the fall of Am Yisrael
Shmuel 1 Ch. 31 v.5-13 Saul's Body is Abused and Hung from the Walls of Beit Shean
The Philistines abuse King Saul's body, the residents of Yavesh Gilad heroically come to the rescue
Shmuel 1 Ch.31 v.1-4 Philistines Rout the Jews, Saul Falls on His Sword
In a battle on Mt. Gilboa, the Israelites flee the Philistines, as Saul and his sons fight to the death.
Shmuel 1 Ch. 30 v. 17-32 David's Men Fight Over the Spoil
After defeating Amalek, David's fighters don't want to share the great plunder with the soldiers who stayed back.
Shmuel 1 Ch. 30 v.8-16 David Chases Down Amalek
David and his 600 men on a mad chase to overtake Amalek and save their families
Shmuel 1 Ch. 30 v.1-7 David's Camp of Ziklag is Burnt Down
The Amalekites burn down Ziklag and take the women and children captive.
Shmuel 1 Ch.29 David on the Philistine Side?
What was David's plan when he was suited up for war in the Philistine army in their war against the Jews?
Shmuel 1 Ch.28 v.20-25 The Baalat Ov Episode Comes to an End
Saul recovers, eats, and goes on his way. The sages praise Saul for accepting his fate.
Shmuel 1 Ch. 28 Do You Believe in Magic?
Jewish teachings regarding necromancy and other black magic. Is it real or a hoax?
Shmuel 1 Ch. 28 v7-13 Saul at the Baalat Ov
Samuel 1 Ch. 28 v 1-6 Philistines Ready for War, Saul Desperate for Answers
As the Philistines mobilize for war, King Saul is inquiring of the prophets to find out what he should do. He gets no answers.
Shmuel 1 Ch. 27 v.8-12 David Raids the Neighbors, Lies to Achish
While at Ziklag, David and his men raid the Negev, kill the inhabitants, and bring the spoil to Achish. Daivd misleads Achish, telling him that he's raiding Jewish areas.
Shmuel 1 Ch.28 v.12-19 Samuel Delivers the Bad News to Saul
The spirit of Samuel the Prophet reveals to King Saul that he and his sons will fall in war to the Philistines.
Shmuel 1 Ch.27 v.1-7 David Flees to Philstine Territory
David leaves the land of Israel for the land of the Philistines, and makes an arrangement with Achish the King of Gat.
Shmuel 1 Ch.26 v.18-25 David and Saul's Final Conversation
David speaks to Saul from afar and rebukes him. Saul is remorseful, but David doesn't trust him.
Shmuel 1 Ch. 26 v.13-17 David Calls Out Avner Ben Nir
After taking King Saul's spear and water and crossing to the other side, David rebukes Saul's Captian of the Host - Avner Ben Nir
Shmuel 1 Ch.26 v.9-12 David Takes King Saul's Spear and Water
While the entire camp is asleep, David and Avishai descend to the army camp and take Saul's spear and water vessel. Why?
Samuel 1 Ch. 26 v.1-8 David Sneaks Into King Saul's Camp
David and Avishai make the daring move into King Saul's well-protected army camp
Shmuel 1 Ch. 25 v.44-45 How Could Saul Give Michal To Another Man?
At the end of ch. 25, King Saul marries Michal off to Paltiel ben Lysh. Isn't Michal married to David? How does David take her back as a wife?
Shmuel 1 Chapter 25 v. 36-44 Naval Turns to Stone, David Proposes to Avigail
Avigail tells her husband Naval what happened, and Naval goes into a 10 day coma before dying. David then proposes to Avigail and marries her.
Shmuel 1 Ch. 25 v. 22-35 David Heeds Avigail's Advice
After Avigails's convincing speech, David agrees not to continue with his rampage against Naval.
Shmuel 1 Ch.25 v.23-31 Avigail's Epic Speech
Avigail intercepts David and tries to convince him not to go through with his plan to wipe out Naval's household
Shmuel Ch. 25 v. 14-22 Avigail to the Rescue
After getting word of what happened between Naval and David's men, Avigail springs into action to save the situation
Shmuel 1 Ch.25 v.9-14 Naval's Refusal, David's Explosion
After Naval harshly rejects David's messengers, David takes his 400 men to wipe out Naval and his household.
Shmuel 1 Ch.25 v. 1-8 David "asks" Naval for food
While Naval is having a "chag HaGez" - a sheep shearing party, David takes the opportunity to send his men to get some food.
Shmuel 1 Ch. 24 v. 12-24 David Rebukes Saul, Saul Confesses Guilt
David lets Saul know he could have killed him, Saul admits his guilt, breaks down and cries...
Shmuel 1 Ch. 24 v. 7-11 David Emerges From the Cave to Confront Saul
After cutting the corner of his coat, Saul exists the cave to rebuke King Saul
Shmuel 1 Ch. 24 v. 1-6 David Cuts Saul's Robe in the Cave
David and his men are trapped in a cave in Ein Geddi, and then King Saul walks in alone. Now, Saul is the one who's trapped....
Shmuel 1 Ch.23 v.21-28 David is Trapped in Midbar Zif
The Zifites inform as to David's whereabouts, and King Saul gives chase. David is trapped, and only a miracle can save him.
Shmuel 1 Ch.23 v.14-21 The Zifim Inform on David
While in the Zif desert, Yonatan visits David, and the Zif residents squeal to King Saul on David's whereabouts.
Shmuel 1 Ch.23 v.7-13 David is Trapped in Kiela
Shmuel 1 Ch.23 v.1-6 David Comes to the Rescue of the City of Kiela
The residents of the Jewish city Kiela need help from the looting Philistines.
Shmuel 1 Ch. 22 v. 10-24 Massacre in Nov - Saul kills the Priests
King Saul rules that the priests in Nov collaborated with David, and puts them to death
Shmuel 1 Ch. 22 v. 6-10 Doeg Snitches on the Priests
After King Saul's speech, Doeg reveals what he saw in Nov between David and Achimelech
Shmuel 1 Ch.22 v. 1-5 David is Joined by the Malcontents
400 men of dubious character join David in the Judean desert
Shmuel 1 Ch. 21 vs. 10-14 David Flees to the King of Gat
David departs Nov, and arrives in the Philistine city of Gat, ruled by King Achish