The Books of Samuel

The Book of Samuel: Its Composition, Structure and Significance as a Historiographical Source Moshe Garsiel

First and Second Books of Kings The Catholic Encyclopedia, 1910

Books of Samuel The Jewish Encyclopedia

Samuel The Jewish Encyclopedia


Introduction from the NIV Study Bible

Shmuel I - Chapter 1 Text and commentary by the 11th-century rabbi Rashi

1 Samuel Early Jewish Writings

The Book of Samuel tells of the rise of the Davidic monarchy Shawn Aster

David The Jewish Encyclopedia

King David The Catholic Encyclopedia, 1908

Eli The Jewish Encyclopedia

Play It Again Sam: The Poetics of Narrative Repetition in 1 Samuel 1-7 David G. Firth

1 Samuel 2:1-10 Pope John Paul II

The Sanctuary at Shiloh, and Samuel's Sleeping Therein Loring W. Batten

The Conquest of Power: Analysis of David and Solomon's Accession Histories Caetano Minette de Tillesse

The Anointing of Saul according to Josephus Christopher T. Begg

Suspense and Anticipation in 1 Samuel 9:1–14 Rachelle Gilmour

Saul The Jewish Encyclopedia

Saul The Catholic Encyclopedia, 1912

Saul and the Mayor of Casterbridge: A Study in Shared Human Experience Kent L. Johnson

Could Saul Rule Forever? A New Look at 1 Samuel 13:13-14 Michael Avioz

Jonathan, Jehonathan The Jewish Encyclopedia

Jonathan David Mandel

"To Grasp the Hem" and 1 Samuel 15:27 Ronald A. Brauner

David and Abigail: A Non-Traditional View Sandra S. Williams

Israelite Sheepshearing and David's Rise to Power Jeffrey C. Geoghegan

Goliath Jewish Encyclopedia

David's Rise and Saul's Demise: Narrative Analogy in 1 Samuel 24-26 Robert P. Gordon

The Road to Endor (1 Samuel 28) Bill Wielenga

The Witch of Endor Rabbi Louis Jacobs

The Witch of Endor Jewish Encyclopedia

1 Samuel 28: Saul and the Not So Wicked Witch of Endor Susan M. Pigott


Introduction from the NIV Study Bible

Shmuel II - Chapter 1 Text and commentary by the 11th-century rabbi Rashi

2 Samuel Early Jewish Writings

Abner The Jewish Encyclopedia

Crime Scene Investigation: A Text-Critical Mystery and the Strange Death of Ishbosheth Keith Bodner

Shining the Lamp: The Rhetoric of 2 Samuel 5-24 David G. Firth

The Dynastic Oracle: II Samuel 7 John L. McKenzie

2 Samuel 11-12: David and Bathsheba David Landry

Rizpah J. Cheryl Exum

Structure, Context and Meaning in the Samuel Conclusion (2 Sa. 21-24) Herbert H. Klement

Gender, Class, and Androcentric Compliance in the Rapes of Enslaved Women in the Hebrew Bible Susanne Scholz

David and Manipulation, Deception and Murder (2 Samuel 2:1-11) Robert Van Kooten

Ledabber baššelî (2 Sam. 3:27) "to Talk Peace" Meir Malul

A King and a Cripple (2 Samuel 4:4; 9:1-11; 16:14; 19:16, 17, 24-30) James T. Dennison Jr.

Uzzah's Rebellion Ingrid M. Haase

Society and the Promise to David: Reading 2 Samuel 7 William M. Schniedewind

2 Samuel 8 Robert M. Good

Nathan The Jewish Encyclopedia

Nathan David Mandel

David: Sinner and Saint in Samuel and Chronicles Ralph W. Klein

David's Abuse of Power Larry W. Spielman

Absalom The Jewish Encyclopedia

The Design of the 'Dual Causality' Principle in the Narrative of Absalom's Rebellion J. Grossman

2 Samuel 12 as Retold by Josephus CT Begg

The Rape of Tamar (2 Samuel 13) James T. Dennison Jr.

The Bible Story That Became a Campaign: The Tamar Campaign in South Africa (and Beyond) George O. West and P. Zondi-Mabizela

Rape in the house of David: the biblical story of Tamar as a resource for transformation George O. West, P. Zondi-Mabizela, M. Maluleke, H. Khumalo, P. S. Matsepe, and M. Naidoo

Reading on the Boundaries: Reading 2 Samuel 21:1-14 with Rizpah Gerald West

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