ABSALOM’S REBELLION (I)
2 Samuel 13-15
- Why & how did Amnon sexually assault Tamar? (13:1-14) Why did his heart change toward Tamar? (15-19) How did Absalom & David respond to this incident? (20-22; cf. Dt 22:29; Lev 20:17) Why do you think this tragic incident happen in David’s house?
- How did Absalom retaliate? (23-29) How did David respond to this incident & to Absalom? (30-39; cf. Lev 24:17) Why did this tragic incident happen in David’s house? (12:10)
- Why & how could Joab bring Absalom back? (14:1-23) Yet, why didn’t David want to see Absalom? (24,28) How outstanding was Absalom? (25-27) Why & how could he see David? (28-33)
- After that, what did Absalom do for four years? (15:1-6) How did he put his plan into action? (7-12) How did David respond to Absalom’s rebellion? (13-17) Who were on David’s side? (18-37)
What do you learn from this passage?