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ABSALOM’S REBELLION (II)

2 Samuel 16: 1 - 18: 33

08 Mar 2019

Questionnaire


ABSALOM’S REBELLION (II)

2 Samuel 16-18

  1. How & why did Ziba support David in the time of crisis? (16:1-4; 19:24-27) How & why did Shimei curse David? (5-8) How did David respond to him and why? (9-14; 19:23) What do you learn from David?
  2. How did Hushai become Absalom’s counselor? (15-19) What was Ahithophel’s first counsel & why? (20-23) Why did such an abomination happen? (12:11,12; cf. Lev 20:11)
  3. What was Ahithophel’s next counsel? (17:1-4) And Hushai’s counsel? (5-13) Why did everyone vote for Hushai’s counsel? (14) What do you learn from this passage?
  4. Who helped David in the time of crisis? (15-22, 27-29) What do you learn here? What happened to Ahithophel? (23) Who was the commander of Absalom’s army? (24-26)
  5. Whom did David appoint as commanders of thousands, and what did he order them? (18:1-5) How did the war go & how did Joab treat Absalom? (6-18) What does verse 18 tell us about Absalom? How did David respond to the death of Absalom? (19-33; 19:4) What do you learn in this chapter?


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