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2 Samuel by World English Bible

2 Samuel, as translated by the World English Bible, is a powerful and gripping account of the tumultuous events that took place in ancient Israel during the reign of King David. The text intricately weaves together stories of triumph, betrayal, love, and war, showcasing the complexities of human nature and the consequences of our actions.

The language used in this translation is clear and accessible, making it easy for readers to immerse themselves in the narrative. The portrayal of characters is vivid and multifaceted, allowing readers to truly connect with the struggles and triumphs of figures like David, Jonathan, and Bathsheba.

What sets this translation apart is its faithfulness to the original text while also making it more understandable for modern readers. The World English Bible does an excellent job of preserving the poetic beauty and theological depth of the original Hebrew scripture, making this book a valuable resource for scholars and laypeople alike.

Overall, 2 Samuel is a captivating and thought-provoking read that provides valuable insights into the complexities of power, politics, and faith. Whether you are a scholar looking to delve into the intricacies of biblical literature or simply a reader looking for a compelling story, this translation of 2 Samuel is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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From with slight reformatting by Martin Ward.

Book 10 2 Samuel 001:001 It happened after the death of Saul, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, and David had abode two days in Ziklag; 001:002 it happened on the third day, that behold, a man came out of the camp from Saul, with his clothes torn, and earth on his head: and so it was, when he came to David, that he fell to the earth, and did obeisance. 001:003 David said to him, From whence come you? He said to him, Out of the camp of Israel am I escaped. 001:004 David said to him, How went the matter? Please tell me. He answered, The people are fled from the battle, and many of the people also are fallen and dead; and Saul and Jonathan his son are dead also. 001:005 David said to the young man who told him, How know you that Saul and Jonathan his son are dead? 001:006 The young man who told him said, As I happened by chance on Mount Gilboa, behold, Saul was leaning on his spear; and behold, the chariots and the horsemen followed hard after him. 001:007 When he looked behind him, he saw me, and called to me. I answered, Here am I. 001:008 He said to me, Who are you? I answered him, I am an Amalekite... Continue reading book >>

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