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Chapter Summaries: 2nd Samuel Chapter 21 Summary

2nd Samuel chapter 21 begins with a famine in Israel. It lasted for over three years. The length finally moved David asked the Lord why the famine is taking place in his kingdom.

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The Lord God answers that Saul broke a vow and killed the Gibeonites and the matter needed to be corrected. In order to fix the matter with the Gibeonites, the house of Saul was certainly going to pay dearly.

2 Samuel Chapter 21 Summary

David approached the Gibeonites on how he can do to correct the vow broken. The Gibeonites demanded seven of Saul’s sons to be killed as an atonement. David had no choice but to deliver and did as they requested, except for Jonathan’s son, Mephibosheth.

It was sad but necessary to stop the famine. After this, David went and retrieved the bones of Saul and Jonathan. He buried them in the country of Benjamin with Saul’s father Kish. God was intreated for the land; and what’s important to note is that God keeps and respects vows intently.

The chapter ends with the Philistines going to war against Israel. In the battle, David grew faint and was nearly killed by the sons of the giants. Israel decided then that David should not come out to battle any more, so the light of Israel is not quenched.

God was Intreated for the Land

In other words, they didn’t want to lose the brains of the kingdom because he was also the muscle, fighting in wars. In the war, a man named Elhanan killed Goliath’s brother, and David’s nephew Jonathan killed a giant of Gath who had six fingers on each hand and six toes on each foot.

Israel had heart, Israel had the God of Israel. This is chapter 21 of second Samuel summary.


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