2 Samuel Quiz

Downright Hard

  1. How was David punished for the death of Uriah the Hittite?

  2. Who was the concubine of Saul whose sons were put to death to avenge the Gibeonites?

  3. Sheba of the tribe of Benjamin led a rebellion against David. How did he die?

  4. Before the ark was brought to Jerusalem, in whose house was it lodged?

  5. David showed kindness to Mephibosheth for Jonathan's sake. How did he do so?

  6. In 1 Chronicles we are told that Zeruiah was David's sister. In 2 Samuel we are told that she had three sons who served in David's court. Who were these three nephews of David?

  7. Briefly describe the circumstances surrounding the rape of Tamar.

  8. In the covenant that God made with David, he promised that three things would be 'established forever.' What were they?

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  9. Put the following five events in proper chronological order.

    • Amnon is murdered.
    • Amasa is murdered.
    • Ishbosheth is murdered.
    • Abner is murdered.
    • Tamar is raped.

                     

  10. Put the following five events in proper chronological order.

    • Uriah dies.
    • Absalom dies.
    • Uzzah dies.
    • Asahel dies.
    • Bathsheba's son dies.

                     

  11. Put the following five events in proper chronological order.

    • Yahweh makes a covenant with David.
    • David avenges the Gibeonites.
    • David is anointed king at Hebron.
    • Ahithophel conspires against David.
    • Joab rebukes David for what he regards as his unwarranted grieving.

                     

  12. Put the following five events in proper chronological order.

    • David forgives Absalom.
    • Shimei curses David.
    • David takes a census of Israel and Judah.
    • Ishbosheth is made king.
    • David goes to Kirjath Jearim to fetch the ark.

                     

  13. For a special challenge, combine questions 9-12 to put all twenty events in chronological order.

    • Shimei curses David.
    • Amasa is murdered.
    • Ishbosheth is murdered.
    • David avenges the Gibeonites.
    • Tamar is raped.
    • Uriah dies.
    • Absalom dies.
    • Uzzah dies.
    • Bathsheba's son dies.
    • Asahel dies.
    • Yahweh makes a covenant with David.
    • Abner is murdered.
    • David is anointed king at Hebron.
    • Joab rebukes David for what he regards as his unwarranted grieving.
    • Ahithophel conspires against David.
    • David forgives Absalom.
    • David goes to Kirjath Jearim to fetch the ark.
    • David takes a census of Israel and Judah.
    • Ishbosheth is made king.
    • Amnon is murdered.

                     


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