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Questions about the Book of II Samuel

First and Second Samuel are counted as one book in the Hebrew bible. Second Samuel is occupied with the reign of David; the full record of his life extends from I Samuel 16:12I Kings 2:11. Second Samuel begins with an account of the strife that preceded the establishment of David’s throne at Jerusalem. This book records David’s military victories, his great sin, and his flight at the time of Absalom revolt, to his return to Jerusalem, in his sin in numbering the people. This book can be divided into 3 parts: 1) From the death of Saul to the beginning of David’s reign, 2) From the anointing of David as King of Israel to the revolt of Absalom, 3) From the revolt of Absalom to the numbering of the people.

II Samuel Chapter 1

1) Name the city where David was when the news of Saul s death reached him. (II Samuel 1:1-2)

2) Give two ways practiced in the East indicating great grief and anxiety and was used by the messenger of Saul’s death when he approached David at Ziklag. (II Samuel 1:2)

3) Give the nationality of the person who brought news of Saul’s death to David at Ziklag. (II Samuel 1:8)

4) The Amalekite told David he had escaped from the camp of Israel and the people have fled from battle, many are fallen and dead. Name the two who he said were dead. (II Samuel 1:3-4)

5) Who claimed that Saul’s death was accomplished at his own hand? (II Samuel 1:10)

6) What two objects belonging to Saul did the malekite bring to David as proof of his story of the death of Saul? (II Samuel 1:10)

7) What three things did David and his men do to mourn Saul’s death till evening? (II Samuel 1:11-12)

8) Who spoke and to whom “How wast thou not afraid to stretch forth thine hand to destroy the Lord’s anointed?”? (II Samuel 1:14)

9) Who commanded a young man to kill the Amalekite messenger of Saul’s death? (II Samuel 1:15)

10) Whose own mouth testified against him self saying, “I have slain the Lord’s anointed”. (II Samuel 1:16)

11) In David’s lamentation over Saul and Jonathan the beauty of Israel is slain upon thy high places: how are the mighty? (II Samuel 1:19)

12) In David’s lamentation (or song) over Saul is and Jonathan’s death, what two places did David not want it published lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice and triumph? (II Samuel 1:20)

13) What three things did David not want to be on the mountain of Gilboa since that was where Saul and Jonathan met their death in his song of Lamentation? (II Samuel 1:21)

14) In David’s lamentation (or song) of Saul and. Jonathan. What were they swifter than and stronger than? (II Samuel 1:23)

15) Who were clothed in scarlet and other delights and ornaments of gold upon your apparel and told to weep over Saul in David’s lamentation of Saul’s death? (II Samuel 1:24)

16) In David’s lamentation over Saul’s and Jonathan’s death, Jonathan slave was wonderful to him. How great was that love? (II Samuel 1:26)

II Samuel Chapter 2

1) David had made Ziklag his home for sometime at Saul’s death and he enquired of the Lord and the Lord told him to go where to live? (II Samuel 2:1)

2) Can you name David’s two wives who moved with David and his men to live in the cities of Hebron? (II Samuel 2:2-3)

3) (T or F.) Men of Judah anointed David to be king over the house of Judah. (II Samuel 2:4)

4) To whom was this message from David sent “Blessed be ye of the Lord, that ye have showed this kindness unto your lord, even unto Saul and have buried him.” (II Samuel 2:5)

5) Who made Ishbosheth, Saul’s son, king over all Israel at Mahanaim? (II Samuel 2:8-9)

6) How old was Ishbosheth when Abner made him king over Israel? (II Samuel 2:10)

7) How many years was Ishbosheth king over Israel? (II Samuel 2:10)

8) What tribe of Israel followed David instead of Ishbosheth? (II Samuel 2:10)

9) How many years was David king over Judah in Hebron? (II Samuel 2:11)

10) As Abner and servants of Ishbosheth sat on one side of a pool at Gibeon who was on the other side? (II Samuel 2:12-13)

11) Twelve men of Ishbosheth engaged in a duel at the Pool in Gibeon with twelve of David’s men. How many were killed? (II Samuel 2:14-17)

12) Can you give the name given the place in Gibeon where 24 men died in a duel (II Samuel 2:16)

13) Who was beaten in battle the day 24 men died in a duel at the pool in .Gibeon? (II Samuel 2:17)

14) Can you name the three sons of Zeruiah? (II Samuel 2:18)

15) Which of the three sons of Zeriuiah was known for being “as light of foot as a wild roe”? (II Samuel 2:18)

16) Who followed Abner in hot pursuit from the pool in Gibeon? (II Samuel 2:19-22)

17) Before whom did Abner feel he could not hold up his face if he should kill Asahel? (II Samuel 2:22)

18) Who was thrust completely through the body under the fifth rib by a spear and by whom? (II Samuel 2:23)

19) Joab and Abishai pursued Abner until sundown. Near the hill Ammah what did Joab blow as a means of giving orders to his men and they ceased fighting with Abner and his men? (II Samuel 2:24-29)

20) How many men did Abner lose in the conflict with Joab at Gibeon? (II Samuel 2:31)

21) How many men did Joab lose in the conflict with Abner at Gibeon? (II Samuel 2:30)

22) Where was Asahel buried? (II Samuel 2:32)

23) After Joab’s conflict with Abner at Gibeon they returned where at the break of day? (II Samuel 2:32)

24) Where did Abner and his men go after his conflict with Joab at Gibeon? (II Samuel 2:29)

II Samuel Chapter 3

1) There was a long war between two houses “as one waxed stronger the other waxed weaker”. Can you name them? (II Samuel 3:1)

2) Name the sons of-David born at Hebron, their mothers, and their mother’s nationality if given. (II Samuel 3:2-6)

3) In the struggle for power between the house of Saul and David who made himself strong for the house of Saul? (II Samuel 3:6)

4) Who was the daughter of Aiah and Saul’s concubine? (II Samuel 3:7)

5) Who was charged with a fault concerning Rizpah and by whom? (II Samuel 3:7-8)

6) Who asked, “Am I a dog’s head?” (II Samuel 3:8)

7) Name the Northern and Southern most cities of Palestine. (II Samuel 3:16)

8) Because of Ishbosheth’s accusations concerning Rizpah, Abner changes his-al allegiance from the house of Saul to whom? (II Samuel 3:12)

9) David agrees to enter a league or agreement with-Abner (“my hand shall be with thee to bring about al! Israel unto thee”) one once condition. What was-that condition? (II Samuel 3:12-13}

10) Who was espoused to David for 100 foreskins of the Philistines? (II Samuel 3:14)

11) Who took Michel from Phaltiel, son of Laish upon David’s- request? (II Samuel 3:15)

12) Who followed Michel’ weeping, as far as Bahurim, and returned upon Abner’s command? (II Samuel 3:16)

13) Who had communications with the elders of Israel and began to speak in David’s behalf before the people of Israel including the tribe of Benjamin? (II Samuel 3:17-20)

14) How many men accompanied Abner to a feast with David at Hebron? (II Samuel 3:20)

15) Who complained to David that Abner was a spy and yet David had sent him away in peace? (II Samuel 3:22-26)

16) Unknown to David Joab sent messengers who overtook Abner at a place called the well of Sirah. They brought Abner back where? (II Samuel 3:26-27)

17) Who smote Abner under the fifth rib just as Abner had smote Asahel? (II Samuel 3:27)

18) Who disclaimed all approval of Abner’s death, either on behalf of himself or the kingdom of Israel? (II Samuel 3:28)

19) David placed the blame for Abner’s death on Joab. List the punishment to fail On Joab, and his father’s house. There are five. (II Samuel 3:29)

20) David instructed Joab and the people to rend your clothes, gird with sackcloth and mourn before Abner. Who followed the bier? (II Samuel 3:31)

21) Where was Abner buried as David and the people wept at his grave? (II Samuel 3:32)

22) Who said “Did Abner as a fool dieth?” (II Samuel 3:33)

23) How long did David fast at Abner’s death? (II Samuel 3:35)

24) David’s fasting and words at the death of Abner proved what to the people and ell Israel? (II Samuel 3:36-37)

25) Even though David was anointed king at Abner’s death that does him say was “too hard for me”? (II Samuel 3:39)

26) According to David who shall reward the doer of evil according to his wickedness? (II Samuel 3:39)

II Samuel Chapter 4

1) Name two “captains of bands” in Ishbosheth’s, Saul’s son, army. (II Samuel 4:1-2)

2) Which tribe of Israel did Baanah and Rechab belong to? (II Samuel 4:2)

3)Who was the father of Baanah and Rechab? (II Samuel 4:2)

4)When news of Saul s and Jonathan’s death reached Jonathan’s son and his nurse in their haste to flee the five year old son fell and became lame. Name him. (II Samuel 4:4)

5) Name the two who murdered Ishbosheth. (II Samuel 4:5-6)

6) Give the person’s name, which was slain in bed, at noon and his murderers gained entrance to his house under pretense of bringing him food. (II Samuel 4:5-6)

7) What part of Ishbosheth’s body was smitten by Baanah and Rechab? (II Samuel 4:6)

8) To whom did Baanah and Rechab take the head of Ishbosheth? (II Samuel 4:7-8)

9) List the things David commanded his young men to do to Baanah and Rechal for murdering Ishbosheth and bringing his head to David. There are three. (II Samuel 4:12)

10) Where was the head of Ishbosheth buried? (II Samuel 4:12)

II Samuel Chapter 5

1) Who came to David in Hebron saying “Behold we thy bone and thy flesh”? (II Samuel 5:1)

2) To whom were all the tribes of Israel speaking when they said in part “Thou wast he that leddest out and broughtest in Israel”? (II Samuel 5:2)

3) Who had said to David, when the tribes of Israel came to him at Hebron “Thou shalt feed my people, Israel and thou shalt be a captain over Israel.” (II Samuel 5:2)

4) Can you name the place David was anointed King over all of Israel. (II Samuel 5:3)

5) How old was David when he was anointed king over all of Israel? (II Samuel 5:4)

6) How long did David reign as king over all of Israel? (II Samuel 5:4)

7) How long did David reign as king over Judah in Hebron? (II Samuel 5:5)

8) How long did David reign as king in Jerusalem over all Israel and Judah? (II Samuel 5:5)

9) Can you give two other names for the city of Jerusalem? (II Samuel 5:6-7)

10) Who were the group of people occupying Jerusalem that said to King David and his men “Except thou take away the blind and the lame, thou shalt not come in hither.” (II Samuel 5:6)

11) Can you name the King of Tyre who sent cedar trees, carpenters, and masons, and built David a house in Jerusalem? (II Samuel 5:11)

12) The following list is the children born to David. Tell where they were born. (Shammuan, Shobab, Nathan, Solomon, lbhar, EIishua, Nepheg, laphia, Elisharna, EIiada, and Eliphalet (II Samuel 5:13-17)

13) Can you give the name of David’s fort or “hold” in Jerusalem? (II Samuel 5:9-17)

14) Who encamped in the valley of Rephaim not far from Jerusalem thus forming a menace to David? (II Samuel 5:17-18)

15) Can you give the name David gave the place in the valley of Rephaim because the Lord gave him the victory over the Philistines? (II Samuel 5:1-20)

16) What did the Philistines leave behind at Baal -perazim that David and his men burned? (II Samuel 5:21)

17) What was the signal from the Lord to David and his men to start the battle with the Philistines the second time in the valley of Rephaim? (II Samuel 5:22-23)

18) Tell the slaughter of the Philistines in the valley of Rephaim extended from Geba to where? (II Samuel 5:25)

II Samuel Chapter 6

1) How many men accompanied David from Jerusalem to bring the Ark of God from Beale (Kirjath-jearim)? (II Samuel 6:1-2)

2) What was taken from the house of Abinadab and placed on a new cart? (II Samuuel 6:3)

3) Identify the two sons of Abinadab who drove the cart with the ark of God-on’ it. (II Samuel 6:3)

4) According to Exodus 25:14-15 the Ark was to be carried by hand therefore it was unlawful to place it on what to be moved? (II Samuel 6:3)

5) Who went before the Ark as they brought it from the house of Abinadab? (II Samuel 6:4)

6) Name the “instruments made of fir wood” that David and all the house of Israel played as the ark of God was being moved from Abinadab’s house in Gibeah. There are five. (II Samuel 6:5)

7) What Animals pulled the new cart with the ark of God on it? (II Samuel 6:6)

8) When the oxen stumbled at the Nachon’s threshing floor who put forth his hand and touched the Ark of God and as a result lost his life? (II Samuel 6:6-7)

9) Because Uzzah lost his life at Nachon’s threshing floor what name did David dive the place? (II Samuel 6:8)

10) David was afraid to take the ark to the city of David after Uzzah’s death. To whose house did David carry the Ark? (II Samuel 6:9-10)

11) How many paces had those bearing the Ark from the house of Obededom gone when David sacrificed oxen and fatlings? (II Samuel 6:12-13)

12) Who danced with all his might girded in a linen ephod as the Ark was moved to the city of David? (II Samuel 6:14)

13) Who despised David when she looked through a window and saw David leaping and dancing as the Ark came into the city of David? (II Samuel 6:16)

14) Name two kinds of offerings David made unto the Lord when the ark was placed in the midst of the tabernacle (tent) David had prepared. (II Samuel 6:17)

15) When the ceremonies for the Ark were over David pronounced a blessing on the people. Name the three personal favors he bestowed on them. (II Samuel 6:18-19)

16) Because Michal scoffed at David’s rejoicing and dancing before the Lord, how was she punished? (II Samuel 6:20-23)

II Samuel Chapter 7

1)Who said and to whom “See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the Ark of God dwelleth within curtains”? (II Samuel 7:2)

2) When David proposed building a house of cedar for God, where does God tells Nathan he dwelt since he brought the children of Israel out of Egypt? (II Samuel 7:3-8)

3)Who is speaking, to whom and about whom “I took thee from the sheepcote from following sheep, to be ruler over my people, over Israel”. (II Samuel 7:8)

4) The Lord instructed Nathan to tell David 1) I was with thee where, 2) cut off what, 3) made thee what? (II Samuel 7:9)

5) God assures David and Israel continued blessings through Nathan the prophet. What does God promise David he will establish through David’s seed upon his death? (II Samuel 7:10)

6)David was promised by God through Nathan the prophet his son would “build a house for my name”. How long was his kingdom to last? (II Samuel 7:13)

7)Through Nathan the prophet, God promised David to be a father to his son. What two ways does God say he will chasten David’s son if he commits iniquity? (II Samuel 7:14)

8)God promised David through Nathan the prophet, “But my mercy shall not depart away from him as I took it from whom”? (II Samuel 7:15)

9) What did David do when Nathan the prophet brought him the words of his vision? (II Samuel 7:17-18)

10) Who said, “Wherefore thou art great, 0 Lord God: for there is none like thee, neither is there any God beside thee, according to all that we have heard with our ears.” (II Samuel 7:22)

II Samuel Chapter 8

1) Give the name of a chief city of the Philistines that David took after Nathan the prophet spoke the words of his vision to David? (II Samuel 8:1)

2)In David’s conquest for the promised lend (Canaan) he smote Moab and measured with two lines. He killeth some of them what did David do with the rest? (II Samuel 8:2)

3) Who was the king of Zobah and the son of Rehob? (II Samuel 8:3)

4)How many chariots, horsemen, and footmen did David take from Hadadezer, the king of Zobah in his conquest for the land of Canaan? (II Samuel 8:3-4)

5)David reserved enough horses for one hundred chariots. What did he do to the rest of Hadadezar’s chariot horses? (II Samuel 8:4)

6)Whose efforts were defeated by David when they came to the aid of Hadadezer and David killed 22,000 of them? (II Samuel 8:5)

7)What did David put in Syria of Damascus to avoid future uprisings? (II Samuel 8:6)

8) The Syrians became servants of David. How did they formally recognize the authority of David? (II Samuel 8:6)

9) David took shields of what from Hadadezer’s servants and brought them to Jerusalem? (II Samuel 8:7)

10) Besides shields of god what other metal did David take from Betah and Berothai, cities of Hadadezer? (II Samuel 8:8)

11) Name an enemy of Hadadezer’s who sent his son Joram to congratulate David and give David gifts of silver, gold and brass as tokens of friendship. (II Samuel 8:9-10)

12) What did King David do with the gifts from Joram and also the silver and gold from all the nations he subdued? (II Samuel 8:10-11)

13) Besides Syria of Damascus where else did David put garrisons (military posts)? (II Samuel 8:14)

14) Who preserved David in his military victories? (II Sam. 8:14)

15) What two things did King David execute as he reigned over all Israel? (II Samuel 8:15)

16) Who was commander-in-chief of David’s army? (II Samuel 8:16)

17) Who was recorder for King David? (II Samuel 8:16)

18) Name the two priests during David’s rule over Israel. (II Samuel 8:17)

19) Name King David’s scribe (secretary). (II Samuel 8:17)

20) Who did David appoint to be over the Cherethites and Pelethites? (II Samuel 8:18)

21) During David’s reign over Israel’ who were chief rulers (princes)? (II Samuel 8:18)

II Samuel Chapter 9

1) After David began to enjoy relative calm in his conquests for land of Canaan and had set up his ruling cabinet members of whose house does he enquire for the purpose of showing kindness for Jonathan’s sake? (II Samuel 9:1)

2) Identify a son of Jonathan who was lame in his feet. (II Samuel 9:6)

3) Who was a former servant of Saul’s who told King David that Mephibosheth was living with Machir in Lodebar? (II Samuel 9:4)

4) Who was the son of Ammiel from Lodebar? (II Samuel 9:5)

5)Who restored all the land of Saul to Mephibosheth for Jonathan’s sake? (II Samuel 9:7)

6)Who ate continually at King David’s table as a kindness to Jonathan? (II Samuel 9:7)

7) Who had 15 sons and 20 servants and was appointed to tell Saul’s land for Mephibosheth? (II Samuel 9:9-10)

8)Who was treated as a member of the royal family by King David? (II Samuel 9:11)

9) Can you give the name of a young son of Mephibosheth? (II Samuel 9:12)

II Samuel Chapter 10

1) After King David was well established in ruling Israel and Mephibosheth dwelt in Jerusalem with him, the king of Ammon died with his son ruling in his stead. Give his name. (II Samuel 10:1)

2) Who was Hanun’s father, according to this verse? (II Samuel 10:2)

3) What did King David do to show kindness (condolence) for Hanun at the death of Nahash? (II Samuel 10:2)

3)What three things did the princes of Ammon tell Hanun the reason David sent his servants to Ammon? (II Samuel 10:3)

4)Hanun of Ammon did no bodily injury to David’s servants who were sent to comfort him at his father’s death. What two things did he do to them? (II Samuel 10:4)

5)What city did David’s servant stay until their beards grew out because they were ashamed? (II Samuel 10:5)

6) Who was hired by the Ammonites to array for battle with David’s army when they saw that David’s beardless servants “stank” (means become offensive)? (II Samuel 10:6)

7) Who did King David send along with his mighty men of war to fight against the Ammonites and Syrians? (II Samuel 10:7)

8)Identify Abishai whom Joab, with part of the army of Israel was instructed to fight the Ammonites while Joab fought the Syrians? (II Samuel 10:10-11)

9)Joab encouraged Abishai to trust in who for the proper out come of the battle against the Ammonites and Syrians? (II Samuel 10:12)

10) (T or F) The Ammonites and Syrians won the battle against Joab and Abishai. (II Samuel 10:13-14)

11) The desertion of the Syrians disheartened the Ammonites and caused them, to do what? (II Samuel 1O:13-14)

12) Who was the captain of host (army) in Hadarezer’s Syrian army, when they fought King David and his army at Helam? (II Samuel 10:16-17)

13) At Helam how many men of chariots of the Syrian army lost their lives? (II Samuel 10:18)

14) How many Syrian horsemen lost their lives at Helam? (II Samuel 10:18)

15) The captain of the Syrian army lost his life at Helam. Identify him. (II Samuel 10:18)

16) After the battle at Helam the Syrians made peace with Israel. The Syrians feared to help who any more? (II Samuel 10:19)

II Samuel Chapter 11

1) Whom did David send to besiege Rabbah, a walled city of the Ammonites? (II Samuel 11:1)

2) What city did David tarry in when Joab and his army was sent to Rabbah? (II Samuel 11:1)

3) From the roof of the King’s house David saw a beautiful woman doing what? (II Samuel 11:2)

4) Give the name of the woman whom David saw bathing herself? (II Samuel 11:3)

5) Who was the daughter of Eliam? (II Samuel 11:3)

6) Who was Bathsheba’s husband? (II Samuel 11:3)

7) (T or F) David committed adultery with Bathsheba and caused her to become pregnant. (II Samuel 11:4-5)

8) When David learned Bathsheba was with child who does he request Joab to send from the battle back to Jerusalem? (II Samuel 11:6)

9) When David recalled Uriah from the battlefront, what does he pretend to be interested in? There are three. (II Samuel 11:7)

10) David told Uriah to go to his house and wash his feet. What did David send him? (II Samuel 11:8)

11) Instead of going home to Bathsheba, where did Uriah sleep? (II Samuel 11:9)

12) Uriah refused to go to his wife, to eat and drink. While the Ark, Israel, and Judah abided in what? (II Samuel 11:10-11)

13) Who proved he was a good soldier by being more concerned about Joab and the army of Israel encamped in open fields than the personal comforts of home? (II Samuel 11:11)

14) When David’s first attempt to send Uriah home to Bathsheba failed, what did David try next? (II Samuel 11:12-13)

15) (T or F) The intoxicated Uriah went home to his wife, Bathsheba. (II Samuel 11:13)

16) Who received a letter from David by the hand of Uriah instructing him to place Uriab in the forefront of the hottest battle? (II Samuel 11:15)

17) For what purpose was Joab instructed by David to place Uriah in the hottest battle, then “retire ye from him, that he may be smitten”? (II Samuel 11:15)

18) Who plotted Uriah’s death, according to verse fifteen of this book? (II Samuel 11:15)

19) (T or F) Joab was placed with valiant men in battle and so lost his life. (II Samuel 11:16-17)

20) Who was killed at the wailed city of Rabbah in these verses? (II Samuel 11:1-17-20)

21) Who had a piece of millstone cast on him from a wall by a woman in Thebez? (II Samuel 11:21)

22) Who said, to whom, for whom and when “Let not this thing displease thee, for the sword devoureth one as well as another: make thy battle more strong against the city, and overthrow it, and encourage thou him.” (II Samuel 11:22-26)

24) Who mourned the death of Uriah? (II Samuel 11:26)

25) (T or F) David never did make Bathsheba his wife. (II Samuel 11:27)

26) David’s deeds concerning Bathsheba and Uriah displeased whom? (II Samuel 11:27)

II Samuel Chapter 12

1) Who came to David with a story about a rich man and a poor man in our city? (II Samuel 12:1)

2) In Nathan’s story (parable) to David what did the poor man possess in comparison to the rich man’s “exceeding many flocks and herds”? (II Samuel 12:2-3)

3) What was to the poor man as a daughter in Nathan’s story to David? (II Samuel 12:3)

4) In Nathan’s story to David of the rich and poor man, what did the rich man serve a traveler, who came for a visit? (II Samuel 12:4)

5) How did David react to Nathan’s parable of the rich and poor man and what did he say should happen to the rich man? (II Samuel 12:5-6)

6) To whom did Nathan say “Thou art the man”? (II Samuel 12:7)

7) List 6 things the Lord said he had done for David through Nathan, the prophet. (II Samuel 12:7-8)

8) What did the Lord say, through Nathan the prophet, would never depart from David’s house because David killed Uriah and took his wife? (II Samuel 12:9-10)

9) What did the Lord say he would raise up against David and from where? (II Samuel 12:11)

10) David’s sin with Uriah and Bathsheba was secretly done but how public does the Lord say David’s punishment would be? (II Samuel 12:11-12)

11) Who said to Nathan, “I have sinned against the Lord”. (II Samuel 12:13)

12) In return for David’s confession of sin, what did Nathan say would not happen to David? (II Samuel 12:13}

13) Because of David’s sin with Bathsheba and Uriah, the occasions cause the enemies of the Lord to do what? (II Samuel 12:14)

14) What happened to Bathsheba’s child that was conceived out of wedlock by David? (II Samuel 12:15-19)

15) Who struck David and Bathsheba’s child with illness? (II Samuel 12:15)

16) What three things did David do during the illness of Bathsheba’s child? (II Samuel 12:16-17)

17) Who was afraid to tell David Bathsheba’s child was dead? (II Samuel 12:18)

18) On what day did Bathsheba’s child die after it became ill? (II Samuel 12:18)

19) When David saw his servants whispering during the illness of his and Bathsheba’s child what did he perceive? (II Samuel 12:19)

20) At the death of David and Bathsheba’s child, he arose from the earth, washed, anointed himself and changed clothes. Where did he go and for what reason? (II Samuel 12:20)

21) Who fasted and wept when a child was living and when it died he did eat? (II Samuel 12:21)

22) Who said, when Bathsheba’s and David’s child died, “I shall go to hire, but he shall not return to me”? (II Samuel 12:23)

23) Can you name David and Bathsheba’s second child? (II Samuel 12:24)

24) Who was given the name Jedidieh because of the Lord? (II Samuel 12:24-25)

25) Who fought against Rabbah and took the “city of waters”? (II Samuel 12:26- 27)

26) Who completed the subjection of Rabbah after Joab took the “city of waters”? (II Samuel 12:29)

27) How much did the Kings crown of Rabbah weigh? (II Samuel 12:30)

28) David wore the King of Rabbah’s crown and what was in great abundance from Rabbah? (II Samuel 12:30)

29) (T or F) David made the children of Ammon work with saws, dig iron, and labor about furnaces. (II Samuel 12:31)

II Samuel Chapter 13

1) Who was Absolam’s sister, according to verse one of this book? (II Samuel 13:1)

2) Who lusted for his half sister Tamer, according to these verses? (II Samuel 13:1-2)

3) Identify this man. A very subtle person,son of Shimeah, David’s brother, and a friend of Ammon? (II Samuel 13:3)

4) Who became lean for love of his half sister Tamar? (II Samuel 13:4)

5) Who suggested and to whom, to pretend to be sick so that David would send Tamar to cook and feed him? (II Samuel 13:5)

6) Who hated Tamar more than he loved her after he forced himself on her? (II Samuel 13:11-16)

7) Who was forced from Ammon’s house and the door was bolted? (II Samuel 13:17)

8) What was a badge of virginity who were daughters of the King’? (II Samuel 13:18)

9) Can you describe Tamar as she was bolted from Arnrnon’s house? There are four. (II Samuel 13:18-19)

10) Into whose house did Tamar go after Amman violated her virginity? (II Samuel 13:20)

11) Give both David and Absalom’s reaction to Ammon’s deed with Tamar. (II Samuel 13:21-22)

12) How much time passed when Ammon misused Tamar until Absalom invited King David and his servants and all his sons to sheep-shear in Baalhazor? (II Samuel 13:23-24)

13) When King David declined Absalom’s invitation to the sheep-shearing in Baalhazor, who did Absalom name especially in his invitation? (II Samuel 13:26)

14) When Absalom pressed his invitation to the sheep-shearing, who did David finally give his consent to attend the sheep-shearing? (II Samuel 13:27)

15) Who was killed when his heart was merry with wine upon a signal from Absalom to his servants? (II Samuel 13:28-29)

16) The murder of Ammon frightened the rest of David’s sons and they fled. What means of flight did they use? (II Samuel 13:29)

17) Who received the report that all his sons were slain by Absalom? (II Samuel 13:30)

18) Name two ways David showed grief for his son’s death when he received the report Absalom had slain them? (II Samuel 13:31)

19) Who informed David only Ammon was slain by Absalom and not all of his sons were dead? (II Samuel 13:32)

20) According to Jonadab’s information to David, when had Absalom determined to kill Ammon? (II Samuel 13:32)

21) As Jonadab was consoling David over the death of his sons who appeared by the way of the hillside and as they approached what did they do? (II Samuel 13:34-37)

22) Upon Ammon’s death where did Absalom flee? (II Samuel 13:38)

23) With whom did Absalom dwell in Geshur after he murdered Ammon? (II Samuel 13:37)

24) Who was Talmai’s father and what was he? (II Samuel 13:37)

25) How many years were Absalom in Geshur after he killed Ammon? (II Samuel 13:39)

26) When David ceased mourning because of Ammon’s death, for whom did he yearn to see? (II Samuel 13:39)

II Samuel Chapter 14

1) While Absalom was in Geshur who perceived King David longed to see his son? (II Samuel 14:1)

2) Joab contacted a wise woman from where and had her put on the disguise of a woman in mourning over some grief of long ago? (II Samuel 14:2)

3) Who made the story the woman of Tekoah delivered to King David? (II Samuel 14:3)

4) Give the first three words the woman of Tekoah spoke to David as she bowed before him. (II Samuel 14:4)

5) Give the four ways the woman of Tekoah described herself and family in answer to David’s question,” What aileth thee?” (II Samuel 14:5-6-7)

6) With what words did David first attempt to dismiss the woman of Tekoah? (II Samuel 14:8)

7) Who said and to whom, “My lord, 0 King, the iniquity be on me, and on my father’s house; and the king and his throne be guiltless”? (II Samuel 14:9)

8) Who spoke these words and to whom? “As the Lord liveth, there shall not one hair of thy son fall to the earth.” (II Samuel 14:11)

9) To whom was the woman of Te-Koah referring when she accused King David of being faulty because he-did not “fetch home again his banished”? (II Samuel 14:13)

10) Who said “For we must die, and are as water spilt on the ground, which cannot be gathered up again? (II Samuel 14:14)

11) According to the woman of Tekoah, who devises means that his banished be not expelled from him? (II Samuel 14:14)

12) With whom did the woman of Tekoah compare her lord the king who discerned good and bad? (II Samuel 14:17)

13) Who was “with” the woman of Tekoah in her story to King David and what did he put in her mouth? (II Samuel 14:19)

14) To whom did David give the command “Go, therefore, bring the young man Absalom? (II Samuel 14:21)

15) Who said, “Today thy servant knoweth that I have found grace in thy sight, my lord, 0 King, in that the king hath fulfilled the request of his servant.” as he bowed himself and thanked the king? (II Samuel 14:22)

16) Joab brought Absalom from Geshur to where? (II Samuel 14:23)

17) Who accomplished Absalom’s return to Jerusalem from Geshur and through whom was it accomplished? (II Samuel 14)

18) Who had no blemish from the sole of his feet to the crown of his head and no one in all Israel could surpass his beauty? (II Samuel 14:25)

19) Who cut “polled” his hair once a year and how much did it weigh? (II Samuel 14:16)

20) How many sons and daughters were born to Absalom? (II Samuel 14:27)

21) What did Absalom name his daughter? (II Samuel 14:27)

22) After three years banishment in Geshur, Absalom returned to his own house in Jerusalem, how many years passed and he still had not seen his father David? (II Samuel 14:28)

23) Who refused two invitations from Absalom and as a result his barley field was set afire by Absalom’s servants? (II Samuel 14:29-30)

24) Joab asked whom this question, “Wherefore have thy servants set my field on fire?” (II Samuel 14:31)

25) Who was willing for King David to kill him if there be any iniquity in him? (II Samuel 14:32)

26) When Absalom finally saw his father face to face what did the King do? (II Samuel 14:33)

II Samuel Chapter 15

1) Absalom, after-reconciliation with King David, prepared chariots and horses, how many men ran before-him? (II Samuel 15:1)

2) Name a good politician who stole the hearts of Israel with a handshake and kiss at the gate of the city of Jerusalem when they came to the King for judgment. (II Samuel 15:2-7)

3) Whose words are these, “Oh that I were made judge in the land, that every man which hath any suit or cause might come unto me, and I would do him justice.”(II Samuel 15:4)

4) Absalom vowed a vow while at Geshur. Give the vow and where did he ask the King to allow him to go to perform the religious action? (II Samuel 15:7-10)

5) What did Absalom send to all tribes of Israel and what was the sounding of the trumpet to signify? (II Samuel 15:10)

6) How many men of Jerusalem accompanied Absalom to Hebron? (II Samuel 15:11)

7) (T or F) The 200 men who went to Hebron with Absalom knew his plot to seize the throne from David. (II Samuel 15:11)

8) Name David’s counselor (advisor) who was included in the uprising and was engaged in offering sacrifices when Absalom sent for him? (II Samuel 15:12)

9) (T or F) The general public was not with Absalom in his conspiracy against David. (II Samuel 15:12)

10) (T or F) The uprising of the people under Absalom’s leadership was not a hired uprising; it was based on an affectionate attachment to Absalom. (II Samuel 15:13)

11) Who fled from Jerusalem to save their lives during Absalom’s conspiracy? (II Samuel 15:14-16)

12) How many of David’s concubines were left in Jerusalem to keep the house? (II Samuel 15:16)

13) (T or F) The Cherelites, Peethites, Gittites,and 600 men from Gath passed on before the King (body guards) as David fled from Jerusalem. (II Samuel 15:18)

14) Give the name of David’s slave who was offered freedom during David’s flight from Jerusalem and Absalom. (II Samuel 15:19-20)

15) Who would not desert his master as surely as the Lord and David were living beings? (II Samuel 15:21)

16) Give the name of the brook that David and his people crossed on their way to the wilderness as they fled Jerusalem and Absalom. (II Samuel 15:23)

17) (T or F) The people of the country sang as David and his followers left Jerusalem during Absalom’s conspiracy. (II Samuel 15:23)

18) Zadok and all the Levites were bearing what as they fled Jerusalem with David? (II Samuel 15:24)

19) Who gave the order to whom to carry the Ark of the Lord back to Jerusalem when David fled from Absalom? (II Samuel 15:25)

20) Who was Zadok’s son? (II Samuel 15:27)

21) Who was Abiathar’s son? (II Samuel 15:27)

22) Give the two person’s names that carried the Ark of the Covenant back into Jerusalem upon David’s command when David fled Jerusalem during Absalom’s conspiracy, (II Samuel 15:29)

23) Name four people David commanded to return to Jerusalem when he fled the city. (II Samuel 15:27-29)

24) Give three ways David and his people used to indicate defeat and shame as they fled Jerusalem during Absalom’s conspiracy. (II Samuel 15:30)

25) David and his followers went up by the ascent of what mount as they wept with covered heads and barefoot as they fled Jerusalem and Absalom? (II Samuel 15:30)

26) When David learned that Ahithophel was among the conspirators with Absalom, who did he ask to turn Ahithophel’s counsel into foolishness? (II Samuel 15:31)

27) Who came to meet David with rent clothing and earth on his head on top of Mount Olivet as David fled Jerusalem and Absalom? (II Samuel 15:32)

28) David sent whom to Jerusalem to pretend to be Absalom’s friend and for the purpose of defeating whose counsel? (II Samuel 15:32-34)

29) Who were the two priests Hushai was to relate the news he learned concerning any of Absalom’s activities during David’s absence from Jerusalem? (II Samuel 15:35)

30) Name the two sons of the priest who were to act as messengers between Hushai and David during Absalom’s conspiracy against King David. (II Samuel 15:36)

II Samuel Chapter 16

1) As David passed beyond Olivet who met him with equipment and provisions for the journey as he fled from Jerusalem before Absalom? (II Samuel 16:1)

2) Whose servant was Ziba in verse one? (II Samuel 16:1)

3) Give the equipment and provisions which Ziba supplied for David as he passed beyond Mount Olivet during Absalom’s uprising. (II Samuel 16:1)

4) As Ziba presented the supplies to David beyond Mount Olivet who did he say was still in Jerusalem and what was he hoping would be restored to him? (II Samuel 16:1-4)

5) In David’s flight from Jerusalem and Absalom where was he cursed and stones thrown at him? (II Samuel 16:5)

6) Who cursed (to make light) and cast stones at David in Bahurim? (II Samuel 16:5-6)

7) Shimei taunted David about his present defeat at Bahurim, Who does he say has returned all the blood of Saul’s house upon David and has delivered the kingdom to Absalom and David was taken in his mischief? (II Samuel 16:8)

8) Who called Shimei a “dead dog” for cursing King David at Bahurim? (II Samuel 16:9)

9) What did Abishai want to do to Shimei for cursing King David? (II Samuel 16:9)

10) David expressed no surprise at Shimei’s unfriendly disposition since his own flesh and blood relative (Absalom) sought his life. Who does David feel had bidden Shimei to curse him? (II Samuel 16:10-11)

11) (T or F) David took about the same attitude toward Shimei as he did toward Saul when he was persecuting him. (II Samuel 16:9-11)

12) As David and his men went along from Bahurim, Shimei also went along doing three things to David. Name them. (II Samuel 16:13)

13) Who accompanied Absalom and the men of Israel to Jerusalem, after David’s flight? (II Samuel 16:15)

14) When Absalom entered Jerusalem who came to him saying “God save the King, God save the King”? (II Samuel 16:16)

15) (T or F) Hushai convinced Absalom of his friendship and was accepted as personal adviser (counselor) along with Ahithophel. (II Samuel 16:17-21)

16) Acting on advice from Ahithophel , who showed disrespect for his father in the sight of all Israel by being intimate with his father’s concubines? (II Samuel 16:21-22)

17) Where was a tent placed so all Israel could see Absalom and his intimacy with David’s concubines? (II Samuel 16:22)

18) Whose counsel was regarded as “the oracle of God” by all the people including David and Absalom? (II Samuel 16:23)

II Samuel Chapter 17

1) How many men does Ahithophel request of Absalom for the purpose of pursuing David to kill him? (II Samuel 17:1-2)

2) After listening to Ahithophel’s plan concerning the pursuit and death of David, whose advice does Absalom next seek? (II Samuel 17:5)

3) Who said and to whom, “The counsel that Ahithophel hath given thee is not good at this time.” (II Samuel 17:7)

4) Hushai told Absalom that David and his men were mighty and chafed in their minds. With what does he compare David and his men? (II Samuel 17:8)

5) Who told Absalom “Thy father is a man of war”? (II Samuel 17:8)

6) With what does Hushai compare David’s heart when Absalom sought his counsel? (II Samuel 17:10)

7) (T or F) Hushai suggested to Absalom that he lead the battle against David personally. (II Samuel 17:11)

8) (T or F) Ahithophel advised only David should be killed but Hushal suggested Absalom lead the men against David and all should be killed. (II Samuel 17:1-2-11-13)

9) Whose plan, concerning the defeat of David, seemed better to Absalom and the men of Israel? (II Samuel 17:14)

10) To whom did Hushai give this message for David “Lodge not this night in the plains of the wilderness, but speedily pass over; lest the king be swallowed up, and all the people that are with him”? (II Samuel 17:15-16)

11) What two people were staying by “Enrogel” (a spring not far from Jerusalem) and received the message of Hushai to the priests by a wench (a female slave)? (II Samuel 17:17)

12) Before the messengers, Jonathan and Ahimaaz reached David, a lad saw them and reported to Absalom. When they reached Bahurim where did they hide and how was it camaflouged so Absalom’s servants failed in finding them? (II Samuel 17:18-21)

13) When David received Hushai’s message from Jonathan and Ahimaaz, he and all those with him crossed what body of water, thus abandoning, for the present, his territory to Absalom? (II Samuel 17:21-22)

14) Who hanged himself because his counsel was rejected by Absalom? (II Samuel 17:23)

15) Absalom and his men of war crossed over Jordan in pursuit of David. Where had David taken refuge? (II Samuel 17:24)

16) Absalom made who captain of his army since Joab had accompanied King David in his flight from Jerusalem and Absalom? (II Samuel 17:25)

17) Who was Amasa’s father? (II Samuel 17:25)

18) Who was Amasa’s mother? (II Samuel 17:25)

19) Who was a parent of Abigail and Zeruiah? (II Samuel 17:25)

20) Who was Joab’s mother? (II Samuel 17:25)

21) Name the three people who presented the following gifts to David and his people while they were in Mahanaim. Beds, basins, earthen vessels, wheat, barley, flour, corn, beans, lentils, parched pulse, honey, butter, sheep, and cheese. (II Samuel 17:27-29)

II Samuel Chapter 18

1) As a good warrior David organized his army into three groups as he prepared to fight Absalom in Gilead. Identify the three men he placed over each group. (II Samuel 18:1-2)

2) When King David said he would go forth to battle Absalom in Gilead the people insisted he remain in the city because he was “worth what of us”? (II Samuel 18:3)

3) King David stood by the gate of the city of Mahanaim as the warriors passed by him to battle Absalom what charge did he give Joab, Abishai and Ittai concerning Absalom? (II Samuel 18:4-5)

4) How many people of Israel were slain in the “wood of Ephraim” by David’s warriors? (II Samuel 18:6-7)

5) What “devoured” more people than the twenty thousand Israelites that David’s warriors killed in the “wood of Ephraim”? (II Samuel 18:7-8)

6) Who was caught by the hair of his head in an oak tree? (II Samuel 18:9)

7) What ran from under Absalom and left him suspended in a tree between heaven and earth? (II Samuel 18:9)

8) Who received this message, “Behold, I saw Absalom hanged in an oak”? (II Samuel 18:10)

9) What two things did Joab say he would have given the man who saw Absalom hanging in an oak if he had killed Absalom? (II Samuel 18:11)

10) The man who saw Absalom hanging in an oak tree told Joab he would not have slain the king’s son for how much silver? (II Samuel 18:12)

11) Who thrust three darts in Absalom’s heart as he hung from the tree? (II Samuel 18:14)

12) How many young men, who bore Joab’s armor, gathered around Absalom as he hung in the tree and smote him until he died? (II Samuel 18:15)

13) Where was Absalom buried and what was laid on him, according to verse sixteen? (II Samuel 18:16)

14) Who asked Joab for permission to bear the news of Absalom’s death to David but Cushi was sent instead? (II Samuel 18:19-22)

15) Which of the two messengers, Ahimaaz or Ciashi, finally told David of Absalom’s death? (II Samuel 18:32)

II Samuel Chapter 19

1) (T or F) The victory over rebellious Absalom was turned to mourning by all the people because of David’s grief. (II Samuel 19:1-2)

2) The grief of David over Absalom’s death so intimidated the people they were made to act as if they were cowards running from what? (II Samuel 19:1-4)

3) Where did King David go to weep over his dead son, according to verse thirty-three? (II Samuel 18:33)

4) When David showed extreme grief over Absalom’s death who told him he loved his enemies and hated his friends? (II Samuel 19:5-6)

5) (T or F) Joab told David to go forth and speak to the people (in spite of personal grief over Absalom) or else the people would forsake him and leave him to pass the night alone. (II Samuel 19:7)

6) (T or F) King David took Joab’s advice and positioned himself by the gate of the city so all the people came before the King after Absalom’s death. (II Samuel 19:8)

7) When David heard the people throughout all the tribes of Israel desired him to return and be their king what two people received this message from him, “Speak to the elders of Judah, saying, why are ye the last to bring the king back to his house?” (II Samuel 19:9-11)

8) To who were Zadok and Abiathar to give this message, “Art thou not of my bone and of my flesh”? He also was to be made captain of the army in Joab’s place. (II Samuel 19:13)

9) (T or F) Amasa bowed the heart of all the men of Judah, as one man, and they requested the King and his servants to return to Jerusalem. (II Samuel 19:13-14)

10) Representatives of what tribe of Israel met David at Gilgal to conduct him over Jordan on his return? (II Samuel 19:15)

11) Name the man who hastened to meet King David with the men of Judah. He was anxious to restore himself to the favor of the king and was the one who cursed David as he fled from Jerusalem. (II Samuel 19:16)

12) How many men of Benjamin, along with Ziba and his 15 sons and 20 servants did Shimei influence to go with him to meet King David at Jordan as he returned to Jerusalem? (II Samuel 19:16-17)

13) Who prostrated himself before David when he had crossed Jordan? (II Samuel 19:18)

14) Who wanted to put Shimei to death for cursing the “Lord’s anointed”? (II Samuel 19:21)

15) David was so pleased at being King over Israel again to whom did he swear, “Thou ‘salt not die”? (II Samuel 19:22-23)

16) What three things had Mephibosheth not done from the day David departed from Jerusalem until he returned? (II Samuel 19:24)

17) Upon David’s return to Jerusalem who does Mephibosheth say deceived him and slandered him before the King when David asked him why he had not gone with David during Absalom’s uprising? (II Samuel 19:25-29)

18) In what way did David decide the controversy between Ziba and Mephibosheth over Saul’s land when he returned to Jerusalem after Absalom’s death? (II Samuel 19:29)

19) Who was so pleased the King had returned to Jerusalem in peace he was willing for his servant Ziba to “take all” his land? (II Samuel 19:29-30)

20) Name the Gileadite from Rogelim to conduct King David over Jordan as he returned to Jerusalem after Absalom’s death. (II Samuel 19:31)

21) How old was Barzillai when David invited him to be a royal guest at Jerusalem? (II Samuel 19:32-33)

22) Who was so old he could not taste the food he ate, hard of hearing, and felt he would be a burden so declined an, invitation to be a royal guest at Jerusalem? (II Samuel 19:34-35)

23) Who wanted to die in his own city and be buried by the grave of his parents thus declining an invitation by David to be a royal guest? (II Samuel 19:37)

24) Who was sent to Jerusalem with King David in place of Barzillai? (II Samuel 19:37-40)

25) Who did David kiss goodbye at the river Jordan as he returned to Jerusalem after Absalom’s death? (II Samuel 19:39)

26) Who became jealous of the tribe of Judah as David was returning from exile in triumph and stated to the king “why have our brethren the men of Judah stolen thee away and have brought the king and his household and all David’s men with him over Jordan?” (II Samuel 19:41)

II Samuel Chapter 20

1) Give the name of Sheba’s father and the tribe of Israel .to which he belonged. (II Samuel 20:1)

2) What instrument did Sheba use in calling a revolt against David when he stated, “We have no part in David, neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse: every man to his tents, 0 Israel”? (II Samuel 20:1)

3) Every man of Israel followed Sheba in his revolt against David except the men of what tribe? (II Samuel 20:2)

4) Upon David’s return to Jerusalem from exile who did he place in a ward, and feed but went not in to them as long as they lived? (II Samuel 20:3)

5) During Sheba’s revolt to whom did David give the command to assemble the men of Judah? (II Samuel 20:4)

6) How many days did Amasa have in which to assemble the men of Judah? (II Samuel 20:4)

7) David kept his promise to Amasa in putting him in charge of assembling the men of Judah during Sheba’s revolt (II Sam. 19:13) in what way did Amasa fail David? (II Samuel 20:5)

8) When Amasa failed to return from assembling the men of Judah during Sheba’s revolt who did he send with his servants to pursue Sheba? (II Samuel 20:6)

9) Who did David feel would do him more harm than Absalom, according to verse six? (II Samuel 20:6)

10) When David ordered Abishai and his servants to pursue Sheba whose men joined in the chase? (II Samuel 20:7)

11) During Sheba’s revolt who was overtaken by a great stone in Gibeon and by whom was he slain? (II Samuel 20:8-11)

12) What did Joab have hidden in his clothes and it fell out as he went forth to greet Amasa at the great stone in Gibeon? (II Samuel 20:8-9)

13) At the great stone in Gibeon Joab asked Amasa about his health? What did Joab take in his right hand so he could kiss Amasa? (II Samuel 20:9)

14) Who killed Amasa with one stroke of his sword, according to verse ten? (II Samuel 20:10)

15) After the death of Amasa in Gibeon who took the leadership of the soldiers when they pursued Sheba and who suggested this leadership? (II Samuel 20:11-13)

16) Who wallowed in blood in the middle of the highway and was removed from the highway to a field and covered with a cloth because the people that came by him stood still? (II Samuel 20:12)

17) After Amasa’s death the people followed Joab in pursuit of Sheba take refuge? (II Samuel 20:13-15)

18) What did Joab and his men cast around Abel from which they battered the wall of the city. (II Samuel 20:15)

19) Give the adjective describing a woman of Abel who desired to talk to Joab as he attached the city. (II Samuel 20:16)

20) Joab in speaking with the wise woman of Abel denied his wish to destroy the city from destruction by Joab and his men? (II Samuel 20:22-23)

22) In what way was the wise woman of Abel successful in saving the city from destruction by Joab and his men? (II Samuel 20:22-23)

II Samuel Chapter 21

1) How many years of famine did Israel suffer in the days of David because Saul slew the Gibeonites? (II Samuel 21:1)

2) The Lord told David Saul’s house was what kind because Saul killed the Gibeonites? (II Samuel 21:1)

3) The children of Israel formed a league with the Gibeonites. Who disregarded it and in his zeal for the children of Israel and Judah slew the Gibeonites? (II Samuel 21:2)

4) The Gibeonites were not of the children of Israel of whom were they a remnant? (II Samuel 21:2)

5) Who offered to make amends to the Gibeonites for the wrong they had suffered from Saul? (II Samuel 21:3)

6) The Gibeonites refused payment in silver and geld for Saul’s wrong to them. What did they ask of David as payment and what did they do with them? (II Samuel 21:4-7)

7) Because of an oath between David and Jonathan (I Sam. 18:3) who of the men of Saul was spared hanging by the Gibeonites? (II Samuel 21:7)

8) Name the two sons of Rizpah who were part of the seven men of Saul slain by the Gibeonites with David’s consent? (II Samuel 21:8)

9) Who was the father of five of the seven men of Saul the Gibeonites hung with David’s consent? (II Samuel 21:8)

10) Who “brought up for Adriel” (reared) five of the seven men of Saul the Gibeonites hung with David’s consent? (II Samuel 21:8)

11) What time of year did the Gibeonites hang seven men with David’s consent? (II Samuel 21:9)

12) Who showed parental love by standing vigil night and day to protect her dead son’s bodies from beasts and fowl from early harvest until the rainy season? (II Samuel 21:10)

13) As a result of Rizpah’s long vigil over her son’s dead bodies, whose bones were collected and buried together by David? (II Samuel 21:11-13)

14) In whose sepulcher was Saul, Jonathan and “them that were hanged” buried? (II Samuel 21:14)

15) Give the name of the place from which Saul’s bones was removed by David and placed in his father’s sepulcher. (II Samuel 21:12-14)

16) After Saul’s burial in Kish’s sepulcher who was intreated for the land because of a three-year famine in the days of David? (II Samuel 21:14)

17) Give the name of a giant, slain by Abishai as he was about to kill David. (II Samuel 21:16-17)

18) Give the weight of Ishbibinob’s spear. (II Samuel 21:16)

19) What reason did the men of David give for him not to go out with us to battle after Abishai killed the giant Ishbibenob? (II Samuel 21:17)

20) I will identify the giant while you give the person who slew him.

a) Goliath (I Samuel 17:50-51)

b) Ishbibenob (II Samuel 21:1617)

c) Saph (II Samuel 21:18)

d) brother of Goliath (II Samuel 21:19)

e) 24 fingers and toes (II Samuel 21:22)

21) Identify the two giants killed at Gab and who slew them. (II Samuel 21:18-19)

22) Identify the giant who owned a spear with a staff like a weaver’s beam. (II Samuel 21:19)

II Samuel Chapter 22

1) In David’s song of praise and thanksgiving to the Lord when he was delivered from Saul and all his enemies who was David’s rock, fortress, and deliverer? (II Samuel 22:1-2)

2) In David’s psalm of praise and thanksgiving to God for delivery from his enemies and Saul, God was his rock, shield, horn of salvation, high tower, refuge, and savior. In whom does he trust and who saves him from violence? (II Samuel 22:3)

3) In David’s psalm of praise and thanksgiving, salvation from his enemies will come from whom if he is called upon? (II Samuel 22:4)

4) Finish this quote in David’s psalm of praise and thanksgiving: “When the waves of death compassed me, the floods of ungodly men made me __________” (II Samuel 22:5)

5) In David’s psalm of praise and thanksgiving what compassed him about and what prevented him? (II Samuel 22:6)

6) In David’s song of praise and thanksgiving upon whom did he call in his distress, from where was he heard, and into what did his cry enter? (II Samuel 22:7)

7) Because God was wroth, what “shook and trembled” and what “moved and shook” in David’s psalm of praise and thanksgiving? (II Samuel 22:7-8)

8) In David’s songs of praise and thanksgiving what came from God’s nostrils and mouth when he was wroth? (II Samuel 22:7-9)

9) What was kindled by the fire from God’s mouth in David’s song of praise? (II Samuel 22:9)

10) In David’s song of praise God bowed the heavens also and came down; what was under his feet? (II Samuel 22:10)

11) Who rode a cherub, did fly and was seen on the wings of the wind? (II Samuel 22:11)

12) To what is the force of God’s brightness compared in David’s song of praise? (II Samuel 22:13)

13) The elements of mighty storms are used to illustrate the power of God’s what in David’s song of praise and thanksgiving? (II Samuel 22:14)

14) In David’s song of praise God used what to scatter and what to discomfit? (II Samuel 22:15)

15) At the rebuking of the Lord and the blast of his nostrils what appeared and what was discovered in David’s song of praise? (II Samuel 22:16)

16) Who sent from above and who did he take and drew out of many waters in David’s song of praise? (II Samuel 22:17)

17) Who hated David and was too strong for him and God delivered David from them in David’s psalm of praise? (II Samuel 22:18)

18) Finish this quote in David’s song of praise “They prevented me in the day of my calamity; but the Lord was my _______” (II Samuel 22:19)

19) In David’s song of praise what reason does he give for God’s delivery from his enemies? (II Samuel 22:20)

20) In David’s song of praise the Lord rewarded him according to what? (II Samuel 22:21)

21) The Lord recompensed David according to the cleanness of what in his song of praise? (II Samuel 22:21)

22) According to David’s song of praise, what had he kept and had not wickedly what from my God? (II Samuel 22:22)

23) Is the following a T or F statement in David’s psalm of praise? “For all his judgments were before me; and as for his statues, I did not depart from them.” (II Samuel 22:23)

24) Finish this quote in David’s song of praise “I was also upright before him and have kept myself from mine _______” (II Samuel 22:24)

25) According to David’s psalm of praise who had recompensed him according to his righteousness; according to his cleanness in his eye sight? (II Samuel 22:25)

26) In David’s song of praise how will God show himself with the following?

a) merciful

b) upright

c) pure

d) forward (II Samuel 22:26-27)

27) What will God do for the affected people in David’s song of Praise? (II Samuel 22:28)

28) In David’s song of praise, God’s eyes are upon the haughty. What will he do to them? (II Samuel 22:28)

29) Who was David’s lamp to lighten his darkness in David’s song of praise? (II Samuel 22:29)

30) In David’s psalm of praise he said by my God I have leaped over a wall. What had David run through by God’s help? (II Samuel 22:30)

31) In David’s song of praise describe God’s way, his word and what is he to all those who trust in him?

a) God’s way

b) God’s word

c) A buckler (II Samuel 22:31)

32) Finish this quote from David’s psalm of praise.” God is my strength and power: and he maketh my way _______” (II Samuel 22:33)

33) Finish this quote from David’s song of praise “He maketh my feet like hinds feet and setteth me upon my high _______” (II Samuel 22:34)

34) Finish this quote from David’s psalm of praise, “He teaches my hands to what; so that a bow of steel is broken by mine arms.” (II Samuel 22:35)

35) Finish this quote from David’s song of praise “Thou have also given me the shield of thy what: and thy what hath made me great.” (II Samuel 22:36)

36) In David’s psalm of praise what had God enlarged under David so that his feet did not slip? (II Samuel 22:37)

37) In David’s song of praise who had he pursued, destroyed and turned not again until he had consumed them? (II Samuel 22:38)

38) In David’s song of praise to whom does he always ascribe his success over his enemies? (II Samuel 22:38-40)

39) The Lord had given David, what of his enemies that he might destroy those that hated him in David’s song of praise? (II Samuel 22:41)

40) David’s enemies looked, but there was none to save; even unto the Lord, but he answered them how in David’s song of praise? (II Samuel 22:42)

41) In David’s song of praise describe the completeness of David’s victory over his foes from the following list:

a) I beat them as small as ________

b) I did stamp them as _____________

c) I did spread them _______________ (II Samuel 22:43)

42) Finish this quote in David’s psalm of praise “Thou also halt delivered me from the strivings of what; thou hast kept me to be head of whom: a people whom I knew not shall serve me”. (II Samuel 22:44)

43) Finish this quote in David’s song of praise “Strangers shall submit themselves unto me: as soon as they hear, they shall be what unto me”. (II Samuel 22:45)

44) In David’s song of praise who shall fade away, and they shall be afraid out of their close places? (II Samuel 22:46)

45) Who was David’s rock of salvation? (II Samuel 22:47)

46) In David’s song of praise, who avenged David and brought down the people under David? (II Samuel 22:48)

47) Finish this quote from David’s psalm of praise “And that bringeth me forth from mine enemies; thou also hast lifted me up on high above them that rose up against me; thou hast delivered me from the violent __________” (II Samuel 22:49)

48) In David’s song of praise among whom will he give-thanks unto the Lord? (II Samuel 22:50)

49) In David’s psalm of praise what does David say he will “sing unto thy name” (II Samuel 22:50)

50) For how long does David say “He is the tower of salvation for his king: and sheweth mercy to his anointed, unto David, and to his seed”? (II Samuel 22:51)

II Samuel Chapter 23

1) Who was the anointed of the God of Jacob and the sweet psalmist of Israel? (II Samuel 23:1)

2) According to II Samuel 23:1-2, David spoke by what in these two verses? (II Samuel 23:1-2)

3) Finish this quote “The God of Israel said, the rock of Israel spoke to me, He that ruleth over men must be what and rule how”? (II Samuel 23:3)

4) In II Samuel 23:4 with what is the glory of God compared? (II Samuel 23:4)

5) What did God make with David, “ordered in all things, and sure”? (II Samuel 23:5)

6) Who shall be as thorns thrust away, because they cannot be taken with hands? (II Samuel 23:6)

7) Since the sons of Belial were likened to thorns to be cast away, the man that shall touch them must be fenced with what and the staff of a spear; and they shall be utterly burned with fire in the same place. (II Samuel 23:6-7)

8) Give the name of one of David’s mighty men who was chief among the captains and killed 800 with his spear at one time. (II Samuel 23:8)

9) Give the name of one of David’s mighty men who smote the Philistines until his hand was weary and clave unto the sword. (II Samuel 23:9-10)

10) Give the name of one of David’s mighty men who defended a piece of ground full of Gentiles and slew the Philistines even though the Israelites had fled. (II Samuel 23:11-12)

11) How many men secured the water for David from the well by the gate of Bethlehem? (II Samuel 23:13-15)

12) (T or F) David thoroughly enjoyed the water from Bethlehem the three men brought to the Cave Adullam when he drank it. (II Samuel 23:16)

13) Instead of drinking the water from Bethlehem brought by three mighty men to David in the Cave Adullam, what did David do with it? (II Samuel 23:16)

14) Identify this person; chief among three, brother of Joab, son of Zeruiah, who killed 300 with his spear? (II Samuel 23:18)

15) Identify the man who killed two lion like men of Moab, killed also a lion in a pit in the time of snow, a son of Jehoiada, a son of a valiant man of Kabzeel, he also slew an Egyptian with his own spear. (II Samuel 23:20-23)

16) Who was more honorable than the thirty but did not attain to the first three and David set him over his guard. (II Samuel 23:24)

17) List and identify, “David’s thirty-one” mighty men. (II Samuel 23:24-29)

1) Asahel        16) Azmabeth

2) Elhanan      17) EIiahba

3) Shammah   18) Jonathan

4) E Iika          19) Shammah

5) Helez          20) Ahiam

6) Ira               21) Eliphelet

7) Abiezar       22) E Iiam

8) Mebunnai    23) Hezrai

9) Zalmon       24) Paarai

10) Maharai    25) Igal

11) Heleb        26) Beni

12) Mai           27) Zelek

13) Benaiah    28) Nahari

14) Hiddai      29) Ira

15) Abialbon 30) Gareb

31) Uriah

18) How many of David’s 37 mighty men were actually named in the latter part of II Samuel 23? (II Samuel 23:24-39)

II Samuel Chapter 24

1) Whose anger was kindled against Israel when he (Satan marginal reading) moved David to number Israel and Judah in II Samuel 24:1? (II Samuel 24:1)

2) To whom did David give the command to number the people from Dan to Beersheba? (II Samuel 24:2)

3) (T or F) Joab agreed with David’s judgment when he ordered a census of the people. (II Samuel 24:3-4)

4) In spite of disagreeing with David’s order of numbering the people from Dan to Beersheba, Joab was an obedient servant of the king and complied with the order. (T or F) (II Samuel 24:3-4)

5) How much time was needed to take a census of the people from Dan to Beersheba? (II Samuel 24:8)

6) When Joab took a census how many valiant men were in Israel? (II Samuel 24:9)

7) How many men of Judah was the sum Joab gave David when he returned to Jerusalem with the census? (II Samuel 24:9)

8) Give the total men of war (valiant men) Joab counted in both of Israel and Judah. (II Samuel 24:9)

9) What smote David after he had numbered the people and. caused him to admit he had sinned greatly and beseeched the Lord to take away his iniquity? (II Samuel 24:10)

10) Whose words are these, “I beseech thee, 0 Lord, take away the iniquity of thy servant; for I have done very foolishly.” (II Samuel 24:10)

11) The words of the Lord that God brought David, “I offer thee how many things; choose thee one of them, that I may do it into thee.” (II Samuel 24:12)

12) Give the three things God came to David with and which one did David choose as his punishment for taking a census of the people? (II Samuel 24:13-14)

13) Who made this statement and to whom “I am in a strait: let us fall now into the hand of the Lord; for his mercies are great: and let me not fall into the hand of man. (II Samuel 24:14)

14) When David chose to fall into the hand of God rather than the hand of man how many men from Dan to Beersheba died in the pestilence the Lord sent upon the people? (II Samuel 24:15)

15) What being did God use in destroying seventy thousand men of Israel? (II Samuel 24:16)

16) As the, angel stretched his hand against Jerusalem to destroy it who stopped the angel saying, “It is enough”. (II Samuel 24:16)

17) The angel of the Lord who destroyed seventy thousand men of Israel was by whose threshing place when David saw him? (II Samuel 24:16-17)

18) When David saw the angel by Arannah’s threshing place he admits his sin to God, what does he call his people who were suffering under the pestilence of God? (II Samuel 24:17)

19) Who was willing for God’s hand to be against him and his father’s house rather than the people continuing in suffering under the Lord’s pestilence? (II Samuel 24:17)

20) Give the prophet’s name who instructed David to build an altar unto the Lord in the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite (II Samuel 24:18)

21) How did Araunah react as David and his servants approached? (II Samuel 24:20)

22) What business did David conduct with Araunah and for what purpose was the purchase made? (II Samuel 24:21-25)

23) What reason does David give Araunah for purchasing his threshing floor and building an altar there? (II Samuel 24:21)

24) List three things Araunah offered David free of charge when the king came to his threshing floor to offer a sacrifice unto the Lord. (II Samuel 24:22-23)

25) Give David’s reason for refusing Araunah’s offer of oxen, threshing instru­ments of oxen for wood. (II Samuel 24:24)

26) Who sold a threshing floor, and oxen, to whom, and for how much? (II Samuel 24:25)

27) Give the two kinds of offering David offered to the Lord at Araunah’s threshing floor which he bought. (II Samuel 24:25)

28) When David offered burnt and peace offerings unto the Lord in the threshing floor he purchased from Arannah and intreated the Lord, what was stayed from Israel? (II Samuel 24:25)

Note: I pray that these questions have helped your study and understanding of Gods’ word in the Bible. Please feel free to pass them on to other people if they have helped you.

Your, Brother in Christ

Frank Rose