2 Samuel

Proverbs 5

Chapter five returns to the subject of the sexually loose woman from Proverbs 2:16-19, emphasizing that she is an adulteress. Solomon’s own mother, Bathsheba, committed adultery with King David (2 Samuel 11-12), of which union Solomon was the second-born. Solomon also had many wives during his life (1 Kings 11:3), and it does not take …

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Amos 9

Chapter nine opens with Amos observing God standing before the altar in Samaria, ordering that the false temple be knocked down (Amos 9:1). For those who thought that they could run or hide from God’s judgment, he challenged them with their options. Even if they could access the most remote places, he would find them …

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Jeremiah 31

Chapter thirty-one continues the promise of Israel’s future judgment and guaranteed restoration, the Tribulation and Messianic Kingdom. It is best to read chapters 30 and 31 together as one cohesive passage detailing the promises regarding Israel’s future restoration in the Messianic Kingdom. The majority of this chapter does not automatically seem to refer to the …

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