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How many titles or names are given to King David?

Here are seven that I could find: Shepherd Now, therefore, thus you shall say to my servant David, ‘Thus says the LORD of hosts, I took you from the pasture, from following the sheep, that you should be prince over my people Israel. (2Sa 7:8) Armor-bearer to King And David came to Saul and entered […]

What is the age difference between King Saul and King David?

There is very little available data by which to answer this question. After the death of Saul, David became king of Judah in Hebron (2 Sam 2:11). We are told this happened when David was thirty years old (2 Sam 5:4-5). At the same time Saul’s youngest son, Ishbosheth, began to reign in Mahanaim at […]

When David defeats Goliath, why does he keep Goliath’s armor?

1 Samuel 17:54: And David took the head of the Philistine and brought it to Jerusalem, but he put his armor in his tent. Goliath’s armor would have been very valuable and useful.  The Philistines had the upper hand over Israel, at that time in history, and they didn’t allow blacksmiths to operate in Israel.  […]