- Why did David not make an immediate re-entry into the capital?
How does his attitude contrast with that of Saul and other leaders in the same mould?
See 1 Sam. 8:10-18.
- What qualities in David stand stand out in his treatment of:
(b) Mephibosheth, and
What can be learnt from the attitude of each of these men to David?
Note. Verse 11. The fact that Absalom’s rebellion centred in Hebron (15:7-12) shows how deeply the tribe of Judah was implicated in it.