2 Samuel 4:1-5:16

  1. In what respects was the crime of recab and Baanah worse than that of the Amalekite?
  2. David waited for seven years for the decision at the beginning of chapter 5.
    Why did the Israelites now choose him as king?
    Cf. Deut. 17:15.
  3. How did David succeed in taking the stronghold of Zion, and why?