- Why was Saul’s attempt to exterminate the Gibeonites wrong?
How was David careful not to make the same mistake?
Do we stand by our word? Cf. Ps. 15:4c.
- There was a law that those who were hanged were to be buried the same day.
What was the reason for this law?
Cf. Deut. 21:23.
How does it explain the exception that is made here?
- What significance is there in the fact giants troubled David right to the end of his life?
Note. Verse 19. Cf. 1 Chr. 20:5 which seems to have preserved more accurately the original text.