Finding the new version too difficult to understand? All other rights reserved. But David remained at Jerusalem. "[4] In this light, David appears in this passage as somewhat of a "Peeping Tom." Instead of being with his soldiers in the field of battle, David remained at ease in his capital. It is hard to imagine preaching on 2 Samuel 11:1-15 without moving to Nathan’s (and God’s!) 2 Samuel 11 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this verse-by-verse commentary contain gems of information found nowhere outside the ancient Jewish writings '", "He saw from the roof a woman bathing" (2 Samuel 11:2). Please read 2 Samuel 11-12:25 completely before beginning. Yes, the dog-like loyalty of Joab to David is evident in the truth that Joab would not have hesitated to do anything, no matter how wicked, if he knew that David desired it done. Then David said to Uriah, "Remain here today also, and tomorrow I will let you depart." He neglects his position, avoids his work, his duty as King, and finds himself subjected to temptation. F16. Who killed Abimelech the son of Jerub-besheth? 1. Bathsheba was in great alarm, as no doubt was David. Compiled & Edited by BST & Crosswalk Staff, Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete), California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. David is arrogant, so certain of his army’s power he does not go to battle. The messenger said to David, `The men gained an advantage over us, and came out against us in the field; but we drove them back to the entrance of the gate. David was the man after God's own heart in that God foreknew his unwavering faith in the One True God and that there was also in him the ability to found the Kingdom of Israel that stands in the Scriptures as a forerunner and type of the Kingdom of God, which is the True Israel. 2 Samuel 11. 5B ISBN: 978-1-892691-22-4 BIBLE LESSONS INTERNATIONAL MARSHALL, TEXAS 2018 www.biblelessonsintl.com www.freebiblecommentary.org. 2 Samuel 11:1-15, Pentecost 8, Commentary, Background, Insights from Literary Structure, Theological Message, Ways to Present the Text. But David tarried still at Jerusalem. Commentary: Introduction to 2 Samuel It was a direct invitation of the king for Uriah to spend the night with his wife. And David invited him, and he ate in his presence and drank, so that he made him drunk; and in the evening he went out to lie on his couch with the servants of his lord, but he did not go down to his house.". This act of treachery on David's part was exceedingly despicable in that he even sent the letter by the hand of Uriah whom he had ordered slain! John Trapp Complete Commentary. '", "David asked him ... how the war prospered", "Go down to your house and wash your feet", "But Uriah slept at the door of the king's house", "They told David, `Uriah did not go down to his house. The rich man had exceedingly many flocks and herds. After— When that year ended, and the next begun, which was in the spring time. Payne believed that this word is a reference to the temporary dwellings used by Israel during the Feast of Tabernacles, indicating that, "Now some six months had passed,"[18] since the spring of the year when the siege began. A. Anderson (Author) 4.6 out of 5 stars 3 ratings 1. then you shall say, `Your servant Uriah the Hittite is dead also.'". "We do know that David would have been saved much sorrow if he had looked in some other direction instead of continuing to look at that naked woman."[5]. But Uriah slept at the door of the king's house with all the servants of his lord, and did not go down to his house. Bibliography InformationCoffman, James Burton. There was never a sinless person on this earth, save only the Lord Jesus Christ; and the signal honors bestowed upon David by God Himself were never intended as any kind of suggestion that David's life would not be blemished by sins, as in the case of all the other sinful mortals who ever lived. And when the mourning was over, David sent and brought her to his house, and she became his wife, and bore him a son. David arose from off his bed — Where he had lain down to sleep in the heat of the day, as the manner was in those countries; and where he had probably slept for some time. 1 In the spring of the year, # 11:1 Hebrew At the turn of the year. 11 It happened in the spring of the year, at the () time when kings go out to battle, that () David sent Joab and his servants with him, and all Israel; and they destroyed the people of Ammon and besieged () Rabbah. 11 In the spring, at the time when kings go off to war, David sent Joab out with the king’s men and the whole Israelite army. Thus, in a double sense, the Messiah was truly the "son of David" (Matthew 1:1), his legal son through Joseph from whom he inherited the kingship, and his actual son through "Nathan the son of David the son of Jesse" (Luke 3:31). And he lay with her — See how all the way to sin is down hill! But the thing that David had done displeased the Lord.". 2 One evening David got up from his bed and walked around on the roof of the palace. 2 Samuel 11 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the Church of Christ, presents a verse level look at the Bible. 2 SAMUEL The United Monarchy. David married Bathsheba. 2 Samuel 11. "Jerubbesheth" The LXX and Vulgate have "Jerubbaal" (cf. 2 Then it happened one evening that David arose from his bed () and walked on the roof of the king’s house. But David tarried still at Jerusalem." When we are out of the way of our duty, we are in temptation. Both David and Bathsheba were guilty of a capital offense by their sin. David and Bathsheba. As chapter 11 begins, David sends the army to finish off the Ammonites once and for all. F16. "She was purifying herself from her uncleanness" (2 Samuel 11:4). 2 Samuel 11:3 Grandfather of Bathsheba. All rights reserved. And a traveler came to the rich man, who refused to take from his own flock … David has already taken several wives and concubines (cf. — This seems to have been an answer given by some one to David’s inquiry. The Septuagint (LXX) has a somewhat fuller account of this episode, and from it we learn that the number of the slain was eighteen men,[20] all eighteen of them murdered (their death was nothing else than murder) by the express command of David and the expert compliance with his order on the part of Joab. 2 Samuel 1 – David Mourns the Death of Saul A. David learns of Saul and Jonathan’s deaths. 1 by David to hide his own sin. He extended Uriah's leave, still hoping that he would go down and spend the night with his wife. "[6] The meaning is practically the same for both variations. 2 Samuel (Word Biblical Commentary 11) Written by Arnold A. Anderson Reviewed By J. Robert Vannoy . "[19] This fifth effort on David's part to maneuver Uriah into spending a night with Bathsheba was completely foiled by Uriah's steadfast refusal. "She made lamentation for her husband" (2 Samuel 11:25). John Trapp Complete Commentary. Joab communicates this news in an artful message to David, 2 Samuel 11:18-25. Uriah murdered. If a Pharisee gives alms in pride, though God will not reward it, yet he that receives the alms ought to return thanks for it. Gratifying the appetites of the flesh only intensifies them and strengthens their power to overwhelm men in sin. Nevertheless, we shall call this effort no. By comparing 2 Samuel 11:3 and 23:34, some believe that Ahithophel was the grandfather of Bathsheba, and that he was enraged because David had committed adultery with her. "It happened, late one afternoon, when David arose from his couch and was walking upon the roof of the king's house, that he saw from the roof a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Uriah the Hittite was slain also", "But the thing that David had done displeased the Lord", Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. 11:11. Waiting on the Lord (2 Samuel 2:1-5:5) 5. They destroyed the Ammonites and besieged Rabbah. "[10] The "uncleanness" mentioned here refers to a woman's menstrual period; and, as Adam Clarke noted, "That is the time in which women are most apt to conceive. Uriah was exactly the type of man who would have demanded and executed the supreme penalty against his unfaithful wife, and both David and Bathsheba were acutely aware of this. Our text here does not indicate that there was anything improper about Bathsheba's bathing in such a place which exposed her; but the suspicion remains that she was not nearly so discreet as she should have been. At any rate, he had no business whatever feasting his lustful eyes upon the feminine charms of his neighbor's wife. THE MURDERS WERE ATTRIBUTED TO THE FORTUNES OF WAR, "So the messenger went, and came and told David all that Joab sent him to tell. "The ark and Israel and Judah dwell in booths" (2 Samuel 11:11). "They told David, `Uriah did not go down to his house.'" But David tarried still at Jerusalem. When kings— Which is, when the ground is fit for the march of soldiers, and brings forth provision for man and beast. "Robbing a man of his reason is worse than robbing him of his money; and drawing him into sin is worse than drawing him into any trouble whatsoever. This was David's effort No. None of us--young believer or old, male or female--is exempt from the lessons of 2 Samuel 11. This Life of David has supplied a great lack." David, Bathsheba, and Uriah. David sent Joab and all Israel — All his soldiers. The expression `wash your feet' was a well-known idiom fully understood and explained by Uriah in 2 Sam. 2 One evening David got up from his bed and walked around on the roof of the palace. "The expression `wash your feet' was a well-known idiom fully understood and explained by Uriah in 2 Samuel 11:11."[16]. She came to him, and he slept with her As chapter 11 begins, David sends the army to finish off the Ammonites once and for all. However, chapter 11 turns dark with the mention of Solomon’s foreign wives, whom he married in disobedience to God’s command. "When the wife of Uriah heard that her husband Uriah was dead, she made lamentation for her husband. TABLE OF CONTENTS. Up until this chapter, the sacred narrative has been one unbroken account of the successes and honors of David the king of Israel, but beginning with the episode related in this chapter, there follows a long and tragic record of the lustful sin that displeased the Lord and resulted in a series of the most grievous divine punishments as a consequence. This was pure hypocrisy on David's part. War and Peace (2 Samuel 8:1—10:19) 9. David sent messengers and took her — — From her own house into his palace, not by force, but by persuasion. Every week, a small group of seminarians and professors meet at a local watering hole here in Dubuque to talk theology and enjoy a beer. 2 Samuel 11 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary by Albert Barnes, a dedicated student of the Bible, continues to be very popular even today. 2 One evening David got up from his bed and walked around on the roof of the palace. The bed of sloth often proves the bed of lust. David even has foreign mercenaries (Uriah is termed a Hittite). ... 2 Samuel 11:3 Grandfather of Bathsheba. It is not at all unlikely that David had suggested this kind of a report in that letter to Joab. Ishvi was probably another name for Abinadab (see 1 Chronicles 10:2). Samuel anointed David in 1 Samuel 16, and throughout the rest of the book, all sorts of people endorse David as the coming king: the women who hail David’s victories; Saul’s son Jonathan and his daughter Michal; Abigail the erstwhile wife of … Continue reading "Commentary on 2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27" They destroyed the Ammonites and besieged Rabbah. "In the spring of the year, the time when kings go forth to battle, David sent Joab, and his servants with him, and all Israel; and they ravaged the Ammonites, and besieged Rabbah. 2 Samuel 11:4. They destroyed the Ammonites and besieged Rabbah. All of David's efforts to maneuver Uriah into resuming his relations with Bathsheba bear eloquent testimony to the fact that David really had no intention whatever, at first, of marrying Bathsheba; but there was no way to avoid it. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bcc/2-samuel-11.html. This was effort no. 2 Samuel 11:3. Willis classified the events of these chapters as follows: THE FALL OF THE MAN AFTER GOD'S OWN HEART. 3. His purpose here was to deceive Uriah as concerning David's real purpose in sending for him. The conveyance of that title came through the descendants of Bathsheba and her son Solomon; significantly, that title of Jesus Christ was inscribed by Pilate upon the Cross itself! So Ahithophel may have wanted Absalom to destroy David and take the throne from his father. This was David's effort no. "Is not this Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam, the wife of Uriah the Hittite?" 2 Samuel 5:13). 2 Samuel 12 Chapter 11 What David said of the mournful report of Saul’s death may more fitly be applied to the sad story of this chapter, the adultery and murder David was guilty of.—"Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of Ashkelon.’’ None of us--young believer or old, male or female--is exempt from the lessons of 2 Samuel 11. 11 In the spring, at the time when kings go off to war, David sent Joab out with the king’s men and the whole Israelite army. (Verse 6-13.) 2 Samuel 11:1 And it came to pass, after the year was expired, at the time when kings go forth [to battle], that David sent Joab, and his servants with him, and all Israel; and they destroyed the children of Ammon, and besieged Rabbah. From the roof he saw a woman bathing. 11:1 In the spring > of the year >, at the time > when kings > normally conduct > wars, David > sent out > Joab > with > his officers > and the entire > Israelite > army. "[12] Here David set the stage for the brutal, savage rape of his daughter Tamar, by one of David's sons. 11 It happened in the spring of the year, at the () time when kings go out to battle, that () David sent Joab and his servants with him, and all Israel; and they destroyed the people of Ammon and besieged () Rabbah. Commentary on 2 Samuel 11-12 (David and Bathsheba) October 23, 2015 Bill Pratt Leave a comment. Posted on 12 May 2011 to 19,076 followers, with 9 retweets. 2 Samuel 7:1-17 (2017) [NEW SERIES] English Standard Version 2 Samuel 7:1-17 ESV Easy-Print Commentary 2 Samuel 7:1-17 ESV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary English Standard Version and Student Study Handout for 2 Samuel 7:1-17 King James Version 2 Samuel 7:1-17 KJV Easy-Print Commentary 2 Samuel 7:1-17 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary This flat refusal of Uriah to spend the night with Bathsheba forced David to take further steps in his vain efforts to conceal his sin. "The Chronicler probably because of the bad light in which David is portrayed omits this story. Whenever somebody, especially a godly man like David, falls into gross sin, we tend to think that it happens suddenly, without warning. 11 In the spring, at the time when kings go off to war, David sent Joab out with the king’s men and the whole Israelite army. David was also the literal and fleshly ancestor of the blessed Messiah through his son Nathan who stands in the ancestry of the Blessed Virgin Mary. 5, the same being another sin in the eyes of the Lord. Commentary on 2 Samuel 11-12 (David and Bathsheba) October 23, 2015 Bill Pratt Leave a comment. Tarried at Jerusalem— Had he been now in his post, at the head of his forces be had been out of the way of temptation. The confrontation of David by Nathan the prophet, described in 2 Samuel 12, results in David's repentance and confession. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. 1 to conceal his wickedness. 3. "Some of the servants of David ... fell. Then Joab sent and told David all the news about the fighting: and he instructed the messenger, `When you have finished telling all the news about the fighting to the king, then, if the king's anger rises, and he says to you, "Why did you go so near to the city to fight? He had brought Uriah to Jerusalem for an utterly different purpose than that of getting information about the progress of the war. The next chapter carries the account of God's dramatic confrontation with David in the appearance before the king of Nathan the prophet. He tarried at Jerusalem. The fact that, during Absalom's rebellion, the ark was also carried by Absalom's supporters supports the idea that it was customary for Israel to take the ark with them into battle (2 Samuel 15:24). 3. And as Joab was besieging the city, he assigned Uriah to the place where he knew there were valiant men. David's power as king enabled him to avoid the death sentence for himself and his adulteress lover; but, "Already punishment was beginning to be required of both of them. 2 Samuel 11:1 "And it came to pass, after the year was expired, at the time when kings go forth [to battle], that David sent Joab, and his servants with him, and all Israel; and they destroyed the children of Ammon, and besieged Rabbah. This corrupt seed, sown long ago, has grown unchecked long enough and will now begin to bear bitter fruit. "But the thing that David had done displeased the Lord" (2 Samuel 11:27). The forum is open. 1 In the spring of the year, # 11:1 Hebrew At the turn of the year. And walked upon the roof of his house — To take the fresh air, for the roofs of the houses in that country were flat for this purpose. God revealed to David that because of this terrible sin, "The sword shall never depart from thy house. This was David's effort no. 11 # Short Commentary & Lesson from 2 Samuel 22.50.51 Throughout this song, David honored God as his place of safety, his security, his light, and the source of his strength. of She lost a captain and got a king for her spouse; and what an affliction that was! In God's eternal plan of redemption for Adam's sinful race, David occupied a key position as God's chosen founder of that dynasty which, in the fullness of time, would legally convey the title, "King of Israel" to Him alone, who, of all who ever lived, was justly so named. "This whole episode suggests that she observed the form without the feeling of sorrow. Proud member Neglect of his business. There is no suggestion here of any unwillingness on Bathsheba's part, which supports the suspicion regarding her which we mentioned earlier. "In the spring ... when kings go forth to battle" (2 Samuel 11:1). 11:19-25; 11:21 The death of Ahimelech by a woman throwing stones from the wall of a city is recorded in Jdgs. Nobody falls into serious moral failure in one sudden, impulsive outburst of passion. A very good introductory-intermediate level commentary. 2-samuel 11:1 And it came to pass, after the year was expired, at the time when kings go forth to battle, that David sent Joab, and his servants with him, and all Israel; and they destroyed the children of Ammon, and besieged Rabbah. (2 Samuel 11:5). This is a reference to her bathing. He told Joab to have Uriah killed in battle. In view of Uriah's determination not to visit his wife, some scholars suppose that, "It is not impossible that a rumor of his wife's adultery had reached Uriah. But Uriah slept at the door of the king's house (2 Samuel 11:9). He does so; and Uriah falls, 2 Samuel 11:16, 2 Samuel 11:17. "In the morning David wrote a letter to Joab" (2 Samuel 11:14). Topics have included sacramental theology, doctrinal issues, and textual problems. Outline of 2 Samuel 11 David's adultery. DAVID MURDERED EIGHTEEN MEN; INCLUDING URIAH, "In the morning David wrote a letter to Joab, and sent it by the hand of Uriah. But David remained at Jerusalem.". (2 Samuel 11:3). But David remained in Jerusalem. David's practice of adding wives showed a lack of romantic restraint and an indulgence of his passions. Study the bible online using commentary on 2 Samuel 11 and more! "But Uriah slept at the door of the king's house" (2 Samuel 11:9). That is not the way lust operates. Building God’s House (2 Samuel 7:1-29) 8. Did not a woman cast an upper millstone upon him from the wall, so that he died at Thebez? The woman was very beautiful, 3 and David sent someone to find out about her. "Commentary on 2 Samuel 11:4". “After the year was expired … 7 by the sinful king to cover up his crime. The second half of 1 Samuel recounts the contest between Saul and David. This was effort no. But it does not work that way. when kings normally go out to war, David sent Joab and the Israelite army to fight the Ammonites. Commentary on 2 Samuel 10:1-5 (Read 2 Samuel 10:1-5) Nahash had been an enemy to Israel, yet had showed kindness to David. 1 Chronicles 8:33 says that Saul’s sons were Jonathan, Malki-Shua, Abinadab and Esh-Baal (also named Ish-Bosheth). 6 on David's part to avoid public knowledge of his own adultery. Now it came to pass when the king was dwelling in his house, and the LORD had given him rest from all his enemies all around, that the king said to Nathan the prophet, “See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells inside tent curtains.” What a shame that, "The man who had previously shown himself so noble and chivalrous, here stoops to rob one of his own officers of his honor. But David remained in Jerusalem. And he came to him, and said to him: There were two men in one city, one rich and the other poor. Commentary on 2 Samuel 11:1-15 View Bible Text . "Those servants (messengers) were some of the vile people who hang about great personages ready to minister to their sins. A Place of One’s Own (2 Samuel 5:1-25) 6. When God Rained on David’s Parade (2 Samuel 6:1-23) 7. Biblical Commentary 2 Samuel 11:1-15 EXEGESIS: THE CONTEXT: Until now, David has enjoyed unprecedented blessings and protection from the Lord: • At the Lord’s direction, Samuel anointed him as king while David was still a boy—long before David finally took the throne (1 Samuel 16). However, even more was to follow. "They mean, the God of my people or the people of my God. Then David said to Uriah, "Have you not come from a journey? Jdgs. A list of the best commentaries on 1/2 Samuel ranked by scholars, journal reviews, and site users. It was irregular for David to stay behind and remain at Jerusalem. 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