Beuks o Samuel

The Beuks o Samuel,[lower-alpha 1] 1 Samuel an 2 Samuel, form pairt o the narrative history o Israel in the Nevi'im or "prophets" section o the Ebrewu Bible/Auld Testament.


  1. In Ebreu, 1 an 2 Samuel thegither comprise simply the "Beuk o Samuel" (ספר שמואל‬, Sefer Shmuel). For purposes o chapter an verse nummerin, the beuk is treatit as dividit intae twa pairts: 1 Samuel an 2 Samuel.

Bathsheba wis the wife o Uriah the Hittite an later o Dauvit, accordin tae the Ebreu Bible. She is maist kent for the biblical narrative in that she wis summoned bi Keeng Dauvit, that haed seen her bathin an lustit efter her. She wis the mither o Solomon, that succeedit David as keeng, makkin her the Queen mither.


Bethlehem (Beth Leḥem or Modren Hebrew Beyt Leḥem, lit "Hoose o Breid;" Greek: Βηθλεέμ Bethleém, Arabic: بَيْتِ لَحْمٍ‎, Bayt Laḥm , lit "Hoose o Meat"; Ebreu: בֵּית לֶחֶם‎‎) is a Palestinian ceety in the central Wast Bank, approximately 8 km (5 mi) sooth o Jerusalem, wi a population o aboot 30,000 fowk.


David (Ebreu:דָּוִד, דָּוִיד,David,Dāwîḏ;beloved) wis the seicont keeng o the unitit Kinrick o Israel accordin tae the Hebrew Bible. He is depictit as a righteous keeng, although no athoot fault, as well as an acclaimed warrior, muisician an poet, traditionally creditit for composin mony o the psalms contained in the Book o Psalms.

Edwin Thiele dates his life tae c.1040–970 BC, his reign ower Judah c.1010–1003 BC, an his reign over the united Kinrick o Israel c.1003–970 BC. The Books of Samuel, 1 Keengs, an 1 Chronicles are the ae source o information on his life an reign, although the Tel Dan stele records the existence in the mid-9t century o a Judean royal dynasty cawed the "Hoose o David".

David's life is particularly important tae Jewish, Christian, an Islamic cultur. In Judaism, David, or David HaMelekh ("David, the keeng"), is the Keeng o Israel, an the Jewish fowk. A direct descendant o David will be the Mashiach. In Christianity David is kent as an ancestor o Jesus' adoptive faither Joseph, an in Islam, he is kent as Dawood, considered tae be a prophet an the keeng o a naition.

Nathan (prophet)

Nathan (Ebreu: נָתַן‎‎ Nāṯan; Syriac: ܢܬܢ fl. c. 1000 BC) is a person in the Ebreu Bible.


Samuel (/ˈsæm.juː.əl/; Ebreu: שְׁמוּאֵל‬, Modren Shmu'el, Tiberian Šəmûʼēl; Greek: Σαμουήλ Samouēl; Laitin: Samvel; Arabic: صموئيل Ṣamoel; Strong's: Shemuwel), leeterally meanin "Name o God" in Hebrew, is a leader o auncient Israel in the Beuks o Samuel in the Ebreu Bible.


Accordin tae the Ebreu Bible, Saul (/sɔːl/; Ebreu: שָׁאוּל, Šāʼûl ; "asked for, prayed for"; Greek: Σαούλ Saoul; Laitin: Saul; Arabic: طالوت‎, Ṭālūt) wis the first keeng o a unitit Kinrick o Israel an Judah.

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