1 Samuel

Detailed outline of 2 Samuel

The Consolidation of Kingship in Israel (2Sa 1–20) David’s Lament over Saul and Jonathan (ch. 1) David Becomes King over Judah (chs. 2–4) David Becomes King over All Israel (5:1–5) David Conquers Jerusalem (5:6–25) David Brings the Ark to Jerusalem (ch. 6) God Promises David an Everlasting Dynasty (ch. 7) The Extension of David’s Kingdom (ch. 8) David’s Faithfulness to His Covenant with Jonathan (ch. 9) David Commits Adultery and Murder (chs. 10–12) David Loses His Son Amnon (chs. 13–14) David Loses His Son Absalom (chs. 15–20) Final Reflections on David’s Reign (2Sa 21–24)