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Tamar was an inexperienced virgin. She was under incredible, immediate, and existential duress caused directly by a person right in front of her, Amnon. She was not negotiating with him. She was not thinking calmly or clearly. She was just trying to say anything to delay Amnon. 2 Samuel 13:13 What about me? Where could I get rid of my disgrace? And what ...


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At this time in the world the view of people vastly differed from our current world view and understanding. Which can be seen in various OT scriptures. Deuteronomy 22:23-29 Deuteronomy 21:10-14 In Jewish faith one of the 613 commandments states that if a woman is raped she must marry her attacker. (If she so chooses) Another thing to make note of is that ...


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David's song in 2 Samuel 22 is almost identical to Psalm 18 which contains the following prelude: For the director of music. Of David the servant of the Lord. He sang to the Lord the words of this song when the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul. David wrote this song before the affair of Bathsheba. So the ...


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1 Samuel 22:1 David left Gath and escaped to the cave of Adullam. Adullam was located in Judah. http://www.jesuswalk.com/david/04_david_fugitive.htm When his brothers and his father’s household heard about it, they went down to him there. 2All those who were in distress or in debt or discontented gathered around him, and he became their commander. About ...


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Of course, God put away David's sin by virtue of the gift of faith in the sacrifice of Christ to come. All believers have their sin put away at the cross.(2 Colossians 12:12-15) Yes...David had enough awareness of that reality through the Scripture and the Prophets. Even Abraham saw Jesus day and rejoiced. (John 8:56) It is interesting to note that God ...


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I have just read an Article about the completion of the 14 generations that seemed to have been skipped in the 1st chapter of Matthews. According to the Article, Jesus' lineage in Matthew was from Mary the mother of Jesus as fulfillment of the virgin birth, and God's promise to David. It says that the original text which was written in Hebrew meant 'Joseph ...


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Just a chapter earlier, 1 Chronicles 11 describes David becomes king over Israel and David conquers Jerusalem. Then it starts to list David’s mighty warriors and continues to chapter 12 and list more tribes. It is in this context that we find in 1 Chronicles 12: 23These are the numbers of the men armed for battle who came to David at Hebron to turn Saul’s ...


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