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SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHY

FOR

THE YOUNG;

WITIT

CRITICAL ILLUSTRATIONS

AND

PRACTICAL REMARKS

DAVID:
INCLUDING THE LIFE OF SAUL

BY REV., T. H. GALIAU DET,

Prizi ,

· PUBLISHED BY THE

AMERICAN TRACT SOCIETY,

150 NASSAU-STREET, NEW YORK.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1843, by Thomas H. GALLAUDET. in the Clerk's office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York,

Right of publishing transferred to the American Tract Society. . CONTENTS.

Page.

Chap. 12.-Doeg slays the priests, except Abiathar,

who escapes. David succors Keliah. Jonathan

and David renew their covenant. Saul leaves

the pursuit of David, to resist the Philistines,

Chap. 13.-David spares Saul's life, who returns

home. Samuel dies. Nabal's condition and cha-

racter,

Chap. 14.-David determines to punish Nabal, but is

appeased by his wife Abigail. Nabal dies sud-

denly,
CHAP. 15.-David marries Abigail, and also Ahi-

noam. David again spares Saul's life, who bless-

es David, and returns home. David flees to Gath,

and dwells there some time,

Chap. 16 - David and his men dwell at Ziklag. He

destroys the Geshurites and Amalekites. The

Philistines prepare to attack the Israelites. Saul

assembles his forces to meet them, and inquires

of the woman at En-dor who has a familiar spirit, 111

Chap. 17.-David returns to Ziklag, and finds it laid

waste. He pursues the Amalekites, and is victo-

rious,

122

CHAP. 18.-Saul and his army are defeated. He kills

himself. The men of Jabesh-Gilead remove the

bodies of Saul and his sons from Beth-shan, and

bury the bones at Jabesh,

130

CHAP. 19.—David's funeral song for Saul and Jona-

than. He goes to Hebron,

135

CHAP. 20.-David is anointed king over Judah. Ab-

ner anoints Ish-bosheth king over Israel. Asahel

is killed by Abner,

142

CHAP. 21.-Abner offers his services to David, and

makes a league with him. Joab slays Abner, 149

CHAP. 22-David orders a general mourning for

Abner. He causes the murderers of Ish-bosheth

to be put to death,

157

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