2 Samuel


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the second of two books of the Old Testament that tell of Saul and David

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Second, in what roughly corresponds to 1 Samuel 1-8, the story of Samuel, and also additional materials about the Saul-David rivalry in 1 Samuel 15; 19:20-24; 20; 25-30; and in 2 Samuel 1-4 (the rival kingship of Ishbosheth), 20.
The first is his hypothesis on the sources of 2 Samuel.
Campbell dates the bulk of the material on David's middle years in 2 Samuel 11-20 to the beginning of the so-called Northern Kingdom of Israel under king Jeroboam in the late tenth century, and thus leaves enough time from David's reign for the story-tellers to have become critical towards this national ideal of Judah (pp.
A second important idea regarding the literary growth of 2 Samuel is Campbell's postulating of a prophetic record spanning from 1 Sam 1:1-1 Kings 11, written by prophetic circles connected to Elisha and building on earlier traditions (e.
The third underlying assumption to Campbell's analysis of 2 Samuel is the so-called Josianic Deuteronomistic History, stretching from Deuteronomy through 2 Kings, written in the late seventh century, and describing David as a model figure.