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2 Samuel 4 - AMP

2 Saul's son had two men who were captains of raiding bands. One was named Baanah and the other Rechab, sons of Rimmon the Beerothite of Benjamin--for Beeroth also was reckoned to Benjamin, 3 And the Beerothites fled to Gittaim and have been sojourners there to this day. 4 Jonathan, Saul's son, had a son who was a cripple in his feet. He was five years old when the news came out of Jezreel of Saul and Jonathan. And the boy's nurse took him up and fled; and in her haste, he fell and became lame. His name was Mephibosheth. 5 Now the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, Rechab and Baanah, went about in the heat of the day to the house of Ish-bosheth, who lay resting on his bed at noon. 6 And they came into the interior of the house as though they were delivering wheat, and they smote him in the body; and Rechab and Baanah his brother escaped. 7 Now when they had come into the house and he lay on his bed in his bedroom, they smote and slew him, beheaded him and took his head and went by the way of the plain all night. 8 And they brought the head of Ish-bosheth to David at Hebron and said to the king, Behold, the head of Ish-bosheth son of Saul, your enemy, who sought your life; and the Lord has avenged my lord the king this day on Saul and on his offspring. 9 And David answered Rechab and Baanah his brother, sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, As the Lord lives, Who redeemed my life out of all adversity, 10 When one told me, Behold, Saul is dead, thinking he was bringing good news, I seized and slew him in Ziklag who expected me to give him a reward for his news. 11 How much more--when wicked men have slain a just man in his own house on his bed--shall I not now require his blood of your hand and remove you from the earth! 12 David commanded his young men, and they slew them and cut off their hands and feet and hanged them over the pool in Hebron. But they took Ish-bosheth's head and buried it in Hebron in the tomb of Abner .



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Christian Cheong avatar
Be Patient With God
Shared by: Christian Cheong on Sep, 2016
Summary: Be patient with God. Don't take matters into your own hands. Give God time. Focus on the Person of God, and not the promises.
Scripture: 2 Samuel 4:1-12
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 755
John McCormack avatar
MEPHIBOSHETH
Shared by: John McCormack on Jun, 2016
Summary: MEPHIBOSHETH'S DEMISE
Scripture: 2 Samuel 4:4
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 340
William R. Nabaza avatar
The LORD redeemed me from my enemies
Shared by: William R. Nabaza on Apr, 2015
Summary: To prove by this scripture verse that the LORD alone delivered us from our enemies, and we need to declare this truth even in the face of our enemies.
Scripture: 2 Samuel 4:9
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 303
David Rigg avatar
Was That The Right Thing To Do?
Shared by: David Rigg on Aug, 2014
Summary: Here's a sermon that deals with God's timing.
Dennis Davidson avatar
WAITING FOR A THRONE
Shared by: Dennis Davidson on Sep, 2013
Summary: This section explains why the Israelites came & asked David to become their king & vindicates David of any involvement in the murder of his rival. These events also are a reminder that God is able to work His purposes both through deeds & misdeeds of peo
Series: David
based on 9 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 4:4-5:5
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 7,302
Rick Boyne avatar
Vengeance Is Not Ours
Shared by: Rick Boyne on Feb, 2012
Summary: We should forgive others for we have been forgiven.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 2 Samuel 4:1-12
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,153
Philip Harrelson avatar
The Wound That Brings Life
Shared by: Philip Harrelson on Dec, 2006
Summary: An encouraging message about the Mephibosheth dilemmas in life.
based on 19 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 4:4
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 6,909
Jack Valentino avatar
Did I tell you to do that?
Shared by: Jack Valentino on May, 2005
Summary: Do not think that God will reward you by Harming who you think is His enemy!
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 4:1-12
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 1,297
Mike Turner avatar
The Crippled Prince
Shared by: Mike Turner on Aug, 2003
Summary: This message deals with the tragedy, and triumph of Mephibosheth....the crippled prince !
based on 37 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 3,540
Jerry DePoy avatar
"The Crippled Boy and the King"
Shared by: Jerry DePoy on Mar, 2003
Summary: Simple three point outline. Dropped, Picked up, and Restored. Main thought, "No one at the table can see your crippled feet!"
based on 244 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 17,201
Paul Getter avatar
Delivered But Damaged
Shared by: Paul Getter on Jun, 2002
Summary: How To Over Come Hurt
based on 75 ratings
Scripture: 2 Samuel 4:3-4
Denomination: Apostolic
Views: 11,791
Adedotun Ojelabi avatar
GOD CAN MOVE MOUNTAINS
Shared by: Adedotun Ojelabi on Dec, 2001
Summary: Mountains are obstructions, set backs, hinderances, Stumbling blocks and various forms of challenges we face as believers.
based on 47 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 8,084
Antonio Torrence avatar
The True Spirit of Giving
Shared by: Antonio Torrence on Nov, 2000
Summary: This sermon is about the gift of God’s mercy upon the crippled lives of humanity
based on 107 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
Views: 2,340