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SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHY

FOR

THE YOUNG;

WITH

CRITICAL ILLUSTRATIONS

AND

PRACTICAL REMARKS.

DAVID AND SOLOMON,

INCLUDING
SAUL AND REHOBOAM.

GALLAUDET'S SERIES,

CONTINUED BY

REV. HORACE HOOKER,

HARTFORD, CONN.

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,

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CHAPTER XXVIII,

Nathan reproves David for his sins--The child of Bath-

sheba dies-David takes Rabbah

197

CHAPTER XXIX.

Amnon grossly injures Tamar, and is put to death by Ab-

salom, who flees to Geshur-Joab prevails upon David to

recall him

-203

CHAPTER XXX.

David is reconciled Absalom-The rebellion of the lat-

ter-David flees from Jerusalem-He sends Zadok and

Abiathar back with the ark -

.-212

CHAPTER XXXI.

David sends Hushai back - Ziba obtains favor - Shimei

curses him-Absalom's gross sin--

--221

CHAPTER XXXII.

Hushai's counsel prevails-- David goes to Mahanaim-Ab-

salom's forces are defeated-Absalom is caught in an

oak

--228

CHAPTER XXXIII.

Absalom slain-Lamentation of David

-236

CHAPTER XXXIV.

Joab reproves David, who shows himself to the people-

The tribes bring David back-He is met hy Shimei, Ziba,

and Barzillai— The rebellion of Sheba-Mephibosheth's

innocence-

--241

CHAPTER XXXV.

Amasa is murdered by Joab-Sheba is killed, and his rebel-

lion quelled ----

--251

CHAPTER XXXVI.

A grievous famine-Seven sons of Saul are put to death-

David subdues his enemies--

-256

CHAPTER XXXVII.

David sins in numbering the people—A pestilence ensues

- It is at length stayed--

-262

CHAPTER XXXVIII.

David makes preparations for the building of the temple-

His charge to Solomon and the princes-Adonijah's re-

bellion

270

CHAPTER XXXIX.

Solomon is anointed king, and pardons Adonijah-David

assembles the people and addresses them-He gives a

charge to Solomon-

-277

CHAPTER XL.

David contributes of his own property to the temple—His

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