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Editing the Septuagint of 2 Samuel

by Tuukka Kauhanen

King David

After King Saul has lost in a war with the Philistines, David becomes the king of the tribe of Judah and later of the entire Israel. He makes Jerusalem the capital of the kingdom. Through the words of Prophet Nathan he receives Yahweh’s promise of an eternal kingdom. He wins several wars and expands his kingdom to comprise much of the Southern Levant.  Continue reading Editing the Septuagint of 2 Samuel