David

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David is described in the Hebrew Bible as the second king of the United Kingdom of Israel and Judah after Saul and Ish-bosheth.wikipedia
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Bathsheba

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As king, David commits adultery with Bathsheba, leading him to arrange the death of her husband Uriah the Hittite.
Bathsheba was the wife of Uriah the Hittite and later of David, according to the Hebrew Bible.

Absalom

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Because of this sin, God denies David the opportunity to build the temple, and his son Absalom tries to overthrow him. In Hebron, David had six sons: Amnon, by Ahinoam; Daniel, by Abigail; Absalom, by Maachah; Adonijah, by Haggith; Shephatiah, by Abital; and Ithream, by Eglah.
Absalom (, Avshalom, "father of peace"), according to the Hebrew Bible, was the third son of David, King of Israel with Maacah, daughter of Talmai, King of Geshur.

Solomon

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Before his peaceful death, he chooses his son Solomon as successor. By Bathsheba, his sons were Shammua, Shobab, Nathan and Solomon.
Solomon (, Shlomoh), also called Jedidiah (Hebrew Yedidyah), was, according to the Hebrew Bible, Old Testament, Quran, and Hadiths, a fabulously wealthy and wise king of Israel who succeeded his father, King David.

Uriah the Hittite

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As king, David commits adultery with Bathsheba, leading him to arrange the death of her husband Uriah the Hittite.
Uriah the Hittite (אוּרִיָּה הַחִתִּֽי ’Ūrîyāh ha-Ḥittî) was a soldier in King David’s army mentioned in the biblical Second Book of Samuel.

Jerusalem

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David conquers Jerusalem, taking the Ark of the Covenant into the city, and establishing the kingdom founded by Saul.
According to the Bible, King David conquered the city from the Jebusites and established it as the capital of the united kingdom of Israel, and his son, King Solomon, commissioned the building of the First Temple.

Psalms

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He is honored in the prophetic literature as an ideal king and an ancestor of a future Messiah, and many psalms are ascribed to him.
Many are linked to the name of David, but his authorship is not accepted by modern scholars.

Davidic line

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There is no direct evidence outside of the Bible concerning David, but the Tel Dan Stele, an inscribed stone erected by a king of Damascus in the late 9th/early 8th centuries BCE to commemorate his victory over two enemy kings, contains the phrase, bytdwd, consisting of the Hebrew words "house" and "David", which most scholars translate as "House (Dynasty) of David".
The Davidic line refers to the tracing of lineage to King David through the texts in the Hebrew Bible, in the New Testament, and through the following centuries.

Jesse

Tree of Jesse
The first book of Samuel portrays David as the youngest of the eight sons of Jesse of Bethlehem. Consequently, God sends the prophet Samuel to anoint a shepherd, David, the youngest son of Jesse of Bethlehem, to be king instead.
Jesse, or Yishai (, meaning "King" or "God exists" or "God's gift"; Eshai; Ἰεσσαί Iessai; Isai, Jesse; يَسَّى Yassa) is a figure described in the Bible as the father of David, who became the king of the Israelites.

Messiah

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He is honored in the prophetic literature as an ideal king and an ancestor of a future Messiah, and many psalms are ascribed to him.
Ha mashiach (המשיח, "the Messiah", "the anointed one"), often referred to as melekh mashiach (מלך המשיח "King Messiah"), is to be a human leader, physically descended from the paternal Davidic line through King David and King Solomon.

Nitzevet

Nzb'th, daughter of Edal
His mother is not named in any book of the Bible, but the Talmud identifies her as Nitzevet daughter of Adael.
Nitzevet (Nzb'th) was an Israelite woman who was the mother of David according to the Talmud, but she is not named in the Bible.

Abigail

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David then took wives in Hebron, according to 2 Samuel 3; they were Ahinoam the Yizre'elite, Abigail - the wife of Nabal the Carmelite, Maacah - the daughter of Talmay, king of Geshur, Haggith, Abital, and Eglah. In Hebron, David had six sons: Amnon, by Ahinoam; Daniel, by Abigail; Absalom, by Maachah; Adonijah, by Haggith; Shephatiah, by Abital; and Ithream, by Eglah.
Abigail (, Avigayil) was the wife of Nabal; she became a wife of the future King David after Nabal's death (1 Samuel ).

Saul

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David is described in the Hebrew Bible as the second king of the United Kingdom of Israel and Judah after Saul and Ish-bosheth. King Saul initially offered David his oldest daughter Merab.
The succession to his throne was contested by Ish-bosheth, his only surviving son, and his son-in-law David, who eventually prevailed.

Michal

Having been told that his younger daughter Michal was in love with David, Saul gave her in marriage to David upon David's payment in Philistine foreskins.
Michal was, according to the first Book of Samuel, a princess of the United Kingdom of Israel; the younger daughter of King Saul, she was the first wife of David, who later became king, first of Judah, then of Israel.

Ark of the Covenant

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David conquers Jerusalem, taking the Ark of the Covenant into the city, and establishing the kingdom founded by Saul.
At the beginning of his reign over the United Monarchy, King David removed the Ark from Kirjath-jearim amid great rejoicing.

List of minor Old Testament figures, L–Z

ZillahRoshNer
King Saul initially offered David his oldest daughter Merab. In Hebron, David had six sons: Amnon, by Ahinoam; Daniel, by Abigail; Absalom, by Maachah; Adonijah, by Haggith; Shephatiah, by Abital; and Ithream, by Eglah. By Bathsheba, his sons were Shammua, Shobab, Nathan and Solomon.
Laish is a name which appears in 1 Samuel 25:44 and 2 Samuel 3:15, where it is the name of the father of Palti, or Paltiel, the man who was married to Saul's daughter Michal before she was returned to David.

Chileab

Daniel
In Hebron, David had six sons: Amnon, by Ahinoam; Daniel, by Abigail; Absalom, by Maachah; Adonijah, by Haggith; Shephatiah, by Abital; and Ithream, by Eglah.
Chileab, also known as Daniel, was the second son of David, King of Israel, according to the Bible.

Amnon

Amnon and Tamar
In Hebron, David had six sons: Amnon, by Ahinoam; Daniel, by Abigail; Absalom, by Maachah; Adonijah, by Haggith; Shephatiah, by Abital; and Ithream, by Eglah.
Amnon (, "faithful", born circa 1000 BCE) was the oldest son of King David and his third wife, Ahinoam of Jezreel.

Nathan (son of David)

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By Bathsheba, his sons were Shammua, Shobab, Nathan and Solomon.
Nathan was the third of four sons born to King David and Bathsheba in Jerusalem.

Haggith

David then took wives in Hebron, according to 2 Samuel 3; they were Ahinoam the Yizre'elite, Abigail - the wife of Nabal the Carmelite, Maacah - the daughter of Talmay, king of Geshur, Haggith, Abital, and Eglah. In Hebron, David had six sons: Amnon, by Ahinoam; Daniel, by Abigail; Absalom, by Maachah; Adonijah, by Haggith; Shephatiah, by Abital; and Ithream, by Eglah.
Haggith (חַגִּית Ḥaggîṯ; sometimes Hagith, Aggith) is a biblical figure, one of the wives of David.

Nevi'im

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He is honored in the prophetic literature as an ideal king and an ancestor of a future Messiah, and many psalms are ascribed to him.
The period of the life of Saul prior to meeting David (1 Samuel 8:1–15:35).

List of minor Old Testament figures, A–K

AdahHobabBecher
David then took wives in Hebron, according to 2 Samuel 3; they were Ahinoam the Yizre'elite, Abigail - the wife of Nabal the Carmelite, Maacah - the daughter of Talmay, king of Geshur, Haggith, Abital, and Eglah. In Hebron, David had six sons: Amnon, by Ahinoam; Daniel, by Abigail; Absalom, by Maachah; Adonijah, by Haggith; Shephatiah, by Abital; and Ithream, by Eglah.
1) A man of Kirjath-jearim, in whose house on a hill the ark of the covenant was deposited after having been brought back from the land of the Philistines. "It is most likely that this Abinadab was a Levite". The ark remained in his care for twenty years, guarded by his son Eleazar (not to be confused with Eleazar, the son of Aaron), until it was at length removed by David.

Bethlehem

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Consequently, God sends the prophet Samuel to anoint a shepherd, David, the youngest son of Jesse of Bethlehem, to be king instead.
The Hebrew Bible, which says that the city of Bethlehem was built up as a fortified city by Rehoboam, identifies it as the city David was from and where he was crowned as the king of Israel.

Goliath

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In the biblical narrative, David is a young shepherd who first gains fame as a musician and later by killing Goliath.
Goliath is described in the biblical Book of Samuel as a Philistine giant defeated by the young David in single combat.

Jesus

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Early Christians interpreted the life of Jesus in light of the references to the Messiah and to David; Jesus is described as being descended from David.
Matthew traces Jesus' ancestry to Abraham through David . Luke traces Jesus' ancestry through Adam to God . The lists are identical between Abraham and David, but differ radically from that point.

Hebron

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David then took wives in Hebron, according to 2 Samuel 3; they were Ahinoam the Yizre'elite, Abigail - the wife of Nabal the Carmelite, Maacah - the daughter of Talmay, king of Geshur, Haggith, Abital, and Eglah. In Hebron, David had six sons: Amnon, by Ahinoam; Daniel, by Abigail; Absalom, by Maachah; Adonijah, by Haggith; Shephatiah, by Abital; and Ithream, by Eglah.
Later, the biblical narrative has King David called by God to relocate to Hebron and reign from there for some seven years . It is there that the elders of Israel come to him to make a covenant before Elohim and anoint him king of Israel.