One such passage is 1 Samuel
Family[ edit ] David raises the head of Goliath as illustrated by Josephine Pollard The first book of Samuel portrays David as the youngest of the eight sons of Jesse of Bethlehem. His mother is not named in any book of the Bible, but the Talmud identifies her as Nitzevet daughter of Adael.
David is described as cementing his relations with various political and national groups through marriage. In HebronDavid had six sons: His daughter Tamarby Maachah, is a key character in the incident of her rape by one of her half-brothers.
All Israel loves David, but his popularity causes Saul to fear him "What else can he wish but the kingdom? Saul plans to besiege Keilah so that he can capture David, so David leaves the city in order to protect its inhabitants. The people of Ziph notify Saul that David is taking refuge in their territory, Saul seeks confirmation and plans to capture David in the Wilderness of Maon, but his attention is diverted by a renewed Philistine invasion and David is able to secure some respite at Ein Gedi.
David realises he has an opportunity to kill Saul, but this is not his intention: The two are thus reconciled and Saul recognises David as his successor. Achish believes that David had become a loyal vassalbut he never wins the trust of the princes or lords of Gath and at their request Achish instructs David to remain behind to guard the camp when the Philistines march against Saul.
He spies a woman, Bathshebabathing on a nearby rooftop and summons her; she becomes pregnant. Uriah does not visit his wife, however, so David conspires to have him killed in the heat of battle.
David then marries the widowed Bathsheba. Would I had died instead of you, O Absalom, my son, my son! Must this man come into my house? The relief is damaged and interpretation is uncertain. Redfordhowever, sees all reconstructions from biblical sources for the United Monarchy period as examples of "academic wishful thinking".
Thompson rejects the historicity of the biblical narrative: According to Mazar, based on archeological evidences, the United Monarchy can be described as a "state in development".
Baruch Halpern has pictured David as a lifelong vassal of Achishthe Philistine king of Gath;  Israel Finkelstein and Neil Asher Silberman have identified as the oldest and most reliable section of Samuel those chapters which describe David as the charismatic leader of a band of outlaws who captures Jerusalem and makes it his capital.
A Biography, states the belief that David actually came from a wealthy family, was "ambitious and ruthless" and a tyrant who murdered his opponents, including his own sons.
WrightAssociate Professor of Hebrew Bible at Emory University, has written that the most popular legends about David, including his killing of Goliath, his affair with Bathsheba, and his ruling of a United Kingdom of Israel rather than just Judah, are the creation of those who lived generations after him, in particular those living in the late Persian or Hellenistic periods.
Many legends have grown around the figure of David. Furthermore, according to Talmudic sources, the death of Uriah was not to be considered murder, on the basis that Uriah had committed a capital offense by refusing to obey a direct command from the King. God ultimately forgave David and Bathsheba but would not remove their sins from Scripture.
His piety was said to be so great that his prayers could bring down things from Heaven.David is described in the Hebrew Bible as the second king of the United Kingdom of Israel and Judah..
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The life of David marked an important epoch in the honorable mark of distinction was placed upon the son of Jesse by anointing him to be king over his people.
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