Think you know King David inside and out? There were many kings of Israel and Judah, but few are as well-known as King David. Even those who are not biblical scholars, and even those who do not follow one of the Abrahamic religions (the main ones being Islam, Judaism and Christianity) know of this great biblical king. He is so famous that David is currently one of the most popular names in America and has been a popular name around the world for centuries. Variants of the name exist in over a dozen languages, ranging from Russian to English.
King David is remembered as being a great king of Israel, but how did he get his start? How did he become king? And how exactly did he wield that power once he got it? Are there any skeletons in that famous closet? As one of the most extensively written about figures in the Old Testament, there is a surprising amount of detail recorded about the life of this character. While many characters barely get a sentence, the Bible extensively delves into the triumphs, tribulations, good deeds and sins of King David.
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