It seems that David’s life is finally where it was expected to be. David has become king over Israel. Jerusalem is now the stronghold and capital for David. The ark of the covenant has been successfully moved in the city of David. David is victorious in military battles against the Philistines. The greatness of the reign of David is stated in 2 Samuel 8:15, “So David reigned over all Israel, administering justice and righteousness for all his people.” The rest of chapter eight tells us who David’s important officials are. But something seems to be bothering David.
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