2Kings Chapter 8 (Bible Marathon Day 160)

2Kings Chapter 8 (Bible Marathon Day 160) The Shunammite’s Return. 1 Elisha once said to the woman whose son he had restored to life: “Get ready! Leave with your household and live wherever you can, because the LORD has decreed a seven-year famine which is coming upon the land.”a 2 The woman got ready and… Continue reading 2Kings Chapter 8 (Bible Marathon Day 160)

2Samuel Chapter 24 (Bible Marathon Day 145)

2Samuel Chapter 24 (Bible Marathon Day 145) David’s Census; the Plague. 1 The LORD’s anger against Israel flared again,a and he incited David against them: “Go, take a census of Israel and Judah.” 2 The king therefore said to Joab and the leaders of the army who were with him, “Tour all the tribes of… Continue reading 2Samuel Chapter 24 (Bible Marathon Day 145)

2Samuel Chapter 23 (Bible Marathon Day 145)

2Samuel Chapter 23 (Bible Marathon Day 145) The Last Words of David.* 1 These are the last words of David: The oracle of David, son of Jesse; the oracle of the man God raised up, Anointed of the God of Jacob, favorite of the Mighty One of Israel.a 2 The spirit of the LORD spoke… Continue reading 2Samuel Chapter 23 (Bible Marathon Day 145)

2Samuel Chapter 22 (Bible Marathon Day 144)

2Samuel Chapter 22 (Bible Marathon Day 144) Song of Thanksgiving.* 1 David proclaimed the words of this song to the LORD when the LORD had rescued him from the grasp of all his enemies and from the grasp of Saul.a 2 He said:b O LORD, my rock, my fortress, my deliverer, 3 my God, my… Continue reading 2Samuel Chapter 22 (Bible Marathon Day 144)

2Samuel Chapter 21 (Bible Marathon Day 144)

2Samuel Chapter 21 (Bible Marathon Day 144) Gibeonite Vengeance. 1 In David’s time there was a famine for three years, year after year. David sought the presence of the LORD, who said: There is bloodguilt on Saul and his family because he put the Gibeonites to death.a 2 So the king called the Gibeonites and… Continue reading 2Samuel Chapter 21 (Bible Marathon Day 144)

2Samuel Chapter 20 (Bible Marathon Day 142)

2Samuel Chapter 20 (Bible Marathon Day 142) Sheba’s Rebellion. 1 Now a scoundrel named Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjaminite, happened to be there. He sounded the horn and cried out, “We have no share in David, nor any heritage in the son of Jesse. Everyone to your tents, O Israel!”a 2 So all… Continue reading 2Samuel Chapter 20 (Bible Marathon Day 142)

2Samuel Chapter 19 (Bible Marathon Day 143)

2Samuel Chapter 19 (Bible Marathon Day 143) 1 The king was shaken, and went up to the room over the city gate and wept. He said as he wept, “My son Absalom! My son, my son Absalom! If only I had died instead of you, Absalom, my son, my son!” Joab Reproves David. 2 Joab… Continue reading 2Samuel Chapter 19 (Bible Marathon Day 143)