Gideon Tests God Three Times

Midian Oppresses Israel (Judges 6:1-10) And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD: and the LORD delivered them into the hand of Midian seven years. And the hand of Midian prevaile

Solomon Turns From the Lord and Israel Divides

Solomon's Foreign Wives (1 Kings 11:1-8)   Sweet Publishing / CC BY-SA 3.0 But king Solomon loved many strange women, together with the daughter of Pharaoh, women of

The Queen of Sheba Visits Solomon

The Queen of Sheba (1 Kings 10:1-13) And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to prove him with hard questions. And she came to Jerusalem wi

Solomon Builds the Temple

Preparations for the Temple (1 Kings 5:1-12) And Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants to Solomon; for he had heard that they had anointed him king in the room of his father: for Hiram was ever a lov

Solomon Judges Wisely

Solomon Judges Wisely (1 Kings 3:16-28) Then came there two women, that were harlots, to the king, and stood before him. And the one woman said, O my lord, I and this woman dwell in one house; and I

Solomon’s Prayer for Wisdom

Solomon's Rule Consolidated (1 Kings 3:1-5) And Solomon made affinity with Pharaoh king of Egypt, and took Pharaoh's daughter, and brought her into the city of David, until he had made an end of bui

Solomon Anointed King

David Renews his Oath to Bathsheba (1 Kings 1:28-31) Then king David answered and said, Call me Bathsheba. And she came into the king's presence, and stood before the king. And the king swore, and s

David Renews His Oath to Bathsheba

Abishag Cares for David (1 Kings 1:1-4) Now king David was old and stricken in years; and they covered him with clothes, but he got no heat. Why his servants said to him, Let there be sought for my

Absalom’s Death

Absalom Killed (2 Samuel 18:1-18) And David numbered the people that were with him, and set captains of thousands, and captains of hundreds over them. And David sent forth a third part of the people

Hushai’s Warning Saves David

Hushai Counters Ahithophel's Advice (2 Samuel 17:1-14) Moreover Ahithophel said to Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night: And I will