Key Events in David’s Life

EVENTS

SCRIPTURE PASSAGES

RELATED PSALM

The Lord choses David to be king 1 Sam 16.1-13 Ps 78
David plays the harp for king Saul 1 Sam 16.14-23
David kills Goliath 1 Sam 17.1-54
Saul becomes jealous of David 1 Sam 18.6-30
David’s marriage to Michal 1 Sam 18.20-28; 19.9-17; 2 Sam 6.20-23 Ps 59
David’s friendship with Jonathan 1 Sam 18.1-4; 20.1-42; 23.14-18; 2 Sam 1.1-27 Ps 54;63
David meets and marries Abigail 1 Sam 25.1-44
David becomes king of Judah 2 Sam 2.1-7
David becomes king of Israel 2 Sam 5.1-5; 1 Chr 11.1-3
David captures Jerusalem 2 Sam 5.6-12; 1 Chr 11.4-9; 14.1-2
David brings the sacred chest to Jerusalem 2 Sam 6.1-19; 1 Chr 13.1-14; 15.1–16.3,43
David and Bathsheba 2 Sam 11.1–12.25 Ps 51
Solomon is born 2 Sam 12.24,25
Absalom rebels against his father David 2 Sam 15.1-12 Ps 3
Absalom dies and David mourns 2 Sam 18.7–19.8
David counts the people 2 Sam 24.1-25
David gives instructions to his son Solomon 1 Kgs 2.1-9
David dies 1 Kgs 2.10-12

Source: American Bible Society

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Author: Brad

Sinner saved by the sovereign grace of God in the doing, dying, and rising of His Son Jesus Christ.