The Works of Francis William Newman on Religion

Volume 1, 2009

A History of the Hebrew Monarchy; with Afterthoughts

Pages 79-116

Chapter III. Reign of David

David, king in Hebron.—Battle near Gibeon.—Murder of Abner.—Jerusalem.—State of Hebrew industry.—Conquest of Moab.—First war with the Zobahites. —Conquest of Edom.—Prosperity of David.—Ammonite war.—Destruction of the Ammonites.—Career of Absalom.—Death of Absalom.—Disgrace of Mephibosheth.— Immolation of Saul’s descendants.—The pestilence.—Conspiracy of Adonijah.—Death of David.

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