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Course: The Book of Samuel (eSAM)
Glossary: Glossary for Lessons 1-2
B

Bathsheba

Woman with whom king David committed adultery and later married

C

Critical Scholars

Modern scholars who reject the full authority of Scripture

D

David

Israel's second king

Deuteronomist

This is the name used by modernist critical scholar Martin Noth to refer to the scribe or group of scribes that, according to his theory, supposedly composed Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, Samuel and Kings during the Babylonian exile to show that the exile of Israel and Judah was a judgment they deserved. 

E

Eli

The priest who prayed for Elkanah’s barren wife 

Elkanah

Husband of Hannah

G

Goliath

Huge warrior of the Philistines killed by David

H

Hannah

Elkanah’s wife who was barren, but later gave birth to Samuel

I

Ichabod

The son of Eli’s daughter-in-law. The name means “There is no glory,” representing the fact that the ark of God had been captured. 

J

Jonathan

Son of king Saul, close friend of David