About 1 Samuel and 2 Samuel
The books of 1 and 2 Samuel were once one book. Then men made this book into two separate parts. The name of the book is from the first important person in this book. He was Samuel the
Someone wrote the book after King Solomon had died. He was the king of the country called Israel. He died 930 years before Christ was born. After Solomon died, God made Israel into two countries, Israel and Judah. The country called Judah included the
In the beginning, the
At the end of 1 Samuel, we read about the deaths of King Saul and his son, Jonathan.
2 Samuel tells us about David as the leader of the
David won many fights with Israel's enemies. And he won the country from them for Israel to live in. But he sometimes had problems with his own family.