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Harmonies

Book or monograph Crockett: A Harmony of Samuel, Kings and ChroniclesWilliam D. Crockett, A Harmony of Samuel, Kings, and Chronicles. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2003. Pbk. ISBN: 0801025117. pp.376. {CBD} {Amazon.com}

Introductions

On-line Resource David F. Payne, Kingdoms of the Lord. A History of the Hebrew Kingdoms. Exeter: The Paternoster Press, 1981. Hbk. ISBN: 0853642842. pp.310.
On-line Resource John C.J. Waite, "An Introduction to 1 Samuel," Foundations 1 (November 1978): 1-11.View in PDF format pdf

Commentaries

Book or monograph The First Book of SamuelPeter R. Ackroyd, editor The First Book of Samuel. Cambridge Bible Commentary. Cambridge, 1971. Pbk. ISBN: 0521096359. pp.250. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph The Second Book of SamuelPeter R. Ackroyd, The Second Book of Samuel. Cambridge Bible Commentary. Cambridge, 1977. Pbk. ISBN: 0521097541. pp.256. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Anderson: Word Biblical Commentary Vol. 11, 2 SamuelA.A. Anderson, 2 Samuel. Word Biblical Commentary, Vol. 11. Word, 1989. ISBN: 084990210X. Hbk. pp.302. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Arnold: 1 & 2 SamuelBill T. Arnold, 1 & 2 Samuel. NIV Application Commentary. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2003. Hbk. ISBN: 0310210860.pp.688. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Baldwin: 1 and 2 SamuelJoyce G. Baldwin, 1 and 2 Samuel. Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries. Leicester: IVP, 1988. Pbk. ISBN: 0851118429. pp.299. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Bergen: 1, 2 SamuelRobert D. Bergen, 1, 2 Samuel. New American Commentary. Broadman & Holman Publishers, 1996. Hbk. ISBN: 0805401075. pp.512. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Brueggemann: First and Second SamuelWalter Brueggemann, First and Second Samuel. Interpretation. John Knox, 1990. Hbk. ISBN: 0804231087. pp.362. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Campbell: 1 SamuelAntony F. Campbell, 1 Samuel. The Forms of the Old Testament Literature (FOTL), Vol. 7. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2003. Pbk. ISBN: 0802860796. pp.372. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Campbell: 2 SamuelAntony F. Campbell, 2 Samuel. Forms of the Old Testament Literature. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005. Pbk. ISBN: 0802828132. pp.242. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Chafin: Mastering the Old Testament Vol 8: I, II SamuelK.L. Chafin, 1, 2 Samuel. Mastering the Old Testament, Vol. 8. Word, 2000. Pbk. ISBN: 0849935474. pp.404. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph C. Conroy, 1-2 Samuel; 1-2 Kings. Old Testament Message. Michael Glazier, 1983. Pbk. pp.266.
Book or monograph Mary J. Evans, 1 and 2 Samuel. New International Biblical Commentary Old Testament 6. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers Inc., 2000. Pbk. ISBN: 156563215X. pp.267. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Gordon: 1 & 2 Samuel: A CommentaryRobert P. Gordon, 1 and 2 Samuel. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1986. Hbk. ISBN: 0310230225. pp.375. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Hertzberg: I & II Samuel: A CommentaryH.W. Hertzberg, I and II Samuel. Old Testament Library. Westminster, 1964. Pbk. ISBN: 0664223184. pp.416. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource A.F. Kirkpatrick, ed., The First Book of Samuel with Notes and Introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1918. Hbk. pp.251. [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource A.F. Kirkpatrick, ed., The Second Book of Samuel with Notes and Introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1919. Hbk. pp.248. [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph Klein: 1 SamuelR.W. Klein, 1 Samuel. Word Biblical Commentary. Word, 1983. Hbk. ISBN: 0849902096. pp.307. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph McCarter: I SamuelP. Kyle McCarter, Jr. I Samuel. Anchor Bible, Vol. 8. Doubleday, 1980. Hbk. ISBN: 0385067607. pp.475. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph McCarter: II Samuel : A New Translation With Introduction, Notes, and CommentarP. Kyle McCarter, Jr. II Samuel. Anchor Bible, Vol. 9. Doubleday, 1980. Hbk. ISBN: 0385068085. pp.553. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Payne: I and II SamuelDavid F. Payne, I and II Samuel. Daily Study Bible. Westminster, 1982. Pbk. ISBN: 0664245730. pp.278. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Charles Simeon, Horae Homileticae or Discourses Digested Into One Continued Series and Forming a Commentary, Upon Every Book of the Old and New Testament, Vol. 3: Judges to Second of Kings, 7th edn. London: Henry G., Bohn, 1845. pp.109-320.View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph Ronald F. Youngblood, 1, 2 Samuel. Expositor's Bible Commentary, Vol. 3. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1992.

Other Subjects

Article in Journal or Book Bill T. Arnold, "The Amalekite's Report Of Saul's Death: Political Intrigue Or Incompatible Sources?" Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, 32.2 (1989): 289-298.
On-line Resource Michael Avioz, "Could Saul Rule Forever? A New Look at 1 Samuel 13:13-14," Journal of Hebrew Scriptures 5, article 16 (2005).View in PDF format pdf This article reconsiders the pericope in 1 Samuel 13:13-14, in which Samuel told Saul that had he been obedient to him, he and his dynasty would have ruled forever. These words are traditionally considered by scholars and interpreters as a later addition or as Samuel's own interpretation of God's oracles. Dr Avioz contest's these views on the basis of historical and exegetical arguments.
Book or monograph Michael Avioz, Nathan's Oracle (2 Samuel 7) and Its Interpreters. Bern: Peter Lang Publishing Inc., 2005. Pbk. ISBN: 0820480266. pp.250. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Loring W. Batten, "The sanctuary at Shiloh, and Samuel’s sleeping therein," Journal of Biblical Literature 19.1 (1900): 29-33.View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Christopher T. Begg, "David's Transfer of the Ark According to Josephus," Bulletin for Biblical Research 7 (1997): 10 36.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Christopher T. Begg, "David's Second Sparing of Saul According to Josephus," Tyndale Bulletin 48.1 (1997): 93-117.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Christopher T. Begg, "The Return of the Ark according to Josephus," Bulletin for Biblical Research 8 (1998): 15-37.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Christopher T. Begg, "David and Mephibosheth According to Josephus," Andrews University Seminary Studies 36.2 (Autumn 1998): 165-182.View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph Bruce C. Birch, The Rise of the Israelite Monarchy: the Growth and Development of 1 Samuel 7-15. Society of Biblical Literature Dissertation Series 27. Missoula: Scholars, 1976. Pbk. ISBN: 0891301127. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Keith Bodner, "Nathan: Prophet, Politician and Novelist?" Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 26.1 (2001): 43-54. [Abstract]
Article in Journal or Book Walter Brueggemann, "On Trust and Freedom: A Study of Faith in the Succession Narrative," Interpretation 26 (1972): 3-19.
Book or monograph Brueggemann: David's TruthWalter Brueggemann, David's Truth: In Israel's Imagination and Memory. Augsburg Fortress Publishers, 2002. Pbk. ISBN: 0800634616. pp.153. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Brueggemann: Ichabod Toward HomeWalter Brueggemann, Ichabod Toward Home: The Journey of God's Glory. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002. Pbk. ISBN: 0802839304. pp.160. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph A.F. Campbell, The Ark Narrative. Society of Biblical Literature Dissertation Series 16. Missoula: Scholars, 1975. Pbk.
On-line Resource Antony F. Campbell, "From Philistine to Throne (1 Samuel 16:14-18:16)," Australian Biblical Review 34 (1986): 35-41.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
Book or monograph R.A. Carlson, David the Chosen King. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell, 1964. Hbk. ISBN: 9122002049. pp.304.
Article in Journal or Book Anthony R. Ceresko, "The Identity of "the Blind and the Lame" (`iwwer upisseah) in 2 Samuel 5:8b," Catholic Biblical Quarterly 63 (2001): 23-30.
Book or monograph Cross: Canaanite Myth and Hebrew EpicFrank Moore Cross, Canaanite Myth and Hebrew Epic, new edn. Harvard University Press, 1997. Pbk. ISBN: 0674091760. pp.364. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book David Daube, "Absalom and the Ideal King," Vetus Testamentum 48.3 (1998): 315-325.
Book or monograph Samuel Rolles Driver [1846-1914], Notes on the Hebrew Text and the Topography of the Books of Samuel, 2nd edn. Clarendon, 1913. [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource William J. Dumbrell, "The content and significance of the books of Samuel: their place and purpose within the former prophets," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 33.1 (March 1990): 49-62.View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph Lyle Eslinger, Kingdom of God in Crisis: A Close Reading of 1 Samuel 1-12. Sheffield: Almond, 1987. Pbk. ISBN: 0907459412. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Thomas O. Figart, "Saul, The Spiritist, and Samuel," Grace Journal 11.1 (Winter 1970): 13-29.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced Courtesy of the Brethren Digital Archive]
On-line Resource David G. Firth, "Shining the Lamp: The Rhetoric of 2 Samuel 5-24," Tyndale Bulletin 52.2 (2001): 203-225. View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource David G. Firth, "Play It Again Sam: The Poetics of Narrative Repetition in 1 Samuel 1-7," Tyndale Bulletin 56.2 (2005): 1-18.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource James W. Flanagan, "Social Transformation and Ritual in 2 Samuel 6," Carol L. Meyers & M. O'Connor, eds, Word of the Lord Shall Go Forth: Essays in Honor of David Noel Freedman in Celebration of His Sixtieth Birthday. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1983. Hbk. ISBN: 0931464196. pp.279-285. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book David G. Frith, "The Accession Narrative (1 Samuel 27 - 2 Samuel 1)," Tyndale Bulletin 58.1 (2007): 61-82.
Article in Journal or Book J. Flanagan, "Court History or Succession Document? A Study of II Samuel 9-20 and 1 Kings 2," Journal of Biblical Literature 91 (1972): 172-81.
Book or monograph James W. Flanagan, David's Social Drama: A Hologram of Israel's Early Iron Age. Sheffield: JSOT, 1985. Pbk. ISBN: 1850752028. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph J.P. Fokkelman, Narrative Art and Poetry in the Books of Samuel, 3 Vols. Assen: Van Gorcum, 1981, 1986, 1990. Hbk. ISBN: 9023218523. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph M. Garsiel, The First Book of Samuel: A Literary Study of Comparative Structures, Analogies and Parallels. P. Hackett, trans. Ramat Gat: Revivum, 1999. ISBN: 9650901183. pp.170. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Goldingay: Men Behaving BadlyJohn Goldingay, Men Behaving Badly. Carlisle: Paternoster Press, 2002. Pbk. ISBN: 1842270125. pp.336. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Robert M. Good, "2 Samuel 8," Tyndale Bulletin 52.1 (2001): 129-138. View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Robert P. Gordon, "David's Rise and Saul's Demise: Narrative Analogy in 1 Samuel 24-26," Tyndale Bulletin 31 (1980): 37-64.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource J.J. Glück, "The Conquest of Jerusalem in the Account of II Sam. 5:6-8a," Neotestamentica (1966): 98-105. View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Peter Greenhow, "Did Samuel Sin?" Grace Journal 11.2 (Spring 1970): 34-40.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced Courtesy of the Brethren Digital Archive]
On-line Resource Michael A. Grisanti, "The Davidic Covenant," The Master's Seminary Journal 10.2 (1999) 233-250.View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph Halpern: David's Secret DemonsBaruch Halpern, David's Secret Demons. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2004 Pbk. ISBN: 0802827977. pp.492. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource David M. Howard, Jr., "The Case for Kingship in Deuteronomy and the Former Prophets," Westminster Theological Journal 52.1 (1990): 101-115.
Article in Journal or Book K.R.R. Gros Louis, "The Difficulty of Ruling Well: King David of Israel," Semeia 8 (1977): 15-33.
Book or monograph David M. Gunn, The Fate of King Saul. Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement 14. Sheffield: JSOT, 1980. Pbk. ISBN: 0905774639. pp.181. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph D.M. Gunn, The Story of King David. Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement 6. Sheffield: JSOT, 1978. Pbk. ISBN: 0905774051. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph B. Halpern, The Constitution of the Monarchy in Israel. Harvard Semitic Monographs 24. Chico: Scholars, 1981.
On-line Resource J. Daniel Hays, "Reconsidering the Height of Goliath," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 48.4 (Dec. 2005): 701-714.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Andrew E. Hill, "A Jonadab connection in the Absalom conspiracy," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 30.4 (Dec. 1987): 387-390. View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Craig Y.S. Ho, "The Stories of the Family Troubles of Judah and David: a Study of Their Literary Links," Vetus Testamentum 49.4 (1999): 514-531. [Abstract]
Article in Journal or Book Zane C. Hodges, "Conflicts in the Biblical Account of the Ammonite-Syrian War," Bibliotheca Sacra 119: 475 (1962): 238-243.
On-line Resource David M. Howard Jr., "The transfer of power from Saul to David in 1 Sam 16:13-14," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 32.4 (Dec. 1989): 473-483. View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book W.L. Humphreys, "From Tragic Hero to Villain: A Study of the Figure of Saul and the Development of 1 Samuel," Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 22 (1982): 95-117.
Article in Journal or Book W.L. Humphreys, "The Tragedy of King Saul: A Study of the Structure of Samuel 9-31," Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 6 (1978): 18-27.
Book or monograph Tom Ishida, The Royal Dynasties in Ancient Israel. Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 142. Berlin: de Gruyter, 1977. Hbk. ISBN: 3110065193. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Stanley Jerome Isser, The Sword of Goliath: David in Heroic Literature. Society of Biblical Literature, 6. Ledien: Brill, 2003. Pbk. ISBN: 1589830792. pp.212. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Alger F. Johns, "Did David use Assyrian-type Annals," Andrews University Seminary Studies 3.2 (July 1965): 97-109.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Gillian Keys, "The So-called Succession Narrative: a Reappraisal of Rost’s Approach to Theme in 2 Samuel 9-20 and 1 Kings 1-2," Irish Biblical Studies 10.3 (1988): 140-155.
On-line Resource Herbert H. Klement, "Structure, Context and Meaning in the Samuel Conclusion (2 Sa 21-24)," Tyndale Bulletin 47.2 (1996): 367-370.View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph Klement: II Samuel 21-24Herbert H. Klement, II Samuel 21-24: Context,Structure and Meaning in the Samuel Conclusion. European University Studies. Peter Lang, 2000. Pbk. ISBN: 3631357109. pp.292. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Terence Kleven, "Hebrew style in 2 Samuel 6," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 35.3 (Sept. 1992): 299-314.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource John I. Lawlor, "Theology and art in the narrative of the Ammonite War (2 Samuel 10-12)," Grace Theological Journal 3.2 (Fall 1982): 193-205.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced Courtesy of the Brethren Digital Archive]
Article in Journal or Book V.P. Long, "First and Second Samuel: a Literary Introduction," in A Complete Literary Guide to the Bible. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1993.
Article in Journal or Book V.P. Long, "How Did Saul Become King? Literary Reading and Historical Reconstruction," D.W. Baker, J. Hoffmeier & A.R. Millard, eds. Faith, Tradition and History. Eisenbrauns, 1994.
Book or monograph V.Philips Long, The Reign and Rejection of King Saul: A Case for Literary and Theological Coherence. Society of Biblical Literature Dissertation Series 118. Atlanta: Scholars, 1989. Pbk. ISBN: 1555403921. pp.276. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book G. Coleman Luck, "Israel's Demand for a King," Bibliotheca Sacra 120: 477 (1963): 56-64.
Article in Journal or Book G. Coleman Luck, "The First Meeting of Saul and Samuel," Bibliotheca Sacra 123: 489 (1966): 60-66.
Article in Journal or Book G. Coleman Luck, "The First Glimpse of the First King of Israel," Bibliotheca Sacra 124: 495 (1967): 254-261.
Article in Journal or Book P. Kyle McCarter, Jr., "The Ritual Dedication of the City of David in 2 Samuel 6," Carol L. Meyers & M. O'Connor, eds, Word of the Lord Shall Go Forth: Essays in Honor of David Noel Freedman in Celebration of His Sixtieth Birthday. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1983. Hbk. ISBN: 0931464196. pp.273-278. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book D.J. McCarthy, "The Inauguration of Monarchy in Israel," Interpretation 27 (1973): 401-12.
Article in Journal or Book John A. Martin, "Studies in 1 and 2 Samuel: Part 1: The Structure of 1 and 2 Samuel," Bibliotheca Sacra 141: 561 (1984): 28-41.
Article in Journal or Book John A. Martin, "Studies in 1 and 2 Samuel: Part 2: The Literary Quality of 1 and 2 Samuel," Bibliotheca Sacra 141: 562 (1984): 131-144.
Article in Journal or Book John A. Martin, "Studies in 1 and 2 Samuel: Part 3: The Text of Samuel," Bibliotheca Sacra 141: 563 (1984): 209-220.
Article in Journal or Book John A. Martin, "Studies in 1 and 2 Samuel: Part 3: The Text of Samuel," Bibliotheca Sacra 141: 564 (1984): 303-313.
Book or monograph Patrick D. Miller, Jr. & Jimmy Jack McBee Roberts, The Hand of the Lord: a Reassessment of the "Ark Narrative" of I Samuel. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1977. ISBN: 0801819202. pp.119. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Peter D. Miscall, 1 Samuel: A Literary Reading. Indiana University Press, 1986. Pbk. ISBN: 0253203651. pp.198. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Kenneth D. Mulzac, "Hannah: the receiver and giver of a great gift," Andrews University Seminary Studies 40.2 (Autumn 2002): 207-217.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Kenneth D. Mulzac, "The Role of Abigail in 1 Samuel 25," Andrews University Seminary Studies 41.1 (Spring 2003): 45-53.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Edward A. Neiderhiser, "2 Samuel 20:8-10: a note for a commentary," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 24.3 (Sept. 1981): 209-210.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource David F. Payne, "Books of Samuel as a Study in Leadership," Irish Biblical Studies 4.1 (Jan. 1982): 17-30. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
Article in Journal or Book

David F. Payne, "Estimates of the Character of David," Irish Biblical Studies 6.2 (1984): 54-70.

On-line Resource David F. Payne, "Apologetic Motifs in the Books of Samuel," Vox Evangelica 23 (1993): 57-66.View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph Polzin: Samuel and the DeuteronomistRobert Polzin, Samuel and the Deuteronomist. Indiana University Press, 1993. Pbk. ISBN: 0253208491. pp.312. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Robert Polzin, David and the Deuteronomist: Literary Study of the Deuteronomic History: Second Samuel, Part 3. Indiana Studies in Biblical Literature. Indiana University Press, 1993. Hbk. ISBN: 0253345537. pp.268. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book D. Rudman, "The Commissioning Stories of Saul and David as Theological Allegory," Vetus Testamentum 50.4 (2000): 519-530. [Abstract]
Article in Journal or Book D. Rudman, "The Patriarchal Narratives in the Books of Samuel," Vetus Testamentum 54.2 (2004): 239-249.
Book or monograph Leonhard Rost, The Succession to the Throne of David. M. Rutter & D. Gunn, translators. Sheffield: Almond, 1982. Pbk. ISBN: 0907459137. pp.133. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Robin Routledge, "'An Evil Spirit from the Lord'-Demonic Influence or Divine Instrument?" The Evangelical Quarterly 70.1 (Jan.-Mar. 1998): 3-22. [1 Sam. 16:14] View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
On-line Resource J. Ernest Runions [1939-1989], "Exodus Motifs in First Samuel 7 and 8: a Brief Comment," The Evangelical Quarterly 52.3 (Jul.-Sept. 1980): 130-131.View in PDF format pdf [All reasonable efforts have been made to contact the copyright holder of this article without success. If you hold the rights, please contact me]
On-line Resource Jenny Smith, "The Discourse Structure of the Rape of Tamar (2 Samuel 13:1-22)," Vox Evangelica 20 (1990): 21-42.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource A. Stirrup, "'Why has Yahweh Defeated us Today Before the Philistines?' The Question of the Ark Narrative," Tyndale Bulletin 51.1 (2000): 81-100. View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Clive A. Thomson, "Samuel, the Ark, and the Priesthood," Bibliotheca Sacra 118: 471 (1961): 259-263.
Article in Journal or Book M. Tsevat, "The Biblical Account of the Foundation of the Monarchy in Israel," in The Meaning of the Book of Job and Other Biblical Studies: Essays on the Literature and Religion of the Hebrew Bible. KTAV, 1980.
Article in Journal or Book David Toshio Tsumura, "Scribal Errors or Phonetic Spellings? Samuel as an Aural Text," Vetus Testamentum 49.3 (1999): 390-411. [Abstract]
Book or monograph Eugene Ulrich, The Qumran Text of Samuel and Josephus. Harvard Semitic Monographs 19. Missoula: Scholars, 1978. Hbk. ISBN: 0891302565. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Ronald S. Wallace [1911-2006], Hannah's Prayer and Its Answer: An Exposition for Bible Study. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002. Pbk. ISBN: 0802860680. pp.113. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Andrea L. Weiss, Figurative Language in Biblical Prose Narrative: Metaphor in the Book of Samuel. Vetus Testamentum Supplement, 107. Leiden: Brill, 2006. Hbk. ISBN: 900414837X. pp.260. {Amazon.com} Publishers Description: This study applies several linguistic approaches and heuristic devices to selected narratives in the book of Samuel in order to investigate the defining features of metaphor and the way metaphor and other forms of figurative language operate in biblical narrative.
Article in Journal or Book J.A. Wharton, "A Plausible Tale: Story and Theology in II Samuel 9-20, I Kings 1-2," Interpretation 35 (1981): 341-54.
Book or monograph R.N. Whybray, The Succession Narrative: A Study of II Sam. 9-20 and 1 Kings 1 and 2. Studies in Biblical Theology 9, 2nd series. Allenson, 1968.
Article in Journal or Book G.C.I. Wong, "Who Loved Whom? A Note on 1 Samuel XVI 21," Vetus Testamentum 47.4 (1997): 554-556.
On-line Resource David L. Zapf, "How are the mighty fallen: a study of 2 Samuel 1:17-27," Grace Theological Journal 5.1 (Spring 1984): 95-126.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced Courtesy of the Brethren Digital Archive]

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