Charts, maps, videos, links and more provide you with basic information to study 2 Samuel.

Education materials include:

  • Bird's-eye Bible Brief: 2 Samuel
  • Overview audio of 2 Samuel from Got Questions
  • Interactive 2 Samuel geography map
  • Overview videos of 2 Samuel from The Bible Project
  • Children's material and Teacher's Guides for studying 2 Samuel by Calvary Curriculum

Birds Eye ViewBible Brief: 2 Samuel



Message of 2 Samuel

History of King David's reign over Israel


Unknown; Samuel, Nathan, Gad?

Date Written c. 930 BC
Key Verse(s) 2 Samuel 7:16, 19:4, 22:2-4
Audience Israel
Theme(s) David's triumphs and troubles




"Your house and your kingdom

shall endure before Me forever;

your throne shall be established forever."

- 2 Samuel 7:16



2 Samuel Overview Audio

Author, Date, Purpose, Key Verses
Brief Summary, Connections, Practical Application


Click the icon to hear a 7:01 audio of 2 Samuel summary information from Got Questions:

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2 Samuel Locations





"The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer;

My God, my rock, in whom I take refuge,

My shield and the horn of my salvation,

my stronghold and my refuge;

My savior, You save me from violence.

I call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised,

And I am saved from my enemies."

-2 Samuel 22: 2 - 4


2 Samuel Overview Video

2 Samuel 1- 24


Click the icon to watch a 5:56 video 

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Samuel Overview Poster from The Bible Project

 Poster Samuel




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Click the icon above to download the poster, which is the completed image from both videos.

Use the picture as an overview of the book as you study.

Additionally, you may use it as a coloring page for children.



Children's material: 2 Samuel


2 Samuel 5:1 - 4 - David is Made King of Israel + (Teacher's Guide

2 Samuel 6:1 - 19 - The Ark is Brought to Jerusalem + (Teacher's Guide)

2 Samuel 7:1 - 17 - God's Covenant with David + (Teacher's Guide

2 Samuel 9:1 - 13 - David is Kind to Mephibosheth + (Teacher's Guide

2 Samuel 24:1 - 25 - David's Census, Judgment & Purchase + (Teacher's Guide)





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