The Secret Chord - Chapters 10-14 Summary & Analysis

Geraldine Brooks
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In the aftermath of the death of Shaul and Yonatan, David and his men went to the town of Yavesh where the men of the village had taken the remains and buried them. They then went on to Hevron where David was quietly anointed as the King of Judah. Several weeks later, his first son, Amnon was born. David's first real task was to figure out how to handle Avner, Shaul's former general. Avner had gathered the remains of Shaul's army and set Ish Boshet, Shaul's only remaining son, on the throne as a puppet king. Yoav was concerned that once the two kingdoms of Judah and Israel were united under David that his position as general in David's army would be in jeopardy should Avner cut a deal with David. Natan tried to assure him that his services were invaluable to David...

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