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Q&A#155 Why Does Saul Ask About David's Father's Identity After David Killed Goliath?

Alastair Roberts

Q&A#155 Why Does Saul Ask About David's Father's Identity After David Killed Goliath?

November 7, 2019
Alastair Roberts
Alastair Roberts

Today's question: "Why does Saul ask about David's origins after the battle with Goliath? It seems from the previous account of David as Saul's musician he should have known this. I find the common conservative suggestion (that Saul knew David but couldn't remember his father's name) and the common liberal suggestion (that two accounts were clumsily interwoven) both dissatisfying."

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