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Barley

Barley was an essential grain for the Israelite people and their livestock (21:9). A failed barley crop could spell disaster for a whole community.

Regicide

Regicide is the act of murdering a king. In most cases, a person who killed a king was trying to place himself on the throne.

Geshur

Geshur was a border town between the nation of Israel and Aram to the north. David’s wife and Absalom’s mother, Maacah, was from this city,… Read More »Geshur