Ish Bosheth

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Ish Bosheth: (914-872 BCE) Son of King Saul. Following his father's death, he ruled for two years, fighting with David for the right to the throne. He gradually lost the support of the people, until his own general, Abner, swore allegiance to David. Ish Bosheth was ultimately murdered by two of his own captains.
David Crowned In Hebron, Civil War, Abner Swears Allegiance to David, Abner's Death
For an informed reading of Kings 2:1–12
There were a number of things that David wanted to see happen, but which could be carried out only after his death.
A biblical history of the Jews
Even after the death of Saul, King David’s leadership is contested. In this class we learn of the many domestic and foreign conflicts that David overcame in the beginning of his rule, as well as the conquest of the future site of the Holy Temple in Jerusa...
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