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Unformatted text preview: Two main claims of the royal-Zion ideology are (1) God elected David and descendents to rule over people and (2) Davidic King is adopted son of God psalm 2 correlation. The Deuteronomistic writer of 2 Kings 17:7-23 understood the fall of the Northern Kingdom, Israel as the divine punishment. The northern kings imitated the sin of Jeroboam and had led the people to sin-all had broken Yahwehs covenant laws....
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- Spring '09