3.4 - The story begins with Nathan confronting David about sinning against the Lord He explains to him in which he has sinned and lectures him by

3.4 - The story begins with Nathan confronting David...

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The story begins with Nathan confronting David about sinning against the Lord. He explains to him in which he has sinned and lectures him by telling him that the Lord forgives him but that his son would die as a punishment. As David is dealing with the consequences of breaking the 3/10 commandments, he fasts and learns that his son dies as the servants are afraid to tell him. This story ends with David’s sons fighting and eventually Amnon is killed by his brother Absalom. His sons are in this giant fight because Amnon sexually abuses his own sister, Tamar. Absalom orders for him to be killed and he dies. The characters of this story are Nathan, David, Tamar, Absalom, Amnon, Solomon, Bathsheba, Joab. The brothers are developed in the story as well as Bathsheba. As far as little development, I would say Uriah and Joab because they are not as essential in this part of the bible. King David acted in a selfish way because he chose to take from God instead of realizing Bethsheba was married, he took her anyway. On the other hand,

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