Joab is introduced to us in the bible as a prolific and powerful leader. King David’s second in command and Chief-of-Staff. Here I do a thorough analysis into Joab’s life and reign. He reigned for 40 long years. Same number of years his master: David reigned as king over the whole of Israel. As a […]
Joab is introduced to us in the bible as David’s nephew. One of the 3 sons of Zeruiah – David’s sister. Joab and his brothers were highly skilled warriors. His brother Asahel was killed in battle. I talk more about how Asahel was killed later on. All 3 brothers were among Israel’s finest soldiers and were leaders in David’s army.