The Israelites wanted a king. The judge chose a kid named Saul. Samuel was anointed Saul as king.Saul had won many battles but people lost trust for Saul.
Saul was said that he disobeyed some of gods rules.God told Samuel to choose another king. Samuel chose a young shepherd named David. David was anointed and was named King David.
I'm going to kill him.
David had won praise because of his bravery. Legends say that he took out Goliath with one rock and a slingshot. He yelled God is behind me i can't lose. David had worshiped god .
King Saul was impressed by David , so he put his army under Davids command. Israel started singing that Saul killed thousands and David killed tens of thousands. Saul got jealous and tried kill David. When Saul died David became king. David united all the tribes and won many battles.
After David had died his son Solomon took over as king. Solomon brought peace to his region. He built the first temple that held the ark of the covenant.
King Solomon was known for his wisdom. He was believed to be the author of proverbs. Solomon shared it in hoping it helped his people. Even though Solomon was a good king people yet turned against him, they didn't like building his projects or the high tax that he demanded. After Solomon died there was alot of problems.