How has King David and Solomon impacted Judaism and Christianity? 

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First, David left an indelible mark on Judaism and Christianity in many different ways. For example, his faith, his writing (Psalms), and his example of courage. However, the great way in which David impacted Christians and Jews is through the covenant God made with him in 2 Samuel 7. This covenant basically stated that God would raise up a davidic line, which would usher in the ultimate king. For Christians, this is Christ. This is why the gospels seek to show that Jesus is from the line of David....

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