11Then all the tribes of Israelcame to David at Hebron and asaid, "Behold, we are 2your bone and your flesh.
2"Previously#st865, when Saul was kingover us, 3you were the one who ledIsrael out and in. And the LORDsaid to you, '4You will shepherd My peopleIsrael, and you will be 5a ruleroverIsrael.' "
So all the elders of Israelcame to the king at Hebron, and KingDavid6made a covenant with them before the LORD at Hebron ; then 7they anointedDavidkingoverIsrael.
4David was 8thirtyyearsold when he becameking, and 9he reignedfortyyears.
At Hebron10he reignedoverJudahsevenyears and sixmonths, and in Jerusalem he reignedthirty-threeyearsoverallIsrael and Judah.