Bible VersionsNIV2 Samuel 2:1; 2 Samuel 2:4; 2 Samuel 2:11
2 Samuel 2:1; 2 Samuel 2:4; 2 Samuel 2:11 (New International Version)
In the course of time, David inquired of the LORD. "Shall I go up to one of the towns of Judah?" he asked. The LORD said, "Go up." David asked, "Where shall I go?" "To Hebron," the LORD answered.
Then the men of Judah came to Hebron and there they anointed David king over the house of Judah. When David was told that it was the men of Jabesh Gilead who had buried Saul,
The length of time David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months.
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