1 Chronicles 11:1-3 CSB

David's Anointing as King

1 All Israel came together to David at Hebron and said, "Here we are, your own flesh and blood.a

References for 1 Chronicles 11:1

    • a 11:1 - Lit your bone and flesh
      2 Even when Saul was king, you led us out [to battle] and brought us back. The Lord your God also said to you, 'You will shepherd My people Israel and be ruler over My people Israel.' "
      3 So all the elders of Israel came to the king at Hebron. David made a covenant with them at Hebron in the Lord's presence, and they anointed David king over Israel,b in keeping with the Lord's word through Samuel.c

      References for 1 Chronicles 11:3

        • b 11:3 - 2 Sm 5:1-3
        • c 11:3 - 1 Sm 16:1-13