2 Samuel 5:1-5 CSB

David, King of Israel

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

References for 2 Samuel 5:1

    • a 5:1 - Lit your bone and flesh
      2 Even while Saul was king over us, you were the one who led us out [to battle] and brought us back.b The Lord also said to you, 'You will shepherd My people Israel and be ruler over Israel.' "

      References for 2 Samuel 5:2

        • b 5:2 - 1 Sm 18:5,12-16
          3 So all the elders of Israel came to the king at Hebron. King David made a covenant with them at Hebron in the Lord's presence, and they anointed David king over Israel.c

          References for 2 Samuel 5:3

            • c 5:3 - 1 Ch 11:1-3
              4 David was 30 years old when he began his reign; he reigned 40 years.
              5 In Hebron he reigned over Judah seven years and six months, and in Jerusalem he reigned 33 years over all Israel and Judah.d

              References for 2 Samuel 5:5

                • d 5:5 - 1 Kg 2:11; 1 Ch 29:26-27