1 Chronicles 1:43-50; 1 Chronicles 3:4; 1 Chronicles 4:31; 1 Chronicles 11:10; 1 Chronicles 12:31; 1 Chronicles 12:38; 1 Chronicles 16:31; 1 Chronicles 18:14; 1 Chronicles 19:1; 1 Chronicles 23:1; 1 Chronicles 28:4; 1 Chronicles 29:22; 1 Chronicles 29:26-28
Now these are the kings who reigned in the land of Edom before any king of the sons of Israel reigned. Bela was the son of Beor, and the name of his city was Dinhabah.
When Bela died, Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah became king in his place.
When Jobab died, Husham of the land of the Temanites became king in his place.
When Husham died, Hadad the son of Bedad, who defeated Midian in the field of Moab, became king in his place; and the name of his city was Avith.
When Hadad died, Samlah of Masrekah became king in his place.
When Samlah died, Shaul of Rehoboth by the River became king in his place.
When Shaul died, Baal-hanan the son of Achbor became king in his place.
When Baal-hanan died, Hadad became king in his place; and the name of his city was Pai, and his wife's name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.
Six were born to him in Hebron, and there he reigned seven years and six months. And in Jerusalem he reigned thirty-three years.
Beth-marcaboth, Hazar-susim, Beth-biri and Shaaraim. These were their cities until the reign of David.
Now these are the heads of the mighty men whom David had, who gave him strong support in his kingdom, together with all Israel, to make him king, according to the word of the LORD concerning Israel.
Of the half-tribe of Manasseh 18,000 , who were designated by name to come and make David king.
All these, being men of war who could draw up in battle formation, came to Hebron with a perfect heart to make David king over all Israel; and all the rest also of Israel were of one mind to make David king.
Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice; And let them say among the nations, "The LORD reigns."
So David reigned over all Israel; and he administered justice and righteousness for all his people.
Now it came about after this, that Nahash the king of the sons of Ammon died, and his son became king in his place.
Now when David reached old age, he made his son Solomon king over Israel.
"Yet, the LORD , the God of Israel, chose me from all the house of my father to be king over Israel forever. For He has chosen Judah to be a leader; and in the house of Judah, my father's house, and among the sons of my father He took pleasure in me to make me king over all Israel.
So they ate and drank that day before the LORD with great gladness. And they made Solomon the son of David king a second time, and they anointed him as ruler for the LORD and Zadok as priest.
Now David the son of Jesse reigned over all Israel.
The period which he reigned over Israel was forty years; he reigned in Hebron seven years and in Jerusalem thirty-three years.
Then he died in a ripe old age, full of days, riches and honor; and his son Solomon reigned in his place.