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2 Samuel 5

NIV 1 All the tribes of Israel came to David at Hebron and said, "We are your own flesh and blood. NIV 1 All the tribes of Israel came to David at Hebron and said, "We are your own flesh and blood. NIV 2 In the past, while Saul was king over us, you were the one who led Israel on their military campaigns. And the LORD said to you, 'You will shepherd my people Israel, and you will become their ruler.' " NIV 2 In the past, while Saul was king over us, you were the one who led Israel on their military campaigns. And the LORD said to you, 'You will shepherd my people Israel, and you will become their ruler.' " NIV 3 When all the elders of Israel had come to King David at Hebron, the king made a compact with them at Hebron before the LORD, and they anointed David king over Israel. NIV 3 When all the elders of Israel had come to King David at Hebron, the king made a compact with them at Hebron before the LORD, and they anointed David king over Israel. NIV 4 David was thirty years old when he became king, and he reigned forty years. NIV 4 David was thirty years old when he became king, and he reigned forty years. NIV 5 In Hebron he reigned over Judah seven years and six months, and in Jerusalem he reigned over all Israel and Judah thirty-three years. NIV 5 In Hebron he reigned over Judah seven years and six months, and in Jerusalem he reigned over all Israel and Judah thirty-three years. NIV 6 The king and his men marched to Jerusalem to attack the Jebusites, who lived there. The Jebusites said to David, "You will not get in here; even the blind and the lame can ward you off." They thought, "David cannot get in here." NIV 6 The king and his men marched to Jerusalem to attack the Jebusites, who lived there. The Jebusites said to David, "You will not get in here; even the blind and the lame can ward you off." They thought, "David cannot get in here." NIV 7 Nevertheless, David captured the fortress of Zion, the City of David. NIV 7 Nevertheless, David captured the fortress of Zion, the City of David. NIV 8 On that day, David said, "Anyone who conquers the Jebusites will have to use the water shaft to reach those 'lame and blind' who are David's enemies. " That is why they say, "The 'blind and lame' will not enter the palace." NIV 8 On that day, David said, "Anyone who conquers the Jebusites will have to use the water shaft to reach those 'lame and blind' who are David's enemies. " That is why they say, "The 'blind and lame' will not enter the palace." NIV 9 David then took up residence in the fortress and called it the City of David. He built up the area around it, from the supporting terraces inward. NIV 9 David then took up residence in the fortress and called it the City of David. He built up the area around it, from the supporting terraces inward. NIV 10 And he became more and more powerful, because the LORD God Almighty was with him. NIV 10 And he became more and more powerful, because the LORD God Almighty was with him. NIV 11 Now Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, along with cedar logs and carpenters and stonemasons, and they built a palace for David. NIV 11 Now Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, along with cedar logs and carpenters and stonemasons, and they built a palace for David. NIV 12 And David knew that the LORD had established him as king over Israel and had exalted his kingdom for the sake of his people Israel. NIV 12 And David knew that the LORD had established him as king over Israel and had exalted his kingdom for the sake of his people Israel. NIV 13 After he left Hebron, David took more concubines and wives in Jerusalem, and more sons and daughters were born to him. NIV 13 After he left Hebron, David took more concubines and wives in Jerusalem, and more sons and daughters were born to him. NIV 14 These are the names of the children born to him there: Shammua, Shobab, Nathan, Solomon, NIV 14 These are the names of the children born to him there: Shammua, Shobab, Nathan, Solomon, NIV 15 Ibhar, Elishua, Nepheg, Japhia, NIV 15 Ibhar, Elishua, Nepheg, Japhia, NIV 16 Elishama, Eliada and Eliphelet. NIV 16 Elishama, Eliada and Eliphelet. NIV 17 When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed king over Israel, they went up in full force to search for him, but David heard about it and went down to the stronghold. NIV 17 When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed king over Israel, they went up in full force to search for him, but David heard about it and went down to the stronghold. NIV 18 Now the Philistines had come and spread out in the Valley of Rephaim; NIV 18 Now the Philistines had come and spread out in the Valley of Rephaim; NIV 19 so David inquired of the LORD, "Shall I go and attack the Philistines? Will you hand them over to me?" The LORD answered him, "Go, for I will surely hand the Philistines over to you." NIV 19 so David inquired of the LORD, "Shall I go and attack the Philistines? Will you hand them over to me?" The LORD answered him, "Go, for I will surely hand the Philistines over to you." NIV 20 So David went to Baal Perazim, and there he defeated them. He said, "As waters break out, the LORD has broken out against my enemies before me." So that place was called Baal Perazim. NIV 20 So David went to Baal Perazim, and there he defeated them. He said, "As waters break out, the LORD has broken out against my enemies before me." So that place was called Baal Perazim. NIV 21 The Philistines abandoned their idols there, and David and his men carried them off. NIV 21 The Philistines abandoned their idols there, and David and his men carried them off. NIV 22 Once more the Philistines came up and spread out in the Valley of Rephaim; NIV 22 Once more the Philistines came up and spread out in the Valley of Rephaim; NIV 23 so David inquired of the LORD, and he answered, "Do not go straight up, but circle around behind them and attack them in front of the balsam trees. NIV 23 so David inquired of the LORD, and he answered, "Do not go straight up, but circle around behind them and attack them in front of the balsam trees. NIV 24 As soon as you hear the sound of marching in the tops of the balsam trees, move quickly, because that will mean the LORD has gone out in front of you to strike the Philistine army." NIV 24 As soon as you hear the sound of marching in the tops of the balsam trees, move quickly, because that will mean the LORD has gone out in front of you to strike the Philistine army." NIV 25 So David did as the LORD commanded him, and he struck down the Philistines all the way from Gibeon to Gezer. NIV 25 So David did as the LORD commanded him, and he struck down the Philistines all the way from Gibeon to Gezer.