2 Samuel 2:1; 2 Samuel 2:4; 2 Samuel 2:11
Some time later, David questioned the LORD, "Should I go to one of the towns in Judah?" "Yes, go," the LORD told him. "Which one should I go to?" David asked. "To Hebron," the LORD replied.
Then the people of Judah came to Hebron and anointed David king over the house of Judah. When David was informed that it was the people of Jabesh-gilead who had buried Saul,
The amount of time David ruled in Hebron over the house of Judah totaled seven and a half years.