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2 Samuel 5

WEB 1 Then came all the tribes of Israel to David to Hebron, and spoke, saying, Behold, we are your bone and your flesh. NIV 1 All the tribes of Israel came to David at Hebron and said, “We are your own flesh and blood. WEB 2 In times past, when Saul was king over us, it was you who led out and brought in Israel: and Yahweh said to you, You shall be shepherd of my people Israel, and you shall be prince over Israel. 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.’ ” WEB 3 So all the elders of Israel came to the king to Hebron; and king David made a covenant with them in Hebron before Yahweh: 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 covenant with them at Hebron before the LORD, and they anointed David king over Israel. WEB 4 David was thirty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned forty years. NIV 4 David was thirty years old when he became king, and he reigned forty years. WEB 5 In Hebron he reigned over Judah seven years and six months; and in Jerusalem he reigned thirty-three years over all Israel and Judah. 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. WEB 6 The king and his men went to Jerusalem against the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land, who spoke to David, saying, Except you take away the blind and the lame, you shall not come in here; thinking, David can't come 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.” WEB 7 Nevertheless David took the stronghold of Zion; the same is the city of David. NIV 7 Nevertheless, David captured the fortress of Zion—which is the City of David. WEB 8 David said on that day, Whoever strikes the Jebusites, let him get up to the watercourse, and [strike] the lame and the blind, who are hated of David's soul. Therefore they say, There are the blind and the lame; he can't come into the house. NIV 8 On that day David had 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.” WEB 9 David lived in the stronghold, and called it the city of David. David built round about from Millo and 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 terraces inward. WEB 10 David grew greater and greater; for Yahweh, the God of hosts, was with him. NIV 10 And he became more and more powerful, because the LORD God Almighty was with him. WEB 11 Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar trees, and carpenters, and masons; and they built David a house. NIV 11 Now Hiram king of Tyre sent envoys to David, along with cedar logs and carpenters and stonemasons, and they built a palace for David. WEB 12 David perceived that Yahweh had established him king over Israel, and that he had exalted his kingdom for his people Israel's sake. NIV 12 Then David knew that the LORD had established him as king over Israel and had exalted his kingdom for the sake of his people Israel. WEB 13 David took him more concubines and wives out of Jerusalem, after he was come from Hebron; and there were yet sons and daughters born to David. NIV 13 After he left Hebron, David took more concubines and wives in Jerusalem, and more sons and daughters were born to him. WEB 14 These are the names of those who were born to him in Jerusalem: Shammua, and Shobab, and Nathan, and Solomon, NIV 14 These are the names of the children born to him there: Shammua, Shobab, Nathan, Solomon, WEB 15 and Ibhar, and Elishua, and Nepheg, and Japhia, NIV 15 Ibhar, Elishua, Nepheg, Japhia, WEB 16 and Elishama, and Eliada, and Eliphelet. NIV 16 Elishama, Eliada and Eliphelet. WEB 17 When the Philistines heard that they had anointed David king over Israel, all the Philistines went up to seek David; and David heard of 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. WEB 18 Now the Philistines had come and spread themselves in the valley of Rephaim. NIV 18 Now the Philistines had come and spread out in the Valley of Rephaim; WEB 19 David inquired of Yahweh, saying, Shall I go up against the Philistines? will you deliver them into my hand? Yahweh said to David, Go up; for I will certainly deliver the Philistines into your hand. NIV 19 so David inquired of the LORD, “Shall I go and attack the Philistines? Will you deliver them into my hands?” The LORD answered him, “Go, for I will surely deliver the Philistines into your hands.” WEB 20 David came to Baal-perazim, and David struck them there; and he said, Yahweh has broken my enemies before me, like the breach of waters. Therefore he called the name of that place 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. WEB 21 They left their images there; and David and his men took them away. NIV 21 The Philistines abandoned their idols there, and David and his men carried them off. WEB 22 The Philistines came up yet again, and spread themselves in the valley of Rephaim. NIV 22 Once more the Philistines came up and spread out in the Valley of Rephaim; WEB 23 When David inquired of Yahweh, he said, You shall not go up: make a circuit behind them, and come on them over against the mulberry 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 poplar trees. WEB 24 It shall be, when you hear the sound of marching in the tops of the mulberry trees, that then you shall bestir yourself; for then is Yahweh gone out before you to strike the host of the Philistines. NIV 24 As soon as you hear the sound of marching in the tops of the poplar trees, move quickly, because that will mean the LORD has gone out in front of you to strike the Philistine army.” WEB 25 David did so, as Yahweh commanded him, and struck the Philistines from Geba until you come 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.

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