Parallel Bible results for 2 Samuel 5:1-7

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2 Samuel 5:1-7

NLT 1 Then all the tribes of Israel went to David at Hebron and told him, “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. NLT 2 In the past, when Saul was our king, you were the one who really led the forces of Israel. And the LORD told you, ‘You will be the shepherd of my people Israel. You will be Israel’s leader.’” 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.’ ” NLT 3 So there at Hebron, King David made a covenant before the LORD with all the elders of Israel. And they anointed him king of 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. NLT 4 David was thirty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned forty years in all. NIV 4 David was thirty years old when he became king, and he reigned forty years. NLT 5 He had reigned over Judah from Hebron for seven years and six months, and from Jerusalem he reigned over all Israel and Judah for 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. NLT 6 David then led his men to Jerusalem to fight against the Jebusites, the original inhabitants of the land who were living there. The Jebusites taunted David, saying, “You’ll never get in here! Even the blind and lame could keep you out!” For the Jebusites thought they were safe. 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.” NLT 7 But David captured the fortress of Zion, which is now called the City of David. NIV 7 Nevertheless, David captured the fortress of Zion—which is the City of David.

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