David Anointed King
e Then all Israel gathered together to David at Hebron and said, "Behold, we are your bone and flesh.
In times past, even when Saul was king, it was you who led out and brought in Israel. And the Lord your God said to you, f 'You shall be shepherd of my people Israel, and you shall be prince over my people Israel.'"
So all the elders of Israel came to the king at Hebron, and David made a covenant with them at Hebron before the Lord. And they anointed David king over Israel, g according to the word of the Lord by Samuel.
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1 Chronicles 11:1 - 9
Then all Israel gathered together to David at Hebron and said, "Behold, we are your bone and flesh.
2 Samuel 5:1 - 3
Then all the tribes of Israel came to David at Hebron and said, "Behold, we are your bone and flesh.
2 Samuel 5:6 - 10
And the king and his men went to Jerusalem against the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land, who said to David, "You will not come in here, but the blind and the lame will ward you off" - thinking, "David cannot come in here.
And I will set up over them one shepherd, my servant David, and he shall feed them: he shall feed them and be their shepherd.
1 Chronicles 11:10
Now these are the chiefs of David's mighty men, 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.
1 Chronicles 12:23
These are the numbers of the divisions of the armed troops who came to David in Hebron to turn the kingdom of Saul over to him, according to the word of the Lord.
1 Samuel 16:1
The Lord said to Samuel, "How long will you grieve over Saul, since I have rejected him from being king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil, and go. I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have provided for myself a king among his sons.
1 Samuel 16:3
And invite Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show you what you shall do. And you shall anoint for me him whom I declare to you.
1 Samuel 16:12 - 13
And he sent and brought him in. Now he was ruddy and had beautiful eyes and was handsome. And the Lord said, "Arise, anoint him, for this is he.