1 All the tribes of Israel then came to David at Hebron and said, 'Look, we are your own flesh and bone.
1Chr 11:1-3 2Sam 19:13 1Chr 12:23-40 Deut 17:15 Eph 5:30 Gen 29:14 Heb 2:14
2 In days past when Saul was our king, it was you who led Israel on its campaigns, and to you it was that Yahweh promised, "You are to shepherd my people Israel and be leader of Israel." '
Matt 2:6 Mic 5:4 1Sam 18:13 1Sam 25:30 Isa 55:4 2Sam 7:7 Ezek 34:23
3 So all the elders of Israel came to the king at Hebron, and King David made a pact with them in Yahweh's presence at Hebron, and they anointed David as king of Israel.
2Sam 2:4 1Sam 16:13 1Sam 23:18 2Kgs 11:17 2Sam 3:21 Judg 11:11 1Chr 11:3
4 David was thirty years old when he became king, and he reigned for forty years.
1Chr 26:31 1Chr 29:27 Luke 3:23 1Kgs 2:11 1Chr 3:4
5 In Hebron he reigned over Judah for seven years and six months; then he reigned in Jerusalem over all Israel and Judah for thirty-three years.
2Sam 2:11 1Chr 3:4 1Kgs 2:11
6 The king and his men then marched on Jerusalem, on the Jebusites living in the territory. These said to David, 'You will not get in here. The blind and the lame will hold you off.' (That is to say: David will never get in here.)
Judg 1:8 Josh 15:63 Judg 1:21 Josh 18:28 1Chr 11:4-9 Gen 14:18 Heb 7:1
7 But David captured the citadel of Zion, that is, the City of David.
1Kgs 2:10 2Sam 6:12 2Sam 6:16 1Chr 11:7 1Kgs 3:1 1Kgs 8:1 2Chr 5:2
8 That day, David said, 'Whoever gets up the tunnel and kills a Jebusite . . .' As for the blind and the lame, David hated them with his whole being. (Hence the saying: the blind and the lame may not enter the Temple.)
1Chr 11:6-9 1Sam 17:25 Josh 15:16-17
9 David went to live in the citadel and called it the City of David. David then built a wall round it, from the Millo inwards.
1Kgs 9:15 1Kgs 9:24 1Kgs 11:27 2Chr 32:5 2Sam 5:7 1Chr 11:8 Judg 9:6
10 David grew stronger and stronger, and Yahweh, God of Sabaoth, was with him.
2Sam 3:1 Dan 2:44-45 Gen 21:22 Isa 8:9-10 Isa 9:7 Job 17:9 Luke 2:52
11 Hiram king of Tyre sent envoys to David, with cedar wood, carpenters and stone-cutters, who built David a palace.
1Chr 14:1 1Kgs 5:1-2 1Kgs 5:18 1Kgs 5:8-10 1Kgs 7:1-12 2Sam 7:2 Eccl 2:4-11
12 David then knew that Yahweh had confirmed him as king of Israel and, for the sake of his people Israel, had extended his sovereignty.
1Chr 14:2 1Kgs 10:9 2Chr 2:11 2Sam 7:16 Dan 2:30 Esth 4:14 Isa 1:25-27
13 After coming from Hebron, David took other concubines and wives in Jerusalem, and sons and daughters were born to him.
1Chr 3:9 Deut 17:17 1Chr 14:3-7 2Chr 11:18-21 2Chr 13:21 Gen 25:5-6
14 These are the names of those born to him in Jerusalem: Shammua, Shobab, Nathan, Solomon,
1Chr 3:5-9 1Chr 14:4 2Sam 12:1-7 2Sam 12:24-25 Luke 2:31 Matt 1:6
15 Ibhar, Elishua, Nepheg, Japhia,
1Chr 3:6 1Chr 14:5
16 Elishama, Eliada, Eliphelet.
1Chr 3:8 1Chr 14:7
17 When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed as king of Israel, they all went up to seek him out. On hearing this, David went down to the stronghold.
2Sam 23:14 1Chr 11:16 1Chr 14:8-9 Ps 2:1-5 Rev 11:15-18
18 When the Philistines arrived, they deployed in the Valley of the Rephaim.
Josh 15:8 2Sam 23:13 Gen 14:5 Josh 17:15 Josh 18:16 1Chr 11:15 Isa 17:5
19 David consulted Yahweh and asked, 'Shall I attack the Philistines? Will you deliver them into my power?' Yahweh replied to David, 'Attack! I shall certainly deliver the Philistines into your power.'
2Sam 2:1 1Sam 23:2 1Kgs 22:6 1Kgs 22:15-23 1Sam 23:4 1Sam 28:6 1Sam 30:7-8
20 Accordingly, David went to Baal-Perazim and there David defeated them. He said, 'Yahweh has made a breach in my enemies for me, as though they had been breached by a flood.' This is why the place was given the name Baal-Perazim.
21 They had left their gods behind them there, and David and his men carried them off.
Deut 7:5 1Chr 14:11-12 1Sam 5:2-6 Deut 7:25 Isa 37:19 Isa 46:1-2 Jer 43:12
22 Again the Philistines invaded and deployed in the Valley of the Rephaim.
1Chr 14:13 1Kgs 20:22 2Sam 5:18
23 David consulted Yahweh, who replied, 'Do not attack them from the front; go round to their rear and engage them opposite the balsam trees.
1Chr 14:14 John 9:6-7 Josh 8:2 Josh 8:7 Matt 8:23-25 Matt 9:29-30
24 When you hear the sound of footsteps in the tops of the balsam trees, advance, for that will be Yahweh going out ahead of you to defeat the Philistine army.'
2Kgs 7:6 Judg 4:14 Judg 7:15 Phil 2:11-12 1Chr 14:15 1Sam 14:9-12
25 David did as Yahweh had ordered and beat the Philistines from Gibeon to the Pass of Gezer.
1Chr 14:16 Isa 28:21 Josh 16:10