Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then all Israel gathered to David at Hebron and said, "Behold, we are your bone and your flesh.

King James Version

Then all Israel gathered themselves to David unto Hebron, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh.

Holman Bible

All Israel came together to David at Hebron and said, "Here we are, your own flesh and blood.

International Standard Version

Later on, all of Israel gathered together at Hebron in order to tell David, "Look, we're your own flesh and blood!

A Conservative Version

Then all Israel gathered themselves to David to Hebron, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh.

American Standard Version

Then all Israel gathered themselves to David unto Hebron, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh.

Amplified

Then [after the death of Ish-bosheth, Saul's son, who ruled over eleven tribes of Israel for two troubled years after Saul's death] all Israel gathered at Hebron and said to David, Behold, we are your bone and your flesh.

Bible in Basic English

Then all Israel came together to David at Hebron, and said, Truly, we are your bone and your flesh.

Darby Translation

And all Israel assembled themselves to David to Hebron, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then all Israel gathered themselves to David in Hebron, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh.

Julia Smith Translation

And all Israel will gather together to David to Hebron, saying, Behold, we thy bone and thy flesh.

King James 2000

Then all Israel gathered themselves to David unto Hebron, saying, Behold, we are your bone and your flesh.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then all Israel gathered to David in Hebron, saying, "Look--we are your flesh and bones.

Modern King James verseion

And all Israel gathered to David, to Hebron, saying, Behold, we are your bone and your flesh.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then all Israel gathered themselves to David unto Hebron, and said, "See, we be thy bones and thy flesh.

NET Bible

All Israel joined David at Hebron and said, "Look, we are your very flesh and blood!

New Heart English Bible

Then all Israel gathered themselves to David to Hebron, saying, "Behold, we are your bone and your flesh.

The Emphasized Bible

Then did all Israel gather themselves together to David, unto Hebron, saying, - Lo! thy bone and thy flesh, are we.

Webster

Then all Israel gathered themselves to David to Hebron, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh.

World English Bible

Then all Israel gathered themselves to David to Hebron, saying, "Behold, we are your bone and your flesh.

Youngs Literal Translation

And gathered are all Israel unto David to Hebron, saying, 'Lo, thy bone and thy flesh are we;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

קבץ 
Qabats 
Usage: 127

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

חברון 
Chebrown 
Usage: 71

עצם 
`etsem 
Usage: 126

Context Readings

The Anointing Of David As King

1 Then all Israel gathered to David at Hebron and said, "Behold, we are your bone and your flesh. 2 "In times past, even when Saul was king, you were the one who led out and brought in Israel; and the LORD your God said to you, 'You shall shepherd My people Israel, and you shall be prince over My people Israel.'"


Cross References

Genesis 29:14

Laban said to him, "Surely you are my bone and my flesh." And he stayed with him a month.

Numbers 13:22

When they had gone up into the Negev, they came to Hebron where Ahiman, Sheshai and Talmai, the descendants of Anak were (Now Hebron was built seven years before Zoan in Egypt.)

Deuteronomy 17:15

you shall surely set a king over you whom the LORD your God chooses, one from among your countrymen you shall set as king over yourselves; you may not put a foreigner over yourselves who is not your countryman.

Judges 9:2

"Speak, now, in the hearing of all the leaders of Shechem, 'Which is better for you, that seventy men, all the sons of Jerubbaal, rule over you, or that one man rule over you?' Also, remember that I am your bone and your flesh."

2 Samuel 2:1

Then it came about afterwards that David inquired of the LORD, saying, "Shall I go up to one of the cities of Judah?" And the LORD said to him, "Go up " So David said, "Where shall I go up?" And He said, "To Hebron."

2 Samuel 5:1-16

Then all the tribes of Israel came to David at Hebron and said, "Behold, we are your bone and your flesh.

2 Samuel 15:10

But Absalom sent spies throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, "As soon as you hear the sound of the trumpet, then you shall say, 'Absalom is king in Hebron.'"

2 Samuel 19:12-13

'You are my brothers; you are my bone and my flesh. Why then should you be the last to bring back the king?'

1 Kings 2:11

The days that David reigned over Israel were forty years: seven years he reigned in Hebron and thirty-three years he reigned in Jerusalem.

1 Chronicles 12:23-40

Now these are the numbers of the divisions equipped for war, who came to David at Hebron, to turn the kingdom of Saul to him, according to the word of the LORD.

Ephesians 5:30

because we are members of His body.

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