Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then all Israel gathered themselves to David unto Hebron, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh.
1 Chronicles 12:23
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.
2 Samuel 5:1
Then all the tribes of Israel came to David at Hebron and said, “Behold, we are your bone and your flesh.
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.)
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 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.’”
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.
Laban said to him, “Surely you are
my bone and my flesh.” And he stayed with him a month.
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.
“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 19:12
You are my brothers;
you are my bone and my flesh. Why then should you be the last to bring back the king?’
because we are
members of His body.