Parallel Verses

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!

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.

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

Verse Info

Context Readings

The Anointing Of David As King

1 Later on, all of Israel gathered together at Hebron in order to tell David, "Look, we're your own flesh and blood! 2 Even back when Saul was ruling as king, you kept on leading the army of Israel out to battle and bringing them in again. The LORD your God told you, "You yourself will shepherd my people Israel and will be Commander-in-Chief over my people Israel.'"


Cross References

Genesis 29:14

Laban responded, "You certainly are my flesh and blood!" So Jacob stayed with him for about a month.

Numbers 13:22

They went through the Negev and reached Hebron, where Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai, the descendants of Anak lived. (Hebron had been constructed seven years before Zoan in Egypt had been built).

Deuteronomy 17:15

You will certainly set a king over you, whom the LORD your God will choose from among your relatives, but you must not place a foreign king over you who is not from your relatives.

Judges 9:2

"Ask all the "lords" of Shechem, "What's better for you? That 70 men, each of them Jerubbaal's sons, rule over you? Or that one man rule over you?' Keep in mind that I'm like your own close relative."

2 Samuel 2:1

Some time later, David inquired of the LORD to ask, "Am I to move to any one of the cities of Judah?" The LORD told him, "Go." So David asked, "To which one?" He replied, "To Hebron."

2 Samuel 5:1-16

After this, all of the tribes of Israel assembled with David at Hebron and declared, "Look, we're your own flesh and blood!

2 Samuel 15:10

But Absalom sent agents throughout all of the tribes of Israel, telling them, "When you hear the sound of the battle trumpet, you're to announce that Absalom is king in Hebron."

2 Samuel 19:12-13

You're my relatives! You're my own flesh and blood! So why are you the last to bring back the king?'

1 Kings 2:11

David had reigned over Israel for 40 years. He reigned in Hebron for seven years and in Jerusalem for 33 years.

1 Chronicles 12:23-40

What follows is a listing of the divisions of battle-ready troops who joined David in Hebron to turn the kingdom of Saul over to him, in accordance with what the LORD had spoken.

Ephesians 5:30

For we are parts of his body of his flesh and of his bones.

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