Some time later, David inquired of the Lord: "Should I go to one of the towns of Judah?" The Lord answered him, "Go." Then David asked, "Where should I go?" "To Hebron," the Lord replied.
So David inquired of the Lord: "Should I launch an attack against these Philistines?" The Lord answered David, "Launch an attack against the Philistines and rescue Keilah."
to those in Hebron, and to [those in] all the places where David and his men had roamed.
Once again, David inquired of the Lord, and the Lord answered him: "Go at once to Keilah, for I will hand the Philistines over to you.
When David learned that Saul was plotting evil against him, he said to Abiathar the priest, "Bring the ephod."
When he saw them, Jacob said, "This is God's camp." So he called that place Mahanaim.
They went up through the Negev and came to Hebron, where Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai, the descendants of Anak, were living. Hebron was built seven years before Zoan in Egypt.
He will stand before Eleazar who will consult the Lord for him with the decision of the Urim. He and all the Israelites with him, even the entire community, will go out and come back in at his command."
Then Joshua blessed Caleb son of Jephunneh and gave him Hebron as an inheritance.
After the death of Joshua, the Israelites inquired of the Lord, "Who will be the first to fight for us against the Canaanites?"
David said to Abiathar the priest, son of Ahimelech, "Bring me the ephod." So Abiathar brought it to him,
The length of time that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months.
All the tribes of Israel came to David at Hebron and said, "Here we are, your own flesh and blood.
Then David inquired of the Lord: "Should I go to war against the Philistines? Will you hand them over to me?" The Lord replied to David, "Go, for I will certainly hand the Philistines over to you."
So David inquired of the Lord, and He answered, "Do not make a frontal assault. Circle around behind them and attack them opposite the balsam trees.
When four years had passed, Absalom said to the king, "Please let me go to Hebron to fulfill a vow I made to the Lord.
The [length of] time David reigned over Israel was 40 years: he reigned seven years in Hebron and 33 years in Jerusalem.
For the service of God's house they gave 185 tons of gold and 10,000 gold drachmas,; 10,000 darics weighed about 185 pounds. 375 tons of silver, 675 tons of bronze, and 4,000 tons of iron.
Make Your ways known to me, Lord; teach me Your paths.
I have asked one thing from the Lord; it is what I desire: to dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, gazing on the beauty of the Lord and seeking [Him] in His temple.
Let me experience Your faithful love in the morning, for I trust in You. Reveal to me the way I should go, because I long for You.
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding;
"This is what the Lord God says: I will respond to the house of Israel and do this for them: I will multiply them in number like a flock.
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