Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And the men of Judah came, and there they anointed David king over the house of Judah. And they told David, saying, That the men of Jabeshgilead were they that buried Saul.

The men of jabesh-gilead

Bible References

The men of judah

2 Samuel 2:11
And the number of days that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months.
2 Samuel 19:11
And King David sent to Zadok and to Abiathar, the priests, saying, Speak unto the elders of Judah, saying, Why shall ye be the last to bring the king back to his house? Seeing that the word of all Israel has come to the king, to return him to his house.
Genesis 49:8
Judah, thou art he whom thy brethren shall praise; thy hand shall be on the neck of thine enemies; thy father's sons shall bow down before thee.

Anointed

2 Samuel 2:7
Therefore, now let your hands be strengthened and be ye valiant; for your master Saul is dead, and also the house of Judah have anointed me king over them.
2 Samuel 5:3
So all the elders of Israel came to the king in Hebron; and King David made a covenant with them in Hebron before the LORD; and they anointed David king over Israel.
1 Samuel 16:13
Then Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him from among his brethren; and the Spirit of the LORD prospered David from that day forward. So Samuel rose up and went to Ramah.
1 Chronicles 11:3
Therefore, all the elders of Israel came to the king in Hebron, and David made a covenant with them in Hebron before the LORD, and they anointed David king over Israel, according to the word of the LORD by the hand of Samuel.

The men of jabesh-gilead

1 Samuel 31:11
And when the inhabitants of Jabeshgilead heard of that which the Philistines had done to Saul,