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Then came all the tribes of Israel to David unto Hebron, and spake, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh.

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1 Chronicles 11:1
Then all Israel gathered themselves to David to Hebron, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh.
1 Chronicles 12:23
And these are the numbers of the heads of those who were armed for war, who came to David to Hebron, to turn the kingdom of Saul to him, according to the word of LORD.


2 Samuel 19:13
And say ye to Amasa, Are thou not my bone and my flesh? God do so to me, and more also, if thou not be captain of the army before me continually in the place of Joab.
Genesis 29:14
And Laban said to him, Surely thou are my bone and my flesh. And he abode with him the space of a month.
Deuteronomy 17:15
thou shall surely set him king over thee whom LORD thy God shall choose. Thou shall set a king over thee from among thy brothers. Thou may not put a foreigner over thee who is not thy brother.
Judges 9:2
Speak, I pray you, in the ears of all the men of Shechem, Which is better for you, that all the sons of Jerubbaal, who are seventy men, rule over you, or that one rule over you? remember also that I am your bone and your flesh.
Ephesians 5:30
because we are parts of his body, of his flesh and of his bones.
Hebrews 2:14
Since therefore the children have partaken of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise shared the same things, so that through death he might make him who has the power of death impotent, that is, the devil.

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2 Samuel 6:1
And David again gathered together all the chosen men of Israel, thirty thousand.
2 Samuel 16:18
And Hushai said to Absalom, No, but whom LORD, and this people, and all the men of Israel have chosen, his will I be, and with him I will abide.