Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Judah, your brothers will praise you. Your hand will be on the neck of your enemies, your father's sons will bow down before you.
The neighbor women named him, saying, "A son has been born to Naomi." They named him Obed. Now he became the father of Jesse -- David's father!
1 Samuel 16:1
The Lord said to Samuel, "How long do you intend to mourn for Saul? I have rejected him as king over Israel. Fill your horn with olive oil and go! I am sending you to Jesse in Bethlehem, for I have selected a king for myself from among his sons."
2 Chronicles 6:6
But now I have chosen Jerusalem as a place to live, and I have chosen David to lead my people Israel.'
The Lord loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwelling places of Jacob.
If your sons keep my covenant and the rules I teach them, their sons will also sit on your throne forever."
The Lord said, "The men of Judah should take the lead. Be sure of this! I am handing the land over to them."