Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



But Abishai, the son of Zeruiah, helped David, and smote the Philistine and killed him. Then the men of David swore unto him, saying, From now on thou shalt not go out with us to battle that thou not quench the light of Israel.

And all those of the land wept with a loud voice, and all the people passed the brook Kidron; and then the king also passed, and all the people passed unto the way of the wilderness.

Then they answered Joshua, saying, All that thou hast commanded us we will do, and wherever thou dost send us, we will go. According as we hearkened unto Moses in all things, so will we hearken unto thee; only let the LORD thy God be with thee, as he was with Moses. Whoever rebels against thy commandment and will not hearken unto thy words in all that thou doest command him, let him die; only be strong and of a good courage.

And all the people understood, and it pleased them, for whatever the king did pleased all the people. For all the people and all Israel understood that day that it was not of the king to slay Abner, the son of Ner.

And David went up by the ascent of Mount Olivet and wept as he went up and had his head covered, and he went barefoot. And all the people that were with him covered each one his head, and they went up, weeping as they went up.

But the people answered, Thou shalt not go forth, for if we flee away, they will not care about us; nor if half of us die, will they care about us; but now thou art worth ten thousand of us. Therefore, now it is better that thou help us out of the city.

All these men of war, that could keep rank, came with a perfect heart to Hebron, to make David king over all Israel; and likewise, all the rest also of Israel were of one heart to make David king.


And the number of days that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months.

In Hebron he reigned over Judah seven years and six months; and in Jerusalem he reigned thirty-three years over all Israel and Judah.

These six were born unto him in Hebron, and there he reigned seven years and six months, and in Jerusalem he reigned thirty-three years.

Then all Israel gathered themselves to David in Hebron, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh. And moreover yesterday and the day before yesterday, when Saul was king, it was thou that led out and brought in Israel; and the LORD thy God hath said unto thee, Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be ruler over my people Israel. 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.

And this is the number of the heads of those that were ready armed for war and came to David in Hebron, to turn the kingdom of Saul to him, according to the word of the LORD. Of the sons of Judah that bore shield and spear, six thousand eight hundred, ready armed for war. Of the sons of Simeon, mighty men of valour for the war, seven thousand one hundred. read more.
Of the sons of Levi four thousand six hundred. Likewise Jehoiada, prince of those of the lineage of Aaron, and with him three thousand seven hundred; and Zadok, a young man mighty of valour, and of his father's house twenty-two captains. Of the sons of Benjamin, the kindred of Saul, three thousand; for in that time many of them had the charge of the house of Saul. And of the sons of Ephraim twenty thousand eight hundred, mighty men of valour, famous throughout the houses of their fathers. And of the half tribe of Manasseh eighteen thousand, who were designated by name, to come and make David king. And of the sons of Issachar, two hundred chief men, who had understanding of the times and were wise to know what Israel ought to do; and all their brethren followed their word. Of Zebulun, such as went forth to battle, expert in war, with all weapons of war, fifty thousand, who could keep rank; they were not of double heart. And of Naphtali a thousand captains and with them with shield and spear thirty-seven thousand. And of those of Dan expert in war twenty-eight thousand six hundred. And of Asher, such as went forth to battle, expert in war, forty thousand. And of the other side of the Jordan, of those of Reuben and those of Gad and of the half tribe of Manasseh, with all manner of instruments of war for the battle, one hundred and twenty thousand. All these men of war, that could keep rank, came with a perfect heart to Hebron, to make David king over all Israel; and likewise, all the rest also of Israel were of one heart to make David king. And there they were with David three days, eating and drinking, for their brethren had prepared for them. And likewise, those that were near them, even unto Issachar and Zebulun and Naphtali, brought bread on asses and on camels and on mules and on oxen, and food, meal, cakes of figs, and bunches of raisins, and wine and oil, and oxen, and sheep abundantly; for there was joy in Israel.

And the time that he reigned over Israel was forty years; he reigned seven years in Hebron, and he reigned thirty-three years in Jerusalem.


And this is the number of the heads of those that were ready armed for war and came to David in Hebron, to turn the kingdom of Saul to him, according to the word of the LORD. Of the sons of Judah that bore shield and spear, six thousand eight hundred, ready armed for war. Of the sons of Simeon, mighty men of valour for the war, seven thousand one hundred. read more.
Of the sons of Levi four thousand six hundred. Likewise Jehoiada, prince of those of the lineage of Aaron, and with him three thousand seven hundred; and Zadok, a young man mighty of valour, and of his father's house twenty-two captains. Of the sons of Benjamin, the kindred of Saul, three thousand; for in that time many of them had the charge of the house of Saul. And of the sons of Ephraim twenty thousand eight hundred, mighty men of valour, famous throughout the houses of their fathers. And of the half tribe of Manasseh eighteen thousand, who were designated by name, to come and make David king. And of the sons of Issachar, two hundred chief men, who had understanding of the times and were wise to know what Israel ought to do; and all their brethren followed their word. Of Zebulun, such as went forth to battle, expert in war, with all weapons of war, fifty thousand, who could keep rank; they were not of double heart. And of Naphtali a thousand captains and with them with shield and spear thirty-seven thousand. And of those of Dan expert in war twenty-eight thousand six hundred. And of Asher, such as went forth to battle, expert in war, forty thousand. And of the other side of the Jordan, of those of Reuben and those of Gad and of the half tribe of Manasseh, with all manner of instruments of war for the battle, one hundred and twenty thousand. All these men of war, that could keep rank, came with a perfect heart to Hebron, to make David king over all Israel; and likewise, all the rest also of Israel were of one heart to make David king. And there they were with David three days, eating and drinking, for their brethren had prepared for them. And likewise, those that were near them, even unto Issachar and Zebulun and Naphtali, brought bread on asses and on camels and on mules and on oxen, and food, meal, cakes of figs, and bunches of raisins, and wine and oil, and oxen, and sheep abundantly; for there was joy in Israel.


And this is the number of the heads of those that were ready armed for war and came to David in Hebron, to turn the kingdom of Saul to him, according to the word of the LORD. Of the sons of Judah that bore shield and spear, six thousand eight hundred, ready armed for war. Of the sons of Simeon, mighty men of valour for the war, seven thousand one hundred. read more.
Of the sons of Levi four thousand six hundred. Likewise Jehoiada, prince of those of the lineage of Aaron, and with him three thousand seven hundred; and Zadok, a young man mighty of valour, and of his father's house twenty-two captains. Of the sons of Benjamin, the kindred of Saul, three thousand; for in that time many of them had the charge of the house of Saul. And of the sons of Ephraim twenty thousand eight hundred, mighty men of valour, famous throughout the houses of their fathers. And of the half tribe of Manasseh eighteen thousand, who were designated by name, to come and make David king. And of the sons of Issachar, two hundred chief men, who had understanding of the times and were wise to know what Israel ought to do; and all their brethren followed their word. Of Zebulun, such as went forth to battle, expert in war, with all weapons of war, fifty thousand, who could keep rank; they were not of double heart. And of Naphtali a thousand captains and with them with shield and spear thirty-seven thousand. And of those of Dan expert in war twenty-eight thousand six hundred. And of Asher, such as went forth to battle, expert in war, forty thousand. And of the other side of the Jordan, of those of Reuben and those of Gad and of the half tribe of Manasseh, with all manner of instruments of war for the battle, one hundred and twenty thousand. All these men of war, that could keep rank, came with a perfect heart to Hebron, to make David king over all Israel; and likewise, all the rest also of Israel were of one heart to make David king. And there they were with David three days, eating and drinking, for their brethren had prepared for them. And likewise, those that were near them, even unto Issachar and Zebulun and Naphtali, brought bread on asses and on camels and on mules and on oxen, and food, meal, cakes of figs, and bunches of raisins, and wine and oil, and oxen, and sheep abundantly; for there was joy in Israel.


For today he has gone down and has slain oxen and fat cattle and sheep in abundance and has called all the king's sons and the captains of the host and Abiathar, the priest; and, behold, they eat and drink before him and say, Long live King Adonijah.

All these men of war, that could keep rank, came with a perfect heart to Hebron, to make David king over all Israel; and likewise, all the rest also of Israel were of one heart to make David king. And there they were with David three days, eating and drinking, for their brethren had prepared for them. And likewise, those that were near them, even unto Issachar and Zebulun and Naphtali, brought bread on asses and on camels and on mules and on oxen, and food, meal, cakes of figs, and bunches of raisins, and wine and oil, and oxen, and sheep abundantly; for there was joy in Israel.


And of the Gadites there separated themselves unto David in the fortress in the wilderness, men of might of war fit for the battle, put in order with shield and buckler, whose faces were like the faces of lions and were as swift as the roes upon the mountains; Ezer, the chief, Obadiah, the second, Eliab, the third, Mishmannah, the fourth, Jeremiah, the fifth, read more.
Attai, the sixth, Eliel, the seventh, Johanan, the eighth, Elzabad, the ninth, Jeremiah, the tenth, Machbanai, the eleventh. These were of the sons of Gad, captains of the host. One of the least was over one hundred men, and the greatest over a thousand. These went over the Jordan in the first month, when it had overflown all its banks, and they put to flight all those of the valleys to the east and to the west.

And of the other side of the Jordan, of those of Reuben and those of Gad and of the half tribe of Manasseh, with all manner of instruments of war for the battle, one hundred and twenty thousand. All these men of war, that could keep rank, came with a perfect heart to Hebron, to make David king over all Israel; and likewise, all the rest also of Israel were of one heart to make David king.


And of the other side of the Jordan, of those of Reuben and those of Gad and of the half tribe of Manasseh, with all manner of instruments of war for the battle, one hundred and twenty thousand. All these men of war, that could keep rank, came with a perfect heart to Hebron, to make David king over all Israel; and likewise, all the rest also of Israel were of one heart to make David king.


And this is the number of the heads of those that were ready armed for war and came to David in Hebron, to turn the kingdom of Saul to him, according to the word of the LORD. Of the sons of Judah that bore shield and spear, six thousand eight hundred, ready armed for war. Of the sons of Simeon, mighty men of valour for the war, seven thousand one hundred. read more.
Of the sons of Levi four thousand six hundred. Likewise Jehoiada, prince of those of the lineage of Aaron, and with him three thousand seven hundred; and Zadok, a young man mighty of valour, and of his father's house twenty-two captains. Of the sons of Benjamin, the kindred of Saul, three thousand; for in that time many of them had the charge of the house of Saul. And of the sons of Ephraim twenty thousand eight hundred, mighty men of valour, famous throughout the houses of their fathers. And of the half tribe of Manasseh eighteen thousand, who were designated by name, to come and make David king. And of the sons of Issachar, two hundred chief men, who had understanding of the times and were wise to know what Israel ought to do; and all their brethren followed their word. Of Zebulun, such as went forth to battle, expert in war, with all weapons of war, fifty thousand, who could keep rank; they were not of double heart. And of Naphtali a thousand captains and with them with shield and spear thirty-seven thousand. And of those of Dan expert in war twenty-eight thousand six hundred. And of Asher, such as went forth to battle, expert in war, forty thousand. And of the other side of the Jordan, of those of Reuben and those of Gad and of the half tribe of Manasseh, with all manner of instruments of war for the battle, one hundred and twenty thousand. All these men of war, that could keep rank, came with a perfect heart to Hebron, to make David king over all Israel; and likewise, all the rest also of Israel were of one heart to make David king. And there they were with David three days, eating and drinking, for their brethren had prepared for them. And likewise, those that were near them, even unto Issachar and Zebulun and Naphtali, brought bread on asses and on camels and on mules and on oxen, and food, meal, cakes of figs, and bunches of raisins, and wine and oil, and oxen, and sheep abundantly; for there was joy in Israel.


And they ate and drank before the LORD on that day with great gladness. And they made Solomon, the son of David, king the second time and anointed him unto the LORD as ruler and Zadok as priest.

All these men of war, that could keep rank, came with a perfect heart to Hebron, to make David king over all Israel; and likewise, all the rest also of Israel were of one heart to make David king.


But Abishai, the son of Zeruiah, helped David, and smote the Philistine and killed him. Then the men of David swore unto him, saying, From now on thou shalt not go out with us to battle that thou not quench the light of Israel.

And all those of the land wept with a loud voice, and all the people passed the brook Kidron; and then the king also passed, and all the people passed unto the way of the wilderness.

Then they answered Joshua, saying, All that thou hast commanded us we will do, and wherever thou dost send us, we will go. According as we hearkened unto Moses in all things, so will we hearken unto thee; only let the LORD thy God be with thee, as he was with Moses. Whoever rebels against thy commandment and will not hearken unto thy words in all that thou doest command him, let him die; only be strong and of a good courage.

And all the people understood, and it pleased them, for whatever the king did pleased all the people. For all the people and all Israel understood that day that it was not of the king to slay Abner, the son of Ner.

And David went up by the ascent of Mount Olivet and wept as he went up and had his head covered, and he went barefoot. And all the people that were with him covered each one his head, and they went up, weeping as they went up.

But the people answered, Thou shalt not go forth, for if we flee away, they will not care about us; nor if half of us die, will they care about us; but now thou art worth ten thousand of us. Therefore, now it is better that thou help us out of the city.

All these men of war, that could keep rank, came with a perfect heart to Hebron, to make David king over all Israel; and likewise, all the rest also of Israel were of one heart to make David king.


And of the other side of the Jordan, of those of Reuben and those of Gad and of the half tribe of Manasseh, with all manner of instruments of war for the battle, one hundred and twenty thousand. All these men of war, that could keep rank, came with a perfect heart to Hebron, to make David king over all Israel; and likewise, all the rest also of Israel were of one heart to make David king.


Of Zebulun, such as went forth to battle, expert in war, with all weapons of war, fifty thousand, who could keep rank; they were not of double heart.

All these men of war, that could keep rank, came with a perfect heart to Hebron, to make David king over all Israel; and likewise, all the rest also of Israel were of one heart to make David king. And there they were with David three days, eating and drinking, for their brethren had prepared for them. And likewise, those that were near them, even unto Issachar and Zebulun and Naphtali, brought bread on asses and on camels and on mules and on oxen, and food, meal, cakes of figs, and bunches of raisins, and wine and oil, and oxen, and sheep abundantly; for there was joy in Israel.