2 Samuel 5:1

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Samuel 5:1

Then came all the tribes of Israel to Dauid vnto Hebron, and spake, saying, Behold, we are thy bone, and thy flesh.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then all the tribes of Israel came to David at Hebron and said, "Behold, we are your bone and your flesh.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then came all the tribes of Israel to David unto Hebron, and spake, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then all the tribes of Israel came to David in Hebron and said, Truly, we are your bone and your flesh.
- Basic English Bible

Then came all the tribes of Israel to David to Hebron, and spoke, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh.
- Darby Bible

Then came all the tribes of Israel to David to Hebron, and spoke, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh.
- Webster's Bible

Then came all the tribes of Israel to David to Hebron, and spoke, saying, "Behold, we are your bone and your flesh.
- World English Bible

And all the tribes of Israel come unto David, to Hebron, and speak, saying, `Lo, we [are] thy bone and thy flesh;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then came all the tribes of Israel to David unto Hebron, and spoke, saying: 'Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Samuel 5:1

Wesley's Notes for 2 Samuel 5:1


5:2 Shalt feed - That is, rule them, and take care of them, as a shepherd doth of his sheep, #Psal 78:70|,71. This expression, he useth to admonish David, that he was not made a king to advance his own glory, but for the good of his people; whom he ought to rule with all tenderness, and to watch over with all diligence.

5:3 A league - Whereby David obliged himself to rule them according to God's laws; and the people promised obedience to him.


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