2 Samuel 5:12

“And David perceived that the LORD had established him king over Israel, and that he had exalted his kingdom for his people Israel's sake.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Dauid perceiued that the Lord had established him King ouer Israel, and that he had exalted his kingdome for his people Israels sake.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And David realized that the LORD had established him as king over Israel, and that He had exalted his kingdom for the sake of His people Israel.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And David perceived that Jehovah had established him king over Israel, and that he had exalted his kingdom for his people Israel's sake.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And David saw that the Lord had made his position safe as king over Israel, and that he had made his kingdom great because of his people Israel.
- Basic English Bible

And David perceived that Jehovah had established him king over Israel, and that he had exalted his kingdom because of his people Israel.
- Darby Bible

And David perceived that the LORD had established him king over Israel, and that he had exalted his kingdom for his people Israel's sake.
- Webster's Bible

David perceived that Yahweh had established him king over Israel, and that he had exalted his kingdom for his people Israel's sake.
- World English Bible

and David knoweth that Jehovah hath established him for king over Israel, and that He hath lifted up his kingdom, because of His people Israel.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And David perceived that the LORD had established him king over Israel, and that He had exalted his kingdom for His people Israel's sake.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Samuel 5:12


5:12 King over Israel - That he might be a blessing to them, and they might be happy under his administration.


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