2 Samuel 2:1–4

David Made King over Judah

1 Then it came about afterwards that aDavid inquired of the Lord, saying, “Shall I go up to one of the cities of Judah?” And the Lord said to him, “Go up.” So David said, “Where shall I go up?” And He said, “bTo Hebron.”

2 So David went up there, and ahis two wives also, Ahinoam the Jezreelitess and Abigail the 1widow of Nabal the Carmelite.

3 And aDavid brought up his men who were with him, each with his household; and they lived in the cities of Hebron.

4 Then the men of Judah came and there aanointed David king over the house of Judah.

And they told David, saying, “It was bthe men of Jabesh-gilead who buried Saul.”

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