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David is made king of all Israel
The Israelites came to David at Hebron and made him king. He had reigned over Judah for seven years and six months.
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2 Sa 5:1–5

So all the tribes of Israel came to David at Hebron, and they said, “Here we are, we are your flesh and blood. For some time, when Saul was king over us, you were leading Israel in and out. Yahweh had said to you, ‘You shall be the shepherd …

1 Ch 11:1–3

Then all Israel gathered to David in Hebron, saying, “Look—we are your flesh and bones. For some time now, even when Saul was king, you were the one who led the army of Israel in battle. And Yahweh your God said to you, ‘You will shepherd my people Israel and …

1 Ch 12:23–40

And these are the numbers of the chiefs of those prepared for the army who came to David at Hebron to turn the kingdom of Saul over to him according to the word of Yahweh. The sons of Judah bearing shield and spear: six thousand eight hundred armed troops. From the men of Simeon, mighty warriors …

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