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2 Samuel 5:3

    2 Samuel 5:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    So all the elders of Israel came to the king to Hebron; and king David made a league with them in Hebron before the LORD: and they anointed David king over Israel.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    So all the elders of Israel came to the king to Hebron; and king David made a league with them in Hebron before the LORD: and they anointed David king over Israel.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    So all the elders of Israel came to the king to Hebron; and king David made a covenant with them in Hebron before Jehovah: and they anointed David king over Israel.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So all the responsible men of Israel came to the king at Hebron; and King David made an agreement with them in Hebron before the Lord: and they put the holy oil on David and made him king over Israel.

    Webster's Revision

    So all the elders of Israel came to the king to Hebron; and king David made a covenant with them in Hebron before Jehovah: and they anointed David king over Israel.

    World English Bible

    So all the elders of Israel came to the king to Hebron; and king David made a covenant with them in Hebron before Yahweh; and they anointed David king over Israel.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    So all the elders of Israel came to the king to Hebron; and king David made a covenant with them in Hebron before the LORD: and they anointed David king over Israel.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Samuel 5:3

    They anointed David king - This was the third time that David was anointed, having now taken possession of the whole kingdom.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Samuel 5:3

    Before the Lord - Abiathar and Zadok the priests were both with David, and the tabernacle and altar may have been at Hebron, though the ark was at Kirjath-jearim.