2 Samuel 2:11
New International Version
The length of time David was king in Hebron over Judah was seven years and six months.

New Living Translation
David made Hebron his capital, and he ruled as king of Judah for seven and a half years.

English Standard Version
And the time that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months.

Berean Study Bible
And the length of time that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months.

King James Bible
And the time that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months.

New King James Version
And the time that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months.

New American Standard Bible
And the time that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months.

NASB 1995
The time that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months.

NASB 1977
And the time that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months.

Amplified Bible
And the time that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months.

Christian Standard Bible
The length of time that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The length of time that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months.

American Standard Version
And the time that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the number of days when King David reigned in Khebruun over those of the house of Yehuda was seven years and six months

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the days which David reigned in Chebron over the house of Juda were seven years and six months.

Contemporary English Version
and he ruled from Hebron for seven and a half years.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the number of the days that David abode, reigning in Hebron over the house of Juda, was seven years and six months.

English Revised Version
And the time that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months.

Good News Translation
and he ruled in Hebron over Judah for seven and a half years.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
In Hebron David was king over the tribe of Judah for seven years and six months.

International Standard Version
The period of David's kingship in Hebron lasted seven years and six months.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the time that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months.

Literal Standard Version
And the number of the days that David has been king in Hebron, over the house of Judah, is seven years and six months.

NET Bible
David was king in Hebron over the people of Judah for seven and a half years.

New Heart English Bible
The time that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months.

World English Bible
The time that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months.

Young's Literal Translation
And the number of the days that David hath been king in Hebron, over the house of Judah, is seven years and six months.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Ish-bosheth Made King of Israel
10Saul’s son Ish-bosheth was forty years old when he began to reign over Israel, and he reigned for two years. The house of Judah, however, followed David. 11And the length of time that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months.

Cross References
2 Samuel 2:10
Saul's son Ish-bosheth was forty years old when he began to reign over Israel, and he reigned for two years. The house of Judah, however, followed David.

2 Samuel 5:5
In Hebron he reigned over Judah seven years and six months, and in Jerusalem he reigned thirty-three years over all Israel and Judah.

1 Chronicles 3:4
These six sons were born to David in Hebron, where he reigned seven years and six months. And David reigned in Jerusalem thirty-three years,


Treasury of Scripture

And the time that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months.

time [heb] number of days

2 Samuel 5:4,5
David was thirty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned forty years…

1 Kings 2:11
And the days that David reigned over Israel were forty years: seven years reigned he in Hebron, and thirty and three years reigned he in Jerusalem.

1 Chronicles 3:4
These six were born unto him in Hebron; and there he reigned seven years and six months: and in Jerusalem he reigned thirty and three years.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And the length
מִסְפַּ֣ר (mis·par)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4557: A number, definite, indefinite, narration

of time
הַיָּמִ֔ים (hay·yā·mîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 3117: A day

that
אֲשֶׁר֩ (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

David
דָוִ֥ד (ḏā·wiḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

was
וַֽיְהִי֙ (way·hî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

king
מֶ֛לֶךְ (me·leḵ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4428: A king

in Hebron
בְּחֶבְר֖וֹן (bə·ḥeḇ·rō·wn)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 2275: Hebron -- 'association, league', a city in southern Judah

over
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the house
בֵּ֣ית (bêṯ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1004: A house

of Judah
יְהוּדָ֑ה (yə·hū·ḏāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3063: Judah -- 'praised', a son of Jacob, also the southern kingdom, also four Israelites

was seven
שֶׁ֥בַע (še·ḇa‘)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's 7651: Seven, seven times, a week, an indefinite number

years
שָׁנִ֖ים (šā·nîm)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 8141: A year

and six
וְשִׁשָּׁ֥ה (wə·šiš·šāh)
Conjunctive waw | Number - masculine singular
Strong's 8337: Six (a cardinal number)

months.
חֳדָשִֽׁים׃ (ḥo·ḏā·šîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 2320: The new moon, a month


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