1 Chronicles 11:9
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New International Version
And David became more and more powerful, because the LORD Almighty was with him.

King James Bible
So David waxed greater and greater: for the LORD of hosts was with him.

Darby Bible Translation
And David became continually greater; and Jehovah of hosts was with him.

World English Bible
David grew greater and greater; for Yahweh of Armies was with him.

Young's Literal Translation
And David goeth, going on and becoming great, and Jehovah of Hosts is with him.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Then all Israel gathered themselves to David - See 2 Samuel 5:1-10 (note), for the history contained in the first nine verses of this chapter, and the notes there.

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waxed greater and greater [heb] went it going and increasing

2 Samuel 3:1 Now there was long war between the house of Saul and the house of David: but David waxed stronger and stronger...

2 Samuel 5:10 And David went on, and grew great, and the LORD God of hosts was with him.

Job 17:9 The righteous also shall hold on his way, and he that has clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.

Isaiah 9:7 Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, on the throne of David, and on his kingdom, to order it...

for

1 Chronicles 9:20 And Phinehas the son of Eleazar was the ruler over them in time past, and the LORD was with him.

Psalm 46:7,11 The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah...

Isaiah 8:9,10 Associate yourselves, O you people, and you shall be broken in pieces; and give ear, all you of far countries: gird yourselves...

Isaiah 41:10,14 Fear you not; for I am with you: be not dismayed; for I am your God: I will strengthen you; yes, I will help you...

Romans 8:31 What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?

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The Story of a Cup of Water
BY THEODORE T. MUNGER [From "Lamps and Paths," by courtesy of Houghton, Mifflin & Co.] Be noble! and the nobleness that lies In other men, sleeping, but never dead, Will rise in majesty to meet thine own. --James Russell Lowell: Sonnet IV Restore to God his due in tithe and time: A tithe purloined cankers the whole estate. Sundays observe: think, when the bells do chime, 'Tis angels' music; therefore come not late. God there deals blessings. If a king did so, Who would not haste, nay give, to see
Philip P. Wells—Bible Stories and Religious Classics

Epistle Xlv. To Theoctista, Patrician .
To Theoctista, Patrician [153] . Gregory to Theoctista, &c. We ought to give great thanks to Almighty God, that our most pious and most benignant Emperors have near them kinsfolk of their race, whose life and conversation is such as to give us all great joy. Hence too we should continually pray for these our lords, that their life, with that of all who belong to them, may by the protection of heavenly grace be preserved through long and tranquil times. I have to inform you, however, that I have
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

Cross References
2 Samuel 3:1
The war between the house of Saul and the house of David lasted a long time. David grew stronger and stronger, while the house of Saul grew weaker and weaker.

1 Chronicles 11:8
He built up the city around it, from the terraces to the surrounding wall, while Joab restored the rest of the city.

Esther 9:4
Mordecai was prominent in the palace; his reputation spread throughout the provinces, and he became more and more powerful.

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