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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CommentaryClarke'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.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
waxed greater and greater [heb] went it going and increasing
LibraryThe 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 …
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Epistle Xlv. To Theoctista, Patrician .
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.
Mordecai was prominent in the palace; his reputation spread throughout the provinces, and he became more and more powerful.
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