New International Version
David also took the men who were with him, each with his family, and they settled in Hebron and its towns.
King James Bible
And his men that were with him did David bring up, every man with his household: and they dwelt in the cities of Hebron.
Darby Bible Translation
And his men that were with him did David bring up, every man with his household; and they dwelt in the cities of Hebron.
World English Bible
David brought up his men who were with him, every man with his household. They lived in the cities of Hebron.
Young's Literal Translation
and his men who are with him hath David brought up -- a man and his household -- and they dwell in the cities of Hebron.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
David inquired of the Lord - By means of Abiathar the priest; for he did not know whether the different tribes were willing to receive him, though he was fully persuaded that God had appointed him king over Israel.
Unto Hebron - The metropolis of the tribe of Judah, one of the richest regions in Judea. The mountains of Hebron were famed for fruits, herbage, and honey; and many parts were well adapted for vines, olives, and different kinds of grain, abounding in springs of excellent water, as the most accurate travelers have asserted.
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'And it came to pass after this, that David enquired of the Lord, saying, Shall I go up into any of the cities of Judah? And the Lord said unto him, Go up. And David said, Whither shall I go up? And He said, Unto Hebron. 2. So David went up thither, and his two wives also, Ahinoam the Jezreelitess, and Abigail, Nabal's wife, the Carmelite. 3. And his men that were with him did David bring up, every man with his household: and they dwelt in the cities of Hebron. 4. And the men of Judah came, and there …
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1 Samuel 27:3
David and his men settled in Gath with Achish. Each man had his family with him, and David had his two wives: Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail of Carmel, the widow of Nabal.
1 Samuel 30:9
David and the six hundred men with him came to the Besor Valley, where some stayed behind.
1 Chronicles 12:1
These were the men who came to David at Ziklag, while he was banished from the presence of Saul son of Kish (they were among the warriors who helped him in battle;
1 Chronicles 12:23
These are the numbers of the men armed for battle who came to David at Hebron to turn Saul's kingdom over to him, as the LORD had said:
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