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

King James Bible
In Hebron he reigned over Judah seven years and six months: and in Jerusalem he reigned thirty and three years over all Israel and Judah.

Darby Bible Translation
In Hebron he reigned over Judah seven years and six months; and in Jerusalem he reigned thirty-three years over all Israel and Judah.

World English Bible
In Hebron he reigned over Judah seven years and six months; and in Jerusalem he reigned thirty-three years over all Israel and Judah.

Young's Literal Translation
in Hebron he reigned over Judah seven years and six months, and in Jerusalem he reigned thirty and three years, over all Israel and Judah.

2 Samuel 5:5 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

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

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

seven years

2 Samuel 2:11 And the time that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months.

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

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

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One Fold and one Shepherd
'Then came all the tribes of Israel to David unto Hebron, and spake, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh. 2. Also in time past, when Saul was king over us, thou wast he that leddest out and broughtest in Israel: and the Lord said to thee, Thou shalt feed My people Israel, and thou shalt be a captain over Israel. 3. 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. 4. David was
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

God's Strange Work
'That He may do His work, His strange work; and bring to pass His act, His strange act.'--ISAIAH xxviii. 21. How the great events of one generation fall dead to another! There is something very pathetic in the oblivion that swallows up world- resounding deeds. Here the prophet selects two instances which to him are solemn and singular examples of divine judgment, and we have difficulty in finding out to what he refers. To him they seemed the most luminous illustrations he could find of the principle
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
2 Samuel 2:4
Then the men of Judah came to Hebron, and there they anointed David king over the tribe of Judah. When David was told that it was the men from Jabesh Gilead who had buried Saul,

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

1 Kings 2:11
He had reigned forty years over Israel--seven years in Hebron and thirty-three in Jerusalem.

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

1 Chronicles 11:3
When all the elders of Israel had come to King David at Hebron, he made a covenant with them at Hebron before the LORD, and they anointed David king over Israel, as the LORD had promised through Samuel.

1 Chronicles 29:27
He ruled over Israel forty years--seven in Hebron and thirty-three in Jerusalem.

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