1 Chronicles 11:1
Good News Translation
All the people of Israel went to David at Hebron and said to him, "We are your own flesh and blood.

New Revised Standard Version
Then all Israel gathered together to David at Hebron and said, “See, we are your bone and flesh.

Contemporary English Version
Israel's leaders met with David at Hebron and said, "We are your relatives,

New American Bible
Then all Israel gathered around David in Hebron, and they said: “Look! We are your bone and your flesh.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then all Israel gathered themselves to David in Hebron, saying: We are thy bone, and thy flesh.

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Then all Israel gathered themselves to David in Hebron, saying: We are thy bone, and thy flesh.


Numbers 13:22 And they went up at the south side, and came to Hebron, where were Achiman and Sisai and Tholmai the sons of Enac. For Hebron was built seven years before Tanis the city of Egypt.

2 Samuel 2:1 And after these things David consulted the Lord, saying: Shall I go up into one of the cities of Juda? And the Lord said to him: Go up. And David said: Whither shall I go up? And he answered him: Into Hebron.

2 Samuel 15:10 And Absalom sent spies into all the tribes of Israel, saying: As soon as you shall hear the sound of the trumpet, say ye: Absalom reigneth in Hebron.

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


Genesis 29:14 He answered: Thou art my bone and my flesh. And after the days of one month were expired,

Deuteronomy 17:15 Thou shalt set him whom the Lord thy God shall choose out of the number of thy brethren. Thou mayst not make a man of another nation king, that is not thy brother.

Judges 9:2 Speak to all the men of Sichem: whether is better for you that seventy men, all the sons of Jerobaal, should rule over you, or that one man should rule over you? And withal, consider that I am your bone, and your flesh.

2 Samuel 19:12,13 You are my brethren, you are my bone, and my flesh, why are you the last to bring back the king? . . .

Ephesians 5:30 Because we are members of him, body, of his flesh and of his bones.

David Anointed King over Israel
1Then all Israel gathered themselves to David in Hebron, saying: We are thy bone, and thy flesh.2Yesterday also, and the day before when Saul was king, thou wast he that leddest out and broughtest in Israel: for the Lord thy God said to thee: Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be ruler over them.…
Cross References
2 Samuel 5:1
Then all the tribes of Israel came to David in Hebron, saying: Behold we are thy bone and thy flesh.

2 Samuel 5:3
The ancients also of Israel came to the king of Hebron, and king David made a league with them in Hebron before the Lord: and they anointed David to be king over Israel.

1 Chronicles 10:14
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