2 Samuel 5
- "Then all the tribes of Israel came to David at Hebron, and said, ""Behold, we are your bone and flesh. "
- "In times past, when Saul was king over us, it was you that led out and brought in Israel; and the Lord said to you, 'You shall be shepherd of my people Israel, and you shall be prince over Israel.' "" "
- "So all the elders of Israel came to the king at Hebron; and King David made a covenant with them at Hebron before the Lord, and they anointed David king over Israel. "