1 Chronicles 11
- "Then all Israel gathered together to David at Hebron, and said, ""Behold, we are your bone and flesh. "
- "In times past, even when Saul was king, it was you that led out and brought in Israel; and the Lord your God said to you, 'You shall be shepherd of my people Israel, and you shall be prince over my people Israel.' "" "
- "So all the elders of Israel came to the king at Hebron; and David made a covenant with them at Hebron before the Lord, and they anointed David king over Israel, according to the word of the Lord by Samuel. "