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5 Then all the tribes of Israel acame to David at Hebron and spoke, saying, “Indeed bwe are your bone and your flesh. 2 Also, in time past, when Saul was king over us, cyou were the one who led Israel out and brought them in; and the Lord said to you, d‘You shall shepherd My people Israel, and be ruler over Israel.’ ” 3 eTherefore all the elders of Israel came to the king at Hebron, fand King David made a covenant with them at Hebron gbefore the Lord. And they anointed David king over Israel. 4 David was hthirty years old when he began to reign, and ihe reigned forty years. 5 In Hebron he reigned over Judah jseven years and six months, and in Jerusalem he reigned thirty-three years over all Israel and Judah.
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