2 Sam 5:10

5:10 became greater. Just as chs. 3 and 4 detail how “the house of Saul became weaker and weaker” (3:1; 3:2–11 note), so chs. 5–10 show David growing “stronger and stronger” (3:1). The fundamental reason for David’s success is that the Lord was with him (see note 1 Sam. 16:18).