And David brought up (A)his men who were with him, everyone with his household, and they lived in the towns of Hebron. And the men of Judah came, and there they anointed David (B)king over the house of Judah.

When they told David, (C)“It was the men of Jabesh-gilead who buried Saul,” David sent messengers to the men of Jabesh-gilead and said to them, (D)“May you be blessed by the Lord, because you showed this loyalty to Saul your lord and buried him.

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