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2 Samuel 5:1-2 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

And all the tribes of Israel come unto David, to Hebron, and speak, saying, `Lo, we [are] thy bone and thy flesh;

also heretofore, in Saul's being king over us, thou hast been he who is bringing out and bringing in Israel, and Jehovah saith to thee, Thou dost feed My people Israel, and thou art for leader over Israel.'

2 Samuel 5:1-2 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

David, King of Israel

All the tribes of Israel came to David at Hebron and said, “Here we are, your own flesh and blood.[a] Even while Saul was king over us, you were the one who led us out to battle and brought us back. The Lord also said to you, ‘You will shepherd My people Israel and be ruler over Israel.’”

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  1. 2 Samuel 5:1 Lit your bone and flesh

2 Samuel 5:1-2 Darby Translation (DARBY)

Then came all the tribes of Israel to David to Hebron, and spoke, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh.

Even aforetime, when Saul was king over us, thou wast he that leddest out and broughtest in Israel; and Jehovah said to thee, Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be prince over Israel.

2 Samuel 5:1-2 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Chapter 5

David King of Israel. All the tribes of Israel came to David in Hebron, and they said: “Look! We are your bone and your flesh. In days past, when Saul was still our king, you were the one who led Israel out in all its battles and brought it back. And the Lord said to you: You shall shepherd my people Israel; you shall be ruler over Israel.”

New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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