1 Chronicles 11:1-3

David Becomes King

11:1 All Israel joined David at Hebron and said, “Look, we are your very flesh and blood! 11:2 In the past, even when Saul was king, you were Israel’s commanding general. The Lord your God said to you, ‘You will shepherd my people Israel; you will rule over my people Israel.’” 11:3 When all the leaders of Israel came to the king at Hebron, David made an agreement with them in Hebron before the Lord. They anointed David king over Israel, just as the Lord had announced through Samuel.

tn Heb “look, your bone and your flesh [are] we.”

tn Heb “you were the one who led out and the one who brought in Israel.”

tn Heb “elders.”

tn Or “covenant.”

tn Or “They poured olive oil on David to designate him as king.”

tn Heb “according to the word of the Lord by the hand of Samuel.”