2 Samuel 2:3
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New International Version
David also took the men who were with him, each with his family, and they settled in Hebron and its towns.

New Living Translation
and his men and their families all moved to Judah, and they settled in the villages near Hebron.

English Standard Version
And David brought up his men who were with him, everyone with his household, and they lived in the towns of Hebron.

Berean Study Bible
David also took the men who were with him, each with his household, and they settled in the towns near Hebron.

New American Standard Bible
And David brought up his men who were with him, each with his household; and they lived in the cities of Hebron.

King James Bible
And his men that were with him did David bring up, every man with his household: and they dwelt in the cities of Hebron.

Christian Standard Bible
In addition, David brought the men who were with him, each one with his family, and they settled in the towns near Hebron.

Contemporary English Version
David also told his men and their families to come and live in the villages near Hebron.

Good News Translation
He also took his men and their families, and they settled in the towns around Hebron.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In addition, David brought the men who were with him, each one with his household, and they settled in the towns near Hebron.

International Standard Version
David brought his army with him, each soldier accompanied by his household, and they settled in the cities of Hebron.

NET Bible
David also brought along the men who were with him, each with his family. They settled in the cities of Hebron.

New Heart English Bible
David brought up his men who were with him, every man with his household. They lived in the cities of Hebron.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
David took his men and their families with him, and they settled in the towns around Hebron.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And his men that were with him did David bring up, every man with his household; and they dwelt in the cities of Hebron.

New American Standard 1977
And David brought up his men who were with him, each with his household; and they lived in the cities of Hebron.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And David brought up his men that were with him, each one with his household, and they dwelt in the cities of Hebron.

King James 2000 Bible
And his men that were with him did David bring up, every man with his household: and they dwelt in the cities of Hebron.

American King James Version
And his men that were with him did David bring up, every man with his household: and they dwelled in the cities of Hebron.

American Standard Version
And his men that were with him did David bring up, every man with his household: and they dwelt in the cities of Hebron.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the men also that were with him, David brought up every man with his household: and they abode in the towns of Hebron.

Darby Bible Translation
And his men that were with him did David bring up, every man with his household; and they dwelt in the cities of Hebron.

English Revised Version
And his men that were with him did David bring up, every man with his household: and they dwelt in the cities of Hebron.

Webster's Bible Translation
And his men that were with him did David bring up, every man with his household: and they dwelt in the cities of Hebron.

World English Bible
David brought up his men who were with him, every man with his household. They lived in the cities of Hebron.

Young's Literal Translation
and his men who are with him hath David brought up -- a man and his household -- and they dwell in the cities of Hebron.
Study Bible
David Anointed King of Judah
2So David went there with his two wives, Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail, the widow of Nabal of Carmel. 3David also took the men who were with him, each with his household, and they settled in the towns near Hebron. 4Then the men of Judah came to Hebron, and there they anointed David king over the house of Judah. And they told David, “It was the men of Jabesh-gilead who buried Saul.”…
Cross References
1 Samuel 27:3
David and his men settled in Gath with Achish, and each man had his family with him. David had his two wives, Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail of Carmel, the widow of Nabal.

1 Samuel 30:9
So David and his six hundred men went to the Brook of Besor, where some stayed behind

1 Chronicles 12:1
Now these were the men who came to David at Ziklag, while he was still banished from the presence of Saul son of Kish. They were among the warriors who helped him in battle;

1 Chronicles 12:23
Now these are the numbers of men armed for battle who came to David at Hebron to turn Saul's kingdom over to him, in accordance with the word of the LORD:

Treasury of Scripture

And his men that were with him did David bring up, every man with his household: and they dwelled in the cities of Hebron.

his men

1 Samuel 22:2 And every one that was in distress, and every one that was in debt, …

1 Samuel 27:2,3 And David arose, and he passed over with the six hundred men that …

1 Samuel 30:1,9,10 And it came to pass, when David and his men were come to Ziklag on …

1 Chronicles 12:1 Now these are they that came to David to Ziklag, while he yet kept …

the cities

Joshua 21:11,12 And they gave them the city of Arba the father of Anak, which city …







(3) Dwelt in the cities of Hebron.--David's whole force of 600 men, with their families, accompanied him, and made their permanent settlement in the towns of the district to which Hebron gave its name

Verse 3. - They dwelt in the cities of Hebron. Not only had David wives, whom he took with him to Hebron, but many of his warriors were married, and thus they and their households formed a numerous body of people, for whom Hebron could scarcely find accommodation. Moreover they had flocks and herds captured from the Amalekites, for which they needed pasturage. And therefore David dispersed them in the towns and villages of which Hebron was the capital, posting them in such a manner as to render it easy for him to summon them together, while taking care that they did not injure his tribesmen, or dispossess them of their lauds. We may feel sure that he consulted the chief men of Hebron as to these arrangements, and obtained their approval. And his men that were with him did David bring up, every man with his household,.... They and their families, and no doubt provided well for them when he was settled on the throne, who had shown themselves to be his faithful friends, closely attached to his interest, and had run the risk of their all on his account. See Matthew 19:28.

And they dwelt in the cities of Hebron; in the towns and villages about it; for that itself being a city of refuge, and inhabited by priests, there was not room enough for all David's men, who were now increasing, persons from various tribes flocking to him. See 1 Chronicles 12:1. 2:1-7. After the death of Saul, many went to David at Ziklag,
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