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How old was David when he was anointed King?

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The older men of Judah anointed him as king over their tribe in 1077 B.C.E., when he was 30 years old. --2 Samuel 2:1-4

I thought after David was annointed.  He did not take reign for 22 years?

david reigned all the tribes of Israel at age 30.  this is definite.  he ruled only Judah for 7 years  and 6 months making him 22 and half ish years old when Saul died.  he lived in Ziklag of the philistines for 16 month when running from Saul.  these are the only numbers i believe that are given. 30yrs-7.5yrs=22.5 yrs-16 months=just over 21 years of age.  21 years of age represents the oldest david could of been when he was anointed.

there was still other places he hid in like the wilderness of ziph and moan, the forest of hareth, the cave of Adullam.  there were also the two separate times David could of killed Saul, once in a cave and the other in Engedi i believe.  He also took two wives when hiding from Saul and saved the city of Kielah from the philistines.  he did all this and was still in hiding from Saul. 

now the question is, how many years would you give David to be in all those places.  if you say 2 years, david would of been 19 when anointed.  If you say 4 years, david would of been 17 when anointed. anything else is just an estimate really. 

to find maps of all the place david went to when saul was seeking his life,  type "David flees Saul" in google and click on the maps.  you will see a map i created (royalmb).  these places I marked all come from 1 Samuel 19:1 all the way to 1 Samuel 31:1


(1Sa 16:1)
 
And the LORD said unto Samuel, How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? fill thine horn with oil, and go, I will send thee to Jesse the Bethlehemite: for I have provided me a king among his sons. unknown time
 
 
 
(1Sa 16:13) Then Samuel took the horn of oil, and anointed him in the midst of his brethren: and the Spirit of the LORD came upon David from that day forward. So Samuel rose up, and went to Ramah. unknown age


(2Sa 2:4)
 
And the men of Judah came, and there they anointed David king over the house of Judah. ......................................................................................................(2Sa 2:11) And the time that David was king in Hebron over the house of Judah was seven years and six months. annointed at age 22 over only one tribe of Israel. 

2Sa 5:3 So all the elders of Israel came to the king to Hebron; and king David made a league with them in Hebron before the LORD: and they anointed David king over Israel.

2Sa 5:4 David was thirty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned forty years. finally over a dozen years after Samuel annointed him david becomes king of all Israel

So all the elders of Israel came to the king to Hebron; and king David made a league with them in Hebron before the LORD: and they anointed David king over Israel.

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