2:3 And his men that [were] with {c} him did David bring up, every man with his household: and they dwelt in the cities of Hebron.

(c) In the time of his persecution.

2:3 Dwelt in - That is, the cities or towns belonging to Hebron, which was the Metropolis. For in Hebron itself there was not space for them all, because it was filled with priests, and with David's court.

2:1-7. After the death of Saul, many went to David at Ziklag,