1 Chronicles 11:7
Good News Translation
Because David went to live in the fortress, it came to be called "David's City."

Contemporary English Version
Later, David moved to the fortress--that's why it's called the City of David.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And David dwelt in the castle, and therefore it was called the city of David,

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And David dwelt in the castle, and therefore it was called the city of David,

David dwelt

Psalm 2:6 But I am appointed king by him over Sion, his holy mountain, preaching his commandment.

the city of David

1 Chronicles 11:5 And the inhabitants of Jebus said to David: Thou shalt not come in here. But David took the castle of Sion, which is the city of David.

2 Samuel 5:7 But David took the castle of Sion, the same is the city of David.

Context
David Conquers Jerusalem
6And he said: Whosoever shall first strike the Jebusites, shall be the head and chief captain. And Joab the son of Sarvia went up first, and was made the general. 7And David dwelt in the castle, and therefore it was called the city of David,8And he built the city round about from Mello all round, and Joab built the rest of the city.…
Cross References
1 Chronicles 11:6
And he said: Whosoever shall first strike the Jebusites, shall be the head and chief captain. And Joab the son of Sarvia went up first, and was made the general.

1 Chronicles 11:8
And he built the city round about from Mello all round, and Joab built the rest of the city.

Additional Translations
So David took up residence in the fortress; that is why it was called the City of David.And David dwelled in the castle; therefore they called it the city of David.

And David dwelt in the stronghold; therefore they called it the city of David.

And David dwelt in the strong hold; therefore he called it the city of David.

And David dwelt in the stronghold; therefore they called it the city of David.

And David dwelt in the strong hold; therefore they called it the city of David.

And David dwelt in the castle; therefore they called it, The city of David.

David lived in the stronghold; therefore they called it the city of David.

And David dwelleth in the fortress, therefore they have called it, 'City of David;'
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