King James Version
Nevertheless David took the strong hold of Zion: the same is the city of David.
Darby Bible Translation
But David took the stronghold of Zion, which is the city of David.
World English Bible
Nevertheless David took the stronghold of Zion; the same is the city of David.
Young's Literal Translation
And David captureth the fortress of Zion, it is the city of David.
2 Samuel 5:7 Parallel
CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
Nevertheless David took the strong hold of Zion: the same is the city of David.2 Samuel 5:7 Parallel Commentaries
The life of David is naturally divided into epochs, of which we may avail ourselves for the more ready arrangement of our material. These are--his early years up to his escape from the court of Saul, his exile, the prosperous beginning of his reign, his sin and penitence, his flight before Absalom's rebellion, and the darkened end. We have but faint incidental traces of his life up to his anointing by Samuel, with which the narrative in the historical books opens. But perhaps the fact that the story …
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David
God's Strange Work
2 Samuel 5:8
And David said on that day, Whosoever getteth up to the gutter, and smiteth the Jebusites, and the lame and the blind, that are hated of David's soul, he shall be chief and captain. Wherefore they said, The blind and the lame shall not come into the house.
2 Samuel 5:9
So David dwelt in the fort, and called it the city of David. And David built round about from Millo and inward.
2 Samuel 6:12
And it was told king David, saying, The LORD hath blessed the house of Obededom, and all that pertaineth unto him, because of the ark of God. So David went and brought up the ark of God from the house of Obededom into the city of David with gladness.
2 Samuel 6:16
And as the ark of the LORD came into the city of David, Michal Saul's daughter looked through a window, and saw king David leaping and dancing before the LORD; and she despised him in her heart.
1 Kings 2:10
So David slept with his fathers, and was buried in the city of David.
1 Kings 8:1
Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, and all the heads of the tribes, the chief of the fathers of the children of Israel, unto king Solomon in Jerusalem, that they might bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of the city of David, which is Zion.
1 Kings 9:24
But Pharaoh's daughter came up out of the city of David unto her house which Solomon had built for her: then did he build Millo.
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