1 Chronicles 11:7
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New International Version
David then took up residence in the fortress, and so it was called the City of David.

King James Bible
And David dwelt in the castle; therefore they called it the city of David.

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

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

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

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Then all Israel gathered themselves to David - See 2 Samuel 5:1-10 (note), for the history contained in the first nine verses of this chapter, and the notes there.

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David dwelt

Psalm 2:6 Yet have I set my king on my holy hill of Zion.

the city of David
that is, Zion

1 Chronicles 11:5 And the inhabitants of Jebus said to David, You shall not come here. Nevertheless David took the castle of Zion...

2 Samuel 5:7 Nevertheless David took the strong hold of Zion: the same is the city of David.

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BY THEODORE T. MUNGER [From "Lamps and Paths," by courtesy of Houghton, Mifflin & Co.] Be noble! and the nobleness that lies In other men, sleeping, but never dead, Will rise in majesty to meet thine own. --James Russell Lowell: Sonnet IV Restore to God his due in tithe and time: A tithe purloined cankers the whole estate. Sundays observe: think, when the bells do chime, 'Tis angels' music; therefore come not late. God there deals blessings. If a king did so, Who would not haste, nay give, to see
Philip P. Wells—Bible Stories and Religious Classics

Epistle Xlv. To Theoctista, Patrician .
To Theoctista, Patrician [153] . Gregory to Theoctista, &c. We ought to give great thanks to Almighty God, that our most pious and most benignant Emperors have near them kinsfolk of their race, whose life and conversation is such as to give us all great joy. Hence too we should continually pray for these our lords, that their life, with that of all who belong to them, may by the protection of heavenly grace be preserved through long and tranquil times. I have to inform you, however, that I have
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

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1 Chronicles 11:6
David had said, "Whoever leads the attack on the Jebusites will become commander-in-chief." Joab son of Zeruiah went up first, and so he received the command.

1 Chronicles 11:8
He built up the city around it, from the terraces to the surrounding wall, while Joab restored the rest of the city.

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