New Living Translation
So David made the fortress his home, and he called it the City of David. He extended the city, starting at the supporting terraces and working inward.
King James Bible
So David dwelt in the fort, and called it the city of David. And David built round about from Millo and inward.
Darby Bible Translation
So David dwelt in the stronghold, and called it the city of David. And David built round about from the Millo and inward.
World English Bible
David lived in the stronghold, and called it the city of David. David built around from Millo and inward.
Young's Literal Translation
And David dwelleth in the fortress, and calleth it -- City of David, and David buildeth round about, from Millo and inward,
2 Samuel 5:9 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:9 Millo - Which seems to have been the town - hall or, state - house, near the wall of the city of Zion.
LibraryA Cloud of Witnesses.
"By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau, even concerning things to come. By faith Jacob, when he was a-dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph; and worshipped, leaning upon the top of his staff. By faith Joseph, when his end was nigh, made mention of the departure of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.... By faith the walls of Jericho fell down, after they had been compassed about for seven days. By faith Rahab the harlot perished not with them that were disobedient, …
Thomas Charles Edwards—The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews
The Blessing of Jacob Upon Judah. (Gen. Xlix. 8-10. )
2 Samuel 5:7
But David captured the fortress of Zion, which is now called the City of David.
2 Samuel 5:8
On the day of the attack, David said to his troops, "I hate those 'lame' and 'blind' Jebusites. Whoever attacks them should strike by going into the city through the water tunnel." That is the origin of the saying, "The blind and the lame may not enter the house."
1 Kings 9:15
This is the account of the forced labor that King Solomon conscripted to build the LORD's Temple, the royal palace, the supporting terraces, the wall of Jerusalem, and the cities of Hazor, Megiddo, and Gezer.
1 Kings 9:24
Solomon moved his wife, Pharaoh's daughter, from the City of David to the new palace he had built for her. Then he constructed the supporting terraces.
2 Kings 12:20
Joash's officers plotted against him and assassinated him at Beth-millo on the road to Silla.
Jerusalem is a well-built city; its seamless walls cannot be breached.
"What sorrow awaits Ariel, the City of David. Year after year you celebrate your feasts.
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