[David] made him houses in the city of David; and he prepared a place for the ark of God, and pitched for it a tent.
They brought in the ark of God, and set it in the midst of the tent that David had pitched for it: and they offered burnt offerings and peace offerings before God.
David assembled all Israel at Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of Yahweh to its place, which he had prepared for it.
It happened, when David lived in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, "Behold, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of the covenant of Yahweh is under curtains."
David lived in the stronghold, and called it the city of David. David built around from Millo and inward.
Then David sent home to Tamar, saying, "Go now to your brother Amnon's house, and prepare food for him."
The king said, "Let him return to his own house, but let him not see my face." So Absalom returned to his own house, and didn't see the king's face.