Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Nevertheless David took the strong hold of Zion: the same is the city of David.
"I myself have installed my king on Zion, my holy hill."
Sing praises to the Lord, who rules in Zion! Tell the nations what he has done!
Walk around Zion! Encircle it! Count its towers!
Because you favor Zion, do what is good for her! Fortify the walls of Jerusalem!
The Lord loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwelling places of Jacob.
Certainly the Lord has chosen Zion; he decided to make it his home.
Cry out and shout for joy, O citizens of Zion, for the Holy One of Israel acts mightily among you!"
"A protector comes to Zion, to those in Jacob who repent of their rebellious deeds," says the Lord.
Many nations will come, saying, "Come on! Let's go up to the Lord's mountain, to the temple of Jacob's God, so he can teach us his commands and we can live by his laws." For Zion will be the source of instruction; the Lord's teachings will proceed from Jerusalem.
just as it is written, "Look, I am laying in Zion a stone that will cause people to stumble and a rock that will make them fall, yet the one who believes in him will not be put to shame."
But you have come to Mount Zion, the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to myriads of angels, to the assembly
Then I looked, and here was the Lamb standing on Mount Zion, and with him were one hundred and forty-four thousand, who had his name and his Father's name written on their foreheads.
2 Samuel 5:9
So David lived in the fortress and called it the City of David. David built all around it, from the terrace inwards.
2 Samuel 6:10
So David was no longer willing to bring the ark of the Lord to be with him in the City of David. David left it in the house of Obed-Edom the Gittite.
1 Kings 2:10
Then David passed away and was buried in the city of David.
1 Kings 3:1
Solomon made an alliance by marriage with Pharaoh, king of Egypt; he married Pharaoh's daughter. He brought her to the City of David until he could finish building his residence and the temple of the Lord and the wall around Jerusalem.
1 Kings 8:1
Then Solomon convened in Jerusalem Israel's elders, all the leaders of the Israelite tribes and families, so they could witness the transferal of the ark of the Lord's covenant from the city of David (that is, Zion).
1 Chronicles 11:7
David lived in the fortress; for this reason it is called the City of David.
2 Chronicles 5:2
Then Solomon convened Israel's elders -- all the leaders of the Israelite tribes and families -- in Jerusalem, so they could witness the transferal of the ark of the covenant of the Lord from the City of David (that is, Zion).
2 Chronicles 24:16
He was buried in the City of David with the kings, because he had accomplished good in Israel and for God and his temple.
The men of Judah were unable to conquer the Jebusites living in Jerusalem. The Jebusites live with the people of Judah in Jerusalem to this very day.
The men of Benjamin, however, did not conquer the Jebusites living in Jerusalem. The Jebusites live with the people of Benjamin in Jerusalem to this very day.