Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So David lived in the stronghold and called it the city of David. And David built all around from the Millo and inward.

King James Version

So David dwelt in the fort, and called it the city of David. And David built round about from Millo and inward.

Holman Bible

David took up residence in the stronghold, which he named the city of David. He built it up all the way around from the supporting terraces inward.

International Standard Version

Therefore they say, "The blind and lame are never to come into the house." David occupied the fortress, naming it the City of David. He built up the surroundings from the terrace ramparts inward.

A Conservative Version

And David dwelt in the stronghold, and called it the city of David. And David built round about from Millo and inward.

American Standard Version

And David dwelt in the stronghold, and called it the city of David. And David built round about from Millo and inward.

Amplified

So David lived in the stronghold and called it the City of David. And he built all around [the surrounding area] from the Millo [fortification] and inward.

Bible in Basic English

So David took the strong tower for his living-place, naming it the town of David. And David took in hand the building of the town all round, starting from the Millo.

Darby Translation

So David dwelt in the stronghold, and called it the city of David. And David built round about from the Millo and inward.

Julia Smith Translation

And David will dwell in the fastness, and he will call it the city of David. And David will build round about from Millo and its house.

King James 2000

So David dwelt in the fort, and called it the city of David. And David built all around from Millo inward.

Lexham Expanded Bible

David occupied the fortress and called it the city of David. And David built all around [it] from the Millo and {inward}.

Modern King James verseion

And David lived in the fort, and called it the city of David. And David built all around, from Millo and inward.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And David dwelt in the tower and called it the city of David. And David built round about it from Mello inward.

NET Bible

So David lived in the fortress and called it the City of David. David built all around it, from the terrace inwards.

New Heart English Bible

David lived in the stronghold, and called it the City of David. David built around from the Millo and inward.

The Emphasized Bible

So then David dwelt in the citadel, and called it, The City of David, - and David built round about, from Millo and inwards.

Webster

So David dwelt in the fort, and called it the city of David. And David built around from 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.

Youngs Literal Translation

And David dwelleth in the fortress, and calleth it -- City of David, and David buildeth round about, from Millo and inward,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

in the fort
מצדה מצוּדה מצוּד 
Matsuwd 
Usage: 22

and called
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

it the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

of David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

סביבה סביב 
Cabiyb 
Usage: 334

מלּא מלּוא 
Millow' 
Usage: 9

Context Readings

The Capture And Growth Of Jerusalem

8 David said on that day, “Whoever would strike the Jebusites, let him reach the lame and the blind, who are hated by David’s soul, through the water tunnel.” Therefore they say, “The blind or the lame shall not come into the house.” 9 So David lived in the stronghold and called it the city of David. And David built all around from the Millo and inward. 10 David became greater and greater, for the Lord God of hosts was with him.


Cross References

1 Kings 9:15

Now this is the account of the forced labor which King Solomon levied to build the house of the Lord, his own house, the Millo, the wall of Jerusalem, Hazor, Megiddo, and Gezer.

1 Kings 9:24

As soon as Pharaoh’s daughter came up from the city of David to her house which Solomon had built for her, then he built the Millo.

2 Samuel 5:7

Nevertheless, David captured the stronghold of Zion, that is the city of David.

1 Kings 11:27

Now this was the reason why he rebelled against the king: Solomon built the Millo, and closed up the breach of the city of his father David.

2 Chronicles 32:5

And he took courage and rebuilt all the wall that had been broken down and erected towers on it, and built another outside wall and strengthened the Millo in the city of David, and made weapons and shields in great number.

Judges 9:6

All the men of Shechem and all Beth-millo assembled together, and they went and made Abimelech king, by the oak of the pillar which was in Shechem.

Judges 9:20

But if not, let fire come out from Abimelech and consume the men of Shechem and Beth-millo; and let fire come out from the men of Shechem and from Beth-millo, and consume Abimelech.”

1 Chronicles 11:8

He built the city all around, from the Millo even to the surrounding area; and Joab repaired the rest of the city.

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