Parallel Verses

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 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.

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 attacks the Jebusites must approach the 'lame' and the 'blind' who are David's enemies by going through the water tunnel." For this reason it is said, "The blind and the lame cannot enter the palace." 9 So David lived in the fortress and called it the City of David. David built all around it, from the terrace inwards. 10 David's power grew steadily, for the Lord God who commands armies was with him.


Cross References

1 Kings 9:15

Here are the details concerning the work crews King Solomon conscripted to build the Lord's temple, his palace, the terrace, the wall of Jerusalem, and the cities of Hazor, Megiddo, and Gezer.

1 Kings 9:24

Solomon built the terrace as soon as Pharaoh's daughter moved up from the city of David to the palace Solomon built for her.

2 Samuel 5:7

But David captured the fortress of Zion (that is, the city of David).

1 Kings 11:27

This is what prompted him to rebel against the king: Solomon built a terrace and he closed up a gap in the wall of the city of his father David.

2 Chronicles 32:5

Hezekiah energetically rebuilt every broken wall. He erected towers and an outer wall, and fortified the terrace of the City of David. He made many weapons and shields.

Judges 9:6

All the leaders of Shechem and Beth Millo assembled and then went and made Abimelech king by the oak near the pillar in Shechem.

Judges 9:20

But if not, may fire blaze from Abimelech and consume the leaders of Shechem and Beth Millo! May fire also blaze from the leaders of Shechem and Beth Millo and consume Abimelech!"

1 Chronicles 11:8

He built up the city around it, from the terrace to the surrounding walls; Joab restored the rest of the city.

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