Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

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 strikes the Jebusites, let him get up to the watercourse, and strike the lame and the blind, who are hated by David's soul." Therefore they say, "The blind and the lame can't come into the house." 9 David lived in the stronghold, and called it the city of David. David built around from Millo and inward. 10 David grew greater and greater; for Yahweh, the God of Armies, was with him.


Cross References

1 Kings 9:15

This is the reason of the levy which king Solomon raised, to build the house of Yahweh, and his own house, and Millo, and the wall of Jerusalem, and Hazor, and Megiddo, and Gezer.

1 Kings 9:24

But Pharaoh's daughter came up out of the city of David to her house which [Solomon] had built for her: then did he build Millo.

2 Samuel 5:7

Nevertheless David took the stronghold of Zion; the same is the city of David.

1 Kings 11:27

This was the reason why he lifted up his hand against the king: Solomon built Millo, and repaired the breach of the city of David his father.

2 Chronicles 32:5

He took courage, and built up all the wall that was broken down, and raised [it] up to the towers, and the other wall outside, and strengthened Millo [in] the city of David, and made weapons and shields in abundance.

Judges 9:6

All the men of Shechem assembled themselves together, and all the house of Millo, and went and made Abimelech king, by the oak of the pillar that was in Shechem.

Judges 9:20

but if not, let fire come out from Abimelech, and devour the men of Shechem, and the house of Millo; and let fire come out from the men of Shechem, and from the house of Millo, and devour Abimelech."

1 Chronicles 11:8

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

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