Now it came about when the king lived in his house, and the Lord had given him rest on every side from all his enemies,
And the Lord gave them rest on every side, according to all that He had sworn to their fathers, and no one of all their enemies stood before them; the Lord gave all their enemies into their hand.
Now it came about after many days, when the Lord had given rest to Israel from all their enemies on every side, and Joshua was old, advanced in years,
But now the Lord my God has given me rest on every side; there is neither adversary nor misfortune.
And it came about, when David dwelt in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, “Behold, I am dwelling in a house of cedar, but the ark of the covenant of the Lord is under curtains.”
He built fortified cities in Judah, since the land was undisturbed, and there was no one at war with him during those years, because the Lord had given him rest.
For the choir director. A Psalm of David the servant of the Lord, who spoke to the Lord the words of this song in the day that the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul. And he said, “I love You, O Lord, my strength.”
When a man’s ways are pleasing to the Lord, He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.
Twelve months later he was walking on the roof of the royal palace of Babylon.
To grant us that we, being rescued from the hand of our enemies, Might serve Him without fear,