When King David lived in his house (palace) and the Lord had given him rest from all his surrounding enemies,
The Lord gave them rest [from conflict] on every side, in accordance with everything that He had sworn to their fathers, and not one of all their enemies stood before them [in battle]; the Lord handed over all their enemies to them.
A long time after that, when the Lord had given Israel rest from all their enemies
But now that the Lord my God has given me rest [from war] on every side, there is neither adversary nor misfortune [confronting me].
As David sat in his house (palace), he said to Nathan the prophet, “Behold, I live in a house of cedars, while the ark of the covenant of the Lord is under tent curtains.”
He built fortified cities in Judah, since the land was at rest, and there was no one at war with him in those years, because the Lord had given him rest.
When a man’s ways please the Lord,
He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.
Twelve months later he was walking on the upper level of the royal palace of Babylon.
To grant us that we, being rescued from the hand of our enemies,
Might serve Him without fear,
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Your hand will reach out and defeat all your enemies;
Your right hand will reach those who hate you.