2 Samuel 6:12
David was told, "The Lord has blessed the family of Obed-Edom and everything he owns because of the ark of God." So David went and joyfully brought the ark of God from the house of Obed-Edom to the City of David.
not by earth, because it is his footstool, and not by Jerusalem, because it is the city of the great King.
Indeed, they live in the holy city; they trust in the God of Israel, whose name is the Lord who commands armies.
Wake up! Wake up! Clothe yourself with strength, O Zion! Put on your beautiful clothes, O Jerusalem, holy city! For uncircumcised and unclean pagans will no longer invade you.
Then the devil took him to the holy city, had him stand on the highest point of the temple,
Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine. (Now he was the priest of the Most High God.)
The river's channels bring joy to the city of God, the special, holy dwelling place of the sovereign One.
A song, a psalm by the Korahites. The Lord is great and certainly worthy of praise in the city of our God, his holy hill.
People say wonderful things about you, O city of God. (Selah)
We heard about God's mighty deeds, now we have seen them, in the city of the Lord, the invincible Warrior, in the city of our God. God makes it permanently secure. (Selah)
I will reestablish honest judges as in former times, wise advisers as in earlier days. Then you will be called, 'The Just City, Faithful Town.'"
The Lord says, 'I have returned to Zion and will live within Jerusalem. Now Jerusalem will be called "truthful city," "mountain of the Lord who rules over all," "holy mountain."'
The children of your oppressors will come bowing to you; all who treated you with disrespect will bow down at your feet. They will call you, 'The City of the Lord, Zion of the Holy One of Israel.'
(Samek) All who passed by on the road clapped their hands to mock you. They sneered and shook their heads at Daughter Jerusalem. "Ha! Is this the city they called 'The perfection of beauty, the source of joy of the whole earth!'?"
Under his rule Judah will enjoy safety and Israel will live in security. This is the name he will go by: 'The Lord has provided us with justice.'
Under his rule Judah will enjoy safety and Jerusalem will live in security. At that time Jerusalem will be called "The Lord has provided us with justice."
The circumference of the city will be six miles. The name of the city from that day forward will be: 'The Lord Is There.'"
Ariel is as good as dead -- Ariel, the town David besieged! Keep observing your annual rituals, celebrate your festivals on schedule.