1 Chronicles 11:7
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New International Version
David then took up residence in the fortress, and so it was called the City of David.

New Living Translation
David made the fortress his home, and that is why it is called the City of David.

English Standard Version
And David lived in the stronghold; therefore it was called the city of David.

New American Standard Bible
Then David dwelt in the stronghold; therefore it was called the city of David.

King James Bible
And David dwelt in the castle; therefore they called it the city of David.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then David took up residence in the stronghold; therefore, it was called the city of David.

International Standard Version
David occupied the fortress, so it was named the City of David after him.

NET Bible
David lived in the fortress; for this reason it is called the City of David.

New Heart English Bible
David lived in the stronghold; therefore they called it the City of David.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
David lived in the fortress, so it was called the City of David.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And David dwelt in the stronghold; therefore they called it the city of David.

New American Standard 1977
Then David dwelt in the stronghold; therefore it was called the city of David.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And David dwelt in the fortress; therefore, they called it the city of David.

King James 2000 Bible
And David dwelt in the stronghold; therefore they called it the city of David.

American King James Version
And David dwelled in the castle; therefore they called it the city of David.

American Standard Version
And David dwelt in the stronghold; therefore they called it the city of David.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And David dwelt in the castle, and therefore it was called the city of David.

Darby Bible Translation
And David dwelt in the stronghold; therefore they called it the city of David.

English Revised Version
And David dwelt in the strong hold; therefore they called it the city of David.

Webster's Bible Translation
And David dwelt in the castle; therefore they called it, The city of David.

World English Bible
David lived in the stronghold; therefore they called it the city of David.

Young's Literal Translation
And David dwelleth in the fortress, therefore they have called it, 'City of David;'
Study Bible
David Conquers Jerusalem
6Now David had said, "Whoever strikes down a Jebusite first shall be chief and commander." Joab the son of Zeruiah went up first, so he became chief. 7Then David dwelt in the stronghold; therefore it was called the city of David. 8He built the city all around, from the Millo even to the surrounding area; and Joab repaired the rest of the city.…
Cross References
1 Chronicles 11:6
Now David had said, "Whoever strikes down a Jebusite first shall be chief and commander." Joab the son of Zeruiah went up first, so he became chief.

1 Chronicles 11:8
He built the city all around, from the Millo even to the surrounding area; and Joab repaired the rest of the city.
Treasury of Scripture

And David dwelled in the castle; therefore they called it the city of David.

David dwelt

Psalm 2:6 Yet have I set my king on my holy hill of Zion.

the city of David
that is, Zion

1 Chronicles 11:5 And the inhabitants of Jebus said to David, You shall not come here. …

2 Samuel 5:7 Nevertheless David took the strong hold of Zion: the same is the city of David.

(7) Castle.--Stronghold, fastness. (Comp. 2Samuel 5:7.) In 1Chronicles 11:5 the form is med?h, here it is the rare masculine form, me?d: comp. Ar. mad, cacumen montis.

They called it.--Samuel (Hebrew), "one called it;" both in a general sense.

City.--Comp. Greek, polis = acropolis.

11:1-9 David was brought to possess the throne of Israel after he had reigned seven years in Hebron, over Judah only. God's counsels will be fulfilled at last, whatever difficulties lie in the way. The way to be truly great, is to be really useful, to devote all our talents to the Lord.
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