2 Samuel 7:1
New International Version
After the king was settled in his palace and the LORD had given him rest from all his enemies around him,

New Living Translation
When King David was settled in his palace and the LORD had given him rest from all the surrounding enemies,

English Standard Version
Now when the king lived in his house and the LORD had given him rest from all his surrounding enemies,

Berean Study Bible
After the king had settled into his palace and the LORD had given him rest from all his enemies around him,

New American Standard Bible
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,

King James Bible
And it came to pass, when the king sat in his house, and the LORD had given him rest round about from all his enemies;

Christian Standard Bible
When the king had settled into his palace and the LORD had given him rest on every side from all his enemies,

Contemporary English Version
King David moved into his new palace, and the LORD let his kingdom be at peace.

Good News Translation
King David was settled in his palace, and the LORD kept him safe from all his enemies.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the king had settled into his palace and the LORD had given him rest on every side from all his enemies,

International Standard Version
After the king had settled down in his palace and the LORD had given him respite from all of his surrounding enemies,

NET Bible
The king settled into his palace, for the LORD gave him relief from all his enemies on all sides.

New Heart English Bible
It happened, when the king lived in his house, and the LORD had given him rest from all his enemies all around,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
While King David was living in his house, the LORD gave him peace with all his enemies around him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it came to pass, when the king dwelt in his house, and the LORD had given him rest from all his enemies round about,

New American Standard 1977
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,

Jubilee Bible 2000
And it came to pass, when the king sat in his house and the LORD had given him rest from all his enemies around him,

King James 2000 Bible
And it came to pass, when the king sat in his house, and the LORD had given him rest all around from all his enemies;

American King James Version
And it came to pass, when the king sat in his house, and the LORD had given him rest round about from all his enemies;

American Standard Version
And it came to pass, when the king dwelt in his house, and Jehovah had given him rest from all his enemies round about,

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And it came to pass when the king sat in his house, and the Lord had given him an inheritance on every side free from all his enemies round about him;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And it came to pass when the king sat in his house, and the Lord had given him rest on every side from all his enemies,

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass when the king dwelt in his house, and Jehovah had given him rest round about from all his enemies,

English Revised Version
And it came to pass, when the king dwelt in his house, and the LORD had given him rest from all his enemies round about,

Webster's Bible Translation
And it came to pass, when the king sat in his house, and the LORD had given him rest around from all his enemies;

World English Bible
It happened, when the king lived in his house, and Yahweh had given him rest from all his enemies all around,

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, when the king sat in his house, and Jehovah hath given rest to him round about, from all his enemies,
Study Bible
God's Covenant with David
1After the king had settled into his palace and the LORD had given him rest from all his enemies around him, 2he said to Nathan the prophet, “Here I am, living in a house of cedar, while the ark of God remains in a tent.”…
Cross References
Acts 7:46
who found favor in the sight of God and asked to provide a dwelling place for the God of Jacob.

2 Samuel 6:23
And Michal the daughter of Saul had no children to the day of her death.

2 Samuel 7:11
and have done since the day I appointed judges over My people Israel. I will give you rest from all your enemies. The LORD declares to you that He Himself will establish a house for you.

1 Chronicles 17:1
After David had settled into his palace, he said to Nathan the prophet, "Here I am, living in a house of cedar, while the ark of the covenant of the LORD is under a tent."

Treasury of Scripture

And it came to pass, when the king sat in his house, and the LORD had given him rest round about from all his enemies;

the king

1 Chronicles 17:1
Now it came to pass, as David sat in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, Lo, I dwell in an house of cedars, but the ark of the covenant of the LORD remaineth under curtains.

Daniel 4:29,30
At the end of twelve months he walked in the palace of the kingdom of Babylon…

the Lord

Joshua 21:44
And the LORD gave them rest round about, according to all that he sware unto their fathers: and there stood not a man of all their enemies before them; the LORD delivered all their enemies into their hand.

Joshua 23:1
And it came to pass a long time after that the LORD had given rest unto Israel from all their enemies round about, that Joshua waxed old and stricken in age.

1 Kings 5:4
But now the LORD my God hath given me rest on every side, so that there is neither adversary nor evil occurrent.







Lexicon
After
וַיְהִ֕י (way·hî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

the king
הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ (ham·me·leḵ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4428: A king

had settled
יָשַׁ֥ב (yā·šaḇ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

into his palace
בְּבֵית֑וֹ (bə·ḇê·ṯōw)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1004: A house

and the LORD
וַיהוָ֛ה (Yah·weh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

had given him rest
הֵנִֽיחַ־ (hê·nî·aḥ-)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5117: To rest, settle down

from all
מִכָּל־ (mik·kāl)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

his enemies
אֹיְבָֽיו׃ (’ō·yə·ḇāw)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 341: Hating, an adversary

around him,
מִסָּבִ֖יב (mis·sā·ḇîḇ)
Preposition-m | Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 5439: A circle, neighbour, environs, around
(1) Had given him rest.--No intimation is given of how long this may have been after the events narrated in the last chapter; but it is evident that this narrative is placed here, not because it followed chronologically, but because it is closely related in subject, and the historian, after telling of the removal of the ark, wished to record in that connection David's further purposes in the same direction. It must have been after the successful close of David's principal foreign wars--"rest round about from all his enemies"--and the future in 2Samuel 7:10 does not necessarily imply that it was before the birth of Solomon; yet it is more likely to have been in a time of quiet prosperity, before the troubles of his latter years.

Verse 1. - When the king sat in his house. The order is not chronological; for the words, Jehovah had given him rest from all his enemies round about (so the Revised Version, rightly), imply the successful termination, not of all wars necessarily, but certainly of something more than that with the Philistine invaders in the Rephaim valley. A general summary of all David's wars is given in ch. 8, and it was probably after he had subdued the Philistines and Moab, and his throne was now fully established, that in some time of peace, possibly before Hanun forced him into wars which won for him an empire, David sent for Nathan, and told him his full desire. Its position here immediately after the account of the bringing of the ark to Zion has a higher unity than that of chronology. It shows that David had always a larger purpose than the mere placing of the ark in its feint; and, as soon as a period of tranquillity arrived, he confided his thoughts to the prophet. Thus, with only one step taken towards his whole plan, David exercised a wise moderation in leaving the service at Gibeon unmolested. As regards the word "rest," we have to distinguish between the first series of wars, which established David firmly on his throne, and the second series, which gave him widespread dominion. 7:1-3 David being at rest in his palace, considered how he might best employ his leisure and prosperity in the service of God. He formed a design to build a temple for the ark. Nathan here did not speak as a prophet, but as a godly man, encouraging David by his private judgment. We ought to do all we can to encourage and promote the good purposes and designs of others, and, as we have opportunity, to forward a good work.
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