New International Version
David then took up residence in the fortress, and so it was called the City of David.
King James Bible
And David dwelt in the castle; therefore they called it the city of David.
Darby Bible Translation
And David dwelt in the stronghold; 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;'
1 Chronicles 11:7 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Then all Israel gathered themselves to David - See 2 Samuel 5:1-10 (note), for the history contained in the first nine verses of this chapter, and the notes there.
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1 Chronicles 11:6
David had said, "Whoever leads the attack on the Jebusites will become commander-in-chief." Joab son of Zeruiah went up first, and so he received the command.
1 Chronicles 11:8
He built up the city around it, from the terraces to the surrounding wall, while Joab restored the rest of the city.
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