New International Version
After the king was settled in his palace and the LORD had given him rest from all his enemies around him,
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;
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,
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,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
When the king sat in his house - That is, when he became resident in the palace which Hiram, king of Tyre, had built for him.
And the Lord had given him rest - This was after he had defeated the Philistines, and cast them out of all the strong places in Israel which they had possessed after the overthrow of Saul; but before he had carried his arms beyond the land of Israel, against the Moabites, Syrians, and Idumeans. See 2 Samuel 8:1-14.
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'Then went king David in, and sat before the Lord, and he said, Who am I, O Lord God? and what is my house, that Thou hast brought me hitherto? 19. And this was yet a small thing in Thy sight, O Lord God; but Thou hast spoken also of Thy servant's house for a great while to come. And is this the manner of man, O Lord God? 20. And what can David say more unto Thee? for Thou, Lord God, knowest Thy servant. 21. For Thy word's sake, and according to Thine own heart, hast Thou done all these great things, …
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who enjoyed God's favor and asked that he might provide a dwelling place for the God of Jacob.
2 Samuel 6:23
And Michal daughter of Saul had no children to the day of her death.
2 Samuel 7:11
and have done ever since the time I appointed leaders over my people Israel. I will also give you rest from all your enemies. "'The LORD declares to you that the LORD himself will establish a house for you:
1 Chronicles 17:1
After David was settled in 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."
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