2 Samuel 5:9

“So David dwelt in the fort, and called it the city of David. And David built round about from Millo and inward.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So Dauid dwelt in the fort, and called it the citie of Dauid, and Dauid built round about, from Millo and inward.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So David lived in the stronghold and called it the city of David. And David built all around from the Millo and inward.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And David dwelt in the stronghold, and called it the city of David. And David built round about from Millo and inward.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So David took the strong tower for his living-place, naming it the town of David. And David took in hand the building of the town all round, starting from the Millo.
- Basic English Bible

So David dwelt in the stronghold, and called it the city of David. And David built round about from the Millo and inward.
- Darby Bible

So David dwelt in the fort, and called it the city of David. And David built around from Millo and inward.
- Webster's Bible

David lived in the stronghold, and called it the city of David. David built around from Millo and inward.
- World English Bible

And David dwelleth in the fortress, and calleth it -- City of David, and David buildeth round about, from Millo and inward,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And David dwelt in the stronghold, and called it the city of David. And David built round about from Millo and inward.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Samuel 5:9


5:9 Millo - Which seems to have been the town - hall or, state - house, near the wall of the city of Zion.


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