1 Chronicles 3:4-5; 1 Chronicles 6:10; 1 Chronicles 6:15; 1 Chronicles 6:32; 1 Chronicles 8:28; 1 Chronicles 8:32; 1 Chronicles 9:3; 1 Chronicles 9:34; 1 Chronicles 9:38; 1 Chronicles 11:4; 1 Chronicles 14:3-4; 1 Chronicles 15:3; 1 Chronicles 18:7; 1 Chronicles 19:15; 1 Chronicles 20:1; 1 Chronicles 20:3; 1 Chronicles 21:4; 1 Chronicles 21:15-16; 1 Chronicles 23:25; 1 Chronicles 28:1; 1 Chronicles 29:27 (New American Standard)

4 Six were born to him in Hebron, and there he reigned seven years and six months. And in Jerusalem he reigned thirty-three years. 5 These were born to him in Jerusalem : Shimea, Shobab, Nathan and Solomon, four, by Bath-shua the daughter of Ammiel ; 10 and Johanan became the father of Azariah (it was he who served as the priest in the house which Solomon built in Jerusalem ), 15 and Jehozadak went along when the LORD carried Judah and Jerusalem away into exile by Nebuchadnezzar. 32 They ministered with song before the tabernacle of the tent of meeting, until Solomon had built the house of the LORD in Jerusalem ; and they served in their office according to their order. 28 These were heads of the fathers' households according to their generations, chief men who lived in Jerusalem. 32 Mikloth became the father of Shimeah. And they also lived with their relatives in Jerusalem opposite their other relatives. 3 Some of the sons of Judah, of the sons of Benjamin and of the sons of Ephraim and Manasseh lived in Jerusalem : 34 These were heads of fathers' households of the Levites according to their generations, chief men, who lived in Jerusalem. 38 Mikloth became the father of Shimeam. And they also lived with their relatives in Jerusalem opposite their other relatives.

Jerusalem, Capital City

4 Then David and all Israel went to Jerusalem (that is, Jebus ); and the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land, were there. 3 Then David took more wives at Jerusalem, and David became the father of more sons and daughters. 4 These are the names of the children born to him in Jerusalem : Shammua, Shobab, Nathan, Solomon, 3 And David assembled all Israel at Jerusalem to bring up the ark of the LORD to its place which he had prepared for it. 7 David took the shields of gold which were carried by the servants of Hadadezer and brought them to Jerusalem. 15 When the sons of Ammon saw that the Arameans fled, they also fled before Abshai his brother and entered the city. Then Joab came to Jerusalem.

War with Philistine Giants

1 Then it happened in the spring, at the time when kings go out to battle, that Joab led out the army and ravaged the land of the sons of Ammon, and came and besieged Rabbah. But David stayed at Jerusalem. And Joab struck Rabbah and overthrew it. 3 He brought out the people who were in it, and cut them with saws and with sharp instruments and with axes. And thus David did to all the cities of the sons of Ammon. Then David and all the people returned to Jerusalem. 4 Nevertheless, the king's word prevailed against Joab. Therefore, Joab departed and went throughout all Israel, and came to Jerusalem. 15 And God sent an angel to Jerusalem to destroy it; but as he was about to destroy it, the LORD saw and was sorry over the calamity, and said to the destroying angel, "It is enough ; now relax your hand." And the angel of the LORD was standing by the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite. 16 Then David lifted up his eyes and saw the angel of the LORD standing between earth and heaven, with his drawn sword in his hand stretched out over Jerusalem. Then David and the elders, covered with sackcloth, fell on their faces. 25 For David said, "The LORD God of Israel has given rest to His people, and He dwells in Jerusalem forever .

David's Address about the Temple

1 Now David assembled at Jerusalem all the officials of Israel, the princes of the tribes, and the commanders of the divisions that served the king, and the commanders of thousands, and the commanders of hundreds, and the overseers of all the property and livestock belonging to the king and his sons, with the officials and the mighty men, even all the valiant men. 27 The period which he reigned over Israel was forty years ; he reigned in Hebron seven years and in Jerusalem thirty-three years.
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