Bible VersionsNAS2 Samuel 1:1; 2 Samuel 2:3; 2 Samuel 2:13; 2 Samuel 5:6; 2 Samuel 5:9; 2 Samuel 6:2; 2 Samuel 6:11; 2 Samuel 7:1-2; 2 Samuel 7:5-6; 2 Samuel 7:18; 2 Samuel 9:13; 2 Samuel 10:5; 2 Samuel 11:1; 2 Samuel 11:11-12; 2 Samuel 13:20; 2 Samuel 14:28; 2 Samuel 15:8; 2 Samuel 15:19; 2 Samuel 15:29; 2 Samuel 16:3; 2 Samuel 16:18; 2 Samuel 18:24; 2 Samuel 19:8
2 Samuel 1:1; 2 Samuel 2:3; 2 Samuel 2:13; 2 Samuel 5:6; 2 Samuel 5:9; 2 Samuel 6:2; 2 Samuel 6:11; 2 Samuel 7:1-2; 2 Samuel 7:5-6; 2 Samuel 7:18; 2 Samuel 9:13; 2 Samuel 10:5; 2 Samuel 11:1; 2 Samuel 11:11-12; 2 Samuel 13:20; 2 Samuel 14:28; 2 Samuel 15:8; 2 Samuel 15:19; 2 Samuel 15:29; 2 Samuel 16:3; 2 Samuel 16:18; 2 Samuel 18:24; 2 Samuel 19:8 (New American Standard)
Now the king and his men went to Jerusalem against the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land, and they said to David, "You shall not come in here, but the blind and lame will turn you away "; thinking, "David cannot enter here."
And David arose and went with all the people who were with him to Baale-judah, to bring up from there the ark of God which is called by the Name, the very name of the LORD of hosts who is enthroned above the cherubim.
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,
that the king said to Nathan the prophet, "See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells within tent curtains."
"Go and say to My servant David, 'Thus says the LORD, "Are you the one who should build Me a house to dwell in?
"For I have not dwelt in a house since the day I brought up the sons of Israel from Egypt, even to this day; but I have been moving about in a tent, even in a tabernacle.
Then it happened in the spring, at the time when kings go out to battle, that David sent Joab and his servants with him and all Israel, and they destroyed the sons of Ammon and besieged Rabbah. But David stayed at Jerusalem.
Uriah said to David, "The ark and Israel and Judah are staying in temporary shelters, and my lord Joab and the servants of my lord are camping in the open field. Shall I then go to my house to eat and to drink and to lie with my wife? By your life and the life of your soul, I will not do this thing."
Then David said to Uriah, "Stay here today also, and tomorrow I will let you go." So Uriah remained in Jerusalem that day and the next.
Then Absalom her brother said to her, "Has Amnon your brother been with you? But now keep silent, my sister, he is your brother; do not take this matter to heart." So Tamar remained and was desolate in her brother Absalom's house.
Then the king said, "And where is your master's son?" And Ziba said to the king, "Behold, he is staying in Jerusalem, for he said, 'Today the house of Israel will restore the kingdom of my father to me.' "
So the king arose and sat in the gate. When they told all the people, saying, "Behold, the king is sitting in the gate," then all the people came before the king. Now Israel had fled, each to his tent.