2 Samuel 7:1

God’s Promise to David

1 After the king was settled in his palace and the LORD had given him rest from all his enemies around him,

Read 2 Samuel 7:1 Using Other Translations

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;
Now when the king lived in his house and the LORD had given him rest from all his surrounding enemies,
When King David was settled in his palace and the LORD had given him rest from all the surrounding enemies,

What does 2 Samuel 7:1 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
2 Samuel 7:1

And it came to pass, when the king sat in his house
Which Hiram's servants had built for him, having no occasion to go out to war:

and the Lord had given him rest round about from all his enemies;
both at home and abroad; though this rest and peace did not last long; for the next chapter gives an account of each of the people he was engaged in war with, ( 2 Samuel 8:1-18 ) .

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