David then took up residence in the fortress and called it the City of David. He built up the area around it, from the terraces[a](A) inward.

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  1. 2 Samuel 5:9 Or the Millo

27 Here is the account of how he rebelled against the king: Solomon had built the terraces[a](A) and had filled in the gap in the wall of the city of David his father.

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  1. 1 Kings 11:27 Or the Millo