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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Footnotes

  1. 2 Samuel 5:9 Or the Millo

11 Now Hiram(A) king of Tyre sent envoys to David, along with cedar logs and carpenters and stonemasons, and they built a palace for David.

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