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2 Samuel 5:6-18

New American Standard Bible

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6 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 even those who are blind and those who limp will turn you away,' thinking, 'David cannot enter here.' 7 Nevertheless, David captured the stronghold of Zion, that is, the city of David. 8 And David said on that day, 'Whoever strikes the Jebusites is to reach those who limp and those who are blind, who are hated by David’s soul, through the water tunnel.' For that reason they say, 'People who are blind and people who limp shall not come into the house.' 9 So David lived in the stronghold, and called it the city of David. And David built all around from the Millo and inward. 10 David became greater and greater, for the LORD God of armies was with him.
11 Then Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David with cedar trees, carpenters, and stonemasons; and they built a house for David. 12 And David realized that the LORD had appointed him as king over Israel, and that He had exalted his kingdom for the sake of His people Israel.
13 Meanwhile David took more concubines and wives from Jerusalem, after he came from Hebron; and more sons and daughters were born to David. 14 Now these are the names of those who were born to him in Jerusalem: Shammua, Shobab, Nathan, Solomon, 15 Ibhar, Elishua, Nepheg, Japhia, 16 Elishama, Eliada, and Eliphelet.
17 Now when the Philistines heard that they had anointed David king over Israel, all the Philistines went up to seek out David; and when David heard about it, he went down to the stronghold. 18 Now the Philistines came and overran the Valley of Rephaim.
King James Version

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6 And the king and his men went to Jerusalem unto the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land: which spake unto David, saying, Except thou take away the blind and the lame, thou shalt not come in hither: thinking, David cannot come in hither. 7 Nevertheless David took the strong hold of Zion: the same is the city of David. 8 And David said on that day, Whosoever getteth up to the gutter, and smiteth the Jebusites, and the lame and the blind, that are hated of David's soul, he shall be chief and captain. Wherefore they said, The blind and the lame shall not come into the house. 9 So David dwelt in the fort, and called it the city of David. And David built round about from Millo and inward. 10 And David went on, and grew great, and the LORD God of hosts was with him.
11 And Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar trees, and carpenters, and masons: and they built David an house. 12 And David perceived that the LORD had established him king over Israel, and that he had exalted his kingdom for his people Israel's sake. 13 And David took him more concubines and wives out of Jerusalem, after he was come from Hebron: and there were yet sons and daughters born to David. 14 And these be the names of those that were born unto him in Jerusalem; Shammua, and Shobab, and Nathan, and Solomon, 15 Ibhar also, and Elishua, and Nepheg, and Japhia, 16 And Elishama, and Eliada, and Eliphalet.
17 But when the Philistines heard that they had anointed David king over Israel, all the Philistines came up to seek David; and David heard of it, and went down to the hold. 18 The Philistines also came and spread themselves in the valley of Rephaim.
Christian Standard Bible

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6 The king and his men marched to Jerusalem against the Jebusites who inhabited the land. The Jebusites had said to David, "You will never get in here. Even the blind and lame can repel you" thinking, "David can't get in here."
7 Yet David did capture the stronghold of Zion, that is, the city of David. 8 He said that day, "Whoever attacks the Jebusites must go through the water shaft to reach the lame and the blind who are despised by David." For this reason it is said, "The blind and the lame will never enter the house."
9 David took up residence in the stronghold, which he named the city of David. He built it up all the way around from the supporting terraces inward. 10 David became more and more powerful, and the Lord God of Armies was with him. 11 King Hiram of Tyre sent envoys to David; he also sent cedar logs, carpenters, and stonemasons, and they built a palace for David. 12 Then David knew that the Lord had established him as king over Israel and had exalted his kingdom for the sake of his people Israel.
13 After he arrived from Hebron, David took more concubines and wives from Jerusalem, and more sons and daughters were born to him. 14 These are the names of those born to him in Jerusalem: Shammua, Shobab, Nathan, Solomon, 15 Ibhar, Elishua, Nepheg, Japhia, 16 Elishama, Eliada, and Eliphelet.
17 When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed king over Israel, they all went in search of David, but he heard about it and went down to the stronghold. 18 So the Philistines came and spread out in Rephaim Valley.
New Living Translation

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6 David then led his men to Jerusalem to fight against the Jebusites, the original inhabitants of the land who were living there. The Jebusites taunted David, saying, 'You'll never get in here! Even the blind and lame could keep you out!' For the Jebusites thought they were safe. 7 But David captured the fortress of Zion, which is now called the City of David.
8 On the day of the attack, David said to his troops, 'I hate those 'lame' and 'blind' Jebusites. Whoever attacks them should strike by going into the city through the water tunnel.' That is the origin of the saying, 'The blind and the lame may not enter the house.'
9 So David made the fortress his home, and he called it the City of David. He extended the city, starting at the supporting terraces and working inward. 10 And David became more and more powerful, because the LORD God of Heaven's Armies was with him.
11 Then King Hiram of Tyre sent messengers to David, along with cedar timber and carpenters and stonemasons, and they built David a palace. 12 And David realized that the LORD had confirmed him as king over Israel and had blessed his kingdom for the sake of his people Israel.
13 After moving from Hebron to Jerusalem, David married more concubines and wives, and they had more sons and daughters. 14 These are the names of David's sons who were born in Jerusalem: Shammua, Shobab, Nathan, Solomon, 15 Ibhar, Elishua, Nepheg, Japhia, 16 Elishama, Eliada, and Eliphelet.
17 When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed king of Israel, they mobilized all their forces to capture him. But David was told they were coming, so he went into the stronghold. 18 The Philistines arrived and spread out across the valley of Rephaim.
English Standard Version

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6 And the king and his men went to Jerusalem against the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land, who said to David, “You will not come in here, but the blind and the lame will ward you off”—thinking, “David cannot come in here.” 7 Nevertheless, David took the stronghold of Zion, that is, the city of David. 8 And David said on that day, “Whoever would strike the Jebusites, let him get up the water shaft to attack ‘the lame and the blind,’ who are hated by David’s soul.” Therefore it is said, “The blind and the lame shall not come into the house.” 9 And David lived in the stronghold and called it the city of David. And David built the city all around from the Millo inward. 10 And David became greater and greater, for the LORD, the God of hosts, was with him.
11 And Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar trees, also carpenters and masons who built David a house. 12 And David knew that the LORD had established him king over Israel, and that he had exalted his kingdom for the sake of his people Israel.
13 And David took more concubines and wives from Jerusalem, after he came from Hebron, and more sons and daughters were born to David. 14 And these are the names of those who were born to him in Jerusalem: Shammua, Shobab, Nathan, Solomon, 15 Ibhar, Elishua, Nepheg, Japhia, 16 Elishama, Eliada, and Eliphelet.
17 When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed king over Israel, all the Philistines went up to search for David. But David heard of it and went down to the stronghold. 18 Now the Philistines had come and spread out in the Valley of Rephaim.
New International Version

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6 The king and his men marched to Jerusalem to attack the Jebusites, who lived there. The Jebusites said to David, 'You will not get in here; even the blind and the lame can ward you off.' They thought, 'David cannot get in here.' 7 Nevertheless, David captured the fortress of Zion--which is the City of David.
8 On that day David had said, 'Anyone who conquers the Jebusites will have to use the water shaft to reach those 'lame and blind' who are David's enemies.' That is why they say, 'The 'blind and lame' will not enter the palace.'
9 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 inward. 10 And he became more and more powerful, because the LORD God Almighty was with him.
11 Now Hiram king of Tyre sent envoys to David, along with cedar logs and carpenters and stonemasons, and they built a palace for David. 12 Then David knew that the LORD had established him as king over Israel and had exalted his kingdom for the sake of his people Israel.
13 After he left Hebron, David took more concubines and wives in Jerusalem, and more sons and daughters were born to him. 14 These are the names of the children born to him there: Shammua, Shobab, Nathan, Solomon, 15 Ibhar, Elishua, Nepheg, Japhia, 16 Elishama, Eliada and Eliphelet.
17 When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed king over Israel, they went up in full force to search for him, but David heard about it and went down to the stronghold. 18 Now the Philistines had come and spread out in the Valley of Rephaim;
La Biblia de las Américas

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6 Y el rey y sus hombres fueron a Jerusalén contra los jebuseos, los habitantes de la tierra, y éstos dijeron a David : No entrarás aquí; aun los ciegos y los cojos te rechazarán; pues pensaban : David no puede entrar aquí. 7 No obstante, David conquistó la fortaleza de Sion, es decir, la ciudad de David. 8 Y dijo David aquel día: Todo el que quiera herir a los jebuseos, que suba por el túnel del agua y llegue a los cojos y a los ciegos, a los cuales el alma de David aborrece. Por eso se dice: Ni los ciegos ni los cojos entrarán en la casa. 9 David habitó en la fortaleza, y la llamó la ciudad de David. Y edificó David la muralla en derredor desde el Milo hacia adentro. 10 David se engrandecía cada vez más, porque el SEÑOR, Dios de los ejércitos, estaba con él.
11 Y envió Hiram, rey de Tiro, mensajeros a David con madera de cedros, carpinteros y canteros, y construyeron una casa para David. 12 Y comprendió David que el SEÑOR lo había confirmado por rey sobre Israel, y que había exaltado su reino por amor a su pueblo Israel.
13 Después que vino de Hebrón, David tomó más concubinas y mujeres de Jerusalén; y le nacieron a David más hijos e hijas. 14 Estos son los nombres de los que le nacieron en Jerusalén: Samúa, Sobab, Natán, Salomón, 15 Ibhar, Elisúa, Nefeg, Jafía, 16 Elisama, Eliada y Elifelet.
17 Al oír los filisteos que David había sido ungido rey sobre Israel, todos los filisteos subieron a buscar a David ; y cuando David se enteró, bajó a la fortaleza ; 18 y los filisteos llegaron y se esparcieron por el valle de Refaim.
Nueva Biblia de las Américas

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6 Y el rey y sus hombres fueron a Jerusalén para atacar a los Jebuseos, los habitantes de la tierra. Los Jebuseos le dijeron a David: “Usted no entrará aquí; aun los ciegos y los cojos lo rechazarán”; pues pensaban: “David no puede entrar aquí.” 7 No obstante, David conquistó la fortaleza de Sion, es decir, la ciudad de David. 8 Y dijo David aquel día: “Todo el que quiera herir a los Jebuseos, que suba por el túnel del agua y llegue adonde están los cojos y los ciegos, a los cuales el alma de David aborrece.” Por eso se dice: “Ni los ciegos ni los cojos entrarán en la casa.” 9 David habitó en la fortaleza, y la llamó la ciudad de David. Y edificó David la muralla en derredor desde el Milo (la ciudadela) hacia adentro. 10 David se engrandecía cada vez más, porque el SEÑOR, Dios de los ejércitos, estaba con él.
11 Entonces Hiram, rey de Tiro, envió mensajeros a David con madera de cedros, carpinteros y canteros, y construyeron una casa para David. 12 Y comprendió David que el SEÑOR lo había confirmado por rey sobre Israel, y que había exaltado Su reino por amor a Su pueblo Israel.
13 Después que vino de Hebrón, David tomó más concubinas y mujeres de Jerusalén; y le nacieron a David más hijos e hijas. 14 Estos son los nombres de los que le nacieron en Jerusalén: Samúa, Sobab, Natán, Salomón, 15 Ibhar, Elisúa, Nefeg, Jafía, 16 Elisama, Eliada y Elifelet.
17 Al oír los Filisteos que David había sido ungido rey sobre Israel, todos los Filisteos subieron a buscar a David; y cuando David se enteró, bajó a la fortaleza. 18 Los Filisteos llegaron y se esparcieron por el Valle de Refaim.
Nueva Versión Internacional

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6 El rey y sus soldados marcharon sobre Jerusalén para atacar a los jebuseos, que vivían allí. Los jebuseos, pensando que David no podría entrar en la ciudad, le dijeron a David: «Aquí no entrarás; para ponerte en retirada, nos bastan los ciegos y los cojos». 7 Pero David logró capturar la fortaleza de Sión, que ahora se llama la Ciudad de David. 8 Aquel día David dijo: «Todo el que vaya a matar a los jebuseos, que suba por el acueducto, para alcanzar a los cojos y a los ciegos. ¡Los aborrezco!» De ahí viene el dicho: «Los ciegos y los cojos no entrarán en el palacio».
9 David se instaló en la fortaleza y la llamó Ciudad de David. También construyó una muralla alrededor, desde el terraplén hasta el palacio, 10 y se fortaleció más y más, porque el SEÑOR Dios Todopoderoso estaba con él.
11 Hiram, rey de Tiro, envió una embajada a David, y también le envió madera de cedro, carpinteros y canteros, para construirle un palacio. 12 Con esto David se dio cuenta de que el SEÑOR, por amor a su pueblo, lo había establecido a él como rey sobre Israel y había engrandecido su reino.
13 Cuando David se trasladó de Hebrón a Jerusalén, tomó más concubinas y esposas, con las cuales tuvo otros hijos y otras hijas. 14 Los hijos que allí tuvo fueron Samúa, Sobab, Natán, Salomón, 15 Ibjar, Elisúa, Néfeg, Jafía, 16 Elisama, Eliadá y Elifelet.
17 Al enterarse los filisteos de que David había sido ungido rey de Israel, subieron todos ellos contra él; pero David lo supo de antemano y bajó a la fortaleza. 18 Los filisteos habían avanzado, desplegando sus fuerzas en el valle de Refayin,
Reina-Valera 1960

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6 Entonces marchó el rey con sus hombres a Jerusalén contra los jebuseos que moraban en aquella tierra; los cuales hablaron a David, diciendo: Tú no entrarás acá, pues aun los ciegos y los cojos te echarán (queriendo decir: David no puede entrar acá). 7 Pero David tomó la fortaleza de Sion, la cual es la ciudad de David. 8 Y dijo David aquel día: Todo el que hiera a los jebuseos, suba por el canal y hiera a los cojos y ciegos aborrecidos del alma de David. Por esto se dijo: Ciego ni cojo no entrará en la casa. 9 Y David moró en la fortaleza, y le puso por nombre la Ciudad de David; y edificó alrededor desde Milo hacia adentro. 10 Y David iba adelantando y engrandeciéndose, y Jehová Dios de los ejércitos estaba con él.
11 También Hiram rey de Tiro envió embajadores a David, y madera de cedro, y carpinteros, y canteros para los muros, los cuales edificaron la casa de David. 12 Y entendió David que Jehová le había confirmado por rey sobre Israel, y que había engrandecido su reino por amor de su pueblo Israel.
13 Y tomó David más concubinas y mujeres de Jerusalén, después que vino de Hebrón, y le nacieron más hijos e hijas. 14 Éstos son los nombres de los que le nacieron en Jerusalén: Samúa, Sobab, Natán, Salomón, 15 Ibhar, Elisúa, Nefeg, Jafía, 16 Elisama, Eliada y Elifelet.
17 Oyendo los filisteos que David había sido ungido por rey sobre Israel, subieron todos los filisteos para buscar a David; y cuando David lo oyó, descendió a la fortaleza. 18 Y vinieron los filisteos, y se extendieron por el valle de Refaim.
Biblia del Jubileo

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6 Entonces el rey y los suyos fueron a Jerusalén al jebuseo que habitaba en la tierra; el cual habló a David, diciendo: Tú no entrarás acá, si no echares los ciegos y los cojos; pensando: No entrará acá David. 7 Pero David tomó la fortaleza de Sion, la cual es la ciudad de David. 8 Y dijo David aquel día: ¿Quién llegará hasta los canales, y herirá al jebuseo, y a los cojos y ciegos, a los cuales el alma de David aborrece? Por esto se dijo: Ciego ni cojo no entrará en casa. 9 Y David moró en la fortaleza y le puso por nombre la Ciudad de David; y edificó alrededor, desde Millo para adentro. 10 Y David iba creciendo y aumentándose, y el SEÑOR Dios de los ejércitos era con él.
11 E Hiram rey de Tiro envió también embajadores a David, y madera de cedro, y carpinteros, y canteros para los muros, los cuales edificaron la casa de David. 12 Y entendió David que el SEÑOR le había confirmado por rey sobre Israel, y que había ensalzado su reino por amor de su pueblo Israel.
13 Y tomó David más concubinas y mujeres de Jerusalén después que vino de Hebrón, y le nacieron más hijos e hijas. 14 Estos son los nombres de los que le nacieron en Jerusalén: Samúa, y Sobab, y Natán, y Salomón, 15 e Ibhar, y Elisúa, y Nefeg, 16 y Jafía, y Elisama, y Eliada, y Elifelet.
17 Y oyendo los filisteos que habían ungido a David por rey sobre Israel, todos los filisteos subieron a buscar a David; lo cual cuando David lo oyó, vino a la fortaleza. 18 Y vinieron los filisteos, y se extendieron por el valle de Rafaim (de los gigantes).