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Now these were born to him in Jerusalem:

Shimea, Shobab, Nathan, and Solomon, four sons by Bathsheba the daughter of Ammiel; then Ibhar, Elishama, Eliphelet, Nogah, Nepheg, Japhia, Elishama, Eliada, and Eliphelet, nine. These were all the sons of David, besides the sons of the concubines, and Tamar their sister.

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David Conquers Jerusalem

Now David and all Israel with him went to Jerusalem (that is, Jebus, since the Jebusites still dwelt there in the land). And the Jebusites said to David, “You will not come here,” but he captured the stronghold of Zion (it is the City of David).

Now David had said, “Whoever strikes Jebus first will be the commander and leader of the army,” so Joab, the son of Zeruiah, went up first and became the commander.

Then David dwelt in the stronghold, which is why they called it the City of David, and he fortified the city all around from the Millo encircling the stronghold, while Joab preserved the rest of the city. So David kept on going, becoming greater and greater, and the Lord of Hosts was with him.

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David Established at Jerusalem(A)

14 Then Hiram the king of Tyre sent messengers to David with cedar wood, stonemasons, and carpenters to build a palace for him. So David knew that the Lord had established him as king over Israel because his kingdom was highly exalted for the sake of His people Israel.

Now David took more wives in Jerusalem, and David became the father of more sons and daughters. These are the names of the children who were born to him in Jerusalem: Shammua, Shobab, Nathan, Solomon, Ibhar, Elishua, Elpelet, Nogah, Nepheg, Japhia, Elishama, Beeliada, and Eliphelet.

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