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2 Samuel 7:1

    2 Samuel 7:1 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    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;

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    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;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And it came to pass, when the king dwelt in his house, and Jehovah had given him rest from all his enemies round about,

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Now when the king was living in his house, and the Lord had given him rest from war on every side;

    Webster's Revision

    And it came to pass, when the king dwelt in his house, and Jehovah had given him rest from all his enemies round about,

    World English Bible

    It happened, when the king lived in his house, and Yahweh had given him rest from all his enemies all around,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And it came to pass, when the king dwelt in his house, and the LORD had given him rest from all his enemies round about,

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Samuel 7:1

    When the king sat in his house - That is, when he became resident in the palace which Hiram, king of Tyre, had built for him.

    And the Lord had given him rest - This was after he had defeated the Philistines, and cast them out of all the strong places in Israel which they had possessed after the overthrow of Saul; but before he had carried his arms beyond the land of Israel, against the Moabites, Syrians, and Idumeans. See 2 Samuel 8:1-14.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Samuel 7:1

    There is no indication how soon after the bringing up of the ark these things occurred, but it was probably at no long interval.