Josh 10:1

(NIV)
Now Adoni-Zedek king of Jerusalem heard that Joshua had taken Ai and totally destroyed it, doing to Ai and its king as he had done to Jericho and its king, and that the people of Gibeon had made a treaty of peace with Israel and had become their allies.
(ESV)
As soon as Adoni-zedek, king of Jerusalem, heard how Joshua had captured Ai and had devoted it to destruction, doing to Ai and its king as he had done to Jericho and its king, and how the inhabitants of Gibeon had made peace with Israel and were among them,

Josh 10:3

(NIV)
So Adoni-
Zedek king of Jerusalem appealed to Hoham king of Hebron, Piram king of Jarmuth, Japhia king of Lachish and Debir king of Eglon.
(ESV)
So Adoni-zedek king of Jerusalem sent to Hoham king of Hebron, to Piram king of Jarmuth, to Japhia king of Lachish, and to Debir king of Eglon, saying,

Josh 10:5

(NIV)
Then the five kings of the Amorites – the kings of Jerusalem, Hebron, Jarmuth, Lachish and Eglon – joined forces. They moved up with all their troops and took up positions against Gibeon and attacked it.

(ESV)
Then the five kings of the Amorites, the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, and the king of Eglon, gathered their forces and went up with all their armies and encamped against Gibeon and made war against it.

Josh 10:23

(NIV)
So they brought the five kings out of the cave – the kings of Jerusalem, Hebron, Jarmuth, Lachish and Eglon.
(ESV)
And they did so, and brought those five kings out to him from the cave, the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, and the king of Eglon.

Josh 12:10

(NIV)
the king of Jerusalem
one

the king of Hebron
one
(ESV)
the king of Jerusalem, one; the king of Hebron, one;

Josh 15:8

(NIV)
Then it ran up the Valley of Ben Hinnom along the southern slope of the Jebusite city (that is, Jerusalem). From there it climbed to the top of the hill west of the Hinnom Valley at the northern end of the Valley of Rephaim.
(ESV)
Then the boundary goes up by the Valley of the Son of Hinnom at the southern shoulder of the Jebusite ( that is, Jerusalem). And the boundary goes up to the top of the mountain that lies over against the Valley of Hinnom, on the west, at the northern end of the Valley of Rephaim.

Josh 15:63

(NIV)
Judah could not dislodge the Jebusites, who were living in Jerusalem; to this day the Jebusites live there with the people of Judah.

(ESV)
But the Jebusites, the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the people of Judah could not drive out, so the Jebusites dwell with the people of Judah at Jerusalem to this day.

Josh 18:28

(NIV)
Zelah, Haeleph, the Jebusite city (that is, Jerusalem), Gibeah and Kiriath – fourteen towns and their villages.

This was the inheritance of Benjamin for its clans.
(ESV)
Zela, Haeleph Jebus (that is, Jerusalem), Gibeah and Kiriath-jearimfourteen cities with their villages. This is the inheritance of the people of Benjamin according to its clans.

Judg 1:7

(NIV)
Then Adoni-Bezek said, ‘Seventy kings with their thumbs and big toes cut off have picked up scraps under my table. Now God has paid me back for what I did to them.’ They brought him to Jerusalem, and he died there.

(ESV)
And Adoni-bezek said, “Seventy kings with their thumbs and their big toes cut off used to pick up scraps under my table. As I have done, so God has repaid me.” And they brought him to Jerusalem, and he died there.

Judg 1:8

(NIV)
The men of Judah attacked Jerusalem also and took it. They put the city to the sword and set it on fire.

(ESV)
And the men of Judah fought against Jerusalem and captured it and struck it with the edge of the sword and set the city on fire.

Judg 1:21

(NIV)
The Benjaminites, however, did not drive out the Jebusites, who were living in Jerusalem; to this day the Jebusites live there with the Benjaminites.

(ESV)
But the people of Benjamin did not drive out the Jebusites who lived in Jerusalem, so the Jebusites have lived with the people of Benjamin in Jerusalem to this day.

Judg 19:10

(NIV)
But, unwilling to stay another night, the man left and went towards Jebus (that is, Jerusalem), with his two saddled donkeys and his concubine.

(ESV)
But the man would not spend the night. He rose up and departed and arrived opposite Jebus (that is, Jerusalem). He had with him a couple of saddled donkeys, and his concubine was with him.

1Sam 17:54

(NIV)
David took the Philistine’s head and brought it to Jerusalem; he put the Philistine’s weapons in his own tent.

(ESV)
And David took the head of the Philistine and brought it to Jerusalem, but he put his armor in his tent.

2Sam 5:5

(NIV)
In Hebron he reigned over Judah for seven years and six months, and in Jerusalem he reigned over all Israel and Judah for thirty-three years.

(ESV)
At Hebron he reigned over Judah seven years and six months, and at Jerusalem he reigned over all Israel and Judah thirty-three years.

2Sam 5:6

(NIV)
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.’
(ESV)
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.”

2Sam 5:13

(NIV)
After he left Hebron, David took more concubines and wives in Jerusalem, and more sons and daughters were born to him.
(ESV)
And David took more concubines and wives from Jerusalem, after he came from Hebron, and more sons and daughters were born to David.

2Sam 5:14

(NIV)
These are the names of the children born to him there: Shammua, Shobab, Nathan, Solomon,
(ESV)
And these are the names of those who were born to him in Jerusalem: Shammua, Shobab, Nathan, Solomon,

2Sam 8:7

(NIV)
David took the gold shields that belonged to the officers of Hadadezer and brought them to Jerusalem.
(ESV)
And David took the shields of gold that were carried by the servants of Hadadezer and brought them to Jerusalem.

2Sam 9:13

(NIV)
And Mephibosheth lived in Jerusalem, because he always ate at the king’s table; he was lame in both feet.

(ESV)
So Mephibosheth lived in Jerusalem, for he ate always at the king’s table. Now he was lame in both his feet.

2Sam 10:14

(NIV)
When the Ammonites realised that the Arameans were fleeing, they fled before Abishai and went inside the city. So Joab returned from fighting the Ammonites and came to Jerusalem.

(ESV)
And when the Ammonites saw that the Syrians fled, they likewise fled before Abishai and entered the city. Then Joab returned from fighting against the Ammonites and came to Jerusalem.

2Sam 11:1

(NIV)
In the spring, at the time when kings go off to war, David sent Joab out with the king’s men and the whole Israelite army. They destroyed the Ammonites and besieged Rabbah. But David remained in Jerusalem.

(ESV)
In the spring of the year, the time when kings go out to battle, David sent Joab, and his servants with him, and all Israel. And they ravaged the Ammonites and besieged Rabbah. But David remained at Jerusalem.

2Sam 11:12

(NIV)
Then David said to him, ‘Stay here one more day, and tomorrow I will send you back.’ So Uriah remained in Jerusalem that day and the next.
(ESV)
Then David said to Uriah, “Remain here today also, and tomorrow I will send you back.” So Uriah remained in Jerusalem that day and the next.

2Sam 12:31

(NIV)
and brought out the people who were there, consigning them to labour with saws and with iron picks and axes, and he made them work at brickmaking. David did this to all the Ammonite towns. Then he and his entire army returned to Jerusalem.

(ESV)
And he brought out the people who were in it and set them to labor with saws and iron picks and iron axes and made them toil at the brick kilns. And thus he did to all the cities of the Ammonites. Then David and all the people returned to Jerusalem.

2Sam 14:23

(NIV)
Then Joab went to Geshur and brought Absalom back to Jerusalem.
(ESV)
So Joab arose and went to Geshur and brought Absalom to Jerusalem.

2Sam 14:28

(NIV)
Absalom lived for two years in Jerusalem without seeing the king’s face.
(ESV)
So Absalom lived two full years in Jerusalem, without coming into the king’s presence.

2Sam 15:8

(NIV)
While your servant was living at Geshur in Aram, I made this vow: “If the  Lord takes me back to Jerusalem, I will worship the  Lord in Hebron.” ’

(ESV)
For your servant vowed a vow while I lived at Geshur in Aram, saying, ‘If the  Lord will indeed bring me back to Jerusalem, then I will offer worship to the  Lord.’”

2Sam 15:11

(NIV)
Two hundred men from Jerusalem had accompanied Absalom. They had been invited as guests and went quite innocently, knowing nothing about the matter.
(ESV)
With Absalom went two hundred men from Jerusalem who were invited guests, and they went in their innocence and knew nothing.

2Sam 15:14

(NIV)
Then David said to all his officials who were with him in Jerusalem, ‘Come! We must flee, or none of us will escape from Absalom. We must leave immediately, or he will move quickly to overtake us and bring ruin on us and put the city to the sword.’

(ESV)
Then David said to all his servants who were with him at Jerusalem, “Arise, and let us flee, or else there will be no escape for us from Absalom. Go quickly, lest he overtake us quickly and bring down ruin on us and strike the city with the edge of the sword.”

2Sam 15:29

(NIV)
So Zadok and Abiathar took the ark of God back to Jerusalem and stayed there.

(ESV)
So Zadok and Abiathar carried the ark of God back to Jerusalem, and they remained there.

2Sam 15:37

(NIV)
So Hushai, David’s confidant, arrived at Jerusalem as Absalom was entering the city.

(ESV)
So Hushai, David’s friend, came into the city, just as Absalom was entering Jerusalem.

2Sam 16:3

(NIV)
The king then asked, ‘Where is your master’s grandson?’

Ziba said to him, ‘He is staying in Jerusalem, because he thinks, “Today the Israelites will restore to me my grandfather’s kingdom.”’

(ESV)
And the king said, “And where is your master’s son?” Ziba said to the king, “Behold, he remains in Jerusalem, for he said, ‘Today the house of Israel will give me back the kingdom of my father.’”

2Sam 16:15

(NIV)
Meanwhile, Absalom and all the men of Israel came to Jerusalem, and Ahithophel was with him.
(ESV)
Now Absalom and all the people, the men of Israel, came to Jerusalem, and Ahithophel with him.

2Sam 17:20

(NIV)
When Absalom’s men came to the woman at the house, they asked, ‘Where are Ahimaaz and Jonathan?’

The woman answered them, ‘They crossed over the brook.’ The men searched but found no one, so they returned to Jerusalem.

(ESV)
When Absalom’s servants came to the woman at the house, they said, “Where are Ahimaaz and Jonathan?” And the woman said to them, “They have gone over the brook of water.” And when they had sought and could not find them, they returned to Jerusalem.

2Sam 19:19

(NIV)
and said to him, ‘May my lord not hold me guilty. Do not remember how your servant did wrong on the day my lord the king left Jerusalem. May the king put it out of his mind.
(ESV)
and said to the king, “Let not my lord hold me guilty or remember how your servant did wrong on the day my lord the king left Jerusalem. Do not let the king take it to heart.

2Sam 19:25

(NIV)
When he came from Jerusalem to meet the king, the king asked him, ‘Why didn’t you go with me, Mephibosheth?’

(ESV)
And when he came to Jerusalem to meet the king, the king said to him, “Why did you not go with me, Mephibosheth?”

2Sam 19:33

(NIV)
The king said to Barzillai, ‘Cross over with me and stay with me in Jerusalem, and I will provide for you.’

(ESV)
And the king said to Barzillai, “Come over with me, and I will provide for you with me in Jerusalem.”

2Sam 19:34

(NIV)
But Barzillai answered the king, ‘How many more years shall I live, that I should go up to Jerusalem with the king?
(ESV)
But Barzillai said to the king, “How many years have I still to live, that I should go up with the king to Jerusalem?

2Sam 20:2

(NIV)
So all the men of Israel deserted David to follow Sheba son of Bikri. But the men of Judah stayed by their king all the way from the Jordan to Jerusalem.

(ESV)
So all the men of Israel withdrew from David and followed Sheba the son of Bichri. But the men of Judah followed their king steadfastly from the Jordan to Jerusalem.

2Sam 20:3

(NIV)
When David returned to his palace in Jerusalem, he took the ten concubines he had left to take care of the palace and put them in a house under guard. He provided for them but had no sexual relations with them. They were kept in confinement till the day of their death, living as widows.

(ESV)
And David came to his house at Jerusalem. And the king took the ten concubines whom he had left to care for the house and put them in a house under guard and provided for them, but did not go in to them. So they were shut up until the day of their death, living as if in widowhood.

2Sam 20:7

(NIV)
So Joab’s men and the Kerethites and Pelethites and all the mighty warriors went out under the command of Abishai. They marched out from Jerusalem to pursue Sheba son of Bikri.

(ESV)
And there went out after him Joab’s men and the Cherethites and the Pelethites, and all the mighty men. They went out from Jerusalem to pursue Sheba the son of Bichri.

2Sam 20:22

(NIV)
Then the woman went to all the people with her wise advice, and they cut off the head of Sheba son of Bikri and threw it to Joab. So he sounded the trumpet, and his men dispersed from the city, each returning to his home. And Joab went back to the king in Jerusalem.

(ESV)
Then the woman went to all the people in her wisdom. And they cut off the head of Sheba the son of Bichri and threw it out to Joab. So he blew the trumpet, and they dispersed from the city, every man to his home. And Joab returned to Jerusalem to the king.

2Sam 24:8

(NIV)
After they had gone through the entire land, they came back to Jerusalem at the end of nine months and twenty days.

(ESV)
So when they had gone through all the land, they came to Jerusalem at the end of nine months and twenty days.

2Sam 24:16

(NIV)
When the angel stretched out his hand to destroy Jerusalem, the  Lord relented concerning the disaster and said to the angel who was afflicting the people, ‘Enough! Withdraw your hand.’ The angel of the  Lord was then at the threshing-floor of Araunah the Jebusite.

(ESV)
And when the angel stretched out his hand toward Jerusalem to destroy it, the  Lord relented from the calamity and said to the angel who was working destruction among the people, “It is enough; now stay your hand.” And the angel of the  Lord was by the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.

1Kgs 2:11

(NIV)
He had reigned for forty years over Israel – seven years in Hebron and thirty-three in Jerusalem.
(ESV)
And the time that David reigned over Israel was forty years. He reigned seven years in Hebron and thirty-three years in Jerusalem.

1Kgs 2:36

(NIV)
Then the king sent for Shimei and said to him, ‘Build yourself a house in Jerusalem and live there, but do not go anywhere else.
(ESV)
Then the king sent and summoned Shimei and said to him, “Build yourself a house in Jerusalem and dwell there, and do not go out from there to any place whatever.

1Kgs 2:38

(NIV)
Shimei answered the king, ‘What you say is good. Your servant will do as my lord the king has said.’ And Shimei stayed in Jerusalem for a long time.

(ESV)
And Shimei said to the king, “What you say is good; as my lord the king has said, so will your servant do.” So Shimei lived in Jerusalem many days.

1Kgs 2:41

(NIV)
When Solomon was told that Shimei had gone from Jerusalem to Gath and had returned,
(ESV)
And when Solomon was told that Shimei had gone from Jerusalem to Gath and returned,

1Kgs 3:1

(NIV)
Solomon made an alliance with Pharaoh king of Egypt and married his daughter. He brought her to the City of David until he finished building his palace and the temple of the  Lord, and the wall around Jerusalem.
(ESV)
Solomon made a marriage alliance with Pharaoh king of Egypt. He took Pharaoh’s daughter and brought her into the city of David until he had finished building his own house and the house of the  Lord and the wall around Jerusalem.

1Kgs 3:15

(NIV)
Then Solomon awoke – and he realised it had been a dream.

He returned to Jerusalem, stood before the ark of the  Lord’s covenant and sacrificed burnt offerings and fellowship offerings. Then he gave a feast for all his court.

(ESV)
And Solomon awoke, and behold, it was a dream. Then he came to Jerusalem and stood before the ark of the covenant of the Lord, and offered up burnt offerings and peace offerings, and made a feast for all his servants.

1Kgs 8:1

(NIV)
Then King Solomon summoned into his presence at Jerusalem the elders of Israel, all the heads of the tribes and the chiefs of the Israelite families, to bring up the ark of the  Lord’s covenant from Zion, the City of David.
(ESV)
Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel and all the heads of the tribes the leaders of the fathers’ houses of the people of Israel, before King Solomon in Jerusalem to bring up the ark of the covenant of the  Lord out of the city of David, which is Zion.

1Kgs 9:15

(NIV)
Here is the account of the forced labour King Solomon conscripted to build the  Lord’s temple, his own palace, the terraces, the wall of Jerusalem, and Hazor, Megiddo and Gezer.
(ESV)
And this is the account of the forced labor that King Solomon drafted to build the house of the  Lord and his own house and the Millo and the wall of Jerusalem and Hazor and Megiddo and Gezer

1Kgs 9:19

(NIV)
as well as all his store cities and the towns for his chariots and for his horses – whatever he desired to build in Jerusalem, in Lebanon and throughout all the territory he ruled.

(ESV)
and all the store cities that Solomon had, and the cities for his chariots, and the cities for his horsemen, and whatever Solomon desired to build in Jerusalem, in Lebanon, and in all the land of his dominion.

1Kgs 10:2

(NIV)
Arriving at Jerusalem with a very great caravan – with camels carrying spices, large quantities of gold, and precious stones – she came to Solomon and talked with him about all that she had on her mind.
(ESV)
She came to Jerusalem with a very great retinue, with camels bearing spices and very much gold and precious stones. And when she came to Solomon, she told him all that was on her mind.

1Kgs 10:26

(NIV)
Solomon accumulated chariots and horses; he had fourteen hundred chariots and twelve thousand horses, which he kept in the chariot cities and also with him in Jerusalem.
(ESV)
And Solomon gathered together chariots and horsemen. He had 1,400 chariots and 12,000 horsemen, whom he stationed in the chariot cities and with the king in Jerusalem.

1Kgs 10:27

(NIV)
The king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stones, and cedar as plentiful as sycamore-fig trees in the foothills.
(ESV)
And the king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stone, and he made cedar as plentiful as the sycamore of the Shephelah.

1Kgs 11:7

(NIV)
On a hill east of Jerusalem, Solomon built a high place for Chemosh the detestable god of Moab, and for Molek the detestable god of the Ammonites.
(ESV)
Then Solomon built a high place for Chemosh the abomination of Moab, and for Molech the abomination of the Ammonites, on the mountain east of Jerusalem.

1Kgs 11:13

(NIV)
Yet I will not tear the whole kingdom from him, but will give him one tribe for the sake of David my servant and for the sake of Jerusalem, which I have chosen.’

(ESV)
However I will not tear away all the kingdom, but I will give one tribe to your son, for the sake of David my servant and for the sake of Jerusalem that I have chosen.”

1Kgs 11:29

(NIV)
About that time Jeroboam was going out of Jerusalem, and Ahijah the prophet of Shiloh met him on the way, wearing a new cloak. The two of them were alone out in the country,
(ESV)
And at that time, when Jeroboam went out of Jerusalem, the prophet Ahijah the Shilonite found him on the road. Now Ahijah had dressed himself in a new garment, and the two of them were alone in the open country.

1Kgs 11:32

(NIV)
But for the sake of my servant David and the city of Jerusalem, which I have chosen out of all the tribes of Israel, he will have one tribe.
(ESV)
(but he shall have one tribe, for the sake of my servant David and for the sake of Jerusalem, the city that I have chosen out of all the tribes of Israel),

1Kgs 11:36

(NIV)
I will give one tribe to his son so that David my servant may always have a lamp before me in Jerusalem, the city where I chose to put my Name.
(ESV)
Yet to his son I will give one tribe, that David my servant may always have a lamp before me in Jerusalem, the city where I have chosen to put my name.
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