1 Chronicles 14:1-3

David’s Prestige Grows

14:1 King Hiram of Tyre sent messengers to David, along with cedar logs, stonemasons, and carpenters to build a palace for him. 14:2 David realized that the Lord had established him as king over Israel and that he had elevated his kingdom for the sake of his people Israel.

14:3 In Jerusalem David married more wives and fathered more sons and daughters.

map For location see Map1-A2; Map2-G2; Map4-A1; JP3-F3; JP4-F3.

tn Heb “craftsman of a wall,” that is, masons skilled at building stone walls.

tn Heb “was lifted upwards.”

map For location see Map5-B1; Map6-F3; Map7-E2; Map8-F2; Map10-B3; JP1-F4; JP2-F4; JP3-F4; JP4-F4.

tn Heb “took.”