14:1 King Hiram of Tyre 1 sent messengers to David, along with cedar logs, stonemasons, 2 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 3 his kingdom for the sake of his people Israel.
14:3 In Jerusalem 4 David married 5 more wives and fathered more sons and daughters.
1 map For location see Map1-A2; Map2-G2; Map4-A1; JP3-F3; JP4-F3.
2 tn Heb “craftsman of a wall,” that is, masons skilled at building stone walls.
3 tn Heb “was lifted upwards.”
4 map For location see Map5-B1; Map6-F3; Map7-E2; Map8-F2; Map10-B3; JP1-F4; JP2-F4; JP3-F4; JP4-F4.
5 tn Heb “took.”