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    After conquering Jerusalem, David made it his capital c 1,000 BC. The City of David comprised a small area with deep valleys on two sides and a convenient spring. David made his city home to the Ark of the Covenant. Jerusalem became the Holy City, “the place which Yahweh chose for his name there” 1K 11:13.2. Under David the Ark was kept in a tent. Solomon, his son, built the first Temple to house the Ark.
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    Excavations City of David
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    Holy Land Hotel Model - City of David
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    Model of King David’s Tomb

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The City of David
After conquering Jerusalem, David made it his capital c 1,000 BC. The City of David comprised a small area with deep valleys on two sides and a convenient spring. David made his city home to the Ark of the Covenant. Jerusalem became the Holy City, “the place which Yahweh chose for his name there” 1K 11:13.2. Under David the Ark was kept in a tent. Solomon, his son, built the first Temple to house the Ark.

City of David