1000 BC: King David attacks and captures Jerusalem. Jerusalem becomes City of David and capital of the United Kingdom of Israel.
(2 Chr 6:5 KJV) Since the day
that I brought forth my people out of the land of Egypt I chose no city among all the tribes of Israel to build a house in,
that my name might be there; neither chose I any man to be a ruler over my people Israel:
(2 Chr 6:6 KJV) But I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have
chosen David to be over my people Israel.
(2 Chr 6:10 KJV) The LORD therefore hath performed his word that he hath spoken: for
I am risen up in the room of David my father, and am set on the throne of Israel, as the LORD promised, and have built
the house for the name of the LORD God of Israel.
Note:The Lord set conditions that the Israelites
must follow if they were to stay in Jerusalem
6:22 KJV) If a man sin against his neighbour, and an oath be laid upon him to make him swear, and the oath come before
thine altar in this house;
(2 Chr 6:23 KJV) Then hear
thou from heaven, and do, and judge thy servants, by requiting the wicked, by recompensing his way upon his own head; and
by justifying the righteous, by giving him according to his righteousness.
(2 Chr 7:17 KJV) And as for thee, if thou wilt walk before me, as David thy father walked, and do according
to all that I have commanded thee, and shalt observe my statutes and my judgments;
(2 Chr 7:18 KJV) Then will I stablish the throne of thy kingdom, according as I
have covenanted with David thy father, saying, There shall not fail thee a man to be ruler in Israel.
No animosity intended or implied. But note the term "then" is future tense.
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