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David conquers and occupies Jerusalem (1005 BC)
When David was made king of Israel, he drove the Jebusites out of Jerusalem and made it his capital.
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2 Sa 5:6–10

The king and his men went to Jerusalem, to the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land. They said to David, “You will not come here, for even the blind and the lame can turn you back, saying, ‘David cannot come here.’ ” David captured the fortress of Zion, …

1 Ch 11:4–9

And David and all Israel went to Jerusalem (that is Jebus). And the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land, were there. And the inhabitants of Jebus said to David, “You will not enter here.” But David captured the stronghold of Zion; that is, the city of David. Then David said, “Whoever strikes …