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Lo Direil Gl Icror. pility men of valour, and were cap., battle,a hundred and twenty thousand Lins in the liost.
38 All these men of war, that could 2: For at that time day by day there keep rank, came with a perfect heart cane to David, to help hiin, until it was to Hebron,to make David king over all "I great host, like the host of God. Israel: and all the rest also ol" Israel
23 1 And these are the numbers of were of one heart to make David king. three bands that were ready armed to 39 And there they were with David the War,and caine to David to Hebron, three days, eating and drinking: for 19 luru the kingdom of Saul to bim, their brethren had prepared for them. according to the word of the Lord. 40 Moreover tliey that were nigh
24 The children of Judal tbat Dare them, even unto Issachar and Zebulun Flield and spear were six thousand and and Napthali
, brouglit brend oo asses, (iiilit hundred,ready arined to the war. and on caniels, and on mules, and on
25 or the children of Simeon, migli-oxen, and meat, meal, cakes of ligas, ivinen of valour, for the war, seven anu bunches of raisons, and wine, and thousand and one hundrell,
oil, and oxen, and sheep abundantly : 20 O1' the children of Levi four thou for there was joy in Israel, 6711d and six hundred.
Aitronites, and with himn were three tains of thousands and hundreds, Housand and severhundred ;
and with every leader. 26 And Zadok, a youug man iniglity 2 nd David said unto all the congres ol' valour, and of bis father's house gation of Israel, Is it seem good unto twenty and two captains.
you, and that it be of the LORD Our 29 And of the children of Benjamin, God,let us send abroad unto our breththe kindred of Saul, three thousand:ren every where, trat are left in all for hitherto the greatest part of them the land of Israel, and with them also und kept the ward oltbeliouse or Saul. to the priests and Leites which are in
30 And of the children of Ephrain their cities and suburbs, that they may twenty thousand and eiglit bundreu, gather themselves into us : mighty men ol' valour, famous througlı- 3 And let us bring again the ark of out the bouse of their fathers, Our God to us : for we enquired not at
31 And of the hall-tribe of Manassell it in the days of Saul. eighteen thousand, wlich were ex- 4 Aud all the congregation said that pressed by name, to come and make they would do so for the thing was Darid king
right in the eyes of all the people. 3:2 And of the children of Issachar, 5 So David gathered all Israel cogeth: hich were men that had understaunder, from Shihor of Egypt even unto ing of the times, to know what Israel the entering of Hemath, to bring the ought to do; the heads of thein ucroark of God from Kirjath-jearini. two hundred ; and all their brethren 6 And David went up, and all Israel, 1168c at thcir commandinent.
to Baalal), that is, to Kirjath-jcarim, 3:3 00 Zebulun, such as went forth to which belonged to Judalı, to bring up bottle, expert in war, with all instru- thence the ark of God the LORD, that ments of war, filty thousand, which dwelleth Boween the cherubimus, could keep rank: they were not of wlose nanie is called on it. double lieart.
7 And they carrin lbe ark of God in 31 And of Napthali a thousand cap- anesy cart out of the bouse of Abinatains, and will then with shield and dab:and Uzza and Anio drave the cart. b;ear tbirty and seven thousand. S and David and all Israel played box.
:35 And of the Danites expert in war fore God with allcheiriniglit,and will t venty and eighit thousand ud six singing, and with harps, and with diundred.
psalteries, and with tinbrels, and with ::0 And or Asher, such as went forth Cymbals, and with trumpets. lo) batlle,expert in war,forly thousind. 9 l And when they caune unto the
:37 And on the other side of Jordan,o: threshing.floor of Chidon, Uzza put The Reubenites, and the Gadites, and forth his band to hold the ark; for ile l the ball tribe of Manasach, with all cren stumbled. manner of instruments of war for ile 10 and the anger of the Lord was
I. CHRONICLES. Removing of the ark. kinetled against Uzza, and he sinote they called the name oi dat place him, because he put his hand to the Banl-perazim. auli: and there he died before God. 12 and when they had left their gods 11 And David was displeased because there, David gave a commandinerit, the Lord had made a breach upon and they were burned with fire. Uzza: wherefore that place is called 13 And the Philistines yet again Perez-uzza to this day.
spread themselves abroad in the val 12 And David was aliaid of God wat ley. day, saying, How sliall I bring the ark 14 Therefore David inquired ngain or of God home to nie?
God: and God said unto him, Go not 13So Daril brought not the ark home up arier lliem;lun away froin them, to himself to the city of David, but and come upon them over against the carried it aside into the house of Obed- nulberry trees. cilom lue Gittite.
15 And it shall be, when thou shalt 14 And ile ark of God remained heara sound of going in the tops of the with the family of Obed-edom in his mulberry-trees, that then thou shalt 1:ouse three nouths. And the Lord go out to battle : for God is gone fort blessed the liouse of Obed-edom, aud Delire lliee to smile the lost of the all tlac lieliad.
lli Darid therefore did as God comNOW TOW Hiram king of 'Tyre sent mauled him: and they smote ile bosi
messengers to David, and timber of the Philistines from Gibeon eren of cedars, with masons and carpenters, to Gazer. tu bule him a liouse.
17 And the fame of Dar il went out. 2 11 And David perceived that the into all lands; and the Lord brought Lord had confirmed bin king over the lear of bim upon all nations, Israel; for i:is kingdon was litted up
CHAP, XV. on high, because ot' luis people Israel. ND David made liin houses in 31 And David took more wives at the city of David, and prepareri at
A Jerusalern; and David begat inore place for the ark of God, ind pitchee 9019 and daughters.
for it a tent. I Now these are the names of his 2 Then David said, None ought to children which he had in Jerusalem ; carry tlie ark of God but the Levites : Shrammua, and Shobab, Natban, and for thein bath the LORD choseu lo car. Solumon,
ry the ark of Goul, and to minister untu 5 Au Ibhar, and Elishua, and El- him for ever. palet,
3 And David gathered all Israel to 6 And Nogalı, and Nepheg, and Ja-gether lo Jerusalem, to bring up the pliin,
ark of the Lord unto his place which 7 And Elishama, and Becliada, and he liad prepared for it. Eliptalet.
4 And Diwid assembled the chilien S T And wlicn the Philistines heard of Aaron, and the leviles. limt David was iluointed king over all of the sons of Kohath ; Uriel the Israel, all the Philistines went up to chiel, and his brethren a hundred and seek David: and Daviul licard of il, twenty. and went out against them.
h of the song or Nerari ; Agaiali che 9 and the Philistines came and spread chies, and his brethren two hundred themyelves in the valley of Rephain, and twenty. 10 and David enquired of God, saying, 701 the song of Gershom; Joel the Shall I go up against ile Philistines clics, and his brethren a bundred and and will thou deliver them into my tlirlj'. hand? And the LORD said unto biin, 8 of the song of Elizaphan; Shemai. Go up; for I will deliver thein into all the chiel, and his brethren two ly hand
hundred. 11 So they came up to Baal-perazim ; 9. of the sons of Hebron ; Eliel the and David sinote them tliere, Tlienchiel, and big brethren fourscore. David said, God ball broken in upon 10 of the song of Uzziel; Ainiin. mnine enemies by my ban like the adab the chief, and lig treibreng breaking forth of waters: therefore bunred and twelve.
David's joy on
that occasiirin 1 And David called for Zaduk and pricsts, did blow with the trumpers Abiathar the priests, and for the 1.c. before the ark of God: andObed-edor Yites, for Uriel, Asaial, and Joel,She and Jehiah were duor-keepers for the maiah, aud Lliel, and Arminadal,
12 And said unto theo, Ye are the 25 1 So David, and the elders of Is. chief of the fathers of ihe Levites: rael, and the captains over thousands, buictisy yourselves, both ye and your went to bring up the ark of the corebreuiren, that ye may bring up the ark nant of the LORD out of the house or of the LORD God of Israel unto the Obed-edom with joy. place that I have prepared for it 26 And it came to pass, when God
13 For because ye did it not at the helped the Levites that bare the ark first, the Lord our God made a breach of the covenant or the LORD, that Uiey upon us, for that we bought him not offered seven bullocks and serenrama. alter the due order.
27 And David was clothed with a 14 So the priests and the Levites sanc-robe of fine linen, and all the Levites tified themselves to bring up the ark that bare ibe ark, and the singers, and of the LORD God or Israel
Chenaniali tlie inister of the song with 15 And the children of the Levites the singers: David also had upon liim bare lhe ark of God upon their shoul, an epliod of lines. ders, with the staves thereon,asdluses 23 Thus all Israel brouglit up lbe ark commmanded, accordinglo the wordor of the covenant of the Lorv with the Lond.
shouting, and with sound of the cor16 And David spake to the chief of net, and with trumpets, and with the Levites, to appoint their brelbren cymbals, making a uoise with psalteco be the singers with instruments of fries and harps. music, psalleries, and harps, and cym. 29 11 And it came to pass, as the ark bals, sounding, by lifting up the voice of the covenant of the Lord caine to witli joy.
the city of David, that Michal the 17 So the Levites appointed Hema daughter of Silul, luoking out al in win! the son of Joel; and of his brethren, dow sarx king Darid dancing and Asaph the son of Berechiul; and or playing; uid she despised him in her the sons of Narari their breilren, beart.
CHAP. XVI. 18 And with them their brethreno Shima nime must of the tent that
they brought the ark , the second degree, Zechariah, Ben, and Janziel, and Shemirainoth, and David liad pitched for it: and they ofJchiel, and Unni, Eliab, and Benaiah, (ered burnt sacrifices ud peace-oiler and Maaseials, and Mattithiab, and inga before God. Elipheleb, and Mikweials, and Obed. And wben David bad made aneud edom, wd Juiel, the porters. or offering the burnt-offerings and the
19 So the singers, Heman, Asaph, peace-oflerings, he blessed the people and Ethan, were appointed to sound in the name of the Lond. with cynobals of brass;
3 Andhedealltoevery one of Israel, 20 and Zechariali, and Aziel, and both man and wonin, 10 every one a Shemirinot), and Jehiel, am Ini, loaf of bread, and a good piece of flesh, and Elial, and Maaseial, and Bena and a dagou of rinte. ial, with psalteries on Alamoth; 4 1 And he appointed certain of the
21 And Mattathial, and Elipheleh, Levites to minister before the ark of and Miikneial, and Obed-eduin, and the LORD, and to record, and to thank Jeiel, and Azázali, with liars on the and praise the LORD God of lsriel: Sheruinitli to excel.
5 Asaph the chiel, and vert lin 22 An Chenaniali, chief of tbe Le- Zechariali
, Jcirl, and Shewramille vites, wus for song: hic instrueird and Jeliirl, and Mattat) itbout the soug, because he lvas skilful. and Benaiah, an
23 Aud Berechian and Elkanal wire Jeiel with psale door-kerpers for the ark.
but Asaph ny 24 Aud Shelanial, and Jehoshaphat, o Bevaia and Nethaneel,and Amasai, and Zech priests w urali, ind Benaiah, and Eliezer, the fore them
of thanksgiving. 71 Then on that day Darid delivered of the people, give unto the LORD yiofirst this psalı, to thank the 101D, ry and strength into the land of Asapli and bis brell- 29 Give unto the LORD the glory dus
unto big name: bring in Tering, ami 8 Give thanks unto the LORD, call come before him; worship thic LORD upon
his name,make kuowuhis deeds in the lieauty of holimcas. among the people.
30 Feier before hind, all the earth: 9 Sing unto him, sing psalms to the world also shall be stable, that it him,talk je of all liig womirous works. be not moved.
10 Glory se iu lis holy name: let 31 Let the heavens be glad, and let the heart of diein rejoice liat seck the earth rrjoice; and let men say the Lord.
among the nations, The Lord reigo11 Seek the LORD and liis strength, etb. scek his face continually.
32 Let the sea roar, and the fulnes: 12 Repremler his marvellous works thereof; let llie tickis rejoice, and all that he hall done, liis wonders, and that is therein. the judgments of his mouth;
3:3 Then shall the trees of the wood 13 0 ye geed ol' Israel bis servants, sing out at the presence of the Lord, ve children of Jacob bia chosen Onis. because he cometh to judge the cartlı.
1.1 He is the LORD Our God; his 34 Oive thanke unto the LORD; Judginents are in all the evth. for he is good; for his mcrcy endureth
15 Be ye nimelul always 01'lis covetor erer. maut, the word which he commwded 3. And say ye, Savc us, God of our lo i thousand your ftions:
salvation, ud gather is together, and 16 Euon of the CCN177t which beleliver us froin the beaten, that we inide with Abrahain, and of his oülh may give thanks to tly Holy mane, unto Isaac;
onid glory in thy praise. 17 And bath coulirmed the same 10 30 Blessed be the Lord God or Israe. Jacob for a liw, and to lyriel Sur au forever and ever. And all the people everlasting covenant,
said, Amen, and praised the LORD. 19 Sayings, Unto thee will I give the 37 || So be left there, before the utrk laud of Canaan, the lot of your inher- or the covenant of the LORD, Asaplı itance:
and bis brethren, wo minister before 19 When ye were but few, even a the ark continually, 19 every day's few, and strangers in it.
work required: 20 And when ilocy wcal. from nation 33 And Obed-crom with their broth lo nation, and from one kingilom to ren, threescore and cight; Obed-edoin another people,
also the son of Jedulliun, and II osal, 21 He sudered no man to do them to be porters; wrong; pea, he reproved kings for 39 ind Zadok the priest, and his their sakes,
lorethren the priests, before the taber. 22 Saying, Toucli not mine anointed, macle of the Loni), in the high place and do my prophets no baru. taticas at Gibeon,
23 Sing onto ihe Lond, all the carth: 40 Tu oiler burnt-offerings unto tle show forth froin day to day his salva- LORD upon thie altiir olibe burut-offertion.
ing continually morning and eveuing, 2-4 Declare his glory among the and loob according to all that is writ. heathen; his inarvellous works unong ten in the law of the LOILD which lic all nations.
commanded Israel: 25 For great is the Lord, and greally .11 And with them Heman and Jeduto be praised; he also is to be leared 1!.0), and the rest that were chosen, heall vods.
who were expresecil by name, to give cods of the people are wunks to the Lord,because his mercy made the liea- mirath for ever:
1. Au will then Heiniin and Jedu. in big pres- thun, with trunipety and cymbals for Pre in his those that should make a sound, and
with musical instruments of God. An hidredy the sons of Juulutlu 106/C porters,
to I took it
10 David, A3 And all the people departed, eve- 12 He shall build me a house, and I y man to his house; and Darid return- will establish bis throre for ever. ed to bless his house.
13 I will be his father, and be sball CIAP. XVII.
be iny son; and I will not take iriy TOW
in bis house, that Darid said to from him that was belore llice: Nathan the prophet, Lo, I dwell in a 14 But I will setide him in my house house of cedars, but the ark of the and in niy kingdom for ever; and his corenant of the LORD remaineth un- throue aliall be established for everder curtains.
2 Toen Natlian said unto David, Do 15 According to all these words and all that is in thy heart; for God is according to all this vision, so did NaWilli thee.
than speak unto Davide 3 T And it came to pass the same 16 11 And David the king came and night, that the word of God came to sat belore the LORD, and said, Who Nathan, saying,
am I, O Lord God, and what is my 4 Go and tell David my servant, house, that thou hast brought me lithThus saith the Lord, Tliou shalt not erto? build ine a house to dwell in:
17 And yet this was a gmall thing in 6 For I have not dwelt in a house thine eyes, O God; for thou hast also since the day that I brought up Israel spoken of thy serrant's house for a unto Liis day; but have gone from great while to come, and hast regardtent to tent, and from orc labernacleed me according to the estate of a man 1o another,
of ligh degree, O LORD God. 6 V''heresoever I have walked with 18 What can David spcuk more to all Israel, spake la word to any of the thee for the honour of thy servant? judges of Israel, whom I comnianded for thou knowest thy servant. to lēcd my people, saying, \Vhy have 19 0 LORD, for thy servant's sake,and ye not built ie a house of codars? according to thine on hearl, hast
7 Now therefore thus shalt thou say thou done all this greatness,in making unto iny servant David, Thus saith known all these great things. the Lord of hosts, I took thee from 20 O Lord, there is none like thee the sheep-cote, even from Collowing ncituer is there any God besides thee, the sheep, that thou shouldest be ruler according to l that we have beard over my people Israel:
with our care. 8 And I have been with thee wlith. 21 And what onc pation in the eartlı ersoever thou hast walked, and have is like thy people Israel, whom God cut off all thine enemies liom before went to redeem to be his own people, tbee, and have made thee a name like to make thee a name of greatness and the name of the great men that are in terribleness, by driving out nations the eartl).
from before uny people, wlion thou 9 Also I will ordain a place for my hast redeemed out of Egypt? people Israel, and will plant them, and 22 For thy people Israel didst thou They shall dwell in their place, and make thine own people for ever; and shall be moved no more; neither thou, Lord, becamest their God. shall the children of wickedness waste 2:3 Therefore now, LORD, let the them any more, ns at the beginning, thingthat thou hast spoken concerning
10 and since the time that I coin- thy servant, and concerning big house, manded judges to be over my people be established for ever, and do as litou Israel: inoreover, I will subulue all bast said. thine enemies; Furthermore I tell 24 Let iteren be established, that thy thee, that the LORD i ll buill thee a game may be magnified for ever, şay: house.
ing, The Lord of bosts is the God of 11 1 And it shall come to pass, when Israel, even a God to lsrael; and ler Thy days be expire i that thou must go the house of David thy servant be esto be with thy fathers, that I will raise tablislied before thee. up thy seed after thee, which shall be 25 For thou, my God,hast told they of thy sors; and I will establishi luis servait, that thou wilt build him a kingcloin
Thouge 'therefore thy fervant bath