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David's mighty men.

David's ariny. Jerusalem, which is Jebus ;a where the B.C. 1048. | with a staff, and plucked the spear out of Jebusites were, the inhabitants of the land.

the Egyptian's hand, and slew him with 5 And the inhabitants of Jebus said a Ju. 1. 21. his own spear. to David, Thou shalt not come hither.

19. 10. 24 These things did Benaiah the son Nevertheless David took the castle of 1 Sa, 17. 51. of Jehoiada, and had a name among the Zion, which is the city of David.


three mighties. 6 And David said, Whosoever, smiteth yi. e. Zion, 25 Behold, he was honourable among the Jebusites first shall be B chief and 2 Sa. 5. 7. the thirty, but attained not to the first captain. So Joab the son of Zeruiah 8 or, Sham- three: and David set him over his guard. went first up, and was chief.


26 Also the valiant men of the armies 7 And David dwelt in the castle: there- Šor, Haro- were, Asahel the brother of Joab, Elhanan fore they called y it the city of David. dite, the son of Dodo of Beth-lehem, 8 And he built the city round about,

2 Sa. 23. 25. 27 Shammoth & the $ Harorite, Helez even from Millo round about: and Joab nor, Paltite, the n Pelonite, e repaired the rest of the city.

2 Sa. 23. 26. 28 Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite, 9 So David * waxed greater and greater : O revived. Abi-ezer the Antothite, for the LORD of hosts was with him.

Kwent in 29 ^ Sibbecai the Hushathite, u Ilai the 10 These also are the chief of the

Ahohite, mighty men whom David had, who increasing. 30 Maharai the Netophathite, v Heled

strengthened themselves with him in a or, Mebun- the son of Baanah the Netophathite, his kingdom, and with all Israel, to make


31 Ithai the son of Ribai of Gibeah, that him king, according to the word c of the nor, Zalmon. pertained to the children of Benjamin, LORD concerning Israel.

vor, Heleb.

Benaiah the Pirathonite, 11 And this is the number of the mighty or, held

32 p Hurai of the brooks of Gaash, men whom David had; Jashobeam oan


TAbiel the Arbathite, Hachmonite, the chief of the captains : with him. 33 Azmaveth the Baharumite, Eliahba he lifted up his spear against three hun 1Sa.16.1,12. the Shaalbonite, dred slain by him at one time. 12 And after him was Eleazar the son

34 The sons of Hashem the Gizonite, por, Hiddai.

oor, son of Jonathan the son of Shage the Hararite, of Dodo the Ahohite, who was one of the Hachmoni. 35 Ahiam the son of x Sacar the Hathree mighties :

Tor, Abialbon. rarite, \ Eliphal the son of w Ur, 13 He was with David at B Pas-dam- por, Jashen, 36 Hepher the Mecherathite, Ahijah mim, and there the Philistines were ga- 2 Sa. 23.32, the Pelonite, thered together to battle, where was a

37 y Hezro the Carmelite, Naarai the parcel of ground full of barley; and the xor, Sharar. son of Ezbai, people fled from before the Philistines.

yor, Eli.

38 Joel the brother of Nathan, Mibhar 14 And they n set themselves in the phelet. Ś the son of Haggeri, midst of that parcel, and delivered it, and wor, Ahasbai. 39 Zelek the Ammonite, Naharai the slew the Philistines; and the LORD saved Bor, Ephes. Berothite, the armourbearer of Joab the them by a great e deliverance.

dammim, son of Zeruiah, 15 Now three of the thirty captains went

1 Sa. 17. 1.

40 Ira the Ithrite, Gareb the Ithrite, downd to the rock to David, into the cave yor, Hezrai. 41 Uriah the Hittite, Zabad the son of of Adullam; and the host of the Philistines : or, Paarai Ahlai, encamped in the valley of Rephaim.e

the Arbite. 42 Adina the son of Shiza the Reu16 And David was then in the hold, Sor, the Hag- benite, a captain of the Reubenites, and and the Philistines' garrison was then at gerite. thirty with him, Beth-lehem.

43 Hanan the son of Maachah, and 17 And David longed, and said, Oh that oor, salva- Joshaphat the Mithnite, one would give me drink of the water of tion.

44 Uzzia the Ashterathite, Shama and the well of Beth-lehem, that is at the gate!

Jehiel the sons of Hothan the Aroerite, 18 And the three brake through the captains 45 Jediael the son of Shimri, and host of the Philistines, and drew water

over the
Joha his brother,

the Tizite, out of the well of Beth-lehem, that was by thirty. 46 Eliel the Mahavite, and Jeribai and the gate, and took it, and brought it to a2 Sa. 23. 13, Joshayiah, the sons of Elnaam, and IthDavid: but David would not drink of it,

&c. mah the Moabite, but poured its out to the LORD,

e chap. 14.9.

47 Eliel, and' Obed, and Jasiel the

Ps. 107. 5. 19 And said, My God forbidit me, that

Mesobaite. I should do this thing: shall I drink the or, Shim


rite. blood of these men r that have puti their

Nowk these are they that came to lives in jeopardy ? for with the jeopardy 91 Sa. 7. 6. David to Ziklag, v while he yet kept of their lives they brought it. Therefore Le.17,10,11 himself close, because of Saul the son of he would not drink it. These things did

Ps. 72. 14.

Kish: and they were among the mighty these three mightiest.

Il with their

men, helpers of the war. 20 And? Abishai the brother of Joab, he


2 They were armed with bows, and was chief of the three: for lifting up his Ju. 5. 18. could use both the right hand and the

9. 17. spear against three hundred, he slew

left m in hurling stones and shooting ar

1 Sa. 19. 5. them, and had a name among the three.

rows out of a bow, even of Saul's bre21 ‘Of the three, he was more honourable *1 Sa. 27.2,6. thren of Benjamin. than the two, for he was their captain; v being yet 3 The chief was Ahiezer, then Joash, the howbeit he attained not to the first three.

sons of " Shemaah the Gibeathite; and 22 Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son 12 Sa. 23. 18, Jeziel and Pelet, the sons of Azmaveth ; of a valiant man of Kabzeel, p who had &c. and Berachah, and Jehu the Antothite, done many acts; he slew two lionlike m Ju. 20. 16.

4 And Ismaiah the Gibeonite, a mighty men of Moab: also he went down and or, Has. man among the thirty, and over the thirty; slew a lion in a pit in a snowy day.


and Jeremiah, and Jahaziel, and Johanan, 23 And he slew an Egyptian, a man of a great of and Josabad the Gederathite,

deeds. great stature, five cubits high; and in the

5 Eluzai, and Jerimoth, and Bealiah, and Egyptian's hand was a spear like a weav. of measure. Shemariah, and Shephatiah the Haruphite, er's beam; and he went down to him

6 Elkanah, and Jesiah, and Azareel,

nor, stood.

kor, three

shut up.


upon the

David's mighty men.

David's men. and Joezer, and Jashobeam, the Korhites, B. C. 1058. | valour, and of his father's house twenty ✓ And Joelah, and Zebadiah, the sons

and two captains. of Jeroham of Gedor.

Bbrethren, 29 And of the children of Benjamin, 8 And of the Gadites there separated Ge. 31. 23. the B kindred of Saul, three thousand : themselves unto David, into the hold to a 2 Sa. 2.8, 9. for hithertoa y the greatest part of them the wilderness, men of might, and men 8 of ya multitude. had kept the ward of the house of Saul. war fit for the battle, that could handle 8 of the host. 30 And of the children of Ephraim, shield and buckler, whose faces were like Śmen of twenty thousand and eight hundred, the faces of lions, and were n as swift as

mighty men of valour, $ famous through the roes upon the mountains ;

n as the roes

out the house of their fathers. 9 Ezer the first, Obadiah' the second,

mountains to

31 And of the half tribe of Manasseh Eliab the third,

make haste. eighteen thousand, which were expressed 10 Mishmannah the fourth, Jeremiah 62 Sa. 2. 18. by name, to come and make David king. the fifth,

Ca. 8. 14.

32 And of the children of Issachar, 11 Attai the sixth, Eliel the seventh,

cEs. 1. 13.

whichc were men that had understanding 12 Johanan the eighth, Elzabad the ninth, Is. 33. 6.

of the times, to know what Israel ought 13 Jeremiah the tenth, Machbanai the Mi. 6. 9.

to do; the heads of them were two hun. eleventh.

Ja.3.13, 17.dred; and all their brethren were at their 14 These were of the sons of Gad, cap- oor, one that commandment. tains of the host: one of the least was was least 33 Of Zebulun, such as went forth to over an hundred, and the greatest over could resist battle, k expert in war, with all instruments a thousand.

an hundred, of war, fifty thousand which could 1 keep 15 These are they that went over Jor

and the

rank : they were M not of double heart. dan in the first month, when it had vover

greatest a 34 And of Naphtali a thousand cap

thousand. flownd all his banks; and they put to

tains, and with them, with shield and

kor, rangers flight all them of the valleys, both toward

of battle,

spear, thirty and seven thousand. the east, and toward the west.

or, ranged

35 And of the Danites, expert in war, 16 And there came of the children of Ben

in battle. twenty and eight thousand and six hundred. jamin and Judah to the hold unto David. dor, set the 36 Ånd of Asher, such as went forth to

17 And David went out to meet them, battle in battle, T expert in war, forty thousand. and answered and said unto them, If ye be array. 37 Ánd on the other side of Jordan, of come peaceably unto me to help me, mine without a the Reubenites, and the Gadites, and of heart shall p be knit unto you: but if ye be

heart and a the half tribe of Manasseh, with all man

heart, come to betray me to mine enemies, seeing

Ps. 12. 2.

ner of instruments of war for the battle, there is no wrong in mine hands, the God

v filled over.

an hundred and twenty thousand. of our fathers look thereon, and rebuke it.

38 All these men of war, that could keep

d Jos. 3. 15. 18 Then the spirit o came upone Amasai,

rank, came with a perfect heart to Hewho was chief of the captains, and he said $ before them. bron, to make David king over all Israel : Thine are we, David, and on thy side, thou or, keeping and all the rest also of Israel were of one

their rank, son of Jesse: peace, peace be unto thee,

heart to make David king.

verse 33. and peace be to thine helpers : for thy God Joel 2.7

39 And there they were with David helpèth thee. Then David received them,

be one.

three days, eating and drinking: for and made them captains of the band. o or, violence. their brethren had prepared for them.

19 And there fell some of Manasseh to clothed, 40 Moreover, they that were nigh them, David, when he came with the Phi- Ju. 6. 34. even unto Issachar and Zebulun and Naph: listines against Saul to battle ; but they

Is. 59. 17.

tali, brought bread on asses, and on camels, helped them not: for the lords of the 2 Sa. 17.25. and on mules, and on oxen, and x meat, Philistines, upon advisement, , sent him 118a. 29.2,3. meal, cakes of figs, and bunches of raisins, away, saying, He will fall to his master

Xor, victual and wine, and oil, and oxen, and sheep Saul, y to the jeopardy of our heads.

of meal.

abundantly: for there was joy in Israel. 20' As he went to Ziklag, there fell to 4 on our

CHAPTER XIII. him of Manasseh, Adnah, and Jozabad,

heads. AND David consulted with the capand Jediael, and Michael, and Jozabad wor, with a tains of thousands and hundreds, and with

band. and Elihu, and Zilthai, captains of the thousands that were of Manasseh.

2 And David said unto all the congre

10. 21 And they, helped David w against Bbreak forth, gation of Israel, If it seem good unto you, the band o of the rovers : for they were and send.

and that it be of the LORD our God, let all mighty men of valour, and were cap ni Sa. 31.1.

us B send abroad unto our brethron every tains in the host.

2 Sa.6.1..11. where, that are lefth in all the land of 22 For at that time, day by day, there y the cities Israel, and with them also to the priests came to David to help him, until it was

of their

and Levites which are in Y their cities and a great host, like the host of God.

suburbs. suburbs, that they may gather themselves 23 And these are the numbers of the heads, or,

unto us : 8 bands that were ready armed to the captains, or, 3 And let us bring $ again the ark of war, , and came to David to Hebron, to

our God to us : fork we inquired not at turni the kingdom of Saul to him, ac

Ś about.

it in the days of Saul. cording to the word of the LORD.

ichap. 11.1.

4 And all the congregation said that 24 The children of Judah that bare *1 Sa. 7. 1, 2. they would do so: for the thing was right shield and spear were six thousand and nor, pre- in the eyes of all the people. eight hundred, ready n armed to the war. pared. 5 Sor David gathered all Israel toge

25 Of the children of Simeon, mighty 12 Sa.6.1,&c. ther, from Shihorm of Egypt even unto men of valour for the war, seven thou- m Jos. 13. 3. the entering of Hemath, to bring the ark sand and one hundred.

Je. 2. 18. of God from Kirjath-jearim. 26 Of the children of Levi, four thou- » Jos.15.9,60. 6 And David went up, and all Israel, to sand and six hundred.

01 Sa. 4. 4. Baalah," that is, to Kirjath.jcarim, which be. 27 And Jehoiada was the leader of the p 2 Sa. 8. 17. longed to Judah, to bring up thence the ark Aaronites, and with him were three thou- O made the ark of God the LORD, that dwelletho between sand and seven hundred ;

to ride. the cherubims, whose name is called on it. 28 And Zadok,” a young man mighty of

7 And they carried the ark of God in a


91 Sa. 30. 1.. every leader.



cairy the

Death of Uzza.

Removal of the ark. new cart out of the house of a Abinadab: B.C. 1015. battle: for God is gone forth before theo and Uzza and Abio drave the cart.

to smite the host of the Philistines. 8 And • David and all Israel played be a 1 Sa. 7. 1. 16 David therefore did as God commandfore God with all their might, and with 02 Sa.6.5,&c. ed him: and they smote the host of the B singing, and with harps, and with psal

Philistines from Gibeon C even to Gazer. teries, and with timbrels, and with cym.

B songs.

17 And the famed of David went out bals, and with trumpets.

c2 Sa. 5. 25. into all lands; and the LORDe brought 9 And when they came unto the threshing- Geba. the fear of him upon all nations. floor of Chidon, Uzza put forth his hand a Jos. 6. 27. AND David made him houses in the

CHAPTER XV. to hold the ark; for the oxen & stumbled.

2 Ch. 26. 8. 10 And the anger of the LORD was kin

Ps. 18. 44.

city of David, and prepared a place for dled against Uzza, and he smote him, be:

the ark of God, and pitched for it at tent. cause he put his hand to the ark : and De. 2. 25. 2 Then David said, Ś None ought to there he died i before God.

11. 25. carry the ark of God but the Levites : for 11 And David was displeased, because

them hath the LORD chosen to carry the the LORD had made a breach upon Uzza :

y called

ark of God, and to minister unto him for wherefore that place is called Perez- 2 Sa. 6. 6. uzza to this day.

3 And David gathered all Israel toge12 And David was afraid of God that 8 shook it. ther to Jerusalem, to bring up k the ark day, saying, How shall I bring the ark

of the LORD, unto his place, which he had of God home to me?

s chap. 16. 1.

prepared for it. 13 So David brought not the ark home $ It is not to

4 And David assembled the children to himself to the city of David, bụt car

of Aaron, and the Levites : ried it aside into the house of Obed-edom ark of God,

5 Of the sons of Kohath ; Uriel the chief, the Gittite.

but for the and his « brethren, an hundred and twenty. 14 And the ark of God remained with the Levites. 6 Of the sons of Merari ; Asaiah the family of Obed-edom in his house three

chief, and his brethren, two hundred and

g Nu.4.2..15. months. And the LORD blessed the

De. 10. 8.

twenty. house of Obed-edom, and all that he had.

31. 9.

7 Of the sons of Gershom; Joel the chief, CHAPTER XIV.

and his brethren, an hundred and thirty. Nown

h ch.15.13,15. 'n Hiram king of Tyre sent mes- Nu. 4. 15.

8 Of the sons of Elizaphan; m Shemaiah sengers to David, and timber of cedars,

i Le. 10. 2.

the chief, and his brethren, two hundred. with masons and carpenters, to build

9 Of the sons of Hebron ;' Eliel the him an house.

ni. e. The chief, and his brethren, fourscore. 2 And David perceived that_the LORD

breach of

10 Of the sons of Uzziel; Amminadab had confirmed him king over Israel ; for Uzza. the chief, and his brethren, an hundred his kingdom was lifted upon high, be

and twelve. cause of his people Israel.

k chap. 13. 5.

11 And David called for Zadok and

1 Ki. 8. 1. 3 And David took a more wives at Je

Abiathar the priests, and for the Levites, rusalem : and David begat more sons and Oremoved. for Uriel, Asaiah, and Joel, Shemaiah, daughters.

and Eliel, and Amminadab, kor,

kinsmen. 4 Now these are the names of his child

12 And said unto them, Ye are the chief ren? which he had in Jerusalem; Sham- 'chap. 26. 5. of the fathers of the Levites ; sanctify P mua, and Shobab, Nathan, and Solomon, Ge. 30. 27. yourselves, both ye and your brethren, 5 And Ibhar, and Elishua, and Elpalet,

Pr. 10. 22.

that ye may bring up the ark of the LORD 6 And Nogah, and Nepheg, and Japhia,

m Ex. 6. 22. God of Israel unto the place that I have 7 And Elishama, and i Beeliada, and n 2 Sa. 5. 11, prepared for it. Eliphalet.

&c. 13 For because ye did it not at the first, 8 And when the Philistines heard that Ex. 6. 18. the LORD our God made a breach" upon David was anointed king over all Israel,

us, for that we sought him not after the all the Philistines went up to seek Da- ^ yet. due order. vid : and David heard of it, and went out P 2 Ch. 5. 11. 14 So the priests and the Levites sancagainst them.

29. 5. tified themselves to bring up the ark of 9 And the Philistines came and spread Eze. 48. 11. the LORD God of Israel. themselvest in the valley of Rephaim. 4 ch. 3. 5, &c. 15 And the children of the Levites bare

10 And David inquired of. God, saying, mor, Eliada, the ark of God upon their shoulders, with Shall I go up against the Philistines ? and 2 Sa. 5. 16. the staves thereon, as Moses commandwilt thou deliver them into mine hand ?

ed, according to the word of the LORD. And the LORD said unto him, Go up;

rch. 13.9, 10. 16 And David spake to the chief of the for I will deliver them into thine hand. 2 Sa. 6. 7,8. Levites to appoint their brethren to be the 11 So they came up to Baal-perazim ;

82 Ch.13.17..

singers with instruments of music, psaland David smote them there. Then David said, God hath broken in upon mine

1 Co. 11.2. by lifting up the voice with joy,

20. teries, and harps, and cymbals, sounding,

14. 40. enemies by mine hand, like the breaking

t chap.11.15.

17 So the Levites appointed Heman w forth of waters: therefore they called the

the son of Joel; and of his brethren, name of that place v Baal-perazim.

u Ex. 25. 14. Asaphs the son of Berechiah ; and of the

Nu15 12 And when they had left their gods 7. 9.

sons of Merari their brethren, Ethan y the there, David gave a commandment, and v2 Ch. 5.13. son of Kushaiah; they were burned with fire.

18 And with them their brethren of the 13 And the Philistines yet again* spread

w chap. 6. 33. themselves abroad in the valley.

second degree, Zechariah, Ben, and Jaaziel, * chap. 6. 39. and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel,

and Unni 14 Therefore David inquired again of vi. e. a place Eliab, and Benaiah, and Maaseiah, and God: and God said unto him, Go not up of breaches. Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, after them; turn away from them, and y chap. 6. 44. and Obed-edom, and Jeiel, the porters. come upon them over against the mul

19 So the singers, Heinan, Asaph, and berry trees.

Ethan, were appointed to sound with 15. And it shall be, when thou shalt hear 1 Jaaziel, cymbals of brass ; a sound of going in the tops of the mul- verse 18. 20 And Zechariah, and " Aziel, and berry trees, that then thou shalt go out to

Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, and

z verse 9.

riage : he


Removal of the ark.

1 CHRONICLES, XVI. David's psalm of praise. Eliab, and Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with B. C. 1042. 12 Remember his marvellous works psalteries on Alamoth ;a

that he hath done, his wonders, and the 21 And Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and a Ps.46, title.judgments of his mouth; Mikneiah, and Obed-edom, and Jeiel, and Bor, eighth

13 O ye seed of Israel his servant, ye Azaziah, with harps on the B Sheminith

to oversee,

children of Jacob, his chosen ones. to excel.

Ps. 6, title. 14 He is the LORD our God; his judg22 And Chenaniah, chief of the Le yor, was for ments are in all the earth. vites, was y for song: he instructed the car

15 Be ye mindful always of his coveabout the song, because he was skilful.

nant, the word which he commanded to 23 And Berechiah and Elkanah were instructed

a thousand generations ;

about the doorkeepers for the ark.

16 Even of the covenant which he made 24 And Shebaniah,, and Jehoshaphat,


with Abraham, and of his oath unto Isaac ; and Nethaneel, and Amasai, and Zecha- lifting up. 17 And hath confirmed the same to riah, and Benaiah, and Eliezer, the Ge. 17.2. Jacobe for a law, and to Israels for an priests, did blowd with the trumpets be- Ge. 26. 3. everlasting covenant, 9 fore the ark of God: and Obed-edom and a Nu. 10. 8. 18 Saying, Unto thee will I give the land Jehiah were doorkeepers for the ark.

Ps. 81.3.

of Canaan, the $ lot of your inheritance ; 25 Sol David, and the elders of Israel, and

Joel 2.1, 15. 19 When ye were but n few, even the captains over thousands, went to bring Ge. 33. 11: few, and strangers in it. up the ark of the covenant of the LORD > Ex. 3.17. 20 And when they went from nation to out of the house of Obed-edom with joy. Jos.24.11..13 nation, and from one kingdom to another

26 And it came to pass, when God. Je. 11. 2..7. people ; helped the Levites that bare the ark of 12 Sa. 6. 15,

21 He suffered no man to do them wrong; the covenant of the LORD, that they of- &c. yea, be reproved kings k for their sakes, fered seven bullocks and seven rams.

1 Ki. 8. 1. 22 Saying, Touch not mine anointed, 27 And David was clothed with a robe of

Ś cord.

and do my prophets no harm. fine linen, and all the Levites that bare the

23 Sing? unto the LORD, all the earth ; ark, and the singers, and Chenaniah then men of

shew forth from day to day his salvation.

number. master of the song, with the singers : Da

24 Declare his glory among the heathen; vid also had upon him an ephod of linen.

i Ge. 34. 30. his marvellous works among all nations. 28. Thus m all Israel brought up the ark * Ge. 12. 17.

25 For great is the LORD, and greatly

20. 3. of the covenant of the LORD with shout


to be praised : he also is to be feared ing, and with sound of the cornet, and with trumpets, and with cymbals

, making oor,carriage

. idols :" but the LORD made the heavens. ? Ps. XCVI.") above all gods.

26 For all the gods of the people are a noise with psalteries and harps.

mu chap. 13. 8. 29 And it came to pass, as the ark of the

27 Glory and honour are in his presence :

2 Ch. 5. 12. covenant of the LORD came to the city of

Ezr.3.10,11 strength and gladness are in his place. David, that Michal, the daughter of Saul, Ps.47.1,&c.

28 Give unto the LORD, ye kindreds looking out at a window, saw king David 68. 25. of the people, give unto the LORD glory dancing ? and playing: and she despised 98. 4..6. and strength. him in her heart.

150. 3..5. 29 Give unto the LORD the glory due CHAPTER XVI.

n Le. 19. 4.

unto his name: bring an offering, and Sor they brought the ark of God, and Is. 44. 9, &c. come before him: worship the LORD in set it in the midst of the tent that David


the beauty of holiness. had pitched for it: and they offered burnt

o Ps. 102. 25.

30 Fear before him, all the earth: the world

Is. 40. 26. sacrifices and peace offerings before God.

also shall be stable, that it be not moved.

44, 24. 2 And when David had made an end

Re. 14. 7.

31 Let the heavens be glad, and let the of offering the burnt offerings and the

pPs. 149. 3.

earth rejoice: and let men say among the peace offerings, he blessed the people in

Ec. 3. 4. nations, The LORD reigneth. the name of the LORD.

q Ps. 69. 7..9. 32 Let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof: 3 And he dealt to every one of Israel, r2Sa.6.17..19. let the fields rejoice, and all that is therein. both man and woman, to every one a loať s2 Ch. 5. 13. 33 Then shall the trees of the wood sing of bread, and a good piece of flesh, and

7. 3.

out at the presence of the LORD, because

Ps. 106. 1. a flagon of wine.

he cometh to judge the earth.

107. 1. 4 And he appointed certain of the Le

34 08 give thanks unto the LORD; for he

118. 1. vites to minister before the ark of the


is good : for his mercy endureth for ever. LORD, and to record, u and to thank and Ps.106.47,48 35 And say ye, Savetus, O Godofoursalvapraise the LORD God of Israel :

u Ps. 38, 70, tion, and gather us together, and deliver us 5 Asaph the chief, and next to him titles. from the heathen, that we may give thanks Zechariah, Jeiel, and Shemiramoth, and ol Ki. 8. 15. to thy holy name, and glory in thy praise. Jehiel, and Mattithiah, and Eliab, and w De. 27. 15. 36 Blessed v be the LORD God of Israel Benaiah, and Obed-edom; and Jeiel with Ne. 8. 6. for ever and ever. And allw the people k psalteries and with harps; but Asaph 1 Co. 14. 16. said, Amen, and praised the LORD. made a sound with cymbals ;


37 So he left there, before the ark of 6 Benaiah also and Jahaziel the priests

ments of

the covenant of the LORD, Asaph and his with trumpets continually before the ark psalteries brethren, to minister before the ark conof the covenant of God.

and harps. tinually, as every day's work required: 7 Then* on that day David delivered * 2 Sa. 22. 1. 38 And Obed-edom, with their brethren, first this psalm, to thank the LORD, into 23. 1. threescore and eight: Obed-edom also, the the hand of Asaph and his brethren. y Ps.105.1..15 son of Jeduthun, and Hosah, to be porters :

8 Givey thanks unto the LORD, call : 2Ch. 1.3,13. 39 And Zadok the priest, and his brethren upon his name, make known his deeds a Mal. 3. 16.

the priests, before the tabernacle of the among the people.

din the LORD in the high place that was at Gibeon, 9 Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him, morning 40 To offer burnt offerings unto the LORD talka ye of all his wondrous works.

and in the

upon the altar of the burnt offering con10 Glory ye in his holy name; let the evening. tinually, a morning and evening, and to do heart of them rejoice that seek the LORD. 6 Ex. 29. 38. according to all that is written in the law

11 Seek the LORD and his strength, Nu. 28.3, 4. of the LORD, which he commanded Israel ; scek his face continually.

41 And with them Heman and Jeduthun, porters,


God's promise to David. 1 CHRONICLES, XVIII.

David's victories. and the rest that were chosen, who were B.O. 1042. spoken of thy servant's house for a great expressed by name, to give thanks to the

while to come, and hast regarded me acLORD, because a his mercy endureth for a verse 34. cording to the estate of a man of high ever:

Ezr. 3. 11. degree, O LORD God. 42 And with them Heman and Jedu

Ps. 103. 17.

18 What can David speak more to thee

Je. 33. 11. thun, with trumpets and cymbals 6 for

for the honour of thy servant ? for thou

6 Ps. 150. 5. those that should make a sound, and with

c Is. 37. 35.

knowest thy servant. musical instruments of God. And the

42. 1.

19 O LORD, forc thy servant's sake, and sons of Jeduthun were B

49.5, 6. according to thine own heart, hast thou 43 And all the people departed, every Da. 9. 17. done all this greatness, in making known man to his house : and David returned B for the gate. all these y great things. to bless his house.

d Ps. 84. 10.

20 O LORD, there is none like thee, neiCHAPTER XVII.

e Mat. 11. 26. ther is there any God beside thee, accordNow it came to pass,

as David sat in f28a.6.19,20. ing to all that we have heard with our ears. his house, that David said to Nathan the

y greatnesses.

21 Andi what one nation in the earth is prophet, Lo, I dwell in an house of cedars,

y De. 33. 26.

like thy people Israel, whom God went to but the ark of the covenant of the LORD

Ps. 86. 8.

redeem to be his own people, to make thee a remaineth under curtains,

Ep. 3. 20. name of greatness and terribleness, by driv. 2 Thenk Nathan said unto David, Do all 12$a. 7.1,&c. ing out nations from before thy people, that is in thine heart; for God is with thee. 2 Ch.6.7..9. whom thou hast redeemed out of Egypt?

3 And it came to pass the same night, iDe. 4.7, 32. 22 For thy people Israel didst thou that the word of God came to Nathan,

33. 29. make thine own! people for ever; and

k 1 Co. 13. 9. saying,

I Ex. 19. 5, 6.

thou, LORD, becamest their God. 4 Go and tell David my servant, Thus

1 Sa. 12. 22.

23 Therefore now, LORD, let the thing saith the LORD, Thou shalt not build me Ro. 9.4, 5. | that thou hast spoken concerning thy

seran house to dwell in :

11.1, 2, &c. vant, and concerning his house, be esta5 For I have not dwelt in an house since m Ps. 119. 49. blished for ever, and do as thou hast said. the day that I brought up Israel unto this Je. 11. 5. 24 Let it even be established, that thy day; but have gone from tent to tent, 8 been. name may be magnified for ever, saying, and from one tabernacle to another.

n He. 8. 10.

The LORD of hosts is the God of Israel, 6 Wheresoever I have walked with all

11. 16. even a God ton Israel : and let the house Israel, spake I a word to any of the judges Re. 21.3. of David thy servant be established o beof Israel, whom I commanded to feed my o Ps. 90. 17. fore thee. people, saying, Why have ye not built Srevealed the 25 For thou, O my God, hast $ told thy me an house of cedars ?

ear of thy servant that thou wilt build him an 7 Now therefore thus shalt thou say unto


house; therefore thy servant hath found my servant David, Thus saith the LORD P1 Sa. 16. 11, in his heart to pray before thee. of hosts, I took thee from the sheepcote,

26 And now, LORD, thou art God, and even from n following the sheep, that thou nafter. hast promised this goodness unto thy shouldest be ruler over my people Israel ;

a Ge. 28. 15.

servant: 8 And 9 I have been with thee whither

1 Sa. 18. 14.

27 Now, therefore, let it please thee to soever thou hast walked, and have cut

2 Sa. 8.6, 14. bless the house of thy servant, that it may all thine enemies " from before thee, and or, it hath be before thee for ever; for thou blessest, have made thee a name like the name of pleased. O LORD, and it shall be blessed for ever. the great men that are in the earth.

r Ps. 18, title. 9 Also I will ordain a place for my poor + 2 Sa.8.1,&c. David smote the Philistines, and subdued

• Ro. 11. 29. Now + after this it came to pass, that

CHAPTER XVIII. ple Israel, and will plantă them, and they

« Ps. 92. 13, shall dwell in their place, and shall be

Is. 61. 3.

them, and took Gath and her towns out moved " no more : neitherw shall the child

Je. 24. 6.

of the hand of the Philistines. ren of wickedness waste them any more, v Re. 3. 12. 2 And he smote Moab: and the Moabites as at the beginning,

w Eze. 28. 24. became David's servants, and brought gifts. 10 And since the time that I command- Re. 21. 4. 3 And David smote « Hadarezer king of ed judges * to be over my people Israel. Kor, Hadad. Zobah unto Hamath, as he went to stabMoreover, I will subdue all thine ene- ezer, lish his dominion by the river Euphrates. mies. Furthermore I tell thee, that the

2 Sa. 8. 3. 4 And David took from him a thousand LORD will build thee an house.

* Ju.2.14..18. chariots, and seven a thousand horsemen, 11 And it shall come to pass, when thy y Ps.18.40, &c and twenty thousand footmen: David days be expired that thou must go to be 1 Co. 15. 25. also houghed all the chariot horses, but with thy fathers, that I will raise up thy a hundred, reserved of them an hundred chariots.

2 Sa. 8. 4. seed after thee, which shall be of thy

5 And when the Syrians of u Damascus sons; and I will establish his kingdom. Me Darmesek,

came to help Hadarezer king of Zobah, 12 He shall build me an house, and I 228.7. 14,15. David slew of the Syrians two and twenty will stablish his throne for ever.

a Ps.89.28, &c thousand men.

Is. 55. 3. 13 I• will be his father, and he shall be

6 Then David put garrisons in Syria-da

6 Lu. 1. 33. my son; and a I will not take my mercy

cPs. 72. 17.

mascus; and the Syrians became David's away from him, as I took it from him that

v called in

servants, and brought gifts. Thus the LORD was before thee :

the Book of preserved David whithersoever he went. 14 Butb I will settle him in mine house


n And David took the shields of gold and in my kingdom for ever: and his Betah, and that were on the servants of Hadarezer, throne shall be established for evermore. Berothai. and brought them to Jerusalem.

15 According to all these words, and a 1Ki.7.15,&C 8 Likewise from v Tibhath, and from according to all this vision, so did Na- eGe. 32. 10. Chun, cities of Hadarezer, brought David than speak unto David.

Ep. 3. 8. very much brass, wherewith d Solomon 16 And David the king, came and sat Jū. 6. 15. made the brazen sea, and the pillars, and before the LORD, and said, Who am I, Tor, Toi, the vessels of brass. O LORD God, and what is mine house, 2 Sa. 8. 9. 9 Now when : Tou king of Hamath that thou hast brought me hitherto ? por, Joram, heard how David had smitten all the

17 And yet this was a small thing in 2 Sa. 8. 10. host of Hadarezer king of Zobah; thine eyes, o God; for thou hast also

10 He sent p Hadoram his son to king

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