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1 Chronicles 15


1 Chron 15:1 Now David built houses for himself in the city of David; and he prepared a place for the ark of God and pitched a tent for it.
1 Chron 15:2 Then David said, "No one is to carry the ark of God but the Levites; for the Lord chose them to carry the ark of God and to minister to Him forever."
1 Chron 15:3 And David assembled all Israel at Jerusalem to bring up the ark of the Lord to its place which he had prepared for it.
1 Chron 15:4 David gathered together the sons of Aaron and the Levites:
1 Chron 15:5 of the sons of Kohath, Uriel the chief, and 120 of his relatives;
1 Chron 15:6 of the sons of Merari, Asaiah the chief, and 220 of his relatives;
1 Chron 15:7 of the sons of Gershom, Joel the chief, and 130 of his relatives;
1 Chron 15:8 of the sons of Elizaphan, Shemaiah the chief, and 200 of his relatives;
1 Chron 15:9 of the sons of Hebron, Eliel the chief, and 80 of his relatives;
1 Chron 15:10 of the sons of Uzziel, Amminadab the chief, and 112 of his relatives.
1 Chron 15:11 Then David called for Zadok and Abiathar the priests, and for the Levites, for Uriel, Asaiah, Joel, Shemaiah, Eliel and Amminadab,
1 Chron 15:12 and said to them, "You are the heads of the fathers' households of the Levites; consecrate yourselves both you and your relatives, that you may bring up the ark of the Lord God of Israel to the place that I have prepared for it.
1 Chron 15:13 Because you did not carry it at the first, the Lord our God made an outburst on us, for we did not seek Him according to the ordinance."
1 Chron 15:14 So the priests and the Levites consecrated themselves to bring up the ark of the Lord God of Israel.
1 Chron 15:15 The sons of the Levites carried the ark of God on their shoulders with the poles thereon, as Moses had commanded according to the word of the Lord.
1 Chron 15:16 Then David spoke to the chiefs of the Levites to appoint their relatives the singers, with instruments of music, harps, lyres, loud-sounding cymbals, to raise sounds of joy.
1 Chron 15:17 So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel, and from his relatives, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and from the sons of Merari their relatives, Ethan the son of Kushaiah,
1 Chron 15:18 and with them their relatives of the second rank, Zechariah, Ben, Jaaziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Benaiah, Maaseiah, Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obed-edom and Jeiel, the gatekeepers.
1 Chron 15:19 So the singers, Heman, Asaph and Ethan were appointed to sound aloud cymbals of bronze;
1 Chron 15:20 and Zechariah, Aziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Maaseiah and Benaiah, with harps tuned to alamoth;
1 Chron 15:21 and Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obed-edom, Jeiel and Azaziah, to lead with lyres tuned to the sheminith.
1 Chron 15:22 Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was in charge of the singing; he gave instruction in singing because he was skillful.
1 Chron 15:23 Berechiah and Elkanah were gatekeepers for the ark.
1 Chron 15:24 Shebaniah, Joshaphat, Nethanel, Amasai, Zechariah, Benaiah and Eliezer, the priests, blew the trumpets before the ark of God. Obed-edom and Jehiah also were gatekeepers for the ark.
1 Chron 15:25 So it was David, with the elders of Israel and the captains over thousands, who went to bring up the ark of the covenant of the Lord from the house of Obed-edom with joy.
1 Chron 15:26 Because God was helping the Levites who were carrying the ark of the covenant of the Lord, they sacrificed seven bulls and seven rams.
1 Chron 15:27 Now David was clothed with a robe of fine linen with all the Levites who were carrying the ark, and the singers and Chenaniah the leader of the singing with the singers. David also wore an ephod of linen.
1 Chron 15:28 Thus all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of the Lord with shouting, and with sound of the horn, with trumpets, with loud-sounding cymbals, with harps and lyres.
1 Chron 15:29 It happened when the ark of the covenant of the Lord came to the city of David, that Michal the daughter of Saul looked out of the window and saw King David leaping and celebrating; and she despised him in her heart.



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1 Chron 15:1 And David made him houses in the city of David, and prepared a place for the ark of God, and pitched for it a tent. 1 Chron 15:1 Now David built houses for himself in the city of David; and he prepared a place for the ark of God and pitched a tent for it. 1 Chron 15:1 καὶ ἐποίησεν αὐτῷ οἰκίας ἐν πόλει Δαυιδ καὶ ἡτοίμασεν τὸν τόπον τῇ κιβωτῷ τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ ἐποίησεν αὐτῇ σκηνήν
1 Chron 15:2 Then David said, None ought to carry the ark of God but the Levites: for them hath the LORD chosen to carry the ark of God, and to minister unto him for ever. 1 Chron 15:2 Then David said, "No one is to carry the ark of God but the Levites; for the Lord chose them to carry the ark of God and to minister to Him forever." 1 Chron 15:2 τότε εἶπεν Δαυιδ οὐκ ἔστιν ἆραι τὴν κιβωτὸν τοῦ θεοῦ ἀλλ᾽ ἢ τοὺς Λευίτας ὅτι αὐτοὺς ἐξελέξατο κύριος αἴρειν τὴν κιβωτὸν κυρίου καὶ λειτουργεῖν αὐτῷ ἕως αἰῶνος
1 Chron 15:3 And David gathered all Israel together to Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of the LORD unto his place, which he had prepared for it. 1 Chron 15:3 And David assembled all Israel at Jerusalem to bring up the ark of the Lord to its place which he had prepared for it. 1 Chron 15:3 καὶ ἐξεκκλησίασεν Δαυιδ τὸν πάντα Ισραηλ εἰς Ιερουσαλημ τοῦ ἀνενέγκαι τὴν κιβωτὸν κυρίου εἰς τὸν τόπον ὃν ἡτοίμασεν αὐτῇ
1 Chron 15:4 And David assembled the children of Aaron, and the Levites: 1 Chron 15:4 David gathered together the sons of Aaron and the Levites: 1 Chron 15:4 καὶ συνήγαγεν Δαυιδ τοὺς υἱοὺς Ααρων καὶ τοὺς Λευίτας
1 Chron 15:5 Of the sons of Kohath; Uriel the chief, and his brethren an hundred and twenty: 1 Chron 15:5 of the sons of Kohath, Uriel the chief, and 120 of his relatives; 1 Chron 15:5 τῶν υἱῶν Κααθ Ουριηλ ὁ ἄρχων καὶ οἱ ἀδελφοὶ αὐτοῦ ἑκατὸν εἴκοσι
1 Chron 15:6 Of the sons of Merari; Asaiah the chief, and his brethren two hundred and twenty: 1 Chron 15:6 of the sons of Merari, Asaiah the chief, and 220 of his relatives; 1 Chron 15:6 τῶν υἱῶν Μεραρι Ασαια ὁ ἄρχων καὶ οἱ ἀδελφοὶ αὐτοῦ διακόσιοι πεντήκοντα
1 Chron 15:7 Of the sons of Gershom; Joel the chief and his brethren an hundred and thirty: 1 Chron 15:7 of the sons of Gershom, Joel the chief, and 130 of his relatives; 1 Chron 15:7 τῶν υἱῶν Γηρσαμ Ιωηλ ὁ ἄρχων καὶ οἱ ἀδελφοὶ αὐτοῦ ἑκατὸν πεντήκοντα
1 Chron 15:8 Of the sons of Elizaphan; Shemaiah the chief, and his brethren two hundred: 1 Chron 15:8 of the sons of Elizaphan, Shemaiah the chief, and 200 of his relatives; 1 Chron 15:8 τῶν υἱῶν Ελισαφαν Σαμαιας ὁ ἄρχων καὶ οἱ ἀδελφοὶ αὐτοῦ διακόσιοι
1 Chron 15:9 Of the sons of Hebron; Eliel the chief, and his brethren fourscore: 1 Chron 15:9 of the sons of Hebron, Eliel the chief, and 80 of his relatives; 1 Chron 15:9 τῶν υἱῶν Χεβρων Ελιηλ ὁ ἄρχων καὶ οἱ ἀδελφοὶ αὐτοῦ ὀγδοήκοντα
1 Chron 15:10 Of the sons of Uzziel; Amminadab the chief, and his brethren an hundred and twelve. 1 Chron 15:10 of the sons of Uzziel, Amminadab the chief, and 112 of his relatives. 1 Chron 15:10 τῶν υἱῶν Οζιηλ Αμιναδαβ ὁ ἄρχων καὶ οἱ ἀδελφοὶ αὐτοῦ ἑκατὸν δέκα δύο
1 Chron 15:11 And David called for Zadok and Abiathar the priests, and for the Levites, for Uriel, Asaiah, and Joel, Shemaiah, and Eliel, and Amminadab, 1 Chron 15:11 Then David called for Zadok and Abiathar the priests, and for the Levites, for Uriel, Asaiah, Joel, Shemaiah, Eliel and Amminadab, 1 Chron 15:11 καὶ ἐκάλεσεν Δαυιδ τὸν Σαδωκ καὶ Αβιαθαρ τοὺς ἱερεῖς καὶ τοὺς Λευίτας τὸν Ουριηλ Ασαια Ιωηλ Σαμαιαν Ελιηλ Αμιναδαβ
1 Chron 15:12 And said unto them, Ye are the chief of the fathers of the Levites: sanctify yourselves, both ye and your brethren, that ye may bring up the ark of the LORD God of Israel unto the place that I have prepared for it. 1 Chron 15:12 and said to them, "You are the heads of the fathers' households of the Levites; consecrate yourselves both you and your relatives, that you may bring up the ark of the Lord God of Israel to the place that I have prepared for it. 1 Chron 15:12 καὶ εἶπεν αὐτοῖς ὑμεῖς ἄρχοντες πατριῶν τῶν Λευιτῶν ἁγνίσθητε ὑμεῖς καὶ οἱ ἀδελφοὶ ὑμῶν καὶ ἀνοίσετε τὴν κιβωτὸν τοῦ θεοῦ Ισραηλ οὗ ἡτοίμασα αὐτῇ
1 Chron 15:13 For because ye did it not at the first, the LORD our God made a breach upon us, for that we sought him not after the due order. 1 Chron 15:13 Because you did not carry it at the first, the Lord our God made an outburst on us, for we did not seek Him according to the ordinance." 1 Chron 15:13 ὅτι οὐκ ἐν τῷ πρότερον ὑμᾶς εἶναι διέκοψεν ὁ θεὸς ἡμῶν ἐν ἡμῖν ὅτι οὐκ ἐζητήσαμεν ἐν κρίματι
1 Chron 15:14 So the priests and the Levites sanctified themselves to bring up the ark of the LORD God of Israel. 1 Chron 15:14 So the priests and the Levites consecrated themselves to bring up the ark of the Lord God of Israel. 1 Chron 15:14 καὶ ἡγνίσθησαν οἱ ἱερεῖς καὶ οἱ Λευῖται τοῦ ἀνενέγκαι τὴν κιβωτὸν θεοῦ Ισραηλ
1 Chron 15:15 And the children of the Levites bare the ark of God upon their shoulders with the staves thereon, as Moses commanded according to the word of the LORD. 1 Chron 15:15 The sons of the Levites carried the ark of God on their shoulders with the poles thereon, as Moses had commanded according to the word of the Lord. 1 Chron 15:15 καὶ ἔλαβον οἱ υἱοὶ τῶν Λευιτῶν τὴν κιβωτὸν τοῦ θεοῦ ὡς ἐνετείλατο Μωυσῆς ἐν λόγῳ θεοῦ κατὰ τὴν γραφήν ἐν ἀναφορεῦσιν ἐπ᾽ αὐτούς
1 Chron 15:16 And David spake to the chief of the Levites to appoint their brethren to be the singers with instruments of musick, psalteries and harps and cymbals, sounding, by lifting up the voice with joy. 1 Chron 15:16 Then David spoke to the chiefs of the Levites to appoint their relatives the singers, with instruments of music, harps, lyres, loud-sounding cymbals, to raise sounds of joy. 1 Chron 15:16 καὶ εἶπεν Δαυιδ τοῖς ἄρχουσιν τῶν Λευιτῶν στήσατε τοὺς ἀδελφοὺς αὐτῶν τοὺς ψαλτῳδοὺς ἐν ὀργάνοις ᾠδῶν νάβλαις καὶ κινύραις καὶ κυμβάλοις τοῦ φωνῆσαι εἰς ὕψος ἐν φωνῇ εὐφροσύνης
1 Chron 15:17 So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel; and of his brethren, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and of the sons of Merari their brethren, Ethan the son of Kushaiah; 1 Chron 15:17 So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel, and from his relatives, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and from the sons of Merari their relatives, Ethan the son of Kushaiah, 1 Chron 15:17 καὶ ἔστησαν οἱ Λευῖται τὸν Αιμαν υἱὸν Ιωηλ ἐκ τῶν ἀδελφῶν αὐτοῦ Ασαφ υἱὸς Βαραχια καὶ ἐκ τῶν υἱῶν Μεραρι ἀδελφῶν αὐτοῦ Αιθαν υἱὸς Κισαιου
1 Chron 15:18 And with them their brethren of the second degree, Zechariah, Ben, and Jaaziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, Eliab, and Benaiah, and Maaseiah, and Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obededom, and Jeiel, the porters. 1 Chron 15:18 and with them their relatives of the second rank, Zechariah, Ben, Jaaziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Benaiah, Maaseiah, Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obed-edom and Jeiel, the gatekeepers. 1 Chron 15:18 καὶ μετ᾽ αὐτῶν ἀδελφοὶ αὐτῶν οἱ δεύτεροι Ζαχαριας καὶ Οζιηλ καὶ Σεμιραμωθ καὶ Ιιηλ καὶ Ωνι καὶ Ελιαβ καὶ Βαναια καὶ Μαασαια καὶ Ματταθια καὶ Ελιφαλια καὶ Μακενια καὶ Αβδεδομ καὶ Ιιηλ καὶ Οζιας οἱ πυλωροί
1 Chron 15:19 So the singers, Heman, Asaph, and Ethan, were appointed to sound with cymbals of brass; 1 Chron 15:19 So the singers, Heman, Asaph and Ethan were appointed to sound aloud cymbals of bronze; 1 Chron 15:19 καὶ οἱ ψαλτῳδοί Αιμαν Ασαφ καὶ Αιθαν ἐν κυμβάλοις χαλκοῖς τοῦ ἀκουσθῆναι ποιῆσαι
1 Chron 15:20 And Zechariah, and Aziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, and Eliab, and Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with psalteries on Alamoth; 1 Chron 15:20 and Zechariah, Aziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Maaseiah and Benaiah, with harps tuned to alamoth; 1 Chron 15:20 Ζαχαριας καὶ Οζιηλ Σεμιραμωθ Ιιηλ Ωνι Ελιαβ Μασαιας Βαναιας ἐν νάβλαις ἐπὶ αλαιμωθ
1 Chron 15:21 And Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obededom, and Jeiel, and Azaziah, with harps on the Sheminith to excel. 1 Chron 15:21 and Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obed-edom, Jeiel and Azaziah, to lead with lyres tuned to the sheminith. 1 Chron 15:21 καὶ Ματταθιας καὶ Ελιφαλιας καὶ Μακενιας καὶ Αβδεδομ καὶ Ιιηλ καὶ Οζιας ἐν κινύραις αμασενιθ τοῦ ἐνισχῦσαι
1 Chron 15:22 And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was for song: he instructed about the song, because he was skilful. 1 Chron 15:22 Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was in charge of the singing; he gave instruction in singing because he was skillful. 1 Chron 15:22 καὶ Χωνενια ἄρχων τῶν Λευιτῶν ἄρχων τῶν ᾠδῶν ὅτι συνετὸς ἦν
1 Chron 15:23 And Berechiah and Elkanah were doorkeepers for the ark. 1 Chron 15:23 Berechiah and Elkanah were gatekeepers for the ark. 1 Chron 15:23 καὶ Βαραχια καὶ Ηλκανα πυλωροὶ τῆς κιβωτοῦ
1 Chron 15:24 And Shebaniah, and Jehoshaphat, and Nethaneel, and Amasai, and Zechariah, and Benaiah, and Eliezer, the priests, did blow with the trumpets before the ark of God: and Obededom and Jehiah were doorkeepers for the ark. 1 Chron 15:24 Shebaniah, Joshaphat, Nethanel, Amasai, Zechariah, Benaiah and Eliezer, the priests, blew the trumpets before the ark of God. Obed-edom and Jehiah also were gatekeepers for the ark. 1 Chron 15:24 καὶ Σοβνια καὶ Ιωσαφατ καὶ Ναθαναηλ καὶ Αμασαι καὶ Ζαχαρια καὶ Βαναι καὶ Ελιεζερ οἱ ἱερεῖς σαλπίζοντες ταῖς σάλπιγξιν ἔμπροσθεν τῆς κιβωτοῦ τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ Αβδεδομ καὶ Ιια πυλωροὶ τῆς κιβωτοῦ τοῦ θεοῦ
1 Chron 15:25 So David, and the elders of Israel, and the captains over thousands, went to bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of the house of Obededom with joy. 1 Chron 15:25 So it was David, with the elders of Israel and the captains over thousands, who went to bring up the ark of the covenant of the Lord from the house of Obed-edom with joy. 1 Chron 15:25 καὶ ἦν Δαυιδ καὶ οἱ πρεσβύτεροι Ισραηλ καὶ οἱ χιλίαρχοι οἱ πορευόμενοι τοῦ ἀναγαγεῖν τὴν κιβωτὸν τῆς διαθήκης κυρίου ἐξ οἴκου Αβδεδομ ἐν εὐφροσύνῃ
1 Chron 15:26 And it came to pass, when God helped the Levites that bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD, that they offered seven bullocks and seven rams. 1 Chron 15:26 Because God was helping the Levites who were carrying the ark of the covenant of the Lord, they sacrificed seven bulls and seven rams. 1 Chron 15:26 καὶ ἐγένετο ἐν τῷ κατισχῦσαι τὸν θεὸν τοὺς Λευίτας αἴροντας τὴν κιβωτὸν τῆς διαθήκης κυρίου καὶ ἔθυσαν ἑπτὰ μόσχους καὶ ἑπτὰ κριούς
1 Chron 15:27 And David was clothed with a robe of fine linen, and all the Levites that bare the ark, and the singers, and Chenaniah the master of the song with the singers: David also had upon him an ephod of linen. 1 Chron 15:27 Now David was clothed with a robe of fine linen with all the Levites who were carrying the ark, and the singers and Chenaniah the leader of the singing with the singers. David also wore an ephod of linen. 1 Chron 15:27 καὶ Δαυιδ περιεζωσμένος ἐν στολῇ βυσσίνῃ καὶ πάντες οἱ Λευῖται αἴροντες τὴν κιβωτὸν διαθήκης κυρίου καὶ οἱ ψαλτῳδοὶ καὶ Χωνενιας ὁ ἄρχων τῶν ᾠδῶν τῶν ᾀδόντων καὶ ἐπὶ Δαυιδ στολὴ βυσσίνη
1 Chron 15:28 Thus all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of the LORD with shouting, and with sound of the cornet, and with trumpets, and with cymbals, making a noise with psalteries and harps. 1 Chron 15:28 Thus all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of the Lord with shouting, and with sound of the horn, with trumpets, with loud-sounding cymbals, with harps and lyres. 1 Chron 15:28 καὶ πᾶς Ισραηλ ἀνάγοντες τὴν κιβωτὸν διαθήκης κυρίου ἐν σημασίᾳ καὶ ἐν φωνῇ σωφερ καὶ ἐν σάλπιγξιν καὶ ἐν κυμβάλοις ἀναφωνοῦντες νάβλαις καὶ ἐν κινύραις
1 Chron 15:29 And it came to pass, as the ark of the covenant of the LORD came to the city of David, that Michal, the daughter of Saul looking out at a window saw king David dancing and playing: and she despised him in her heart. 1 Chron 15:29 It happened when the ark of the covenant of the Lord came to the city of David, that Michal the daughter of Saul looked out of the window and saw King David leaping and celebrating; and she despised him in her heart. 1 Chron 15:29 καὶ ἐγένετο κιβωτὸς διαθήκης κυρίου καὶ ἦλθεν ἕως πόλεως Δαυιδ καὶ Μελχολ θυγάτηρ Σαουλ παρέκυψεν διὰ τῆς θυρίδος καὶ εἶδεν τὸν βασιλέα Δαυιδ ὀρχούμενον καὶ παίζοντα καὶ ἐξουδένωσεν αὐτὸν ἐν τῇ ψυχῇ αὐτῆς

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