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1 Chronicles 13 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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The Ark Brought from Kiriath-Jearim

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:1 - David consulted with the commanders of thousands and of hundreds, with every leader.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:2 - And David said to all the assembly of Israel, “If it seems good to you and from the LORD our God, let us send abroad to our brothers who remain in all the lands of Israel, as well as to the priests and Levites in the cities that have pasturelands, that they may be gathered to us.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:3 - Then let us bring again the ark of our God to us, for we did not seek it[fn] in the days of Saul.”

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:4 - All the assembly agreed to do so, for the thing was right in the eyes of all the people.

Uzzah and the Ark

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:5 - So David assembled all Israel from the Nile[fn] of Egypt to Lebo-hamath, to bring the ark of God from Kiriath-jearim.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:6 - And David and all Israel went up to Baalah, that is, to Kiriath-jearim that belongs to Judah, to bring up from there the ark of God, which is called by the name of the LORD who sits enthroned above the cherubim.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:7 - And they carried the ark of God on a new cart, from the house of Abinadab, and Uzzah and Ahio[fn] were driving the cart.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:8 - And David and all Israel were celebrating before God with all their might, with song and lyres and harps and tambourines and cymbals and trumpets.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:9 - And when they came to the threshing floor of Chidon, Uzzah put out his hand to take hold of the ark, for the oxen stumbled.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:10 - And the anger of the LORD was kindled against Uzzah, and he struck him down because he put out his hand to the ark, and he died there before God.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:11 - And David was angry because the LORD had broken out against Uzzah. And that place is called Perez-uzza[fn] to this day.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:12 - And David was afraid of God that day, and he said, “How can I bring the ark of God home to me?”

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:13 - So David did not take the ark home into the city of David, but took it aside to the house of Obed-edom the Gittite.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:14 - And the ark of God remained with the household of Obed-edom in his house three months. And the LORD blessed the household of Obed-edom and all that he had.
ESV Footnotes
Or him
Hebrew Shihor
Or and his brother
Perez-uzza means the breaking out against Uzzah
ESV

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