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1 Chronicles 13 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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Uzza Dies from Touching the Ark

(2Sa 6:1–11 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:1 -

Then David took counsel with the commanders of the thousands and the hundreds, even with every leader.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:2 - And David said to all the assembly of Israel, “If it seems good to you, and if it is from Yahweh our God, let us send everywhere to our relatives who remain in all the lands of Israel, also to the priests and Levites who are with them in their cities with pasture lands, that they may gather with us;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:3 - and let us bring back the ark of our God to us, for we did not seek it in the days of Saul.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:4 - Then all the assembly said that they would do so, for the thing was right in the eyes of all the people.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:5 -

So David assembled all Israel together, from the Shihor of Egypt even to [fn]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, which belongs to Judah, to bring up from there the ark of God, Yahweh, who is enthroned above the cherubim, where His name is called.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:7 - And they drove the ark of God on a new cart from the house of Abinadab, and Uzza and Ahio were leading the cart.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:8 - Now David and all Israel were celebrating before God with all their strength, even with songs and with lyres, harps, tambourines, cymbals, and with trumpets.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:9 -

Then they came to the threshing floor of Chidon. And Uzza reached out with his hand to take hold of the ark, because the oxen nearly upset it.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:10 - And the anger of Yahweh burned against Uzza, and He struck him down because he reached out with his hand to the ark; and he died there before God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:11 - And David became angry because [fn]of Yahweh’s breaking out against Uzza; and that place is called [fn]Perez-uzza to this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:12 - So David was afraid of God that day, saying, “How can I bring the ark of God back to me?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:13 - And David did not move the ark with him to the city of David, but took it aside to the house of Obed-edom the Gittite.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:14 - Thus the ark of God remained with the household of Obed-edom in his house three months; and Yahweh blessed the household of Obed-edom with all that he had.
LSB Footnotes
Or the entrance of Hamath
Lit Yahweh had broken through a breakthrough
Lit the breakthrough of Uzza

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