The Blue Letter Bible
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NASB

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
Search NASB

Let's Connect
Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

1 Chronicles 14 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

toggle collapse
Choose a new font size and typeface
Listen to the Bible

David's Family Enlarged

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:1 - Now Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David with cedar trees, masons and carpenters, to build a house for him.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:2 - And David realized that the LORD had established him as king over Israel, and that his kingdom was highly exalted, for the sake of His people Israel.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:3 - Then David took more wives at Jerusalem, and David [fn]became the father of more sons and daughters.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:4 - These are the names of the children [fn]born to him in Jerusalem: Shammua, Shobab, Nathan, Solomon,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:5 - Ibhar, Elishua, Elpelet,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:6 - Nogah, Nepheg, Japhia,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:7 - Elishama, Beeliada and Eliphelet.

Philistines Defeated

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:8 - When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed king over all Israel, all the Philistines went up in search of David; and David heard of it and went out against them.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:9 - Now the Philistines had come and made a raid in the valley of Rephaim.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:10 - David inquired of God, saying, “Shall I go up against the Philistines? And will You give them into my hand?” Then the LORD said to him, “Go up, for I will give them into your hand.”

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:11 - So they came up to Baal-perazim, and David [fn]defeated them there; and David said, “God has broken through my enemies by my hand, like the breakthrough of waters.” Therefore they named that place [fn]Baal-perazim.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:12 - They abandoned their gods there; so David gave the order and they were burned with fire.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:13 - The Philistines made yet another raid in the valley.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:14 - David inquired again of God, and God said to him, “You shall not go up after them; circle around [fn]behind them and come at them in front of the [fn]balsam trees.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:15 - “It shall be when you hear the sound of marching in the tops of the balsam trees, then you shall go out to battle, for God will have gone out before you to strike the army of the Philistines.”

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:16 - David did just as God had commanded him, and they struck down the army of the Philistines from [fn]Gibeon even as far as Gezer.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:17 - Then the fame of David went out into all the lands; and the LORD brought the fear of him on all the nations.
NASB Footnotes
Literally: begot
Literally: were to
Literally: smote
I.e. the master of breakthrough
Literally: from upon
Or, baka shrubs
In 2 Sam 5:25, Geba

New American Standard Bible
Copyright (c) 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995
by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
All rights reserved

The "NASB," "NAS," "New American Standard Bible," and "New American Standard" trademarks are registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by The Lockman Foundation. Use of these trademarks requires the permission of The Lockman Foundation.

For Permission To Quote information visit

Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NASB
Your Bible Version is the NASB
Go to Top
Link to This PageCite This Page
Share this pageFollow the BLB
Printable Page
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous BookPrevious ChapterQuick NavNext ChapterNext BookCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsFormat by Verse or ParagraphListen to the BibleRed Letter OnRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1