Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NASB20
Your Bible Version is the NASB20
Go to Top
Link to This Page Cite This Page
Share this page Follow 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
The Blue Letter Bible
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NASB20

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
Search NASB20

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 13 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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

Peril in Transporting the Ark

(2Sa 6:1–11 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:1 - Then David consulted with the captains of the thousands and the hundreds, with every leader.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:2 - David said to all the assembly of Israel, “If it seems good to you, and if it is from the LORD our God, [fn]let us send word everywhere to our kinsmen who remain in all the land of Israel, and to the priests and Levites who are with them in their cities with pasture lands, that they meet with us;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:3 - and [fn]let us bring back the ark of our God to us, since 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 [fn]this 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 to the entrance of Hamath, to bring the ark of God from Kiriath-jearim.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:6 - 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, the LORD who is enthroned above the cherubim, where His name is called.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:7 - And they [fn]carried the ark of God on a new cart from the house of Abinadab, and Uzza and Ahio drove the cart.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:8 - David and all Israel were celebrating before God with all their might, with songs and with lyres, harps, tambourines, cymbals, and trumpets.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:9 - When they came to the threshing floor of Chidon, Uzza put out his hand to hold the ark, because the oxen nearly overturned it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:10 - But the anger of the LORD burned against Uzza, so He struck him because he had put out his hand toward the ark; and he died there before God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:11 - Then David became angry because [fn]of the LORD’S outburst against Uzza; and he called that place [fn]Perez-uzza as it is to this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:12 - David was afraid of God that day, saying, “How can I bring the ark of God home to me?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:13 - So David did not take 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 - And the ark of God remained with the family of Obed-edom in his house for three months; and the LORD blessed the family of Obed-edom and all that he had.
NASB20 Footnotes
Indicating a proposal, not a request
See note v 2
Lit the thing
Lit caused the ark of God to ride
Lit the LORD had made an outburst
I.e., the outburst against Uzza

New American Standard Bible 2020
Copyright (c) 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995, 2020
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 visit

Donate Contact

Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization