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1 Chronicles 14 :: New International Version (NIV)

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David’s House and Family

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:1 - Now Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, along with cedar logs, stonemasons and carpenters to build a palace for him.

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

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:3 - In Jerusalem David took more wives and became the father of more sons and daughters.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:4 - These are the names of the children born to him there: 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[fn] and Eliphelet.

David Defeats the Philistines

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:8 - When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed king over all Israel, they went up in full force to search for him, but David heard about it and went out to meet them.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:9 - Now the Philistines had come and raided the Valley of Rephaim;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:10 - so David inquired of God: “Shall I go and attack the Philistines? Will you deliver them into my hands?” The LORD answered him, “Go, I will deliver them into your hands.”

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:11 - So David and his men went up to Baal Perazim, and there he defeated them. He said, “As waters break out, God has broken out against my enemies by my hand.” So that place was called Baal Perazim.[fn]

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:12 - The Philistines had abandoned their gods there, and David gave orders to burn them in the fire.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:13 - Once more the Philistines raided the valley;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:14 - so David inquired of God again, and God answered him, “Do not go directly after them, but circle around them and attack them in front of the poplar trees.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:15 - As soon as you hear the sound of marching in the tops of the poplar trees, move out to battle, because that will mean God has gone out in front of you to strike the Philistine army.”

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:16 - So David did as God commanded him, and they struck down the Philistine army, all the way from Gibeon to Gezer.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:17 - So David’s fame spread throughout every land, and the LORD made all the nations fear him.
NIV Footnotes
A variant of Eliada
Baal Perazim means the lord who breaks out.
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