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1 Chronicles 16 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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A Tent for the Ark

(2Sa 6:17–19 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:1 - And they bring in the ark of God, and set it up in the midst of the tent that David hath stretched out for it, and they bring near burnt-offerings and peace-offerings before God;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:2 - and David ceaseth from offering the burnt-offering and the peace-offerings, and blesseth the people in the name of Jehovah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:3 - and giveth a portion to every man of Israel, both man and woman: to each a cake of bread, and a measure of wine, and a grape-cake.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:4 - And he putteth before the ark of Jehovah, of the Levites, ministers, even to make mention of, and to thank, and to give praise to Jehovah, God of Israel,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:5 - Asaph the head, and his second Zechariah; Jeiel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Mattithiah, and Eliab, and Benaiah, and Obed-Edom, and Jeiel, with instruments of psalteries, and with harps; and Asaph with cymbals is sounding;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:6 - and Benaiah and Jahaziel the priests are with trumpets continually before the ark of the covenant of God.
(Psa 96:1–13; 105:1–15; 106:1, 47, 48 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:7 - On that day then hath David given at the beginning to give thanks to Jehovah by the hand of Asaph and his brethren: --

Psalm of Thanksgiving

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:8 - Give thanks to Jehovah, call in His name, Make known among the peoples His doings.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:9 - Sing ye to Him, sing psalms to Him, Meditate on all His wonders.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:10 - Boast yourselves in His holy name, Rejoice doth the heart of those seeking Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:11 - Seek ye Jehovah and His strength, Seek His face continually.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:12 - Remember His wonders that He did, His signs, and the judgments of His mouth,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:13 - O seed of Israel, His servant, O sons of Jacob, His chosen ones!
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:14 - He is Jehovah our God, In all the earth are His judgments.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:15 - Remember ye to the age His covenant, The word He commanded -- To a thousand generations,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:16 - Which He hath made with Abraham, And His oath -- to Isaac,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:17 - And He establisheth it to Jacob for a statute, To Israel -- a covenant age-during.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:18 - Saying: To thee I give the land of Canaan, The portion of your inheritance,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:19 - When ye are few of number, As a little thing, and sojourners in it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:20 - And they go up and down, From nation unto nation, And from a kingdom unto another people.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:21 - He hath not suffered any to oppress them, And reproveth on their account kings:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:22 - Come not against Mine anointed ones, And against My prophets do not evil.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:23 - Sing to Jehovah, all the earth, Proclaim from day unto day His salvation.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:24 - Rehearse among nations His glory, Among all the peoples His wonders.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:25 - For great is Jehovah, and praised greatly, And fearful He is above all gods.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:26 - For all gods of the peoples are nought, And Jehovah the heavens hath made.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:27 - Honour and majesty are before Him, Strength and joy are in His place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:28 - Ascribe to Jehovah, ye families of peoples, Ascribe to Jehovah honour and strength.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:29 - Ascribe to Jehovah the honour of His name, Lift up a present, and come before Him. Bow yourselves to Jehovah, In the beauty of holiness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:30 - Be pained before Him, all the earth:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:31 - Also, established is the world, It is not moved! The heavens rejoice, and the earth is glad, And they say among nations: Jehovah hath reigned.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:32 - Roar doth the sea, and its fulness, Exult doth the field, and all that is in it,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:33 - Then sing do trees of the forest, From the presence of Jehovah, For He hath come to judge the earth!
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:34 - Give thanks to Jehovah, for good, For to the age, is His kindness,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:35 - And say, Save us, O God of our salvation, And gather us, and deliver us from the nations, To give thanks to Thy holy name, To triumph in Thy praise.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:36 - Blessed is Jehovah, God of Israel, From the age and unto the age;' And all the people say, 'Amen,' and have given praise to Jehovah.

Worship before the Ark

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:37 - And he leaveth there before the ark of the covenant of Jehovah, for Asaph and for his brethren, to minister before the ark continually, according to the matter of a day in its day,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:38 - both Obed-Edom and their brethren, sixty and eight, and Obed-Edom son of Jeduthun, and Hosah for gatekeepers,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:39 - and Zadok the priest, and his brethren the priests, before the tabernacle of Jehovah, in a high place that is in Gibeon,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:40 - to cause to ascend burnt-offerings to Jehovah, on the altar of burnt-offering continually, morning and evening, and for all that is written in the law of Jehovah, that He charged on Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:41 - And with them are Heman and Jeduthun, and the rest of those chosen, who were defined by name, to give thanks to Jehovah, for to the age is His kindness,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:42 - and with them -- Heman and Jeduthun -- are trumpets and cymbals for those sounding, and instruments of the song of God, and the sons of Jeduthun are at the gate.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:43 - And all the people go, each to his house, and David turneth round to bless his house.

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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