1Chronicles 16 - Prayer Tents



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1Chronicles 16
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16They brought the Ark of God and placed it inside the special tent David had prepared for it. And they presented burnt offerings and peace offerings to God.H935H727H430H3322H8432H168H1732H5186H7126H5930H8002H6440H430 2When he had finished his sacrifices, David blessed the people in the name of the LORD.H1732H3615H5927H5930H8002H1288H5971H8034H3068 3Then he gave to every man and woman in all Israel a loaf of bread, a cake of dates, and a cake of raisins.H2505H376H3478H376H802H376H3603H3899H829H809 4David appointed the following Levites to lead the people in worship before the Ark of the LORD—to invoke his blessings, to give thanks, and to praise the LORD, the God of Israel.H5414H3881H8334H6440H727H3068H2142H3034H1984H3068H430H3478 5Asaph, the leader of this group, sounded the cymbals. Second to him was Zechariah, followed by Jeiel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Mattithiah, Eliab, Benaiah, Obed-edom, and Jeiel. They played the harps and lyres.H623H7218H4932H2148H3273H8070H3171H4993H446H1141H5654H3273H5035H3627H3658H623H8085H4700 6The priests, Benaiah and Jahaziel, played the trumpets regularly before the Ark of God's Covenant.H1141H3166H3548H2689H8548H6440H727H1285H430

David’s Song of Praise

7On that day David gave to Asaph and his fellow Levites this song of thanksgiving to the LORD.H3117H1732H5414H7218H3034H3068H3027H623H251 8Give thanks to the LORD and proclaim his greatness. Let the whole world know what he has done.H3034H3068H7121H8034H3045H5949H5971 9Sing to him; yes, sing his praises. Tell everyone about his wonderful deeds.H7891H2167H7878H6381 10Exult in his holy name; rejoice, you who worship the LORD.H1984H6944H8034H3820H8055H1245H3068 11Search for the LORD and for his strength; continually seek him.H1875H3068H5797H1245H6440H8548 12Remember the wonders he has performed, his miracles, and the rulings he has given,H2142H6381H6213H4159H4941H6310 13you children of his servant Israel, you descendants of Jacob, his chosen ones.H2233H3478H5650H1121H3290H972 14He is the LORD our God. His justice is seen throughout the land.H3068H430H4941H776 15Remember his covenant forever—the commitment he made to a thousand generations.H2142H5769H1285H1697H6680H505H1755 16This is the covenant he made with Abraham and the oath he swore to Isaac.H3772H85H7621H3327 17He confirmed it to Jacob as a decree, and to the people of Israel as a never-ending covenant.H5975H3290H2706H3478H5769H1285 18"I will give you the land of Canaan as your special possession."H559H5414H776H3667H2256H5159 19He said this when you were few in number, a tiny group of strangers in Canaan.H4557H4962H4592H1481 20They wandered from nation to nation, from one kingdom to another.H1980H1471H1471H4467H312H5971 21Yet he did not let anyone oppress them. He warned kings on their behalf.H3240H376H6231H3198H4428 22"Do not touch my chosen people, and do not hurt my prophets."H5060H4899H5030H7489 23Let the whole earth sing to the LORD! Each day proclaim the good news that he saves.H7891H3068H776H1319H3117H3117H3444 24Publish his glorious deeds among the nations. Tell everyone about the amazing things he does.H5608H3519H1471H6381H5971 25Great is the LORD! He is most worthy of praise! He is to be feared above all gods.H1419H3068H3966H1984H3372H430 26The gods of other nations are mere idols, but the LORD made the heavens!H430H5971H457H3068H6213H8064 27Honor and majesty surround him; strength and joy fill his dwelling.H1935H1926H6440H5797H2304H4725 28O nations of the world, recognize the LORD, recognize that the LORD is glorious and strong.H3051H3068H4940H5971H3051H3068H3519H5797 29Give to the LORD the glory he deserves! Bring your offering and come into his presence. Worship the LORD in all his holy splendor.H3051H3068H3519H8034H5375H4503H935H6440H7812H3068H1927H6944 30Let all the earth tremble before him. The world stands firm and cannot be shaken.H2342H6440H776H8398H3559H4131 31Let the heavens be glad, and the earth rejoice! Tell all the nations, "The LORD reigns!"H8064H8055H776H1523H559H1471H3068H4427 32Let the sea and everything in it shout his praise! Let the fields and their crops burst out with joy!H3220H7481H4393H7704H5970 33Let the trees of the forest rustle with praise, for the LORD is coming to judge the earth.H6086H3293H7442H6440H3068H935H8199H776 34Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever.H3034H3068H2896H2617H5769 35Cry out, "Save us, O God of our salvation! Gather and rescue us from among the nations, so we can thank your holy name and rejoice and praise you."H559H3467H430H3468H6908H5337H1471H3034H6944H8034H7623H8416 36Praise the LORD, the God of Israel, who lives from everlasting to everlasting! And all the people shouted "Amen!" and praised the LORD.H1288H3068H430H3478H5769H5769H5971H559H543H1984H3068

Worship at Jerusalem and Gibeon

37David arranged for Asaph and his fellow Levites to serve regularly before the Ark of the LORD's Covenant, doing whatever needed to be done each day.H5800H6440H727H1285H3068H623H251H8334H6440H727H8548H3117H1697H3117 38This group included Obed-edom (son of Jeduthun), Hosah, and sixty-eight other Levites as gatekeepers.H5654H251H8346H8083H5654H1121H3038H2621H7778 39Meanwhile, David stationed Zadok the priest and his fellow priests at the Tabernacle of the LORD at the place of worship in Gibeon, where they continued to minister before the LORD.H6659H3548H251H3548H6440H4908H3068H1116H1391 40They sacrificed the regular burnt offerings to the LORD each morning and evening on the altar set aside for that purpose, obeying everything written in the Law of the LORD, as he had commanded Israel.H5927H5930H3068H4196H5930H8548H1242H6153H3789H8451H3068H6680H3478 41David also appointed Heman, Jeduthun, and the others chosen by name to give thanks to the LORD, for "his faithful love endures forever."H1968H3038H7605H1305H5344H8034H3034H3068H2617H5769 42They used their trumpets, cymbals, and other instruments to accompany their songs of praise to God. And the sons of Jeduthun were appointed as gatekeepers.H1968H3038H2689H4700H8085H7892H3627H430H1121H3038H8179 43Then all the people returned to their homes, and David turned and went home to bless his own family.H5971H3212H376H1004H1732H5437H1288H1004


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