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bless his house.

LORD remaineth under curtains.


an house to dwell in:

and from one tavernacle to another.

me an house of cedars?

of hosts, I took thee from the p sheepcote,

God's promise to David. 1 CHRONICLES, XVIII.

David's Victories. and the rest that were chosen, who were 6. C. 1042. įspoken of hy servant's house for a great expressed by name, to give thanks to the

while to come, and hast regarded me acLord, because a bis mercy endureth for a ver.34.

cording to the estate of a man of high de

Ezr.3.11. gree, O LORD God. 42 And with them Heman and Jedu. Ps. 103.17. 18 What can David speak more to thee thun, with trumpets and cymbals b for Je.33.11, for the honour of thy servant ? for thou those that should make a sound, and with b Ps.150.5. knowest thy servant. musical instruments of God. And the sons c Is.37.35. of Jeduthun were 1 porters. d

19 O Lord, for c thy servant's sake, and

42.1. according to thine own e heart, hast'thou 43 Add f all the people departed, every

Da.49.5,6. man to his house and David returned to

done all this greatness, in making known 9.17. all these 2 great things.

for the gate. 20 O LORD, there is none like thee, CHAP. XVII. Tow h it came to pass, as David sat in e Mat.11.26. cording to all that we have heard with the prophet,Lo, I dwell in an house of ce. La greatnesses: 21 And i what one nation in the earth is dars, but the art of the covenant of the g De.33.26.

like thy people Israel, whom God went to

Ps.86.8 2 Then k Nathan said unto David, Do all Ep.3.20.

redeem to be his own people to make thee that isia thine heart; for God is win

thee. 11. 232.7.1,&c. driving out nations from before thy people, 3 And it came to pass the same night, 2Ch.6.7.9.

whom thou hast redeemed out of Egypt? that the word of God came to Nathan, i De.4.7:32.

22 For thy people Israel didst thou make

33.29. thine own l people for ever; and thou, 4 Go and tell David my servant, Thus k 1Co.13.9.

LORD, becamest their God. saith the LORD, Thou shalt not build me 1 Ex.19.5,6. 23 Therefore now, LORD, let the thing

1Sa.12.22. 5 For I have not dwelt in an house since Ro.9.4,5.

that thou hast spoken concerning thy serthe day that I brought up Israel unto this

vant, and concerning his house,

be estabday; but have 3 gone from tent to tent, m Ps.119.49.

11.1.2.&c. lished m for ever, & do as thou hast said.

24 Let it even be established, that thy

Je. 11.5. 6 Wheresnever I have walked with all 3 been.

name may be magnified for ever, saying,

The LORD of hosts is the God of Israel, even Israel, spake l a word to any of the judges n He.8 10.

a God to n Israel: and let the house of Daof Israel, whom I commanded to feed my

11.16. vid thyservantbe established o before thee. people, saying, Why have ye not built

Re.21.3. 25 For thou, O my God, hast - told thy

o . servant that thou wilt' build him an Now therefore thus shalt thou say unto revcaled the house; therefore thy servant hath found my servant David, Thus saith the LORD

ear of thy in his heart to pray before thee.

servant. 26 And now, LORD, thou art God, & hatha even rom following the sheep, that thou p ISa.16.11,12 promised this goodness unto thy servant. shouldest be ruler over my people Israel; 5 after. 8 And I have been with thee whither-19 Ge.28.15.

27 Now, therefore, let it please thee

bless the house of thy servant, that it may Boerer thou hast walked, and have cut off Sa.18.14.

be before thee for ever; for thou blessest, have made thee a name like the name of 6 or, it hath

25a.8.6,14. O LORD, and s it shall be blessed for ever.

CHAP. XVIII. 9 Also I will ordain a place for my peor Ps.18. title.



Tow t after this it came to pass, that ple Israel and will plant u them, and they s Ro.11.29. dued them, and tock Gath and her towns moved V no more: neither w shall the u Ps.92.13. shall dwell in their place, and shall be t 2Sa. 8.1,&c. out of the hand of the Philistines.

2 And he smote Moab: &the Moabites be1s.61.3. came David's servants, and brought gifts.

Je.24.6. 3 And David smote 1 Hadarezer king of 10 And since the time that I commanded v Re.3.12. julges 2 to be over my people Israel. w Eze 28.24. lish his dominion by the river Euphrates.

Zobah unto Hamath, as he went to stab

Re.21.4. 4 And David took from him a thousand mies. Furthermore I tell thee, that the 7 Hadadezer, chariots, and seven 8 thousand horsemen, 11 And it shall come to pass, when thy Ju.2.14.18. also houghed all the chariot horses, but

2Sa.8 3. and twenty thousand footmen : David Lays be expired that thou must go to be 2 Ps.18.40,&c. reserved of them an hundred chariots. with thy fathers, that I will raise up thy iCo.15.25. seel after thee, which shall be of thy 8 2Sa.8.4,

5 And when the Syrians of 9 Damascus

came to help Hadarezer king of Zobah, 12 He shall build me an house, and I 9 Darmesek. thousand men.

hundred. David slew of the Syrians two and twenty 13 12 will be his father, and he shall a Ps.89.28,&c. damascus; and the Syrians became Da.

z 2Sa.7.14,15. 6 Then David put garrisons in Syriabe my son; and a I will not take my mercy away from him, as I took it from b Lu.1.33.

Is.55.3. vid's servants, and brought gifts. Thus

the LORD preserved David whitherso.

c Ps.72.17. ever he went. 14 But I will settle him in mine house 1 called in the 7 And David took the shields of gold that and in my kingdom for ever: and chis book of Sa. were on the servants of Hadarezer, and throne shall be established for evermore. muel, Betah, brought them to Jerusalem. 15 According to all these words, and & Berothai.'

8 Likewise from 1 Tibhath, and from according to all this vision, so did Na diKi.7.15,&c. Chun, cities of Hadarezer, brought David 16 And David the king came and sat Ep.3.8.

e Ge.32.10.

very much brass, wherewith d Solomon before the LORD, and said, Who e am I, f Ju.6.15.

made the brasen sea, and the pillars, and O LORD God, and what is mine house. f 2 or, Toi,

the vessels of brass.

9 Now when ? Tou king of Hamath 17 And yet this was a small thing in 3 or, Joram, Jof Hadarezer king of Zobah ;

2S.8.9. heard how David had smitten all the host Mine eyes, O God; for thou hast alsol 2Sa.8.10. I 10 He sent 3 Hadoram his son to king 25

all thine enemies r from before thee, and the great men that are in the earth.

children of wickedness waste them any more, as at the beginning,

Moreover, I will subdue all thine ene

LORD will build thee an house.

sons ; and I will establish his kingdom.

will stablish his throne for ever.

him that was before thee:

than speak unto David.

that thou hast brought me hitherto ?


-usageof David's Scrvar 1 CHRONICLES, XX.

Defeat of the Ammonite David, to 1 inquire of his welfare, and toj B. C. 1040. 10 Now when Joab saw that the battle congratulate 3 him, because he had lought

was set against him before and behind, be against Hadarezer and smittea him: (for 1 or, salute, chose out of all the 4 choice of Israel, and Hadarezer 5 had war with Tou ;) & with face of the put them in array against the Syrians. him all manner of vessels of gold and battle. !! And the rest of the people he deliver silver and brass.

3 bless.

ed unto the hand of 6 Abishai his brother, 11 Thein also king David dedicated unto *or, young and they set themselves in array against the LORD, with the silver a and the gold men. the children of Ammon. that he brought from all these natious: 5 was the 12 And he said, If the Syrians be too from Edom and from Moab, and from man of strong for me, then tho'u shalt help me! the children of Ammon, and from the

but if the children of Aumon be too Philistines, and from Amalek.

6 Abshai. strong for thee, then I will help thee. 12 Moreover 6 Abishai the son of Ze-a Jos.6.19. 13 Be b of good courage, & let us bebare ruiah slew of the Edomites, cin the val. b Ne.4.14. ourselves valiantly for our people, and ley of Salt, eighteen thousand. c25a.8.13,14. for the cities of our God; and a let the

13 And he put garrisons in Edom; and Ps.60. LORD do that which is good in his sight. a he Edomites became David's ser- & Ju. 10.15. 14So Joab, & the people that were with vants. Thus the LORD perserved David

him, drew nigh before the Syrians uato whithersoever he went.

e Je.46.15, 16. the battle; and they fled e before him. 14 So David reigned over all Israel, and

15 And when the children of Ammon f executed judgment and justice among f Ge.18.19. saw that the Syrians were fled, they like all his people:


wise fled before Abishai bis brother, and 15 Aud Joab the son of Zeruiah was Ps.78.72. ertered into the city. Then Joab came over the host; and Jehoshaphat the son 89.14. to Jerusalem. of Ahilud, 7 recorder,


16 And when the Syrians saw that they 16 And Zadok the son of Ahitub, and 32.1. were put to the worse before Israel, they Abimelech 8 the son of Abiathar, wereor, remem- sent messengers, and drew forth the Sý. the priests; and 9 Shavsha was scribe; Irancer. rians that were beyond the 1 river ; and

17 And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada • called Shophach, the captain of the bost of Ha was over the Cherethites and the Pele Ahimelech, darezer, toent before them. thites; and the sons of David were chief 25a.8.17. 17 And it was told David ; and he ga. 3 about the king.

9 called thered all Israel, and passed over Jor: CHAP. XIX.

Seraiah, dan, and came upon them, and set the TOW g it came to pass after this, that

25a,8.17. batite in array against then. So when

and Shisha, David had put the battle in array against Ammon died, and his son reigned in his iKi.4.3. the Syrians, they fought with him. stead.

1 i.e.Euphra- 18 But the Syrians filed before Israel ; 2 And David said, I will shew kindness tes. and David slow of the Syrians sevca unto Hanun the son of Nahash, because or, Shobach, thousand men which fought in chariot, his father shewed kindness to me. And 2Sa. 10.16. and forty thousand footmen, and killa David seat messengers to comfort him a at the hand Shophach the captain of the host. concerning bis father. So the servants of of.

19 And l when the servants of Hadar David came into the land of the children & Sa. 10.1,&c ezer saw that they were put to the worse of Ammon, to Hanun, to comfort him. h Ps.18.39,44. before Israel, they made peace with Da 3 But the princes of the children of Am

vid, and became his servants ; neither mon said to Hanun, 4 Thinkest thou that * In thine would the Syrians help the children of David doth honour ihy father, that he hath eyes doth

Ammon any more. sent comforters unto thee? are not bis ser- David,

CHAP. XX. vants come upto thee for to search, and to i 2 Sa.11.1,

ND i it came to pass, that 5 after the overthrow, and to k spy out the land?

5 at the re4 Wherefore / Hanun took David's ser- turn of the kings go out to battle, Joab led forth the vants, and shaved them, and cut off their year.

poiver of the army, and wasted the cout garments in the midst, hard by their but. k Ge 42.9. iry of the children of Ammon, and came locks, and sent them away,

7 Ps.35.12

and besieged Rabbah ; (but David farried 5 Then there went certain, and told Da- 109.4,5. Jat Jerusalem.) And m Joab smote Rabvid how the men were served. And he m 2Sa.12.26, bah, and destroyed it. sent to meet them; (for the men were &c. 2 And David' took the grown of their greatly ashamed.) And the king said, the weight king from off his head, and found it 6 to Tarry at Jericho uniil your beards be of.

weigh a talent of gold, and there were grown, and then return.

precious stones in it and it was set upon 6And when the children of Ammon saw

David's head: and he brought also es that they had made themselves odious 1 to stirik, ceeding much spoil out of the city. to David, Hanun and the children of Am. Ge.34.40. 3 And he brought out the people that mon sent a thousand talents of silver to

were in it, and cut them with saws, hire n them chariots and horsemen out n Ps.46.9. with harrows of iron, and with ares: of Mesopotamia, and out of Syria-maa.

even so dealt David with all the cities of chah, and out of Zobah. o


the children of Ammon. And Daviland 7 So they hired thirty and two thousand p 2Sa.21.18, all the people returned to Jerusalett chariots, and the king of Maachah and his &c.

4 And p it came to pass after this, that people, who came and pitched before Me. 8 plood, or,

there 8 arose war at Gezer with the deba. And the children of Ammon ga. continued. Philistines, at which time Sibbechai the thered themselves together from their ci-9 or, Gob. Hushathite slew 1 Sippai, that some of ties, and came to battle,

1 or, Saph,

the children of the giant : and they 8 And when David heard of it, he sent 281.21.18. were subdued. Joab, and all the host of the mighty men. 2 or, Rapha.

5 And there was war again with the 9 And the children of Ammon came out, 3 called

also Fhilistines;

and Elhanar the son of Jade and put the battle in array before the gate Jaare.

slew Lahmi, the brotber of Goliath the of the city; and the kings that were come oregin,

Gittite, whose spear-staff was like i were by themselves is the field. 1 Sa.21.19 weaver's beam

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and came to Jerusalem.


was abominable to Joab.

thing; therefore he smote Israel.
8 And David said unto God, I have sin n 182.26.21.

David's numbering of the People. 1 CHRONICLES, XXII. Oman's Threshing.floor. 6Anda yet again there was war at Gath, B. C. 1018. Jerusalem : then David and the elders of Where was a man of 1 greatstature, whose

Israel who were clothed in sackcloth, fingers and toes were four and twenty, six a 2Sa.21.20. fell upon their faces. m each hand, and six on each foot: and 1 measure, 17 And David said unto God, Is it not I he also was the son of the giant.

2 born to the that commanded the people to be num: 7 But when he 3 defied Israel, Jonathan giant, or,

bered ? even I it is that have sinned and the son of Shimea, David's brother, slew Rapha, done evil indeed: but as for these b sheep, him.

ver.4. what have they done ? Let thine hand, 8 These were bern unto the giant in 3 or, re

I pray thee, O LORD my God, be on c me, Gath; and they fell by the hand of David, proached. and by the hand of his servants.

and on my father's house; but not on thy 4 called

people, that they should be plagued.

Shammah,"18"Then the angel f of the LORD com. ND d Salan stood up e against Israel, . 1Sa.16.9. manded Gad to say to David, that David

& provoked David to number Israel. b Ps.44.11. should go up, and set up an aitar unto the 2 And David said to Joab, & to the

rulers CJno.10.11,12 LORD in the threshing.floor of Ornan the of the people, Go, number Israel, from d 28a.24.1,&c Jebusite. Beer-sheba even to Dan; and bring the e Job 1.6,&c. number of them to me, thati may know it.

19And Davidwent up at the sayingofGad,

2.1,&c. which he spake in the name of the LORD 3 And Joab answered, The Lord make Zec.3.1. his people an hundred times so many f ver.15.

20 5 And Orpan turned back, and saw

the angel ; 6 and his four sons with him more as they de: but, my lord the king, are & c.27.23.

hid themselves. Now Ornan was thresh. they not all my lord's servants? why then

or, When. ing wheat. doth my lord require this thing? why or, then he

21 And as David came to Ornan, Ornan will he be a cause of trespass to Israel ?

and. 4 Nevertheless the king's word pre

looked, and saw David, and went out of Failed h against Joab : wherefore Joab h Ec.8.4.

the threshing-floor, and bowed himself to

David with his face to the ground. departed, and went throughout all Israel, 1 Give.

22 Then David said to Ornan, Grant 6 And Joab gave the sum of the number

me the place of this threshing-floor, that of the people unto David. And all they of

I may build an altar therein unto the Israel were a thousand thousand and an

LORD; thou shalt grant it me for the full bundred thousand men that drew sword : i c.27.24.

price, that the plague may be stayed from

the people.
and Judah was four hundred threescore k Ge.23.13.
and ten thousand men that drew sword.

23 And Ornan said unto David, Take it

8 it was evil to thee, and let my lord the king do that mot among them; for the king's word the LORD he But i Levi and Benjamin counted te in the eyesof which is good in his eyes : lo, 1 give thee

the oxen also for burnt-offerings, and the 7 And God was displeased with this 22Sa.12.13.

concerning threshing instruments for wood, and the

wheat for the meat-offering: I give it all,

m De. 16.17. 24 And king David said to Ornan, Nay; ned greatly, because I have done this o ISa.9.9.

but I will verily buy k it for the full theran, but now, I beseech thee, dot a way stretch out. Ehine for the Lord, nor offer burnt-offerisiquity of by servant; for I have p Le.9.24.

ings without cost. m

to with and the Lord spake unto Gad, Da- 1K.18.24,38 six hundred shekels of go!d by weight. alilo and tell

David, saying, Thus Fake to thee. the Lord, and offered burn-offerings and saith the LORD, I offer thee three q Ex.40. things: choose thee one of them, that I c. 16.39.

peace-offerings, and called upon the LORD;

and p he answered him from heaven by 1Ki.3.4.&c. fire upon the altar of burnt-offering.

27 And the LORD commanded the an12 Either three years famine; or three u Ps.90.11.

gel; and he put up his sword again into the sheath thereof.

28 At that time, when David saw that

10.7. the LORD had answered him in the of the LORD, even the pestilence, in the Re. 15.4.

He.12.28,29 threshing-floor of Ornan the Jebusite,

then he sacrificed there.

29 For the tabernacle of the LORD,which throughout all the coasts of Israel. Now, v Ps. $6.5, 15. Moses made q in the wilderness, and the therefore, advise thyself what word" i w 2Ch.28.9.

altar of the burnt-offering, were at that Pr. 12.10. season in the high place 1 at Gibeon :

Is.46.7. 30 But David could not go before it to inhand of the LORD ; for very 2 great v are 2 De. 12.5.

La.5.2-15. quire of God: for he was afraid, because

of the sword of the angel of the LORD. C 21.28.

CHAP. XXII. 14 So the LORD sent pestilence y upon y Nu.16.46-49



VEN David said, This is the house Israel: and there fell of Israel seventy z IK;.9.21.

of the LORD God, and this is the altar

of the burnt-offering for Israel. 15 And God sent an angel unto Jerusalem Jon.4.2.

a Ju.2 18. 2 And David commanded to gather togebe destroy it: & as he was destroying, the b ver.14.

ther the strangers zthat were in the land of Lord beheld, & he repented a him of the c Ps.78 38.

Israel; and he set masons to hew wrought Evil, and said to the angel that destroyed, 3 or, Ararınah 3 And David prepared b iron in abun

stones to build the house of God. It is enough, stay c now thine hand. And 2Sa.24.18. dance for the nails for the doors of the

gates, and for the joinings; and brass in 16 and David lifted up his eyes, and saw fiki.5.6.

e 1Ki.7.47. abundance without e weight; the angel g of the LORD stand between g Ge. 3.24.

4 Also cedar-trees in abundance : f for the earth and the heaven, baving a drawn Nu.22.31.

the Zidonians and they of Tyre brought

much cedar-wood to David. word in wis hand, stretched out over! Tos 5.13, 14. 5 Ard Da'id said, Soiomon my son *

done very foolishly. n

may do it uirto thee.

! So Gad came to David, and said untos Jno.12.27.
bim, Thus saith the LORD, 1 Choose thee i He. 10.31.
months to be destroyed before thy foes, Je.5.22.
while that thesword of thine enemiesover-
take h thee; or else three days the sword
land, ard the angel of the LORD destroying 2 or, many,

shall bring again to him that sent me.

13 And David said unto Gad, I am in a great strait: s let me fall t now into the his mercies: but let me not fall into the

hand of man. 20

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the angel of the LORD stood by the thresli- d 2Ch.3.1.
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The Charge to Solomon, I CHRONICLES, XXIII. Numhering of the Levita.
young a & tender, and the house that is to B. C. 1017.was thirty and enght thousand.
be builded for the Lord must be exceeding

4 of which, twenty and four thousand
magnifical,b of fame & of glory through- a IK1.3.7. were to 1 set forward the work of the
out all countries : I will therefore now b Ezr.3.12. house of the LORD; and sıx thousand
make preparation for it. So David pre- 19.64.11. were officers c and judges.
pared abundantly before his death. Eze.7.20. 5 Moreover, four thousand were porters
6 Then he called for Solomon his sop, Hag.2.3. and four thousand praised the LORD with
and charged him to build an house for the 1 or, oversee. instruments d which I made (said Da-
LORD God of Israel,

c De. I 6.18. vid) to praise thcrewithi. And David said to Solomon, My son, d 2Ch.29.25, 6 And David divided them into 2 courses as for me, it was e in my mind to build an 26.

among the sons of Levi, namely, Ger housef untothenameof the Lord my God: Am.6.5. shon, Kohath, and Merari.

8 But the word of the LORD came to me, 2 divisions. 7 of the Gershonites were, 3 Laadan,
saying, Thou g hast shed blood h abune c.17.1,&c. and Shimei.
dantly, and hast made great wars: thou 28.2,&c. 8 The sons of Laadan; the chief was
shalt not build an house unto iny name, f De.12.5,11. Jehiel, and Zetham, and Joel, three.
because thou hast shed much blood upon 3 or, Libni, 9 The sons of Shimei ; Shelomith, and
the earth in my sight.

c.6.17. Haziel, and Haran, three. These we
9 Behold, a son shall be born to thee,& IK;.5.3. the chief of the fathers of Laadan,
who shall be a man of rest; and I will h Nu.31.19. 10 And the sous of Shimei werz, Jahath,
give him rest from all his enemies round 4 or, Zizah, Zina, 4 and Jeush, and Beriah.' These
about: for his name shall be 5 Solomon, ver.11. four were the sons of Shimei.
and I will give peace i and quietaess unto 5 That is, ll And Jahath was the chief, and Zi.
Israel in his days.

peaceable. zah the second ; but Jeush and Beriah 6 10He k shall build an house formy name, i 1Ki.4.25. had not many sons; therefore they were and he shall be my son, I and I will be his Ps.72.7. in one reckoning according to their fafather; and I will establish the throne of didnot mul. ther's house. his kingdom over Israel for ever. tiply sons. 12 The sons of Kohath ; Amram, Izbar, 11 Now, my son, the Lord m be with k 25.7.13. Hebron, and Uzziel, four. thee; and prosper thou, and build the z Ps.89.26. 13 The sons of Amram; Aaron and house of the LORD thy God, as he hath He.1.5. Moses: and Aaron n was separated, that he said of thee.

m yer. 16.

should sanctify the most holy things, tie 12 Only the LORD give othee wisdom n Ex.28.1,&c. and his sons for ever, ta p bura iacense and understanding, and give thee charge He.5.4. before the LORD, to minister unto him, concerning Israel, that thou mayest keep o 1K1.3.9,12. and to bless q in' his name for ever. the law of the LORD thy God.

Ps.72.1. 14Now concerning Moses themanof God, 13 Then ? shalt thou prosper, if thou Pr.2.6,7. his sons were tamed of the tribe of Levi takest heed to fulfil the statutes and judg. Ja.1.5. 15 The sons of Moses were, Gershom ments which the LORD charged Moses p Nu.16.40. and Eliezer. with concerning Israel: bes irong, and of Nu.6.23-25. 16 of the sons of Gershom ; 7 Skebcel good courage, dread not, nor be dismayed. (2Ch.20.20. was the chief. 14 Now, behold, in my 8 trouble I lave Ps.119.6. 17 And the sons of Eliezer wcre, Reha. prepared for the house of the LORD an De.31.7,8. biah the 9 chief. And Eliezer had pone hundred thousand talents of gold; and a Jos. 1.6.9.

other sons; but the sons of Rebabiah thousand ihousand talents of silver; and Shubael, were very many. of brass and iron without weight ; for it is c.24.20. 18 of the sous of Izbar; - Shelomib in abundance : timber also and stone have 8 or, poverty. the chief. I prepared ; and thou mayst add thereto. Por, first. 19 of the sons of Hebron; Jerial the 15 Moreover, there are workmen with 1 highly mul. first, Amariah the second, Jahaziel the thee in abundance, hewers and 3 workers tiplied. third, and Jekameam the fourth. of stone and timber, and all manner of a shelomoth, 20 of the sons of Uzziel ; Micah the cunning men for every manner of work. c.24.22. first, and Jesiah the second.

16 or the gold, the silver, and the brass, 3 That is,ma 21The sons of Merari; Mahli and Mushi and the iron, there is no number. Arise sons and The sons of Mahli; Eleazar and Kish. therefore, and be doing, and the t LORD carpenters. 22 And Eleazar died, and had no sons be with thee.

t ver.11. but daughters : and their brethren the 17 David also commanded all the princess * or, kinsmen sons of Kish took them. of Israel to help Solomon his son, saying,

23 The sons of Mushi ; Mahli, and 18 is not the LORD your God with you?u De. 12.10. Eder, and Jerimoth, three. and hath he not given you restu on every Jos 22.4. 24 These were the sons of Leri, aller side? for he hall given the inhabitants 28a.7.1. the house of their fathers; even toe chief of the land into mine hand; and the c.23.25.

of the fathers, as they were counted by land is subdued he LORD, and v Nu.10.17,21 the number of names by their polls

, tbal before his people.

w2Ch.20.3. did the work for the service of the horse 19 Now,set wyour heart and your soul to Pe.27.4. of the LORD, from the age of twenty y seek & the LORD your God: arise, there. y ver.27 years and upward. fore, and build ye the sanctuary of the Ezr.3.8. 25 For David said, The LORD God of Is. LORD God, to bring z the

ark of the

cove. z 1Ki.8.6,21. rael hath given restaunto his people, that pant of the LORD, and the holy vessels of a c.22.18. they may dwell in Jerusalem for ever God, into the house that is to be built toor, and he 26 And also unto the

Levites; they sball the name of the LORD.


no more carry the tabernacle, nor any CHAP. XXIII.

b IKI.1.33,&c vessels of it for the service thereof, 40 b when David was old and full of

27 For by the last words of David, the Sdays, he made Solomoni his son

king numbers

. Levites were 6 pumuere: from ctwevty over Israel.

c ver.3,24. years old and above : 2And he gathered together

all the princes station was 28 Because their 7 office was to wait of Israel, with the priests and the Levítes. at the hand the sons of Aaron, for the service of this

3 Now the Levites were numbered from of, house of the LORD, in the courts, and a the age of thirty d years and upward; and Ne. 11.24. the chambers, and la the purifying of all their number by their poils,

man by man, d Nu.4.3,47. holy things, and the work of ibe acrviss

and size;

no sons.

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Carerses of the Priests.

Courses of the Singers.
of the house of Goa.;

B. C. 1018. there : Of the sons of Amram; a Shubael: 29 Both for the shew-bread, b and for

of the sons of Shubael; Jehdeiah. the fine floar c for meat-offering, and for da c.23.16,

21 Concerning Rehabiah ; of the sons the unleavened cakes, and for that which Shetuel.

of Rehabiah, the first was Isshiah. 10 baked in the pan, and for that which b Ex.25.30.

22 of the Izharites; Shelonoth: e of is fried, and for all manner of measures fc Le.6.20.

the sons of Shelomoth ; Jahath.

23 And the sons of Hebron ; Jeriah the 30 Andy to stand every morning to thank for fiat plate. first, Amariah the second, Jahaziel the and praise the LORD, & likewise at even; e c.23.18,

third, Jekameam the fourth. 31 And to offer all burnt-sacrifices untó Sivlomith.

24 of the sons of Uzziel; Michah: of the LORD, in h the sabbaths, in the new f1e.19.35.

the sons of Michah ; Shamir. moons, and on the set feasts, by number, g 2Ch.29.25,

25 The brother of Michah was Isshiah : according to the order commarded unto

26. of the sons of Isshiah; Zechariah.
them, continually before the LORD :

Ezr.3.10,11..26 The l sonsol Merari were Mahli and
32 And that they should keep the kcharge Ps.136.1.2. Mushi : the sons of Jauziah; Beno.
of the tabernacle of the congregation, and h Nu.10.10.

27 The sons of Merari by Jaaziah; Beno,

and Shoham, and Zaccur, and Ibri.
harge of the sons of Aaron their brethren, i [2.23.4,&c. 28 of Mahli came Eleazar, who n had
in the service of the house of the LORD. A Nu.1.53.

TOW these are the divisions of the m Nu.3.6-9.

1 Ex.6.19. 29. Concerning Kish; the son of Kish

was Jerahmeel.

30 The sons also of Mushi; Mahli, and
Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar,and Ithamar. o Le.10.1,6.

Eder, and Jerimoth. These were the sons
2 But Nadab & Abihu died p before their Nu.26.60.
father,& had no children: therefore Elea. p Nu.3.4.

of the Levites, after the house of their

zar& Ithamar executed the priest's office. q c.25.8.

31 These likewise cast lots over q against
3 and David distributed them, both
Zadok of the sons of Eleazar, and Ahi-

their brethren the sons of Aaron, in the
melech r of the sons of Ithamar, accord-r 1Sa.21.1.

presence of David the king, and Zadok ing to their offices in their service.

and Abimelech, and the chief of the fa4 And there were more chief men found

thers of the priests and Levites, even the

22.9,&c. of the sons of Eleazar than of the sons of

principal fathers,over against their young.

er brethren. Ithamar; and thus were they divided :

among the sons of Eleazar there were six-

TOREOVER, David, and the captains
teen chief men of thchouse of their fathers,
and eight among the sons of Ithamar, ac s c.6.33,&c.
cording to the house of their fathers.

of the sons of Asaph, sand of Heman, and
5 Thus were they divided by lot, t one t Jos.18.10.

of Jeduthun, who should prophesy with sort with another for the governors of Pr.16.33.

harps, with psalteries, and with cymbals: lae sanctuary, and governors of the house

and the number of the workmen, accord-
of God, were of the sons of Eleazar, and

ing to their service, was :
Jon. 1.7.
Ac. 1.26.

2 of the sons of Asaph; Zaccur, and
6 And Shemaiah the son of Nethaneel called Je.

2 otherwise

Joseph, and Nethaniah, and 2 Asarelah, the scribe, one of the Levites, wrote them

the sons of Asaph, under the hands of before the king, and the princes, and Za.

Asaph, which prophesied 3 according to

the order of the king.
dok the priest, and Ahimelech the son of 3by the handal 3 Of Jeduthun: the sons of Jeduthun;

Abiathar, and before the chief of the fa.
thers of the priests and Levites: one 4

Gedaliah, and 5 Zeri, and Jesbaiah, Ha-
of the king, shabiah, and Mattithiah, 6 six, under

principal household being taken for Elea. 4 house of the hands of their father Jeduthun, who pro-
zar, and one taken for Ithamar.
7 Now the first lot came forth to Jeho- 5 or, Izri,


phesied with a harp, to give thanks and

to praise the LORD. 8 The third to Harim, the fourth too with Shi


4 Of Heman : the sons of Heman; Buk.

kiah, Mattaniah, ? Uzziel, 8 Shebuel, and 9. The fifth to Malchijah, the sixth to

mei, men

Jerimoth, Hananiah, Hanani, Eliathah, tioned

Giddalti, and Romamti-ezer, Joshbeka.

shah, Maloihi, Hothir, and Mabazioth:
10 The seventh to Hakkoz, the eight 1or, Azareel. 5 All these were the sons of Heman the

11 The ninth to Jeshuah, the tenth to a or, Shubael, up the horn. And God gave to Heman

king's seer in the 9 words of God, to lift
12 The eleventh to Eliashib, the twelfth


fourteen sons and three daughters. u Ne.12.4,17.

6 All these were under the hands of 13 The thirteenth to Huppah, the four. 9 or, matters. LORD, with cymbals, psalteries, and

Lu.1.5. their father for song in the house of the

harps, for the service of the house of God,

Jeduthun, and Heman.
15 The seventeenth to Hezir, the eigh.l of the king, 7 So the number of them with their bre.


thren, that were instructed in the songs
of the LORD, even all that were cupring,
was two hundred fourscore and eight.

8 And v they cast lots, ward against
18 The three and twentieth to Delaiah, w 2Ch.23.13. teacher was the scholar.

ward, as well

the small as the great, the

9 Now,the first lot came forth for Asapu 3 c.9.25. to Joseph; the second to Gedaliah, who

with his brethren and sons were twelve:

10 The third to Zaccur, he, his sons and his brethren, were twelve :

11 The fourth to Izri, he, his sons and This brethren, were twelve:

of the sons of Ithamar.

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to Abijan,



to Jakim,

teenth to Jeshebeab,

teenth to Aphses,
16 The nineteenth to Pethahiah, the
twentieth to Jehezekel,
17 The one and twentieth to Jachin, bu c.24.5.
the two and twentieth to Gamul,

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the four and twentieth to Maaziah.
19 These were the orderings of them
in their service, to come into the house
of the LORD, according to their manner,
ander Aaron their father, as the LORD
God of Israel had commanded him.
20 And the rest of the sons of Levi werel

21 256

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