1 Chronicles 29:20
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New International Version
Then David said to the whole assembly, "Praise the LORD your God." So they all praised the LORD, the God of their fathers; they bowed down, prostrating themselves before the LORD and the king.

King James Bible
And David said to all the congregation, Now bless the LORD your God. And all the congregation blessed the LORD God of their fathers, and bowed down their heads, and worshipped the LORD, and the king.

Darby Bible Translation
And David said to all the congregation, Bless now Jehovah your God. And all the congregation blessed Jehovah the God of their fathers, and bowed down their heads, and did homage to Jehovah and the king.

World English Bible
David said to all the assembly, "Now bless Yahweh your God!" All the assembly blessed Yahweh, the God of their fathers, and bowed down their heads and prostrated themselves before Yahweh and the king.

Young's Literal Translation
And David saith to all the assembly, 'Bless, I pray you, Jehovah your God;' and all the assembly bless Jehovah, God of their fathers, and bow and do obeisance to Jehovah, and to the king.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Worshipped the Lord, and the king - They did reverence to God as the supreme Ruler, and to the king as his deputy.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Now bless

1 Chronicles 16:36 Blessed be the LORD God of Israel for ever and ever. And all the people said, Amen, and praised the LORD.

2 Chronicles 20:21 And when he had consulted with the people, he appointed singers to the LORD, and that should praise the beauty of holiness...

Psalm 134:2 Lift up your hands in the sanctuary, and bless the LORD.

Psalm 135:19-21 Bless the LORD, O house of Israel: bless the LORD, O house of Aaron...

Psalm 145:1-146:2 I will extol you, my God, O king; and I will bless your name for ever and ever...

Psalm 148:13,14 Let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven...

bowed down

Genesis 24:26,48 And the man bowed down his head, and worshipped the LORD...

Exodus 4:31 And the people believed: and when they heard that the LORD had visited the children of Israel...

Psalm 29:1,2 Give to the LORD, O you mighty, give to the LORD glory and strength...

Psalm 95:6 O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the LORD our maker.

worshipped

Exodus 14:31 And Israel saw that great work which the LORD did on the Egyptians: and the people feared the LORD, and believed the LORD...

1 Samuel 12:18 So Samuel called to the LORD; and the LORD sent thunder and rain that day: and all the people greatly feared the LORD and Samuel.

Proverbs 24:21 My son, fear you the LORD and the king: and meddle not with them that are given to change:

1 Peter 2:17 Honor all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.

Library
The Waves of Time
'The times that went over him.'--1 CHRON. xxix. 30. This is a fragment from the chronicler's close of his life of King David. He is referring in it to other written authorities in which there are fuller particulars concerning his hero; and he says, 'the acts of David the King, first and last, behold they are written in the book of Samuel the seer ... with all his reign and his might, and the times that went over him, and over all Israel, and over all the kingdoms of the countries.' Now I have ventured
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Concerning Salutations and Recreations, &C.
Concerning Salutations and Recreations, &c. [1273] Seeing the chief end of all religion is to redeem men from the spirit and vain conversation of this world and to lead into inward communion with God, before whom if we fear always we are accounted happy; therefore all the vain customs and habits thereof, both in word and deed, are to be rejected and forsaken by those who come to this fear; such as taking off the hat to a man, the bowings and cringings of the body, and such other salutations of that
Robert Barclay—Theses Theologicae and An Apology for the True Christian Divinity

Cross References
Exodus 4:31
and they believed. And when they heard that the LORD was concerned about them and had seen their misery, they bowed down and worshiped.

Joshua 22:33
They were glad to hear the report and praised God. And they talked no more about going to war against them to devastate the country where the Reubenites and the Gadites lived.

1 Kings 8:15
Then he said: "Praise be to the LORD, the God of Israel, who with his own hand has fulfilled what he promised with his own mouth to my father David. For he said,

Ezekiel 46:10
The prince is to be among them, going in when they go in and going out when they go out.

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