1 Chronicles 15:3
New International Version
David assembled all Israel in Jerusalem to bring up the ark of the LORD to the place he had prepared for it.

New Living Translation
Then David summoned all Israel to Jerusalem to bring the Ark of the LORD to the place he had prepared for it.

English Standard Version
And David assembled all Israel at Jerusalem to bring up the ark of the LORD to its place, which he had prepared for it.

Berean Study Bible
And David assembled all Israel in Jerusalem to bring up the ark of the LORD to the place he had prepared for it.

King James Bible
And David gathered all Israel together to Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of the LORD unto his place, which he had prepared for it.

New King James Version
And David gathered all Israel together at Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of the LORD to its place, which he had prepared for it.

New American Standard Bible
And David assembled all Israel at Jerusalem to bring up the ark of the LORD to its place which he had prepared for it.

NASB 1995
And David assembled all Israel at Jerusalem to bring up the ark of the LORD to its place which he had prepared for it.

NASB 1977
And David assembled all Israel at Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of the LORD to its place, which he had prepared for it.

Amplified Bible
And David assembled all Israel at Jerusalem to bring up the ark of the LORD to the place which he had prepared for it.

Christian Standard Bible
David assembled all Israel at Jerusalem to bring the ark of the LORD to the place he had prepared for it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
David assembled all Israel at Jerusalem to bring the ark of the LORD to the place he had prepared for it.

American Standard Version
And David assembled all Israel at Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of Jehovah unto its place, which he had prepared for it.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And David gathered all Israel to Jerusalem to bring up the Ark of LORD JEHOVAH to the place that he had built for it.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And David assembled all Israel at Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of the Lord to the place which he had prepared for it.

Contemporary English Version
Next, David invited everyone to come to Jerusalem and watch the sacred chest being carried to the place he had set up for it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he gathered all Israel together into Jerusalem, that the ark of God might be brought into its place, which he had prepared for it.

English Revised Version
And David assembled all Israel at Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of the LORD unto its place, which he had prepared for it.

Good News Translation
So David summoned all the people of Israel to Jerusalem in order to bring the Covenant Box to the place he had prepared for it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
David called together all Israel at Jerusalem to bring the LORD's ark to the place he had prepared for it.

International Standard Version
David assembled all of Israel in Jerusalem to bring up the ark of the LORD to its proper place that he had prepared for it.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And David assembled all Israel at Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of the LORD unto its place, which he had prepared for it.

Literal Standard Version
And David assembles all Israel to Jerusalem, to bring up the Ark of YHWH to its place that he had prepared for it.

NET Bible
David assembled all Israel at Jerusalem to bring the ark of the LORD up to the place he had prepared for it.

New Heart English Bible
David assembled all Israel at Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of the LORD to its place, which he had prepared for it.

World English Bible
David assembled all Israel at Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of Yahweh to its place, which he had prepared for it.

Young's Literal Translation
And David assembleth all Israel unto Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of Jehovah unto its place that he had prepared for it.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Preparations to Move the Ark
2Then David said, “No one but the Levites may carry the ark of God, because the LORD has chosen them to carry the ark of the LORD and to minister before Him forever.” 3And David assembled all Israel in Jerusalem to bring up the ark of the LORD to the place he had prepared for it. 4Then he gathered together the descendants of Aaron and the Levites:…

Cross References
Exodus 40:20
Moses took the Testimony and placed it in the ark, attaching the poles to the ark; and he set the mercy seat atop the ark.

2 Samuel 6:12
Now it was reported to King David, "The LORD has blessed the house of Obed-edom and all that belongs to him, because of the ark of God." So David went and had the ark of God brought up from the house of Obed-edom into the City of David with rejoicing.

2 Samuel 6:17
So they brought the ark of the LORD and set it in its place inside the tent that David had pitched for it. Then David offered burnt offerings and peace offerings before the LORD.

1 Kings 8:1
At that time Solomon assembled before him in Jerusalem the elders of Israel--all the tribal heads and family leaders of the Israelites--to bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD from Zion, the City of David.

1 Chronicles 13:5
So David assembled all Israel, from the River Shihor in Egypt to Lebo-hamath, to bring the ark of God from Kiriath-jearim.

1 Chronicles 15:1
David constructed buildings for himself in the City of David, and he prepared a place for the ark of God and pitched a tent for it.

1 Chronicles 15:12
And he said to them, "You are the heads of the Levitical families. You and your relatives must consecrate yourselves so that you may bring the ark of the LORD, the God of Israel, to the place I have prepared for it.


Treasury of Scripture

And David gathered all Israel together to Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of the LORD to his place, which he had prepared for it.

gathered

1 Chronicles 13:5
So David gathered all Israel together, from Shihor of Egypt even unto the entering of Hemath, to bring the ark of God from Kirjathjearim.

1 Kings 8:1
Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, and all the heads of the tribes, the chief of the fathers of the children of Israel, unto king Solomon in Jerusalem, that they might bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of the city of David, which is Zion.

to bring up

1 Chronicles 15:1
And David made him houses in the city of David, and prepared a place for the ark of God, and pitched for it a tent.

2 Samuel 6:12
And it was told king David, saying, The LORD hath blessed the house of Obededom, and all that pertaineth unto him, because of the ark of God. So David went and brought up the ark of God from the house of Obededom into the city of David with gladness.









(3) And David gathered all Israel.--Comp. 2Samuel 6:15 : "So David and all the house of Israel brought up the ark." Samuel does not mention Jerusalem as the meeting-place. Of course, only a full representation of the people is signified. (Comp. 1Chronicles 13:2; 1Chronicles 13:5.)

Unto his place.--The Ark's. The neutral its is unknown to the Authorised version.

Verse 3. - All Israel; i.e. as before, representatives of all Israel. So ver. 25 decides: "The elders of Israel, and the captains over thousands, went to bring up the ark of the covenant of the Lord."

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And David
דָּוִ֛יד (dā·wîḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

assembled
וַיַּקְהֵ֥ל (way·yaq·hêl)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6950: To gather as an assembly or congregation

all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

Israel
יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc

in
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

Jerusalem
יְרֽוּשָׁלִָ֑ם (yə·rū·šā·lim)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3389: Jerusalem -- probably 'foundation of peace', capital city of all Israel

to bring up
לְהַעֲלוֹת֙ (lə·ha·‘ă·lō·wṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct
Strong's 5927: To ascend, in, actively

the ark
אֲר֣וֹן (’ă·rō·wn)
Noun - common singular construct
Strong's 727: A chest, ark

of the LORD
יְהוָ֔ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

the place
מְקוֹמ֖וֹ (mə·qō·w·mōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 4725: A standing, a spot, a condition

he had prepared
הֵכִ֥ין (hê·ḵîn)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3559: To be erect

for it.
לֽוֹ׃ (lōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew


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