1 Chronicles 15:15
Good News Translation
The Levites carried it on poles on their shoulders, as the LORD had commanded through Moses.

Contemporary English Version
on poles that rested on their shoulders, just as the LORD had told Moses to do.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the sons of Levi took the ark of God as Moses had commanded, according to the word of the Lord, upon their shoulders, with the staves.

New American Bible
The Levites carried the ark of God on their shoulders with poles, as Moses had commanded according to the word of the LORD.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the sons of Levi took the ark of God as Moses had commanded, according to the word of the Lord, upon their shoulders, with the staves.

bare the ark

Exodus 25:12,12-15 And four golden rings, which thou shalt put at the four corners of the ark: let two rings be on the one side, and two on the other. . . .

Exodus 37:3-5 Casting four rings of gold at the four corners thereof: two rings in one side, and two in the other. . . .

Exodus 40:20 And he put the testimony in the ark, thrusting bars underneath, and the oracle above.

Numbers 4:6,15 And shall cover it again with a cover of violet skins, and shall spread over it a cloth all of violet, and shall put in the bars. . . .

Numbers 7:9 But to the sons of Caath he gave no wagons or oxen: because they serve in the sanctuary and carry their burdens upon their own shoulders.

1 Kings 8:8 And whereas the staves stood out, the ends of them were seen without, in the sanctuary before the oracle, but were not seen farther out, and there they have been unto this day.

2 Chronicles 5:9 Now the ends of the staves wherewith the ark was carried, because they were some thing longer, were seen before the oracle: but if a man were a little outward, he could not see them. So the ark has been there unto this day.

Context
The Priests and Levites Carry the Ark
14So the priests and the Levites were sanctified, to carry the ark of the Lord the God of Israel. 15And the sons of Levi took the ark of God as Moses had commanded, according to the word of the Lord, upon their shoulders, with the staves.16And David spoke to the chiefs of the Levites, to appoint some of their brethren to be singers with musical instruments, to wit, on psalteries, and harps, and cymbals, that the joyful noise might resound on high.…
Cross References
Exodus 25:14
And thou shalt put them in through the rings that are in the sides of the ark, that it may be carried on them:

Numbers 4:5
When the camp is; to set forward, Aaron and his sons shall go into the tabernacle of the covenant, and the holy of holies, and shall take down the veil that hangeth before the door, and shall wrap up the ark of the testimony in it,

2 Samuel 6:13
And when they that carried the ark of the Lord had gone six paces, he sacrificed and ox and a ram:

1 Chronicles 13:10
And the Lord was angry with Oza, and struck him, because he had touched the ark; and he died there before the Lord.

Additional Translations
And the Levites carried the ark of God on their shoulders with the poles, as Moses had commanded in accordance with the word of the LORD.And the children of the Levites bore the ark of God on their shoulders with the staves thereon, as Moses commanded according to the word of the LORD.

And the children of the Levites bare the ark of God upon their shoulders with the staves thereon, as Moses commanded according to the word of Jehovah.

And the sons of the Levites took the ark of God, (as Moses commanded by the word of God according to the scripture) upon their shoulders with staves.

And the children of the Levites bore the ark of God upon their shoulders with the staves upon them, as Moses had commanded according to the word of Jehovah.

And the children of the Levites bare the ark of God upon their shoulders with the staves thereon, as Moses commanded according to the word of the LORD.

And the children of the Levites bore the ark of God upon their shoulders with the staffs on it, as Moses commanded, according to the word of the LORD.

The children of the Levites bore the ark of God on their shoulders with the poles thereon, as Moses commanded according to the word of Yahweh.

and sons of the Levites bear the ark of God, as Moses commanded, according to the word of Jehovah, on their shoulder, with staves, above them.
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