1 Chronicles 16
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1And they bring in the Ark of God, and set it up in the midst of the tent that David has stretched out for it, and they bring burnt-offerings and peace-offerings near before God; 2and David ceases from offering the burnt-offering and the peace-offerings, and blesses the people in the Name of YHWH, 3and gives a portion to every man of Israel, both man and woman: to each a cake of bread, and a measure of wine, and a grape-cake.

4And he puts before the Ark of YHWH, those ministering from the Levites, even to make mention of, and to thank, and to give praise to YHWH, God of Israel: 5Asaph the head, and his second Zechariah; Jeiel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Mattithiah, and Eliab, and Benaiah, and Obed-Edom, and Jeiel, with instruments of psalteries, and with harps; and Asaph is sounding with cymbals; 6and Benaiah and Jahaziel the priests [are] continually [sounding] with trumpets before the Ark of the Covenant of God.

7On that day, at that time, David has given at the beginning to give thanks to YHWH by the hand of Asaph and his brothers:

8“Give thanks to YHWH, call on His Name, "" Make His doings known among the peoples.

9Sing to Him, sing psalms to Him, "" Meditate on all His wonders.

10Boast yourselves in His Holy Name, "" The heart of those seeking YHWH rejoices.

11Seek YHWH and His strength, "" Seek His face continually.

12Remember His wonders that He did, "" His signs, and the judgments of His mouth,

13O seed of Israel, His servant, "" O sons of Jacob, His chosen ones!

14He [is] our God YHWH, "" His judgments [are] in all the earth.

15Remember His covenant for all time, "" The word He commanded—To one thousand generations,

16Which He has made with Abraham, "" And His oath—to Isaac,

17And He establishes it to Jacob for a statute, "" To Israel [for] a perpetual covenant,

18Saying, To you I give the land of Canaan, "" The portion of your inheritance,

19When you were few in number, "" As a little thing, and sojourners in it.

20And they go up and down, "" From nation to nation, "" And from a kingdom to another people.

21He has not permitted any to oppress them, "" And reproves kings on their account:

22Do not come against My anointed ones, "" And do no evil against My prophets.

23Sing to YHWH, all the earth, "" Proclaim His salvation from day to day.

24Recount His glory among nations, "" His wonders among all the peoples.

25For great [is] YHWH, and greatly praised, "" And He [is] fearful above all gods.

26For all gods of the peoples [are] nothing, "" And YHWH has made the heavens.

27Splendor and majesty [are] before Him, "" Strength and joy [are] in His place.

28Ascribe to YHWH, you families of peoples, "" Ascribe to YHWH glory and strength.

29Ascribe to YHWH the glory of His Name, "" Lift up a present, and come before Him. Bow yourselves to YHWH, "" In the beauty of holiness.

30Be pained before Him, all the earth; Also, the world is established, "" It is not moved!

31The heavens rejoice, and the earth is glad, "" And they say among nations, YHWH has reigned!

32The sea roars, and its fullness, "" The field exults, and all that [is] in it,

33Then trees of the forest sing, "" From the presence of YHWH, "" For He has come to judge the earth!

34Give thanks to YHWH, for [He is] good, "" For His kindness [is] for all time,

35And say, Save us, O God of our salvation, "" And gather us, and deliver us from the nations, "" To give thanks to Your Holy Name, "" To triumph in Your praise.

36Blessed [is] YHWH, God of Israel, "" From age to age”; And all the people say, “Amen,” and have given praise to YHWH.

37And he leaves there [those] of Asaph and of his brothers, before the Ark of the Covenant of YHWH, to minister before the Ark continually, according to the matter of a day in its day; 38both Obed-Edom and their sixty-eight brothers, and Obed-Edom son of Jeduthun, and Hosah, for gatekeepers; 39and Zadok the priest, and his brothers the priests, before the Dwelling Place of YHWH, in a high place that [is] in Gibeon, 40to cause burnt-offerings to ascend continually to YHWH on the altar of burnt-offering, morning and evening, and for all that is written in the Law of YHWH that He charged on Israel. 41And with them [are] Heman and Jeduthun, and the rest of those chosen, who were defined by name, to give thanks to YHWH, for His kindness [is] for all time; 42and with them—Heman and Jeduthun—[are] trumpets and cymbals for those sounding, and instruments of the song of God, and the sons of Jeduthun [are] at the gate.

43And all the people go, each to his house, and David turns around to bless his house.

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