1 Chronicles 13:7
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New International Version
They moved the ark of God from Abinadab's house on a new cart, with Uzzah and Ahio guiding it.

King James Bible
And they carried the ark of God in a new cart out of the house of Abinadab: and Uzza and Ahio drave the cart.

Darby Bible Translation
And they carried the ark of God on a new cart out of the house of Abinadab; and Uzza and Ahio drove the cart.

World English Bible
They carried the ark of God on a new cart, [and brought it] out of the house of Abinadab: and Uzza and Ahio drove the cart.

Young's Literal Translation
And they place the ark of God on a new cart, from the house of Abinadab, and Uzza and Ahio are leading the cart,

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

In a new cart - Lest it should be profaned by being placed on any carriage that had been employed about common uses.

Uzza and Ahio - All the versions understand אחיו achyo as signifying brother or brothers; so does Jarchi, who observes, from 2 Samuel 6:3, that these were the sons of Abinadab.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

carried the ark [heb] made the ark to ride. At

Numbers 3:10 And you shall appoint Aaron and his sons, and they shall wait on their priest's office...

, and again at ver.

Numbers 3:38 But those that encamp before the tabernacle toward the east, even before the tabernacle of the congregation eastward, shall be Moses...

, a particular caution is given that strangers must not touch, or even pry into, the most holy things connected with the tabernacle, lest the offender die. In giving the law, also, even a beast which touched Sinai's mount was, by the Almighty's fiat, to be stoned or thrust through with a dart. And again we read, (nu

Numbers 4:15 And when Aaron and his sons have made an end of covering the sanctuary, and all the vessels of the sanctuary...

) after special orders to Aaron and his sons about covering the sanctuary and all the vessels previously to a removal, that the Kohathites, who were to carry them, `shall not touch any holy thing, lest they die.' These were positive commands. May the sin of Uzza in touching the ark, warn Christians to take heed of rashness and irreverence in dealing about holy things.

1 Chronicles 13:9 And when they came to the threshing floor of Chidon, Uzza put forth his hand to hold the ark; for the oxen stumbled.

in a new cart

1 Chronicles 15:2,13 Then David said, None ought to carry the ark of God but the Levites: for them has the LORD chosen to carry the ark of God...

Numbers 4:15 And when Aaron and his sons have made an end of covering the sanctuary, and all the vessels of the sanctuary...

1 Samuel 6:7 Now therefore make a new cart, and take two milk cows, on which there has come no yoke, and tie the cows to the cart...

2 Samuel 6:3 And they set the ark of God on a new cart, and brought it out of the house of Abinadab that was in Gibeah: and Uzzah and Ahio...

out of the house

1 Samuel 7:1,2 And the men of Kirjathjearim came, and fetched up the ark of the LORD, and brought it into the house of Abinadab in the hill...

Library
Importance of Small Things in Religion
You have before you now the picture. I shall want you to look at it, first, in detail, to bring out certain truths which I think it teaches to us; and then, I shall want you to regard the picture as a whole, to run your eye along the whole length of the canvas, and sea the fullness of its meaning. I. First, then, we shall take THE PICTURE IN ITS DETAIL. 1. The first observation I make upon it is this, that God's judgment of sin must differ exceedingly from ours. Who among us when be has read this
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 6: 1860

Chronicles
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Samuel 7:1
So the men of Kiriath Jearim came and took up the ark of the LORD. They brought it to Abinadab's house on the hill and consecrated Eleazar his son to guard the ark of the LORD.

2 Samuel 6:3
They set the ark of God on a new cart and brought it from the house of Abinadab, which was on the hill. Uzzah and Ahio, sons of Abinadab, were guiding the new cart

2 Samuel 6:4
with the ark of God on it, and Ahio was walking in front of it.

1 Chronicles 15:13
It was because you, the Levites, did not bring it up the first time that the LORD our God broke out in anger against us. We did not inquire of him about how to do it in the prescribed way."

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