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

King James Bible
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.

Darby Bible Translation
And he made him houses in the city of David, and prepared a place for the ark of God, and spread a tent for it.

World English Bible
[David] made him houses in the city of David; and he prepared a place for the ark of God, and pitched for it a tent.

Young's Literal Translation
And he maketh for himself houses in the city of David, and prepareth a place for the ark of God, and stretcheth out for it a tent.

1 Chronicles 15:1 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Made him houses - One for himself, and one for the ark; in the latter was a tent, under which the ark was placed.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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2 Samuel 5:9 So David dwelled in the fort, and called it the city of David. And David built round about from Millo and inward.

2 Samuel 13:7,8 Then David sent home to Tamar, saying, Go now to your brother Amnon's house, and dress him meat...

2 Samuel 14:24 And the king said, Let him turn to his own house, and let him not see my face. So Absalom returned to his own house...

and he prepared

1 Chronicles 15:3 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.

1 Chronicles 16:1 So they brought the ark of God, and set it in the middle of the tent that David had pitched for it...

1 Chronicles 17:1-5 Now it came to pass, as David sat in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, See, I dwell in an house of cedars...

Psalm 132:5 Until I find out a place for the LORD, an habitation for the mighty God of Jacob.

Acts 7:46 Who found favor before God, and desired to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob.

Library
April the Sixteenth Priests of the Lord
"None ought to carry the ark of God but the Levites." --1 CHRONICLES xv. 1-3, 11-15. There are prepared people for prepared offices. The Lord will fit the man to the function, the anointed and consecrated priest for the consecrated and consecrating ministry. But now, in the larger purpose of the Lord, and in "the exceeding riches of His grace," everybody may be a priest of the Lord. "He hath made us to be priests and kings unto God." And He will prepare us to carry our ark, and to "minister in
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year

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
2 Samuel 6:17
They brought the ark of the LORD and set it in its place inside the tent that David had pitched for it, and David sacrificed burnt offerings and fellowship offerings before the LORD.

1 Chronicles 6:31
These are the men David put in charge of the music in the house of the LORD after the ark came to rest there.

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

1 Chronicles 15:12
He said to them, "You are the heads of the Levitical families; you and your fellow Levites are to consecrate yourselves and bring up the ark of the LORD, the God of Israel, to the place I have prepared for it.

1 Chronicles 16:1
They brought the ark of God and set it inside the tent that David had pitched for it, and they presented burnt offerings and fellowship offerings before God.

1 Chronicles 17:1
After David was settled in his palace, he said to Nathan the prophet, "Here I am, living in a house of cedar, while the ark of the covenant of the LORD is under a tent."

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