New International Version
When all the elders of Israel had arrived, the priests took up the ark,
King James Bible
And all the elders of Israel came, and the priests took up the ark.
Darby Bible Translation
And all the elders of Israel came; and the priests took up the ark.
World English Bible
All the elders of Israel came, and the priests took up the ark.
Young's Literal Translation
And all the elders of Israel come in, and the priests lift up the ark,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
At the feast in the month Ethanim - The feast of tabernacles, which was celebrated in the seventh month of what is called the ecclesiastical gear.
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'At all times, as the matter shall require.'--1 KINGS viii. 59. I have ventured to diverge from my usual custom, and take this fragment of a text because, in the forcible language of the original, it carries some very important lessons. The margin of our Bible gives the literal reading of the Hebrew; the sense, but not the vigorous idiom, of which is conveyed in the paraphrase in our version. 'At all times, as the matter shall require,' is, literally, 'the thing of a day in its day'; and that is …
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But Moses did not give any to the Kohathites, because they were to carry on their shoulders the holy things, for which they were responsible.
So Moses wrote down this law and gave it to the Levitical priests, who carried the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and to all the elders of Israel.
giving orders to the people: "When you see the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, and the Levitical priests carrying it, you are to move out from your positions and follow it.
Joshua said to the priests, "Take up the ark of the covenant and pass on ahead of the people." So they took it up and went ahead of them.
1 Kings 8:6
The priests then brought the ark of the LORD's covenant to its place in the inner sanctuary of the temple, the Most Holy Place, and put it beneath the wings of the cherubim.
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