New International Version
David was afraid of the LORD that day and said, "How can the ark of the LORD ever come to me?"
King James Bible
And David was afraid of the LORD that day, and said, How shall the ark of the LORD come to me?
Darby Bible Translation
And David was afraid of Jehovah that day, and said, How shall the ark of Jehovah come to me?
World English Bible
David was afraid of Yahweh that day; and he said, "How shall the ark of Yahweh come to me?"
Young's Literal Translation
and David feareth Jehovah on that day, and saith, 'How doth the ark of Jehovah come in unto me?'
2 Samuel 6:9 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Smote him there for his error - Uzzah sinned through ignorance and precipitancy; he had not time to reflect, the oxen suddenly stumbled; and, fearing lest the ark should fall, he suddenly stretched out his hand to prevent it. Had he touched the ark with impunity, the populace might have lost their respect for it and its sacred service, the example of Uzzah must have filled them with fear and sacred reverence; and, as to Uzzah, no man can doubt of his eternal safety. He committed a sin unto death, but doubtless the mercy of God was extended to his soul.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
"From Beth-horon to Emmaus it was hilly."--It was sixty furlongs distant from Jerusalem.--"To eight hundred only, dismissed the army, (Vespasian) gave a place, called Ammaus, for them to inhabit: it is sixty furlongs distant from Jerusalem." I inquire, whether this word hath the same etymology with Emmaus near Tiberias, which, from the 'warm baths,' was called Chammath. The Jews certainly do write this otherwise... "The family (say they) of Beth-Pegarim, and Beth Zipperia was out of Emmaus."--The …
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica
Excursus on the Present Teaching of the Latin and Greek Churches on the Subject.
When Simon Peter saw this, he fell at Jesus' knees and said, "Go away from me, Lord; I am a sinful man!"
1 Samuel 6:20
And the people of Beth Shemesh asked, "Who can stand in the presence of the LORD, this holy God? To whom will the ark go up from here?"
2 Samuel 6:8
Then David was angry because the LORD's wrath had broken out against Uzzah, and to this day that place is called Perez Uzzah.
My flesh trembles in fear of you; I stand in awe of your laws.
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