1 Chronicles 14
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1And Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar trees, also masons and carpenters to build a house for him.1Now Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David with cedar trees, masons and carpenters, to build a house for him.
2And David knew that the LORD had established him as king over Israel, and that his kingdom was highly exalted for the sake of his people Israel.2And David realized that the LORD had established him as king over Israel, and that his kingdom was highly exalted, for the sake of His people Israel.
3And David took more wives in Jerusalem, and David fathered more sons and daughters.3Then David took more wives at Jerusalem, and David became the father of more sons and daughters.
4These are the names of the children born to him in Jerusalem: Shammua, Shobab, Nathan, Solomon,4These are the names of the children born to him in Jerusalem: Shammua, Shobab, Nathan, Solomon,
5Ibhar, Elishua, Elpelet,5Ibhar, Elishua, Elpelet,
6Nogah, Nepheg, Japhia,6Nogah, Nepheg, Japhia,
7Elishama, Beeliada and Eliphelet.7Elishama, Beeliada and Eliphelet.
8When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed king over all Israel, all the Philistines went up to search for David. But David heard of it and went out against them.8When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed king over all Israel, all the Philistines went up in search of David; and David heard of it and went out against them.
9Now the Philistines had come and made a raid in the Valley of Rephaim.9Now the Philistines had come and made a raid in the valley of Rephaim.
10And David inquired of God, “Shall I go up against the Philistines? Will you give them into my hand?” And the LORD said to him, “Go up, and I will give them into your hand.”10David inquired of God, saying, "Shall I go up against the Philistines? And will You give them into my hand?" Then the LORD said to him, "Go up, for I will give them into your hand."
11And he went up to Baal-perazim, and David struck them down there. And David said, “God has broken through my enemies by my hand, like a bursting flood.” Therefore the name of that place is called Baal-perazim.11So they came up to Baal-perazim, and David defeated them there; and David said, "God has broken through my enemies by my hand, like the breakthrough of waters." Therefore they named that place Baal-perazim.
12And they left their gods there, and David gave command, and they were burned.12They abandoned their gods there; so David gave the order and they were burned with fire.
13And the Philistines yet again made a raid in the valley.13The Philistines made yet another raid in the valley.
14And when David again inquired of God, God said to him, “You shall not go up after them; go around and come against them opposite the balsam trees.14David inquired again of God, and God said to him, "You shall not go up after them; circle around behind them and come at them in front of the balsam trees.
15And when you hear the sound of marching in the tops of the balsam trees, then go out to battle, for God has gone out before you to strike down the army of the Philistines.”15"It shall be when you hear the sound of marching in the tops of the balsam trees, then you shall go out to battle, for God will have gone out before you to strike the army of the Philistines."
16And David did as God commanded him, and they struck down the Philistine army from Gibeon to Gezer.16David did just as God had commanded him, and they struck down the army of the Philistines from Gibeon even as far as Gezer.
17And the fame of David went out into all lands, and the LORD brought the fear of him upon all nations.17Then the fame of David went out into all the lands; and the LORD brought the fear of him on all the nations.
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