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1 Chronicles 16 1 So they brought the Ark of God into the special tent David had prepared for it, and they sacrificed burnt offerings and peace offerings before God.
1 Chronicles 16 2 When he had finished, David blessed the people in the name of the LORD.
1 Chronicles 16 3 Then he gave a gift of food to every man and woman in Israel: a loaf of bread, a cake of dates, and a cake of raisins.
1 Chronicles 16 4 David appointed the following Levites to lead the people in worship before the Ark of the LORD by asking for his blessings and giving thanks and praise to the LORD, the God of Israel.
1 Chronicles 16 5 Asaph, the leader of this group, sounded the cymbals. His assistants were Zechariah (the second), then Jeiel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Mattithiah, Eliab, Benaiah, Obed-edom, and Jeiel. They played the harps and lyres.
1 Chronicles 16 6 The priests, Benaiah and Jahaziel, played the trumpets regularly before the Ark of God's covenant.
1 Chronicles 16 7 That day David gave to Asaph and his fellow Levites this song of thanksgiving to the LORD:
1 Chronicles 16 8 Give thanks to the LORD and proclaim his greatness. Let the whole world know what he has done.
1 Chronicles 16 9 Sing to him; yes, sing his praises. Tell everyone about his miracles.
1 Chronicles 16 10 Exult in his holy name; O worshipers of the LORD, rejoice!
1 Chronicles 16 11 Search for the LORD and for his strength, and keep on searching.
1 Chronicles 16 12 Think of the wonderful works he has done, the miracles, and the judgments he handed down,
1 Chronicles 16 13 O children of Israel, God's servant, O descendants of Jacob, God's chosen one.
1 Chronicles 16 14 He is the LORD our God. His rule is seen throughout the land.
1 Chronicles 16 15 He always stands by his covenant--the commitment he made to a thousand generations.
1 Chronicles 16 16 This is the covenant he made with Abraham and the oath he swore to Isaac.
1 Chronicles 16 17 He confirmed it to Jacob as a decree, to the people of Israel as a never-ending treaty:
1 Chronicles 16 18 "I will give you the land of Canaan as your special possession."
1 Chronicles 16 19 He said this when they were few in number, a tiny group of strangers in Canaan.
1 Chronicles 16 20 They wandered back and forth between nations, from one kingdom to another.
1 Chronicles 16 21 Yet he did not let anyone oppress them. He warned kings on their behalf:
1 Chronicles 16 22 "Do not touch these people I have chosen, and do not hurt my prophets."
1 Chronicles 16 23 Let the whole earth sing to the LORD! Each day proclaim the good news that he saves.
1 Chronicles 16 24 Publish his glorious deeds among the nations. Tell everyone about the amazing things he does.
1 Chronicles 16 25 Great is the LORD! He is most worthy of praise! He is to be revered above all gods.
1 Chronicles 16 26 The gods of other nations are merely idols, but the LORD made the heavens!
1 Chronicles 16 27 Honor and majesty surround him; strength and beauty are in his dwelling.
1 Chronicles 16 28 O nations of the world, recognize the LORD, recognize that the LORD is glorious and strong.
1 Chronicles 16 29 Give to the LORD the glory he deserves! Bring your offering and come to worship him. Worship the LORD in all his holy splendor.
1 Chronicles 16 30 Let all the earth tremble before him. The world is firmly established and cannot be shaken.
1 Chronicles 16 31 Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice! Tell all the nations that the LORD is king.
1 Chronicles 16 32 Let the sea and everything in it shout his praise! Let the fields and their crops burst forth with joy!
1 Chronicles 16 33 Let the trees of the forest rustle with praise before the LORD! For he is coming to judge the earth.
1 Chronicles 16 34 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever.
1 Chronicles 16 35 Cry out, "Save us, O God of our salvation! Gather and rescue us from among the nations, so we can thank your holy name and rejoice and praise you."
1 Chronicles 16 36 Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, from everlasting to everlasting! And all the people shouted "Amen!" and praised the LORD.
1 Chronicles 16 37 David arranged for Asaph and his fellow Levites to minister regularly before the Ark of the LORD's covenant, doing whatever needed to be done each day.
1 Chronicles 16 38 This group included Obed-edom (son of Jeduthun), Hosah, and sixty-eight other Levites as gatekeepers.
1 Chronicles 16 39 Meanwhile, David stationed Zadok the priest and his fellow priests at the Tabernacle of the LORD on the hill of Gibeon, where they continued to minister before the LORD.
1 Chronicles 16 40 They sacrificed the regular burnt offerings to the LORD each morning and evening on the altar set aside for that purpose, obeying everything written in the law of the LORD, which he had given to Israel.
1 Chronicles 16 41 David also appointed Heman, Jeduthun, and the others chosen by name to give thanks to the LORD, "for his faithful love endures forever."
1 Chronicles 16 42 They used their trumpets, cymbals, and other instruments to accompany the songs of praise to God. And the sons of Jeduthun were appointed as gatekeepers.
1 Chronicles 16 43 Then all the people returned to their homes, and David returned home to bless his family.