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013:015:001
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.


013:015:002
Then David said,
None ought to carry the ark of God but the Levites:
for them hath the LORD chosen to carry the ark of God,
and to minister unto him for ever.


013:015:003
And David gathered all Israel together to Jerusalem,
to bring up the ark of the LORD unto his place,
which he had prepared for it.


013:015:004
And David assembled the children of Aaron,
and the Levites:


013:015:005
Of the sons of Kohath;
Uriel the chief,
and his brethren an hundred and twenty:


013:015:006
Of the sons of Merari;
Asaiah the chief,
and his brethren two hundred and twenty:


013:015:007
Of the sons of Gershom;
Joel the chief and his brethren an hundred and thirty:


013:015:008
Of the sons of Elizaphan;
Shemaiah the chief,
and his brethren two hundred:


013:015:009
Of the sons of Hebron;
Eliel the chief,
and his brethren fourscore:


013:015:010
Of the sons of Uzziel;
Amminadab the chief,
and his brethren an hundred and twelve.


013:015:011
And David called for Zadok and Abiathar the priests,
and for the Levites,
for Uriel,
Asaiah,
and Joel,
Shemaiah,
and Eliel,
and Amminadab,


013:015:012
And said unto them,
Ye are the chief of the fathers of the Levites:
sanctify yourselves,
both ye and your brethren,
that ye may bring up the ark of the LORD God of Israel unto the place that I have prepared for it.


013:015:013
For because ye did it not at the first,
the LORD our God made a breach upon us,
for that we sought him not after the due order.


013:015:014
So the priests and the Levites sanctified themselves to bring up the ark of the LORD God of Israel.


013:015:015
And the children of the Levites bare the ark of God upon their shoulders with the staves thereon,
as Moses commanded according to the word of the LORD.


013:015:016
And David spake to the chief of the Levites to appoint their brethren to be the singers with instruments of musick,
psalteries and harps and cymbals,
sounding,
by lifting up the voice with joy.


013:015:017
So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel;
and of his brethren,
Asaph the son of Berechiah;
and of the sons of Merari their brethren,
Ethan the son of Kushaiah;


013:015:018
And with them their brethren of the second degree,
Zechariah,
Ben,
and Jaaziel,
and Shemiramoth,
and Jehiel,
and Unni,
Eliab,
and Benaiah,
and Maaseiah,
and Mattithiah,
and Elipheleh,
and Mikneiah,
and Obededom,
and Jeiel,
the porters.


013:015:019
So the singers,
Heman,
Asaph,
and Ethan,
were appointed to sound with cymbals of brass;


013:015:020
And Zechariah,
and Aziel,
and Shemiramoth,
and Jehiel,
and Unni,
and Eliab,
and Maaseiah,
and Benaiah,
with psalteries on Alamoth;


013:015:021
And Mattithiah,
and Elipheleh,
and Mikneiah,
and Obededom,
and Jeiel,
and Azaziah,
with harps on the Sheminith to excel.


013:015:022
And Chenaniah,
chief of the Levites,
was for song:
he instructed about the song,
because he was skilful.


013:015:023
And Berechiah and Elkanah were doorkeepers for the ark.


013:015:024
And Shebaniah,
and Jehoshaphat,
and Nethaneel,
and Amasai,
and Zechariah,
and Benaiah,
and Eliezer,
the priests,
did blow with the trumpets before the ark of God:
and Obededom and Jehiah were doorkeepers for the ark.


013:015:025
So David,
and the elders of Israel,
and the captains over thousands,
went to bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of the house of Obededom with joy.


013:015:026
And it came to pass,
when God helped the Levites that bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD,
that they offered seven bullocks and seven rams.


013:015:027
And David was clothed with a robe of fine linen,
and all the Levites that bare the ark,
and the singers,
and Chenaniah the master of the song with the singers:
David also had upon him an ephod of linen.


013:015:028
Thus all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of the LORD with shouting,
and with sound of the cornet,
and with trumpets,
and with cymbals,
making a noise with psalteries and harps.


013:015:029
And it came to pass,
as the ark of the covenant of the LORD came to the city of David,
that Michal,
the daughter of Saul looking out at a window saw king David dancing and playing:
and she despised him in her heart.


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