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Book of 1 Chronicles
King James Version
Ministering Before the Ark
16:11 Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually.
16:12 Remember his marvelous works that he hath done, his wonders, and the judgments of his mouth;
16:13 O ye seed of Israel his servant, ye children of Jacob, his chosen ones.
16:14 He is the LORD our God; his judgments are in all the earth.
16:15 Be ye mindful always of his covenant; the word which he commanded to a thousand generations;
16:16 Even of the covenant which he made with Abraham, and of his oath unto Isaac;
16:17 And hath confirmed the same to Jacob for a law, and to Israel for an everlasting covenant,
16:18 Saying, Unto thee will I give the land of Canaan, the lot of your inheritance;
16:19 When ye were but few, even a few, and strangers in it.
16:20 And when they went from nation to nation, and from one kingdom to another people;
16:21 He suffered no man to do them wrong: yea, he reproved kings for their sakes,
16:22 Saying, Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm.
16:23 Sing unto the LORD, all the earth; show forth from day to day his salvation.
16:24 Declare his glory among the heathen; his marvelous works among all nations.
16:25 For great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised: he also is to be feared above all gods.
16:26 For all the gods of the people are idols: but the LORD made the heavens.
16:27 Glory and honor are in his presence; strength and gladness are in his place.
16:28 Give unto the LORD, ye kindred of the people, give unto the LORD glory and strength.
16:30 Fear before him, all the earth: the world also shall be stable, that it be not moved.
16:31 Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice: and let men say among the nations, The LORD reigneth.
16:32 Let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof: let the fields rejoice, and all that is therein.
16:33 Then shall the trees of the wood sing out at the presence of the LORD, because he cometh to judge the earth.
16:34 O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever.
16:35 And say ye, Save us, O God of our salvation, and gather us together, and deliver us from the heathen, that we may give thanks to thy holy name, and glory in thy praise.
16:36 Blessed be the LORD God of Israel for ever and ever. And all the people said, Amen, and praised the LORD.
16:37 So he left there before the ark of the covenant of the LORD Asaph and his brethren, to minister before the ark continually, as every day's work required:
16:38 And Obededom with their brethren, threescore and eight; Obededom also the son of Jeduthun and Hosah to be porters:
16:39 And Zadok the priest, and his brethren the priests, before the tabernacle of the LORD in the high place that was at Gibeon,
16:40 To offer burnt offerings unto the LORD upon the altar of the burnt offering continually morning and evening, and to do according to all that is written in the law of the LORD, which he commanded Israel;
16:41 And with them Heman and Jeduthun, and the rest that were chosen, who were expressed by name, to give thanks to the LORD, because his mercy endureth for ever;
16:42 And with them Heman and Jeduthun with trumpets and cymbals for those that should make a sound, and with musical instruments of God. And the sons of Jeduthun were porters.
16:43 And all the people departed every man to his house: and David returned to bless his house.