1 Chronicles 15:1-7 NIV

The Ark Brought to Jerusalem

15:25-16:3pp -- 2Sa 6:12-19

1 After David had constructed buildings for himself in the City of David, he prepared1 a place for the ark of God and pitched2 a tent for it.

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2 Then David said, "No one but the Levites3 may carry4 the ark of God, because the LORD chose them to carry the ark of the LORD and to minister5 before him forever."

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3 David assembled all Israel6 in Jerusalem to bring up the ark of the LORD to the place he had prepared for it.

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4 He called together the descendants of Aaron and the Levites:7

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5 From the descendants of Kohath, Uriel8 the leader and 120 relatives;

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6 from the descendants of Merari, Asaiah the leader and 220 relatives;
7 from the descendants of Gershon,a Joel the leader and 130 relatives;

References for 1 Chronicles 15:7

    • a 15:7 - Hebrew "Gershom," a variant of "Gershon"