1 Chronicles 16:1-8 NIV

1 They brought the ark of God and set it inside the tent that David had pitched1 for it, and they presented burnt offerings and fellowship offeringsa before God.

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    • a 16:1 - Traditionally "peace offerings"; also in verse 2
      2 After David had finished sacrificing the burnt offerings and fellowship offerings, he blessed2 the people in the name of the LORD.

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      3 Then he gave a loaf of bread, a cake of dates and a cake of raisins3 to each Israelite man and woman.

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      4 He appointed some of the Levites to minister4 before the ark of the LORD, to make petition, to give thanks, and to praise the LORD, the God of Israel:

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      5 Asaph was the chief, Zechariah second, then Jeiel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Mattithiah, Eliab, Benaiah, Obed-Edom and Jeiel. They were to play the lyres and harps, Asaph was to sound the cymbals,
      6 and Benaiah and Jahaziel the priests were to blow the trumpets regularly before the ark of the covenant of God.

      David's Psalm of Thanks

      16:8-22pp -- Ps 105:1-15 16:23-33pp -- Ps 96:1-13 16:34-36pp -- Ps 106:1,47-48

      7 That day David first committed to Asaph and his associates this psalm5 of thanks to the LORD:

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      8 Give thanks6 to the LORD, call on his name; make known among the nations7 what he has done.

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