2 Samuel 6:12-19 NIV

12 Now King David1 was told, "The LORD has blessed the household of Obed-Edom and everything he has, because of the ark of God." So David went down and brought up the ark of God from the house of Obed-Edom to the City of David with rejoicing.

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13 When those who were carrying the ark of the LORD had taken six steps, he sacrificed2 a bull and a fattened calf.

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14 David, wearing a linen ephod,3 danced4 before the LORD with all his might,

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15 while he and the entire house of Israel brought up the ark of the LORD with shouts5 and the sound of trumpets.6

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16 As the ark of the LORD was entering the City of David,7 Michal8 daughter of Saul watched from a window. And when she saw King David leaping and dancing before the LORD, she despised him in her heart.

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17 They brought the ark of the LORD and set it in its place inside the tent that David had pitched for it,9 and David sacrificed burnt offerings10 and fellowship offeringsa before the LORD.

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    • f 6:17 - Traditionally "peace offerings"; also in verse 18
      18 After he had finished sacrificing11 the burnt offerings and fellowship offerings, he blessed12 the people in the name of the LORD Almighty.

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      19 Then he gave a loaf of bread, a cake of dates and a cake of raisins13 to each person in the whole crowd of Israelites, both men and women.14 And all the people went to their homes.

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