Bible VersionsNAS2 Samuel 2:5; 2 Samuel 6:11-12; 2 Samuel 6:18; 2 Samuel 6:20; 2 Samuel 7:29; 2 Samuel 8:10; 2 Samuel 13:25; 2 Samuel 14:22; 2 Samuel 18:28; 2 Samuel 19:39; 2 Samuel 21:3; 2 Samuel 22:47
2 Samuel 2:5; 2 Samuel 6:11-12; 2 Samuel 6:18; 2 Samuel 6:20; 2 Samuel 7:29; 2 Samuel 8:10; 2 Samuel 13:25; 2 Samuel 14:22; 2 Samuel 18:28; 2 Samuel 19:39; 2 Samuel 21:3; 2 Samuel 22:47 (New American Standard)
Now it was told King David, saying, "The LORD has blessed the house of Obed-edom and all that belongs to him, on account of the ark of God." David went and brought up the ark of God from the house of Obed-edom into the city of David with gladness.
But when David returned to bless his household, Michal the daughter of Saul came out to meet David and said, "How the king of Israel distinguished himself today ! He uncovered himself today in the eyes of his servants' maids as one of the foolish ones shamelessly uncovers himself!"
"Now therefore, may it please You to bless the house of Your servant, that it may continue forever before You. For You, O Lord GOD, have spoken ; and with Your blessing may the house of Your servant be blessed forever."
Toi sent Joram his son to King David to greet him and bless him, because he had fought against Hadadezer and defeated him; for Hadadezer had been at war with Toi. And Joram brought with him articles of silver, of gold and of bronze.
Joab fell on his face to the ground, prostrated himself and blessed the king ; then Joab said, "Today your servant knows that I have found favor in your sight, O my lord, the king, in that the king has performed the request of his servant."
Ahimaaz called and said to the king, "All is well." And he prostrated himself before the king with his face to the ground. And he said, "Blessed is the LORD your God, who has delivered up the men who lifted their hands against my lord the king."