1 Chronicles 5:18; 1 Chronicles 10:4-5; 1 Chronicles 10:9; 1 Chronicles 10:12; 1 Chronicles 11:18; 1 Chronicles 11:39; 1 Chronicles 12:24; 1 Chronicles 14:2; 1 Chronicles 15:2; 1 Chronicles 15:15; 1 Chronicles 15:26-27; 1 Chronicles 16:29; 1 Chronicles 18:2; 1 Chronicles 18:6; 1 Chronicles 18:11; 1 Chronicles 21:16; 1 Chronicles 21:24; 1 Chronicles 23:22; 1 Chronicles 23:26; 1 Chronicles 27:23
The sons of Reuben, and the Gadites, and half the tribe of Manasseh, of valiant men, men able to bear buckler and sword, and to shoot with bow, and skilful in war, were four and forty thousand seven hundred and threescore, that went out to the war.
Then said Saul to his armourbearer , Draw thy sword, and thrust me through therewith; lest these uncircumcised come and abuse me. But his armourbearer would not; for he was sore afraid . So Saul took a sword, and fell upon it.
And when his armourbearer saw that Saul was dead , he fell likewise on the sword, and died .
And when they had stripped him, they took his head, and his armour, and sent into the land of the Philistines round about, to carry tidings unto their idols, and to the people.
They arose , all the valiant men, and took away the body of Saul, and the bodies of his sons, and brought them to Jabesh, and buried their bones under the oak in Jabesh, and fasted seven days.
And the three brake through the host of the Philistines, and drew water out of the well of Bethlehem, that was by the gate, and took it, and brought it to David: but David would not drink of it, but poured it out to the LORD,
Zelek the Ammonite, Naharai the Berothite, the armourbearer of Joab the son of Zeruiah,
The children of Judah that bare shield and spear were six thousand and eight hundred, ready armed to the war.
And David perceived that the LORD had confirmed him king over Israel, for his kingdom was lifted up on high, because of his people Israel.
Then David said , None ought to carry the ark of God but the Levites: for them hath the LORD chosen to carry the ark of God, and to minister unto him for ever.
And the children of the Levites bare the ark of God upon their shoulders with the staves thereon, as Moses commanded according to the word of the LORD.
And it came to pass, when God helped the Levites that bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD, that they offered seven bullocks and seven rams.
And David was clothed with a robe of fine linen, and all the Levites that bare the ark, and the singers , and Chenaniah the master of the song with the singers : David also had upon him an ephod of linen.
Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name: bring an offering, and come before him: worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.
And he smote Moab; and the Moabites became David's servants, and brought gifts.
Then David put garrisons in Syriadamascus ; and the Syrians became David's servants, and brought gifts. Thus the LORD preserved David whithersoever he went .
Them also king David dedicated unto the LORD, with the silver and the gold that he brought from all these nations; from Edom, and from Moab, and from the children of Ammon, and from the Philistines, and from Amalek.
And David lifted up his eyes, and saw the angel of the LORD stand between the earth and the heaven, having a drawn sword in his hand stretched out over Jerusalem. Then David and the elders of Israel, who were clothed in sackcloth, fell upon their faces.
And king David said to Ornan, Nay; but I will verily buy it for the full price: for I will not take that which is thine for the LORD, nor offer burnt offerings without cost.
And Eleazar died , and had no sons, but daughters: and their brethren the sons of Kish took them.
And also unto the Levites; they shall no more carry the tabernacle, nor any vessels of it for the service thereof.
But David took not the number of them from twenty years old and under: because the LORD had said he would increase Israel like to the stars of the heavens.