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2 Samuel 6:12 NLT

12 Then King David was told, “The LORD has blessed Obed-edom’s household and everything he has because of the Ark of God.” So David went there and brought the Ark of God from the house of Obed-edom to the City of David with a great celebration.

Study tools for 2 Samuel 6:12

  • a 6:2 - Hebrew Baale of Judah, another name for Kiriath-jearim; compare 1 Chr 13:6 .
  • b 6:2 - Or the Ark of God where the Name is proclaimed—the name of the of Heaven’s Armies.
  • c 6:4 - As in Dead Sea Scrolls and some Greek manuscripts; Masoretic Text reads and they brought it from Abinadab’s house, which was on a hill, with the Ark of God.
  • d 6:5 - As in Dead Sea Scrolls and Greek version (see also 1 Chr 13:8 ); Masoretic Text reads before the with all manner of cypress wood.
  • e 6:7 - As in Dead Sea Scrolls; Masoretic Text reads because of his irreverence.
  • f 6:14 - Hebrew a linen ephod.
  • g 6:19 - Or a portion of meat. The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.