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1 Chronicles 14 ESV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 And Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar trees, also masons and carpenters to build a house for him. 1 Now Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, along with cedar logs, stonemasons and carpenters to build a palace for him.
2 And David knew that the LORD had established him as king over Israel, and that his kingdom was highly exalted for the sake of his people Israel. 2 And David knew that the LORD had established him as king over Israel and that his kingdom had been highly exalted for the sake of his people Israel.
3 And David took more wives in Jerusalem, and David fathered more sons and daughters. 3 In Jerusalem David took more wives and became the father of more sons and daughters.
4 These are the names of the children born to him in Jerusalem: Shammua, Shobab, Nathan, Solomon, 4 These are the names of the children born to him there: Shammua, Shobab, Nathan, Solomon,
5 Ibhar, Elishua, Elpelet, 5 Ibhar, Elishua, Elpelet,
6 Nogah, Nepheg, Japhia, 6 Nogah, Nepheg, Japhia,
7 Elishama, Beeliada and Eliphelet. 7 Elishama, Beeliada and Eliphelet.
8 When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed king over all Israel, all the Philistines went up to search for David. But David heard of it and went out against them. 8 When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed king over all Israel, they went up in full force to search for him, but David heard about it and went out to meet them.
9 Now the Philistines had come and made a raid in the Valley of Rephaim. 9 Now the Philistines had come and raided the Valley of Rephaim;
10 And David inquired of God, "Shall I go up against the Philistines? Will you give them into my hand?" And the LORD said to him, "Go up, and I will give them into your hand." 10 so David inquired of God: "Shall I go and attack the Philistines? Will you hand them over to me?" The LORD answered him, "Go, I will hand them over to you."
11 And he went up to Baal-perazim, and David struck them down there. And David said, "God has broken through my enemies by my hand, like a bursting flood." Therefore the name of that place is called Baal-perazim. 11 So David and his men went up to Baal Perazim, and there he defeated them. He said, "As waters break out, God has broken out against my enemies by my hand." So that place was called Baal Perazim.
12 And they left their gods there, and David gave command, and they were burned. 12 The Philistines had abandoned their gods there, and David gave orders to burn them in the fire.
13 And the Philistines yet again made a raid in the valley. 13 Once more the Philistines raided the valley;
14 And when David again inquired of God, God said to him, "You shall not go up after them; go around and come against them opposite the balsam trees. 14 so David inquired of God again, and God answered him, "Do not go straight up, but circle around them and attack them in front of the balsam trees.
15 And when you hear the sound of marching in the tops of the balsam trees, then go out to battle, for God has gone out before you to strike down the army of the Philistines." 15 As soon as you hear the sound of marching in the tops of the balsam trees, move out to battle, because that will mean God has gone out in front of you to strike the Philistine army."
16 And David did as God commanded him, and they struck down the Philistine army from Gibeon to Gezer. 16 So David did as God commanded him, and they struck down the Philistine army, all the way from Gibeon to Gezer.
17 And the fame of David went out into all lands, and the LORD brought the fear of him upon all nations. 17 So David's fame spread throughout every land, and the LORD made all the nations fear him.