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1 Chronicles 15:1-7 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 David built houses for himself in the city of David; and he prepared a place for the ark of God, and pitched a tent for it. 1 After David had constructed buildings for himself in the City of David, he prepared a place for the ark of God and pitched a tent for it.
2 Then David said, "No one but the Levites may carry the ark of God, for the LORD chose them to carry the ark of the LORD and to minister to him for ever." 2 Then David said, "No one but the Levites may carry the ark of God, because the LORD chose them to carry the ark of the LORD and to minister before him forever."
3 And David assembled all Israel at Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of the LORD to its place, which he had prepared for it. 3 David assembled all Israel in Jerusalem to bring up the ark of the LORD to the place he had prepared for it.
4 And David gathered together the sons of Aaron and the Levites: 4 He called together the descendants of Aaron and the Levites:
5 of the sons of Kohath, Uri'el the chief, with a hundred and twenty of his brethren; 5 From the descendants of Kohath, Uriel the leader and 120 relatives;
6 of the sons of Merar'i, Asai'ah the chief, with two hundred and twenty of his brethren; 6 from the descendants of Merari, Asaiah the leader and 220 relatives;
7 of the sons of Gershom, Jo'el the chief, with a hundred and thirty of his brethren; 7 from the descendants of Gershon, Joel the leader and 130 relatives;