And let us bring again the ark of our God to us
The symbol of the divine Presence, than which nothing was more
desirable to David, and he chose to begin his reign overall
Israel with it: for we inquired not at it in the days of
he being indifferent to religion, and careless about it, and the
enjoyment of the presence of God, and having direction from him;
and the people also content with worship at the tabernacle at
Gibeah, though the token of the divine Presence was absent.