1 Chronicles 16:28-29

28 Ascribe to the LORD, all you families of nations, ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.
29 Ascribe to the LORD the glory due his name; bring an offering and come before him. Worship the LORD in the splendor of his[a] holiness.

1 Chronicles 16:28 in Other Translations

KJV
28 Give unto the LORD, ye kindreds of the people, give unto the LORD glory and strength.
ESV
28 Ascribe to the LORD, O clans of the peoples, ascribe to the LORD glory and strength!
NLT
28 O nations of the world, recognize the LORD, recognize that the LORD is glorious and strong.
MSG
28 Shout Bravo! to God, families of the peoples, in awe of the Glory, in awe of the Strength: Bravo!
CSB
28 Ascribe to the Lord, families of the peoples, ascribe to the Lord glory and strength.

1 Chronicles 16:28-29 Meaning and Commentary

INTRODUCTION TO 1 CHRONICLES 16

This chapter relates that David offered sacrifices when the ark was brought into his city, 1Ch 16:1-3 who were the singers he appointed to sing before it continually, 1Ch 16:4-6 and the song he that day composed and delivered to them to sing, 1Ch 16:7-36 and that he appointed not only proper persons to minister before the ark, but also before the tabernacle at Gibeon, 1Ch 16:37-43.

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1 Chronicles 16:28-29 In-Context

26 For all the gods of the nations are idols, but the LORD made the heavens.
27 Splendor and majesty are before him; strength and joy are in his dwelling place.
28 Ascribe to the LORD, all you families of nations, ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.
29 Ascribe to the LORD the glory due his name; bring an offering and come before him. Worship the LORD in the splendor of his holiness.
30 Tremble before him, all the earth! The world is firmly established; it cannot be moved.
31 Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; let them say among the nations, “The LORD reigns!”

Cross References 3

  • 1. Psalms 29:1-2
  • 2. Psalms 8:1
  • 3. 2 Chronicles 20:21; Psalms 29:1-2

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Or Lord"with the splendor of"
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