1 Chronicles 16:41

41 With them were 1Heman and Jeduthun 2and the rest of those chosen and 3expressly named to give thanks to the LORD, 4for his steadfast love endures forever.

1 Chronicles 16:41 Meaning and Commentary

1 Chronicles 16:41

And with them
That is, with Zadok, and the priests with him at Gibeon:

he left Heman and Jeduthun:
or Ethan, two principal singers:

and the rest that were chosen, who were expressed by name;
see ( 1 Chronicles 16:18 1 Chronicles 16:20 1 Chronicles 16:21 )

to give thanks to the Lord, because his mercy endureth for ever;
to praise him for his benefits, flowing from his grace and mercy continually.

1 Chronicles 16:41 In-Context

39 And he left Zadok the priest and his brothers the priests before the tabernacle of the LORD in the high place that was at Gibeon
40 to offer burnt offerings to the LORD on the altar of burnt offering regularly morning and evening, to do all that is written in the Law of the LORD that he commanded Israel.
41 With them were Heman and Jeduthun and the rest of those chosen and expressly named to give thanks to the LORD, for his steadfast love endures forever.
42 Heman and Jeduthun had trumpets and cymbals for the music and instruments for sacred song. The sons of Jeduthun were appointed to the gate.
43 Then all the people departed each to his house, and David went home to bless his household.

Cross References 4

  • 1. See 1 Chronicles 6:33
  • 2. [1 Chronicles 25:1, 3, 6]
  • 3. Numbers 1:17
  • 4. 2 Chronicles 5:13; 2 Chronicles 7:3, 6; 2 Chronicles 20:21; Ezra 3:11; Jeremiah 33:11; See ver. 34
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