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1 Chronicles 16

NCV 1 They brought the Ark of God and put it inside the tent that David had set up for it. Then they offered burnt offerings and fellowship offerings to God. NIV 1 They brought the ark of God and set it inside the tent that David had pitched for it, and they presented burnt offerings and fellowship offerings before God. NCV 2 When David had finished giving the burnt offerings and fellowship offerings, he blessed the people in the name of the Lord. NIV 2 After David had finished sacrificing the burnt offerings and fellowship offerings, he blessed the people in the name of the LORD. NCV 3 He gave a loaf of bread, some dates, and raisins to every Israelite man and woman. NIV 3 Then he gave a loaf of bread, a cake of dates and a cake of raisins to each Israelite man and woman. NCV 4 Then David appointed some of the Levites to serve before the Ark of the Lord. They had the job of leading the worship and giving thanks and praising the Lord, the God of Israel. NIV 4 He appointed some of the Levites to minister before the ark of the LORD, to extol, thank, and praise the LORD, the God of Israel: NCV 5 Asaph, who played the cymbals, was the leader. Zechariah was second to him. The other Levites were Jaaziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Mattithiah, Eliab, Benaiah, Obed-Edom, and Jeiel. They played the lyres and harps. NIV 5 Asaph was the chief, and next to him in rank were Zechariah, then Jaaziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Mattithiah, Eliab, Benaiah, Obed-Edom and Jeiel. They were to play the lyres and harps, Asaph was to sound the cymbals, NCV 6 Benaiah and Jahaziel were priests who blew the trumpets regularly before the Ark of the Agreement with God. NIV 6 and Benaiah and Jahaziel the priests were to blow the trumpets regularly before the ark of the covenant of God. NCV 7 That day David first gave Asaph and his relatives the job of singing praises to the Lord. NIV 7 That day David first appointed Asaph and his associates to give praise to the LORD in this manner: NCV 8 Give thanks to the Lord and pray to him. Tell the nations what he has done. NIV 8 Give praise to the LORD, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done. NCV 9 Sing to him; sing praises to him. Tell about all his miracles. NIV 9 Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts. NCV 10 Be glad that you are his; let those who seek the Lord be happy. NIV 10 Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the LORD rejoice. NCV 11 Depend on the Lord and his strength; always go to him for help. NIV 11 Look to the LORD and his strength; seek his face always. NCV 12 Remember the miracles he has done, his wonders, and his decisions. NIV 12 Remember the wonders he has done, his miracles, and the judgments he pronounced, NCV 13 You are the descendants of his servant, Israel; you are the children of Jacob, his chosen people. NIV 13 you his servants, the descendants of Israel, his chosen ones, the children of Jacob. NCV 14 He is the Lord our God. His laws are for all the world. NIV 14 He is the LORD our God; his judgments are in all the earth. NCV 15 He will keep his agreement forever; he will keep his promises always. NIV 15 He remembers his covenant forever, the promise he made, for a thousand generations, NCV 16 He will keep the agreement he made with Abraham and the promise he made to Isaac. NIV 16 the covenant he made with Abraham, the oath he swore to Isaac. NCV 17 He made it a law for the people of Jacob; he made it an agreement with Israel to last forever. NIV 17 He confirmed it to Jacob as a decree, to Israel as an everlasting covenant: NCV 18 He said, "I will give the land of Canaan to you, to belong to you." NIV 18 “To you I will give the land of Canaan as the portion you will inherit.” NCV 19 Then God's people were few in number, and they were strangers in the land. NIV 19 When they were but few in number, few indeed, and strangers in it, NCV 20 They went from one nation to another, from one kingdom to another. NIV 20 they wandered from nation to nation, from one kingdom to another. NCV 21 But he did not let anyone hurt them; he warned kings not to harm them. NIV 21 He allowed no one to oppress them; for their sake he rebuked kings: NCV 22 He said, "Don't touch my chosen people, and don't harm my prophets." NIV 22 “Do not touch my anointed ones; do my prophets no harm.” NCV 23 Sing to the Lord, all the earth. Every day tell how he saves us. NIV 23 Sing to the LORD, all the earth; proclaim his salvation day after day. NCV 24 Tell the nations about his glory; tell all peoples the miracles he does. NIV 24 Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples. NCV 25 The Lord is great; he should be praised. He should be respected more than all the gods. NIV 25 For great is the LORD and most worthy of praise; he is to be feared above all gods. NCV 26 All the gods of the nations are only idols, but the Lord made the skies. NIV 26 For all the gods of the nations are idols, but the LORD made the heavens. NCV 27 He has glory and majesty; he has power and joy in his Temple. NIV 27 Splendor and majesty are before him; strength and joy are in his dwelling place. NCV 28 Praise the Lord, all nations on earth. Praise the Lord's glory and power; NIV 28 Ascribe to the LORD, all you families of nations, ascribe to the LORD glory and strength. NCV 29 praise the glory of the Lord's name. Bring an offering and come to him. Worship the Lord because he is holy. NIV 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. NCV 30 Tremble before him, everyone on earth. The earth is set, and it cannot be moved. NIV 30 Tremble before him, all the earth! The world is firmly established; it cannot be moved. NCV 31 Let the skies rejoice and the earth be glad. Let people everywhere say, "The Lord is king!" NIV 31 Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; let them say among the nations, “The LORD reigns!” NCV 32 Let the sea and everything in it shout; let the fields and everything in them rejoice. NIV 32 Let the sea resound, and all that is in it; let the fields be jubilant, and everything in them! NCV 33 Then the trees of the forest will sing for joy before the Lord. They will sing because he is coming to judge the world. NIV 33 Let the trees of the forest sing, let them sing for joy before the LORD, for he comes to judge the earth. NCV 34 Thank the Lord because he is good. His love continues forever. NIV 34 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever. NCV 35 Say to him, "Save us, God our Savior, and bring us back and save us from other nations. Then we will thank you and will gladly praise you." NIV 35 Cry out, “Save us, God our Savior; gather us and deliver us from the nations, that we may give thanks to your holy name, and glory in your praise.” NCV 36 Praise the Lord, the God of Israel. He always was and always will be. All the people said "Amen" and praised the Lord. NIV 36 Praise be to the LORD, the God of Israel, from everlasting to everlasting. Then all the people said “Amen” and “Praise the LORD.” NCV 37 Then David left Asaph and the other Levites there in front of the Ark of the Agreement with the Lord. They were to serve there every day. NIV 37 David left Asaph and his associates before the ark of the covenant of the LORD to minister there regularly, according to each day’s requirements. NCV 38 David also left Obed-Edom and sixty-eight other Levites to serve with them. Hosah and Obed-Edom son of Jeduthun were guards. NIV 38 He also left Obed-Edom and his sixty-eight associates to minister with them. Obed-Edom son of Jeduthun, and also Hosah, were gatekeepers. NCV 39 David left Zadok the priest and the other priests who served with him in front of the Tent of the Lord at the place of worship in Gibeon. NIV 39 David left Zadok the priest and his fellow priests before the tabernacle of the LORD at the high place in Gibeon NCV 40 Every morning and evening they offered burnt offerings on the altar of burnt offerings, following the rules written in the Teachings of the Lord, which he had given Israel. NIV 40 to present burnt offerings to the LORD on the altar of burnt offering regularly, morning and evening, in accordance with everything written in the Law of the LORD, which he had given Israel. NCV 41 With them were Heman and Jeduthun and other Levites. They were chosen by name to sing praises to the Lord because his love continues forever. NIV 41 With them were Heman and Jeduthun and the rest of those chosen and designated by name to give thanks to the LORD, “for his love endures forever.” NCV 42 Heman and Jeduthun also had the job of playing the trumpets and cymbals and other musical instruments when songs were sung to God. Jeduthun's sons guarded the gates. NIV 42 Heman and Jeduthun were responsible for the sounding of the trumpets and cymbals and for the playing of the other instruments for sacred song. The sons of Jeduthun were stationed at the gate. NCV 43 Then all the people left. Each person went home, and David also went home to bless the people in his home. NIV 43 Then all the people left, each for their own home, and David returned home to bless his family.

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