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1 Chronicles 16

GNT 1 They took the Covenant Box to the tent which David had prepared for it and put it inside. Then they offered sacrifices 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. GNT 2 After David had finished offering the sacrifices, 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. GNT 3 and distributed food to them all. He gave each man and woman in Israel a loaf of bread, a piece of roasted meat, and some raisins. NIV 3 Then he gave a loaf of bread, a cake of dates and a cake of raisins to each Israelite man and woman. GNT 4 David appointed some of the Levites to lead the worship of the Lord, the God of Israel, in front of the Covenant Box, by singing and praising him. 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: GNT 5 Asaph was appointed leader, with Zechariah as his assistant. Jeiel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Mattithiah, Eliab, Benaiah, Obed Edom, and Jeiel were to play harps. Asaph was to sound the cymbals, 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, GNT 6 and two priests, Benaiah and Jahaziel, were to blow trumpets regularly in front of the Covenant Box. NIV 6 and Benaiah and Jahaziel the priests were to blow the trumpets regularly before the ark of the covenant of God. GNT 7 It was then that David first gave Asaph and the other Levites the responsibility for 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: GNT 8 Give thanks to the Lord, proclaim his greatness; 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. GNT 9 Sing praise to the Lord; tell the wonderful things he has done. NIV 9 Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts. GNT 10 Be glad that we belong to him; let all who worship him rejoice! NIV 10 Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the LORD rejoice. GNT 11 Go to the Lord for help, and worship him continually. NIV 11 Look to the LORD and his strength; seek his face always. GNT 12 You descendants of Jacob, God's servant, descendants of Israel, whom God chose, remember the miracles that God performed and the judgments that he gave. NIV 12 Remember the wonders he has done, his miracles, and the judgments he pronounced, GNT 14 The Lord is our God; his commands are for all the world. NIV 14 He is the LORD our God; his judgments are in all the earth. GNT 15 Never forget God's covenant, which he made to last forever, NIV 15 He remembers his covenant forever, the promise he made, for a thousand generations, GNT 16 the covenant he made with Abraham, the promise he made to Isaac. NIV 16 the covenant he made with Abraham, the oath he swore to Isaac. GNT 17 The Lord made a covenant with Jacob, one that will last forever. NIV 17 He confirmed it to Jacob as a decree, to Israel as an everlasting covenant: GNT 18 "I will give you the land of Canaan," he said. "It will be your own possession." NIV 18 “To you I will give the land of Canaan as the portion you will inherit.” GNT 19 God's people were few in number, strangers in the land of Canaan. NIV 19 When they were but few in number, few indeed, and strangers in it, GNT 20 They wandered from country to country, from one kingdom to another. NIV 20 they wandered from nation to nation, from one kingdom to another. GNT 21 But God let no one oppress them; to protect them, he warned the kings: NIV 21 He allowed no one to oppress them; for their sake he rebuked kings: GNT 22 "Don't harm my chosen servants; do not touch my prophets." NIV 22 “Do not touch my anointed ones; do my prophets no harm.” GNT 23 Sing to the Lord, all the world! Proclaim every day the good news that he has saved us. NIV 23 Sing to the LORD, all the earth; proclaim his salvation day after day. GNT 24 Proclaim his glory to the nations, his mighty deeds to all peoples. NIV 24 Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples. GNT 25 The Lord is great and is to be highly praised; he is to be honored 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. GNT 26 The gods of all other nations are only idols, but the Lord created the heavens. NIV 26 For all the gods of the nations are idols, but the LORD made the heavens. GNT 27 Glory and majesty surround him, power and joy fill his Temple. NIV 27 Splendor and majesty are before him; strength and joy are in his dwelling place. GNT 28 Praise the Lord, all people on earth, praise his glory and might. NIV 28 Ascribe to the LORD, all you families of nations, ascribe to the LORD glory and strength. GNT 29 Praise the Lord's glorious name; bring an offering and come into his Temple. Bow down before the Holy One when he appears; 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. GNT 30 tremble before him, all the earth! The earth is set firmly in place and cannot be moved. NIV 30 Tremble before him, all the earth! The world is firmly established; it cannot be moved. GNT 31 Be glad, earth and sky! Tell the nations that the Lord is king. NIV 31 Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; let them say among the nations, “The LORD reigns!” GNT 32 Roar, sea, and every creature in you; be glad, fields, and everything in you! NIV 32 Let the sea resound, and all that is in it; let the fields be jubilant, and everything in them! GNT 33 The trees in the woods will shout for joy when the Lord comes to rule the earth. NIV 33 Let the trees of the forest sing, let them sing for joy before the LORD, for he comes to judge the earth. GNT 34 Give thanks to the Lord, because he is good; his love is eternal. NIV 34 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever. GNT 35 Say to him, "Save us, O God our Savior; gather us together; rescue us from the nations, so that we may be thankful and praise your holy name." 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.” GNT 36 Praise the Lord, the God of Israel! Praise him now and forever! Then 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.” GNT 37 King David put Asaph and the other Levites in permanent charge of the worship that was held at the place where the Covenant Box was kept. They were to perform their duties there day by 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. GNT 38 Obed Edom son of Jeduthun and sixty-eight men of his clan were to assist them. Hosah and Obed Edom were in charge of guarding the gates. 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. GNT 39 Zadok the priest and his fellow priests, however, were in charge of the worship 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 GNT 40 Every morning and evening they were to burn sacrifices whole on the altar in accordance with what was written in the Law which the Lord gave to 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. GNT 41 There with them were Heman and Jeduthun and the others who were specifically chosen to sing praises to the Lord for his eternal love. 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.” GNT 42 Heman and Jeduthun also had charge of the trumpets and cymbals and the other instruments which were played when the songs of praise were sung. The members of Jeduthun's clan were in charge of guarding 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. GNT 43 Then everyone went home, and David went home to spend some time with his family. NIV 43 Then all the people left, each for their own home, and David returned home to bless his family.

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