1Ch 13:1And David took counsel with the captains of the thousands and of the hundreds, with every leader.

1Ch 13:2And David said to all the congregation of Israel, If it seems good to you, and it is from Jehovah our God, let us send far and wide to our brothers who remain in all the land of Israel and to the priests and the Levites who are with them in their cities with pasture lands, that they may gather themselves to us.

1Ch 13:3And let us bring back the Ark of our God to ourselves, for we did not inquire of it in the days of Saul.

1Ch 13:4And all the congregation said that they would do so, for the matter was right in the sight of all the people.

1Ch 13:5And David gathered all Israel together from the Shihor of Egypt even to the entrance of Hamath to bring the Ark of God from Kiriath-jearim.

1Ch 13:6And David went up with all Israel to Baalah, that is, to Kiriath-jearim, which is Judah’s, to bring up from there the Ark of God, of Jehovah, who is enthroned between the cherubim, which is called by the Name;

1Ch 13:7And they set the Ark of God upon a new cart from the house of Abinadab, and Uzzah and Ahio drove the cart.

1Ch 13:8And David and all Israel played before God with all their strength, even with songs and with lyres and with harps and with tambourines and with cymbals and with trumpets.

1Ch 13:9And when they came to Chidon’s threshing floor, Uzzah stretched out his hand to take hold of the Ark; for the oxen had stumbled.

1Ch 13:10And the anger of Jehovah was kindled against Uzzah, and He struck him because he stretched out his hand to the Ark; and he died there before God.

1Ch 13:11And David was angry because Jehovah had broken forth with an outburst upon Uzzah, and he called that place Perez-uzzah, as it is to this day.

1Ch 13:12And David was afraid of God that day, saying, How shall I bring the Ark of God to myself?

1Ch 13:13So David did not remove the Ark to himself to the city of David, but he carried it aside into the house of Obed-edom the Gittite.

1Ch 13:14And the Ark of God remained with the house of Obed-edom in his house three months, and Jehovah blessed the house of Obed-edom and all that he had.

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