Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And he appointed certain of the Levites to minister before the ark of LORD, and to celebrate and to thank and praise LORD, the God of Israel:

New American Standard Bible

He appointed some of the Levites as ministers before the ark of the Lord, even to celebrate and to thank and praise the Lord God of Israel:

King James Version

And he appointed certain of the Levites to minister before the ark of the LORD, and to record, and to thank and praise the LORD God of Israel:

Holman Bible

David appointed some of the Levites to be ministers before the ark of the Lord, to celebrate the Lord God of Israel, and to give thanks and praise to Him.

International Standard Version

In the presence of the ark of the LORD, he appointed some of the descendants of Levi to minister continually by remembering, giving thanks, and praising the LORD God of Israel.

American Standard Version

And he appointed certain of the Levites to minister before the ark of Jehovah, and to celebrate and to thank and praise Jehovah, the God of Israel:

Amplified

He appointed some of the Levites to minister before the ark of the Lord and to profess [God’s name] and to thank and praise the Lord, the God of Israel:

Bible in Basic English

And he put some of the Levites before the ark of the Lord as servants, to keep the acts of the Lord in memory, and to give worship and praise to the Lord, the God of Israel:

Darby Translation

And he appointed certain of the Levites to do the service before the ark of Jehovah, and to celebrate, and to thank and praise Jehovah the God of Israel:

Julia Smith Translation

And he will give before the ark of Jehovah from the Levites serving, and for keeping in remembrance, and to confess and to praise to Jehovah God of Israel.

King James 2000

And he appointed certain of the Levites to minister before the ark of the LORD, and to invoke, and to thank and praise the LORD God of Israel:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then he appointed some of the Levites as ministers before the ark of Yahweh, to invoke, thank, and praise Yahweh the God of Israel.

Modern King James verseion

And he appointed certain of the Levites to minister before the ark of Jehovah, and to record, and to thank and praise Jehovah, the God of Israel:

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he appointed certain of the Levites to minister before the LORD, and to repeat, and to thank and praise the LORD God of Israel:

NET Bible

He appointed some of the Levites to serve before the ark of the Lord, to offer prayers, songs of thanks, and hymns to the Lord God of Israel.

New Heart English Bible

He appointed certain of the Levites to minister before the ark of the LORD, and to celebrate and to thank and praise the LORD, the God of Israel:

The Emphasized Bible

And he placed before the ark of Yahweh certain of the Levites, as attendants, - and to celebrate, and to give thanks and render praise, unto Yahweh, God of Israel;

Webster

And he appointed certain of the Levites to minister before the ark of the LORD, and to record, and to thank and praise the LORD God of Israel:

World English Bible

He appointed certain of the Levites to minister before the ark of Yahweh, and to celebrate and to thank and praise Yahweh, the God of Israel:

Youngs Literal Translation

And he putteth before the ark of Jehovah, of the Levites, ministers, even to make mention of, and to thank, and to give praise to Jehovah, God of Israel,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

certain of the Levites
לוי לויּי 
Leviyiy 
Usage: 283

שׁרת 
Sharath 
Usage: 99

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

the ark
ארן ארון 
'arown 
Usage: 202

of the Lord

Usage: 0

and to record
זכר 
Zakar 
Usage: 231

and to thank
ידה 
Yadah 
Usage: 114

the Lord

Usage: 0

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

References

Context Readings

The Ark Of The Covenant Placed In Its Tent

3 And he dealt to every one of Israel, both man and woman, to every one a loaf of bread, and a portion [of flesh], and a cake of raisins. 4 And he appointed certain of the Levites to minister before the ark of LORD, and to celebrate and to thank and praise LORD, the God of Israel: 5 Asaph the chief, and second to him Zechariah, Jeiel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Mattithiah, and Eliab, and Benaiah, and Obed-edom, and Jeiel, with psalteries and with harps, and Asaph with cymbals, sounding aloud,



Cross References

Genesis 17:7

And I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God to thee and to thy seed after thee.

Genesis 32:28

And he said, Thy name shall no more be called Jacob, but Israel, for thou have striven with God and with men, and have prevailed.

Genesis 33:20

And he erected an altar there, and called it El-Elohe-Israel.

Numbers 18:1-6

And LORD said to Aaron, Thou and thy sons and thy fathers' house with thee shall bear the iniquity of the sanctuary, and thou and thy sons with thee shall bear the iniquity of your priesthood.

1 Kings 8:15

And he said, Blessed be LORD, the God of Israel, who spoke with his mouth to David my father, and has with his hand fulfilled it, saying,

1 Chronicles 15:16

And David spoke to the chief of the Levites to appoint their brothers the singers, with instruments of music, psalteries and harps and cymbals, sounding aloud and lifting up the voice with joy.

1 Chronicles 16:8

O give thanks to LORD. Call upon his name. Make known his doings among the peoples.

1 Chronicles 16:37-42

So he left there, before the ark of the covenant of LORD, Asaph and his brothers, to minister before the ark continually, as every day's work required,

1 Chronicles 23:2-6

And he gathered together all the rulers of Israel, with the priests and the Levites.

1 Chronicles 23:27-32

For by the last words of David the sons of Levi were numbered, from twenty years old and upward.

1 Chronicles 24:3

And David with Zadok of the sons of Eleazar, and Ahimelech of the sons of Ithamar, divided them according to their ordering in their service.

Psalm 37:1

Fret not thyself because of evil-doers, nor be thou envious against those who work unrighteousness.

Psalm 70:1

[Hasten], O God, to deliver me. Make haste to help me, O LORD.

Psalm 72:18

Blessed be LORD God, the God of Israel, who alone does wondrous things.

Psalm 103:2

Bless LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits,

Psalm 105:5

Remember his marvelous works that he has done, his wonders, and the judgments of his mouth,

Psalm 106:48

Blessed be LORD, the God of Israel, from everlasting even to everlasting. And let all the people say, Amen. Praise ye LORD.

Isaiah 62:6-7

I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem. They shall never keep silent day nor night. Ye who are LORD's reminders, take ye no rest,

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