Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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:

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 distributed a loaf of bread, a date bar, and a raisin bar to every person in Israel that is, to each man and to each woman. 4 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. 5 Their director Asaph played cymbals, and next to him was Zechariah, followed by Jeiel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Mattithiah, Eliab, Benaiah, Obed-edom, and Jeiel, who played harps and lyres.



Cross References

Genesis 17:7

I'm establishing my covenant between me and you, and with your descendants who come after you, generation after generation, as an eternal covenant, to be your God and your descendants' God after you.

Genesis 32:28

"Your name won't be Jacob anymore," the man replied, "but Israel, because you exerted yourself against both God and men, and you've emerged victorious."

Genesis 33:20

set up an altar, and named it El-elohe-israel.

Numbers 18:1-6

Later, the LORD told Aaron, "You, your sons, and your father's tribe with you are to bear the iniquity of the sanctuary. Also, you and your sons with you are to bear the iniquity of your priesthood.

1 Kings 8:15

Then Solomon prayed: "Blessed is the LORD God of Israel, who made a commitment to my father David and then personally fulfilled what he had promised when he said:

1 Chronicles 15:16

David also told the leaders of the descendants of Levi to appoint their relatives as singers, to play musical instruments such as harps, lyres, and cymbals, and to keep sounding aloud with joyful voices.

1 Chronicles 16:8

Give thanks to the LORD, calling on his name. Make what he has done known among the people.

1 Chronicles 16:37-42

Later David left the presence of the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD so Asaph and his fellow descendants of Levi could serve the ark there continually each day, doing whatever was required.

1 Chronicles 23:2-6

David then gathered together all of the leaders of Israel, including the priests and descendants of Levi.

1 Chronicles 23:27-32

Since, according to David's final instructions, the list above contains the total number of descendants of Levi from the age of 20 years and upward,

1 Chronicles 24:3

Along with Zadok, one of Eleazar's descendants, and Ahimelech, one of Ithamar's descendants, David organized their service according to their assigned responsibilities.

Psalm 37:1

Don't be angry because of those who do evil, do not be jealous because of those who commit iniquity.

Psalm 70:1

God, come to my rescue. LORD, hurry to help me.

Psalm 72:18

Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, who alone does awesome deeds.

Psalm 103:2

Bless the LORD, my soul, and never forget any of his benefits:

Psalm 105:5

Remember his awesome deeds that he has done, his wonders and the judgments he declared.

Psalm 106:48

Blessed are you, LORD God of Israel, from eternity to eternity; Let all the people say, "Amen!" Hallelujah!

Isaiah 62:6-7

"Upon your walls, Jerusalem, I have posted watchmen; all day and all night they won't remain silent. You who make mention of the LORD, take no rest,

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