Parallel Verses

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 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.

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:

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 He then handed out to each Israelite man and woman a loaf of bread, a date cake, and a raisin cake. 4 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. 5 Asaph was the leader and Zechariah second in command, followed by Jeiel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Mattithiah, Eliab, Benaiah, Obed-Edom, and Jeiel. They were to play stringed instruments; Asaph was to sound the cymbals;



Cross References

Genesis 17:7

I will confirm my covenant as a perpetual covenant between me and you. It will extend to your descendants after you throughout their generations. I will be your God and the God of your descendants after you.

Genesis 32:28

"No longer will your name be Jacob," the man told him, "but Israel, because you have fought with God and with men and have prevailed."

Genesis 33:20

There he set up an altar and called it "The God of Israel is God."

Numbers 18:1-6

The Lord said to Aaron, "You and your sons and your tribe with you must bear the iniquity of the sanctuary, and you and your sons with you must bear the iniquity of your priesthood.

1 Kings 8:15

He said, "The Lord God of Israel is worthy of praise because he has fulfilled what he promised my father David.

1 Chronicles 15:16

David told the leaders of the Levites to appoint some of their relatives as musicians; they were to play various instruments, including stringed instruments and cymbals, and to sing loudly and joyfully.

1 Chronicles 16:8

Give thanks to the Lord! Call on his name! Make known his accomplishments among the nations!

1 Chronicles 16:37-42

David left Asaph and his colleagues there before the ark of the Lord's covenant to serve before the ark regularly and fulfill each day's requirements,

1 Chronicles 23:2-6

David assembled all the leaders of Israel, along with the priests and the Levites.

1 Chronicles 23:27-32

According to David's final instructions, the Levites twenty years old and up were counted.

1 Chronicles 24:3

David, Zadok (a descendant of Eleazar), and Ahimelech (a descendant of Ithamar) divided them into groups to carry out their assigned responsibilities.

Psalm 37:1

By David. Do not fret when wicked men seem to succeed! Do not envy evildoers!

Psalm 70:1

For the music director; by David; written to get God's attention. O God, please be willing to rescue me! O Lord, hurry and help me!

Psalm 72:18

The Lord God, the God of Israel, deserves praise! He alone accomplishes amazing things!

Psalm 103:2

Praise the Lord, O my soul! Do not forget all his kind deeds!

Psalm 105:5

Recall the miraculous deeds he performed, his mighty acts and the judgments he decreed,

Psalm 106:48

The Lord God of Israel deserves praise, in the future and forevermore. Let all the people say, "We agree! Praise the Lord!"

Isaiah 62:6-7

I post watchmen on your walls, O Jerusalem; they should keep praying all day and all night. You who pray to the Lord, don't be silent!

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