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And David said unto Michal, It was before the LORD, which chose me before thy father, and before all his house, to appoint me ruler over the people of the LORD, over Israel: therefore will I play before the LORD.

Bible References


1 Samuel 13:14
Whereas, now, shall thy kingdom not be established, - Yahweh hath sought out for him a man after his own heart, and Yahweh hath commanded him to be leader over his people, because thou hast not kept that which Yahweh commanded thee.
1 Samuel 15:28
And Samuel said unto him, Yahweh hath rent the kingdom of Israel from off thee, to-day, - and will give it unto a neighbour of thine, who is better than thou.
1 Samuel 16:1
And Yahweh said unto Samuel - How long, art thou going to pine for Saul, seeing that, I, have rejected him from being king over Israel? Fill thy horn with oil, and come! let me send thee unto Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have provided me, among his sons, a king.
Psalm 78:70
And made choice of David his servant, And took him from among the folds of the sheep:
Psalm 89:19
Then spakest thou in vision of thy men of lovingkindness, and saidst - I have laid help upon a mighty one, I have exalted one chosen from among the people;
Acts 13:22
And, setting him aside, raised up, David, unto them for king, - of whom he also said, bearing witness - I have found David, the son of Jesse, - a manaccording to my heart, who will do all my will.


2 Samuel 6:5
And, David and all the house of Israel, were dancing for joy before Yahweh, with all boldness and with songs, - and with lyres, and with harps, and with timbrels, and with sistrums, and with cymbals.
1 Chronicles 15:29
And so it was that, when the ark of the covenant of Yahweh came in as far as the city of David, - and Michal daughter of Saul looked forth through the window, and saw King David, dancing and playing, that she despised him in her heart.