Thematic Bible

1 Chronicles 16:1 (show verse)

And they brought in the ark of God, and set it in the midst of the tent that David had pitched for it. And they offered burnt-offerings and peace-offerings before God.

1 Chronicles 16:2 (show verse)

And when David had made an end of offering the burnt-offering and the peace-offerings, he blessed the people in the name of LORD.

1 Chronicles 16:3 (show verse)

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.

1 Chronicles 16:4 (show verse)

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:

1 Chronicles 16:5 (show verse)

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,

1 Chronicles 16:6 (show verse)

and Benaiah and Jahaziel the priests with trumpets continually, before the ark of the covenant of God.

1 Chronicles 16:7 (show verse)

Then on that day David first ordained to give thanks to LORD by the hand of Asaph and his brothers.

1 Chronicles 16:8 (show verse)

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

1 Chronicles 16:9 (show verse)

Sing to him. Sing praises to him. Talk ye of all his marvelous works.

1 Chronicles 16:10 (show verse)

Glory ye in his holy name. Let the heart of those who seek LORD rejoice.

1 Chronicles 16:11 (show verse)

Seek ye LORD and his strength. Seek his face evermore.

1 Chronicles 16:12 (show verse)

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

1 Chronicles 16:13 (show verse)

O ye seed of Israel his servant, ye sons of Jacob, his chosen ones.

1 Chronicles 16:14 (show verse)

He is LORD our God. His judgments are in all the earth.

1 Chronicles 16:15 (show verse)

Remember his covenant forever, the word which he commanded to a thousand generations,

1 Chronicles 16:16 (show verse)

[the covenant] which he made with Abraham, and his oath to Isaac,

1 Chronicles 16:17 (show verse)

and confirmed the same to Jacob for a statute, to Israel for an everlasting covenant,

1 Chronicles 16:18 (show verse)

saying, To thee I will give the land of Canaan, the lot of your inheritance,

1 Chronicles 16:19 (show verse)

when ye were but a few men in number, yea, very few, and sojourners in it,

1 Chronicles 16:20 (show verse)

and they went about from nation to nation, and from one kingdom to another people.

1 Chronicles 16:21 (show verse)

He allowed no man to do them wrong. Yea, he reproved kings for their sakes,

1 Chronicles 16:22 (show verse)

[Saying], Touch not my anointed ones, and do my prophets no harm.

1 Chronicles 16:23 (show verse)

Sing to LORD, all the earth. Show forth his salvation from day to day.

1 Chronicles 16:24 (show verse)

Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples.

1 Chronicles 16:25 (show verse)

For great is LORD, and greatly to be praised. He also is to be feared above all gods.

1 Chronicles 16:26 (show verse)

For all the gods of the peoples are idols. But LORD made the heavens.

1 Chronicles 16:27 (show verse)

Honor and majesty are before him. Strength and gladness are in his place.

1 Chronicles 16:28 (show verse)

Ascribe to LORD, ye kindred of the peoples. Ascribe to LORD glory and strength.

1 Chronicles 16:29 (show verse)

Ascribe to LORD the glory due to his name. Bring an offering, and come before him. Worship LORD in holy array.

1 Chronicles 16:30 (show verse)

Tremble before him, all the earth. The world also is established that it cannot be moved.

1 Chronicles 16:31 (show verse)

Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice. And let them say among the nations, LORD reigns.

1 Chronicles 16:32 (show verse)

Let the sea roar, and the fullness of it. Let the field exult, and all that is therein.

1 Chronicles 16:33 (show verse)

Then shall the trees of the wood sing for joy before LORD, for he comes to judge the earth.

1 Chronicles 16:34 (show verse)

O give thanks to LORD, for he is good, for his loving kindness [is] forever.

1 Chronicles 16:35 (show verse)

And say ye, Save us, O God of our salvation. And gather us together and deliver us from the nations, to give thanks to thy holy name, and to triumph in thy praise.

1 Chronicles 16:36 (show verse)

Blessed be LORD, the God of Israel, from everlasting even to everlasting. And all the people said, Amen, and praised LORD.

1 Chronicles 16:37 (show verse)

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 16:38 (show verse)

and Obed-edom with their sixty-eight brothers. And Obed-edom the son of Jeduthun and Hosah [were] to be porters,

1 Chronicles 16:39 (show verse)

and Zadok the priest, and his brothers the priests, before the tabernacle of LORD in the high place that was at Gibeon,

1 Chronicles 16:40 (show verse)

to offer burnt-offerings to LORD upon the altar of burnt-offering continually morning and evening, even according to all that is written in the law of LORD, which he commanded to Israel.

1 Chronicles 16:41 (show verse)

And with them Heman and Jeduthun, and the rest that were chosen, who were mentioned by name, to give thanks to LORD because his loving kindness [is] forever.

1 Chronicles 16:42 (show verse)

And with them Heman and Jeduthun [with] trumpets and cymbals for those who should sound aloud, and [with] instruments for the songs of God, and the sons of Jeduthun to be at the gate.

1 Chronicles 16:43 (show verse)

And all the people departed every man to his house. And David returned to bless his house.