3 They set the ark of God on a new carte and brought it from the house of Abinadab, which was on the hill.f Uzzah and Ahio, sons of Abinadab, were guiding the new cart 4 with the ark of God on it,c and Ahio was walking in front of it. 5 David and all Israel were celebratingg with all their might before the Lord, with castanets,d harps, lyres, timbrels, sistrums and cymbals.h
6 When they came to the threshing floor of Nakon, Uzzah reached out and took hold ofi the ark of God, because the oxen stumbled. 7 The Lord’s anger burned against Uzzah because of his irreverent act;j therefore God struck him down,k and he died there beside the ark of God.
Dead Sea Scrolls and some Septuagint manuscripts; Masoretic Text cart 4and they brought it with the ark of God from the house of Abinadab, which was on the hill
Masoretic Text; Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint (see also 1 Chron. 13:8) songs