1 And they brought in the ark of God and aplaced it inside the tent which David had pitched for it, and they offered burnt offerings and peace offerings before God.
5 Asaph the chief, and second to him Zechariah, then 1Jeiel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Mattithiah, Eliab, Benaiah, Obed-edom and Jeiel, with musical instruments, harps, lyres; also Asaph played loud-sounding cymbals,
8 aOh give thanks to the Lord, call upon His name;
bMake known His deeds among the peoples.
10 1Glory in His holy name;
Let the heart of those who seek the Lord be glad.
11 aSeek the Lord and His strength;
Seek His face continually.
12 aRemember His wonderful deeds which He has done,
bHis marvels and the judgments from His mouth,
Sons of Jacob, His chosen ones!
aHis judgments are in all the earth.
The word which He commanded to a thousand generations,
16 aThe covenant which He made with Abraham,
And His oath to Isaac.
17 aHe also confirmed it to Jacob for a statute,
To Israel as an everlasting covenant,
18 Saying, “aTo you I will give the land of Canaan,
As the portion of your inheritance.”
19 aWhen they were only a few in number,
Very few, and strangers in it,
And from one kingdom to another people,
And aHe reproved kings for their sakes, saying,
And ado My prophets no harm.”
23 aSing to the Lord, all the earth;
Proclaim good tidings of His salvation from day to day.
His wonderful deeds among all the peoples.
25 For agreat is the Lord, and greatly to be praised;
He also is bto be feared above all gods.
bBut the Lord made the heavens.
Strength and joy are in His place.
Ascribe to the Lord glory and strength.
Bring an 1offering, and come before Him;
Indeed, the world is firmly established, it will not be moved.
31 aLet the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice;
And let them say among the nations, “bThe Lord reigns.”
Let the field exult, and all that is in it.
For He is coming to judge the earth.
34 aO give thanks to the Lord, for He is good;
For His lovingkindness is everlasting.
35 aThen say, “Save us, O God of our salvation,
And gather us and deliver us from the nations,
To give thanks to Your holy name,
And 1glory in Your praise.”
36 aBlessed be the Lord, the God of Israel,
From everlasting even to everlasting.
Then all the people bsaid, “Amen,” and praised the Lord.
40 to offer burnt offerings to the Lord on the altar of burnt offering continually morning and evening, aeven according to all that is written in the law of the Lord, which He commanded Israel.
42 And with them were Heman and Jeduthun with trumpets and cymbals for those who should sound aloud, and with instruments for athe songs of God, and the sons of Jeduthun for the gate.
43 aThen all the people departed each to his house, and David returned to bless his household.
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