The City of David - 1st Chronicles 15

1 Chronicles 15:1 And David made him houses in the city of  David, and prepared a place for the ark of God, and pitched  for it a tent. 

1 Chronicles 15:2 Then David said, None ought to carry  the ark of God but the Levites: for them hath the LORD  chosen to carry the ark of God, and to minister unto him for  ever. 

1 Chronicles 15:3 And David gathered all Israel together to  Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of the LORD unto his place,  which he had prepared for it. 

1 Chronicles 15:4 And David assembled  the children of Aaron, and the Levites: 

1 Chronicles 15:5 Of the sons  of Kohath; Uriel the chief, and his brethren an hundred and  twenty: 

1 Chronicles 15:6 Of the sons of Merari; Asaiah the chief, and  his brethren two hundred and twenty: 

1 Chronicles 15:7 Of the sons of  Gershom; Joel the chief, and his brethren an hundred and  thirty: 

1 Chronicles 15:8 Of the sons of Elizaphan; Shemaiah the chief,  and his brethren two hundred: 

1 Chronicles 15:9 Of the sons of  Hebron; Eliel the chief, and his brethren fourscore: 

1 Chronicles 15:10  Of the sons of Uzziel; Amminadab the chief, and his  brethren an hundred and twelve. 

1 Chronicles 15:11 And David called  for Zadok and Abiathar the priests, and for the Levites, for  Uriel, Asaiah, and Joel, Shemaiah, and Eliel, and  Amminadab, 

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1 Chronicles 15:12 And said unto them, Ye are the  chief of the fathers of the Levites: sanctify yourselves,  both ye and your brethren, that ye may bring up the ark of  the LORD God of Israel unto the place that I have  prepared for it. 

1 Chronicles 15:13 For because ye did it not at the  first, the LORD our God made a breach upon us, for that we  sought him not after the due order. 

1 Chronicles 15:14 So the priests  and the Levites sanctified themselves to bring up the ark of  the LORD God of Israel. 

1 Chronicles 15:15 And the children of the  Levites bare the ark of God upon their shoulders with the  staves thereon, as Moses commanded according to the word  of the LORD. 

1 Chronicles 15:16 And David spake to the chief of the  Levites to appoint their brethren to be the singers with  instruments of musick, psalteries and harps and cymbals,  sounding, by lifting up the voice with joy. 

1 Chronicles 15:17 So the  Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel; and of his  brethren, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and of the sons of  Merari their brethren, Ethan the son of Kushaiah; 

1 Chronicles 15:18  And with them their brethren of the second degree,  Zechariah, Ben, and Jaaziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel,  and Unni, Eliab, and Benaiah, and Maaseiah, and  Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obed-edom,  and Jeiel, the porters. 

1 Chronicles 15:19 So the singers, Heman,  Asaph, and Ethan, were appointed to sound with cymbals  of brass; 

1 Chronicles 15:20 And Zechariah, and Aziel, and  Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, and Eliab, and  Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with psalteries on Alamoth;   

1 Chronicles 15:21 And Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and  Obed-edom, and Jeiel, and Azaziah, with harps on the  Sheminith to excel. 

1 Chronicles 15:22 And Chenaniah, chief of the  Levites, was for song: he instructed about the song,  because he was skilful. 

1 Chronicles 15:23 And Berechiah and  Elkanah were doorkeepers for the ark. 

1 Chronicles 15:24 And  Shebaniah, and Jehoshaphat, and Nethaneel, and Amasai,  and Zechariah, and Benaiah, and Eliezer, the priests, did  blow with the trumpets before the ark of God: and Obededom  and Jehiah were doorkeepers for the ark.  

1 Chronicles 15:25 So David, and the elders of Israel, and the  captains over thousands, went to bring up the ark of the  covenant of the LORD out of the house of Obed-edom with  joy. 

1 Chronicles 15:26 And it came to pass, when God helped the  Levites that bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD, that  they offered seven bullocks and seven rams. 

1 Chronicles 15:27 And  David was clothed with a robe of fine linen, and all the  Levites that bare the ark, and the singers, and Chenaniah the  master of the song with the singers: David also had upon  him an ephod of linen. 

1 Chronicles 15:28 Thus all Israel brought up  the ark of the covenant of the LORD with shouting, and  with sound of the cornet, and with trumpets, and with  cymbals, making a noise with psalteries and harps.  

1 Chronicles 15:29 And it came to pass, as the ark of the covenant  of the LORD came to the city of David, that Michal the  daughter of Saul looking out at a window saw king David  dancing and playing: and she despised him in her heart.  KJV