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1st Chronicles 13

The First Book of the Chronicles

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Chapter 14

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And Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar-trees, and masons, and carpenters, to build him a house.

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And David perceived that Jehovah had established him king over Israel; for his kingdom was exalted on high, for his people Israel's sake.

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And David took more wives at Jerusalem; and David begat more sons and daughters.

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And these are the names of the children whom he had in Jerusalem: Shammua, and Shobab, Nathan, and Solomon,

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and Ibhar, and Elishua, and Elpelet,

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and Nogah, and Nepheg, and Japhia,

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and Elishama, and Beeliada, and Eliphelet.

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And when the Philistines heard that David was anointed king over all Israel, all the Philistines went up to seek David: and David heard of it, and went out against them.

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Now the Philistines had come and made a raid in the valley of Rephaim.

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And David inquired of God, saying, Shall I go up against the Philistines? and wilt thou deliver them into my hand? And Jehovah said unto him, Go up; for I will deliver them into thy hand.

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So they came up to Baal-perazim, and David smote them there; and David said, God hath broken mine enemies by my hand, like the breach of waters. Therefore they called the name of that place Baal-perazim.

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And they left their gods there; and David gave commandment, and they were burned with fire.

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And the Philistines yet again made a raid in the valley.

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And David inquired again of God; and God said unto him, Thou shalt not go up after them: turn away from them, and come upon them over against the mulberry-trees.

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And it shall be, when thou hearest the sound of marching in the tops of the mulberry-trees, that then thou shalt go out to battle; for God is gone out before thee to smite the host of the Philistines.

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And David did as God commanded him: and they smote the host of the Philistines from Gibeon even to Gezer.

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And the fame of David went out into all lands; and Jehovah brought the fear of him upon all nations.

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