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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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