1 Chronicles 14
Hiram's kindness to David.
1 Chronicles 14:1 Now Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to Dauid, and timber of Cedars, with masons, and carpenters to build him an house.
David's felicity in people, wives, and children.
1 Chronicles 14:2 And Dauid perceiued that the LORD had confirmed him king ouer Israel, for his kingdome was lift vp on high, because of his people Israel.
1 Chronicles 14:3 And Dauid tooke moe wiues at Ierusalem: and Dauid begate moe sonnes and daughters. 1 Chronicles 14:4 Now these [are] the names of [his] children which hee had in Ierusalem: Shammua, and Shobab, Nathan, and Solomon, 1 Chronicles 14:5 And Ibhar, and Elishua, and Elpalet, 1 Chronicles 14:6 And Noga, and Nepheg, and Iaphia, 1 Chronicles 14:7 And Elishama, and Beeliada, and Elpalet.
His two victories over the Philistines.
1 Chronicles 14:8 And when the Philistines heard that Dauid was anoynted king ouer all Israel, all the Philistines went vp to seeke Dauid: and Dauid heard [of it], and went out against them. 1 Chronicles 14:9 And the Philistines came & spread themselues in the valley of Rephaim. 1 Chronicles 14:10 And Dauid enquired of God, saying, Shall I goe vp against the Philistines? and wilt thou deliuer them into mine hand? And the LORD said vnto him, Go vp, for I will deliuer them into thine hand. 1 Chronicles 14:11 So they came vp to Baal-Perazim, and Dauid smote them there. Then Dauid said, God hath broken in vpon mine enemies by mine hand, like the breaking foorth of waters: therefore they called the name of that place, Baal-Perazim. 1 Chronicles 14:12 And when they had left their gods there, Dauid gaue a commandement, and they were burnt with fire. 1 Chronicles 14:13 And the Philistines yet againe spread themselues abroad in the valley. 1 Chronicles 14:14 Therfore Dauid enquired againe of God, and God said vnto him, Goe not vp after them, turne away from them, and come vpon them ouer against the mulbery trees. 1 Chronicles 14:15 And it shall bee, when thou shalt heare a sound of going in the tops of the mulbery trees, [that] then thou shalt goe out to battaile: for God is gone foorth before thee, to smite the hoste of the Philistines. 1 Chronicles 14:16 Dauid therefore did as God commanded him: and they smote the hoste of the Philistines from Gibeon euen to Gazer. 1 Chronicles 14:17 And the fame of Dauid went out into all lands, and the LORD brought the feare of him vpon all nations.