1 Chronicles 14
Hiram's kindness to David.
1 Chronicles 14:1 So Hiram the king of Tyre sent messengers to Dauid, and timber of Cedar trees, with masons and carpeters, to builde him an house.
David's felicity in people, wives, and children.
1 Chronicles 14:2 And Dauid perceaued that the Lorde had confirmed him king vpon Israel, & that his kingdome was lift vp on hie because of his people Israel:
1 Chronicles 14:3 And Dauid toke yet mo wyues at Hierusalem, and begat mo sonnes and daughters. 1 Chronicles 14:4 These are the names of his children, which were borne vnto him at Hierusalem: Samua, Sobab, Nathan, & Solomon, 1 Chronicles 14:5 Iibhar, Elisua, and Eliphalet, 1 Chronicles 14:6 Noga, Nepheg, and Iaphia, 1 Chronicles 14:7 Elisama, Beeliada, and Eliphalet.
His two victories over the Philistines.
1 Chronicles 14:8 And when the Philistines heard that Dauid was annoynted king vpon all Israel, all the Philistines went vp to seeke Dauid: And Dauid heard of it, & went out against them. 1 Chronicles 14:9 And the Philistines came in, and spread them selues through the valley of Rephaim. 1 Chronicles 14:10 And Dauid asked counsaile at God, saying: Shall I go against the Philistines? and wilt thou deliuer them into myne hand? 1 Chronicles 14:11 And the Lorde saide vnto him: go vp, for I wil deliuer them into thyne hand. And so they came vp to Baal Perazim, and Dauid smote them there, and Dauid saide: God hath deuided myne enemies with myne hand, as a man would deuide water, and 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 commaundement, and they were burnt with fire. 1 Chronicles 14:13 And the Philistines came together againe, and russhed into the valley. 1 Chronicles 14:14 And Dauid asked againe at God: And God said to him, Go not vp after them, but turne away from them that thou mayest come vpon them ouer against the peretrees. 1 Chronicles 14:15 And when thou hearest a sounde go in the toppes of the peretrees, then go out to battaile: for God is gone forth before thee, to smyte the hoast of the Philistines. 1 Chronicles 14:16 Dauid therfore did as God commaunded him, and they smote the hoast of the Philistines, from Gibeon to Gazer. 1 Chronicles 14:17 And the fame of Dauid went out into all landes, and the Lorde made all nations feare him.