1 Chronicles 14
Hiram's kindness to David.
1 Chronicles 14:1 Then sent Hiram the King of Tyrus messengers to Dauid, and cedar trees, with masons and carpenters to builde him an house.
David's felicity in people, wives, and children.
1 Chronicles 14:2 Therefore Dauid knewe that the Lord had confirmed him King ouer Israel, and that his kingdome was lift vp on hie, because of his people Israel.
1 Chronicles 14:3 Also Dauid tooke moe wiues at Ierusalem, and Dauid begate moe sonnes and daughters. 1 Chronicles 14:4 And these are the names of the children which he had at Ierusalem, Shammua, and Shobab, Nathan, and Salomon, 1 Chronicles 14:5 And Ibhar, and Elishua, and Elpalet, 1 Chronicles 14:6 And Nogah, and Nepheg, and Iaphia, 1 Chronicles 14:7 And Elishama, and Beeliada, & Eliphalet.
His two victories over the Philistines.
1 Chronicles 14:8 But when the Philistims heard that Dauid was anointed King ouer Israel, all the Philistims came vp to seeke Dauid; when Dauid heard, he went out against them. 1 Chronicles 14:9 And the Philistims came, and spred them selues in the valley of Rephaim. 1 Chronicles 14:10 Then Dauid asked counsel at God, saying, Shall I goe vp against the Philistims, and wilt thou deliuer them into mine hande? And the Lorde saide vnto him, Goe vp: for I will deliuer them into thine hande. 1 Chronicles 14:11 So they came vp to Baal-perazim, and Dauid smote them there: and Dauid said, God hath deuided mine enemies with mine hande, as waters are deuided: therefore they called the name of that place, Baal-perazim. 1 Chronicles 14:12 And there they had left their gods: and Dauid said, Let them euen be burnt with fire. 1 Chronicles 14:13 Againe the Philistims came and spread them selues in the valley. 1 Chronicles 14:14 And when Dauid asked againe counsell at God, God said to him, Thou shalt not goe vp after them, but turne away from them, that thou mayest come vpon them ouer against the mulberie trees. 1 Chronicles 14:15 And when thou hearest the noyse of one going in the toppes of the mulberie trees, then goe out to battel: for God is gone foorth before thee, to smite the hoste of the Philistims. 1 Chronicles 14:16 So Dauid did as God had commaunded him: and they smote the hoste of the Philistims from Gibeon euen to Gezer. 1 Chronicles 14:17 And the fame of Dauid went out into all landes, and the Lorde brought the feare of him vpon all nations.