1 Chronicles 13
David fetcheth the Ark with great solemnity from Kirjath-jearim.
1 Chronicles 13:1 And Dauid counceled with the capitaynes of thousandes and hundredes, & with all þe Lordes, 1 Chronicles 13:2 and sayd vnto all the congregacyon of Israel: If it seme you good, and to be of the Lorde oure God, we wyll take and sende vnto oure brethren that are left in all the lande of Israel, & with them also, to the preastes and Leuites which are in their cyties & Suburbes, togather them together vnto vs. 1 Chronicles 13:3 And we wyll brynge agayne þe Arcke of the Lorde to vs: for we regarded it not in the dayes of Saul. 1 Chronicles 13:4 And all the congregacion was content that he shulde do so, for the thyng semed good in þe eyes of all the people. 1 Chronicles 13:5 So Dauid gathered all Israel together from Sihor in Egypte, vnto þe entrynge of Hemath, to bringe the arcke of the Lorde from kyriath Iearim. 1 Chronicles 13:6 And Dauid went vp & all Israel to an hye place towarde kyriath Iearim, that was in Iuda, to fet thence the arcke of the Lord God, that dwelleth betwen the Cherubes: where hys name is called on. 1 Chronicles 13:7 And they caryed the Arcke of God in a newe carte out of þe house of Abinadab. And Uza & hys brother guyded þe carte. 1 Chronicles 13:8 And Dauid & all Israel played before the arcke of God wt all theyr myght, with syngyng, and harpes, psalteries & tymbrelles and trompettes.
Uzza being smitten, the Ark left at the house of Obed-edom.
1 Chronicles 13:9 And when they came vnto the threshynge flowre of Chidon, Uza put forth his hande to holde the arcke, for the oxen stombled. 1 Chronicles 13:10 And the Lorde was wroth with Uza, and smote hym, because he put hys hande to the arcke. And there he dyed before God. 1 Chronicles 13:11 And Dauid was out of quyete, because the Lorde had rent a rent in Uza, & he called the name of that place: þe rentyng of Uza vnto this daye 1 Chronicles 13:12 And Dauid was afrayde of God that daye saying: howe shall I bringe the arcke of God home to me? 1 Chronicles 13:13 And so Dauid brought not the arcke home to hym to þe cytie of Dauid: But caried it into the house of ObedEdom a Gethite. 1 Chronicles 13:14 And the arcke of God remayned with ObedEdom, euen in hys house, thre monethes. And he blessed the house of ObedEdom and all that he had.