1 Chronicles 16
David's festival sacrifice.
1 Chronicles 16:1 So they brought in þe arcke of God and set it in the myddes of the tent that Dauid pytched for it. And they offered burnt sacrifyces and peace offerynges before God. 1 Chronicles 16:2 And when Dauid had made an ende of offerynge the burnt offerynges and peace offerynges, he blessed the people in the name of the Lorde. 1 Chronicles 16:3 And he dealt to all Israel (both man & woman) a cracknell of breade, and a good pece of flesshe, and a flacket of wyne.
He ordereth a choir to sing thanksgiving.
1 Chronicles 16:4 And he appoynted certen of the Leuites to ministre before the Lorde, & to repete, & to thanke and prayse the Lorde God of Israel. 1 Chronicles 16:5 And Asaph was the chefe, & next to hym Zacharia, Ieiel, Semiramoth, Iehiel, Mathathia, Eliab, Benaia, Obed Edom, & Ieiel with psalteries & harpes. But Asaph made a sounde with symbales. 1 Chronicles 16:6 Banaiahu & Iahaziel preastes blewe wt trompettes continuallye before the Arcke of the couenaunt of God.
The psalm of thanksgiving.
1 Chronicles 16:7 And that same tyme Dauid did appoynte chefelye to thanke the Lorde, by Asaph & his brethren. 1 Chronicles 16:8 O geue thankes vnto the Lorde, call vpon hys name, make hys actes knowen amonge the people. 1 Chronicles 16:9 Synge vnto him & playe vnto him: talke of all hys wonderfull dedes. 1 Chronicles 16:10 Reioyce in hys holy name: let the hertes of them that seke the Lorde, be glad. 1 Chronicles 16:11 Seke the Lorde and hys strengthe: Seke hys presence allwaye. 1 Chronicles 16:12 Remembre his maruelles which he dyd, and hys wonders, & the iudgementes of hys mouth. 1 Chronicles 16:13 The seed of Israel are hys seruauntes: the chyldren of Iacob are hys chosen. 1 Chronicles 16:14 He is the Lorde oure God: in all landes are hys iudgementes. 1 Chronicles 16:15 Thynke on hys appoyntment for euer, (and on the worde which he commaunded to a thousande generacions.) 1 Chronicles 16:16 Which he made with Abraham, and of hys othe to Isahac: 1 Chronicles 16:17 which he set before Iacob for a decree, and to Israel for an euerlastynge couenaunt, 1 Chronicles 16:18 sayinge: to the wyll I geue the lande of Canaan to be the porcyon of youre enheritaunce. 1 Chronicles 16:19 When you were fewe and smalle in nombre, and sogeourners therin. 1 Chronicles 16:20 And they walked from nacyon to nacyon, and from one kyngdome to another people. 1 Chronicles 16:21 He suffered no man to do them wronge: but rebuked, euen kynges for theyr sakes. 1 Chronicles 16:22 Touche not myne anoynted, and do my prophetes no harme. 1 Chronicles 16:23 Synge vnto the Lorde all the erthe: and shewe from daye to daye hys Saluacyon. 1 Chronicles 16:24 Tell of hys glorye amonge the heithen: his wonderfull dedes amonge all nacyons. 1 Chronicles 16:25 For greate is the Lorde, and worthy to be praysed exceadyngly: he is to be feared aboue all Gods. 1 Chronicles 16:26 For all the Gods of the people are of no value: But the Lorde made heauen. 1 Chronicles 16:27 Prayse and honoure are in hys presence: strength and gladnes are in hys place. 1 Chronicles 16:28 Asscrybe vnto the Lorde ye kynredes of people, Asscrybe to the Lorde, glorye and domynion. 1 Chronicles 16:29 Asscrybe vnto the Lorde, the glorye due vnto hys name: brynge sacrifyces, and come before hym, and worshyppe the Lorde with holy honoure. 1 Chronicles 16:30 Let all the erth feare hym, all though the compase of þe erth be so stablysshed that it cannot be moued: 1 Chronicles 16:31 let the heauens reioyse, and let the erth be glad, and lett men tell among the nacyons, that the Lorde is kynge. 1 Chronicles 16:32 Let the see thunder and the fulnesse therof lett the feldes reioyse, and all that is therin. 1 Chronicles 16:33 Then shall the trees of the wood reioyse at the presence of the Lorde, because he commeth to iudge the erth. 1 Chronicles 16:34 O geue thankes vnto the Lorde, for he is good, for hys mercye endureth euer: 1 Chronicles 16:35 and saye ye: saue vs (o God) of oure saluacion, geather vs to gether, and delyuer vs from amonge the hethen, that we maye geue thankes to thy holy name, & triumphe in the prayse of the. 1 Chronicles 16:36 Blessed be the Lord God of Israel for euer & euer, and let all people saye Amen, and prayse the Lorde.
He appointeth ministers, porters, priests, and musicians, to attend continually on the Ark.
1 Chronicles 16:37 And so, he lefte there before the arcke of þe Lordes couenaunt, Asaph & hys brethren, to ministre before the Arcke continually, in soch thynges as were to be done daye by daye, 1 Chronicles 16:38 And Obed Edom & hys brethren, threskore and eyght, and Obed Edom the sonne of Iedithun, and Hosa were apoynted to be porters. 1 Chronicles 16:39 And Zadock þe preast and hys brethren the preastes, were before þe tabernacle of þe Lorde, in the hye place þt was at Gibeon, 1 Chronicles 16:40 to offer burntofferynges vnto the Lorde, vpon the burntoffering aultare perpetuallye, in the mornyng and euenyng, accordyng to all þt which is written in the lawe of the Lorde, which he commaunded Israel. 1 Chronicles 16:41 And with them were Heman & Ieduthun, & other that were chosen (whose names were expressed) to geue thankes to the Lorde, þt his mercye lasteth euer. 1 Chronicles 16:42 And with them dyd Heman and Ieduthun, synge with the trompettes & symbales makynge a swete melody with instrumentes of Musycke and godly songes. And the sonnes of Ieduthun were porters. 1 Chronicles 16:43 And all the people departed, euery man to hys house: and Dauid returned to blesse hys house.