1 Chronicles 14
Hiram's kindness to David.
1 Chronicles 14:1 After that Hiram kynge of Tire sent messengers to Dauid and tymbre of Cedar trees with masons and Carpenters, to buylde hym an house.
David's felicity in people, wives, and children.
1 Chronicles 14:2 Wherby Dauid perceyued that the Lorde had prepared hym to be kyng vpon Israel, in that his kyngdome was lifte vpon hye, because of hys people Israel.
1 Chronicles 14:3 And Dauid toke yet mo wyues at Ierusalem and begat mo sonnes & daughters. 1 Chronicles 14:4 And these are the names of his children which he had borne hym at Ierusalem: Samua, Sobab. Nathan, and Salomon: 1 Chronicles 14:5 Iebhar, Elisua and Eliphalet: 1 Chronicles 14:6 Noga, Nepheg and Iaphiah. 1 Chronicles 14:7 Elisama, Baliada and Eliphelet.
His two victories over the Philistines.
1 Chronicles 14:8 And when it was knowne among the Philistines that Dauid was anoynted kyng vpon all Israel, all the Philistines went vp to seke Dauid. And Dauid hearde of yt & went oute agaynst them. 1 Chronicles 14:9 And the Philistines came and praunsed in the valeye of Raphaim. 1 Chronicles 14:10 And Dauid asked God saying: shall I go agaynst the Philistines & wylt thou delyuer them into myne handes? And the Lorde sayde to hym: go, for I wyll delyuer them into thyne hande. 1 Chronicles 14:11 And when they were come as ferre as Baal Pharazim, Dauid bett them there. And Dauid sayde: God hathe deuyded myne enemyes with myne hande as a man wol deuyde water. And therfore they called the name of the sayde place Baal Pharazim. 1 Chronicles 14:12 And they lefte theyr Gods there, which Dauid badde to be burnt wyth fyre. 1 Chronicles 14:13 And the Philistines came agayne & ranne abroade in the valeye. 1 Chronicles 14:14 Then Dauid asked God: And God sayde to hym: go not after them, but turne awaye from them, & come vpon them strayght from the peere trees. 1 Chronicles 14:15 And when thou hearest a sounde go in the toppes of the peeretres, then go out to battell: for God will go out before the to smyte the hoste of the Philistines. 1 Chronicles 14:16 And Dauid dyd as God commaunded hym. And they smote the hoste of the Philistines all the waye from Gabaon to Gazer. 1 Chronicles 14:17 And the fame of Dauid went out into all landes, and the Lorde made all nacyons feare hym.