1 Chronicles 16
David's festival sacrifice.
1 Chronicles 16:1 When they had brought in the Arcke of God they set in the tente that Dauid had pitched for it. And they brought burnt sacrifyce and peaceofferynges before God. 1 Chronicles 16:2 And when Dauid had made an ende of offerynge of burntofferynges and of peaceofferynges, he blessed the people wyth the name of the Lorde. 1 Chronicles 16:3 And he dealt all Israel bothe man and woman cracknell of breade a pece of fleshe and a messe of soppes.
He ordereth a choir to sing thanksgiving.
1 Chronicles 16:4 And he appoynted certayne of the Leuites to ministre before the Lorde, and to repete, & to thanke and prayse the Lord God of Israel 1 Chronicles 16:5 euen Asaph the chefe, and next to him Zachariah then Ieiel, Semiramoth, Iehiel, Mathathiah, Eliab, Banaiah, Obed Edom, and Ieiel with Psalteries & Harpes. But Asaph wyth soundynge symbales 1 Chronicles 16:6 and Banaiah and Iahaziel pryestes wyth trompettes contynuallye before the Arcke of the couenaunt of God.
The psalm of thanksgiving.
1 Chronicles 16:7 And that same tyme Dauid dyd appointe chefely to thanke the Lorde by Asaph and his brethren. 1 Chronicles 16:8 Thanke the lord, cal on his name, make his Actes knowen amonge the people. 1 Chronicles 16:9 Synge vnto hym and play vnto him, and recorde all hys wonderfull dedes. 1 Chronicles 16:10 Praise his holy name, and let the hertes of them that seke the Lorde reioyse. 1 Chronicles 16:11 Seke the Lorde and hys strengthe: Seke hys presence alwaye. 1 Chronicles 16:12 Remembre hys maruelles whych he dyd and his wonders, and the iudgementes of his mouthe. 1 Chronicles 16:13 The seade of Israel are his seruauntes: the children of Iacob are his chosen. 1 Chronicles 16:14 He is the Lord oure God: & in all landes are his iudgementes. 1 Chronicles 16:15 Thynke on hys appoyntmente euer, and on the worde he commaunded to a thousande generacyons. 1 Chronicles 16:16 Of his couenaunt to Abraham, and of his othe to Isaac: 1 Chronicles 16:17 which he set before Iacob for a decree, & to Israel for an euerlastynge couenaunt, 1 Chronicles 16:18 saying: to the I wyl geue the lande of Canaan, to be the porcyon of youre enheritaunce. 1 Chronicles 16:19 When you were a smalle company in nombre, euen but a few and therto straungers therin. 1 Chronicles 16:20 And they went from people to people, & from one kyngedom to another nacyon. 1 Chronicles 16:21 He suffered no man to do them wronge. But rebuked kynges for their sakes. 1 Chronicles 16:22 Touch not myne anoynted, nor do my Prophetes any harme. 1 Chronicles 16:23 Singe vnto the lord all the earthe: and shew from day to daye his victories. 1 Chronicles 16:24 Tell amonge the Heathen of hys glorye and amonge all nacyons of hys wonderfull deades. 1 Chronicles 16:25 For greate is the Lorde and to be praysed exceadyngly: & terrible is he aboue al Gods. 1 Chronicles 16:26 For al the Gods of the Heathen are Idoles. But the Lorde made heauen. 1 Chronicles 16:27 Prayse and honoure are in his presence: strength and gladnes are in hys place. 1 Chronicles 16:28 Asscribe to the lord ye kynredes of people. Asscribe to the Lorde glorye and strength. 1 Chronicles 16:29 Geue honoure vnto the Lordes name: brynge presentes and come before hym, and bowe to the Lorde in holy apparell. 1 Chronicles 16:30 All the earthe feare hym, he stablyshed the earthe that it can not moue. 1 Chronicles 16:31 The heauen reioyse and the earthe be glad, and let men tell amonge the nacyons that the Lorde is a kynge. 1 Chronicles 16:32 Let the sea thunder and hys fulnesse, and let the feldes reioyse, and all that is therin. 1 Chronicles 16:33 Moreouer let the trees of the wood rynge at the presence of the Lorde: for he cometh to iudge the earthe. 1 Chronicles 16:34 Thanke the Lorde for he is good, and his mercye lasteth euer: 1 Chronicles 16:35 and saye: saue vs o God oure sauyoure, and gather vs together, and delyuer vs from amonge the Heathen, to thanke thy holy name, and to prayse the with the prayse that becometh the. 1 Chronicles 16:36 Blessed be the Lorde God of Israel for euer and euer, and al nacyons saye Amen, so praysing the lord.
He appointeth ministers, porters, priests, and musicians, to attend continually on the Ark.
1 Chronicles 16:37 And he lefte there before the arcke of the Lordes couenaunt, Asaph and his brethren to mynystre before the Arcke euermore daye by daye. 1 Chronicles 16:38 And Obed Edom with hys brethren thre skore and eyght, and Obed Edom the sonne of Iduthun and Ozah to be porters. 1 Chronicles 16:39 And Zadock the pryeste wyth hys brethren the priestes set he before the tabernacle of the Lorde at the hylaulters at Gabaon, 1 Chronicles 16:40 to offer burntofferynges vnto the Lorde vpon the burntofferynge aulter perpetuallye at mornynge, and eueninge, accordynge to all that is wrytten in the lawe of the Lorde whyche he commaunded Israel. 1 Chronicles 16:41 And wyth them Heman and Iduthun, and other that were chosen and named by name, to thanke the Lord that hys mercye lasteth euer. 1 Chronicles 16:42 And wyth the sayde Heman and Iduthun were trompettes & soundyng simbales, & instrumentes of þe melody of God. And the sonnes of Iduthun were porters. 1 Chronicles 16:43 And then all the people departed, euery man to hys house: and Dauid returned to salute hys housholde.