1 Chronicles 29
David, by his example and intreaty,
1 Chronicles 29:1 And Dauid kynge sayde vnto all the congregacion: God hath specyallye chosen Salomon my sonne which is yet younge and tender, and the worcke is great for the house is not for man, but for the Lorde God. 1 Chronicles 29:2 Moreouer I haue prepared with al my myghte for the house of God, golde for thynges of goulde, and syluer for thynges of syluer, brasse for thynges of brasse, yron for thynges of yron, and wood for thynges of wood: & onykes stones, set stones, and of other gay stones, and all maner of precyouse stones, and of marbre great aboundaunce. 1 Chronicles 29:3 And yet because I haue luste to the house of my God: I haue seuerall goulde and syluer which I geue to þe house of my God aboue all I haue prepared for the holye house: 1 Chronicles 29:4 euen thre thousande talentes of goulde of Ophir, and seuen thousande talentes of syluer tryed: to syle the walles of the house 1 Chronicles 29:5 with goulde where it becometh, and wyth syluer where syluer is mete, and for all maner of worcke by the handes of artificers. And let me se who is wyllynge also, to fyll hys hande for the Lorde thys daye.
causeth the princes and people to offer willingly.
1 Chronicles 29:6 And the auncyent Lordes and the Lordes of the trybes of Israel, and the Capytaynes of thousandes and hundredes & the Lordes ouer the substaunce of the kynge, were wyllynge, 1 Chronicles 29:7 and gaue for the seruyce of the house of God, fyue thousande talentes of goulde, and ten thousande peces of goulde coynes, and ten thousande talentes of syluer, and .xviij. thousande talentes of brasse, and an hundred thousande talentes of yron. 1 Chronicles 29:8 And they that had precyouse stones, gaue them for the treasure of þe house of the Lorde, vnto the hande of Iehiell the Gersonite. 1 Chronicles 29:9 And the people reioysed that they were so wyllynge: for wyth a pure herte they were wyllynge vnto the Lorde. And therto Dauid the kynge reioysed with great gladnesse.
David's thanksgiving and prayer.
1 Chronicles 29:10 And Dauid blessed the Lorde before all the congregacyon and sayde: Blessed arte thou Lorde God of Israel oure father, from euer and for euer. 1 Chronicles 29:11 Thyne (O Lorde) is greatenesse, power glorye, vyctorye and prayse: for all that is in heauen and in earthe is thyne, and thyne is þe kyngedome (O Lorde) and thou arte lyfte vp an head aboue all. 1 Chronicles 29:12 And rychesse and honoure come of the, and thou raygnest ouer all, and in thyne hande is power and strengthe, and in thyne hande it is to make greate, and to geue strengthe vnto all. 1 Chronicles 29:13 And nowe oure God, we thanke the, and prayse thy gloryous name. 1 Chronicles 29:14 For what am I? and what is my people? that we shulde obtayne strengthe to be so wyllynge? But all is of the, and of that we receyued of thyne hand we haue geuen the. 1 Chronicles 29:15 For we be but straungers before the and tenauntes, as were all oure fathers. Oure dayes on the earth is but a shadowe, and there is none abydynge. 1 Chronicles 29:16 O Lorde oure God, all thys kepe that we haue prepared to buylde the an house for thy holy name, cometh of thyne hande, & is all thyne. 1 Chronicles 29:17 I wote my God, that thou prouest the herte, and hast pleasure in playnesse. And in playnesse of myne herte I haue wyllynglye geuen all thys. And now I se thy people whiche are here in gladnesse, to offer wyllyngly to the. 1 Chronicles 29:18 O Lorde God of Abraham, Isaac and of Israell oure fathers, kepe thys for euer in the ymaginacion of the thoughtes of the herte of thy people, & prepare theyr hertes vnto the. 1 Chronicles 29:19 And geue vnto Salomon my sonne, a pure herte to kepe thy commaundementes, thy testimonyes & thyne ordinaunces, and to do all, and to buylde the house whiche I entended.
The people, having blessed God, and sacrificed, make Solomon king.
1 Chronicles 29:20 And Dauid sayde to all the congregacion: blesse the Lorde youre God. And all the congregacyon blessed the Lorde God of theyr fathers, & stouped & bowed them selues vnto þe Lorde, & to the Kynge. 1 Chronicles 29:21 And they offered offerynges vnto the Lorde. And on the morowe after the sayde daye, they offered in burntofferynges vnto the Lord a thousand oxen, a thousand rammes & a thousand lambes with their drynckeofferynges. An they slue plenteouslye thorowout all Israel, 1 Chronicles 29:22 & did eate & dryncke before the Lorde the same daye with great gladnesse. And they made Salomon the sonne of Dauid kyng the second tyme, and anoynted hym vnto the Lorde, to be ruler, and Zadock to be the prieste. 1 Chronicles 29:23 And so Salomon sate on the seate of the Lorde, and was kynge for Dauid hys father, & prospered, and all Israel obeyed hym. 1 Chronicles 29:24 And all the Lordes and men of power, & therto all the sonnes of Kynge Dauid submytted them selues vnder kynge Salomon. 1 Chronicles 29:25 And the Lorde magnyfyed Salomon on hye, in the syghte of all Israel, and gaue hym so gloryouse a kyngedome as none of all that were kynges before in Israell had.
David's reign and death.
1 Chronicles 29:26 Now Dauid the sonne of Isai was kynge ouer all Israel. 1 Chronicles 29:27 And the space he raygned ouer Israel was fourtye yeare: seuen yeare in Hebron, & .xxxiij. yeare in Ierusalem. 1 Chronicles 29:28 And he dyed in a good age: old, ryche, and gloryouse: And Salomon his sonne raigned in hys steade. 1 Chronicles 29:29 The actes of Dauid the kyng both fyrste & laste, are written in the bokes of Samuell the sear and in the boke of Nathan the Prophete, and in the boke of Gad the sear of vysyons, 1 Chronicles 29:30 with all hys kyngdome & power, & tymes that wente ouer hym, & ouer all Israell, and ouer all the kyngedomes of the earthe.