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2 Samuel 1:

Chapter 1:27 Verses

10 2 Samuel

(K.J.V. 1611) .

10-1:1††††† Now it came to passe after ye death of Saul, when Dauid was returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, and Dauid had abode two daies in Ziklag,

10-1:2††††† It came euen to passe on the third day, that behold, a man came out of the campe from Saul, with his clothes rent, and earth vpon his head: and so it was when he came to Dauid, that hee fell to the earth, and did obeysance.

10-1:3††††† And Dauid said vnto him, From whence commest thou? And he said vnto him, Out of the campe of Israel am I escaped.

10-1:4††††† And Dauid said vnto him, How went the matter? I pray thee, tell mee. And he answered, That the people are fled from the battell, and many of the people also are fallen and dead, and Saul and Ionathan his sonne are dead also.

10-1:5††††† And Dauid said vnto the yong man that told him, How knowest thou that Saul and Ionathan his sonne be dead?

10-1:6††††† And the yong man that told him, said, As I happened by chance vpon mount Gilboa, behold, Saul leaned vpon his speare: and loe, the charets and horsemen followed hard after him.

10-1:7††††† And when he looked behind him, he saw me, and called vnto mee: and I answered, Here am I.

10-1:8††††† And hee said vnto mee, Who art thou? and I answered him, I am an Amalekite.

10-1:9††††† He said vnto me againe, Stand, I pray thee, vpon me, and slay me: for anguish is come vpon mee, because my life is yet whole in me.

10-1:10†††† So I stood vpon him, and slew him, because I was sure that hee could not liue after that hee was fallen: And I tooke the crowne that was vpon his head, and the bracelet that was on his arme, and haue brought them hither vnto my lord.

10-1:11†††† Then Dauid tooke hold on his clothes, and rent them, and likewise all the men that were with him.

10-1:12†††† And they mourned and wept, and fasted vntill Euen, for Saul and for Ionathan his sonne, and for the people of the Lord, and for the house of Israel, because they were fallen by the sword.

10-1:13†††† And Dauid said vnto the yong man that told him, Whence art thou? And he answered, I am the sonne of a stranger, an Amalekite.

10-1:14†††† And Dauid said vnto him, How wast thou not afraid to stretch foorth thine hand, to destroy the Lords Anointed?

10-1:15†††† And Dauid called one of the yong men, and sayd, Goe neere, and fall vpon him. And hee smote him, that hee dyed.

10-1:16†††† And Dauid said vnto him, Thy blood be vpon thy head: for thy mouth hath testified against thee, saying, I haue slaine the Lords Annoynted.

10-1:17†††† And Dauid lamented with this lamentation ouer Saul, and ouer Ionathan his sonne:

10-1:18†††† (Also hee bade them teach the children of Iudah the vse of the bow: behold, it is written in the booke of Iasher.)

10-1:19†††† The beauty of Israel is slaine vpon thy high places: how are the mightie fallen!

10-1:20†††† Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streetes of Askelon: lest the daughters of the Philistines reioyce, lest the daughters of the vncircumcised triumph.

10-1:21†††† Yee mountaines of Gilboa, let there bee no dewe, neither let there be raine vpon you, nor fields of offerings: for there the shield of the mightie is vilely cast away, the shield of Saul, as though hee had not beene annointed with oile.

10-1:22†††† From the blood of the slaine, from the fat of the mightie, the bow of Ionathan turned not backe, and the sword of Saul returned not emptie.

10-1:23†††† Saul and Ionathan were louely and pleasant in their liues, and in their death they were not diuided: they were swifter then Eagles, they were stronger then Lions.

10-1:24†††† Yee daughters of Israel, weepe ouer Saul, who clothed you in scarlet, with other delights, who put on ornaments of golde vpon your apparell.

10-1:25†††† How are the mightie fallen in the midst of the battell! O Ionathan, thou wast slaine in thine high places.

10-1:26†††† I am distressed for thee, my brother Ionathan, very pleasant hast thou beene vnto mee: thy loue to mee was wonderfull, passing the loue of women.

10-1:27†††† How are the mightie fallen, and the weapons of warre perished!





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2 Samuel 2:

Chapter 2:32 Verses

10 2 Samuel

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10-2:1††††† And it came to passe after this, that Dauid enquired of the Lord, saying, Shall I goe vp into any of the Cities of Iudah? And the Lord said vnto him, Goe vp. And Dauid said, Whither shall I goe vp? And he said, Unto Hebron.

10-2:2††††† So Dauid went vp thither, and his two wiues also, Ahinoam the Iezreelitesse, and Abigail Nabals wife the Carmelite.

10-2:3††††† And his men that were with him, did Dauid bring vp, euery man with his houshold: and they dwelt in the cities of Hebron.

10-2:4††††† And the men of Iudah came, and there they anointed Dauid king ouer the house of Iudah: and they tolde Dauid, saying; That the men of Iabesh Gilead were they that buried Saul.

10-2:5††††† And Dauid sent messengers vnto the men of Iabesh Gilead, and said vnto them, Blessed be ye of the Lord, that ye haue shewed this kindnesse vnto your lord, euen vnto Saul, and haue buried him.

10-2:6††††† And now the Lord shewe kindnesse and trueth vnto you: and I also will requite you this kindnesse, because ye haue done this thing.

10-2:7††††† Therefore now let your handes be strengthened, and be ye valiant: for your master Saul is dead, and also the house of Iudah haue anointed me king ouer them.

10-2:8††††† But Abner the sonne of Ner, captaine of Sauls hoste, tooke Ishbosheth the sonne of Saul, and brought him ouer to Mahanaim.

10-2:9††††† And hee made him king ouer Gilead, and ouer the Ashurites, and ouer Iezreel, and ouer Ephraim, and ouer Beniamin, and ouer all Israel.

10-2:10†††† Ishbosheth Sauls sonne was fortie yeeres olde when he began to reigne ouer Israel, and reigned two yeres: but the house of Iudah followed Dauid.

10-2:11†††† (And the time that Dauid was King in Hebron ouer the house of Iudah, was seuen yeeres, and sixe moneths)

10-2:12†††† And Abner the sonne of Ner, and the seruants of Ishbosheth the sonne of Saul, went out from Mahanaim, to Gibeon.

10-2:13†††† And Ioab the sonne of Zeruiah, and the seruants of Dauid went out, and met together by the poole of Gibeon: and they sate downe, the one on the one side of the poole, and the other on the other side of the poole.

10-2:14†††† And Abner said to Ioab, Let the yong men now arise, and play before vs: and Ioab saide, Let them arise.

10-2:15†††† Then there arose and went ouer by number twelue of Beniamin, which pertained to Ishbosheth the sonne of Saul, and twelue of the seruants of Dauid.

10-2:16†††† And they caught euery one his fellow by the head, and thrust his sword in his fellowes side, so they fell downe together: Wherfore that place was called Helkath-hazzurim, which is in Gibeon.

10-2:17†††† And there was a very sore battell that day: and Abner was beaten, and the men of Israel, before the seruants of Dauid.

10-2:18†††† And there were three sonnes of Zeruiah there, Ioab, and Abishai, and Asahel: and Asahel was as light of foot as a wilde Roe.

10-2:19†††† And Asahel pursued after Abner, and in going he turned not to the right hand nor to the left from following Abner.

10-2:20†††† Then Abner looked behind him, and said, Art thou Asahel? And he answered, I am.

10-2:21†††† And Abner said to him, Turne thee aside to thy right hand, or to thy left, and lay thee holde on one of the yong men, and take thee his armour. But Asahel would not turne aside from following of him.

10-2:22†††† And Abner said againe to Asahel, Turne thee aside from following me: Wherefore should I smite thee to the ground? how then should I holde vp my face to Ioab thy brother?

10-2:23†††† Howbeit he refused to turne aside: wherefore Abner with the hinder ende of the speare smote him vnder the fift ribbe, that the speare came out behinde him, and hee fell downe there, and died in the same place: and it came to passe, that as many as came to the place where Asahel fell downe and died, stood still.

10-2:24†††† Ioab also and Abishai pursued after Abner: and the Sunne went downe when they were come to the hill of Ammah, that lieth before Giah by the way of the wildernesse of Gibeon.

10-2:25†††† And the children of Beniamin gathered themselues together after Abner, and became one troupe, and stood on the top of an hill.

10-2:26†††† Then Abner called to Ioab, and said, Shall the sword deuoure for euer? Knowest thou not that it wil be bitternesse in the latter end? How long shall it bee then, yer thou bid the people returne from following their brethren?

10-2:27†††† And Ioab said, As God liueth, vnlesse thou hadst spoken, surely then in the morning the people had gone vp euery one from following his brother.

10-2:28†††† So Ioab blew a trumpet, and all the people stood still, and pursued after Israel no more, neither fought they any more.

10-2:29†††† And Abner and his men walked all that night thorow the plaine, and passed ouer Iordane, and went thorow all Bithron, and they came to Mahanaim.

10-2:30†††† And Ioab returned from folowing Abner; and when he had gathered all the people together, there lacked of Dauids seruants nineteene men, and Asahel.

10-2:31†††† But the seruants of Dauid had smitten of Beniamin and of Abners men, so that three hundred and threescore men died.

10-2:32†††† And they tooke vp Asahel, and buried him in the sepulchre of his father which was in Bethlehem: and Ioab and his men went all night, and they came to Hebron at breake of day.





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2 Samuel 3:

Chapter 3:39 Verses

10 2 Samuel

(K.J.V. 1611) .

10-3:1††††† Now there was long war betweene the house of Saul, and the house of Dauid: but Dauid waxed stronger and stronger, and the house of Saul waxed weaker and weaker.

10-3:2††††† And vnto Dauid were sonnes borne in Hebron: and his first borne was Ammon, of Ahinoam the Iezreelitesse.

10-3:3††††† And his second, Chileab, of Abigail the wife of Nabal the Carmelite: and the third, Absalom the sonne of Maacah, the daughter of Talmai king of Geshur;

10-3:4††††† And the fourth, Adoniiah the son of Haggith: and the fifth, Shephatiah the sonne of Abital;

10-3:5††††† And the sixth, Ithream by Eglah Dauids wife: these were borne to Dauid in Hebron.

10-3:6††††† And it came to passe while there was warre between the house of Saul and the house of Dauid, that Abner made himselfe strong for the house of Saul.

10-3:7††††† And Saul had a concubine, whose name was Rizpah, the daughter of Aiah: and Ishbosheth saide to Abner, Wherefore hast thou gone in vnto my fathers concubine?

10-3:8††††† Then was Abner very wroth for the words of Ishbosheth, and said, Am I a dogs head, which against Iudah doe shew kindnesse this day vnto the house of Saul thy father, to his brethren, and to his friends, and haue not deliuered thee into the hand of Dauid, that thou chargest mee to day with a fault concerning this woman?

10-3:9††††† So doe God to Abner, and more also, except, as the Lord hath sworne to Dauid, euen so I doe to him:

10-3:10†††† To translate the kingdome from the house of Saul, and to set vp the throne of Dauid ouer Israel, and ouer Iudah, from Dan euen to Beer-sheba.

10-3:11†††† And he could not answere Abner a word againe, because he feared him.

10-3:12†††† And Abner sent messengers to Dauid on his behalfe, saying, Whose is the land? saying also, Make thy league with me, and behold, my hand shall bee with thee, to bring about all Israel vnto thee.

10-3:13†††† And he said, Well, I will make a league with thee: but one thing I require of thee, that is, Thou shalt not see my face, except thou first bring Michal Sauls daughter, when thou commest to see my face.

10-3:14†††† And Dauid sent messengers to Ishbosheth Sauls sonne, saying, Deliuer mee my wife Michal, which I espoused to mee for an hundred foreskinnes of the Philistines.

10-3:15†††† And Ishbosheth sent, and tooke her from her husband, euen from Phaltiel the sonne of Laish.

10-3:16†††† And her husband went with her along weeping behinde her to Bahurim: then said Abner vnto him, Goe, returne. And he returned.

10-3:17†††† And Abner had communication with the Elders of Israel, saying, Yee sought for Dauid in times past, to be king ouer you.

10-3:18†††† Now then doe it, for the Lord hath spoken of Dauid, saying; By the hand of my seruant Dauid I will saue my people Israel out of the hand of the Philistines, and out of the hand of all their enemies.

10-3:19†††† And Abner also spake in the eares of Beniamin: and Abner went also to speake in the eares of Dauid in Hebron, all that seemed good to Israel, and that seemed good to the whole house of Beniamin.

10-3:20†††† So Abner came to Dauid to Hebron, and twenty men with him: and Dauid made Abner, and the men that were with him, a feast.

10-3:21†††† And Abner said vnto Dauid, I will arise, and goe, and will gather all Israel vnto my lord the king, that they may make a league with thee, and that thou mayest raigne ouer all that thine heart desireth. And Dauid sent Abner away, and he went in peace.

10-3:22†††† And behold, the seruants of Dauid, and Ioab came from pursuing a troupe, and brought in a great spoile with them: (but Abner was not with Dauid in Hebron, for he had sent him away, and he was gone in peace.)

10-3:23†††† When Ioab and all the host that was with him, were come, they told Ioab, saying, Abner the sonne of Ner came to the king, and he hath sent him away, and he is gone in peace.

10-3:24†††† Then Ioab came to the king, and said, What hast thou done? behold, Abner came vnto thee, why is it that thou hast sent him away, & he is quite gone?

10-3:25†††† Thou knowest Abner the sonne of Ner, that he came to deceiue thee, and to know thy going out, and thy comming in, & to know all that thou doest.

10-3:26†††† And when Ioab was come out from Dauid, hee sent messengers after Abner, which brought him againe from the well of Siriah; but Dauid knew it not.

10-3:27†††† And when Abner was returned to Hebron, Ioab tooke him aside in the gate to speake with him quietly: and smote him there vnder the fift ribbe, that he died, for the blood of Asahel his brother.

10-3:28†††† And afterward when Dauid heard it, hee said, I and my kingdome are guiltlesse before the Lord for euer, from the blood of Abner the sonne of Ner:

10-3:29†††† Let it rest on the head of Ioab, and on all his fathers house, & let there not faile from the house of Ioab one that hath an issue, or that is a leper, or that leaneth on a staffe, or that falleth on the sword, or that lacketh bread.

10-3:30†††† So Ioab and Abishai his brother slew Abner, because he had slaine their brother Asahel at Gibeon in the battell.

10-3:31†††† And Dauid said to Ioab, and to all the people that were with him, Rent your clothes, and girde you with sackecloth, and mourne before Abner. And king Dauid himselfe followed the biere.

10-3:32†††† And they buried Abner in Hebron, and the king lift vp his voice, and wept at the graue of Abner; and all the people wept.

10-3:33†††† And the king lamented ouer Abner, and said, Died Abner as a foole dieth?

10-3:34†††† Thy hands were not bound, nor thy feete put into fetters: as a man falleth before wicked men, so fellest thou. And all the people wept againe ouer him.

10-3:35†††† And when all the people came to cause Dauid to eate meate while it was yet day, Dauid sware, saying, So doe God to mee, and more also, if I taste bread or ought else, till the Sunne be downe.

10-3:36†††† And all the people tooke notice of it, and it pleased them: as whatsoeuer the King did, pleased all the people.

10-3:37†††† For all the people, and all Israel vnderstood that day, that it was not of the King to slay Abner the sonne of Ner.

10-3:38†††† And the King said vnto his seruants, Knowe yee not that there is a prince and a great man fallen this day in Israel?

10-3:39†††† And I am this day weake, though anointed King, and these men the sonnes of Zeruiah be too hard for me: the Lord shall reward the doer of euill, according to his wickednesse.





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2 Samuel 4:

Chapter 4:12 Verses

10 2 Samuel

(K.J.V. 1611) .

10-4:1††††† And when Sauls sonne heard that Abner was dead in Hebron, his hands were feeble, and all the Israelites were troubled.

10-4:2††††† And Sauls sonne had two men that were captaines of bands: the name of the one was Baanah, and the name of the other Rechab, the sonnes of Rimmon a Beerothite, of the children of Beniamin: (for Beeroth also was reckoned to Beniamin:

10-4:3††††† And the Beerothites fled to Gittaim, and were soiourners there vntill this day.)

10-4:4††††† And Ionathan, Sauls sonne, had a sonne that was lame of his feete, and was fiue yeeres olde when the tidings came of Saul and Ionathan out of Iezreel, and his nource tooke him vp, and fled: and it came to passe as she made haste to flee, that hee fell, and became lame, and his name was Mephibosheth.

10-4:5††††† And the sonnes of Rimmon the Beerothite, Rechab and Baanah, went, and came about the heat of the day to the house of Ishbosheth, who lay on a bed at noone.

10-4:6††††† And they came thither into the midst of the house, as though they would haue fetched wheat, and they smote him vnder the fift rib, and Rechab and Baanah his brother escaped.

10-4:7††††† For when they came into the house, hee lay on his bedde in his bedchamber, and they smote him, and slew him, and beheaded him, and tooke his head, and gate them away thorow the plaine all night.

10-4:8††††† And they brought the head of Ishbosheth vnto Dauid to Hebron, and said to the King, Behold the head of Ishbosheth the sonne of Saul, thine enemie, which sought thy life, and the Lord hath auenged my lord the king this day of Saul and of his seed.

10-4:9††††† And Dauid answered Rechab and Baanah his brother, the sonnes of Rimmon the Beerothite, and said vnto them, As the Lord liueth, who hath redeemed my soule out of all aduersitie,

10-4:10†††† When one told me, saying, Behold, Saul is dead, ( thinking to haue brought good tidings) I tooke hold of him, and slew him in Ziklag, who thought that I would haue giuen him a reward for his tidings:

10-4:11†††† How much more, when wicked men haue slaine a righteous person, in his owne house, vpon his bed? Shall I not therefore now require his blood of your hand, and take you away from the earth?

10-4:12†††† And Dauid commanded his yong men, and they slew them, and cut off their hands and their feete, and hanged them vp ouer the poole in Hebron: but they tooke the head of Ishbosheth, and buried it in the sepulchre of Abner, in Hebron.





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2 Samuel 5:

Chapter 5:25 Verses

10 2 Samuel

(K.J.V. 1611) .

10-5:1††††† Then came all the tribes of Israel to Dauid vnto Hebron, and spake, saying, Behold, we are thy bone, and thy flesh.

10-5:2††††† Also in time past when Saul was king ouer vs, thou wast hee that leddest out and broughtest in Israel: and the Lord said to thee, Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt bee a captaine ouer Israel.

10-5:3††††† So all the Elders of Israel came to the King to Hebron, and King Dauid made a league with them in Hebron before the Lord: and they anointed Dauid King ouer Israel.

10-5:4††††† Dauid was thirtie yeeres old when he began to reigne, and he reigned fourtie yeeres.

10-5:5††††† In Hebron he reigned ouer Iudah seuen yeeres, and sixe moneths: and in Ierusalem he reigned thirty and three yeres ouer all Israel and Iudah.

10-5:6††††† And the king and his men went to Ierusalem, vnto the Iebusites, the inhabitants of the land: which spake vnto Dauid, saying, Except thou take away the blind and the lame, thou shalt not come in hither: Thinking, Dauid cannot come in hither.

10-5:7††††† Neuerthelesse, Dauid tooke the strong hold of Zion: the same is the citie of Dauid.

10-5:8††††† And Dauid said on that day, Whosoeuer getteth vp to the gutter, and smiteth the Iebusites, and the lame, and the blind, that are hated of Dauids soule, he shall be chiefe and captaine: Wherefore they said, The blind and the lame shall not come into the house.

10-5:9††††† So Dauid dwelt in the fort, and called it the citie of Dauid, and Dauid built round about, from Millo and inward.

10-5:10†††† And Dauid went on, and grew great, and the Lord God of hosts was with him.

10-5:11†††† And Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to Dauid, and Cedar trees, and carpenters, and Masons: and they built Dauid an house.

10-5:12†††† And Dauid perceiued that the Lord had established him King ouer Israel, and that he had exalted his kingdome for his people Israels sake.

10-5:13†††† And Dauid tooke him mo concubines and wiues out of Ierusalem, after he was come from Hebron, and there were yet sonnes and daughters borne to Dauid.

10-5:14†††† And these be the names of those that were borne vnto him in Ierusalem, Shammua, & Shobab, and Nathan, and Solomon:

10-5:15†††† Ibhar also, and Elishua, and Nepheg, and Iaphia,

10-5:16†††† And Elishama, and Eliada, and Eliphalet.

10-5:17†††† But when the Philistines heard that they had anointed Dauid King ouer Israel, all the Philistines came vp to seeke Dauid, and Dauid heard of it, and went downe to the hold.

10-5:18†††† The Philistines also came, and spred themselues in the valley of Rephaim.

10-5:19†††† And Dauid enquired of the Lord, saying, Shall I goe vp to the Philistines? wilt thou deliuer them into mine hand? And the Lord said vnto Dauid, Goe vp: for I will doubtlesse deliuer the Philistines into thine hand.

10-5:20†††† And Dauid came to Baal-Perazim, and Dauid smote them there, and said, The Lord hath broken foorth vpon mine enemies before me, as the breach of waters. Therefore he called the name of that place, Baal-Perazim.

10-5:21†††† And there they left their images, and Dauid and his men burnt them.

10-5:22†††† And the Philistines came vp yet againe, and spread themselues in the valley of Rephaim.

10-5:23†††† And when Dauid enquired of the Lord, he said, Thou shalt not goe vp: but fetch a compasse behinde them, and come vpon them ouer against the Mulbery trees.

10-5:24†††† And let it be when thou hearest the sound of a going in the tops of the mulbery trees, that then thou shalt bestirre thy selfe: for then shal the Lord goe out before thee, to smite the host of the Philistines.

10-5:25†††† And Dauid did so, as the Lord had commaunded him; and smote the Philistines from Geba, vntil thou come to Gazer.





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2 Samuel 6:

Chapter 6:23 Verses

10 2 Samuel

(K.J.V. 1611) .

10-6:1††††† Againe, Dauid gathered together all the chosen men of Israel, thirtie thousand:

10-6:2††††† And Dauid arose and went with all the people that were with him, from Baale of Iudah, to bring vp from thence the Arke of God, whose Name is called by the Name of the Lord of hostes, that dwelleth betweene the Cherubims.

10-6:3††††† And they set the Arke of God vpon a new cart, and brought it out of the house of Abinadab that was in Gibeah: and Uzzah and Ahio the sonnes of Abinadab, draue the new cart.

10-6:4††††† And they brought it out of the house of Abinadab which was at Gibeah, accompanying the Arke of God; and Ahio went before the Arke.

10-6:5††††† And Dauid and all the house of Israel played before the Lord on all manner of instruments made of Firrewood, euen on harpes, and on Psalteries, and on timbrels, and on cornets, and on cimbals.

10-6:6††††† And when they came to Nachons threshing floore, Uzzah put forth his hand to the Arke of God, and tooke hold of it, for the oxen shooke it.

10-6:7††††† And the anger of the Lord was kindled against Uzzah, and God smote him there for his errour, and there he died by the Arke of God.

10-6:8††††† And Dauid was displeased, because the Lord had made a breach vpon Uzzah: And hee called the name of the place, Perez-Uzzah to this day.

10-6:9††††† And Dauid was afraide of the Lord that day, and said, How shall the Arke of the Lord come to me?

10-6:10†††† So Dauid would not remoue the Arke of the Lord vnto him into the citie of Dauid: but Dauid caried it aside into the house of Obed Edom, the Gittite.

10-6:11†††† And the Arke of the Lord continued in the house of Obed Edom the Gittite, three moneths: and the Lord blessed Obed Edom, and all his household.

10-6:12†††† And it was told king Dauid, saying, The Lord hath blessed the house of Obed Edom, and all that pertained vnto him, because of the Arke of God. So Dauid went, and brought vp the Arke of God, from the house of Obed Edom, into the citie of Dauid, with gladnesse.

10-6:13†††† And it was so, that when they that bare the Arke of the Lord, had gone sixe paces, hee sacrificed oxen and fatlings.

10-6:14†††† And Dauid daunced before the Lord with all his might, and Dauid was girded with a linnen Ephod.

10-6:15†††† So Dauid and all the house of Israel brought vp the Arke of the Lord with shouting, and with the sound of the trumpet.

10-6:16†††† And as the Arke of the Lord came into the citie of Dauid, Michal Sauls daughter looked through a window, and saw king Dauid leaping and dauncing before the Lord, and she despised him in her heart.

10-6:17†††† And they brought in the Arke of the Lord, and set it in his place, in the midst of the Tabernacle that Dauid had pitched for it: and Dauid offered burnt offerings, and peace offrings before the Lord.

10-6:18†††† And assoone as Dauid had made an end of offering burnt offerings and peace offerings, hee blessed the people in the Name of the Lord of hostes.

10-6:19†††† And hee dealt among all the people, euen among the whole multitude of Israel, as well to the women as men, to euery one a cake of bread, and a good piece of flesh, and a flagon of wine: so all the people departed euery one to his house.

10-6:20†††† Then Dauid returned to blesse his houshold: and Michal the daughter of Saul came out to meete Dauid, and said, How glorious was the King of Israel to day, who vncouered himselfe to day in the eyes of the handmaids of his seruants, as one of the vaine fellowes shamelessely vncouereth himselfe!

10-6:21†††† And Dauid said vnto Michal, It was before the Lord, which chose me before thy father, & before all his house, to appoint me ruler ouer the people of the Lord, ouer Israel: therefore will I play before the Lord.

10-6:22†††† And I will yet be more vile then thus, and will be base in mine owne sight: and of the maid seruants which thou hast spoken of, of them shall I be had in honour.

10-6:23†††† Therefore Michal the daughter of Saul had no childe vnto the day of her death.





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2 Samuel 7:

Chapter 7:29 Verses

10 2 Samuel

(K.J.V. 1611) .

10-7:1††††† And it came to passe, when the King sate in his house, and the Lord had giuen him rest round about fro all his enemies;

10-7:2††††† That the king said vnto Nathan the Prophet, See now, I dwell in an house of Cedar, but the Arke of God dwelleth within curtaines.

10-7:3††††† And Nathan sayde to the King, Go, doe all that is in thine heart: for the Lord is with thee.

10-7:4††††† And it came to passe that night, that the word of the Lord came vnto Nathan, saying;

10-7:5††††† Goe and tell my seruant Dauid, Thus sayth the Lord, Shalt thou build me an house for me to dwell in?

10-7:6††††† Whereas I haue not dwelt in any house, since the time that I brought vp the children of Israel out of Egypt, euen to this day, but haue walked in a tent and in a tabernacle.

10-7:7††††† In all the places wherein I haue walked with all the children of Israel, spake I a word with any of the tribes of Israel, whome I commanded to feede my people Israel, saying, Why build ye not me an house of Cedar?

10-7:8††††† Now therefore so shalt thou say vnto my seruant Dauid; Thus sayth the Lord of hostes, I tooke thee from the sheepe-cote, from following the sheepe, to be ruler ouer my people, ouer Israel.

10-7:9††††† And I was with thee withersoeuer thou wentest, and haue cut off all thine enemies out of thy sight, and haue made thee a great name, like vnto the name of the great men that are in the earth.

10-7:10†††† (Moreouer I will appoint a place for my people Israel, and will plant them, that they may dwell in a place of their owne, and mooue no more: neither shall the children of wickednesse afflict them any more, as beforetime,

10-7:11†††† And as since the time that I commanded Iudges to bee ouer my people Israel, and haue caused thee to rest from all thine enemies:) Also the Lord telleth thee, that he will make thee an house.

10-7:12†††† And when thy dayes be fulfilled, and thou shalt sleepe with thy fathers, I will set vp thy seede after thee, which shall proceede out of thy bowels, and I will establish his kingdome.

10-7:13†††† Hee shall build an house for my Name, and I will stablish the throne of his kingdome for euer.

10-7:14†††† I will be his father, and he shall be my sonne: if hee commit iniquitie, I will chasten him with the rodde of men, and with the stripes of the children of men.

10-7:15†††† But my mercie shall not depart away from him, as I tooke it from Saul, whom I put away before thee.

10-7:16†††† And thine house, and thy kingdome shall be stablished for euer before thee: thy throne shall be stablished for euer.

10-7:17†††† According to all these words, and according to all this vision, so did Nathan speake vnto Dauid.

10-7:18†††† Then went king Dauid in, and sate before the Lord, and hee said, Who am I, O Lord God? and what is my house, that thou hast brought me hitherto?

10-7:19†††† And this was yet a small thing in thy sight, O Lord God: but thou hast spoken also of thy seruants house for a great while to come, and is this the maner of man, O Lord God?

10-7:20†††† And what can Dauid say more vnto thee? for thou, Lord God, knowest thy seruant.

10-7:21†††† For thy words sake, and according to thine own heart hast thou done all these great things, to make thy seruant know them.

10-7:22†††† Wherefore thou art great, O Lord God: for there is none like thee, neither is there any God beside thee, according to all that we haue heard with our eares.

10-7:23†††† And what one nation in the earth is like thy people, euen like Israel, whom God went to redeeme for a people to himselfe, & to make him a name, and to doe for you great things, and terrible, for thy lande, before thy people which thou redeemedst to thee from Egypt, from the nations, and their gods?

10-7:24†††† For thou hast confirmed to thy selfe thy people Israel to be a people vnto thee for euer: and thou, Lord art become their God.

10-7:25†††† And now, O Lord God, the word that thou hast spoken, concerning thy seruant, and concerning his house, establish it for euer, and doe as thou hast said.

10-7:26†††† And let thy name bee magnified for euer, saying, The Lord of hosts is the God ouer Israel: and let the house of thy seruant Dauid bee established before thee.

10-7:27†††† For thou, O Lord of hostes, God of Israel, hast reuealed to thy seruant, saying, I will build thee an house: therfore hath thy seruant found in his heart to pray this prayer vnto thee.

10-7:28†††† And now, O Lord GOD, (thou art that God, and thy words be true, and thou hast promised this goodnesse vnto thy seruant.)

10-7:29†††† Therefore now let it please thee to blesse the house of thy seruant, that it may continue for euer before thee: for thou, O Lord God, hast spoken it, and with thy blessing let the house of thy seruant be blessed for euer.





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2 Samuel 8:

Chapter 8:18 Verses

10 2 Samuel

(K.J.V. 1611) .

10-8:1††††† And after this it came to passe, that Dauid smote the Philistines, and subdued them: and Dauid tooke Metheg-Ammah out of the hand of the Philistines.

10-8:2††††† And he smote Moab, and measured them with a line, casting them downe to the ground: euen with two lines measured he, to put to death, and with one full line to keepe aliue: and so the Moabites became Dauids seruants, and brought gifts.

10-8:3††††† Dauid smote also Hadadezer the sonne of Rehob, king of Zobah, as he went to recouer his border at the riuer Euphrates.

10-8:4††††† And Dauid tooke from him a thousand charets, and seuen hundred horsemen, and twentie thousand footemen: and Dauid houghed all the charet horses, but reserued of them for an hundred charets.

10-8:5††††† And when the Syrians of Damascus came to succour Hadadezer king of Zobah, Dauid slew of the Syrians two and twentie thousand men.

10-8:6††††† Then Dauid put garisons in Syria of Damascus: And the Syrians became seruants to Dauid, and brought gifts: and the Lord preserued Dauid whithersoeuer he went.

10-8:7††††† And Dauid tooke the shields of gold that were on the seruants of Hadadezer, and brought them to Ierusalem.

10-8:8††††† And from Betah and from Berothai, cities of Hadadezer, King Dauid tooke exceeding much brasse.

10-8:9††††† When Toi king of Hamath heard that Dauid had smitten all the hoste of Hadadezer,

10-8:10†††† Then Toi sent Ioram his sonne