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1 Chronicles 14

Book of 1 Chronicles - Chapter 14

1 Chronicles 14:1

Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar trees, and masons, and carpenters, to build him a house.

1 Chronicles 14:2

David perceived that the LORD had established him king over Israel; for his kingdom was exalted on high, for his people Israel's sake.

1 Chronicles 14:3

David took more wives at Jerusalem; and David became the father of more sons and daughters.

1 Chronicles 14:4

These are the names of the children whom he had in Jerusalem: Shammua, and Shobab, Nathan, and Solomon,

1 Chronicles 14:5

and Ibhar, and Elishua, and Elpelet,

1 Chronicles 14:6

and Nogah, and Nepheg, and Japhia,

1 Chronicles 14:7

and Elishama, and Beeliada, and Eliphelet.

1 Chronicles 14:8

When the Philistines heard that David was anointed king over all Israel, all the Philistines went up to seek David: and David heard of it, and went out against them.

1 Chronicles 14:9

Now the Philistines had come and made a raid in the valley of Rephaim.

1 Chronicles 14:10

David inquired of God, saying, "Shall I go up against the Philistines? Will you deliver them into my hand?" the LORD said to him, "Go up; for I will deliver them into your hand."

1 Chronicles 14:11

So they came up to Baal Perazim, and David struck them there; and David said, God has broken my enemies by my hand, like the breach of waters. Therefore they called the name of that place Baal Perazim.

1 Chronicles 14:12

They left their gods there; and David gave commandment, and they were burned with fire.

1 Chronicles 14:13

The Philistines yet again made a raid in the valley.

1 Chronicles 14:14

David inquired again of God; and God said to him, "You shall not go up after them. Turn away from them, and come on them over against the mulberry trees.

1 Chronicles 14:15

It shall be, when you hear the sound of marching in the tops of the mulberry trees, that then you shall go out to battle; for God has gone out before you to strike the army of the Philistines."

1 Chronicles 14:16

David did as God commanded him: and they struck the army of the Philistines from Gibeon even to Gezer.

1 Chronicles 14:17

The fame of David went out into all lands; and the LORD brought the fear of him on all nations.