King James Version

1 Chronicles 16:1-43

1So they brought the ark of God, and set it in the midst of the tent that David had pitched for it: and they offered burnt sacrifices and peace offerings before God. 2And when David had made an end of offering the burnt offerings and the peace offerings, he blessed the people in the name of the LORD. 3And he dealt to every one of Israel, both man and woman, to every one a loaf of bread, and a good piece of flesh, and a flagon of wine.

4¶ And he appointed certain of the Levites to minister before the ark of the LORD, and to record, and to thank and praise the LORD God of Israel: 5Asaph the chief, and next to him Zechariah, Jeiel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Mattithiah, and Eliab, and Benaiah, and Obed-edom: and Jeiel with psalteries and with harps; but Asaph made a sound with cymbals;16.5 with psalteries…: Heb. with instruments of psalteries and harps 6Benaiah also and Jahaziel the priests with trumpets continually before the ark of the covenant of God.

7¶ Then on that day David delivered first this psalm to thank the LORD into the hand of Asaph and his brethren. 8Give thanks unto the LORD, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the people. 9Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him, talk ye of all his wondrous works. 10Glory ye in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek the LORD. 11Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually. 12Remember his marvellous works that he hath done, his wonders, and the judgments of his mouth; 13O ye seed of Israel his servant, ye children of Jacob, his chosen ones. 14He is the LORD our God; his judgments are in all the earth. 15Be ye mindful always of his covenant; the word which he commanded to a thousand generations; 16Even of the covenant which he made with Abraham, and of his oath unto Isaac; 17And hath confirmed the same to Jacob for a law, and to Israel for an everlasting covenant, 18Saying, Unto thee will I give the land of Canaan, the lot of your inheritance;16.18 the lot: Heb. the cord 19When ye were but few, even a few, and strangers in it.16.19 few, even: Heb. men of number, etc 20And when they went from nation to nation, and from one kingdom to another people; 21He suffered no man to do them wrong: yea, he reproved kings for their sakes, 22Saying, Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm. 23Sing unto the LORD, all the earth; shew forth from day to day his salvation. 24Declare his glory among the heathen; his marvellous works among all nations. 25For great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised: he also is to be feared above all gods. 26For all the gods of the people are idols: but the LORD made the heavens. 27Glory and honour are in his presence; strength and gladness are in his place. 28Give unto the LORD, ye kindreds of the people, give unto the LORD glory and strength. 29Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name: bring an offering, and come before him: worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness. 30Fear before him, all the earth: the world also shall be stable, that it be not moved. 31Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice: and let men say among the nations, The LORD reigneth. 32Let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof: let the fields rejoice, and all that is therein. 33Then shall the trees of the wood sing out at the presence of the LORD, because he cometh to judge the earth. 34O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever. 35And say ye, Save us, O God of our salvation, and gather us together, and deliver us from the heathen, that we may give thanks to thy holy name, and glory in thy praise. 36Blessed be the LORD God of Israel for ever and ever. And all the people said, Amen, and praised the LORD.

37¶ So he left there before the ark of the covenant of the LORD Asaph and his brethren, to minister before the ark continually, as every day’s work required: 38And Obed-edom with their brethren, threescore and eight; Obed-edom also the son of Jeduthun and Hosah to be porters: 39And Zadok the priest, and his brethren the priests, before the tabernacle of the LORD in the high place that was at Gibeon, 40To offer burnt offerings unto the LORD upon the altar of the burnt offering continually morning and evening, and to do according to all that is written in the law of the LORD, which he commanded Israel;16.40 morning…: Heb. in the morning, and in the evening 41And with them Heman and Jeduthun, and the rest that were chosen, who were expressed by name, to give thanks to the LORD, because his mercy endureth for ever; 42And with them Heman and Jeduthun with trumpets and cymbals for those that should make a sound, and with musical instruments of God. And the sons of Jeduthun were porters.16.42 porters: Heb. for the gate 43And all the people departed every man to his house: and David returned to bless his house.

Akuapem Twi Contemporary Bible

1 Beresosɛm 16:1-43

1Na wɔde Onyankopɔn Apam Adaka no kosii ntamadan sononko bi a Dawid asiesie mu, na wɔbɔɔ ɔhyew afɔre ne asomdwoe afɔre wɔ Onyankopɔn anim. 2Dawid wiee no, ohyiraa nkurɔfo no wɔ Awurade din mu. 3Na ɔkyɛɛ Israelfo mmea ne mmarima nyinaa aduan. Obiara nyaa brodo mua, namkum ne bobe aba ɔfam.

4Dawid yii saa Lewifo yi sɛ wonni nnipa no anim wɔ ɔsom mu, wɔ Awurade Apam Adaka no anim, na wɔmfa so nsrɛ ne nhyira, na wɔnna Awurade, Israel Nyankopɔn ase na wɔnkamfo no. 5Asaf a na ɔda kuw yi ano no bɔɔ kyɛnkyɛn no. Na nʼabediakyirifo yɛ Sakaria a ɔto so abien, afei Yeiel, Semiramot, Yehiel, Matitia, Eliab, Benaia, Obed-Edom ne Yahasiel. Wɔn na wɔbɔɔ mmɛnta ne asankuten. 6Na Asɔfo Benaia ne Yahasiel taa bɔ ntorobɛnto wɔ Onyankopɔn Apam Adaka no anim.

Dawid Aseda Dwom

7Saa da no, Dawid de saa aseda dwom a ɔde ma Awurade yi maa Asaf ne ne mfɛfo Lewifo:

8Da Awurade ase na da ne kɛseyɛ adi.

Ma wiase nyinaa nhu nea wayɛ.

9Monto dwom mma no, monto ayeyi dwom mma no;

monka nʼanwonwade no nyinaa.

10Monhoahoa mo ho wɔ ne din kronkron mu;

momma wɔn a wɔhwehwɛ Awurade no nnya koma mu anigye.

11Momma mo ani nna Awurade ne nʼahoɔden so;

na monhwehwɛ nʼanim bere biara.

12Monkae anwonwade a wayɛ,

ne nsɛnkyerɛnne ne atɛn a obui.

13Mo Israelmma, Onyankopɔn somfo,

Yakob mma a wapaw wɔn.

14Ɔyɛ Awurade, yɛn Nyankopɔn;

nʼahenni da adi wɔ asase so nyinaa.

15Ɔkae nʼapam daa nyinaa,

asɛm a ɔhyɛ maa awo ntoantoaso apem no.

16Eyi ne apam a ɔne Abraham yɛe

ne ntam a ɔka kyerɛɛ Isak.

17Ɔhyɛɛ mu den maa Yakob sɛ mmara,

de maa Israel sɛ apam a ɛbɛtena hɔ afebɔɔ;

18“Mede Kanaan asase no bɛma wo

sɛ kyɛfa a ɛbɛyɛ wʼagyapade.”

19Ɔkaa eyi bere a na wɔnnɔɔso,

ahɔhokuw ketewa bi a wɔwɔ Kanaan.

20Wofii aman so kɔɔ aman so,

fii ahemman mu kɔɔ ahemman mu.

21Nanso wamma obi anhyɛ wɔn so;

wɔn nti, ɔkaa ahene anim se;

22“Mommfa mo nsa nka wɔn a masra wɔn ngo,

na monnyɛ mʼadiyifo bɔne bi.”

23Momma asase nyinaa nto dwom mma Awurade!

Da biara, mompae mu nka asɛmpa no sɛ ogye nkwa.

24Mommɔ nʼanuonyam nneyɛe ho dawuru wɔ amanaman mu.

Monka anwonwade a ɔyɛ nkyerɛ obiara.

25Awurade yɛ ɔkɛse! Na nkamfo fata no!

Ɛsɛ sɛ wosuro no sen anyame nyinaa.

26Aman so anyame nyinaa yɛ ahoni bi kwa,

nanso Awurade na ɔbɔɔ ɔsoro!

27Anuonyam ne tumi atwa ne ho ahyia,

ahoɔden ne ahoɔfɛ wɔ nʼatenae.

28Momfa mma Awurade, Amanaman mmusuakuw,

momfa anuonyam ne tumi mma Awurade.

29Momfa anuonyam a ɛfata mma Awurade!

Momfa mo afɔrebɔde mmra mmɛsom no.

Monsɔre Awurade wɔ ne hyerɛn kronkron nyinaa mu.

30Momma asase nyinaa mpopo wɔ nʼanim.

Wɔatim wiase dennen a entumi nhinhim.

31Momma ɔsoro ani nnye na asase nsɛpɛw ne ho!

Momma aman nyinaa nte sɛ, Awurade yɛ ɔhene.

32Momma ɛpo ne nea ɛwɔ mu nyinaa nteɛ mu nkamfo no.

Momma mfuw ne wɔn nnɔbae mfa ahosɛpɛw mpue.

33Momma kwae nnua nnyigyei

nyɛ ayeyi Awurade anim!

Efisɛ ɔrebebu asase atɛn.

34Monna Awurade ase, efisɛ oye

na nʼadɔe wɔ hɔ daa.

35Monteɛteɛ mu se, “Gye yɛn, Ao yɛn nkwagye Onyankopɔn!

Boa yɛn ano, na gye yɛn fi amanaman nsam,

na yɛatumi ada wo din kronkron ase,

na yɛadi ahurusi akamfo wo.”

36Ayeyi nka Awurade, Israel Nyankopɔn,

emfi mmeresanten nkosi nnasanten.

Na nnipa no nyinaa gyee so se, “Amen!” Na wɔkamfoo Awurade.

Ɔsom Wɔ Yerusalem Ne Gibeon

37Dawid hyehyɛ maa Asaf ne ne mfɛfo Lewifo no sɛ wɔnsom daa wɔ Awurade Apam Adaka no anim, na wɔnyɛ nea ehia sɛ wɔyɛ no da biara. 38Saa kuw yi mu nnipa ne Obed-Edom (a ɔyɛ Yedutun babarima no), Hosa ne Lewifo aduosia awotwe a wɔyɛ apon ano hwɛfo.

39Dawid de ɔsɔfo Sadok ne ne mfɛfo asɔfo tenaa Awurade Ahyiae Ntamadan a ɛwɔ bepɔw Gibeon no, sɛ wɔnsom wɔ Awurade anim wɔ hɔ. 40Anɔpa ne anwummere biara, wɔbɔ ɔhyew afɔre wɔ afɔremuka a wɔayi asi hɔ ama saa dwumadi no so. Na wodii biribiara a wɔakyerɛw sɛ Awurade mmara a ɔde ama Israel no so. 41Dawid san yii Heman, Yedutun ne afoforo bi a wɔbobɔɔ wɔn din, yiyii wɔn no sɛ wɔnna Awurade ase “Na nʼadɔe no tim hɔ daa.” 42Heman ne Yedutun bɔɔ wɔn ntorobɛnto, kyɛnkyɛn ne nnwontode ahorow de gyigyee ayeyi nnwom a wɔto maa Onyankopɔn no ho. Na woyii Yedutun mmabarima ma wɔyɛɛ apon ano hwɛfo.

43Na nnipa no nyinaa san kɔɔ wɔn afi mu. Dawid nso san kɔɔ ne fi, kohyiraa ne fifo.