2 Chronicles 29:26
New International Version
So the Levites stood ready with David’s instruments, and the priests with their trumpets.

New Living Translation
The Levites then took their positions around the Temple with the instruments of David, and the priests took their positions with the trumpets.

English Standard Version
The Levites stood with the instruments of David, and the priests with the trumpets.

Berean Study Bible
The Levites stood with the instruments of David, and the priests with the trumpets.

King James Bible
And the Levites stood with the instruments of David, and the priests with the trumpets.

New King James Version
The Levites stood with the instruments of David, and the priests with the trumpets.

New American Standard Bible
The Levites stood with the musical instruments of David, and the priests with the trumpets.

NASB 1995
The Levites stood with the musical instruments of David, and the priests with the trumpets.

NASB 1977
And the Levites stood with the musical instruments of David, and the priests with the trumpets.

Amplified Bible
The Levites stood with the musical instruments of David, and the priests with the trumpets.

Christian Standard Bible
The Levites stood with the instruments of David, and the priests with the trumpets.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Levites stood with the instruments of David, and the priests with the trumpets.

American Standard Version
And the Levites stood with the instruments of David, and the priests with the trumpets.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the Levites stood with the songs of David, and the Priests were blowing with the curved and straight horns.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the Levites stood with the instruments of David, and the priests with the trumpets.

Contemporary English Version
The Levites were ready to play the instruments that had belonged to David; the priests were ready to blow the trumpets.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Levites stood, with the instruments of David, and the priests with trumpets.

English Revised Version
And the Levites stood with the instruments of David, and the priests with the trumpets.

Good News Translation
instruments like those that King David had used. The priests also stood there with trumpets.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The Levites stood with David's instruments, and the priests had the trumpets.

International Standard Version
The descendants of Levi played instruments that had been crafted by David and the priests sounded trumpets.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the Levites stood with the instruments of David, and the priests with the trumpets.

Literal Standard Version
and the Levites stand with the instruments of David, and the priests with the trumpets.

NET Bible
The Levites had David's musical instruments and the priests had trumpets.

New Heart English Bible
The Levites stood with the instruments of David, and the priests with the trumpets.

World English Bible
The Levites stood with the instruments of David, and the priests with the trumpets.

Young's Literal Translation
and the Levites stand with the instruments of David, and the priests with the trumpets.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Hezekiah Restores Temple Worship
25Hezekiah stationed the Levites in the house of the LORD with cymbals, harps, and lyres according to the command of David, of Gad the king’s seer, and of Nathan the prophet. For the command had come from the LORD through His prophets. 26The Levites stood with the instruments of David, and the priests with the trumpets. 27And Hezekiah ordered that the burnt offering be sacrificed on the altar. When the burnt offering began, the song of the LORD and the trumpets began as well, accompanied by the instruments of David king of Israel.…

Cross References
1 Chronicles 23:5
4,000 are to be gatekeepers, and 4,000 are to praise the LORD with the instruments I have made for giving praise."

2 Chronicles 5:12
all the Levitical singers--Asaph, Heman, Jeduthun, and their sons and relatives--stood on the east side of the altar, dressed in fine linen and playing cymbals, harps, and lyres, accompanied by 120 priests sounding trumpets.


Treasury of Scripture

And the Levites stood with the instruments of David, and the priests with the trumpets.

the instruments

1 Chronicles 23:5
Moreover four thousand were porters; and four thousand praised the LORD with the instruments which I made, said David, to praise therewith.

Psalm 87:7
As well the singers as the players on instruments shall be there: all my springs are in thee.

Psalm 150:3-5
Praise him with the sound of the trumpet: praise him with the psaltery and harp…

the priests

2 Chronicles 5:12,13
Also the Levites which were the singers, all of them of Asaph, of Heman, of Jeduthun, with their sons and their brethren, being arrayed in white linen, having cymbals and psalteries and harps, stood at the east end of the altar, and with them an hundred and twenty priests sounding with trumpets:) …

Numbers 10:8,10
And the sons of Aaron, the priests, shall blow with the trumpets; and they shall be to you for an ordinance for ever throughout your generations…

Joshua 6:4-9
And seven priests shall bear before the ark seven trumpets of rams' horns: and the seventh day ye shall compass the city seven times, and the priests shall blow with the trumpets…









(26) The instruments of David.--See on 1Chronicles 23:5. The writer's interest in the musical portion of the Temple ritual receives one more illustration in these verses.

Verse 26. - To references of foregoing verse may be added Numbers 10:8; 1 Chronicles 15:24.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The Levites
הַלְוִיִּם֙ (hal·wî·yim)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine plural
Strong's 3881: Levites -- descendant of Levi

stood
וַיַּֽעַמְד֤וּ (way·ya·‘am·ḏū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 5975: To stand, in various relations

with the instruments
בִּכְלֵ֣י (biḵ·lê)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 3627: Something prepared, any apparatus

of David,
דָוִ֔יד (ḏā·wîḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

and the priests
וְהַכֹּהֲנִ֖ים (wə·hak·kō·hă·nîm)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 3548: Priest

with the trumpets.
בַּחֲצֹצְרֽוֹת׃ (ba·ḥă·ṣō·ṣə·rō·wṯ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 2689: (an ancient) trumpet


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