1 Chronicles 13:13
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New International Version
He did not take the ark to be with him in the City of David. Instead, he took it to the house of Obed-Edom the Gittite.

King James Bible
So David brought not the ark home to himself to the city of David, but carried it aside into the house of Obededom the Gittite.

Darby Bible Translation
And David brought not the ark home unto himself into the city of David, but he carried it aside into the house of Obed-Edom the Gittite.

World English Bible
So David didn't move the ark to him into the city of David, but carried it aside into the house of Obed-Edom the Gittite.

Young's Literal Translation
And David hath not turned aside the ark unto himself, unto the city of David, and turneth it aside unto the house of Obed-Edom the Gittite.

1 Chronicles 13:13 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Uzza put forth his hand - See this transaction explained 2 Samuel 6:6 (note), etc.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

brought [heb] removed
Obed-edom

1 Chronicles 15:18 And with them their brothers of the second degree, Zechariah, Ben, and Jaaziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni...

1 Chronicles 16:5 Asaph the chief, and next to him Zechariah, Jeiel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Mattithiah, and Eliab...

1 Chronicles 26:4,8 Moreover the sons of Obededom were, Shemaiah the firstborn, Jehozabad the second, Joah the third, and Sacar the fourth...

2 Samuel 6:10,11 So David would not remove the ark of the LORD to him into the city of David...

the Gittite

2 Samuel 4:3 And the Beerothites fled to Gittaim, and were sojourners there until this day.)

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Importance of Small Things in Religion
You have before you now the picture. I shall want you to look at it, first, in detail, to bring out certain truths which I think it teaches to us; and then, I shall want you to regard the picture as a whole, to run your eye along the whole length of the canvas, and sea the fullness of its meaning. I. First, then, we shall take THE PICTURE IN ITS DETAIL. 1. The first observation I make upon it is this, that God's judgment of sin must differ exceedingly from ours. Who among us when be has read this
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 6: 1860

Chronicles
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
2 Samuel 6:10
He was not willing to take the ark of the LORD to be with him in the City of David. Instead, he took it to the house of Obed-Edom the Gittite.

1 Chronicles 13:12
David was afraid of God that day and asked, "How can I ever bring the ark of God to me?"

1 Chronicles 15:25
So David and the elders of Israel and the commanders of units of a thousand went to bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD from the house of Obed-Edom, with rejoicing.

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