2 Samuel 6:15
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New International Version
while he and all Israel were bringing up the ark of the LORD with shouts and the sound of trumpets.

King James Bible
So David and all the house of Israel brought up the ark of the LORD with shouting, and with the sound of the trumpet.

Darby Bible Translation
And David and all the house of Israel brought up the ark of Jehovah with shouting, and with the sound of the trumpet.

World English Bible
So David and all the house of Israel brought up the ark of Yahweh with shouting, and with the sound of the trumpet.

Young's Literal Translation
and David and all the house of Israel are bringing up the ark of Jehovah with shouting, and with the voice of a trumpet,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

And David danced before the Lord - Dancing is a religious ceremony among the Hindoos, and they consider it an act of devotion to their idols. It is evident that David considered it in the same light. What connection dancing can have with devotion I cannot tell. This I know, that unpremeditated and involuntary skipping may be the effect of sudden mental elation.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

David
with shouting

1 Chronicles 15:16,25,28 And David spoke to the chief of the Levites to appoint their brothers to be the singers with instruments of music...

Ezra 3:10,11 And when the builders laid the foundation of the temple of the LORD, they set the priests in their apparel with trumpets...

Psalm 47:1,5,6 O clap your hands, all you people; shout to God with the voice of triumph...

Psalm 68:24-27 They have seen your goings, O God; even the goings of my God, my King, in the sanctuary...

the sound

Numbers 10:1-10 And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying...

Joshua 6:4,5 And seven priests shall bear before the ark seven trumpets of rams' horns: and the seventh day you shall compass the city seven times...

Psalm 150:3 Praise him with the sound of the trumpet: praise him with the psaltery and harp.

Library
Emmaus. Kiriath-Jearim.
"From Beth-horon to Emmaus it was hilly."--It was sixty furlongs distant from Jerusalem.--"To eight hundred only, dismissed the army, (Vespasian) gave a place, called Ammaus, for them to inhabit: it is sixty furlongs distant from Jerusalem." I inquire, whether this word hath the same etymology with Emmaus near Tiberias, which, from the 'warm baths,' was called Chammath. The Jews certainly do write this otherwise... "The family (say they) of Beth-Pegarim, and Beth Zipperia was out of Emmaus."--The
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Excursus on the Present Teaching of the Latin and Greek Churches on the Subject.
To set forth the present teaching of the Latin Church upon the subject of images and the cultus which is due them, I cite the decree of the Council of Trent and a passage from the Catechism set forth by the authority of the same synod. (Conc. Trid., Sess. xxv. December 3d and 4th, 1563. [Buckley's Trans.]) The holy synod enjoins on all bishops, and others sustaining the office and charge of teaching that, according to the usage of the Catholic and Apostolic Church received from the primitive times
Philip Schaff—The Seven Ecumenical Councils

Cross References
2 Samuel 6:14
Wearing a linen ephod, David was dancing before the LORD with all his might,

2 Samuel 6:16
As the ark of the LORD was entering the City of David, Michal daughter of Saul watched from a window. And when she saw King David leaping and dancing before the LORD, she despised him in her heart.

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.

Ezekiel 46:10
The prince is to be among them, going in when they go in and going out when they go out.

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