12 Now King David(A) was told, “The Lord has blessed the household of Obed-Edom and everything he has, because of the ark of God.” So David went to bring up the ark of God from the house of Obed-Edom to the City of David with rejoicing. 13 When those who were carrying the ark of the Lord had taken six steps, he sacrificed(B) a bull and a fattened calf. 14 Wearing a linen ephod,(C) David was dancing(D) before the Lord with all his might, 15 while he and all Israel were bringing up the ark of the Lord with shouts(E) and the sound of trumpets.(F)

16 As the ark of the Lord was entering the City of David,(G) Michal(H) 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.

17 They brought the ark of the Lord and set it in its place inside the tent that David had pitched for it,(I) and David sacrificed burnt offerings(J) and fellowship offerings before the Lord.

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37 David left Asaph and his associates before the ark of the covenant of the Lord to minister there regularly, according to each day’s requirements.(A) 38 He also left Obed-Edom(B) and his sixty-eight associates to minister with them. Obed-Edom son of Jeduthun, and also Hosah,(C) were gatekeepers.

39 David left Zadok(D) the priest and his fellow priests before the tabernacle of the Lord at the high place in Gibeon(E)

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and Solomon and the whole assembly went to the high place at Gibeon,(A) for God’s tent of meeting(B) was there, which Moses(C) the Lord’s servant had made in the wilderness.

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