congregation = military assembly, or muster.
that be. Supply the Ellipsis (App-6), "If it be".
brethren. So the true David calls them (Hebrews 2:11).
the ark of our God. Note its titles in these two books of Chronicles: the Ark, fifteen times; the Ark of God, twelve times; the Ark of the Lord, four times; the Ark of the Covenant of God, once; the Ark of Thy strength, once; the holy Ark, once; the Ark of our God, once. Forty-six in all. See note on Exodus 25:22.
enquired not at it. Hebrew. darash, to seek diligently. See note on 1 Chronicles 10:13.
Shihor. Not the Nile, but the brook (or Wady) of Egypt (Numbers 34:5. Joshua 15:4, Joshua 15:47) = El Arish.
entering of Hemath = the pass of Hemath, on the extreme north (Numbers 34:8).
Kirjath-jearim. Compare 2 Samuel 6:2, where it is Baale of Judah.
God. Elohim (with Art.) = the [true] God. App-4.
Whose name is called on it = where His Name is invoked.
a new cart. See note on 1 Samuel 6:7. 2 Samuel 6:3.
drave = were leading beside: or, escorting.
with all their might. Compare 2 Samuel 6:5. No need to arbitrarily make this correspond. They are two independent books, complementary in their information.
and. Note the Figure of speech Polysyndeton (App-6) in this verse, emphasizing each item.
timbrels. See note on Exodus 15:20.
cymbals. Hebrew. meziltayim: two metal discs, making a clashing sound. Always so rendered. Not to be confounded (as in Authorized Version and Revised Version) with zilzelim = timbrels, which make a rustling sound, but rendered "cymbals" in 2 Samuel 6:5. Psalms 150:5.
Chidon. See 2 Samuel 6:6; where he has another name, Nachon.
Uzza. See 2 Samuel 6:6, 2 Samuel 6:7.
died before God. Showing the sin of disobeying the Divine commands.
displeased = grieved, sad.
brought not the ark home. See 2 Samuel 6:10, 2 Samuel 6:11.
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