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Bible Commentaries

Peake's Commentary on the Bible

1 Chronicles 16

Verses 1-43

1 Chronicles 15:25 to 1 Chronicles 16:3 . See notes on 2 Samuel 6:12-19.

1 Chronicles 16:4-6 . This appointment of Levites to serve before the Ark refers to the permanent arrangements as distinct from the temporary appointment of Levites to bring up the Ark to Jerusalem ( 1 Chronicles 15:17 ff.).

1 Chronicles 16:7-36 . This psalm of thanksgiving and praise is, with only slight variations, a compilation from the Psalter, viz. vv. 1 Chronicles 16:8-22 = Psalms 105:1-15; 1 Chronicles 16:23-33 = Psalms 116; 1 Chronicles 16:34-36 = Psalms 106:1; Psalms 106:47 f. (see the notes on these Pss.).

1 Chronicles 16:37-43 . A continuation of 1 Chronicles 16:4-6 dealing further with the duties of the priests and Levites.

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Peake, Arthur. "Commentary on 1 Chronicles 16". "Peake's Commentary on the Bible ". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/pfc/1-chronicles-16.html. 1919.