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1 Chronicles 16

Introduction

Overview

1 Chronicles 16:1, David’s festival sacrifice; 1 Chronicles 16:4, He orders a choir to sing thanksgiving; 1 Chronicles 16:7, The psalm of thanksgiving; 1 Chronicles 16:37, He appoints ministers, porters, priests, and musicians, to attend continually on the ark.

Verse 1

they brought: 2 Samuel 6:17-19, 1 Kings 8:6, 2 Chronicles 5:7

in the midst: 1 Chronicles 15:1, 1 Chronicles 15:12, 2 Chronicles 1:4, Psalms 132:8

they offered: 1 Kings 8:5, 2 Chronicles 5:6, Ezra 6:16-18

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 7:2 - curtains 1 Kings 3:15 - before 1 Kings 8:1 - out of the city 1 Chronicles 6:31 - after that 1 Chronicles 6:38 - Izhar 1 Chronicles 17:1 - under curtains 2 Chronicles 5:2 - out Ezra 6:17 - offered Psalms 42:4 - for I Psalms 43:3 - tabernacles Psalms 66:15 - I will offer Ecclesiastes 9:7 - eat Malachi 3:4 - as

Verse 2

the burnt: Leviticus 1:3

he blessed: Genesis 14:19, Genesis 20:7, Genesis 47:7, Genesis 47:10, Numbers 6:23-27, Joshua 22:6, 2 Samuel 6:18, 1 Kings 8:55, 1 Kings 8:56, 2 Chronicles 29:29, 2 Chronicles 30:18-20, 2 Chronicles 30:27, Luke 24:50, Luke 24:51, Hebrews 7:7

Reciprocal: Exodus 39:43 - blessed them 1 Kings 3:15 - before 1 Kings 8:14 - blessed all 2 Chronicles 5:6 - General 2 Chronicles 6:3 - blessed Ezekiel 45:17 - the prince's

Verse 3

to every one: 2 Chronicles 30:24, 2 Chronicles 35:7, 2 Chronicles 35:8, Nehemiah 8:10, Ezekiel 45:17, 1 Peter 4:9

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 6:19 - he dealt

Verse 4

he appointed: 1 Chronicles 15:16, 1 Chronicles 23:2-6, 1 Chronicles 24:3

minister: 1 Chronicles 16:37-42, 1 Chronicles 23:27-32, Numbers 18:1-6

to record: 1 Chronicles 16:8, Psalms 37:1, Psalms 70:1, *titles Psalms 103:2, Psalms 105:5, Isaiah 62:6, Isaiah 62:7

the Lord God: Genesis 17:7, Genesis 32:28, Genesis 33:20, *marg. 1 Kings 8:15, Psalms 72:18, Psalms 106:48

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 23:1 - sweet psalmist 1 Chronicles 6:32 - they ministered 1 Chronicles 9:33 - the singers 1 Chronicles 25:1 - harps 2 Chronicles 5:12 - the Levites 2 Chronicles 7:6 - the Levites 2 Chronicles 8:14 - the Levites 2 Chronicles 29:25 - And he set 2 Chronicles 31:2 - to give thanks 2 Chronicles 34:12 - all Ezra 3:10 - after the ordinance Nehemiah 11:17 - to begin Psalms 30:4 - Sing Psalms 71:17 - hitherto Luke 19:37 - the whole Acts 13:2 - they

Verse 5

Asaph: 1 Chronicles 6:39, 1 Chronicles 15:16-24, 1 Chronicles 25:1-6

psalteries and with harps: Heb. instruments of psalteries and harps, 1 Chronicles 15:20, 1 Chronicles 15:21, 2 Chronicles 29:25

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 10:5 - a psaltery 2 Samuel 6:10 - Obededom 2 Samuel 23:1 - sweet psalmist 1 Chronicles 13:8 - with harps 1 Chronicles 13:13 - Obededom 1 Chronicles 15:18 - Zechariah 1 Chronicles 15:19 - General 1 Chronicles 25:2 - Asaph 1 Chronicles 26:4 - Obededom 2 Chronicles 20:19 - Levites 2 Chronicles 34:12 - all Ezra 3:10 - trumpets Nehemiah 12:27 - thanksgivings Psalms 150:5 - the loud cymbals Daniel 3:10 - the cornet

Verse 6

with trumpets: Numbers 10:8, 2 Chronicles 5:12, 2 Chronicles 5:13, 2 Chronicles 13:12, 2 Chronicles 29:26-28

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 15:18 - Zechariah 1 Chronicles 15:24 - the priests 2 Chronicles 7:6 - the priests Ezra 3:10 - trumpets Psalms 81:3 - Blow Daniel 3:10 - the cornet

Verse 7

on that day: 2 Samuel 22:1, 2 Samuel 23:1, 2 Samuel 23:2, 2 Chronicles 29:30, Nehemiah 12:24

into the hand: Psalms 12:1, Psalms 18:1, *titles

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 6:39 - Asaph Psalms 68:26 - Bless Psalms 105:1 - Give Psalms 137:3 - the songs of Zion Proverbs 28:12 - righteous

Verse 8

Give thanks: This beautiful hymn, to the 1 Chronicles 16:22, is nearly the same as Psalms 105:1-15, from the 1 Chronicles 16:23, to the 1 Chronicles 16:33, it accords with Psalms 96:1-13, and the conclusion agrees with Psa. 106, with the addition of 1 Chronicles 16:34-36. Psalms 105:1-15

call: Isaiah 12:4, Acts 9:14, 1 Corinthians 1:2

make: 1 Kings 8:43, 2 Kings 19:19, Psalms 67:2-4, Psalms 78:3-6, Psalms 145:5, Psalms 145:6

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 4:10 - called 1 Chronicles 16:4 - to record 1 Chronicles 16:12 - Remember Psalms 22:23 - Ye that Psalms 118:1 - General Jeremiah 33:11 - Praise the 2 Corinthians 9:15 - Thanks

Verse 9

Sing unto: Psalms 95:1, Psalms 95:2, Psalms 96:1, Psalms 96:2, Psalms 98:1-4, Malachi 3:16

psalms: Matthew 26:30, Ephesians 5:19, Colossians 3:16, James 5:13

talk ye: Psalms 40:10, Psalms 71:17, Psalms 96:3, Psalms 145:4-6, Psalms 145:12

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 23:1 - sweet psalmist 1 Chronicles 16:12 - Remember 1 Chronicles 16:23 - Sing 1 Chronicles 16:35 - glory Psalms 47:6 - to God

Verse 10

Glory: Psalms 34:2, Isaiah 45:25, Jeremiah 9:23, Jeremiah 9:24, 1 Corinthians 1:30, 1 Corinthians 1:31,*Gr.

let the heart: 1 Chronicles 28:9, Proverbs 8:17, Isaiah 45:19, Isaiah 55:6, Isaiah 55:7, Jeremiah 29:13, Matthew 7:7, Matthew 7:8

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 16:35 - glory 2 Chronicles 30:25 - rejoiced Psalms 33:21 - his Philippians 3:1 - rejoice

Verse 11

Seek: Amos 5:6, Zephaniah 2:2, Zephaniah 2:3

his strength: 2 Chronicles 6:41, Psalms 68:35, Psalms 78:61

seek his: Psalms 4:6, Psalms 27:8, Psalms 27:9, Psalms 67:1

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 22:19 - set your 2 Chronicles 30:25 - rejoiced Psalms 63:2 - To see Daniel 6:20 - servest

Verse 12

Remember: 1 Chronicles 16:8, 1 Chronicles 16:9, Psalms 103:2, Psalms 111:4

the judgments: Psalms 19:9, Psalms 119:13, Psalms 119:20, Psalms 119:75, Psalms 119:137, Romans 11:33, Revelation 16:7, Revelation 19:2

Reciprocal: Genesis 34:30 - and I being Exodus 13:3 - Remember 1 Chronicles 16:14 - his judgments Esther 9:20 - wrote these Psalms 9:1 - show Psalms 77:11 - General Isaiah 43:18 - General

Verse 13

ye seed: Genesis 17:7, Genesis 28:13, Genesis 28:14, Genesis 35:10-12

his chosen: Exodus 19:5, Exodus 19:6, Deuteronomy 7:6, Psalms 135:4, 1 Peter 2:9

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 17:20 - all the seed Psalms 22:23 - all ye the Isaiah 43:20 - my chosen Isaiah 45:25 - the seed

Verse 14

the Lord: Exodus 15:2, Psalms 63:1, Psalms 95:7, Psalms 100:3, Psalms 118:28

his judgments: 1 Chronicles 16:12, Psalms 48:10, Psalms 48:11, Psalms 97:8, Psalms 97:9

Verse 15

ye mindful: Psalms 25:10, Psalms 44:17, Psalms 105:8, Malachi 4:4

a thousand: Deuteronomy 7:9

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 4:23 - lest ye forget Psalms 111:9 - he hath

Verse 16

which he made: Genesis 15:18, Genesis 17:2, Genesis 26:3, Genesis 28:13, Genesis 28:14, Genesis 35:11, Exodus 3:15, Nehemiah 9:8, Luke 1:72, Luke 1:73, Acts 3:25, Galatians 3:15-17, Hebrews 6:13-18

Verse 17

for a law: Psalms 78:10

an everlasting: Genesis 17:7, Genesis 17:8, Exodus 3:17, Joshua 24:11-13, 2 Samuel 23:5, Isaiah 55:3, Jeremiah 11:2, Hebrews 13:20

Reciprocal: Acts 3:25 - the covenant

Verse 18

Unto thee: Genesis 12:7, Genesis 13:15, Genesis 17:8, Genesis 28:13, Genesis 28:14, Genesis 35:11, Genesis 35:12

lot: Heb. cord, Micah 2:5

inheritance: Numbers 26:53-56, Deuteronomy 32:8

Verse 19

but few: Heb. but men of number

a few: Genesis 34:30, Acts 7:5, Hebrews 11:13

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 35:6 - Ye shall

Verse 20

they went: Genesis 12:10, Genesis 20:1, Genesis 46:3, Genesis 46:6

Reciprocal: Exodus 2:22 - for he said

Verse 21

He suffered: Genesis 31:24, Genesis 31:29, Genesis 31:42

he reproved: Genesis 12:17, Genesis 20:3, Exodus 7:15-18, Exodus 9:13-18

Verse 22

Touch: 1 Kings 19:16, Psalms 105:15, 1 John 2:27

prophets: Genesis 20:7, Genesis 27:39, Genesis 27:40, Genesis 48:19, Genesis 48:20, Genesis 49:8-10

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:3 - touch 1 Chronicles 16:8 - Give thanks

Verse 23

Sing: 1 Chronicles 16:9, Psalms 96:1-13, Exodus 15:21, Psalms 30:4, Isaiah 12:5

show forth: Psalms 40:10, Psalms 71:15, Isaiah 51:6-8

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 16:8 - Give thanks 1 Chronicles 16:30 - before him Psalms 66:1 - all ye lands

Verse 24

2 Kings 19:19, Psalms 22:27, Isaiah 12:2-6, Daniel 4:1-3

Reciprocal: Exodus 9:16 - that my Psalms 9:1 - show Psalms 66:1 - all ye lands Colossians 4:6 - your

Verse 25

great: Psalms 89:7, Psalms 144:3-6, Isaiah 40:12-17, Revelation 15:3, Revelation 15:4

he also: Exodus 15:11, Psalms 66:3-5, Psalms 76:7, Jeremiah 5:22, Jeremiah 10:6-10, Revelation 15:4

Reciprocal: Exodus 18:11 - the Lord Deuteronomy 10:17 - God of gods 2 Samuel 7:22 - Wherefore 1 Chronicles 16:30 - before him 2 Chronicles 2:5 - great is our God Psalms 115:3 - But our Psalms 147:5 - Great Daniel 2:45 - the great

Verse 26

all the gods: Leviticus 19:4, Psalms 115:4-8, Isaiah 44:9-20, Jeremiah 10:10-14, Acts 19:26, 1 Corinthians 8:4

the Lord: Psalms 102:25, Isaiah 40:26, Isaiah 42:5, Isaiah 44:24, Jeremiah 10:11, Jeremiah 10:12, Revelation 14:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:1 - God Genesis 35:2 - strange Deuteronomy 10:17 - God of gods

Verse 27

Glory: Psalms 8:1, Psalms 16:11, Psalms 63:2, Psalms 63:3, John 17:24

strength: Psalms 27:4-6, Psalms 28:7, Psalms 28:8, Psalms 43:2-4

place: Psalms 96:6

Verse 28

Give: Psalms 29:1, Psalms 29:2, Psalms 68:34

ye kindreds: Psalms 66:1, Psalms 66:2, Psalms 67:4, Psalms 67:7, Psalms 86:8-10, Psalms 98:4, Psalms 100:1, Psalms 100:2, Isaiah 11:10

glory: 1 Chronicles 29:10-14, Psalms 115:1, Psalms 115:2, 1 Corinthians 15:10, 2 Corinthians 12:9, 2 Corinthians 12:10, Ephesians 1:6, Ephesians 1:17-19, Philippians 4:13

Reciprocal: Psalms 31:6 - lying Revelation 4:11 - to receive

Verse 29

the glory: Psalms 89:5-8, Psalms 108:3-5, Psalms 148:13, Psalms 148:14, Isaiah 6:3, Revelation 4:9-11, Revelation 5:12-14, Revelation 7:12

bring: 1 Kings 8:41-43, Psalms 68:30, Psalms 68:31, Psalms 72:10, Psalms 72:15, Isaiah 60:6, Isaiah 60:7

come: Psalms 95:2, Psalms 100:4

the beauty: 2 Chronicles 20:21, Psalms 29:2, Psalms 50:2, Psalms 96:6, Psalms 96:9, Psalms 110:3, Ezekiel 7:20, Ezekiel 24:25

Reciprocal: Leviticus 1:2 - If any 2 Chronicles 11:16 - to sacrifice Psalms 31:6 - lying Psalms 68:34 - Ascribe Revelation 4:11 - to receive

Verse 30

before him: 1 Chronicles 16:23, 1 Chronicles 16:25, Psalms 96:9, Revelation 11:15

stable: Psalms 33:9, Psalms 93:1, Psalms 148:5, Psalms 148:6, Isaiah 49:8, Jeremiah 10:12, Colossians 1:17, Hebrews 1:3

Reciprocal: Ecclesiastes 8:12 - fear before

Verse 31

Let the heavens: Psalms 19:1, Psalms 89:5, Psalms 148:1-4, Luke 2:13, Luke 2:14, Luke 15:10

let the earth: Psalms 97:1, Psalms 98:4, Luke 2:10

The Lord: Psalms 93:1, Psalms 93:2, Psalms 96:10, Psalms 99:1, Psalms 145:1, Isaiah 33:22, Matthew 6:13, Revelation 19:6

Reciprocal: Psalms 47:8 - reigneth Philippians 3:1 - rejoice

Verse 32

the sea: Psalms 93:4, Psalms 98:7

fields: Psalms 98:8, Psalms 148:9, Psalms 148:10, Isaiah 44:23

Reciprocal: Isaiah 55:12 - clap

Verse 33

the trees: Psalms 96:12, Psalms 96:13, Ezekiel 17:22-24

because: Psalms 98:9, 2 Thessalonians 1:8, 2 Thessalonians 1:10, 2 Peter 3:14, Revelation 11:17, Revelation 11:18

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 16:8 - Give thanks Isaiah 35:2 - and rejoice Isaiah 55:12 - clap

Verse 34

give thanks: 2 Chronicles 5:13, 2 Chronicles 7:3, Ezra 3:11, Psalms 106:1, Psalms 107:1, Psalms 118:1, Psalms 136:1-26, Jeremiah 33:11

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:16 - the Lord 1 Chronicles 16:8 - Give thanks 1 Chronicles 16:41 - to give 2 Chronicles 7:6 - because his mercy 2 Chronicles 20:21 - Praise the Lord Nahum 1:7 - Lord

Verse 35

Save us: Psalms 14:7, Psalms 53:6, Psalms 79:9, Psalms 79:10, Psalms 106:47, Psalms 106:48

that we may give: Psalms 105:45, Isaiah 43:21, Ephesians 1:12, 1 Peter 2:5, 1 Peter 2:9

glory: 1 Chronicles 16:9, 1 Chronicles 16:10, Psalms 44:8, Isaiah 45:25, 1 Corinthians 1:31

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 1:9 - yet will I Psalms 33:21 - his Isaiah 17:10 - the God 2 Corinthians 9:15 - Thanks

Verse 36

Blessed: 1 Kings 8:15, 1 Kings 8:56, Psalms 72:18, Psalms 72:19, Psalms 106:48, Ephesians 1:3, 1 Peter 1:3

said: Deuteronomy 27:15-26, Nehemiah 8:6, Jeremiah 28:6, 1 Corinthians 14:16

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 29:20 - Now bless Nehemiah 5:13 - praised Psalms 41:13 - Amen Psalms 113:2 - General Matthew 6:13 - Amen Matthew 28:20 - Amen Romans 9:5 - Amen Revelation 19:4 - Amen

Verse 37

before the ark: 1 Chronicles 16:4-6, 1 Chronicles 15:17-24, 1 Chronicles 25:1-6

as every: 2 Chronicles 8:14, Ezra 3:4

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 6:32 - they ministered 1 Chronicles 16:41 - Heman 1 Chronicles 23:30 - stand 2 Chronicles 29:35 - so the 2 Chronicles 31:2 - the courses Ezra 3:10 - the sons of Asaph Psalms 135:2 - that stand Acts 13:2 - they

Verse 38

Obededom: 1 Chronicles 13:14, 1 Chronicles 26:4-8

Jeduthun: 1 Chronicles 25:3

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 15:18 - Obededom 1 Chronicles 23:5 - porters 1 Chronicles 26:10 - Hosah 2 Chronicles 34:13 - porters

Verse 39

Zadok: 1 Chronicles 12:28

before: 1 Chronicles 21:29, 2 Chronicles 1:3, 2 Chronicles 1:4, 2 Chronicles 1:13

in the high: 1 Kings 3:4

Reciprocal: Numbers 18:2 - but thou 1 Samuel 9:12 - the high place 1 Chronicles 24:3 - Zadok 2 Chronicles 7:6 - the priests Psalms 43:3 - tabernacles Acts 7:45 - Which

Verse 40

To offer: Exodus 29:38-42, Numbers 28:3-8, 1 Kings 18:29, 2 Chronicles 2:4, 2 Chronicles 31:3, Ezra 3:3, Ezekiel 46:13-15, Daniel 9:21, Amos 4:4

morning and evening: Heb. in the morning and in the evening

Reciprocal: Numbers 18:2 - but thou 2 Chronicles 7:6 - the priests 2 Chronicles 31:2 - the courses

Verse 41

Heman: 1 Chronicles 16:37, 1 Chronicles 6:39-47, 1 Chronicles 25:1-6

expressed: 1 Chronicles 12:31, Numbers 1:17, Ezra 8:20

to give: 1 Chronicles 16:34, 2 Chronicles 5:13, 2 Chronicles 7:3, 2 Chronicles 20:21, Ezra 3:11, Psalms 103:17, Jeremiah 33:11, Luke 1:50

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 2:6 - Heman 1 Chronicles 6:33 - Heman 1 Chronicles 23:5 - praised 1 Chronicles 25:3 - Jeduthun 1 Chronicles 25:4 - Heman 2 Chronicles 5:12 - the Levites 2 Chronicles 7:6 - the Levites 2 Chronicles 31:2 - to give thanks 2 Chronicles 34:12 - all 2 Chronicles 35:15 - according Nehemiah 11:17 - to begin Psalms 65:1 - in Sion Psalms 107:1 - Give Psalms 136:1 - for his mercy Ezekiel 40:44 - chambers

Verse 42

trumpets: 2 Chronicles 29:25-28, Psalms 150:3-6

musical instruments: 1 Chronicles 25:6, Psalms 84:10

porters: Heb. for the gate

Reciprocal: Numbers 10:10 - in the day 1 Samuel 10:5 - a psaltery 1 Chronicles 2:6 - Heman 1 Chronicles 6:33 - Heman 1 Chronicles 13:8 - with harps 1 Chronicles 15:16 - the singers 1 Chronicles 15:19 - General 1 Chronicles 23:5 - praised 1 Chronicles 25:1 - harps 1 Chronicles 25:3 - Jeduthun 1 Chronicles 25:4 - Heman 2 Chronicles 5:12 - the Levites 2 Chronicles 7:6 - the Levites 2 Chronicles 8:14 - the Levites 2 Chronicles 20:19 - Levites 2 Chronicles 34:13 - porters 2 Chronicles 35:15 - according Ezra 3:10 - trumpets Nehemiah 12:27 - thanksgivings Psalms 47:5 - sound Psalms 65:1 - in Sion Psalms 81:3 - Blow Psalms 149:3 - with the timbrel

Verse 43

all the people: 2 Samuel 6:19, 2 Samuel 6:20, 1 Kings 8:66

to bless: Genesis 18:19, Joshua 24:15, Psalms 101:2

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 1 Chronicles 16". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/1-chronicles-16.html.