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Arthur 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 16:4". "Arthur Peake's Commentary on the Bible ". 1919.

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Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
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