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A. Psalms 105, 96, 106.

B. 1 Chron. 16. (Continued.)

(Continued.) 11 Saying, Unto thee will I give the 18 Saying, Unto thee will I give the land of Canaan,

land of Canaan, The lot of your inheritance : The lot of your inheritance: 12 When they were but a few men in 19 When ye were but a few men number;

in number; Yea, very few, and sojourners in Yea, very few, and sojourners in

it ; 13 And they went about from nation 20 And they went about from nation to nation,

to nation, From one kingdom to an [And] from one kingdom to another people.

other people. 14 He suffered no man b to do them 21 He suffered no man to do them wrong ;

wrong; Yea, he reproved kings for their Yea, he reproved kings for their

sakes ; 15 Touch not mine anointed ones, 22 ‘Touch not mine anointed ones,

And do my prophets no harm.' And do my prophets no harm.'

it ;

sakes ;

96 [0 sing unto the LORD a new 23.

song :] Sing unto the LORD, all the earth. Sing unto the LORD, all the earth; 2 [Sing unto the LORD, bless his

name ;] Shew forth his salvation from day Shew forth his salvation from day to day.

to day. 3 Declare his glory e among the 24 Declare his glory among the nations,

nations, His marvellous works among all His marvellous works among all the peoples.

the peoples. 4 For great is the LORD, and highly 25 For great is the LORD, and highly to be praised :

to be praised: He is to be feared above all He [also) is to be feared above all gods.

gods. 5 For all the gods of the peoples 26 For all the gods of the peoples are idols :

are idols : But the LORD made the heavens. But the LORD made the heavens. 6 Honour and majesty are before 27 Honour and majesty are before

him : Strength and beauty are in his Strength and gladness are in his sanctuary.

place. 7 Give unto the LORD, ye kindreds 28 Give unto the LORD, ye kindreds of the peoples,

of the peoples, Give unto the LORD glory and Give unto the LORD glory and strength.

strength. 8 Give unto the LORD the glory due 29 Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name:

unto his name : Bring an offering, and come into Bring an offering, and come before his courts.

him. 9 Worship the LORD in the beauty Worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness :

of holiness: Tremble before dhim,all the earth. 30 Tremble before him, all the earth.

him :

.לאיש .B .אדם .b A

c B. prefixes nx.

.מלפניו .B .מפניו ,d A

A. Psalms 105, 96, 106.

B. 1 Chron. 16. (Continued.)

(Continued.) 10 [Say among the nations, The

LORD reigneth:] The world also is stablished that The world also is stablished that it cannot be moved :

it cannot be moved. [He shall judge the peoples with

equity.) 11 Let the heavens be glad, and let 31 Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice;

the earth rejoice; [And let them say among the

nations, The LORD reigneth.] Let the sea roar, and the fulness | 32 Let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof;

thereof; 12 Let the field exulto, and all that Let the field exult, and all that is therein ;

is therein; Then shall [all] the trees of the 33 Then shall the trees of the wood sing for joy

wood sing for joy 13 Before the LORD, (for he cometh ;]

Before the LORD, For he cometh to judge the earth: For he cometh to judge the earth. [He shall judge the world with

righteousness, And the peoples with his truth.]

106 [Praise ye the LORD.] o give thanks unto the LORD ; for 34 O give thanks unto the LORD ; for he is good :

he is good : For his mercy endureth for ever. For his mercy endureth for ever.

47

Save us, O (LORD our] 35 [And say ye,] Save us, O.
God,

God (of our salvation, And gather us

And gather us (and deliver us] from the nations,

from the nations, To give thanks unto thy holy To give thanks unto thy holy name,

name, And to triumph in thy praise. And to triumph in thy praise. 48 Blessed be the LORD, the God of 36 Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel,

Israel, From everlasting even to ever From everlasting even to everlasting

lasting And [let] all the people say, Amen. And . . all the people said, Amen, Praise ye the LORD?

and praised the LORD.

עלץ and עלז ,is a rare form שׁדי, יעלץ השדה .B ,יעלז שדי .A °

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are equally used.

? A. 77. B. 79795. B. never uses 17", which only occurs in Exod., Isa., Ps., and Cant. It will be noticed that B, only gives part of Ps. 105, and only the beginning and end of Ps. 106.

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A. 2 Sam. 7.

B. 1 Chron. 17.
(Michal's reproof.)

(Continuous.)
And it came to pass, when the And it came to pass,

when king dwelt in his house, (and the David dwelt in his house

LORD had given him rest from all 2 his enemies round about,] that the

. that king said to Nathan the prophet, David said to Nathan the prophet, See now, I dwell in an house of Lo, I dwell in house of cedar, but the ark .

cedar, but the ark [of the coveof God [dwelleth] within the nant] of the LORD

under 3 curtain. And Nathan said to the 2 curtains. And Nathan said to king, [Go,] do all that is in thine David, Do all that is in thine

heart ; for the LORD is with thee. heart; for God is with thee. 4 And it came to pass the same 3 And it came to pass the same

night, that the word of the LORD night, that the word of God 5 came to Nathan, saying, Go and 4 came to Nathan, saying, Go and

tell my servant David, Thus saith tell David my servant, Thus saith

the LORD, Shalt thou a build me an the LORD, Thou shalt not build me an 6 house [for me] to dwell in ? for 5 house

to dwell in : for I have not dwelt in an house I have not dwelt in an house since the day that I brought up since the day that I brought up [the children of] Israel (out of

Israel Egypt,] even to this day, but have

unto this day ; but have walked " in a tent, and in a taber- gone from tent to tent, and from taber7 nacle. In all places wherein I 6 nacle. In all places wherein I

have walked with all (the chil- have walked with all dren of] Israel, spake I a word

Israel, spake I a word with any of the tribes c of Israel, with any of the judges of Israel, whom I commanded to feed my whom I commanded to feed my people (Israel,] saying, Why have people

saying, Why have ye not built me an house of ye not built me an house of 8 cedar? Now therefore thus shalt 7 cedar? Now therefore thus shalt

thou say unto my servant David, thou say unto my servant David, Thus saith the LORD of hosts, I Thus saith the LORD of hosts, I took thee from the sheepcote, took thee from the sheepcote, from following the sheep, that from following the sheep, that

thou shouldest be prince over my thou shouldest be prince over my 9 people, Cover] Israel: and I have 8 people. Israel: and I have

been with thee whithersoever been with thee whithersoever thou wentest, and have cut off thou wentest, and have cut off all thine enemies from before all thine enemies from before thee; and I will make thee a thee; and I will make thee a [great] name, like unto the name

name, like unto the name of the great ones that are in the of the great ones that are in the 10 earth. And I will appoint a place 9 earth. And I will appoint a place

for my people Israel, and will for my people Israel, and will plant them, that they may dwell plant them, that they may dwell in their own place, and be moved in their own place, and be moved

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b The frequent substitution of for a may account for this divergence ; LXX agrees with A. © A. reads nav for (B.) nav. A. is a copyist's error. See v. II. LXX agrees with B.

A. 2 Sam. 7.

B. 1 Chron. 17.

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(Continued.) no more; neither shall the chil. no more ; neither shall the chil

dren of wickedness afflict d them dren of wickedness waste them 11 any more, as at the first, and 10 any more, as at the first, and

from the day that I commanded from the day that I commanded judges to be over my people judges to be over my people Israel; and I will cause thee to rest Israel; and I will subdue from e

e all thine enemies. Moreover all thine enemies. Moreover the LORD telleth thee that the LORD I tell thee that the LORD will make thee an house.

11 will build thee an house. [And 12.

When thy it shall come to pass,] when thy days be fulfilled, and thou shalt days be fulfilled that thou must sleep' with thy fathers .. I go to be with thy fathers, [that] I will set up thy seed after thee, will set up thy seed after thee, which shall proceed out of thy bowels, which shall be of thy sons,

and I will establish his kingdom. and I will establish his kingdom. 13 He shall build . an house [for 12 He shall build (me) an house, my name,] and I will establish

and I will establish the throne (of his kingdom) for his throne

for 14 ever. I will be his father, and 13 ever. I will be his father, and

he shall be my son : [if he commit he shall be my son:
iniquity, I will chasten him with
the rod of men, and with the

stripes of the children of men ;] 15 but my mercy shall not depart and I will not take my mercy away

from him, as I took it from Saul , from him, as I took it from him 16 whom I put away before thee. And 14 that was before thee : but I will

thine h house and thy kingdom shall be settle him in mine house and in my made sure for ever before thee:] kingdom for ever : thy throne shall be established and his throne shall be established for ever.

for ever: 17 According to all these words, 15 According to all these words,

and according to all this vision, and according to all this vision,

so did Nathan speak unto David. so did Nathan speak unto David. 18 Then David the king went in, 16 Then David the king went in,

and sat before the LORD ; and he and sat before the LORD; and he said, Who am I, O Lord God', said, Who am I, O LORD God,

and what is my house, that thou and what is my house, that thou 19 hast brought me thus far ? And 17 hast brought me thus far ? And this was [yet] a small thing in

this was

a small thing in thine eyes, 0 (Lord) God; but

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thine eyes, 0

God; but thou hast spoken (also] of thy thou hast spoken

of thy servant's house for a great while servant's house for a great while to come; and [this] ·

to come, and .

[hast reafter the manner of garded me) after the manner of a man k.

.O Lord

a man [of high degree,] O LORD 20 GOD! [And] what can David \18 God.

What can David

d A. 17929b. B. inbas. Possibly B. is a corruption from A. LXX agrees with A.

© A. NM'377). B. ny377). Possibly a var. lect., but see LXX. f LXX agrees with A.

& See Ps. 89. 30–32. Note that B. avoids naming Saul; so does LXX in A. h See LXX.

, and so in other verses. See LXX rendering of the passage in A. and B.

. readings grew out of the other, though the LXX keeps the texts distinct.

,יהוה אלהים .B .אדני יהוה .i A

.וזאת תורת האדם .k A

Probably one of these .וראיתני כתור האדם .B

A. 2 Sam. 7.

B. 1 Chron. 17.

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(Continued.) [say] . more unto thee?

· [yet] more unto thee [concerning the honour which is

for thou done to thy servant?] for thou knowest thy servant, O Lord 19 knowest thy servant. 0 LORD 21 [Gon.] For thy word's sake, and

for thy servant's sake, and according to thine own heart, according to thine own heart, hast thou wrought all this great- hast thou wrought all this great

ness, to make thy servant know it. ness, to make known all great things. 22 (Wherefore thou art great,] 0 20. LORD [God : for] there is none LORD,

there is none like thee, neither is there any like thee, neither is there any God beside thee, according to all God beside thee, according to all that we have heard with our that we have heard with our ears.

ears. 23 And what one nation in the 21 And what one nation in the

earth is like thy people, [like] earth is like thy people Israel, whom God went to redeem Israel, whom God went to redeem unto himself for a people, [and] unto himself for a people, to make him a name, (and to do to make thee a name great things for you, ]

· [by great] and terrible things for thy land,] and terrible things,

[in driving out nations from] before thy people, which thou re- before thy people, which thou redeemedst [to thee] out of Egypt, deemedst. .out of Egypt?

[the nations and their gods ? 24 And thou didst establish to

thyself] . thy people Israel | 22 . (For] thy people Israel to be a people unto thee for didst thou make a people unto thee for ever; and thou, LORD, becamest

; and thou, LORD, becamest 25 their God. And now, O LORD 23 their God. And now, O LORD, (God,]. the word that thou

[let] the word that thou ħast spoken concerning thy ser- hast spoken concerning thy ser. vant, and concerning his house, vant, and concerning his house,

confirm thou it for ever, and do be estublished for ever, and do 26 as thou hast spoken. And let 24 as thou hast spoken. And let thy name be.

thy name be [established and] magnified for ever, saying, The magnified for ever, saying, The LORD of hosts is . God over m LORD of hosts is [the] God of Israel :

Israel, [even a God to Israel :] and the house of thy servant and the house of David thy

David shall be established before servant is established before 27 thee. For thou, O LORD [of hosts, 25 thee. For thou, O my God, . the God of Israel, ] hast revealed

hast revealed to thy servant, (saying,] I will to thy servant

that thou build thee an house: therefore wilt build him an house: therefore hath thy servant found [in his hath thy servant found . heart] to pray [this prayer) unto

before 28 thee. And now, O Lord [God,] 26 thee. And now, O LORD,

thou art God, (and thy words are thou art God, truth,] and thou hast promised

and thou hast promised this good thing unto thy servant : this good thing unto thy servant :

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I LXX is in favour of B. m B. gives two readings, ‘of Israel' and 'to Israel,' but neither agrees with A.'s reading. LXX has 'God of Israel'in each text.

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