2 Chronicles 1:4

“But the ark of God had David brought up from Kirjathjearim to the place which David had prepared for it: for he had pitched a tent for it at Jerusalem.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But the Arke of God had Dauid brought vp from Kiriath-iearim, to the place which Dauid had prepared for it: for he had pitched a tent for it at Ierusalem.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

However, David had brought up the ark of God from Kiriath-jearim to the place he had prepared for it, for he had pitched a tent for it in Jerusalem.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But the ark of God had David brought up from Kiriath-jearim to `the place' that David had prepared for it; for he had pitched a tent for it at Jerusalem.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But the ark of God had been moved by David from Kiriath-jearim to the place which he had made ready for it, for he had put up a tent for it at Jerusalem.
- Basic English Bible

But the ark of God had David brought up from Kirjath-jearim to the [place] that David had prepared for it; for he had spread a tent for it at Jerusalem.
- Darby Bible

But the ark of God David had brought up from Kirjath-jearim to the place which David had prepared for it: for he had pitched a tent for it at Jerusalem.
- Webster's Bible

But David had brought the ark of God up from Kiriath Jearim to the place that David had prepared for it; for he had pitched a tent for it at Jerusalem.
- World English Bible

but the ark of God had David brought up from Kirjath-Jearim, when David prepared for it, for he stretched out for it a tent in Jerusalem;
- Youngs Literal Bible

But the ark of God had David brought up from Kiriath-jearim to the place that David had prepared for it; for he had pitched a tent for it at Jerusalem.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Chronicles 1:4


1:4 The ark - He separated the ark from the tabernacle, and brought it to Jerusalem, where he intended to build a more noble and lasting habitation for it.


Discussion for 2 Chronicles 1

  • Biola
    The unrestricted services, worship and act of giving by Solomon to God has stimulated God's unrestricted interest in him, paving way for an endless and unbeatable wealth and riches of Solomon
  • Flora
    David taught Solom matters of the heart In all you do do with thought for not just self But God and Solom knew that God honored The heart as he did David's heart No just for self but for many Kingdom building and you need wisdom For that so what he asked God for he Already had in order to ask for wisdom Is a wise move
  • Baby Ray Everett
    Found part of the answer to my question concerning the movement of the Ark 1Chronicles 1-13
  • Baby Ray Everett
    When was the ark moved from Jerusalem 1King 8, to Kirjathjearim? Verse 4. Book,chater and verse. Thank you
  • D.key
    Solomon was granted favor with God. How many of us would have let selfousness take over?
  • Ayomah Mathias
    God is really great. Faithful and true forever. He can never change. So if we follow what Solomon did, God will also add other thing to our life. "seek ye first the kingdom of God and His Righteousness and all other things shall be added unto you "

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