When they that bare the ark of Jehovah had gone six, paces, he sacrificed oxen and fatlings; Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. Maybe you have heard the following: "Justice is getting what you deserved. Cœsaque sanguineam victima planget humum. The story is familiar to many of us. And it was so, that when they that bore the ark of the LORD had gone six paces, he sacrificed oxen and fatted calves. Possibly “the step” may have had a technical sense, and denoted a certain distance, say a stadium. Foreseeing that the people would one day demand a king, God in the law gave commandments to the king. BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. 2 Samuel 6:13-14. The work was begun and ended with solemn sacrifice. The shocking fall of King David into adultery is no different. 1905. "Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible". Six such distances would have been nearly a mile, and if the ground was difficult and steep, the successful progress of “those that bare the ark,” so far, would have been a fit cause for a thanksgiving sacrifice. had gone six paces, he sacrificed oxen and fatlings; upon an altar, which was at once erected for that purpose; the number and kind of sacrifices offered were seven bullocks and seven rams, 1 Chronicles 15:26; and these David offered, not by himself, but by the priests that were with him, and that as soon as they had gone six paces from the house of Obededom; whereby they perceived the Levites, were able to carry the ark, with what was in it, the Lord helping them, as in 1 Chronicles 15:2, and without stumbling and falling, or any evil attending them; and Kimchi thinks these six paces were just the measure of the ground Uzzah went before what befell him; but it is highly probable that he had gone further; however, no doubt by the order of David, the Levites set down the ark, and sacrifices were offered by way of thanksgiving to God, and for the continuance of his goodness, and for atonement for former errors. 1685. 2 Samuel 6:13 And it was [so], that when they that bare the ark of the LORD had gone six paces, he sacrificed oxen and fatlings. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/whe/2-samuel-6.html. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible". 1 2 Samuel 6:17 and 1 Chronicles 16:1, however, inform us that other offerings were made after the ark arrived at Zion. Commentary Read 2 Samuel 11:1-5 Verse 1-5 — Observe the occasions of David's sin; what led to it. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/kdo/2-samuel-6.html. All Rightes Reserved, Larry Pierce, Winterbourne, Ontario.A printed copy of this work can be ordered from: The Baptist Standard Bearer, 1 Iron Oaks Dr, Paris, AR, 72855. 6 Again David gathered all the choice men of Israel, thirty thousand. (Read 2 Samuel 11:6-13) Giving way to sin hardens the heart, and provokes the departure of the Holy Spirit. the name of the Lord Almighty, who is enthroned between the cherubim on the ark. Our sermon ideas on 2 Samuel will help you preach a powerful message on God's unconditional promise to David. The bearers of the ark are not particularly mentioned in this account; but it is very evident that they were Levites, as the Chronicles affirm, from the fact that the ark was carried this time, and not driven, as before. "Commentary on 2 Samuel 6:13". . 1859. six paces. Consequently there is no reason for altering the text of the verse before us, as Thenius proposes, according to the senseless rendering of the lxx, καὶ ἦσαν μετ ̓ αὐτοῦ αἴροντες τὴν κιβωτὸν ἑπτὰ χοροί, καὶ θῦμα μόσχος καὶ ἄρνες (“with David there were bearers of the ark, seven choirs, and sacrifices of a calf and lambs”), which has also found its way into the Vulgate, though Jerome has rendered our Hebrew text faithfully afterwards (i.e., after the gloss, which was probably taken from the Itala, and inserted in his translation).). BibliographyWhedon, Daniel. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/2-samuel-6.html. --- Paris thus addresses Helena in Ovid's Heroic Epistles. 1874-1909. Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. Robbing a man of his reason, is worse than robbing him of his money; and drawing him into sin, is worse than drawing him into any wordly trouble whatever. Again David gathered all the choice men of Israel, thirty thousand. אוַיֹּ֨סֶף ע֥וֹד דָּוִ֛ד אֶת־כָּל־בָּח֥וּר … Text Commentaries. (Note: If it were possible to discover the situation of Gath-rimmon, the home of Obed-edom (see at 2 Samuel 6:10), we might probably decide the question whether Obed-edom was still living in the town where he was born or not. 2 Samuel 9:9 Then the king called to Ziba, Saul's servant, and said unto him, I have given unto thy master's son all that pertained to Saul and to all his house. Big Cover-ups Fail — 2 Samuel 11:6-13 From the time of Adam and Eve in the garden hiding from God, people have been trying to cover up their sins. 13:6) in Judah to bring up from there the ark of God, which is called by the Name, # 6:2 Hebrew; Septuagint and Vulgate do not have the Name. When they… had gone six paces, he sacrificed — Some think such sacrifices were offered all along the way, at the distance of six paces apart, from the house of Obed-edom to Zion. John Trapp Complete Commentary. So altars of turf (Grotius) were erected at this distance from each other, on each side of the road. The opening chapters of 1 Samuel provide background for the institution of Israel’s monarchy. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfb/2-samuel-6.html. This sets up the wretched rape of Tamar. Footnotes. Preach on topics including the rule and reign of David, the ark of the covenant brought to Jerusalem, God's promise to David's descendants, the sin and rebellion of David, and true repentance. Much earlier in that book, we learned that Saul had disobeyed the Lord and that the Lord had rejected him as king (1 Samuel 15). 2 Samuel 6:13 And it was [so], that when they that bare the ark of the LORD had gone six paces, he sacrificed oxen and fatlings.. Ver. The Levites; for now David had seen the former mistake, and rectified it, and ordered the Levites to "carry" it, as they did upon their shoulders, with the staves therein, see 1 Chronicles 15:2; when these. BibliographyKeil, Carl Friedrich & Delitzsch, Franz. 2 Samuel 6:2 That is, Kiriath Jearim (see 1 Chron. 13 When those who were carrying the ark of the Lord had taken six steps, he sacrificed a bull and a fattened calf. (Verse 1-5.) "E.W. Had gone six paces.—As soon as the removal of the ark had been successfully begun, David offered sacrifices of thanksgiving and of prayer; and again, when the journey was completed, “they offered burnt sacrifices and peace offerings before God” (2Samuel 6:17, 1Chronicles 16:1). Some think these seven oxen and rams were offered, at seven different times and places, at every six paces an ox and a ram; but this is not very likely. He tarried at Jerusalem. 1909-1922. The writer of the Chronicles gives it thus: "Because he had stretched out his hand to the ark," though of course the text before us is not to be altered to this, as Thenius and Bertheau suggest. Abinadab's sons Uzzah and Ahio were guiding the ox cart, 4 with Ahio # 6.3,4 Ahio … Ahio: Or “his brother … his brother.” walking in front of it. 2-samuel 6:13 - And it was so, that when they that bare the ark of the LORD had gone six paces, he sacrificed oxen and fatlings. Copyright StatementThese files are a derivative of an electronic edition prepared from text scanned by Woodside Bible Fellowship.This expanded edition of the Jameison-Faussett-Brown Commentary is in the public domain and may be freely used and distributed. “And it came to pass, when the bearers of the ark of Jehovah had gone six paces, he sacrificed an ox and a fatted calf” (i.e., had them sacrificed). And it was so, that when they that bare the ark of the LORD had gone six paces, he sacrificed oxen and fatlings. The stumbling of the animals might easily have turned the cart over, and this was what Uzzah tried to prevent by laying hold of the ark. 1x The threat to David’s reign predicted by the prophet Nathan begins with a sordid side-tale that nevertheless betrays exactly what is wrong with David’s rule (2 Sam. 2. Biblical Commentary 2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10 EXEGESIS: THE CONTEXT: The book of First Samuel ends with the death of King Saul and his three sons (1 Samuel 31). Some think these seven oxen and rams were offered, at seven different times and places, at every six paces an ox and a ram; but this is not very likely. In 1 Chronicles 15 a detailed account is given of the sanctification of the priests and Levites for the purpose, and of the musical arrangements. Christ is indeed a Stone of stumbling, and a Rock of offence, to those that are disobedient; but to those that believe, he is a Corner-stone, elect, precious, 1Pe 2:6-8. "Commentary on 2 Samuel 6:13". 13. This would certainly have been a possible thing, and there would be no necessity to assume that the procession halted every six paces, until the sacrificial ceremony was completed, but the ark might have continued in progress, whilst sacrifices were being offered at the distances mentioned. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, had gone six paces, he sacrificed oxen and fatlings, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, Keil & Delitzsch Commentary on the Old Testament, Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible, When they… had gone six paces, he sacrificed, George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. When they that bare the ark ... had gone six paces. BibliographyPoole, Matthew, "Commentary on 2 Samuel 6:13". One of the hoodlums brandishes a knife and demands that Dundee hand over his possessions. God smote him there "on account of the offence" (שׁל, ἁπ. "Commentary on 2 Samuel 6:13". The meaning is, not that they sacrificed oxen and fatlings every six steps, which would have been impossible, but that when - after the arrangement made by David for the Levites to carry the ark 1 Chronicles 15:2, 1 Chronicles 15:12, 1 Chronicles 15:15 they had borne it successfully and with visible tokens of God‘s favor, out of the house of Obed-edom and six “steps” on the road to the city of David to the sound of the musical instruments - then they stopped and offered solemn sacrifices. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/2-samuel-6.html. BibliographyBarnes, Albert. 13:6) 2 Samuel 6:2 Hebrew; Septuagint and Vulgate do not have the Name. He sacrificed oxen and fatlings, upon an altar suddenly erected, as was usual in such cases. See Exodus 20:24. 13. 2 Samuel 6:2 That is, Kiriath Jearim (see 1 Chron. Quaque feres gressus, adolebunt cynnama flammæ. 2 Samuel 6:13 German Bible Alphabetical: a an and ark bearers bull calf carrying fatling fattened gone had he it LORD of ox paces sacrificed six so steps taken that the those was were When who OT History: 2 Samuel 6:13 It was so that when those who (2Sa iiSam 2 Sam ii sam) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools Had gone six paces.] ... 2Sa 6:13 - When those who were carrying the ark of the L ORD had taken six steps, ... Bible Commentaries. 2 Samuel 6:13, ESV: "And when those who bore the ark of the LORD had gone six steps, he sacrificed an ox and a fattened animal." And David arose and went with all the people who were with him from Baale Judah to bring up from there the ark of God, whose name is called by the Name, the LORD of Hosts… "Commentary on 2 Samuel 6:13". 2 Samuel 6:13. So that, strictly speaking, all that is stated is, that when the procession had started and gone six paces, the sacrifice was offered, namely, for the purpose of inaugurating or consecrating the solemn procession. Paces. 1 David again brought together all the able young men of Israel—thirty thousand. SERMONS ON 2 SAMUEL. 1865-1868. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/2-samuel-6.html. Others have defines it as "unmerited divine love and favor extended to sinners." (13) They that bare the ark.—David no longer presumed to violate the law, but took care that the ark should be borne by the proper persons. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hcc/2-samuel-6.html. BibliographyGill, John. Audio & Video Commentaries. Copyright StatementThe Keil & Delitzsch Commentary on the Old Testament is a derivative of a public domain electronic edition. 2 And David arose and went with all the people who were with him from [] Baale Judah to bring up from there the ark of God, whose name is called [] by the Name, the Lord of Hosts, who dwells between the cherubim. In 1 Chron 15 this fact is omitted; and it is stated instead (1 Chronicles 15:26), that “when God helped the Levites that bare the ark of the covenant of the Lord, they offered seven bullocks and seven rams,” i.e., at the close of the procession, when the journey was ended, to praise God for the fact that the Levites had been enabled to carry the ark of God to the place appointed for it, without suffering the slightest harm. 12 Now King David was told, “The Lord has blessed the household of Obed-Edom and everything he has, because of the ark of God.” So David went to bring up the ark of God from the house of Obed-Edom to the City of David with rejoicing. Study 2 Samuel using Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary (concise) to better understand Scripture with full outline and verse meaning. "Commentary on 2 Samuel 6:13". Study the bible online using commentary on 2 Samuel 6 and more! (1-2) Bringing the ark of God to Jerusalem. But according to the Onom., Kirjath-jearim was ten miles from Jerusalem, and Gath-rimmon twelve, that is to say, farther off. 3 # 1 S 7.1,2. Had gone six paces.—As soon as the removal of the ark had been successfully begun, David offered sacrifices of thanksgiving and of prayer; and again, when the journey was completed, “they offered burnt sacrifices and peace offerings before God” (2 Samuel 6:17, 1 Chronicles 16:1). https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfu/2-samuel-6.html. He tries to conceal his crime. "Commentary on 2 Samuel 6:13". (Note: There is no discrepancy, therefore, between the two different accounts; but the one supplements the other in a manner perfectly in harmony with the whole affair, - at the outset, a sacrifice consisting of one ox and one fatted calf; and at the close, one of seven oxen and seven rams. (Verse 6-13.) Of course, David offered these sacrifices, like all Israel” in 1 Kings 8:62, through the ministration of the priests whom he had called together. 13). Read 2 Samuel 6 commentary using Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete). Second Samuel includes some of the most well-known and theologically layered episodes in the Old Testament, such as the Lord’s establishment of an eternal covenant with David, David’s sin with Bathsheba, and the subsequent account of Absalom’s rebellion. "Commentary on 2 Samuel 6:13". Had gone six paces with safety and comfort. 1 a David again assembled all the picked men of Israel, thirty thousand in number. "Commentary on 2 Samuel 6:13". had gone six paces, he sacrificed oxen and fatlings; upon an altar, which was at once erected for that purpose; the number and kind of sacrifices offered were seven bullocks and seven rams, 1 Chronicles 15:26; and these David offered, not by himself, but by the priests that were with him, and that as soon as they had gone six paces from the house of Obededom; whereby they perceived the Levites, were able to carry the ark, with what was in it, the Lord helping them, as in 1 Chronicles 15:2, and without stumbling and falling, or any evil attending them; and Kimchi thinks these six paces were just the measure of the ground Uzzah went before what befell him; but it is highly probable that he had gone further; however, no doubt by the order of David, the Levites set down the ark, and sacrifices were offered by way of thanksgiving to God, and for the continuance of his goodness, and for atonement for former errors. Neglect of his business. 1870. (Suetonius in Otho and Calig.) BibliographyTrapp, John. ; 2 Samuel 6:4 Dead Sea Scrolls and some Septuagint manuscripts; Masoretic Text cart 4 and they brought it with the ark of God from the house of Abinadab, which was on the hill; 2 Samuel 6:5 Masoretic Text; Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint (see also 1 Chron. "Whedon's Commentary on the Bible". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/2-samuel-6.html. Eli is aged, both … Continue reading "Commentary on 1 Samuel 3:1-10 [11-20]" Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". from שׁלה, in the sense of erring, or committing a fault). 2-samuel 6:2 And David arose, and went with all the people that were with him from Baale of Judah, to bring up from thence the ark of God, whose name is called by the name of the LORD of hosts that dwelleth between the cherubims. And even the immense number of sacrificial animals that would have been required is no valid objection to such an assumption. 1854-1889. Gravi et decenti incessu, in a grave and decent equipage, and had felt by comfortable experience that God helped them to bear the ark, [1 Chronicles 15:16] - supporting it haply together with them by a divine power invisibly, so that it seemed light unto them. Had gone six paces.] Bible Reference. 1871-8. These words are generally understood as meaning, that sacrifices of this kind were offered along the whole way, at the distance of six paces apart. 2 Samuel 6:10 "So David would not remove the ark of the LORD unto him into the city of David: but … The pagans have sometimes treated their emperors and deities with the like respect. (Verse 14-27.) After a narrative on the Hannah’s unlikely pregnancy (1 Samuel 1) and her accompanying prayer (1 Samuel 2), 1 Samuel 3 describes the call narrative for the Israelite leader. EVERYTHING CHANGES WHEN THE KING COMES CALLING. David thereupon took order to have sacrifices offered in the place, for the better carrying on of the good work in hand. Of course, David offered these sacrifices, like all Israel” in 1Kings 8:62, through the ministration of the priests whom he had called together. He sacrificed oxen and fatlings — As a thanksgiving to God for his goodness, upon an altar erected on purpose on this extraordinary occasion. John Trapp Complete Commentary. Let us first consider what appears to be Michal's perception of the whole event. 2 Samuel 6:1-8 Again David gathered all the choice men of Israel, thirty thousand. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain.Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. Ver. But שׁמט does not mean to kick; its true meaning is to let go, or let lie (Exodus 23:11; Deuteronomy 15:2-3), hence to slip or stumble. (1-2) Amnon’s infatuation with Tamar. And David danced before the Lord — His joy increased as the procession went happily on. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". 1999. 2 Samuel 6 - David again brought together all the able young men of Israel--thirty thousand. And so it was, that when the bearers of the ark of the LORD had gone six paces, he sacrificed an ox and a fatling. 1 And David continued [to gather] all the chosen of Israel, thirty thousand. Go to. λεγ. Commentary on 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19 View Bible Text Since the pulp-patron saint of archaeologists, Dr. Henry “Indiana” Jones, Jr., appeared on the cinematic scene in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1984), the ark of God has played a role in popular imagination beyond the pages of Scripture and the walls of any synagogue or church. This he did either to appease God for the former miscarriage; or to praise him for his present mercy, that he had not made another breach upon them; or to implore his favour and gracious presence with them in this great affair. "George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary". Like so many before and after him, he tried to cover up the consequences of sin to avoid exposure. "Commentary on 2 Samuel 6:13". We do not know what the distance really was: all that we know is, that it was not so much as ten miles, as Kirjath-jearim was only about twelve miles from Jerusalem, so that a few thousand oxen, and the same number of fatted calves, would have been quite sufficient. The work was begun and ended with solemn sacrifice. 2 Samuel 6:13 “And it was so, that when they that bare the ark of the LORD had gone six paces, he sacrificed oxen and fatlings.” King James Version (KJV) . But the words of the text do not distinctly affirm that sacrifices were offered whenever the bearers advanced six paces, but only that this was done was soon as the bearers had taken the first six steps. 2 He and all his men went to Baalah # 6:2 That is, Kiriath Jearim (see 1 Chron. "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". 1. 2 Samuel 6:13 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 2 Samuel 6:13, NIV: "When those who were carrying the ark of the LORD had taken six steps, he sacrificed a bull and a fattened calf." 2-samuel 6:1 Again, David gathered together all the chosen men of Israel, thirty thousand. BibliographyTorrey, R. A. 13. 2 Samuel 9:1-13. 2 Samuel 6 New King James Version (NKJV) The Ark Brought to Jerusalem. And David arose and went with all the people who were with him from Baale Judah to bring up from there the ark of God, whose name is called by the Name, the Lord of Hosts, who dwells between the cherubim. See App-51. After this Absalom the son of David had a lovely sister, … And it was so, that when they that bare the ark of the LORD had gone six paces, he sacrificed oxen and fatlings. It is quite unnecessary to suppose that offerings were made at each six steps of the way, for although this might have been possible, it is not recorded. "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Calmly, Dundee looks at the thugs before responding, “That's not a knife . "Commentary on 2 Samuel 6:13". Ibis Dardanias ingens Regina per urbes. 1871-8. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. Compare 1 Chronicles 15:26. Copyright StatementThe New John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible Modernised and adapted for the computer by Larry Pierce of Online Bible. CHAPTER 6. Some think that four altars were hastily raised for the offering of sacrifices at the distance of every six paces (but see 1 Chronicles 15:26). https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/2-samuel-6.html. Suddenly, from out of the shadows, a gang of thugs emerges. Intro: How would you define the word "grace"?Webster's defines it as, "Undeserved divine assistance given to humans for their regeneration and sanctification." Outline of 2 Samuel 11 David's adultery. thisis a knife!” And he pulls out an incredibly large knife, which makes the would-be mugger’s switchblade look like a p… When we are out of the way of our duty, we are in temptation. The author of 1 and 2 Samuel has a similar verse (2 Samuel 6:16), but he then follows up by describing the confrontation between David and Michal which followed, and telling us the outcome (verses 20-23). 13:6); 2 Samuel 6:2 Hebrew; Septuagint and Vulgate do not have the Name. DEU 17:14 When you have come into the land which the LORD your God has given you and you are possessing it, and you say, I will set a king over me, like as all the nations that [are] about me; https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bnb/2-samuel-6.html. BibliographyEllicott, Charles John. "Commentary on 2 Samuel 6:13". … https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/2-samuel-6.html. 2 Samuel 11 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the Church of Christ, presents a verse level look at the Bible. One of my favorite movies is “Crocodile Dundee,” and one of my favorite scenes is when Dundee is in New York City walking down the street with his girl friend. Uriah murdered. And it was [so], that when they that bare the ark of the Lord, &c.] The Levites; for now David had seen the former mistake, and rectified it, and ordered the Levites to "carry" it, as they did upon their shoulders, with the staves therein, see ( 1 Chronicles 15:2 1 Chronicles 15:12-15) ; when these had gone six paces, he sacrificed oxen and fatlings; Jerome paraphrases הבּקר שׁמטוּ כּי thus: "Because the oxen kicked and turned it (the ark over." Now, if these statements are correct, Obed-edom's house cannot have been in Gath-rimmon.). But this is improbable, and the text only affirms that the sacrifice was offered after the bearers of the ark had gone the first six steps. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. The Ark Brought to Jerusalem. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. They put the sacred chest on a new ox cart and started bringing it down the hill from Abinadab's house. 2. BibliographyHaydock, George Leo. "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". Used by Permission. 2 Samuel 6:4 Dead Sea Scrolls and some Septuagint manuscripts; Masoretic Text cart 4 and they brought it with the ark of God from the house of Abinadab, which was on the hill The multiplicity of royal wives meant that there were many half brothers and half sisters. It is quite unnecessary to suppose that offerings were made at each six steps of the way, for although this might have been possible, it is not recorded. 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