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1 Chronicles 29:20

    1 Chronicles 29:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And David said to all the congregation, Now bless the LORD your God. And all the congregation blessed the LORD God of their fathers, and bowed down their heads, and worshipped the LORD, and the king.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And David said to all the congregation, Now bless the LORD your God. And all the congregation blessed the LORD God of their fathers, and bowed down their heads, and worshipped the LORD, and the king.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And David said to all the assembly, Now bless Jehovah your God. And all the assembly blessed Jehovah, the God of their fathers, and bowed down their heads, and worshipped Jehovah, and the king.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And David said to all the people, Now give praise to the Lord your God. And all the people gave praise to the Lord, the God of their fathers, with bent heads worshipping the Lord and the king.

    Webster's Revision

    And David said to all the assembly, Now bless Jehovah your God. And all the assembly blessed Jehovah, the God of their fathers, and bowed down their heads, and worshipped Jehovah, and the king.

    World English Bible

    David said to all the assembly, "Now bless Yahweh your God!" All the assembly blessed Yahweh, the God of their fathers, and bowed down their heads and prostrated themselves before Yahweh and the king.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And David said to all the congregation, Now bless the LORD your God. And all the congregation blessed the LORD, the God of their fathers, and bowed down their heads, and worshipped the LORD, and the king.

    Definitions for 1 Chronicles 29:20

    Blessed - Happy.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Chronicles 29:20

    Worshipped the Lord, and the king - They did reverence to God as the supreme Ruler, and to the king as his deputy.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Chronicles 29:20

    Worshipped the Lord, and the king - The same outward signs of reverence were accorded by the customs of the Jews (as of the Oriental nations generally) to God and to their monarchs (see 1 Kings 1:31). But the application of the terms to both in the same passage, which occurs nowhere in Scripture but here, is thought to indicate a time when a long servitude under despotic lords had orientalized men's mode of speech.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Chronicles 29:20

    29:20 Worshipped - The Lord with religious, and the king with civil worship.