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2 Samuel 6:16

    2 Samuel 6:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And as the ark of the LORD came into the city of David, Michal Saul's daughter looked through a window, and saw king David leaping and dancing before the LORD; and she despised him in her heart.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And as the ark of the LORD came into the city of David, Michal Saul's daughter looked through a window, and saw king David leaping and dancing before the LORD; and she despised him in her heart.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And it was so, as the ark of Jehovah came into the city of David, that Michal the daughter of Saul looked out at the window, and saw king David leaping and dancing before Jehovah; and she despised him in her heart.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And when the ark of the Lord came into the town of David, Michal, Saul's daughter, looking out of the window, saw King David dancing and jumping before the Lord; and to her mind he seemed foolish.

    Webster's Revision

    And it was so, as the ark of Jehovah came into the city of David, that Michal the daughter of Saul looked out at the window, and saw king David leaping and dancing before Jehovah; and she despised him in her heart.

    World English Bible

    It was so, as the ark of Yahweh came into the city of David, that Michal the daughter of Saul looked out at the window, and saw king David leaping and dancing before Yahweh; and she despised him in her heart.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And it was so, as the ark of the LORD came into the city of David, that Michal the daughter of Saul looked out at the window, and saw king David leaping and dancing before the LORD; and she despised him in her heart.

    Definitions for 2 Samuel 6:16

    Ark - Box; chest.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Samuel 6:16

    She despised him in her heart - She did not blame him outwardly; she thought he had disgraced himself, but she kept her mind to herself.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Samuel 6:16

    She despised him in her heart - In the days of Saul the ark had been neglected 1 Chronicles 13:3, and Saul had in everything shown himself to be an irreligious king. Michal seems to have been of a like spirit.

    The whole section, 2 Samuel 6:16-36, should be compared with 1 Chronicles 15:29; 1 Chronicles 16:43.

    The peace offerings were with a special view to feasting the people. (Compare 1 Kings 8:63-66.)

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Samuel 6:16

    6:16 Despised - As one of a base and mean spirit, that knew not how to carry himself with that majesty which became his place.