13:5 So David assembled all Israel from the Shihor River 1 in Egypt to Lebo Hamath, 2 to bring the ark of God from Kiriath Jearim. 13:6 David and all Israel went up to Baalah (that is, Kiriath Jearim) in Judah to bring up from there the ark of God the Lord, who sits enthroned between the cherubim – the ark that is called by his name. 3
1 tn The word “River” is not in the Hebrew text, but has been supplied for clarity.
sn The Shihor River was a river on the border of Egypt, probably the eastern branch of the Nile.
2 tn Or “the entrance to Hamath.”
3 tn Heb “the ark of God the