6:12 David was told, 1 “The Lord has blessed the family of Obed-Edom and everything he owns because of the ark of God.” So David went and joyfully brought the ark of God from the house of Obed-Edom to the City of David. 6:13 Those who carried the ark of the Lord took six steps and then David 2 sacrificed an ox and a fatling calf. 6:14 Now David, wearing a linen ephod, was dancing with all his strength before the Lord. 3 6:15 David and all Israel 4 were bringing up the ark of the Lord, shouting and blowing trumpets. 5
1 tn Heb “and it was told to David, saying.”
2 tn Heb “he”; the referent (David) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
3 tn Heb “and David was dancing with all his strength before the
4 tc Heb “all the house of Israel.” A few medieval Hebrew
5 tn Heb “the shophar” (the ram’s horn trumpet).
6 tn The Hebrew text adds “in her heart.” Cf. CEV “she was disgusted (+ with him TEV)”; NLT “was filled with contempt for him”; NCV “she hated him.”