However, in essence, worship focuses on God alone. Strictly fans are convinced Neil Jones dressed up as Seann Walsh and mocked him during tonight’s It Takes Two. 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. David went and brought up the ark of God from the house of Obed-edom into the city of David with gladness. A HUSBAND today tearfully revealed he battered his wife to death after she branded him “limp and useless” over his erectile dysfunction. 2 Samuel 3:14 And David sent messengers to Ishbosheth Saul's son, saying, Deliver me my wife Michal, which I espoused to me for an hundred foreskins of the Philistines. Isaiah 53:3 He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not. How do friends and family respond when you choose not to laugh at certain jokes or you return extra change to the cashier? He was light clad. David fired back that God chose him to be king of Israel over her father, Saul, and that his dancing was religious ecstasy, not sexual vulgarity: "I will dance before the LORD and dishonor myself even more, and be low in my own esteem; but among the slave girls that … David Beckham has left his adoring fans swooning with his latest social media update – but not everyone is impressed. Second Samuel 6:16 says that David danced with all his might before the Lord and that his wife “despised him in her heart.” We are then told, “Michal daughter of Saul came out to meet him and said, ‘How the king of Israel has distinguished himself today, going around half-naked in full view of the slave girls of his servants as any vulgar fellow would!’” (2 Samuel 6:20). Then it happened as the ark of the Lord came into the city of David that Michal the daughter of Saul looked out of the window and saw King David leaping and dancing before the Lord ; and she despised him in her heart. Therefore, Michal was barren for the rest of her life. Sometimes when we obey God with a passion it is met with an unexpected slap in the face from others. 15 So David and all the house of Israel brought up the ark of the LORD with shouting, and with the sound of the trumpet. Psalm 150:1-6 ESV / 59 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. What does David praise before God have to do with her. To Michal, her speech was appropriate since David was her husband; however, God considered it as an insult hauled against his integrity! 11 And the ark of the LORD continued in the house of Obededom the Gittite three months: and the LORD blessed Obededom, and all his household. Whatever her reasoning, David was in the dog-house when he got home from the parade. I see a few possible ways this could have gone . Click the cover to order your copy. Why only Michale sufferers. 1 Chronicles 15:29 And it came to pass, as the ark of the covenant of the LORD came to the city of David, that Michal the daughter of Saul looking out at a window saw king David dancing and playing: and she despised him in her heart. But she used this occasion to express her ill will. Here is the King of Israel, a strong man, a visible man, a well-known man, and he’s so consumed with what good things God has done that he’s dancing (picture this …) “with all his might.” 13:7), not provoking anger or keeping account of wrongs (1 Cor. Then it happened as the ark of the Lord came into the city of David that Michal the daughter of Saul looked out of the window and saw King David leaping and dancing before the Lord; and she despised him in her heart. Each of his first six wives bore David a son, while Bathsheba bore him four sons. (2 Sam. Praise God in his sanctuary: praise him in the firmament of his power. 14 And David danced before the LORD with all his might; and David was girded with a linen ephod. David probably spoke the same words to himself that we do: “I’m honoring God. Instead, David threw Michal’s words back at her, thumbing his nose at her family and pointing to his female fan club. An estate agent who stabbed his wife to death after she mocked him for 'small penis' has been found guilty of murder.. LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel, Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular, David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse, Saul -- first king of Israel, also an Edomite and two Israelites, Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - feminine singular, Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person feminine singular, In up to, over against, at, beside, among, behind, for, Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular, Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine singular, Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine singular, Preposition-l | Noun - common plural construct, Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person feminine singular, The heart, the feelings, the will, the intellect, centre, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, OT History: 2 Samuel 6:16 It was so as the ark (2Sa iiSam 2 Sam ii sam) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools. 1SA 19:11 "But Michal, David's wife, warned him, 'If you don't run for your life tonight, tomorrow you'll be killed.'" God first always, Your email address will not be published. 2 Samuel 6: 16-23 "As the ark of the LORD was entering the City of David, Michal daughter of Saul watched from a window. David Brings the Ark to Jerusalem. Psalms 149:3 says “Let them praise his name with dancing, making melody to him with tambourine and lyre!” God wants us to praise him with everything in us. Let’s broaden our definition of worship. After David moved his capital to Jerusalem, he married Bathsheba. When his wife, Saul’s daughter who really hated David, scolded him for his vulgarity, David proclaimed that … Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens! Whatever garment David was wearing, it apparently scandalized Michal, who accused him of lewd, base behavior-of “uncovering … One lively procession was enough to sour their love. 12 And it was told king David, saying, The LORD hath blessed the house of Obededom, and all that pertaineth unto him, because of the ark of God. Singer, Davido dragged the heck off a friend for mocking his uncle, Senator Ademola Adeleke who appeared on Channels TV, stating that he will challenge the Osun Gubernatorial results at the state tribunal and retrieve his 'stolen' mandate . She is mocking David, employing sarcasm, as the Bible says “she despised him in her heart” (2 Samuel 6:16; 1 Chronicles 15:29).  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 … David’s wife Michal was horrified at her husband’s public dance, but not because he was naked. You will stand before God alone. And David was wearing a linen ephod. Learn how your comment data is processed. For sure, “Michal started it!” but David had a chance to respond more lovingly. By Miles Goslett. Was it David’s enthusiasm for God or his scant, fashion-violating attire (2 Sam. Perhaps Michale’s character like ours was not adept to change ,(belittling others when upset). All our actions and words can be worshipful if they honor God. The 61-year-old singer shared a video of her 14-year-old son busting some moves to Michael Jackson‘s “They Don’t Care About Us” with the apparent intention of honoring George Floyd.. Verses 1-5 We have not heard a word of the ark since it was lodged in Kirjath-jearim, immediately after its return out of its captivity among the Philistines (1 Sa. He uncovered himself today in the eyes of his servants’ maids as one of the foolish ones shamelessly uncovers himself!” So David said to Michal, “It was before the Lord, who chose me above your father and above all his house, to appoint me ruler over the people of the Lord, over Israel; therefore I will celebrate before the Lord. Later, when David became king of Judah and Ish-bosheth (Michal's brother, and Saul's son) was king of Israel , David demanded her return to him … No-one actually made fun of him whilst he danced but his wife Michal saw him and afterwards she decided to sling off at him which only back-fired on her; she should have kept her mouth shut. So they brought in the ark of the Lord and set it in its place inside the tent which David had pitched for it; and David offered burnt offerings and peace offerings before the Lord. We have the same problem in Christianity today-men won’t listen to … Ideally, worship propels us from the throne room back to practical Christlike love. Copyright © 2020 Bible Maturity. And David was wearing a linen ephod. And David, in great excitement and in thanks and praise for the Lord, leaped and danced. Psalms 149:3 - Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp. David didn’t hold back. Ironically, David’s second response to Michal failed to contribute to God’s worship. And David was wearing a linen ephod.