Why Did Uzzah Die When He Touched The Ark Of The Covenant

Social Media Ministries
2 min readFeb 13, 2023

In 2 Samuel Chapter 6, we learn about a man who touched the ark of the covenant and died instantly. God struck him down. Many people struggle with this. Why did poor Uzzah have to die? Wasn’t he simply trying to help?

Uzzah may have had good intentions. However, you know what they say about good intentions… Uzzah took matters into his own hands instead of trusting God. You need to remember, to trust God completely. Your life depends on it.

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Referenced Verses:

2 Samuel 6:6–7

1 Chronicles 13:9–12

Numbers 4:15

Exodus 6:16

Deuteronomy 31:9

Numbers 7:9

Exodus 34:33

Matthew 8:24–27

Proverbs 3:5–6

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