559. Who went with David to recover the ark?

30,000 soldiers

David gathered together all the chosen men of Israel, thirty thousand.

And David arose, and went with all the people that were with him from Baale of Judah, to bring up from thence the ark of God. 2 Samuel 6:1-2

All of Israel

David said unto all the congregation of Israel....

Let us bring again the ark of our God to us.

And all the congregation said that they would do so: for the thing was right in the eyes of all the people. ...

So David gathered all Israel together,

And David went up, and all Israel, to Baalah, that is, to Kirjathjearim, which belonged to Judah, to bring up thence the ark of God the LORD. 1 Chronicles 13:2-6