Levites

Levites

 
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  • It was according to David's final instructions that all the Levites twenty years old or older were registered for service. - 1 Chronicles 23:27


  • The work of the Levites was to assist the priests, the descendants of Aaron, as they served at the house of the LORD. They also took care of the courtyards and side rooms, helped perform the ceremonies of purification, and served in many other ways in the house of God. - 1 Chronicles 23:28


  • They assisted with the burnt offerings that were presented to the LORD on Sabbath days, at new moon celebrations, and at all the appointed festivals. The proper number of Levites served in the LORD's presence at all times, following all the procedures they had been given. - 1 Chronicles 23:31


  • And so, under the supervision of the priests, the Levites watched over the Tabernacle and the Temple* and faithfully carried out their duties of service at the house of the LORD.3 - 1 Chronicles 23:32


  • Shemaiah son of Nethanel, a Levite, acted as secretary and wrote down the names and assignments in the presence of the king, Zadok the priest, Ahimelech son of Abiathar, and the family leaders of the priests and Levites. The descendants of Eleazar and Ithamar took turns casting lots. - 1 Chronicles 24:6


  • Like the descendants of Aaron, they were assigned to their duties by means of sacred lots, without regard to age or rank. It was done in the presence of King David, Zadok, Ahimelech, and the family leaders of the priests and the Levites. - 1 Chronicles 24:31


  • These divisions of the gatekeepers were named for their family leaders, and like the other Levites, they served at the house of the LORD. - 1 Chronicles 26:12


  • Six Levites were assigned each day to the east gate, four to the north gate, four to the south gate, and two to each of the storehouses. - 1 Chronicles 26:17


  • Other Levites, led by Ahijah, were in charge of the treasuries of the house of God and the storerooms. - 1 Chronicles 26:20


  • The king also gave Solomon the instructions concerning the work of the various divisions of priests and Levites in the Temple of the LORD. And he gave specifications for the items in the LORD's Temple which were to be used for worship and sacrifice. - 1 Chronicles 28:13


  • The various divisions of priests and Levites will serve in the Temple of God. Others with skills of every kind will volunteer, and the leaders and the entire nation are at your command." - 1 Chronicles 28:21


  • When all the leaders of Israel arrived, the Levites moved the Ark, - 2 Chronicles 5:4


  • And the Levites who were musicians--Asaph, Heman, Jeduthun, and all their sons and brothers--were dressed in fine linen robes and stood at the east side of the altar playing cymbals, harps, and lyres. They were joined by 120 priests who were playing trumpets. - 2 Chronicles 5:12


  • The priests took their assigned positions, and so did the Levites who were singing, "His faithful love endures forever!" They accompanied the singing with music from the instruments King David had made for praising the LORD. On the other side of the Levites, the priests blew the trumpets, while all Israel stood. - 2 Chronicles 7:6


  • In assigning the priests to their duties, Solomon followed the regulations of his father, David. He also assigned the Levites to lead the people in praise and to assist the priests in their daily duties. And he assigned the gatekeepers to their gates by their divisions, following the commands of David, the man of God. - 2 Chronicles 8:14


  • Solomon did not deviate in any way from David's commands concerning the priests and Levites and the treasuries. - 2 Chronicles 8:15


  • But all the priests and Levites living among the northern tribes of Israel sided with Rehoboam. - 2 Chronicles 11:13
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    New Living Translation Bible used with permission Tyndale House Publishers.

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