16 David told the leaders of the Levites to appoint their fellow Levites as musicians to make a joyful sound with musical instruments: lyres, harps and cymbals.
17 So the Levites appointed Heman son of Joel; from his relatives, Asaph son of Berekiah; and from their relatives the Merarites, Ethan son of Kushaiah;

References for 1 Chronicles 15:17

18 and with them their relatives next in rank: Zechariah,a Jaaziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Benaiah, Maaseiah, Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obed-Edom and Jeiel,b the gatekeepers.

References for 1 Chronicles 15:18

    • ´ 15:18 - Three Hebrew manuscripts and most Septuagint manuscripts (see also verse 20 and 16:5); most Hebrew manuscripts "Zechariah son and" or "Zechariah, Ben and"
    • µ 15:18 - Hebrew; Septuagint (see also verse 21) "Jeiel and Azaziah"
      19 The musicians Heman, Asaph and Ethan were to sound the bronze cymbals;

      References for 1 Chronicles 15:19