In Jerusalem also, Jehoshaphat appointed some of the Levites,1 priests2 and heads of Israelite families to administer3 the law of the LORD and to settle disputes. And they lived in Jerusalem.
He gave them these orders: "You must serve faithfully and wholeheartedly in the fear of the LORD.
In every case that comes before you from your fellow countrymen who live in the cities--whether bloodshed or other concerns of the law, commands, decrees or ordinances--you are to warn them not to sin against the LORD;4 otherwise his wrath will come on you and your brothers. Do this, and you will not sin.