Now I assembled them at 1the river that runs to Ahava, where we camped for threedays; and when I observed the people and the priests, I 2did not findanyLevitesthere.
So I sent for Eliezer, Ariel, Shemaiah, Elnathan, Jarib, Elnathan, Nathan, Zechariah and Meshullam, aleadingmen, and for Joiarib and Elnathan, teachers.
I sent them to Iddo the bleadingman at the placeCasiphia; and I ctold them what to say to dIddo and his brothers, 3the templeservants at the placeCasiphia, that is, to bringministers to us for the house of our God.
184According to the goodhand of our God upon us they brought us a 5man of insight of the sons of Mahli, the son of Levi, the son of Israel, namely Sherebiah, and his sons and brothers, 18 men;
and Hashabiah and eJeshaiah of the sons of Merari, with his brothers and their sons, 20 men;
and 220 of 6the templeservants, whomDavid and the princes had given for the service of the Levites, all of them designated by name.