The gatekeepers: Akkub, Talmon and their associates, who kept watch at the gates--172 men.
The rest of the Israelites, with the priests and Levites, were in all the towns of Judah, each on his ancestral property.
The temple servants1 lived on the hill of Ophel, and Ziha and Gishpa were in charge of them.
The chief officer of the Levites in Jerusalem was Uzzi son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah,2 the son of Mica. Uzzi was one of Asaph's descendants, who were the singers responsible for the service of the house of God.
The singers3 were under the king's orders, which regulated their daily activity.
Pethahiah son of Meshezabel, one of the descendants of Zerah4 son of Judah, was the king's agent in all affairs relating to the people.