Now in the secondyear of their coming to the house of God at Jerusalem in the secondmonth, 1Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel and Jeshua the son of Jozadak and the rest of their brothers the priests and the Levites, and all who came from the captivity to Jerusalem, began the work and 2appointed the Levites from twentyyears and older to oversee the work of the house of the LORD.
Then 3Jeshua with his sons and brothersstoodunited with Kadmiel and his sons, the sons of aJudah and the sons of Henadad with their sons and brothers the Levites, to oversee the workmen in the temple of God.
Now when the builders had 4laid the foundation of the temple of the LORD, bthe priestsstood in their apparel with trumpets, and the Levites, the sons of Asaph, with cymbals, to praise the LORD5according to the cdirections of KingDavid of Israel.
116They sang, praising and givingthanks to the LORD, saying, "7For He is good, for His lovingkindness is upon Israelforever." And all the peopleshouted with a greatshout when they praised the LORDbecause the foundation of the house of the LORD was laid.