The first fathers of the tribe of Levi, ver. 1 - 3.
The line of the priests from Aaron to the captivity, ver. 4 - 15.
Of some other families, ver. 16 - 30.
The work of the Levites, ver. 31 - 48
Of the priests, ver. 49 - 53.
The cities of the priests and Levites, ver. 54 - 81.
|6:10||The priest's office - So did all the rest, but it is implied that he did it worthily, he filled his place, and valiantly discharged hisoffice in Uzziah's time. Solomon built - In Solomon's temple;so called to distinguish it from the second temple which was builtor in building when these books were written.|
|6:44||Ethan - Called also Jeduthun, chap. 9:16 1ch 6: , 2 Chronicles 35:15 , and in the titles of divers psalms.|
|6:54||Castles - So called, not only because, walled and well guarded by the country; but because they and their possessions were in a particularmanner the care of divine providence. As God was their portion, so Godwas their protector. And a cottage will be a castle to those that abideunder the shadow of the Almighty. The lot - Or, the first lot.|
|6:66||Coasts - Or, of their borders, of their country contained within its borders.|