Of the sons of Elizaphan;Shemaiah the chief, and his brethren two hundred:9
Of the sons of Hebron;Eliel the chief, and his brethrenfourscore:10
Of the sons of Uzziel;Amminadab the chief, and his brethren an hundred and twelve .
And Davidcalled for Zadok and Abiathar the priests, and for the Levites, for Uriel,Asaiah, and Joel,Shemaiah, and Eliel, and Amminadab,12
And said unto them, Ye are the chief of the fathers of the Levites:sanctify yourselves, both ye and your brethren, that ye may bring up the ark of the LORDGod of Israel unto the place that I have prepared for it.
For because ye did it not at the first, the LORD our God made a breach upon us, for that we sought him not after the due order.14
So the priests and the Levitessanctified themselves to bring up the ark of the LORDGod of Israel.15
And the children of the Levitesbare the ark of God upon their shoulders with the staves thereon, as Mosescommanded according to the word of the LORD.16
And Davidspake to the chief of the Levites to appoint their brethren to be the singers with instruments of musick,psalteries and harps and cymbals,sounding , by lifting up the voice with joy.17
So the LevitesappointedHeman the son of Joel; and of his brethren,Asaph the son of Berechiah; and of the sons of Merari their brethren,Ethan the son of Kushaiah;18
And with them their brethren of the second degree, Zechariah,Ben, and Jaaziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni,Eliab, and Benaiah, and Maaseiah, and Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obededom, and Jeiel, the porters.