Of Sallai,Kallai; of Amok,Eber;21
Of Hilkiah,Hashabiah; of Jedaiah,Nethaneel.22
The Levites in the days of Eliashib,Joiada, and Johanan, and Jaddua, were recordedchief of the fathers: also the priests, to the reign of Darius the Persian.23
The sons of Levi, the chief of the fathers, were written in the book of the chronicles, even until the days of Johanan the son of Eliashib.24
And the chief of the Levites:Hashabiah,Sherebiah, and Jeshua the son of Kadmiel, with their brethren over against them, to praise and to give thanks , according to the commandment of David the man of God,ward over againstward.25Mattaniah, and Bakbukiah,Obadiah,Meshullam,Talmon,Akkub, were porterskeeping the ward at the thresholdsa of the gates.26
These were in the days of Joiakim the son of Jeshua, the son of Jozadak, and in the days of Nehemiah the governor, and of Ezra the priest, the scribe .
And at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem they sought the Levites out of all their places, to bring them to Jerusalem, to keep the dedication with gladness, both with thanksgivings, and with singing, with cymbals,psalteries, and with harps.28
And the sons of the singers gathered themselves together , both out of the plain country round aboutJerusalem, and from the villages of Netophathi;29
Also from the house of Gilgal , and out of the fields of Geba and Azmaveth: for the singers had builded them villages round aboutJerusalem.30
And the priests and the Levitespurified themselves, and purified the people, and the gates, and the wall.