and hisa associates, who were able men--128. Their chief officer was Zabdiel son of Haggedolim.
From the Levites: Shemaiah son of Hasshub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Bunni;
Shabbethai1 and Jozabad,2 two of the heads of the Levites, who had charge of the outside work of the house of God;
Mattaniah3 son of Mica, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph,4 the director who led in thanksgiving and prayer; Bakbukiah, second among his associates; and Abda son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.518
The Levites in the holy city6 totaled 284.
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 servants7 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,8 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 singers9 were under the king's orders, which regulated their daily activity.
Pethahiah son of Meshezabel, one of the descendants of Zerah10 son of Judah, was the king's agent in all affairs relating to the people.