4 He appointed some of the Levites to minister before the ark of the LORD, to extol,a thank, and praise the LORD, the God of Israel:

Read 1 Chronicles 16:4 Using Other Translations

And he appointed certain of the Levites to minister before the ark of the LORD, and to record, and to thank and praise the LORD God of Israel:
Then he appointed some of the Levites as ministers before the ark of the LORD, to invoke, to thank, and to praise the LORD, the God of Israel.
David appointed the following Levites to lead the people in worship before the Ark of the LORD —to invoke his blessings, to give thanks, and to praise the LORD, the God of Israel.