2 Chronicles 34:12

2 Chronicles 34:12

And the men did that work faithfully
The labouring men, as also their inspectors, see ( 2 Kings 22:7 )

and the overseers of them were Jahath and Obadiah, the Levites, of the
sons of Merari;
the third son of Levi:

and Zechariah and Meshullam, of the sons of the Kohathites;
who had their name from Kohath, the second son of Levi:

to set it forward;
to urge and animate the men to their work, to keep them constant to it, and see that they did it well:

and other of the Levites, all that could skill of instruments of music;
these, when they were not employed in singing in the temple, attended this service, to look after the workmen at the repairs of it; and perhaps they might play, as some think, on their instruments of music, while the men were at work, that they might go on in it the more pleasantly and cheerfully.