Shuppim and Hosah were allotted the west gate and the Shallecheth Gate on the upper road. Guard duty was divided into assigned periods, one after another.
On the east, six guards were on duty each day, on the north, four, and on the south, four. Four guards were stationed at the storerooms daily, two at each storeroom.
Near the western pavilion there were four guards by the road and two at the pavilion itself.
This is the assignment of guard duty to the clan of Korah and the clan of Merari.
Others of their fellow Levites were in charge of the Temple treasury and the storerooms for gifts dedicated to God.
Ladan, one of the sons of Gershon, was the ancestor of several family groups, including the family of his son Jehiel.
Ladan's two other sons, Zetham and Joel, had charge of the Temple treasury and storerooms.
Duties were also assigned to the descendants of Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel.
Shebuel, of the clan of Moses' son Gershom, was the chief official responsible for the Temple treasury.
Through Gershom's brother Eliezer he was related to Shelomith. Eliezer was the father of Rehabiah, who was the father of Jeshaiah, the father of Joram, the father of Zichri, the father of Shelomith.
Shelomith and the members of his family were in charge of all the gifts dedicated to God by King David, the heads of families, leaders of clan groups, and army officers.