1 Chronicles 23:28

28 Because their office was to wait on the sons of Aaron for the service of the house of the LORD, in the courts, and in the chambers, and in the purifying of all holy things, and the work of the service of the house of God;

1 Chronicles 23:28 Meaning and Commentary

1 Chronicles 23:28

Because their office was to wait on the sons of Aaron
The priests:

for the service of the house of the Lord;
to assist them therein, and not to bear burdens as in times past; the Targum is,

``wherefore the place of their habitations was by the side of the sons of Aaron, for the worship of the sanctuary of the Lord:''

in the courts, and in the chambers, and in the purifying of all holy
things, and the work of the service of the house of God;
to keep the house, and all the apartments in it, courts and chambers, clean, by sweeping and washing them, and carrying out all the filth thereof made by the sacrifices, and otherwise.

1 Chronicles 23:28 In-Context

26 And also unto the Levites; they shall no more carry the tabernacle, nor any vessels of it for the service thereof.
27 For by the last words of David the Levites were numbered from twenty years old and above:
28 Because their office was to wait on the sons of Aaron for the service of the house of the LORD, in the courts, and in the chambers, and in the purifying of all holy things, and the work of the service of the house of God;
29 Both for the shewbread, and for the fine flour for meat offering, and for the unleavened cakes, and for that which is baked in the pan, and for that which is fried, and for all manner of measure and size;
30 And to stand every morning to thank and praise the LORD, and likewise at even;