1 Chronicles 23:20
Of the sons of Uzziel; Michah the first, and Jesiah the second.
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(20) The sons of Uzziel constituted two houses and classes. The nine clans of Kohathite Levites are again rehearsed at 1Chronicles 24:20-25.

23:1-23 David, having given charge concerning the building of the temple, settles the method of the temple service, and orders the officers of it. When those of the same family were employed together, it would engage them to love and assist one another.See the marginal references and notes. 1 Chronicles 23:28-32 give the most complete account in Scripture of the nature of the Levitical office. 14. concerning Moses—His sons were ranked with the Levites generally, but not introduced into the distinctive portion of the descendants of Levi, who were appointed to the special functions of the priesthood. No text from Poole on this verse.

Of the sons of Hebron,.... A third son of Kohath, 1 Chronicles 23:12,

Jeriah the first, Amariah the second, Jahaziel the third, and Jekameam the fourth: of the sons of Uzziel; another son of Kohath, 1 Chronicles 23:12,

Micah the first, Jesiah the second: the sons of Merari, Mahli and Mushi, Exodus 6:19,

the sons of Mahli, Eleazar and Kish: of whom see 1 Chronicles 24:28.

Of the sons of Uzziel; Micah the first and Jesiah the second.
20. Of the sons of Uzziel] R.V. The sons of Uzziel. Cp. 1 Chronicles 24:24. Nine Kohathite families seem to be here reckoned.

Verse 20. - Jesiah; in ver. 25 of next chapter written Isshiah. The two houses from Uzziel given in this verse make up the number of houses from Kohath to nine (as given again in 1 Chronicles 24:20-24), and to these must be added the priests through Aaron and his sons, two houses, making in all eleven. 1 Chronicles 23:20Amram's next brother Hebron had four sons, and the youngest brother Uzziel two, who founded fathers'-houses; so that, besides the priests, nine Levitical fathers'-houses are descended from Kohath, and their chiefs who served in the sanctuary are enumerated in 1 Chronicles 24:20-25.
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