1 Chronicles 15:4
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New International Version
He called together the descendants of Aaron and the Levites:

King James Bible
And David assembled the children of Aaron, and the Levites:

Darby Bible Translation
And David gathered the sons of Aaron and the Levites:

World English Bible
David gathered together the sons of Aaron, and the Levites:

Young's Literal Translation
And David gathereth the sons of Aaron, and the Levites.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

None ought to carry the ark - but the Levites - It was their business; and he should have thought of this sooner, and then the unfortunate breach on Uzza would have been prevented; see 1 Chronicles 15:13.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the children of Aaron

1 Chronicles 6:16-20,49,50 The sons of Levi; Gershom, Kohath, and Merari...

1 Chronicles 12:26-28 Of the children of Levi four thousand and six hundred...

Exodus 6:16-22 And these are the names of the sons of Levi according to their generations; Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari...

Numbers 3:4 And Nadab and Abihu died before the LORD, when they offered strange fire before the LORD, in the wilderness of Sinai...

Library
April the Sixteenth Priests of the Lord
"None ought to carry the ark of God but the Levites." --1 CHRONICLES xv. 1-3, 11-15. There are prepared people for prepared offices. The Lord will fit the man to the function, the anointed and consecrated priest for the consecrated and consecrating ministry. But now, in the larger purpose of the Lord, and in "the exceeding riches of His grace," everybody may be a priest of the Lord. "He hath made us to be priests and kings unto God." And He will prepare us to carry our ark, and to "minister in
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year

Chronicles
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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