And four thousand were porters, and four thousand praised the Lord with instruments which [a]he made to praise the Lord.

(A)So David divided offices unto them, to wit, to the sons of Levi, to (B)Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.

Of the Gershonites were [b]Laadan and Shimei.

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  1. 1 Chronicles 23:5 Hebrew, I made, meaning David.
  2. 1 Chronicles 23:7 Or, Libni, 1 Chron. 6:17.