4,000 are to be gatekeepers, and 4,000 are to praise the Lord with the instruments that I have made for worship.”(A)

Then David divided them into divisions according to Levi’s sons:(B) Gershom,[a] Kohath, and Merari.

The Gershonites: Ladan and Shimei.

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  1. 1 Chronicles 23:6 Lit Gershon