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25:1 chiefs of the service. The name of David together with his captains recommends their assignments (11:10; 12:32) as a model for the organization of the community.
prophesied. Temple personnel are seen in prophetic roles on several occasions (2 Chr. 20:14–17; 24:19–22; 29:30; 35:15; cf. 2 Kin. 23:2 with 2 Chr. 34:30). This theme suggests the role of priests as guides for the restoration of the community after the return from exile in Babylon (Zech. 6:9–15).