David then called everyone in Israel to assemble in Jerusalem to bring up the Chest of God to its specially prepared place. David also called in the family of Aaron and the Levites. From the family of Kohath, Uriel the head with 120 relatives; from the family of Merari, Asaiah the head with 220 relatives; from the family of Gershon, Joel the head with 130 relatives; from the family of Elizaphan, Shemaiah the head with 200 relatives; from the family of Hebron, Eliel the head with 80 relatives; from the family of Uzziel, Amminadab the head with 112 relatives.
Then David invited the people of Israel to Jerusalem for a parade celebrating the arrival of the covenant chest of the Eternal. David(to the assembly):Because of Uzza’s fiasco when we tried to move the chest three months ago, no one but the Levites may carry the covenant chest of God. The Eternal has selected them and them alone to bear it and to serve Him forever.
And David gathered together all Israel into Jerusalem, that the ark of God should be brought into his place, which he had made ready to it; (And David gathered together all Israel into Jerusalem, so that the Ark of God could be brought to the place, which he had prepared for it;)
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