1 Chronicles 23:28

For their office is to assist the sons of Aaron with the service of the house of the LORD, in the courts and in the chambers and in the purifying of all holy things, even the work of the service of the house of God,

Nehemiah 13:9

Then I gave an order and they cleansed the rooms; and I returned there the utensils of the house of God with the grain offerings and the frankincense.

Numbers 3:6-9

"Bring the tribe of Levi near and set them before Aaron the priest, that they may serve him.

1 Kings 6:5

Against the wall of the house he built stories encompassing the walls of the house around both the nave and the inner sanctuary; thus he made side chambers all around.

1 Chronicles 9:28-29

Now some of them had charge of the utensils of service, for they counted them when they brought them in and when they took them out.

1 Chronicles 18:17

and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and the Pelethites, and the sons of David were chiefs at the king's side.

1 Chronicles 23:4

Of these, 24,000 were to oversee the work of the house of the LORD; and 6,000 were officers and judges,

1 Chronicles 28:13

also for the divisions of the priests and the Levites and for all the work of the service of the house of the LORD and for all the utensils of service in the house of the LORD;

2 Chronicles 29:5

Then he said to them, "Listen to me, O Levites. Consecrate yourselves now, and consecrate the house of the LORD, the God of your fathers, and carry the uncleanness out from the holy place.

2 Chronicles 29:18-19

Then they went in to King Hezekiah and said, "We have cleansed the whole house of the LORD, the altar of burnt offering with all of its utensils, and the table of showbread with all of its utensils.

2 Chronicles 31:11

Then Hezekiah commanded them to prepare rooms in the house of the LORD, and they prepared them.

2 Chronicles 35:3-6

He also said to the Levites who taught all Israel and who were holy to the LORD, "Put the holy ark in the house which Solomon the son of David king of Israel built; it will be a burden on your shoulders no longer. Now serve the LORD your God and His people Israel.

2 Chronicles 35:11-14

They slaughtered the Passover animals, and while the priests sprinkled the blood received from their hand, the Levites skinned them.

Ezra 8:29

"Watch and keep them until you weigh them before the leading priests, the Levites and the heads of the fathers' households of Israel at Jerusalem, in the chambers of the house of the LORD."

Nehemiah 11:24

Pethahiah the son of Meshezabel, of the sons of Zerah the son of Judah, was the king's representative in all matters concerning the people.

Nehemiah 13:4-5

Now prior to this, Eliashib the priest, who was appointed over the chambers of the house of our God, being related to Tobiah,

Jeremiah 35:4

and I brought them into the house of the LORD, into the chamber of the sons of Hanan the son of Igdaliah, the man of God, which was near the chamber of the officials, which was above the chamber of Maaseiah the son of Shallum, the doorkeeper.

Ezekiel 41:6-11

The side chambers were in three stories, one above another, and thirty in each story; and the side chambers extended to the wall which stood on their inward side all around, that they might be fastened, and not be fastened into the wall of the temple itself.

Ezekiel 41:26

There were latticed windows and palm trees on one side and on the other, on the sides of the porch; thus were the side chambers of the house and the thresholds.

Ezekiel 42:3

Opposite the twenty cubits which belonged to the inner court, and opposite the pavement which belonged to the outer court, was gallery corresponding to gallery in three stories.

Ezekiel 42:13

Then he said to me, "The north chambers and the south chambers, which are opposite the separate area, they are the holy chambers where the priests who are near to the LORD shall eat the most holy things. There they shall lay the most holy things, the grain offering, the sin offering and the guilt offering; for the place is holy.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Because their office was to wait on the sons of Aaron for the service of the house of the LORD, in the courts, and in the chambers, and in the purifying of all holy things, and the work of the service of the house of God;

Office was to wait, etc

General references

Bible References

Office was to wait, etc

1 Chronicles 18:17
and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and the Pelethites, and the sons of David were chiefs at the king's side.

For the service

1 Chronicles 23:4
Of these, 24,000 were to oversee the work of the house of the LORD; and 6,000 were officers and judges,
1 Chronicles 28:13
also for the divisions of the priests and the Levites and for all the work of the service of the house of the LORD and for all the utensils of service in the house of the LORD;
Numbers 3:6
"Bring the tribe of Levi near and set them before Aaron the priest, that they may serve him.
1 Kings 6:5
Against the wall of the house he built stories encompassing the walls of the house around both the nave and the inner sanctuary; thus he made side chambers all around.
2 Chronicles 31:11
Then Hezekiah commanded them to prepare rooms in the house of the LORD, and they prepared them.
Ezra 8:29
"Watch and keep them until you weigh them before the leading priests, the Levites and the heads of the fathers' households of Israel at Jerusalem, in the chambers of the house of the LORD."
Nehemiah 13:4
Now prior to this, Eliashib the priest, who was appointed over the chambers of the house of our God, being related to Tobiah,
Jeremiah 35:4
and I brought them into the house of the LORD, into the chamber of the sons of Hanan the son of Igdaliah, the man of God, which was near the chamber of the officials, which was above the chamber of Maaseiah the son of Shallum, the doorkeeper.
Ezekiel 41:6
The side chambers were in three stories, one above another, and thirty in each story; and the side chambers extended to the wall which stood on their inward side all around, that they might be fastened, and not be fastened into the wall of the temple itself.
Ezekiel 42:3
Opposite the twenty cubits which belonged to the inner court, and opposite the pavement which belonged to the outer court, was gallery corresponding to gallery in three stories.

Purifying

1 Chronicles 9:28
Now some of them had charge of the utensils of service, for they counted them when they brought them in and when they took them out.
2 Chronicles 29:5
Then he said to them, "Listen to me, O Levites. Consecrate yourselves now, and consecrate the house of the LORD, the God of your fathers, and carry the uncleanness out from the holy place.
2 Chronicles 35:3
He also said to the Levites who taught all Israel and who were holy to the LORD, "Put the holy ark in the house which Solomon the son of David king of Israel built; it will be a burden on your shoulders no longer. Now serve the LORD your God and His people Israel.

General references

Ezekiel 40:7
The guardroom was one rod long and one rod wide; and there were five cubits between the guardrooms. And the threshold of the gate by the porch of the gate facing inward was one rod.
Ezekiel 44:14
"Yet I will appoint them to keep charge of the house, of all its service and of all that shall be done in it.