Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And he appointed, according to the order of David his father, the courses of the priests to their service, and the Levites to their charges, to praise and minister before the priests, as the duty of every day required: the porters also by their courses at every gate: for so had David the man of God commanded.

Bible References

The courses

2 Chronicles 5:11
And when the priests came out of the sanctuary (for all the priests that were present were sanctified and did not then wait by course,
2 Chronicles 23:4
This is the thing that ye must do: A third part of you, those who enter on the sabbath, shall be porters at the doors with the priests and the Levites;
2 Chronicles 31:2
And Hezekiah appointed the courses of the priests and the Levites after their courses, each man according to his service, the priests and Levites for burnt offerings and for peace offerings, to minister and to give thanks and to praise in the gates of the tents of the LORD.
1 Chronicles 24:1
The sons of Aaron also had their courses. The sons of Aaron: Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.
Luke 1:5
There was in the days of Herod, the king of Judaea, a certain priest named Zacharias, of the course of Abia, and his wife was of the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elisabeth.

The levites

2 Chronicles 35:10
So the service was prepared, and the priests stood in their place, and the Levites, likewise, in their courses, according to the king's commandment.
1 Chronicles 6:31
And these are they whom David set over the service of song in the house of the LORD, after the ark had rest.
1 Chronicles 15:16
And David spoke to the chief of the Levites to appoint of their brethren as singers with instruments of music, with psalteries and harps and cymbals sounding, and to lift up their voice with joy.
1 Chronicles 16:4
And he appointed certain of the Levites to minister before the ark of the LORD and to record and to thank and praise the LORD God of Israel:
1 Chronicles 24:20
And of the sons of Levi that remained: Of the sons of Amram, Shubael; of the sons of Shubael, Jehdeiah.
Ezra 6:18
And they set the priests in their divisions and the Levites in their courses over the work of God, which is at Jerusalem, as it is written in the book of Moses.

The porters

1 Chronicles 9:17
And the porters: Shallum, Akkub, Talmon, Ahiman, and their brethren; Shallum was the head.
1 Chronicles 26:1
Concerning the divisions of the porters, of the Korhites: Meshelemiah, the son of Kore, of the sons of Asaph.

So had david the man of god commanded

Deuteronomy 33:1
And this is the blessing, with which Moses the man of God blessed the sons of Israel before his death.
2 Samuel 23:2
(The Spirit of the LORD has spoken by me, and his word has been in my tongue.
1 Kings 13:1
And, behold, a man of God came out of Judah by the word of the LORD unto Bethel; and Jeroboam stood by the altar to burn incense.
1 Chronicles 28:19
All this, said David, the LORD made me understand in writing by his hand upon me, even all the works of this pattern.
Acts 13:22
And when he had removed him, he raised up unto them David to be their king, to whom also he gave testimony, saying, I have found David, the son of Jesse, a man after my own heart, who shall fulfil all my will.