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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
The priests left the holy place. All the priests who participated had consecrated themselves, no matter which division they represented.
2 Chronicles 23:4
This is what you must do. One third of you priests and Levites who are on duty during the Sabbath will guard the doors.
2 Chronicles 31:2
Hezekiah appointed the divisions of the priests and Levites to do their assigned tasks -- to offer burnt sacrifices and present offerings and to serve, give thanks, and offer praise in the gates of the Lord's sanctuary.
1 Chronicles 24:1
The divisions of Aaron's descendants were as follows: The sons of Aaron: Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.
Luke 1:5
During the reign of Herod king of Judea, there lived a priest named Zechariah who belonged to the priestly division of Abijah, and he had a wife named Elizabeth, who was a descendant of Aaron.

The levites

2 Chronicles 35:10
Preparations were made, and the priests stood at their posts and the Levites in their divisions as prescribed by the king.
1 Chronicles 6:31
These are the men David put in charge of music in the Lord's sanctuary, after the ark was placed there.
1 Chronicles 15:16
David told the leaders of the Levites to appoint some of their relatives as musicians; they were to play various instruments, including stringed instruments and cymbals, and to sing loudly and joyfully.
1 Chronicles 16:4
He appointed some of the Levites to serve before the ark of the Lord, to offer prayers, songs of thanks, and hymns to the Lord God of Israel.
1 Chronicles 24:20
The rest of the Levites included: Shubael from the sons of Amram, Jehdeiah from the sons of Shubael,
Ezra 6:18
They appointed the priests by their divisions and the Levites by their divisions over the worship of God at Jerusalem, in accord with the book of Moses.

The porters

1 Chronicles 9:17
The gatekeepers were: Shallum, Akkub, Talmon, Ahiman, and their brothers. Shallum was the leader;
1 Chronicles 26:1
The divisions of the gatekeepers: From the Korahites: Meshelemiah, son of Kore, one of the sons of Asaph.

So had david the man of god commanded

Deuteronomy 33:1
This is the blessing Moses the man of God pronounced upon the Israelites before his death.
2 Samuel 23:2
The Lord's spirit spoke through me; his word was on my tongue.
1 Kings 13:1
Just then a prophet from Judah, sent by the Lord, arrived in Bethel, as Jeroboam was standing near the altar ready to offer a sacrifice.
1 Chronicles 28:19
David said, "All of this I put in writing as the Lord directed me and gave me insight regarding the details of the blueprints."
Acts 13:22
After removing him, God raised up David their king. He testified about him: 'I have found David the son of Jesse to be a man after my heart, who will accomplish everything I want him to do.'

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