Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The people of Israel -- the priests, the Levites, and the rest of the exiles -- observed the dedication of this temple of God with joy.
1 Chronicles 11:2
In the past, even when Saul was king, you were Israel's commanding general. The Lord your God said to you, 'You will shepherd my people Israel; you will rule over my people Israel.'"
When the seventh month arrived and the Israelites were settled in their cities,
These are the provincial leaders who settled in Jerusalem. (While other Israelites, the priests, the Levites, the temple attendants, and the sons of the servants of Solomon settled in the cities of Judah, each on his own property in their cities,