Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when the builders laid the foundation of the temple of the LORD, they set the priests in their apparel with trumpets, and the Levites the sons of Asaph with cymbals, to praise the LORD, after the ordinance of David king of Israel.
When the builders
When the builders
For who has despised the day of
small things? But these seven will be glad when they see the plumb line in the hand of Zerubbabel—these are the eyes of the Lord which range to and fro throughout the earth.”
“For Aaron’s sons you shall make
tunics; you shall also make sashes for them, and you shall make caps for them, for glory and for beauty.
1 Samuel 22:18
Then the king said to Doeg, “You turn around and
attack the priests.” And Doeg the Edomite turned around and attacked the priests, and he killed that day eighty-five men who wore the linen ephod.
1 Chronicles 15:27
Now David was clothed with a robe of fine linen with all the Levites who were carrying the ark, and the singers and Chenaniah the leader of the singing with the singers.
David also wore an ephod of linen.
The heads of the Levites were Hashabiah, Sherebiah and Jeshua the son of Kadmiel, with their brothers opposite them,
to praise and give thanks, as prescribed by David the man of God, division corresponding to division.
The Lord spoke further to Moses, saying,
1 Chronicles 15:24
Shebaniah, Joshaphat, Nethanel, Amasai, Zechariah, Benaiah and Eliezer, the priests,
blew the trumpets before the ark of God. Obed-edom and Jehiah also were gatekeepers for the ark.
1 Chronicles 16:5
Asaph the chief, and second to him Zechariah, then
Jeiel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Mattithiah, Eliab, Benaiah, Obed-edom and Jeiel, with musical instruments, harps, lyres; also Asaph played loud-sounding cymbals,
The sons of asaph
1 Chronicles 6:39
Heman’s brother Asaph stood at his right hand, even Asaph the son of Berechiah, the son of Shimea,
1 Chronicles 16:37
So he left Asaph and his
relatives there before the ark of the covenant of the Lord to minister before the ark continually, as every day’s work required;
1 Chronicles 25:1
Moreover, David and the commanders of the army set apart for the service some of the sons of
Asaph and of Heman and of Jeduthun, who were to prophesy with lyres, harps and cymbals; and the number of those who performed their service was:
2 Chronicles 35:15
The singers, the sons of Asaph, were also at their stations
according to the command of David, Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun the king’s seer; and the gatekeepers at each gate did not have to depart from their service, because the Levites their brethren prepared for them.
After the ordinance
1 Chronicles 6:31
Now these are those whom David appointed over the service of song in the house of the Lord, after the ark rested there.
1 Chronicles 16:4
He appointed some of the Levites as ministers before the ark of the Lord, even to celebrate and to thank and praise the Lord God of Israel:
1 Chronicles 23:5
and 4,000 were gatekeepers, and
4,000 were praising the Lord with the instruments which David made for giving praise.
2 Chronicles 29:25
He then stationed the Levites in the house of the Lord with cymbals, with harps and with lyres, according to the command of David and of Gad the king’s seer, and of Nathan the prophet; for the command was from the Lord through His prophets.