32 Some of their relatives of the sons of the Kohathites (A)were over the showbread to prepare it every sabbath.

33 Now these are (B)the singers, heads of fathers’ households of the Levites, who lived in the chambers of the temple free from other service; for they were [a]engaged (C)in their work day and night. 34 These were heads of fathers’ households of the Levites according to their generations, chief men, [b]who lived in Jerusalem.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Chronicles 9:33 Lit over them in the work
  2. 1 Chronicles 9:34 Lit these

32 Some of the Kohathites, their fellow Levites, were in charge of preparing for every Sabbath the bread set out on the table.(A)

33 Those who were musicians,(B) heads of Levite families, stayed in the rooms of the temple and were exempt from other duties because they were responsible for the work day and night.(C)

34 All these were heads of Levite families, chiefs as listed in their genealogy, and they lived in Jerusalem.

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