He appointed some of the Levites to minister(A) before the ark of the Lord, to extol,[a] thank, and praise the Lord, the God of Israel:

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Chronicles 16:4 Or petition; or invoke
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13 The sons of Amram:(A)

Aaron and Moses.

Aaron was set apart,(B) he and his descendants forever, to consecrate the most holy things, to offer sacrifices before the Lord, to minister(C) before him and to pronounce blessings(D) in his name forever.

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11 My sons, do not be negligent now, for the Lord has chosen you to stand before him and serve him,(A) to minister(B) before him and to burn incense.”

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Contributions for Worship(A)

Hezekiah(B) assigned the priests and Levites to divisions(C)—each of them according to their duties as priests or Levites—to offer burnt offerings and fellowship offerings, to minister,(D) to give thanks and to sing praises(E) at the gates of the Lord’s dwelling.(F)

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Psalm 134

A song of ascents.

Praise the Lord, all you servants(A) of the Lord
    who minister(B) by night(C) in the house of the Lord.

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you who minister in the house(A) of the Lord,
    in the courts(B) of the house of our God.

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