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12 All the Levites who were musicians—Asaph, Heman, Jeduthun, their sons, and their relatives—were dressed in fine linen and stood east of the altar with cymbals, harps, and lyres. With the musicians were 120 priests blowing trumpets. When the priests left the holy place,[a] 13 the trumpeters and singers praised and thanked Yahweh in unison. Accompanied by trumpets, cymbals, and other musical instruments, they sang in praise to Yahweh: “He is good; his mercy endures forever.” Then Yahweh’s temple was filled with a cloud. 14 The priests couldn’t serve because of the cloud. Yahweh’s glory filled Elohim’s temple.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 5:12 The first part of verse 11 (in Hebrew) has been placed just before verse 13 to express the complex Hebrew sentence structure more clearly in English.

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