14 In keeping with the ordinance of his father David, he appointed the divisions(A) of the priests for their duties, and the Levites(B) to lead the praise and to assist the priests according to each day’s requirement. He also appointed the gatekeepers(C) by divisions for the various gates, because this was what David the man of God(D) had ordered.(E)

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18 Then Jehoiada placed the oversight of the temple of the Lord in the hands of the Levitical priests,(A) to whom David had made assignments in the temple,(B) to present the burnt offerings of the Lord as written in the Law of Moses, with rejoicing and singing, as David had ordered.

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25 He stationed the Levites in the temple of the Lord with cymbals, harps and lyres in the way prescribed by David(A) and Gad(B) the king’s seer and Nathan the prophet; this was commanded by the Lord through his prophets.

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