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Uzzah and the Ark

And David and all the house of Israel were making merry before the Lord, with (A)songs[a] and lyres and harps and tambourines and castanets and cymbals.

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  1. 2 Samuel 6:5 Septuagint, 1 Chronicles 13:8; Hebrew fir trees

16 David also commanded the chiefs of the Levites to appoint their brothers as the singers who should play loudly on (A)musical instruments, on harps and lyres and cymbals, to raise sounds of joy.

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19 The singers, Heman, Asaph, and Ethan, were to sound bronze cymbals;

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28 So all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of the Lord with shouting, to the sound of the horn, (A)trumpets, and cymbals, and made loud music on (B)harps and lyres.

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David Organizes the Musicians

25 David and the chiefs of the service also set apart for the service the sons of (A)Asaph, and of (B)Heman, and of (C)Jeduthun, who (D)prophesied with lyres, with (E)harps, and with cymbals. The list of those who did the work and of their duties was:

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They were all under the direction of their father in the music in the house of the Lord with cymbals, (A)harps, and lyres for the service of the house of God. Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman were under the order of the king.

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