1 Chronicles 23:6
Good News Translation
David divided the Levites into three groups, according to their clans: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.

Contemporary English Version
David then divided the Levites into three groups according to the clans of Levi's sons, Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And David distributed them into courses by the families of the sons of Levi, to wit, of Gerson, and of Caath, and of Merari.

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And David distributed them into courses by the families of the sons of Levi, to wit, of Gerson, and of Caath, and of Merari.

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2 Chronicles 8:14 And he appointed according to the order of David his father the offices of the priests in their ministries: and the Levites in their order to give praise, and minister before the priests according to the duty of every day: and the porters in their divisions by gate and gate: for so David the man of God had commanded.

2 Chronicles 29:25 And he set the Levites in the house of the Lord with cymbals, and psalteries, and harps according to the regulation of David the king, and of Gad the seer, and of Nathan the prophet: for it was the commandment of the Lord by the hand of his prophets.

2 Chronicles 31:2 And Ezechias appointed companies of the priests, and the Levites, by their courses, every man in his own office, to wit, both of the priests, and of the Levites, for holocausts, and for peace offerings, to minister, and to praise, and to sing in the gates of the camp of the Lord.

2 Chronicles 35:10 And the ministry was prepared, and the priests stood in their office: the Levites also in their companies, according to the king's commandment.

Ezra 6:18 And they set the priests in their divisions, and the Levites in their courses over the works of God in Jerusalem, as it is written in the book of Moses.

courses [heb] divisions

1 Chronicles 24:1 Now these were the divisions of the sons of Aaron: The sons of Aaron: Nadab, and Abiu, and Eleazar, and Ithamar.

1 Chronicles 26:1 And the divisions of the porters: of the Corites Meselemia, the son of Core, of the sons of Asaph.

1 Chronicles 6:1,16 The sons of Levi were Gerson, Caath, and Merari. . . .

Exodus 6:16-24 And these are the names of the sons of Levi by their kindreds: Gerson, and Caath, and Merari. And the years of the life of Levi were a hundred and thirty-seven. . . .

Numbers 26:57,58 This also is the number of the sons of Levi by their families: Gerson, of whom is the family of the Gersonites: Caath, of whom is the family of the Caathites: Merari, of whom is the family of the Merarites. . . .

Context
The Divisions of the Levites
5Moreover four thousand were porters: and as many singers singing to the Lord with the instruments, which he had made to sing with. 6And David distributed them into courses by the families of the sons of Levi, to wit, of Gerson, and of Caath, and of Merari.
Cross References
1 Chronicles 6:1
The sons of Levi were Gerson, Caath, and Merari.

1 Chronicles 23:7
The sons of Gerson were Leedan and Semei.

1 Chronicles 28:13
And of the divisions of the priests and of the Levites, for all the works of the house of the Lord, and for all the vessels of the service of the temple of the Lord.

2 Chronicles 23:18
And Joiada appointed overseers in the house of the Lord, under the hands of the priests, and the Levites, whom David had distributed in the house of the Lord: to offer holocausts to the Lord, as it is written in the law of Moses, with joy and singing, according to the disposition of David.

Ezra 6:18
And they set the priests in their divisions, and the Levites in their courses over the works of God in Jerusalem, as it is written in the book of Moses.

Additional Translations
Then David divided the Levites into divisions according to the sons of Levi: Gershom, Kohath, and Merari.And David divided them into courses among the sons of Levi, namely, Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.

And David divided them into courses according to the sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.

And David divided them into daily courses, for the sons of Levi, for Gedson, Caath, and Merari.

And David divided them into courses according to the sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.

And David divided them into courses according to the sons of Levi; Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.

And David divided them into courses among the sons of Levi, namely, Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.

David divided them into divisions according to the sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.

And David distributeth them into courses: Of the sons of Levi: of Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.
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