1 Chronicles 15:5
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New International Version
From the descendants of Kohath, Uriel the leader and 120 relatives;

King James Bible
Of the sons of Kohath; Uriel the chief, and his brethren an hundred and twenty:

Darby Bible Translation
of the sons of Kohath, Uriel the chief, and his brethren a hundred and twenty;

World English Bible
of the sons of Kohath, Uriel the chief, and his brothers one hundred twenty;

Young's Literal Translation
Of sons of Kohath: Uriel the chief, and his brethren, a hundred and twenty.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

None ought to carry the ark - but the Levites - It was their business; and he should have thought of this sooner, and then the unfortunate breach on Uzza would have been prevented; see 1 Chronicles 15:13.

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1 Chronicles 6:22-24 The sons of Kohath; Amminadab his son, Korah his son, Assir his son...

brethren. or, kinsmen

April the Sixteenth Priests of the Lord
"None ought to carry the ark of God but the Levites." --1 CHRONICLES xv. 1-3, 11-15. There are prepared people for prepared offices. The Lord will fit the man to the function, the anointed and consecrated priest for the consecrated and consecrating ministry. But now, in the larger purpose of the Lord, and in "the exceeding riches of His grace," everybody may be a priest of the Lord. "He hath made us to be priests and kings unto God." And He will prepare us to carry our ark, and to "minister in
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year

The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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