1 Chronicles 6:31
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New International Version
These are the men David put in charge of the music in the house of the LORD after the ark came to rest there.

King James Bible
And these are they whom David set over the service of song in the house of the LORD, after that the ark had rest.

Darby Bible Translation
And these are they whom David set over the service of song in the house of Jehovah after that the ark was in rest.

World English Bible
These are they whom David set over the service of song in the house of Yahweh, after that the ark had rest.

Young's Literal Translation
And these are they whom David stationed over the parts of the song of the house of Jehovah, from the resting of the ark,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

After that the ark had rest - The Targum says, "These are they whom David set over the service of the singing, in the house of the sanctuary, or tabernacle of the Lord, at the time in which the ark was brought into it;" that is, when it was brought from the house of Obed-edom.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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whom David.

1 Chronicles 15:16-22,27 And David spoke to the chief of the Levites to appoint their brothers to be the singers with instruments of music...

1 Chronicles 25:1-31 Moreover David and the captains of the host separated to the service of the sons of Asaph, and of Heman, and of Jeduthun...

after that.

1 Chronicles 16:1 So they brought the ark of God, and set it in the middle of the tent that David had pitched for it...

2 Samuel 6:17 And they brought in the ark of the LORD, and set it in his place, in the middle of the tabernacle that David had pitched for it...

Psalm 132:8,14 Arise, O LORD, into your rest; you, and the ark of your strength...

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David's Choristers
'They stood in their office, according to their order.'--1 CHRON. vi. 32 (R.V. margin). This brief note is buried in the catalogue of the singers appointed by David for 'the service of song in the house of the Lord.' The waves of their choral praise have long ages since ceased to eddy round the 'tabernacle of the tent of meeting,' and all that is left of their melodious companies is a dry list of names, in spite of which the dead owners of them are nameless. But the chronicler's description of them
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Chronicles
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

Cross References
2 Samuel 6:17
They brought the ark of the LORD and set it in its place inside the tent that David had pitched for it, and David sacrificed burnt offerings and fellowship offerings before the LORD.

1 Kings 8:4
and they brought up the ark of the LORD and the tent of meeting and all the sacred furnishings in it. The priests and Levites carried them up,

1 Chronicles 6:30
Shimea his son, Haggiah his son and Asaiah his son.

1 Chronicles 6:32
They ministered with music before the tabernacle, the tent of meeting, until Solomon built the temple of the LORD in Jerusalem. They performed their duties according to the regulations laid down for them.

1 Chronicles 9:33
Those who were musicians, heads of Levite families, stayed in the rooms of the temple and were exempt from other duties because they were responsible for the work day and night.

1 Chronicles 15:1
After David had constructed buildings for himself in the City of David, he prepared a place for the ark of God and pitched a tent for it.

1 Chronicles 15:16
David told the leaders of the Levites to appoint their fellow Levites as musicians to make a joyful sound with musical instruments: lyres, harps and cymbals.

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