1 Chronicles 6:32
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New International Version
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.

King James Bible
And they ministered before the dwelling place of the tabernacle of the congregation with singing, until Solomon had built the house of the LORD in Jerusalem: and then they waited on their office according to their order.

Darby Bible Translation
And they ministered before the tabernacle of the tent of meeting with singing, until Solomon had built the house of Jehovah in Jerusalem; and they attended to their office according to their order.

World English Bible
They ministered with song before the tabernacle of the Tent of Meeting, until Solomon had built the house of Yahweh in Jerusalem: and they waited on their office according to their order.

Young's Literal Translation
and they are ministering before the tabernacle of the tent of meeting, in song, till the building by Solomon of the house of Jehovah in Jerusalem; and they stand according to their ordinance over their service.

1 Chronicles 6:32 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

According to their order - This order is specified below.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

they ministered.

1 Chronicles 16:4-6,37-42 And he appointed certain of the Levites to minister before the ark of the LORD, and to record...

Psalm 68:24,25 They have seen your goings, O God; even the goings of my God, my King, in the sanctuary...

with singing.

Ephesians 5:19 Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;

until Solomon.

1 Chronicles 6:10 And Johanan begat Azariah, (he it is that executed the priest's office in the temple that Solomon built in Jerusalem:)

1 Kings 8:6-13 And the priests brought in the ark of the covenant of the LORD to his place, into the oracle of the house, to the most holy place...

and then.

1 Chronicles 9:33 And these are the singers, chief of the fathers of the Levites, who remaining in the chambers were free...

1 Chronicles 25:8-31 And they cast lots, ward against ward, as well the small as the great, the teacher as the scholar...

2 Chronicles 29:25-30 And he set the Levites in the house of the LORD with cymbals, with psalteries, and with harps, according to the commandment of David...

2 Chronicles 31:2 And Hezekiah appointed the courses of the priests and the Levites after their courses, every man according to his service...

2 Chronicles 35:15 And the singers the sons of Asaph were in their place, according to the commandment of David, and Asaph, and Heman...

Ezra 3:10,11 And when the builders laid the foundation of the temple of the LORD, they set the priests in their apparel with trumpets...

Ezra 6:18 And they set the priests in their divisions, and the Levites in their courses, for the service of God, which is at Jerusalem...

Nehemiah 11:17-23 And Mattaniah the son of Micha, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, was the principal to begin the thanksgiving in prayer...

Nehemiah 12:27,28,45-47 And at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem they sought the Levites out of all their places, to bring them to Jerusalem...

Psalm 134:1,2 Behold, bless you the LORD, all you servants of the LORD, which by night stand in the house of the LORD...

Psalm 135:1-3 Praise you the LORD. Praise you the name of the LORD; praise him, O you servants of the LORD...

waited Heb. stood.

1 Chronicles 6:33 And these are they that waited with their children. Of the sons of the Kohathites: Heman a singer, the son of Joel, the son of Shemuel,

1 Kings 12:6,8 And king Rehoboam consulted with the old men, that stood before Solomon his father while he yet lived, and said...

according to their order. This order is specified below.

1 Corinthians 12:11 But all these works that one and the selfsame Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will.

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

1 Chronicles 6:33
Here are the men who served, together with their sons: From the Kohathites: Heman, the musician, the son of Joel, the son of Samuel,

Ezekiel 40:44
Outside the inner gate, within the inner court, were two rooms, one at the side of the north gate and facing south, and another at the side of the south gate and facing north.

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