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The eighth of the twenty-four orders of courses into which David divided the priests (see 1Ch 24:1410). Of these courses, only four returned after the captivity (Ezr2:34–39), which were again subdivided into twenty-four—retaining the ancient name and order of each. They took the whole temple service for a week each.
His wife was of the daughters of Aaron—The priests might marry into any tribe, but “it was most commendable of all to marry one of the priests’ lines” [Lightfoot]. More
Jamieson, Robert, A. R. Fausset, and David Brown. Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible. Vol. 2. Oak Harbor, WA: Logos Research Systems, Inc., 1997. Print.
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