Deuteronomy 10:8; Deuteronomy 18:7; 1 Chronicles 23:30; 2 Chronicles 29:11; 2 Chronicles 35:5

At that time zthe Lord set apart the tribe of Levi ato carry the ark of the covenant of the Lord bto stand before the Lord to minister to him and cto bless in his name, to this day.


and ministers in the name of the Lord his God, ulike all his fellow Levites who stand to minister there before the Lord,


30 And they were to stand every morning, thanking and praising the Lord, and likewise at evening,


11 My sons, do not now be negligent, vfor the Lord has chosen you to stand in his presence, to minister to him and to be his ministers and make offerings to him.


And nstand in the Holy Place oaccording to the groupings of the fathers' houses of your brothers the lay people, and according to the division of the Levites by fathers' household.