23:2 David 1 assembled all the leaders of Israel, along with the priests and the Levites. 23:3 The Levites who were thirty years old and up were counted; there were 38,000 men. 2 23:4 David said, 3 “Of these, 24,000 are to direct the work of the Lord’s temple; 6,000 are to be officials and judges;
1 tn Heb “he”; the referent (David) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
2 tn Heb “and their number by their heads, by men, was 38,000.”