Be careful not to overlook the Levites as long as you live in the land.
As for the Levites in your villages, you must not ignore them, for they have no allotment or inheritance along with you.
So the Israelites assigned these cities and their grazing areas to the Levites from their own holdings, as the Lord had instructed.
So the Israelites assigned to the Levites by lot these cities and their grazing areas, as the Lord had instructed Moses.
The Levites received within the land owned by the Israelites
There was a young man from Bethlehem
So the Levite agreed to stay with the man; the young man was like a son to Micah.
Micah said, “Now I know God will make me rich,
The sons of Merari: Mahli and Mushi. These are the clans of the Levites by their families.
The rest of their fellow Levites
The first to resettle on their property and in their cities were some Israelites, priests, Levites, and temple servants.
From the Levites: Shemaiah son of Hasshub, son of Azrikam, son of Hashabiah a descendant of Merari;
Mattithiah, a Levite, the firstborn son
These were the family leaders of the Levites, as listed in their genealogical records. They lived in Jerusalem.
David summoned the priests Zadok and Abiathar, along with the Levites Uriel, Asaiah, Joel, Shemaiah, Eliel, and Amminadab.
The priests and Levites consecrated themselves so they could bring up the ark of the Lord God of Israel.
Kenaniah, the leader of the Levites, was in charge of transport, for he was well-informed on this matter;
The Levites who were thirty years old and up were counted; there were 38,000 men.
So the Levites no longer need to carry the tabernacle or any of the items used in its service.”