All these were the sons of Heman, the king’s prophet. God had promised him these sons in order to make him prestigious. 1 God gave Heman fourteen sons and three daughters.
From the sons of Heman: 1 Bukkiah, Mattaniah, Uzziel, Shebuel, Jerimoth, Hananiah, Hanani, Eliathah, Giddalti, Romamti-Ezer, Joshbekashah, Mallothi, Hothir, and Mahazioth.
A song, a psalm written by the Korahites; for the music director; according to the machalath-leannoth style; 2 a well-written song 3 by Heman the Ezrachite. O Lord God who delivers me! 4 By day I cry out and at night I pray before you. 5
All the Levites who were musicians, including Asaph, Heman, Jeduthun, and their sons and relatives, wore linen. They played cymbals and stringed instruments as they stood east of the altar. They were accompanied by 120 priests who blew trumpets.