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The sons of Levi, the chief of the fathers, were written in the book of the chronicles, even until the days of Johanan the son of Eliashib.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

12:23 the book of the chronicles. This book is not either of the Biblical books of Chronicles, but rather an independent record of heads of houses.

12:23 Johanan. Johanan (same as the Jonathan of Nehemiah 12:11) is mentioned by name in the Elephantine papyri, as being high priest in about 408 B.C.

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