So the Levites and all Judah did according to all things that Jehoiada the priest had commanded, and took everyone his men that were to come on duty on the sabbath, with them that were to go off duty on the sabbath: for Jehoiada the priest dismissed not the divisions.
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George Leo Haydock
High. Hebrew, "the priest dismissed not the courses. "(Haydock)
In case of right and necessity, we see here what the high priest could do, though otherwise he would not interfere. (Worthington)