Who were the Merarites (Numbers 4:29)?

Numbers 4:29 As for the sons of Merari, thou shalt number them after their families, by the house of their fathers;

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The High priesthood descended through Aaron, Moses brother. The Merarites were descendants from the tribe of Levi. The youngest son of Levi was Merari. See Numbers 3:17.

The Merarites were responsible for the woodwork of the tabernacle. The Mahlite clan and the Mushite clan came from Merari. The leader of the families of the Merarite clans was Zuriel, the son of Abihail. They camped on the north side of the tabernacle. See Numbers 3:33-37.

Later on, they received twelve cities from the tribes of Reuben, Gad and Zebulun. See Joshua 21:7, 34.

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