2 Then David said, "No one but the Levites may carry the ark of God, because the Lord chose them to carry the ark of the Lord and to minister before him forever."

Matthew Henry's Commentary on 1 Chronicles 15:2

Commentary on 1 Chronicles 15:1-24

(Read 1 Chronicles 15:1-24)

Wise and good men may be guilty of oversights, which they will correct, as soon as they are aware of them. David does not try to justify what had been done amiss, nor to lay the blame on others; but he owns himself guilty, with others, of not seeking God in due order