, are one of the tribes of the Levites.

At the first census, there were 8,600 people one month or older in the Kohathite clans. At the same time there were 2,750 men from 30 to 50 years old. Their leader was Elizaphan.

They were responsible to take care of the ark, table, lampstand, altars, articles used in ministry, curtain and everything related.