1 Chronicles

Book of 1 Chronicles. Chapter 27

   

1 And the children of Israel, according to their number, the heads of fathers' [houses,] the captains of thousands and hundreds and their officers, served the king in every matter of the [military] divisions. [These divisions] came in and went out month by month throughout all the months of the year, each division [having] twenty-four thousand.

2 Over the first division for the first month [was] Jashobeam the son of Zabdiel, and in his division [were] twenty-four thousand;

3 [he was] of the children of Perez, and the chief of all the captains of the army for the first month.

4 Over the division of the second month [was] Dodai an Ahohite, and of his division Mikloth also [was] the leader; in his division [were] twenty-four thousand.

5 The third captain of the army for the third month [was] Benaiah, the son of Jehoiada the priest, who was chief; in his division [were] twenty-four thousand.

6 This was the Benaiah [who was] mighty [among] the thirty, and was over the thirty; in his division [was] Ammizabad his son.

7 The fourth [captain] for the fourth month [was] Asahel the brother of Joab, and Zebadiah his son after him; in his division [were] twenty-four thousand.

8 The fifth [captain] for the fifth month [was] Shamhuth the Izrahite; in his division were twenty-four thousand.

9 The sixth [captain] for the sixth month [was] Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite; in his division [were] twenty-four thousand.

10 The seventh [captain] for the seventh month [was] Helez the Pelonite, of the children of Ephraim; in his division [were] twenty-four thousand.

11 The eighth [captain] for the eighth month [was] Sibbechai the Hushathite, of the Zarhites; in his division [were] twenty-four thousand.

12 The ninth [captain] for the ninth month [was] Abiezer the Anathothite, of the Benjamites; in his division [were] twenty-four thousand.

13 The tenth [captain] for the tenth month [was] Maharai the Netophathite, of the Zarhites; in his division [were] twenty-four thousand.

14 The eleventh [captain] for the eleventh month [was] Benaiah the Pirathonite, of the children of Ephraim; in his division [were] twenty-four thousand.

15 The twelfth [captain] for the twelfth month [was] Heldai the Netophathite, of Othniel; in his division [were] twenty-four thousand.

16 Furthermore, over the tribes of Israel: the officer over the Reubenites [was] Eliezer the son of Zichri; over the Simeonites, Shephatiah the son of Maachah;

17 [over] the Levites, Hashabiah the son of Kemuel; over the Aaronites, Zadok;

18 [over] Judah, Elihu, [one] of David's brothers; [over] Issachar, Omri the son of Michael;

19 [over] Zebulun, Ishmaiah the son of Obadiah; [over] Naphtali, Jerimoth the son of Azriel;

20 [over] the children of Ephraim, Hoshea the son of Azaziah; [over] the half-tribe of Manasseh, Joel the son of Pedaiah;

21 [over] the [half-tribe] of Manasseh in Gilead, Iddo the son of Zechariah; [over] Benjamin, Jaasiel the son of Abner;

22 [over] Dan, Azarel the son of Jeroham. These [were] the leaders of the tribes of Israel.

23 But David did not take the number of those twenty years old and under, because the LORD had said He would multiply Israel like the stars of the heavens.

24 Joab the son of Zeruiah began a census, but he did not finish, for wrath came upon Israel because of this census; nor was the number recorded in the account of the chronicles of King David.

25 And Azmaveth the son of Adiel [was] over the king's treasuries; and Jehonathan the son of Uzziah was over the storehouses in the field, in the cities, in the villages, and in the fortresses.

26 Ezri the son of Chelub was over those who did the work of the field for tilling the ground.

27 And Shimei the Ramathite [was] over the vineyards, and Zabdi the Shiphmite was over the produce of the vineyards for the supply of wine.

28 Baal-Hanan the Gederite was over the olive trees and the sycamore trees that [were] in the lowlands, and Joash [was] over the store of oil.

29 And Shitrai the Sharonite [was] over the herds that fed in Sharon, and Shaphat the son of Adlai was over the herds [that were] in the valleys.

30 Obil the Ishmaelite [was] over the camels, Jehdeiah the Meronothite [was] over the donkeys,

31 and Jaziz the Hagrite [was] over the flocks. All these [were] the officials over King David's property.

32 Also Jehonathan, David's uncle, [was] a counselor, a wise man, and a scribe; and Jehiel the son of Hachmoni [was] with the king's sons.

33 Ahithophel [was] the king's counselor, and Hushai the Archite [was] the king's companion.

34 After Ahithophel [was] Jehoiada the son of Benaiah, then Abiathar. And the general of the king's army [was] Joab.

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