1 Chronicles 24
The divisions of the sons of Aaron by lot into four and twenty orders.
1 Chronicles 24:1 Now [these] are the diuisions of the sonnes of Aaron. The sonnes of Aaron: Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar. 1 Chronicles 24:2 But Nadab and Abihu died before their father, and had no children: Therefore Eleazar and Ithamar executed the Priests office. 1 Chronicles 24:3 And Dauid distributed them, both Zadok of the sonnes of Eleazar, and Ahimelech of the sonnes of Ithamar, according to their offices in their seruice. 1 Chronicles 24:4 And there were moe chiefe men found of the sonnes of Eleazar, then of the sonnes of Ithamar: and [thus] were they diuided. Among the sonnes of Eleazar there were sixteene chiefe men of the house of their fathers, and eight among the sonnes of Ithamar according to the house of their fathers. 1 Chronicles 24:5 Thus were they diuided by lot, one sort with another; for the gouernours of the Sanctuarie, and gouernours of the house of God, were of the sonnes of Eleazar, and of the sonnes of Ithamar. 1 Chronicles 24:6 And Shemaiah the sonne of Nathanael the Scribe, [one] of the Leuites, wrote them before the King and the Princes, and Zadok the Priest, and Ahimelech the sonne of Abiathar, and [before] the chiefe of the fathers of the priests and Leuites: one principall houshold being taken for Eleazar, and one taken for Ithamar. 1 Chronicles 24:7 Now the first lot came foorth to Iehoiarib: the second to Iedaiah, 1 Chronicles 24:8 The third to Harim, the fourth to Seorim, 1 Chronicles 24:9 The fifth to Malchiiah, the sixth to Miiamin, 1 Chronicles 24:10 The seuenth to Hakkoz, the eight to Abiiah, 1 Chronicles 24:11 The ninth to Ieshua, the tenth to Shecaniah, 1 Chronicles 24:12 The eleuenth to Eliashib, the twelfth to Iakim, 1 Chronicles 24:13 The thirteenth to Huppah, the fourteenth to Ieshebeab, 1 Chronicles 24:14 The fifteenth to Bilgah, the sixteenth to Immer, 1 Chronicles 24:15 The seuenteenth to Hezir, the eighteenth to Aphses, 1 Chronicles 24:16 The ninteenth to Pethahiah, the twentieth to Iehezekel, 1 Chronicles 24:17 The one and twentieth to Iachin, the two and twentieth to Gamul, 1 Chronicles 24:18 The three and twentieth to Delaiah, the foure and twentieth to Maaziah. 1 Chronicles 24:19 These [were] the orderings of them in their seruice to come into the house of the LORD according to their maner, vnder Aaron their father, as the LORD God of Israel had commanded him.
1 Chronicles 24:20 And the rest of the sonnes of Leui [were] these: of the sons of Amram, Shubael: of the sonnes of Shubael, Iedeiah. 1 Chronicles 24:21 Concerning Rehabiah, of the sons of Rehabiah, the first [was] Isshiah. 1 Chronicles 24:22 Of the Izharites, Shelomoth: of the sonnes of Shelomoth, Iahath. 1 Chronicles 24:23 And the sonnes [of Hebron], Ieriah [the first], Amariah the second, Iahaziel the third, Iekameam the fourth. 1 Chronicles 24:24 Of the sonnes of Uzziel, Michah: of the sonnes of Michah, Shamir. 1 Chronicles 24:25 The brother of Michah [was] Isshiah: of the sonnes of Isshiah, Zechariah. 1 Chronicles 24:26 The sonnes of Merari [were] Mahli and Mushi: the sonnes of Iaaziah, Beno.
and the Merarites divided by lot.
1 Chronicles 24:27 The sonnes of Merari by Iaaziah, Beno, and Shoham, and Zaccur, and Ibri. 1 Chronicles 24:28 Of Mahli [came] Eleazar, who had no sonnes. 1 Chronicles 24:29 Concerning Kish: the sonne of Kish was Ierahmeel. 1 Chronicles 24:30 The sonnes also of Mushi, Mahli, and Eder, and Ierimoth. These [were] the sonnes of the Leuites after the house of their fathers. 1 Chronicles 24:31 These likewise cast lots ouer against their brethren the sonnes of Aaron, in the presence of Dauid the King, and Zadok and Ahimelech, and the chiefe of the fathers of the priests and Leuites, euen the principall fathers ouer against their yonger brethren.