1611 King James Bible

1 Chronicles 26

The divisions of the porters.

1 Chronicles 26:1 Concerning the diuisions of the porters: of the Korhites [was] Meshelemiah the sonne of Kore, of the sonnes of Asaph. 1 Chronicles 26:2 And the sonnes of Meshelemiah [were] Zechariah the first borne, Iediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Iathniel the fourth, 1 Chronicles 26:3 Elam the fifth, Iehohanan the sixth, Elioenai the seuenth. 1 Chronicles 26:4 Moreouer the sonnes of Obed-Edom [were] Shemaiah the first borne, Iehozabad the second, Ioah the thirde, and Sacar the fourth, and Nethaneel the fifth. 1 Chronicles 26:5 Ammiel the sixth, Issachar the seuenth, Peulthai the eighth: for God blessed him. 1 Chronicles 26:6 Also vnto Shemaiah his sonne were sonnes borne, that ruled throughout the house of their father: for they [were] mighty men of valour. 1 Chronicles 26:7 The sonnes of Shemaiah: Othni, and Rephael, and Obed, Elzabad, whose brethren were strong men; Elihu, and Semachiah. 1 Chronicles 26:8 All these of the sonnes of Obed-Edom: they and their sonnes and their brethren, able men for strength for the seruice, [were] threescore and two of Obed-Edom. 1 Chronicles 26:9 And Meshelemiah [had] sonnes and brethren, strong men, eighteene. 1 Chronicles 26:10 Also Hosah of the children of Merari, had sonnes: Simri the chiefe, (for [though] he was not the first borne, yet his father made him the chiefe) 1 Chronicles 26:11 Hilkiah the second, Tebaliah the thirde, Zechariah the fourth: all the sonnes and brethren of Hosah, [were] thirteene. 1 Chronicles 26:12 Among these were the diuisions of the porters, [euen] among the chiefe men, hauing wards one against another, to minister in the house of the LORD.

The gates assigned by lot.

1 Chronicles 26:13 And they cast lots as well the small as the great, according to the house of their fathers for euery gate. 1 Chronicles 26:14 And the lot Eastward fel to Shelemiah; then for Zechariah his sonne (a wise counseller:) they cast lots, and his lot came out Northward. 1 Chronicles 26:15 To Obed-Edom Southward, and to his sonnes, the house of Asuppim. 1 Chronicles 26:16 To Shuppim and Hosa, [the lot came foorth] Westward with the gate Shallecheth, by the causey of the going vp, ward against ward. 1 Chronicles 26:17 Eastward [were] sixe Leuites, Northward foure a day, Southward foure a day, and toward Asuppim two [and] two. 1 Chronicles 26:18 And Parbar Westward, foure at the causey, [and] two at Parbar. 1 Chronicles 26:19 These [are] the diuisions of the porters among the sonnes of Kore, and among the sonnes of Merari.

The Levites that had charge of the treasures.

1 Chronicles 26:20 And of the Leuites, Ahiiah [was] ouer the treasures of the house of God, and ouer the treasures of the dedicate things. 1 Chronicles 26:21 As concerning the sonnes of Laadan: the sonnes of the Gershonite Laadan, hiefe fathers; [euen] of Laadan the Gershonite, [were] Iehieli. 1 Chronicles 26:22 The sonnes of Iehieli, Zetham and Ioel his brother, [which were] ouer the treasures of the house of the LORD. 1 Chronicles 26:23 Of the Amramites, [and] the Izharites, the Hebronites, [and] the Uzzielites: 1 Chronicles 26:24 And Shebuel the sonne of Gershom, the sonne of Moses, [was] ruler of the treasures. 1 Chronicles 26:25 And his brethren by Eliezer: Rehabiah his sonne, and Ieshaiah his sonne, and Ioram his sonne, and Zichri his sonne, & Shelomith his sonne. 1 Chronicles 26:26 Which Shelomith and his brethren, were ouer all the treasures of the dedicate things, which Dauid the king and the chiefe fathers, the captaines ouer thousands and hundreds, and the captaines of the hoste had dedicated. 1 Chronicles 26:27 Out of the spoyles wonne in battels, did they dedicate to maintaine the house of the LORD. 1 Chronicles 26:28 And all that Samuel the Seer, and Saul the sonne of Kish, and Abner the sonne of Ner, and Ioab the sonne of Zeruiah had dedicated, and whosoeuer had dedicated any thing, it [was] vnder the hand of Shelomith and of his brethren.

Officers and judges.

1 Chronicles 26:29 Of the Izharites, Chenaniah and his sonnes, [were] for the outward busines ouer Israel, for officers and Iudges. 1 Chronicles 26:30 [And] of the Hebronits, Hashabiah and his brethren, men of valour, a thousand and seuen hundred, [were] officers among them of Israel on this side Iorden westward, in all busines of the LORD, and in the seruice of the king. 1 Chronicles 26:31 Among the Hebronites [was] Ieriiah the chiefe, [euen] among the Hebronits, according to the generations of his fathers: in the fourtieth yeere of the reigne of Dauid, they were sought for, and there were found among them mightie men of valour, at Iazer of Gilead. 1 Chronicles 26:32 And his brethren, men of valour, were two thousand and seuen hundred chiefe fathers, whom King Dauid made rulers ouer the Reubenites, the Gadites, & the halfe tribe of Manasseh, for euery matter perteining to God, and affaires of the king.

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