1 Chronicles 24
The divisions of the sons of Aaron by lot into four and twenty orders.
1 Chronicles 24:1 These are the deuisions of the sonnes of Aaro. The sonnes of Aaron: Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar. 1 Chronicles 24:2 Nadab also and Abihu dyed before their father, & had no children: But Eleazar, & Ithamar executed the priestes office. 1 Chronicles 24:3 And Dauid ordred them on this maner: Zadoc of the sonnes of Eleazar, and Ahimelec of the sonnes of Ithamar [were] according to their offices in their ministration. 1 Chronicles 24:4 And there were mo auncient men founde among the sonnes of Eleazar, then the sonnes of Ithamar. And thus were they ordred together: Among the sonnes of Eleazar there were sixteene rulers according to the houshold of their fathers, and eyght among the sonnes of Ithamar according to the housholde of their fathers. 1 Chronicles 24:5 And thus were they put in order by lot the one sort from the other: and so were there rulers in the sanctuarie and lordes before God, aswell of the sonnes of Eleazer, as of the sonnes of Ithamar. 1 Chronicles 24:6 And Semeia the sonne of Nathanael the scribe, of the kinred of the Leuites, wrote them before the king & the lordes, & before Zadoc the priest and Ahimelec the sonne of Abiathar, and before the auncient fathers of the priestes and Leuites, one principall housholde being reserued for Eleazar, and one for Ithamar. 1 Chronicles 24:7 And the first lot fell to Iehoiarib: and the seconde to Iedaia, 1 Chronicles 24:8 The third to Harim, and the fourth to Sehorim, 1 Chronicles 24:9 The fyft to Melchia, and the sixth to Miiamin, 1 Chronicles 24:10 The seuenth to Hakos, and the eyght to Abia, 1 Chronicles 24:11 The nynth to Iesua, and the tenth to Secaniah, 1 Chronicles 24:12 The eleuenth to Eliasib, & the twelfth to Iakim, 1 Chronicles 24:13 The thirteenth to Huppa, and the fourteenth to Iesebeab, 1 Chronicles 24:14 The fyftenth to Bilga, and the sixtenth to Immer, 1 Chronicles 24:15 The seuenteenth to Hezir, and the eyghteenth to Aphses, 1 Chronicles 24:16 The nynteenth to Pethahia, and the twentieth to Ieheskel, 1 Chronicles 24:17 The twentie and one to Iachin, and the twentie and two to Gamul, 1 Chronicles 24:18 The twentie and three to Delaiahu, and the twentie and foure to Maasiahu. 1 Chronicles 24:19 These are the ordinaunces of them in their offices when they came into the house of the Lord, according to their maner vnder Aaron their father, as the lord God of Israel had comaunded him.
1 Chronicles 24:20 The rest of the sonnes of Leui, are these: Of the sonnes of Amram, Subael: of the sonnes of Sabuel, Iehediahu. 1 Chronicles 24:21 Of the sonnes of Rehabia, the first Iesia. 1 Chronicles 24:22 Of the Iezaharites Selomoth: Of the sonnes also of Selomoth Iahath. 1 Chronicles 24:23 His sonnes Ieriahu the first, Amariahu the second, Iahaziel the third, and Iekameam the fourth. 1 Chronicles 24:24 Of the sonnes of Uzziel, Micha: Of the sonnes of Micha, Samir. 1 Chronicles 24:25 The brother of Micha was Issia: Of the sonnes also of Issia, Zechariahu. 1 Chronicles 24:26 The sonnes of Merari, were Mahli, and Musi: The sonnes of Iaaziahu, Beno.
and the Merarites divided by lot.
1 Chronicles 24:27 The sonnes of Merari by Iaaziahu, Beno, Soham, Zacur, and Ibri. 1 Chronicles 24:28 Of Mahli came Eleazar, and he had no sonnes. 1 Chronicles 24:29 Of Cis: the sonnes of Cis, Ierahemeel. 1 Chronicles 24:30 The sonnes of Musi, Mahli, Eder, and Ierimoth: These are the children of the Leuites, after the housholde of their fathers. 1 Chronicles 24:31 And these cast lottes next to their brethren the sonnes of Aaron in the presence of Dauid the king, and Zadoc, and Ahimelec, and the auncient fathers of the priestes & Leuites, euen the principall fathers, before their younger brethren. The singers are appoynted with their places and lottes.