1 Chronicles 27
The twelve captains for every several month.
1 Chronicles 27:1 The children of Israel, after the number of them, ye auncient heads and captaynes of thousandes and hundredes, and their officers that serued the king by dyuers courses, which came in and went out moneth by moneth, throughout all the monethes of the yere: And in euery course were twentie and foure thouthousand. 1 Chronicles 27:2 Ouer the first course for the first moneth, was Iasoboam the sonne of Zabdiel, and in his course were twentie and foure thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:3 And the chiefest of all the captaynes of the hoast for the first moneth, was of the children of Pharez. 1 Chronicles 27:4 Ouer the course of the second moneth, was Dodai an Ahohite, & in his course was Mikloth a ruler, [his helper:] and in his course were twentie and foure thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:5 The chiefe captayne of the third hoast for the third moneth, was Banaiahu the sonne of Iehoiada the hie priest, and in his course were twentie and foure thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:6 This is that Banaiahu which was most mightie among thirtie, and aboue thirtie: And in his part was Amizabad his sonne. 1 Chronicles 27:7 The fourth captayne for the fourth moneth, was Asael the brother of Ioab, and Zabadaia his sonne after him, and in his course were twentie & foure thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:8 The fifth captayne for the fifth moneth, was Samhut the Iezrahite, and in his course were twentie and foure thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:9 The sixt captayne for the sixt moneth, was Ira the sonne of Ickes a Therkuite, and in his course were twentie and foure thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:10 The seuenth captayne for the seuenth moneth, was Helez the Pelonite, of the children of Ephraim, and in his course were twentie and foure thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:11 The eyght captayne for the eyght moneth, was Sibbechai an Husathite of ye kynrede of Zarhi, & in his course were twentie and foure thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:12 The ninth captayne for the ninth moneth, was Abiezer an Anathothite of the sonnes of Iemini, and in his course were twentie and foure thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:13 The tenth captayne for the tenth moneth, was Maharai the Netophatite of the Zarahites, & in his course were twentie and foure thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:14 The eleuenth captayne for the eleuenth moneth, was Banaia the Pirathonite of the children of Ephraim, and in his course were twentie and foure thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:15 The twelfth captayne for the twelfth moneth, was Heldai the Netophatite of Othoniel, and in his course were twentie and foure thousand.
The princes of the twelve tribes.
1 Chronicles 27:16 And the rulers ouer the tribes of Israel were these: Among the Rubenites, was Eliezer the sonne of Zichri: Among the Simeonites also, was Saphathiahu the sonne of Maacha. 1 Chronicles 27:17 Among the Leuites, Hasabia the sonne of Kemuel: Among the Aaronites, Zadok. 1 Chronicles 27:18 Among them of Iuda, Elihu of the brethren of Dauid: Among them of Issachar, Omri the sonne of Michael. 1 Chronicles 27:19 Among them of Zabulon, Iesmaiahu the sonne of Obadiahu: Among the of Nephthali, Ierimoth ye sonne of Azriel. 1 Chronicles 27:20 Among the children of Ephraim, Hosea the sonne of Azariahu: In the halfe tribe also of Manasse, Ioel the sonne of Pedaiahu. 1 Chronicles 27:21 Of the halfe tribe of Manasse in Gilead, Iiddo the sonne of Zachariahu: Among them of Beniamin, Iaasiel the sonne of Abner. 1 Chronicles 27:22 Among them of Dan, Azarel the sonne of Ieroham. These are the lordes of the tribes of Israel.
The numbering of the people is hindered.
1 Chronicles 27:23 But Dauid toke not the number of them vnder twentie yeres, because the Lorde saide he would encrease Israel lyke vnto the starres of the skye. 1 Chronicles 27:24 And Ioab the sonne of Zaruia began to number: but he finished it not, because that there fell wrath for it against Israel, neither was the number put into the cronicles of king Dauid.
David's several officers.
1 Chronicles 27:25 Ouer the kinges treasures was Azmaueth the sonne of Adiel: And ouer the treasures of the fieldes, in the cities, and villages, and castels, was Iehonathan the sonne of Uzziahu. 1 Chronicles 27:26 And ouer the workemen in the fieldes that tilled the grounde, was Ezri the sonne of Chelub. 1 Chronicles 27:27 And the ouersight of the vineyardes, had Semei the Ramathite: Ouer the encrease also of the vineyardes, & ouer the winesellers, was Sabdi the Zaphonite. 1 Chronicles 27:28 And ouer the oliue trees and mulberie trees that were in the valleyes, was Baal Hanan the Gederite: And ouer the treasure of oyle, was Ioas. 1 Chronicles 27:29 Ouer the oxen that fed in Saron, was Setrai the Saronite: And ouer the oxen that were in the valleyes, was Saphat the sonne of Adlai. 1 Chronicles 27:30 Ouer the cammels, Obil the Ismaelite: And ouer the asses, was Iehdeiahu the Meronothite. 1 Chronicles 27:31 Ouer the sheepe was Iazez the Hagerite: All these were the rulers of the substaunce of king Dauid. 1 Chronicles 27:32 And Iehonathan Dauids vncle, a man of counsell and of vnderstanding, was a scribe, and Iehiel the sonne of Hachmoni was with ye kinges sonnes [instructing them.] 1 Chronicles 27:33 And Ahitophel was of the kinges counsell: And Husai the Arachite was the kinges companion. 1 Chronicles 27:34 And next to Ahitophel was Iehoiada the sonne of Banaiahu, and Abiathar: and the captayne of the kinges warre, was Ioab.