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1 Chronicles 27

The twelve captains for every several month.

1 Chronicles 27:1 And [these] are the children of Israel after their number, the chief fathers and captains of thousands and hundreds, and their officers that served the king in every matter of the divisions, which came in and went out month by month throughout the months of the year; in every division were twenty-four thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:2 Over the first division for the first month was Jashobeam the son of Zabdiel; and in his division were twenty-four thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:3 He was of the children of Pherez, the head of all the captains of the hosts for the first month. 1 Chronicles 27:4 And over the division of the second month was Dodai the Ahohite; and in his division was Mikloth ruler; and in his division were twenty-four thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:5 The third captain of the host for the third month was Benaiah (the son of Jehoiada, a principal officer): [he was] head; and in his division were twenty-four thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:6 This Benaiah was a mighty man among the thirty, and above the thirty; and in his division was Ammizabad his son. 1 Chronicles 27:7 The fourth for the fourth month was Asahel the brother of Joab, and Zebadiah his son after him; and in his division were twenty-four thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:8 The fifth for the fifth month was the captain Shamhuth the Jizrahite; and in his division were twenty-four thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:9 The sixth for the sixth month was Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite; and in his division were twenty-four thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:10 The seventh for the seventh month was Helez the Pelonite, of the children of Ephraim; and in his division were twenty-four thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:11 The eighth for the eighth month was Sibbechai the Hushathite, of the Zarhites; and in his division were twenty-four thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:12 The ninth for the ninth month was Abiezer the Anathothite, of the Benjaminites; and in his division were twenty-four thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:13 The tenth for the tenth month was Maharai the Netophathite, of the Zarhites; and in his division were twenty-four thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:14 The eleventh for the eleventh month was Benaiah the Pirathonite, of the children of Ephraim; and in his division were twenty-four thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:15 The twelfth for the twelfth month was Heldai the Netophathite, of Othniel; and in his division were twenty-four thousand.

The princes of the twelve tribes.

1 Chronicles 27:16 And over the tribes of Israel were: for the Reubenites Eliezer the son of Zichri was the prince; for the Simeonites, Shephatiah the son of Maachah; 1 Chronicles 27:17 for the Levites, Hashabiah the son of Kemuel; for Aaron, Zadok; 1 Chronicles 27:18 for Judah, Elihu of the brethren of David; for Issachar, Omri the son of Michael; 1 Chronicles 27:19 for Zebulun, Jishmaiah the son of Obadiah; for Naphtali, Jerimoth the son of Azriel; 1 Chronicles 27:20 for the children of Ephraim, Hosea the son of Azaziah; for the half tribe of Manasseh, Joel the son of Pedaiah; 1 Chronicles 27:21 for the half [tribe] of Manasseh in Gilead, Jiddo the son of Zechariah; for Benjamin, Jaasiel the son of Abner; 1 Chronicles 27:22 for Dan, Azareel the son of Jeroham. These were the princes of the tribes of Israel.

The numbering of the people is hindered.

1 Chronicles 27:23 And David took not their number from twenty years old and under; for Jehovah had said he would increase Israel as the stars of heaven. 1 Chronicles 27:24 Joab the son of Zeruiah began to number, but he did not finish; and there fell wrath for it upon Israel; and the number was not put in the account of the chronicles of king David.

David's several officers.

1 Chronicles 27:25 And over the king's treasures was Azmaveth the son of Adiel; and over the storehouses in the country, in the cities, and in the villages, and in the towers was Jonathan the son of Uzziah. 1 Chronicles 27:26 And over them that worked in the field for tillage of the ground was Ezri the son of Chelub. 1 Chronicles 27:27 And over the vineyards was Shimei the Ramathite; and over what was in the vineyards of stores of wine was Zabdi the Shiphmite: 1 Chronicles 27:28 and over the olive-trees and the sycamore-trees that were in the lowland was Baal-hanan the Gederite; and over the cellars of oil was Joash. 1 Chronicles 27:29 And over the herds that fed in Sharon was Shitrai the Sharonite; and over the herds in the valleys was Shaphat the son of Adlai. 1 Chronicles 27:30 And over the camels was Obil the Ishmaelite; and over the asses was Jehdiah the Meronothite. 1 Chronicles 27:31 And over the flocks was Jaziz the Hagarite. All these were comptrollers of the substance which was king David's. 1 Chronicles 27:32 And Jonathan, David's uncle, was counsellor, a wise man, and a scribe; and Jehiel the son of Hachmoni was with the king's sons; 1 Chronicles 27:33 and Ahithophel was the king's counsellor; and Hushai the Archite was the king's friend; 1 Chronicles 27:34 and after Ahithophel was Jehoiada the son of Benaiah, and Abiathar; and Joab was captain of the king's army.

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