1 Chronicles 27
The twelve captains for every several month.
1 Chronicles 27:1 Now the children of Israel according to their number, the heads of families, captains of thousands and of hundreds, and officers, that served the king according to their companies, who came in and went out every month in the year, under every chief were four and twenty thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:2 Over the first company the first month Jesboam, the son of Zabdiel was chief, and under him were four and twenty thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:3 Of the sons of Phares, the chief of all the captains in the host in the first month. 1 Chronicles 27:4 The company of the second month was under Dudia, an Ahohite, and after him was another named Macelloth, who commanded a part of the army of four and twenty thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:5 And the captain of the third company for the third month, was Banaias the son of Joiada the priest: and in his division were four and twenty thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:6 This is that Banaias the most valiant among the thirty, and above the thirty. And Amizabad his son commanded his company. 1 Chronicles 27:7 The fourth, for the fourth month, was Asahel the brother of Joab, and Zabadias his son after him: and in his company were four and twenty thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:8 The fifth captain for the fifth month, was Samaoth a Jezerite: and his company were four and twenty thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:9 The sixth, for the sixth month, was Hira the son of Acces a Thecuite: and in his company were four and twenty thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:10 The seventh, for the seventh month, was Helles a Phallonite of the sons of Ephraim: and in his company were four and twenty thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:11 The eighth, for the eighth month, was Sobochai a Husathite of the race of Zarahi: and in his company were four and twenty thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:12 The ninth, for the ninth month, was Abiezer an Anathothite of the sons of Jemini, and in his company were four and twenty thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:13 The tenth, for the tenth month, was Marai, who was a Netophathite of the race of Zarai: and in his company were four and twenty thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:14 The eleventh, for the eleventh month, was Banaias, a Pharathonite of the sons of Ephraim: and in his company were four and twenty thousand. 1 Chronicles 27:15 The twelfth, for the twelfth month, was Holdai a Netophathite, of the race of Gothoniel: and in his company were four and twenty thousand.
The princes of the twelve tribes.
1 Chronicles 27:16 Now the chiefs over the tribes of Israel were these: over the Rubenites, Eliezer the son of Zechri was ruler: over the Simeonites, Saphatias the son of Maacha: 1 Chronicles 27:17 Over the Levites, Hasabias the son of Camuel: over the Aaronites, Sadoc: 1 Chronicles 27:18 Over Juda, Eliu the brother of David over Issachar, Amri the son of Michael: 1 Chronicles 27:19 Over the Zabulonites, Jesmaias the son of Adias: over the Nephtalites, Jerimoth the son of Ozriel: 1 Chronicles 27:20 Over the sons of Ephraim, Osee the son of Ozaziu: over the half tribe of Manasses, Joel the son of Phadaia: 1 Chronicles 27:21 And over the half tribe of Manasses in Galaad, Jaddo the son of Zacharias: and over Benjamin, Jasiel the son of Abner. 1 Chronicles 27:22 And over Dan, Ezrihel the son of Jeroham: these were the princes of the children of Israel.
The numbering of the people is hindered.
1 Chronicles 27:23 But David would not number them from twenty years old and under: because the lord had said that he would multiply Israel like the stars of heaven. 1 Chronicles 27:24 Joab the son of Sarvia began to number, but he finished not: because upon this there fell wrath upon Israel: and therefore the number of them that were numbered, was not registered in the chronicles of king David.
David's several officers.
1 Chronicles 27:25 And over the king's treasures was Azmoth the son of Adiel: and over those stores which were in the cities, and in the villages, and, in the castles, was Jonathan the son of Ozias. 1 Chronicles 27:26 And over the tillage, and the husbandmen, who tilled the ground, was Ezri the son of Chelub: 1 Chronicles 27:27 And over the dressers of the vine yards, was Semeias a Romathite: and over the wine cellars, Zabdias an Aphonite. 1 Chronicles 27:28 And over the oliveyards and the fig groves, which were in the plains, was Balanam a Gederite: and over the oil cellars, Joas. 1 Chronicles 27:29 And over the herds that fed in Saron, was Setrai a Saronite: and over the oxen in the valleys, Saphat the son of Adli: 1 Chronicles 27:30 And over the camels, Ubil an Ishmahelite and over the asses, Jadias a Meronathite: 1 Chronicles 27:31 And over the sheep Jaziz an Agarene. All these were the rulers of the substance of king David. 1 Chronicles 27:32 And Jonathan David's uncle, a counsellor, a wise and learned man: he and Jahiel the son of Hachamoni were with the king's sons. 1 Chronicles 27:33 And Achitophel was the king's counsellor, and Chusai the Arachite, the king's friend. 1 Chronicles 27:34 And after Achitophel was Joiada the son of Banaias, and Abiathar. And the general of the king's army was Joab.