1 Chronicles 24
The divisions of the sons of Aaron by lot into four and twenty orders.
1 Chronicles 24:1 And the courses of the sons of Aaron [were these]. The sons of Aaron; Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar. 1 Chronicles 24:2 But Nadab and Abihu died before their father, and had no children: therefore Eleazar and Ithamar executed the priest office. 1 Chronicles 24:3 And David with Zadok of the sons of Eleazar, and Ahimelech of the sons of Ithamar, divided them according to their ordering in their service. 1 Chronicles 24:4 And there were more chief men found of the sons of Eleazar than of the sons of Ithamar; and [thus] were they divided: of the sons of Eleazar there were sixteen, heads of father's houses; and of the sons of Ithamar, according to their fathers' houses, eight. 1 Chronicles 24:5 Thus were they divided by lot, one sort with another; for there were princes of the sanctuary, and princes of God, both of the sons of Eleazar, and of the sons of Ithamar. 1 Chronicles 24:6 And Shemaiah the son of Nethanel the scribe, who was of the Levites, wrote them in the presence of the king, and the princes, and Zadok the priest, and Ahimelech the son of Abiathar, and the heads of the fathers' [houses] of the priests and of the Levites: one fathers' house being taken for Eleazar, and one taken for Ithamar. 1 Chronicles 24:7 Now the first lot came forth to Jehoiarib, the second to Jedaiah; 1 Chronicles 24:8 the third to Harim, the fourth to Seorim; 1 Chronicles 24:9 the fifth to Malchijah, the sixth to Mijamin; 1 Chronicles 24:10 the seventh to Hakkoz, the eighth to Abijah; 1 Chronicles 24:11 the ninth to Jeshua, the tenth to Shecaniah; 1 Chronicles 24:12 the eleventh to Eliashib, the twelfth to Jakim; 1 Chronicles 24:13 the thirteenth to Huppah, the fourteenth to Jeshebeab; 1 Chronicles 24:14 the fifteenth to Bilgah, the sixteenth to Immer; 1 Chronicles 24:15 the seventeenth to Hezir, the eighteenth to Happizzez; 1 Chronicles 24:16 the nineteenth to Pethahiah, the twentieth to Jehezkel; 1 Chronicles 24:17 the one and twentieth to Jachin, the two and twentieth to Gamul; 1 Chronicles 24:18 the three and twentieth to Delaiah, the four and twentieth to Maaziah. 1 Chronicles 24:19 This was the ordering of them in their service, to come into the house of the LORD according to the ordinance [given] unto them by the hand of Aaron their father, as the LORD, the God of Israel, had commanded him.
1 Chronicles 24:20 And of the rest of the sons of Levi: of the sons of Amram, Shubael; of the sons of Shubael, Jehdeiah. 1 Chronicles 24:21 Of Rehabiah: of the sons of Rehabiah, Isshiah the chief. 1 Chronicles 24:22 Of the Izharites, Shelomoth; of the sons of Shelomoth, Jahath. 1 Chronicles 24:23 And the sons [of Hebron]; Jeriah [the chief], Amariah the second, Jahaziel the third, Jekameam the fourth. 1 Chronicles 24:24 The sons of Uzziel, Micah; of the sons of Micah, Shamir. 1 Chronicles 24:25 The brother of Micah, Isshiah: of the sons of Isshiah, Zechariah. 1 Chronicles 24:26 The sons of Merari; Mahli and Mushi: the sons of Jaaziah; Beno.
and the Merarites divided by lot.
1 Chronicles 24:27 The sons of Merari; of Jaaziah, Beno, and Shoham, and Zaccur, and Ibri. 1 Chronicles 24:28 Of Mahli; Eleazar, who had no sons. 1 Chronicles 24:29 Of Kish; the sons of Kish, Jerahmeel. 1 Chronicles 24:30 And the sons of Mushi; Mahli, and Eder, and Jerimoth. These were the sons of the Levites after their fathers' houses. 1 Chronicles 24:31 These likewise cast lots even as their brethren the sons of Aaron in the presence of David the king, and Zadok, and Ahimelech, and the heads of the fathers' [houses] of the priests and of the Levites; the fathers' [houses] of the chief even as those of his younger brother.