1 Chronicles 24
The divisions of the sons of Aaron by lot into four and twenty orders.
1 Chronicles 24:1 These are also the diuisions of the sonnes of Aaron: The sonnes of Aaron were Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar. 1 Chronicles 24:2 But Nadab and Abihu died before their father, and had no children: therefore Eleazar & Ithamar executed the Priestes office. 1 Chronicles 24:3 And Dauid distributed them, euen Zadok of the sonnes of Eleazar, and Ahimelech of the sonnes of Ithamar according to their offices in their ministration. 1 Chronicles 24:4 And there were found mo of the sonnes of Eleazar by the number of men, then of the sonnes of Ithamar; they deuided them, to wit, among the sonnes of Eleazar, sixteene heads, according to the houshould of their fathers, and among ye sonnes of Ithamar, according to the housholde of their fathers, eight. 1 Chronicles 24:5 Thus they distributed them by lot the one from the other, and so the rulers of the Sanctuarie and the rulers of the house of God were of the sonnes of Eleazar and of the sonnes of Ithamar. 1 Chronicles 24:6 And Shemaiah the sonne of Nethaneel the scribe of the Leuites, wrote them before ye King and the princes, and Zadok the Priest, and Ahimelech the sonne of Abiathar, and before ye chiefe fathers of the Priests and of the Leuites, one familie being reserued for Eleazar, and another reserued for Ithamar. 1 Chronicles 24:7 And the first lot fell to Iehoiarib, and the second to Iedaiah, 1 Chronicles 24:8 The third to Harim, the fourth to Seorim, 1 Chronicles 24:9 The fifth to Malchiiah, the sixt to Miiamin, 1 Chronicles 24:10 The seuenth to Hakkoz, the eight to Abiiah, 1 Chronicles 24:11 The ninth to Ieshua, the tenth to Shecaniah, 1 Chronicles 24:12 The eleuenth to Eliashib, the twelft to Iakim, 1 Chronicles 24:13 The thirteenth to Huppa, the fouretenth to Ieshebeab, 1 Chronicles 24:14 The fiftenth to Bilgah, the sixtenth to Immer, 1 Chronicles 24:15 The seuententh to Hezir, the eightenth to Happizzer, 1 Chronicles 24:16 The ninetenth to Pethahiah, the twentieth to Iehezekel, 1 Chronicles 24:17 The one and twentie to Iachin, the two & twentie to Gamul, 1 Chronicles 24:18 The three and twentie to Deliah, the foure and twentie to Maaziah. 1 Chronicles 24:19 These were their orders according to their offices, when they entred into the house of the Lorde according to their custome vnder the hande of Aaron their father, as the Lorde God of Israel had commaunded him.
1 Chronicles 24:20 And of the sonnes of Leui that remained of the sonnes of Amram, was Shubael, of the sonnes of Shubael, Iedeiah, 1 Chronicles 24:21 Of Rehabiah. euen of the sonnes of Rehabiah, the first Isshiiah, 1 Chronicles 24:22 Of Izhari, Shelomoth, of the sonnes of Shelomoth, Iahath, 1 Chronicles 24:23 And his sonnes Ieriah the first, Amariah the second, Iahaziel the thirde, and Iekameam the fourth, 1 Chronicles 24:24 The sonne of Vzziel was Michah, ye sonne of Michah was Shamir, 1 Chronicles 24:25 The brother of Michah was Isshiiah, the sonne of Isshiiah, Zechariah, 1 Chronicles 24:26 The sonnes of Merari, were Mahli and Mushi, the sonne of Iaaziiah was Beno,
and the Merarites divided by lot.
1 Chronicles 24:27 The sonnes of Merari of Iahaziah were Beno, and Shoham, and Zaccur and Ibri. 1 Chronicles 24:28 Of Mahli came Eleazar, which had no sonnes. 1 Chronicles 24:29 Of Kish. the sonne of Kish was Ierahmeel, 1 Chronicles 24:30 And the sonnes of Mushi were Mahli, & Eder, and Ierimoth: these were sonnes of the Leuites after the houshold of their fathers. 1 Chronicles 24:31 And these also cast lots with their brethren the sonnes of Aaron before King Dauid, & Zadok and Ahimelech and the chiefe fathers of the Priests, and of the Leuites, euen the chiefe of the families against their yonger brethren.