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1 Chronicles 26

The divisions of the porters.

1 Chronicles 26:1 Concerning the diuisions of the porters, of the Korhites, Meshelemiah the sonne of Kore of the sonnes of Asaph. 1 Chronicles 26:2 And the sonnes of Meshelemiah, Zechariah the eldest, Iediael the seconde, Zebadiah the third, Iathniel the fourth, 1 Chronicles 26:3 Elam the fift, Ichohanan the sixt, & Eliehoenai the seuenth. 1 Chronicles 26:4 And the sonnes of Obed Edom, Shemaiah the eldest, Iehozabad the second, Ioah the third, and Sacar the fourth, and Nethaneel the fift, 1 Chronicles 26:5 Ammiel the sixt, Issachar the seuenth, Peulthai the eight: for God had blessed him. 1 Chronicles 26:6 And to Shemaiah his sonne, were sonnes borne, that ruled in the house of their father, for they were men of might. 1 Chronicles 26:7 The sonnes of Shemaiah were Othni, and Rephael, and Obed, Elzabad and his brethren, strong men: Elihu also, and Semachiah. 1 Chronicles 26:8 All these were of the sonnes of Obed Edom, they and their sonnes and their brethren mightie and strong to serue, euen three score & two of Obed Edom. 1 Chronicles 26:9 And of Meshelemiah sonnes and brethren, eighteene mightie men. 1 Chronicles 26:10 And of Hosah of the sonnes of Merari, the sonnes were Shuri the chiefe, and (though he was not the eldest, yet his father made him the chiefe) 1 Chronicles 26:11 Helkiah the second, Tebaliah the third, & Zechariah the fourth: all the sonnes & the brethren of Hosa were thirteene. 1 Chronicles 26:12 Of these were the diuisions of the porters of the chiefe men, hauing the charge against their brethren, to serue in the house of the Lord.

The gates assigned by lot.

1 Chronicles 26:13 And they cast lottes both small and great for the house of their fathers, for euery gate. 1 Chronicles 26:14 And the lot on the East side fel to Shelemiah: then they cast lottes for Zechariah his sonne a wise couseller, & his lot came out Northward: 1 Chronicles 26:15 To Obed Edom Southwarde, and to his sonnes the house of Asuppim: 1 Chronicles 26:16 To Shuppim & to Hosah Westwarde with the gate of Shallecheth by the paued streete that goeth vpward, warde ouer against warde. 1 Chronicles 26:17 Eastward were sixe Leuites, & Northwarde foure a day, and Southward foure a day, & toward Asuppim two and two. 1 Chronicles 26:18 In Parbar towarde the West were foure by the paued streete, and two in Parbar. 1 Chronicles 26:19 These are the diuisions of the porters of the sonnes of Kore, and of the sonnes of Merari.

The Levites that had charge of the treasures.

1 Chronicles 26:20 And of the Leuites. Ahiiah was ouer the treasures of the house of God, and ouer the treasures of the dedicate things. 1 Chronicles 26:21 Of the sonnes of Laadan the sonnes of the Gershunnites descending of Laadan, the chiefe fathers of Laadan were Gershunni & Iehieli. 1 Chronicles 26:22 The sonnes of Iehieli were Zethan & Ioel his brother, appoynted ouer the treasures of the house of the Lord. 1 Chronicles 26:23 Of the Amramites, of the Izharites, of the Hebronites and of the Ozielites. 1 Chronicles 26:24 And Shebuel the sonne of Gershom, the sonne of Moses, a ruler ouer the treasures. 1 Chronicles 26:25 And of his brethren which came of Eliezer, was Rehabiah his sonne, & Ieshaiah his sonne, and Ioram his sonne, and Zichri his sonne, and Shelomith his sonne. 1 Chronicles 26:26 Which Shelomith and his brethren were ouer al the treasures of the dedicate things, which Dauid the King, and the chiefe fathers, the captaines ouer thousands, and hundreths, & the captaines of the armie had dedicated. 1 Chronicles 26:27 (For of the battels and of the spoyles they did dedicate to maintaine the house of the Lord) 1 Chronicles 26:28 And al that Samuel the Seer had dedicate and Saul the sonne of Kish and Abner the sonne of Ner, & Ioab the sonne of Zeruiah, & whosoeuer had dedicate any thing, it was vnder the hand of Shelomith, and his brethren.

Officers and judges.

1 Chronicles 26:29 Of the Izharites was Chenaniah and his sonnes, for the busines without ouer Israel, for officers and for Iudges. 1 Chronicles 26:30 Of the Hebronites, Ashabiah and his brethren, men of actiuitie, a thousande, and seuen hundreth were officers for Israel beyonde Iorden Westward, in all the busines of the Lord, and for the seruice of the King. 1 Chronicles 26:31 Among the Hebronites was Iediiah the chiefest, euen the Hebronites by his generations according to the families; in the fourtieth yere of the reigne of Dauid they were sought for: and there were founde among them men of actiuitie at Iazer in Gilead. 1 Chronicles 26:32 And his brethren men of actiuitie, two thousand & seuen hundreth chiefe fathers, whom King Dauid made rulers ouer the Reubenites, and the Gadites, and the halfe tribe of Manasseh, for euery matter perteining to God, and for the Kings busines.

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