1 Chronicles 24
The divisions of the sons of Aaron by lot into four and twenty orders.
1 Chronicles 24:1 These are the deuisyons of the sonnes of Aaron: The sonnes of Aaron: Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar & Ithamar. 1 Chronicles 24:2 Nadab also and Abihu dyed before theyr father, & had no chyldren. But Eleazar and Ithamar executed the prestes offyce. 1 Chronicles 24:3 And Dauid ordered them on this maner: Zadock of þe sonnes of Eleazar, & Abimelek of þe sonnes of Ithamar were according to theyr offyces in theyr ministracyon. 1 Chronicles 24:4 And there were mo auncient men founde amonge þe sonnes of Eleazar, then the sonnes of Ithamar. And thus were they ordred together: Amonge þe sonnes of Eleazar there were syxtene rulers, accordynge to the housholde of their fathers: & eyght among the sonnes of Ithamar according to þe houshold of theyr fathers. 1 Chronicles 24:5 And thus were they put in order by lott, þe one sorte from the other, & so were there rulers in þe Sanctuarye & Lordes before God, as well of þe sonnes of Ithamar as of þe sonnes of Eleazar. 1 Chronicles 24:6 And Simeia the sonne of Nathaneel the Scribe, of the kynred of the Leuites wrote them before the kyng and the Lordes, & before Zadock the preast and Abimeleck the sonne of Abiathar, and before the auncient fathers, before þe preastes & the Leuites: one principall houshold beyng reserued for Eleazar and one for Ithamar. 1 Chronicles 24:7 And the fyrst lot fell to Iehoiarib, & the seconde to Iedaia. 1 Chronicles 24:8 The thirde to Harim, & the fourth to Schorim. 1 Chronicles 24:9 The fyfte to Melchia, & the syxte to Miamin. 1 Chronicles 24:10 The seuenth to Hakos, & the eyght to Abia. 1 Chronicles 24:11 The nynthe to Iesua, & þe tenth to Secamahu. 1 Chronicles 24:12 The leuenth to Eliasib, & the twelueth to Iakim. 1 Chronicles 24:13 The thirtenth to Hupa, & the fourtenth to Iesebeab. 1 Chronicles 24:14 The fiftenth to Bisga, & þe syxtenth to Immer. 1 Chronicles 24:15 The seuententh to Hezir, & þe eyghtenth to Hapzez. 1 Chronicles 24:16 The nynetenth to Pathahia, and the twentieth to Ieheskel. 1 Chronicles 24:17 The twentieth & one to Iachin and þe .xxij. to Gamul. 1 Chronicles 24:18 The .xxiij. to Delaiahu, and the .xxiiij. to Maasiahu. 1 Chronicles 24:19 These are the ordinaunces of them in their offices, whan they came into the house of the Lorde, accordyng to their maner vnder Aaron their father, as the Lorde God of Israel had commaunded hym.
1 Chronicles 24:20 The rest of the sonnes of Leui, are these: of the sonnes of Amram, Subael. Of þe sonnes of Subael, Iehediahu. 1 Chronicles 24:21 Of the sonnes of Rehabia, þe fyrst Iesia. 1 Chronicles 24:22 Of the Iezaharites, Selomoth. Of þe sonnes also of Selomoth, Iahath. 1 Chronicles 24:23 His sonnes Ieriahu þe first Amariahu þe seconde, Iahaziel the thirde, & Iekameam the fourth. 1 Chronicles 24:24 Of the sonnes of Usiel, Micha. Of the sonnes of Micha, Samir. 1 Chronicles 24:25 The brother of Micha was Iisia. Of the sonnes also of Iisia Zechariahu. 1 Chronicles 24:26 The sonnes of Merari, were: Mahli & Musi. The sonnes of Iaaziahu, Beno.
and the Merarites divided by lot.
1 Chronicles 24:27 The sonnes of Merari by Iahaziahu, Beno, Sohem, Zacur & Ibri. 1 Chronicles 24:28 Of Maheli came Eleazar & he had no sonnes. 1 Chronicles 24:29 Of kis: the sonnes of Kis: Ierahemeel. 1 Chronicles 24:30 The sonnes of Musi: Mahli, Eder and Ierimoth. These are þe children of the Leuites after the housholde of their fathers. 1 Chronicles 24:31 And these cast lottes next to their brethren the sonnes of Aaron, in the presence of Dauid the kyng, and Zadoc & Ahimelec & the auncient fathers, preastes, & Leuites: euen the principall fathers before their yonger brethren.