1 Chronicles 24
The divisions of the sons of Aaron by lot into four and twenty orders.
1 Chronicles 24:1 And to the sons of Aaron [are] their courses: sons of Aaron [are] Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar, 1 Chronicles 24:2 and Nadab dieth, and Abihu, in the presence of their father, and they had no sons, and Eleazar and Ithamar act as priests. 1 Chronicles 24:3 And David distributeth them, and Zadok of the sons of Eleazar, and Ahimelech of the sons of Ithamar, according to their office in their service; 1 Chronicles 24:4 and there are found of the sons of Eleazar more for heads of the mighty men than of the sons of Ithamar; and they distribute them: Of the sons of Eleazar, heads for a house of fathers, sixteen; and of the sons of Ithamar, for a house of their fathers, eight. 1 Chronicles 24:5 And they distribute them, by lots, one with another, for princes of the sanctuary, and princes of God, have been of the sons of Eleazar, and of the sons of Ithamar. 1 Chronicles 24:6 And Shemaiah son of Nethaneel the scribe, of the Levites, writeth them before the king and the princes, and Zadok the priest, and Ahimelech son of Abiathar, and heads of the fathers, for priests and for Levites: one house of a father being taken possession of for Eleazar, and one being taken possession of for Ithamar. 1 Chronicles 24:7 And the first lot goeth out for Jehoiarib, for Jedaiah the second, 1 Chronicles 24:8 for Harim the third, for Seorim the fourth, 1 Chronicles 24:9 for Malchijah the fifth, for Mijamin the sixth, 1 Chronicles 24:10 for Hakkoz the seventh, for Abijah the eighth, 1 Chronicles 24:11 for Jeshuah the ninth, for Shecaniah the tenth, 1 Chronicles 24:12 for Eliashib the eleventh, for Jakim the twelfth, 1 Chronicles 24:13 for Huppah the thirteenth, for Jeshebeab the fourteenth, 1 Chronicles 24:14 for Bilgah the fifteenth, for Immer the sixteenth, 1 Chronicles 24:15 for Hezir the seventeenth, for Aphses the eighteenth, 1 Chronicles 24:16 for Pethahiah the nineteenth, for Jehezekel the twentieth, 1 Chronicles 24:17 for Jachin the one and twentieth, for Gamul the two and twentieth, 1 Chronicles 24:18 for Delaiah the three and twentieth, for Maaziah the four and twentieth. 1 Chronicles 24:19 These [are] their appointments for their service, to come in to the house of Jehovah, according to their ordinance by the hand of Aaron their father, as Jehovah God of Israel, commanded them.
1 Chronicles 24:20 And for the sons of Levi who are left: for sons of Amram, Shubael; for sons of Shubael: Jehdeiah. 1 Chronicles 24:21 For Rehabiah: for sons of Rehabiah, the head Ishshiah. 1 Chronicles 24:22 For the Izharite: Shelomoth; for sons of Shelomoth: Jahath. 1 Chronicles 24:23 And sons of Jeriah: Amariah the second, Jahaziel the third, Jekameam the fourth. 1 Chronicles 24:24 Sons of Uzziel: Michah; for sons of Michah: Shamir. 1 Chronicles 24:25 A brother of Michah [is] Ishshiah; for sons of Ishshiah: Zechariah; 1 Chronicles 24:26 sons of Merari: Mahli and Mushi; sons of Jaaziah: Beno;
and the Merarites divided by lot.
1 Chronicles 24:27 sons of Merari: of Jaaziah: Beno, and Shoham, and Zaccur, and Ibri. 1 Chronicles 24:28 For Mahli: Eleazar, who had no sons; 1 Chronicles 24:29 for Kish: sons of Kish: Jerahmeel. 1 Chronicles 24:30 And sons of Mushi [are] Mahli, and Eder, and Jerimoth; these [are] sons of the Levites, for the house of their fathers, 1 Chronicles 24:31 and they cast, they also, lots over-against their brethren the sons of Aaron, before David the king, and Zadok, and Ahimelech, and heads of the fathers, for priests and for Levites; the chief father over-against his younger brother.