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1st Chronicles 26

The First Book of the Chronicles

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Chapter 27

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And the sons of Israel, after their number, heads of the fathers, and princes of the thousands and of the hundreds, and their officers, those serving the king in any matter of the courses, that are coming in and going out month by month, throughout all months of the year -- are in each course twenty and four thousand.

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Over the first course, for the first month, is Jashobeam son of Zabdiel, and on his course are twenty and four thousand;

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of the sons of Perez is the head of all princes of the hosts for the first month.

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And over the course of the second month is Dodai the Ahohite, and his course, and Mikloth is the president, and on his course are twenty and four thousand.

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Head of the third host, for the third month, is Benaiah son of Jehoiada, the head priest, and on his course are twenty and four thousand.

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This Benaiah is a mighty one of the thirty, and over the thirty, and in his course is Ammizabad his son.

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The fourth, for the fourth month, is Asahel brother of Joab, and Zebadiah his son after him, and on his course are twenty and four thousand.

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The fifth, for the fifth month, is the prince Shamhuth the Izrahite, and on his course are twenty and four thousand.

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The sixth, for the sixth month, is Ira son of Ikkesh the Tekoite, and on his course are twenty and four thousand.

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The seventh, for the seventh month, is Helez the Pelonite, of the sons of Ephraim, and on his course are twenty and four thousand.

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The eighth, for the eighth month, is Sibbecai the Hushathite, of the Zarhite, and on his course are twenty and four thousand.

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The ninth, for the ninth month, is Abiezer the Antothite, of the Benjamite, and on his course are twenty and four thousand.

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The tenth, for the tenth month, is Maharai the Netophathite, of the Zarhite, and on his course are twenty and four thousand.

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Eleventh, for the eleventh month, is Benaiah the Pirathonite, of the sons of Ephraim, and on his course are twenty and four thousand.

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The twelfth, for the twelfth month, is Heldai the Netophathite, of Othniel, and on his course are twenty and four thousand.

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And over the tribes of Israel: Of the Reubenite, a leader is Eliezer son of Zichri; of the Simeonite, Shephatiah son of Maachah;

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of the Levite, Hashabiah son of Kemuel; of the Aaronite, Zadok;

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of Judah, Elihu, of the brethren of David; of Issachar, Omri son of Michael;

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of Zebulun, Ishmaiah son of Obadiah; of Naphtali, Jerimoth son of Azriel;

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of the sons of Ephraim, Hoshea son of Azaziah; of the half of the tribe of Manasseh, Joel son of Pedaiah;

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of the half of Manasseh in Gilead, Iddo son of Zechariah; of Benjamin, Jaasiel son of Abner; of Dan, Azareel son of Jeroham:

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these are heads of the tribes of Israel.

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And David hath not taken up their number from a son of twenty years and under, for Jehovah said to multiply Israel as the stars of the heavens.

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Joab son of Zeruiah hath begun to number -- and hath not finished -- and there is for this wrath against Israel, and the number hath not gone up in the account of the Chronicles of king David.

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And over the treasures of the king is Azmaveth son of Adiel; and over the treasures in the field, in the cities, and in the villages, and in the towers, is Jehonathan son of Uzziah;

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and over workmen of the field for the service of the ground is Ezri son of Chelub;

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and over the vineyards is Shimei the Ramathite; and over what is in the vineyards for the treasures of wine is Zabdi the Shiphmite;

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and over the olives, and the sycamores, that are in the low country, is Baal-Hanan the Gederite; and over the treasures of oil is Joash;

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and over the herds that are feeding in Sharon is Shitrai the Sharonite; and over the herds in the valleys is Shaphat son of Adlai;

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and over the camels is Obil the Ishmeelite; and over the asses is Jehdeiah the Meronothite;

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and over the flock is Jaziz the Hagerite; all these are heads of the substance that king David hath.

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And Jonathan, uncle of David, is counsellor, a man of understanding, he is also a scribe; and Jehiel son of Hachmoni is with the sons of the king;

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and Ahithophel is counsellor to the king; and Hushai the Archite is the friend of the king;

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and after Ahithophel is Jehoiada son of Benaiah, and Abiathar; and the head of the host of the king is Joab.

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