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1 Chronicles 25 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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David Organizes the Musicians

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:1 - David and the chiefs of the service also set apart for the service the sons of Asaph, and of Heman, and of Jeduthun, who prophesied with lyres, with harps, and with cymbals. The list of those who did the work and of their duties was:

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:2 - Of the sons of Asaph: Zaccur, Joseph, Nethaniah, and Asharelah, sons of Asaph, under the direction of Asaph, who prophesied under the direction of the king.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:3 - Of Jeduthun, the sons of Jeduthun: Gedaliah, Zeri, Jeshaiah, Shimei,[fn] Hashabiah, and Mattithiah, six, under the direction of their father Jeduthun, who prophesied with the lyre in thanksgiving and praise to the LORD.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:4 - Of Heman, the sons of Heman: Bukkiah, Mattaniah, Uzziel, Shebuel and Jerimoth, Hananiah, Hanani, Eliathah, Giddalti, and Romamti-ezer, Joshbekashah, Mallothi, Hothir, Mahazioth.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:5 - All these were the sons of Heman the king’s seer, according to the promise of God to exalt him, for God had given Heman fourteen sons and three daughters.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:6 - They were all under the direction of their father in the music in the house of the LORD with cymbals, harps, and lyres for the service of the house of God. Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman were under the order of the king.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:7 - The number of them along with their brothers, who were trained in singing to the LORD, all who were skillful, was 288.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:8 - And they cast lots for their duties, small and great, teacher and pupil alike.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:9 - The first lot fell for Asaph to Joseph; the second to Gedaliah, to him and his brothers and his sons, twelve;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:10 - the third to Zaccur, his sons and his brothers, twelve;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:11 - the fourth to Izri, his sons and his brothers, twelve;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:12 - the fifth to Nethaniah, his sons and his brothers, twelve;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:13 - the sixth to Bukkiah, his sons and his brothers, twelve;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:14 - the seventh to Jesharelah, his sons and his brothers, twelve;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:15 - the eighth to Jeshaiah, his sons and his brothers, twelve;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:16 - the ninth to Mattaniah, his sons and his brothers, twelve;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:17 - the tenth to Shimei, his sons and his brothers, twelve;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:18 - the eleventh to Azarel, his sons and his brothers, twelve;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:19 - the twelfth to Hashabiah, his sons and his brothers, twelve;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:20 - to the thirteenth, Shubael, his sons and his brothers, twelve;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:21 - to the fourteenth, Mattithiah, his sons and his brothers, twelve;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:22 - to the fifteenth, to Jeremoth, his sons and his brothers, twelve;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:23 - to the sixteenth, to Hananiah, his sons and his brothers, twelve;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:24 - to the seventeenth, to Joshbekashah, his sons and his brothers, twelve;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:25 - to the eighteenth, to Hanani, his sons and his brothers, twelve;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:26 - to the nineteenth, to Mallothi, his sons and his brothers, twelve;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:27 - to the twentieth, to Eliathah, his sons and his brothers, twelve;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:28 - to the twenty-first, to Hothir, his sons and his brothers, twelve;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:29 - to the twenty-second, to Giddalti, his sons and his brothers, twelve;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:30 - to the twenty-third, to Mahazioth, his sons and his brothers, twelve;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:31 - to the twenty-fourth, to Romamti-ezer, his sons and his brothers, twelve.
ESV Footnotes
One Hebrew manuscript, Septuagint; most Hebrew manuscripts lack Shimei
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