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1 Chronicles 24 :: New International Version (NIV)

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The Divisions of Priests

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:1 - These were the divisions of the descendants of Aaron: The sons of Aaron were Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:2 - But Nadab and Abihu died before their father did, and they had no sons; so Eleazar and Ithamar served as the priests.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:3 - With the help of Zadok a descendant of Eleazar and Ahimelek a descendant of Ithamar, David separated them into divisions for their appointed order of ministering.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:4 - A larger number of leaders were found among Eleazar’s descendants than among Ithamar’s, and they were divided accordingly: sixteen heads of families from Eleazar’s descendants and eight heads of families from Ithamar’s descendants.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:5 - They divided them impartially by casting lots, for there were officials of the sanctuary and officials of God among the descendants of both Eleazar and Ithamar.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:6 - The scribe Shemaiah son of Nethanel, a Levite, recorded their names in the presence of the king and of the officials: Zadok the priest, Ahimelek son of Abiathar and the heads of families of the priests and of the Levites—one family being taken from Eleazar and then one from Ithamar.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:7 - The first lot fell to Jehoiarib, the second to Jedaiah,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:8 - the third to Harim, the fourth to Seorim,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:9 - the fifth to Malkijah, the sixth to Mijamin,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:10 - the seventh to Hakkoz, the eighth to Abijah,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:11 - the ninth to Jeshua, the tenth to Shekaniah,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:12 - the eleventh to Eliashib, the twelfth to Jakim,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:13 - the thirteenth to Huppah, the fourteenth to Jeshebeab,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:14 - the fifteenth to Bilgah, the sixteenth to Immer,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:15 - the seventeenth to Hezir, the eighteenth to Happizzez,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:16 - the nineteenth to Pethahiah, the twentieth to Jehezkel,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:17 - the twenty-first to Jakin, the twenty-second to Gamul,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:18 - the twenty-third to Delaiah and the twenty-fourth to Maaziah.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:19 - This was their appointed order of ministering when they entered the temple of the LORD, according to the regulations prescribed for them by their ancestor Aaron, as the LORD, the God of Israel, had commanded him.

The Rest of the Levites

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:20 - As for the rest of the descendants of Levi: from the sons of Amram: Shubael; from the sons of Shubael: Jehdeiah.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:21 - As for Rehabiah, from his sons: Ishiah was the first.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:22 - From the Izharites: Shelomoth; from the sons of Shelomoth: Jahath.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:23 - The sons of Hebron: Jeriah the first,[fn] Amariah the second, Jahaziel the third and Jekameam the fourth.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:24 - The son of Uzziel: Micah; from the sons of Micah: Shamir.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:25 - The brother of Micah: Ishiah; from the sons of Ishiah: Zechariah.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:26 - The sons of Merari: Mahli and Mushi. The son of Jaaziah: Beno.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:27 - The sons of Merari: from Jaaziah: Beno, Shoham, Zakkur and Ibri.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:28 - From Mahli: Eleazar, who had no sons.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:29 - From Kish: the son of Kish: Jerahmeel.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:30 - And the sons of Mushi: Mahli, Eder and Jerimoth. These were the Levites, according to their families.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:31 - They also cast lots, just as their relatives the descendants of Aaron did, in the presence of King David and of Zadok, Ahimelek, and the heads of families of the priests and of the Levites. The families of the oldest brother were treated the same as those of the youngest.
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Two Hebrew manuscripts and some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 23:19); most Hebrew manuscripts The sons of Jeriah:
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