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1 Chronicles 25 :: New International Version (NIV)

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The Musicians

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:1 - David, together with the commanders of the army, set apart some of the sons of Asaph, Heman and Jeduthun for the ministry of prophesying, accompanied by harps, lyres and cymbals. Here is the list of the men who performed this service:

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:2 - From the sons of Asaph: Zakkur, Joseph, Nethaniah and Asarelah. The sons of Asaph were under the supervision of Asaph, who prophesied under the king’s supervision.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:3 - As for Jeduthun, from his sons: Gedaliah, Zeri, Jeshaiah, Shimei,[fn] Hashabiah and Mattithiah, six in all, under the supervision of their father Jeduthun, who prophesied, using the harp in thanking and praising the LORD.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:4 - As for Heman, from his sons: Bukkiah, Mattaniah, Uzziel, Shubael and Jerimoth; Hananiah, Hanani, Eliathah, Giddalti and Romamti-Ezer; Joshbekashah, Mallothi, Hothir and Mahazioth.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:5 - (All these were sons of Heman the king’s seer. They were given him through the promises of God to exalt him. God gave Heman fourteen sons and three daughters.)

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:6 - All these men were under the supervision of their father for the music of the temple of the LORD, with cymbals, lyres and harps, for the ministry at the house of God. Asaph, Jeduthun and Heman were under the supervision of the king.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:7 - Along with their relatives—all of them trained and skilled in music for the LORD—they numbered 288.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:8 - Young and old alike, teacher as well as student, cast lots for their duties.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:9 -
The first lot, which was for Asaph, fell to Joseph,
his sons and relatives[fn]12[fn]
the second to Gedaliah,
him and his relatives and sons12

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the third to Zakkur,
his sons and relatives12

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:11 -
the fourth to Izri,[fn]
his sons and relatives12

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:12 -
the fifth to Nethaniah,
his sons and relatives12

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:13 -
the sixth to Bukkiah,
his sons and relatives12

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:14 -
the seventh to Jesarelah,[fn]
his sons and relatives12

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:15 -
the eighth to Jeshaiah,
his sons and relatives12

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:16 -
the ninth to Mattaniah,
his sons and relatives12

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:17 -
the tenth to Shimei,
his sons and relatives12

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:18 -
the eleventh to Azarel,[fn]
his sons and relatives12

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the twelfth to Hashabiah,
his sons and relatives12

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:20 -
the thirteenth to Shubael,
his sons and relatives12

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:21 -
the fourteenth to Mattithiah,
his sons and relatives12

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:22 -
the fifteenth to Jerimoth,
his sons and relatives12

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:23 -
the sixteenth to Hananiah,
his sons and relatives12

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the seventeenth to Joshbekashah,
his sons and relatives12

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the eighteenth to Hanani,
his sons and relatives12

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:26 -
the nineteenth to Mallothi,
his sons and relatives12

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the twentieth to Eliathah,
his sons and relatives12

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:28 -
the twenty-first to Hothir,
his sons and relatives12

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:29 -
the twenty-second to Giddalti,
his sons and relatives12

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the twenty-third to Mahazioth,
his sons and relatives12

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:31 -
the twenty-fourth to Romamti-Ezer,
his sons and relatives12.
NIV Footnotes
One Hebrew manuscript and some Septuagint manuscripts (see also verse 17); most Hebrew manuscripts do not have Shimei.
See Septuagint; Hebrew does not have his sons and relatives.
See the total in verse 7; Hebrew does not have twelve.
A variant of Zeri
A variant of Asarelah
A variant of Uzziel
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