The Blue Letter Bible
Sponsors
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NLT
 [?]

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search NLT

Let's Connect
x
Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

1 Chronicles 25 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

toggle collapse
Choose a new font size and typeface
Listen to the Bible
Duties of the Musicians

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:1 - David and the army commanders then appointed men from the families of Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun to proclaim God’s messages to the accompaniment of lyres, harps, and cymbals. Here is a list of their names and their work:

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:2 - From the sons of Asaph, there were Zaccur, Joseph, Nethaniah, and Asarelah. They worked under the direction of their father, Asaph, who proclaimed God’s messages by the king’s orders.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:3 - From the sons of Jeduthun, there were Gedaliah, Zeri, Jeshaiah, Shimei,[fn] Hashabiah, and Mattithiah, six in all. They worked under the direction of their father, Jeduthun, who proclaimed God’s messages to the accompaniment of the lyre, offering thanks and praise to the LORD.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:4 - From the sons of Heman, there were Bukkiah, Mattaniah, Uzziel, Shubael,[fn] Jerimoth, Hananiah, Hanani, Eliathah, Giddalti, Romamti-ezer, Joshbekashah, Mallothi, Hothir, and Mahazioth.

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

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:6 - All these men were under the direction of their fathers as they made music at the house of the LORD. Their responsibilities included the playing of cymbals, harps, and lyres at the house of God. Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman reported directly to the king.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:7 - They and their families were all trained in making music before the LORD, and each of them—288 in all—was an accomplished musician.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:8 - The musicians were appointed to their term of service by means of sacred lots, without regard to whether they were young or old, teacher or student.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:9 - The first lot fell to Joseph of the Asaph clan and twelve of his sons and relatives.[fn] The second lot fell to Gedaliah and twelve of his sons and relatives.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:10 - The third lot fell to Zaccur and twelve of his sons and relatives.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:11 - The fourth lot fell to Zeri[fn] and twelve of his sons and relatives.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:12 - The fifth lot fell to Nethaniah and twelve of his sons and relatives.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:13 - The sixth lot fell to Bukkiah and twelve of his sons and relatives.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:14 - The seventh lot fell to Asarelah[fn] and twelve of his sons and relatives.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:15 - The eighth lot fell to Jeshaiah and twelve of his sons and relatives.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:16 - The ninth lot fell to Mattaniah and twelve of his sons and relatives.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:17 - The tenth lot fell to Shimei and twelve of his sons and relatives.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:18 - The eleventh lot fell to Uzziel[fn] and twelve of his sons and relatives.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:19 - The twelfth lot fell to Hashabiah and twelve of his sons and relatives.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:20 - The thirteenth lot fell to Shubael and twelve of his sons and relatives.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:21 - The fourteenth lot fell to Mattithiah and twelve of his sons and relatives.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:22 - The fifteenth lot fell to Jerimoth[fn] and twelve of his sons and relatives.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:23 - The sixteenth lot fell to Hananiah and twelve of his sons and relatives.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:24 - The seventeenth lot fell to Joshbekashah[fn] and twelve of his sons and relatives.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:25 - The eighteenth lot fell to Hanani and twelve of his sons and relatives.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:26 - The nineteenth lot fell to Mallothi and twelve of his sons and relatives.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:27 - The twentieth lot fell to Eliathah and twelve of his sons and relatives.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:28 - The twenty-first lot fell to Hothir and twelve of his sons and relatives.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:29 - The twenty-second lot fell to Giddalti and twelve of his sons and relatives.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:30 - The twenty-third lot fell to Mahazioth and twelve of his sons and relatives.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:31 - The twenty-fourth lot fell to Romamti-ezer and twelve of his sons and relatives.
NLT Footnotes
As in one Hebrew manuscript and some Greek manuscripts (see also 25:17); most Hebrew manuscripts lack Shimei.
Hebrew Shebuel, a variant spelling of Shubael; compare 25:20.
As in Greek version; Hebrew lacks and twelve of his sons and relatives.
Hebrew Izri, a variant spelling of Zeri; compare 25:3.
Hebrew Jesarelah, a variant spelling of Asarelah; compare 25:2.
Hebrew Azarel, a variant spelling of Uzziel; compare 25:4.
Hebrew Jeremoth, a variant spelling of Jerimoth; compare 25:4.
Hebrew Joshbekasha, a variant spelling of Joshbekashah; compare 25:4.
NLT

Holy Bible, New Living Translation copyright © 1996, 2004, 2007 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

Full copyright information is provided here. Visit the New Living Translation website.

 
 
Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NLT
Your Bible Version is the NLT
Go to Top
Link to This PageCite This Page
Share this pageFollow the BLB
Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous BookPrevious ChapterQuick NavNext ChapterNext BookCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsFormat by Verse or ParagraphListen to the BibleRed Letter OnRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1