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1 Chronicles 26 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:1 - As for the divisions of the gatekeepers: of the Ko'rahites, Meshelemi'ah the son of Ko're, of the sons of Asaph.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:2 - And Meshelemi'ah had sons: Zechari'ah the first-born, Jedi'a-el the second, Zebadi'ah the third, Jath'ni-el the fourth,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:3 - Elam the fifth, Jehoha'nan the sixth, Eli-e-ho-e'nai the seventh.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:4 - And O'bed-e'dom had sons: Shemai'ah the first-born, Jehoz'abad the second, Jo'ah the third, Sachar the fourth, Nethan'el the fifth,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:5 - Am'mi-el the sixth, Is'sachar the seventh, Pe-ul'lethai the eighth; for God blessed him.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:6 - Also to his son Shemai'ah were sons born who were rulers in their fathers' houses, for they were men of great ability.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:7 - The sons of Shemai'ah: Othni, Reph'a-el, Obed, and Elza'bad, whose brethren were able men, Eli'hu and Semachi'ah.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:8 - All these were of the sons of O'bed-e'dom with their sons and brethren, able men qualified for the service; sixty-two of O'bed-e'dom.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:9 - And Meshelemi'ah had sons and brethren, able men, eighteen.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:10 - And Hosah, of the sons of Merar'i, had sons: Shimri the chief (for though he was not the first-born, his father made him chief),

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:11 - Hilki'ah the second, Tebali'ah the third, Zechari'ah the fourth: all the sons and brethren of Hosah were thirteen.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:12 - These divisions of the gatekeepers, corresponding to their chief men, had duties, just as their brethren did, ministering in the house of the LORD;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:13 - and they cast lots by fathers' houses, small and great alike, for their gates.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:14 - The lot for the east fell to Shelemi'ah. They cast lots also for his son Zechari'ah, a shrewd counselor, and his lot came out for the north.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:15 - O'bed-e'dom's came out for the south, and to his sons was allotted the storehouse.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:16 - For Shuppim and Hosah it came out for the west, at the gate of Shal'lecheth on the road that goes up. Watch corresponded to watch.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:17 - On the east there were six each day, on the north four each day, on the south four each day, as well as two and two at the storehouse;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:18 - and for the parbar on the west there were four at the road and two at the parbar.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:19 - These were the divisions of the gatekeepers among the Ko'rahites and the sons of Merar'i.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:20 - And of the Levites, Ahi'jah had charge of the treasuries of the house of God and the treasuries of the dedicated gifts.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:21 - The sons of Ladan, the sons of the Gershonites belonging to Ladan, the heads of the fathers' houses belonging to Ladan the Gershonite: Jehi'eli.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:22 - The sons of Jehi'eli, Zetham and Jo'el his brother, were in charge of the treasuries of the house of the LORD.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:23 - Of the Am'ramites, the Iz'harites, the He'bronites, and the Uzzie'lites--

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:24 - and Sheb'uel the son of Gershom, son of Moses, was chief officer in charge of the treasuries.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:25 - His brethren: from Elie'zer were his son Rehabi'ah, and his son Jeshai'ah, and his son Joram, and his son Zichri, and his son Shelo'moth.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:26 - This Shelo'moth and his brethren were in charge of all the treasuries of the dedicated gifts which David the king, and the heads of the fathers' houses, and the officers of the thousands and the hundreds, and the commanders of the army, had dedicated.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:27 - From spoil won in battles they dedicated gifts for the maintenance of the house of the LORD.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:28 - Also all that Samuel the seer, and Saul the son of Kish, and Abner the son of Ner, and Jo'ab the son of Zeru'iah had dedicated--all dedicated gifts were in the care of Shelo'moth and his brethren.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:29 - Of the Iz'harites, Chenani'ah and his sons were appointed to outside duties for Israel, as officers and judges.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:30 - Of the He'bronites, Hashabi'ah and his brethren, one thousand seven hundred men of ability, had the oversight of Israel westward of the Jordan for all the work of the LORD and for the service of the king.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:31 - Of the He'bronites, Jeri'jah was chief of the He'bronites of whatever genealogy or fathers' houses. (In the fortieth year of David's reign search was made and men of great ability among them were found at Jazer in Gilead.)

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:32 - King David appointed him and his brethren, two thousand seven hundred men of ability, heads of fathers' houses, to have the oversight of the Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half-tribe of the Manas'sites for everything pertaining to God and for the affairs of the king.
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

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