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1 Chronicles 27 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:1 - This is the list of the people of Israel, the heads of fathers' houses, the commanders of thousands and hundreds, and their officers who served the king in all matters concerning the divisions that came and went, month after month throughout the year, each division numbering twenty-four thousand:

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:2 - Jasho'beam the son of Zab'di-el was in charge of the first division in the first month; in his division were twenty-four thousand.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:3 - He was a descendant of Perez, and was chief of all the commanders of the army for the first month.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:4 - Dodai the Aho'hite was in charge of the division of the second month; in his division were twenty-four thousand.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:5 - The third commander, for the third month, was Benai'ah, the son of Jehoi'ada the priest, as chief; in his division were twenty-four thousand.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:6 - This is the Benai'ah who was a mighty man of the thirty and in command of the thirty; Ammiz'abad his son was in charge of his division.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:7 - As'ahel the brother of Jo'ab was fourth, for the fourth month, and his son Zebadi'ah after him; in his division were twenty-four thousand.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:8 - The fifth commander, for the fifth month, was Shamhuth, the Iz'rahite; in his division were twenty-four thousand.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:9 - Sixth, for the sixth month, was Ira, the son of Ikkesh the Teko'ite; in his division were twenty-four thousand.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:10 - Seventh, for the seventh month, was Helez the Pel'onite, of the sons of E'phraim; in his division were twenty-four thousand.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:11 - Eighth, for the eighth month, was Sib'becai the Hu'shathite, of the Ze'rahites; in his division were twenty-four thousand.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:12 - Ninth, for the ninth month, was Abi-e'zer of An'athoth, a Benjaminite; in his division were twenty-four thousand.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:13 - Tenth, for the tenth month, was Ma'harai of Netoph'ah, of the Ze'rahites; in his division were twenty-four thousand.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:14 - Eleventh, for the eleventh month, was Benai'ah of Pira'thon, of the sons of E'phraim; in his division were twenty-four thousand.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:15 - Twelfth, for the twelfth month, was Heldai the Netoph'athite, of Oth'ni-el; in his division were twenty-four thousand.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:16 - Over the tribes of Israel, for the Reubenites Elie'zer the son of Zichri was chief officer; for the Simeonites, Shephati'ah the son of Ma'acah;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:17 - for Levi, Hashabi'ah the son of Kem'uel; for Aaron, Zadok;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:18 - for Judah, Eli'hu, one of David's brothers; for Is'sachar, Omri the son of Michael;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:19 - for Zeb'ulun, Ishma'iah the son of Obadi'ah; for Naph'tali, Jer'emoth the son of Az'riel;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:20 - for the E'phraimites, Hoshe'a the son of Azazi'ah; for the half-tribe of Manas'seh, Jo'el the son of Pedai'ah;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:21 - for the half-tribe of Manas'seh in Gilead, Iddo the son of Zechari'ah; for Benjamin, Ja-a'si-el the son of Abner;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:22 - for Dan, Az'arel the son of Jero'ham. These were the leaders of the tribes of Israel.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:23 - David did not number those below twenty years of age, for the LORD had promised to make Israel as many as the stars of heaven.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:24 - Jo'ab the son of Zeru'iah began to number, but did not finish; yet wrath came upon Israel for this, and the number was not entered in the chronicles of King David.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:25 - Over the king's treasuries was Az'maveth the son of Ad'i-el; and over the treasuries in the country, in the cities, in the villages and in the towers, was Jonathan the son of Uzzi'ah;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:26 - and over those who did the work of the field for tilling the soil was Ezri the son of Chelub;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:27 - and over the vineyards was Shim'e-i the Ra'mathite; and over the produce of the vineyards for the wine cellars was Zabdi the Shiphmite.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:28 - Over the olive and sycamore trees in the Shephe'lah was Ba'al-ha'nan the Gede'rite; and over the stores of oil was Jo'ash.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:29 - Over the herds that pastured in Sharon was Shitrai the Shar'onite; over the herds in the valleys was Shaphat the son of Adlai.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:30 - Over the camels was Obil the Ish'maelite; and over the she-asses was Jehde'iah the Meron'othite. Over the flocks was Jaziz the Hagrite.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:31 - All these were stewards of King David's property.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:32 - Jonathan, David's uncle, was a counselor, being a man of understanding and a scribe; he and Jehi'el the son of Hach'moni attended the king's sons.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:33 - Ahith'ophel was the king's counselor, and Hushai the Archite was the king's friend.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:34 - Ahith'ophel was succeeded by Jehoi'ada the son of Benai'ah, and Abi'athar. Jo'ab was commander of the king's army.
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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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