1 Chronicles 26 1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)
26 1 The porters of the Temple are ordained, every man to the gate, which he should keep, 20 and over the treasure.
2 And the sons of Meshelemiah, Zechariah the eldest, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,
3 Elam the fifth, Jehohanan the sixth, and Eliehoenai the seventh.
4 And the sons of Obed-Edom, Shemaiah the eldest, Jehozabad the second, Joah the third, and Sacar the fourth, and Nethanel the fifth,
5 Ammiel the sixth, Issachar the seventh, Peulthai the eight: for God had [c]blessed him.
6 And to Shemaiah his son were sons born that [d]ruled in the house of their father, for they were men of might.
7 The sons of Shemaiah were Othni, and Rephael, and Obed, Elzabad, and his brethren, strong men: Elihu also, and Semachiah.
9 And of Meshelemiah sons and brethren, eighteen mighty men.
10 And of Hosah of the sons of Merari, the sons were Shimri the chief, and (though he was not the eldest, yet his father made him the chief)
11 Hilkiah the second, Tebaliah the third, and Zechariah the fourth: all the [g]sons and the brethren of Hosah were thirteen.
13 And they cast lots both small and great, for the house of their fathers, for every gate.
15 To Obed-Edom Southward, and to his sons the house of [l]Asuppim:
16 To Shuppim and to Hosah Westward with the gate [m]of Shallecheth by the paved street that goeth upward, ward over against ward.
17 Eastward were six Levites, and Northward four a day, and Southward four a day, and toward Asuppim [n]two and two.
18 In [o]Parbar toward the West were four by the paved street, and two in Parbar.
19 These are the divisions of the porters of the sons of Korah, and of the sons of Merari.
20 ¶ And of the Levites. Ahijah was over the treasures of the house of God, and over the treasures of the dedicate things.
21 Of the sons of Laadan the sons of the Gershonites descending of Laadan, the chief fathers of Laadan were Gershon and Jehieli.
22 The sons of Jehieli were Zetham and Joel his brother, appointed over the treasures of the house of the Lord.
23 Of the [p]Amramites, of the Izharites, of the Hebronites, and of the Uzzielites.
24 And Shebuel the son of Gershom, the son of Moses, a ruler over the treasures.
25 And of his [q]brethren which came of Eliezer, was Rehabiah his son, and Jeshaiah his son, and Joram his son, and Zichri his son, and Shelomith his son.
26 Which Shelomith and his brethren were over all the treasures of the dedicate things, which David the king, and the chief fathers, the captains over thousands, and hundreds, and the captains of the army had [r]dedicated.
27 (For of the battles and of the spoils they did dedicate to maintain the house of the Lord.)
28 And all that Samuel the Seer had dedicated, and Saul the son of Kish, and Abner the son of Ner, and Joab the son of Zeruiah, and whosoever had dedicated anything, it was under the hand of Shelomith, and his brethren.
29 Of the Izharites was Chenaniah and his sons, for the business [s]without over Israel, for officers and for Judges.
30 Of the Hebronites, Hashabiah and his brethren, men of activity, a thousand and seven hundred were officers for Israel beyond Jordan Westward in all the business of the Lord, and for the service of [t]the King.
31 Among the Hebronites was Jerijah the chiefest, even the Hebronites by his generations according to the families. And in the fortieth year of the reign of David they were sought for: and there were found among them men of activity at Jazer in Gilead.
32 And his [u]brethren men of activity, two thousand and seven hundred chief fathers, whom King David made rulers over the Reubenites, and the Gadites, and the half tribe of Manasseh, for every matter pertaining to [v]God, and for the king’s business.
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