1 Chronicles 25

CHAPTER 25

The Music Ministration of Asaph

1And [9established 1David 2the 3king 4and 5the 6rulers 7of the 8force] for the works some of the sons of Asaph, and Heman, and Jeduthun, the ones declaring with lutes, and with stringed instruments, and with cymbals. And [2was 1their number] according to the head count of men of the ones working in their service. 2The sons of Asaph -- Zaccur and Joseph, and Nethaniah, and Asarelah; the sons of Asaph being next to Asaph the prophet, being next to the king. 3 To Jeduthun -- the sons of Jeduthun were Gedaliah, and Zeri, and Jeshaiah, and Hashabiah, and Mattithiah -- six, along with their father Jeduthun, [2with 3the lute 1prophesying], in acknowledgment and praise to the  lord. 4 To Heman -- the sons of Heman -- Bukkiah, and Mattaniah, and Uzziel, and Shebuel, and Jerimoth, and Hananiah, and Hanani, and Eliathah, and Giddalti, and Romamti-ezer, and Joshbekashah, and Mallothi, and Hothir, and Mahazioth. 5All these were sons to Heman the seer to the king in words of God, to raise up high the horn. And God gave to Heman [2sons 1fourteen] and [2daughters 1three]. 6All these with their father singing hymns in the house of the  lord, with cymbals, and with stringed instruments, and with lutes, for the service of the house of God, being next to the king, even Asaph and Jeduthun and Heman. 7And [3was 2number 1their] with their brethren, the ones being taught to sing to the  lord, every one perceiving singing -- two hundred eighty and eight. 8And they threw for themselves lots for the daily rotations, according to the small and according to the great, the ones perfected and the one learning. 9And [4came forth 3lot 1the 2first] to Asaph of Joseph; Gedeliah the second, he and his brethren and his sons -- twelve. 10The third to Zaccur, he, and his brethren, and his sons -- twelve. 11The fourth to Izri, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 12The fifth to Nethaniah, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 13The sixth to Bukkiah his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 14The seventh to Jesharelah, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 15The eighth to Jeshaiah, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 16The ninth to Mattaniah, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 17The tenth Shimei, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 18The eleventh to Azareel, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 19The twelfth to Hashabiah his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 20The thirteenth to Shubael, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 21The fourteenth to Mattithiah, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 22The fifteenth to Jeremoth, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 23The sixteenth to Hananiah, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 24The seventeenth to Joshbekashah, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 25The eighteenth to Hanani, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 26The nineteenth to Mallothi, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 27The twentieth to Eliatha, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 28The twentieth and first to Hothir, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 29The twentieth and second to Giddalti, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 30The twentieth and third to Mahazioth, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 31The twentieth and fourth to Romamti-ezer, his sons and his brethren -- twelve.
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