1 Chronicles 25

CHAPTER 25

The Music Ministration of Asaph

And [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. The 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. 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. 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. All 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]. All 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. And [3was 2number 1their] with their brethren, the ones being taught to sing to the  lord, every one perceiving singing -- two hundred eighty and eight. And 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. And [4came forth 3lot 1the 2first] to Asaph of Joseph; Gedeliah the second, he and his brethren and his sons -- twelve. 10 The third to Zaccur, he, and his brethren, and his sons -- twelve. 11 The fourth to Izri, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 12 The fifth to Nethaniah, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 13 The sixth to Bukkiah his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 14 The seventh to Jesharelah, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 15 The eighth to Jeshaiah, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 16 The ninth to Mattaniah, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 17 The tenth Shimei, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 18 The eleventh to Azareel, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 19 The twelfth to Hashabiah his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 20 The thirteenth to Shubael, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 21 The fourteenth to Mattithiah, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 22 The fifteenth to Jeremoth, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 23 The sixteenth to Hananiah, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 24 The seventeenth to Joshbekashah, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 25 The eighteenth to Hanani, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 26 The nineteenth to Mallothi, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 27 The twentieth to Eliatha, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 28 The twentieth and first to Hothir, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 29 The twentieth and second to Giddalti, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 30 The twentieth and third to Mahazioth, his sons and his brethren -- twelve. 31 The twentieth and fourth to Romamti-ezer, his sons and his brethren -- twelve.
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