1 Chronicles 26


The Ministration of the Gatekeepers

For the divisions of the gates to the of Korhites -- Meshelemiah son of Kore of the sons of Asaph. And to Meshelemiah sons Zechariah the first-born, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth, Elam the fifth, Jehohanan the sixth, Elioenai the seventh. And to Obed Edom sons -- Shemaiah the first-born, Jehozabad the second, Joah the third, Sacar the fourth, Nethaneel the fifth, Ammiel the sixth, Issachar the seventh, Peulthai the eighth; for [2blessed 3him 1God]. And to Shemaiah his son were born sons, ones being ordained in the house of their father, for they were mighty in strength. The sons of Shemaiah -- Othni, and Raphael, and Obed, and Elzabad, and his brothers were [2sons 1mighty], Elihu, and Semachiah. All these were sons of Obed Edom, they and their sons, and their brethren doing mightily in the work -- sixty two to Obed Edom. And to Meshelemiah sons and brethren, mighty men -- eighteen. 10 And to Hosah of the sons of Merari, the sons guarding the office, but he was not the first-born, but [2made 3him 1his father] ruler. 11 Hilkiah the second, Tebaliah the third, Zechariah the fourth. All these sons and brethren to Hosah -- thirteen. 12 Among these were the divisions of the gates, to the rulers of the mighty men, in daily rotations as their brethren, to officiate in the house of the  lord. 13 And they threw lots for the small and for the great, according to the houses of their families, for gate by gate. 14 And [6fell 1the 2lot 3of the gates 4towards 5the east] to Shelemiah. And Zechariah his son, a counselor with skillfulness -- they threw lots; and [3came forth 4of his 1the 2lot] for the north gate. 15 To Obed Edom according to the south, and to his sons over against the house of collections. 16 To Hosah to the west with the gate of the cubicle by the road of the ascent, watch against watch. 17 Towards the east, the six Levites for the day, towards the north -- four for the day; towards the south and to the collections two by two for relieving; 18 and towards the west -- four; and at the road two by two relieving. 19 These are the divisions of the gatekeepers for the sons of Kore, and the sons of Merari.

The Ministration of the Treasuries

20 And the Levites of their brethren were over the treasures of the house of the  lord, and over the treasures of the holy things. 21 The sons of Laadan, the sons to Gershon -- to Laadan, rulers of the families of Ladan -- to Gershon -- Jehieli. 22 The sons of Jehieli -- Zetham, and Joel his brother, who were over the treasures of the house of the  lord. 23 To Amram, and Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel. 24 And Shebuel the son of Gershom, the son of Moses, was leading over the treasures. 25 And to his brother Eliezer -- Rehabiah his son, and Jeshaiah his son, and Joram his son, and Zichri his son, and Shelomith his son. 26 He, Shelomith and his brethren were over all the treasures of the holies, which [4sanctified 1David 2the 3king], and the rulers of the families -- commanders of thousands, and commanders of hundreds, and chiefs of the force, 27 which they took from out of the cities, and from the bounty. And he sanctified of them, so as to not be late in the construction of the house of the  lord; 28 and upon all the holy things of God as much as was sanctified by Samuel the seer, and Saul the son of Kish, and Abner the son of Ner, and Joab the son of Zeruiah, and all being sanctified through the hand of Shelomith and his brethren. 29 To the Izharites -- Chenaniah and his sons were for the work of the effort of the outside over Israel, to act as scribe and to litigate. 30 To the Hebronites -- Hashabiah and his brethren, sons of power, a thousand and seven hundred, were the ones over the reviewing of Israel on the other side of the Jordan to the west, for every ministration of the  lord, and work of the king. 31 Of the Hebronites, Jerijah was the ruler of the Hebronites according to their generations, and according to their families. In the [2year 1fortieth] of the kingship of David they were numbered, and [3was found 2man 1the mighty] among them in Jazer of the Gileadite. 32 And his brethren [2sons 1were mighty] -- two thousand seven hundred rulers of the families. And [4placed 5them 1David 2the 3king] over the Reubenites, and Gadites, and the half tribe of Manasseh, for every matter of God, and matter of the king.
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