1 Chronicles 27

CHAPTER 27

The Superintendents

And the sons of Israel according to their number, rulers of the families, commanders of thousands, and commanders of hundreds, and scribes, the ones officiating to the king, and in every matter of the king according to their divisions for every matter entering and going forth month by month for all the months of the year -- [2division 1one] were twenty and four thousand. And over the [2division 1first] of the [2month 1first] was Jashobeam the son of Zabdiel; and in his division were twenty and four thousand. From the sons of Perez ruler of all the rulers of the force of the [2month 1first]. And over the division of the [2month 1second] was Dodai the Ahohite, and of his division, and Mikloth was the ruler; and in his division were twenty and four thousand. The [2ruler 3of the 4force 1third] for the [2month 1third] was Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the [2priest 1ruling]; and in his division were twenty and four thousand. This Benaiah was mightier than the thirty, and over the thirty; and over his division was Ammizabad his son. The fourth for the [2month 1fourth] was Asahel the brother of Joab, and Zebadiah his son, and his brethren after him; and in his division were twenty and four thousand. The fifth for the [2month 1fifth], the ruler was Shamhuth the Izrahite; and in his division were twenty and four thousand. The sixth for the [2month 1sixth] was Ira son of Ikkesh the Tekoite; and in his division were twenty and four thousand. 10 The seventh ruler for the [2month 1seventh] was Helez the Pelonite, from the sons of Ephraim; and in his division were twenty and four thousand. 11 The eighth ruler for the [2month 1eighth] was Sibbecai the Hushathite to the Zarhites; and in his division were twenty and four thousand. 12 The ninth ruler for the [2month 1ninth] was Abiezer the one of Anathoth of the Benjamites; and in his division were twenty and four thousand. 13 The tenth ruler for the [2month 1tenth] was Maharai the one of Netopha to the Zarhites; and in his division were twenty and four thousand. 14 The eleventh ruler for the [2month 1eleventh] was Benaiah the one of Piarathon, of the sons of Ephraim; and in his division were twenty and four thousand. 15 The twelfth ruler for the [2month 1twelfth] was Heldai the Netophathite to Othniel; and in his division were twenty and four thousand. 16 And over the tribes of Israel -- to Reuben leading was Eliezer son of Zichri; to Simeon was Shephatiah the son of Maachah; 17 to Levi was Hashabiah son Kamuel; to Aaron was Zadok; 18 to Judah was Elihu of the brethren of David; to Issachar was Omri the son of Michael; 19 to Zebulun was Ishmaiah the son of Obadiah; to Naphtali was Jerimoth the son of Azriel; 20 to Ephraim was Hoshea the son of Azaziah; to the half tribe of Manasseh was Joel son of Pedaiah; 21 to the half tribe of Manasseh of the ones in the land of Gilead was Iddo the son of Zechariah; to the sons of Benjamin was Jaasiel the son of Abner; 22 to Dan was Azareel the son of Jeroham. These were the patriarchs of the tribes of Israel. 23 And [2did not 3take 1David] their number from twenty years and below, for the  lord spoke to multiply Israel as the stars of the heaven. 24 And Joab the son of Zeruiah began to count among the people, and he did not complete it. And [4happened 5because of 6this 1anger 2against 3Israel]. And [3was not 4set down in writing 1the 2number] in a scroll of the matters of the days of king David. 25 And over the storehouses of the king was Azmaveth the son of Adiel. And over the storehouses in the country, and in the cities, and in the towns, and in the estates, and in the towers, was Jehonathan the son of Uzziah. 26 And over the ones cultivating the ground of the ones being worked was Ezri the son of Chelub. 27 And over the vineyards was Shimei the Ramathite. And over the storehouses in the fields for the wine was Zabdi the one of Shiphmi. 28 And over the olive groves and over the sycamine trees in the plain was Baal-hanan the Gederite. And over the storehouses of the olive oil was Joash. 29 And over the oxen grazing in Sharon was Shitrai the Sharonite. And over the oxen in the canyons was Shaphat son Adlai. 30 And over the camels was Obil the Ishmaelite. And over the donkeys was Jehdeiah the one of Merathon. 31 And over the sheep was Jaziz the Hagerite. All these were rulers of the possessions of David the king. 32 And Jonathan the uncle of David was a counselor, [2man 1a discerning], and a scribe himself; and Jehiel the one of the Hachmoni was with the sons of the king. 33 And Ahithophel was counselor of the king. And Hushai was the foremost friend of the king. 34 And after Ahithophel next was Jehoiada the son of Benaiah, and Abiathar. And Joab was commander-in-chief for the king.
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