1 Chronicles 9

CHAPTER 9

The Genealogy of the Tribes in Jerusalem

1And all Israel traced descent; and behold, they are written upon the scroll of the kings of Israel and Judah, and they were resettled in Babylon because of their breach-of-contract which they transgressed. 2And the ones dwelling prior in their possessions in their cities -- Israel, the priests, the Levites, and the ones appointed. 3And in Jerusalem dwelt of the sons of Judah, and of the sons of Benjamin, and of the sons of Ephraim, and Manasseh; 4Uthai son of Ammihud, son of Omri, son of Imri, son of Bani, of the sons of Pharez son of Judah. 5And of the Shilonites -- Asaiah his first-born, and his sons. 6And of the sons of Zerah -- Jeuel, and their brethren -- six hundred and ninety. 7And of the sons of Benjamin -- Sallu son of Meshullam, son of Hodaviah, son of Hasenuah, 8and Ibneiah son of Jeroham, and Elah son of Uzzi, son of Michri, and Meshullam son of Shephatiah, son of Reuel, son of Ibnijah; 9and their brethren according to their generations -- nine hundred fifty-six. All the men, rulers of families, according to the house of their families. 10And of the priests -- Jedaiah, and Jehoiarib, and Jachin, 11and Azariah son of Hilkiah, son of Meshullam, son of Zadok, son of Meraioth, son of Ahitub, the ruler of the house of God. 12And Adaiah son of Jeroham, son of Pashur, son of Malchijah, and Massai son of Adiel, son of Jahzerah, son of Meshullam, son of Meshillemith, son of Immer. 13And their brethren, leaders according to the house of their families -- a thousand and seven hundred and sixty; mighty in strength in work of the service of the house of God. 14And of the Levites -- Shemaiah son of Hashub, son of Azrikam, son of Hashabiah, of the sons of Merari; 15and Bakbakkar, and Heresh, and Galal, and Mattaniah son of Micah, son of Zichri, son of Asaph; 16and Obadiah son of Shemiah, son of Galal, son of Jeduthun, and Berechiah son of Asa, son of Elkanah, the one dwelling in the courtyards of the Netophathites. 17And the gatekeepers -- Shallum, and Akkub, and Talmon, and Ahiman, and their brethren. Shallum was the ruler. 18And unto here in the gate of the king according to the east, these are the gatekeepers for the camps of the sons of Levi. 19And Shallum son of Kore, son of Ebiasaph, son of Korah, and his brethren according to the house of their fathers, the Korahites, over the works of the service, guarding the thresholds of the tent, and their fathers over the camp of the  lord guarding the entrance. 20And Phinehas son of Eleazar being the leader was over them before the  lord. 21And with these Zachariah son of Meshellemiah was gatekeeper of the door of the tent of the testimony. 22All these being chosen for gatekeepers at the doorposts -- two hundred and twelve. These with their properties of their genealogy and their distribution, these were counted. And [6established them 1David 2and 3Samuel 4the 5seer] in their trust. 23And these their sons were over the gates of the house of the  lord, and the house of the tent to keep watch. 24[3according to 4the 5four 6winds 2were stationed 1The gatekeepers] -- according to the east, and according to the west, and north, and south. 25And their brethren in their properties were to come for the sevenths of the times to enter for seven days from time to time after these. 26For in trust of office are the four mighty ones of the gatekeepers -- they the Levites. And they were over the cubicles, and over the treasures of the house of God. 27And [2surrounding 3the 4house 5of God 1they shall lodge], for upon them was their watch responsibility, and they were over the keys morning by morning, to open the doors of the temple. 28And some of them were over the equipment of the ministration, for by count they carry them in, and by count they bring them forth. 29And some of them were placed over the equipment, and over all [3items 1the 2holy], and over the fine flour, and the wine, and the oil, and the frankincense, and the aromatics. 30And some of the sons of the priests were perfumers of the perfume with the aromatics. 31And Mattithiah of the Levites -- this one was the first-born to Shallum the Korahthite -- he was in trust over the works of the sacrifice of the pan. 32And Benaiah the Kohathite from their brethren was over the bread loaves of the place setting, of the one being prepared Sabbath by Sabbath. 33And these are the psalm singers, rulers of the families of the Levites, in the cubicle being set in order for daily rotations, for day and night, for them to do the works. 34These are rulers of the families of the Levites, according to their generations; these rulers dwelt in Jerusalem. 35And in Gibeon dwelt [2father 3of Gibeon 1Jehiel], and the name to his wife was Maachah. 36And his son, the first-born, was Abadon, and Zur, and Kish, and Baal, and Ner, and Nadab, 37and Gedor, and his brethren, and Zechariah, and Mikloth. 38And Mikloth engendered Shimeam. And these [2in 3the midst 4of their brethren 1dwelt] in Jerusalem, with their brethren. 39And Ner engendered Kish, and Kish engendered Saul, and Saul engendered Jonathan, and Malchishua, and Abinadab, and Esh-baal. 40And the son of Jonathan was Merib-baal, and Merib-baal engendered Micah. 41And the sons of Micah -- Pithon, and Melech, and Tahrea, and Ahaz. 42And Ahaz engendered Jarah; and Jarah engendered Alemeth, and Azmaveth, and Zimri; and Zimri engendered Moza; 43and Moza engendered Baana, Raphaiah his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son. 44And to Azel were six sons, and these are their names -- Azrikam his first-born, and Ishmael, and Sheariah, and Obadiah, and Hanan. These are the sons of Azel.
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