1 Chronicles

1 Chronicles 24 ©

1The divisions of the sons of Aaron by lot into four and twenty orders. 20The remainder of the Kohathites, 26and the Merarites, divided by lot.

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NOW these are the divisions of the sons of Aaron. The asons of Aaron; Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.

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But bNadab and Abihu died before their father, and had no children: therefore Eleazar and Ithamar executed the priest's office.

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And David distributed them, both Zadok cof the sons of Eleazar, and Ahimelech of the sons of Ithamar, according to their offices in their service.

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And there were more chief men found of the sons of Eleazar than of the sons of Ithamar; and thus were they divided. Among the sons of dEleazar there were sixteen chief men eof the house of their fathers, and eight among the sons of Ithamar according to the house of their fathers.

e Nu. 1.2.
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Thus were they divided fby lot, one sort with another; for the governors of the sanctuary, gand governors of the house of God, were of the sons of Eleazar, and of the sons of Ithamar.

g ch. 9.29.
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And Shemaiah the son of Nethaneel the hscribe, one of the Levites, wrote them before the king, and the princes, and Zadok the priest, and Ahimelech the son of Abiathar, and before the chief of the fathers of the priests and Levites: one 1principal household being taken for Eleazar, and one taken for Ithamar.

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Now the first lot came forth to Jehoiarib, the second ito Jedaiah,

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The third jto Harim, the fourth to Seorim,

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The fifth to Malchijah, the sixth to Mijamin,

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The seventh to Hakkoz, the eighth to kAbijah,

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The ninth to Jeshua, the tenth to Shecaniah,

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The eleventh to Eliashib, the twelfth to Jakim,

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The thirteenth to Huppah, the fourteenth to Jeshebeab,

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The fifteenth to Bilgah, the sixteenth to lImmer,

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The seventeenth to Hezir, the eighteenth to Aphses,

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The nineteenth to Pethahiah, the twentieth to Jehezekel,

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The one and twentieth to Jachin, the two and twentieth to Gamul,

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The three and twentieth to Delaiah, the four and twentieth to Maaziah.

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These were the morderings of them in their service to come into the house nof the LORD, according to their *manner, under Aaron their father, as the LORD God of Israel had commanded him.

n 2Ki. 11.5,7. ch. 9.25.
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¶And the rest oof the sons of Levi were these: Of the sons of Amram; 2Shubael: of the sons of Shubael; Jehdeiah.

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Concerning Rehabiah: of the sons of Rehabiah, the first was Isshiah.

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Of pthe Izharites; 3Shelomoth: of the sons of Shelomoth; Jahath.

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And the sons of qHebron; Jeriah the first, Amariah the second, Jahaziel the third, Jekameam the fourth.

q ch. 6.2; 15.9; supplied from ch. 23.19; 26.31.
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Of rthe sons of Uzziel; Michah: of the sons of Michah; Shamir.

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The brother of Michah was Isshiah: of the sons of Isshiah; Zechariah.

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The ssons of Merari were Mahli and Mushi: the sons of Jaaziah; Beno.

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¶The sons of Merari by Jaaziah; Beno, and Shoham, and Zaccur, and Ibri.

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Of Mahli came Eleazar, twho had no sons.

t ch. 23.22.
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Concerning Kish: the son of Kish was Jerahmeel.

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The usons also of Mushi; Mahli, and Eder, and Jerimoth. These were the sons of the Levites after the house of their fathers.

u ch. 23.23.
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These likewise vcast lots over against their brethren the sons of Aaron in the presence of David the king, and Zadok, and Ahimelech, and the chief of the fathers of the priests and Levites, even the principal fathers over against their younger brethren.