1 Chronicles

1 Chronicles 25 ©

1The number and offices of the singers: 8their division by lot into four and twenty orders.

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MOREOVER David and the acaptains of the host separated to the service of the sons of bAsaph, and of Heman, and of Jeduthun, cwho should prophesy with harps, with psalteries, and with cymbals: and the number of the workmen according to their service was:

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Of the sons of Asaph; Zaccur, and Joseph, and Nethaniah, and 1Asarelah, the sons of Asaph under the hands of Asaph, which prophesied 2according to the order of the king.

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Of Jeduthun: the sons of Jeduthun; Gedaliah, and 3Zeri, and Jeshaiah, Hashabiah, and 4Mattithiah, six, under the hands of their father Jeduthun, who prophesied with a harp, to give thanks and to praise the LORD.

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Of Heman: the sons of Heman; Bukkiah, Mattaniah, 5Uzziel, 6Shebuel, and Jerimoth, Hananiah, Hanani, Eliathah, Giddalti, and Romamti-ezer, Joshbekashah, Mallothi, Hothir, and Mahazioth:

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All these were the sons of Heman the dking's seer in the 7words of God, to lift up the horn. And eGod gave to Heman fourteen sons and three daughters.

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All these were under the hands of their father for fsong in the house of the LORD, with cymbals, psalteries, and harps, for the service of the house of God, 8according to the king's order to Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman.

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So the number of them, with their brethren that were instructed in the songs of the LORD, even all that were *cunning, was two hundred fourscore and eight.

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¶And they cast lots, gward against ward, as well the small as the great, the teacher as the scholar.

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Now hthe first lot came forth for Asaph to iJoseph: the second to Gedaliah, who with his brethren and sons were twelve:

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The third to Zaccur, he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:

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The fourth to Izri, he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:

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The fifth to Nethaniah, he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:

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The sixth to Bukkiah, he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:

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The seventh to Jesharelah, he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:

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The eighth to Jeshaiah, he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:

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The ninth to Mattaniah, he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:

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The tenth to Shimei, he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:

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The eleventh to Azareel, he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:

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The twelfth to jHashabiah, he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:

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The thirteenth to Shubael, he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:

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The fourteenth to Mattithiah, he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:

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The fifteenth to Jeremoth, he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:

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The sixteenth to Hananiah, he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:

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The seventeenth to Joshbekashah, he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:

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The eighteenth to Hanani, he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:

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The nineteenth to Mallothi, he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:

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The twentieth to Eliathah, he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:

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The one and twentieth to Hothir, he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:

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The two and twentieth to Giddalti, he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:

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The three and twentieth to Mahazioth, he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:

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The kfour and ltwentieth to Romamti-ezer, he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve.