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These likewise cast 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.

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Bible References


1 Chronicles 24:5
They divided them by lots, for there were officials of the holy place and officials designated by God among the descendants of both Eleazar and Ithamar.
Numbers 26:56
Their inheritance must be apportioned by lot among the larger and smaller groups.

Even the principal

1 Chronicles 25:8
They cast lots to determine their responsibilities -- oldest as well as youngest, teacher as well as student.
1 Chronicles 26:13
They cast lots, both young and old, according to their families, to determine which gate they would be responsible for.

General references

Proverbs 18:18
A toss of a coin ends disputes, and settles the issue between strong opponents.

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