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Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared,
Now Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, “Oh that You would bless me indeed and enlarge my border, and that Your hand might be with me, and that You would keep me from harm that it may not pain me!” And God granted him what he requested.
Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech,
Meraioth became the father of Amariah, and Amariah became the father of Ahitub,
The sons of Becher were Zemirah, Joash, Eliezer, Elioenai, Omri, Jeremoth, Abijah, Anathoth and Alemeth. All these were the sons of Becher.
The sons of Cush were Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raama and Sabteca; and the sons of Raamah were Sheba and Dedan.
Beerah his son, whom
The sons of Gomer were Ashkenaz,
The sons of Ham were Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.
Ashhur, the father of Tekoa, had two wives, Helah and Naarah.
The sons of Javan were Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim and
Then David spoke to the chiefs of the Levites
Six were born to him in Hebron, and
After him was Eleazar the son of
Pathrus, Casluh, from which the
To Israel as an everlasting covenant,
When all Jabesh-gilead heard all that the Philistines had done to Saul,
the Hivites, the Arkites, the Sinites,
They were enrolled by genealogy, according to their generations, heads of their fathers’ households, 20,200 mighty men of valor.
Canaan became the father of Sidon, his firstborn, Heth,
and the Jebusites, the Amorites, the Girgashites,
By Hodesh his wife he became the father of Jobab, Zibia, Mesha, Malcam,
the Arvadites, the Zemarites and the Hamathites.
Joktan became the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,
Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,
Arpachshad became the father of Shelah and Shelah became the father of Eber.
Two sons were born to Eber, the name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided, and his brother’s name was Joktan.
with all his reign, his power, and the circumstances which came on him, on Israel, and on all the kingdoms of the lands.
Thus the ark of God remained with the family of Obed-edom in his house three months; and
What more can David still say to You concerning the honor bestowed on Your servant? For You know Your servant.
Ophir, Havilah and Jobab; all these were the sons of Joktan.
Then David said to Ornan, “Give me the
Eber, Peleg, Reu,
Serug, Nahor, Terah,
and Ahimaaz became the father of Azariah, and Azariah became the father of Johanan,
These of the sons of Gad were
and Bela the son of Azaz, the son of Shema, the son of Joel, who lived in
Abram, that is Abraham.
Jeuz, Sachia, Mirmah. These were his sons, heads of fathers’ households.
for the nineteenth to Mallothi, his sons and his relatives, twelve;
As the portion of your inheritance.”
Naarah bore him Ahuzzam, Hepher, Temeni and Haahashtari. These were the sons of Naarah.
Then some of the sons of Benjamin and Judah came to the stronghold to David.
The brother of Micah, Isshiah; of the sons of Isshiah, Zechariah.
and did not inquire of the Lord. Therefore He killed him and
In the days of Saul
Jetur, Naphish and Kedemah; these were the sons of Ishmael.
David went out to meet them, and said to them, “If you come peacefully to me to help me, my heart shall be united with you; but if to betray me to my adversaries, since there is no
He was with David at
and Shallum became the father of Hilkiah, and Hilkiah became the father of Azariah,
The sons of Naphtali were
David had a craving and said, “Oh that someone would give me water to drink from the well of Bethlehem, which is by the gate!”
David was then in the stronghold, while
“We are yours, O David,
And with you, O son of Jesse!
And peace to him who helps you;
Indeed, your God helps you!”
Then David received them and made them
The sons of Elpaal were Eber, Misham, and Shemed, who built Ono and Lod, with its towns;
and Johanan became the father of Azariah (
The sons of Perez were Hezron and Hamul.
and Beriah and Shema, who were heads of fathers’ households of the inhabitants of Aijalon, who put to flight the inhabitants of Gath;
To the east he settled as far as the entrance of the wilderness from the river Euphrates,
The sons of
It shall be when you hear the sound of marching in the tops of the balsam trees, then you shall go out to battle, for God will have gone out before you to strike the army of the Philistines.”
For day by day men came to David to help him, until there was a great army
As he went to Ziklag there defected to him from Manasseh: Adnah, Jozabad, Jediael, Michael, Jozabad, Elihu and Zillethai,
Of the half-tribe of Manasseh 18,000, who were designated by name to come and make David king.
Michael, Ishpah and Joha were the sons of Beriah.
Zabad his son, Shuthelah his son, and Ezer and Elead whom the men of Gath who were born in the land killed, because they came down to take their livestock.
Ishmerai, Izliah and Jobab were the sons of Elpaal.
These things Benaiah the son of Jehoiada did, and had a name as well as the three mighty men.
They helped David against
The sons of Helah were Zereth,
Zebadiah, Arad, Eder,
Of the sons of Simeon, mighty men of valor for war, 7,100.
For David said, “The Lord God of Israel
The sons of Zerah were
The sons of Judah who bore shield and spear were 6,800, equipped for war.
Jabez was more honorable than his brothers, and his mother named him Jabez saying, “Because I bore him with pain.”
and Ibhar, Elishama, Eliphelet,
O Lord, there is none like You, nor is there any God besides You, according to all that we have heard with our ears.
and Adaiah the son of Jeroham, the son of Pashhur, the son of Malchijah, and Maasai the son of Adiel, the son of Jahzerah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Meshillemith, the son of Immer;
Baal-hanan the Gederite had charge of the olive and
And all that Samuel the seer had dedicated and Saul the son of Kish, Abner the son of Ner and Joab the son of Zeruiah, everyone who had dedicated anything, all of this was
and Ahitub became the father of Zadok, and Zadok became the father of
They took their stand in the midst of the plot and defended it, and struck down the Philistines; and the Lord saved them by a great
Ornan said to David, “Take it for yourself; and let my lord the king do what is good in his sight. See, I will give the oxen for burnt offerings and the threshing sledges for wood and the wheat for the grain offering; I will give it all.”
The sons of Manasseh were Asriel, whom his Aramean concubine bore; she bore Machir the father of Gilead.
All these were sons of Jediael, according to the heads of their fathers’ households, 17,200 mighty men of valor, who were
By Hushim he became the father of Abitub and Elpaal.
Koz became the father of Anub and Zobebah, and the families of Aharhel the son of Harum.
Now the sons of Gad lived opposite them in the land of
Nogah, Nepheg and Japhia,
and their relatives, heads of their fathers’ households, 1,760 very able men for the work of the service of the house of God.
Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema,
As for the Izharites, Chenaniah and his sons
and Jehozadak went along when the Lord carried Judah and Jerusalem away into exile
Joel was the chief and Shapham the second, then Janai and Shaphat in Bashan.
The sons of Merari, Mahli and Mushi; the sons of Jaaziah, Beno.
and Azariah became the father of
The sons of Eliphaz were Teman, Omar,
Now the sons of Hezron, who were born to him were Jerahmeel, Ram and Chelubai.
Ahi the son of Abdiel, the son of Guni, was head of their fathers’ households.
The sons of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida and Eldaah. All these were the sons of Keturah.
Now three of the thirty chief men went down to the rock to David, into the cave of Adullam, while
Amaziah his son, Azariah his son, Jotham his son,
and Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obed-edom, Jeiel and Azaziah, to lead with
Very few, and strangers in it,
These were the sons of Abihail, the son of Huri, the son of Jaroah, the son of Gilead, the son of Michael, the son of Jeshishai, the son of Jahdo, the son of Buz;
But King David said to Ornan, “No, but I will surely buy it for the full price; for I will not take what is yours for the Lord, or offer a burnt offering
The sons of Reuel were Nahath, Zerah, Shammah and Mizzah.
Elishama, Eliada and Eliphelet, nine.
and their sisters were Zeruiah and Abigail. And the three sons of Zeruiah were
and he said, “Be it far from me before my God that I should do this. Shall I drink the blood of these men who went
David did just as God had commanded him, and they struck down the army of the Philistines from
Now the sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel (for
So the three broke through the camp of the Philistines and drew water from the well of Bethlehem which was by the gate, and took it and brought it to David; nevertheless David would not drink it, but poured it out to the Lord;
The sons of Kohath were Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel.
All these were the sons of David, besides the sons of the concubines; and
and Bakbakkar, Heresh and Galal and Mattaniah the son of Mica, the son of
Tahath his son, Uriel his son, Uzziah his son and Shaul his son.
Joah his son, Iddo his son, Zerah his son, Jeatherai his son.
Of the three in the second rank he was the most honored and became their commander; however, he did not attain to the first three.
Berechiah and Elkanah were gatekeepers for the ark.
and with them their relatives of the second rank, Zechariah,
Chelub the brother of Shuhah became the father of Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.
The sons of Jehoiakim were Jeconiah his son, Zedekiah his son.
Now Solomon’s son was Rehoboam, Abijah was his son, Asa his son, Jehoshaphat his son,
When Baal-hanan died,
Shebaniah, Joshaphat, Nethanel, Amasai, Zechariah, Benaiah and Eliezer, the priests,
Machir took a wife for Huppim and Shuppim,
Now the sons of Issachar were four: Tola,
The sons of Jeconiah, the prisoner, were Shealtiel his son,
Maacah the wife of Machir bore a son, and she named him Peresh; and the name of his brother was Sheresh, and his sons were Ulam and Rakem.
being stationed until now at
Now the gatekeepers were
These are the names of the sons of Gershom: Libni and Shimei.
Shallum the son of Kore, the son of
Of Gershom: Libni his son, Jahath his son, Zimmah his son,
Boaz became the father of Obed, and Obed became the father of Jesse;
The sons of Ezer were Bilhan, Zaavan and
For You, O my God, have revealed to Your servant that You will build for him a house; therefore Your servant has found courage to pray before You.
The sons of Kohath were Amminadab his son, Korah his son, Assir his son,
The sons of Josiah were Johanan the firstborn, and the second was Jehoiakim, the third Zedekiah, the fourth Shallum.
and Jesse became the father of Eliab his firstborn, then Abinadab the second,
Nahshon became the father of Salma, Salma became the father of Boaz,
The sons of Shemida were Ahian and Shechem and Likhi and Aniam.
Thus all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of the Lord with shouting, and with sound of the horn, with trumpets, with loud-sounding cymbals, with harps and lyres.
As for the Hebronites,
The sons of Reuben and the Gadites and the half-tribe of Manasseh, consisting of valiant men, men who bore shield and sword and shot with bow and were skillful in battle, were 44,760, who
Joram his son, Ahaziah his son, Joash his son,
for the four chief gatekeepers who were Levites, were in an office of trust, and were over the chambers and over the treasuries in the house of God.
So all Israel was enrolled by genealogies; and behold, they are written in the Book of the Kings of Israel. And
Now the sons of Kenaz were Othniel and Seraiah. And the sons of Othniel were Hathath and Meonothai.
Elkanah his son, Ebiasaph his son and Assir his son,
They lived in Gilead, in Bashan and in its towns, and in all the pasture lands of
Eshton became the father of Beth-rapha and Paseah, and Tehinnah the father of
The sons of Lotan were Hori and
Now Caleb the son of Hezron had sons by Azubah his wife, and by Jerioth; and these were her sons: Jesher, Shobab, and Ardon.
Abigail bore Amasa, and the father of Amasa was
Then Hadad died.Now the chiefs of Edom were: chief Timna, chief
Now the sons of the half-tribe of Manasseh lived in the land; from Bashan to Baal-hermon and
Meonothai became the father of Ophrah, and Seraiah became the father of Joab the father of
When Hadad died, Samlah of Masrekah became king in his place.
And now it has pleased You to bless the house of Your servant, that it may
And from one kingdom to another people,
Because God was helping the Levites who were carrying the ark of the covenant of the Lord, they sacrificed
All of these were enrolled in the genealogies in the days of
They were equipped with bows,
Let Your name be established and magnified forever, saying, ‘The Lord of hosts is the God of Israel, even a God to Israel; and the house of David Your servant is established before You.’
Zebadiah, Meshullam, Hizki, Heber,
These were the heads of their fathers’ households, even Epher, Ishi, Eliel, Azriel, Jeremiah, Hodaviah and Jahdiel, mighty men of valor, famous men, heads of their fathers’ households.
Ahaz his son, Hezekiah his son, Manasseh his son,
Nethanel the fourth, Raddai the fifth,
Now Jehoiada was the leader of the house of Aaron, and with him were 3,700,
His sister Hammolecheth bore Ishhod and
So the God of Israel stirred up the spirit of
They were helped against them, and the Hagrites and all who were with them were given into their hand; for
They made war against
The sons of Caleb the son of Jephunneh were Iru, Elah and Naam; and the
Eliab his son, Jeroham his son, Elkanah his son.
The children of Amram were Aaron, Moses and Miriam. And the sons of Aaron were Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.
The sons of Pedaiah were Zerubbabel and Shimei. And the
When Shaul died, Baal-hanan the son of Achbor became king in his place.
Now David was clothed with a robe of fine linen with all the Levites who were carrying the ark, and the singers and Chenaniah the leader of the singing with the singers.
From the Gadites there
These constitute the list of the mighty men whom David had:
As for Elkanah, the sons of Elkanah were Zophai his son and Nahath his son,
The sons of Shelah the son of Judah were Er the father of Lecah and Laadah the father of Mareshah, and the families of the house of the linen workers at Beth-ashbea;
When Bela died, Jobab the son of Zerah of
Of the sons of Ephraim 20,800, mighty men of valor, famous men in their fathers’ households.
The Philistines closely pursued Saul and his sons, and the Philistines struck down Jonathan,
The sons of Tola were Uzzi, Rephaiah, Jeriel, Jahmai, Ibsam and Samuel, heads of their fathers’ households. The sons of Tola were mighty men of valor in their generations;
For many fell slain, because
His Jewish wife bore Jered the father of Gedor, and Heber the father of Soco, and Jekuthiel the father of Zanoah.
the third was Absalom the son of Maacah, the daughter of Talmai king of Geshur; the fourth was Adonijah the son of Haggith;
Their father Ephraim
Now these are the numbers of the
The sons of Elkanah were Amasai and Ahimoth.
The sons of Kohath were Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel.
All these who were chosen to be gatekeepers at the thresholds were 212. These were enrolled by genealogy in their villages,
They took away their cattle: their 50,000 camels, 250,000 sheep, 2,000 donkeys; and 100,000
Micah his son, Reaiah his son, Baal his son,
and Jokim, the men of Cozeba, Joash, Saraph, who ruled in Moab, and Jashubi-lehem. And the
Reaiah the son of Shobal
It happened when the ark of the covenant of the Lord came to the city of David, that
Then David and all Israel went to Jerusalem (
Now David had said, “Whoever strikes down a Jebusite first shall be chief and commander.”
Then he went in to his wife, and she conceived and bore a son, and he named him
The sons of Jehallelel were Ziph and Ziphah, Tiria and Asarel.
Now, O Lord, You are God, and have
Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite, Abiezer the Anathothite,
The sons of Simeon were
The sons of Shimon were Amnon and Rinnah, Benhanan and Tilon. And the sons of Ishi were Zoheth and Ben-zoheth.
Amon his son, Josiah his son.
Of Zebulun, there were 50,000 who went out in the army, who could draw up in battle formation with all kinds of weapons of war and helped David
Jakim, Zichri, Zabdi,
These were the potters and the inhabitants of Netaim and Gederah; they lived there with the king for his work.
and Hashubah, Ohel, Berechiah, Hasadiah and Jushab-hesed, five.
The chief was Ahiezer, then Joash, the sons of Shemaah the Gibeathite; and Jeziel and Pelet, the sons of Azmaveth, and Beracah and Jehu the Anathothite,
Abdon, Zichri, Hanan,
His daughter was Sheerah,
Penuel was the father of Gedor, and Ezer the father of Hushah. These were the sons of Hur, the firstborn of Ephrathah, the father of Bethlehem.
The sons of Samuel were
and Malchiram, Pedaiah, Shenazzar, Jekamiah, Hoshama and Nedabiah.
the fifth was Shephatiah, by Abital; the sixth was Ithream, by his wife Eglah.
Ozem the sixth, David the seventh;
The inhabitants of Jebus said to David, “You shall not enter here.” Nevertheless David captured the stronghold of Zion (that is, the city of David).
Their relatives in their villages
Bela had sons:
The sons of Elioenai were Hodaviah, Eliashib, Pelaiah, Akkub, Johanan, Delaiah and Anani, seven.
They spent the night around the house of God,
In times past, even when Saul was king, you were the one who led out and brought in Israel; and the Lord your God said to you, ‘
Gera, Shephuphan and Huram.
and along the borders of the sons of Manasseh, Beth-shean with its towns, Taanach with its towns, Megiddo with its towns, Dor with its towns. In these lived the
With them by their generations according to their fathers’ households were 36,000
Of the sons of Benjamin,
Nohah the fourth and Rapha the fifth.
Ladan his son, Ammihud his son, Elishama his son,
The sons of Bela were five: Ezbon, Uzzi, Uzziel, Jerimoth and Iri. They were heads of fathers’ households, mighty men of valor, and were 22,034 enrolled by genealogy.
The sons of the wife of Hodiah, the sister of Naham, were the
Afterward Hezron went in to the daughter of Machir the father of Gilead, whom he married when he was sixty years old; and she bore him Segub.
The gatekeepers were
So they and their sons
Jaareshiah, Elijah and Zichri were the sons of Jeroham.
and Abishua became the father of Bukki, and Bukki became the father of Uzzi,
So all the elders of Israel came to the king at Hebron, and David made a covenant with them in Hebron before the Lord; and
Some of them also were appointed over the furniture and over all the utensils of the sanctuary and
Now the mighty men of the armies were Asahel the brother of Joab, Elhanan the son of Dodo of Bethlehem,
Uthai the son of Ammihud, the son of Omri, the son of Imri, the son of Bani, from the sons of Perez the
Shimea his son, Haggiah his son, Asaiah his son.
Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad and Asher.
Behold, he was honored among the thirty, but he did not attain to the three; and David appointed him over his guard.
and Joelah and Zebadiah, the sons of Jeroham of Gedor.
Adaiah, Beraiah and Shimrath were the sons of
namely, Naaman, Ahijah and Gera—he carried them into exile; and he became the father of Uzza and Ahihud.
The sons of Merari were Mahli, Libni his son, Shimei his son, Uzzah his son,
They lived at Beersheba, Moladah and Hazar-shual,
When Azubah died, Caleb married Ephrath, who bore him Hur.
and Ishmaiah the Gibeonite, a mighty man among the thirty, and over the thirty.
Now some of them
Shaharaim became the father of children in the
These are the sons of Ehud: these are the heads of fathers’ households of the inhabitants of Geba, and they carried them into exile to Manahath,
and Uzzi became the father of Zerahiah, and Zerahiah became the father of Meraioth,
Shallum his son, Mibsam his son, Mishma his son.
Then David dwelt in the stronghold; therefore it was called the city of David.
Abishua, Naaman, Ahoah,
The sons of Mishma were Hammuel his son, Zaccur his son, Shimei his son.
These were the
Elkanah, Isshiah, Azarel, Joezer, Jashobeam, the Korahites,
From the sons of Benjamin were Sallu the son of Meshullam, the son of Hodaviah, the son of Hassenuah,
Ishpan, Eber, Eliel,
The sons of Joel were Shemaiah his son, Gog his son,
Attai the sixth, Eliel the seventh,
and Ibneiah the son of Jeroham, and Elah the son of Uzzi, the son of Michri, and Meshullam the son of Shephatiah, the son of Reuel, the son of Ibnijah;
Some of the sons of Judah, of the sons of Benjamin and of the sons of Ephraim and Manasseh lived in
Gedor, Ahio and
Elienai, Zillethai, Eliel,
Rephah was his son along with Resheph, Telah his son, Tahan his son,
Then Saul said to his armor bearer, “Draw your sword and thrust me through with it, otherwise these uncircumcised will come and abuse me.” But his armor bearer would not, for he was greatly afraid.
Johanan the eighth, Elzabad the ninth,
Ezer was the first, Obadiah the second, Eliab the third,
Shamsherai, Shehariah, Athaliah,
Now Shimei had sixteen sons and six daughters; but his brothers did not have many sons, nor did all their family multiply like the sons of Judah.
Now the sons of Jerahmeel the firstborn of Hezron were Ram the firstborn, then Bunah, Oren, Ozem and Ahijah.
So the singers, Heman, Asaph and Ethan were appointed to sound aloud cymbals of bronze;
Bethuel, Hormah, Ziklag,
But Geshur and Aram took
Of Naphtali there were 1,000 captains, and with them 37,000 with shield and spear.
and their relatives according to their generations,
From the sons of Zerah were Jeuel and their
From the Shilonites were Asaiah the firstborn and his sons.
and his firstborn son was Abdon, then Zur, Kish, Baal, Nadab,
Hananiah, Elam, Anthothijah,
at Bilhah, Ezem, Tolad,
Of the Danites who could draw up in battle formation, there were 28,600.
The sons of Merari: by Jaaziah were Beno, Shoham, Zaccur and Ibri.
The battle became heavy against Saul, and the archers
Iphdeiah and Penuel were the sons of Shashak.
Segub became the father of Jair, who had twenty-three cities in the land of Gilead.
These were heads of the fathers’ households according to their generations, chief men
The sons of Beriah were Heber and Malchiel, who was the father of Birzaith.
Maharai the Netophathite,
When all the men of Israel who were in the valley saw that they had fled, and that Saul and his sons were dead, they forsook their cities and fled; and the Philistines came and lived in them.
After the death of Hezron in Caleb-ephrathah, Abijah, Hezron’s wife, bore him Ashhur the father of Tekoa.
for the twentieth to Eliathah, his sons and his relatives, twelve;
When his armor bearer saw that Saul was dead, he likewise fell on his sword and died.
Jerahmeel had another wife, whose name was Atarah; she was the mother of Onam.
The sons of Onam were Shammai and Jada. And the sons of Shammai were Nadab and Abishur.
Hur became the father of Uri, and Uri became the father of Bezalel.
The sons of Ram, the firstborn of Jerahmeel, were Maaz, Jamin and Eker.
It came about the next day, when the Philistines came to strip the slain, that they found Saul and his sons fallen on Mount Gilboa.
They put his armor in the house of their gods and fastened his head in the house of Dagon.
The name of Abishur’s wife was Abihail, and she bore him Ahban and Molid.
and Zechariah, Aziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Maaseiah and Benaiah, with
Proclaim good tidings of His salvation from day to day.
And what one nation in the earth is like Your people Israel, whom God went to redeem for Himself as a people, to make You a name by great and terrible things, in driving out nations from before Your people, whom You redeemed out of Egypt?
Shitrai the Sharonite had charge of the cattle which were grazing in
By Mahli: Eleazar, who had no sons.
His wonderful deeds among all the peoples.
Then the fame of David went out into all the lands; and
So David blessed the Lord in the sight of all the assembly; and David said, “Blessed are You, O Lord God of Israel our father, forever and ever.
Of the sons of Issachar,
Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was in charge of the singing; he gave instruction in singing because he was skillful.
For by the last words of David the sons of Levi were numbered from twenty years old and upward.
He also is
Indeed, the world is firmly established, it will not be moved.
For their office is
Moreover, David and the commanders of the army set apart for the service some of the sons of
Then King David said to the entire assembly, “My son Solomon, whom alone God has chosen,
Now David built houses for himself in the city of David; and he prepared a place for the ark of God and
The sons of Shobal were
By Kish: the sons of Kish, Jerahmeel.
The sons of Mushi: Mahli, Eder and Jerimoth. These were the sons of the Levites according to their fathers’ households.
For His lovingkindness is everlasting.
Then David built an altar to the Lord there and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings. And he called to the Lord and
“Now, O Lord, let the word that You have spoken concerning Your servant and concerning his house be established forever, and do as You have spoken.
“As for you, my son Solomon, know the God of your father, and
The Lord commanded the angel, and he put his sword back in its sheath.
Now the divisions of the
As for the Hebronites,
for the twenty-fourth to Romamti-ezer, his sons and his relatives, twelve.
And they brought in the ark of God and
For the divisions of the gatekeepers there were of the Korahites,
chief Magdiel, chief Iram. These were the chiefs of Edom.
Then David consulted with the captains of the thousands and the hundreds, even with every leader.
Then David said, “
Then King David rose to his feet and said, “Listen to me, my brethren and my people; I
and to offer all burnt offerings to the Lord,
Ithai the son of Ribai of Gibeah of the sons of Benjamin, Benaiah the Pirathonite,
Now this is the enumeration of the sons of Israel, the heads of fathers’ households, the commanders of thousands and of hundreds, and their officers who served the king in all the affairs of the divisions which came in and went out month by month throughout all the months of the year, each division numbering 24,000:
So David said to Joab and to the princes of the people, “
Now after this
for the twenty-third to Mahazioth, his sons and his relatives, twelve;
Then on that day David
Obil the Ishmaelite had charge of the camels; and Jehdeiah the Meronothite had charge of the donkeys.
and his relatives, capable men, were 2,700 in number, heads of fathers’ households. And King David made them overseers of the Reubenites, the Gadites and the half-tribe of the Manassites
He appointed some of the Levites as ministers before the ark of the Lord, even to celebrate and to thank and praise the Lord God of Israel:
Then David said to his son Solomon, “
“But who am I and who are my people that we should
For He is coming to judge the earth.
When Samlah died, Shaul of Rehoboth by the River became king in his place.
At that time, when David saw that the Lord had answered him on the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite, he offered sacrifice there.
Ascribe to the Lord glory and strength.
Of the sons of Asaph: Zaccur, Joseph, Nethaniah and
But David could not go before it to inquire of God, for he was terrified by the sword of the angel of the Lord.
And there was war with the Philistines again, and Elhanan the son of
Joab gave the number of the
Seek His face continually.
Behold, a son will be born to you, who shall be a man of rest; and
When Husham died, Hadad the son of Bedad, who
Strength and joy are in His place.
And God sent an angel to Jerusalem to destroy it; but as he was about to destroy it, the Lord saw and
Then David said, “
Now the acts of King David, from first to last, are written in the chronicles of
Then Nathan said to David, “Do all that is in your heart, for God is with you.”
David said to all the assembly of Israel, “If it seems good to you, and if it is from the Lord our God, let us send everywhere to our kinsmen who remain in all the land of Israel, also to the priests and Levites who are with them in their cities with pasture lands, that they may meet with us;
Then David gave to his son Solomon
David and all Israel were celebrating before God with all their might,
Meshelemiah had sons: Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,
Since I know, O my God, that
Also Jonathan, David’s uncle, was a counselor, a man of understanding, and a scribe; and Jehiel the son of Hachmoni
Then David said, “I will show kindness to Hanun the son of Nahash, because his father showed kindness to me.” So David sent messengers to console him concerning his father. And David’s servants came into the land of the sons of Ammon to Hanun to console him.
When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed king over all Israel, all the Philistines went up in search of David; and David heard of it and went out against them.
From everlasting even to everlasting.
Then all the people
Ahiam the son of
When Jobab died, Husham of the land of
David took from him 1,000 chariots and 7,000 horsemen and 20,000 foot soldiers, and David hamstrung all the chariot horses, but reserved enough of them for 100 chariots.
So they came up to Baal-perazim, and David
Of Heman, the sons of Heman: Bukkiah, Mattaniah,
Let the field exult, and all that is in it.
When they came to
Asaph the chief, and second to him Zechariah, then
Now the first lot came out for Jehoiarib, the second for Jedaiah,
It came about the same night that the word of God came to Nathan, saying,
Then David lifted up his eyes and saw the angel of the Lord standing between earth and heaven, with his drawn sword in his hand stretched out over Jerusalem. Then David and the elders,
Mattithiah, one of the Levites, who was the firstborn of Shallum the Korahite, had
When your days are fulfilled that you must go to be with your fathers, that I will set up one of your
David also defeated Hadadezer king of Zobah as far as Hamath, as he went to establish his
for the twenty-second to Giddalti, his sons and his relatives, twelve;
He brought out the people who were in it,
Jashobeam the son of Zabdiel
Then David the king went in and sat before the Lord and said, “
Elishama, Beeliada and Eliphelet.
Now, therefore, thus shall you say to My servant David, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, “I took you from the pasture, from following the sheep, to be leader over My people Israel.
When David had finished offering the burnt offering and the peace offerings, he blessed the people in the name of the Lord.
And he gathered together all the leaders of Israel with the priests and the Levites.
They are to stand every morning to thank and to praise the Lord, and likewise at evening,
and Zadok the son of Ahitub and Abimelech the son of Abiathar were priests, and Shavsha was secretary;
The families of scribes who lived at Jabez were the Tirathites, the Shimeathites and the Sucathites. Those are the Kenites who came from Hammath, the father of the house of Rechab.
So they ate and drank that day before the Lord with great gladness.And they made Solomon the son of David king
Now Sheshan had no sons, only daughters. And Sheshan had an Egyptian servant whose name was Jarha.
and 4,000 were gatekeepers, and
Then the people rejoiced because they had offered so willingly, for they made their offering to the Lord
David said to Solomon, “
Hezro the Carmelite,
He defeated Moab, and the Moabites became servants to David, bringing tribute.
The sons of Merari were Mahli and Mushi. The sons of Mahli were Eleazar and Kish.
When the sons of Ammon saw that they had made themselves odious to David, Hanun and the sons of Ammon sent 1,000 talents of silver to hire for themselves chariots and horsemen from Mesopotamia, from Aram-maacah and
for I have not dwelt in a house since the day that I brought up Israel to this day,
These are those who
All these were the sons of Heman
For Shuppim and Hosah it was to the west, by the gate of Shallecheth, on the ascending highway. Guard corresponded to guard.
And let them say among the nations, “
and Benaiah and Jahaziel the priests blew trumpets continually before the ark of the covenant of God.
David said to God, “Is it not I who
the son of Ethan, the son of Zimmah, the son of Shimei,
On the next day
David said, “My son
Moreover Abishai the son of Zeruiah
And David realized that the Lord had established him as king over Israel, and that his kingdom was highly exalted, for the sake of His people Israel.
But the word of the Lord came to me, saying, ‘
So David did not take the ark with him to the city of David, but took it aside
Then all the assembly said that they would do so, for the thing was right in the eyes of all the people.
The anger of the Lord burned against Uzza, so He struck him down
David inquired again of God, and God said to him, “You shall not go up after them; circle around
Now the Philistines had come and
O Lord our God, all this abundance that we have provided to build You a house for Your holy name, it is from Your hand, and all is Yours.
He said to me, ‘Your son
He shall build for Me a house, and I will establish his throne forever.
and the plan of all that he had in
“All this,” said David, “the Lord made me understand in writing by His hand upon me,
But the princes of the sons of Ammon said to Hanun, “
Then David called for
chief Oholibamah, chief Elah, chief Pinon,
Moreover those who were near to them, even as far as Issachar and Zebulun and Naphtali,
And gather us and deliver us from the nations,
To give thanks to Your holy name,
So now, in the sight of all Israel, the assembly of the Lord, and in the hearing of our God, observe and seek after all the commandments of the Lord your God so that you may possess the good land and bequeath it to your sons after you forever.
The word which He commanded to a thousand generations,
The sons of Ladan, the sons of the Gershonites belonging to Ladan, namely, the Jehielites, were the heads of the fathers’ households, belonging to Ladan the Gershonite.
Shemaiah, the son of Nethanel the scribe, from the Levites, recorded them in the presence of the king, the princes, Zadok the priest,
Jehoiada the son of
The son of Jonathan was
the seventh for Hakkoz, the eighth for
Now therefore, our God, we thank You, and praise Your glorious name.
O Lord, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, our fathers, preserve this forever in the
Hilkiah the second, Tebaliah the third, Zechariah the fourth; all the sons and relatives of Hosah were 13.
Beth-marcaboth, Hazar-susim, Beth-biri and Shaaraim. These were their cities until the reign of David.
The Philistines made
Of the sons of Uzziel, Micah; of the sons of Micah, Shamir.
Then David took more wives at Jerusalem, and David
Now Azmaveth the son of Adiel had charge of the king’s storehouses. And Jonathan the son of Uzziah had charge of the storehouses in the country, in the cities, in the villages and in the towers.
Joab the son of Zeruiah had begun to count them, but did not finish; and because of
So he left Asaph and his
Now for the rest of the sons of Levi: of the sons of Amram,
Azmaveth the Baharumite, Eliahba the Shaalbonite,
Moreover, in my delight in the house of my God, the treasure I have of gold and silver, I give to the house of my God, over and above all that I have already provided for the holy
As for the Amramites, the Izharites, the Hebronites and the Uzzielites,
The sons of Shimei were Jahath,
of the sons of Kohath, Uriel the chief, and 120 of his
They abandoned their gods there; so David gave the order and they were burned with fire.
the son of Ethni, the son of Zerah, the son of Adaiah,
So they hired for themselves 32,000 chariots, and the king of Maacah and his people, who came and camped before
With them were
Again there was war at Gath, where there was a man of great stature who had twenty-four fingers and toes, six fingers on each hand and six toes on each foot; and he also was descended from the giants.
But God said to me, ‘
Also to his son Shemaiah sons were born who ruled over the house of their father, for they were mighty men of valor.
David divided them into divisions
The sons of Ladan were Jehiel the first and Zetham and Joel, three.
Joab said, “
of the sons of Gershom, Joel the chief, and 130 of his relatives;
and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and the Pelethites, and the sons of David were chiefs at the king’s side.
to offer burnt offerings to the Lord on the altar of burnt offering continually morning and evening,
The sons of Kohath were four: Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel.
The Arameans fled before Israel, and David killed of the Arameans 7,000 charioteers and 40,000 foot soldiers, and put to death Shophach the commander of the army.
When the Arameans of
This was a small thing in Your eyes, O God; but You have spoken of Your servant’s house for a great while to come, and have regarded me according to the standard of a man of high degree, O Lord God.
and let us bring back the ark of our God to us,
Heman’s brother Asaph stood at his right hand, even Asaph the son of Berechiah, the son of Shimea,
David said to God, “I have sinned greatly, in that I have done this thing.
the ninth to Mattaniah, his sons and his relatives, twelve;
Some of their relatives of the sons of the Kohathites
Jahath was the first and Zizah the second; but Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons, so they became a father’s household, one
and timbers of cedar logs beyond number, for
Let the heart of those who seek the Lord be glad.
The sons of Hebron were Jeriah the first, Amariah the second, Jahaziel the third and Jekameam the fourth.
He distributed to everyone of Israel, both man and woman, to everyone a loaf of bread and a portion of meat and a raisin cake.
Then David became angry because
To these divisions of the gatekeepers, the chief men, were given duties like their relatives to minister in the house of the Lord.
The sons of Shimei were Shelomoth and Haziel and Haran, three. These were the heads of the fathers’ households of Ladan.
David inquired of God, saying, “Shall I go up against the Philistines? And will You give them into my hand?” Then the Lord said to him, “Go up, for I will give them into your hand.”
The sons of Shemaiah were Othni, Rephael, Obed and Elzabad, whose brothers, Elihu and Semachiah, were valiant men.
From them, from the sons of Simeon, five hundred men went to
Of these, 24,000 were
Then David said to all the assembly, “Now bless the Lord your God.” And
and the gold by weight for the tables of showbread, for each table; and silver for the silver tables;
Consider now, for the Lord has chosen you to build a house for the sanctuary;
Now in charge of the tribes of Israel: chief officer for the Reubenites was Eliezer the son of Zichri; for the Simeonites, Shephatiah the son of Maacah;
All these were under the
So Gad came to David and said to him, “Thus says the Lord, ‘Take for yourself
So Hanun took David’s servants and shaved them and cut off their garments in the middle as far as their hips, and sent them away.
King David also dedicated these to the Lord with the silver and the gold which he had carried away from all the nations: from Edom, Moab, the sons of Ammon, the Philistines, and from Amalek.
the fourth to
the ninth for Jeshua, the tenth for Shecaniah,
of the sons of Uzziel, Amminadab the chief, and 112 of his relatives.
and for the service for the house of God they gave 5,000 talents and 10,000
The sons of
of the sons of Elizaphan, Shemaiah the chief, and 200 of his relatives;
The lot to the east fell to
David took the shields of gold which were
When he taunted Israel, Jonathan the son of Shimea, David’s brother,
the third for Harim, the fourth for Seorim,
I will appoint a place for My people Israel, and will plant them, so that they may dwell in their own place and not be moved again; and the
For Obed-edom it fell to the south, and to his sons went the storehouse.
the seventh to
Eliel and Obed and Jaasiel the Mezobaite.
And with them were Heman and Jeduthun with trumpets and cymbals for those who should sound aloud, and with instruments for
The sons of Moses were Gershom and Eliezer.
Nevertheless, the king’s word prevailed against Joab. Therefore, Joab departed and went throughout all Israel, and came to Jerusalem.
Elam the fifth, Johanan the sixth, Eliehoenai the seventh.
even from the day that I commanded judges to be over My people Israel. And I will subdue all your enemies.Moreover, I tell you that the Lord will build a house for you.
Now, my son,
The sons of Eshek his brother were Ulam his firstborn, Jeush the second and Eliphelet the third.
Yet, the Lord, the God of Israel,
Ammiel the sixth, Issachar the seventh and Peullethai the eighth; God had indeed blessed him.
the seventeenth for Hezir, the eighteenth for Happizzez,
the son of Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Eliel, the son of Toah,
All these, being men of war who could draw up in battle formation, came to Hebron with
the son of Tahath, the son of Assir, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah,
Now the first lot came out for Asaph to Joseph, the second for Gedaliah, he with his relatives and sons were twelve;
and said to them, “You are the heads of the fathers’ households of the Levites;
the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, the son of Israel.
Dodai the Ahohite and his division had charge of the division for the second month, Mikloth being the chief officer; and in his division were 24,000.
Now these are
the twenty-first for Jachin, the twenty-second for Gamul,
When David heard of it, he sent Joab and all the army, the mighty men.
Hanan the son of Maacah and Joshaphat the Mithnite,
I have been with you wherever you have gone, and have cut off all your enemies from before you; and I will make you a name like the name of the great ones who are in the earth.
Nogah, Nepheg, Japhia,
the tenth to Shimei, his sons and his relatives, twelve;
In all places where I have walked with all Israel, have I spoken a word
So Joab and the people who were with him drew near to the battle against the Arameans, and they fled before him.
These were the sons of Caleb.The
“Go and tell David My servant, ‘Thus says the Lord, “
But the remainder of the people he placed in the hand of
chief Kenaz, chief Teman, chief Mibzar,
Azel had six sons, and these were their names: Azrikam, Bocheru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah and Hanan. All these were the sons of Azel.
But I will settle him in My house and in My kingdom forever, and his throne shall be established forever.”’”
His relatives by Eliezer were Rehabiah his son, Jeshaiah his son, Joram his son, Zichri his son and Shelomoth his son.
and the weight of gold for the
Mikloth became the father of Shimeam. And they also lived with their relatives in Jerusalem opposite their other relatives.
The sixth for the sixth month was Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite; and in his division were 24,000.
All these were of the sons of Obed-edom; they and their sons and their
the fifth for Malchijah, the sixth for Mijamin,
These were the divisions of the gatekeepers of the sons of Korah and of the sons of Merari.
the fifth to Nethaniah, his sons and his relatives, twelve;
of gold for the things of gold and of silver for the things of silver, that is, for all the work
the nineteenth for Pethahiah, the twentieth for Jehezkel,
Ibhar, Elishua, Elpelet,
Joel the brother of Nathan, Mibhar the son of Hagri,
Sheshan gave his daughter to Jarha his servant in marriage, and she bore him Attai.
The fifth for the fifth month was the commander Shamhuth the Izrahite; and in his division were 24,000.
When the Arameans saw that they had been
of the sons of Hebron, Eliel the chief, and 80 of his relatives;
Uriah the Hittite, Zabad the son of Ahlai,
the son of Zuph, the son of Elkanah, the son of Mahath, the son of Amasai,
They went to the entrance of Gedor, even to the east side of the valley, to seek pasture for their flocks.
Since more chief men were found from the
This Benaiah was the mighty man of the thirty, and had charge of thirty; and over his division was Ammizabad his son.
The third commander of the army for the third month was Benaiah, the son of Jehoiada the priest, as chief; and in his division were 24,000.
But as for
Bukki his son, Uzzi his son, Zerahiah his son,
the twenty-third for Delaiah, the twenty-fourth for Maaziah.
the eleventh for Eliashib, the twelfth for Jakim,
Now Ornan turned back and saw the angel, and his four sons who were with him hid themselves. And Ornan was threshing wheat.
Then David put garrisons among the Arameans of
He was from the sons of Perez, and was chief of all the commanders of the army for the first month.
and Elioenai, Jaakobah, Jeshohaiah, Asaiah, Adiel, Jesimiel, Benaiah,
The sons of Jada the brother of Shammai were Jether and Jonathan, and Jether died without sons.
The sons of Uzziel were Micah the first and Isshiah the second.
So David went up at the word of Gad, which he spoke in the name of the Lord.
Their number who were trained in singing to the Lord, with their
David was afraid of God that day, saying, “How can I bring the ark of God home to me?”
The son of Jonathan was Merib-baal; and Merib-baal became the father of Micah.
Ahaz became the father of
Now the sons of Caleb, the brother of Jerahmeel, were Mesha his firstborn, who was the father of Ziph; and
Moza became the father of Binea;
The sons of Jonathan were Peleth and Zaza. These were the sons of Jerahmeel.
On the east there were six Levites, on the north four daily, on the south four daily, and at the storehouse two by two.
Of Rehabiah: of the sons of Rehabiah, Isshiah the first.
for the sons of Ephraim, Hoshea the son of Azaziah; for the half-tribe of Manasseh, Joel the son of Pedaiah;
David said to Gad, “I am in great distress; please let me fall into the hand of the Lord,
the eighth to Jeshaiah, his sons and his relatives, twelve;
The sons of Jehieli, Zetham and Joel his brother,
the thirteenth for Huppah, the fourteenth for Jeshebeab,
Hepher the Mecherathite, Ahijah the Pelonite,
the son of Michael, the son of Baaseiah, the son of Malchijah,
Ezri the son of Chelub had charge of the
So when the servants of Hadadezer saw that they were
Then he put garrisons in Edom, and all the Edomites became servants to David. And the Lord helped David wherever he went.
When it was told David, he gathered all Israel together and crossed the Jordan, and came upon them and drew up in formation against them. And when David drew up in battle array against the Arameans, they fought against him.
These were heads of fathers’ households of the Levites according to their generations, chief men,
and from the tribe of Benjamin: Geba with its pasture lands,
the son of Elkanah, the son of Joel, the son of Azariah, the son of Zephaniah,
As David came to Ornan, Ornan looked and saw David, and went out from the threshing floor and prostrated himself
But David did not
the sons of
Then certain persons went and told David about the men. And he sent to meet them, for the men were greatly humiliated. And the king said, “
And His oath to Isaac.
Of the Gershonites were
The fourth for the fourth month was Asahel the brother of Joab, and Zebadiah his son after him; and in his division were 24,000.
of the sons of Merari, Asaiah the chief, and 220 of his relatives;
According to all these words and according to all this vision, so Nathan spoke to David.
The sons of Mushi were three: Mahli, Eder and Jeremoth.
The sons of Hebron were Korah and Tappuah and Rekem and Shema.
Azel had six sons whose names are these: Azrikam, Bocheru and Ishmael and Sheariah and Obadiah and Hanan. These were the sons of Azel.
the fifteenth for Bilgah, the sixteenth for Immer,
So David reigned over all Israel; and he
On the left hand were their
and the forks, the basins, and the pitchers of pure gold; and for the golden bowls with the weight for each bowl; and for the silver bowls with the weight for each bowl;
Sons of Jacob, His chosen ones!
The sons of Zophah were Suah, Harnepher, Shual, Beri and Imrah,
Their villages were Etam, Ain, Rimmon, Tochen and Ashan, five cities;
the eleventh to Azarel, his sons and his relatives, twelve;
Ahaz became the father of Jarah, and Jarah became the father of Alemeth, Azmaveth and Zimri; and Zimri became the father of Moza,
They ministered with song before the tabernacle of the tent of meeting, until Solomon had built the house of the Lord in Jerusalem; and they
David gathered together the sons of Aaron and
Of the Izharites,
The sons of Micah were Pithon, Melech, Tahrea
They were there with David three days, eating and drinking, for their kinsmen had prepared for them.
These were descended from the giants in Gath, and they fell by the hand of David and by the hand of his servants.
and all their villages that were around the same cities as far as
the third to Zaccur, his sons and his relatives, twelve;
The sons of Micah were Pithon, Melech,
Now these are their settlements according to their camps within their borders. To the sons of Aaron of the families of the Kohathites (for theirs was the
The ninth for the ninth month was Abiezer the Anathothite of the Benjamites; and in his division were 24,000.
The sons of Ulam were mighty men of valor, archers, and had many sons and grandsons, 150 of them. All these were of the sons of Benjamin.
Then he died in
All the officials, the mighty men, and also all the sons of King David
I will establish his kingdom forever
for the half-tribe of Manasseh in Gilead, Iddo the son of Zechariah; for Benjamin, Jaasiel the son of Abner;
Now when Joab saw that the
Shimei the Ramathite had charge of the vineyards; and Zabdi the Shiphmite had charge of the
for Judah, Elihu, one of David’s brothers; for Issachar, Omri the son of Michael;
Shebuel the son of Gershom, the son of Moses, was officer over the treasures.
and Joel and Jehu the son of Joshibiah, the son of Seraiah, the son of Asiel,
Ephah, Caleb’s concubine, bore Haran, Moza and Gazez; and Haran became the father of Gazez.
The sons of
To the rest of the Levites, the sons of Merari, were given, from the tribe of Zebulun: Rimmono with its pasture lands, Tabor with its pasture lands;
Moreover, there are many workmen with you, stonecutters and masons of stone and carpenters, and all men who are skillful in every kind of work.
for the seventeenth to Joshbekashah, his sons and his relatives, twelve;
and Moza became the father of Binea and Rephaiah his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son.
Mikloth became the father of
for the fourteenth, Mattithiah, his sons and his relatives, twelve;
The sons of Ulla were Arah, Hanniel and Rizia.
Ziza the son of Shiphi, the son of Allon, the son of Jedaiah, the son of Shimri, the son of Shemaiah;
The sons of Jahdai were Regem, Jotham, Geshan, Pelet, Ephah and Shaaph.
The eighth for the eighth month was Sibbecai the Hushathite of the Zerahites; and in his division were 24,000.
and Zabad became the father of Ephlal, and Ephlal became the father of Obed,
Attai became the father of Nathan, and Nathan became the father of Zabad,
for Zebulun, Ishmaiah the son of Obadiah; for Naphtali, Jeremoth the son of Azriel;
the sixth to Bukkiah, his sons and his relatives, twelve;
This Shelomoth and his relatives
Uzzia the Ashterathite, Shama and Jeiel the sons of Hotham the Aroerite,
Adina the son of Shiza the Reubenite, a chief of the Reubenites, and thirty with him,
for the fifteenth to Jeremoth, his sons and his relatives, twelve;
and Eleasah became the father of Sismai, and Sismai became the father of Shallum,
The sons of Jether were Jephunneh, Pispa and Ara.
Shema became the father of Raham, the father of Jorkeam; and Rekem became the father of Shammai.
The twelfth for the twelfth month was Heldai the Netophathite of Othniel; and in his division were 24,000.
When the sons of Ammon saw that the Arameans fled, they also fled before Abshai his brother and entered the city. Then Joab came to Jerusalem.
Of Asher there were 40,000 who went out in the army to draw up in battle formation.
The sons of Ammon came out and drew up in battle array at the entrance of the city, and the kings who had come were by themselves in the field.
The sons of Japhlet were Pasach, Bimhal and Ashvath. These were the sons of Japhlet.
The sons of Salma were Bethlehem and the Netophathites, Atroth-beth-joab and half of the Manahathites, the Zorites.
and Azariah became the father of Helez, and Helez became the father of Eleasah,
for the thirteenth, Shubael, his sons and his relatives, twelve;
and his firstborn son was Abdon, then Zur, Kish, Baal, Ner, Nadab,
the son of Hashabiah, the son of Amaziah, the son of Hilkiah,
Ira the Ithrite, Gareb the Ithrite,
Zelek the Ammonite, Naharai the Berothite, the armor bearer of Joab the son of Zeruiah,
Gedor, Ahio, Zechariah and Mikloth.
“Go and speak to David, saying, ‘Thus says the Lord, “I
Aijalon with its pasture lands and Gath-rimmon with its pasture lands;
The sons of Nadab were Seled and Appaim, and Seled died without sons.
and from the tribe of Naphtali: Kedesh in Galilee with its pasture lands, Hammon with its pasture lands and Kiriathaim with its pasture lands.
They found rich and good pasture, and
Meshobab and Jamlech and Joshah the son of Amaziah,
Eliel the Mahavite and Jeribai and Joshaviah, the sons of Elnaam, and Ithmah the Moabite,
She also bore Shaaph the father of Madmannah, Sheva the father of Machbena and the father of Gibea; and the daughter of Caleb was Achsah.
for the eighteenth to Hanani, his sons and his relatives, twelve;
Jokmeam with its pasture lands, Beth-horon with its pasture lands,
Shobal the father of Kiriath-jearim had sons: Haroeh, half of the Manahathites,
The seventh for the seventh month was Helez the Pelonite of the sons of Ephraim; and in his division were 24,000.
But Aaron and his sons
and the families of Kiriath-jearim: the Ithrites, the Puthites, the Shumathites and the Mishraites; from these came the Zorathites and the Eshtaolites.
these mentioned by name were leaders in their families; and their fathers’ houses increased greatly.
for Dan, Azarel the son of Jeroham.
Salma the father of Bethlehem and Hareph the father of Beth-gader.
All these were the sons of Asher, heads of the fathers’ houses, choice and mighty men of valor, heads of the princes. And the number of them enrolled by genealogy for service in war was 26,000 men.
and from the half-tribe of Manasseh: Aner with its pasture lands and Bileam with its pasture lands, for the rest of the family of the sons of Kohath.
To the sons of Gershom were given, from the family of the half-tribe of Manasseh: Golan in Bashan with its pasture lands and Ashtaroth with its pasture lands;
the son of Mahli, the son of Mushi, the son of Merari, the son of Levi.
Of the gold, the silver and the bronze and the iron there is no limit. Arise and work, and may
the son of Jahath, the son of Gershom, the son of Levi.
for Levi, Hashabiah the son of Kemuel; for Aaron, Zadok;
Bezer, Hod, Shamma, Shilshah, Ithran and Beera.
and Obed became the father of Jehu, and Jehu became the father of Azariah,
The tenth for the tenth month was Maharai the Netophathite of the Zerahites; and in his division were 24,000.
and beyond the Jordan at Jericho, on the east side of the Jordan, were given them, from the tribe of Reuben: Bezer in the wilderness with its pasture lands, Jahzah with its pasture lands,
and Shallum became the father of Jekamiah, and Jekamiah became the father of Elishama.
and Ramoth with its pasture lands, Anem with its pasture lands;
and from the tribe of Issachar: Kedesh with its pasture lands, Daberath with its pasture lands
Jediael the son of Shimri and Joha his brother, the Tizite,
Heshbon with its pasture lands and Jazer with its pasture lands.
the son of Amzi, the son of Bani, the son of Shemer,
Maacah, Caleb’s concubine, bore Sheber and Tirhanah.
the twelfth to Hashabiah, his sons and his relatives, twelve;
They gave to them the following cities of refuge: Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim with its pasture lands, Gezer also with its pasture lands,
The eleventh for the eleventh month was Benaiah the Pirathonite of the sons of Ephraim; and in his division were 24,000.
for the golden utensils, the weight of gold for all utensils for every kind of service; for the silver utensils, the weight of silver for all utensils for every kind of service;
and from the tribe of Gad: Ramoth in Gilead with its pasture lands, Mahanaim with its pasture lands,
Hukok with its pasture lands and Rehob with its pasture lands;
The son of Shammai was Maon, and Maon was the father of Bethzur.
Eleazar died and had no sons, but daughters only, so their brothers, the sons of Kish, took them as wives.
and from the tribe of Asher: Mashal with its pasture lands, Abdon with its pasture lands,
“Is not the Lord your God with you? And
To the sons of Gershom, according to their families, were given from the tribe of Issachar and from the tribe of Asher, the tribe of Naphtali, and the tribe of Manasseh, thirteen cities in Bashan.
They gave by lot from the tribe of the sons of Judah, the tribe of the sons of Simeon and the tribe of the sons of Benjamin,
Zadok his son, Ahimaaz his son.
He said, “If the Arameans are too strong for me, then you shall help me; but if the sons of Ammon are too strong for you, then I will help you.
to them they gave
Be strong, and let us show ourselves courageous for the sake of our people and for the cities of our God; and may the Lord do what is good in His sight.”
Meraioth his son, Amariah his son, Ahitub his son,
From the other side of the Jordan, of the Reubenites and the Gadites and of the half-tribe of Manasseh, there were 120,000 with all kinds of weapons of war for the battle.
Kedemoth with its pasture lands and Mephaath with its pasture lands;
for the sixteenth to Hananiah, his sons and his relatives, twelve;
for the twenty-first to Hothir, his sons and his relatives, twelve;