Thematic Bible

1 Chronicles 9:1 (show verse)

The people of Judah were carried away to Babylon because of their unfaithfulness.

1 Chronicles 9:2 (show verse)

The first to resettle on their property and in their cities were some Israelites, priests, Levites, and temple servants.

1 Chronicles 9:3 (show verse)

Some from the tribes of Judah, Benjamin, and Ephraim and Manasseh settled in Jerusalem.

1 Chronicles 9:4 (show verse)

The settlers included: Uthai son of Ammihud, son of Omri, son of Imri, son of Bani, who was a descendant of Perez son of Judah.

1 Chronicles 9:5 (show verse)

From the Shilonites: Asaiah the firstborn and his sons.

1 Chronicles 9:6 (show verse)

From the descendants of Zerah: Jeuel. Their relatives numbered 690.

1 Chronicles 9:7 (show verse)

From the descendants of Benjamin: Sallu son of Meshullam, son of Hodaviah, son of Hassenuah;

1 Chronicles 9:8 (show verse)

Ibneiah son of Jeroham; Elah son of Uzzi, son of Mikri; and Meshullam son of Shephatiah, son of Reuel, son of Ibnijah.

1 Chronicles 9:9 (show verse)

Their relatives, listed in their genealogical records, numbered 956. All these men were leaders of their families.
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1 Chronicles 9:10 (show verse)

From the priests: Jedaiah; Jehoiarib; Jakin;

1 Chronicles 9:11 (show verse)

Azariah son of Hilkiah, son of Meshullam, son of Zadok, son of Meraioth, son of Ahitub the leader in God's temple;

1 Chronicles 9:12 (show verse)

Adaiah son of Jeroham, son of Pashhur, son of Malkijah; and Maasai son of Adiel, son of Jahzerah, son of Meshullam, son of Meshillemith, son of Immer.

1 Chronicles 9:13 (show verse)

Their relatives, who were leaders of their families, numbered 1,760. They were capable men who were assigned to carry out the various tasks of service in God's temple.

1 Chronicles 9:14 (show verse)

From the Levites: Shemaiah son of Hasshub, son of Azrikam, son of Hashabiah a descendant of Merari;

1 Chronicles 9:15 (show verse)

Bakbakkar; Heresh; Galal; Mattaniah son of Mika, son of Zikri, son of Asaph;

1 Chronicles 9:16 (show verse)

Obadiah son of Shemaiah, son of Galal, son of Jeduthun; and Berechiah son of Asa, son of Elkanah, who lived among the settlements of the Netophathites.

1 Chronicles 9:17 (show verse)

The gatekeepers were: Shallum, Akkub, Talmon, Ahiman, and their brothers. Shallum was the leader;

1 Chronicles 9:18 (show verse)

he serves to this day at the King's Gate on the east. These were the gatekeepers from the camp of the descendants of Levi.

1 Chronicles 9:19 (show verse)

Shallum son of Kore, son of Ebiasaph, son of Korah, and his relatives from his family (the Korahites) were assigned to guard the entrance to the sanctuary. Their ancestors had guarded the entrance to the Lord's dwelling place.

1 Chronicles 9:20 (show verse)

Phinehas son of Eleazar had been their leader in earlier times, and the Lord was with him.

1 Chronicles 9:21 (show verse)

Zechariah son of Meshelemiah was the guard at the entrance to the meeting tent.

1 Chronicles 9:22 (show verse)

All those selected to be gatekeepers at the entrances numbered 212. Their names were recorded in the genealogical records of their settlements. David and Samuel the prophet had appointed them to their positions.

1 Chronicles 9:23 (show verse)

They and their descendants were assigned to guard the gates of the Lord's sanctuary (that is, the tabernacle).

1 Chronicles 9:24 (show verse)

The gatekeepers were posted on all four sides -- east, west, north, and south.

1 Chronicles 9:25 (show verse)

Their relatives, who lived in their settlements, came from time to time and served with them for seven-day periods.

1 Chronicles 9:26 (show verse)

The four head gatekeepers, who were Levites, were assigned to guard the storerooms and treasuries in God's sanctuary.

1 Chronicles 9:27 (show verse)

They would spend the night in their posts all around God's sanctuary, for they were assigned to guard it and would open it with the key every morning.

1 Chronicles 9:28 (show verse)

Some of them were in charge of the articles used by those who served; they counted them when they brought them in and when they brought them out.

1 Chronicles 9:29 (show verse)

Some of them were in charge of the equipment and articles of the sanctuary, as well as the flour, wine, olive oil, incense, and spices.

1 Chronicles 9:30 (show verse)

(But some of the priests mixed the spices.)

1 Chronicles 9:31 (show verse)

Mattithiah, a Levite, the firstborn son of Shallum the Korahite, was in charge of baking the bread for offerings.

1 Chronicles 9:32 (show verse)

Some of the Kohathites, their relatives, were in charge of preparing the bread that is displayed each Sabbath.

1 Chronicles 9:33 (show verse)

The musicians and Levite family leaders stayed in rooms at the sanctuary and were exempt from other duties, for day and night they had to carry out their assigned tasks.

1 Chronicles 9:34 (show verse)

These were the family leaders of the Levites, as listed in their genealogical records. They lived in Jerusalem.

1 Chronicles 9:35 (show verse)

Jeiel (the father of Gibeon) lived in Gibeon. His wife was Maacah.

1 Chronicles 9:36 (show verse)

His firstborn son was Abdon, followed by Zur, Kish, Baal, Ner, Nadab,

1 Chronicles 9:37 (show verse)

Gedor, Ahio, Zechariah, and Mikloth.

1 Chronicles 9:38 (show verse)

Mikloth was the father of Shimeam. They also lived near their relatives in Jerusalem.

1 Chronicles 9:39 (show verse)

Ner was the father of Kish, and Kish was the father of Saul. Saul was the father of Jonathan, Malki-Shua, Abinadab, and Eshbaal.

1 Chronicles 9:40 (show verse)

The son of Jonathan: Meribbaal, who was the father of Micah.

1 Chronicles 9:41 (show verse)

The sons of Micah: Pithon, Melech, Tahrea, and Ahaz.

1 Chronicles 9:42 (show verse)

Ahaz was the father of Jarah, and Jarah was the father of Alemeth, Azmaveth, and Zimri. Zimri was the father of Moza,

1 Chronicles 9:43 (show verse)

and Moza was the father of Binea. His son was Rephaiah, whose son was Eleasah, whose son was Azel.

1 Chronicles 9:44 (show verse)

Azel had six sons: Azrikam his firstborn, followed by Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah, and Hanan. These were the sons of Azel.