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1 Chronicles 25

1 Chronicles 25:1  
Further, David and the chiefs of the servants of the holy place made selection of certain of the sons of Asaph and of Heman and of Jeduthun for the work of prophets, to make melody with corded instruments and brass; and the number of the men for the work they had to do was:

1 Chronicles 25:2  
Of the sons of Asaph: Zaccur and Joseph and Nethaniah and Asharelah, sons of Asaph; under the direction of Asaph, acting as a prophet under the orders of the king;

1 Chronicles 25:3  
Of Jeduthun: the six sons of Jeduthun, Gedaliah and Zeri and Jeshaiah, Hashabiah and Mattithiah; under the direction of their father Jeduthun who, acting as a prophet, with corded instruments gave praise and glory to the Lord.

1 Chronicles 25:4  
Of Heman, the sons of Heman: Bukkiah, Mattaniah, Uzziel, Shebuel and Jerimoth, Hananiah, Hanani, Eliathah, Giddalti and Romamti-ezer, Joshbekashah, Mallothi, Hothir, Mahazioth;

1 Chronicles 25:5  
All these were sons of Heman, the king's seer in the words of God. And to make great his power God gave Heman fourteen sons and three daughters.

1 Chronicles 25:6  
All these, under the direction of their father, made music in the house of the Lord, with brass and corded instruments, for the worship of the house of God; Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman being under the orders of the king.

1 Chronicles 25:7  
And the number of them, with their brothers who were trained and expert in making melody to the Lord, was two hundred and eighty-eight.

1 Chronicles 25:8  
And selection was made of them for their special work, all having equal chances, small as well as great, the teacher as the learner.

1 Chronicles 25:9  
Now of the group of Asaph, the first name to come out was Joseph; the second Gedaliah; he and his brothers and sons were twelve?

1 Chronicles 25:10
The third Zaccur, with his sons and his brothers, twelve;

1 Chronicles 25:11  
The fourth Izri, with his sons and his brothers, twelve;

1 Chronicles 25:12  
The fifth Nethaniah, with his sons and his brothers, twelve;

1 Chronicles 25:13
The sixth Bukkiah, with his sons and his brothers, twelve;

1 Chronicles 25:14  
The seventh Jesharelah, with his sons and his brothers, twelve;

1 Chronicles 25:15  
The eighth Jeshaiah, with his sons and his brothers, twelve;

1 Chronicles 25:16  
The ninth Mattaniah, with his sons and his brothers, twelve;

1 Chronicles 25:17  
The tenth Shimei, with his sons and his brothers, twelve;

1 Chronicles 25:18  
The eleventh Azarel, with his sons and his brothers, twelve;

1 Chronicles 25:19  
The twelfth Hashabiah, with his sons and his brothers, twelve;

1 Chronicles 25:20  
The thirteenth Shubael, with his sons and his brothers, twelve;

1 Chronicles 25:21  
The fourteenth Mattithiah, with his sons and his brothers, twelve;

1 Chronicles 25:22  
The fifteenth Jeremoth, with his sons and his brothers, twelve;

1 Chronicles 25:23  
The sixteenth Hananiah, with his sons and his brothers, twelve;

1 Chronicles 25:24  
The seventeenth Joshbekashah, with his sons and his brothers, twelve;

1 Chronicles 25:25  
The eighteenth Hanani, with his sons and his brothers, twelve;

1 Chronicles 25:26
The nineteenth Mallothi, with his sons and his brothers, twelve;

1 Chronicles 25:27  
The twentieth Eliathah, with his sons and his brothers, twelve;

1 Chronicles 25:28  
The twenty-first Hothir, with his sons and his brothers, twelve;

1 Chronicles 25:29
The twenty-second Giddalti, with his sons and his brothers, twelve;

1 Chronicles 25:30  
The twenty-third Mahazioth, with his sons and his brothers, twelve;

1 Chronicles 25:31  
The twenty-fourth Romamti-ezer, with his sons and his brothers, twelve.


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