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1 Chronicles 24

1 Chronicles 24:1  
These were the divisions of the sons of Aaron. The sons of Aaron: Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.

1 Chronicles 24:2  
But Nadab and Abihu died before their father, and had no children; therefore Eleazar and Ithamar served as priests.

1 Chronicles 24:3  
David, with Zadok of the sons of Eleazar and Ahimelech of the sons of Ithamar, divided them according to their ordering in their service.

1 Chronicles 24:4  
There were more chief men found of the sons of Eleazar than of the sons of Ithamar; and they were divided like this: of the sons of Eleazar there were sixteen, heads of fathers’ houses; and of the sons of Ithamar, according to their fathers’ houses, eight.

1 Chronicles 24:5  
Thus they were divided impartially by drawing lots; for there were princes of the sanctuary and princes of God, both of the sons of Eleazar, and of the sons of Ithamar.

1 Chronicles 24:6  
Shemaiah the son of Nethanel the scribe, who was of the Levites, wrote them in the presence of the king, the princes, Zadok the priest, Ahimelech the son of Abiathar, and the heads of the fathers’ households of the priests and of the Levites; one fathers’ house being taken for Eleazar, and one taken for Ithamar.

1 Chronicles 24:7  
Now the first lot came out to Jehoiarib, the second to Jedaiah,

1 Chronicles 24:8  
the third to Harim, the fourth to Seorim,

1 Chronicles 24:9  
the fifth to Malchijah, the sixth to Mijamin,

1 Chronicles 24:10  
the seventh to Hakkoz, the eighth to Abijah,

1 Chronicles 24:11  
the ninth to Jeshua, the tenth to Shecaniah,

1 Chronicles 24:12  
the eleventh to Eliashib, the twelfth to Jakim,

1 Chronicles 24:13  
the thirteenth to Huppah, the fourteenth to Jeshebeab,

1 Chronicles 24:14  
the fifteenth to Bilgah, the sixteenth to Immer,

1 Chronicles 24:15  
the seventeenth to Hezir, the eighteenth to Happizzez,

1 Chronicles 24:16  
the nineteenth to Pethahiah, the twentieth to Jehezkel,

1 Chronicles 24:17  
the twenty-first to Jachin, the twenty-second to Gamul,

1 Chronicles 24:18  
the twenty-third to Delaiah, and the twenty-fourth to Maaziah.

1 Chronicles 24:19  
This was their ordering in their service, to come into Yahweh’s house according to the ordinance given to them by Aaron their father, as Yahweh, the God of Israel, had commanded him.

1 Chronicles 24:20  
Of the rest of the sons of Levi: of the sons of Amram, Shubael; of the sons of Shubael, Jehdeiah.

1 Chronicles 24:21  
Of Rehabiah: of the sons of Rehabiah, Isshiah the chief.

1 Chronicles 24:22  
Of the Izharites, Shelomoth; of the sons of Shelomoth, Jahath.

1 Chronicles 24:23  
The sons of Hebron: Jeriah, Amariah the second, Jahaziel the third, and Jekameam the fourth.

1 Chronicles 24:24  
The sons of Uzziel: Micah; of the sons of Micah, Shamir.

1 Chronicles 24:25  
The brother of Micah: Isshiah; of the sons of Isshiah, Zechariah.

1 Chronicles 24:26  
The sons of Merari: Mahli and Mushi. The son of Jaaziah: Beno.

1 Chronicles 24:27  
The sons of Merari by Jaaziah: Beno, Shoham, Zaccur, and Ibri.

1 Chronicles 24:28  
Of Mahli: Eleazar, who had no sons.

1 Chronicles 24:29  
Of Kish, the son of Kish: Jerahmeel.

1 Chronicles 24:30  
The sons of Mushi: Mahli, Eder, and Jerimoth. These were the sons of the Levites after their fathers’ houses.

1 Chronicles 24:31  
These likewise cast lots even as their brothers the sons of Aaron in the presence of David the king, Zadok, Ahimelech, and the heads of the fathers’ households of the priests and of the Levites; the fathers’ households of the chief even as those of his younger brother.


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