1 Chronicles 25

1 Further, David and the chiefs of the groups for the service separated some of the sons of Aʹsaph, Heʹman, and Jeduʹthun to serve by prophesying with the harps, the stringed instruments, and the cymbals. The list of the official men for this service was,

2 of the sons of Aʹsaph: Zacʹcur, Joseph, Nethaniʹah, and Ashareʹlah, the sons of Aʹsaph under the direction of Aʹsaph, who prophesied under the direction of the king.

3 Of Jeduʹthun, the sons of Jeduʹthun: Gedaliʹah, Zeʹri, Jeshaʹiah, Shimʹei, Hashabiʹah, and Mattithiʹah, six, under the direction of their father Jeduʹthun, who prophesied with the harp, thanking and praising Jehovah.

4 Of Heʹman, the sons of Heʹman: Bukkiʹah, Mattaniʹah, Uzʹziel, Shebʹuel, Jerʹimoth, Hananiʹah, Hanaʹni, Eliʹathah, Giddalʹti, Romamʹti-eʹzer, Joshbekashʹah, Malloʹthi, Hoʹthir, and Mahaʹzioth.

5 All of these were sons of Heʹman, a visionary of the king in matters pertaining to the true God to his glory; thus the true God gave Heʹman 14 sons and 3 daughters.

6 All of these were under the direction of their father for singing at the house of Jehovah, with cymbals, stringed instruments, and harps for the service of the house of the true God. Under the king’s direction were Aʹsaph, Jeduʹthun, and Heʹman.

7 The number of them and their brothers who were trained in song to Jehovah, all experts, was 288.

8 So they cast lots for their duties, the small and the great alike, the expert along with the learner.

9 The first lot to come out belonged to Aʹsaph for Joseph, the second for Gedaliʹah (he and his brothers and his sons were 12);

10 the third for Zacʹcur, his sons and his brothers, 12;

11 the fourth for Izʹri, his sons and his brothers, 12;

12 the fifth for Nethaniʹah, his sons and his brothers, 12;

13 the sixth for Bukkiʹah, his sons and his brothers, 12;

14 the seventh for Jeshareʹlah, his sons and his brothers, 12;

15 the eighth for Jeshaʹiah, his sons and his brothers, 12;

16 the ninth for Mattaniʹah, his sons and his brothers, 12;

17 the tenth for Shimʹei, his sons and his brothers, 12;

18 the 11th for Azʹarel, his sons and his brothers, 12;

19 the 12th for Hashabiʹah, his sons and his brothers, 12;

20 for the 13th, Shuʹbael, his sons and his brothers, 12;

21 for the 14th, Mattithiʹah, his sons and his brothers, 12;

22 for the 15th, for Jerʹemoth, his sons and his brothers, 12;

23 for the 16th, for Hananiʹah, his sons and his brothers, 12;

24 for the 17th, for Joshbekashʹah, his sons and his brothers, 12;

25 for the 18th, for Hanaʹni, his sons and his brothers, 12;

26 for the 19th, for Malloʹthi, his sons and his brothers, 12;

27 for the 20th, for Eliʹathah, his sons and his brothers, 12;

28 for the 21st, for Hoʹthir, his sons and his brothers, 12;

29 for the 22nd, for Giddalʹti, his sons and his brothers, 12;

30 for the 23rd, for Mahaʹzioth, his sons and his brothers, 12;

31 for the 24th, for Romamʹti-eʹzer, his sons and his brothers, 12.

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