1 Chronicles 24
1 These are the divisions of the sons of Aaron. The sons of Aaron: Nadab, Abihu,
Eleazar, and Ithamar.
2 And Nadab and Abihu died before their father, and had no sons; and Eleazar and
Ithamar served as priests.
3 And David with Zadok of the sons of Eleazar, and Ahimelech of the sons of Ithamar,
divided them according to the office of their service.
4 There were more chief men found of the sons of Eleazar than of the sons of Ithamar,
and thus they were divided. Among the sons of Eleazar were sixteen chief men of their
fathers' houses, and eight heads of their fathers' houses among the sons of Ithamar.
5 Thus they were divided by lot, these and these; for there were officers of the sanctuary
and officers of the house of God, from the sons of Eleazar and from the sons of Ithamar.
6 And the scribe, Shemaiah the son of Nethanel, one of the Levites, wrote them down
before the king, the rulers, Zadok the priest, Ahimelech the son of Abiathar, and the heads
of the fathers of the priests and Levites, one father's house taken for Eleazar and one for
7 The first lot came out to Jehoiarib, the second to Jedaiah,
8 the third to Harim, the fourth to Seorim,
9 the fifth to Malchijah, the sixth to Mijamin,
10 the seventh to Hakkoz, the eighth to Abijah,
11 the ninth to Jeshua, the tenth to Shecaniah,
12 the eleventh to Eliashib, the twelfth to Jakim,
13 the thirteenth to Huppah, the fourteenth to Jeshebeab,
14 the fifteenth to Bilgah, the sixteenth to Immer,
15 the seventeenth to Hezir, the eighteenth to Pizzez,
16 the nineteenth to Pethahiah, the twentieth to Jehezekel,
17 the twenty-first to Jachin, the twenty-second to Gamul,
18 the twenty-third to Delaiah, the twenty-fourth to Maaziah.
19 This was the assignment of their service to come into the house of Jehovah according
to their ordinance by the hand of Aaron their father, as Jehovah the God of Israel had
20 And for the rest of the sons of Levi: of the sons of Amram, Shubael; of the sons of
21 For Rehabiah: of the sons of Rehabiah, the first was Isshiah.
22 Of the Izharites, Shelomoth; of the sons of Shelomoth, Jahath.
23 Of the sons of Hebron, Jeriah was the first, Amariah the second, Jahaziel the third, and
Jekameam the fourth.
24 Of the sons of Uzziel, Michah; of the sons of Michah, Shamir.
25 The brother of Michah, Isshiah; of the sons of Isshiah, Zechariah.
26 The sons of Merari: Mahli and Mushi. The son of Jaaziah: Beno.
27 The sons of Merari by Jaaziah: Beno, Shoham, Zaccur, and Ibri.
28 Of Mahli: Eleazar, who had no sons.
29 Of Kish, the son of Kish: Jerahmeel.
30 The sons of Mushi: Mahli, Eder, and Jerimoth. These were the sons of the Levites
according to their fathers' houses.
31 These also cast lots, as their brothers the sons of Aaron did, in the presence of King
David: Zadok, Ahimelech, and the heads of the fathers' houses of the priests and Levites,
and the chief fathers, as well as their younger brethren.