1 Chronicles 26
1 The divisions of the gatekeepers: of the Korahites, Meshelemiah the son of Kore, of
the sons of Asaph.
2 The sons of Meshelemiah: Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the
third, Jathniel the fourth,
3 Elam the fifth, Jehohanan the sixth, Eliehoenai the seventh.
4 The sons of Obed-Edom: Shemaiah the firstborn, Jehozabad the second, Joah the third,
Sacar the fourth, Nethanel the fifth,
5 Ammiel the sixth, Issachar the seventh, Peulthai the eighth; for God blessed him.
6 Also sons were born to Shemaiah his son, who ruled their fathers' houses, for they
were mighty men of valor.
7 The sons of Shemaiah: Othni, Rephael, Obed, and Elzabad; whose brothers Elihu and
Semachiah were men of valor.
8 All these were of the sons of Obed-Edom, they and their sons and their brethren, mighty
men of valor for the service: sixty-two of Obed-Edom.
9 And Meshelemiah had sons and brethren, eighteen men of valor.
10 Also Hosah, of the sons of Merari, had sons: Shimri the first (for though he was not
the firstborn, his father made him the first),
11 Hilkiah the second, Tebaliah the third, Zechariah the fourth; all the sons and brethren
of Hosah, thirteen.
12 Among these were the divisions of the gatekeepers, among the chief men, having duties
just like their brethren, to serve in the house of Jehovah.
13 And they cast lots for each gate, the small and the great, according to their father's
14 The lot eastward fell to Shelemiah. And they cast lots for his son Zechariah, a wise
counselor, and his lot came out for the north.
15 To Obed-Edom the south, and to his sons the storehouse.
16 To Shuppim and Hosah the lot came out for the west, for the Shallecheth Gate
ascending to the highway; guard next to guard.
17 On the east were six Levites, on the north four each day, on the south four each day,
and for the storehouse two and two.
18 As for the Parbar on the west, there were four at the highway and two at the Parbar.
19 These were the divisions of the gatekeepers among the sons of Korah and among the
sons of Merari.
20 Of the Levites, Ahijah was over the treasuries of the house of God and over the
treasuries of the dedicated things.
21 The sons of Laadan, the sons of the Gershonites of Laadan, heads of their fathers, of
Laadan the Gershonite: Jehieli.
22 The sons of Jehieli: Zetham and Joel his brother were over the treasuries of the house
23 Of the Amramites, the Izharites, the Hebronites, and the Uzzielites:
24 Shebuel the son of Gershom, the son of Moses, was ruler of the treasuries.
25 His brethren by Eliezer: Rehabiah his son, Jeshaiah his son, Joram his son, Zichri his
son, and Shelomith his son.
26 This Shelomith and his brethren were over all the treasuries of the dedicated things
which King David and the heads of fathers, the commanders over thousands and hundreds,
and the commanders of the army, had consecrated.
27 Some of the spoils won in battles they consecrated to maintain the house of Jehovah.
28 And all that Samuel the seer, Saul the son of Kish, Abner the son of Ner, and Joab the
son of Zeruiah had consecrated, every dedicated thing, was under the hand of Shelomith
and his brethren.
29 Of the Izharites: Chenaniah and his sons were over the external business over Israel of
the officials and judges.
30 Of the Hebronites: Hashabiah and his brethren, one thousand seven hundred able men,
had the oversight of Israel on the west side of the Jordan for all the business of Jehovah,
and in the service of the king.
31 Of the Hebronites: Jerijah was head of the Hebronites according to the generations of
his fathers. In the fortieth year of the reign of David they were sought, and there were
found among them mighty men of valor at Jazer of Gilead.
32 And his brethren were two thousand seven hundred men of valor, heads of fathers,
whom King David made overseers over the Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half-tribe of
Manasseh, for every matter pertaining to God and the matters of the king.