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Division
Division [Heb. geḏûḏ (2 Ch. 26:11), ḥēleq (Josh. 18:6, 9), yaḏ (2 K. 11:7), maḥalōqeṯ (1 Ch. 23:6; 24:1; 26:1, 12, 19; etc.), peḏûṯ (Ex. 8:23), rō’š (1 Ch. 12:23), peluggâ (Ezr. 6:18)]; AV also BAND, PART, COURSE; NEB also CENSUS (2 Ch. 26:11), PORTION, COMPANY, ROSTER, DISTINCTION,
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Courses
CoursesWhen David was not permitted to build the temple, he proceeded, among the last acts of his life, with the assistance of Zadok and Ahimelech, to organize the priestly and musical services to be conducted in the house of God. (1.) He divided the priests into twenty-four courses (1 Chr. 24:1–19),
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DIVISION
DIVISION<di-vizh’-un>: Used in English Versions of the Bible in the following senses:1. A separate body of peoplea. of the tribal divisions of Israel (Joshua 11:23; 12:7; 18:10);b. of sections of a tribe, “the divisions of Reuben” (Judges 5:15, 16 the King James Version; but the Revised
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Division
DIVISION, di-vizhʹun: Used in EV in the following senses:(1) A separate body of people (a) of the tribal divisions of Israel (Josh 11:23; 12:7; 18:10); (b) of sections of a tribe, “the divisions of Reuben” (Jgs 5:15, 16 AV; but RV rightly substitutes “the watercourses of Reuben”; in Job 20:17 the same