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27 Now the children of Israel after their number, to wit, the chief fathers and captains of thousands and hundreds, and their officers that served the king in any matter of the courses, which came in and went out month by month throughout all the months of the year, of every course were twenty and four thousand. 2 Over the first course for the first month was aJashobeam the son of Zabdiel: and in his course were twenty and four thousand. 3 Of the children of bPerez was the chief of all the captains of the host for the first month. 4 And over the course of the second month was ||Dodai an Ahohite, and of his course was Mikloth also the ruler: in his course likewise were twenty and four thousand. 5 The third captain of the host for the third month was cBenaiah the son of Jehoiada, a ||chief priest: and in his course were twenty and four thousand. 6 This is that Benaiah, who was dmighty among the thirty, and above the thirty: and in his course was Ammizabad his son. 7 The fourth captain for the fourth month was eAsahel the brother of Joab, and Zebadiah his son fafter him: and in his course were twenty and four thousand. 8 The fifth captain for the fifth month was gShamhuth the lIzrahite: and in his course were twenty and four thousand. 9 The sixth captain for the sixth month was hIra the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite: and in his course were twenty and four thousand. 10 The seventh captain for the seventh month was iHelez the Pelonite, of the children of Ephraim: and in his course were twenty and four thousand. 11 The eighth captain for the eighth month was jSibbecai the kHushathite, of the lZarhites: and in his course were twenty and four thousand. 12 The ninth captain for the ninth month was mAbiezer the Anetothite, of the Benjamites: and in his course were twenty and four thousand. 13 The tenth captain for the tenth month was nMaharai the Netophathite, of the lZarhites: and in his course were twenty and four thousand. 14 The eleventh captain for the eleventh month was oBenaiah the Pirathonite, of the children of Ephraim: and in his course were twenty and four thousand. 15 The twelfth captain for the twelfth month was ||Heldai the Netophathite, of pOthniel: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.
16 Furthermore over the tribes of Israel: the ruler of the Reubenites was Eliezer the son of Zichri: of the Simeonites, Shephatiah the son of Maachah: 17 Of the Levites, qHashabiah the son of Kemuel: of the Aaronites, rZadok: 18 Of Judah, ||Elihu, one of the brethren of David: of Issachar, Omri the son of Michael: 19 Of Zebulun, Ishmaiah the son of Obadiah: of Naphtali, Jerimoth the son of Azriel: 20 Of the children of Ephraim, Hoshea the son of Azaziah: of the half tribe of Manasseh, Joel the son of Pedaiah: 21 Of the half tribe of Manasseh in Gilead, sIddo the son of Zechariah: of Benjamin, Jaasiel the son of tAbner: 22 Of Dan, Azareel the son of Jeroham. These were uthe princes of the tribes of Israel.
23 But David took not the number of them from twenty years old and under: because the Lord had said he would increase Israel vlike to the stars of the heavens. 24 *Joab the son of Zeruiah began to number, but he wfinished not, because xthere fell wrath for it against Israel; neither †was the number put in the account of the chronicles of king David.
25 *And over the king’s treasures was yAzmaveth the son of Adiel: and over the storehouses in the fields, in the cities, and in the villages, and in the castles, was Jehonathan the son of Uzziah: 26 And over them that did the work of the field for tillage of the ground was Ezri the son of Chelub: 27 And over the vineyards was Shimei zthe Ramathite: †over the increase of the vineyards for the wine cellars was Zabdi athe Shiphmite: 28 And over the olive trees and the bsycomore trees that were in the low plains was Baal-hanan cthe Gederite: and over the cellars of oil was Joash: 29 And over the herds that fed in dSharon was Shitrai the Sharonite: and over the herds that were in the valleys was Shaphat the son of Adlai: 30 Over the camels also was Obil ethe Ishmaelite: and over fthe asses was Jehdeiah gthe Meronothite: 31 And over the flocks was Jaziz hthe Hagerite. All these were the rulers of the substance which was king David’s. 32 Also Jonathan David’s uncle was a counseller, a wise man, and a ||scribe: and Jehiel the ||son of Hachmoni was with the king’s sons: 33 And iAhithophel was the king’s counseller: and jHushai the kArchite was the king’s lcompanion: 34 And after Ahithophel was Jehoiada the son of mBenaiah, and nAbiathar: and the general of the king’s army was oJoab.
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