1 Chronicles 27
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1And the children of Israel according to their number, the chief fathers and commanders of thousands and hundreds, and their officers who served the king in any matter of the divisions, who came in and went out month by month for all the months of the year, were twenty-four thousand of every division.

2Over the first division for the first month was Jashobeam the son of Zabdiel. And in his division were twenty-four thousand. 3Of the sons of Perez was the chief of all the commanders of the army for the first month. 4And over the division of the second month was Dodai the Ahohite, and of his division Mikloth was also the ruler. In his division also were twenty-four thousand. 5The third commander of the army for the third month was Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, a chief priest. And in his division were twenty-four thousand. 6This is that Benaiah who was mighty among the thirty, and over the thirty. And in his division was Ammizabad his son. 7The fourth for the fourth month was Asahel the brother of Joab, and Zebadiah his son after him. And in his division were twenty-four thousand. 8The fifth commander for the fifth month was Shamhuth the Izrahite. And in his division were twenty-four thousand. 9The sixth commander for the sixth month was Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite. And in his division were twenty-four thousand. 10The seventh commander for the seventh month was Helez the Pelonite of the children of Ephraim. And in his division were twenty-four thousand. 11The eighth commander for the eighth month was Sibbechai the Hushathite of the Zerahites. And in his division were twenty-four thousand. 12The ninth commander for the ninth month was Abiezer the Anathothite of the Benjamites. And in his division were twenty-four thousand. 13The tenth commander for the tenth month was Maharai of Netopha of the Zerahites. And in his division were twenty-four thousand. 14The eleventh commander for the eleventh month was Benaiah the Pirathonite of the sons of Ephraim. And in his division were twenty-four thousand. 15The twelfth commander for the twelfth month was Heldai of Netopha of Othniel. And in his division were twenty-four thousand.

16Furthermore, over the tribes of Israel, the ruler of the Reubenites was Eliezer the son of Zichri. The ruler of the Simeonites was Shephatiah the son of Maachah. 17The ruler of the Levites was Hashabiah the son of Kemuel; over the Aaronites was Zadok. 18Over Judah was Elihu of the brothers of David. The ruler of Issachar was Omri the son of Michael. 19The ruler of Zebulun was Ishmaiah the son of Obadiah. The ruler of Naphtali was Jerimoth the son of Azriel. 20The ruler of the children of Ephraim was Hoshea the son of Azaziah. The ruler of the half-tribe of Manasseh was Joel the son of Pedaiah. 21The ruler of the half-tribe of Manasseh in Gilead was Iddo the son of Zechariah. The ruler of Benjamin was Jaasiel the son of Abner. 22The ruler of Dan was Azarel the son of Jeroham. These were the rulers of the tribes of Israel. 23But David did not take the number of those from twenty years old and under because the LORD had said He would increase Israel like the stars of the heavens. 24Joab the son of Zeruiah began to number, but he did not finish because wrath fell against the children of Israel for this. And the number was not recorded in the account of the chronicles of King David.

25And over the king's treasures was Azmaveth the son of Adiel. And over the storehouses in the fields, in the cities, and in the villages, and in the strongholds was Jehonathan the son of Uzziah. 26Ezri the son of Chelub was over the work of the field for farming the ground. 27And over the vineyards was Shimei of Ramah. Over the increase of the vineyards for the wine cellars was Zabdi the Shiphmite. 28And over the olive trees and the sycamore trees that were in the low plains was Baal-Hanan of Geder. And over the cellars of oil was Joash. 29And over the herds that fed in Sharon was Shitrai of Sharon. And over the herds in the valleys was Shaphat the son of Adlai 30Over the camels also was Obil the Ishmaelite. And over the donkeys was Jehdeiah the Meronothite. 31And over the flocks was Jaziz the son of Hagar. All these were the rulers of the substance which was King David's.

32And Jonathan, David's uncle, was an adviser, a wise man and a scribe. And Jehiel the son of Hachmoni was with the king's sons. 33And Ahithophel was the king's counselor. And Hushai the Archite was the king's companion. 34And after Ahithophel was Jehoiada the son of Benaiah, and Abiathar. And the general of the king's army was Joab.

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