1 Chronicles 24
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Twenty-Four Divisions of Priests

1And to the sons of Aaron their divisions. The sons of Aaron: Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar. 2And Nadab will die, and Abihu, before their father; and sons were not to them: and Eleazar and Ithamar will be priests. 3And David will separate them, and Zadok from the sons of Eleazar, and Ahimelech from the sons, of Ithamar, for their reviewing in their service. 4And the sons of Eleazar will be found many for heads, mighty ones above the sons of Ithamar; and they will be divided: to the sons of Eleazar, heads to the house of the fathers, sixteen; and to the sons of Ithamar, to the house of their fathers, eight. 5And they will be divided by lots, these with these, for the chiefs of the holy place, and the chiefs of God, were from the sons of Eleazar, and among the sons of Ithamar. 6And Shemaiah, son of Nathaniel the scribe, son of the Levites, will write them before the king, and the chiefs, and Zadok the priest, and Ahimelech son of Abiathar, and the heads of the fathers to the priests and to the Levites: one house of a father taken for Eleazar, and taking, he took for Ithamar.

7And the first lot will go forth to Jehoiarib, to Jedaiah the second, 8To Harim the third, to Seorim the fourth, 9To Malchijah the fifth, to Mijamin the sixth, 10To Hakkoz the seventh, to Abijah the eighth, 11To Joshua the ninth, to Shecaniah the tenth, 12To Eliashib the eleventh, to Jakim the twelfth, 13To Huppah the thirteenth, to Jeshebeab the fourteenth, 14To Bilgah the fifteenth, to Immer the sixteenth, 15To Hezir the seventeenth, to Aphses the eighteenth, 16To Pethahiah, the nineteenth, to Jehezekel, the twentieth. 17To Jachin, the one and twentieth, to Gamul the two and twentieth, 18To Delaiah, the three and twentieth, to Maaziah, the four and twentieth. 19These their reviewing for their service to come into the house of Jehovah according to their judgment, by the hand of Aaron their father, as Jehovah God of Israel commanded him.

The Rest of the Levites

20And to the sons of Levi remaining: To the sons of Amram: Shubael: to the sons of Shubael, Jehdeiah. 21To Rehabiah: to the sons of Rehabiah: the head, Isshiah. 22To the Izharites: Shelornoth: to the sons of Shelomoth: Jahath. 23And the sons of Jeriah: Amariah the second, Jahaziel the third, Jekameam the fourth. 24The sons of Uzziel: Micah: to the sons of Micah: Shamir. 25The brother of Micah, Isshiah: to the sons of Isshiah: Zechariah. 26The sons of Merari: Mahli, and Mushi: the sons of Jaaziah: his son. 27The sons of Merari, to Jaaziah: his son and Shoham and Zaccur and Ibri. 28And to Mahli, Eleazar; and no sons to him. 29To Kish: the sons of Kish, Jerahmeel. 30And the sons of Mushi: Mahli and Eder and Jerimoth. These the sons of the Levites to the house of their fathers. 31And they will also cast lots near their brethren the sons of Aaron before David the king and Zadok, and Ahimelech, and the heads of the fathers to the priests and to the Levites, the fathers the head near his brethren the small.

The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments; Translated Literally From The Original Tongues by Julia E. Smith

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