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1 Chronicles

Chapter 27

1. Now the children of Israel according to their number, the heads of the fathers' houses and captains of thousands and hundreds, and their officers that served the king in any matter of the divisions, who came in and went out month by month throughout all the months of the year, of every division were twenty and four thousand.
2. Over the first division for the first month was Jashobeam the son of Zabdiel: and in his division were twenty and four thousand.
3. Of the children of Perez was the chief of all the captains of the army for the first month.
4. And over the division of the second month was Dodai an Ahohite, and of his division was Mikloth also the leader: in his division likewise were twenty and four thousand.
5. The third captain of the army for the third month was Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the priest, as chief: and in his division were twenty and four thousand.
6. This is that Benaiah, who was mighty among the thirty, and was over the thirty: and in his division was Ammizabad his son.
7. The fourth captain for the fourth month was Asahel the brother of Joab, and Zebadiah his son after him: and in his division were twenty and four thousand.
8. The fifth captain for the fifth month was Shamhuth the Izrahite: and in his division were twenty and four thousand.
9. The sixth captain for the sixth month was Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite: and in his division were twenty and four thousand.
10. The seventh captain for the seventh month was Helez the Pelonite, of the children of Ephraim: and in his division were twenty and four thousand.
11. The eighth captain for the eighth month was Sibbecai the Hushathite, of the Zerahites: and in his division were twenty and four thousand.
12. The ninth captain for the ninth month was Abiezer the Anathothite, of the Benjamites: and in his division were twenty and four thousand.
13. The tenth captain for the tenth month was Maharai the Netophathite, of the Zerahites: and in his division were twenty and four thousand.
14. The eleventh captain for the eleventh month was Benaiah the Pirathonite, of the children of Ephraim: and in his division were twenty and four thousand.
15. The twelfth captain for the twelfth month was Heldai the Netophathite, of Othniel: and in his division were twenty and four thousand.
16. Furthermore over the tribes of Israel: the officer of the Reubenites was Eliezer the son of Zichri: of the Simeonites, Shephatiah the son of Maachah:
17. Of the Levites, Hashabiah the son of Kemuel: of the Aaronites, Zadok:
18. Of Judah, Elihu, one of the brothers 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, Iddo the son of Zechariah: of Benjamin, Jaasiel the son of Abner:
22. Of Dan, Azarel the son of Jeroham. These were the leaders 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 like the stars of the heavens.
24. Joab the son of Zeruiah began to number, but he finished not, because there 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 treasuries was Azmaveth the son of Adiel: and over the storehouses in the fields, in the cities, and in the villages, and in the towers, was Jonathan 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 the Ramathite: over the produce of the vineyards for the wine cellars was Zabdi the Shiphmite:
28. And over the olive trees and the sycamore trees that were in the lowlands was Baal-hanan the Gederite: and over the stores of oil was Joash:
29. And over the herds that fed in Sharon 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 the Ishmaelite: and over the donkeys was Jehdeiah the Meronothite:
31. And over the flocks was Jaziz the Hagrite. All these were the officials over the property of king David.
32. Also Jonathan David’s uncle was a counselor, a wise man, and a scribe: and Jehiel the son of Hachmoni was with the king’s sons:
33. And Ahithophel was the king’s counselor: and Hushai the Archite was the king’s companion:
34. And after Ahithophel was Jehoiada the son of Benaiah, and Abiathar: and the general of the king’s army was Joab.