1 Chronicles 24
these are the divisions of the sons of Aaron. The sons of Aaron; Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.
2But Nadab and Abihu died before their father, and had no children: therefore Eleazar
and Ithamar executed the priest's office.
David distributed them, both Zadok of the sons of Eleazar, and Ahimelech of the sons of Ithamar, according to their offices
in their service.
4And there were more chief
men found of the sons of Eleazar than of the sons of Ithamar, and thus were they divided. Among the sons of Eleazar there
were sixteen chief men of the house of their fathers, and eight among the sons of Ithamar according to the house of their
5Thus were they divided by lot, one
sort with another; for the governors of the sanctuary, and governors of the house of God, were of the sons of Eleazar, and
of the sons of Ithamar.
6And Shemaiah the
son of Nethaneel the scribe, one of the Levites, wrote them before the king, and the princes, and Zadok the priest, and Ahimelech
the son of Abiathar, and before the chief of the fathers of the priests and Levites: one principal household being taken for
Eleazar, and one taken for Ithamar.
first lot came forth to Jehoiarib, the second to Jedaiah,
third to Harim, the fourth to Seorim,
fifth to Malchijah, the sixth to Mijamin,
seventh to Hakkoz, the eighth to Abijah,
ninth to Jeshuah, the tenth to Shecaniah,
eleventh to Eliashib, the twelfth to Jakim,
thirteenth to Huppah, the fourteenth to Jeshebeab,
fifteenth to Bilgah, the sixteenth to Immer,
seventeenth to Hezir, the eighteenth to Aphses,
nineteenth to Pethahiah, the twentieth to Jehezekel,
one and twentieth to Jachin, the two and twentieth to Gamul,
three and twentieth to Delaiah, the four and twentieth to Maaziah.
19These were the orderings of them in their service to come into the house of the LORD, according to
their manner, under Aaron their father, as the LORD God of Israel had commanded him.
20And the rest of the sons of Levi were these: Of the sons of Amram; Shubael: of
the sons of Shubael; Jehdeiah.
Rehabiah: of the sons of Rehabiah, the first was Isshiah.
the Izharites; Shelomoth: of the sons of Shelomoth; Jahath.
the sons of Hebron; Jeriah the first, Amariah the second, Jahaziel the third, Jekameam the fourth.
24Of the sons of Uzziel; Michah: of the sons of Michah; Shamir.
25The brother of Michah was Isshiah: of the sons of Isshiah; Zechariah.
26The sons of Merari were Mahli and Mushi: the sons of Jaaziah; Beno.
27The sons of Merari by Jaaziah; Beno, and Shoham, and Zaccur, and Ibri.
28Of Mahli came Eleazar, who had no sons.
29Concerning Kish: the son of Kish was Jerahmeel.
30The sons also of Mushi; Mahli, and Eder, and Jerimoth. These were the sons of
the Levites after the house of their fathers.
likewise cast lots over against their brethren the sons of Aaron in the presence of David the king, and Zadok, and Ahimelech,
and the chief of the fathers of the priests and Levites, even the principal fathers over against their younger brethren.