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Jehovah’s Witnesses

English

Online Bible | NEW WORLD TRANSLATION OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES (1984 EDITION) See 2013 revision

1 Chronicles 25:1-31

25  Further, David and the chiefs+ of the service groups+ separated for the service some of the sons of Aʹsaph, Heʹman+ and Je·duʹthun+ the ones prophesying with the harps,+ with the stringed instruments+ and with the cymbals.+ And from their number the official men for their service came to be.  Of the sons of Aʹsaph, Zacʹcur and Joseph+ and Neth·a·niʹah and Ash·a·reʹlah,+ the sons of Aʹsaph under the control of Aʹsaph+ the one prophesying under the control of the king.  Of Je·duʹthun:+ the sons of Je·duʹthun, Ged·a·liʹah+ and Zeʹri+ and Je·shaʹiah,+ [and Shimʹe·i,]* Hash·a·biʹah and Mat·ti·thiʹah,+ six, under the control of their father Je·duʹthun, who was prophesying with the harp for thanking and praising Jehovah.+  Of Heʹman:+ the sons of Heʹman, Buk·kiʹah,+ Mat·ta·niʹah,+ Uzʹzi·el,+ Shebʹu·el* and Jerʹi·moth, Han·a·niʹah,+ Ha·naʹni, E·liʹa·thah,+ Gid·dalʹti+ and Ro·mamʹti-eʹzer,+ Josh·be·kashʹah,+ Mal·loʹthi,+ Hoʹthir,+ Ma·haʹzi·oth.  All these were sons of Heʹman, a visionary+ of the king in the things of the [true] God to raise up his horn; thus the [true] God proceeded to give Heʹman fourteen sons and three daughters.+  All these were under the control of their father in song at the house of Jehovah, with cymbals,+ stringed instruments+ and harps+ for the service of the house of the [true] God. Under the control of the king were Aʹsaph and Je·duʹthun and Heʹman.+  And the number of them together with their brothers trained in song to Jehovah,+ all experts,+ came to be two hundred and eighty-eight.  So they cast lots+ as to the things to be taken care of, the little being just the same as the great,+ the expert+ along with the learner.  And the lot proceeded to come out: the first belonging to Aʹsaph for Joseph,+ for Ged·a·liʹah+ the second (he and his brothers and his sons were twelve); 10  the third for Zacʹcur,+ his sons and his brothers, twelve; 11  the fourth for Izʹri,+ his sons and his brothers, twelve; 12  the fifth for Neth·a·niʹah,+ his sons and his brothers, twelve; 13  the sixth for Buk·kiʹah, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 14  the seventh for Jesh·a·reʹlah,+ his sons and his brothers, twelve; 15  the eighth for Je·shaʹiah, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 16  the ninth for Mat·ta·niʹah, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 17  the tenth for Shimʹe·i, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 18  the eleventh for Azʹar·el,+ his sons and his brothers, twelve; 19  the twelfth for Hash·a·biʹah, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 20  for the thirteenth, Shuʹba·el,+ his sons and his brothers, twelve; 21  for the fourteenth, Mat·ti·thiʹah, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 22  for the fifteenth, for Jerʹe·moth, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 23  for the sixteenth, for Han·a·niʹah, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 24  for the seventeenth, for Josh·be·kashʹah, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 25  for the eighteenth, for Ha·naʹni, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 26  for the nineteenth, for Mal·loʹthi, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 27  for the twentieth, for E·liʹa·thah, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 28  for the twenty-first, for Hoʹthir, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 29  for the twenty-second, for Gid·dalʹti, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 30  for the twenty-third, for Ma·haʹzi·oth,+ his sons and his brothers, twelve; 31  for the twenty-fourth, for Ro·mamʹti-eʹzer,+ his sons and his brothers, twelve.

Footnotes

“And Shimei,” LXX and one Heb. ms. See vs 17.
“Shubael,” LXX, as in vs 20 and 24:20.