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Jehovah’s Witnesses

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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 A′saph, He′man+ and Je·du′thun+ 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 A′saph, Zac′cur and Joseph+ and Neth·a·ni′ah and Ash·a·re′lah,+ the sons of A′saph under the control of A′saph+ the one prophesying under the control of the king.  Of Je·du′thun:+ the sons of Je·du′thun, Ged·a·li′ah+ and Ze′ri+ and Je·sha′iah,+ [and Shim′e·i,]* Hash·a·bi′ah and Mat·ti·thi′ah,+ six, under the control of their father Je·du′thun, who was prophesying with the harp for thanking and praising Jehovah.+  Of He′man:+ the sons of He′man, Buk·ki′ah,+ Mat·ta·ni′ah,+ Uz′zi·el,+ Sheb′u·el* and Jer′i·moth, Han·a·ni′ah,+ Ha·na′ni, E·li′a·thah,+ Gid·dal′ti+ and Ro·mam′ti-e′zer,+ Josh·be·kash′ah,+ Mal·lo′thi,+ Ho′thir,+ Ma·ha′zi·oth.  All these were sons of He′man, a visionary+ of the king in the things of the [true] God to raise up his horn; thus the [true] God proceeded to give He′man 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 A′saph and Je·du′thun and He′man.+  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 A′saph for Joseph,+ for Ged·a·li′ah+ the second (he and his brothers and his sons were twelve); 10  the third for Zac′cur,+ his sons and his brothers, twelve; 11  the fourth for Iz′ri,+ his sons and his brothers, twelve; 12  the fifth for Neth·a·ni′ah,+ his sons and his brothers, twelve; 13  the sixth for Buk·ki′ah, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 14  the seventh for Jesh·a·re′lah,+ his sons and his brothers, twelve; 15  the eighth for Je·sha′iah, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 16  the ninth for Mat·ta·ni′ah, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 17  the tenth for Shim′e·i, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 18  the eleventh for Az′ar·el,+ his sons and his brothers, twelve; 19  the twelfth for Hash·a·bi′ah, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 20  for the thirteenth, Shu′ba·el,+ his sons and his brothers, twelve; 21  for the fourteenth, Mat·ti·thi′ah, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 22  for the fifteenth, for Jer′e·moth, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 23  for the sixteenth, for Han·a·ni′ah, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 24  for the seventeenth, for Josh·be·kash′ah, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 25  for the eighteenth, for Ha·na′ni, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 26  for the nineteenth, for Mal·lo′thi, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 27  for the twentieth, for E·li′a·thah, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 28  for the twenty-first, for Ho′thir, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 29  for the twenty-second, for Gid·dal′ti, his sons and his brothers, twelve; 30  for the twenty-third, for Ma·ha′zi·oth,+ his sons and his brothers, twelve; 31  for the twenty-fourth, for Ro·mam′ti-e′zer,+ 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.