1Ch:23:24: These were the sons of Levi after the house of their fathers; even the chief of the fathers, as they were counted by number of names by their polls, that did the work for the service of the house of the LORD, from the age of twenty years and upward.
1Ch:23:25: For David said, The LORD God of Israel hath given rest unto his people, that they may dwell in Jerusalem for ever:
1Ch:23:26: And also unto the Levites; they shall no more carry the tabernacle, nor any vessels of it for the service thereof.
1Ch:23:27: For by the last words of David the Levites were numbered from twenty years old and above:
1Ch:23:28: Because their office was to wait on the sons of Aaron for the service of the house of the LORD, in the courts, and in the chambers, and in the purifying of all holy things, and the work of the service of the house of God;
1Ch:23:29: Both for the shewbread, and for the fine flour for meat offering, and for the unleavened cakes, and for that which is baked in the pan, and for that which is fried, and for all manner of measure and size;
1Ch:23:30: And to stand every morning to thank and praise the LORD, and likewise at even;
1Ch:23:31: And to offer all burnt sacrifices unto the LORD in the sabbaths, in the new moons, and on the set feasts, by number, according to the order commanded unto them, continually before the LORD:
1Ch:23:32: And that they should keep the charge of the tabernacle of the congregation, and the charge of the holy place, and the charge of the sons of Aaron their brethren, in the service of the house of the LORD.
1Ch:24:1: Now these are the divisions of the sons of Aaron. The sons of Aaron; Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.
1Ch:24:2: But Nadab and Abihu died before their father, and had no children: therefore Elezar and Ithamar executed the priestís office.
1Ch:24:3: And David distributed them, both Zadok of the sons of Eleazar, and Ahimelech of the sons of Ithamar, according to their offices in their service.
1Ch:24:4: And 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 fathers.
1Ch:24:5: Thus 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.
1Ch:24:6: And 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.
1Ch:24:7: Now the first lot came forth to Jehoiarib, the second to Jedaiah,
1Ch:24:8: The third to Harim, the fourth to Seorim,
1Ch:24:9: The fifth to Malchijah, the sixth to Mijamin,
1Ch:24:10: The seventh to Hakkoz, the eighth to Abijah,
1Ch:24:11: The ninth to Jeshua, the tenth to Shecaniah,
1Ch:24:12: The eleventh to Eliashib, the twelfth to Jakim,
1Ch:24:13: The thirteenth to Huppah, the fourteenth to Jeshebeab,
1Ch:24:14: The fifteenth to Bilgah, the sixteenth to Immer,
1Ch:24:15: The seventeenth to Hezir, the eighteenth to Aphses,
1Ch:24:16: The nineteenth to Pethahiah, the twentieth to Jehezekel,
1Ch:24:17: The one and twentieth to Jachin, the two and twentieth to Gamul,
1Ch:24:18: The three and twentieth to Delaiah, the four and twentieth to Maaziah.
1Ch:24:19: These 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.
1Ch:24:20: And the rest of the sons of Levi were these: Of the sons of Amram; Shubael: of the sons of Shubael; Jehdeiah.
1Ch:24:21: Concerning Rehabiah: of the sons of Rehabiah, the first was Isshiah.