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1Chronicles 27
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Military Commanders and Divisions

27This is the list of Israelite generals and captains, and their officers, who served the king by supervising the army divisions that were on duty each month of the year. Each division served for one month and had 24,000 troops.H1121H3478H4557H7218H1H8269H505H3967H7860H8334H4428H1697H4256H935H3318H2320H2320H2320H8141H259H4256H6242H702H505 2Jashobeam son of Zabdiel was commander of the first division of 24,000 troops, which was on duty during the first month.H7223H4256H7223H2320H3434H1121H2068H4256H6242H702H505 3He was a descendant of Perez and was in charge of all the army officers for the first month.H1121H6557H7218H8269H6635H7223H2320 4Dodai, a descendant of Ahoah, was commander of the second division of 24,000 troops, which was on duty during the second month. Mikloth was his chief officer.H4256H8145H2320H1737H266H4256H4732H5057H4256H6242H702H505 5Benaiah son of Jehoiada the priest was commander of the third division of 24,000 troops, which was on duty during the third month.H7992H8269H6635H7992H2320H1141H1121H3077H7218H3548H4256H6242H702H505 6This was the Benaiah who commanded David's elite military group known as the Thirty. His son Ammizabad was his chief officer.H1141H1368H7970H7970H4256H5990H1121 7Asahel, the brother of Joab, was commander of the fourth division of 24,000 troops, which was on duty during the fourth month. Asahel was succeeded by his son Zebadiah.H7243H7243H2320H6214H251H3097H2069H1121H310H4256H6242H702H505 8Shammah the Izrahite was commander of the fifth division of 24,000 troops, which was on duty during the fifth month.H2549H8269H2549H2320H8049H3155H4256H6242H702H505 9Ira son of Ikkesh from Tekoa was commander of the sixth division of 24,000 troops, which was on duty during the sixth month.H8345H8345H2320H5896H1121H6142H8621H4256H6242H702H505 10Helez, a descendant of Ephraim from Pelon, was commander of the seventh division of 24,000 troops, which was on duty during the seventh month.H7637H7637H2320H2503H6397H1121H669H4256H6242H702H505 11Sibbecai, a descendant of Zerah from Hushah, was commander of the eighth division of 24,000 troops, which was on duty during the eighth month.H8066H8066H2320H5444H2843H2227H4256H6242H702H505 12Abiezer from Anathoth in the territory of Benjamin was commander of the ninth division of 24,000 troops, which was on duty during the ninth month.H8671H8671H2320H44H6069H1145H4256H6242H702H505 13Maharai, a descendant of Zerah from Netophah, was commander of the tenth division of 24,000 troops, which was on duty during the tenth month.H6224H6224H2320H4121H5200H2227H4256H6242H702H505 14Benaiah from Pirathon in Ephraim was commander of the eleventh division of 24,000 troops, which was on duty during the eleventh month.H6249H6240H6249H6240H2320H1141H6553H1121H669H4256H6242H702H505 15Heled, a descendant of Othniel from Netophah, was commander of the twelfth division of 24,000 troops, which was on duty during the twelfth month.H8147H6240H8147H6240H2320H2469H5200H6274H4256H6242H702H505

Leaders of the Tribes

16The following were the tribes of Israel and their leaders: Tribe Leader Reuben Eliezer son of Zicri Simeon Shephatiah son of MaacahH7626H3478H5057H7206H461H1121H2147H8099H8203H1121H4601 17Levi Hashabiah son of Kemuel Aaron (the priests) ZadokH3881H2811H1121H7055H175H6659 18Judah Elihu (a brother of David) Issachar Omri son of MichaelH3063H453H251H1732H3485H6018H1121H4317 19Zebulun Ishmaiah son of Obadiah Naphtali Jeremoth son of AzrielH2074H3460H1121H5662H5321H3406H1121H5837 20Ephraim Hoshea son of Azaziah Manasseh (west) Joel son of PedaiahH1121H669H1954H1121H5812H2677H7626H4519H3100H1121H6305 21Manasseh in Gilead (east) Iddo son of Zechariah Benjamin Jaasiel son of AbnerH2677H4519H1568H3035H1121H2148H1144H3300H1121H74 22Dan Azarel son of Jeroham These were the leaders of the tribes of Israel.H1835H5832H1121H3395H8269H7626H3478 23When David took his census, he did not count those who were younger than twenty years of age, because the LORD had promised to make the Israelites as numerous as the stars in heaven.H1732H5375H4557H6242H8141H1121H4295H3068H559H7235H3478H3556H8064 24Joab son of Zeruiah began the census but never finished it because the anger of God fell on Israel. The total number was never recorded in King David's official records.H3097H1121H6870H2490H4487H3615H7110H2063H3478H4557H5927H4557H1697H3117H4428H1732

Officials of David’s Kingdom

25Azmaveth son of Adiel was in charge of the palace treasuries. Jonathan son of Uzziah was in charge of the regional treasuries throughout the towns, villages, and fortresses of Israel.H4428H214H5820H1121H5717H214H7704H5892H3723H4026H3083H1121H5818 26Ezri son of Kelub was in charge of the field workers who farmed the king's lands.H6213H4399H7704H5656H127H5836H1121H3620 27Shimei from Ramah was in charge of the king's vineyards. Zabdi from Shepham was responsible for the grapes and the supplies of wine.H3754H8096H7435H3754H3196H214H2067H8225 28Baal-hanan from Geder was in charge of the king's olive groves and sycamore-fig trees in the foothills of Judah. Joash was responsible for the supplies of olive oil.H2132H8256H8219H1177H1451H214H8081H3135 29Shitrai from Sharon was in charge of the cattle on the Sharon Plain. Shaphat son of Adlai was responsible for the cattle in the valleys.H1241H7462H8289H7861H8290H1241H6010H8202H1121H5724 30Obil the Ishmaelite was in charge of the camels. Jehdeiah from Meronoth was in charge of the donkeys.H1581H179H3459H860H3165H4824 31Jaziz the Hagrite was in charge of the king's flocks of sheep and goats. All these officials were overseers of King David's property.H6629H3151H1905H8269H7399H4428H1732 32Jonathan, David's uncle, was a wise counselor to the king, a man of great insight, and a scribe. Jehiel the Hacmonite was responsible for teaching the king's sons.H3083H1732H1730H3289H995H376H5608H3171H1121H2453H4428H1121 33Ahithophel was the royal adviser. Hushai the Arkite was the king's friend.H302H4428H3289H2365H757H4428H7453 34Ahithophel was succeeded by Jehoiada son of Benaiah and by Abiathar. Joab was commander of the king's army.H310H302H3077H1121H1141H54H8269H4428H6635H3097


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