25David and the army commanders then appointed men from the families of Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun to proclaim God's messages to the accompaniment of lyres, harps, and cymbals. Here is a list of their names and their work.H1732H8269H6635H914H5656H1121H623H1968H3038H5012H5030H3658H5035H4700H4557H582H4399H5656 2From the sons of Asaph, there were Zaccur, Joseph, Nethaniah, and Asarelah. They worked under the direction of their father, Asaph, who proclaimed God's messages by the king's orders.H1121H623H2139H3130H5418H841H1121H623H3027H623H5012H3027H4428 3From the sons of Jeduthun, there were Gedaliah, Zeri, Jeshaiah, Shimei, Hashabiah, and Mattithiah, six in all. They worked under the direction of their father, Jeduthun, who proclaimed God's messages to the accompaniment of the lyre, offering thanks and praise to the LORD.H3038H1121H3038H1436H6874H3470H2811H4993H8337H3027H1H3038H5012H3658H3034H1984H3068 4From the sons of Heman, there were Bukkiah, Mattaniah, Uzziel, Shubael, Jerimoth, Hananiah, Hanani, Eliathah, Giddalti, Romamti-ezer, Joshbekashah, Mallothi, Hothir, and Mahazioth.H1968H1121H1968H1232H4983H5816H7619H3406H2608H2607H448H1437H7320H3436H4413H1956H4238 5All these were the sons of Heman, the king's seer, for God had honored him with fourteen sons and three daughters.H1121H1968H4428H2374H1697H430H7311H7161H430H5414H1968H702H6240H1121H7969H1323 6All these men were under the direction of their fathers as they made music at the house of the LORD. Their responsibilities included the playing of cymbals, harps, and lyres at the house of God. Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman reported directly to the king.H3027H1H7892H1004H3068H4700H5035H3658H5656H1004H430H4428H3027H623H3038H1968 7They and their families were all trained in making music before the LORD, and each of them—288 in all—was an accomplished musician.H4557H251H3925H7892H3068H995H3967H8084H8083 8The musicians were appointed to their term of service by means of sacred lots, without regard to whether they were young or old, teacher or student.H5307H1486H4931H5980H6996H1419H995H8527 9The first lot fell to Joseph of the Asaph clan and twelve of his sons and relatives. The second lot fell to Gedaliah and twelve of his sons and relatives.H7223H1486H3318H623H3130H8145H1436H251H1121H8147H6240 10The third lot fell to Zaccur and twelve of his sons and relatives.H7992H2139H1121H251H8147H6240 11The fourth lot fell to Zeri and twelve of his sons and relatives.H7243H3339H1121H251H8147H6240 12The fifth lot fell to Nethaniah and twelve of his sons and relatives.H2549H5418H1121H251H8147H6240 13The sixth lot fell to Bukkiah and twelve of his sons and relatives.H8345H1232H1121H251H8147H6240 14The seventh lot fell to Asarelah and twelve of his sons and relatives.H7637H3480H1121H251H8147H6240 15The eighth lot fell to Jeshaiah and twelve of his sons and relatives.H8066H3470H1121H251H8147H6240 16The ninth lot fell to Mattaniah and twelve of his sons and relatives.H8671H4983H1121H251H8147H6240 17The tenth lot fell to Shimei and twelve of his sons and relatives.H6224H8096H1121H251H8147H6240 18The eleventh lot fell to Uzziel and twelve of his sons and relatives.H6249H6240H5832H1121H251H8147H6240 19The twelfth lot fell to Hashabiah and twelve of his sons and relatives.H8147H6240H2811H1121H251H8147H6240 20The thirteenth lot fell to Shubael and twelve of his sons and relatives.H7969H6240H7619H1121H251H8147H6240 21The fourteenth lot fell to Mattithiah and twelve of his sons and relatives.H702H6240H4993H1121H251H8147H6240 22The fifteenth lot fell to Jerimoth and twelve of his sons and relatives.H2568H6240H3406H1121H251H8147H6240 23The sixteenth lot fell to Hananiah and twelve of his sons and relatives.H8337H6240H2608H1121H251H8147H6240 24The seventeenth lot fell to Joshbekashah and twelve of his sons and relatives.H7651H6240H3436H1121H251H8147H6240 25The eighteenth lot fell to Hanani and twelve of his sons and relatives.H8083H6240H2607H1121H251H8147H6240 26The nineteenth lot fell to Mallothi and twelve of his sons and relatives.H8672H6240H4413H1121H251H8147H6240 27The twentieth lot fell to Eliathah and twelve of his sons and relatives.H6242H448H1121H251H8147H6240 28The twenty-first lot fell to Hothir and twelve of his sons and relatives.H259H6242H1956H1121H251H8147H6240 29The twenty-second lot fell to Giddalti and twelve of his sons and relatives.H8147H6242H1437H1121H251H8147H6240 30The twenty-third lot fell to Mahazioth and twelve of his sons and relatives.H7969H6242H4238H1121H251H8147H6240 31The twenty-fourth lot fell to Romamti-ezer and twelve of his sons and relatives.H702H6242H7320H1121H251H8147H6240
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