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1 Chronicles 27:1-15 (New International Version)

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Army Divisions

1 This is the list of the Israelites--heads of families, commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds, and their officers, who served the king in all that concerned the army divisions that were on duty month by month throughout the year. Each division consisted of 24,000 men. 2 In charge of the first division, for the first month, was Jashobeam1 son of Zabdiel. There were 24,000 men in his division. 3 He was a descendant of Perez and chief of all the army officers for the first month. 4 In charge of the division for the second month was Dodai2 the Ahohite; Mikloth was the leader of his division. There were 24,000 men in his division. 5 The third army commander, for the third month, was Benaiah3 son of Jehoiada the priest. He was chief and there were 24,000 men in his division. 6 This was the Benaiah who was a mighty man among the Thirty and was over the Thirty. His son Ammizabad was in charge of his division. 7 The fourth, for the fourth month, was Asahel4 the brother of Joab; his son Zebadiah was his successor. There were 24,000 men in his division. 8 The fifth, for the fifth month, was the commander Shamhuth5 the Izrahite. There were 24,000 men in his division. 9 The sixth, for the sixth month, was Ira6 the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite. There were 24,000 men in his division. 10 The seventh, for the seventh month, was Helez7 the Pelonite, an Ephraimite. There were 24,000 men in his division. 11 The eighth, for the eighth month, was Sibbecai8 the Hushathite, a Zerahite. There were 24,000 men in his division. 12 The ninth, for the ninth month, was Abiezer9 the Anathothite, a Benjamite. There were 24,000 men in his division. 13 The tenth, for the tenth month, was Maharai10 the Netophathite, a Zerahite. There were 24,000 men in his division. 14 The eleventh, for the eleventh month, was Benaiah11 the Pirathonite, an Ephraimite. There were 24,000 men in his division. 15 The twelfth, for the twelfth month, was Heldai12 the Netophathite, from the family of Othniel.13 There were 24,000 men in his division.
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