The officers over the tribes of Israel: over the Reubenites: Eliezer son of Zicri; over the Simeonites: Shephatiah son of Maacah;
over Levi: Hashabiah1 son of Kemuel; over Aaron: Zadok;218
over Judah: Elihu, a brother of David; over Issachar: Omri son of Michael;
over Zebulun: Ishmaiah son of Obadiah; over Naphtali: Jerimoth son of Azriel;
over the Ephraimites: Hoshea son of Azaziah; over half the tribe of Manasseh: Joel son of Pedaiah;
over the half-tribe of Manasseh in Gilead: Iddo son of Zechariah; over Benjamin: Jaasiel son of Abner;
over Dan: Azarel son of Jeroham. These were the officers over the tribes of Israel.
David did not take the number of the men twenty years old or less,3 because the LORD had promised to make Israel as numerous as the stars4 in the sky.
Joab son of Zeruiah began to count the men but did not finish. Wrath came on Israel on account of this numbering,5 and the number was not entered in the booka of the annals of King David.