|Overview - 1 Chronicles 25|
|1||The number and offices of the singers.|
|8||Their division by lot into four and twenty orders.|
1 Chronicles 25:8 (King James Version)
And they cast lots, ward against ward, as well the small as the great, the teacher as the scholar.
- cast lots
- 24:5 Leviticus 16:8 ; 1 Samuel 14:41 1 Samuel 14:42 ; Proverbs 16:33 ; Acts 1:26
- ward against ward
- 24:31 1 Chronicles 26:13 1 Chronicles 26:16 Nehemiah 12:24
- the teacher
- Even among the twenty-four leaders, some were more expert than others; some were teachers, and others were scholars; but every one was taken by the solemn casting of lots, without any regard to these distinctions. Thus all things were disposed for the preserving of order, and avoiding all disputes about precedence: there being no respect had, in this divine distribution, to birth, but the younger in course preceded the elder.
- 15:22 2 Chronicles 23:13