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1 Chronicles 25 NAS

Number and Services of Musicians

1 Moreover, David and the commanders of the army set apart for the service some of the sons of 1Asaph and of Heman and of Jeduthun, who were to 2prophesy with lyres, 3harps and cymbals; and the number of those who performed their service was:

References for 1 Chronicles 25:1

    • a 25:1 - Lit "workmen according to their service"
      2 Of the sons of Asaph: Zaccur, Joseph, Nethaniah and Asharelah; the sons of Asaph were under the direction of Asaph, who prophesied under the direction of the king.

      References for 1 Chronicles 25:2

        • b 25:2 - In v 14, "Jesharelah"
        • c 25:2 - Lit "hand(s)"
        • d 25:2 - Lit "hand(s)"
          3 4Of Jeduthun, the sons of Jeduthun: Gedaliah, Zeri, Jeshaiah, Shimei, Hashabiah and Mattithiah, six, under the direction of their father Jeduthun with the harp, who prophesied in giving thanks and praising the LORD.

          References for 1 Chronicles 25:3

            • e 25:3 - In v 11, "Izri"
            • f 25:3 - So with mss and ancient versions, cf v 17
            • g 25:3 - Lit "hands"
              4 Of Heman, the sons of Heman: Bukkiah, Mattaniah, Uzziel, Shebuel and Jerimoth, Hananiah, Hanani, Eliathah, Giddalti and Romamti-ezer, Joshbekashah, Mallothi, Hothir, Mahazioth.

              References for 1 Chronicles 25:4

                • h 25:4 - In v 18, "Azarel"
                • i 25:4 - In v 20, "Shubael"
                  5 All these were the sons of Heman 5the king's seer to exalt him according to the words of God, for God gave fourteen * sons and three daughters to Heman.

                  References for 1 Chronicles 25:5

                    • j 25:5 - Lit "lift up the horn"
                      6 All these were under the direction of their father to sing in the house of the LORD, 6with cymbals, harps and lyres, for the service of the house of God. 7Asaph, Jeduthun and Heman were under the direction of the king.

                      References for 1 Chronicles 25:6

                        • k 25:6 - Lit "hands"
                        • l 25:6 - Lit "hands"
                          7 Their number who were trained in singing to the LORD, with their relatives, all who were skillful, was 288 * *.

                          References for 1 Chronicles 25:7

                            • m 25:7 - Lit "brothers," and so throughout the ch

                              Divisions of Musicians

                              8 8They cast lots for their duties, all alike, the small as well as the great, the teacher as well as the pupil.

                              References for 1 Chronicles 25:8

                              9 Now the first lot came out for Asaph to Joseph, the second for Gedaliah, he with his relatives and sons were twelve *;
                              10 the third to Zaccur, his sons and his relatives, twelve *;
                              11 the fourth to Izri, his sons and his relatives, twelve *;

                              References for 1 Chronicles 25:11

                                • n 25:11 - In v 3, "Zeri"
                                  12 the fifth to Nethaniah, his sons and his relatives, twelve *;
                                  13 the sixth to Bukkiah, his sons and his relatives, twelve *;
                                  14 the seventh to Jesharelah, his sons and his relatives, twelve *;

                                  References for 1 Chronicles 25:14

                                    • o 25:14 - In v 2, "Asherelah"
                                      15 the eighth to Jeshaiah, his sons and his relatives, twelve *;
                                      16 the ninth to Mattaniah, his sons and his relatives, twelve *;
                                      17 the tenth to Shimei, his sons and his relatives, twelve *;
                                      18 the eleventh * to Azarel, his sons and his relatives, twelve *;
                                      19 the twelfth * to Hashabiah, his sons and his relatives, twelve *;
                                      20 for the thirteenth *, Shubael, his sons and his relatives, twelve *;
                                      21 for the fourteenth *, Mattithiah, his sons and his relatives, twelve *;
                                      22 for the fifteenth * to Jeremoth, his sons and his relatives, twelve *;
                                      23 for the sixteenth * to Hananiah, his sons and his relatives, twelve *;
                                      24 for the seventeenth * to Joshbekashah, his sons and his relatives, twelve *;
                                      25 for the eighteenth * to Hanani, his sons and his relatives, twelve *;
                                      26 for the nineteenth * to Mallothi, his sons and his relatives, twelve *;
                                      27 for the twentieth to Eliathah, his sons and his relatives, twelve *;
                                      28 for the twenty-first * to Hothir, his sons and his relatives, twelve *;
                                      29 for the twenty-second * to Giddalti, his sons and his relatives, twelve *;
                                      30 for the twenty-third * to Mahazioth, his sons and his relatives, twelve *;
                                      31 for the twenty-fourth * to Romamti-ezer, his sons and his relatives, twelve *.

                                      Study tools for 1 Chronicles 25

                                      • a 25:1 - Lit "workmen according to their service"
                                      • b 25:2 - In v 14, "Jesharelah"
                                      • c 25:2 - Lit "hand(s)"
                                      • d 25:2 - Lit "hand(s)"
                                      • e 25:3 - In v 11, "Izri"
                                      • f 25:3 - So with mss and ancient versions, cf v 17
                                      • g 25:3 - Lit "hands"
                                      • h 25:4 - In v 18, "Azarel"
                                      • i 25:4 - In v 20, "Shubael"
                                      • j 25:5 - Lit "lift up the horn"
                                      • k 25:6 - Lit "hands"
                                      • l 25:6 - Lit "hands"
                                      • m 25:7 - Lit "brothers," and so throughout the ch
                                      • n 25:11 - In v 3, "Zeri"
                                      • o 25:14 - In v 2, "Asherelah"