For the divisions of the gatekeepers there were of the Korahites, aMeshelemiah the son of Kore, of the sons of bAsaph.
2Meshelemiah had sons : Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,
3Elam the fifth, Johanan the sixth, Eliehoenai the seventh.
41Obed-edom had sons : Shemaiah the firstborn, Jehozabad the second, Joah the third, Sacar the fourth, Nethanel the fifth,
5Ammiel the sixth, Issachar the seventh and Peullethai the eighth ; God had indeedblessed him.
Also to his sonShemaiahsons were born who ruled over the house of their father, for they were mightymen of valor.
The sons of Shemaiah were Othni, Rephael, Obed and Elzabad, whose brothers, Elihu and Semachiah, were valiantmen.
8Allthese were of the sons of Obed-edom ; they and their sons and their crelatives were ablemen with strength for the service, 62 from Obed-edom.
9Meshelemiah had sons and relatives, 18valiantmen.
Also 2Hosah, one of the sons of Merari had sons : Shimri the first (although he was not the firstborn, his fathermade him first ),
11Hilkiah the second, Tebaliah the third, Zechariah the fourth ; all the sons and relatives of Hosah were 13 .
To thesedivisions of the gatekeepers, the chiefmen, were given dutieslike their relatives to minister in the house of the LORD.
133They castlots, the small and the great alike, according to their fathers'households, for everygate.
The lot to the eastfell to dShelemiah. Then they castlots for his sonZechariah, a counselor with insight, and his lotcame out to the north.
For Obed-edom it fell to the south, and to his sons went the storehouse.
For Shuppim and Hosah it was to the west, by the gate of Shallecheth, on the ascendinghighway. Guardcorresponded to guard.
On the east there were sixLevites, on the northfourdaily, on the southfourdaily, and at the storehousetwo by two.
At the e4Parbar on the west there were four at the highway and two at the Parbar.
19These were the divisions of the gatekeepers of the sons of Korah and of the sons of Merari.
20fThe Levites, their relatives, ghad 5charge of the treasures of the house of God and of the treasures of the dedicatedgifts.
The sons of Ladan, the sons of the Gershonites belonging to Ladan, namely, the Jehielites, were the heads of the fathers' households, belonging to Ladan the Gershonite.
The sons of Jehieli, Zetham and Joel his brother, hhad charge of the treasures of the house of the LORD.
As for the Amramites, the Izharites, the Hebronites and the Uzzielites,
24Shebuel the son of Gershom, the son of Moses, was officerover the treasures.
His relatives by Eliezer were Rehabiah his son, Jeshaiah his son, Joram his son, Zichri his son and Shelomoth his son.
26ThisShelomoth and his relativesihad charge of all the treasures of the dedicatedgifts6whichKingDavid and the heads of the fathers' households, the commanders of thousands and hundreds, and the commanders of the army, had dedicated.
They dedicatedjpart of the spoil won in battles to repair the house of the LORD.
And all that Samuel the seer had dedicated and Saul the son of Kish, Abner the son of Ner and Joab the son of Zeruiah, everyone who had dedicated anything, all of this was kin the care of lShelomoth and his relatives.
As for the Izharites, Chenaniah and his sons7were assigned to outsideduties for Israel, as 8officers and judges.
As for the Hebronites, 9Hashabiah and his relatives, 1,700capablemen, had charge of the affairs of Israelmwest of the Jordan, for all the work of the LORD and the service of the king.
As for the Hebronites, 10Jerijah the chiefn(these Hebronites were investigated according to their genealogies and fathers' households, in the fortiethyear of David'sreign, and men of outstandingcapability were found among them at 11Jazer of Gilead )
and his relatives, capablemen, were 2,700 in number, heads of fathers' households. And KingDavidmade them overseers of the Reubenites, the Gadites and the half-tribe of the Manassites12concerning oall the affairs of God and of the king.