So allIsrael was enrolled by genealogies; and behold, they are written in the Book of the Kings of Israel. And 1Judah was carriedaway into exile to Babylon for their unfaithfulness.
22Now the firstwholived in their possessions in their cities were Israel, the priests, the Levites and 3the atempleservants.
3Some of the sons of Judah, of the sons of Benjamin and of the sons of Ephraim and Manassehlived in 4Jerusalem:
4Uthai the son of Ammihud, the son of Omri, the son of Imri, the son of Bani, from the sons of Perez the 5son of Judah.
From the Shilonites were Asaiah the firstborn and his sons.
From the sons of Zerah were Jeuel and their brelatives, 690 of them.
From the sons of Benjamin were Sallu the son of Meshullam, the son of Hodaviah, the son of Hassenuah,
and Ibneiah the son of Jeroham, and Elah the son of Uzzi, the son of Michri, and Meshullam the son of Shephatiah, the son of Reuel, the son of Ibnijah;
and their relatives according to their generations, . Allthese were heads of fathers' households according to their fathers'houses.
106From the priests were Jedaiah, Jehoiarib, Jachin,
and cAzariah the son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, 7the chiefofficer of the house of God;
and Adaiah the son of Jeroham, the son of Pashhur, the son of Malchijah, and Maasai the son of Adiel, the son of Jahzerah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Meshillemith, the son of Immer;
and their relatives, heads of their fathers'households, 1,760 very ablemen for the work of the service of the house of God.
148Of the Levites were Shemaiah the son of Hasshub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, of the sons of Merari;
and Bakbakkar, Heresh and Galal and Mattaniah the son of Mica, the son of dZichri, the son of Asaph,
and eObadiah the son of fShemaiah, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun, and Berechiah the son of Asa, the son of Elkanah, who lived in the villages of the Netophathites.
Now the gatekeepers were gShallum and Akkub and Talmon and Ahiman and their relatives (Shallum the chief18
being stationed untilnow at 9the king'sgate to the east ). These were the gatekeepers for the camp of the sons of Levi.
19Shallum the son of Kore, the son of hEbiasaph, the son of Korah, and his relatives of his father'shouse, the Korahites, were over the work of the service, keepers of the thresholds of the tent; and their fathers had been over the camp of the LORD, keepers of the entrance.
2010Phinehas the son of Eleazar was rulerover them previously, and the LORD was with him.
2111Zechariah the son of Meshelemiah was gatekeeper of the entrance of the tent of meeting.
22All these who were chosen to be gatekeepers at the thresholds were 212 . These were enrolled by genealogy in their villages, 12whomDavid and Samuel the seerappointed13in their office of trust.
So they and their sonsihad charge of the gates of the house of the LORD, even the house of the tent, as guards.
The gatekeepers were jon the foursides, to the east, west, north and south.
Their relatives in their villages14were to come in every sevendays from time to time to be with kthem;
for the fourchiefgatekeeperswho were Levites, were in an office of trust, and were over the chambers and over the treasuries in the house of God.
They spent the nightaround the house of God, 15because the watch was lcommitted to them; and they were min charge of opening it morning by morning.
Now some of them nhad charge of the utensils of service, for othey counted them when they brought them in and when they took them out.
29Some of them also were appointedover the furniture and overall the utensils of the sanctuary and 16over the fineflour and the wine and the oil and the frankincense and the spices.
30Some of 17the sons of the priestsprepared the mixing of the spices.
31Mattithiah, one of the Levites, who was the firstborn of Shallum the Korahite, had 18the presponsibilityover the things which were baked in pans.
32Some of their relatives of the sons of the Kohathites19were over the showbread to prepare it everysabbath.
Now these are 20the singers, heads of fathers' households of the Levites, who lived in the chambers of the temple free from other service; for they were qengaged21in their workday and night.
34These were heads of fathers' households of the Levites according to their generations, chiefmen, rwholived in Jerusalem.
3522In GibeonJeiel the father of Gibeonlived, and his wife'sname was Maacah,
and his firstbornson was Abdon, then Zur, Kish, Baal, Ner, Nadab,
37Gedor, Ahio, Zechariah and Mikloth.
38Miklothbecame the father of Shimeam. And they alsolived with their relatives in Jerusalemopposite their other relatives.
3923Nerbecame the father of Kish, and Kishbecame the father of Saul, and Saulbecame the father of Jonathan, Malchi-shua, Abinadab and Eshbaal.
The son of Jonathan was Merib-baal; and Merib-baalbecame the father of Micah.
The sons of Micah were Pithon, Melech, Tahrea24and Ahaz.
42Ahazbecame the father of Jarah, and Jarahbecame the father of Alemeth, Azmaveth and Zimri; and Zimribecame the father of Moza,
and Mozabecame the father of Binea and Rephaiah his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son.
44Azel had sixsons whose names are these: Azrikam, Bocheru and Ishmael and Sheariah and Obadiah and Hanan. These were the sons of Azel.