Eleventh, for the eleventh month, was Benaiah of Pirathon, of the Ephraimites; in his division were twenty-four thousand.
Twelfth, for the twelfth month, was Heldai the Netophathite, of Othniel; in his division were twenty-four thousand.
Over the tribes of Israel, for the Reubenites, Eliezer son of Zichri was chief officer; for the Simeonites, Shephatiah son of Maacah;
for Levi, Hashabiah son of Kemuel; for Aaron, Zadok;
for Judah, Elihu, one of David's brothers; for Issachar, Omri son of Michael;
for Zebulun, Ishmaiah son of Obadiah; for Naphtali, Jerimoth son of Azriel;
for the Ephraimites, Hoshea son of Azaziah; for the half-tribe of Manasseh, Joel son of Pedaiah;
for the half-tribe of Manasseh in Gilead, Iddo son of Zechariah; for Benjamin, Jaasiel son of Abner;
for Dan, Azarel son of Jeroham. These were the leaders of the tribes of Israel.
David did not count those below twenty years of age, for the Lord had promised to make Israel as numerous as the stars of heaven.
Joab son of Zeruiah began to count them, but did not finish; yet wrath came upon Israel for this, and the number was not entered into the account of the Annals of King David.
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