1 Chronicles 26 MSG/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 The teams of security guards were from the family of Korah: Meshelemiah son of Kore (one of the sons of Asaph). 1 The divisions of the gatekeepers: From the Korahites: Meshelemiah son of Kore, one of the sons of Asaph.
2 Meshelemiah's sons were Zechariah, the firstborn, followed by Jediael, Zebadiah, Jathniel, 2 Meshelemiah had sons: Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,
3 Elam, Jehohanan, and Eliehoenai - seven sons. 3 Elam the fifth, Jehohanan the sixth and Eliehoenai the seventh.
4 Obed-Edom's sons were Shemaiah, the firstborn, followed by Jehozabad, Joah, Sacar, Nethanel, 4 Obed-Edom also had sons: Shemaiah the firstborn, Jehozabad the second, Joah the third, Sacar the fourth, Nethanel the fifth,
5 Ammiel, Issachar, and Peullethai - God blessed him with eight sons. 5 Ammiel the sixth, Issachar the seventh and Peullethai the eighth. (For God had blessed Obed-Edom.)
6 His son Shemaiah had sons who provided outstanding leadership in the family: 6 His son Shemaiah also had sons, who were leaders in their father's family because they were very capable men.
7 Othni, Rephael, Obed, and Elzabad; his relatives Elihu and Semakiah were also exceptional. 7 The sons of Shemaiah: Othni, Rephael, Obed and Elzabad; his relatives Elihu and Semakiah were also able men.
8 These all came from the line of Obed-Edom - all of them outstanding and strong. There were sixty-two of them. 8 All these were descendants of Obed-Edom; they and their sons and their relatives were capable men with the strength to do the work--descendants of Obed-Edom, 62 in all.
9 Meshelemiah had eighteen sons and relatives who were outstanding. 9 Meshelemiah had sons and relatives, who were able men--18 in all.
10 The sons of Hosah the Merarite were Shimri (he was not the firstborn but his father made him first), 10 Hosah the Merarite had sons: Shimri the first (although he was not the firstborn, his father had appointed him the first),
11 then Hilkiah, followed by Tabaliah and Zechariah. Hosah accounted for thirteen. 11 Hilkiah the second, Tabaliah the third and Zechariah the fourth. The sons and relatives of Hosah were 13 in all.
12 These teams of security guards, supervised by their leaders, kept order in The Temple of God, keeping up the traditions of their ancestors. 12 These divisions of the gatekeepers, through their chief men, had duties for ministering in the temple of the LORD, just as their relatives had.
13 They were all assigned to their posts by the same method regardless of the prominence of their families - each picked his gate assignment from a hat. 13 Lots were cast for each gate, according to their families, young and old alike.
14 Shelemiah was assigned to the East Gate; his son Zechariah, a shrewd counselor, got the North Gate. 14 The lot for the East Gate fell to Shelemiah. Then lots were cast for his son Zechariah, a wise counselor, and the lot for the North Gate fell to him.
15 Obed-Edom got the South Gate; and his sons pulled duty at the storehouse. 15 The lot for the South Gate fell to Obed-Edom, and the lot for the storehouse fell to his sons.
16 Shuppim and Hosah were posted to the West Gate and the Shalleketh Gate on the high road. 16 The lots for the West Gate and the Shalleketh Gate on the upper road fell to Shuppim and Hosah. Guard was alongside of guard:
17 six Levites per day on the east, four per day on the north and on the south, and two at a time at the storehouse. 17 There were six Levites a day on the east, four a day on the north, four a day on the south and two at a time at the storehouse.
18 At the open court to the west, four guards were posted on the road and two at the court. 18 As for the court to the west, there were four at the road and two at the court itself.
19 These are the teams of security guards from the sons of Korah and Merari. Financial Affairs: Accountants and Bookkeepers 19 These were the divisions of the gatekeepers who were descendants of Korah and Merari.
20 Other Levites were put in charge of the financial affairs of The Temple of God. 20 Their fellow Levites were in charge of the treasuries of the house of God and the treasuries for the dedicated things.
21 From the family of Ladan (all Gershonites) came Jehieli, 21 The descendants of Ladan, who were Gershonites through Ladan and who were heads of families belonging to Ladan the Gershonite, were Jehieli,
22 and the sons of Jehieli, Zetham and his brother Joel. They supervised the finances of the sanctuary of God. 22 the sons of Jehieli, Zetham and his brother Joel. They were in charge of the treasuries of the temple of the LORD.
23 From the Amramites, the Izharites, the Hebronites, and the Uzzielites: 23 From the Amramites, the Izharites, the Hebronites and the Uzzielites:
24 Shubael, descended from Gershom the son of Moses, was the chief financial officer. 24 Shubael, a descendant of Gershom son of Moses, was the officer in charge of the treasuries.
25 His relatives through Eliezer: his son Rehabiah, his son Jeshaiah, his son Joram, his son Zicri, and his son Shelomith. 25 His relatives through Eliezer: Rehabiah his son, Jeshaiah his son, Joram his son, Zicri his son and Shelomith his son.
26 Shelomith and his relatives were in charge of valuables consecrated by David the king, family heads, and various generals and commanders from the army. 26 Shelomith and his relatives were in charge of all the treasuries for the things dedicated by King David, by the heads of families who were the commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds, and by the other army commanders.
27 They dedicated the plunder that they had gotten in war to the work of the worship of God. 27 Some of the plunder taken in battle they dedicated for the repair of the temple of the LORD.
28 In addition, everything that had been dedicated by Samuel the seer, Saul son of Kish, Abner son of Ner, and Joab son of Zeruiah - anything that had been dedicated, ever, was the responsibility of Shelomith and his family. 28 And everything dedicated by Samuel the seer and by Saul son of Kish, Abner son of Ner and Joab son of Zeruiah, and all the other dedicated things were in the care of Shelomith and his relatives.
29 From the family of the Izharites, Kenaniah and sons were appointed as officials and judges responsible for affairs outside the work of worship and sanctuary. 29 From the Izharites: Kenaniah and his sons were assigned duties away from the temple, as officials and judges over Israel.
30 From the family of the Hebronites, Hashabiah and his relatives - 1,700 well-qualified men - were responsible for administration of matters related to the worship of God and the king's work in the territory west of the Jordan. 30 From the Hebronites: Hashabiah and his relatives--seventeen hundred able men--were responsible in Israel west of the Jordan for all the work of the LORD and for the king's service.
31 According to the family tree of the Hebronites, Jeriah held pride of place. In the fortieth year of David's reign (his last), the Hebron family tree was researched and outstanding men were found at Jazer in Gilead, 31 As for the Hebronites, Jeriah was their chief according to the genealogical records of their families. In the fortieth year of David's reign a search was made in the records, and capable men among the Hebronites were found at Jazer in Gilead.
32 namely, Jeriah and 2,700 men of his extended family: David the king made them responsible for administration of matters related to the worship of God and the work of the king in the territory east of the Jordan - the Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh. 32 Jeriah had twenty-seven hundred relatives, who were able men and heads of families, and King David put them in charge of the Reubenites, the Gadites and the half-tribe of Manasseh for every matter pertaining to God and for the affairs of the king.