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Go to Commentary on 1 Chr 25
 
The Levitical Musicians

1Moreover, David and the captains of the army set apart for the service certain of the sons of Asaph, and of Heman and of Jeduthun, who should prophesy with harps, with stringed instruments and with cymbals, and the number of those who did the work according to their service was:
 

2of the sons of Asaph,
Zaccur and Joseph and Nethaniah and Asharelah, the sons of Asaph, under the hand of Asaph who prophesied according to the order of the king.

3Of Jeduthun; the sons of Jeduthun:
Gedaliah, and Zeri, and Jeshaiah, Hashabiah and Mattithiah, six, under the hands of their father Jeduthun with the harp who prophesied in giving thanks and praising Yahweh.

4Of Heman; the sons of Heman:
Bukkiah, Mattaniah, Uzziel, Shebuel and Jerimoth, Hananiah, Hanani, Eliathah, Giddalti, and Romamti–Ezer, Joshbekashah, Mallothi, Hothir, Mahazioth. 5All these were the sons of Heman the king’s seer in the words of God, to lift up the horn. God gave to Heman 14 sons and three daughters.

6All these were under the hands of their father for song in the house of Yahweh, with cymbals, stringed instruments and harps for the service of God’s house, Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman being under the order of the king.
  7The number of them, with their brothers who were instructed in singing to Yahweh, even all who were skillful, was 288.
  8They cast lots for their offices, all alike, as well the small as the great, the teacher as the scholar.
 

9Now the first lot came out for Asaph to Joseph;
the second to Gedaliah, he and his brothers and sons were 12:

10the third to Zaccur, his sons and his brothers, 12:

11the fourth to Izri, his sons and his brothers, 12:

12the fifth to Nethaniah, his sons and his brothers, 12:

13the sixth to Bukkiah, his sons and his brothers, 12:

14the seventh to Jesharelah, his sons and his brothers, 12:

15the eighth to Jeshaiah, his sons and his brothers, 12:

16the ninth to Mattaniah, his sons and his brothers, 12:

17the tenth to Shimei, his sons and his brothers, 12:

18the 11th to Azarel, his sons and his brothers, 12:

19the 12th to Hashabiah, his sons and his brothers, 12:

20for the 13th, Shubael, his sons and his brothers, 12:

21for the 14th, Mattithiah, his sons and his brothers, 12:

22for the 15th to Jeremoth, his sons and his brothers, 12:

23for the 16th to Hananiah, his sons and his brothers, 12:

24for the 17th to Joshbekashah, his sons and his brothers, 12:

25for the 18th to Hanani, his sons and his brothers, 12:

26for the 19th to Mallothi, his sons and his brothers, 12:

27for the 20th to Eliathah, his sons and his brothers, 12:

28for the 21st to Hothir, his sons and his brothers, 12:

29for the 22nd to Giddalti, his sons and his brothers, 12:

30for the 23rd to Mahazioth, his sons and his brothers, 12:

31for the 24th to Romamti–Ezer, his sons and his brothers, 12.


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