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1 Chronicles 23


1 Chron 23:1 Now when David reached old age, he made his son Solomon king over Israel.
1 Chron 23:2 And he gathered together all the leaders of Israel with the priests and the Levites. Offices of the Levites3 The Levites were numbered from thirty years old and upward, and their number by census of men was 38,000.
1 Chron 23:4 Of these, 24,000 were to oversee the work of the house of the Lord; and 6,000 were officers and judges,
1 Chron 23:5 and 4,000 were gatekeepers, and 4,000 were praising the Lord with the instruments which David made for giving praise.
1 Chron 23:6 David divided them into divisions according to the sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.
1 Chron 23:7 Of the Gershonites were Ladan and Shimei.
1 Chron 23:8 The sons of Ladan were Jehiel the first and Zetham and Joel, three.
1 Chron 23:9 The sons of Shimei were Shelomoth and Haziel and Haran, three. These were the heads of the fathers' households of Ladan.
1 Chron 23:10 The sons of Shimei were Jahath, Zina, Jeush and Beriah. These four were the sons of Shimei.
1 Chron 23:11 Jahath was the first and Zizah the second; but Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons, so they became a father's household, one class.
1 Chron 23:12 The sons of Kohath were four: Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel.
1 Chron 23:13 The sons of Amram were Aaron and Moses. And Aaron was set apart to sanctify him as most holy, he and his sons forever, to burn incense before the Lord, to minister to Him and to bless in His name forever.
1 Chron 23:14 But as for Moses the man of God, his sons were named among the tribe of Levi.
1 Chron 23:15 The sons of Moses were Gershom and Eliezer.
1 Chron 23:16 The son of Gershom was Shebuel the chief.
1 Chron 23:17 The son of Eliezer was Rehabiah the chief; and Eliezer had no other sons, but the sons of Rehabiah were very many.
1 Chron 23:18 The son of Izhar was Shelomith the chief.
1 Chron 23:19 The sons of Hebron were Jeriah the first, Amariah the second, Jahaziel the third and Jekameam the fourth.
1 Chron 23:20 The sons of Uzziel were Micah the first and Isshiah the second.
1 Chron 23:21 The sons of Merari were Mahli and Mushi. The sons of Mahli were Eleazar and Kish.
1 Chron 23:22 Eleazar died and had no sons, but daughters only, so their brothers, the sons of Kish, took them as wives.
1 Chron 23:23 The sons of Mushi were three: Mahli, Eder and Jeremoth.
1 Chron 23:24 These were the sons of Levi according to their fathers' households, even the heads of the fathers' households of those of them who were counted, in the number of names by their census, doing the work for the service of the house of the Lord, from twenty years old and upward.
1 Chron 23:25 For David said, "The Lord God of Israel has given rest to His people, and He dwells in Jerusalem forever.
1 Chron 23:26 Also, the Levites will no longer need to carry the tabernacle and all its utensils for its service."
1 Chron 23:27 For by the last words of David the sons of Levi were numbered from twenty years old and upward.
1 Chron 23:28 For their office is to assist the sons of Aaron with the service of the house of the Lord, in the courts and in the chambers and in the purifying of all holy things, even the work of the service of the house of God,
1 Chron 23:29 and with the showbread, and the fine flour for a grain offering, and unleavened wafers, or what is baked in the pan or what is well-mixed, and all measures of volume and size.
1 Chron 23:30 They are to stand every morning to thank and to praise the Lord, and likewise at evening,
1 Chron 23:31 and to offer all burnt offerings to the Lord, on the sabbaths, the new moons and the fixed festivals in the number set by the ordinance concerning them, continually before the Lord.
1 Chron 23:32 Thus they are to keep charge of the tent of meeting, and charge of the holy place, and charge of the sons of Aaron their relatives, for the service of the house of the Lord.



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1 Chron 23:1 So when David was old and full of days, he made Solomon his son king over Israel. 1 Chron 23:1 Now when David reached old age, he made his son Solomon king over Israel. 1 Chron 23:1 καὶ Δαυιδ πρεσβύτης καὶ πλήρης ἡμερῶν καὶ ἐβασίλευσεν Σαλωμων τὸν υἱὸν αὐτοῦ ἀντ᾽ αὐτοῦ ἐπὶ Ισραηλ
1 Chron 23:2 And he gathered together all the princes of Israel, with the priests and the Levites. 1 Chron 23:2 And he gathered together all the leaders of Israel with the priests and the Levites. 1 Chron 23:2 καὶ συνήγαγεν τοὺς πάντας ἄρχοντας Ισραηλ καὶ τοὺς ἱερεῖς καὶ τοὺς Λευίτας
1 Chron 23:3 Now the Levites were numbered from the age of thirty years and upward: and their number by their polls, man by man, was thirty and eight thousand. 1 Chron 23:3 The Levites were numbered from thirty years old and upward, and their number by census of men was 38,000. 1 Chron 23:3 καὶ ἠριθμήθησαν οἱ Λευῖται ἀπὸ τριακονταετοῦς καὶ ἐπάνω καὶ ἐγένετο ὁ ἀριθμὸς αὐτῶν κατὰ κεφαλὴν αὐτῶν εἰς ἄνδρας τριάκοντα καὶ ὀκτὼ χιλιάδας
1 Chron 23:4 Of which, twenty and four thousand were to set forward the work of the house of the LORD; and six thousand were officers and judges: 1 Chron 23:4 Of these, 24,000 were to oversee the work of the house of the Lord; and 6,000 were officers and judges, 1 Chron 23:4 ἀπὸ τούτων ἐργοδιῶκται ἐπὶ τὰ ἔργα οἴκου κυρίου εἴκοσι τέσσαρες χιλιάδες καὶ γραμματεῖς καὶ κριταὶ ἑξακισχίλιοι
1 Chron 23:5 Moreover four thousand were porters; and four thousand praised the LORD with the instruments which I made, said David, to praise therewith. 1 Chron 23:5 and 4,000 were gatekeepers, and 4,000 were praising the Lord with the instruments which David made for giving praise. 1 Chron 23:5 καὶ τέσσαρες χιλιάδες πυλωροὶ καὶ τέσσαρες χιλιάδες αἰνοῦντες τῷ κυρίῳ ἐν τοῖς ὀργάνοις οἷς ἐποίησεν τοῦ αἰνεῖν τῷ κυρίῳ
1 Chron 23:6 And David divided them into courses among the sons of Levi, namely, Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. 1 Chron 23:6 David divided them into divisions according to the sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. 1 Chron 23:6 καὶ διεῖλεν αὐτοὺς Δαυιδ ἐφημερίας τοῖς υἱοῖς Λευι τῷ Γεδσων Κααθ Μεραρι
1 Chron 23:7 Of the Gershonites were, Laadan, and Shimei. 1 Chron 23:7 Of the Gershonites were Ladan and Shimei. 1 Chron 23:7 καὶ τῷ Παροσωμ τῷ Εδαν καὶ τῷ Σεμεϊ
1 Chron 23:8 The sons of Laadan; the chief was Jehiel, and Zetham, and Joel, three. 1 Chron 23:8 The sons of Ladan were Jehiel the first and Zetham and Joel, three. 1 Chron 23:8 υἱοὶ τῷ Εδαν ὁ ἄρχων Ιιηλ καὶ Ζεθομ καὶ Ιωηλ τρεῖς
1 Chron 23:9 The sons of Shimei; Shelomith, and Haziel, and Haran, three. These were the chief of the fathers of Laadan. 1 Chron 23:9 The sons of Shimei were Shelomoth and Haziel and Haran, three. These were the heads of the fathers' households of Ladan. 1 Chron 23:9 υἱοὶ Σεμεϊ Σαλωμιθ καὶ Ιιηλ καὶ Αιδαν τρεῖς οὗτοι ἄρχοντες τῶν πατριῶν τῷ Εδαν
1 Chron 23:10 And the sons of Shimei were, Jahath, Zina, and Jeush, and Beriah. These four were the sons of Shimei. 1 Chron 23:10 The sons of Shimei were Jahath, Zina, Jeush and Beriah. These four were the sons of Shimei. 1 Chron 23:10 καὶ τοῖς υἱοῖς Σεμεϊ Ιεθ καὶ Ζιζα καὶ Ιωας καὶ Βερια οὗτοι υἱοὶ Σεμεϊ τέσσαρες
1 Chron 23:11 And Jahath was the chief, and Zizah the second: but Jeush and Beriah had not many sons; therefore they were in one reckoning, according to their father's house. 1 Chron 23:11 Jahath was the first and Zizah the second; but Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons, so they became a father's household, one class. 1 Chron 23:11 καὶ ἦν Ιεθ ὁ ἄρχων καὶ Ζιζα ὁ δεύτερος καὶ Ιωας καὶ Βερια οὐκ ἐπλήθυναν υἱοὺς καὶ ἐγένοντο εἰς οἶκον πατριᾶς εἰς ἐπίσκεψιν μίαν
1 Chron 23:12 The sons of Kohath; Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel, four. 1 Chron 23:12 The sons of Kohath were four: Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel. 1 Chron 23:12 υἱοὶ Κααθ Αμβραμ Ισσααρ Χεβρων Οζιηλ τέσσαρες
1 Chron 23:13 The sons of Amram; Aaron and Moses: and Aaron was separated, that he should sanctify the most holy things, he and his sons for ever, to burn incense before the LORD, to minister unto him, and to bless in his name for ever. 1 Chron 23:13 The sons of Amram were Aaron and Moses. And Aaron was set apart to sanctify him as most holy, he and his sons forever, to burn incense before the Lord, to minister to Him and to bless in His name forever. 1 Chron 23:13 υἱοὶ Αμβραμ Ααρων καὶ Μωυσῆς καὶ διεστάλη Ααρων τοῦ ἁγιασθῆναι ἅγια ἁγίων αὐτὸς καὶ οἱ υἱοὶ αὐτοῦ ἕως αἰῶνος τοῦ θυμιᾶν ἐναντίον τοῦ κυρίου λειτουργεῖν καὶ ἐπεύχεσθαι ἐπὶ τῷ ὀνόματι αὐτοῦ ἕως αἰῶνος
1 Chron 23:14 Now concerning Moses the man of God, his sons were named of the tribe of Levi. 1 Chron 23:14 But as for Moses the man of God, his sons were named among the tribe of Levi. 1 Chron 23:14 καὶ Μωυσῆς ἄνθρωπος τοῦ θεοῦ υἱοὶ αὐτοῦ ἐκλήθησαν εἰς φυλὴν τοῦ Λευι
1 Chron 23:15 The sons of Moses were, Gershom, and Eliezer. 1 Chron 23:15 The sons of Moses were Gershom and Eliezer. 1 Chron 23:15 υἱοὶ Μωυσῆ Γηρσαμ καὶ Ελιεζερ
1 Chron 23:16 Of the sons of Gershom, Shebuel was the chief. 1 Chron 23:16 The son of Gershom was Shebuel the chief. 1 Chron 23:16 υἱοὶ Γηρσαμ Σουβαηλ ὁ ἄρχων
1 Chron 23:17 And the sons of Eliezer were, Rehabiah the chief. And Eliezer had none other sons; but the sons of Rehabiah were very many. 1 Chron 23:17 The son of Eliezer was Rehabiah the chief; and Eliezer had no other sons, but the sons of Rehabiah were very many. 1 Chron 23:17 καὶ ἦσαν υἱοὶ τῷ Ελιεζερ Ρααβια ὁ ἄρχων καὶ οὐκ ἦσαν τῷ Ελιεζερ υἱοὶ ἕτεροι καὶ υἱοὶ Ρααβια ηὐξήθησαν εἰς ὕψος
1 Chron 23:18 Of the sons of Izhar; Shelomith the chief. 1 Chron 23:18 The son of Izhar was Shelomith the chief. 1 Chron 23:18 υἱοὶ Ισσααρ Σαλωμωθ ὁ ἄρχων
1 Chron 23:19 Of the sons of Hebron; Jeriah the first, Amariah the second, Jahaziel the third, and Jekameam the fourth. 1 Chron 23:19 The sons of Hebron were Jeriah the first, Amariah the second, Jahaziel the third and Jekameam the fourth. 1 Chron 23:19 υἱοὶ Χεβρων Ιδουδ ὁ ἄρχων Αμαδια ὁ δεύτερος Οζιηλ ὁ τρίτος Ικεμιας ὁ τέταρτος
1 Chron 23:20 Of the sons of Uzziel; Micah the first and Jesiah the second. 1 Chron 23:20 The sons of Uzziel were Micah the first and Isshiah the second. 1 Chron 23:20 υἱοὶ Οζιηλ Μιχας ὁ ἄρχων καὶ Ισια ὁ δεύτερος
1 Chron 23:21 The sons of Merari; Mahli, and Mushi. The sons of Mahli; Eleazar, and Kish. 1 Chron 23:21 The sons of Merari were Mahli and Mushi. The sons of Mahli were Eleazar and Kish. 1 Chron 23:21 υἱοὶ Μεραρι Μοολι καὶ Μουσι υἱοὶ Μοολι Ελεαζαρ καὶ Κις
1 Chron 23:22 And Eleazar died, and had no sons, but daughters: and their brethren the sons of Kish took them. 1 Chron 23:22 Eleazar died and had no sons, but daughters only, so their brothers, the sons of Kish, took them as wives. 1 Chron 23:22 καὶ ἀπέθανεν Ελεαζαρ καὶ οὐκ ἦσαν αὐτῷ υἱοὶ ἀλλ᾽ ἢ θυγατέρες καὶ ἔλαβον αὐτὰς υἱοὶ Κις ἀδελφοὶ αὐτῶν
1 Chron 23:23 The sons of Mushi; Mahli, and Eder, and Jeremoth, three. 1 Chron 23:23 The sons of Mushi were three: Mahli, Eder and Jeremoth. 1 Chron 23:23 υἱοὶ Μουσι Μοολι καὶ Εδερ καὶ Ιαριμωθ τρεῖς
1 Chron 23:24 These were the sons of Levi after the house of their fathers; even the chief of the fathers, as they were counted by number of names by their polls, that did the work for the service of the house of the LORD, from the age of twenty years and upward. 1 Chron 23:24 These were the sons of Levi according to their fathers' households, even the heads of the fathers' households of those of them who were counted, in the number of names by their census, doing the work for the service of the house of the Lord, from twenty years old and upward. 1 Chron 23:24 οὗτοι υἱοὶ Λευι κατ᾽ οἴκους πατριῶν αὐτῶν ἄρχοντες τῶν πατριῶν αὐτῶν κατὰ τὴν ἐπίσκεψιν αὐτῶν κατὰ τὸν ἀριθμὸν ὀνομάτων αὐτῶν κατὰ κεφαλὴν αὐτῶν ποιοῦντες τὰ ἔργα λειτουργίας οἴκου κυρίου ἀπὸ εἰκοσαετοῦς καὶ ἐπάνω
1 Chron 23:25 For David said, The LORD God of Israel hath given rest unto his people, that they may dwell in Jerusalem for ever: 1 Chron 23:25 For David said, "The Lord God of Israel has given rest to His people, and He dwells in Jerusalem forever. 1 Chron 23:25 ὅτι εἶπεν Δαυιδ κατέπαυσεν κύριος ὁ θεὸς Ισραηλ τῷ λαῷ αὐτοῦ καὶ κατεσκήνωσεν ἐν Ιερουσαλημ ἕως αἰῶνος
1 Chron 23:26 And also unto the Levites; they shall no more carry the tabernacle, nor any vessels of it for the service thereof. 1 Chron 23:26 Also, the Levites will no longer need to carry the tabernacle and all its utensils for its service." 1 Chron 23:26 καὶ οἱ Λευῖται οὐκ ἦσαν αἴροντες τὴν σκηνὴν καὶ τὰ πάντα σκεύη αὐτῆς εἰς τὴν λειτουργίαν αὐτῆς
1 Chron 23:27 For by the last words of David the Levites were numbered from twenty years old and above: 1 Chron 23:27 For by the last words of David the sons of Levi were numbered from twenty years old and upward. 1 Chron 23:27 ὅτι ἐν τοῖς λόγοις Δαυιδ τοῖς ἐσχάτοις ἐστὶν ὁ ἀριθμὸς υἱῶν Λευι ἀπὸ εἰκοσαετοῦς καὶ ἐπάνω
1 Chron 23:28 Because their office was to wait on the sons of Aaron for the service of the house of the LORD, in the courts, and in the chambers, and in the purifying of all holy things, and the work of the service of the house of God; 1 Chron 23:28 For their office is to assist the sons of Aaron with the service of the house of the Lord, in the courts and in the chambers and in the purifying of all holy things, even the work of the service of the house of God, 1 Chron 23:28 ὅτι ἔστησεν αὐτοὺς ἐπὶ χεῖρα Ααρων τοῦ λειτουργεῖν ἐν οἴκῳ κυρίου ἐπὶ τὰς αὐλὰς καὶ ἐπὶ τὰ παστοφόρια καὶ ἐπὶ τὸν καθαρισμὸν τῶν πάντων ἁγίων καὶ ἐπὶ τὰ ἔργα λειτουργίας οἴκου τοῦ θεοῦ
1 Chron 23:29 Both for the shewbread, and for the fine flour for meat offering, and for the unleavened cakes, and for that which is baked in the pan, and for that which is fried, and for all manner of measure and size; 1 Chron 23:29 and with the showbread, and the fine flour for a grain offering, and unleavened wafers, or what is baked in the pan or what is well-mixed, and all measures of volume and size. 1 Chron 23:29 εἰς τοὺς ἄρτους τῆς προθέσεως εἰς τὴν σεμίδαλιν τῆς θυσίας καὶ εἰς τὰ λάγανα τὰ ἄζυμα καὶ εἰς τήγανον καὶ εἰς τὴν πεφυραμένην καὶ εἰς πᾶν μέτρον
1 Chron 23:30 And to stand every morning to thank and praise the LORD, and likewise at even: 1 Chron 23:30 They are to stand every morning to thank and to praise the Lord, and likewise at evening, 1 Chron 23:30 καὶ τοῦ στῆναι πρωὶ τοῦ αἰνεῖν ἐξομολογεῖσθαι τῷ κυρίῳ καὶ οὕτως τὸ ἑσπέρας
1 Chron 23:31 And to offer all burnt sacrifices unto the LORD in the sabbaths, in the new moons, and on the set feasts, by number, according to the order commanded unto them, continually before the LORD: 1 Chron 23:31 and to offer all burnt offerings to the Lord, on the sabbaths, the new moons and the fixed festivals in the number set by the ordinance concerning them, continually before the Lord. 1 Chron 23:31 καὶ ἐπὶ πάντων τῶν ἀναφερομένων ὁλοκαυτωμάτων τῷ κυρίῳ ἐν τοῖς σαββάτοις καὶ ἐν ταῖς νεομηνίαις καὶ ἐν ταῖς ἑορταῖς κατὰ ἀριθμὸν κατὰ τὴν κρίσιν ἐπ᾽ αὐτοῖς διὰ παντὸς τῷ κυρίῳ
1 Chron 23:32 And that they should keep the charge of the tabernacle of the congregation, and the charge of the holy place, and the charge of the sons of Aaron their brethren, in the service of the house of the LORD. 1 Chron 23:32 Thus they are to keep charge of the tent of meeting, and charge of the holy place, and charge of the sons of Aaron their relatives, for the service of the house of the Lord. 1 Chron 23:32 καὶ φυλάξουσιν τὰς φυλακὰς σκηνῆς τοῦ μαρτυρίου καὶ τὰς φυλακὰς υἱῶν Ααρων ἀδελφῶν αὐτῶν τοῦ λειτουργεῖν ἐν οἴκῳ κυρίου

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