1 Concerning the divisions of the porters, of the Korhites: Meshelemiah, the son of Kore, of the sons of Asaph.
2 The sons of Meshelemiah: Zechariah, the firstborn, Jediael, the second, Zebadiah, the third, Jathniel, the fourth,
3 Elam, the fifth, Jehohanan, the sixth, Elioenai, the seventh.
4 The sons of Obededom: Shemaiah, the firstborn, Jehozabad, the second, Joah, the third, and Sacar, the fourth, Nethaneel, the fifth,
5 Ammiel, the sixth, Issachar, the seventh, Peulthai, the eighth; for God had blessed him.
6 Also unto Shemaiah, his son, were sons born, that ruled throughout the house of their fathers, for they [were] mighty men of valour.
7 The sons of Shemaiah: Othni, Rephael, Obed, Elzabad, and their brethren, strong men; likewise, Elihu and Semachiah.
8 All these of the sons of Obededom; they and their sons and their brethren, valiant men strong for the ministry, [were] sixty-two, of Obededom.
9 And Meshelemiah had sons and brethren, valiant men, eighteen.
10 Of Hosah, of the sons of Merari: Simri, the chief, (for [though] he was not the firstborn, yet his father made him the chief)
11 Hilkiah the second, Tebaliah, the third, Zechariah, the fourth; all the sons and brethren of Hosah [were] thirteen.
12 Among these [were] the divisions of the porters, [even] among the chief men, [having] wards one against another [two by two], to minister in the house of the LORD.
13 And they cast lots, the small as well as the great, according to the houses of their fathers, for each gate.
14 And the lot of the east fell to Shelemiah. Then for Zechariah, his son, a wise counsellor, they cast lots; and his lot came out for the north.
15 To Obededom towards the Negev; and to his sons the house of consultation.
16 To Shuppim and Hosah to the west, with the gate Shallecheth, by the causeway of the going up, ward against ward.
17 To the east six Levites, to the north four by day, to the Negev four by day, and toward the house of the consultation two by two.
18 At the chamber of the vessels to the west, four in the way [and] two in the chamber.
19 These [are] the divisions of the porters among the sons of Kore and among the sons of Merari.
20 And of the Levites, Ahijah [was] over the treasures of the house of God and over the treasures of the holy things.
21 [As concerning] the sons of Laadan; the sons of Gershon: of Laadan; chief fathers of Laadan [were] Gershon and Jehieli.
22 The sons of Jehieli: Zetham and Joel, his brother, [who were] over the treasures of the house of the LORD.
23 Of the Amramites, [and] the Izharites, the Hebronites, [and] the Uzzielites,
24 Shebuel, the son of Gershon, the son of Moses, [was] ruler of the treasures.
25 And his brother Eliezer, Rehabiah, his son, Jeshaiah, his son, Joram, his son, Zichri, his son, and Shelomith, his son.
26 This Shelomith and his brethren [were] over all the treasures of the holy things, which David, the king, and the chief fathers, the captains over thousands and hundreds, and the princes of the host had dedicated.
27 [That which] out of the spoils won in battles they had dedicated to maintain the house of the LORD.
28 Likewise, all that Samuel, the seer, and Saul, the son of Kish, and Abner, the son of Ner, and Joab, the son of Zeruiah, and all that anyone had dedicated; it was under the hand of Shelomith and of his brethren.
29 Of the Izharites, Chenaniah and his sons [were] governors and judges over Israel.
30 Of the Hebronites, Hashabiah and his brethren, men of valour, a thousand seven hundred, presided over Israel on the other side of the Jordan westward in all the work of the LORD and in the service of the king.
31 Of the Hebronites [was] Jerijah, the chief among the Hebronites, according to the generations of his fathers. In the fortieth year of the reign of David they were sought for, and there were found among them mighty men of valour at Jazer of Gilead.
32 And his brethren, men of valour, [were] two thousand seven hundred chief fathers, whom King David made rulers over the Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half tribe of Manasseh, for every matter pertaining to God and affairs of the king.: