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 1 Chronicles 9:1 - 34
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   Book of 1 Chronicles
   Chapter 9
9:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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All Israel was listed in the genealogies recorded in the book of the kings of Israel. The people of Judah were taken captive to Babylon because of their unfaithfulness.
 
9:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Now the first to resettle on their own property in their own towns were some Israelites, priests, Levites and temple servants.
 
9:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Those from Judah, from Benjamin, and from Ephraim and Manasseh who lived in Jerusalem were:
 
9:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Uthai son of Ammihud, the son of Omri, the son of Imri, the son of Bani, a descendant of Perez son of Judah.
 
9:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Of the Shilonites: Asaiah the firstborn and his sons.
 
9:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Of the Zerahites: Jeuel. The people from Judah numbered 690.
 
9:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Of the Benjamites: Sallu son of Meshullam, the son of Hodaviah, the son of Hassenuah;
 
9:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Ibneiah son of Jeroham; Elah son of Uzzi, the son of Micri; and Meshullam son of Shephatiah, the son of Reuel, the son of Ibnijah.
 
9:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The people from Benjamin, as listed in their genealogy, numbered 956. All these men were heads of their families.
 
9:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Of the priests: Jedaiah; Jehoiarib; Jakin;
 
9:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Azariah son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, the official in charge of the house of God;
 
9:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Adaiah son of Jeroham, the son of Pashhur, the son of Malkijah; and Maasai son of Adiel, the son of Jahzerah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Meshillemith, the son of Immer.
 
9:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The priests, who were heads of families, numbered 1,760. They were able men, responsible for ministering in the house of God.
 
9:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Of the Levites: Shemaiah son of Hasshub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, a Merarite;
 
9:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Bakbakkar, Heresh, Galal and Mattaniah son of Mica, the son of Zicri, the son of Asaph;
 
9:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Obadiah son of Shemaiah, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun; and Berekiah son of Asa, the son of Elkanah, who lived in the villages of the Netophathites.
 
9:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The gatekeepers: Shallum, Akkub, Talmon, Ahiman and their brothers, Shallum their chief
 
9:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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being stationed at the King's Gate on the east, up to the present time. These were the gatekeepers belonging to the camp of the Levites.
 
9:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Shallum son of Kore, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah, and his fellow gatekeepers from his family (the Korahites) were responsible for guarding the thresholds of the Tent F66 just as their fathers had been responsible for guarding the entrance to the dwelling of the LORD.
 
9:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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In earlier times Phinehas son of Eleazar was in charge of the gatekeepers, and the LORD was with him.
 
9:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Zechariah son of Meshelemiah was the gatekeeper at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.
 
9:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Altogether, those chosen to be gatekeepers at the thresholds numbered 212. They were registered by genealogy in their villages. The gatekeepers had been assigned to their positions of trust by David and Samuel the seer.
 
9:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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They and their descendants were in charge of guarding the gates of the house of the LORD - the house called the Tent.
 
9:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The gatekeepers were on the four sides: east, west, north and south.
 
9:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Their brothers in their villages had to come from time to time and share their duties for seven-day periods.
 
9:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But the four principal gatekeepers, who were Levites, were entrusted with the responsibility for the rooms and treasuries in the house of God.
 
9:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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They would spend the night stationed around the house of God, because they had to guard it; and they had charge of the key for opening it each morning.
 
9:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Some of them were in charge of the articles used in the temple service; they counted them when they were brought in and when they were taken out.
 
9:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Others were assigned to take care of the furnishings and all the other articles of the sanctuary, as well as the flour and wine, and the oil, incense and spices.
 
9:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But some of the priests took care of mixing the spices.
 
9:31 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A Levite named Mattithiah, the firstborn son of Shallum the Korahite, was entrusted with the responsibility for baking the offering bread.
 
9:32 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Some of their Kohathite brothers were in charge of preparing for every Sabbath the bread set out on the table.
 
9:33 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Those who were musicians, heads of Levite families, stayed in the rooms of the temple and were exempt from other duties because they were responsible for the work day and night.
 
9:34 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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All these were heads of Levite families, chiefs as listed in their genealogy, and they lived in Jerusalem.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F66 That is, the temple; also in verses 21 and 23

 
 

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