1 Chronicles 27
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The Twelve Captains for Each Month

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1This is the list of the Israelites--heads of families, commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds, and their officers, who served the king in all that concerned the army divisions that were on duty month by month throughout the year. Each division consisted of 24,000 men.1This is the number of the people of Israel, the heads of fathers’ houses, the commanders of thousands and hundreds, and their officers who served the king in all matters concerning the divisions that came and went, month after month throughout the year, each division numbering 24,000:1Now this is the enumeration of the sons of Israel, the heads of fathers' households, the commanders of thousands and of hundreds, and their officers who served the king in all the affairs of the divisions which came in and went out month by month throughout all the months of the year, each division numbering 24,000:1Now the children of Israel after their number, to wit, the chief fathers and captains of thousands and hundreds, and their officers that served the king in any matter of the courses, which came in and went out month by month throughout all the months of the year, of every course were twenty and four thousand.1This is the list of the Israelites, the heads of families, the commanders of thousands and the commanders of hundreds, and their officers who served the king in every matter to do with the divisions that were on rotated military duty each month throughout the year. There were 24,000 in each division:
2In charge of the first division, for the first month, was Jashobeam son of Zabdiel. There were 24,000 men in his division.2Jashobeam the son of Zabdiel was in charge of the first division in the first month; in his division were 24,000.2Jashobeam the son of Zabdiel had charge of the first division for the first month; and in his division were 24,000.2Over the first course for the first month was Jashobeam the son of Zabdiel: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.2Jashobeam son of Zabdiel was in charge of the first division, for the first month; 24,000 were in his division.
3He was a descendant of Perez and chief of all the army officers for the first month.3He was a descendant of Perez and was chief of all the commanders. He served for the first month.3He was from the sons of Perez, and was chief of all the commanders of the army for the first month.3Of the children of Perez was the chief of all the captains of the host for the first month.3He was a descendant of Perez and chief of all the army commanders for the first month.
4In charge of the division for the second month was Dodai the Ahohite; Mikloth was the leader of his division. There were 24,000 men in his division.4Dodai the Ahohite was in charge of the division of the second month; in his division were 24,000.4Dodai the Ahohite and his division had charge of the division for the second month, Mikloth being the chief officer; and in his division were 24,000.4And over the course of the second month was Dodai an Ahohite, and of his course was Mikloth also the ruler: in his course likewise were twenty and four thousand.4Dodai the Ahohite was in charge of the division for the second month, and Mikloth was the leader; 24,000 were in his division.
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5The third army commander, for the third month, was Benaiah son of Jehoiada the priest. He was chief and there were 24,000 men in his division.5The third commander, for the third month, was Benaiah, the son of Jehoiada the chief priest; in his division were 24,000.5The third commander of the army for the third month was Benaiah, the son of Jehoiada the priest, as chief; and in his division were 24,000.5The third captain of the host for the third month was Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, a chief priest: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.5The third army commander, as chief for the third month, was Benaiah son of Jehoiada the priest; 24,000 were in his division.
6This was the Benaiah who was a mighty warrior among the Thirty and was over the Thirty. His son Ammizabad was in charge of his division.6This is the Benaiah who was a mighty man of the thirty and in command of the thirty; Ammizabad his son was in charge of his division.6This Benaiah was the mighty man of the thirty, and had charge of thirty; and over his division was Ammizabad his son.6This is that Benaiah, who was mighty among the thirty, and above the thirty: and in his course was Ammizabad his son.6This Benaiah was a mighty man among the Thirty and over the Thirty, and his son Ammizabad was in charge of his division.
7The fourth, for the fourth month, was Asahel the brother of Joab; his son Zebadiah was his successor. There were 24,000 men in his division.7Asahel the brother of Joab was fourth, for the fourth month, and his son Zebadiah after him; in his division were 24,000.7The fourth for the fourth month was Asahel the brother of Joab, and Zebadiah his son after him; and in his division were 24,000.7The fourth captain for the fourth month was Asahel the brother of Joab, and Zebadiah his son after him: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.7The fourth commander, for the fourth month, was Joab's brother Asahel, and his son Zebadiah was commander after him; 24,000 were in his division.
8The fifth, for the fifth month, was the commander Shamhuth the Izrahite. There were 24,000 men in his division.8The fifth commander, for the fifth month, was Shamhuth the Izrahite; in his division were 24,000.8The fifth for the fifth month was the commander Shamhuth the Izrahite; and in his division were 24,000.8The fifth captain for the fifth month was Shamhuth the Izrahite: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.8The fifth, for the fifth month, was the commander Shamhuth the Izrahite; 24,000 were in his division.
9The sixth, for the sixth month, was Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite. There were 24,000 men in his division.9Sixth, for the sixth month, was Ira, the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite; in his division were 24,000.9The sixth for the sixth month was Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite; and in his division were 24,000.9The sixth captain for the sixth month was Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.9The sixth, for the sixth month, was Ira son of Ikkesh the Tekoite; 24,000 were in his division.
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10The seventh, for the seventh month, was Helez the Pelonite, an Ephraimite. There were 24,000 men in his division.10Seventh, for the seventh month, was Helez the Pelonite, of the sons of Ephraim; in his division were 24,000.10The seventh for the seventh month was Helez the Pelonite of the sons of Ephraim; and in his division were 24,000.10The seventh captain for the seventh month was Helez the Pelonite, of the children of Ephraim: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.10The seventh, for the seventh month, was Helez the Pelonite from the sons of Ephraim; 24,000 were in his division.
11The eighth, for the eighth month, was Sibbekai the Hushathite, a Zerahite. There were 24,000 men in his division.11Eighth, for the eighth month, was Sibbecai the Hushathite, of the Zerahites; in his division were 24,000.11The eighth for the eighth month was Sibbecai the Hushathite of the Zerahites; and in his division were 24,000.11The eighth captain for the eighth month was Sibbecai the Hushathite, of the Zarhites: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.11The eighth, for the eighth month, was Sibbecai the Hushathite, a Zerahite; 24,000 were in his division.
12The ninth, for the ninth month, was Abiezer the Anathothite, a Benjamite. There were 24,000 men in his division.12Ninth, for the ninth month, was Abiezer of Anathoth, a Benjaminite; in his division were 24,000.12The ninth for the ninth month was Abiezer the Anathothite of the Benjamites; and in his division were 24,000.12The ninth captain for the ninth month was Abiezer the Anetothite, of the Benjamites: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.12The ninth, for the ninth month, was Abiezer the Anathothite, a Benjaminite; 24,000 were in his division.
13The tenth, for the tenth month, was Maharai the Netophathite, a Zerahite. There were 24,000 men in his division.13Tenth, for the tenth month, was Maharai of Netophah, of the Zerahites; in his division were 24,000.13The tenth for the tenth month was Maharai the Netophathite of the Zerahites; and in his division were 24,000.13The tenth captain for the tenth month was Maharai the Netophathite, of the Zarhites: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.13The tenth, for the tenth month, was Maharai the Netophathite, a Zerahite; 24,000 were in his division.
14The eleventh, for the eleventh month, was Benaiah the Pirathonite, an Ephraimite. There were 24,000 men in his division.14Eleventh, for the eleventh month, was Benaiah of Pirathon, of the sons of Ephraim; in his division were 24,000.14The eleventh for the eleventh month was Benaiah the Pirathonite of the sons of Ephraim; and in his division were 24,000.14The eleventh captain for the eleventh month was Benaiah the Pirathonite, of the children of Ephraim: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.14The eleventh, for the eleventh month, was Benaiah the Pirathonite from the sons of Ephraim; 24,000 were in his division.
15The twelfth, for the twelfth month, was Heldai the Netophathite, from the family of Othniel. There were 24,000 men in his division.15Twelfth, for the twelfth month, was Heldai the Netophathite, of Othniel; in his division were 24,000.15The twelfth for the twelfth month was Heldai the Netophathite of Othniel; and in his division were 24,000.15The twelfth captain for the twelfth month was Heldai the Netophathite, of Othniel: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.15The twelfth, for the twelfth month, was Heldai the Netophathite, of Othniel's family; 24,000 were in his division.

The Leaders of the Twelve Tribes

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16The leaders of the tribes of Israel: over the Reubenites: Eliezer son of Zikri; over the Simeonites: Shephatiah son of Maakah;16Over the tribes of Israel, for the Reubenites, Eliezer the son of Zichri was chief officer; for the Simeonites, Shephatiah the son of Maacah;16Now in charge of the tribes of Israel: chief officer for the Reubenites was Eliezer the son of Zichri; for the Simeonites, Shephatiah the son of Maacah;16Furthermore over the tribes of Israel: the ruler of the Reubenites was Eliezer the son of Zichri: of the Simeonites, Shephatiah the son of Maachah:16The following were in charge of the tribes of Israel: For the Reubenites, Eliezer son of Zichri was the chief official; for the Simeonites, Shephatiah son of Maacah;
17over Levi: Hashabiah son of Kemuel; over Aaron: Zadok;17for Levi, Hashabiah the son of Kemuel; for Aaron, Zadok;17for Levi, Hashabiah the son of Kemuel; for Aaron, Zadok;17Of the Levites, Hashabiah the son of Kemuel: of the Aaronites, Zadok:17for the Levites, Hashabiah son of Kemuel; for Aaron, Zadok;
18over Judah: Elihu, a brother of David; over Issachar: Omri son of Michael;18for Judah, Elihu, one of David’s brothers; for Issachar, Omri the son of Michael;18for Judah, Elihu, one of David's brothers; for Issachar, Omri the son of Michael;18Of Judah, Elihu, one of the brethren of David: of Issachar, Omri the son of Michael:18for Judah, Elihu, one of David's brothers; for Issachar, Omri son of Michael;
19over Zebulun: Ishmaiah son of Obadiah; over Naphtali: Jerimoth son of Azriel;19for Zebulun, Ishmaiah the son of Obadiah; for Naphtali, Jeremoth the son of Azriel;19for Zebulun, Ishmaiah the son of Obadiah; for Naphtali, Jeremoth the son of Azriel;19Of Zebulun, Ishmaiah the son of Obadiah: of Naphtali, Jerimoth the son of Azriel:19for Zebulun, Ishmaiah son of Obadiah; for Naphtali, Jerimoth son of Azriel;
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20over the Ephraimites: Hoshea son of Azaziah; over half the tribe of Manasseh: Joel son of Pedaiah;20for the Ephraimites, Hoshea the son of Azaziah; for the half-tribe of Manasseh, Joel the son of Pedaiah;20for the sons of Ephraim, Hoshea the son of Azaziah; for the half-tribe of Manasseh, Joel the son of Pedaiah;20Of the children of Ephraim, Hoshea the son of Azaziah: of the half tribe of Manasseh, Joel the son of Pedaiah:20for the Ephraimites, Hoshea son of Azaziah; for half the tribe of Manasseh, Joel son of Pedaiah;
21over the half-tribe of Manasseh in Gilead: Iddo son of Zechariah; over Benjamin: Jaasiel son of Abner;21for the half-tribe of Manasseh in Gilead, Iddo the son of Zechariah; for Benjamin, Jaasiel the son of Abner;21for the half-tribe of Manasseh in Gilead, Iddo the son of Zechariah; for Benjamin, Jaasiel the son of Abner;21Of the half tribe of Manasseh in Gilead, Iddo the son of Zechariah: of Benjamin, Jaasiel the son of Abner:21for half the tribe of Manasseh in Gilead, Iddo son of Zechariah; for Benjamin, Jaasiel son of Abner;
22over Dan: Azarel son of Jeroham. These were the leaders of the tribes of Israel.22for Dan, Azarel the son of Jeroham. These were the leaders of the tribes of Israel.22for Dan, Azarel the son of Jeroham. These were the princes of the tribes of Israel.22Of Dan, Azareel the son of Jeroham. These were the princes of the tribes of Israel.22for Dan, Azarel son of Jeroham. Those were the leaders of the tribes of Israel.
23David did not take the number of the men twenty years old or less, because the LORD had promised to make Israel as numerous as the stars in the sky.23David did not count those below twenty years of age, for the LORD had promised to make Israel as many as the stars of heaven.23But David did not count those twenty years of age and under, because the LORD had said He would multiply Israel as the stars of heaven.23But David took not the number of them from twenty years old and under: because the LORD had said he would increase Israel like to the stars of the heavens.23David didn't count the men aged 20 or under, for the LORD had said He would make Israel as numerous as the stars of heaven.
24Joab son of Zeruiah began to count the men but did not finish. God's wrath came on Israel on account of this numbering, and the number was not entered in the book of the annals of King David.24Joab the son of Zeruiah began to count, but did not finish. Yet wrath came upon Israel for this, and the number was not entered in the chronicles of King David.24Joab the son of Zeruiah had begun to count them, but did not finish; and because of this, wrath came upon Israel, and the number was not included in the account of the chronicles of King David.24Joab the son of Zeruiah began to number, but he finished not, because there fell wrath for it against Israel; neither was the number put in the account of the chronicles of king David.24Joab son of Zeruiah began to count them, but he didn't complete it. There was wrath against Israel because of this census, and the number was not entered in the Historical Record of King David.

David's Various Officers

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25Azmaveth son of Adiel was in charge of the royal storehouses. Jonathan son of Uzziah was in charge of the storehouses in the outlying districts, in the towns, the villages and the watchtowers.25Over the king’s treasuries was Azmaveth the son of Adiel; and over the treasuries in the country, in the cities, in the villages, and in the towers, was Jonathan the son of Uzziah;25Now Azmaveth the son of Adiel had charge of the king's storehouses. And Jonathan the son of Uzziah had charge of the storehouses in the country, in the cities, in the villages and in the towers.25And over the king's treasures was Azmaveth the son of Adiel: and over the storehouses in the fields, in the cities, and in the villages, and in the castles, was Jehonathan the son of Uzziah:25Azmaveth son of Adiel was in charge of the king's storehouses. Jonathan son of Uzziah was in charge of the storehouses in the country, in the cities, in the villages, and in the fortresses.
26Ezri son of Kelub was in charge of the workers who farmed the land.26and over those who did the work of the field for tilling the soil was Ezri the son of Chelub;26Ezri the son of Chelub had charge of the agricultural workers who tilled the soil.26And over them that did the work of the field for tillage of the ground was Ezri the son of Chelub:26Ezri son of Chelub was in charge of those who worked in the fields tilling the soil.
27Shimei the Ramathite was in charge of the vineyards. Zabdi the Shiphmite was in charge of the produce of the vineyards for the wine vats.27and over the vineyards was Shimei the Ramathite; and over the produce of the vineyards for the wine cellars was Zabdi the Shiphmite.27Shimei the Ramathite had charge of the vineyards; and Zabdi the Shiphmite had charge of the produce of the vineyards stored in the wine cellars.27And over the vineyards was Shimei the Ramathite: over the increase of the vineyards for the wine cellars was Zabdi the Shiphmite:27Shimei the Ramathite was in charge of the vineyards. Zabdi the Shiphmite was in charge of the produce of the vineyards for the wine cellars.
28Baal-Hanan the Gederite was in charge of the olive and sycamore-fig trees in the western foothills. Joash was in charge of the supplies of olive oil.28Over the olive and sycamore trees in the Shephelah was Baal-hanan the Gederite; and over the stores of oil was Joash.28Baal-hanan the Gederite had charge of the olive and sycamore trees in the Shephelah; and Joash had charge of the stores of oil.28And over the olive trees and the sycomore trees that were in the low plains was Baalhanan the Gederite: and over the cellars of oil was Joash:28Baal-hanan the Gederite was in charge of the olive and sycamore trees in the Judean foothills. Joash was in charge of the stores of olive oil.
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29Shitrai the Sharonite was in charge of the herds grazing in Sharon. Shaphat son of Adlai was in charge of the herds in the valleys.29Over the herds that pastured in Sharon was Shitrai the Sharonite; over the herds in the valleys was Shaphat the son of Adlai.29Shitrai the Sharonite had charge of the cattle which were grazing in Sharon; and Shaphat the son of Adlai had charge of the cattle in the valleys.29And over the herds that fed in Sharon was Shitrai the Sharonite: and over the herds that were in the valleys was Shaphat the son of Adlai:29Shitrai the Sharonite was in charge of the herds that grazed in Sharon, while Shaphat son of Adlai was in charge of the herds in the valleys.
30Obil the Ishmaelite was in charge of the camels. Jehdeiah the Meronothite was in charge of the donkeys.30Over the camels was Obil the Ishmaelite; and over the donkeys was Jehdeiah the Meronothite. Over the flocks was Jaziz the Hagrite.30Obil the Ishmaelite had charge of the camels; and Jehdeiah the Meronothite had charge of the donkeys.30Over the camels also was Obil the Ishmaelite: and over the asses was Jehdeiah the Meronothite:30Obil the Ishmaelite was in charge of the camels. Jehdeiah the Meronothite was in charge of the donkeys.
31Jaziz the Hagrite was in charge of the flocks. All these were the officials in charge of King David's property.31All these were stewards of King David’s property.31Jaziz the Hagrite had charge of the flocks. All these were overseers of the property which belonged to King David.31And over the flocks was Jaziz the Hagerite. All these were the rulers of the substance which was king David's.31Jaziz the Hagrite was in charge of the flocks. All these were officials in charge of King David's property.

The Counselors

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32Jonathan, David's uncle, was a counselor, a man of insight and a scribe. Jehiel son of Hakmoni took care of the king's sons.32Jonathan, David’s uncle, was a counselor, being a man of understanding and a scribe. He and Jehiel the son of Hachmoni attended the king’s sons.32Also Jonathan, David's uncle, was a counselor, a man of understanding, and a scribe; and Jehiel the son of Hachmoni tutored the king's sons.32Also Jonathan David's uncle was a counseller, a wise man, and a scribe: and Jehiel the son of Hachmoni was with the king's sons:32David's uncle Jonathan was a counselor; he was a man of understanding and a scribe. Jehiel son of Hachmoni attended the king's sons.
33Ahithophel was the king's counselor. Hushai the Arkite was the king's confidant.33Ahithophel was the king’s counselor, and Hushai the Archite was the king’s friend.33Ahithophel was counselor to the king; and Hushai the Archite was the king's friend.33And Ahithophel was the king's counseller: and Hushai the Archite was the king's companion:33Ahithophel was the king's counselor. Hushai the Archite was the king's friend.
34Ahithophel was succeeded by Jehoiada son of Benaiah and by Abiathar. Joab was the commander of the royal army.34Ahithophel was succeeded by Jehoiada the son of Benaiah, and Abiathar. Joab was commander of the king’s army.34Jehoiada the son of Benaiah, and Abiathar succeeded Ahithophel; and Joab was the commander of the king's army.34And after Ahithophel was Jehoiada the son of Benaiah, and Abiathar: and the general of the king's army was Joab.34After Ahithophel came Jehoiada son of Benaiah, then Abiathar. Joab was the commander of the king's army.



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