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1st Chronicles Chapter 9

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Benjamin’s sons and chiefs

9:1 SO all Israel were reckoned by genealogies; and, Look, they were written in the book of the kings of Israel and Judahיְהוּדָה
Modern: Yəhūda, Tiberian: Yŭhūḏā), literally “thanksgiving” or “praise,” is the noun form of the root Y-D-H (ידה), “to thank” or “to praise. The fourth of the six sons of Jacob and Leah. For more info click here
, who were carried away to Babylon for their transgression.

9:2 Now the first inhabitants that lived in their possessions in their cities were, the Israelites, the priests, Levites, and the Nethinimנְתִינִים
nəṯīnīm, lit. “given ones”, or “subjects” or Nathinites or Nathineans, was the name given to the Temple assistants in ancient Jerusalem. The term was applied originally in the Book of Joshua (where it is found in its verbal form) to the Gibeonites For more info click here
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9:3 And in Jerusalem lived of the sons of Judahיְהוּדָה
Modern: Yəhūda, Tiberian: Yŭhūḏā), literally “thanksgiving” or “praise,” is the noun form of the root Y-D-H (ידה), “to thank” or “to praise. The fourth of the six sons of Jacob and Leah. For more info click here
, and of the sons of Benjaminבִּנְיָמִי
Bīnyāmīn Meaning: “Son of (the) right” or “Son of My right hand” was the last of the two sons of Jacob and Rachel (Jacob’s thirteenth child and twelfth and youngest son) For more info click here
, and of the sons of Ephraimאֶפְרַיִם
(/ˈiːfriːəm/;ʾEp̄rayīm, in pausa: אֶפְרָיִם‎ ʾEp̄rāyīm). The Book of Genesis related the name “Ephraim” to the Hebrew root פָּרָה (pārā), meaning “to be fruitful”. This referring to Joseph’s ability to produce sons, specifically while in Egypt (termed by the Torah as the land of his affliction). The name Ephraim can therefore be translated as “I will be fruitful”, with the prefix of aleph (א‎) indicating the first person, singular, future tense For more info click here
, and Manassehמְנַשֶּׁה
/məˈnæsə/; Mənaššé, “Forgetter”; Greek: Μανασσῆς Manasses; was the fourteenth king of the Kingdom of Judah. He was the oldest of the sons of Hezekiah and his mother Hephzibah (2 Kings 21:1). He became king at the age of 12 and reigned for 55 years.
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9:4 Uthai the son of Ammihud, the son of Omri, the son of Imri, the son of Bani, of the sons of Pharezפֶּרֶץ‎ / פָּרֶץ‎
Perez, also written as Pharez/Perets Modern Pereṣ / Pareṣ Tiberian Péreṣ / Pāreṣ) Hebrew means “breach or burst forth”.
the son of Judahיְהוּדָה
Modern: Yəhūda, Tiberian: Yŭhūḏā), literally “thanksgiving” or “praise,” is the noun form of the root Y-D-H (ידה), “to thank” or “to praise. The fourth of the six sons of Jacob and Leah. For more info click here
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9:5 And of the Shilonites; Asaiah the firstborn, and his sons.
9:6 And of the sons of Zerah; Jeuel, and their brothers, six hundred and ninety.
9:7 And of the sons of Benjaminבִּנְיָמִי
Bīnyāmīn Meaning: “Son of (the) right” or “Son of My right hand” was the last of the two sons of Jacob and Rachel (Jacob’s thirteenth child and twelfth and youngest son) For more info click here
; Sallu the son of Meshullam, the son of Hodaviah, the son of Hasenuah,

9:8 And Ibneiah the son of Jeroham, and Elah the son of Uzzi, the son of Michri, and Meshullam the son of Shephathiah, the son of Reuel, the son of Ibnijah;
9:9 And their brothers, according to their generations, nine hundred fifty six. All these men were chief of the fathers in the house of their fathers.
9:10 And of the priests; Jedaiah, and Jehoiarib, and Jachin,
9:11 And Azariahעֲזַרְיָה
‘Ǎzaryāh, “Yah has helped 
(or Serajah)
the son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth,  the son of Ahitub, the ruler of the house of God;

9:12 And Adaiah the son of Jeroham, the son of Pashur, the son of Malchijah, and Maasiai the son of Adiel, the son of Jahzerah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Meshillemith, the son of Immer;
9:13 And their brothers, heads of the house of their fathers, a thousand and seven hundred sixty; very able men for the work of the service of the house of God.
9:14 And of the Levites; Shemaiah the son of Hasshub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, of the sons of Merari;
9:15 And Bakbakkar, Heresh, and Galal, and Mattaniah the son of Micah, the son of Zichri, the son of Asaph;
9:16 And Obadiahעֹבַדְיָה
oʊbəˈdaɪ.ə/;ʿŌḇaḏyā or עֹבַדְיָהוּ‎ – ʿŌḇaḏyāhū; “servant of Yah”, or “Slave of Yah [YHWH]”), also known as Abdia
the son of Shemaiah, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun, and Berechiah the son of Asa, the son of Elkanah, that lived in the villages of the Netophathites.

9:17 And the porters were, Shallumשַׁלּוּם
Šallūm, “retribution”
, and Akkub, and Talmon, and Ahiman, and their brothers: Shallumשַׁלּוּם
Šallūm, “retribution”
was the chief;

9:18 Who hitherto waited in the king’s gate eastward: they were porters in the companies of the sons of Levi.
9:19 And Shallumשַׁלּוּם
Šallūm, “retribution”
the son of Kore, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah, and his brothers, of the house of his father, the Korahites, were over the work of the service, keepers of the gates of the tabernacle: and their fathers, being over the army of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, were keepers of the entry.

9:20 And Phinehas the son of Eleazar was the ruler over them in time past, and YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
was with him.

9:21 And Zechariah the son of Meshelemiah was porter of the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.
9:22 All these which were chosen to be porters in the gates were two hundred and twelve. These were reckoned by their genealogy in their villages, whom Davidדָּוִד
/ˈdeɪvɪd/; romanized: Dāwīḏ, “beloved one”) Historians of the Ancient Near East agree that David probably lived around 1000 BCE. For more info click here
and Samuel the seer did ordain in their set office.

9:23 So they and their sons had the oversight of the gates of the house of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, namely, the house of the tabernacle, by wards.


9:24 In four quarters were the porters, toward the east, west, north, and south.
9:25 And their brothers, which were in their villages, were to come after seven days from time to time with them.
9:26 For these Levites, the four chief porters, were in their set office, and were over the chambers and treasuries of the house of God.
9:27 And they lodged round about the house of God, because the charge was upon them, and the opening of it every morning pertained to them.
9:28 And certain of them had the charge of the ministering vessels, that they should bring them in and out by tale.
9:29 Some of them also were appointed to oversee the vessels, and all the instruments of the sanctuary, and the fine flour, and the wine, and the oil, and the frankincense, and the spices.
9:30 And some of the sons of the priests made the ointment of the spices.
9:31 And Mattithiah, one of the Levites, who was the firstborn of Shallumשַׁלּוּם
Šallūm, “retribution”
the Korahite, had the set office over the things that were made in the pans.

9:32 And other of their brothers, of the sons of the Kohathites, were over the shewbreadלחם הפנים
Leḥem haPānīm, literally: “Bread of the Faces”, in the King James Version: shewbread, in a biblical or Jewish context, refers to the cakes or loaves of bread which were always present, on a specially-dedicated table, in the Temple in Jerusalem as an offering to God. An alternative, and more appropriate, translation would be presence bread, since the Bible requires that the bread be constantly in the presence of God
, to prepare it every sabbath.

Stock of Saul and Jonathan

9:33 And these are the singers, chief of the fathers of the Levites, who remaining in the chambers were free: for they were employed in that work day and night.
9:34 These chief fathers of the Levites were chief throughout their generations; these lived in Jerusalem.
9:35 And in Gibeon גִּבְעוֹ
giḇʻôn, giv’ôn a Canaanite city north of Jerusalem that was conquered by Joshua
lived the father of Gibeon, Jehiel, whose wife’s name was Maachah:

9:36 And his firstborn son Abdon, then Zur, and Kish, and Baal, and Ner, and Nadab.
9:37 And Gedor, and Ahio, and Zechariah, and Mikloth.
9:38 And Mikloth fathered Shimeam. And they also lived with their brothers at Jerusalem, over against their brothers.
9:39 And Ner fathered Kish; and Kish fathered Saulשָׁאוּל
(/sɔːl/;, Šāʾūl; Greek: Σαούλ, Saoúl; transl. ”asked/prayed for”) For more info click here
; and Saulשָׁאוּל
(/sɔːl/;, Šāʾūl; Greek: Σαούλ, Saoúl; transl. ”asked/prayed for”) For more info click here
fathered Jonathan, and Malchishua, and Abinadab, and Eshbaal.

9:40 And the son of Jonathan was Meribbaal: and Meribbaal fathered Micah.
9:41 And the sons of Micah were, Pithon, and Melech, and Tahrea (or Tarea), and Ahazאָחָז
ʼĀḥāz, “has held”; Greek: Ἄχαζ, Ἀχάζ Akhaz; Latin: Achaz) an abbreviation of Jehoahaz II (of Judah), “Yahweh has held” (Hebrew: יְהוֹאָחָז‎, Modern: Yəhō’aḥaz Reign 732–716 BC
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9:42 And Ahazאָחָז
ʼĀḥāz, “has held”; Greek: Ἄχαζ, Ἀχάζ Akhaz; Latin: Achaz) an abbreviation of Jehoahaz II (of Judah), “Yahweh has held” (Hebrew: יְהוֹאָחָז‎, Modern: Yəhō’aḥaz Reign 732–716 BC
fathered Jarah (or Jehoadah); and Jarah fathered Alemeth, and Azmaveth, and Zimri; and Zimri fathered Moza;

9:43 And Moza fathered Binea; and Rephaiah (or Raphach) his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son.
9:44 And Azel had six sons, whose names are these, Azrikam, Bocheru, and Ishmael, and Sheariah, and Obadiahעֹבַדְיָה
oʊbəˈdaɪ.ə/;ʿŌḇaḏyā or עֹבַדְיָהוּ‎ – ʿŌḇaḏyāhū; “servant of Yah”, or “Slave of Yah [YHWH]”), also known as Abdia
, and Hanan: these were the sons of Azel.

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