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Book 13 1 Paralipomenon
THE FIRST BOOK OF PARALIPOMENON
These Books are called by the Greek interpreters, Paralipomenon, that
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 1
The genealogy of the patriarchs down to Abraham: The posterity of
1:1. Adam, Seth, Enos,
1:2. Cainan, Malaleel, Jared,
1:3. Henoc, Mathusale, Lamech,
1:4. Noe, Sem, Cham, and Japheth.
1:5. The sons of Japheth: Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan,
1:6. And the sons of Gomer: Ascenez, and Riphath, and Thogorma.
1:7. And the sons of Javan: Elisa and Tharsis, Cethim and Dodanim.
1:8. The sons of Cham: Chus, and Mesrai, and Phut, and Chanaan.
1:9. And the sons of Chus: Saba, and Hevila, Sabatha, and Regma, and
1:10. Now Chus begot Nemrod: he began to be mighty upon earth.
1:11. But Mesraim begot Ludim, and Anamim, and Laabim, and Nephtuim,
1:12. Phetrusim also, and Casluim: from whom came the Philistines, and
1:13. And Chanaan begot Sidon his firstborn, and the Hethite,
1:14. And the Jebusite, and the Amorrhite, and the Gergesite,
1:15. And the Hevite, and the Aracite, and the Sinite,
1:16. And the Aradian, and the Samarite, and the Hamathite.
1:17. The sons of Sem: Elam and Asur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram,
1:18. And Arphaxad begot Sale, and Sale begot Heber.
1:19. And to Heber were born two sons, the name of the one was Phaleg,
1:20. And Jectan begot Elmodad, and Saleph, and Asarmoth, and Jare,
1:21. And Adoram, and Usal, and Decla,
1:22. And Hebal, and Abimael, and Saba,
1:23. And Ophir, and Hevila, and Jobab. All these are the sons of
1:24. Sem, Arphaxad, Sale,
1:25. Heber, Phaleg, Ragau,
1:26. Serug, Nachor, Thare,
1:27. Abram, this is Abraham.
1:28. And the sons of Abraham, Isaac and Ismahel.
1:29. And these are the generations of them. The firstborn of Ismahel,
1:30. And Masma, and Duma, Massa, Hadad, and Thema,
1:31. Jetur, Naphis, Cedma: these are the sons of Ismahel.
1:32. And the sons of Cetura, Abraham's concubine, whom she bore:
Concubine... She was his lawful wife, but of an inferior degree.
1:33. And the sons of Madian: Epha, and Epher, and Henoch, and Abida,
1:34. And Abraham begot Isaac: and his sons were Esau and Israel.
1:35. The sons of Esau: Eliphaz, Rahuel, Jehus, Ihelom, and Core.
1:36. The sons of Eliphaz: Theman, Omar, Sephi, Gathan, Cenez, and by
1:37. The sons of Rahuel: Nahath, Zara, Samma, Meza.
1:38. The sons of Seir: Lotan, Sobal, Sebeon, Ana, Dison, Eser, Disan.
1:39. The sons of Lotan: Hori, Homam. And the sister of Lotan was
1:40. The sons of Sobal: Alian, and Manahath, and Ebal, Sephi, and Onam.
1:41. The sons of Dison: Hamram, and Eseban, and Jethran, and Charan.
1:42. The sons of Eser: Balaan, and Zavan, and Jacan. The sons of Disan:
1:43. Now these are the kings that reigned in the land of Edom, before
1:44. And Bale died, and Jobab the son of Zare of Bosra, reigned in his
1:45. And when Jobab also was dead, Husam of the land of the Themanites
1:46. And Husam also died, and Adad the son of Badad reigned in his
1:47. And when Adad also was dead, Semla of Masreca reigned in his
1:48. Semla also died, and Saul of Rohoboth, which is near the river,
1:49. And when Saul was dead, Balanan the son of Achobor reigned in his
1:50. He also died, and Adad reigned in his stead: and the name of his
1:51. And after the death of Adad, there began to be dukes in Edom
1:52. Duke Oolibama, duke Ela, duke Phinon,
1:53. Duke Cenez, duke Theman, duke Mabsar,
1:54. Duke Magdiel, duke Hiram. These are the dukes of Edom.
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 2
The twelve tribes of Israel. The genealogy of Juda down to David. Other
2:1. And these are the sons of Israel: Ruben, Simeon, Levi, Juda,
2:2. Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Nephtali, Gad, and Aser.
2:3. The sons of Juda: Her, Onan and Sela. These three were born to him
2:4. And Thamar his daughter in law bore him Phares and Zara. So all
2:5. And the sons of Phares, were Hesron and Hamul.
2:6. And the sons also of Zare: Zamri, and Ethan, and Eman, and
2:7. And the sons of Charmi: Achar, who troubled Israel, and sinned by
Achar... Alias Achan. Jos. 7.-Ibid. The anathema... The thing devoted or
2:8. The sons of Ethan: Azarias,
2:9. And the sons of Hesron that were born to him: Jerameel, and Ram,
2:10. And Ram begot Aminadab, and Aminadab begot Nahasson, prince of the
Ram... He is commonly called Aram. But it is to be observed here, once
2:11. And Nahasson begot Salma, the father of Booz.
2:12. And Booz begot Obed, and Obed begot Isai.
2:13. And Isai begot Eliab his firstborn, the second Abinadab, the third
2:14. The fourth, Nathanael, the fifth Raddai,
2:15. The sixth Asom, the seventh David.
2:16. And their sisters were Sarvia, and Abigail. The sons of Sarvia:
2:17. And Abigail bore Amasa, whose father was Jether the Ismahelite.
2:18. And Caleb the son of Hesron took a wife named Azuba, of whom he
Caleb... Alias Calubi, ver. 9.
2:19. And when Azuba was dead, Caleb took to wife Ephrata: who bore him
2:20. And Hur begot Uri: and Uri begot Bezeleel.
2:21. And afterwards Hesron went in to the daughter of Machir the father
2:22. And Segub begot Jair, and he had three and twenty cities in the
2:23. And he took Gessur, and Aram the towns of Jair, and Canath, and
2:24. And when Hesron was dead, Caleb went in to Ephrata. Hesron also
2:25. And the sons of Jerameel the firstborn of Hesron, were Ram his
2:26. And Jerameel married another wife, named Atara, who was the mother
2:27. And the sons of Ram the firstborn of Jerameel, were Moos, Jamin,
2:28. And Onam had sons Semei, and Jada. And the sons of Semei: Nadab,
2:29. And the name of Abisur's wife was Abihail, who bore him Ahobban,
2:30. And the sons of Nadab were Saled and Apphaim. And Saled died
2:31. But the son of Apphaim was Jesi: and Jesi begot Sesan. And Sesan
2:32. And the sons of Jada the brother of Semei: Jether and Jonathan.
2:33. But Jonathan begot Phaleth, and Ziza. These were the sons of
2:34. And Sesan had no sons, but daughters and a servant an Egyptian,
2:35. And he gave him his daughter to wife: and she bore him Ethei.
2:36. And Ethei begot Nathan, and Nathan begot Zabad.
2:37. And Zabad begot Ophlal, and Ophlal begot Obed.
2:38. Obed begot Jehu, Jehu begot Azarias.
2:39. Azarias begot Helles, and Helles begot Elasa.
2:40. Elasa begot Sisamoi, Sisamoi begot Sellum,
2:41. Sellum begot Icamia, and Icamia begot Elisama.
2:42. Now the sons of Caleb the brother of Jerameel were Mesa his
2:43. And the sons of Hebron, Core, and Thaphua, and Recem, and Samma.
2:44. And Samma begot Raham, the father of Jercaam, and Recem begot
2:45. The son of Sammai, Maon: and Maon the father of Bethsur.
2:46. And Epha the concubine of Caleb bore Haran, and Mosa, and Gezez.
2:47. And the sons of Jahaddai, Rogom, and Joathan, and Gesan, and
2:48. And Maacha the concubine of Caleb bore Saber, and Tharana.
2:49. And Saaph the father of Madmena begot Sue the father of Machbena,
2:50. These were the sons of Caleb, the son of Hur the firstborn of
2:51. Salma the father of Bethlehem, Hariph the father of Bethgader.
2:52. And Sobal the father of Cariathiarim had sons: he that saw half of
He that saw, etc... The Latin interpreter seems to have given us here,
2:53. And of the kindred of Cariathiarim, the Jethrites, and Aphuthites,
2:54. The sons of Salma, Bethlehem, and Netophathi, the crowns of the
2:55. And the families of the scribes that dwell in Jabes, singing and
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 3
The genealogy of the house of David.
3:1. Now these were the sons of David that were born to him in Hebron:
3:2. The third Absalom the son of Maacha the daughter of Tolmai king of
3:3. The fifth Saphatias of Abital, the sixth Jethrahem of Egla his
3:4. So six sons were born to him in Hebron, where he reigned seven
3:5. And these sons were born to him in Jerusalem: Simmaa, and Sobab,
3:6. Jebaar also and Elisama,
3:7. And Eliphaleth, and Noge, and Nepheg, and Japhia,
3:8. And Elisama, and Eliada, and Elipheleth, nine:
3:9. All these the sons of David, beside the sons of the concubines: and
The concubines... The inferior wives.
3:10. And Solomon's son was Roboam: whose son Abia begot Asa. And his
3:11. The father of Joram: and Joram begot Ochozias, of whom was born
3:12. And his son Amasias begot Azarias. And Joathan the son of Azarias
3:13. Begot Achaz, the father of Ezechias, of whom was born Manasses.
3:14. And Manasses begot Amon the father of Josias.
3:15. And the sons of Josias were, the firstborn Johanan, the second
3:16. Of Joakim was born Jechonias, and Sedecias.
3:17. The sons of Jechonias were Asir, Salathiel,
3:18. Melchiram, Phadaia, Senneser and Jecemia, Sama, and Nadabia.
3:19. Of Phadaia were born Zorobabel and Semei. Zorobabel begot
3:20. Hasaba also, and Ohol, and Barachias, and Hasadias, Josabhesed,
3:21. And the son of Hananias was Phaltias the father of Jeseias, whose
3:22. The son of Sechenias was Semeia, whose sons were Hattus, and
Six... Counting the father in the number.
3:23. The sons of Naaria, Elioenai, and Ezechias, and Ezricam, three.
3:24. The sons of Elioenai, Oduia, and Eliasub, and Pheleia, and Accub,
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 4
Other genealogies of Juda and Simeon, and their victories.
4:1. The sons of Juda: Phares, Hesron, and Charmi and Hur, and Sobal.
4:2. And Raia the son of Sobal begot Jahath, of whom were born Ahumai,
4:3. And this is the posterity of Etam: Jezrahel, and Jesema, And
4:4. And Phanuel the father of Gedor, and Ezar the father of Hosa, these
4:5. And Assur the father of Thecua had two wives, Halaa and Naara:
4:6. And Naara bore him Ozam, and Hepher, and Themani, and Ahasthari:
4:7. And the sons of Halaa, Sereth, Isaar, and Ethnan.
4:8. And Cos begot Anob, and Soboba, and the kindred of Aharehel the son
4:9. And Jabes was more honourable than any of his brethren, and his
Jabes... That is, sorrowful.
4:10. And Jabes called upon the God of Israel, saying: If blessing thou
4:11. And Caleb the brother of Sua begot Mahir, who was the father of
4:12. And Esthon begot Bethrapha, and Phesse, and Tehinna father of the
4:13. And the sons of Cenez were Othoniel, and Saraia. And the sons of
4:14. Maonathi begot Ophra, and Saraia begot Joab the father of the
4:15. And the sons of Caleb the son of Jephone, were Hir, and Ela, and
4:16. The sons also of Jaleleel: Ziph, and Zipha, Thiria and Asrael.
4:17. And the sons of Esra, Jether, and Mered, and Epher, and Jalon, and
4:18. And his wife Judaia, bore Jared the father of Gedor, and Heber the
4:19. And the sons of his wife Odaia the sister of Naham the father of
4:20. The sons also of Simon, Amnon, and Rinna the son of Hanan, and
4:21. The sons of Sela the son of Juda: Her the father of Lecha, and
4:22. And he that made the sun to stand, and the men of Lying, and
He that made, etc... Viz., Joazim, the meaning of whose name in Hebrew
4:23. These are the potters, and they dwelt in Plantations, and Hedges,
Plantations and Hedges... These are the proper names of the places where
4:24. The sons of Simeon: Namuel and Jamin, Jarib, Zara, Saul:
4:25. Sellum his son, Mapsam his son, Masma his son.
4:26. The sons of Masma: Hamuel his son, Zachur his son, Semei his son.
4:27. The sons of Semei were sixteen, and six daughters: but his
4:28. And they dwelt in Bersabee, and Molada, and Hasarsuhal,
4:29. And in Bala, and in Asom, and in Tholad,
4:30. And in Bathuel, and in Horma, and in Siceleg,
4:31. And in Bethmarchaboth, and in Hasarsusim, and in Bethberai, and in
4:32. Their towns also were Etam, and Aen, Remmon, and Thochen, and
4:33. And all their villages round about these cities as far as Baal.
4:34. And Mosabab and Jemlech, and Josaphat, the son of Amasias,
4:35. And Joel, and Jehu the son of Josabia the son of Saraia, the son
4:36. And Elioenai, and Jacoba, and Isuhaia, and Asaia, and Adiel, and
4:37. Ziza also the son of Sephei the son of Allon the son of Idaia the
4:38. These were named princes in their kindreds, and in the houses of
4:39. And they went forth to enter into Gador as far as to the east side
4:40. And they found fat pastures, and very good, and a country
4:41. And these whose names are written above, came in the days of
4:42. Some also of the children of Simeon, five hundred men, went into
4:43. And they slew the remnant of the Amalecites, who had been able to
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 5
Genealogies of Ruben and Gad: their victories over the Agarites: their
5:1. Now the sons of Ruben the firstborn of Israel, (for he was his
5:2. But of the race of Juda, who was the strongest among his brethren,
Accounted to Joseph... Viz., as to the double portion, which belonged to
5:3. The sons then of Ruben the firstborn of Israel were Enoch, and
5:4. The sons of Joel: Samaia his son, Gog his son, Semei his son,
5:5. Micha his son, Reia his son, Baal his son,
5:6. Beera his son, whom Thelgathphalnasar king of the Assyrians carried
5:7. And his brethren, and all his kindred, when they were numbered by
5:8. And Bala the son of Azaz, the son of Samma, the son of Joel, dwelt
5:9. And eastward he had his habitation as far as the entrance of the
5:10. And in the days of Saul they fought against the Agarites, and slew
5:11. And the children of Gad dwelt over against them in the land of
5:12. Johel the chief, and Saphan the second: and Janai, and Saphat in
5:13. And their brethren according to the houses of their kindreds, were
5:14. These were the sons of Abihail, the son of Huri, the son of Jara,
5:15. And their brethren the sons of Abdiel, the son of Guni, chief of
5:16. And they dwelt in Galaad, and in Basan and in the towns thereof,
5:17. All these were numbered in the days of Joathan king of Juda, and
5:18. The Sons of Ruben, and of Gad, and of the half tribe of Manasses,
5:19. They fought against the Agarites: but the Itureans, and Naphis,
5:20. Gave them help. And the Agarites were delivered into their hands,
5:21. And they took all that they possessed, of camels fifty thousand,
5:22. And many fell down slain: for it was the battle of the Lord. And
5:23. And the children of the half tribe of Manasses possessed the land,
5:24. And these were the heads of the house of their kindred, Epher, and
5:25. But they forsook the God of their fathers, and went astray after
5:26. And the God of Israel stirred up the spirit of Phul king of the
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 6
The genealogies of Levi, and of Aaron: the cities of the Levites.
6:1. The sons of Levi were Gerson, Caath, and Merari.
6:2. The Sons of Caath: Amram, Isaar, Hebron, and Oziel.
6:3. The children of Amram: Aaron, Moses, and Mary. The Sons of Aaron:
6:4. Eleazar begot Phinees, and Phinees begot Abisue,
6:5. And Abisue begot Bocci, and Bocci begot Ozi.
6:6. Ozi begot Zaraias, and Zaraias begot Maraioth.
6:7. And Maraioth begot Amarias, and Amarias begot Achitob.
6:8. Achitob begot Sadoc, and Sadoc begot Achimaas.
6:9. Achimaas begot Azarias, Azarias begot Johanan,
6:10. Johanan begot Azarias. This is he that executed the priestly
6:11. And Azarias begot Amarias, and Amarias begot Achitob.
6:12. And Achitob begot Sadoc, and Sadoc begot Sellum,
6:13. Sellum begot Helcias, and Helcias begot Azarias,
6:14. Azarias begot Saraias, and Saraias begot Josedec.
6:15. Now Josedec went out, when the Lord carried away Juda, and
6:16. So the sons of Levi were Gerson, Caath, and Merari.
6:17. And these are the names of the sons of Gerson: Lobni and Semei.
6:18. The sons of Caath: Amram, and Isaar, and Hebron, and Oziel.
6:19. The sons of Merari: Moholi and Musi. And these are the kindreds of
6:20. Of Gerson: Lobni his son, Jahath his son, Zamma his son,
6:21. Joah his son, Addo his son, Zara his son, Jethrai his son.
6:22. The sons of Caath, Aminadab his son, Core his son, Asir his son,
6:23. Elcana his son, Abiasaph his son, Asir his son,
6:24. Thahath his son, Uriel his son, Ozias his son, Saul his son.
6:25. The sons of Elcana: Amasai, and Achimoth.
6:26. And Elcana. The sons of Elcana: Sophai his son, Nahath his son,
6:27. Eliab his son, Jeroham his son, Elcana his son.
6:28. The sons of Samuel: the firstborn Vasseni, and Abia.
6:29. And the sons of Merari, Moholi: Lobni his son, Semei his son, Oza
6:30. Sammaa his son, Haggia his son, Asaia his son.
6:31. These are they, whom David set over the singing men of the house
6:32. And they ministered before the tabernacle of the testimony, with
6:33. And these are they that stood with their sons, of the sons of
6:34. The son of Elcana, the son of Jeroham, the son of Eliel, the son
6:35. The son of Suph, the son of Elcana, the son of Mahath, the son of
6:36. The son of Elcana, the son of Johel, the son of Azarias, the son
6:37. The son of Thahath, the son of Asir, the son of Abiasaph, the son
6:38. The son of Isaar, the son of Caath, the son of Levi, the son of
6:39. And his brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand, Asaph the son
6:40. The son of Michael, the son of Basaia, the, son of Melchia.
6:41. The son of Athanai, the son of Zara, the son of Adaia.
6:42. The son of Ethan, the son of Zamma, the son of Semei.
6:43. The son of Jeth, the son of Gerson, the son of Levi.
6:44. And the sons of Merari their brethren, on the left hand, Ethan the
6:45. The son of Hasabia, the son of Amasai, the son of Helcias,
6:46. The son of Amasai, the son of Boni, the son of Somer,
6:47. The son of Moholi, the son of Musi, the son of Merari, the son of
6:48. Their brethren also the Levites, who were appointed for all the
6:49. But Aaron and his sons offered burnt offerings upon the altar of
6:50. And these are the sons of Aaron: Eleazar his son, Phinees his son,
6:51. Bocci his son, Ozi his son, Zarahia his son,
6:52. Meraioth his son, Amarias his son, Achitob his son,
6:53. Sadoc his son, Achimaas his son.
6:54. And these are their dwelling places by the towns and confines, to
6:55. And they gave them Hebron in the land of Juda, and the suburbs
6:56. But the fields of the city, and the villages to Caleb son of
6:57. And to the sons of Aaron they gave the cities for refuge Hebron,
6:58. And Jether and Esthemo, with their suburbs, and Helon, and Dabir
6:59. Asan also, and Bethsames, with their suburbs.
6:60. And out of the tribe of Benjamin: Gabee and its suburbs, Almath
6:61. And to the sons of Caath that remained of their kindred they gave
6:62. And to the sons of Gerson by their families out of the tribe of
6:63. And to the sons of Merari by their families out of the tribe of
6:64. And the children of Israel gave to the Levites the cities, and
6:65. And they gave them by lot, out of the tribe of the sons of Juda,
6:66. And to them that were of the kindred of the sons of Caath, and the
6:67. And they gave the cities of refuge Sichem with its suburbs in
6:68. Jecmaan also with its suburbs, and Beth-horon in like manner,
6:69. Helon also with its suburbs, and Gethremmon in like manner,
6:70. And out of the half tribe of Manasses, Aner and its suburbs,
6:71. And to the sons of Gersom, out the kindred of the half tribe of
6:72. Out of the tribe of Issachar, Cedes and its suburbs, and Dabereth
6:73. Ramoth also and its suburbs, and Anem with its suburbs.
6:74. And out of the tribe of Aser: Masal with its suburbs, and Abdon in
6:75. Hucac also and its suburbs, and Rohol with its suburbs.
6:76. And out of the tribe of Nephtali, Cedes in Galilee and its
6:77. And to the sons of Merari that remained: out of the tribe of
6:78. Beyond the Jordan also over against Jericho, on the east side of
6:79. Cademoth also and its suburbs, and Mephaath with its suburbs;
6:80. Moreover also out of the tribe of Gad, Ramoth in Galaad and its
6:81. Hesebon also with its suburbs, and Jazer with its suburbs.
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 7
Genealogies of Issachar, Benjamin, Nephtali, Manasses, Ephraim, and
7:1. Now the sons of Issachar were Thola, and Phua, Jasub and Simeron,
7:2. The sons of Thola: Ozi and Raphaia, and Jeriel, and Jemai, and
7:3. The sons of Ozi: Izrahia, of whom were born Michael, and Obadia,
7:4. And there were with them by their families and peoples, six and
7:5. Their brethren also throughout all the house of Issachar, were
7:6. The sons of Benjamin were Bela, and Bechor, and Jadihel, three.
7:7. The sons of Bela: Esbon, and Ozi, and Ozial, and Jerimoth and Urai,
7:8. And the sons of Bechor were Zamira, and Joas, and Eliezer, and
7:9. And they were numbered by the families, heads of their kindreds,
7:10. And the son of Jadihel: Balan. And the sons of Balan: Jehus and
7:11. All these were sons of Jadihel, heads of their kindreds, most
7:12. Sepham also and Hapham the sons of Hir: and Hasim the sons of
7:13. And the sons of Nephtali were Jasiel, and Guni, and Jezer, and
7:14. And the son of Manasses, Ezriel: and his concubine the Syrian bore
7:15. And Machir took wives for his sons Happhim, and Saphan: and he had
7:16. And Maacha the wife of Machir bore a son, and she called his name
7:17. And the son of Ulam, Baden. These are the sons of Galaad, the son
7:18. And his sister named Queen bore Goodlyman, and Abiezer, and
7:19. And the sons of Semida were Ahiu, and Sechem, and Leci and Aniam.
7:20. And the sons of Ephraim were Suthala, Bared his son, Thahath his
7:21. And his son Suthala, and his son Ezer, and Elad: and the men of
7:22. And Ephraim their father mourned many days, and his brethren came
7:23. And he went in to his wife: and she conceived and bore a son, and
Beria... This name signifies in evil, or in affliction.
7:24. And his daughter was Sara, who built Bethoron, the nether and the
7:25. And Rapha was his son, and Reseph, and Thale, of whom was born
7:26. Who begot Laadan: and his son was Ammiud, who begot Elisama,
7:27. Of whom was born Nun, who had Josue for his son.
7:28. And their possessions and habitations were Bethel with her
7:29. And by the borders of the sons of Manasses Bethsan and her
7:30. The children of Aser were Jemna, and Jesua, and Jessui, and Baria,
7:31. And the sons of Baria: Haber, and Melchiel: he is the father of
7:32. And Heber begot Jephlat, and Somer, and Hotham, and Suaa their
7:33. The sons of Jephlat: Phosech, and Chamaal, and Asoth: these are
7:34. And the sons of Somer: Ahi, and Roaga and Haba, and Aram.
7:35. And the sons of Helem his brother: Supha, and Jemna, and Selles,
7:36. The sons of Supha: Sue, Hernapher, and Sual, and Beri, and Jamra.
7:37. Bosor and Hod, and Samma, and Salusa, and Jethran, and Bera.
7:38. The sons of Jether: Jephone, and Phaspha, and Ara.
7:39. And the sons of Olla: Aree, and Haniel, and Resia.
7:40. All these were sons of Aser, heads of their families, choice and
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 8
The posterity of Benjamin is further declared down to Saul. His issue.
8:1. Now Benjamin begot Bale his firstborn, Asbel the second, Ahara the
8:2. Nohaa the fourth, and Rapha the fifth.
8:3. And the sons of Bale were Addar, and Gera, and Abiud,
8:4. And Abisue, and Naaman, and Ahoe,
8:5. And Gera, and Sephuphan, and Huram.
8:6. These are the sons of Abed, heads of families that dwelt in Gabaa,
8:7. And Naaman, and Achia, and Gera he removed them, and begot Oza, and
8:8. And Saharim begot in the land of Moab, after he sent away Husim and
8:9. And he begot of Hodes his wife Jobab, and Sebia, and Mosa, and
8:10. And Jehus and Sechia, and Marma. These were his sons heads of
8:11. And Mehusim begot Abitob, and Elphaal.
8:12. And the sons of Elphaal were Heber, and Misaam, and Samad: who
8:13. And Baria, and Sama were heads of their kindreds that dwelt in
8:14. And Ahio, and Sesac, and Jerimoth,
8:15. And Zabadia, and Arod, and Heder,
8:16. And Michael, and Jespha, and Joha, the sons of Baria.
8:17. And Zabadia, and Mosollam, Hezeci, and Heber,
8:18. And Jesamari, and Jezlia, and Jobab, sons of Elphaal,
8:19. And Jacim, and Zechri, and Zabdi,
8:20. And Elioenai, and Selethai, and Elial,
8:21. And Adaia, and Baraia, and Samareth, the sons of Semei.
8:22. And Jespham, and Heber, and Eliel,
8:23. And Abdon, and Zechri, and Hanan,
8:24. And Hanania, and Elam, and Anathothia.
8:25. And Jephdaia, and Phanuel the sons of Sesac.
8:26. And Samsari, and Sohoria and Otholia,
8:27. And Jersia, and Elia, and Zechri, the sons of Jeroham.
8:28. These were the chief fathers, and heads of their families who
8:29. And at Gabaon dwelt Abigabaon, and the name of his wife was
8:30. And his firstborn son Abdon, and Sur, and Cis, and Baal, and
8:31. And Gedor, and Ahio, and Zacher, and Macelloth:
8:32. And Macelloth begot Samaa: and they dwelt over against their
8:33. And Ner begot Cis and Cis begot Saul. And Saul begot Jonathan and
Esbaal... Alias Isboseth.
8:34. And the son of Jonathan was Meribbaal: and Meribbaal begot Micha.
Meribbaal... Alias Miphiboseth. 2 Kings 4.4.
8:35. And the sons of Micha were Phithon, and Melech, and Tharaa, and
8:36. And Ahaz begot Joada: and Joada begot Alamath, and Azmoth, and
8:37. And Mosa begot Banaa, whose son was Rapha, of whom was born Elasa,
8:38. And Asel had six sons whose names were Ezricam, Bochru, Ismahel,
8:39. And the sons of Esec, his brother, were Ulam the firstborn, and
8:40. And the sons of Ulam were most valiant men, and archers of great
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 9
The Israelites, priests, and Levites, who first dwelt in Jerusalem after
9:1. And all Israel was numbered: and the sum of them was written in the
9:2. Now the first that dwelt in their possessions, and in their cities,
Nathineans... These were the posterity of the Gabaonites, whose office
9:3. And in Jerusalem dwelt of the children of Juda, and of the children
9:4. Othei the son of Ammiud, the son of Amri, the son of Omrai, the son
9:5. And of Siloni: Asaia the firstborn, and his sons.
9:6. And of the sons of Zara: Jehuel and their brethren, six hundred and
9:7. And of the sons of Benjamin: Salo the son of Mosollam, the son of
9:8. And Jobania the son of Jeroham: and Ela the son of Ozi, the son of
9:9. And their brethren by their families, nine hundred and fifty-six.
9:10. And of the priests: Jedaia, Joiarib, and Jachin:
9:11. And Azarias the son of Helcias, the son of Mosollam, the son of
9:12. And Adaias the son of Jeroham, the son of Phassur, the son of
9:13. And their brethren heads in their families a thousand seven
9:14. And of the Levites: Semeia the son of Hassub the son of Ezricam,
9:15. And Bacbacar the carpenter, and Galal, and Mathania the son of
9:16. And Obdia the son of Semeia, the son of Galal, the son of Idithum:
9:17. And the porters were Sellum, and Accub, and Telmon, and Ahiman:
9:18. Until that time, in the king's gate eastward, the sons of Levi
9:19. But Sellum the son of Core, the son of Abiasaph, the son of Core,
9:20. And Phinees the son of Eleazar, was their prince before the Lord,
9:21. And Zacharias the son of Mosollamia, was porter of the gate of the
9:22. All these that were chosen to be porters at the gates, were two
9:23. As well them as their sons, to keep the gates of the house of the
9:24. In four quarters were the porters: that is to say, toward the
9:25. And their brethren dwelt in village, and came upon their sabbath
9:26. To these four Levites were committed the whole number of the
9:27. And they abode in their watches round about the temple of the
9:28. And some of their stock had the charge of the vessels for the
9:29. Some of them also had the instruments of the sanctuary committed
9:30. And the sons of the priests made the ointments of the spices.
9:31. And Mathathias a Levite, the firstborn of Sellum the Corite, was
9:32. And some of the sons of Caath their brethren, were over the loaves
9:33. These are the chief of the singing men of the families of the
9:34. The heads of the Levites, princes in their families, abode in
9:35. And in Gabaon dwelt Jehiel the father of Gabaon, and the name of
9:36. His firstborn son Abdon, and Sur, and Cis, and Baal, and Ner, and
9:37. Gedor also, and Ahio, and Zacharias, and Macelloth.
9:38. And Macelloth begot Samaan: these dwelt over against their
9:39. Now Ner begot Cis: and Cis begot Saul: and Saul begot Jonathan and
9:40. And the son of Jonathan, was Meribbaal: and Meribbaal begot Micha.
9:41. And the sons of Micha, were Phithon, and Melech, and Tharaa, and
9:42. And Ahaz begot Jara, and Jara begot Alamath, and Azmoth, and
9:43. And Mosa begot Banaa: whose son Raphaia begot Elasa: of whom was
9:44. And Asel had six sons whose names are, Ezricam Bochru, Ismahel,
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 10
Saul is slain for his sins: he is buried by the men of Jabes.
10:1. Now the Philistines fought against Israel, and the men of Israel
10:2. And the Philistines drew near pursuing after Saul, and his sons,
10:3. And the battle grew hard against Saul and the archers reached him,
10:4. And Saul said to his armourbearer: Draw thy sword, and kill me:
10:5. And when his armourbearer saw it, to wit, that Saul was dead, he
10:6. So Saul died, and his three sons, and all his house fell together.
10:7. And when the men of Israel, that dwelt in the plains, saw this,
10:8. And the next day the Philistines taking away the spoils of them
10:9. And when they had stripped him, and out off his head, and taken
10:10. And his armour they dedicated in the temple of their god, and his
10:11. And when the men of Jabes Galaad had heard this, to wit, all that
10:12. All the valiant men of them arose, and took the bodies of Saul
10:13. So Saul died for his iniquities, because he transgressed the
10:14. And trusted not in the Lord: therefore he slew him, and
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 11
David is made king. He taketh the castle of Sion. A catalogue of his
11:1. Then all Israel gathered themselves to David in Hebron, saying: We
11:2. Yesterday also, and the day before when Saul was king, thou wast
11:3. So all the ancients of Israel came to the king to Hebron, and
11:4. And David and all Israel went to Jerusalem, which is Jebus, where
11:5. And the inhabitants of Jebus said to David: Thou shalt not come in
11:6. And he said: Whosoever shall first strike the Jebusites, shall be
11:7. And David dwelt in the castle, and therefore it was called the
11:8. And he built the city round about from Mello all round, and Joab
11:9. And David went on growing and increasing, and the Lord of hosts
11:10. These are the chief of the valiant man of David, who helped him
11:11. And this is the number of the heroes of David: Jesbaam the son of
11:12. And after him was Eleazar his uncle's son the Ahohite, who was
11:13. He was with David in Phesdomim, when the Philistines were
11:14. But these men stood in the midst of the field, and defended it:
11:15. And three of the thirty captains went down to the rock, wherein
11:16. And David was in a hold, and the garrison of the Philistines in
11:17. And David longed, and said: O that some man would give me water
11:18. And these three broke through the midst of the camp of the
11:19. Saying: God forbid that I should do this in the sight of my God,
11:20. And Abisai the brother of Joab, he was chief of three, and he
11:21. And illustrious among the second three, and their captain: but
11:22. Banaias the son of Joiada a most valiant man, of Cabseel, who had
Two ariels... That is, two lions, or lion-like men; for Ariel in Hebrew
11:23. And he slew an Egyptian, whose stature was of five cubits, and
11:24. These things did Banaias the son of Joiada, who was renowned
11:25. And the first among the thirty, but yet to the three he attained
11:26. Moreover the most valiant men of the army, were Asahel brother of
11:27. Sammoth an Arorite, Helles a Phalonite,
11:28. Ira the son of Acces a Thecuite, Abiezer an Anathothite,
11:29. Sobbochai a Husathite, Ilai an Ahohite,
11:30. Maharai a Netophathite, Heled the son of Baana a Netophathite,
11:31. Ethai the son of Ribai of Gabaath of the sons of Benjamin, Banai
11:32. Hurai of the torrent Gaas, Abiel an Arbathite, Azmoth a
11:33. The sons of Assem a Gezonite, Jonathan the son of Sage an
11:34. Ahiam the son of Sachar an Ararite,
11:35. Eliphal the son of Ur,
11:36. Hepher a Mecherathite, Ahia a Phelonite,
11:37. Hesro a Carmelite, Naarai the son of Azbai,
11:38. Joel the brother of Nathan, Mibahar the son of Agarai.
11:39. Selec an Ammonite, Naharai a Berothite, the armourbearer of Joab
11:40. Ira a Jethrite, Gareb a Jethrite,
11:41. Urias a Hethite, Zabad the son of Oholi,
11:42. Adina the son of Siza a Rubenite the prince of the Rubenites, and
11:43. Hanan the son of Maacha, and Josaphat a Mathanite,
11:44. Ozia an Astarothite, Samma, and Jehiel the sons of Hotham an
11:45. Jedihel the son of Zamri, and Joha his brother a Thosaite,
11:46. Eliel a Mahumite, and Jeribai, and Josaia the sons of Elnaim, and
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 12
Who followed David when he fled from Saul. And who came to Hebron to
12:1. Now these are they that came to David to Siceleg, while he yet
12:2. Bending the bow, and using either hand in hurling stones with
12:3. The chief was Ahiezer, and Joas, the sons of Samoa of Gabaath, and
12:4. And Samaias of Gabaon, the stoutest amongst the thirty and over
12:5. And Eluzai, and Jerimuth, and Baalia, and Samaria, and Saphatia
12:6. Elcana, and Jesia, and Azareel, and Joezer, and Jesbaam of
12:7. And Joela, and Zabadia the sons of Jeroham of Gedor.
12:8. From Gaddi also there went over to David, when he lay hid in the
12:9. Ezer the chief, Obdias the second, Eliab the third,
12:10. Masmana the fourth, Jeremias the fifth,
12:11. Ethi the sixth, Eliel the seventh,
12:12. Johanan the eighth, Elzebad the ninth,
12:13. Jerenias the tenth, Machbani the eleventh,
12:14. These were of the sons of Gad, captains of the army: the least of
12:15. These are they who passed over the Jordan in the first month,
12:16. And there came also of the men of Benjamin, and of Juda to the
12:17. And David went out to meet them, and said: If you are come
12:18. But the spirit came upon Amasai the chief among thirty, and he
12:19. And there were some of Manasses that went over to David, when he
12:20. So when he went back to Siceleg, there fled to him of Manasses,
12:21. These helped David against the rovers: for they were all most
12:22. Moreover day by day there came some to David to help him till
12:23. And this is the number of the chiefs of the army who came to
12:24. The sons of Juda bearing shield and spear, six thousand eight
12:25. Of the sons of Simeon valiant men for war, seven thousand one
12:26. Of the sons of Levi, four thousand six hundred.
12:27. And Joiada prince of the race of Aaron, and with him three
12:28. Sadoc also a young man of excellent disposition, and the house of
12:29. And of the sons of Benjamin the brethren of Saul, three thousand:
12:30. And of the sons of Ephraim twenty thousand eight hundred, men of
12:31. And of the half tribe of Manasses, eighteen thousand, every one
12:32. Also of the sons of Issachar men of understanding, that knew all
12:33. And of Zabulon such as went forth to battle, and stood in array
12:34. And of Nephtali, a thousand leaders: and with them seven and
12:35. Of Dan also twenty-eight thousand six hundred prepared for
12:36. And of Aser forty thousand going forth to fight, and challenging
12:37. And on the other side of the Jordan of the sons of Ruben, and of
12:38. All these men of war well appointed to fight, came with a perfect
12:39. And they were there with David three days eating and drinking:
12:40. Moreover they that were near them even as far as Issachar, and
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 13
The ark is brought from Cariathiarim. Oza for touching it is struck
13:1. David consulted with the captains of thousands, and of hundreds,
13:2. And he said to all the assembly of Israel: If it please you; and
13:3. And let us bring again the ark of our God to us: for we sought it
13:4. And all the multitude answered that it should be so: for the word
13:5. So David assembled all Israel from Sihor of Egypt, even to the
13:6. And David went up with all the men of Israel to the hill of
13:7. And they carried the ark of God upon a new cart out of the house
13:8. And David and all Israel played before God with all their might
13:9. And when they came to the floor of Chidon, Oza put forth his hand,
13:10. And the Lord was angry with Oza, and struck him, because he had
13:11. And David was troubled because the Lord had divided Oza: and he
13:12. And he feared God at that time, saying: How can I bring in the
13:13. And therefore he brought it not home to himself, that is, into
13:14. And the ark of God remained in the house of Obededom three
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 14
David's house, and children: his victories over the Philistines.
14:1. And Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar trees,
14:2. And David perceived that the Lord had confirmed him king over
14:3. And David took other wives in Jerusalem: and he begot sons, and
14:4. Now these are the names of them that were born to him in
14:5. Jebahar, and Elisua, and Eliphalet,
14:6. And Noga, and Napheg, and Japhia,
14:7. Elisama, and Baaliada, and Eliphalet.
14:8. And the Philistines hearing that David was anointed king over all
14:9. And the Philistines came and spread themselves in the vale of
14:10. And David consulted the Lord, saying: Shall I go up against the
14:11. And when they were come to Baalpharasim, David defeated them
14:12. And they left there their gods, and David commanded that they
14:13. Another time also the Philistines made an irruption, and spread
14:14. And David consulted God again, and God said to him: Go not up
14:15. And when thou shalt hear the sound of one going in the tops of
14:16. And David did as God had commanded him, and defeated the army of
14:17. And the name of David became famous in all countries, and the
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 15
The ark is brought into the city of David, with great solemnity. Michol
15:1. He made also houses for himself in the city of David: and built a
15:2. Then David said: No one ought to carry the ark of God, but the
15:3. And he gathered all Israel together into Jerusalem, that the ark
15:4. And the sons of Aaron also, and the Levites.
15:5. Of the children of Caath, Uriel was the chief, and his brethren a
15:6. Of the sons of Merari, Asaia the chief, and his brethren two
15:7. Of the sons of Gersom, Joel the chief, and his brethren a hundred
15:8. Of the sons of Elisaphan, Semeias the chief: and his brethren two
15:9. Of the sons of Hebron, Eliel the chief: and his brethren eighty.
15:10. Of the sons of Oziel, Aminadab the chief: and his brethren a
15:11. And David called Sadoc, and Abiathar the priests, and the
15:12. And he said to them: You that are the heads of the Levitical
15:13. Lest as the Lord at first struck us, because you were not
15:14. So the priests and the Levites were sanctified, to carry the ark
15:15. And the sons of Levi took the ark of God as Moses had commanded,
15:16. And David spoke to the chiefs of the Levites, to appoint some of
15:17. And they appointed Levites, Hemam the son of Joel, and of his
15:18. And with them their brethren: in the second rank, Zacharias, and
15:19. Now the singers, Heman, Asaph, and Ethan, sounded with cymbals of
15:20. And Zacharias, and Oziel, and Semiramoth, and Jehiel, and Ani,
15:21. And Mathathias, and Eliphalu, and Macenias and Obededom, and
15:22. And Chonenias chief of the Levites, presided over the prophecy,
The prophecy, to give out the tunes... Singing praises to God is here
15:23. And Barachias, and Elcana, were doorkeepers of the ark.
15:24. And Sebenias, and Josaphat, and Nathanael, and Amasai, and
15:25. So David and all the ancients of Israel, and the captains over
15:26. And when God had helped the Levites who carried the ark of the
15:27. And David was clothed with a robe of fine linen, and all the
15:28. And all Israel brought the ark of the covenant of the Lord with
15:29. And when the ark of the covenant of the Lord was come to the city
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 16
The ark is placed in the tabernacle. Sacrifice is offered. David
16:1. So they brought the ark of God, and set it in the midst of the
16:2. And when David had made an end of offering holocausts, and peace
16:3. And he divided to all and every one, both men and women, a loaf of
16:4. And he appointed Levites to minister before the ark of the Lord,
16:5. Asaph the chief, and next after him Zacharias: moreover Jahiel,
16:6. But Banaias, and Jaziel the priests, to sound the trumpet
16:7. In that day David made Asaph the chief to give praise to the Lord
16:8. Praise ye the Lord, and call upon his name: make known his doings
16:9. Sing to him, yea, sing praises to him: and relate all his wondrous
16:10. Praise ye his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice, that seek
16:11. Seek ye the Lord, and his power: seek ye his face evermore.
16:12. Remember his wonderful works, which he hath done: his signs, and
16:13. O ye seed of Israel his servants, ye children of Jacob his
16:14. He is the Lord our God: his judgments are in all the earth.
16:15. Remember for ever his covenant: the word, which he commanded to a
16:16. The covenant which he made with Abraham: and his oath to Isaac.
16:17. And he appointed the same to Jacob for a precept: and to Israel
16:18. Saying: To thee will I give the land of Chanaan: the lot of your
16:19. When they were but a small number: very few and sojourners in it.
16:20. And they passed from nation to nation: and from a kingdom to
16:21. He suffered no man to do them wrong: and reproved kings for their
16:22. Touch not my anointed: and do no evil to my prophets.
16:23. Sing ye to the Lord, all the earth: shew forth from day to day
16:24. Declare his glory among the Gentiles: his wonders among all
16:25. For the Lord is great and exceedingly to be praised: and he is to
16:26. For all the gods of the nations are idols: but the Lord made the
16:27. Praise and magnificence are before him: strength and joy in his
16:28. Bring ye to the Lord, O ye families of the nations: bring ye to
16:29. Give to the Lord glory to his name, bring up sacrifice, and come
16:30. Let all the earth be moved at his presence: for he hath founded
16:31. Let the heavens rejoice, and the earth be glad: and let them say
16:32. Let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof: let the fields
16:33. Then shall the trees of the wood give praise before the Lord:
16:34. Give ye glory to the Lord, for he is good: for his mercy endureth
16:35. And say ye: Save us, O God our savior: and gather us together,
16:36. Blessed be the Lord the God of Israel from eternity to eternity:
16:37. So he left there before the ark of the covenant of the Lord,
16:38. And Obededom, with his brethren sixty-eight: and Obededom the son
16:39. And Sadoc the priest, and his brethren priests, before the
16:40. That they should offer holocausts to the Lord upon the altar of
16:41. And after him Heman, and Idithun, and the rest that were chosen,
16:42. And Heman and Idithun sounded the trumpet, and played on the
16:43. And all the people returned to their houses: and David to bless
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 17
David's purpose to build a temple, is rewarded by most ample promises:
17:1. Now when David was dwelling in his house, he said to Nathan the
17:2. And Nathan said to David: Do all that is in thy heart: for God is
17:3. Now that night the word of God came to Nathan, saying:
17:4. Go, and speak to David my servant: Thus saith the Lord: Thou shalt
17:5. For I have not remained in a house from the time that I brought up
17:6. Abiding with all Israel. Did I ever speak to any one, of all the
17:7. Now therefore thus shalt thou say to my servant David: Thus saith
17:8. And I have been with thee whithersoever thou hast gone: and have
17:9. And I have given a place my people Israel: they shall be planted,
17:10. Since the days that I gave judges to my people Israel, and have
17:11. And when thou shalt have ended thy days to go to thy fathers, I
17:12. He shall build me a house, and I will establish his throne for
17:13. I will be to him a father, and he shall be to me a son: and I
17:14. But I will settle him in my house, and in my kingdom for ever:
17:15. According to all these words, and according to all this vision,
17:16. And king David came and sat before the Lord, and said: Who am I,
17:17. But even this hath seemed little in thy sight, and therefore thou
17:18. What can David add more, seeing thou hast thus glorified thy
17:19. O Lord, for thy servant's sake, according to thy own heart, thou
17:20. O Lord there is none like thee: and here is no other God beside
17:21. For what other nation is there upon earth like thy people Israel,
17:22. And thou hast made thy people Israel to be thy own people for
17:23. Now therefore, O Lord, let the word which thou hast spoken to thy
17:24. And let thy name remain and be magnified for ever: and let it be
17:25. For thou, O Lord my God, hast revealed to the ear of thy servant,
17:26. And now O Lord, thou art God: and thou hast promised to thy
17:27. And thou hast begun to bless the house of thy servant, that it
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 18
David's victories. His chief officers.
18:1. And it came to pass after this, that David defeated the
18:2. And he defeated Moab, and the Moabites were made David's servants,
18:3. At that time David defeated also Adarezer king of Soba of the land
18:4. And David took from him a thousand chariots, and seven thousand
18:5. And the Syrians of Damascus came also to help Adarezer king of
18:6. And he put a garrison in Damascus, that Syria also should serve
18:7. And David took the golden quivers which the servants of Adarezer
18:8. Likewise out of Thebath and Chun, cities of Adarezer, he brought
18:9. Now when Thou king of Hemath heard that David had defeated all the
18:10. He sent Adoram his son to king David to desire peace of him, and
18:11. And all the vessels of gold, and silver and brass king David
18:12. And Abisai the son of Sarvia slew of the Edomites in the vale of
18:13. And he put a garrison in Edom, that Edom should serve David: and
18:14. So David reigned over all Israel, and executed judgment and
18:15. And Joab the son of Sarvia was over the army, and Josaphat the
18:16. And Sadoc the son of Achitob, and Achimelech the son of Abiathar,
18:17. And Banaias the son of Joiada was over the bands of the Cerethi,
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 19
The Ammonites abuse David's ambassadors: both they and their
19:1. Now it came to pass that Naas the king of the children of Ammon
19:2. And David said: I will shew kindness to Hanon the son of Naas: for
19:3. The princes of the children of Ammon said to Hanon: Thou thinkest
19:4. Wherefore Hanon shaved the heads and beards of the servants of
19:5. And when they were gone, they sent word to David, who sent to meet
19:6. And when the children of Ammon saw that they had done an injury to
19:7. And they hired two and thirty thousand chariots, and the king of
19:8. And when David heard of it, he sent Joab, and all the army of
19:9. And the children of Ammon came out and put their army in array
19:10. Wherefore Joab understanding that the battle was set against him
19:11. And the rest of the people he delivered into the hand of Abisai
19:12. And he said: If the Syrians be too strong for me, then thou shalt
19:13. Be of good courage and let us behave ourselves manfully for our
19:14. So Joab and the people that were with him, went against the
19:15. And the children of Ammon seeing that the Syrians were fled, they
19:16. But the Syrians seeing that they had fallen before Israel, sent
19:17. And it was told David, and he gathered together all Israel, and
19:18. But the Syrian fled before Israel: and David slew of the Syrians
Seven thousand chariots... That is, of men who fought in chariots.
19:19. And when the servants of Adarezer saw themselves overcome by
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 20
Rabba is taken. Other victories over the Philistines.
20:1. And it came to pass after the course of a year, at the time that
20:2. And David took the crown of Melchom from his head, and found in it
20:3. And the people that were therein he brought out: and made harrows,
20:4. After this there arose a war at Gazer against the Philistines: in
20:5. Another battle also was fought against the Philistines, in which
20:6. There was another battle also in Geth, in which there was a man of
20:7. He reviled Israel: but Jonathan the son of Samaa the brother of
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 21
David's sin in numbering the people is punished by a pestilence: which
21:1. And Satan rose up against Israel: and moved David to number
21:2. And David said to Joab, and to the rulers of the people: Go, and
21:3. And Joab answered: The Lord make his people a hundred times more
21:4. But the king's word rather prevailed: and Joab departed, and went
21:5. And he gave David the number of them, whom he had surveyed: and
The number, etc... The difference of the numbers here and 2 Kings 24. is
21:6. But Levi and Benjamin he did not number: for Joab unwillingly
21:7. And God was displeased with this thing that was commanded: and he
21:8. And David said to God: I have sinned exceedingly in doing this: I
21:9. And the Lord spoke to Gad the seer of David, saying:
21:10. Go, and speak to David, and tell him: Thus saith the Lord: I give
21:11. And when Gad was come to David, he said to him: Thus saith the
21:12. Either three years famine: or three months to flee from thy
Three years famine... Which joined with the three foregoing years of
21:13. And David said to Gad: I am on every side in a great strait: but
21:14. So the Lord sent a pestilence upon Israel. And there fell of
21:15. And he sent an angel to Jerusalem, to strike it: and as he was
Ornan... Otherwise Areuna.
21:16. And David lifting up his eyes, saw the angel of the Lord standing
21:17. And David said to God: Am not I he that commanded the people to
21:18. And the angel of the Lord commanded Gad to tell David, to go up,
21:19. And David went up, according to the word of Gad, which he spoke
21:20. Now when Ornan looked up, and saw the angel, he and his four sons
21:21. And as David was coming to Ornan, Ornan saw him, and went out of
21:22. And David said to him: Give me this place of thy thrashingfloor,
21:23. And Ornan said to David: Take it, and let my lord the king do all
21:24. And king David said to him: It shall not be so, but I will give
21:25. So David gave to Ornan for the place, six hundred sicles of gold
Six hundred sicles, etc... This was the price of the whole place, on
21:26. And he built there an altar to the Lord: and he offered
21:27. And the Lord commanded the angel: and he put up his sword again
21:28. And David seeing that the Lord had heard him in the
21:29. But the tabernacle of the Lord, which Moses made in the desert,
21:30. And David could not go to the altar there to pray to God: for he
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 22
David having prepared all necessaries, chargeth Solomon to build the
22:1. Then David said: This is the house of God, And this is the altar
22:2. And he commanded to gather together all the proselytes of the land
22:3. And David prepared in abundance iron for the nails of the gates,
22:4. And the cedar trees were without number, which the Sidonians, and
22:5. And David said: Solomon my son is very young and tender, and the
22:6. And he called for Solomon his son: and commanded him to build a
22:7. And David said to Solomon: My son, it was my desire to have built
22:8. But the word of the Lord came to me, saying: Thou hast shed much
22:9. The son, that shall be born to thee, shall be a most quiet man:
22:10. He shall build a house to my name, and he shall be a son to me,
22:11. Now then, my son, the Lord be with thee, and do thou prosper, and
22:12. The Lord also give thee wisdom and understanding, that thou
22:13. For then thou shalt be able to prosper, if thou keep the
22:14. Behold I in my poverty have prepared the charges of the house of
22:15. Thou hast also workmen in abundance, hewers of stones, and
22:16. In gold, and in silver, and in brass, and in iron, whereof there
22:17. David also charged all the princes of Israel, to help Solomon his
22:18. Saying: You see, that the Lord your God is with you, and hath
22:19. Give therefore your hearts and your souls, to seek the Lord your
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 23
David appointeth Solomon king. The distribution of the Levites and their
23:1. David being old and full of days, made Solomon his son king over
23:2. And he gathered together all the princes of Israel, and the
23:3. And the Levites were numbered from the age of thirty years, and
23:4. Of these twenty-four thousand were chosen, and distributed unto
23:5. Moreover four thousand were porters: and as many singers singing
23:6. And David distributed them into courses by the families of the
23:7. The sons of Gerson were Leedan and Semei.
23:8. The sons of Leedan: the chief Jahiel, and Zethan, and Joel, three.
23:9. The sons of Semei: Salomith, and Hosiel, and Aran, three: these
23:10. And the sons of Semei were Leheth, and Ziza, and Jaus, and Baria:
23:11. And Leheth was the first, Ziza the second: but Jaus and Baria had
23:12. The sons of Caath were Amram, and Isaar, Hebron, and Oziel, four.
23:13. The sons of Amram, Aaron, and Moses. And Aaron was separated to
23:14. The sons also of Moses, the man of God, were numbered in the
23:15. The sons of Moses were Gersom and Eliezer:
23:16. The sons of Gersom: Subuel the first.
23:17. And the sons of Eliezer were: Rohobia the first: and Eliezer had
23:18. The sons of Isaar: Salomith the first.
23:19. The sons of Hebron: Jeriau the first, Amarias the second,
23:20. The sons of Oziel: Micha the first, Jesia the second.
23:21. The sons of Merari: Moholi, and Musi. The sons of Moholi: Eleazar
23:22. And Eleazar died, and had no sons but daughters: and the sons of
23:23. The sons of Musi: Moholi, and Eder, and Jerimoth, three.
23:24. These are the sons of Levi in their kindreds and families,
23:25. For David said: The Lord the God of Israel hath given rest to his
23:26. And it shall not be the office of the Levites to carry any more
23:27. So according to the last precepts of David, the sons of Levi are
23:28. And they are to be under the hand of the sons of Aaron for the
23:29. And the priests have the charge of the loaves of proposition, and
23:30. And the Levites are to stand in the morning to give thanks, and
23:31. As well in the oblation of the holocausts of the Lord, as in the
23:32. And let them keep the observances of the tabernacle of the
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 24
The divisions of the priests into four and twenty courses, to serve in
24:1. Now these were the divisions of the sons of Aaron: The sons of
24:2. But Nadab and Abiu died before their father, and had no children:
24:3. And David distributed them, that is, Sadoc of the sons of Eleazar,
24:4. And there were found many more of the sons of Eleazar among the
24:5. And he divided both the families one with the other by lot: for
24:6. And Semeias the son of Nathanael the scribe a Levite, wrote them
24:7. Now the first lot came forth to Joiarib, the second to Jedei,
24:8. The third to Harim, the fourth to Seorim,
24:9. The fifth to Melchia, the sixth to Maiman,
24:10. The seventh to Accos, the eighth to Abia,
24:11. The ninth to Jesua, the tenth to Sechenia,
24:12. The eleventh to Eliasib, the twelfth to Jacim,
24:13. The thirteenth to Hoppha, the fourteenth to Isbaab,
24:14. The fifteenth to Belga, the sixteenth to Emmer,
24:15. The seventeenth to Hezir, the eighteenth to Aphses,
24:16. The nineteenth to Pheteia, the twentieth to Hezechiel,
24:17. The one and twentieth to Jachin, the two and twentieth to Gamul,
24:18. The three and twentieth to Dalaiau, the four and twentieth to
24:19. These are their courses according to their ministries, to come
24:20. Now of the rest of the sons of Levi, there was of the sons of
24:21. Also of the sons of Rohobia the chief Jesias.
24:22. And the son of Isaar Salemoth, and the son of Salemoth Jahath:
24:23. And his son Jeriau the first, Amarias the second, Jahaziel the
24:24. The son of Oziel, Micha: the son of Micha, Samir.
24:25. The brother of Micha, Jesia: and the son of Jesia, Zacharias.
24:26. The sons of Merari: Moholi and Musi: the son of Oziau: Benno.
24:27. The son also of Merari Oziau, and Soam, and Zacchur, and Hebri.
24:28. And the son of Moholi: Eleazar, who had no sons.
24:29. And the son of Cis, Jeramael.
24:30. The sons of Musi: Moholi, Eder, and Jerimoth. These are the sons
24:31. And they also cast lots over against their brethren the sons of
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 25
The number and divisions of the musicians.
25:1. Moreover David and the chief officers of the army separated for
25:2. Of the sons of Asaph: Zacchur, and Joseph, and Nathania, and
25:3. And of Idithun: the sons of Idithun, Godolias, Sori, Jeseias, and
25:4. Of Heman also: the sons of Heman, Bocciau, Mathaniau, Oziel,
25:5. All these were the sons of Heman the seer of the king in the words
25:6. All these under their father's hand were distributed to sing in
25:7. And the number of them with their brethren, that taught the song
25:8. And they cast lots by their courses, the elder equally with the
25:9. And the first lot came forth to Joseph, who was of Asaph. The
25:10. The third to Zachur, to his sons and his brethren twelve.
25:11. The fourth to Isari, to his sons and his brethren twelve.
25:12. The fifth to Nathania, to his sons and his brethren twelve.
25:13. The sixth to Bocciau, to his sons and his brethren twelve.
25:14. The seventh to Isreela, to his sons and his brethren twelve.
25:15. The eighth to Jesaia, to his sons and his brethren twelve.
25:16. The ninth to Mathanaias, to his sons and his brethren twelve.
25:17. The tenth to Semeias, to his sons and his brethren twelve.
25:18. The eleventh to Azareel, to his sons and his brethren twelve.
25:19. The twelfth to Hasabia, to his sons and his brethren twelve.
25:20. The thirteenth to Subael, to his sons and his brethren twelve.
25:21. The fourteenth to Mathathias, to his sons and his brethren
25:22. The fifteenth to Jerimoth, to his sons and his brethren twelve.
25:23. The sixteenth to Hananias, to his sons and his brethren twelve.
25:24. The seventeenth to Jesbacassa, to his sons and his brethren
25:25. The eighteenth to Hanani, to his sons and his brethren twelve.
25:26. The nineteenth to Mellothi, to his sons and his brethren twelve.
25:27. The twentieth to Eliatha, to his sons and his brethren twelve.
25:28. The one and twentieth to Othir, to his sons and his brethren
25:29. The two and twentieth to Geddelthi, to his sons and his brethren
25:30. The three and twentieth to Mahazioth, to his sons and his
25:31. The four and twentieth to Romemthiezer, to his sons and his
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 26
The divisions of the porters. Offices of other Levites.
26:1. And the divisions of the porters: of the Corites Meselemia, the
26:2. The sons of Meselemia: Zacharias the firstborn, Jadihel the
26:3. Elam the fifth, Johanan the sixth, Elioenai the seventh.
26:4. And the sons of Obededom, Semeias the firstborn, Jozabad the
26:5. Ammiel the sixth, Issachar the seventh, Phollathi the eighth: for
26:6. And to Semei his son were born sons, heads of their families: for
26:7. The sons then of Semeias were Othni, and Raphael, and Obed,
26:8. All these of the sons of Obededom: they, and their sons, and their
26:9. And the sons of Meselemia, and their brethren strong men, were
26:10. And of Hosa, that is, of the sons of Merari: Semri the chief,
He had not a firstborn... That is, his firstborn was either dead or not
26:11. Helcias the second, Tabelias the third, Zacharias the fourth: all
26:12. Among these were the divisions of the porters, so that the chiefs
26:13. And they cast lots equally, both little and great, by their
26:14. And the lot of the east fell to Selemias. But to his son
26:15. And to Obededom and his sons that towards the south: in which
26:16. To Sephim, and Hosa towards the west, by the gate which leadeth
26:17. Now towards the east were six Levites: and towards the north four
26:18. In the cells also of the porters toward the west four in the way:
26:19. These are the divisions of the porters of the sons of Core, and
26:20. Now Achias was over the treasures of the house of God, and the
Holy vessels... Or vessels of the holy places, or of things holy. Vasa
26:21. The sons of Ledan, the sons of Gersonni: of Ledan were heads of
26:22. The sons of Jehieli: Zathan and Joel, his brethren over the
26:23. With the Amramites, and Isaarites, and Hebronites, and Ozielites.
26:24. And Subael the son of Gersom, the son of Moses, was chief over
26:25. His brethren also, Eliezer, whose son Rohobia, and his son
26:26. Which Selemith and his brethren were over the treasures of the
26:27. Out of the wars, and the spoils won in battles, which they had
26:28. And all these things that Samuel the seer and Saul the son of
26:29. But Chonenias and his sons were over the Isaarites, for the
26:30. And of the Hebronites Hasabias, and his brethren most able men, a
26:31. And the chief of the Hebronites was Jeria according to their
26:32. And his brethren of stronger age, two thousand seven hundred
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 27
The twelve captains for every month; the twelve princes of the tribes.
27:1. Now the children of Israel according to their number, the heads of
27:2. Over the first company the first month Jesboam, the son of Zabdiel
27:3. Of the sons of Phares, the chief of all the captains in the host
27:4. The company of the second month was under Dudia, an Ahohite, and
27:5. And the captain of the third company for the third month, was
27:6. This is that Banaias the most valiant among the thirty, and above
27:7. The fourth, for the fourth month, was Asahel the brother of Joab,
27:8. The fifth captain for the fifth month, was Samaoth a Jezerite: and
27:9. The sixth, for the sixth month, was Hira the son of Acces a
27:10. The seventh, for the seventh month, was Helles a Phallonite of
27:11. The eighth, for the eighth month, was Sobochai a Husathite of the
27:12. The ninth, for the ninth month, was Abiezer an Anathothite of the
27:13. The tenth, for the tenth month, was Marai, who was a Netophathite
27:14. The eleventh, for the eleventh month, was Banaias, a Pharathonite
27:15. The twelfth, for the twelfth month, was Holdai a Netophathite, of
27:16. Now the chiefs over the tribes of Israel were these: over the
27:17. Over the Levites, Hasabias the son of Camuel: over the Aaronites,
27:18. Over Juda, Eliu the brother of David over Issachar, Amri the son
27:19. Over the Zabulonites, Jesmaias the son of Adias: over the
27:20. Over the sons of Ephraim, Osee the son of Ozaziu: over the half
27:21. And over the half tribe of Manasses in Galaad, Jaddo the son of
27:22. And over Dan, Ezrihel the son of Jeroham: these were the princes
27:23. But David would not number them from twenty years old and under:
27:24. Joab the son of Sarvia began to number, but he finished not:
27:25. And over the king's treasures was Azmoth the son of Adiel: and
27:26. And over the tillage, and the husbandmen, who tilled the ground,
27:27. And over the dressers of the vine yards, was Semeias a Romathite:
27:28. And over the oliveyards and the fig groves, which were in the
27:29. And over the herds that fed in Saron, was Setrai a Saronite: and
27:30. And over the camels, Ubil an Ishmahelite and over the asses,
27:31. And over the sheep Jaziz an Agarene. All these were the rulers of
27:32. And Jonathan David's uncle, a counsellor, a wise and learned man:
27:33. And Achitophel was the king's counsellor, and Chusai the
27:34. And after Achitophel was Joiada the son of Banaias, and Abiathar.
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 28
David's speech, in a solemn assembly: his exhortation to Solomon. He
28:1. And David assembled all the chief men of Israel, the princes of
28:2. And the king rising up, and standing said: Hear me, my brethren
28:3. And God said to me: Thou shalt not build a house to my name:
28:4. But the Lord God of Israel chose me of all the house of my father,
28:5. And among my sons (for the Lord hath given me many sons) he hath
28:6. And he said to me: Solomon thy son shall build my house, and my
28:7. And I will establish his kingdom for ever, it he continue to keep
28:8. Now then before all the assembly of Israel, in the hearing of our
28:9. And thou my son Solomon, know the God of thy father, and serve him
28:10. Now therefore seeing the Lord hath chosen thee to build the house
28:11. And David gave to Solomon his son a description of the porch, and
28:12. As also of all the courts, which he had in his thought, and of
28:13. And of the divisions of the priests and of the Levites, for all
28:14. Gold by weight for every vessel for the ministry. And silver by
28:15. He gave also gold for the golden candlesticks, and their lamps,
28:16. He gave also gold for the tables of proposition, according to the
28:17. For fleshhooks also, and bowls, and censors of fine gold, and for
28:18. And for the altar of incense, he gave the purest gold: and to
28:19. All these things, said he, came to me written by the hand of the
28:20. And David said to Solomon his son: Act like a man, and take
28:21. Behold the courses of the priests and the Levites, for every
1 Paralipomenon Chapter 29
David by word and example encourageth the princes to contribute
29:1. And king David said to all the assembly: Solomon my son, whom
29:2. And I with all my ability have prepared the expenses for the house
29:3. Now over and above the things which I have offered into the house
29:4. Three thousand talents of gold of the gold of Ophir: and seven
29:5. And gold for wheresoever there is need of gold: and silver for
29:6. Then the heads of the families, and the princes of the tribes of
29:7. And they gave for the works of the house of the Lord, of gold,
29:8. And all they that had stones, gave them to the treasures of the
29:9. And the people rejoiced, when they promised their offerings
29:10. And he blessed the Lord before all the multitude, and he said:
29:11. Thine, O Lord, is magnificence, and power, and glory, and
29:12. Thine are riches, and thine is glory, thou hast dominion over
29:13. Now therefore our God we give thanks to thee, and we praise thy
29:14. Who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able to
29:15. For we are sojourners before thee, and strangers, as were all our
29:16. O Lord our God, all this store that we have prepared to build
29:17. I know my God that thou provest hearts, and lovest simplicity,
29:18. O Lord God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Israel our fathers,
29:19. And give to Solomon my son a perfect heart, that he may keep thy
29:20. And David commanded all the assembly: Bless ye the Lord our God.
29:21. And they sacrificed victims to the Lord: and they offered
29:22. And they ate, and drank before the Lord that day with great joy.
29:23. And Solomon sat on the throne of the Lord as king instead of
29:24. And all the princes, and men of power, and all the sons of king
29:25. And the Lord magnified Solomon over all Israel: and gave him the
29:26. So David the son of Isai reigned over all Israel.
29:27. And the days that he reigned over Israel, were forty years: in
29:28. And he died in a good age, full of days, and riches, and glory.
29:29. Now the acts of king David first and last are written in the book
29:30. And of all his reign, and his valour, and of the times that
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