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1 Chronicles 25

1 Chron. 25:1 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Moreover David
David (Hebrew #1732)
Daviyd {daw-veed'}; from the same as 1730; loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse
KJV usage: David.
Pronounce: daw-veed'
Origin: rarely (fully)
and the captains
sar (Hebrew #8269)
a head person (of any rank or class)
KJV usage: captain (that had rule), chief (captain), general, governor, keeper, lord, ((-task- ))master, prince(-ipal), ruler, steward.
Pronounce: sar
Origin: from 8323
of the host
tsaba' (Hebrew #6635)
from 6633; a mass of persons (or figuratively, things), especially reg. organized for war (an army); by implication, a campaign, literally or figuratively (specifically, hardship, worship)
KJV usage: appointed time, (+) army, (+) battle, company, host, service, soldiers, waiting upon, war(-fare).
Pronounce: tsaw-baw'
Origin: or (feminine) tsbadah {tseb-aw-aw'}
separated
badal (Hebrew #914)
to divide (in variation senses literally or figuratively, separate, distinguish, differ, select, etc.)
KJV usage: (make, put) difference, divide (asunder), (make) separate (self, -ation), sever (out), X utterly.
Pronounce: baw-dal'
Origin: a primitive root
to the service
`abodah (Hebrew #5656)
from 5647; work of any kind
KJV usage: act, bondage, + bondservant, effect, labour, ministering(-try), office, service(-ile, -itude), tillage, use, work, X wrought.
Pronounce: ab-o-daw'
Origin: or mabowdah {ab-o-daw'}
of the sons
ben (Hebrew #1121)
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like 1, 251, etc.))
KJV usage: + afflicted, age, (Ahoh-) (Ammon-) (Hachmon-) (Lev-)ite, (anoint-)ed one, appointed to, (+) arrow, (Assyr-) (Babylon-) (Egypt-) (Grec-)ian, one born, bough, branch, breed, + (young) bullock, + (young) calf, X came up in, child, colt, X common, X corn, daughter, X of first, + firstborn, foal, + very fruitful, + postage, X in, + kid, + lamb, (+) man, meet, + mighty, + nephew, old, (+) people, + rebel, + robber, X servant born, X soldier, son, + spark, + steward, + stranger, X surely, them of, + tumultuous one, + valiant(-est), whelp, worthy, young (one), youth.
Pronounce: bane
Origin: from {SI 11129}1129{/SI}
of Asaph
'Acaph (Hebrew #623)
collector; Asaph, the name of three Israelites, and of the family of the first
KJV usage: Asaph.
Pronounce: aw-sawf'
Origin: from 622
s, and of Heman
Heyman (Hebrew #1968)
faithful; Heman, the name of at least two Israelites
KJV usage: Heman.
Pronounce: hay-mawn'
Origin: probably from 539
, and of Jeduthun
Yduwthuwn (Hebrew #3038)
or Ydiythuwn {yed-ee-thoon'}; probably from 3034; laudatory; Jeduthun, an Israelite
KJV usage: Jeduthun.
Pronounce: yed-oo-thoon'
Origin: or Yduthuwn {yed-oo-thoon'}
, who should prophesy
nabiy' (Hebrew #5030)
a prophet or (generally) inspired man
KJV usage: prophecy, that prophesy, prophet.
Pronounce: naw-bee'
Origin: from 5012
naba' (Hebrew #5012)
to prophesy, i.e. speak (or sing) by inspiration (in prediction or simple discourse)
KJV usage: prophesy(-ing), make self a prophet.
Pronounce: naw-baw'
Origin: a primitive root
with harps
kinnowr (Hebrew #3658)
a harp
KJV usage: harp.
Pronounce: kin-nore'
Origin: from a unused root meaning to twang
, with psalteries
nebel (Hebrew #5035)
from 5034; a skin-bag for liquids (from collapsing when empty); hence, a vase (as similar in shape when full); also a lyre (as having a body of like form)
KJV usage: bottle, pitcher, psaltery, vessel, viol.
Pronounce: neh'-bel
Origin: or nebel {nay'-bel}
, and with cymbals
mtseleth (Hebrew #4700)
(only dual) double tinklers, i.e. cymbals
KJV usage: cymbals.
Pronounce: mets-ay'-leth
Origin: from 6750
: and the number
micpar (Hebrew #4557)
a number, definite (arithmetical) or indefinite (large, innumerable; small, a few); also (abstractly) narration
KJV usage: + abundance, account, X all, X few, (in-)finite, (certain) number(-ed), tale, telling, + time.
Pronounce: mis-pawr'
Origin: from 5608
of the workmen
mla'kah (Hebrew #4399)
properly, deputyship, i.e. ministry; generally, employment (never servile) or work (abstractly or concretely); also property (as the result of labor)
KJV usage: business, + cattle, + industrious, occupation, (+ -pied), + officer, thing (made), use, (manner of) work((-man), -manship).
Pronounce: mel-aw-kaw'
Origin: from the same as 4397
'enowsh (Hebrew #582)
properly, a mortal (and thus differing from the more dignified 120); hence, a man in general (singly or collectively)
KJV usage: another, X (blood-)thirsty, certain, chap(-man); divers, fellow, X in the flower of their age, husband, (certain, mortal) man, people, person, servant, some ( X of them), + stranger, those, + their trade. It is often unexpressed in the English versions, especially when used in apposition with another word . Compare 376.
Pronounce: en-oshe'
Origin: from 605
according to their service
`abodah (Hebrew #5656)
from 5647; work of any kind
KJV usage: act, bondage, + bondservant, effect, labour, ministering(-try), office, service(-ile, -itude), tillage, use, work, X wrought.
Pronounce: ab-o-daw'
Origin: or mabowdah {ab-o-daw'}
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1-7:  The number and offices of the singers.
8-31:  Their division by lot into four and twenty orders.
the captains.That is, the chief of the several orders; not military captains.
Asaph.
prophesy.The word prophesy, here, seems to mean no more than praising God by singing inspired prophetical hymns.
harps.
1 Chron. 15:16‑21• 16And David spake to the chief of the Levites to appoint their brethren to be the singers with instruments of music, psalteries and harps and cymbals, sounding, by lifting up the voice with joy.
17So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel; and of his brethren, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and of the sons of Merari their brethren, Ethan the son of Kushaiah;
18And with them their brethren of the second degree, Zechariah, Ben, and Jaaziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, Eliab, and Benaiah, and Maaseiah, and Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obed-edom, and Jeiel, the porters.
19So the singers, Heman, Asaph, and Ethan, were appointed to sound with cymbals of brass;
20And Zechariah, and Aziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, and Eliab, and Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with psalteries on Alamoth;
21And Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obed-edom, and Jeiel, and Azaziah, with harps on the Sheminith to excel.
(1 Chron. 15:16‑21)
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1 Chron. 16:4‑5,42• 4And he appointed certain of the Levites to minister before the ark of the Lord, and to record, and to thank and praise the Lord God of Israel:
5Asaph the chief, and next to him Zechariah, Jeiel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Mattithiah, and Eliab, and Benaiah, and Obed-edom: and Jeiel with psalteries and with harps; but Asaph made a sound with cymbals;
42And with them Heman and Jeduthun with trumpets and cymbals for those that should make a sound, and with musical instruments of God. And the sons of Jeduthun were porters.
(1 Chron. 16:4‑5,42)
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1 Chron. 23:5‑7• 5Moreover four thousand were porters; and four thousand praised the Lord with the instruments which I made, said David, to praise therewith.
6And David divided them into courses among the sons of Levi, namely, Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.
7Of the Gershonites were, Laadan, and Shimei.
(1 Chron. 23:5‑7)
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2 Chron. 23:13• 13And she looked, and, behold, the king stood at his pillar at the entering in, and the princes and the trumpets by the king: and all the people of the land rejoiced, and sounded with trumpets, also the singers with instruments of music, and such as taught to sing praise. Then Athaliah rent her clothes, and said, Treason, Treason. (2 Chron. 23:13)
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2 Chron. 29:25‑26• 25And he set the Levites in the house of the Lord with cymbals, with psalteries, and with harps, according to the commandment of David, and of Gad the king's seer, and Nathan the prophet: for so was the commandment of the Lord by his prophets.
26And the Levites stood with the instruments of David, and the priests with the trumpets.
(2 Chron. 29:25‑26)
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2 Chron. 31:2• 2And Hezekiah appointed the courses of the priests and the Levites after their courses, every man according to his service, the priests and Levites for burnt offerings and for peace offerings, to minister, and to give thanks, and to praise in the gates of the tents of the Lord. (2 Chron. 31:2)
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2 Chron. 34:12• 12And the men did the work faithfully: and the overseers of them were Jahath and Obadiah, the Levites, of the sons of Merari; and Zechariah and Meshullam, of the sons of the Kohathites, to set it forward; and other of the Levites, all that could skill of instruments of music. (2 Chron. 34:12)
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Ezra 3:10‑11• 10And when the builders laid the foundation of the temple of the Lord, they set the priests in their apparel with trumpets, and the Levites the sons of Asaph with cymbals, to praise the Lord, after the ordinance of David king of Israel.
11And they sang together by course in praising and giving thanks unto the Lord; because he is good, for his mercy endureth for ever toward Israel. And all the people shouted with a great shout, when they praised the Lord, because the foundation of the house of the Lord was laid.
(Ezra 3:10‑11)
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Neh. 12:24,27,43‑46• 24And the chief of the Levites: Hashabiah, Sherebiah, and Jeshua the son of Kadmiel, with their brethren over against them, to praise and to give thanks, according to the commandment of David the man of God, ward over against ward.
27And at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem they sought the Levites out of all their places, to bring them to Jerusalem, to keep the dedication with gladness, both with thanksgivings, and with singing, with cymbals, psalteries, and with harps.
43Also that day they offered great sacrifices, and rejoiced: for God had made them rejoice with great joy: the wives also and the children rejoiced: so that the joy of Jerusalem was heard even afar off.
44And at that time were some appointed over the chambers for the treasures, for the offerings, for the firstfruits, and for the tithes, to gather into them out of the fields of the cities the portions of the law for the priests and Levites: for Judah rejoiced for the priests and for the Levites that waited.
45And both the singers and the porters kept the ward of their God, and the ward of the purification, according to the commandment of David, and of Solomon his son.
46For in the days of David and Asaph of old there were chief of the singers, and songs of praise and thanksgiving unto God.
(Neh. 12:24,27,43‑46)
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Psa. 81:2• 2Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel, the pleasant harp with the psaltery. (Psa. 81:2)
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Psa. 92:1‑3• 1<<A Psalm or Song for the sabbath day.>> It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord, and to sing praises unto thy name, O most High:
2To show forth thy lovingkindness in the morning, and thy faithfulness every night,
3Upon an instrument of ten strings, and upon the psaltery; upon the harp with a solemn sound.
(Psa. 92:1‑3)
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Psa. 150:3‑5• 3Praise him with the sound of the trumpet: praise him with the psaltery and harp.
4Praise him with the timbrel and dance: praise him with stringed instruments and organs.
5Praise him upon the loud cymbals: praise him upon the high sounding cymbals.
(Psa. 150:3‑5)
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Rev. 15:2‑4• 2And I saw as it were a sea of glass mingled with fire: and them that had gotten the victory over the beast, and over his image, and over his mark, and over the number of his name, stand on the sea of glass, having the harps of God.
3And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are thy ways, thou King of saints.
4Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify thy name? for thou only art holy: for all nations shall come and worship before thee; for thy judgments are made manifest.
(Rev. 15:2‑4)

J. N. Darby Translation

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And David and the captains of the host separated for the service those of the sons of Asaph and of Heman and of Jeduthun who were to prophesy with harps and lutes and cymbals; and the number of the men employed according to their service was: