Leaders of Tribes
Furthermore, over the tribes of Israel: the officer over the Reubenites was Eliezer the son of Zichri; over the Simeonites, Shephatiah the son of Maachah;
over the Levites, k Hashabiah the son of Kemuel; over the Aaronites, Zadok;
over Judah, l Elihu, one of David's brothers; over Issachar, Omri the son of Michael;
over Zebulun, Ishmaiah the son of Obadiah; over Naphtali, Jerimoth the son of Azriel;
over the children of Ephraim, Hoshea the son of Azaziah; over the half-tribe of Manasseh, Joel the son of Pedaiah;
over the half-tribe of Manasseh in Gilead, Iddo the son of Zechariah; over Benjamin, Jaasiel the son of Abner;
over Dan, Azarel the son of Jeroham. These were the leaders of the tribes of Israel.
But David did not take the number of those twenty years old and under, because m the LORD had said He would multiply Israel like the n stars of the heavens.
Joab the son of Zeruiah began a census, but he did not finish, for o wrath came upon Israel because of this census; nor was the number recorded in the account of the chronicles of King David.
And Azmaveth the son of Adiel was over the king's treasuries; and Jehonathan the son of Uzziah was over the storehouses in the field, in the cities, in the villages, and in the fortresses.
Ezri the son of Chelub was over those who did the work of the field for tilling the ground.
And Shimei the Ramathite was over the vineyards, and Zabdi the Shiphmite was over the produce of the vineyards for the supply of wine.
BaalHa'nan the Gederite was over the olive trees and the sycamore trees that were in the lowlands, and Joash was over the store of oil.
And Shitrai the Sharonite was over the herds that fed in Sharon, and Shaphat the son of Adlai was over the herds that were in the valleys.
Obil the Ishmaelite was over the camels, Jehdeiah the Meronothite was over the donkeys,
and Jaziz the p Hagrite was over the flocks. All these were the officials over King David's property.
Also Jehonathan, David's uncle, was a counselor, a wise man, and a scribe; and Jehiel the son of Hachmoni was with the king's sons.
q Ahithophel was the king's counselor, and r Hushai the Archite was the king's companion.
After Ahithophel was Jehoiada the son of Benaiah, then s Abiathar. And the general of the king's army was t Joab.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
1 Chronicles 26:30
Of the Hebronites, Hashabiah and his brethren, one thousand seven hundred able men, had the oversight of Israel on the west side of the Jordan for all the business of the LORD, and in the service of the king.
1 Samuel 16:6
So it was, when they came, that he looked at Eliab and said, "Surely the LORD's anointed is before Him!
"Therefore hear, O Israel, and be careful to observe it, that it may be well with you, and that you may multiply greatly as the LORD God of your fathers has promised you - 'a land flowing with milk and honey.'
Then He brought him outside and said, "Look now toward heaven, and count the stars if you are able to number them." And He said to him, "So shall your descendants be.
Blessing I will bless you, and multiplying I will multiply your descendants as the stars of the heaven and as the sand which is on the seashore; and your descendants shall possess the gate of their enemies.
And I will make your descendants multiply as the stars of heaven; I will give to your descendants all these lands; and in your seed all the nations of the earth shall be blessed.
"Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, Your servants, to whom You swore by Your own self, and said to them, 'I will multiply your descendants as the stars of heaven; and all this land that I have spoken of I give to your descendants, and they shall inherit it forever.'"
The LORD your God has multiplied you, and here you are today, as the stars of heaven in multitude.
2 Samuel 24:12 - 15
"Go and tell David, 'Thus says the LORD: "I offer you three things; choose one of them for yourself, that I may do it to you." '"
1 Chronicles 21:1 - 7
Now Satan stood up against Israel, and moved David to number Israel.
1 Chronicles 5:10
Now in the days of Saul they made war with the Hagrites, who fell by their hand; and they dwelt in their tents throughout the entire area east of Gilead.
2 Samuel 15:12
Then Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David's counselor, from his city - from Giloh - while he offered sacrifices. And the conspiracy grew strong, for the people with Absalom continually increased in number.
2 Samuel 15:32 - 37
Now it happened when David had come to the top of the mountain, where he worshiped God - there was Hushai the Archite coming to meet him with his robe torn and dust on his head.
1 Kings 1:7
Then he conferred with Joab the son of Zeruiah and with Abiathar the priest, and they followed and helped Adonijah.
1 Chronicles 11:6
Now David said, "Whoever attacks the Jebusites first shall be chief and captain." And Joab the son of Zeruiah went up first, and became chief.