The Bible in Its Traditions

1 Chronicles 12:24–41

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24  The children of Judah that bore shield and spear were six thousand and eight hundred, armed for war.

1Chr12:25  from the sons of Simeon, very strong men for the fight, seven thousand one hundred;

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25  Of the children of Simeon, mighty men of valour for the war, seven thousand and one hundred.

1Chr12:26  from the sons of Levi, four thousand six hundred;

25  And of the children of Levi, four thousand and six hundred.

26  Of the children of Levi four thousand and six hundred.

1Chr12:27  as well as Jehoiada, a leader from the stock of Aaron, and with him three thousand seven hundred;

26  And Jehoiada was the leader of the family of the Aaronites, and with him were three thousand and seven hundred;

27  And Jehoiada was the leader of the house of Aaron, and with him were three thousand and seven hundred;

1Chr12:28  and then Zadok, a youth of distinguished qualities, and the house of his father, twenty-two leaders;

27  And Zadok, a young man mighty of valour, and of his father's house and his brothers, twenty-two officers.

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28  and Zadok, a young man mighty of valour, and of his father's house twenty and two captains.

1Chr12:29  and from the sons of Benjamin, brothers of Saul, three thousand, for still a great part of them were following the house of Saul.

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29  And of the children of Benjamin, the brethren of Saul, three thousand; for hitherto the greatest part of them had kept their allegiance to the house of Saul.

1Chr12:30  Then from the sons of Ephraim, there were twenty thousand eight hundred, very strong and robust men, renowned among their kindred.

29  And of the children of Ephraim, twenty thousand and eight hundred, mighty men of valour, famous throughout the house of their fathers.

30  And of the children of Ephraim twenty thousand and eight hundred, mighty men of valour, famous men in their fathers' houses.

1Chr12:31  And out of the one half tribe of Manasseh, eighteen thousand, each by their names, went forth so that they might appoint David as king.

30  And of the half tribe of Manasseh, eighteen thousand, who were renowned, and they came first to make David king.

31  And of the half-tribe of Manasseh eighteen thousand, who were mentioned by name, to come and make David king.

1Chr12:32  Also, from the sons of Issachar, there were learned men, who knew each of the times, in order to anticipate what Israel ought to do, two hundred leaders. And all the remainder of the tribe were following their counsel.

31  And of the children of Issachar, men who had understanding in their times, who did good and upright deeds before the LORD; their chiefs were two hundred; and all their brethren did whatever they were commanded.

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32  And of the children of Issachar, men that had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do; the heads of them were two hundred; and all their brethren were at their commandment.

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33  Of Zebulun, such as were able to go out in the host, that could set the battle in array, with all manner of instruments of war, fifty thousand; and that could order the battle array, and were not of double heart.

33  And of Zabulon they that went out to battle, with all weapons of war, were fifty thousand to help David, not weak-handed.

1Chr12:34  And from Naphtali, there were one thousand leaders; and with them were thirty-seven thousand, prepared with shield and spear.

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34  And of Naphtali a thousand captains, and with them with shield and spear thirty and seven thousand.

1Chr12:35  And then from Dan, there were twenty-eight thousand six hundred, ready for battle.

34  And of the Danites, expert in war, twenty-eight thousand and six hundred.

35  And of the Danites that could set the battle in array, twenty and eight thousand and six hundred.

1Chr12:36  And from Asher, there were forty thousand, going forth to fight, and summoned to the battle line.

35  And of Asher, such as went forth to battle, valiant men of war, forty thousand.

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36  And of Asher, such as were able to go out in the host, that could set the battle in array, forty thousand.

1Chr12:37  Then, across the Jordan, there were, from the sons of Reuben, and from Gad, and from the one half tribe of Manasseh, one hundred twenty thousand, prepared with the weapons of warfare.

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37  And on the other side of the Jordan, of the Reubenites, and the Gadites, and of the half-tribe of Manasseh, with all manner of instruments of war for the battle, a hundred and twenty thousand.

37  And from the country beyond Jordan, from Ruben, and the Gadites, and from the half-tribe of Manasse, a hundred and twenty thousand, with all weapons of war.

1Chr12:38  All these men of war, equipped for the fight, went with a perfect heart to Hebron, so that they might appoint David as king over all of Israel. Then, too, all the remainder of Israel were of one heart, so that they might make David king.

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38  All these, being men of war, that could order the battle array, came with a whole heart to Hebron, to make David king over all Israel; and all the rest also of Israel were of one heart to make David king.

1Chr12:39  And they were in that place with David for three days, eating and drinking. For their brothers had made preparations for them.

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39  And they were there with David three days, eating and drinking; for their brethren had made preparation for them.

1Chr12:40  Moreover, those who were near to them, even as far as Issachar, and Zebulun, and Naphtali, were bringing, on donkeys and camels and mules and oxen, bread for their provisions, with grain, dried figs, dried grapes, wine, oil, and oxen and sheep, with all abundance. For indeed, there was joy in Israel.

39  Now these were the names of the tribes who supplied them with food, who were near them

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40  Moreover they that were nigh unto them, even as far as Issachar and Zebulun and Naphtali, brought bread on asses, and on camels, and on mules, and on oxen, victual of meal, cakes of figs, and clusters of raisins, and wine, and oil, and oxen, and sheep in abundance; for there was joy in Israel.

1Chr13:1  Then David took counsel with the tribunes, and the centurions, and all the leaders.