1 Chronicles 12

1Ch 12:1 And these were those coming to David to Ziklag, while banned from the face of Saul the son of Kish. And they were among the mighty ones, helping the battle;
1Ch 12:2 right and left-handed, armed with bows, with stones, and with arrows, with the bow from the brothers of Saul, of Benjamin.
1Ch 12:3 The head was Ahiezer, and Joash, the sons of Shemaah the Gibeathite and Jeziel, and Pelet, the sons of Azmaveth; and Berachah, and Jehu the Anethothite;
1Ch 12:4 Ishmaiah the Gibeonite, a mighty one among the thirty, and over the thirty; and Jeremiah, and Jahaziel, and Johanan, and Jozabad the Gederathite;
1Ch 12:5 Eluzai, and Jerimoth, and Bealiah, and Shemariah, and Shephatiah the Haruphite;
1Ch 12:6 Elkanah, and Jesaiah, and Azarael, and Joezer, and Jashobeam the Korhites;
1Ch 12:7 and Joelah and Zebadiah, the sons of Jeroham of Gedor.
1Ch 12:8 And of the Gadites, there were separated to David, to the stronghold in the wilderness, valiant warriors, men of the army for battle, setting shield and spear in order, and their faces the face of a lion, and as gazelles on the heights for swiftness:
1Ch 12:9 Ezer the chief, Obadiah, the second; Eliab, the third;
1Ch 12:10 Mishmannah, the fourth; Jeremiah, the fifth;
1Ch 12:11 Attai, the sixth; Eliel, the seventh;
1Ch 12:12 Johanan, the eighth; Elzabad, the ninth;
1Ch 12:13 Jeremiah, the tenth; Machbanai, the eleventh.
1Ch 12:14 These were of the sons of Gad, heads of the army. The least was equal to a hundred, and the greatest as a thousand.
1Ch 12:15 These were they who crossed over the Jordan in the first month; and it was full, over all its banks; and put to flight all those of the valleys, to the east and to the west.
1Ch 12:16 And some of the sons of Benjamin and Judah came to the stronghold of David.
1Ch 12:17 And David went out before them, and answered and said to them, If you have come to me for peace, to help me, I have a heart to unite with yours. But if to betray me to my foe, there is no violence in my hand; the God of our fathers shall see and reprove.
1Ch 12:18 And the Spirit enwrapped Amasai, the head of the thirty: To you, O David, and with you, O son of Jesse, peace! Peace to you, and peace to your helpers, for your God has helped you. And David received them, and put them among the heads of the band.
1Ch 12:19 And some from Manasseh fell to David as he came with the Philistines to battle against Saul. And they did not help them, for by counsel the rulers of the Philistines sent them away, saying, He will fall to his master Saul with our heads.
1Ch 12:20 As he went to Ziklag, there fell to him from Manasseh, Adnah, and Jozabad, and Jediael, and Michael, and Jozabad, and Elihu, and Zillethai, heads of the thousands that were of Manasseh.
1Ch 12:21 And they helped David against the raiding band, for they all were valiant warriors; and they were commanders in the army;
1Ch 12:22 for at the time they came daily to David, to help him, until it was a great army, like an army of God.
1Ch 12:23 And these were the numbers of the heads of those that were armed for war, who came to David to Hebron, to turn the kingdom of Saul to him, according to the mouth of Jehovah.
1Ch 12:24 The sons of Judah, bearing shield and spear, were six thousand, eight hundred, armed for war.
1Ch 12:25 Of the sons of Simeon, mighty ones of valor for the war, seven thousand, one hundred.
1Ch 12:26 Of the sons of Levi were four thousand, six hundred.
1Ch 12:27 And Jehoiada was the leader of the Aaronites and with him three thousand, seven hundred;
1Ch 12:28 and Zadok, a young man mighty in valor; and of the house of his father were twenty two leaders.
1Ch 12:29 And of the sons of Benjamin, Saul’s brothers, were three thousand. For before, the most of them had kept their allegiance to the house of Saul.
1Ch 12:30 And of the sons of Ephraim were twenty thousand, eight hundred, mighty men of valor, famous men to the house of their fathers.
1Ch 12:31 And of the half tribe of Manasseh were eighteen thousand who were designated by name, to come to make David king.
1Ch 12:32 And of the sons of Issachar, having understanding of the times, to know what Israel should do. Their heads were two hundred, and all their brothers were at their command.
1Ch 12:33 Of Zebulun, going forth to the army, that could set the battle in array with all kinds of weapons of war, fifty thousand; and keeping rank without a double heart.
1Ch 12:34 And of Naphtali, a thousand chiefs; and with them with shield and spear were thirty seven thousand.
1Ch 12:35 And of the Danites arraying the battle were twenty eight thousand, six hundred.
1Ch 12:36 And of Asher, going out to the army to set in order the battle were forty thousand.
1Ch 12:37 And from beyond the Jordan: of the Reubenites, and of the Gadites, and of the half tribe of Manasseh, with all of the weapons of war for battle were a hundred and twenty thousand.
1Ch 12:38 All these were men of war, keeping rank; they came to Hebron with a perfect heart, to make David king over all Israel. And also all the rest of Israel was of one heart, to make David king.
1Ch 12:39 And they were there with David three days, eating and drinking. For their brothers had prepared for them.
1Ch 12:40 And also those near to them, to Issachar, and Zebulun, and Naphtali, brought in bread on asses, and on camels, and on mules, and on oxen; food of fine flour, fig cakes, and raisin cakes, and wine, and oil, and oxen, and sheep, to great plenty. For joy was in Israel.

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