The Holy Bible – Knox Translation
The First Book or Paralipomena
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Chapter 25
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Next, David and his captains set apart the sons of Asaph, Heman and Idithun to give praise with harp and zither and cymbals, each fulfilling their appointed office in turn.
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The sons of Asaph, Zacchur, Joseph, Nathania and Asarela were under the direction of their father, that took his commands from the king.
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The six sons of Idithun, Godolias, Sori, Jeseias, (Semeias), Hasabias and Mathathias, were under the direction of their father Idithun, that played the harp while they sang the Lord’s praise.
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Heman’s sons were called Bocciau, Mathaniau, Oziel, Subuel, Jerimoth, Hananias, Hanani, Eliatha, Geddelthi, Romemthiezer, Jesbacassa, Mellothi, Othir and Mahazioth.
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This Heman was the king’s seer, interpreting the divine utterance to him; and God had made him the proud father of all these; fourteen sons he gave him and three daughters.
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Thus were the sons of Asaph, Idithun and Heman marshalled, at the king’s express order, for their temple service of making music with cymbals, harp and zither.

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The whole number, including those brethren of theirs who had skill in the divine chant, all masters of their craft, was two hundred and eighty-eight;
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and they cast lots for the order in which they were to take turns, without regard to seniority or to skill.
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The first lot fell to Joseph, that was of Asaph’s clan. Of the rest, each had twelve more, his brethren and his sons, associated with him; their names were Godolias,
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Zacchur,
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Sori,
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Nathania,
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Bocciau,
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Oziel,
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Jesaias,
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Mathaniau,
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Semeias,
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Asarela,
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Hasabias,
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Subuel,
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Mathathias,
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Jerimoth,
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Hananias,
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Jesbacassa,
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Hanani,
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Mellothi,
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Eliatha,
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Othir,
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Geddelthi,
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Mahazioth,
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Romemthiezer.