Chapter Summaries of 1 Chronicles
1 Adam, Seth, Noah, Shem, Eber, Abraham; Abraham's sons were Isaac and Ishmael; Isaac's sons were Esau and Israel. Kings ruled in Edom.
2 Judah's line led to Obed, Jesse and David. Caleb was son of Hezron; Jerahmeel was firstborn of Hezron. Caleb's line were the Kenites.
3 David had six sons at Hebron, four by Bathshua and nine others. Solomon's line led to Jeconiah, and then to the sons of Elioenai.
4 Reaiah's sons were the Zorathites; God blessed Jabez; Shelah's sons worked for the king. Simeon's line went to Gedor to seek pasture.
5 Reuben lost his birthright; his sons lived in Gilead. The sons of Gad and the sons of Manasseh lived in Bashan until the captivity.
6 Levi's sons were Gershon, Kohath and Merari. The musicians were Heman and Asaph. Aaron's sons made offerings. They were given cities.
7 Issachar's sons were 87,000. Benjamin's sons were Bela, Beker and Jediael. Ephraim's line led to Joshua. Asher's sons were 26,000.
8 Benjamin was father of Bela, Ashbel, Aharah, Nohah and Rapha; Ner's line was Kish, Saul, Jonathan; the sons of Ulam were mighty men.
9 Jerusalem was resettled by Judah, Benjamin, Ephraim and Manasseh; there were priests and Levite gatekeepers. Kish was father of Saul.
10 The Philistines fought Israel and Saul fell on his sword. The Israelites fled. Saul died for his unfaithfulness against the LORD.
11 The elders anointed David king. David's mighty men included the three who brought him water from Bethlehem. Abishai led the thirty.
12 Benjaminites and Gadites went over to David at Ziklag. David made them officers. People kept coming until there was a great army.
13 David said, "Let us bring the ark back." As they carried the ark Uzzah steadied it and was struck down. David took it to Obed-edom.
14 David had more children. The Philistines attacked; David inquired of God and when he heard marching in the trees he defeated them.
15 David told the Levites to carry the ark. Heman, Asaph and Ethan were the musicians. The ark was brought into the city of David.
16 They made offerings and David appointed singers. "Give thanks to the LORD; He is greatly to be praised!" Asaph ministered each day.
17 The LORD said to Nathan, "Tell David: I will establish your house; your son will build my house." David prayed, "Who am I, O LORD?"
18 David defeated the Philistines, the Moabites, King Hadadezer, the Arameans and the Edomites. He reigned over Israel with justice.
19 The King of Ammon humiliated David's servants and hired the Arameans for war. Joab defeated them and David defeated King Hadadezer.
20 Joab besieged Rabbah and David took the plunder. War broke out with the Philistines and David and his men killed the giants.
21 Satan led David to count the Israelites. God sent a plague and a destroying angel. David bought Ornan's field and made offerings.
22 David told Solomon: "The LORD has said that you will build his temple. I have provided materials." He ordered the leaders to help.
23 David made Solomon king over Israel. He organised the Levites into the sons of Gershon, Kohath and Merari to serve in the temple.
24 The sons of Aaron were priests. David organised the sons of Eleazar and Ithamar by lot. The rest of the Levites also cast lots.
25 The sons of Asaph, Heman and Jeduthun prophesied with music. 288 were trained in singing to the LORD. They cast lots for duties.
26 The sons of Obed-edom, Meshelemiah and Hosah were gatekeepers. Ahijah, Zetham, Joel, Shubael and Shelomith oversaw the treasuries.
27 Divisions of 24,000 men were on duty month by month. There was a chief officer over each tribe. Joab was the commander of the army.
28 David assembled the leaders and said, "The LORD has chosen Solomon to build his house." He gave Solomon the plans for the temple.
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