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1st CHRONICLES, 1
1.1 Adam, Seth, Enosh ;
2 Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared,
3 Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech ;
4 Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
Genealogy of Israel
1.5 The sons of Japheth : Gomer and Magog and Madai and Javan and Tubal and Meshech and Tiras.
6 And the sons of Gomer : Ashkenaz and Diphath and Togarmah.
7 And the sons of Javan : Elishah and Tarshish, Kittim and Rodanim.
1.8 The sons of Ham : Cush and Egypt, Put and Canaan.
9 And the sons of Cush : Seba and Havilah and Sabta and Raama and Sabteca. And the sons of Raamah : Sheba and Dedan.
10 And Cush was the father of Nimrod : he was the first to be a great man in the earth.
11 And Egypt was the father of the Ludim and the Anamim and the Lehabim and the Naphtuhim
12 And the Pathrusim and the Casluhim and the Caphtorim (from whom came the Philistines).
13 And Canaan was the father of Zidon, his oldest son, and Heth,
14 And the Jebusite and the Amorite and the Girgashite,
15 And the Hivite and the Arkite and the Sinite,
16 And the Arvadite and the Zemarite and the Hamathite.
1.17 The sons of Shem : Elam and Asshur and Arpachshad and Lud and Aram and Uz and Hul and Gether and Meshech.
18 And Arpachshad was the father of Shelah, and Shelah was the father of Eber.
19 And Eber had two sons: the name of the one was Peleg, because in his days a division was made of the earth ; and his brother's name was Joktan.
20 And Joktan was the father of Almodad and Sheleph and Hazarmaveth and Jerah
21 And Hadoram and Uzal and Diklah
22 And Ebal and Abimael and Sheba
23 And Ophir and Havilah and Jobab. All these were the sons of Joktan.
24 Shem, Arpachshad, Shelah,
25 Eber, Peleg, Reu,
26 Serug, Nahor, Terah,
27 Abram (that is Abraham).
1.28 The sons of Abraham : Isaac and Ishmael.
29 These are their generations: the oldest son of Ishmael, Nebaioth ; then Kedar and Adbeel and Mibsam,
30 Mishma and Dumah, Massa, Hadad and Tema,
31 Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah. These are the sons of Ishmael.
32 And the sons of Keturah, Abraham's servant-wife : she was the mother of Zimran and Jokshan and Medan and Midian and Ishbak and Shuah. And the sons of Jokshan: Sheba and Dedan.
33 And the sons of Midian : Ephah and Epher and Hanoch and Abida and Eldaah. All these were the sons of Keturah.
1.34 And Abraham was the father of Isaac. The sons of Isaac : Esau and Israel.
35 The sons of Esau : Eliphaz, Reuel and Jeush and Jalam and Korah.
36 The sons of Eliphaz : Teman and Omar, Zephi and Gatam, Kenaz and Timna and Amalek.
37 The sons of Reuel : Nahath, Zerah, Shammah and Mizzah.
38 And the sons of Seir : Lotan and Shobal and Zibeon and Anah and Dishon and Ezer and Dishan.
39 And the sons of Lotan: Hori and Homam ; and Timna was Lotan's sister.
40 The sons of Shobal : Alian and Manahath and Ebal, Shephi and Onam. And the sons of Zibeon : Aiah and Anah.
41 The sons of Anah : Dishon. And the sons of Dishon : Hamran and Eshban and Ithran and Cheran.
42 The sons of Ezer: Bilhan and Zaavan, Jaakan. The sons of Dishan : Uz and Aran.
1.43 Now these are the kings who were ruling in the land of Edom, before there was any king over Israel : Bela, the son of Beor ; his town was named Dinhabah.
44 At his death, Jobab, the son of Zerah of Bozrah, became king in his place.
45 At the death of Jobab, Husham, from the land of the Temanites, became king in his place.
46 And at the death of Husham, Hadad, the son of Bedad, who overcame Midian in the field of Moab, became king; his town was named Avith.
47 And at the death of Hadad, Samlah of Masrekah became king in his place.
48 And at the death of Samlah, Shaul of Rehoboth by the river became king in his place,
49 And at the death of Shaul, Baal-hanan, the son of Achbor, became king in his place.
50 And at the death of Baal-hanan, Hadad became king in his place ; his town was named Pai, and his wife's name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Me-zahab.
51 And Hadad came to his end.
Now the chiefs of Edom were : the chief of Timna, the chief of Aliah, the chief of Jetheth,
52 The chief of Oholibamah, the chief of Elah, the chief of Pinon,
53 The chief of Kenaz, the chief of Teman, the chief of Mibzar,
54 The chief of Magdiel, the chief of Iram. These are the chiefs of Edom.
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2.1 These are the sons of Israel : Reuben, Simeon, Levi and Judah, Issachar and Zebulun ;
2 Dan, Joseph and Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad and Asher.
3 The sons of Judah : Er and Onan and Shelah ; these three were his sons by Bathshua, the Canaanite woman. And Er, Judah's oldest son, did evil in the eyes of the Lord; and he put him to death.
4 And Tamar, his daughter-in-law, had Perez and Zerah by him. All the sons of Judah were five.
Genealogy of Israel
2:5 The sons of Perez : Hezron and Hamul.
6 And the sons of Zerah : Zimri and Ethan and Heman and Calcol and Dara ; five of them.
7 And the sons of Carmi : Achan, the troubler of Israel, who did wrong about the cursed thing.
8 And the son of Ethan : Azariah.
2:9 And the sons of Hezron, the offspring of his body : Jerahmeel and Ram and Chelubai.
10 And Ram was the father of Amminadab ; and Amminadab was the father of Nahshon, chief of the children of Judah ;
11 And Nahshon was the father of Salma, and Salma was the father of Boaz,
12 And Boaz was the father of Obed, and Obed was the father of Jesse,
13 And Jesse was the father of Eliab, his oldest son, and Abinadab, the second, and Shimea, the third,
14 Nethanel, the fourth, Raddai, the fifth,
15 Ozem, the sixth, David, the seventh ;
16 And their sisters were Zeruiah and Abigail. And Zeruiah had three sons : Abishai and Joab and Asahel.
17 And Abigail was the mother of Amasa ; and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite.
2:18 And Caleb, the son of Hezron, had children by Azubah his wife, the daughter of Jerioth; and these were her sons : Jesher and Shobab and Ardon.
19 And after the death of Azubah, Caleb took as his wife Ephrath, who was the mother of Hur.
20 And Hur was the father of Uri ; and Uri was the father of Bezalel.
2:21 And after that, Hezron had connection with the daughter of Machir, the father of Gilead, whom he took as his wife when he was sixty years old; and she had Segub by him.
22 And Segub was the father of Jair, who had twenty-three towns in the land of Gilead.
23 And Geshur and Aram took the tent-towns of Jair from them, with Kenath and the small places round it, even sixty towns. All these were the sons of Machir, the father of Gilead.
24 And after the death of Hezron, Caleb had connection with Ephrath, his father Hezron's wife, and she gave birth to his son Asshur, the father of Tekoa.
2:25 And the sons of Jerahmeel, the oldest son of Hezron, were Ram, the oldest, and Bunah and Oren and Ozem and Ahijah.
26 And Jerahmeel had another wife, whose name was Atarah: she was the mother of Onam.
27 And the sons of Ram, the oldest son of Jerahmeel, were Maaz and Jamin and Eker.
28 And the sons of Onam were Shammai and Jada; and the sons of Shammai : Nadab and Abishur.
29 And the name of Abishur's wife was Abihail ; and she had Ahban and Molid by him.
30 And the sons of Nadab: Seled and Appaim ; but Seled came to his end without sons.
31 And the sons of Appaim : Ishi. And the sons of Ishi : Sheshan. And the sons of Sheshan : Ahlai.
32 And the sons of Jada, the brother of Shammai : Jether and Jonathan ; and Jether came to his end without sons.
33 And the sons of Jonathan : Peleth and Zaza. These were the sons of Jerahmeel.
34 Now Sheshan had no sons, but only daughters. And Sheshan had an Egyptian servant, whose name was Jarha.
35 And Sheshan gave his daughter to Jarha, his servant, as a wife ; and she had Attai by him.
36 And Attai was the father of Nathan, and Nathan was the father of Zabad,
37 And Zabad was the father of Ephlal, and Ephlal was the father of Obed,
38 And Obed was the father of Jehu, and Jehu was the father of Azariah,
39 And Azariah was the father of Helez, and Helez was the father of Eleasah,
40 And Eleasah was the father of Sismai, and Sismai was the father of Shallum,
41 And Shallum was the father of Jekamiah, and Jekamiah was the father of Elishama.
2:42 And the sons of Caleb, the brother of Jerahmeel, were Mareshah, his oldest son, who was the father of Ziph and Hebron.
43 And the sons of Hebron : Korah and Tappuah and Rekem and Shema.
44 And Shema was the father of Raham, the father of Jorkeam, and Rekem was the father of Shammai.
45 And the son of Shammai was Maon ; and Maon was the father of Beth-zur.
46 And Ephah, Caleb's servant-wife, had Haran and Moza and Gazez; and Haran was the father of Gazez.
47 And the sons of Jahdai: Regem and Jotham and Geshan and Pelet and Ephah and Shaaph.
48 Maacah, Caleb's servant-wife, was the mother of Sheber and Tirhanah,
49 And Shaaph, the father of Madmannah, Sheva, the father of Machbena and the father of Gibea ; and Caleb's daughter was Achsah. These were the sons of Caleb.
2:50 The sons of Hur, the oldest son of Ephrathah ; Shobal, the father of Kiriath-jearim,
51 Salma, the father of Beth-lehem, Hareph, the father of Beth-gader.
52 And Shobal, the father of Kiriath-jearim, had sons : Haroeh, half of the Manahathites.
53 And the families of Kiriath-jearim : the Ithrites and the Puthites and the Shumathites and the Mishraites ; from them came the Zorathites and the Eshtaolites.
54 The sons of Salma : Beth-lehem and the Netophathites, Atroth-beth-Joab and half of the Manahathites, the Zorites.
55 And the families of scribes who were living at Jabez : the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, the Sucathites. These are the Kenites, the offspring of Hammath, the father of the family of Rechab.
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3.1 Now these were David's sons, whose birth took place in Hebron : the oldest Amnon, by Ahinoam of Jezreel; the second Daniel, by Abigail the Carmelite woman;
2 The third Absalom, the son of Maacah, the daughter of Talmai, king of Geshur ; the fourth Adonijah, the son of Haggith;
3 The fifth Shephatiah, by Abital ; the sixth Ithream, by Eglah his wife.
4 He had six sons in Hebron; he was ruling there for seven years and six months, and in Jerusalem for thirty-three years.
5 And in Jerusalem he had four sons, Shimea and Shobab and Nathan and Solomon, by Bath-shua, the daughter of Ammiel ;
6 And Ibhar and Elishama and Eliphelet
7 And Nogah and Nepheg and Japhia
8 And Elishama and Eliada and Eliphelet, nine.
9 All these were the sons of David, in addition to the sons of his servant-wives ; and Tamar was their sister.
Genealogy of David
3:10 And Solomon's son was Rehoboam, Abijah was his son, Asa his son, Jehoshaphat his son,
11 Joram his son, Ahaziah his son, Joash his son,
12 Amaziah his son, Azariah his son, Jotham his son,
13 Ahaz his son, Hezekiah his son, Manasseh his son,
14 Amon his son, Josiah his son.
15 And the sons of Josiah : the oldest Johanan, the second Jehoiakim, the third Zedekiah, the fourth Shallum.
16 And the sons of Jehoiakim : Jeconiah his son, Zedekiah his son.
17 And the sons of Jeconiah, who was taken prisoner : Shealtiel his son,
18 And Malchiram and Pedaiah and Shenazzar, Jekamiah, Hoshama and Nedabiah.
19 And the sons of Pedaiah : Zerubbabel and Shimei ; and the sons of Zerubbabel : Meshullam and Hananiah ; and Shelomith was their sister ;
20 And Hashubah and Ohel and Berechiah and Hasadiah, Jushab-hesed, five.
21 And the sons of Hananiah : Pelatiah and Jeshaiah ; the sons of Rephaiah, the sons of Arnan, the sons of Obadiah, the sons of Shecaniah.
22 And the sons of Shecaniah : Shemaiah; and the sons of Shemaiah : Hattush and Igal and Bariah and Neariah and Shaphat, six.
23 And the sons of Neariah : Elioenai and Hizkiah and Azrikam, three.
24 And the sons of Elioenai : Hodaviah and Eliashib and Pelaiah and Akkub and Johanan and Delaiah and Anani, seven.
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4.1 The sons of Judah : Perez, Hezron and Carmi and Hur and Shobal.
2 And Reaiah, the son of Shobal, was the father of Jahath ; and Jahath was the father of Ahumai and Lahad. These are the families of the Zorathites.
3 And these were the sons of Hur, the father of Etam : Jezreel and Ishma and Idbash, and the name of their sister was Hazzelelponi ;
4 And Penuel, the father of Gedor, and Ezer, the father of Hushah. These are the sons of Hur, the oldest son of Ephrathah, the father of Beth-lehem.
4:5 And Ashhur, the father of Tekoa, had two wives, Helah and Naarah.
6 And Naarah had Ahuzzam by him, and Hepher and Temeni and Haahashtari. These were the sons of Naarah.
7 And the sons of Helah were Zereth, Izhar and Ethnan.
8 And Koz was the father of Anub and Zobebah, and the families of Aharhel the son of Harum.
9 And Jabez was honoured more than his brothers ; but his mother had given him the name Jabez, saying, Because I gave birth to him with sorrow.
10 And Jabez made a prayer to the God of Israel, saying, If only you would truly give me a blessing, and make wider the limits of my land, and let your hand be with me, and keep me from evil, so that I may not be troubled by it ! And God gave him his desire.
11 And Chelub, the brother of Shuhah, was the father of Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.
12 And Eshton was the father of Bethrapha and Paseah and Tehinnah, the father of Ir-nahash. These are the men of Recah.
13 And the sons of Kenaz : Othniel and Seraiah ; and the sons of Othniel : Hathath.
14 And Meonothai was the father of Ophrah ; and Seraiah was the father of Joab, the father of Ge-harashim ; they were expert workmen.
15 And the sons of Caleb, the son of Jephunneh : Iru, Elah, and Naam ; and the son of Elah : Kenaz.
16 And the sons of Jehallelel : Ziph and Ziphah, Tiria and Asarel.
17 And the sons of Ezrah : Jether and Mered and Epher and Jalon ; and these are the sons of Bithiah, the daughter of Pharaoh, the wife of Mered. And she became the mother of Miriam and Shammai and Ishbah, the father of Eshtemoa.
18 And his wife, a woman of the tribe of Judah, became the mother of Jered, the father of Gedor, and Heber, the father of Soco, and Jekuthiel, the father of Zanoah.
19 And the sons of the wife of Hodiah, the sister of Naham, were the father of Keilah the Garmite, and Eshtemoa the Maacathite.
20 And the sons of Shimon : Amnon and Rinnah, Ben-hanan and Tilon. And the sons of Ishi : Zoheth and Ben-zoheth.
21 The sons of Shelah, the son of Judah : Er, the father of Lecah, and Laadah, the father of Mareshah, and the families of those who made delicate linen, of the family of Ashbea ;
22 And Jokim, and the men of Cozeba, and Joash and Saraph, who were rulers in Moab, and went back to Beth-lehem. And the records are very old.
23 These were the potters, and the people living among planted fields with walls round them; they were there to do the king's work.
Genealogy of Judah
4:24 The sons of Simeon: Nemuel and Jamin, Jarib, Zerah, Shaul ;
25 Shallum his son, Mibsam his son, Mishma his son.
26 And the sons of Mishma: Hammuel his son, Zaccur his son, Shimei his son.
27 And Shimei had sixteen sons and six daughters, but his brothers had only a small number of children, and their family was not as fertile as the children of Judah.
28 And they were living at Beer-sheba and Moladah and Hazar-shual,
29 And at Bilhah, and at Ezem, and at Tolad,
30 And at Bethuel, and at Hormah, and at Ziklag,
31 And at Beth-marcaboth, and at Hazarsusim, and at Beth-biri, and at Shaaraim. These were their towns till David became king.
32 And their small towns were Etam, Ain, Rimmon, and Tochen and Ashan, five towns ;
33 And all the small places round these towns, as far as Baalath-beer, the high place of the South. These were their living-places, and they have lists of their generations.
4:34 And Meshobab and Jamlech and Joshah, the son of Amaziah,
35 And Joel and Jehu, the son of Joshibiah, the son of Seraiah, the son of Asiel,
36 And Elioenai and Jaakobah and Jeshohaiah and Asaiah and Adiel and Jesimiel and Benaiah,
37 And Ziza, the son of Shiphi, the son of Allon, the son of Jedaiah, the son of Shimri, the son of Shemaiah ;
38 These, whose names are given, were chiefs in their families, and their families became very great in number.
39 And they went to the opening into Gedor, as far as the east side of the valley, in search of grass-land for their flocks.
40 And they came to some good fertile grass-land, in a wide quiet country of peace-loving people ; for the people who were living there before were of the offspring of Ham.
41 And these whose names are given came in the days of Hezekiah, king of Judah, and made an attack on the Meunim who were living there, and put an end to them to this day, and took their place, because there was grass there for their flocks.
42 And some of them, five hundred of the sons of Simeon, went to the hill-country of Seir, with Pelatiah and Neariah and Rephaiah and Uzziel, the sons of Ishi, at their head.
43 And they put to death the rest of the Amalekites who had got away safely, and made it their living-place to this day.
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5.1 And the sons of Reuben, the oldest son of Israel, (for he was the oldest son, but, because he made his father's bride-bed unclean, his birthright was given to the sons of Joseph, the son of Israel ; but he is not to be given the place of the oldest.
2 Though Judah became stronger than his brothers, and from him came the ruler, the birthright was Joseph's.
3 The sons of Reuben, the oldest son of Israel : Hanoch and Pallu, Hezron and Carmi.
4 The sons of Joel : Shemaiah his son, Gog his son, Shimei his son,
5 Micah his son, Reaiah his son, Baal his son,
6 Beerah his son, whom Tiglath-pileser, king of Assyria, took away as a prisoner : he was chief of the Reubenites.
7 And his brothers by their families, when the list of their generations was made up: the chief, Jeiel, and Zechariah,
8 And Bela, the son of Azaz, the son of Shema, the son of Joel, who was living in Aroer, as far as Nebo and Baal-meon ;
9 And to the east his limits went as far as the starting point of the waste land, ending at the river Euphrates, because their cattle were increased in number in the land of Gilead.
10 And in the days of Saul they made war on the Hagarites, and overcame them; and they put up their tents through all the land east of Gilead.
Genealogy of Reuben
5:11 And the sons of Gad were living opposite to them, in the land of Bashan as far as Salecah :
12 Joel the chief, and Shapham the second, and Janai and Shaphat in Bashan ;
13 And their brothers, the men of their family : Michael and Meshullam and Sheba and Jorai and Jacan and Zia and Eber, seven of them.
14 These were the sons of Abihail, the son of Huri, the son of Jaroah, the son of Gilead, the son of Michael, the son of Jeshishai, the son of Jahdo, the son of Buz ;
15 Ahi, the son of Abdiel, the son of Guni, head of their families.
16 And they were living in Gilead in Bashan, in its small towns and in all the grass-land of Sirion as far as its limits.
17 All these were listed under the names of their families, in the time of Jotham, king of Judah, and in the time of Jeroboam, king of Israel.
5:18 There were forty-four thousand, seven hundred and sixty of the sons of Reuben and of the Gadites and of the half-tribe of Manasseh, all strong men, expert in the use of the body-cover, the sword, and the bow, and in the art of war, all able to take up arms.
19 And they went to war against the Hagarites, with Jetur and Naphish and Nodab.
20 And they were helped against them, so that the Hagarites, and those with them, were given into their power. For they sent up prayers to God in the fight, and he gave ear to them, because they put their faith in him.
21 And they took away their cattle : fifty thousand camels, two hundred and fifty thousand sheep, and two thousand asses, and a hundred thousand men.
22 And a very great number went to their death, because the war was God's purpose. And they went on living in their place till they were taken away as prisoners.
5:23 And the men of the half-tribe of Manasseh were living in the land : and their numbers were increased till all the land from Bashan to Baal-hermon and Senir and the mountain Hermon was theirs.
24 And these were the heads of their families : Epher and Ishi and Eliel and Azriel and Jeremiah and Hodaviah and Jahdiel, men of war, of great name, heads of families.
25 And they did evil against the God of their fathers, worshipping the gods of the people of the land, whom God had put to destruction before them.
26 And the God of Israel put an impulse into the heart of Pul, king of Assyria, and of Tiglath-pileser, king of Assyria, who took them away as prisoners, all the Reubenites and the Gadites and the half-tribe of Manasseh, to Halah and Habor and Hara and to the river of Gozan, to this day.
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6.1 The SONS sons of Levi : Gershom, Kohath, and Merari.
2 And the sons of Kohath : Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel.
3 And the sons of Amram : Aaron and Moses and Miriam. And the sons of Aaron: Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.
4 Eleazar was the father of Phinehas ; Phinehas was the father of Abishua ;
5 And Abishua was the father of Bukki, and Bukki was the father of Uzzi,
6 And Uzzi was the father of Zerahiah, and Zerahiah was the father of Meraioth;
7 Meraioth was the father of Amariah, and Amariah was the father of Ahitub,
8 And Ahitub was the father of Zadok, and Zadok was the father of Ahimaaz,
9 And Ahimaaz was the father of Azariah, and Azariah was the father of Johanan,
10 And Johanan was the father of Azariah, (he was priest in the house which Solomon put up in Jerusalem:)
11 And Azariah was the father of Amariah, and Amariah was the father of Ahitub,
12 And Ahitub was the father of Zadok, and Zadok was the father of Shallum,
13 And Shallum was the father of Hilkiah, and Hilkiah was the father of Azariah,
14 And Azariah was the father of Seraiah, and Seraiah was the father of Jehozadak;
15 And Jehozadak went as a prisoner when the Lord took away Judah and Jerusalem by the hand of Nebuchadnezzar.
Generations of Levi
6:16 The sons of Levi ; Gershom, Kohath, and Merari.
17 And these are the names of the sons of Gershom: Libni and Shimei.
18 And the sons of Kohath were Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel.
19 The sons of Merari : Mahli and Mushi. And these are the families of the Levites listed by the names of their fathers.
20 Of Gershom : Libni his son, Jahath his son, Zimmah his son,
21 Joah his son, Iddo his son, Zerah his son, Jeatherai his son.
22 The sons of Kohath : Amminadab his son, Korah his son, Assir his son,
23 Elkanah his son, and Ebiasaph his son, and Assir his son,
24 Tahath his son, Uriel his son, Uzziah his son, and Shaul his son.
25 And the sons of Elkanah : Amasai and Ahimoth.
26 Elkanah his son : Zophai his son, and Nahath his son,
27 Eliab his son, Jeroham his son, Elkanah his son, Samuel his son.
28 And the sons of Samuel : the oldest Joel, and the second Abiah.
29 The sons of Merari : Mahli, Libni his son, Shimei his son, Uzzah his son,
30 Shimea his son, Haggiah his son, Asaiah his son.
6:31 And these are those whom David made responsible for the music in the house of the Lord, after the ark had rest.
32 They gave worship with songs before the House of the Tent of meeting, till Solomon put up the house of the Lord in Jerusalem ; and they took their places for their work in their regular order.
33 And these are those who did this work, and their sons. Of the sons of the Kohathites: Heman, who made melody, the son of Joel, the son of Samuel,
34 The son of Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Eliel, the son of Toah,
35 The son of Zuph, the son of Elkanah, the son of Mahath, the son of Amasai,
36 The son of Elkanah, the son of Joel, the son of Azariah, the son of Zephaniah,
37 The son of Tahath, the son of Assir, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah,
38 The son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, the son of Israel.
39 And his brother Asaph, whose place was at his right hand, Asaph, the son of Berechiah, the son of Shimea,
40 The son of Michael, the son of Baaseiah, the son of Malchijah,
41 The son of Ethni, the son of Zerah, the son of Adaiah,
42 The son of Ethan, the son of Zimmah, the son of Shimei,
43 The son of Jahath, the son of Gershom, the son of Levi.
44 And on the left their brothers, the sons of Merari : Ethan, the son of Kishi, the son of Abdi, the son of Malluch,
45 The son of Hashabiah, the son of Amaziah, the son of Hilkiah,
46 The son of Amzi, the son of Bani, the son of Shemer,
47 The son of Mahli, the son of Mushi, the son of Merari, the son of Levi.
48 And their brothers the Levites were responsible for all the work of the Tent of the house of God.
6:49 But Aaron and his sons made offerings on the altar of burned offering, and on the altar of perfume, for all the work of the most holy place, and to take away the sin of Israel, doing everything ordered by Moses, the servant of God.
50 And these are the sons of Aaron : Eleazar his son, Phinehas his son, Abishua his son,
51 Bukki his son, Uzzi his son, Zerahiah his son,
52 Meraioth his son, Amariah his son, Ahitub his son,
53 Zadok his son, Ahimaaz his son.
6:54 Now these are their living-places, the limits inside which they were to put up their tents: to the sons of Aaron, of the families of the Kohathites, because they had the first selection,
55 To them they gave Hebron and its outskirts in the land of Judah ;
56 But the open country of the town, and the small places round it, they gave to Caleb, the son of Jephunneh.
57 And to the sons of Aaron they gave Hebron, the town to which men might go in flight and be safe, and Libnah with its outskirts, and Jattir, and Eshtemoa with its outskirts,
58 And Hilen with its outskirts, Debir with its outskirts,
59 And Ashan with its outskirts, and Beth-shemesh with its outskirts;
60 And from the tribe of Benjamin: Geba with its outskirts, and Alemeth with its outskirts, and Anathoth with its outskirts. All their towns among their families were thirteen towns.
6:61 And to the rest of the sons of Kohath there were given by the Lord's decision ten towns out of the families of the tribe of Ephraim and out of the tribe of Dan and out of the half-tribe of Manasseh.
62 And to the sons of Gershom, by their families, out of the tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of the tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, thirteen towns.
63 And to the sons of Merari, by their families, twelve towns were given by the Lord's decision, out of the tribe of Reuben, and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun.
64 And the children of Israel gave to the Levites the towns with their outskirts.
65 And they gave by the Lord's decision out of the tribe of the children of Judah, and out of the tribe of the children of Simeon, and out of the tribe of the children of Benjamin, these towns whose names are given.
6:66 And to the families of the sons of Kohath were given towns by the Lord's decision out of the tribe of Ephraim.
67 And they gave them the town to which men might go in flight and be safe, Shechem in the hill-country of Ephraim with its outskirts, and Gezer with its outskirts,
68 And Jokmeam with its outskirts, and Beth-horon with its outskirts,
69 And Aijalon with its outskirts, and Gath-rimmon with its outskirts ;
70 And out of the half-tribe of Manasseh, Aner with its outskirts, and Bileam with its outskirts, for the rest of the family of the sons of Kohath.
6:71 To the sons of Gershom were given, out of the family of the half-tribe of Manasseh, Golan in Bashan with its outskirts, and Ashtaroth with its outskirts ;
72 And out of the tribe of Issachar, Kedesh with its outskirts, and Daberath with its outskirts,
73 And Ramoth with its outskirts, and Anem with its outskirts ;
74 And out of the tribe of Asher, Mashal with its outskirts, and Abdon with its outskirts,
75 And Hukok with its outskirts, and Rehob with its outskirts ;
76 And out of the tribe of Naphtali, Kedesh in Galilee with its outskirts, and Hammon with its outskirts, and Kiriathaim with its outskirts.
77 To the rest of the Levites, the sons of Merari, were given, out of the tribe of Zebulun, Rimmono with its outskirts, Tabor with its outskirts ;
78 And on the other side of Jordan, at Jericho, on the east side of Jordan, were given them, out of the tribe of Reuben, Bezer in the waste land with its outskirts, and Jahzah with its outskirts,
79 And Kedemoth with its outskirts, and Mephaath with its outskirts ;
80 And out of the tribe of Gad, Ramoth in Gilead with its outskirts, and Mahanaim with its outskirts,
81 And Heshbon with its outskirts, and Jazer with its outskirts.
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7.1 And of the sons of Issachar : Tola and Puah, Jashub and Shimron, four.
2 And the sons of Tola : Uzzi and Rephaiah and Jeriel and Jahmai and Ibsam and Shemuel, heads of their families ; they were men of war ; in the record of their generations their number in the time of David was twenty-two thousand, six hundred.
3 And the sons of Uzzi ; Izrahiah ; and the sons of Izrahiah: Michael and Obadiah and Joel and Isshiah, five; all of them chiefs.
4 And with them, recorded in generations by their families, were bands of fighting-men, thirty-six thousand of them, for they had a great number of wives and sons.
5 And there were recorded among all the families of Issachar, great men of war, eighty-seven thousand.
Generations of Issachar
7:6 The sons of Benjamin : Bela and Becher and Jediael, three.
7 And the sons of Bela : Ezbon and Uzzi and Uzziel and Jerimoth and Iri, five; heads of their families, great men of war; there were twenty-two thousand and thirty-four of them recorded by their families.
8 And the sons of Becher : Zemirah and Joash and Eliezer and Elioenai and Omri and Jerimoth and Abijah and Anathoth and Alemeth. All these were the sons of Becher.
9 And they were recorded by their generations, heads of their families, great men of war, twenty thousand, two hundred.
10 And the sons of Jediael : Bilhan; and the sons of Bilhan: Jeush and Benjamin and Ehud and Chenaanah and Zethan and Tarshish and Ahishahar.
11 All these were the sons of Jediael, by the heads of their families, seventeen thousand, two hundred men of war, able to go out with the army for war.
12 And Shuppim and Huppim. The sons of Dan, Hushim his son, one.
7:13 The sons of Naphtali : Jahziel and Guni and Jezer and Shallum, the sons of Bilhah.
14 The sons of Manasseh by his servant-wife, the Aramaean woman: she gave birth to Machir, the father of Gilead;
15 (And Gilead took a wife, whose name was Maacah, and his sister's name was Hammoleketh;) and the name of his brother was Zelophehad, who was the father of daughters.
16 And Maacah, the wife of Gilead, gave birth to a son to whom she gave the name Peresh; and his brother was named Sheresh; and his sons were Ulam and Rakem.
17 And the son of Ulam: Bedan. These were the sons of Gilead, the son of Machir the son of Manasseh.
18 And his sister Hammoleketh was the mother of Ishhod and Abiezer and Mahlah.
19 And the sons of Shemida were Ahian and Shechem and Likhi and Aniam.
7:20 And the sons of Ephraim : Shuthelah and Bered his son, and Tahath his son, and Eleadah his son, and Tahath his son,
21 And Zabad his son, and Shuthelah his son, and Ezer and Elead, whom the men of Gath, who had been living in the land from their birth, put to death, because they came down to take away their cattle.
22 And for a long time Ephraim their father went on weeping for them, and his brothers came to give him comfort.
23 After that, he had connection with his wife, and she became with child and gave birth to a son, to whom his father gave the name of Beriah, because trouble had come on his family.
24 And his daughter was Sheerah, the builder of Beth-horon the lower and the higher, and Uzzen-sheerah.
25 And Rephah was his son, and Resheph; his son was Telah, and his son was Tahan;
26 Ladan was his son, Ammihud his son, Elishama his son,
27 Nun his son, Joshua his son.
28 Their heritage and their living-places were Beth-el and its daughter-towns, and Naaran to the east, and Gezer to the west, with its daughter-towns, as well as Shechem and its daughter-towns as far as Azzah and its daughter-towns;
29 And by the limits of the children of Manasseh, Beth-shean and its daughter-towns, Taanach, Megiddo, and Dor, with their daughter-towns. In these the children of Joseph, the son of Israel, were living.
7:30 The sons of Asher : Imnah and Ishvah and Ishvi and Beriah and Serah, their sister.
31 And the sons of Beriah : Heber and Malchiel, who was the father of Birzaith.
32 And Heber was the father of Japhlet and Shomer and Hotham and Shua, their sister.
33 And the sons of Japhlet : Pasach and Bimhal and Ashvath. These are the sons of Japhlet.
34 And the sons of Shomer : Ahi and Rohgah, Jehubbah and Aram.
35 And the sons of Hotham, his brother: Zophah and Imna and Shelesh and Amal.
36 The sons of Zophah: Suah and Harnepher and Shual and Beri and Imrah,
37 Bezer and Hod and Shamma and Shilshah and Ithran and Beera.
38 And the sons of Jether : Jephunneh and Pispah and Ara.
39 And the sons of Ulla : Arah and Hanniel and Rizia.
40 All these were the children of Asher, heads of their families, specially strong men of war, chiefs of the rulers. They were recorded in the army for war, twenty-six thousand men in number.
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8.1 And Benjamin was the father of Bela his oldest son, Ashbel the second, and Aharah the third,
2 Nohah the fourth, and Rapha the fifth.
3 And Bela had sons, Addar and Gera, the father of Ehud,
4 And Abishua and Naaman and Ahoah,
5 And Gera and Shephuphan and Huram .
6 And these are the sons of Ehud, heads of families of those living in Geba : Iglaam and Alemeth,
7 And Naaman and Ahijah and Gera ; and Iglaam was the father of Uzza and Ahihud .
8 And Shaharaim became the father of children in the country of the Moabites after driving out Hushim and Beerah his wives ;
9 And by Hodesh his wife he became the father of Jobab and Zibia and Mesha and Malcam .
10 And Jeuz and Shachia and Mirmah. These were his sons, heads of families .
11 And Hushim became the father of Abitub and Elpaal .
12 And the sons of Elpaal : Eber and Misham and Shemed (he was the builder of Ono and Lod and their daughter-towns) ;
13 And Beriah and Shema, who were heads of the families of those who were living in Aijalon, who put to flight the people living in Gath ;
14 And their brothers Shashak and Jeremoth .
15 And Zebadiah and Arad and Eder,
16 And Michael and Ishpah and Joha, the sons of Beriah ;
17 And Zebadiah and Meshullam and Hizki and Heber,
18 And Ishmerai and Izliah and Jobab, the sons of Elpaal ;
19 And Jakim and Zichri and Zabdi,
20 And Elienai and Zillethai and Eliel,
21 And Adaiah and Beraiah and Shimrath, the sons of Shimei ;
22 And Ishpan and Eber and Eliel,
23 And Abdon and Zichri and Hanan,
24 And Hananiah and Elam and Anathothijah,
25 And Iphdeiah and Penuel, the sons of Shashak;
26 And Shamsherai and Shehariah and Athaliah,
27 And Jaareshiah and Elijah and Zichri, the sons of Jeremoth .
28 These were heads of families in their generations ; chief men : these were living in Jerusalem.
Genealogy of Benjamin
8.29 And in Gibeon was living the father of Gibeon, Jeiel, whose wife's name was Maacah ;
30 And his oldest son Abdon, and Zur and Kish and Baal and Ner and Nadab,
31 And Gedor and Ahio and Zechariah and Mikloth .
32 And Mikloth was the father of Shimeah . And they were living with their brothers in Jerusalem opposite their brothers .
33 And Ner was the father of Abner, and Kish was the father of Saul, and Saul was the father of Jonathan and Malchi-shua and Abinadab and Eshbaal .
34 And the son of Jonathan was Merib-baal ; and Merib-baal was the father of Micah .
35 And the sons of Micah : Pithon and Melech and Tarea and Ahaz.
36 And Ahaz was the father of Jehoaddah ; and Jehoaddah was the father of Alemeth and Azmaveth and Zimri ; and Zimri was the father of Moza ;
37 And Moza was the father of Binea : Raphah was his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son ;
38 And Azel had five sons, whose names are : Azrikam, his oldest, and Ishmael and Sheariah and Obadiah and Hanan . All these were the sons of Azel .
39 And the sons of Eshek his brother : Ulam his oldest son, Jeush the second, and Eliphelet the third .
40 And the sons of Ulam were men of war, bowmen, and had a great number of sons and sons' sons, a hundred and fifty . All these were the sons of Benjamin.
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