The sons of Levi:1 Gershon, Kohath and Merari.
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The sons of Kohath: Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel.2
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The children of Amram: Aaron, Moses and Miriam.3 The sons of Aaron: Nadab, Abihu,4 Eleazar5 and Ithamar.6
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Eleazar was the father of Phinehas,7 Phinehas the father of Abishua,
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Abishua the father of Bukki, Bukki the father of Uzzi,
Uzzi the father of Zerahiah, Zerahiah the father of Meraioth,
Meraioth the father of Amariah, Amariah the father of Ahitub,
Ahitub the father of Zadok,8 Zadok the father of Ahimaaz,
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Ahimaaz the father of Azariah, Azariah the father of Johanan,
Johanan the father of Azariah9 (it was he who served as priest in the temple Solomon built in Jerusalem),
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Azariah the father of Amariah, Amariah the father of Ahitub,
Ahitub the father of Zadok, Zadok the father of Shallum,
Shallum the father of Hilkiah,10 Hilkiah the father of Azariah,
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Azariah the father of Seraiah,11 and Seraiah the father of Jehozadak.
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Jehozadak12 was deported when the LORD sent Judah and Jerusalem into exile by the hand of Nebuchadnezzar.
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The sons of Levi:13 Gershon, Kohath and Merari.14
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These are the names of the sons of Gershon: Libni and Shimei.15
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The sons of Kohath: Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel.16
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The sons of Merari:17 Mahli and Mushi.18 These are the clans of the Levites listed according to their fathers:
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Of Gershon: Libni his son, Jehath his son, Zimmah his son,
Joah his son, Iddo his son, Zerah his son and Jeatherai his son.
The descendants of Kohath: Amminadab his son, Korah19 his son, Assir his son,
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Elkanah his son, Ebiasaph his son, Assir his son,
Tahath his son, Uriel20 his son, Uzziah his son and Shaul his son.
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The descendants of Elkanah: Amasai, Ahimoth,
Elkanah his son, Zophai his son, Nahath his son,
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Eliab his son, Jeroham his son, Elkanah21 his son and Samuel22 his son.
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The sons of Samuel: Joel23 the firstborn and Abijah the second son.
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The descendants of Merari: Mahli, Libni his son, Shimei his son, Uzzah his son,
Shimea his son, Haggiah his son and Asaiah his son.
These are the men24 David put in charge of the music25 in the house of the LORD after the ark came to rest there.
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They ministered with music before the tabernacle, the Tent of Meeting, until Solomon built the temple of the LORD in Jerusalem. They performed their duties according to the regulations laid down for them.
Here are the men who served, together with their sons: From the Kohathites: Heman,26 the musician, the son of Joel,27 the son of Samuel,
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the son of Elkanah,28 the son of Jeroham, the son of Eliel, the son of Toah,
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the son of Zuph, the son of Elkanah, the son of Mahath, the son of Amasai,
the son of Elkanah, the son of Joel, the son of Azariah, the son of Zephaniah,
the son of Tahath, the son of Assir, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah,29
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the son of Izhar,30 the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, the son of Israel;
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and Heman's associate Asaph,31 who served at his right hand: Asaph son of Berekiah, the son of Shimea,32
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the son of Michael, the son of Baaseiah, the son of Malkijah,
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the son of Ethni, the son of Zerah, the son of Adaiah,
the son of Ethan, the son of Zimmah, the son of Shimei,
the son of Jahath, the son of Gershon, the son of Levi;
and from their associates, the Merarites,33 at his left hand: Ethan son of Kishi, the son of Abdi, the son of Malluch,
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the son of Hashabiah, the son of Amaziah, the son of Hilkiah,
the son of Amzi, the son of Bani, the son of Shemer,
the son of Mahli, the son of Mushi, the son of Merari, the son of Levi.
Their fellow Levites34 were assigned to all the other duties of the tabernacle, the house of God.
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