1 Chronicles 8:1-32 NIV

The Genealogy of Saul the Benjamite

8:28-38pp -- 1Ch 9:34-44

1 Benjamin1 was the father of Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second son, Aharah the third,

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2 Nohah the fourth and Rapha the fifth.
3 The sons of Bela were: Addar,2 Gera, Abihud,a

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    • a 8:3 - Or "Gera the father of Ehud"
      4 Abishua, Naaman, Ahoah,3

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      5 Gera, Shephuphan and Huram.
      6 These were the descendants of Ehud,4 who were heads of families of those living in Geba and were deported to Manahath:

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      7 Naaman, Ahijah, and Gera, who deported them and who was the father of Uzza and Ahihud.
      8 Sons were born to Shaharaim in Moab after he had divorced his wives Hushim and Baara.
      9 By his wife Hodesh he had Jobab, Zibia, Mesha, Malcam,
      10 Jeuz, Sakia and Mirmah. These were his sons, heads of families.
      11 By Hushim he had Abitub and Elpaal.
      12 The sons of Elpaal: Eber, Misham, Shemed (who built Ono5 and Lod with its surrounding villages),

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      13 and Beriah and Shema, who were heads of families of those living in Aijalon6 and who drove out the inhabitants of Gath.7

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      14 Ahio, Shashak, Jeremoth,
      15 Zebadiah, Arad, Eder,
      16 Michael, Ishpah and Joha were the sons of Beriah.
      17 Zebadiah, Meshullam, Hizki, Heber,
      18 Ishmerai, Izliah and Jobab were the sons of Elpaal.
      19 Jakim, Zicri, Zabdi,
      20 Elienai, Zillethai, Eliel,
      21 Adaiah, Beraiah and Shimrath were the sons of Shimei.
      22 Ishpan, Eber, Eliel,
      23 Abdon, Zicri, Hanan,
      24 Hananiah, Elam, Anthothijah,
      25 Iphdeiah and Penuel were the sons of Shashak.
      26 Shamsherai, Shehariah, Athaliah,
      27 Jaareshiah, Elijah and Zicri were the sons of Jeroham.
      28 All these were heads of families, chiefs as listed in their genealogy, and they lived in Jerusalem.
      29 Jeielb the fatherc of Gibeon lived in Gibeon.8 His wife's name was Maacah,

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        • b 8:29 - Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 1 Chron. 9:35); Hebrew does not have "Jeiel."
        • c 8:29 - "Father" may mean "civic leader" or "military leader."
          30 and his firstborn son was Abdon, followed by Zur, Kish, Baal, Ner,d Nadab,

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            • d 8:30 - Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 1 Chron. 9:36); Hebrew does not have "Ner."
              31 Gedor, Ahio, Zeker
              32 and Mikloth, who was the father of Shimeah. They too lived near their relatives in Jerusalem.