The sons of Simeon: Nemuel, Jamin, Jarib, Zerah, Shaul; a25
Shallum was his son, Mibsam his son, Mishma his son.
The sons of Mishma: Hammuel his son, Zaccur his son, Shimei his son.
Shimei had sixteen sons and six daughters; but his brothers did not have many children, nor did all their family multiply like the Judeans.
They lived in Beer-sheba, Moladah, Hazar-shual,
Bilhah, Ezem, Tolad,
Bethuel, Hormah, Ziklag,
Beth-marcaboth, Hazar-susim, Beth-biri, and Shaaraim. These were their towns until David became king.
And their villages were Etam, Ain, Rimmon, Tochen, and Ashan, five towns,
along with all their villages that were around these towns as far as Baal. These were their settlements. And they kept a genealogical record.
Meshobab, Jamlech, Joshah son of Amaziah,
Joel, Jehu son of Joshibiah son of Seraiah son of Asiel,
Elioenai, Jaakobah, Jeshohaiah, Asaiah, Adiel, Jesimiel, Benaiah,
Ziza son of Shiphi son of Allon son of Jedaiah son of Shimri son of Shemaiah—
these mentioned by name were leaders in their families, and their clans increased greatly.
They journeyed to the entrance of Gedor, to the east side of the valley, to seek pasture for their flocks,
where they found rich, good pasture, and the land was very broad, quiet, and peaceful; for the former inhabitants there belonged to Ham.
These, registered by name, came in the days of King Hezekiah of Judah, and attacked their tents and the Meunim who were found there, and exterminated them to this day, and settled in their place, because there was pasture there for their flocks.
And some of them, five hundred men of the Simeonites, went to Mount Seir, having as their leaders Pelatiah, Neariah, Rephaiah, and Uzziel, sons of Ishi;
they destroyed the remnant of the Amalekites that had escaped, and they have lived there to this day.
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