Issachar had four sons: Tola, Puah, Jashub, and Shimron.
Tola had six sons: Uzzi, Rephaiah, Jeriel, Jahmai, Ibsam, and Shemuel. They were heads of families of the clan of Tola and were famous soldiers. At the time of King David their descendants numbered 22,600.
Uzzi had one son, Izrahiah. Izrahiah and his four sons, Michael, Obadiah, Joel, and Isshiah, were all heads of families.
They had so many wives and children that their descendants were able to provide 36,000 men for military duty.
The official records of all the families of the tribe of Issachar listed 87,000 men eligible for military duty.
Benjamin had three sons: Bela, Becher, and Jediael.
Bela had five sons: Ezbon, Uzzi, Uzziel, Jerimoth, and Iri. They were heads of families in the clan and were all famous soldiers. Their descendants included 22,034 men eligible for military duty.
Becher had nine sons: Zemirah, Joash, Eliezer, Elioenai, Omri, Jeremoth, Abijah, Anathoth, and Alemeth.
The official record of their descendants by families listed 20,200 men eligible for military duty.
Jediael had one son, Bilhan, and Bilhan had seven sons: Jeush, Benjamin, Ehud, Chenaanah, Zethan, Tarshish, and Ahishahar.
They were heads of families in the clan and were all famous soldiers. Their descendants included 17,200 men eligible for military duty.
Shuppim and Huppim also belonged to this tribe. Dan had one son, Hushim.
Naphtali had four sons: Jahziel, Guni, Jezer, and Shallum. (They were descendants of Bilhah. )
By his Aramean concubine, Manasseh had two sons, Asriel and Machir. Machir was the father of Gilead.
Machir found a wife for Huppim and one for Shuppim. His sister's name was Maacah. Machir's second son was Zelophehad, and he had only daughters.
Maacah, Machir's wife, gave birth to two sons, whom they named Peresh and Sheresh. Peresh had two sons, Ulam and Rakem,
and Ulam had a son named Bedan. These are all descendants of Gilead, the son of Machir and grandson of Manasseh.
Gilead's sister Hammolecheth had three sons: Ishod, Abiezer, and Mahlah
(Shemida had four sons: Ahian, Shechem, Likhi, and Aniam.)
These are the descendants of Ephraim from generation to generation: Shuthelah, Bered, Tahath, Eleadah, Tahath,
Zabad, Shuthelah. Ephraim had two other sons besides Shuthelah: Ezer and Elead, who were killed when they tried to steal the livestock belonging to the native inhabitants of Gath.
Their father Ephraim mourned for them for many days, and his relatives came to comfort him.
Then he had intercourse with his wife again, and she became pregnant and had a son. They named him Beriah, because of the trouble that had come to their family.
Ephraim had a daughter named Sheerah. She built the towns of Upper and Lower Beth Horon, and Uzzen Sheerah.
Ephraim also had a son named Rephah, whose descendants were as follows: Resheph, Telah, Tahan,
Ladan, Ammihud, Elishama,
The territory which they took and settled included Bethel and the towns around it, as far east as Naaran and as far west as Gezer and the towns around it. It also included the cities of Shechem and Ayyah, and the towns around them.
The descendants of Manasseh controlled the cities of Beth Shan, Taanach, Megiddo, and Dor, and the towns around them. All these are the places where the descendants of Joseph son of Jacob lived.
These are the descendants of Asher. He had four sons: Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, and Beriah; and one daughter, Serah.
Beriah had two sons, Heber and Malchiel. (Malchiel founded the city of Birzaith.)
Heber had three sons: Japhlet, Shomer, and Hotham; and one daughter, Shua.
Japhlet also had three sons: Pasach, Bimhal, and Ashvath.
His brother Shomer had three sons: Rohgah, Jehubbah, and Aram.
His brother Hotham had four sons: Zophah, Imna, Shelesh, and Amal.
The descendants of Zophah were Suah, Harnepher, Shual, Beri, Imrah,
Bezer, Hod, Shamma, Shilshah, Ithran, and Beera.
The descendants of Jether were Jephunneh, Pispa, and Ara,
and the descendants of Ulla were Arah, Hanniel, and Rizia.
All of these were descendants of Asher. They were heads of families, famous fighting men, outstanding leaders. Asher's descendants included 26,000 men eligible for military duty.
Benjamin had five sons. In order of age they were Bela, Ashbel, Aharah,
Nohah, and Rapha.
The descendants of Bela were Addar, Gera, Abihud,
Abishua, Naaman, Ahoah,
Gera, Shephuphan, and Huram.
The descendants of Ehud were Naaman, Ahijah, and Gera. They were heads of families that lived in Geba, but which were forced out and went to live in Manahath. Gera, the father of Uzza and Ahihud, led them in this move.
Shaharaim divorced two wives, Hushim and Baara. Later, when he lived in the country of Moab, he married Hodesh and had seven sons: Jobab, Zibia, Mesha, Malcam,
Jeuz, Sachia, and Mirmah. His sons all became heads of families.
He also had two sons by Hushim: Abitub and Elpaal.
Elpaal had three sons: Eber, Misham, and Shemed. It was Shemed who built the cities of Ono and Lod and the surrounding villages.
Beriah and Shema were heads of families that settled in the city of Aijalon and drove out the people who lived in the city of Gath.
Beriah's descendants included Ahio, Shashak, Jeremoth,
Zebadiah, Arad, Eder,
Michael, Ishpah, and Joha.
Elpaal's descendants included Zebadiah, Meshullam, Hizki, Heber,
Ishmerai, Izliah, and Jobab.
Shimei's descendants included Jakim, Zichri, Zabdi,
Elienai, Zillethai, Eliel,
Adaiah, Beraiah, and Shimrath.
Shashak's descendants included Ishpan, Eber, Eliel,
Abdon, Zichri, Hanan,
Hananiah, Elam, Anthothijah,
Iphdeiah, and Penuel.
Jeroham's descendants included Shamsherai, Shehariah, Athaliah,
Jaareshiah, Elijah, and Zichri.
These were the ancestral heads of families and their principal descendants who lived in Jerusalem.
Jeiel founded the city of Gibeon and settled there. His wife was named Maacah,
and his oldest son, Abdon. His other sons were Zur, Kish, Baal, Ner, Nadab,
Gedor, Ahio, Zechariah,
and Mikloth, the father of Shimeah. Their descendants lived in Jerusalem near other families of their clan.
Ner was the father of Kish, and Kish was the father of King Saul. Saul had four sons: Jonathan, Malchishua, Abinadab, and Eshbaal.
Jonathan was the father of Meribbaal, who was the father of Micah.
Micah had four sons: Pithon, Melech, Tarea, and Ahaz.
Ahaz was the father of Jehoaddah, who was the father of three sons: Alemeth, Azmaveth, and Zimri. Zimri was the father of Moza,
Moza the father of Binea, Binea of Raphah, Raphah of Eleasah, and Eleasah of Azel.
Azel had six sons: Azrikam, Bocheru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah, and Hanan.
Azel's brother Eshek had three sons: Ulam, Jeush, and Eliphelet.
Ulam's sons were outstanding soldiers and archers. He had a hundred and fifty sons and grandsons in all. All those named above were members of the tribe of Benjamin.