1a1The sons of Levi were bGershon, Kohath and Merari.
The sons of Kohath were Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel.
The children of Amram were Aaron, Moses and Miriam. And the sons of Aaron were Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.
4Eleazarcbecame the father of Phinehas, and Phinehasbecame the father of Abishua,
and Abishuabecame the father of Bukki, and Bukkibecame the father of Uzzi,
and Uzzibecame the father of Zerahiah, and Zerahiahbecame the father of Meraioth,
7Meraiothbecame the father of Amariah, and Amariahbecame the father of Ahitub,
and 2Ahitubbecame the father of Zadok, and Zadok3became the father of Ahimaaz,
and Ahimaazbecame the father of Azariah, and Azariahbecame the father of Johanan,
and Johananbecame the father of Azariah (4it was he whoserved as the priest in the house5whichSolomonbuilt in Jerusalem ),
and 6Azariahbecame the father of Amariah, and Amariahbecame the father of Ahitub,
and Ahitubbecame the father of Zadok, and Zadokbecame the father of dShallum,
and Shallumbecame the father of Hilkiah, and Hilkiahbecame the father of Azariah,
and Azariahbecame the father of 7Seraiah, and Seraiahbecame the father of Jehozadak ;
and Jehozadakwent along when the LORDcarriedJudah and Jerusalemaway into exileeby Nebuchadnezzar.
16f8The sons of Levi were gGershom, Kohath and Merari.
17These are the names of the sons of Gershom : Libni and Shimei.
The sons of Kohath were Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel.
The sons of 9Merari were Mahli and Mushi. And these are the families of the Levites according to their fathers' households.
Of Gershom : Libni his son, Jahath his son, Zimmah his son,
21Joah his son, Iddo his son, Zerah his son, Jeatherai his son.
The sons of Kohath were Amminadab his son, Korah his son, Assir his son,
23Elkanah his son, Ebiasaph his son and Assir his son,
24Tahath his son, Uriel his son, Uzziah his son and Shaul his son.
The sons of Elkanah were Amasai and Ahimoth.
As for Elkanah, the sons of Elkanah were Zophai his son and Nahath his son,
27Eliab his son, Jeroham his son, Elkanah his son.
The sons of Samuel were 10Joel the firstborn, and Abijah the second.
The sons of Merari were Mahli, Libni his son, Shimei his son, Uzzah his son,
30Shimea his son, Haggiah his son, Asaiah his son.
3111Now these are those whomDavidappointedover the service of song in the house of the LORD, 12after the arkrested there.
They ministered with songbefore the tabernacle of the tent of meeting, untilSolomon had built the house of the LORD in Jerusalem ; and they hserved in their officeaccording to their order.
33These are those who iserved with their sons : From the sons of the Kohathites were Heman the singer, the son of Joel, the son of Samuel,
the son of Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Eliel, the son of Toah,
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,
the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, the son of Israel.
Heman's brotherAsaphstood at his righthand, even Asaph the son of Berechiah, the son of Shimea,
the son of Michael, the son of Baaseiah, the son of Malchijah,
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 Gershom, the son of Levi.
On the lefthand were their jkinsmen the sons of Merari : Ethan the son of Kishi, the son of Abdi, the son of Malluch,
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 kkinsmen the Levites were lappointed for all the service of the tabernacle of the house of God.
But Aaron and his sonsm13offered on the altar of burntoffering and 14on the altar of incense, for all the work of the mostholyplace, and 15to makeatonement for Israel, according to all that Moses the servant of God had commanded.
5016These are the sons of Aaron : Eleazar his son, Phinehas his son, Abishua his son,
51Bukki his son, Uzzi his son, Zerahiah his son,
52Meraioth his son, Amariah his son, Ahitub his son,
53Zadok his son, Ahimaaz his son.
Now these are their settlements according to their camps within their borders. To the sons of Aaron of the families of the Kohathites (for theirs was the 17first lot ),
to them they gave18Hebron in the land of Judah and its pasturelandsaround it;
5619but the fields of the city and its villages, they gave to Caleb the son of Jephunneh.
5720To the sons of Aaron they gave the following cities of refuge : Hebron, Libnah also with its pasturelands, Jattir, Eshtemoa with its pasturelands,
58nHilen with its pasturelands, Debir with its pasturelands,
59oAshan with its pasturelands and Beth-shemesh with its pasturelands ;
and from the tribe of Benjamin : Geba with its pasturelands, pAllemeth with its pasturelands, and Anathoth with its pasturelands. All their cities throughout their families were thirteencities.
6121Then to the rest of the sons of Kohath were given by lot, from the family of the tribe, from the half-tribe , the half of Manasseh, tencities.
To the sons of Gershom, according to their families, were given from the tribe of Issachar and from the tribe of Asher, the tribe of Naphtali, and the tribe of Manasseh, thirteencities in Bashan.
6322To the sons of Merari were given by lot, according to their families, from the tribe of Reuben, the tribe of Gad and the tribe of Zebulun, twelvecities.
6423So the sons of Israelgave to the Levites the cities with their pasturelands.
They gave by lot from the tribe of the sons of Judah, the tribe of the sons of Simeon and the tribe of the sons of Benjamin, 24thesecitieswhich are mentioned by name.
6625Now some of the families of the sons of Kohathhadcities of their territory from the tribe of Ephraim.
They gave to them the following cities of refuge : Shechem in the hillcountry of Ephraim with its pasturelands, Gezer also with its pasturelands,
68Jokmeam with its pasturelands, Beth-horon with its pasturelands,
69Aijalon with its pasturelands and Gath-rimmon with its pasturelands ;
and from the half-tribe of Manasseh : Aner with its pasturelands and Bileam with its pasturelands, for the rest of the family of the sons of Kohath.
To the sons of Gershom were given, from the family of the half-tribe of Manasseh : Golan in Bashan with its pasturelands and Ashtaroth with its pasturelands ;
and from the tribe of Issachar : Kedesh with its pasturelands, Daberath with its pasturelands73
and Ramoth with its pasturelands, Anem with its pasturelands ;
and from the tribe of Asher : Mashal with its pasturelands, Abdon with its pasturelands,
75Hukok with its pasturelands and Rehob with its pasturelands ;
and from the tribe of Naphtali : Kedesh in Galilee with its pasturelands, Hammon with its pasturelands and Kiriathaim with its pasturelands.
To the rest of the Levites, the sons of Merari, were given, from the tribe of Zebulun : Rimmono with its pasturelands, Tabor with its pasturelands ;
and beyond the Jordan at Jericho, on the eastside of the Jordan, were given them, from the tribe of Reuben : Bezer in the wilderness with its pasturelands, Jahzah with its pasturelands,
79Kedemoth with its pasturelands and Mephaath with its pasturelands ;
and from the tribe of Gad : Ramoth in Gilead with its pasturelands, Mahanaim with its pasturelands,
81Heshbon with its pasturelands and Jazer with its pasturelands.