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1 The sons of Levi were Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. 1 The sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath and Merari.
2 The sons of Kohath were Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel. 2 The sons of Kohath: Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel.
3 The children of Amram were Aaron, Moses, and Miriam. The sons of Aaron were Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar. 3 The children of Amram: Aaron, Moses and Miriam. The sons of Aaron: Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.
4 Eleazar had Phinehas, Phinehas had Abishua, 4 Eleazar was the father of Phinehas, Phinehas the father of Abishua,
5 Abishua had Bukki, Bukki had Uzzi, 5 Abishua the father of Bukki, Bukki the father of Uzzi,
6 Uzzi had Zerahiah, Zerahiah had Meraioth, 6 Uzzi the father of Zerahiah, Zerahiah the father of Meraioth,
7 Meraioth had Amariah, Amariah had Ahitub, 7 Meraioth the father of Amariah, Amariah the father of Ahitub,
8 Ahitub had Zadok, Zadok had Ahimaaz, 8 Ahitub the father of Zadok, Zadok the father of Ahimaaz,
9 Ahimaaz had Azariah, Azariah had Johanan, 9 Ahimaaz the father of Azariah, Azariah the father of Johanan,
10 and Johanan had Azariah (who served as priest in the temple Solomon built in Jerusalem). 10 Johanan the father of Azariah (it was he who served as priest in the temple Solomon built in Jerusalem),
11 Azariah had Amariah, Amariah had Ahitub, 11 Azariah the father of Amariah, Amariah the father of Ahitub,
12 Ahitub had Zadok, Zadok had Shallum, 12 Ahitub the father of Zadok, Zadok the father of Shallum,
13 Shallum had Hilkiah, Hilkiah had Azariah, 13 Shallum the father of Hilkiah, Hilkiah the father of Azariah,
14 Azariah had Seraiah, and Seraiah had Jehozadak. 14 Azariah the father of Seraiah, and Seraiah the father of Jehozadak.
15 Jehozadak went off to exile when God used Nebuchadnezzar to take Judah and Jerusalem into exile. 15 Jehozadak was deported when the LORD sent Judah and Jerusalem into exile by the hand of Nebuchadnezzar.
16 The sons of Levi were Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. 16 The sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath and Merari.
17 These are the names of the sons of Gershon: Libni and Shimei. 17 These are the names of the sons of Gershon: Libni and Shimei.
18 The sons of Kohath were Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel. 18 The sons of Kohath: Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel.
19 The sons of Merari were Mahli and Mushi. These are the Levitical clans according to families: 19 The sons of Merari: Mahli and Mushi. These are the clans of the Levites listed according to their fathers:
20 the sons of Gershon were Libni his son, Jehath his son, Zimmah his son, 20 Of Gershon: Libni his son, Jehath his son, Zimmah his son,
21 Joah his son, Iddo his son, Zerah his son, and Jeatherai his son. 21 Joah his son, Iddo his son, Zerah his son and Jeatherai his son.
22 The sons of Kohath were Amminadab his son, Korah his son, Assir his son, 22 The descendants of Kohath: Amminadab his son, Korah his son, Assir his son,
23 Elkanah his son, Ebiasaph his son, Assir his son, 23 Elkanah his son, Ebiasaph his son, Assir his son,
24 Tahath his son, Uriel his son, Uzziah his son, and Shaul his son. 24 Tahath his son, Uriel his son, Uzziah his son and Shaul his son.
25 The sons of Elkanah were Amasai and Ahimoth, 25 The descendants of Elkanah: Amasai, Ahimoth,
26 Elkanah his son, Zophai his son, Nahath his son, 26 Elkanah his son, Zophai his son, Nahath his son,
27 Eliab his son, Jeroham his son, and Elkanah his son. 27 Eliab his son, Jeroham his son, Elkanah his son and Samuel his son.
28 The sons of Samuel were Joel his firstborn son and Abijah his second. 28 The sons of Samuel: Joel the firstborn and Abijah the second son.
29 The sons of Merari were Mahli, Libni his son, Shimei his son, Uzzah his son, 29 The descendants of Merari: Mahli, Libni his son, Shimei his son, Uzzah his son,
30 Shimea his son, Haggiah his son, and Asaiah his son. 30 Shimea his son, Haggiah his son and Asaiah his son.
31 These are the persons David appointed to lead the singing in the house of God after the Chest was placed there. 31 These are the men David put in charge of the music in the house of the LORD after the ark came to rest there.
32 They were the ministers of music in the place of worship, which was the Tent of Meeting until Solomon built The Temple of God in Jerusalem. As they carried out their work, they followed the instructions given to them. 32 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.
33 These are the persons, together with their sons, who served by preparing for and directing worship: from the family of the Kohathites was Heman the choirmaster, the son of Joel, the son of Samuel, 33 Here are the men who served, together with their sons: From the Kohathites: Heman, the musician, the son of Joel, the son of Samuel,
34 the son of Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Eliel, the son of Toah, 34 the son of Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Eliel, the son of Toah,
35 the son of Zuph, the son of Elkanah, the son of Mahath, the son of Amasai, 35 the son of Zuph, the son of Elkanah, the son of Mahath, the son of Amasai,
36 the son of Elkanah, the son of Joel, the son of Azariah, the son of Zephaniah, 36 the son of Elkanah, the son of Joel, the son of Azariah, the son of Zephaniah,
37 the son of Tahath, the son of Assir, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah, 37 the son of Tahath, the son of Assir, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah,
38 the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, the son of Israel. 38 the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, the son of Israel;
39 Heman's associate Asaph stood at his right hand. Asaph was the son of Berekiah, the son of Shimea, 39 and Heman's associate Asaph, who served at his right hand: Asaph son of Berekiah, the son of Shimea,
40 the son of Michael, the son of Baaseiah, the son of Malkijah, 40 the son of Michael, the son of Baaseiah, the son of Malkijah,
41 the son of Ethni, the son of Zerah, the son of Adaiah, 41 the son of Ethni, the son of Zerah, the son of Adaiah,
42 the son of Ethan, the son of Zimmah, the son of Shimei, 42 the son of Ethan, the son of Zimmah, the son of Shimei,
43 the son of Jahath, the son of Gershon, the son of Levi. 43 the son of Jahath, the son of Gershon, the son of Levi;
44 Of the sons of Merari, the associates who stood at his left hand, was Ethan the son of Kishi, the son of Abdi, the son of Malluch, 44 and from their associates, the Merarites, at his left hand: Ethan son of Kishi, the son of Abdi, the son of Malluch,
45 the son of Hashabiah, the son of Amaziah, the son of Hilkiah, 45 the son of Hashabiah, the son of Amaziah, the son of Hilkiah,
46 the son of Amzi, the son of Bani, the son of Shemer, 46 the son of Amzi, the son of Bani, the son of Shemer,
47 the son of Mahli, the son of Mushi, the son of Merari, the son of Levi. 47 the son of Mahli, the son of Mushi, the son of Merari, the son of Levi.
48 The rest of the Levites were assigned to all the other work in the place of worship, the house of God. 48 Their fellow Levites were assigned to all the other duties of the tabernacle, the house of God.
49 Aaron and his sons offered the sacrifices on the Altar of Burnt Offering and the Altar of Incense; they were in charge of all the work surrounding the Holy of Holies. They made atonement for Israel following the instructions commanded by Moses, servant of God. 49 But Aaron and his descendants were the ones who presented offerings on the altar of burnt offering and on the altar of incense in connection with all that was done in the Most Holy Place, making atonement for Israel, in accordance with all that Moses the servant of God had commanded.
50 These are the sons of Aaron: Eleazar his son, Phinehas his son, Abishua his son, 50 These were the descendants of Aaron: Eleazar his son, Phinehas his son, Abishua his son,
51 Bukki his son, Uzzi his son, Zerahiah his son, 51 Bukki his son, Uzzi his son, Zerahiah his son,
52 Meraioth his son, Amariah his son, Ahitub his son, 52 Meraioth his son, Amariah his son, Ahitub his son,
53 Zadok his son, and Ahimaaz his son. 53 Zadok his son and Ahimaaz his son.
54 And these are the places where the priestly families were assigned to live. The first assignment went by lot to the sons of Aaron of the Kohathite family; 54 These were the locations of their settlements allotted as their territory (they were assigned to the descendants of Aaron who were from the Kohathite clan, because the first lot was for them):
55 they were given Hebron in the land of Judah and all the neighboring pastures. 55 They were given Hebron in Judah with its surrounding pasturelands.
56 Caleb the son of Jephunneh got the fields and villages around the city. 56 But the fields and villages around the city were given to Caleb son of Jephunneh.
57 The family of Aaron was also given the cities of refuge, with pastures included: Hebron, Libnah, Jattir, Eshtemoa, 57 So the descendants of Aaron were given Hebron (a city of refuge), and Libnah, Jattir, Eshtemoa,
58 Hilen, Debir, 58 Hilen, Debir,
59 Ashan, and Beth Shemesh. 59 Ashan, Juttah and Beth Shemesh, together with their pasturelands.
60 They were also given Geba from the tribe of Benjamin, Alemeth, and Anathoth, all with pastures included. In all, thirteen cities were distributed among the Kohathite families. 60 And from the tribe of Benjamin they were given Gibeon, Geba, Alemeth and Anathoth, together with their pasturelands. These towns, which were distributed among the Kohathite clans, were thirteen in all.
61 The rest of the Kohathites were given another ten cities, distributed by lot from the half-tribe of Manasseh. 61 The rest of Kohath's descendants were allotted ten towns from the clans of half the tribe of Manasseh.
62 The sons of Gershon were given, family by family, thirteen cities from the tribes of Issachar, Asher, Naphtali, and Manasseh in Bashan. 62 The descendants of Gershon, clan by clan, were allotted thirteen towns from the tribes of Issachar, Asher and Naphtali, and from the part of the tribe of Manasseh that is in Bashan.
63 The sons of Merari, family by family, were assigned by lot twelve cities from the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and Zebulun. 63 The descendants of Merari, clan by clan, were allotted twelve towns from the tribes of Reuben, Gad and Zebulun.
64 The sons of Israel gave the Levites both the cities and their pastures. 64 So the Israelites gave the Levites these towns and their pasturelands.
65 They also distributed by lot cities from the tribes of Judah, Simeon, and Benjamin. 65 From the tribes of Judah, Simeon and Benjamin they allotted the previously named towns.
66 Some of the Kohath families were given their cities from the tribe of Ephraim, 66 Some of the Kohathite clans were given as their territory towns from the tribe of Ephraim.
67 cities of refuge: Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, Gezer, 67 In the hill country of Ephraim they were given Shechem (a city of refuge), and Gezer,
68 Jokmeam, Beth Horon, 68 Jokmeam, Beth Horon,
69 Aijalon, and Gath Rimmon - all with their pastures. 69 Aijalon and Gath Rimmon, together with their pasturelands.
70 The rest of the sons of Kohath were given Aner and Bileam with their pastures from the half-tribe of Manasseh. 70 And from half the tribe of Manasseh the Israelites gave Aner and Bileam, together with their pasturelands, to the rest of the Kohathite clans.
71 The sons of Gershon were given, family by family, from the half-tribe of Manasseh, Golan in Bashan and Ashtaroth; 71 The Gershonites received the following: From the clan of the half-tribe of Manasseh they received Golan in Bashan and also Ashtaroth, together with their pasturelands;
72 from the tribe of Issachar, Kedesh, Daberath, 72 from the tribe of Issachar they received Kedesh, Daberath,
73 Ramoth, and Anem; 73 Ramoth and Anem, together with their pasturelands;
74 from the tribe of Asher, Mashal, Abdon, 74 from the tribe of Asher they received Mashal, Abdon,
75 Hukok, and Rehob; 75 Hukok and Rehob, together with their pasturelands;
76 from the tribe of Naphtali, Kedesh in Galilee, Hammon, and Kiriathaim. 76 and from the tribe of Naphtali they received Kedesh in Galilee, Hammon and Kiriathaim, together with their pasturelands.
77 The rest of the sons of Merari got Rimmono and Tabor from the tribe of Zebulun; 77 The Merarites (the rest of the Levites) received the following: From the tribe of Zebulun they received Jokneam, Kartah, Rimmono and Tabor, together with their pasturelands;
78 Bezer in the desert, Jahzah, 78 from the tribe of Reuben across the Jordan east of Jericho they received Bezer in the desert, Jahzah,
79 Kedemoth, and Mephaath from the tribe of Reuben to the east of the Jordan; 79 Kedemoth and Mephaath, together with their pasturelands;
80 and Ramoth in Gilead, Mahanaim, 80 and from the tribe of Gad they received Ramoth in Gilead, Mahanaim,
81 Heshbon, and Jazer from the tribe of Gad. Pastures were included in all these towns. 81 Heshbon and Jazer, together with their pasturelands.