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1 Chronicles 8 MSG/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

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1 Benjamin's firstborn son was Bela, followed by Ashbel, Aharah, 1 Benjamin was the father of Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second son, Aharah the third,
2 Nohah, and Rapha - five in all. 2 Nohah the fourth and Rapha the fifth.
3 Bela's sons were Addar, Gera, Abihud, 3 The sons of Bela were: Addar, Gera, Abihud,
4 Abishua, Naaman, Ahoah, 4 Abishua, Naaman, Ahoah,
5 Gera, Shephuphan, and Huram. 5 Gera, Shephuphan and Huram.
6 These are the families of Ehud that lived in Geba and were exiled to Manahath: 6 These were the descendants of Ehud, who were heads of families of those living in Geba and were deported to Manahath:
7 Naaman, Ahijah, and Gera, who led them to exile and had Uzza and Ahihud. 7 Naaman, Ahijah, and Gera, who deported them and who was the father of Uzza and Ahihud.
8 In the land of Moab, Shaharaim had children after he divorced his wives Hushim and Baara. 8 Sons were born to Shaharaim in Moab after he had divorced his wives Hushim and Baara.
9 From his new wife Hodesh he had Jobab, Zibia, Mesha, Malcam, 9 By his wife Hodesh he had Jobab, Zibia, Mesha, Malcam,
10 Jeuz, Sakia, and Mirmah - sons who became heads of families. 10 Jeuz, Sakia and Mirmah. These were his sons, heads of families.
11 From his earlier wife Hushim he had Abitub and Elpaal. 11 By Hushim he had Abitub and Elpaal.
12 Elpaal's sons were Eber, Misham, and Shemed, who built Ono and Lod with all their villages. 12 The sons of Elpaal: Eber, Misham, Shemed (who built Ono and Lod with its surrounding villages),
13 Beriah and Shema were family chiefs who lived at Aijalon. They drove out the citizens of Gath. 13 and Beriah and Shema, who were heads of families of those living in Aijalon and who drove out the inhabitants of Gath.
14 Their brothers were Shashak and Jeremoth. 14 Ahio, Shashak, Jeremoth,
15 The sons of Beriah were Zebadiah, Arad, Eder, 15 Zebadiah, Arad, Eder,
16 Michael, Ishpah, and Joha. 16 Michael, Ishpah and Joha were the sons of Beriah.
17 The sons of Elpaal were Zebadiah, Meshullam, Hizki, Heber, 17 Zebadiah, Meshullam, Hizki, Heber,
18 Ishmerai, Izliah, and Jobab. 18 Ishmerai, Izliah and Jobab were the sons of Elpaal.
19 The sons of Shimei were Jakim, Zicri, Zabdi, 19 Jakim, Zicri, Zabdi,
20 Elienai, Zillethai, Eliel, 20 Elienai, Zillethai, Eliel,
21 Adaiah, Beraiah, and Shimrath. 21 Adaiah, Beraiah and Shimrath were the sons of Shimei.
22 The sons of Shashak were Ishpan, Eber, Eliel, 22 Ishpan, Eber, Eliel,
23 Abdon, Zicri, Hanan, 23 Abdon, Zicri, Hanan,
24 Hananiah, Elam, Anthothijah, 24 Hananiah, Elam, Anthothijah,
25 Iphdeiah, and Penuel. 25 Iphdeiah and Penuel were the sons of Shashak.
26 The sons of Jeroham were Shamsherai, Shehariah, Athaliah, 26 Shamsherai, Shehariah, Athaliah,
27 Jaareshiah, Elijah, and Zicri. 27 Jaareshiah, Elijah and Zicri were the sons of Jeroham.
28 These were the chiefs of the families as listed in their family tree. They lived in Jerusalem. 28 All these were heads of families, chiefs as listed in their genealogy, and they lived in Jerusalem.
29 Jeiel the father of Gibeon lived in Gibeon. His wife's name was Maacah. 29 Jeiel the father of Gibeon lived in Gibeon. His wife's name was Maacah,
30 Abdon was his firstborn son, followed by Zur, Kish, Baal, Nadab, 30 and his firstborn son was Abdon, followed by Zur, Kish, Baal, Ner, Nadab,
31 Gedor, Ahio, Zeker, and Mikloth. 31 Gedor, Ahio, Zeker
32 Mikloth had Shimeah. They lived in the neighborhood of their extended families in Jerusalem. 32 and Mikloth, who was the father of Shimeah. They too lived near their relatives in Jerusalem.
33 Ner had Kish, Kish had Saul, and Saul had Jonathan, Malki-Shua, Abinadab, and Esh-Baal. 33 Ner was the father of Kish, Kish the father of Saul, and Saul the father of Jonathan, Malki-Shua, Abinadab and Esh-Baal.
34 Jonathan had Merib-Baal, and Merib-Baal had Micah. 34 The son of Jonathan: Merib-Baal, who was the father of Micah.
35 Micah's sons were Pithon, Melech, Tarea, and Ahaz. 35 The sons of Micah: Pithon, Melech, Tarea and Ahaz.
36 Ahaz had Jehoaddah and Jehoaddah had Alemeth, Azmaveth, and Zimri. Zimri had Moza and 36 Ahaz was the father of Jehoaddah, Jehoaddah was the father of Alemeth, Azmaveth and Zimri, and Zimri was the father of Moza.
37 Moza had Binea. Raphah was his son, Eleasah his son, and Azel his son. 37 Moza was the father of Binea; Raphah was his son, Eleasah his son and Azel his son.
38 Azel had six sons named Azrikam, Bokeru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah, and Hanan. 38 Azel had six sons, and these were their names: Azrikam, Bokeru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah and Hanan. All these were the sons of Azel.
39 His brother Eshek's sons were Ulam his firstborn, followed by Jeush and Eliphelet. 39 The sons of his brother Eshek: Ulam his firstborn, Jeush the second son and Eliphelet the third.
40 Ulam's sons were warriors well known as archers. They had lots of sons and grandsons - at least 150. These were all in Benjamin's family tree. 40 The sons of Ulam were brave warriors who could handle the bow. They had many sons and grandsons--150 in all. All these were the descendants of Benjamin.