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1 Chronicles 7 MSG/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 The sons of Issachar were Tola, Puah, Jashub, and Shimron - four sons. 1 The sons of Issachar: Tola, Puah, Jashub and Shimron--four in all.
2 The sons of Tola were Uzzi, Rephaiah, Jeriel, Jahmai, Ibsam, and Samuel - the chiefs of their families. During David's reign, the Tola family counted 22,600 warriors in their lineage. 2 The sons of Tola: Uzzi, Rephaiah, Jeriel, Jahmai, Ibsam and Samuel--heads of their families. During the reign of David, the descendants of Tola listed as fighting men in their genealogy numbered 22,600.
3 The son of Uzzi was Izrahiah; the sons of Izrahiah were Michael, Obadiah, Joel, and Isshiah - five sons and all of them chiefs. 3 The son of Uzzi: Izrahiah. The sons of Izrahiah: Michael, Obadiah, Joel and Isshiah. All five of them were chiefs.
4 They counted 36,000 warriors in their lineage because they had more wives and sons than their brothers. 4 According to their family genealogy, they had 36,000 men ready for battle, for they had many wives and children.
5 The extended families of Issachar accounted for 87,000 warriors - all of them listed in the family tree. 5 The relatives who were fighting men belonging to all the clans of Issachar, as listed in their genealogy, were 87,000 in all.
6 Benjamin had three sons: Bela, Beker, and Jediael. 6 Three sons of Benjamin: Bela, Beker and Jediael.
7 Bela had five: Ezbon, Uzzi, Uzziel, Jerimoth, and Iri, all of them chiefs and warriors. They counted 22,034 names in their family tree. 7 The sons of Bela: Ezbon, Uzzi, Uzziel, Jerimoth and Iri, heads of families--five in all. Their genealogical record listed 22,034 fighting men.
8 Beker's sons were Zemirah, Joash, Eliezer, Elioenai, Omri, Jeremoth, Abijah, Anathoth, and Alemeth. 8 The sons of Beker: Zemirah, Joash, Eliezer, Elioenai, Omri, Jeremoth, Abijah, Anathoth and Alemeth. All these were the sons of Beker.
9 Through these chiefs their family tree listed 20,200 warriors. 9 Their genealogical record listed the heads of families and 20,200 fighting men.
10 Jediael's son was Bilhan and the sons of Bilhan were Jeush, Benjamin, Ehud, Kenaanah, Zethan, Tarshish, and Ahishahar 10 The son of Jediael: Bilhan. The sons of Bilhan: Jeush, Benjamin, Ehud, Kenaanah, Zethan, Tarshish and Ahishahar.
11 - all sons of Jediael and family chiefs; they counted 17,200 combat-ready warriors. 11 All these sons of Jediael were heads of families. There were 17,200 fighting men ready to go out to war.
12 Shuppim and Huppim were the sons of Ir; Hushim were from the family of Aher. 12 The Shuppites and Huppites were the descendants of Ir, and the Hushites the descendants of Aher.
13 The sons of Naphtali were Jahziel, Guni, Jezer, and Shallum; they are listed under the maternal line of Bilhah, their grandfather's concubine. 13 The sons of Naphtali: Jahziel, Guni, Jezer and Shillem--the descendants of Bilhah.
14 Manasseh's sons, born of his Aramean concubine, were Asriel and Makir the father of Gilead. 14 The descendants of Manasseh:
15 Makir got his wife from the Huppites and Shuppites. His sister's name was Maacah. Another son, Zelophehad, had only daughters. 15 Makir took a wife from among the Huppites and Shuppites. His sister's name was Maacah.
16 Makir's wife Maacah bore a son whom she named Peresh; his brother's name was Sheresh and his sons were Ulam and Rakem. 16 Makir's wife Maacah gave birth to a son and named him Peresh. His brother was named Sheresh, and his sons were Ulam and Rakem.
17 Ulam's son was Bedan. This accounts for the sons of Gilead son of Makir, the son of Manasseh. 17 The son of Ulam: Bedan. These were the sons of Gilead son of Makir, the son of Manasseh.
18 His sister Hammoleketh gave birth to Ishdod, Abiezer, and Mahlah. 18 His sister Hammoleketh gave birth to Ishhod, Abiezer and Mahlah.
19 The sons of Shemida were Ahian, Shechem, Likhi, and Aniam. 19 The sons of Shemida were: Ahian, Shechem, Likhi and Aniam.
20 The sons of Ephraim were Shuthelah, Bered his son, Tahath his son, Eleadah his son, Tahath his son, 20 The descendants of Ephraim: Shuthelah, Bered his son, Tahath his son, Eleadah his son, Tahath his son,
21 Zabad his son, Shuthelah his son, and Ezer and Elead, cattle-rustlers, killed on one of their raids by the natives of Gath. 21 Zabad his son and Shuthelah his son. Ezer and Elead were killed by the native-born men of Gath, when they went down to seize their livestock.
22 Their father Ephraim grieved a long time and his family gathered to give him comfort. 22 Their father Ephraim mourned for them many days, and his relatives came to comfort him.
23 Then he slept with his wife again. She conceived and produced a son. He named him Beriah (Unlucky), because of the bad luck that had come to his family. 23 Then he lay with his wife again, and she became pregnant and gave birth to a son. He named him Beriah, because there had been misfortune in his family.
24 His daughter was Sheerah. She built Lower and Upper Beth Horon and Uzzen Sheerah. 24 His daughter was Sheerah, who built Lower and Upper Beth Horon as well as Uzzen Sheerah.
25 Rephah was Ephraim's son and also Resheph; Telah was his son, Tahan his son, 25 Rephah was his son, Resheph his son, Telah his son, Tahan his son,
26 Ladan his son, Ammihud his son, Elishama his son, 26 Ladan his son, Ammihud his son, Elishama his son,
27 Nun his son, and Joshua his son. 27 Nun his son and Joshua his son.
28 They occupied Bethel and the neighboring country from Naaran on the east to Gezer and its villages on the west, along with Shechem and its villages, and extending as far as Ayyah and its villages. 28 Their lands and settlements included Bethel and its surrounding villages, Naaran to the east, Gezer and its villages to the west, and Shechem and its villages all the way to Ayyah and its villages.
29 Stretched along the borders of Manasseh were Beth Shan, Taanach, Megiddo, and Dor, together with their satellite villages. The families descended from Joseph son of Israel lived in all these places. 29 Along the borders of Manasseh were Beth Shan, Taanach, Megiddo and Dor, together with their villages. The descendants of Joseph son of Israel lived in these towns.
30 The sons of Asher were Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, and Beriah; Serah was their sister. 30 The sons of Asher: Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi and Beriah. Their sister was Serah.
31 The sons of Beriah were Heber and Malkiel, who had Birzaith. 31 The sons of Beriah: Heber and Malkiel, who was the father of Birzaith.
32 Heber had Japhlet, Shomer, Hotham, and Shua their sister. 32 Heber was the father of Japhlet, Shomer and Hotham and of their sister Shua.
33 Japhlet had Pasach, Bimhal, and Ashvath. 33 The sons of Japhlet: Pasach, Bimhal and Ashvath. These were Japhlet's sons.
34 His brother Shomer had Rohgah, Hubbah, and Aram. 34 The sons of Shomer: Ahi, Rohgah, Hubbah and Aram.
35 His brother Helem had Zophah, Imna, Shelesh, and Amal. 35 The sons of his brother Helem: Zophah, Imna, Shelesh and Amal.
36 Zophah had Suah, Harnepher, Shual, Beri, Imrah, 36 The sons of Zophah: Suah, Harnepher, Shual, Beri, Imrah,
37 Bezer, Hod, Shamma, Shilshah, Ithran, and Beera. 37 Bezer, Hod, Shamma, Shilshah, Ithran and Beera.
38 Jether had Jephunneh, Pispah, and Ara. 38 The sons of Jether: Jephunneh, Pispah and Ara.
39 Ulla had Arah, Hanniel, and Rizia. 39 The sons of Ulla: Arah, Hanniel and Rizia.
40 These were Asher's sons, all of them responsible, excellent in character, and brave in battle - good leaders. They listed 26,000 combat-ready men in their family tree. 40 All these were descendants of Asher--heads of families, choice men, brave warriors and outstanding leaders. The number of men ready for battle, as listed in their genealogy, was 26,000.