1 Chronicles 6:1-30 NIV

Levi

1 The sons of Levi:1 Gershon, Kohath and Merari.

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2 The sons of Kohath: Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel.2

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3 The children of Amram: Aaron, Moses and Miriam.3 The sons of Aaron: Nadab, Abihu,4 Eleazar5 and Ithamar.6

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4 Eleazar was the father of Phinehas,7 Phinehas the father of Abishua,

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5 Abishua the father of Bukki, Bukki the father of Uzzi,
6 Uzzi the father of Zerahiah, Zerahiah the father of Meraioth,
7 Meraioth the father of Amariah, Amariah the father of Ahitub,
8 Ahitub the father of Zadok,8 Zadok the father of Ahimaaz,

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9 Ahimaaz the father of Azariah, Azariah the father of Johanan,
10 Johanan the father of Azariah9 (it was he who served as priest in the temple Solomon built in Jerusalem),

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11 Azariah the father of Amariah, Amariah the father of Ahitub,
12 Ahitub the father of Zadok, Zadok the father of Shallum,
13 Shallum the father of Hilkiah,10 Hilkiah the father of Azariah,

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14 Azariah the father of Seraiah,11 and Seraiah the father of Jehozadak.

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15 Jehozadak12 was deported when the LORD sent Judah and Jerusalem into exile by the hand of Nebuchadnezzar.

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16 The sons of Levi:13 Gershon,a Kohath and Merari.14

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    • a 6:16 - Hebrew "Gershom," a variant of "Gershon"; also in verses 17, 20, 43, 62 and 71
      17 These are the names of the sons of Gershon: Libni and Shimei.15

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      18 The sons of Kohath: Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel.16

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      19 The sons of Merari:17 Mahli and Mushi.18 These are the clans of the Levites listed according to their fathers:

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      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.
      22 The descendants of Kohath: Amminadab his son, Korah19 his son, Assir his son,

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      23 Elkanah his son, Ebiasaph his son, Assir his son,
      24 Tahath his son, Uriel20 his son, Uzziah his son and Shaul his son.

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      25 The descendants of Elkanah: Amasai, Ahimoth,
      26 Elkanah his son,b Zophai his son, Nahath his son,

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        • b 6:26 - Some Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint and Syriac; most Hebrew manuscripts "Ahimoth 26 and Elkanah. The sons of Elkanah:"
          27 Eliab his son, Jeroham his son, Elkanah21 his son and Samuel22 his son.c

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            • c 6:27 - Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 1 Samuel 1:19,20 and 1 Chron. 6:33,34); Hebrew does not have "and Samuel his son."
              28 The sons of Samuel: Joeld23 the firstborn and Abijah the second son.

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                • d 6:28 - Some Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac (see also 1 Samuel 8:2 and 1 Chron. 6:33); Hebrew does not have "Joel."
                  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.