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1 Chronicles 7

1 Issachar had four sons: Tola, Puah, Jashub, and Shimron.
2 Tola's sons were Uzzi, Rephaiah, Jeriel, Jahmai, Ibsam, and Samuel, and they were leaders of their families. In the family history of Tola's descendants, twenty-two thousand six hundred men were listed as fighting men during the time David was king.
3 Uzzi's son was Izrahiah. Izrahiah's sons were Michael, Obadiah, Joel, and Isshiah. All five of them were leaders.
4 Their family history shows they had thirty-six thousand men ready to serve in the army, because they had many wives and children.
5 The records of the family groups of Issachar show there were eighty-seven thousand fighting men.
6 Benjamin had three sons: Bela, Beker, and Jediael.
7 Bela had five sons: Ezbon, Uzzi, Uzziel, Jerimoth, and Iri, and they were leaders of their families. Their family history shows they had twenty-two thousand thirty-four fighting men.
8 Beker's sons were Zemirah, Joash, Eliezer, Elioenai, Omri, Jeremoth, Abijah, Anathoth, and Alemeth. They all were Beker's sons.
9 Their family history listed the family leaders and twenty thousand two hundred fighting men.
10 Jediael's son was Bilhan. Bilhan's sons were Jeush, Benjamin, Ehud, Kenaanah, Zethan, Tarshish, and Ahishahar.
11 All these sons of Jediael were leaders of their families. They had seventeen thousand two hundred fighting men ready to serve in the army.
12 The Shuppites and Huppites were descendants of Ir, and the Hushites were descendants of Aher.
13 Naphtali's sons were Jahziel, Guni, Jezer, and Shillem. They were Bilhah's grandsons.
14 These are Manasseh's descendants. Manasseh had an Aramean slave woman, who was the mother of Asriel and Makir. Makir was Gilead's father.
15 Makir took a wife from the Huppites and Shuppites. His sister was named Maacah. His second son was named Zelophehad, and he had only daughters.
16 Makir's wife Maacah had a son whom she named Peresh. Peresh's brother was named Sheresh. Sheresh's sons were Ulam and Rakem.
17 Ulam's son was Bedan. These were the sons of Gilead, who was the son of Makir. Makir was Manasseh's son.
18 Makir's sister Hammoleketh gave birth to Ishhod, Abiezer, and Mahlah.
19 The sons of Shemida were Ahian, Shechem, Likhi, and Aniam.
20 These are the names of Ephraim's descendants. Ephraim's son was Shuthelah. Shuthelah's son was Bered. Bered's son was Tahath. Tahath's son was Eleadah. Eleadah's son was Tahath.
21 Tahath's son was Zabad. Zabad's son was Shuthelah. Ezer and Elead went to Gath to steal cows and sheep and were killed by some men who grew up in that city.
22 Their father Ephraim cried for them many days, and his family came to comfort him.
23 Then he had sexual relations with his wife again. She became pregnant and gave birth to a son whom Ephraim named Beriahn because of the trouble that had happened to his family.
24 Ephraim's daughter was Sheerah. She built Lower Beth Horon, Upper Beth Horon, and Uzzen Sheerah.
25 Rephah was Ephraim's son. Resheph was Rephah's son. Telah was Resheph's son. Tahan was Telah's son.
26 Ladan was Tahan's son. Ammihud was Ladan's son. Elishama was Ammihud's son.
27 Nun was Elishama's son, and Joshua was the son of Nun.
28 Ephraim's descendants lived in these lands and towns: Bethel and the villages near it, Naaran on the east, Gezer and the villages near it on the west, and Shechem and the villages near it. These villages went all the way to Ayyah and its villages.
29 Along the borders of Manasseh's land were the towns of Beth Shan, Taanach, Megiddo, and Dor, and the villages near them. The descendants of Joseph son of Israel lived in these towns.
30 Asher's sons were Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, and Beriah. Their sister was Serah.
31 Beriah's sons were Heber and Malkiel. Malkiel was Birzaith's father.
32 Heber was the father of Japhlet, Shomer, Hotham, and their sister Shua.
33 Japhlet's sons were Pasach, Bimhal, and Ashvath. They were Japhlet's children.
34 Japhlet's brother was Shomer. Shomer's sons were Rohgah, Hubbah, and Aram.
35 Shomer's brother was Hotham. Hotham's sons were Zophah, Imna, Shelesh, and Amal.
36 Zophah's sons were Suah, Harnepher, Shual, Beri, Imrah,
37 Bezer, Hod, Shamma, Shilshah, Ithran, and Beera.
38 Jether's sons were Jephunneh, Pispah, and Ara.
39 Ulla's sons were Arah, Hanniel, and Rizia.
40 All these men were descendants of Asher and leaders of their families. They were powerful warriors and outstanding leaders. Their family history lists that they had twenty-six thousand soldiers ready to serve in the army.
Scripture taken from the New Century Version. Copyright © 1987, 1988, 1991 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

1 Chronicles 8

1 Benjamin was the father of Bela, his first son. Ashbel was his second son, Aharah was his third,
2 Nohah was his fourth, and Rapha was his fifth son.
3 Bela's sons were Addar, Gera, Abihud,
4 Abishua, Naaman, Ahoah,
5 Gera, Shephuphan, and Huram.
6 These were the descendants of Ehud and leaders of their families in Geba. They were forced to move to Manahath.
7 Ehud's descendants were Naaman, Ahijah, and Gera. Gera forced them to leave. He was the father of Uzza and Ahihud.
11 Shaharaim and his wife Hushim had sons named Abitub and Elpaal. In Moab, Shaharaim divorced his wives Hushim and Baara. Shaharaim and his wife Hodesh had these sons: Jobab, Zibia, Mesha, Malcam, Jeuz, Sakia, and Mirmah. They were leaders of their families.
13 Elpaal's sons were Eber, Misham, Shemed, Beriah, and Shema. Shemed built the towns of Ono and Lod and the villages around them. Beriah and Shema were leaders of the families living in Aijalon, and they forced out the people who lived in Gath.
14 Beriah's sons were Ahio, Shashak, Jeremoth,
15 Zebadiah, Arad, Eder,
16 Michael, Ishpah, and Joha.
17 Elpaal's sons were Zebadiah, Meshullam, Hizki, Heber,
18 Ishmerai, Izliah, and Jobab.
19 Shimei's sons were Jakim, Zicri, Zabdi,
20 Elienai, Zillethai, Eliel,
21 Adaiah, Beraiah, and Shimrath.
22 Shashak's sons were Ishpan, Eber, Eliel,
23 Abdon, Zicri, Hanan,
24 Hananiah, Elam, Anthothijah,
25 Iphdeiah, and Penuel.
26 Jeroham's sons were Shamsherai, Shehariah, Athaliah,
27 Jaareshiah, Elijah, and Zicri.
28 The family histories show that all these men were leaders of their families and lived in Jerusalem.
29 Jeiel lived in the town of Gibeon, where he was the leader. His wife was named Maacah.
30 Jeiel's first son was Abdon. His other sons were Zur, Kish, Baal, Ner, Nadab,
31 Gedor, Ahio, Zeker,
32 and Mikloth. Mikloth was the father of Shimeah. These sons also lived near their relatives in Jerusalem.
33 Ner was the father of Kish. Kish was the father of Saul, and Saul was the father of Jonathan, Malki-Shua, Abinadab, and Esh-Baal.
34 Jonathan's son was Merib-Baal, who was the father of Micah.
35 Micah's sons were Pithon, Melech, Tarea, and Ahaz.
36 Ahaz was the father of Jehoaddah. Jehoaddah was the father of Alemeth, Azmaveth, and Zimri. Zimri was the father of Moza.
37 Moza was the father of Binea. Raphah was Binea's son. Eleasah was Raphah's son, and Azel was Eleasah's son.
38 Azel had six sons: Azrikam, Bokeru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah, and Hanan. All these were Azel's sons.
39 Azel's brother was Eshek. Eshek's first son was Ulam, his second was Jeush, and Eliphelet was his third.
40 Ulam's sons were mighty warriors and good archers. They had many sons and grandsons -- one hundred fifty of them in all. All these men were Benjamin's descendants.
Scripture taken from the New Century Version. Copyright © 1987, 1988, 1991 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved.