1 Chronicles 8

1 Chronicles 8

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1 The sons of Benjamin, in order of age, included Bela (the oldest), Ashbel, Aharah,

2 Nohah, and Rapha.

3 The sons of Bela were Addar, Gera, Abihud,*1

4 Abishua, Naaman, Ahoah,

5 Gera, Shephuphan, and Huram.

6 The sons of Ehud, leaders of the clans living at Geba, were driven out and moved to Manahath.

7 Ehud's sons were Naaman, Ahijah, and Gera. Gera, the father of Uzza and Ahihud, led them when they moved.

8 After Shaharaim divorced his wives Hushim and Baara, he had children in the land of Moab.

9 Hodesh, his new wife, gave birth to Jobab, Zibia, Mesha, Malcam,

10 Jeuz, Sakia, and Mirmah. These sons all became the leaders of clans.

11 Shaharaim's wife Hushim had already given birth to Abitub and Elpaal.

12 The sons of Elpaal were Eber, Misham, Shemed (who built Ono and Lod and their villages),

13 Beriah, and Shema. They were the leaders of the clans living in Aijalon, and they drove out the inhabitants of Gath.

14 Ahio, Shashak, Jeremoth,

15 Zebadiah, Arad, Eder,

16 Michael, Ishpah, and Joha were the sons of Beriah.

17 Zebadiah, Meshullam, Hizki, Heber,

18 Ishmerai, Izliah, and Jobab were the sons of Elpaal.

19 Jakim, Zicri, Zabdi,

20 Elienai, Zillethai, Eliel,

21 Adaiah, Beraiah, and Shimrath were the sons of Shimei.

22 Ishpan, Eber, Eliel,

23 Abdon, Zicri, Hanan,

24 Hananiah, Elam, Anthothijah,

25 Iphdeiah, and Penuel were the sons of Shashak.

26 Shamsherai, Shehariah, Athaliah,

27 Jaareshiah, Elijah, and Zicri were the sons of Jeroham.

28 These were the leaders of the ancestral clans, and they were listed in their tribal genealogy. They all lived in Jerusalem.

29 Jeiel* (the father of* Gibeon) lived in Gibeon. His wife's name was Maacah,2

30 and his oldest son was named Abdon. Jeiel's other sons were Zur, Kish, Baal, Ner,* Nadab,3

31 Gedor, Ahio, Zechariah,*4

32 and Mikloth, who was the father of Shimeam.* All these families lived near each other in Jerusalem.5

33 Ner was the father of Kish. Kish was the father of Saul. Saul was the father of Jonathan, Malkishua, Abinadab, and Eshbaal.

34 Jonathan was the father of Meribbaal. Meribbaal was the father of Micah.

35 Micah was the father of Pithon, Melech, Tahrea,* and Ahaz.6

36 Ahaz was the father of Jadah.* Jadah was the father of Alemeth, Azmaveth, and Zimri. Zimri was the father of Moza.7

37 Moza was the father of Binea. Binea was the father of Rephaiah.* Rephaiah was the father of Eleasah. Eleasah was the father of Azel.8

38 Azel had six sons: Azrikam, Bokeru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah, and Hanan. These were the sons of Azel.

39 Azel's brother Eshek had three sons: Ulam (the oldest), Jeush (the second), and Eliphelet (the third).

40 The sons of Ulam were all skilled warriors and expert archers. They had many sons and grandsons--150 in all. All these were descendants of Benjamin.

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1: Possibly Gera the father of Ehud; compare 8:6.

2: As in some Greek manuscripts (see also 9:35); Hebrew lacks Jeiel.

3: As in some Greek manuscripts (see also 9:36); Hebrew lacks Ner.

4: As in parallel text at 9:37; Hebrew reads Zeker, a variant name for Zechariah.

5: As in parallel text at 9:38; Hebrew reads Shimeah, a variant name for Shimeam.

6: As in parallel text at 9:41; Hebrew reads Tarea, a variant name for Tahrea.

7: As in parallel text at 9:42; Hebrew reads Jehoaddah, a variant name for Jadah.

8: As in parallel text at 9:43; Hebrew reads Raphah, a variant name for Rephaiah.

New Living Translation Bible and Notes used with permission Tyndale House Publishers.

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