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Simeon's posterity.

Chap. v. Line and habitation of Reuben. 349 13 And the sons of Kenaz; Othniel, ll 34 And Meshobai), and Jamlech, and and Seraiah : and the sons of Othniel ; || Joshah the son of Amaziah, Hathath.

55 And Joel, and Jehu the son of Josi14 And Meonothai begat Ophrah: and biah, the son of Seraiah, the son of Asiel, Serai th begat Joab, the father of the val 36 And Elionenai and Jaakobah, and levof Charashim; for they were craftsmen. Jeshohaiah, and Asajah, and Adiei, and

15 And the sons of Culeb the son of Je- || Jesimiel, and Benaiah, phuoneh ; Iru, Elah, and Naam: and 37 And Ziza the son of Shiphi, the the sons of Elah, even Kenaz.

son of Allon, the son of Jedlaiah, the son 16 And the sons of Jehaleleel ; Ziph, of Shimri, the son of Shemaiah; and Ziphah, Tiria, and Asareel.

38 These mentioned by their names 17 And the sons of Ezra werc, Jether, were princes in their farnilics : and the and Mered, and Epher, and Jalon; and house of their fathers increased greatly. she bare Miriam, and Shammai, and Ish-| 39 | And they went to the entrance of bali the father of Eshtemoa.

Gedor, even unto the east side of the val18 And his wife Jehudijah bare Jered | ley, to seek pasture for their flocks. the father of Gedor, and Xeber the father | 40 And they found fat pasture and good, of Socho, and Jekuthiel the father of Za | and the land was wide, and quiet, and noah. And these are the souls of Bithiah the perceable ; for they of Ham had dwele daughier of Pharaoh which Mered took there of old.

19 And the sons of his wife Hoxliah the 41 And these written by name came sister of Naham, the father of Keilah the in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah, Garmite, and Eshtemca the Maachathite. and smote their tents, and the habitations

20 And the sons of Shimon were, Am- i that were found there, and destroyed non, and Rinnah, Ben-hanan, and Tilon. them utterly unto this day, and dweli in And the sons of Ishi were, Zoheth, and their rooms; becuse there was pasture Benzohcth.

| there for their flocks. 21 | The sons of Shelah the son of Ju- 42 And some of them, even of the sons dah wire, Er the father of Lecah, and La- | of Simeon, five hundred men, went to adah the father of Maresh uh, and the fam-mount Seir, having for their captains Pelilies of the house of them that wrought | ati'ah, and Neariah, and Rephaiah, and fine linen, of the house of Ashbea,

Uzziel, the sons of Ishi. 22 And Jokim, and the men of Cho-| 43 And they smote the rest of the Azeba, and Joash, and Saraph, who had the | malekites that were escaped, and dwelt dominion in Moab, and 'Jashubi-lehem.) there unto this day. And these are ancient things.

CHAP. V. 23 These were the potters, and those | 1* The line and habitations of Reuben, 11 that dwelt among plants and hedges : The chief men, and habilalions of Gad. there they dwelt with the king for his work. N OW the sons of Reuben the first

24 The sons of Simeon were, Nemu- l V born of Israel; (for he was the firstel, and Jamin, Jarib, Zerah, and Shaul : || born; but, forasmuch as he defiled his

25 Shallum his son, Mibsam his son, | father's bed, his birthright was given unMishma his son.

to the sons of Joseph the son of Israel: 26 And the sons of Mishma; Hamuel and the genealogy is not to be reckoned his son, Zacchur his son, Shimej his son. || after the birthright.

27 And Shimei had sixteen sons and six 2 For Judah prevailed above his brethdaughters ; but his brethren had not ren, and of him came the chief ruler; many children, neither did all their family but the birthright svus Joseph's :) multiply, like to the children of Judah. 3 The sons, I say, of Reuben the first

28 And they dwelt at Beer-sheba, and born of Israel were, Hanoch, and Pallu, Moladan, and Hazar-shual,

Hezron, and Carmi. 29 And at Bilhah, and at Ezem, and 4 The sons of Joel ; Shemaiah his son, at Tolad,

Gog his son, Shimei his son, 30 And at Bethuel, and at Hormah, 5 Micah his son, Reaia his son, Baal and at Ziklag,

his son, 31 And at Beth-marcaboth, and Hazar- | 6 Beerah his son, whom Tilgath-pilnesusim, and at Beth-birei, and at Shaaraim. || ser king of Assyria carried away capitive : These were their cities unto the reign of he was prince of the Reubenites. David.

7 And his brethren by their families, 32 And their villages were, Etam, and when the genealogy of their generations Ain, Rimmon, and Tochen, and Ashan, was reckoned, were the chief, Jciel, and five cities:

Zechariah, 33 And all their villages that were 8 And Bela the son of Azaz, the son of round about the same cities unto Baal. || Shema, the son of Joel, who dwelt in AThese were their habitations, and their voer, even unto Nebo, and Baal-meon: genealogy

9 And eastward he inhabited unto the

350 The chiefs of God. I. CHRONICLES.

The sons of Levi. entering in of the wilderness from the riv- | the spirit of Pul king of Assyria, and the cr Euphrates : because their cattle were spirit of Tilgath-piineser king of Assyria, multiplied in the land of Gilead.

anii he carried them away, even the Reus 10 And in the days of Saul they made benites, and thc Gaciles, and the half war with the Hagarites, who fell by their tribe of Manassch, and brought them unhand : and they dwelt in their tents to Halah, and Habor, and Hara, and to throughout all the east land of Gilead. || the river Gozan, imto this day. 11 | And the children of Gad dwelt

CHAP. VI. over against them, in the land of Bashan | 1 The sons of Levi. 4 The line of the priests. unto Saicah :

49 The office of Aaron, and his line. 12 Joel the chief, and Shapham the TIE sons of Levi; Gershon, Konath, next, and Jaanai, and Shaphat in Bashan. I and Merari.

13 And their brethren of the house of 2 And the sons of Kohath; Amram, their fathers were, Michael, and Meshul- | Izhah, and Hebron, and Uzziel. lam, and Sheba, and Jorai, and Jachan, 3 And the children of Amram; Aaron, and Zia, and Heber, seven.

and Moses, and Mirjam. The sons also 14 These are the children of Abihail the ll of Aaron; Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, son of Huri, the son of Jaroah, the son of and Ithamar. Gilead, the son of Michael, the son of Jes- | 4 | Eleazar begat Phinehas, Phinehas hishai, the son of Jahdo, the son of Buz; begat Abishua,

15 Ali the son of Abdiel, the son of 5 And Abishua begat Bukki, and Bukki Guni, chief of the house of their fathers. || begat Uzzi,

16 And they dwelt in Gilead in Bashian, 6 And Uzzi begat Zerahiah, and Zen and in her towns, and in all the suburbs rahiah begat Meraioth, of Sharon, upon their borders.

7 Meraioth begat Amariah, and Ama17 All these were reckoned by genealo | riah begat Ahitub, gies in the days of Jotham king of Judah, 1 8 And Ahitub begat Zadok, and Zaand in the days of Jeroboam king of Israel. dok begat Ahimaaz,

18 The sons of Reuben, and the Gad- 9 And Ahimaaz begat Azariah, and ites, and half the tribe of Manasseh, of Azariah begat Jolanan, valiant men, men able to bear buckler 10 And Johanan begat Azariah, (he it and sword, and to shoot with bow, and is that executed the priest's office in the skilful in war, were four and forty thou- 1 temple that Solomon built in Jerusalem :) sand seven hundred and threescore, that 11 And Azarialı begat Amariah, and went out to the war.

Amariah begat Ahitub, 19 And they made war with the Hagar- 12 And Ahitub begat Zadok, and Zaites, with Jetur, and Nephish, and Nolab, dok begat Shallum,

20 And they were helped against them, 13 And Shallum begat Hilkiah, and and the Hagarites were delivered into Hilkiah begat Azariah, their hand, and all that were with them: 14 And Azariah begat Seraiah, and for they cried to God in the battle, and Seraiah begat Jehozadak, he was entreated of them; because they i 15 And Jehozadak went into captivity, put their trust in him.

wien the Lord carried away Judah and . 21. And they took away their cattle ; Jerusalem by the hand of Nebuchadnezof their camels fifty thousand, and of zar. shieep two hundred and fifty thousand, 16 q The sons of Levi; Gershom, Coand of asses two thousand, and of men hath, and Merari. an hundred thousand.

17 And these be the names of the sons 22 For there fell down many slain, be- || of Gershom; Libni, and Shimei. cause the war was of God.' And they ! 18 And the sons of Koliath were, Amdwelt in their steads until the captivity. ram, and Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel,

23 | And the children of the half tribe : 19 The sons of Merari ; Mahli, and of Manassch dwelt in the land : they in- Mushi. And these are the families of the creased from Bashan unto Baal-hermon Levites according to their fathers. and Senir, and unto mount Hermon.

20 Of Gershom; Libni his son, Jahath 24 And these were the heads of the luis son, Zimmah his son, house of their fathers, even Epher, and 21 Joah his son, Iddo his son, Zerah Ishi, and Eliel, and Azriel, and Jeremiah, || his son), Jeaterai his son. and Hodaviah, and Jahdiel, mighty men | 29 The sons of Kohath ; Amminadab of valour, famous men, and heads of the his son, Korah his son, Assir his son, house of their fathers.

1 23 Elkanah his son, and Ebiasaph his 25 | And they transgressed against the son, and Assir his son, God of their fathers, and went a whoring 24 Tahath his son, Uriel his son, Uz. after the gods of the people of the land, l. ziah his son, and Shaul his son. whom God destroyed before them.

25 And the sms of Elkanah ; Amasai, 26 And the God of Israel stirrcd up li and Ahimoth.


The line of priesta.

CHAP. VI. Office of Aaron and his sons. 351 26 As for Elkanah: the sons of Elka- || 51 Bukki his son, Uzzi his son, Zerabah; Zophai his son, and Nahath his son, hiah his son,

27 Eliab his son, Jeroham his son, El 52 Meraioth his son, Amariah his son, kanah his son.

| Ahitub his son, 28 And the sons of Samuel ; the first 53 Zadok his son, Ahimaaz his son. bon Vashni, and Abiah.

54 Now these are their dwelling29 The sons of Merari ; Mahli, Libni | places throughout their castles in their his son, Shimei his son, Uzza his son, coasts, of the sons of Aaron, of the families

30 Shimea his son, Haggiah his son, of the Kohathites : for their's was the lot. Asaiah his son,

55 And they gave them Hebron in the 31 And these are they whom David set | land of Judah, and the suburbs thereof over the service of song in the house of round about it. the LORD, after that the ark had rest. 56 But the fields of the city, and the

32 And they ministered before the villages thereof, they gave to Caleb the dwelling-place of the tabernacle of the son of Jephunneh. congregation with singing, until Solomon 57 And to the sons of Aaron they gave had built the house of the LORD in Jeru- the cities of Judah, namely, Hebron, the salem; and then they waited on their of city of refuge, and Libnah with her subfice, according to their order.

urbs, and Jattir, and Eshtemoa, with their 33 And these are they that waited with suburbs, their children. Of the sons of the Ko 58 And Hilen with her suburbs, Debir halts: Heman a singer, the son of Joel, || with her suburbs, the son of Sheinuel,

59 And Ashan with her suburbs, and 34 The son of Elkanah, the son of Je- || Beth-shemesh with her suburbs : roham, the son of Eliel, the son of Toah, 60 And out of the tribe of Benjamin ;

35 The son of Zuph, the son of Elka Geba with her suburbs, and Alemeth with sah, the son of Mahath, the son of Amasai, her suburbs, and Anathoth with her sub

35 The son of Elkanah, the son of Jcel, urbs. All their cities throughout their the son of Azariah, the son of Zephaniah, || families were thirteen cities.

37 The son of Tahath, the son of Assir, 61 And unto the sons of Kohath which the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah, were left of the family of that tribe, were

38 The son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, cities given out of the half tribe, namely, the son of Levi, the son of Israel.

out of the half tribe of Manasseh, by lot, S9 And his brother Asaph, who stood ten cities. on his right hand, even Asaph the son of 62 And to the sons of Gershom throughBerechiah, the son of Shimea,

out their families were given out of the 40 The son of Michael, the son of Ba tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of asciah, the son of Malchiah,

Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphtali, 41 The son of Ethni, the son of Zerah, and out of the tribe of Manasseh in Bathe son of Adaiah,

shan, thirteen cities. 42 The son of Ethan, the son of Zim- || 63 Unto the sons of Merari were given mah, the son of Shiimei,

by lot, throughout their families, out of 43 The son of Jahath, the son of Ger- the tribe of Reuben, and out of the tribe shom, the son of Levi.

of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun, 44 And their brethren the sons of Mera- || twelve cities. ri stood on the left hand: Ethan the son of 64 And the children of Israel gave to Kishi, the son of Abdi, the son of Malluch, || the Levites these cities with their suburbs.

45 The son of Hashabiah, the son of 65 And they gave by lot out of the Amaziah, the son of Hilkiah,

tribe of the children of Judah, and out of 46 The son of Amzi, the son of Bani, the tribe of the children of Simeon, and the son of Shamer,

out of the tribe of the children of Benja47 The son of Mahli, the son of Mu min, these cities, which are called by their shi, the son of Merari, the son of Levi. names.

48 Their brethren also the Levites were 66 And the residue of the families of the appointed unto all manner of service of sons of Kohath had cities of their coasts the tabernacle of the house of God. out of the tribe of Ephraim.

49 f But Aaron and his sons offered 67 And they gave unto them, of the upon the altar of the burnt-offering, and cities of refuge, Shechem in mount Fon the altar of incense, and ruere anfiointed phraim with her suburbs; they gave also for all the work of the place most hols', Gezer with her suburbs, and to make an atonement for Israel, ac- 68 And Jokveam with her suburbs, cording to all that Moses the servant of and Betlı-horon with her suburbs, God had commanded.

69 And Ajalon with her suburbs, and 50 And these are the sons of Aaron ; ! Gath-rimmon with her suburbs: Eleazar his son, Phinehas his son, Abi- 70 And out of the half tribe of Manasshoz his son,

HO; Awer with her suburbs, and Bileanı 352 The sons of Issachar. I. CHRONICLES. The sons of Benjamin with her suburbs, for the family of the 1 7 And the sons of Bela ; Ezbon, and temnant of the sons of Kohath..

Uzzi, and Uzziel, and Jerimoth, and Iri, 71 Unto the sons of Gershom were give five; heads of the house of their fathers, er out of the family of the half tribe of mig!ity men of valour; and were reckone Alanasseh, Golan in Bashan with her sub- ed by their genealogies twenty and two urbs, and Ashtaroth with her suburbs : 1 thousand and thirty and four.

72 And out of the tribe of Issachar ; 8 And the sons of Becher; Zemira, Kedesh with her suburbs, Daberath with and Joash, and Eliezer, and Elioenai, her suburbs,

and Omri, and Jerimoth, and Abiah, and 73 And Ramoth with her suburbs, and || Anathoth, and Alanieth. All these are Anem with her suburbs : .

the sons of Becher. 74 And out of the tribe of Asher ; Ma 9 And the number of them, after their shal with her suburbs, and Abdon with | genealogy by their generations, heads of her suburbs,

the house of their fathers, misłty men of 75 And Hukok with her suburbs, and valour, ruas twenty thousand and two Rehob with her suburbs :

hundred. 76 And out of the tribe of Naphtali ; || 10 The sons also of Jediacl; Bilhan : Kedesh in Galilee with her suburbs, and and the sons of Bihan ; Jeush, and BenHammon with her suburbs, and Kirjath- jamin, and Ehud, and Chenanah, and aim with her suburbs.

*Zethan, and Tharshish, and Alishahar, 77 Unto the rest of the children of 11 All these the sons of Jediiel, by the Merari were given out of the tribe of heads of their fathers, mighty men of valZebulun, Rimmon with her suburbs, Ta- ||our, were seventeen thousand and two bor with her suburbs :

hundred soldicrs, fit to go out for war and 78 And on the other side Jordan by battle. Jericho, on the east side of Jordan, were 12 Shuppim also, and Huppim, the chilgiven them out of the tribe of Reuben, || dren of Ir, and Hushim, the souls of Aher. Bezer in the wilderness with her suburbs, | 13 The sons of Naphtali ; Jahziel, and Jahzah with her suburbs,

and Guni, and Jezer, and Shallum, the 79 Kedemoth also with her suburbs, | sons of Bilhah. and Mephaath with her suburbs:

14 | The sons of Manasseh ; Ashriel. 80 And out of the tribe of Gad'; Ra whom she bare : ( but his concubine the moth in Gilead with her suburbs, and Aramitess bare Machir the father of GilMahanaim with her suburbs,

ead : 81 And Heshbon with her suburbs, 15 And Machir took to wife the sister and Jazer with her suburbs.

of Huppinn and Sluppim, whose sister's CHAP. VII.

name was Maachah;) and the name of 1 The sons of Issachar, 6 of Benjamin, the second was Zelophehad: and Zelo

13 of Naphtali, 14 of Manasseh, 20 phehad had daughters. and Epihraim.

16 And Maachah the wife of Machir N OW the sons of Issachar were, To bare a son, and she called his name Pe

T la, and Puah, Jashub, and Shim-| resh; and the name of his brother tras Sher ron, four,

lesh; and his sons were Ulam, and Rakem. 2 And the sons of Tola; Uzzi, and 17 And the sons of Ulam ; Bedan. Rephaiah, and Jeriel, and Jahmai, and | These were the sons of Gilead, the son of Jibsam, and Shemuel, heads of their Machir, the son of Manasseh. father's house, to wit, of Tola : they 19 And his sister Hammoleketh bare were valiant men of might in their gene-Ishod, and Abiezer, and Mahalah. rations; whose number was in the dars 19 And the sons of Shemida were, Ahiof David two and twenty thousand and an, and Shechem, and Likhi, and Aniam. six hundred.

20 And the sons of Ephraim; Shuthe3 And the sons of Uzzi; Izrahiah: and lah, and Bered his son, and Tahath his the sons of Izrahiah; Michael, and Oba- || son, and Eladah his son, and Tahath his diali, and Joel, Ishaiah, five: all of them son, chief men.

21 9 And Zabad his son, and Shuthelah 4 And with them, by their generations, his son, and Ezer, and Elead, whom the after the house of their fathers, were bands men of Gath that were born in that land of soldiers for war, six and thirty thou- slew, because they came down to take asand men : for they had many wives and way their cattle. sons.

22 And Ephraim their father mourned 5 And their brethren among all the many days, and his brethren came to families of Issachar core valiant men of confort liim. might, reckoned in all by their genealo-| 23 And whien he went in to his wife, gies fourscore and seren thousand. she conceived and bare a sco, and he

6 9 The sons of Benjamin ; Bela, and called his name Berialı, because it wens Becher, and Jediael, three,

Lelê with luis house,

Manasseh, Ephraim, Ashcr, &c. CHAP. viii. The song of Berjamin. 355

94 (And his daughter was Sherah, who 11 7 And Naaman, and Ahiah, and Gera, built Beth-horon the nether, and the up- || he removed them, and begat Uzza, and per, and Uzzen-sherah.)

Ahihud. 25 And Rephah was his son, also Re 8 And Shaharaim begat children in the sheph, and Telah his son, and Tahan country of Moab, after he had sent them his son,

away; Huslim and Baara were his wives. 26 Laadan his son, Ammihud his son, 9 And he begat of Hodesh his wife, JoElishama his son,

bab, and Zibia, and Mesha, and Malcham, 27 Non his son, Jehoshua his son.

10 And Jeuz, and Shachia, and Mirma. 28 [ And their possessions and habita- These were his sons, heads of the fathers. tions were, Beth-el and the towns there- 11 And of Hushim he begat Abitub, of, and eastward Naaran, and westwards and Elpaal. Gezer, with the towns thereof; Shechem 12 The sons of Elpaal; Eber, and Mishalso and the towns thereof, unto Gaza am, and Shamed, who built Ono, and and the towns thereof:

Lod, with the towns thereof: 29 And by the borders of the children | 13 Beriah also, and Sheina, who were of Manasseh, Beth-shean and her towns, heads of the fathers of the inhabitants of Taanach and her towns, Megiddo and her Ajalon, who drove away the inhabitants towns, Dor and her towns. In these dweltof Gath: the children of Joseph the son of Israel. | 14 And Ahio, Shashak, and Jeremoth,

30 f The Sons of Asher ; Imnah, and 15 And Zebadialı, and Arad, and Ader, Isuah, and Ishuai, and Beriah, and Serah | 16 And Michael, and Ispal, and Joha, their sister.

the sons of Beriah; 31 And the sons of Beriah; Heber, and 17 And Zebadiah, and Meshullam, and Malchiel, who is the father of Berzavith. Hezeki, and Heber,

32 And Heber begat Japhlet, and Sho | 18 Ishmeraj also, and Jezliah, and Jo mer, and Hothan, and Shua their sister. || bab, the sons of Elpaal;

33 And the sons of Japhlet ; Pasach, || 19 And Jakim, and Zichri, and Zabdi, and Bimhal, and Ashvath. These are 20 And Elienai, and Zilthai, and Eliel, the children of Japhlet.

21 And Adaiah, and Beraiah, and 34 And the sons of Shamer; Ahi, and Shimrath, the sons of Shimhi; Rohgah, Jehubbah, and Aram.

22 And Ishpan, and Heber, and Eliel, 85 And the sons of his brother He 23 And Abdon, and Zichri, and Hanan, lem ; Zophah, and Imna, and Shelesh, 24 And Hananiah, and Elam, and Anand Amal.

tothijah, 36 The sons of Zophah ; Suah, and Har- 25 And Iphedeiah, and Penuel, the sons nepher, and Shual, and Beri, and Imrali, l-of Shashak;

37 Bezer, and Hod, and Shamma, and 1 26 And Shamsherai, and Shehariah, Shilshah, and Ithran, and Beera.

and Athaliah, 38 And the sons of Jether; Jephunneh, 27 And Jaresiah, and Eliah, and Zichri, and Pispah, and Ara.

the sons of Jeroham. 39 And the sons of Ulla; Arah, and 28 These were 'heads of the fathers, Haniel, and Rezia.

by their generations, chief men. These 40 All these were the children of Asher, dwelt in Jerusalem. heads of their father's house, choice and 29 And at Gibeon dwelt the father of mighty men of valour, chief of the princes. Gibeon; whose wife's name was Maacliah: And the number throughout the genealogy | 30 And his first-born son Abdon, and of them that were apt to the war and to | Zur', and Kish, and Baal, and Nadab, battle was twenty and six thousand men. 31 And Gedor, and Ahio, and Zacher. CHAP. VIII.

32 And Mikloth begat Shiineah. And 1 The sons and chief men of Benjamin, 33 | these also dwelt with their brethren in

The stock of Saul and Jonathan. Jerusalem, over against them. N OW Benjamin begat Bela his first 33 And Ner begat Kish, and Kish begat

W born, Ashbel the second, and Aha Saul, and Saul begat Jonathan, and Malrah the third,

chi-shua, and Abinadab, and Esh-baal. Nohah the fourth, and Rapha the fifth. 34. And the son of Jonathan wus Me3 And the sons of Bela were, Addar, rib-baal; and Merib-baal begat Micah. and Gera, and Abihud,

35 And the sons of Micah were, Pia 4 And Abishua, and Naaman, and A-thon, and Melech, and Tarea, and Ahaz. hoah,

36 And Ahaz begat Jehoadah ; and Je5 And Gera, and Shephuphan, and hoadah begat Alemeth, and Azmaveth, Huram.

and Zimri; and Zimri begat Moza, 6 And these are the sons of Ehud : 57 And Moza begat Bineah: Rapha was these are the heads of the fathers of the li his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son : inhabitants of Geba, and they removed 38 And Azel had six sons, whose names them to Manahath:

are these, Azrikam, Bocheru, and Ish

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