1 Chronicles 7
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Genealogy from Issachar

1Now the sons of Issachar were four: Tola, [a]Puah, [b]Jashub, and Shimron. 2The sons of Tola were Uzzi, Rephaiah, Jeriel, Jahmai, Ibsam, and Samuel, heads of their fathers’ households. The sons of Tola were valiant warriors in their generations. Their number in the days of David was 22,600. 3The [c]son of Uzzi was Izrahiah. And the sons of Izrahiah were Michael, Obadiah, Joel, and Isshiah; all five of them were chief men. 4And with them by their generations according to their fathers’ households were thirty-six thousand [d]troops of the army for war; for they had many wives and sons. 5Their relatives among all the families of Issachar were valiant warriors, registered by genealogy, eighty-seven thousand in all.

Descendants of Benjamin

6Benjamin had three sons: Bela, Becher, and Jediael. 7The sons of Bela were five: Ezbon, Uzzi, Uzziel, Jerimoth, and Iri. They were heads of fathers’ households, valiant warriors, 22,034 registered by genealogy. 8The sons of Becher were Zemirah, Joash, Eliezer, Elioenai, Omri, Jeremoth, Abijah, Anathoth, and Alemeth. All these were the sons of Becher. 9They were registered by genealogy according to their generations, heads of their fathers’ households, 20,200 valiant warriors. 10The [e]son of Jediael was Bilhan. And the sons of Bilhan were Jeush, Benjamin, Ehud, Chenaanah, Zethan, Tarshish, and Ahishahar. 11All these were sons of Jediael, according to the heads of their fathers’ households, 17,200 valiant warriors who were [f]ready to go out with the army to war. 12[g]Shuppim and [h]Huppim were the sons of [i]Ir; Hushim was the [j]son of [k]Aher.

Sons of Naphtali

13The sons of Naphtali were [l]Jahziel, Guni, Jezer, and [m]Shallum, the sons of Bilhah.

Descendants of Manasseh

14The sons of Manasseh were Asriel, to whom his Aramean concubine gave birth; she also gave birth to Machir, the father of Gilead. 15Machir took a wife from Huppim and Shuppim, [n]whose name was Maacah. And the name of the second was Zelophehad, and Zelophehad had daughters. 16Maacah the wife of Machir gave birth to a son, and she named him Peresh; the name of his brother was Sheresh, and his sons were Ulam and Rakem. 17The [o]son of Ulam was Bedan. These were the sons of Gilead the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh. 18His sister Hammolecheth gave birth to Ishhod, [p]Abiezer, and Mahlah. 19The sons of Shemida were Ahian, Shechem, Likhi, and Aniam.

Descendants of Ephraim

20The sons of Ephraim were Shuthelah and [q]Bered his son, Tahath his son, Eleadah his son, Tahath his son, 21Zabad his son, Shuthelah his son, and Ezer and Elead, whom the men of Gath who were born in the land killed, because they came down to take their livestock. 22Their father Ephraim mourned for many days, and his relatives came to comfort him. 23Then he went in to his wife, and she conceived and gave birth to a son, and he named him [r]Beriah, because misfortune had come upon his house. 24His daughter was Sheerah, who built lower and upper Beth-horon, as well as Uzzen-sheerah. 25Rephah was his son along with Resheph, Telah his son, Tahan his son, 26Ladan his son, Ammihud his son, Elishama his son, 27[s]Non his son, and Joshua his son.

28Their possessions and dwelling places were Bethel with its towns, and to the east, [t]Naaran, and to the west, Gezer with its towns, and Shechem with its towns, as far as [u]Ayyah with its towns, 29and along the borders of the sons of Manasseh, Beth-shean with its towns, Taanach with its towns, Megiddo with its towns, and Dor with its towns. In these regions lived the sons of Joseph the son of Israel.

Descendants of Asher

30The sons of Asher were Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, and Beriah, and Serah was their sister. 31The sons of Beriah were Heber and Malchiel, who was the father of Birzaith. 32Heber fathered Japhlet, [v]Shomer, and Hotham, and their sister Shua. 33The sons of Japhlet were Pasach, Bimhal, and Ashvath. These were the sons of Japhlet. 34The sons of [w]Shemer were Ahi and Rohgah, and Jehubbah and Aram. 35The [x]sons of his brother Helem were Zophah, Imna, Shelesh, and Amal. 36The sons of Zophah were Suah, Harnepher, Shual, Beri, Imrah, 37Bezer, Hod, Shamma, Shilshah, Ithran, and Beera. 38The sons of Jether were Jephunneh, Pispa, and Ara. 39The sons of Ulla were Arah, Hanniel, and Rizia. 40All these were the sons of Asher, heads of the fathers’ houses, choice, valiant mighty men, and heads of the leaders. And the number of them registered by genealogy for service in war was twenty-six thousand men.

[a] 1 In Gen 46:13, Puvvah; in Num 26:23, Puvah
[b] 1 In Gen 46:13, Iob
[c] 3 Lit sons
[d] 4 Or bands
[e] 10 Lit sons
[f] 11 Lit going out
[g] 12 In Num 26:39, Shephupham
[h] 12 In Num 26:39, Hupham
[i] 12 In v 7, Iri
[j] 12 Lit sons
[k] 12 In Num 26:38, Ahiram
[l] 13 In Gen 46:24, Jahzeel
[m] 13 In Gen 46:24 and Num 26:49, Shillem
[n] 15 Lit and his sister’s; MT their sister; Lucian’s Gr, Targum
[o] 17 Lit sons
[p] 18 In Num 26:30, Iezer
[q] 20 In Num 26:35, Becher
[r] 23 I.e., in misfortune
[s] 27 In Ex 33:11 and elsewhere, Nun
[t] 28 In Josh 16:7, Naarah
[u] 28 Many mss Azzah
[v] 32 In v 34, Shemer
[w] 34 In v 32, Shomer
[x] 35 Lit son

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