Passage: 1 Chronicles 8 (RSV)


1 Chronicles 8


1Benjamin was the father of Bela his first-born, Ashbel the second, Ahar'ah the third,
2Nohah the fourth, and Rapha the fifth.
3And Bela had sons: Addar, Gera, Abi'hud,
4Abishu'a, Na'aman, Aho'ah,
5Gera, Shephu'phan, and Huram.
6These are the sons of Ehud (they were heads of fathers' houses of the inhabitants of Geba, and they were carried into exile to Mana'hath):
7Na'aman, Ahi'jah, and Gera, that is, Heglam, who was the father of Uzza and Ahi'hud.
8And Shahara'im had sons in the country of Moab after he had sent away Hushim and Ba'ara his wives.
9He had sons by Hodesh his wife: Jobab, Zib'i-a, Mesha, Malcam,
10Je'uz, Sachi'a, and Mirmah. These were his sons, heads of fathers' houses.
11He also had sons by Hushim: Abi'tub and Elpa'al.
12The sons of Elpa'al: Eber, Misham, and Shemed, who built Ono and Lod with its towns,
13and Beri'ah and Shema (they were heads of fathers' houses of the inhabitants of Ai'jalon, who put to flight the inhabitants of Gath);
14and Ahi'o, Shashak, and Jer'emoth.
15Zebadi'ah, Arad, Eder,
16Michael, Ishpah, and Joha were sons of Beri'ah.
17Zebadi'ah, Meshul'lam, Hizki, Heber,
18Ish'merai, Izli'ah, and Jobab were the sons of Elpa'al.
19Jakim, Zichri, Zabdi,
20Eli-e'nai, Zil'lethai, Eli'el,
21Adai'ah, Berai'ah, and Shimrath were the sons of Shim'e-i.
22Ishpan, Eber, Eli'el,
23Abdon, Zichri, Hanan,
24Hanani'ah, Elam, Anthothi'jah,
25Iphdei'ah, and Penu'el were the sons of Shashak.
26Sham'sherai, Shehari'ah, Athali'ah,
27Ja-areshi'ah, Eli'jah, and Zichri were the sons of Jero'ham.
28These were the heads of fathers' houses, according to their generations, chief men. These dwelt in Jerusalem.
29Je-i'el the father of Gibeon dwelt in Gibeon, and the name of his wife was Ma'acah.
30His first-born son: Abdon, then Zur, Kish, Ba'al, Nadab,
31Gedor, Ahi'o, Zecher,
32and Mikloth (he was the father of Shim'e-ah). Now these also dwelt opposite their kinsmen in Jerusalem, with their kinsmen.
33Ner was the father of Kish, Kish of Saul, Saul of Jonathan, Mal'chishu'a, Abin'adab, and Esh-ba'al;
34and the son of Jonathan was Mer'ib-ba'al; and Mer'ib-ba'al was the father of Micah.
35The sons of Micah: Pithon, Melech, Tare'a, and Ahaz.
36Ahaz was the father of Jeho'addah; and Jeho'addah was the father of Al'emeth, Az'maveth, and Zimri; Zimri was the father of Moza.
37Moza was the father of Bin'e-a; Raphah was his son, Ele-a'sah his son, Azel his son.
38Azel had six sons, and these are their names: Azri'kam, Bo'cheru, Ish'mael, She-ari'ah, Obadi'ah, and Hanan. All these were the sons of Azel.
39The sons of Eshek his brother: Ulam his first-born, Je'ush the second, and Eliph'elet the third.
40The sons of Ulam were men who were mighty warriors, bowmen, having many sons and grandsons, one hundred and fifty. All these were Benjaminites.



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