1 Chronicles 7-8 Revised Standard Version

The Descendants of Issachar

7 1  The sons of Is'sachar: Tola, Pu'ah, Jashub, and Shimron, four. 2  The sons of Tola: Uzzi, Rephai'ah, Je'ri-el, Jah'mai, Ibsam, and Shem'uel, heads of their fathers' houses, namely of Tola, mighty warriors of their generations, their number in the days of David being twenty-two thousand six hundred. 3  The sons of Uzzi: Izrahi'ah. And the sons of Izrahi'ah: Michael, Obadi'ah, Jo'el, and Isshi'ah, five, all of them chief men; 4  and along with them, by their generations, according to their fathers' houses, were units of the army for war, thirty-six thousand, for they had many wives and sons. 5  Their kinsmen belonging to all the families of Is'sachar were in all eighty-seven thousand mighty warriors, enrolled by genealogy.

The Descendants of Benjamin

6  The sons of Benjamin: Bela, Becher, and Jedi'a-el, three. 7  The sons of Bela: Ezbon, Uzzi, Uz'ziel, Jer'imoth, and Iri, five, heads of fathers' houses, mighty warriors; and their enrollment by genealogies was twenty-two thousand and thirty-four. 8  The sons of Becher: Zemi'rah, Jo'ash, Elie'zer, Eli-o-e'nai, Omri, Jer'emoth, Abi'jah, An'athoth, and Al'emeth. All these were the sons of Becher; 9  and their enrollment by genealogies, according to their generations, as heads of their fathers' houses, mighty warriors, was twenty thousand two hundred. 10  The sons of Jedi'a-el: Bilhan. And the sons of Bilhan: Je'ush, Benjamin, Ehud, Chena'anah, Zethan, Tarshish, and Ahish'ahar. 11  All these were the sons of Jedi'a-el according to the heads of their fathers' houses, mighty warriors, seventeen thousand and two hundred, ready for service in war. 12  And Shuppim and Huppim were the sons of Ir, Hushim the sons of Aher.

The Descendants of Naphtali

13  The sons of Naph'tali: Jah'zi-el, Guni, Jezer, and Shallum, the offspring of Bilhah.

The Descendants of Manasseh

14  The sons of Manas'seh: As'ri-el, whom his Aramean concubine bore; she bore Machir the father of Gilead. 15  And Machir took a wife for Huppim and for Shuppim. The name of his sister was Ma'acah. And the name of the second was Zeloph'ehad; and Zeloph'ehad had daughters. 16  And Ma'acah the wife of Machir bore a son, and she called his name Peresh; and the name of his brother was Sheresh; and his sons were Ulam and Rakem. 17  The sons of Ulam: Bedan. These were the sons of Gilead the son of Machir, son of Manas'seh. 18  And his sister Hammo'lecheth bore Ishhod, Abi-e'zer, and Mahlah. 19  The sons of Shemi'da were Ahi'an, Shechem, Likhi, and Ani'am.

The Descendants of Ephraim

20  The sons of E'phraim: Shuthe'lah, and Bered his son, Tahath his son, Ele-a'dah his son, Tahath his son, 21  Zabad his son, Shuthe'lah his son, and Ezer and E'le-ad, whom the men of Gath who were born in the land slew, because they came down to raid their cattle. 22  And E'phraim their father mourned many days, and his brothers came to comfort him. 23  And E'phraim went in to his wife, and she conceived and bore a son; and he called his name Beri'ah, because evil had befallen his house. 24  His daughter was She'erah, who built both Lower and Upper Beth-hor'on, and Uz'zen-she'erah. 25  Rephah was his son, Resheph his son, Telah his son, Tahan his son, 26  Ladan his son, Ammi'hud his son, Eli'shama his son, 27  Nun his son, Joshua his son. 28  Their possessions and settlements were Bethel and its towns, and eastward Na'aran, and westward Gezer and its towns, Shechem and its towns, and Ayyah and its towns; 29  also along the borders of the Manas'sites, Beth-she'an and its towns, Ta'anach and its towns, Megid'do and its towns, Dor and its towns. In these dwelt the sons of Joseph the son of Israel.

The Descendants of Asher

30  The sons of Asher: Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, Beri'ah, and their sister Serah. 31  The sons of Beri'ah: Heber and Mal'chi-el, who was the father of Bir'zaith. 32  Heber was the father of Japhlet, Shomer, Hotham, and their sister Shu'a. 33  The sons of Japhlet: Pasach, Bimhal, and Ashvath. These are the sons of Japhlet. 34  The sons of Shemer his brother: Rohgah, Jehub'bah, and Aram. 35  The sons of Helem his brother: Zophah, Imna, Shelesh, and Amal. 36  The sons of Zophah: Su'ah, Har'nepher, Shu'al, Beri, Imrah, 37  Bezer, Hod, Shamma, Shilshah, Ithran, and Be-e'ra. 38  The sons of Jether: Jephun'neh, Pispa, and Ara. 39  The sons of Ulla: Arah, Han'niel, and Rizi'a. 40  All of these were men of Asher, heads of fathers' houses, approved, mighty warriors, chief of the princes. Their number enrolled by genealogies, for service in war, was twenty-six thousand men.

The Descendants of Benjamin

8 1  Benjamin was the father of Bela his first-born, Ashbel the second, Ahar'ah the third, 2  Nohah the fourth, and Rapha the fifth. 3  And Bela had sons: Addar, Gera, Abi'hud, 4  Abishu'a, Na'aman, Aho'ah, 5  Gera, Shephu'phan, and Huram. 6  These 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): 7  Na'aman, Ahi'jah, and Gera, that is, Heglam, who was the father of Uzza and Ahi'hud. 8  And Shahara'im had sons in the country of Moab after he had sent away Hushim and Ba'ara his wives. 9  He had sons by Hodesh his wife: Jobab, Zib'i-a, Mesha, Malcam, 10  Je'uz, Sachi'a, and Mirmah. These were his sons, heads of fathers' houses. 11  He also had sons by Hushim: Abi'tub and Elpa'al. 12  The sons of Elpa'al: Eber, Misham, and Shemed, who built Ono and Lod with its towns, 13  and Beri'ah and Shema (they were heads of fathers' houses of the inhabitants of Ai'jalon, who put to flight the inhabitants of Gath); 14  and Ahi'o, Shashak, and Jer'emoth. 15  Zebadi'ah, Arad, Eder, 16  Michael, Ishpah, and Joha were sons of Beri'ah. 17  Zebadi'ah, Meshul'lam, Hizki, Heber, 18  Ish'merai, Izli'ah, and Jobab were the sons of Elpa'al. 19  Jakim, Zichri, Zabdi, 20  Eli-e'nai, Zil'lethai, Eli'el, 21  Adai'ah, Berai'ah, and Shimrath were the sons of Shim'e-i. 22  Ishpan, Eber, Eli'el, 23  Abdon, Zichri, Hanan, 24  Hanani'ah, Elam, Anthothi'jah, 25  Iphdei'ah, and Penu'el were the sons of Shashak. 26  Sham'sherai, Shehari'ah, Athali'ah, 27  Ja-areshi'ah, Eli'jah, and Zichri were the sons of Jero'ham. 28  These were the heads of fathers' houses, according to their generations, chief men. These dwelt in Jerusalem. 29  Je-i'el the father of Gibeon dwelt in Gibeon, and the name of his wife was Ma'acah. 30  His first-born son: Abdon, then Zur, Kish, Ba'al, Nadab, 31  Gedor, Ahi'o, Zecher, 32  and Mikloth (he was the father of Shim'e-ah). Now these also dwelt opposite their kinsmen in Jerusalem, with their kinsmen.

33  Ner was the father of Kish, Kish of Saul, Saul of Jonathan, Mal'chishu'a, Abin'adab, and Esh-ba'al; 34  and the son of Jonathan was Mer'ib-ba'al; and Mer'ib-ba'al was the father of Micah. 35  The sons of Micah: Pithon, Melech, Tare'a, and Ahaz. 36  Ahaz 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. 37  Moza was the father of Bin'e-a; Raphah was his son, Ele-a'sah his son, Azel his son. 38  Azel 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. 39  The sons of Eshek his brother: Ulam his first-born, Je'ush the second, and Eliph'elet the third. 40  The 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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