1 Chronicles 7-8 Young’s Literal Translation

The Descendants of Issachar

7 1  And sons of Issachar; Tola, and Puah, Jashub, and Shimron, four. 2  And sons of Tola: Uzzi, and Rephaiah, and Jeriel, and Jahmai, and Jibsam, and Shemuel, heads of the house of their fathers, 'even' of Tola, mighty of valour in their generations: their number in the days of David 'is' twenty and two thousand and six hundred. 3  And sons of Uzzi: Izrahiah; and sons of Izrahiah: Michael, and Obadiah, and Joel, Ishiah, Hamishah—all of them heads. 4  And beside them, by their generations, of the house of their fathers, 'are' troops of the host of battle, thirty and six thousand, for they multiplied wives and sons; 5  and their brethren of all the families of Issachar 'are' mighty of valour, eighty and seven thousand, all have their genealogy.

The Descendants of Benjamin

6  Of Benjamin: Bela, and Becher, and Jediael, three. 7  And sons of Bela: Ezbon, and Uzzi, and Uzziel, and Jerimoth, and Iri, five; heads of a house of fathers, mighty of valour, with their genealogy, twenty and two thousand, and thirty and four. 8  And sons of Becher: Zemirah, and Joash, and Eliezar, and Elioenai, and Omri, and Jerimoth, and Abijah, and Anathoth, and Alameth. All these 'are' sons of Becher, 9  with their genealogy, after their generations, heads of a house of their fathers, mighty of valour, twenty thousand and two hundred. 10  And sons of Jediael: Bilhan; and sons of Bilhan: Jeush, and Benjamin, and Ehud, and Chenaanah, and Zethan, and Tarshish, and Ahishahar. 11  All these 'are' sons of Jediael, even heads of the fathers, mighty in valour, seventeen thousand and two hundred going out to the host for battle. 12  And Shuppim and Huppim 'are' sons of Ir; Hushim son of Aher.

The Descendants of Naphtali

13  Sons of Naphtali: Jahziel, and Guni, and Jezer, and Shallum, sons of Bilhah.

The Descendants of Manasseh

14  Sons of Manasseh: Ashriel, whom Jaladah his Aramaean concubine bare, with Machir father of Gilead. 15  And Machir took wives for Huppim and for Shuppim, and the name of the one 'is' Maachah, and the name of the second Zelophehad, and Zelophehad hath daughters. 16  And Maachah wife of Machir beareth a son and calleth his name Peresh, and the name of his brother 'is' Sheresh, and his sons 'are' Ulam and Rakem. 17  And son of Ulam: Bedan. These 'are' sons of Gilead son of Machir, son of Manasseh. 18  And his sister Hammolecheth bare Ishhod, and Abiezer, and Mahalah. 19  And the sons of Shemida are Ahian, and Shechem, and Likhi, and Aniam.

The Descendants of Ephraim

20  And sons of Ephraim: Shuthelah, and Bered his son, and Tahath his son, and Eladah his son, and Tahath his son, 21  and Zabad his son, and Shuthelah his son, and Ezer, and Elead; and slain them have men of Gath who are born in the land, because they came down to take their cattle. 22  And Ephraim their father mourneth many days, and his brethren come in to comfort him, 23  and he goeth in unto his wife, and she conceiveth and beareth a son, and he calleth his name Beriah, because in evil had been his house,— 24  and his daughter 'is' Sherah, and she buildeth Beth-Horon, the lower and the upper, and Uzzen-Sherah— 25  and Rephah 'is' his son, and Resheph, and Telah his son, and Tahan his son, 26  Laadan his son, Ammihud his son, Elishama his son, 27  Non his son, Jehoshua his son. 28  And their possession and their dwellings 'are' Beth-El and its small towns, and to the east Naaran, and to the west Gezer and its small towns, and Shechem and its small towns, unto Gaza and its small towns; 29  and by the parts of the sons of Manasseh, Beth-Shean and its small towns, Taanach and its small towns, Megiddo and its small towns, Dor and its small towns; in these dwelt the sons of Joseph son of Israel.

The Descendants of Asher

30  Son of Asher: Imnah, and Ishve, and Ishvi, and Beriah, and Serah their sister. 31  And sons of Beriah: Heber, and Malchiel—he 'is' father of Birzavith. 32  And Heber begat Japhlet, and Shomer, and Hotham, and Shua their sister. 33  And sons of Japhlet: Pasach, and Bimhal, and Ashvath; these 'are' sons of Japhlet. 34  and sons of Shamer: Ahi, and Rohgah, Jehubbah, and Aram. 35  And son of Helem his brother: Zophah, and Imna, and Shelesh, and Amal. 36  Sons of Zophah: Suah, and Harnepher, and Shual, and Beri, and Imrah, 37  Bezer, and Hod, and Shamma, and Shilshah, and Ithran, and Beera. 38  And sons of Jether: Jephunneh, and Pispah, and Ara. 39  And sons of Ulla: Arah, and Hanniel, and Rezia. 40  All these 'are' sons of Asher, heads of the house of the fathers, chosen ones, mighty in valour, heads of the princes, with their genealogy, for the host, for battle, their number 'is' twenty and six thousand men.

The Descendants of Benjamin

8 1  And Benjamin begat Bela his first-born, Ashbel the second, and Aharah the third, 2  Nohah the fourth, and Rapha the fifth. 3  And there are sons to Bela: Addar, and Gera, 4  and Abihud, and Abishua, and Naaman, and Ahoah, 5  and Gera, and Shephuphan, and Huram. 6  And these 'are' sons of Ehud: they are heads of fathers to the inhabitants of Geba, and they remove them unto Manahath; 7  and Naaman, and Ahiah, and Gera, he removed them, and begat Uzza and Ahihud. 8  And Shaharaim begat in the field of Moab, after his sending them away; Hushim and Baara 'are' his wives. 9  And he begetteth of Hodesh his wife, Jobab, and Zibia, and Mesha, and Malcham, 10  and Jeuz, and Shachiah, and Mirmah. These 'are' his sons, heads of fathers. 11  And of Hushim he begat Ahitub and Elpaal. 12  And sons of Elpaal: Eber, and Misheam, and Shamer, (he built Ono and Lod and its small towns), 13  and Beriah and Shema, (they 'are' the heads of fathers to the inhabitants of Aijalon—they caused to flee the inhabitants of Gath), 14  and Ahio, Shashak, and Jeremoth, 15  and Zebadiah, and Arad, and Ader, 16  and Michael, and Ispah, and Joha, sons of Beriah, 17  and Zebadiah, and Meshullam, and Hezeki, and Heber, 18  and Ishmerai, and Jezliah, and Jobab, sons of Elpaal; 19  And Jakim, and Zichri, and Zabdi, 20  and Elienai, and Zillethai, and Eliel, 21  and Adaiah, and Beraiah, and Shimrath, sons of Shimei; 22  And Ishpan, and Heber, and Eliel, 23  and Abdon, and Zichri, and Hanan, 24  and Hananiah, and Elam, and Antothijah, 25  and Iphedeiah, and Penuel, sons of Shashak; 26  And Shamsherai, and Shehariah, and Athaliah, 27  and Jaareshiah, and Eliah, and Zichri, sons of Jeroham. 28  These 'are' heads of fathers, by their generations, heads; these dwelt in Jerusalem. 29  And in Gibeon hath the father of Gibeon dwelt, and the name of his wife 'is' Maachah; 30  and his son, the first-born, 'is' Abdon, and Zur, and Kish, and Baal, and Nadab, 31  and Gedor, and Ahio, and Zacher; 32  and Mikloth begat Shimeah. And they also over-against their brethren dwelt in Jerusalem with their brethren.

33  And Ner begat Kish, and Kish begat Saul, and Saul begat Jonathan, and Malchi-Shua, and Abinadab, and Esh-Baal. 34  And a son of Jonathan 'is' Merib-Baal, and Merib-Baal begat Micah; 35  and sons of Micah: Pithon, and Melech, and Tarea, and Ahaz: 36  and Ahaz begat Jehoadah, and Jehoadah begat Alemeth, and Azmaveth, and Zimri; and Zimri begat Moza, 37  and Moza begat Binea, Raphah 'is' his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son. 38  And to Azel 'are' six sons, and these 'are' their names: Azrikam, Bocheru, and Ishmael, and Sheariah, and Obadiah, and Hanan. All these 'are' sons of Azel. 39  And sons of Eshek his brother: Ulam his first-born, Jehush the second, and Eliphelet the third. 40  And the sons of Ulam are men mighty in valour, treading bow, and multiplying sons and son's sons, a hundred and fifty. All these 'are' of the sons of Benjamin.


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