17 The son of Ulam: Bedan. These were the sons of Gilead son of Makir, the son of Manasseh.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on 1 Chronicles 7:17

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Genealogies.

Here is no account either of Zebulun or Dan. We can assign no reason why they only should be omitted; but it is the disgrace of the tribe of Dan, that idolatry began in that colony which fixed in Laish, and called it Dan, Revelation 7. Men become abominable when they forsake the worship of the true God, for any creature object.