1 Chronicles 7
NASB 1977
Genealogy from Issachar

     1Now the sons of Issachar were four: Tola, Puah, Jashub, and Shimron. 2And the sons of Tola were Uzzi, Rephaiah, Jeriel, Jahmai, Ibsam, and Samuel, heads of their fathers’ households. The sons of Tola were mighty men of valor in their generations; their number in the days of David was 22,600. 3And the son of Uzzi was Izrahiah. And the sons of Izrahiah were Michael, Obadiah, Joel, Isshiah; all five of them were chief men. 4And with them by their generations according to their fathers’ households were 36,000 troops of the army for war, for they had many wives and sons. 5And their relatives among all the families of Issachar were mighty men of valor, enrolled by genealogy, in all 87,000.

Descendants of Benjamin

     6The sons of Benjamin were three: Bela and Becher and Jediael. 7And the sons of Bela were five: Ezbon, Uzzi, Uzziel, Jerimoth, and Iri. They were heads of fathers’ households, mighty men of valor, and were 22,034 enrolled by genealogy. 8And the sons of Becher were Zemirah, Joash, Eliezer, Elioenai, Omri, Jeremoth, Abijah, Anathoth, and Alemeth. All these were the sons of Becher. 9And they were enrolled by genealogy, according to their generations, heads of their fathers’ households, 20,200 mighty men of valor. 10And the 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 mighty men of valor, who were ready to go out with the army to war. 12And Shuppim and Huppim were the sons of Ir; Hushim was the son of Aher.

Sons of Naphtali

     13The sons of Naphtali were Jahziel, Guni, Jezer, and Shallum, the sons of Bilhah.

Descendants of Manasseh

     14The sons of Manasseh were Asriel, whom his Aramean concubine bore; she bore Machir the father of Gilead. 15And Machir took a wife for Huppim and Shuppim, whose sister’s name was Maacah. And the name of the second was Zelophehad, and Zelophehad had daughters. 16And Maacah the wife of Machir bore a son, and she named him Peresh; and the name of his brother was Sheresh, and his sons were Ulam and Rakem. 17And the son of Ulam was Bedan. These were the sons of Gilead the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh. 18And his sister Hammolecheth bore Ishhod and Abiezer and Mahlah. 19And the sons of Shemida were Ahian and Shechem and Likhi and Aniam.

Descendants of Ephraim

     20And the sons of Ephraim were Shuthelah and 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. 22And their father Ephraim mourned many days, and his relatives came to comfort him. 23Then he went in to his wife, and she conceived and bore a son, and he named him Beriah, because misfortune had come upon his house. 24And his daughter was Sheerah, who built lower and upper Beth-horon, also Uzzen-sheerah. 25And Rephah was his son along with Resheph, Telah his son, Tahan his son, 26Ladan his son, Ammihud his son, Elishama his son, 27Non his son, and Joshua his son.

     28And their possessions and settlements were Bethel with its towns, and to the east Naaran, and to the west Gezer with its towns, and Shechem with its towns as far as 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, Dor with its towns. In these lived the sons of Joseph the son of Israel.

Descendants of Asher

     30The sons of Asher were Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi and Beriah, and Serah their sister. 31And the sons of Beriah were Heber and Malchiel, who was the father of Birzaith. 32And Heber became the father of Japhlet, Shomer and Hotham, and Shua their sister. 33And the sons of Japhlet were Pasach, Bimhal, and Ashvath. These were the sons of Japhlet. 34And the sons of Shemer were Ahi and Rohgah, Jehubbah and Aram. 35And the sons of his brother Helem were Zophah, Imna, Shelesh, and Amal. 36The sons of Zophah were Suah, Harnepher, Shual, Beri, and Imrah, 37Bezer, Hod, Shamma, Shilshah, Ithran, and Beera. 38And the sons of Jether were Jephunneh, Pispa, and Ara. 39And the sons of Ulla were Arah, Hanniel, and Rizia. 40All these were the sons of Asher, heads of the fathers’ houses, choice and mighty men of valor, heads of the princes. And the number of them enrolled by genealogy for service in war was 26,000 men.

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