Descendants of Levi
1The sons of Levi were Gerson, Caath, and Merari. 2The sons of Caath: Amram, Isaar, Hebron, and Oziel. 3The children of Amram: Aaron, Moses, and Mary. The sons of Aaron: Nadab and Abiu, Eleazar and Ithamar. 4Eleazar beget Phinees, and Phinees beget Abisue, 5And Abisue beget Bocci, and Bocci begot Ozi. 6Ozi beget Zaraias, and Zaraias beget Maraioth. 7And Maraioth beget Amarias, and Amarias beget Achitob. 8Achitob beget Sadoc, and Sadoc begot Achimaas. 9Achimaas beget Azarias, Azarias begot Johanan, 10Johanan beget Azarias. This is he that executed the priestly office in the house which Solomon built in Jerusalem. 11And Azarias beget Amarias, and Amarias beget Achitob. 12And Achitob beget Sadoc, and Sadoc beget Sellum, 13Sellum beget Helcias, and Helcias beget Azarias, 14Azarias beget Saraias, and Saraias beget Josedec. 15Now Josedec went out, when the Lord carried away Juda, and Jerusalem, by the hands of Nabuchodonosor.
The Levite Clans
16So the sons of Levi were Gerson, Caath, and Merari. 17And these are the names of the sons of Gerson: Lobni and Semei. 18The sons of Caath : Amram, and Isaar, and Hebron, and Oziel. 19The sons of Merari: Moholi and Musi. And these are the kindreds of Levi according to their families. 20Of Gerson: Lobni his son, Jahath his son, Zamma his son, 21Joah his son, Addo his son, Zara his son, Jethrai his son. 22The sons of Caath, Aminadab his son, Core his son, Asir his son, 23Elcana his son, Abiasaph his son, Asir his son, 24Thahath his son, Uriel his son, Ozias his son, Saul his son. 25The sons of Elcana: Amasai, and Achimoth. 26And Elcana. The sons of Elcana: Sophai his son, Nahath his son, 27Eliab his son, Jeroham his son, Elcana his son. 28The sons of Samuel: the firstborn Vasseni, and Abia. 29And the sons of Merari, Moholi: Lobni his son, Semei his son, Oza his son, 30Sammaa his son, Haggia his son, Asaia his son.
The Temple Musicians
31These are they, whom David set over the singing men of the house of the Lord, after that the p ark was placed: 32And they ministered before the tabernacle of the testimony, with singing, until Solomon built the house of the Lord in Jerusalem, and they stood according to their order in the ministry. 33And these are they that stood with their sons, of the sons of Caath, Hemam a singer, the son of Joel, the son of Sammuel, 34The son of Elcana, the son of Jeroham, the son of Eliel, the son of Thohu, 35The son of Suph, the son of Elcana, the son of Mahath, the son of Amasai, 36The son of Elcana, the son of Johel, the son of Azarias, the son of Sophonias, 37The son of Thahath, the son of Asir, the son or Abiasaph, the son of Core, 38The son of Isaar, the son of Caath, the son of Levi, the son of Israel. 39And his brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand, Asaph the son of Barachias, the son of Samaa. 40The son of Michael, the son of Basaia, the son of Melchia. 41The son of Athanai, the son of Zara, the son of Adaia. 42The son of Ethan, the son of Zamma, the son of Semei. 43The son of Jeth, the son of Gerson, the son of Levi. 44And the sons of Merari their brethren, on the left hand, Ethan the son of Cusi, the son of Abdi, the son of Meloch, 45The son of Hasabia, the son of Amasai, the son of Helcias, 46The son of Amasai, the son of Boni, the son of Somer, 47The son of Moholi, the son of Mud, the son of Merari, the son of Levi. 48Their brethren also the Levites, who were appointed for all the ministry of the tabernacle of the house of the Lord.
Descendants of Aaron
49But Aaron and his sons offered burnt offerings upon the altar of holocausts, and upon the altar of incense, for very work of the holy of holies: and to pray for Israel according to all that Moses the servant of God had commanded. 50And these are the sons of Aaron: Eleazar his son, Phinees his son, Abisue his son, 51Bocci his son, Ozi his son, Zarahia his son, 52Meraioth his son, Amarias his son, Achitob his son, 53Sadoc his son, Achimaas his son.
Territory for the Levites
54And these are their dwelling places by the towns and confines, to wit, of the sons of Aaron, of the families of the Caathites: for they fell to them by lot. 55And they gave them Hebron in the land of Juda, and the suburbs thereof round about: 56But the fields of the city, and the villages to Caleb son of Jephone. 57And to the sons of Aaron they gave the cities for refuge Hebron, and Lobna, and the suburbs thereof, 58And Jether and Esthemo, with their suburbs, and Helon, and Dabir with their suburbs: 59Asan also, and Bethsames, with their suburbs. 60And out of the tribe of Benjamin: Gabee and its suburbs, Almath with its suburbs, Anathoth also with its suburbs: all their cities throughout their families were thirteen.
61And to the sons of Caath that remained of their kindred they gave out of the half tribe of Manasses ten cities in possession. 62And to the sons of Gerson by their families out of the tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of Aser, and out of the tribe of Nephtali, and out of the tribe of Manasses in Basan, thirteen cities. their 63And to the sons of Merari by families out of the tribe of Ruben, and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zabulon, they gave by lot twelve cities. 64And the children of Israel gave to the Levites the cities, and their suburbs. 65And they gave them by lot, out of the tribe of the sons of Juda, and out of the tribe of the sons of Simeon, and out of the tribe of the sons of Benjamin, these cities which they called by their names.
66And to them that were of the kindred of the sons of Caath, and the cities in their borders were of the tribe of Ephraim. 67And they gave the cities of refuge Sichem with its suburbs in mount Ephraim, and Gazer with its suburbs, 68Jecmaan also with its suburbs, and Beth-horon in like manner, 69Helon also with its suburbs, and Gethremmon in like manner, 70And out of the half tribe of Manasses, Aner and its suburbs, Baalam and its suburbs: to wit, to them that were left of the family of the sons of Caath.
71And to the sons of Gersom, out of the kindred of the half tribe of Manasses, Gaulon, in Basan, and its suburbs, and Astharoth with its suburbs. 72Out of the tribe of Issachar, Cedes and its suburbs, and Dabereth with its suburbs; 73Ramoth also and its suburbs, and Anem with its suburbs. 74And out of the tribe of Aser: Masal with its suburbs, and Abdon in like manner; 75Hucac also and its suburbs, and Rohol with its suburbs. 76And out of the tribe of Nephtali, Cedes in Galilee and its suburbs, Hamon with its suburbs, and Cariathaim, and its suburbs.
77And to the sons of Merari that remained: out of the tribe of Zabulon, Remmono and its suburbs, and Thabor with its suburbs. 78Beyond the Jordan also over against Jericho, on the east side of the Jordan, out of the tribe of Ruben, Bosor in the wilderness with its suburbs, and Jassa with its suburbs; 79Cademoth also and its suburbs, and Mephaath with its suburbs; 80Moreover also out of the tribe of Gad, Ramoth in Galaad and its suburbs, and Manaim with its suburbs; 81Hesebon also with its suburbs, and Jazer with its suburbs.