1 Chronicles 6
Brenton Septuagint Translation

Descendants of Levi

1The sons of Levi: Gedson, Caath, and Merari. 2And the sons of Caath; Ambram, and Issaar, Chebron, and Oziel. 3And the sons of Ambram; Aaron, and Moses, and Mariam: and the sons of Aaron; Nadab, and Abiud, Eleazar, and Ithamar. 4Eleazar begot Phinees, Phinees begot Abisu; 5Abisu begot Bokki, and Bokki begot Ozi; 6Ozi begot Zaraia, Zaraia begot Mariel; 7and Mariel begot Amaria, and Amaria begot Achitob; 8and Achitob begot Sadoc, and Sadoc begot Achimaas; 9and Achimaas begot Azarias, and Azarias begot Joanan; 10and Joanan begot Azarias: he ministered as priest in the house which Solomon built in Jerusalem. 11And Azarias begot Amaria, and Amaria begot Achitob; 12and Achitob begot Sadoc, and Sadoc begot Salom; 13and Salom begot Chelcias, and Chelcias begot Azarias; 14and Azarias begot Saraia, and Saraias begot Josadac. 15And Josadac went into captivity with Juda and Jerusalem under Nabuchodonosor.

The Levite Clans

16The sons of Levi: Gedson, Caath, and Merari. 17And these are the names of the sons of Gedson; Lobeni, and Semei. 18The sons of Caath; Ambram, and Issaar, Chebron, and Oziel. 19The sons of Merari; Mooli and Musi: and these are the families of Levi, according to their families. 20To Gedson—to Lobeni his son— were born Jeth his son, Zammath his son, 21Joab his son, Addi his son, Zara his son, Jethri his son. 22The sons of Caath; Aminadab his son, Core his son, Aser his son; 23Helcana his son, Abisaph his son, Aser his son: 24Thaath his son, Uriel his son, Ozia his son, Saul his son. 25And the sons of Helcana; Amessi, and Achimoth. 26Helcana his son, Suphi his son, Cainaath his son; 27Eliab his son, Jeroboam his son, Helcana his son. 28The sons of Samuel; the first-born Sani, and Abia. 29The sons of Merari; Mooli, Lobeni his son, Semei his son, Oza his son; 30Samaa his son, Angia his son, Asaias his son.

The Temple Musicians

31And these were the men whom David set over the service of the singers in the house of the Lord when the ark was at rest. 32And they ministered in front of the tabernacle of witness playing on instruments, until Solomon built the house of the Lord in Jerusalem; and they stood according to their order for their services. 33And these were the men that stood, and their sons, of the sons of Caath: Aeman the psalm singer, son of Joel, the son of Samuel, 34the son of Helcana, the son of Jeroboam, the son of Eliel, the son of Thoas, 35the son of Suph, the son of Helcana, the son of Maath, the son of Amathi, 36the son of Helcana, the son of Joel, the son of Azarias, the son of Japhanias, 37the son of Thaath, the son of Aser, the son of 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 at his right hand; Asaph the son of Barachias, the son of Samaa, 40the son of Michael, the son of Baasia, the son of Melchia, 41the son of Athani, the son of Zaarai, 42the son of Adai, the son of Aetham, the son of Zammam, the son of Semei, 43the son of Jeeth, the son of Gedson, the son of Levi. 44And the sons of Merari their brethren on the left hand: Aetham the son of Kisa, the son of Abai, the son of Maloch, 45the son of Asebi, 46the son of Amessias, the son of Bani, the son of Semer, 47the son of Mooli, the son of Musi, the son of Merari, the son of Levi. 48And their brethren according to the houses of their fathers, were the Levites who were appointed to all the work of ministration of the tabernacle of the house of God.

Descendants of Aaron

49And Aaron and his sons were to burn incense on the altar of whole-burnt-offerings, and on the altar of incense, for all the ministry in the holy of holies, and to make atonement for Israel, according to all things that Moses the servant of the Lord commanded. 50And these are the sons of Aaron; Eleazar his son, Phinees his son, Abisu his son, 51Bokki his son, Ozi his son, Saraia his son, 52Mariel his son, Amaria his son, Achitob his son, 53Sadoc his son, Achimaas his son.

Territory for the Levites

54And these are their residences in their villages, in their coasts, to the sons of Aaron, to their family the Caathites: for they had the lot. 55And they gave them Chebron in the land of Juda, and its suburbs round about it. 56But the fields of the city, and its villages, they gave to Chaleb the son of Jephonne. 57And to the sons of Aaron they gave the cities of refuge, even Chebron, and Lobna and her suburbs round about, and Selna and her suburbs, and Esthamo and her suburbs, 58and Jethar and her suburbs, and Dabir and her suburbs, 59and Asan and her suburbs, and Baethsamys and her suburbs: 60and of the tribe of Benjamin Gabai and her suburbs, and Galemath and her suburbs, and Anathoth and her suburbs: all their cities were thirteen cities according to their families.

61And to the sons of Caath that were left of their families, there were given out of the tribe, namely, out of the half-tribe of Manasse, by lot, ten cities. 62And to the sons of Gedson according to their families there were given thirteen cities of the tribe of Issachar, of the tribe of Aser, of the tribe of Nephthali, of the tribe of Manasse in Basan. 63And to the sons of Merari according to their families there were given, by lot, twelve cities of the tribe of Ruben, of the tribe of Gad, and of the tribe of Zabulon. 64So the children of Israel gave to the Levites the cities and their suburbs. 65And they gave by lot out of the tribe of the children of Juda, and out of the tribe of the children of Symeon, and out of the tribe of the children of Benjamin, these cities which they call by name.

66And to the members of the families of the sons of Caath there were also given the cities of their borders out of the tribe of Ephraim. 67And they gave them the cities of refuge, Sychem and her suburbs in mount Ephraim, and Gazer and her suburbs, 68and Jecmaan and her suburbs, and Baethoron and her suburbs, 69and Aelon and her suburbs, and Gethremmon and her suburbs: 70and of the half-tribe of Manasse Anar and her suburbs, and Jemblaan and her suburbs, to the sons of Caath that were left, according to each several family.

71To the sons of Gedson from the families of the half-tribe of Manasse they gave Golan of Basan and her suburbs, and Aseroth and her suburbs. 72And out of the tribe of Issachar, Kedes and her suburbs, and Deberi and her suburbs, and Dabor and her suburbs, 73and Ramoth, and Aenan and her suburbs. 74And of the tribe of Aser; Maasal and her suburbs, and Abdon and her suburbs, 75and Acac and her suburbs, and Roob and her suburbs. 76And of the tribe of Nephthali; Kedes in Galilee and her suburbs, and Chamoth and her suburbs, and Kariathaim and her suburbs.

77To the sons of Merari that were left, they gave out of the tribe of Zabulon Remmon and her suburbs, and Thabor and her suburbs: 78out of the country beyond Jordan; Jericho westward of Jordan: out of the tribe of Ruben; Bosor in the wilderness and her suburbs, and Jasa and her suburbs, 79and Kadmoth and her suburbs, and Maephla and her suburbs. 80Out of the tribe of Gad; Rammoth Galaad and her suburbs, and Maanaim and her suburbs, 81and Esebon and her suburbs, and Jazer and her suburbs.

Brenton Septuagint Translation, 1884. Versification mapped to KJV for coordination with other Old Testament Bible texts.

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