7 The sons of Issachar:t
Tola, Puah,u Jashub and Shimron—four in all.
Uzzi, Rephaiah, Jeriel, Jahmai, Ibsam and Samuel—heads of their families. During the reign of David, the descendants of Tola listed as fighting men in their genealogy numbered 22,600.
The sons of Izrahiah:
6 Three sons of Benjamin:v
Bela, Beker and Jediael.
Ezbon, Uzzi, Uzziel, Jerimoth and Iri, heads of families—five in all. Their genealogical record listed 22,034 fighting men.
The sons of Bilhan:
12 The Shuppites and Huppites were the descendants of Ir, and the Hushitesa the descendants of Aher.
13 The sons of Naphtali:w
Jahziel, Guni, Jezer and Shillemb—the descendants of Bilhah.
14 The descendants of Manasseh:x
Asriel was his descendant through his Aramean concubine. She gave birth to Makir the father of Gilead.y 15 Makir took a wife from among the Huppites and Shuppites. His sister’s name was Maakah.
Another descendant was named Zelophehad,z who had only daughters.
19 The sons of Shemidac were:
Ahian, Shechem, Likhi and Aniam.
20 The descendants of Ephraim:d
Shuthelah, Bered his son,
Tahath his son, Eleadah his son,
and Shuthelah his son.
Ezer and Elead were killed by the native-born men of Gath, when they went down to seize their livestock. 22 Their father Ephraim mourned for them many days, and his relatives came to comfort him. 23 Then he made love to his wife again, and she became pregnant and gave birth to a son. He named him Beriah,c because there had been misfortune in his family. 24 His daughter was Sheerah, who built Lower and Upper Beth Horone as well as Uzzen Sheerah.
25 Rephah was his son, Resheph his son,d
Telah his son, Tahan his son,
and Joshua his son.
28 Their lands and settlements included Bethel and its surrounding villages, Naaran to the east, Gezerf and its villages to the west, and Shechem and its villages all the way to Ayyah and its villages. 29 Along the borders of Manasseh were Beth Shan,g Taanach, Megiddo and Dor,h together with their villages. The descendants of Joseph son of Israel lived in these towns.
30 The sons of Asher:i
Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi and Beriah. Their sister was Serah.
Heber and Malkiel, who was the father of Birzaith.
Pasak, Bimhal and Ashvath.
These were Japhlet’s sons.
Ahi, Rohgah,e Hubbah and Aram.
Zophah, Imna, Shelesh and Amal.
Suah, Harnepher, Shual, Beri, Imrah, 37 Bezer, Hod, Shamma, Shilshah, Ithranf and Beera.
Jephunneh, Pispah and Ara.
Arah, Hanniel and Rizia.
8 Benjaminj was the father of Bela his firstborn,
Ashbel the second son, Aharah the third,
6 These were the descendants of Ehud,m who were heads of families of those living in Geba and were deported to Manahath:
8 Sons were born to Shaharaim in Moab after he had divorced his wives Hushim and Baara. 9 By his wife Hodesh he had Jobab, Zibia, Mesha, Malkam, 10 Jeuz, Sakia and Mirmah. These were his sons, heads of families. 11 By Hushim he had Abitub and Elpaal.
Eber, Misham, Shemed (who built Onon and Lod with its surrounding villages), 13 and Beriah and Shema, who were heads of families of those living in Aijalono and who drove out the inhabitants of Gath.p
His wife’s name was Maakah, 30 and his firstborn son was Abdon, followed by Zur, Kish, Baal, Ner,d Nadab, 31 Gedor, Ahio, Zeker 32 and Mikloth, who was the father of Shimeah. They too lived near their relatives in Jerusalem.
34 The son of Jonathan:v
Pithon, Melek, Tarea and Ahaz.
36 Ahaz was the father of Jehoaddah, Jehoaddah was the father of Alemeth, Azmaveth and Zimri, and Zimri was the father of Moza. 37 Moza was the father of Binea; Raphah was his son, Eleasah his son and Azel his son.
Azrikam, Bokeru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah and Hanan. All these were the sons of Azel.
All these were the descendants of Benjamin.x
4 Uthai son of Ammihud, the son of Omri, the son of Imri, the son of Bani, a descendant of Perez son of Judah.d
5 Of the Shelanitesa:
Asaiah the firstborn and his sons.
The people from Judah numbered 690.
Sallu son of Meshullam, the son of Hodaviah, the son of Hassenuah;
Jedaiah; Jehoiarib; Jakin;
12 Adaiah son of Jeroham, the son of Pashhur,e the son of Malkijah; and Maasai son of Adiel, the son of Jahzerah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Meshillemith, the son of Immer.
Shemaiah son of Hasshub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, a Merarite; 15 Bakbakkar, Heresh, Galal and Mattaniahf son of Mika, the son of Zikri, the son of Asaph; 16 Obadiah son of Shemaiah, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun; and Berekiah son of Asa, the son of Elkanah, who lived in the villages of the Netophathites.g
17 The gatekeepers:h
Shallum, Akkub, Talmon, Ahiman and their fellow Levites, Shallum their chief 18 being stationed at the King’s Gatei on the east, up to the present time. These were the gatekeepers belonging to the camp of the Levites. 19 Shallumj son of Kore, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah, and his fellow gatekeepers from his family (the Korahites) were responsible for guarding the thresholds of the tent just as their ancestors had been responsible for guarding the entrance to the dwelling of the Lord. 20 In earlier times Phinehask son of Eleazar was the official in charge of the gatekeepers, and the Lord was with him. 21 Zechariahl son of Meshelemiah was the gatekeeper at the entrance to the tent of meeting.
22 Altogether, those chosen to be gatekeepersm at the thresholds numbered 212. They were registered by genealogy in their villages. The gatekeepers had been assigned to their positions of trust by David and Samuel the seer.n 23 They and their descendants were in charge of guarding the gates of the house of the Lord—the house called the tent of meeting. 24 The gatekeepers were on the four sides: east, west, north and south. 25 Their fellow Levites in their villages had to come from time to time and share their duties for seven-dayo periods. 26 But …
Or Ir. The sons of Dan: Hushim, (see Gen. 46:23); Hebrew does not have The sons of Dan.
Beriah sounds like the Hebrew for misfortune.
Some Septuagint manuscripts; Hebrew does not have his son.
Or of his brother Shomer: Rohgah
Possibly a variant of Jether
Or Gera the father of Ehud
Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 9:35); Hebrew does not have Jeiel.
Father may mean civic leader or military leader.
Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 9:36); Hebrew does not have Ner.
Also known as Ish-Bosheth
Also known as Mephibosheth
See Num. 26:20; Hebrew Shilonites.
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