Gershon, Kohath and Merari.
Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel.i
Aaron, Moses and Miriam.j
The sons of Aaron:
4 Eleazar was the father of Phinehas,n
Phinehas the father of Abishua,
Bukki the father of Uzzi,
Zerahiah the father of Meraioth,
Amariah the father of Ahitub,
8 Ahitub the father of Zadok,o
Zadok the father of Ahimaaz,
Azariah the father of Johanan,
10 Johanan the father of Azariahp (it was he who served as priest in the temple Solomon built in Jerusalem),
Amariah the father of Ahitub,
Zadok the father of Shallum,
13 Shallum the father of Hilkiah,q
Hilkiah the father of Azariah,
14 Azariah the father of Seraiah,r
and Seraiah the father of Jozadak.b
15 Jozadaks was deported when the Lord sent Judah and Jerusalem into exile by the hand of Nebuchadnezzar.
16 The sons of Levi:t
Libni and Shimei.v
Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel.w
19 The sons of Merari:x
Mahli and Mushi.y
These are the clans of the Levites listed according to their fathers:
Libni his son, Jahath his son,
Iddo his son, Zerah his son
and Jeatherai his son.
Amminadab his son, Korahz his son,
Ebiasaph his son, Assir his son,
24 Tahath his son, Uriela his son,
Uzziah his son and Shaul his son.
26 Elkanah his son,d Zophai his son,
Jeroham his son, Elkanahb his son
and Abijah the second son.
Mahli, Libni his son,
Shimei his son, Uzzah his son,
and Asaiah his son.
31 These are the mene David put in charge of the musicf in the house of the Lord after the ark came to rest there. 32 They ministered with music before the tabernacle, the tent of meeting, until Solomon built the temple of the Lord in Jerusalem. They performed their duties according to the regulations laid down for them.
From the Kohathites:
Heman,g the musician,
the son of Joel,h the son of Samuel,
34 the son of Elkanah,i the son of Jeroham,
the son of Eliel, the son of Toah,
the son of Mahath, the son of Amasai,
the son of Azariah, the son of Zephaniah,
the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah,j
38 the son of Izhar,k the son of Kohath,
the son of Levi, the son of Israel;
39 and Heman’s associate Asaph,l who served at his right hand:
Asaph son of Berekiah, the son of Shimea,m
40 the son of Michael, the son of Baaseiah,g
the son of Zerah, the son of Adaiah,
the son of Gershon, the son of Levi;
44 and from their associates, the Merarites,n at his left hand:
Ethan son of Kishi, the son of Abdi,
the son of Amaziah, the son of Hilkiah,
the son of Mushi, the son of Merari,
the son of Levi.
48 Their fellow Leviteso were assigned to all the other duties of the tabernacle, the house of God. 49 But Aaron and his descendants were the ones who presented offerings on the altarp of burnt offering and on the altar of incenseq in connection with all that was done in the Most Holy Place, making atonement for Israel, in accordance with all that Moses the servant of God had commanded.
Eleazar his son, Phinehas his son,
Uzzi his son, Zerahiah his son,
Ahitub his son, 53 Zadokr his son
and Ahimaaz his son.
54 These were the locations of their settlementss allotted as their territory (they were assigned to the descendants of Aaron who were from the Kohathite clan, because the first lot was for them):
55 They were given Hebron in Judah with its surrounding pasturelands. 56 But the fields and villages around the city were given to Caleb son of Jephunneh.t
57 So the descendants of Aaron were given Hebron (a city of refuge), and Libnah,h u Jattir,v Eshtemoa, 58 Hilen, Debir,w 59 Ashan,x Juttahi and Beth Shemesh, together with their pasturelands. 60 And from the tribe of Benjamin they were given Gibeon,j Geba, Alemeth and Anathoth,y together with their pasturelands.
The total number of towns distributed among the Kohathite clans came to thirteen.
64 So the Israelites gave the Levites these townsz and their pasturelands. 65 From the tribes of Judah, Simeon and Benjamin they allotted the previously named towns.
71 The Gershonitesf received the following:
From the clan of the half-tribe of Manasseh
they received Golan in Bashang and also Ashtaroth, together with their pasturelands;
they received Kedesh, Daberath,h 73 Ramoth and Anem, together with their pasturelands;
From the tribe of Zebulun
they received Jokneam, Kartah,l Rimmono and Tabor, together with their pasturelands;
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