1 Chronicles 6

1The sons of Levi were Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. 2And the sons of Kohath were Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel. 3And the children of Amram were Aaron, Moses, and Miriam. And the sons of Aaron were Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar. 4Eleazar begot Phinehas, Phinehas begot Abishua; 5Abishua begot Bukki, and Bukki begot Uzzi; 6Uzzi begot Zerahiah, Zerahiah begot Meraioth; 7Meraioth begot Amariah, and Amariah begot Ahitub; 8Ahitub begot Zadok, and Zadok begot Ahimaaz; 9Ahimaaz begot Azariah, and Azariah begot Johanan; 10Johanan begot Azariah (he ministered as priest in the house which Solomon built in Jerusalem); 11Azariah begot Amariah, and Amariah begot Ahitub; 12Ahitub begot Zadok, and Zadok begot Shallum; 13Shallum begot Hilkiah, and Hilkiah begot Azariah; 14Azariah begot Seraiah, and Seraiah begot Jehozadak. 15And Jehozadak went into captivity with Judah and Jerusalem under Nebuchadnezzar. 16The sons of Levi were Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. 17And these are the names of the sons of Gershon: Libni, and Shimei. 18The sons of Kohath were Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel. 19The sons of Merari were Mahli and Mushi: and these were the families of Levi, according to their families. 20Of Gershon were Libni his son, Jahath his son, Zimmah his son, 21Joah his son, Iddo his son, Zerah his son, and Jeatherai his son. 22The sons of Kohath were Amminadab his son, Korah his son, Assir his son, 23Elkanah his son, Ebiasaph his son, Assir his son, 24Tahath his son, Uriel his son, Uzziah his son, and Shaul his son. 25And the sons of Elkanah were Amasai and Ahimoth. 26As for Elkanah, his sons were Zophai, Nahath his son, 27Eliab his son, Jeroham his son, and Elkanah his son. 28The sons of Samuel were Joelthe firstborn, and Abijah. 29The sons of Merari were Mahli, Libni his son, Shimei his son, Uzzah his son; 30Shimea his son, Haggiah his son, and Asaiah his son. 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 Kohath: Heman the psalm singer, son of Joel, the son of Samuel, 34the son of Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Eliel, the son of Toah, 35the son of Zuph, the son of Elkanah, the son of Mahath, the son of Amasai, 36the son of Elkanah, the son of Joel, the son of Azariah, the son of Zephaniah, 37the son of Tahath, the son of Assir, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah, 38the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, the son of Israel. 39And his brother Asaph, who stood at his right hand; Asaph the son of Berachiah, the son of Shimea, 40the son of Michael, the son of Baaseiah, the son of Malchijah, 41the son of Ethni, the son of Zerah, 42the son of Adaiah, the son of Ethan, the son of Zimmah, the son of Shimei, 43the son of Jahath, the son of Gershon, the son of Levi. 44And the sons of Merari their brethren on the left hand were Ethan the son of Kishi, the son of Abdi, the son of Malluch, 45the son of Hashabiah, 46the son of Amzi, the son of Bani, the son of Shamer, 47the son of Mahli, the son of Mushi, 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. 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 were the sons of Aaron: Eleazar his son, Phinehas his son, Abishua his son, 51Bukki his son, Uzzi his son, Zerahiah his son, 52Meraioth his son, Amarih his son, Ahitub his son, 53Zadok his son, and Ahimaaz his son. 54And these are their residences in their villages, in their coasts, to the sons of Aaron, to their family the Kohathites; for they had the lot. 55And they gave them Hebron in the land of Judah, and its suburbs round about it. 56But the fields of the city, and its villages, they gave to Caleb the son of Jephunneh. 57And to the sons of Aaron they gave the cities of refuge, even Hebron, and Libnah and her suburbs round about, Selna and her suburbs, Eshtemoa and her suburbs, 58Jethar and her suburbs, Debir and her suburbs, 59Ashan and her suburbs, and Beth Shemesh and her suburbs. 60And of the tribe of Benjamin: Geba and her suburbs, Alemeth and her suburbs, and Anathoth and her suburbs. All their cities were thirteen cities according to their families. 61And to the sons of Kohath that were left of their families, there were given out of the tribe, namely, out of the half-tribe of Manasseh, by lot, ten cities. 62And to the sons of Gershon according to their families there were given thirteen cities of the tribe of Issachar, of the tribe of Asher, of the tribe of Naphtali, and of the tribe of Manasseh in Bashan. 63And to the sons of Merari according to their families there were given, by lot, twelve cities of the tribe of Reuben, of the tribe of Gad, and of the tribe of Zebulun. 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 Judah, and out of the tribe of the children of Simeon, 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 Kohath there were also given the cities of their borders out of the tribe of Ephraim. 67And they gave them the cities of refuge, Shechem and her suburbs in Mount Ephraim, Gezer and her suburbs, 68Jokmeam and her suburbs, Beth Horon and her suburbs, 69Aijalon and her suburbs, and Gath Rimmon and her suburbs. 70And of the half-tribe of Manasseh: Aner and her suburbs, and Bileam and her suburbs, to the sons of Kohath that were left, according to each family. 71To the sons of Gershon from the families of the half-tribe of Manasseh they gave Golan of Bashan and her suburbs, and Ashtaroth and her suburbs. 72And out of the tribe of Issachar: Kedesh and her suburbs, Daberath and her suburbs, 73Ramoth and Anem and their suburbs. 74And of the tribe of Asher: Mashal and her suburbs, Abdon and her suburbs, 75Hukok and her suburbs, and Rehob and her suburbs. 76And of the tribe of Naphtali: Kedesh in Galilee and her suburbs, Hammon and her suburbs, and Kirjathaim and her suburbs. 77To the sons of Merari that were left, they gave out of the tribe of Zebulun: Rimmon and her suburbs, and Tabor and her suburbs. 78And beyond the Jordan, Jericho west of the Jordan, they gave out of the tribe of Reuben: Bezer in the wilderness and her suburbs, Jahzah and her suburbs, 79Kedemoth and her suburbs, and Mephaath and her suburbs. 80Out of the tribe of Gad: Ramoth Gilead and her suburbs, Mahanaim and her suburbs, 81Heshbon and her suburbs, and Jazer and her suburbs.
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