1 Chronicles 8


The Genealogy of Benjamin

And Benjamin engendered Bela his first-born, and Ashbel the second, Aharah the third, Nohah the fourth, and Rapha the fifth. And [4were 1the sons 2to 3Bela] -- Addar, and Gera, and Abihud, and Abishua, and Naaman, and Ahoah, and Gera, and Shephuphan, and Huram. These are the sons of Ehud. These are rulers of the families to the ones dwelling in Geba, and they resettled them to Manahath. And Naaman, and Ahiah, and Gera, he resettled them. And he engendered Uzza and Ahihud. And Shaharaim engendered in the plain of Moab, after the ejecting them by him. Hushim and Baara were his wives. And he engendered from Hodesh his wife -- Jobab, and Zibia, and Mesha, and Malcham, 10 and Jeuz, and Shachia, and Mirma. These were his sons, rulers of the families. 11 And by Hushim he engendered Abitub, and Elpaal. 12 And the sons of Elpaal -- Eber, and Misham, and Shamed who built Ono, and Lod and her towns; 13 and Beriah and Shema, these are rulers of the families of the ones dwelling in Aijalon; these drove out the ones dwelling Gath. 14 And their brothers Shashak and Jeremoth, 15 and Zebadiah, and Arad, and Ader, 16 and Michael, and Ispah, and Joha, sons of Beriah. 17 And Zebadiah, and Meshullam, and Hezeki, and Heber, 18 and Ishmerai, and Jezliah, and Jobab, sons of Elpaal. 19 And Jakim, and Zichri, and Zabdi, 20 and Elienai, and Zilthai, and Eliel, 21 and Adaiah, and Beraiah, and Shimrath, sons of Shimhi. 22 And Ishpan, and Heber, and Eliel, 23 and Abdon, and Zichri, and Hanan, 24 and Hananiah, and Elam, and Antothijah, 25 and Iphdeiah, and Penuel sons of Shashak. 26 And Shamsherai, and Shehariah, and Athaliah, 27 and Jaresiah, and Eliah, and Zichri, sons of Jeroham. 28 These were rulers of the families according to their generations -- chiefs; these dwelt in Jerusalem. 29 And in Gibeon dwelt the father of Gibeon, and the name of his wife was Maachah. 30 And his son the first-born was Abdon, and Zur, and Kish, and Baal, and Nadab, 31 and Gedor, and his brethren, and Zacher. 32 And Mikloth engendered Shimeah. For also these [2over against 3their brethren 1dwelt] in Jerusalem, with their brethren. 33 And Ner engendered Kish, and Kish engendered Saul, and Saul engendered Jonathan, and Malchishua, and Abinadab, and Esh-baal. 34 And the son of Jonathan was Merib-baal; and Merib-baal engendered Micah. 35 And the sons of Michah -- Pithon, and Melech, and Tarea, and Ahaz. 36 And Ahaz engendered Jehoadah; and Jehoadah engendered Alemeth, and Azmaveth, and Zimri; and Zimri engendered Moza; 37 and Moza engendered Binea, Rapha his son, Eleasah his son, and Azel his son. 38 And to Azel were six sons, and these are their names -- Azrikam his first-born, and Ishmael, and Shearaiah, and Obadiah, and Hanan and Asa; all these were sons of Azel. 39 And the sons of Eshek his brother -- Ulam his first-born, and Jeush the second, and Eliphelet the third. 40 And [3were 1the sons 2of Ulam 5men 4mighty] in strength, stretching the bow, and multiplying sons, and sons of the sons -- a hundred and fifty; all these the sons of Benjamin.
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