1 Chronicles 8


The Genealogy of Benjamin

1And Benjamin engendered Bela his first-born, and Ashbel the second, Aharah the third, 2Nohah the fourth, and Rapha the fifth. 3And [4were 1the sons 2to 3Bela] -- Addar, and Gera, and Abihud, 4and Abishua, and Naaman, and Ahoah, 5and Gera, and Shephuphan, and Huram. 6These are the sons of Ehud. These are rulers of the families to the ones dwelling in Geba, and they resettled them to Manahath. 7And Naaman, and Ahiah, and Gera, he resettled them. And he engendered Uzza and Ahihud. 8And Shaharaim engendered in the plain of Moab, after the ejecting them by him. Hushim and Baara were his wives. 9And he engendered from Hodesh his wife -- Jobab, and Zibia, and Mesha, and Malcham, 10and Jeuz, and Shachia, and Mirma. These were his sons, rulers of the families. 11And by Hushim he engendered Abitub, and Elpaal. 12And the sons of Elpaal -- Eber, and Misham, and Shamed who built Ono, and Lod and her towns; 13and Beriah and Shema, these are rulers of the families of the ones dwelling in Aijalon; these drove out the ones dwelling Gath. 14And their brothers Shashak and Jeremoth, 15and Zebadiah, and Arad, and Ader, 16and Michael, and Ispah, and Joha, sons of Beriah. 17And Zebadiah, and Meshullam, and Hezeki, and Heber, 18and Ishmerai, and Jezliah, and Jobab, sons of Elpaal. 19And Jakim, and Zichri, and Zabdi, 20and Elienai, and Zilthai, and Eliel, 21and Adaiah, and Beraiah, and Shimrath, sons of Shimhi. 22And Ishpan, and Heber, and Eliel, 23and Abdon, and Zichri, and Hanan, 24and Hananiah, and Elam, and Antothijah, 25and Iphdeiah, and Penuel sons of Shashak. 26And Shamsherai, and Shehariah, and Athaliah, 27and Jaresiah, and Eliah, and Zichri, sons of Jeroham. 28These were rulers of the families according to their generations -- chiefs; these dwelt in Jerusalem. 29And in Gibeon dwelt the father of Gibeon, and the name of his wife was Maachah. 30And his son the first-born was Abdon, and Zur, and Kish, and Baal, and Nadab, 31and Gedor, and his brethren, and Zacher. 32And Mikloth engendered Shimeah. For also these [2over against 3their brethren 1dwelt] in Jerusalem, with their brethren. 33And Ner engendered Kish, and Kish engendered Saul, and Saul engendered Jonathan, and Malchishua, and Abinadab, and Esh-baal. 34And the son of Jonathan was Merib-baal; and Merib-baal engendered Micah. 35And the sons of Michah -- Pithon, and Melech, and Tarea, and Ahaz. 36And Ahaz engendered Jehoadah; and Jehoadah engendered Alemeth, and Azmaveth, and Zimri; and Zimri engendered Moza; 37and Moza engendered Binea, Rapha his son, Eleasah his son, and Azel his son. 38And 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. 39And the sons of Eshek his brother -- Ulam his first-born, and Jeush the second, and Eliphelet the third. 40And [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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