1 Chronicles 6

1The sonnes of Leui were Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.

2And the sonnes of Kohath, Amram, Izhar, and Hebron, and Vzziel.

3And the children of Amram, Aaron, and Moses and Miriam. And the sonnes of Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and Eleazar, and Ithamar.

4Eleazar begate Phinehas. Phinehas begate Abishua,

5And Abishua begate Bukki, and Bukki begate Vzzi,

6And Vzzi begate Zerahiah, and Zerahiah begate Meraioth.

7Meraioth begate Amariah, and Amariah begate Ahitub,

8And Ahitub begate Zadok, and Zadok begate Ahimaaz,

9And Ahimaaz begate Azariah, and Azariah begate Iohanan,

10And Iohanan begate Azariah (it was hee that was Priest in the house that Salomon built in Ierusalem)

11And Azariah begate Amariah, and Amariah begate Ahitub,

12And Ahitub begate Zadok, and Zadok begate Shallum,

13And Shallum begate Hilkiah, and Hilkiah begate Azariah,

14And Azariah begate Seraiah, and Seraiah begate Iehozadak,

15And Iehozadak departed when the Lord caried away into captiuitie Iudah and Ierusalem by the hand of Nebuchad-nezzar.

16The sonnes of Leui were Gershom, Kohath and Merari.

17And these be the names of the sonnes of Gershom, Libni, and Shimei.

18And the sonnes of Kohath were Amram, and Izhar, and Hebron and Vzziel.

19The sonnes of Merari, Mahli and Mushi: and these are the families of Leui concerning their fathers.

20Of Gershom, Libni his sonne, Iahath his sonne, Zimmah his sonne,

21Ioah his sonne, Iddo his sonne, Zerah his sonne, Ieaterai his sonne.

22The sonnes of Kohath, Aminadab his sonne, Korah his sonne, Assir his sonne,

23Elkanah his sonne, and Ebiasaph his sonne, and Assir his sonne,

24Tahath his sonne, Vriel his sonne, Vzziah his sonne, and Shaul his sonne,

25And the sonnes of Elkanah, Amasai, and Ahimoth.

26Elkanah. the sonnes of Elkanah, Zophai his sonne, and Nahath his sonne,

27Eliab his sonne, Ieroham his sonne, Elkanah his sonne,

28And the sonnes of Shemuel, the eldest Vashni, then Abiah.

29The sonnes of Merari were Mahli, Libni his sonne, Shimei his sonne, Vzzah his sonne,

30Shimea his sonne, Haggiah his sonne, Asaiah his sonne.

31And these be they whom Dauid set for to sing in the house of the Lord, after that the Arke had rest.

32And they ministred before the Tabernacle, euen the Tabernacle of the Congregation with singing, vntill Salomon had built ye house of the Lord in Ierusalem: then they continued in their office, according to their custome.

33And these ministred with their children: of the sonnes of Kohath, Heman a singer, the sonne of Ioel, the sonne of Shemuel,

34The sonne of Elkanah, the sonne of Ieroham, the sonne of Eliel, the sonne of Toah,

35The sonne of Zuph, the sonne of Elkanah, the sonne of Mahath, the sonne of Amasai,

36The sonne of Elkanah, the sonne of Ioel, the sonne of Azariah, the sonne of Zephaniah,

37The sonne of Tahath, the sonne of Assir, the sonne of Ebiasaph, the sonne of Korah,

38The sonne of Izhar, the sonne of Kohath, the sonne of Leui, the sonne of Israel.

39And his brother Asaph stoode on his right hand: and Asaph was the sonne of Berechiah, the sonne of Shimea,

40The sonne of Michael, the sonne of Baaseiah, the sonne of Malchiah,

41The sonne of Ethni, the sonne of Zerah, the sonne of Adaiah,

42The sonne of Ethan, the sonne of Zimmah, the sonne of Shimei,

43The sonne of Iahath, the sonne of Gershom, the sonne of Leui.

44And their brethren the sonnes of Merari were on the left hand, euen Ethan the sonne of Kishi, the sonne of Abdi, the sonne of Malluch,

45The sonne of Hashabiah, the sonne of Amaziah, the sonne of Hilkiah,

46The sonne of Amzi, the sonne of Bani, the sonne of Shamer,

47The sonne of Mahli, the sonne of Mushi, the sonne of Merari, the sonne of Leui.

48And their brethren the Leuites were appointed vnto all the seruice of the Tabernacle of the house of God,

49But Aaron and his sonnes burnt incense vpon the altar of burnt offering, and on the altar of incense, for all that was to do in the most holy place, and to make an atonement for Israel, according to all that Moses the seruant of God had commanded.

50These are also the sonnes of Aaron, Eleazar his sonne, Phinehas his sonne, Abishua his sonne,

51Bukki his sonne, Vzzi his sonne, Zerahiah his sonne,

52Meraioth his sonne, Amariah his sonne, Ahitub his sonne,

53Zadok his sonne, and Ahimaaz his sonne.

54And these are the dwelling places of them throughout their townes and coastes, euen of the sonnes of Aaron for the familie of the Kohathites, for the lot was theirs.

55So they gaue them Hebron in the lande of Iudah and the suburbes thereof rounde about it.

56But the fielde of the citie, and the villages thereof they gaue to Caleb the sonne of Iephunneh.

57And to the sonnes of Aaron they gaue the cities of Iudah for refuge, euen Hebron and Libna with their suburbes, and Iattir, and Eshtemoa with their suburbes,

58And Hilen with her suburbes, and Debir with her suburbes,

59And Ashan and her suburbes, and Bethshemesh and her suburbes:

60And of the tribe of Beniamin, Geba and her suburbes, and Alemeth with her suburbes, and Anathoth with her suburbes: all their cities were thirteene cities by their families.

61And vnto the sonnes of Kohath the remnant of the familie of the tribe, euen of the halfe tribe of the halfe of Manasseh, by lot ten cities.

62And to the sonnes of Gershom according to their families out of the tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of the tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, thirteene cities.

63Vnto the sonnes of Merari according to their families out of the tribe of Reuben, and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun, by lot twelue cities.

64Thus the children of Israel gaue to the Leuites cities with their suburbes.

65And they gaue by lot out of the tribe of the children of Iudah, and out of the tribe of the children of Simeon, and out of the tribe of the children of Beniamin, these cities, which they called by their names.

66And they of the families of the sonnes of Kohath, had cities and their coastes out of the tribe of Ephraim.

67And they gaue vnto them cities of refuge, Shechem in mount Ephraim, and her suburbes, and Gezer and her suburbes,

68Iokmeam also and her suburbes, and Bethhoron with her suburbes,

69And Aialon and her suburbes, and Gath Rimmon and her suburbes,

70And out of the halfe tribe of Manasseh, Aner and her suburbes, and Bileam and her suburbes, for the families of the remnant of the sonnes of Kohath.

71Vnto the sonnes of Gershom out of the familie of the halfe tribe of Manasseh, Golan in Bashan, and her suburbes, and Ashtaroth with her suburbes,

72And out of the tribe of Issachar, Kedesh and her suburbes, Daberath and her suburbes,

73Ramoth also and her suburbes, and Anem with her suburbes,

74And out of the tribe of Asher, Mashal and her suburbes, and Abdon and her suburbes,

75And Hukok and her suburbs, and Rehob and her suburbes,

76And out of the tribe of Naphtali, Kedesh in Galilea and her suburbes, and Hammon and her suburbes, and Kiriathaim and her suburbes.

77Vnto the rest of the children of Merari were giuen out of ye tribe of Zebulun Rimmon and her suburbes, Tabor and her suburbes,

78And on the other side Iorden by Iericho, euen on the Eastside of Iorden, out of the tribe of Reuben, Bezer in the wildernesse with her suburbes, and Iahzah with her suburbes,

79And Kedemoth with her suburbes, and Mephaath with her suburbes,

80And out of the tribe of Gad Ramoth in Gilead with her suburbes, and Mahanaim with her suburbes,

81And Heshbon with her suburbes, and Iaazer with her suburbes.

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