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1 CHRONICLES, III. father of Gilead, whom he 10 mar- B. C. 1753. ried when he was threescore years old; and she bare him Segub.

22 And Segub begat Jair, who had 10 took. three and twenty cities in the land of Gilead.

o Nu.32.41. De.3.14. Jos. 13.30.

23 And o he took Geshur, and Aram, with the towns of Jair, from them, with Kenath, and the towns thereof, even threescore cities. All these belonged to the sons of Ma-P ch.4.5. chir the father of Gilead.

24 And after that Hezron was dead q ver.34,35. in Caleb-ephratah, then Abiah, Hezron's wife, bare him Ashurpr ch.11.41. the father of Tekoa.

25 T And the sons of Jerahmeel the first-born of Hezron were, Ram, the first-born, and Bunah, and Oren, and Ozem, and Ahijah. 26 Jerahmeel had also another wife, whose name was Atarah; she was the mother of Onam.

s ver.9.

27 And the sons of Ram the firstborn of Jerahmeel were, Maaz, and t Jos. 15. 17. Jamin, and Eker.

ver. 19.

28 And the sons of Onam were, 11 Ephrath, Shammai, and Jada. And the sons of Shammai; Nadab, and Abishur. 29 And the name of the wife of


43 And the sons of Hebron; Korah, and Tappuah, and Rekem, and Shema.

44 And Shema begat Raham, the father of Jorkoam: and Rekem begat Shammai.

45 And the son of Shammai was Maon; and Maon was the father of Beth-zur.

46 And Ephah, Caleb's concubine, bare Haran, and Moza, and Gazez: and Haran begat Gazez.

47 And the sons of Jahdai; Regem, and Jotham, and Gesham, and Pelet, and Ephah, and Shaaph.

48 Maachah, Caleb's concubine, bare Sheber, and Tirhanah.

49 She bare also Shaaph the father of Madmannah, Sheva the father of Machbenah, and the father of Gibea: and the daughter of Caleb was Achsa.t

50 T These were the sons of Caleb the son of Hur, the first-born of 11 Ephratah; Shobal the father of Kirjath-jearim,

51 Salma the father of Beth-lehem, Hareph the father of Beth-gader. 52 And Shobal the father of Kirjath-jearim had sons; 12 Haroeh,

Abishur was Abihail, and she bare 12 or, Reaiah, and 13 half of the Manahethites.

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or, half of the Menu chites, or,


14or, Atarites,

or, crowns of the house of Joab.

34 Now Sheshan had no sons, u Ju.1.16. but daughters. And Sheshan had

a servant, an Egyptian, whose name v Je.35.2. was Jarha.

35 And Sheshan his daugh

53 And the families of Kirjath-jearim; the Ithrites, and the Puhites, and the Shumathites, and the Mishraites; of them came the Zareathites, and the Eshtaulites.

54 The sons of Salma; Beth-lehem, and the Netophathites, 14 Ataroth, the house of Joab, and half of the Manahethites, the Zorites.

55 And the families of the scribes which dwelt at Jabez; the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, and Suchathites. These are the Kenites & that came of Hemath, the father of the house of Rechab.v


1 The sons of David: 10 His line to Zedekiah.

tor to Jarh his servants davife; (CHAP. 3.) Now, these were the sons of Da

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3 The fifth, Shephatiah of Abital: the sixth, Ithream by Eglah his wife.

4 These six were born unto him in Hebron: and there he reigned seven years and six months: and c in Jerusalem he reigned thirty and three years.

5 And these were born unto him in Jerusalem; 2 Shimea, and Sho




bab, and Nathan, and Solomon, B. C. 1300. | Etam; Jezreel, and Ishma, and four, of 3 Bath-shua the daughter

of 4 Ammiel:

6 Ibhar also, and 5 Elishama, and Eliphelet,

7 And Nogah, and Nepheg, and Japhia,

8 And Elishama, and 6 Eliada, and Eliphelet, nine.

9 These were all the sons of David, beside the sons of the concubines, and Tamar d their sister.

10 And Solomon's son was Rehoboam, 7 Abia his son, Asa his son, Jehoshaphat his son,

11 Joram his son, 8 Ahaziah his son, Joash his son,

12 Amaziah his son, 9 Azariah his son, Jotham his son,

13 Ahaz his son, Hezekiah his son, Manasseh his son,

11 Amon his son, Josiah his son. 15 And the sons of Josiah were, the first-born 10 Johanan, the se-i cond 11Jehoiakim, the third 12 Zedekiah, the fourth Shallum. 16 And the sons of Jehoiakim: 13 Jeconiah his son, Zedekiah his


17 And the sons of Jeconiah; Assir, 14 Salathiel his son,

18 Malchiram also and Pedaiah, and Shenazar, Jecamiah, Hoshama, and Nedabiah.

19 And the sons of Pedaiah were, Zerubbabel, and Shimei: and the sons of Zerubbabel; Meshullam, and Hananiah, and Shelomith their sister:

20 And Hashubah, and Ohel, and Berechiah, and Hasadiah, Jushabhesed, five.

21 And the sons of Hananiah; Pelatiah, and Jesaiah: the sons of Rephaiah, the sons of Arnan, the sons of Obadiah,the sons of Shechaniah.

3 or, BathSheba, 2Sa.11.3.

Idbash and the name of their sister was Hazelelponi:

4 And Penuel the father of Gedor, and Ezer the father of Hushah. or, Eliam,These are the sons of Hur, the first2sa.11.3. born of Ephratah, the father of

5 or, Elishua, Beth-lehem. 25a.5.15.

6 or, Beeliada, ch. 14.7.


d 2Sa. 13.1.
or, Abijam,
Iki. 15.1.

or, Jehoa-

2 Ch.21.17. 9 or, Uzziah, 2K1.15.30.

10 Jehoahaz, 2K1.23.30.

11 or, Eliakim, 2Ki.23.34. 12 or, Mattaniah, 13 or, Jehoi2K1.24.17.

achin, 2Ki.21.6. or, Coniah, Je.22.24. 14 Shealtiel. 15 Hiskijahu. (CHAP. 4.) a Ge.46.12. 1or, Chelubai, ch.2.9. or, Caleb, ch.2.18.

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22 And the sons of Shechaniah; Shemaiah: and the sons of She-4 If thou maiah; Hattush, and Igeal, and Bariah, and Neariah, and Shaphat,


23 And the sons of Neariah Elioenai, and 15 Hezekiah, and Azrikam, three.


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or, the city of Nahash. 7 or, Hathath, and Meonothai,

5 do me.

who begat. or, inhabi

tants of

the valley. 9 That is, craftsmen. c Ne.11.35.

10 or, Uinaz,

11 or, the
12 or, Jhudi-

jah, men-

5 And Asher the father of Tekoah had two wives, Helah and Naarah.

6 And Naarah bare him Ahuzam, and Hepher, and Temeni, and Ahashtari. These were the sons of Naarah.

7 And the sons of Helah were, Zereth and Jezoar, and Ethnan.

8 And Coz begat Anub, and Zobebah, and the families of Aharhel the son of Harum.

9 And Jabez was more honourable b than his brethren: and his mother called his name 3 Jabez, saying, because I bare him with


10 And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, 40 that thon wouldest bless me indeed, and enlarge my coast, and that thine hand wouldest 5 keep me from evil, that might be with me, and that thou it may not grieve me! And God granted him that which he requested.

11 T And Chelub the brother of Shuah begat Mehir, which was the father of Eshton.

12 And Eshton begat Beth-rapha, and Paseah, and Tehinnah the father of 6 Irnahash. These are the

men of Rechah.

13 And the sons of Kenaz; Othniel, and Seraiah: and the sons of Othniel; 7 Hathath.

14 And Meonothai begat Ophrah: and Seraiah begat Joab, the father of the valley of 9 Charashim; for c they were craftsmen.

15 And the sons of Caleb the son of Jephunneh; Iru, Elah, and NaKenaz. am: and the sons of Elah, 10 even

16 And the sons of Jehaleleel; Ziph, and Ziphah, Tiria, and Asareel.

17 And the sons of Ezra were, Jether, and Mered, and Epher, and Jalon and she bare Miriam, and Shammai, and Ishbah the father of Eshtemoa.

18 And his wife 11 Jehudijah bare bered the father of Gedor, and le

thiel the father of Zanoah. And these are the sons of Bithiah the daughter of Pharaoh, which Mered took.

19 And the sons of his wife 12 Hodiah the sister of Naham, the fa


The line of Reuben. side of the valley, to seek pasture for their flocks.

1 CHRONICLES, V. ther of Keilah the Garmite, and B. C. 1300. Eshtemoa the Maachathite.


20 And the sons of Shimon were, 13 or, Jemuel, Amnon, and Rinnah, Ben-hanan, and Tilon. And the sons of Ishi were, Zoheth, and Ben-zoheth.

Ex.6.15. Nu.26.12.

21 The sons of Shelah the son 14 or, Jachin, of Judah were, Er, the father of Le- Zohar. cah, and Laadah the father of Ma-15 unto. reshah, and the families of the house of them that wrought fine linen, of the house of Ashbea,

22 And Jokim, and the men of Chozeba, and Joash, and Saraph,| who had the dominion in Moab, and Jashubi-lehem. And these are ancient things.

23 These were the potters, and those that dwelt among plants and hedges there they dwelt with the king for his work.

21 The sons of Simeon were, 13 Nemuel, and Jamin, 14 Jarib, Zerah, and Shaul:

25 Shallum his son, Mibsam his son, Mishma his son.

26 And the sons of Mishma; Hamuel his son, Zacchur his son, Shimei his son.

16 or, Balah,

Jos. 19.3.

17 or, Eltolad,

Jos. 19.4.

18 or, Hazarsusah,

Jos. 19.5.

19 or, Ether,

Jos. 19.7.

20 Baalethbeer,

Jos. 19.8.

21 or, as they divided themselves by nations among them.

22 coming.

27 And Shimei had sixteen sons, and six daughters; but his brethren d 2Ki. 18.8, had not many children, neither did all their family multiply 15 like to the children of Judah.


e Nu.32.1-4.

28 And they dwelt at Beer-sheba, f Ex.17.16. and Moladah, and Hazar-shual,

29 And at 16 Bilhah, and at Ezem,

and at 17 Tolad,

30 And at Bethuel, and at Hormah, and at Ziklag.


1Sa. 15.8.



(CHAP. 5.)

31 And at Beth-marcaboth, and 18 Hazarsusim, and at Beth-birei, a Ge.29.32. and at Shaaraim. These were their b Ge.35.22. cities unto the reign of David. 32 And their villages were, 19 Etam, and Ain, Rimmon, and Tochen, and Ashan, five cities:

33 And all their villages that were round about the same cities, unto

e Ge. 48. 15. d Ge.49.8, 10. Ps.60.7. Mi.5.2.


40 And they found fat pasture and good, and the land was wide, and quiet, and peaceable; for they of Ham had dwelt there of old.

41 And these written by name came in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah, and smote d their tents, and the habitations that were found there, and destroyed them utterly unto this day, and dwelt in their rooms: because there was pasture e there for their flocks,

42 And some of them, even of the sons of Simeon, five hundred men, went to mount Seir, having for their captains Pelatiah, and Neariah, and Rephaiah, and Uzziel, the sons of Ishi.

43 And they smote the rest of the Amalekites f that were escaped, and dwelt there unto this day." CHAPTER V. The line of Reuben unto the captivity.

Nfirst-born of Israel, (for he a

TOW the sons of Reuben the

was the first-born; but, forasmuch as he b defiled his father's bed, his birthright was given c unto the sons of Joseph the son of Israel; and the genealogy is not to be reckoned after the birthright.

2 For Judah d prevailed above his brethren, and of him came the chief 1 ruler; but the birthright was Joseph's :)

3 The sons, e I say, of Reuben the first-born of Israel, were, Hanoch, and Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi.

4 The sons of Joel; Shemaiah his son, Gog his son, Shimei his son, 5 Micah his son, Reaia his son, Baal his son,

6 Beerah his son, whom 2 Tilgath-pilneser king of Assyria carried away captive: he was prince of the Reubenites.

7 And his brethren by their fami

20 Baal. These were their habita-1 or, prince. lies, (when the genealogy of their

tions, and 21 their genealogy.

34 And Meshobab, and Jamlech, and Joshah the son of Amaziah, 35 And Joel, and Jehu the son of Josibiah, the son of Seraiah, the son of Asiel,

36 And Elioenai, and Jaakobah, and Jeshohaiah, and Asaiah, and Adiel, and Jesimiel, and Benaiah, 37 And Ziza the son of Shiphi, the son of Allon, the son of Jedaiah, the son of Shimri, the son of Shemaiah;

38 These 22 mentioned by their] names were princes in their families; and the house of their fathers increased greatly.

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39 And they went to the en-i Jos. 13.11. trance of Gedor, even unto the east

generations was reckoned,) were the chief, Jeiel, and Zechariah,

8 And Bela the son of Azaz, the son of 3 Shema, the son of Joel, who dwelt in Aroer, f even unto Nebo and Baal-meon:

9 And eastward he inhabited unto the entering in of the wilderness from the river Euphrates; because their cattle were multiplied in the land of Gilead.g

10 And in the days of Saul they made war with the Hagaritesh who fell by their hand: and they dwelt in their tents 4 throughout all the east land of Gilead.

11 ¶And the children of Gad dwelt over against them, in the land ofi Bashan, unto Salcah:

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17 All these were reckoned by genealogies in the days of Jotham king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam m king of Israel.

18 The sons of Reuben, and

o ver.22.

p 2Ch.18.31.
q 2Ch.14.11.
84.11, 12.
led captive.
souls of


men: as

r Jos.23.10.

$ 2Ki. 15.29.


t 2Ki.17.7-18.

the Gadites, and half the tribe of 9 men of
Manasseh, 6 of valiant men, men
able to bear buckler and sword, and
to shoot with bow, and skilful in
war, were four and forty thousand
seven hundred and three score,
that went out to the war.
19 And n they made war with the
Hagarites, with Jetur, and Nephish,
and Nodab.

20 And othey were helped against them, and the Hagarites were delivered into their hand, and all that were with them: for they p cried to God in the battle, and he was entreated of them; because q they put their trust in him.

u 2Ki. 15.19.
v 2Ki. 18.11.
(CHAP. 6.)
a Ge.46.11.
1 or, Ger-
ver. 16.
b ver.22.
e Le. 10.1,16.

21 And they 7 took away their d Nu.25.11, cattle; of their camels fifty thou


sand, and of sheep two hundred e 2Sa.8.17. and fifty thousand, and of asses f 2Ch.26.17. two thousand, and of men an hun-2 house. dred thousand.


26 And u the God of Israel stirred up the spirit of Pul king of Assyria, and the spirit of Tilgath-pilneser king of Assyria, and he carried them away, (even the Reubenites, and the Gadites, and the half tribe of Manasseh,) and brought them unto Halah, and Habor, and Hara, and to the river Gozan,unto this day. CHAPTER VI.

The sons of Levi.

THE of

THE a sons of Levi; 1 Gershon,

2 And the sons of Kohath; Amram, Izhar, b and Hebron, and Uzziel.

3 And the children of Amram; Aaron and Moses, and Miriam. The sons also of Aaron; Nadab c and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.


Eleazar begat Phinehas, d Phinehas begat Abishua,

5 And Abishua begat Bukki, and Bukki begat Uzzi,

6 And Uzzi begat Zerahiah, and Zerahiah begat Maraioth,

7 Meraioth begat Amariah, and Amariah begat Ahitub,

8 And Ahitub e begat Zadok, and Zadok begat Ahimaaz,

9 And Ahimaaz begat Azariah, and Azariah begat Johanan,

10 And Johanan begat Azariah, (he it is that fexecuted the priest's office in the 2 temple that Solomon built in Jerusalem :)

11 And Azariah begat Amariah, g and Amariah begat Ahitub,

12 And Ahitub begat Zadok, and Zadok begat 3 Shallum,

13 And Shallum begat Hilkiah, and Hilkiah begat Azariah,

14 And Azariah begat Seraiah, h and Seraiah begat Jehozadak,

15 And Jehozadak went into captivity, when i the LORD carried away Judah and Jerusalem by the hand of Nebuchadnezzar.

16 The sons of Levi; 4 Ger

g Ezr.7.3. 22 For there fell down many slain, because r the war was of God. 3 or, Meshul- shom, Kohath, and Merari.

And they dwelt in their steads until the captivity.s

23 And the children of the half tribe of Manasseh dwelt in the land: they increased from Bashan unto Baal-hermon, and Senir, and unto mount Hermon.


h Ne. 11.11.
2Ki.25. 18.

4 or, Gershon,
ver. 1.

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5 or, Ethan,

or, Adaiah,


or, Ethni,


or, Izhar,

17 And these be the names of the sons of Gershom; Labni, and Shimei. 18 And the sons of Kohath were, Amram, and Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel.

19 The sons of Merari: Mahli, and Mushi. And these are the families of the Levites, according to their fathers.

20 Of Gershom; Libni his son, Jahath his son, Zimmah his son, 21 5 Joah his son, 6 lddo his son, Zerah his son, 7 Jeaterai his son. 22 The sons of Kohath; 8 Ammior, Zepha-nadab his son, Korah his son, Assir niah, Aza- his son. riah, Joel, ver.36.

ver.2, 18.

23 Elkanah his son, and Ebiasaph his son, and Assir his son,

24 Tahath his son, 9 Uriel his son,

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Uzziah his son, and Shaul his son. 25 And the sons of Elkanah; Amasai, and Ahimoth.

26 As for Elkanah: the sons of Elkanah; 10 Zophai his son, and, Nahath & his son.

27 Eltab his son, Jeroham his son, Elkanah his son.

28 And the sons of Samuel; the first-born 11 Vashni, and Abrah. 29 The sons of Merari: Mahli, Libni his son, Shimei his son, Uzza his son.

30 Shimei his son, Haggiah his son, Asaiah his son.

31 And these are they whom David set over the service of song in the house of the LORD, after that the ark had rest.?

32 And they ministered before the dwelling-place of the tabernacle of the congregation with singing, until Solomon had built the house of the LORD in Jerusalem: and then they waited on their office according to their order.

33 And these are they that 12 waited with their children. Of the sons of the Kohathites: Heman ma singer, the son of Joel, the son of Shemuel,

31 The son of Elkanah, the son of Jeroham. the son of Elel, the son of 13 Toah,

35 The son of 14 Zuph, the son of Elkanah. the son of Mahath, the son of Amasai,

The office of Aaron.

B. C. 1300. 48 Their brethren also the Levites were appointed r unto all manner of service of the tabernacle of the house of God.

10 or, Zuph, ver.35. IS2.1.1.

& ver.34, Tuah.

11 called also Joel, ver.33, 183.8.2.

1 ch.16.1.

12 stood. m Ps.88,title.

13 ver.26, Nahath.

14 or, Zophai. 15 ver.24,


n Ex.6.24.

o Ne.7.44.

Ps.73, &c. titles.

p ver.21.

16 called Jeduthun, ch.9.16.


36 The son of Elkanah, the son of 15 Joel, the son of Azariah, the q Ps.89, title. son of Zephaniah,

37 The son of Tahath, the son of Assir, the son of Ebiasaph, n the son of Korah,

38 The son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, the son of Israel.

39 And his brother Asaph, o (who stood on his right hand,) even Asaph the son of Berachiah, the son of Shimea,

40 The son of Michael, the son of Baaseiah, the son of Malchiah, 41 The son of Ethni, p the son of Zerah, the son of Adaiah, 42 The son of Ethan, the son of Zimmah, the son of Shimei, 43 The son of Jahath, the son of Gershom, the son of Levi.

44 And their brethren, the sons of Merari, stood on the left hand: 16 Ethan q the son of 17 Kishi, the son of Abdi, the son of Malluch, 45 The son of Hashabiah, the son of Amaziah, the son of Hilkiah, 46 The son of Amzi, the son of Bani, the son of Shamer,

47 The son of Mahli, the son of Mushi, the son of Merari, the son of Levi.

17 or, Kushaiah. ch. 15.17.

r Nu.8.5-11. 8 Le. 1.9. t Ex.30.7. u ver.4-8.

v Jos.XXI.

Jos. 14.13. 15.13.

18 or, Holon, Jos.21.15.

19 or, Ain,


20 or, Almon, Jos.21.18.

x ver.66. y Nu.3.20.

49 But Aaron and his sons offered upon the altar of the burntoffering, s and on the altart of incense, and were appointed for all the work of the place most holy, and to make an atonement for Israel, according to all that Moses the servant of God had commanded.

50 And these are the sons of Aaron; Eleazar u his son, Phinehas his son, Abishua his son.

51 Bakki his son, Uzzi his son, Zerahiah his son,

52 Meraioth his son, Amariah his son, Ahitub his son,

53 Zadok his son, Ahimaaz his son. 54 Now these v are their dwelling-places throughout their castles in their coasts, of the sons of Aaron, of the families of the Kohathites: for their's was the lot.

55 And they gave them Hebron in the land of Judah, and the suburbs thereof round about it.

56 But the fields of the city, and the villages thereof, they gave w to Caleb the son of Jephunneh.

57 And to the sons of Aaron they gave the cities of Judah, namely, Hebron, the city of refuge, and Libnah with her suburbs, and Jattir, and Eshternoa. with their suburbs. 58 And 1 Hilen with her suburbs, Debir with her suburbs,

59 And 19 Ashan with her suburbs, and Beth-shemeshwithher suburbs: 60 And out of the tribe of Benjamin: Geba with her suburbs, and 20 Alemeth with her suburbs, and Anathoth with her suburbs. All their cities, throughout their families, were thirteen cities.

61 And unto the sons of Kohath, which were left z of the family of that tribe, were cities given out of the half tribe, namely, out of the half tribe of Manasseh, by lot, ten cities. 62 And to the sons of Gershom throughout 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 Manasseli in Bashan,thirteen cities. 63 Unto the sons of Merari y were given by lot, throughout their families, out of the tribe of Reuben, and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun, twelve cities. 61 And the children of Israel gave to the Levites these cities with their suburbs.

65 And 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

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