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Uzziah his son, and Shaul his son. 25 And the sous of Elkanah; Amasai, and Alumotà.


26 As for Elkanah: the sons of Ekunah; 19 Zophai his son, and Nahath & his son.

27 Eliab his son, Jeroham his son, Elkanah his son.

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

30 Shimei his son, Haggiah his son, Asarah his son.

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

32 And they ministered before the dwelling-lice of the tabernacle of the congregation with sinzinz, until Solomon had but 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: Henan ma singer, the son of Joel, the son of Shemuel,

31 The Son of Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Enel, the son of 13 Toah,

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.

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 hus son.

51 Bakki his son, Uzzi his son, Zerahiah his son, 52 Meraioth 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.

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 Admah. 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.

10 or, Zuch,

à ver.34,

11 called also
Joel, ver.33,

1 ch.16.1.

12 stood.

m Ps.88,title.

13 ver.26,

14 or, Zophai.

15 ver.24,


n Ex.6.24.

o Ne.7.44.
Ps.73, &c.

p ver.21.

16 called

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

36 The son of Elkanah, the son of 15 Joel, the son of Azariah, the 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.

r Nu.8.5-11.

39 And his brother Asaph, o (who
stood on his right hand.) even Asaph Le.1.9.
the son of Berachiah, the son of

t Ex.30.7.
u ver.4-8.

v Jos.XXI.
w Jos. 14.13.

q Ps.89, title.

17 or, Kush-

18 or, Holon,

19 or, Ain,

20 or, Almon,

x ver.66.

y Nu.3.20.

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 u 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 Eshtemoa, with their suburbs. 58 And 1 Hilen with her suburbs, Debir with her suburbs,

59 And 13 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 Manasseh in Bashan,thirteen cities. 63 Unto the sons of Merari y were given by lot, throughout their fami lies, 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

Cities of the Levites.


Genealogies. children of Benjamin, these cities, B. C. 1444. twenty thousand and six hundred. which are called by their names.

66 And z the residue of the families of the sons of Kohath had cities of their coasts out of the tribe of Ephraim.

3 And the sons of Uzzi; Izrahiah: and the sons of Izrahiah; Michael, and Obadiah. and Joel, Ishiali, five: all of them chief men.

67 And they gave unto them, of the cities of refuge, Shechem in mount Ephraim with her suburbs; they gave also Gezer with her suburbs, 68 And Jokmeam a with her suburbs, and Beth-horon with her! suburbs,

4 And with them, by their generations, after the house of their fathers, were bands of soldiers for war, six and thirty thousand men: for they had many wives and sons. 5 And their brethren, among all the families of Issachar, c were valiant men of might, reckoned in all

€9 And Aijalon with her suburbs, b De.4.41-43. by their genealogies, fourscore and and Gath-rimmon with her suburbs: 70 And out of the half tribe of Manasseh; Aner with her suburbs, c 1Ki.22.3,


and Bileam with her suburbs, for the family of the remnant of the sons of Kohath.

71 Unto the sons of Gershom were given out of the family of the half tribe of Manasseh, Golan in Bashan with her suburbs, and Ashtaroth with her suburbs:

72 And out of the tribe of Issachar ; Kedesh with her suburbs, Daberath with her suburbs,

73 And Ramoth with her suburbs, and Anem with her suburbs:

74 And out of the tribe of Asher; Mashal with her suburbs, and Abdon with her suburbs,

75 And Hukok with her suburbs, and Rehob with her suburbs:

z ver.61.

So And out of the tribe of Gad; c Ramoth in Gilead with her suburbs, and Mahanaim d with her suburbs, 81 And Heshbon with her suburbs, and Jazer with her suburbs.

a Jos.22.21-
35, where

many of
these cities
have other


d Ge.32.2.



(CHAP. 7.)

a Ge.46.13.

1 Phuvah,

b ch.27.1.

76 And out of the tribe of Naphtali; Kedesh in Galilee with her suburbs, and Hammon with her suburbs, and Kirjathaim with her suburbs.

77 Unto the rest of the children of Merari were given, out of the tribe of Zebulun, Rimmon with her su- c ch.12.32. burbs, Tabor with her suburbs:

79 And on the other side Jordan' by Jericho, on the east side of Jordan, were given them out of the tribe of Reuben, Bezer in the wilderness with her suburbs, and Jahzah with e 2Ch.17.13. her suburbs,


79 Kedemoth also with her suburbs, and Mephaath with her sub


d ch.8.1.&c.

f Nu.26.39,
and Hu-

2 or, Iri,

seven thousand.

6 The sons of Benjamin; d Bela, and Becher, and Jediael, three. 7 And the sons of Bela; Ezbon, and Uzzi, and Uzziel, and Jerimoth, and Iri, five; heads of the house of their fathers, mighty men of valour; and were reckoned by their genealogies twenty and two thousand and thirty and four.

8 And the sons of Becher; Zemira, and Joash, and Eliezer, and Elioenai, and Omri, and Jerimoth, and Abiah, and Anathoth, and Alameth. All these are the sons of Becher.

9 And the number of them, after their genealogy by their generations, heads of the house of their fathers, mighty men of valour, was twenty thousand and two hundred.

10 The sons also of Jediael; Bilhan: and the sons of Bilhan; Jeush, and Benjamin, and Ehud, and Chenaanah, and Zethau, and Tharshish, and Ahishahar.

11 All these the sons of Jediael, by the heads of their fathers; mighty e men of valour, were seventeen thousand and two hundred soldiers, fit to go out for war and battle.

12 Shuppim falso, and Huppim, the children of 2 Ir, and Hushim, the sons of 3 Aher.

13 T The sons of Naphtali; Jahziel, and Guni, and Jezer, and Shallum, the sons of Bilhah."

The sons of Issachar.

15 And Machir took to wife the sister of Huppim g and Shuppim, whose sister's name was Maachah ;) and the name of the second was Zelophchad: and Zelophehad had daughters.


TOW a the sons of Issachar were, 3 or, Ahiram, 16 And Maachah the wife of MaTola, and 1 Puah, Jashub, and Shimron, four.


chir bare a son, and she called his name Peresh; and the name of his brother was Sheresh; and his sons were Ulam and Rakein.

2 And the sons of Tola; Uzzi, and Rephaiah, and Jeriel, and Jalimai, g ver. 12. and Jibsain, and Shemuel, heads of their father's house, to wit, of Tola: they were valiant men of might in their generations; whose number b was, in the days of David, two and!

h 1Sa. 12.11.

17 And the sons of Ulam; Bedan.h These were the sons of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh. 18 And his sister Hammoleketh

14 T The sons of Manasseh; Ashriel, whom she bare: (but his concubine the Aramitess bare Machir the father of Gilead:


1 CHRONICLES, VIII. bare Ishod, and Abiezer, i and B. C. 1100. Mahalah.

19 And the sons of Shemidah were, Ahian, and Shechem, and Likhi, Nu.26.30, and Aniam.


20 And the sons of Ephraim; Shuthelah, and Bered his son, and Tahath his son, and Eladah his son, and Tahath his son,


21 And Zabad his son,and Shuthelah his son, and Ezer, and Elead, whom the men of Gath that were born in that land slew, because

m Job 2.11.

The sons of Benjamin.

they came down to take away their 4 i.e. in evil. Now Benjamin begat Bela his

the second,

22 And Ephraim their father l mourned many days, and his brethren came m to comfort him.

23 And when he went in to his wife, she conceived, and bare a son, and he called his name 4 Beriah, because n it went evil with his house.o

k Nu.26.35.

n Ge.35.18.

o 2Sa.23.5.

5 or, Nun,
Nu. 13.8,16.

21 (And his daughter was Sherah, who built Beth-loron the nether, p Jos. 16.7. and the upper, and Uzzen-sherah.) 25 And Rephah was his son, also Resheph, and Telah his son, and Tahan his son,

6 daughters.

7 or, Adasa.

26 Laadan his son, Ammihud his son, Elishama his son, 275 Non his son,Jehoshuah his son.

q Jos. 17.7,11.


28 And their possessions andr Ge.46. 17. habitations were, Beth-el and the towns thereof, and eastward Naaran,p and westward Gezer with the s ver.34, 6 towns thereof, Shechem also and Shamer. the towns thereof, unto 7 Gaza and the towns thereof:

t ver.32,

29 And by the borders of the children of Manasseh, q Beth-shean and her towns, Taanach and her towns, Megiddo and her towus,Dor and her towns. In these dwelt the children of Joseph the son of Israel. 30 The sons of Asher; r Imnah, 1 or, Ard, Ge.46.21. and Isuah, and Ishuai, and Beriah,| and Serah their sister.

(CHAP. 8.)

31 And the sons of Beriah; Heber, a Ju.3.15.
and Malchiel, who is the father of

32 And Heber begat Japhlet, and Shomer, s and Hotham, and Shua their sister.

2 or, Shu


33 And the sons of Japhlet; Pasach, and Bimhal, and Ashvath: these b ch.2.52. are the children of Japhlet.

34 And the sons of Shamer; t Ahi, and Rohgah, Jehubbah, and Aram. 35 And the sous of his brother Helem; Zophah, and Imna, and Shelesh, and Amal.

36 The sons of Zophah; Suah, and Harnepher, and Shual, and Beri, e ver.21. and Imrah,

37 Bezer, and Hod, and Shamma, 3 or, Shema, and Shilshah,and Ithran,and Beera.

ver. 13.

38 And the sons of Jether; Jephunneh, and Pispah, and Ara.

c Ru. 1.1.

d Ezr.2.33.

Genealogies. 39 And the sons of Ulla; Arah, and Haniel, and Rezia.

40 All these were the children of Asher, heads of their father's house, choice and mighty men of valour, chief of the princes. And the number, throughout the genealogy of them that were apt to the war and to battle, was twenty and six thousand men.

and Aharah the third,

2 Nohah the fourth, and Rapha the fifth.


3 And the sons of Bela were, Addar, and Gera, and Abihud, 4 And Abishua, and Naaman, and Ahoah,

5 And Gera, a and 2 Shephuphan, and Huram.

6 And these are the sons of Ehud: these are the heads of the fathers of the inhabitants of Geba, and they removed them to Manahath:b 7 And Naaman, and Aliah, and Gera, he removed them, and begat Uzza, and Ahihud.

8 And Shaharaim begat children in the country of Moab, c after he had sent them away; Hushim and Baara were his wives.

9 And he begat of Hodesh his wife, Jobab, and Zibia, and Mesha, and Malcham,

10 And Jehuz, and Shachia, and Mirma. These were his sons, heads of the fathers.

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Families in Jerusalem. 24 And Hananiah, and Elam, and B. C. 1400. [ren of Benjamin, and of the childAntothijah,

ren of Ephraim, and Manasseh;

25 And Iphedeiah, and Penuel, the sons of Shashak;

4 Uthai the son of Ammihud, the son of Omri, the son of Imri, the son of Bani, of the children of Pharez the son of Judah.

26 And Shamsherai, and Shehariah, and Athaliah,

27 And Jaresiah, and Eliah, and Zichri, the sons of Jeroham.

28 These were heads of the fathers, by their generations, chief men. These f dweit in Jerusalem. 29 And at Gibeon dwelt the 4 father of Gibeon, (whose wife's name was Maachah :)

30 And his first-born son Abdon,
and Zur, and Kish, and Baal, and or, Shi-

31 And Gedor, and Ahio, and 5. Zacher.


32 And Mikloth begat 6 Shimeah. g 1Sa. 14.49, And these also dwelt with their brethren in Jerusalem, over against them.

f Jos. 18.28.
Ne. 11.1.

39 And the sons of Eshek his brother were, Ulam his first born, Jehush the second, and Eliphelet the third.

4 called

or, Zecha-


2 Now a the first inhabitants that dwelt in their possessions in their cities were, the Israelites, the priests, Levites, and the Nethinims.b


33 And Ner begat Kish, and Kish begat Saul, and Saul begat Jonathan, and Malchi-shua, and Abinadab, g and 7 Esh-baal.

34 And the son of Jonathan was 88 Merib-baal; and Merib-baal begat Micah.

35 And the sons of Micah were, Pithon, and Melech, and 9 Tarea, and Ahaz.

9 or, Tahrea,

36 And Ahaz begat Jehoadah; h
and Jeheadah begat Alemeth, and
Azmaveth, and Zimri; and Zimri h ch.9.42,
begat Moza,


37 And Moza begat Binea: Rapha i was his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son.

3 And in Jerusalem c dwelt of the children of Judah, and of the child

or, Ishbo-

9 And their brethren, according to their generations, nine hundred and fifty and six. All these men were chief of the fathers in the house of their fathers.

10 T And d of the priests; Jedaiah, and Jehoiarib, and Jachin,

11 And Azariah e the son of Hilor, Mephi-kiah, the son of Meshullam, the bosheth, son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, 2Sa.1.4. the son of Ahitub, the ruler of the house of God;


12 And Adaiah the son of Jeroham, the son of Pashur, the son of Malchijah, and Maasiai the son of Adiel, the son of Jahzerah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Meshillemith, the son of Immer;

i ch.9.43,

38 And Azel had six sons, whose names are these, Azrikam, Bocheru, and Ishmael, and Sheariah, and (CHAP. 9.) of God. Obadiah, and Hanan. All these were the sons of Azel.

a Ezr.2.70.

40 And the sons of Ulam were mighty men of valour, archers, and had many sons, and sons' sons, an hundred and fifty. All these are c Ne. 11.1. of the sons of Benjamin. CHAPTER IX.

b Jos.9.27.


The genealogies of Israel and Judah.
O all Israel were reckoned by
genealogies; and, behold, they
were written in the book of the d Ne. 11.10,
kings of Israel and Judah, who
were carried away to Babylon for
their transgression.


e Ne.11.11,

5 And of the Shilonites; Asaiah the first-born, and his sons.

mighty men
of valour.

6 And of the sons of Zerah; Jeuel, and their brethren, six hundred and ninety.

7 And of the sons of Benjamin; Sallu the son of Meshullam, the son of Hodaviah, the son of Hasenuah. 8 And Ibneiah the son of Jeroham, and Elah the son of Uzzi, the son of Michri, and Meshullam the son of Shephathiah, the son of Reuel, the son of Ibnijah;

13 And their brethren, heads of the house of their fathers, a thousand and seven hundred and threescore; 1 very able men for the work of the service of the house

14 And of the Levites; Shemaiah the son of Hasshub, the son of Asrikam, the son of Hashabiah, of the sons of Merari;

15 And Bakbakkar, Heresh, and Galal, and Mattaniah the son of Micah, the son of Zichri, the son of Asaph :

16 And Obadiah the son of Shemaiah, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun, and Berechiah the son of Asa, the son of Elkanah, that dwelt in the villages of the Netophathites.

17 And the porters were Shallum, and Akkub, and Talman, and Ahiman, and their brethren: Shallum was the chief;

18 (Who hitherto waited in the king's gate eastward :) they were porters in the companies of the children of Levi.

19 And Shallum the son of Kore, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah, and his brethren (of the house of his father,) the Korahites, were

Duties of the priests.


Saul's overthrow. over the work of the service, keep-| B. C. 1200. |nerations:these dwelt atJerusalem. ers of the 2 gates of the tabernacle and their fathers, being over the host of the LORD, were keepers of the entry.

35 And in Gibeon dwelt the father of Gibeon, Jehiel, whose wife's name was Maachah: n

2 thresholds.

f Nu.31.6.

36 And his first-born son Abdon, then Zur, and Kish, and Baal, and Ner, and Nadab,

g ch.26.1,&c.

h 1Sa.9.9.

20 And Phinehas ƒthe son of Elea-
zar was the ruler over them in time
past, and the LORD was with him.
21 And Zechariah the son of
Meshelemiah was porter of the 3 founded.
door of the tabernacle of the con-

37 And Gedor, and Ahio, and Zechariah, and Mikloth.

4 or, trust.

i 2Ki.11.5.

5 or, trust.

6 or, store-

22 All these, which were chosen to be porters in the gates, were two hundred and twelve. These were reckoned by their genealogy in their villages, whom David g and Samuel the h seer 3 did ordain in their 4 set office.

23 So they and their children had the oversight of the gates of the house of the LORD, namely, the house of the tabernacle, by wards.

21 In four quarters were the porters, toward the east, west, north, and south.

25 And their brethren which were kEx.30.23,25. in their villages, were to come after i seven days from time to time with them.

9 or, trust.

26 For these Levites, the four chief porters, were in their 5 set

Le.2.5;6.21. 10 or, on flat

office, and were over the 6 cham-
bers and treasuries of the house of

plates, or,

27 And they lodged round about the house of God, because the charge was upon them, and the opening thereof every morning pertained to them.


bring them
in by tale,
and carry
them out
by tale.

or, vessels.

11 bread of

m ch.6.31.

28 And certain of them had the charge of the ministering vessels, that they should 7 bring them in and out by tale.

29 Some of them also were appointed to oversee the vessels, and all the 8 instruments of the sanctuary, and the fine flour, and then ch.8.29. wine, and the oil, and the frankincense, and the spices.

0 ch.8.33. p ch.8.35.

30 And some of the sons of the priests made the ointment k of the spices.

31 And Mattithiah, one of the Le-(CHAP. 10.) vites, (who was the first-born of

Shallum the Korathite.) had the 9 41Sa.31.1,&c. set office over the things that wounded. were made 10 in the pans.

32 And other of their brethren, of 2 or, Ishui, the sons of the Kohathites, were 1Sa. 14.49. over the 11 show-bread, to prepare 3 shooters it every sabbath. with bows.

33 And these are the singers, m chief of the fathers of the Levites, 4 found. who remaining in the chambers were free for 12 they were employed in 5 or, mock. that work day and night. 34 These chief fathers of the Le- b Le.23.3!. vites were chief throughout their ge-1.

12 upon them


38 And Mikloth begat Shimeam. And they also dwelt with their brethren at Jerusalem, over against their brethren.

39 And o Ner begat Kish; and Kish begat Saul; and Saul begat Jonathan, and Malchi-shua, and Abinadab, and Esh-baal.

40 And the son of Jonathan was Merib-baal: and Merib-baal begat Micah.

41 And the sons of Micah were, Pithon, and Melech, and Tahrea, and p Ahaz.

42 And Ahaz begat Jarah; and Jarah begat Alemeth, and Azmaveth, and Zimri; and Zimri begat Moza; 43 And Moza begat Binea; and Rephaiah his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son.

44 And Azel had six sons, whose names are these, Azrikam, Bocheru, Obadiah, and Hanan: these were and Ishmael, and Sheariah, and

the sons of Azel.


2 Saul's overthrow. 8 the Philistines triumph over Saul.


TOW a the Philistines fought against Israel; and the men of Israel fled from before the Philistines, and fell down 1 slain in mount Gilboa.

2 And the Philistines followed hard after Saul, and after his sons; and the Philistines slew Jonathan, and 2 Abinadab, and Malchi-shua, the sons of Saul.

3 And the battle went sore against Saul, and the 3 archers 4 hit him, and hewas wounded of the archers. 4 Then said Saul to his armourbearer, Draw thy sword, and thrust me through therewith, lest these uncircumcised come and 5 abuse me. But his armour-bearer would

not; for he was sore afraid. So
Saul took a sword and fell upon it.
5 And when his armour-bearer
saw that Saul was dead, he fell
likewise on the sword, and died.
6 So Saul died, and his three sons,
and all his house died together.

7 And when all the men of Israel that were in the valley saw that they fled, and that Saul and his sons were dead, then they forsook their cities, b and fled: and the Philistines came and dwelt in them. 8 T And it came to pass on the

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