1 Chronicles 6
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The Descendants of Levi

1The sonnes of Leui: Gersom, Caath, and Merari. 2The sonnes of Caath: Amram, Izahar, Hebron, & Uzziel. 3The childre of Amram: Aaron, Moyses, & Miriam. The sonnes also of Aaron: Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar. 4Eleazar begat Phinehes, Phinehes begat Abisua. 5Abisua begat Boki, Boki begat Uzzi, 6Uzzi begat Zarahia, Zarahia begat Meraioth, 7Meraioth begat Amaria, and Amaria begat Ahitob, 8Ahitob begat Zadoc, and Zadoc begat Ahimaaz, 9Ahimaaz begat Azaria: and Azaria begat Iohonan, 10Iohonan begat Azaria, whiche ministred in the temple that Solomon buylt in Hierusalem. 11Azaria begat Amaria, Amaria begat Ahitob, 12Ahitob begat Zadoc, and Zadoc begat Sallum, 13Sallum begat Helkia, and Helkia begat Azaria. 14Azaria begat Saraia, and Saraia begat Iehozedech, 15And Iehozedech departed when the Lorde caryed away Iuda and Hierusalem by the hand of Nabuchodonoser.

16The sonnes of Leui: Gersom, Caath, and Merari. 17And these be the names of the sonnes of Gersom: Libni, and Simhi. 18And the sonnes of Caath were: Amram, Izahar, Hebron, and Uzziel. 19The sonnes of Merari: Mahali, and Musi: and these are the kinredes of Leui concerning their fathers. 20The sonne of Gersom was Libni, whose sonne was Iahath, & his sonne Zemma. 21And his sonne Ioah, and his sonne Iddo, and his sonne Zerah, and his sonne Ieathrai. 22The sonnes of Caath: Aminadab, and his sonne Korah, and his sonne Assir, 23And his sonne Elcana, and his sonne Ebiasaph, and his sonne Assir, 24And Thahath was his sonne, and Uriel his sonne, and Uzzia his sonne, and Saul was his sonne. 25The sonnes of Elcana: Amasai and Ahimoth. 26And Elcana: The sonnes of Elcana, Zophai, whose sonne was Nahath, 27And his sonne Eliab, and Ieroham his sonne, and Elcana his sonne, 28And the sonnes of Samuel: the eldest Uasui, and Abia. 29The sonnes of Merari: Mahali, & his sonne Libni, and his sonne Sunhi, and his sonne Uzza, 30And his sonne Simha, and his sonne Haggia, and his sonne Asaia.

The Temple Musicians

31And these be they whom Dauid set for to sing in the house of the Lorde, after that the arke had rest. 32And they ministred before the dwelling place of the tabernacle of the congregation with singing, vntill Solomon had buylt the house of the Lorde in Hierusalem: and then they wayted on their offices, according to the order of them. 33These are they that wayted with their children, of the sonnes of Caath, Heman a singer, whiche was the sonne of Ioel, the sonne of Samuel, 34The sonne of Elcana, the sonne of Ieroham, the sonne of Eliel, the sonne of Thoah, 35The sonne of Zuph, the sonne of Elcana, the sonne of Mahath, ye sonne of Amasai, 36The sonne of Elcana, the sonne of Ioel, the sonne of Azaria, the sonne of Zephania. 37The sonne of Thahath, the sonne of Assyr, the sonne of Ebiasaph, the sonne of Korah, 38The sonne of Izahar, the sonne of Caath, the sonne of Leui, the sonne of Israel: 39And his brother Asaph stoode on his right hande, and Asaph was the sonne of Barachia, the sonne of Simha, 40The sonne of Michael, the sonne of Baasa, the sonne of Melchia, 41The sonne of Athan, the sonne of Zarah, the sonne of Adaia, 42The sonne of Ethan, the sonne of Zimma, the sonne of Simhi, 43The sonne of Iahath, the sonne of Gecsom, the sonne of Leui. 44And their brethren the sonnes of Merari stoode on the left hand, euen Ethan the sonne of Kisi, the sonne of Abdi, the sonne of Maluch, 45The sonne of Hazabia, the sonne of Amazia, the sonne of Helkia, 46The sonne of Amzi, the sonne of Bani, the sonne of Samer, 47The sonne of Mahli, the sonne of Musi, the sonne of Merari, the sonne of Leui.

The Descendants of Aaron

48Their brethren also the Leuites were appoynted vnto all maner of seruice of the tabernacle of the house of God.

49But Aaron and his sonnes burnt incense vpon the aulter of burnt offering, and on the aulter of incense and were appoynted for all that was to do in the place most holy, and to make an attonement for them of Israel, according to all that Moyses the seruaunt of God had commaunded. 50These are the sonnes of Aaron: Eleazar his sonne, whose sonne was Phinehes, and his sonne Abisua, 51And his sonne Bocci, whose sonne was Uzzi, and his sonne Zerahiah, 52And the sonne of him Maraioth, and his sonne Amaria, and the sonne of him Ahitob, 53And Zadoc his sonne, and Ahimaaz his sonne.

Territories for the Levites
(Numbers 35:1–8; Joshua 21:1–45)

54And these are the dwelling places of them througout their townes & coastes, euen of the sonnes of Aaron throughout the kinredes of the Caathites: for so the lot fell for them. 55And they gaue them Hebron in the land of Iuda, and the suburbes thereof rounde about it. 56But the fieldes of the citie and the villages pertayning thereto, they gaue to Caleb the sonne of Iephune. 57And to the sonnes of Aaron they gaue the cities of refuge, euen Hebron and Libna with their suburbes, Iathir and Esthemoa with their suburbes: 58And Hilen with her suburbes, and Dabir with her suburbes, 59Asan and her suburbes, Bethsemes and her suburbes. 60And out of the tribe of Beniamin, Geba and her suburbes, Alemeth and her suburbes, Anathoth and her suburbes: all their cities throughout their kinredes were thirteene.

61And vnto the sonnes of Caath the remnaunt of the kynrede of the tribe, were cities geuen out of the halfe tribe of Manasse by lot, euen ten cities. 62And the sonnes of Gersom throughout their kinredes, had out of the tribe of Isachar, out of the tribe of Aser, & out of the tribe of Nephthali, and out of the tribe Manassem Basan, thirteene cities. 63And vnto the sonnes of Merari were geuen by lot throughout their kinredes out of the tribe of Ruben, and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zabulon, twelue cities. 64And the children of Israel gaue the Leuites cities with their suburbes, 65And that by lot, out of the tribe of the children of Iuda, and out of the tribe of the children of Simeon, and out of the tribe of the children of Beniamin, these cities, whiche they called by their names.

66And they that were of the kinredes of the sonnes of Caath, had cities & their coastes out of the tribe of Ephraim. 67And they gaue vnto them cities of refuge: Sichem in mount Ephraim and her suburbes, Gaser and her suburbes, 68Iocmeam and her suburbes, Bethhoron and her suburbes, 69Aialon and her suburbes, Geth Rimmon and her suburbes. 70And out of the halfe tribe of Manasse, Auer and her suburbes, and Bileam and her suburbes, for the kinred of the remnaunt of the sonnes of Caath.

71And vnto the sonnes of Gersom were geuen out of the kinred of the halfe tribe of Manasse: Golon in Basan and her suburbes, and Astharoth and her suburbes. 72Out of the tribe of Isachar, Kedes, and her suburbes, Dabrath and her suburbes, 73Ramoth also and her suburbes, Anem and her Suburbes. 74And out of Aser, Masal and her suburbes, Abdon and her suburbes, 75Hukock and her suburbes, Rehob and her suburbes. 76Out of the tribe of Nephthali, Kedes in Galilea and her suburbes, Hammon and her suburbes, Kiriathaim and her suburbes.

77And vnto the rest of the children of Merari were geuen out of the tribe of Zabulon, Rimmon and her suburbes, Thabor and her suburbes. 78And on the other syde Iordane by Iericho, euen on the east syde of Iordane, were geuen them out of the tribe of Ruben, Bezer in the wildernesse with her suburbes, Iahzah with her suburbes, 79Kedemoth also with her suburbes: Mephaath with her suburbes. 80Out of the tribe of Gad, Ramoth in Gilead with her Suburbes, Mahanaim with her suburbes, 81Hesbon with her suburbes, and Iazer with her suburbes.

Bishops' Bible of 1568

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