1 Chronicles 7
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The Descendants of Issachar

1Now the sons of Issachar were Tola and Puah, Jashub and Shimron, four. 2The sons of Tola: Uzzi, and Rephaiah, and Jeriel, and Jahmai, and Ibsam, and Shemuel, leaders according to the houses of their kindred. From the stock of Tola, there were numbered, in the days of David, twenty-two thousand six hundred very strong men. 3The sons of Uzzi: Izrahiah, from whom were born: Michael, and Obadiah, and Joel, and Isshiah; all five were leaders. 4And with them, by their families and peoples, there were thirty-six thousand very strong men, girded for battle. And they had many wives and children. 5Also, their brothers, throughout all the kindred of Issachar, were numbered as eighty-seven thousand, very fit for battle.

The Descendants of Benjamin

6The sons of Benjamin: Bela, and Becher, and Jediael, three. 7The sons of Bela: Ezbon, and Uzzi, and Uzziel, and Jerimoth and Iri, five leaders of families, also very fit for battle; and their number was twenty-two thousand thirty-four. 8Now the sons of Becher: Zemirah, and Joash, and Eliezer, and Elioenai, and Omri, and Jeremoth, and Abijah, and Anathoth, and Alemeth: all these were sons of Becher. 9And they were numbered according to their families, by the leaders of their kindred, very strong in warfare, twenty thousand and two hundred. 10And the sons of Jediael: Bilhan, and the sons of Bilhan: Jeush, and Benjamin, and Ehud, and Chenaanah, and Zethan, and Tarshish, and Ahishahar. 11All these were sons of Jediael, the leaders of their kindred, very strong men, seventeen thousand and two hundred, going forth to battle. 12Also, Shuppim and Huppim, the sons of Ir; and Hushim, sons of Aher.

The Descendants of Naphtali

13Then the sons of Naphtali: Jahziel, and Guni, and Jezer, and Shallum, sons of Bilhah.

The Descendants of Manasseh

14Also, the son of Manasseh: Asriel. And his concubine, a Syrian, bore Machir, the father of Gilead. 15Now Machir took wives for his sons, Huppim and Shuppim. And he had a sister named Maacah; but the name of the second was Zelophehad, and daughters were born to Zelophehad. 16And Maacah, the wife of Machir, bore a son, and she called his name Peresh. And the name of his brother was Sheresh. And his sons were Ulam and Rakem. 17Then the son of Ulam: Bedan. These are the sons of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh. 18And his sister, Regina, bore Ishhod, and Abiezer, and Mahlah. 19Now the sons of Shemida were Ahian, and Shechem, and Likhi and Aniam.

The Descendants of Ephraim

20And the sons of Ephraim: Shuthelah, Bered his son, Tahath his son, Eleadah his son, Tahath his son, whose son was Zabad, 21and his son was Shuthelah, and his son was Ezer, and also Elead. But the men indigenous to Gath killed them, because they had descended to invade their possessions. 22And so their father, Ephraim, mourned for many days; and his brothers arrived, so that they might console him. 23And he entered to his wife; she conceived and bore a son. And he called his name Beriah, because he rose up during a time of evil for his house. 24Now his daughter was Sheerah, who built lower and upper Beth-horon, and also Uzzen-sheerah. 25And Rephah was his son, and Resheph, and Telah, from whom was born Tahan, 26who conceived Ladan. And his son was Ammihud, who conceived Elishama, 27from whom was born Nun, who had Joshua as a son.

28Now their possessions and habitations were: Bethel with her daughters, and toward the east, Naaran, and toward the western region, Gezer and her daughters, as well as Shechem with her daughters, as far as Ayyah with her daughters; 29also, beside the sons of Manasseh, Bethshean and her daughters, Taanach and her daughters, Megiddo and her daughters, Dor and her daughters. In these places, there lived the sons of Joseph, the son of Israel.

The Descendants of Asher

30The sons of Asher: Imnah, and Ishvah, and Ishvi, and Beriah, and Serah their sister. 31And the sons of Beriah: Heber, and Malchiel, the same is the father of Birzaith. 32Now Heber conceived Japhlet, and Shomer, and Hotham, and their sister Shua. 33The sons of Japhlet: Pasach, and Bimhal, and Ashvath; these are the sons of Japhlet. 34Then the sons of Shomer: Ahi, and Rohgah, and Jehubbah, and Aram. 35And the sons of Helem, his brother: Zophah, and Imna, and Shelesh, and Amal. 36The sons of Zophah: Suah, Harnepher, and Shual, and Beri, and Imrah, 37Bezer, and Hod, and Shamma, and Shilshah, and Ithran, and Beera. 38The sons of Jether: Jephunneh, and Pispa, and Ara. 39Then the sons of Ulla: Arah, and Hanniel, and Rizia. 40All these were sons of Asher, the leaders of families, elect and very strong rulers among rulers. And the number of those who were of an age that was fit for warfare was twenty-six thousand.

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