1 Chronicles 8
GOD'S WORD® Translation

1Benjamin was the father of Bela (his firstborn), Ashbel (his second son), Aharah (his third son), 2Nohah (his fourth son), and Rapha (his fifth son). 3Bela's sons were Addar, Gera, Abihud, 4Abishua, Naaman, Ahoah, 5Gera, Shephuphan, and Huram. 6These were Ehud's sons, who were heads of the families living in Geba and who were taken away as captives to Manahath: 7Naaman, Ahijah, and Gera. Gera led the rest of them away as captives. He was the father of Uzza and Ahihud. 8Shaharaim divorced his wives Hushim and Baara. But later in Moab, 9he and his wife Hodesh had the following sons: Jobab, Zibia, Mesha, Malcam, 10Jeuz, Sachia, and Mirmah. All of Shaharaim's sons became heads of families. 11He and Hushim were the parents of Abitub and Elpaal. 12Elpaal's sons were Eber, Misham, and Shemed (who built Ono, Lod, and Lod's villages). 13Beriah and Shema were the heads of the families who lived in Aijalon. They forced out the people living in Gath. 14Their brothers were Shashak and Jeremoth. 15Beriah's sons were Zebadiah, Arad, Eder, 16Michael, Ishpah, and Joha. 17Elpaal's sons were Zebadiah, Meshullam, Hizki, Heber, 18Ishmerai, Izliah, and Jobab. 19Shimei's sons were Jakim, Zichri, Zabdi, 20Elienai, Zillethai, Eliel, 21Adaiah, Beraiah, and Shimrath. 22Shashak's sons were Ishpan, Eber, Eliel, 23Abdon, Zichri, Hanan, 24Hananiah, Elam, Anthothijah, 25Iphdeiah, and Penuel. 26Jeroham's sons were Shamsherai, Shehariah, Athaliah, 27Jaareshiah, Elijah, and Zichri. 28These were the heads of families listed by their ancestry. They were the heads of families. They lived in Jerusalem.

29Jeiel, who first settled Gibeon, lived in Gibeon, and his wife's name was Maacah. 30His firstborn son was Abdon, then Zur, Kish, Baal, Nadab, 31Gedor, Ahio, Zecher, 32and Mikloth, who was the father of Shimeah. They lived next to their relatives in Jerusalem.

33Ner was the father of Kish. Kish was the father of Saul. Saul was the father of Jonathan, Malchishua, Abinadab, and Eshbaal. 34Jonathan's son was Meribbaal, and Meribbaal was the father of Micah. 35Micah's sons were Pithon, Melech, Tarea, and Ahaz. 36Ahaz was the father of Jehoaddah. Jehoaddah was the father of Alemeth, Azmaveth, and Zimri. Zimri was the father of Moza. 37Moza was the father of Binea. Binea's son was Raphah. Raphah's son was Eleasah. Eleasah's son was Azel. 38Azel had six sons. Their names were Azrikam, Bocheru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah, and Hanan. All of these men were Azel's sons. 39His brother Eshek's sons were Ulam (the firstborn), Jeush (the second son), and Eliphelet (the third son). 40Ulam's sons were soldiers, skilled archers. They had many sons and grandsons, 150 in all. All of these men were Benjamin's descendants.

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