1 Chronicles 8
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Generations of Saul

1And Benjamin [†]became the father of Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second, Aharah the third,

2Nohah the fourth, and Rapha the fifth.

3Bela had sons: [†]Addar, Gera, Abihud,

4Abishua, Naaman, Ahoah,

5Gera, Shephuphan, and Huram.

6These are the sons of Ehud: these are the heads of fathers’ households of the inhabitants of Geba, and they took them away into exile to Manahath,

7namely, Naaman, Ahijah, and Gera—he took them away into exile; and he became the father of Uzza and Ahihud.

8Shaharaim became the father of children in the [†]country of Moab after he had [†]sent away Hushim and Baara his wives.

9By Hodesh his wife he became the father of Jobab, Zibia, Mesha, Malcam,

10Jeuz, Sachia, Mirmah. These were his sons, heads of fathers’ households.

11By Hushim he became the father of Abitub and Elpaal.

12The sons of Elpaal were Eber, Misham, and Shemed, who built Ono and Lod, with its towns;

13and Beriah and Shema, who were heads of fathers’ households of the inhabitants of Aijalon, who made the inhabitants of Gath flee;

14and [†]Ahio, Shashak, and Jeremoth.

15Zebadiah, Arad, Eder,

16Michael, Ishpah, and Joha were the sons of Beriah.

17Zebadiah, Meshullam, Hizki, Heber,

18Ishmerai, Izliah, and Jobab were the sons of Elpaal.

19Jakim, Zichri, Zabdi,

20Elienai, Zillethai, Eliel,

21Adaiah, Beraiah, and Shimrath were the sons of [†]Shimei.

22Ishpan, Eber, Eliel,

23Abdon, Zichri, Hanan,

24Hananiah, Elam, Anthothijah,

25Iphdeiah and Penuel were the sons of Shashak.

26Shamsherai, Shehariah, Athaliah,

27Jaareshiah, Elijah, and Zichri were the sons of Jeroham.

28These were heads of the fathers’ households according to their generations, the heads [†]who lived in Jerusalem.

29Now in Gibeon, Jeiel the father of Gibeon lived, and his wife’s name was Maacah;

30and his firstborn son was Abdon, then Zur, Kish, Baal, Nadab,

31Gedor, Ahio, and [†]Zecher.

32Mikloth became the father of [†]Shimeah. And they also lived with their [†]relatives in Jerusalem opposite their other [†]relatives.

33Ner became the father of Kish,

and Kish became the father of Saul,

and Saul became the father of Jonathan, Malchi-shua, [†]Abinadab, and [†]Eshbaal.

34The son of Jonathan was [†]Merib-baal,

and Merib-baal became the father of Micah.

35The sons of Micah were Pithon, Melech, [†]Tarea, and Ahaz.

36Ahaz became the father of [†]Jehoaddah,

and Jehoaddah became the father of Alemeth, Azmaveth, and Zimri;

and Zimri became the father of Moza.

37Moza became the father of Binea; [†]Raphah was his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son.

38Azel had six sons, and these were their names: Azrikam, Bocheru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah, and Hanan.

All these were the sons of Azel.

39The sons of Eshek his brother were Ulam his firstborn, Jeush the second, and Eliphelet the third.

40The sons of Ulam were mighty men of valor, archers, and had many sons and grandsons, 150 of them.

All these were of the sons of Benjamin.

1 Lit begot, so in ch
3 In Gen 46:21 and Num 26:40, Ard
8 Lit field
8 Lit sent them away
14 Or his brothers
21 In v 13, Shema
28 Lit these
31 In ch 9:37, Zechariah
32 In 9:38, Shimeam
32 Lit brothers
32 Lit brothers
33 In 1 Sam 14:49, Ishvi
33 In 2 Sam 2:8, Ish-bosheth
34 In 2 Sam 4:4, Mephibosheth
35 In 9:41, Tahrea
36 In 9:42, Jarah
37 In 9:43, Rephaiah

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