1 Chronicles 6
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1Sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. 2And the sons of Kohath: Amram, Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel. 3And sons of Amram: Aaron, and Moses, and [his daughter] Miriam. And sons of Aaron: Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar. 4Eleazar begot Phinehas, Phinehas begot Abishua, 5and Abishua begot Bukki, and Bukki begot Uzzi, 6and Uzzi begot Zerahiah, and Zerahiah begot Meraioth, 7Meraioth begot Amariah, and Amariah begot Ahitub, 8and Ahitub begot Zadok, and Zadok begot Ahimaaz, 9and Ahimaaz begot Azariah, and Azariah begot Johanan, 10and Johanan begot Azariah—him who acted as priest in the house that Solomon built in Jerusalem. 11And Azariah begets Amariah, and Amariah begot Ahitub, 12and Ahitub begot Zadok, and Zadok begot Shallum, 13and Shallum begot Hilkiah, and Hilkiah begot Azariah, 14and Azariah begot Seraiah, and Seraiah begot Jehozadak; 15and Jehozadak has gone in YHWH’s removing Judah and Jerusalem by the hand of Nebuchadnezzar.

16Sons of Levi: Gershom, Kohath, and Merari. 17And these [are] names of sons of Gershom: Libni and Shimei. 18And sons of Kohath: Amram, and Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel. 19Sons of Merari; Mahli and Mushi. And these [are] families of the Levite according to their fathers; 20of Gershom: Libni his son, Jahath his son, Zimmah his son, 21Joah his son, Iddo his son, Zerah his son, Jeaterai his son. 22Sons of Kohath: Amminadab his son, Korah his son, Assir his son, 23Elkanah his son, and Ebiasaph his son, and Assir his son, 24Tahath his son, Uriel his son, Uzziah his son, and Shaul his son. 25And sons of Elkanah: Amasai and Ahimoth. 26Elkanah—sons of Elkanah: Zophai his son, and Nahath his son, 27Eliab his son, Jeroham his son, Elkanah his son. 28And sons of Samuel: the firstborn Vashni, and the second Abijah. 29Sons of Merari: Mahli, Libni his son, Shimei his son, Uzzah his son, 30Shimea his son, Haggiah his son, Asaiah his son.

31And these [are] they whom David stationed over the parts of the song of the house of YHWH, from the resting of the Ark, 32and they are ministering before the Dwelling Place of the Tent of Meeting, in song, until the building by Solomon of the house of YHWH in Jerusalem; and they stand according to their ordinance over their service. 33And these [are] those standing, and their sons, of the sons of the Kohathite: Heman the singer, son of Joel, son of Shemuel, 34son of Elkanah, son of Jeroham, son of Eliel, son of Toah, 35son of Zuph, son of Elkanah, son of Mahath, son of Amasai, 36son of Elkanah, son of Joel, son of Azariah, son of Zephaniah, 37son of Tahath, son of Assir, son of Ebiasaph, son of Korah, 38son of Izhar, son of Kohath, son of Levi, son of Israel. 39And his brother Asaph, who is standing on his right—Asaph, son of Berachiah, son of Shimea, 40son of Michael, son of Baaseiah, son of Malchiah, 41son of Ethni, son of Zerah, son of Adaiah, 42son of Ethan, son of Zimmah, son of Shimei, 43son of Jahath, son of Gershom, son of Levi. 44And sons of Merari, their brothers, on the left: Ethan son of Kishi, son of Abdi, son of Malluch, 45son of Hashabiah, son of Amaziah, son of Hilkiah, 46son of Amzi, son of Bani, son of Shamer, 47son of Mahli, son of Mushi, son of Merari, son of Levi. 48And their brothers the Levites are put to all the service of the Dwelling Place of the house of God.

49And Aaron and his sons are making incense on the altar of the burnt-offering, and on the altar of the incense, for all the work of the Holy of Holies, and to make atonement for Israel, according to all that Moses servant of God commanded. 50And these [are] sons of Aaron: Eleazar his son, Phinehas his son, Abishua his son, 51Bukki his son, Uzzi his son, Zerahiah his son, 52Meraioth his son, Amariah his son, Ahitub his son, 53Zadok his son, Ahimaaz his son.

54And these [are] their dwellings, throughout their towers, in their borders, of the sons of Aaron, of the family of the Kohathite, for the lot was theirs; 55and they give to them Hebron in the land of Judah and its outskirts around it; 56and they gave the field of the city and its villages to Caleb son of Jephunneh. 57And they gave the cities of refuge to the sons of Aaron: Hebron, and Libnah and its outskirts, and Jattir, and Eshtemoa and its outskirts, 58and Hilen and its outskirts, Debir and its outskirts, 59and Ashan and its outskirts, and Beth-Shemesh and its outskirts. 60And from the tribe of Benjamin: Geba and its outskirts, and Allemeth and its outskirts, and Anathoth and its outskirts. All their cities [are] thirteen cities among their families.

61And to the sons of Kohath, those left of the family of the tribe, from the half of the tribe, the half of Manasseh, by lot, [are] ten cities. 62And to the sons of Gershom, for their families, from the tribe of Issachar, and from the tribe of Asher, and from the tribe of Naphtali, and from the tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, [are] thirteen cities. 63To the sons of Merari, for their families, from the tribe of Reuben, and from the tribe of Gad, and from the tribe of Zebulun, by lot, [are] twelve cities. 64And the sons of Israel give the cities and their outskirts to the Levites. 65And they give by lot from the tribe of the sons of Judah, and from the tribe of the sons of Simeon, and from the tribe of the sons of Benjamin, these cities which they call by name;

66and some of the families of the sons of Kohath have cities of their border from the tribe of Ephraim; 67and they give the cities of refuge to them: Shechem and its outskirts in the hill-country of Ephraim, and Gezer and its outskirts, 68and Jokmeam and its outskirts, and Beth-Horan and its outskirts, 69and Aijalon and its outskirts, and Gath-Rimmon and its outskirts; 70and from the half tribe of Manasseh: Aner and its outskirts, and Bileam and its outskirts, for the family of the sons of Kohath who are left.

71To the sons of Gershom from the family of the half of the tribe of Manasseh: Golan in Bashan and its outskirts, and Ashtaroth and its outskirts; 72and from the tribe of Issachar: Kedesh and its outskirts, Daberath and its outskirts, 73and Ramoth and its outskirts, and Anem and its outskirts; 74and from the tribe of Asher: Mashal and its outskirts, and Abdon and its outskirts, 75and Hukok and its outskirts, and Rehob and its outskirts; 76and from the tribe of Naphtali: Kedesh in Galilee and its outskirts, and Hammon and its outskirts, and Kirjathaim and its outskirts.

77To the sons of Merari who are left, from the tribe of Zebulun: Rimmon and its outskirts, Tabor and its outskirts; 78and from beyond the Jordan by Jericho, at the east of the Jordan, from the tribe of Reuben: Bezer in the wilderness and its outskirts, and Jahzah and its outskirts, 79and Kedemoth and its outskirts, and Mephaath and its outskirts; 80and from the tribe of Gad: Ramoth in Gilead and its outskirts, and Mahanaim and its outskirts, 81and Heshbon and its outskirts, and Jazer and its outskirts.


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