1 Chronicles 4
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1The sons of Judah were Perez, Hezron, Carmi, Hur, and Shobal.1The sons of Judah were Perez, Hezron, Carmi, Hur and Shobal.
2And Reaiah the son of Shobal begot Jahath, and Jahath begot Ahumai and Lahad. These were the families of the Zorathites.2Reaiah the son of Shobal became the father of Jahath, and Jahath became the father of Ahumai and Lahad. These were the families of the Zorathites.
3These were the sons of the father of Etam: Jezreel, Ishma, and Idbash; and the name of their sister was Hazelelponi;3These were the sons of Etam: Jezreel, Ishma and Idbash; and the name of their sister was Hazzelelponi.
4and Penuel was the father of Gedor, and Ezer was the father of Hushah. These were the sons of Hur, the firstborn of Ephrathah the father of Bethlehem.4Penuel was the father of Gedor, and Ezer the father of Hushah. These were the sons of Hur, the firstborn of Ephrathah, the father of Bethlehem.
5And Ashhur the father of Tekoa had two wives, Helah and Naarah.5Ashhur, the father of Tekoa, had two wives, Helah and Naarah.
6Naarah bore him Ahuzzam, Hepher, Temeni, and Haahashtari. These were the sons of Naarah.6Naarah bore him Ahuzzam, Hepher, Temeni and Haahashtari. These were the sons of Naarah.
7The sons of Helah were Zereth, Zohar, and Ethnan;7The sons of Helah were Zereth, Izhar and Ethnan.
8and Koz begot Anub, Zobebah, and the families of Aharhel the son of Harum.8Koz became the father of Anub and Zobebah, and the families of Aharhel the son of Harum.
9Now Jabez was more honorable than his brothers, and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, “Because I bore him in pain.”9Jabez was more honorable than his brothers, and his mother named him Jabez saying, "Because I bore him with pain."
10And Jabez called on the God of Israel saying, “Oh, that You would bless me indeed, and enlarge my territory, that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, that I may not cause pain!” So God granted him what he requested.10Now Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, "Oh that You would bless me indeed and enlarge my border, and that Your hand might be with me, and that You would keep me from harm that it may not pain me!" And God granted him what he requested.
11Chelub the brother of Shuhah begot Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.11Chelub the brother of Shuhah became the father of Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.
12And Eshton begot Beth-Rapha, Paseah, and Tehinnah the father of Ir-Nahash. These were the men of Rechah.12Eshton became the father of Beth-rapha and Paseah, and Tehinnah the father of Ir-nahash. These are the men of Recah.
13The sons of Kenaz were Othniel and Seraiah. The sons of Othniel were Hathath,13Now the sons of Kenaz were Othniel and Seraiah. And the sons of Othniel were Hathath and Meonothai.
14and Meonothai who begot Ophrah. Seraiah begot Joab the father of Ge Harashim, for they were craftsmen.14Meonothai became the father of Ophrah, and Seraiah became the father of Joab the father of Ge-harashim, for they were craftsmen.
15The sons of Caleb the son of Jephunneh were Iru, Elah, and Naam. The son of Elah was Kenaz.15The sons of Caleb the son of Jephunneh were Iru, Elah and Naam; and the son of Elah was Kenaz.
16The sons of Jehallelel were Ziph, Ziphah, Tiria, and Asarel.16The sons of Jehallelel were Ziph and Ziphah, Tiria and Asarel.
17The sons of Ezrah were Jether, Mered, Epher, and Jalon. And Mered’s wife bore Miriam, Shammai, and Ishbah the father of Eshtemoa.17The sons of Ezrah were Jether, Mered, Epher and Jalon. (And these are the sons of Bithia the daughter of Pharaoh, whom Mered took) and she conceived and bore Miriam, Shammai and Ishbah the father of Eshtemoa.
18( His wife Jehudijah bore Jered the father of Gedor, Heber the father of Sochoh, and Jekuthiel the father of Zanoah.) And these were the sons of Bithiah the daughter of Pharaoh, whom Mered took.18His Jewish wife bore Jered the father of Gedor, and Heber the father of Soco, and Jekuthiel the father of Zanoah.
19The sons of Hodiah’s wife, the sister of Naham, were the fathers of Keilah the Garmite and of Eshtemoa the Maachathite.19The sons of the wife of Hodiah, the sister of Naham, were the fathers of Keilah the Garmite and Eshtemoa the Maacathite.
20And the sons of Shimon were Amnon, Rinnah, Ben-Hanan, and Tilon. And the sons of Ishi were Zoheth and Ben-Zoheth.20The sons of Shimon were Amnon and Rinnah, Benhanan and Tilon. And the sons of Ishi were Zoheth and Ben-zoheth.
21The sons of Shelah the son of Judah were Er the father of Lecah, Laadah the father of Mareshah, and the families of the house of the linen workers of the house of Ashbea;21The sons of Shelah the son of Judah were Er the father of Lecah and Laadah the father of Mareshah, and the families of the house of the linen workers at Beth-ashbea;
22also Jokim, the men of Chozeba, and Joash; Saraph, who ruled in Moab, and Jashubi-Lehem. Now the records are ancient.22and Jokim, the men of Cozeba, Joash, Saraph, who ruled in Moab, and Jashubi-lehem. And the records are ancient.
23These were the potters and those who dwell at Netaim and Gederah; there they dwelt with the king for his work.23These were the potters and the inhabitants of Netaim and Gederah; they lived there with the king for his work.
24The sons of Simeon were Nemuel, Jamin, Jarib, Zerah, and Shaul,24The sons of Simeon were Nemuel and Jamin, Jarib, Zerah, Shaul;
25Shallum his son, Mibsam his son, and Mishma his son.25Shallum his son, Mibsam his son, Mishma his son.
26And the sons of Mishma were Hamuel his son, Zacchur his son, and Shimei his son.26The sons of Mishma were Hammuel his son, Zaccur his son, Shimei his son.
27Shimei had sixteen sons and six daughters; but his brothers did not have many children, nor did any of their families multiply as much as the children of Judah.27Now Shimei had sixteen sons and six daughters; but his brothers did not have many sons, nor did all their family multiply like the sons of Judah.
28They dwelt at Beersheba, Moladah, Hazar Shual,28They lived at Beersheba, Moladah and Hazar-shual,
29Bilhah, Ezem, Tolad,29at Bilhah, Ezem, Tolad,
30Bethuel, Hormah, Ziklag,30Bethuel, Hormah, Ziklag,
31Beth Marcaboth, Hazar Susim, Beth Biri, and at Shaaraim. These were their cities until the reign of David.31Beth-marcaboth, Hazar-susim, Beth-biri and Shaaraim. These were their cities until the reign of David.
32And their villages were Etam, Ain, Rimmon, Tochen, and Ashan—five cities—32Their villages were Etam, Ain, Rimmon, Tochen and Ashan, five cities;
33and all the villages that were around these cities as far as Baal. These were their dwelling places, and they maintained their genealogy:33and all their villages that were around the same cities as far as Baal. These were their settlements, and they have their genealogy.
34Meshobab, Jamlech, and Joshah the son of Amaziah;34Meshobab and Jamlech and Joshah the son of Amaziah,
35Joel, and Jehu the son of Joshibiah, the son of Seraiah, the son of Asiel;35and Joel and Jehu the son of Joshibiah, the son of Seraiah, the son of Asiel,
36Elioenai, Jaakobah, Jeshohaiah, Asaiah, Adiel, Jesimiel, and Benaiah;36and Elioenai, Jaakobah, Jeshohaiah, Asaiah, Adiel, Jesimiel, Benaiah,
37Ziza the son of Shiphi, the son of Allon, the son of Jedaiah, the son of Shimri, the son of Shemaiah—37Ziza the son of Shiphi, the son of Allon, the son of Jedaiah, the son of Shimri, the son of Shemaiah;
38these mentioned by name were leaders in their families, and their father’s house increased greatly.38these mentioned by name were leaders in their families; and their fathers' houses increased greatly.
39So they went to the entrance of Gedor, as far as the east side of the valley, to seek pasture for their flocks.39They went to the entrance of Gedor, even to the east side of the valley, to seek pasture for their flocks.
40And they found rich, good pasture, and the land was broad, quiet, and peaceful; for some Hamites formerly lived there.40They found rich and good pasture, and the land was broad and quiet and peaceful; for those who lived there formerly were Hamites.
41These recorded by name came in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah; and they attacked their tents and the Meunites who were found there, and utterly destroyed them, as it is to this day. So they dwelt in their place, because there was pasture for their flocks there.41These, recorded by name, came in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah, and attacked their tents and the Meunites who were found there, and destroyed them utterly to this day, and lived in their place, because there was pasture there for their flocks.
42Now some of them, five hundred men of the sons of Simeon, went to Mount Seir, having as their captains Pelatiah, Neariah, Rephaiah, and Uzziel, the sons of Ishi.42From them, from the sons of Simeon, five hundred men went to Mount Seir, with Pelatiah, Neariah, Rephaiah and Uzziel, the sons of Ishi, as their leaders.
43And they defeated the rest of the Amalekites who had escaped. They have dwelt there to this day.43They destroyed the remnant of the Amalekites who escaped, and have lived there to this day.
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