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1 Chronicles 5 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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Genealogy from Reuben

(Gen 46:8, 9 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:1 -

Now the sons of Reuben, the firstborn of Israel (for he was the firstborn, but because he defiled his father’s bed, his birthright was given to the sons of Joseph, the son of Israel; so he is not enrolled in the genealogy according to the birthright.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:2 - Though Judah prevailed over his brothers, and from him came the leader, yet the birthright belonged to Joseph),
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:3 - the sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel were Hanoch and Pallu, and Hezron and Carmi.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:4 - The sons of Joel were Shemaiah his son, Gog his son, Shimei his son,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:5 - Micah his son, Reaiah his son, Baal his son,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:6 - and Beerah his son, whom [fn]Tilgath-pilneser king of Assyria took into exile; he was leader of the Reubenites.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:7 - His relatives by their families, in the genealogy of their generations, were Jeiel the chief, then Zechariah
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:8 - and Bela, the son of Azaz, the son of Shema, the son of Joel, who lived in Aroer, as far as Nebo and Baal-meon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:9 - Toward the east he settled as far as the entrance of the wilderness from the river Euphrates, because their livestock had increased in the land of Gilead.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:10 - In the days of Saul they made war with the Hagrites, who fell by their hand, so that they [fn]occupied their tents throughout the [fn]land east of Gilead.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:11 -

Now the sons of Gad lived opposite them in the land of Bashan, as far as Salecah.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:12 - Joel was the head and Shapham the second, then Janai and Shaphat in Bashan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:13 - Their relatives of their fathers’ households were Michael, Meshullam, Sheba, Jorai, Jacan, Zia, and Eber, seven.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:14 - These were the sons of Abihail, the son of Huri, the son of Jaroah, the son of Gilead, the son of Michael, the son of Jeshishai, the son of Jahdo, the son of Buz;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:15 - Ahi the son of Abdiel, the son of Guni, was head of their fathers’ households.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:16 - They lived in Gilead, in Bashan and in its towns, and in all the pasture lands of Sharon, as far as their [fn]borders.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:17 - All of these were enrolled in the genealogies in the days of Jotham king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam king of Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:18 -

The sons of Reuben, the Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh, consisting of valiant men, men who carried shield and sword and shot with a bow and were skillful in battle, totaled 44,760 who went to war.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:19 - They made war against the Hagrites, Jetur, Naphish, and Nodab.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:20 - They were helped against them, and the Hagrites and all who were with them were handed over to them; for they cried out to God in the battle, and He answered their prayers because they trusted in Him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:21 - They took away their livestock: their fifty thousand camels, 250,000 sheep, and two thousand donkeys; and a hundred thousand [fn]people.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:22 - For many fell mortally wounded, because the war was of God. And they settled in their place until the exile.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:23 -

Now the sons of the half-tribe of Manasseh lived in the land; from Bashan to Baal-hermon, Senir, and Mount Hermon they were numerous.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:24 - These were the heads of their fathers’ households: Epher, Ishi, Eliel, Azriel, Jeremiah, Hodaviah, and Jahdiel, valiant mighty men, famous men, heads of their fathers’ households.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:25 -

But they were untrue to the God of their fathers and prostituted themselves with the gods of the peoples of the land, whom God had destroyed before them.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:26 - So the God of Israel stirred up the spirit of Pul, king of Assyria, that is, the spirit of [fn]Tilgath-pilneser king of Assyria, and he took them into exile, namely the Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh, and brought them to Halah, Habor, Hara, and to the river of Gozan, where they are to this day.
NASB20 Footnotes
In 2 Kin 15:29, Tiglath-pileser
Lit lived in
Lit face of the east
Lit goings out
Lit souls of mankind
In 2 Kin 15:29, Tiglath-pileser

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