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1 Chronicles 6 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:1 - The sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath and Merari.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:2 - The sons of Kohath: Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:3 - The children of Amram: Aaron, Moses and Miriam. The sons of Aaron: Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:4 - Eleazar was the father of Phinehas, Phinehas the father of Abishua,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:5 - Abishua the father of Bukki, Bukki the father of Uzzi,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:6 - Uzzi the father of Zerahiah, Zerahiah the father of Meraioth,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:7 - Meraioth the father of Amariah, Amariah the father of Ahitub,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:8 - Ahitub the father of Zadok, Zadok the father of Ahimaaz,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:9 - Ahimaaz the father of Azariah, Azariah the father of Johanan,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:10 - Johanan the father of Azariah (it was he who served as priest in the temple Solomon built in Jerusalem),

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:11 - Azariah the father of Amariah, Amariah the father of Ahitub,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:12 - Ahitub the father of Zadok, Zadok the father of Shallum,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:13 - Shallum the father of Hilkiah, Hilkiah the father of Azariah,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:14 - Azariah the father of Seraiah, and Seraiah the father of Jozadak.[fn]

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:15 - Jozadak was deported when the LORD sent Judah and Jerusalem into exile by the hand of Nebuchadnezzar.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:16 - The sons of Levi: Gershon,[fn] Kohath and Merari.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:17 - These are the names of the sons of Gershon: Libni and Shimei.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:18 - The sons of Kohath: Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:19 - The sons of Merari: Mahli and Mushi. These are the clans of the Levites listed according to their fathers:

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:20 - Of Gershon: Libni his son, Jahath his son, Zimmah his son,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:21 - Joah his son, Iddo his son, Zerah his son and Jeatherai his son.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:22 - The descendants of Kohath: Amminadab his son, Korah his son, Assir his son,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:23 - Elkanah his son, Ebiasaph his son, Assir his son,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:24 - Tahath his son, Uriel his son, Uzziah his son and Shaul his son.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:25 - The descendants of Elkanah: Amasai, Ahimoth,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:26 - Elkanah his son,[fn] Zophai his son, Nahath his son,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:27 - Eliab his son, Jeroham his son, Elkanah his son and Samuel his son.[fn]

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:28 - The sons of Samuel: Joel[fn] the firstborn and Abijah the second son.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:29 - The descendants of Merari: Mahli, Libni his son, Shimei his son, Uzzah his son,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:30 - Shimea his son, Haggiah his son and Asaiah his son.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:31 - These are the men David put in charge of the music in the house of the LORD after the ark came to rest there.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:32 - They ministered with music before the tabernacle, the tent of meeting, until Solomon built the temple of the LORD in Jerusalem. They performed their duties according to the regulations laid down for them.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:33 - Here are the men who served, together with their sons: From the Kohathites: Heman, the musician, the son of Joel, the son of Samuel,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:34 - the son of Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Eliel, the son of Toah,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:35 - the son of Zuph, the son of Elkanah, the son of Mahath, the son of Amasai,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:36 - the son of Elkanah, the son of Joel, the son of Azariah, the son of Zephaniah,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:37 - the son of Tahath, the son of Assir, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:38 - the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, the son of Israel;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:39 - and Heman’s associate Asaph, who served at his right hand: Asaph son of Berekiah, the son of Shimea,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:40 - the son of Michael, the son of Baaseiah,[fn] the son of Malkijah,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:41 - the son of Ethni, the son of Zerah, the son of Adaiah,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:42 - the son of Ethan, the son of Zimmah, the son of Shimei,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:43 - the son of Jahath, the son of Gershon, the son of Levi;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:44 - and from their associates, the Merarites, at his left hand: Ethan son of Kishi, the son of Abdi, the son of Malluk,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:45 - the son of Hashabiah, the son of Amaziah, the son of Hilkiah,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:46 - the son of Amzi, the son of Bani, the son of Shemer,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:47 - the son of Mahli, the son of Mushi, the son of Merari, the son of Levi.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:48 - Their fellow Levites were assigned to all the other duties of the tabernacle, the house of God.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:49 - But Aaron and his descendants were the ones who presented offerings on the altar of burnt offering and on the altar of incense in connection with all that was done in the Most Holy Place, making atonement for Israel, in accordance with all that Moses the servant of God had commanded.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:50 - These were the descendants of Aaron: Eleazar his son, Phinehas his son, Abishua his son,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:51 - Bukki his son, Uzzi his son, Zerahiah his son,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:52 - Meraioth his son, Amariah his son, Ahitub his son,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:53 - Zadok his son and Ahimaaz his son.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:54 - These were the locations of their settlements allotted as their territory (they were assigned to the descendants of Aaron who were from the Kohathite clan, because the first lot was for them):

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:55 - They were given Hebron in Judah with its surrounding pasturelands.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:56 - But the fields and villages around the city were given to Caleb son of Jephunneh.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:57 - So the descendants of Aaron were given Hebron (a city of refuge), and Libnah,[fn] Jattir, Eshtemoa,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:58 - Hilen, Debir,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:59 - Ashan, Juttah[fn] and Beth Shemesh, together with their pasturelands.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:60 - And from the tribe of Benjamin they were given Gibeon,[fn] Geba, Alemeth and Anathoth, together with their pasturelands. The total number of towns distributed among the Kohathite clans came to thirteen.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:61 - The rest of Kohath’s descendants were allotted ten towns from the clans of half the tribe of Manasseh.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:62 - The descendants of Gershon, clan by clan, were allotted thirteen towns from the tribes of Issachar, Asher and Naphtali, and from the part of the tribe of Manasseh that is in Bashan.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:63 - The descendants of Merari, clan by clan, were allotted twelve towns from the tribes of Reuben, Gad and Zebulun.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:64 - So the Israelites gave the Levites these towns and their pasturelands.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:65 - From the tribes of Judah, Simeon and Benjamin they allotted the previously named towns.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:66 - Some of the Kohathite clans were given as their territory towns from the tribe of Ephraim.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:67 - In the hill country of Ephraim they were given Shechem (a city of refuge), and Gezer,[fn]

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:68 - Jokmeam, Beth Horon,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:69 - Aijalon and Gath Rimmon, together with their pasturelands.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:70 - And from half the tribe of Manasseh the Israelites gave Aner and Bileam, together with their pasturelands, to the rest of the Kohathite clans.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:71 - The Gershonites received the following: From the clan of the half-tribe of Manasseh they received Golan in Bashan and also Ashtaroth, together with their pasturelands;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:72 - from the tribe of Issachar they received Kedesh, Daberath,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:73 - Ramoth and Anem, together with their pasturelands;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:74 - from the tribe of Asher they received Mashal, Abdon,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:75 - Hukok and Rehob, together with their pasturelands;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:76 - and from the tribe of Naphtali they received Kedesh in Galilee, Hammon and Kiriathaim, together with their pasturelands.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:77 - The Merarites (the rest of the Levites) received the following: From the tribe of Zebulun they received Jokneam, Kartah,[fn] Rimmono and Tabor, together with their pasturelands;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:78 - from the tribe of Reuben across the Jordan east of Jericho they received Bezer in the wilderness, Jahzah,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:79 - Kedemoth and Mephaath, together with their pasturelands;

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:80 - and from the tribe of Gad they received Ramoth in Gilead, Mahanaim,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:81 - Heshbon and Jazer, together with their pasturelands.
NIV Footnotes
Hebrew Jehozadak, a variant of Jozadak; also in verse 15
Hebrew Gershom, a variant of Gershon; also in verses 17, 20, 43, 62 and 71
Some Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint and Syriac; most Hebrew manuscripts Ahimoth 26 and Elkanah. The sons of Elkanah:
Some Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint and Syriac; most Hebrew manuscripts Ahimoth 26 and Elkanah. The sons of Elkanah:
Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 1 Samuel 1:19,20 and 1 Chron. 6:33,34); Hebrew does not have and Samuel his son.
Some Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac (see also 1 Samuel 8:2 and 1 Chron. 6:33); Hebrew does not have Joel.
Most Hebrew manuscripts; some Hebrew manuscripts, one Septuagint manuscript and Syriac Maaseiah
See Joshua 21:13; Hebrew given the cities of refuge: Hebron, Libnah.
Syriac (see also Septuagint and Joshua 21:16); Hebrew does not have Juttah.
See Joshua 21:17; Hebrew does not have Gibeon.
See Joshua 21:21; Hebrew given the cities of refuge: Shechem, Gezer.
See Septuagint and Joshua 21:34; Hebrew does not have Jokneam, Kartah.

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