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1 Chronicles 8 :: New International Version (NIV)

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The Genealogy of Saul the Benjamite

(Gen 46:21 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:1 - Benjamin was the father of Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second son, Aharah the third,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:2 - Nohah the fourth and Rapha the fifth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:3 - The sons of Bela were: Addar, Gera, Abihud,[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:4 - Abishua, Naaman, Ahoah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:5 - Gera, Shephuphan and Huram.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:6 - These were the descendants of Ehud, who were heads of families of those living in Geba and were deported to Manahath:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:7 - Naaman, Ahijah, and Gera, who deported them and who was the father of Uzza and Ahihud.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:8 - Sons were born to Shaharaim in Moab after he had divorced his wives Hushim and Baara.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:9 - By his wife Hodesh he had Jobab, Zibia, Mesha, Malkam,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:10 - Jeuz, Sakia and Mirmah. These were his sons, heads of families.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:11 - By Hushim he had Abitub and Elpaal.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:12 - The sons of Elpaal: Eber, Misham, Shemed (who built Ono and Lod with its surrounding villages),
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:13 - and Beriah and Shema, who were heads of families of those living in Aijalon and who drove out the inhabitants of Gath.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:14 - Ahio, Shashak, Jeremoth,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:15 - Zebadiah, Arad, Eder,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:16 - Michael, Ishpah and Joha were the sons of Beriah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:17 - Zebadiah, Meshullam, Hizki, Heber,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:18 - Ishmerai, Izliah and Jobab were the sons of Elpaal.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:19 - Jakim, Zikri, Zabdi,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:20 - Elienai, Zillethai, Eliel,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:21 - Adaiah, Beraiah and Shimrath were the sons of Shimei.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:22 - Ishpan, Eber, Eliel,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:23 - Abdon, Zikri, Hanan,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:24 - Hananiah, Elam, Anthothijah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:25 - Iphdeiah and Penuel were the sons of Shashak.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:26 - Shamsherai, Shehariah, Athaliah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:27 - Jaareshiah, Elijah and Zikri were the sons of Jeroham.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:28 - All these were heads of families, chiefs as listed in their genealogy, and they lived in Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:29 - Jeiel[fn] the father[fn] of Gibeon lived in Gibeon. His wife’s name was Maakah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:30 - and his firstborn son was Abdon, followed by Zur, Kish, Baal, Ner,[fn] Nadab,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:31 - Gedor, Ahio, Zeker
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:32 - and Mikloth, who was the father of Shimeah. They too lived near their relatives in Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:33 - Ner was the father of Kish, Kish the father of Saul, and Saul the father of Jonathan, Malki-Shua, Abinadab and Esh-Baal.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:34 - The son of Jonathan: Merib-Baal,[fn] who was the father of Micah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:35 - The sons of Micah: Pithon, Melek, Tarea and Ahaz.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:36 - Ahaz was the father of Jehoaddah, Jehoaddah was the father of Alemeth, Azmaveth and Zimri, and Zimri was the father of Moza.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:37 - Moza was the father of Binea; Raphah was his son, Eleasah his son and Azel his son.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:38 - Azel had six sons, and these were their names: Azrikam, Bokeru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah and Hanan. All these were the sons of Azel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:39 - The sons of his brother Eshek: Ulam his firstborn, Jeush the second son and Eliphelet the third.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:40 - The sons of Ulam were brave warriors who could handle the bow. They had many sons and grandsons—150 in all. All these were the descendants of Benjamin.
NIV Footnotes
Or Gera the father of Ehud
Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 9:35); Hebrew does not have Jeiel.
Father may mean civic leader or military leader.
Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 9:36); Hebrew does not have Ner.
Also known as Ish-Bosheth
Also known as Mephibosheth

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