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1 Chronicles 8 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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The Family Tree of King Saul of Benjamin
The Family Tree of King Saul of Benjamin
(Gen. 46:21 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:1 - Now Benjamin begot Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second, Aharah[fn] 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,[fn] Gera, Abihud,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:4 - Abishua, Naaman, Ahoah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:5 - Gera, Shephuphan, and Huram.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:6 - These are the sons of Ehud, who were the heads of the fathers’ houses of the inhabitants of Geba, and who forced them to move to Manahath:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:7 - Naaman, Ahijah, and Gera who forced them to move. He begot Uzza and Ahihud.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:8 - Also Shaharaim had children in the country of Moab, after he had sent away Hushim and Baara his wives.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:9 - By Hodesh his wife he begot Jobab, Zibia, Mesha, Malcam,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:10 - Jeuz, Sachiah, and Mirmah. These were his sons, heads of their fathers’ houses.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:11 - And by Hushim he begot Abitub and Elpaal.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:12 - The sons of Elpaal were Eber, Misham, and Shemed, who built Ono and Lod with its towns;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:13 - and Beriah and Shema, who were heads of their fathers’ houses of the inhabitants of Aijalon, 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, Ispah, and Joha were the sons of Beriah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:17 - Zebadiah, Meshullam, Hizki, Heber,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:18 - Ishmerai, Jizliah, and Jobab were the sons of Elpaal.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:19 - Jakim, Zichri, 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, Zichri, Hanan,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:24 - Hananiah, Elam, Antothijah,
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 Zichri were the sons of Jeroham.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:28 - These were heads of the fathers’ houses by their generations, chief men. These dwelt in Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:29 - Now the father of Gibeon, whose wife’s name was Maacah, dwelt at Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:30 - And his firstborn son was Abdon, then Zur, Kish, Baal, Nadab,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:31 - Gedor, Ahio, Zecher,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:32 - and Mikloth, who begot Shimeah.[fn] They also dwelt alongside their relatives in Jerusalem, with their brethren.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:33 - Ner[fn] begot Kish, Kish begot Saul, and Saul begot Jonathan, Malchishua, Abinadab,[fn] and Esh-Baal.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:34 - The son of Jonathan was Merib-Baal,[fn] and Merib-Baal begot Micah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:35 - The sons of Micah were Pithon, Melech, Tarea, and Ahaz.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:36 - And Ahaz begot Jehoaddah;[fn] Jehoaddah begot Alemeth, Azmaveth, and Zimri; and Zimri begot Moza.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:37 - Moza begot Binea, Raphah[fn] his son, Eleasah his son, and Azel his son.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:38 - Azel had six sons whose names were these: Azrikam, Bocheru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah, and Hanan. All these were the sons of Azel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:39 - And the sons of Eshek his brother were Ulam his firstborn, Jeush the second, and Eliphelet the third.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:40 - The sons of Ulam were mighty men of valor—archers. They had many sons and grandsons, one hundred and fifty in all. These were all sons of Benjamin.
NKJV Footnotes
Spelled Ahiram in Numbers 26:38
Called Ard in Numbers 26:40
Spelled Shimeam in 9:38
Also the son of Gibeon (compare 9:36, 39)
Called Jishui in 1 Samuel 14:49
Called Ishbosheth in 2 Samuel 2:8 and elsewhere
Called Mephibosheth in 2 Samuel 4:4
Spelled Jarah in 9:42
Spelled Rephaiah in 9:43

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