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1 Chronicles 6 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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The Priestly Line

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:10 - Johanan was the father of Azariah, the high priest at the Temple[fn] built by Solomon in Jerusalem.

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

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

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

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:14 - Azariah was the father of Seraiah. Seraiah was the father of Jehozadak,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:15 - who went into exile when the LORD sent the people of Judah and Jerusalem into captivity under Nebuchadnezzar.
The Levite Clans

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

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:17 - The descendants of Gershon included Libni and Shimei.

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

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:19 - The descendants of Merari included Mahli and Mushi. The following were the Levite clans, listed according to their ancestral descent:

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:20 - The descendants of Gershon included Libni, Jahath, Zimmah,

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

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

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:23 - Elkanah, Abiasaph,[fn] Assir,

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

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

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:26 - Elkanah, Zophai, Nahath,

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

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:28 - The sons of Samuel were Joel[fn] (the older) and Abijah (the second).

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

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:30 - Shimea, Haggiah, and Asaiah.
The Temple Musicians

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:31 - David assigned the following men to lead the music at the house of the LORD after the Ark was placed there.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:32 - They ministered with music at the Tabernacle[fn] until Solomon built the Temple of the LORD in Jerusalem. They carried out their work, following all the regulations handed down to them.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:33 - These are the men who served, along with their sons: Heman the musician was from the clan of Kohath. His genealogy was traced back through Joel, Samuel,

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

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

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

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:37 - Tahath, Assir, Abiasaph, Korah,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:38 - Izhar, Kohath, Levi, and Israel.[fn]

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:39 - Heman’s first assistant was Asaph from the clan of Gershon.[fn] Asaph’s genealogy was traced back through Berekiah, Shimea,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:40 - Michael, Baaseiah, Malkijah,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:41 - Ethni, Zerah, Adaiah,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:42 - Ethan, Zimmah, Shimei,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:43 - Jahath, Gershon, and Levi.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:44 - Heman’s second assistant was Ethan from the clan of Merari. Ethan’s genealogy was traced back through Kishi, Abdi, Malluch,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:45 - Hashabiah, Amaziah, Hilkiah,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:46 - Amzi, Bani, Shemer,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:47 - Mahli, Mushi, Merari, and Levi.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:48 - Their fellow Levites were appointed to various other tasks in the Tabernacle, the house of God.
Aaron’s Descendants

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:49 - Only Aaron and his descendants served as priests. They presented the offerings on the altar of burnt offering and the altar of incense, and they performed all the other duties related to the Most Holy Place. They made atonement for Israel by doing everything that Moses, the servant of God, had commanded them.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:50 - The descendants of Aaron were Eleazar, Phinehas, Abishua,

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

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

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:53 - Zadok, and Ahimaaz.
Territory for the Levites

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:54 - This is a record of the towns and territory assigned by means of sacred lots to the descendants of Aaron, who were from the clan of Kohath.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:55 - This territory included Hebron and its surrounding pasturelands in Judah,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:56 - but the fields and outlying areas belonging to the city were given to Caleb son of Jephunneh.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:57 - So the descendants of Aaron were given the following towns, each with its pasturelands: Hebron (a city of refuge),[fn] Libnah, Jattir, Eshtemoa,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:58 - Holon,[fn] Debir,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:59 - Ain,[fn] Juttah,[fn] and Beth-shemesh.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:60 - And from the territory of Benjamin they were given Gibeon,[fn] Geba, Alemeth, and Anathoth, each with its pasturelands. So thirteen towns were given to the descendants of Aaron.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:61 - The remaining descendants of Kohath received ten towns from the territory of the half-tribe of Manasseh by means of sacred lots.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:62 - The descendants of Gershon received by sacred lots thirteen towns from the territories of Issachar, Asher, Naphtali, and from the Bashan area of Manasseh, east of the Jordan.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:63 - The descendants of Merari received by sacred lots twelve towns from the territories of Reuben, Gad, and Zebulun.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:64 - So the people of Israel assigned all these towns and pasturelands to the Levites.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:65 - The towns in the territories of Judah, Simeon, and Benjamin, mentioned above, were assigned to them by means of sacred lots.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:66 - The descendants of Kohath were given the following towns from the territory of Ephraim, each with its pasturelands:

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:67 - Shechem (a city of refuge in the hill country of Ephraim),[fn] Gezer,

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

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:69 - Aijalon, and Gath-rimmon.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:70 - The remaining descendants of Kohath were assigned the towns of Aner and Bileam from the territory of the half-tribe of Manasseh, each with its pasturelands.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:71 - The descendants of Gershon received the towns of Golan (in Bashan) and Ashtaroth from the territory of the half-tribe of Manasseh, each with its pasturelands.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:72 - From the territory of Issachar, they were given Kedesh, Daberath,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:73 - Ramoth, and Anem, each with its pasturelands.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:74 - From the territory of Asher, they received Mashal, Abdon,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:75 - Hukok, and Rehob, each with its pasturelands.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:76 - From the territory of Naphtali, they were given Kedesh in Galilee, Hammon, and Kiriathaim, each with its pasturelands.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:77 - The remaining descendants of Merari received the towns of Jokneam, Kartah,[fn] Rimmon,[fn] and Tabor from the territory of Zebulun, each with its pasturelands.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:78 - From the territory of Reuben, east of the Jordan River opposite Jericho, they received Bezer (a desert town), Jahaz,[fn]

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:79 - Kedemoth, and Mephaath, each with its pasturelands.

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

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:81 - Heshbon, and Jazer, each with its pasturelands.
NLT Footnotes
Verses 6:1-15 are numbered 5:27-41 in Hebrew text.
Hebrew the house.
Verses 6:16-81 are numbered 6:1-66 in Hebrew text.
Hebrew Gershom, a variant spelling of Gershon (see 6:1); also in 6:17, 20, 43, 62, 71.
Hebrew Ebiasaph, a variant spelling of Abiasaph (also in 6:37); compare parallel text at Exod 6:24.
As in some Greek manuscripts (see also 6:33-34); Hebrew lacks and Samuel.
As in some Greek manuscripts and the Syriac version (see also 6:33 and 1 Sam 8:2); Hebrew lacks Joel.
Hebrew the Tabernacle, the Tent of Meeting.
Israel is the name that God gave to Jacob.
Hebrew lacks from the clan of Gershon; see 6:43.
As in parallel text at Josh 21:13; Hebrew reads were given the cities of refuge: Hebron, and the following towns, each with its pasturelands.
As in parallel text at Josh 21:15; Masoretic Text reads Hilez; other manuscripts read Hilen.
As in parallel text at Josh 21:16; Hebrew reads Ashan.
As in Syriac version (see also Josh 21:16); Hebrew lacks Juttah.
As in parallel text at Josh 21:17; Hebrew lacks Gibeon.
As in parallel text at Josh 21:21. Hebrew text reads were given the cities of refuge: Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and the following towns, each with its pasturelands.
As in parallel text at Josh 21:21. Hebrew text reads were given the cities of refuge: Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and the following towns, each with its pasturelands.
As in Greek version (see also Josh 21:34); Hebrew lacks Jokneam, Kartah.
As in Greek version (see also Josh 19:13); Hebrew reads Rimmono.
Hebrew Jahzah, a variant spelling of Jahaz.
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