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1 Chronicles 7 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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Descendants of Issachar
(Gen 46:13 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:1 - The four sons of Issachar were Tola, Puah, Jashub, and Shimron.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:2 - The sons of Tola were Uzzi, Rephaiah, Jeriel, Jahmai, Ibsam, and Shemuel. Each of them was the leader of an ancestral clan. At the time of King David, the total number of mighty warriors listed in the records of these clans was 22,600.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:3 - The son of Uzzi was Izrahiah. The sons of Izrahiah were Michael, Obadiah, Joel, and Isshiah. These five became the leaders of clans.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:4 - All of them had many wives and many sons, so the total number of men available for military service among their descendants was 36,000.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:5 - The total number of mighty warriors from all the clans of the tribe of Issachar was 87,000. All of them were listed in their genealogical records.
Descendants of Benjamin
(Gen 46:21 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:6 - Three of Benjamin’s sons were Bela, Beker, and Jediael.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:7 - The five sons of Bela were Ezbon, Uzzi, Uzziel, Jerimoth, and Iri. Each of them was the leader of an ancestral clan. The total number of mighty warriors from these clans was 22,034, as listed in their genealogical records.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:8 - The sons of Beker were Zemirah, Joash, Eliezer, Elioenai, Omri, Jeremoth, Abijah, Anathoth, and Alemeth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:9 - Each of them was the leader of an ancestral clan. The total number of mighty warriors and leaders from these clans was 20,200, as listed in their genealogical records.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:10 - The son of Jediael was Bilhan. The sons of Bilhan were Jeush, Benjamin, Ehud, Kenaanah, Zethan, Tarshish, and Ahishahar.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:11 - Each of them was the leader of an ancestral clan. From these clans the total number of mighty warriors ready for war was 17,200.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:12 - The sons of Ir were Shuppim and Huppim. Hushim was the son of Aher.
Descendants of Naphtali
(Gen 46:24 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:13 - The sons of Naphtali were Jahzeel,[fn] Guni, Jezer, and Shillem.[fn] They were all descendants of Jacob’s concubine Bilhah.
Descendants of Manasseh
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:14 - The descendants of Manasseh through his Aramean concubine included Asriel. She also bore Makir, the father of Gilead.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:15 - Makir found wives for[fn] Huppim and Shuppim. Makir had a sister named Maacah. One of his descendants was Zelophehad, who had only daughters.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:16 - Makir’s wife, Maacah, gave birth to a son whom she named Peresh. His brother’s name was Sheresh. The sons of Peresh were Ulam and Rakem.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:17 - The son of Ulam was Bedan. All these were considered Gileadites, descendants of Makir son of Manasseh.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:18 - Makir’s sister Hammoleketh gave birth to Ishhod, Abiezer, and Mahlah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:19 - The sons of Shemida were Ahian, Shechem, Likhi, and Aniam.
Descendants of Ephraim
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:20 - The descendants of Ephraim were Shuthelah, Bered, Tahath, Eleadah, Tahath,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:21 - Zabad, Shuthelah, Ezer, and Elead. These two were killed trying to steal livestock from the local farmers near Gath.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:22 - Their father, Ephraim, mourned for them a long time, and his relatives came to comfort him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:23 - Afterward Ephraim slept with his wife, and she became pregnant and gave birth to a son. Ephraim named him Beriah[fn] because of the tragedy his family had suffered.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:24 - He had a daughter named Sheerah. She built the towns of Lower and Upper Beth-horon and Uzzen-sheerah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:25 - The descendants of Ephraim included Rephah, Resheph, Telah, Tahan,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:26 - Ladan, Ammihud, Elishama,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:27 - Nun, and Joshua.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:28 - The descendants of Ephraim lived in the territory that included Bethel and its surrounding towns to the south, Naaran to the east, Gezer and its villages to the west, and Shechem and its surrounding villages to the north as far as Ayyah and its towns.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:29 - Along the border of Manasseh were the towns of Beth-shan,[fn] Taanach, Megiddo, Dor, and their surrounding villages. The descendants of Joseph son of Israel[fn] lived in these towns.
Descendants of Asher
(Gen 46:17 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:30 - The sons of Asher were Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, and Beriah. They had a sister named Serah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:31 - The sons of Beriah were Heber and Malkiel (the father of Birzaith).
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:32 - The sons of Heber were Japhlet, Shomer, and Hotham. They had a sister named Shua.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:33 - The sons of Japhlet were Pasach, Bimhal, and Ashvath.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:34 - The sons of Shomer were Ahi,[fn] Rohgah, Hubbah, and Aram.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:35 - The sons of his brother Helem[fn] were Zophah, Imna, Shelesh, and Amal.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:36 - The sons of Zophah were Suah, Harnepher, Shual, Beri, Imrah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:37 - Bezer, Hod, Shamma, Shilshah, Ithran,[fn] and Beera.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:38 - The sons of Jether were Jephunneh, Pispah, and Ara.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:39 - The sons of Ulla were Arah, Hanniel, and Rizia.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:40 - Each of these descendants of Asher was the head of an ancestral clan. They were all select men—mighty warriors and outstanding leaders. The total number of men available for military service was 26,000, as listed in their genealogical records.
NLT Footnotes
As in parallel text at Gen 46:24; Hebrew reads Jahziel, a variant spelling of Jahzeel.
As in some Hebrew and Greek manuscripts (see also Gen 46:24; Num 26:49); most Hebrew manuscripts read Shallum.
Or Makir took a wife from. The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.
Beriah sounds like a Hebrew term meaning “tragedy” or “misfortune.”
Hebrew Beth-shean, a variant spelling of Beth-shan.
Israel is the name that God gave to Jacob.
Or The sons of Shomer, his brother, were.
Possibly another name for Hotham; compare 7:32.
Possibly another name for Jether; compare 7:38.

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