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1 Chronicles 8 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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Descendants of Benjamin
(Gen 46:21 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:1 - Benjamin’s first son was Bela, the second was Ashbel, the third was Aharah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:2 - the fourth was Nohah, and the fifth was Rapha.
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 - The sons of Ehud, leaders of the clans living at Geba, were exiled to Manahath.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:7 - Ehud’s sons were Naaman, Ahijah, and Gera. Gera, who led them into exile, was the father of Uzza and Ahihud.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:8 - After Shaharaim divorced his wives Hushim and Baara, he had children in the land of Moab.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:9 - His wife Hodesh gave birth to Jobab, Zibia, Mesha, Malcam,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:10 - Jeuz, Sakia, and Mirmah. These sons all became the leaders of clans.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:11 - Shaharaim’s wife Hushim had already given birth to Abitub and Elpaal.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:12 - The sons of Elpaal were Eber, Misham, Shemed (who built the towns of Ono and Lod and their nearby villages),
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:13 - Beriah, and Shema. They were the leaders of the clans living in Aijalon, and they 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, Zicri, 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, Zicri, 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 Zicri were the sons of Jeroham.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:28 - These were the leaders of the ancestral clans; they were listed in their genealogical records, and they all lived in Jerusalem.
The Family of Saul
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:29 - Jeiel[fn] (the father of[fn] Gibeon) lived in the town of Gibeon. His wife’s name was Maacah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:30 - and his oldest son was named Abdon. Jeiel’s other sons were Zur, Kish, Baal, Ner,[fn] Nadab,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:31 - Gedor, Ahio, Zechariah,[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:32 - and Mikloth, who was the father of Shimeam.[fn] All these families lived near each other in Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:33 - Ner was the father of Kish.
Kish was the father of Saul.
Saul was the father of Jonathan, Malkishua, Abinadab, and Esh-baal.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:34 - Jonathan was the father of Merib-baal.
Merib-baal was the father of Micah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:35 - Micah was the father of Pithon, Melech, Tahrea,[fn] and Ahaz.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:36 - Ahaz was the father of Jadah.[fn]
Jadah was the father of Alemeth, Azmaveth, and Zimri.
Zimri was the father of Moza.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:37 - Moza was the father of Binea.
Binea was the father of Rephaiah.[fn]
Rephaiah was the father of Eleasah.
Eleasah was the father of Azel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:38 - Azel had six sons: Azrikam, Bokeru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah, and Hanan. These were the sons of Azel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:39 - Azel’s brother Eshek had three sons: the first was Ulam, the second was Jeush, and the third was Eliphelet.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:40 - Ulam’s sons were all mighty warriors and expert archers. They had many sons and grandsons—150 in all. All these were descendants of Benjamin.
NLT Footnotes
Possibly Gera the father of Ehud; compare 8:6.
Or Gera, that is Heglam, was the father of Uzza and Ahihud.
As in some Greek manuscripts (see also 9:35); Hebrew lacks Jeiel.
Or the founder of.
As in some Greek manuscripts (see also 9:36); Hebrew lacks Ner.
As in parallel text at 9:37; Hebrew reads Zeker, a variant spelling of Zechariah.
As in parallel text at 9:38; Hebrew reads Shimeah, a variant spelling of Shimeam.
As in parallel text at 9:41; Hebrew reads Tarea, a variant spelling of Tahrea.
As in parallel text at 9:42; Hebrew reads Jehoaddah, a variant spelling of Jadah.
As in parallel text at 9:43; Hebrew reads Raphah, a variant spelling of Rephaiah.

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