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1 Chronicles 4 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:1 - The sons of Judah: Perez, Hezron, Carmi, Hur, and Shobal.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:2 - Re-ai'ah the son of Shobal was the father of Jahath, and Jahath was the father of Ahu'mai and Lahad. These were the families of the Zo'rathites.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:3 - These were the sons of Etam: Jezreel, Ishma, and Idbash; and the name of their sister was Hazzelelpo'ni,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:4 - and Penu'el was the father of Gedor, and Ezer the father of Hushah. These were the sons of Hur, the first-born of Eph'rathah, the father of Bethlehem.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:5 - Ashhur, the father of Teko'a, had two wives, Helah and Na'arah;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:6 - Na'arah bore him Ahuz'zam, Hepher, Te'meni, and Ha-ahash'tari. These were the sons of Na'arah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:7 - The sons of Helah: Zereth, Izhar, and Ethnan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:8 - Koz was the father of Anub, Zobe'bah, and the families of Ahar'hel the son of Harum.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:9 - Jabez was more honorable than his brothers; and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, "Because I bore him in pain."
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:10 - Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, "Oh that thou wouldst bless me and enlarge my border, and that thy hand might be with me, and that thou wouldst keep me from harm so that it might not hurt me!" And God granted what he asked.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:11 - Chelub, the brother of Shuhah, was the father of Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:12 - Eshton was the father of Bethra'pha, Pase'ah, and Tehin'nah the father of Irna'hash. These are the men of Recah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:13 - The sons of Kenaz: Oth'ni-el and Serai'ah; and the sons of Oth'ni-el: Hathath and Meo'nothai.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:14 - Meo'nothai was the father of Ophrah; and Serai'ah was the father of Jo'ab the father of Ge-har'ashim, so-called because they were craftsmen.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:15 - The sons of Caleb the son of Jephun'neh: Iru, Elah, and Na'am; and the sons of Elah: Kenaz.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:16 - The sons of Jehal'lelel: Ziph, Ziphah, Tir'i-a, and As'arel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:17 - The sons of Ezrah: Jether, Mered, Epher, and Jalon. These are the sons of Bith'i-ah, the daughter of Pharaoh, whom Mered married; and she conceived and bore Miriam, Sham'mai, and Ishbah, the father of Eshtemo'a.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:18 - And his Jewish wife bore Jered the father of Gedor, Heber the father of Soco, and Jeku'thiel the father of Zano'ah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:19 - The sons of the wife of Hodi'ah, the sister of Naham, were the fathers of Kei'lah the Garmite and Eshtemo'a the Ma-ac'athite.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:20 - The sons of Shimon: Amnon, Rinnah, Ben-ha'nan, and Tilon. The sons of Ishi: Zoheth and Ben-zo'heth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:21 - The sons of Shelah the son of Judah: Er the father of Lecah, La'adah the father of Mare'shah, and the families of the house of linen workers at Beth-ashbe'a;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:22 - and Jokim, and the men of Coze'ba, and Jo'ash, and Saraph, who ruled in Moab and returned to Lehem (now the records are ancient).
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:23 - These were the potters and inhabitants of Neta'im and Gede'rah; they dwelt there with the king for his work.

Descendants of Simeon

(Gen 46:10 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:24 - The sons of Simeon: Nem'uel, Jamin, Jarib, Zerah, Sha'ul;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:25 - Shallum was his son, Mibsam his son, Mishma his son.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:26 - The sons of Mishma: Ham'mu-el his son, Zac'cur his son, Shim'e-i his son.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:27 - Shim'e-i had sixteen sons and six daughters; but his brothers had not many children, nor did all their family multiply like the men of Judah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:28 - They dwelt in Beer-sheba, Mola'dah, Ha'zar-shu'al,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:29 - Bilhah, Ezem, Tolad,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:30 - Bethu'el, Hormah, Ziklag,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:31 - Beth-mar'caboth, Ha'zar-su'sim, Beth-biri, and Sha-ara'im. These were their cities until David reigned.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:32 - And their villages were Etam, A'in, Rimmon, Tochen, and Ashan, five cities,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:33 - along with all their villages which were round about these cities as far as Ba'al. These were their settlements, and they kept a genealogical record.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:34 - Mesho'bab, Jamlech, Joshah the son of Amazi'ah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:35 - Jo'el, Jehu the son of Joshibi'ah, son of Serai'ah, son of As'i-el,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:36 - Eli-o-e'nai, Ja-ako'bah, Jeshohai'ah, Asai'ah, Ad'i-el, Jesim'iel, Benai'ah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:37 - Ziza the son of Shiphi, son of Allon, son of Jedai'ah, son of Shimri, son of Shemai'ah--
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:38 - these mentioned by name were princes in their families, and their fathers' houses increased greatly.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:39 - They journeyed to the entrance of Gedor, to the east side of the valley, to seek pasture for their flocks,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:40 - where they found rich, good pasture, and the land was very broad, quiet, and peaceful; for the former inhabitants there belonged to Ham.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:41 - These, registered by name, came in the days of Hezeki'ah, king of Judah, and destroyed their tents and the Me-u'nim who were found there, and exterminated them to this day, and settled in their place, because there was pasture there for their flocks.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:42 - And some of them, five hundred men of the Simeonites, went to Mount Se'ir, having as their leaders Pelati'ah, Ne-ari'ah, Rephai'ah, and Uz'ziel, the sons of Ishi;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:43 - and they destroyed the remnant of the Amal'ekites that had escaped, and they have dwelt there to this day.

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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

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