THE FIRST BOOK OF THE
1 Chronicles 7 ©
NOW the sons of Issacharawere, Tola, and Puah, 1Jashub, and Shimron, four.
And the sons of Tola; Uzzi, and Rephaiah, and Jeriel, and Jahmai, and Jibsam, and Shemuel, heads of their father's house, to wit, of Tola: they were valiant men of might in their generations; whose number was 2in the days of David two and twenty thousand and six hundred.
And the sons of Uzzi; Izrahiah: and the sons of Izrahiah; Michael, and Obadiah, and Joel, Ishiah, five: all of them chief men.
And with them, by their generations, after the house of their fathers, were bands of soldiers for war, six and thirty thousand men: for they 3had many wives and sons.
And their brethren among all the families of Issachar were valiant men of might, reckoned in all by their genealogies fourscore and seven thousand.
¶Theb sons of Benjamin; Bela, and Becher, and Jediael, three.
And the sons of Bela; Ezbon, and Uzzi, and Uzziel, and Jerimoth, and Iri, five; heads of the house of their fathers, mighty men of valour; and were reckoned by their genealogies twenty and two thousand and thirty and four.
And the sons of Becher; Zemira, and Joash, and Eliezer, and Elioenai, and Omri, and Jerimoth, and Abiah, and Anathoth, and Alameth. All these are the sons of Becher.
And the number of them, after their genealogy by their generations, heads of the house of their fathers, mighty men of valour, was twenty thousand and two hundred.
The sons also of Jediael; Bilhan: and the sons of Bilhan; Jeush, and Benjamin, and Ehud, and Chenaanah, and Zethan, and Tharshish, and Ahishahar.
All these the sons of Jediael, by the heads 4of their fathers, mighty men of valour, were seventeen thousand and two hundred soldiers, fit to go out for war and battle.
5Shuppim also, and Huppim, 6the children of Ir, and Hushim, the sons of Aher.
¶The sons of Naphtali; Jahziel, and Guni, and Jezer, and Shallum, the 7sons of 8Bilhah.
¶The 9sons of Manasseh; Ashriel, whom she bare: (but his concubine the Aramitess bare 10Machir the father of Gilead:
And Machir took to wife the sister of Huppim and Shuppim, whose sister's name was Maachah;) and the name of the second was Zelophehad: and Zelophehad had 11daughters.
And Maachah the wife of Machir bare a son, and she called his name Peresh; and the name of his brother was Sheresh; and his sons were Ulam and Rakem.
And the 12sons of Ulam; 13Bedan. These were the sons of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh.
And 14his sister Hammoleketh bare Ishod, and Abi-ezer, and Mahalah.15
And the sons of Shemida were, Ahian, and Shechem, and Likhi, and Aniam.
¶And the sonsc of Ephraim; Shuthelah, and Bered his son, and Tahath his son, and Eladah his son, and Tahath his son,
¶And Zabad his son, and Shuthelah his son, and Ezer, and Elead, whom the 16men of Gath that were born in that land slew, 17because they came down to take away their cattle.
18And Ephraim their father mourned many days, and his 19brethren came to comfort him.
¶And when he 20went in to his wife, she conceived, and bare a son, and he called his name 21Beriah, because 22it went evil with his house.
(And 23his daughter was Sherah, who built Beth-horon the nether, and the upper, and Uzzen-sherah.)
And Rephah was 24his son, also Resheph, and Telah 25his son, and Tahan his son,
Laadan his son, Ammihud his son, 26Elishama his son,
27Non his son, Jehoshua his son.
¶And 28theird possessions and habitations were, Beth-el and the 29towns thereof, and eastward 30Naaran, and westward Gezer, with the towns thereof; Shechem also and the towns thereof, unto 31Gaza and the towns thereof:
And by the 32borders of the children of Manasseh, Beth-shean and her towns, Taanach and her towns, Megiddo and her towns, Dor and her towns. In these dwelt the children of Joseph the son of Israel.
¶Thee sons of Asher; Imnah, and Isuah, and Ishuai, and Beriah, and Serah their sister.
And the sons of Beriah; Heber, and Malchiel, who is the father of Birzavith.
And Heber begat Japhlet, and Shomer, and Hotham, and Shua their sister.
And the sons of Japhlet; Pasach, and Bimhal, and Ashvath. These are the children of Japhlet.
And the sons of 33Shamer; Ahi, and Rohgah, Jehubbah, and Aram.34
And the sons of his brother Helem; Zophah, and Imna, and Shelesh, and Amal.
The sons of Zophah; Suah, and Harnepher, and Shual, and Beri, and Imrah,
Bezer, and Hod, and Shamma, and Shilshah, and Ithran, and Beera.
And the sons of 35Jether; Jephunneh, and Pispah, and Ara.36
And the sons of Ulla; Arah, and Haniel, and Rezia.
All these were the children of Asher, heads of their father’s house, 37choice and mighty men of valour, chief of the princes. And the number throughout the genealogy of them that were apt to the war and to battle was twenty and six thousand men.