The Bible in Its Traditions

1 Chronicles 5:11–22

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11  And the sons of Gad dwelt over against them, in the land of Bashan unto Salcah

11  Truly, the sons of Gad lived in the opposite region from them, in the land of Bashan, as far as Salecah

11  And the children of Gad dwelt opposite them, in the land of Mathnin as far as the border of Siba and Salcah.

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12  Joel the chief, and Shapham the second, and Janai, and Shaphat in Bashan;

12  Joel was their chief, and he judged them and taught them good scriptures.

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13  and their brethren of their fathers' houses: Michael, and Meshullam, and Sheba, and Jorai, and Jacan, and Zia, and Eber, seven.

13  Truly, their brothers, according to the houses of their kindred, were: Michael, and Meshullam, and Sheba, and Jorai, and Jacan, and Zia, and Eber, seven.

13  These are the sons of Abihail, the son of Khuri, the son of Zerah, the son of Gilead, the son of Machir.

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14  These were the sons of Abihail the son of Huri, the son of Jaroah, the son of Gilead, the son of Michael, the son of Jehishai, the son of Jahdo, the son of Buz;

14  The son of Abdael, the son of Eli, chiefs of the house of their fathers.

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15  Ahi the son of Abdiel, the son of Guni, chief of their fathers' houses.

15  who was the brother of the son of Abdiel, the son of Guni, he was chief of the house of their families.

15  And they dwelt in Mathnin and its villages.

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16  And they dwelt in Gilead in Bashan, and in the towns thereof, and in all the open lands of the plain, upon their borders.

16  They dwelt in Galaad, in Basan, and in their villages, and in all the country round about Saron to the border.

16  All these were reckoned by genealogies in the days of Jotham king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam king of Israel.

17  All these were reckoned by genealogies in the days of Jotham king of Judah and in the days of Jeroboam king of Israel.

17  The enumeration of them all took place in the days of Joatham king of Juda, and in the days of Jeroboam king of Israel.

17  The Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half tribe of Manasseh, valiant men, able to bear sword and shield and to shoot with bow, and skilled in war, were forty-four thousand six hundred and sixty-six.

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18  The sons of Reuben, and the Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh, as many as were valiant men, men able to bear buckler and sword, and to shoot with bow, and skilful in war, were forty and four thousand seven hundred and threescore, that were able to go forth to war.

18  The sons of Ruben and Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasse, of mighty men, bearing shields and sword, and bending the bow, and skilled in war, were forty and four thousand and seven hundred and sixty, going forth to battle.

18  All of these went out to war and fought against the inhabitants of Sekah.

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19  And they made war with the Hagrites, with Jetur, and Naphish, and Nodab.

19  They struggled against the Hagarites, yet truly the Jetureans, and Naphish, and Nodab offered assistance to them.

19  And they were delivered into their hands, for they prayed to the LORD in the battle, and he heard their voice because they put their trust in him.

20  And they were helped against them, and the Hagrites were delivered into their hand, and all that were with them; for they cried to God in the battle, and He was entreated of them, because they put their trust in Him.

20  And the Hagarites were delivered into their hands, and all who were with them. For they called upon God while they did battle. And he heeded them, because they had trusted in him.

20  And they carried away abundant goods and cattle: fifty thousand camels, two hundred and fifty thousand sheep, two thousand asses, and a hundred thousand persons.

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21  And they took away their cattle: of their camels fifty thousand, and of sheep two hundred and fifty thousand, and of asses two thousand; and of souls of men a hundred thousand.

21  For many fell slain in the battle of those who dwelt in tents. And the remnant stayed in their tents.

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22  For there fell many slain, because the war was of God. And they dwelt in their stead until the captivity.

22  And many fell down wounded. For it was a war of the Lord. And they lived in place of them, until the transmigration.

22  And the children of the half tribe of Manasseh dwelt in the land of Mathnin, as far as the plain of mount Hermon and as far as Har, and there they multiplied and became great.