The Bible in Its Traditions

1 Chronicles 8:1–32

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And Benjamin begot Bela his first-born, Ashbel the second, and Aharah the third;

Now Benjamin begot Bale his first-born, and Asbel his second son, Aara the third, Noa the fourth,

Now Benjamin conceived Bela as his firstborn, Ashbel the second, Aharah the third,

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Nohah the fourth, and Rapha the fifth.

and Rapha the fifth.

Gera the fourth, Naaman the fifth,

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And Bela had sons, Addar, and Gera, and Abihud;

And the sons of Bale were, Adir, and Gera, and Abiud,

Ahai the sixth, Arosh the seventh,

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and Abishua, and Naaman, and Ahoah;

as well as Abishua, and Naaman, and Ahoah,

Mathim the eighth, Hasim the ninth,

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and Gera, and Shephuphan, and Huram.

And Adar the tenth.

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And these are the sons of Ehud--these are the heads of fathers' houses of the inhabitants of Geba, and they were carried captive to Manahath;

These are the sons of Ehud, leaders of the kindred living in Geba, who were moved away to Manahath.

And the sons of Bela were Abdo, Gerah and Abihud,

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and Naaman, and Ahijah, and Gera, were they that carried them captive--and he begot Uzza, and Ahihud.

and Nooma, and Achia and Gera, he removed them, and he begot Aza, and Jachicho.

Abishua, Naaman, and Ahiah,

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And Shaharaim begot children in the field of Moab, after he had sent them away, to wit, Hushim and Baara his wives;

And Saphim, Hupham, and Ahiram.

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he begot of Hodesh his wife, Jobab, and Zibia, and Mesha, and Malcam;

And he begot of his wife Ada, Jolab, and Sebia, and Misa, and Melchas,

And these are the sons of Abihud;

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10  and Jeuz, and Sachiah, and Mirmah. These were his sons, heads of fathers' houses.

10  These are the heads of their fathers by their families, and they were carried captive to the plain of Naaman.

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11  and of Hushim he begot Abitub, and Elpaal.

11  Truly, of Hushim he conceived Abitub and Elpaal.

11  And he begat of his wife Harash, Hobab,

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12  And the sons of Elpaal: Eber, and Misham, and Shemed, who built Ono, and Lod, with the towns thereof;

12  Zebiah, and Malcom, and Manasseh, Seriah, Jarmanah, and Zebaz;

13  and Beriah, and Shema, who were heads of fathers' houses of the inhabitants of Aijalon, who put to flight the inhabitants of Gath.

13  These were his sons, heads of the fathers.

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14  And Ahio, Shashak, and Jeremoth;

14  And his brethren were Sosec, and Arimoth,

14  And Mahshim begat Hobat and Elipaleg.

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15  and Zebadiah, and Arad, and Eder;

15  The sons of Elipaleg: Eber, Mishlam, and Shamer,

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16  and Michael, and Ishpah, and Joha, were the sons of Beriah.

16  as well as Michael, and Ishpah, and Joha, were the sons of Beriah.

16  Who built Eio and Lod, with the hamlets thereof;

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17  And Zebadiah, and Meshullam, and Hizki, and Heber;

17  and Zabadia, and Mosollam, and Azaki, and Abar,

17  And he became the chief of the fathers over the inhabitants of Gath;

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18  and Ishmerai, and Izliah, and Jobab, were the sons of Elpaal.

18  And Shishak and Jeremoth,

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19  And Jakim, and Zichri, and Zabdi;

19  Then Jakim, and Zichri, and Zabdi,

19  And Zebadiah, Azor, and Adai,

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20  and Elienai, and Zillethai, and Eliel;

20  And Mancel, Anshephi, Ebron, and Zabdai,

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21  and Adaiah, and Beraiah, and Shimrath, were the sons of Shimei.

21  and Elieli, and Adaia, and Baraia, and Samarath, sons of Samaith

21  And Henani, Henaniah, Aulam, Anatoth, Peraiah,

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22  And Ishpan, and Ebed, and Eliel;

22  Then Ishpan, and Eber, and Eliel,

22  Phael, and the children of Shishak, and Shimirah.

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23  and Abdon, and Zichri, and Hanan;

23  These were the heads of the fathers, by their generations; these were the men who dwelt in Jerusalem at first.

24  and Hananiah, and Elam, and Anthothiah;

24  And in Gibeon dwelt the father of Gibeon, whose wife's name was Maachah,

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25  and Iphdeiah, and Penuel, were the sons of Shashak.

25  and Jathin, and Jephadias, and Phanuel, the sons of Sosec

25  And his first-born son Abron, also Kish, Bela, and Nadab,

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26  And Shamsherai, and Shehariah, and Athaliah;

26  And Good, Ahib, Ezabar, and Mikloth.

27  and Jaareshiah, and Elijah, and Zichri, were the sons of Jeroham.

27  And Mikloth begat Maa.

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28  These were heads of fathers' houses throughout their generations, chief men; these dwelt in Jerusalem.

28  These were the patriarchs and leaders of the families who were living in Jerusalem.

28  And these also dwelt with their brethren in Jerusalem, opposite them.

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29  And in Gibeon there dwelt the father of Gibeon ,Jeiel , whose wife's name was Maacah;

29  And the father of Gabaon dwelt in Gabaon; and his wife’s name was Moacha.

29  And Mir begat Kish, and Kish begat Saul, and Saul begat Jonathan, Malchishua, Jashui, and Ashbashul.

30  and his first-born son Abdon, and Zur, and Kish, and Baal, and Nadab;

30  And her first-born son was Abdon, and Sur, and Kis, and Baal, and Nadab, and Ner,

30  And the son of Jonathan was crippled in his feet, and Jashui had a son whose name was Merib-baal, and Merib-baal begat Micah.

31  and Gedor, and Ahio, and Zecher.

31  and Gedur and his brother, and Zacchur, and Makeloth.

31  And the sons of Micah were Pithon, Melech, Tarea, Ahor, and Aran.

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32  And Mikloth begot Shimeah. And they also dwelt with their brethren in Jerusalem, over against their brethren.

32  And Ahor begat Jehoiadah; and Jehoiadah begat Alemoth, Azmaveth, and Zimri; and Zimri begat Moza,