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1 Chronicles

The first book of the Chronicles, chapter 7, New English Translation and King James Version

Chapter 7

New English Translation

   Issachar's Descendants
   1 The sons of Issachar: Tola, Puah, Jashub, and Shimron - four in all.
   2 The sons of Tola: Uzzi, Rephaiah, Jeriel, Jahmai, Jibsam, and Samuel. They were leaders of their families. In the time of David there were 22,600 warriors listed in Tola's genealogical records.
   3 The son of Uzzi: Izrachiah. The sons of Izrahiah: Michael, Obadiah, Joel, and Isshiah. All five were leaders.
   4 According to the genealogical records of their families, they had 36,000 warriors available for battle, for they had numerous wives and sons. 5 Altogether the genealogical records of the clans of Issachar listed 87,000 warriors.
   Benjamin's Descendants
   6 The sons of Benjamin: Bela, Beker, and Jediael - three in all.
   7 The sons of Bela: Ezbon, Uzzi, Uzziel, Jerimoth, and Iri. The five of them were leaders of their families. There were 22,034 warriors listed in their genealogical records.
   8 The sons of Beker: Zemirah, Joash, Eliezer, Elioenai, Omri, Jeremoth, Abijah, Anathoth, and Alameth. All these were the sons of Beker. 9 There were 20,200 family leaders and warriors listed in their genealogical records.
   10 The son of Jediael: Bilhan. The sons of Bilhan: Jeush, Benjamin, Ehud, Kenaanah, Zethan, Tarshish, and Ahishahar. 11 All these were the sons of Jediael. Listed in their genealogical records were 17,200 family leaders and warriors who were capable of marching out to battle.
   12 The Shuppites and Huppites were descendants of Ir; the Hushites were descendants of Aher.
   Naphtali's Descendants
   13 The sons of Naphtali: Jahziel, Guni, Jezer, and Shallum - sons of Bilhah.
   Manasseh's Descendants
   14 The sons of Manasseh: Asriel, who was born to Manasseh's Aramean concubine. She also gave birth to Makir the father of Gilead. 15 Now Makir married a wife from the Huppites and Shuppites. (His sister's name was Maacah.) Zelophehad was Manasseh's second son; he had only daughters.
   16 Maacah, Makir's wife, gave birth to a son, whom she named Peresh. His brother was Sheresh, and his sons were Ulam and Rekem.
   17 The son of Ulam: Bedan. These were the sons of Gilead, son of Makir, son of Manasseh. 18 His sister Hammoleketh gave birth to Ishhod, Abiezer, and Mahlah.
   19 The sons of Shemida were Ahian, Shechem, Likhi, and Aniam.
   Ephraim's Descendants
   20 The descendants of Ephraim: Shuthelah, his son Bered, his son Tahath, his son Eleadah, his son Tahath, 21 his son Zabad, his son Shuthelah (Ezer and Elead were killed by the men of Gath, who were natives of the land, when they went down to steal their cattle. 22 Their father Ephraim mourned for them many days and his brothers came to console him. 23 He had sexual relations with his wife; she became pregnant and gave birth to a son. Ephraim named him Beriah because tragedy had come to his family. 24 His daughter was Sheerah, who built Lower and Upper Beth Horon, as well as Uzzen Sheerah),
   25 his son Rephah, his son Resheph, his son Telah, his son Tahan, 26 his son Ladan, his son Ammihud, his son Elishama, 27 his son Nun, and his son Joshua.
   28 Their property and settlements included Bethel and its surrounding towns, Naaran to the east, Gezer and its surrounding towns to the west, and Shechem and its surrounding towns as far as Ayyah and its surrounding towns. 29 On the border of Manasseh's territory were Beth-Shean and its surrounding towns, Taanach and its surrounding towns, Megiddo and its surrounding towns, and Dor and its surrounding towns. The descendants of Joseph, Israel's son, lived here.
   Asher's Descendants
   30 The sons of Asher: Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, and Beriah. Serah was their sister.
   31 The sons of Beriah: Heber and Malkiel, who was the father of Birzaith.
   32 Heber was the father of Japhlet, Shomer, Hotham, and Shua their sister.
   33 The sons of Japhlet: Pasach, Bimhal, and Ashvath. These were Japhlet's sons.
   34 The sons of his brother Shemer: Rohgah, Hubbah, and Aram.
   35 The sons of his brother Helem: Zophah, Imna, Shelesh, and Amal.
   36 The sons of Zophah: Suah, Harnepher, Shual, Beri, Imrah, 37 Bezer, Hod, Shamma, Shilshah, Ithran, and Beera.
   38 The sons of Jether: Jephunneh, Pispah, and Ara.
   39 The sons of Ulla: Arah, Hanniel, and Rizia.
   40 All these were the descendants of Asher. They were the leaders of their families, the most capable men, who were warriors and served as head chiefs. There were 26,000 warriors listed in their genealogical records as capable of doing battle.

King James Version

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

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