1 Chronicles 7



The Descendants Of Issachar

1 Now the sons of Issachar were four: Tola, Puah, Jashub and Shimron.

1 Now the sons of Issachar were, Tola, and Puah, Jashub, and Shimron, four.

1 Issachar's sons: Tola, Puah, Jashub, and Shimron-four.

1 The four descendants of Issachar included Tola, Puah, Jashub, and Shimron.

1 The sons of Issachar were: Tola, Puah, Jashub, and Shimron -- "four in all.

2 The sons of Tola were Uzzi, Rephaiah, Jeriel, Jahmai, Ibsam and Samuel, heads of their fathers' households. The sons of Tola were mighty men of valor in their generations; their number in the days of David was 22,600.

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.

2 Tola's sons: Uzzi, Rephaiah, Jeriel, Jahmai, Ibsam, and Shemuel, the heads of their ancestral houses. During David's reign, 22,600 descendants of Tola were recorded as warriors in their genealogies.

2 Tola's descendants included Uzzi, Rephaiah, Jeriel, Jahmai, Ibsam, and Shemuel, leaders of their ancestral house of Tola, who were valiant warriors during their lifetimes. During the life of David, they numbered 22,600.

2 The sons of Tola: Uzzi, Rephaiah, Jeriel, Jahmai, Ibsam, Shemuel (Samuel) -- "heads of their fathers' houses, descendants of Tola. They were mighty men of valor in their generations; their number in David's days was 22,600.

3 The son of Uzzi was Izrahiah. And the sons of Izrahiah were Michael, Obadiah, Joel, Isshiah; all five of them were chief men.

3 And the sons of Uzzi; Izrahiah: and the sons of Izrahiah; Michael, and Obadiah, and Joel, Ishiah, five: all of them chief men.

3 Uzzi's son: Izrahiah. Izrahiah's sons: Michael, Obadiah, Joel, Isshiah. All five of them were chiefs.

3 Uzzi fathered Izrahiah, and Izrahiah fathered Michael, Obadiah, Joel, and Isshiah, all five of them leaders.

3 The son of Uzzi: Izrahiah. The sons of Izrahiah: Michael, Obadiah, Joel, Isshiah -- "five, all of them chief men.

4 With them by their generations according to their fathers' households were 36,000 troops of the army for war, for they had many wives and sons.

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.

4 Along with them, they had 36,000 troops for battle according to the genealogical records of their ancestral houses, for they had many wives and children.

4 In addition to them, according to their ancestral records were 36,000 members of their trained army by their generations, because they had many wives and children.

4 And with them by their generations according to their fathers' houses were units of the army for war, 36,000, for they had many wives and children [with them].

5 Their relatives among all the families of Issachar were mighty men of valor, enrolled by genealogy, in all 87,000.

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.

5 Their tribesmen who were warriors belonging to all the families of Issachar totalled 87,000 in their genealogies.

5 As recorded in their genealogy, a total of 87,000 trained warriors belonged to all of the clans of Issachar.

5 Their kinsmen from all the families of Issachar, mighty men of valor, registered by genealogies, were in all 87,000.

The Descendants Of Benjamin

6 The sons of Benjamin were three: Bela and Becher and Jediael.

6 The sons of Benjamin; Bela, and Becher, and Jediael, three.

6 Three of Benjamin's [sons]: Bela, Becher, and Jediael.

6 Benjamin's three descendants included Bela, Becher, and Jediael.

6 The sons of Benjamin: Bela, Becher, and Jediael -- "three in all.

7 The sons of Bela were five: Ezbon, Uzzi, Uzziel, Jerimoth and Iri. They were heads of fathers' households, mighty men of valor, and were 22,034 enrolled by genealogy.

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.

7 Bela's sons: Ezbon, Uzzi, Uzziel, Jerimoth, and Iri-five. They were warriors and heads of their ancestral houses; 22,034 were listed in their genealogies.

7 Bela's five descendants included Ezbon, Uzzi, Uzziel, Jerimoth, and Iri, who were leaders of their ancestral households. Valiant warriors, their enrollment totaled 22,034 according to their genealogies.

7 The sons of Bela: Ezbon, Uzzi, Uzziel, Jerimoth, and Iri -- "five, heads of the houses of their fathers, mighty men of valor. By their genealogies they numbered 22,034.

8 The sons of Becher were Zemirah, Joash, Eliezer, Elioenai, Omri, Jeremoth, Abijah, Anathoth and Alemeth. All these were the sons of Becher.

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.

8 Becher's sons: Zemirah, Joash, Eliezer, Elioenai, Omri, Jeremoth, Abijah, Anathoth, and Alemeth; all these were Becher's sons.

8 Becher's descendants included Zemirah, Joash, Eliezer, Elioenai, Omri, Jeremoth, Abijah, Anathoth, and Alemeth. All these were descendants of Becher,

8 The sons of Becher: Zemirah, Joash, Eliezer, Elioenai, Omri, Jeremoth, Abijah, Anathoth, and Alemeth, all sons of Becher.

9 They were enrolled by genealogy, according to their generations, heads of their fathers' households, 20,200 mighty men of valor.

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.

9 Their genealogies were recorded according to the heads of their ancestral houses-20,200 warriors.

9 and their genealogical enrollment totaled 20,200 valiant warriors, delineated according to their generations as leaders of their ancestral households.

9 The number of them by their genealogies by generations, as heads of their fathers' houses, mighty warriors, was 20,200.

10 The son of Jediael was Bilhan. And the sons of Bilhan were Jeush, Benjamin, Ehud, Chenaanah, Zethan, Tarshish and Ahishahar.

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.

10 Jediael's son: Bilhan. Bilhan's sons: Jeush, Benjamin, Ehud, Chenaanah, Zethan, Tarshish, and Ahishahar.

10 Jediael fathered Bilhan, and Bilhan's descendants included Jeush, Benjamin, Ehud, Chenaanah, Zethan, Tarshish, and Ahishahar.

10 The son of Jediael: Bilhan. The sons of Bilhan: Jeush, Benjamin, Ehud, Chenaanah, Zethan, Tarshish, and Ahishahar.

11 All these were sons of Jediael, according to the heads of their fathers' households, 17,200 mighty men of valor, who were ready to go out with the army to war.

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.

11 All these sons of Jediael listed by heads of families were warriors; there were 17,200 who could serve in the army.

11 All these were descendants through Jediael according to the heads of their ancestral households. Their valiant warriors totaled 17,200 equipped and ready for battle.

11 All these were the sons of Jediael, according to the heads of their fathers' houses, mighty men of valor, 17,200, able and fit for service in war.

12 Shuppim and Huppim were the sons of Ir; Hushim was the son of Aher.

12 Shuppim also, and Huppim, the children of Ir, and Hushim, the sons of Aher.

12 Shuppim and Huppim were sons of Ir, and the Hushim were the sons of Aher.

12 In addition, Shuppim and Huppim were the sons of Ir, and the Hushites were descended from Aher.

12 Shuppim and Huppim were the sons of Ir, and Hushim the son of Aher.

The Descendants Of Naphtali

13 The sons of Naphtali were Jahziel, Guni, Jezer, and Shallum, the sons of Bilhah.

13 The sons of Naphtali; Jahziel, and Guni, and Jezer, and Shallum, the sons of Bilhah.

13 Naphtali's sons: Jahziel, Guni, Jezer, and Shallum-Bilhah's sons.

13 Naphtali's descendants included Jahziel, Guni, Jezer, and Shallum, descended through Bilhah.

13 The sons of Naphtali: Jahziel, Guni, Jezer, and Shallum, whose [grandmother] was Bilhah.

The Descendants Of Manasseh

14 The sons of Manasseh were Asriel, whom his Aramean concubine bore; she bore Machir the father of Gilead.

14 The sons of Manasseh; Ashriel, whom she bare: (but his concubine the Aramitess bare Machir the father of Gilead:

14 Manasseh's sons through his Aramean concubine: Asriel and Machir the father of Gilead.

14 Manasseh's descendants included Asriel, whom his Aramean mistress bore, along with Machir, who fathered Gilead.

14 The sons of Manasseh: Ashriel, whom his concubine the Aramitess bore; she bore Machir the father of Gilead.

15 Machir took a wife for Huppim and Shuppim, whose sister's name was Maacah. And the name of the second was Zelophehad, and Zelophehad had daughters.

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.

15 Machir took wives from Huppim and Shuppim. The name of his sister was Maacah. Another descendant was named Zelophehad, but he had only daughters.

15 Machir chose wives for his sons Huppim and for Shuppim. He had a sister named Maacah. His second son was named Zelophehad, and Zelophehad fathered only daughters.

15 And Machir took as wife the sister of Huppim and Shuppim; her name was Maacah. The name of a second [and later descendant, the first being Gilead], was Zelophehad; and Zelophehad had daughters [only].

16 Maacah the wife of Machir bore a son, and she named him Peresh; and the name of his brother was Sheresh, and his sons were Ulam and Rakem.

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.

16 Machir's wife Maacah gave birth to a son, and she named [him] Peresh. His brother was named Sheresh, and his sons were Ulam and Rekem.

16 Machir's wife Maacah bore a son whom she named Peresh. His brother was named Sheresh, and his sons were Ulam and Rekem.

16 Maacah the wife of Machir bore a son; she called his name Peresh. The name of his brother was Sheresh; his sons were Ulam and Rakem.

17 The son of Ulam was Bedan. These were the sons of Gilead the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh.

17 And the sons of Ulam; Bedan. These were the sons of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh.

17 Ulam's son: Bedan. These were the sons of Gilead son of Machir, son of Manasseh.

17 Ulam's son was Bedan. These were the children of Machir's son Gilead, who was also a descendant of Manasseh.

17 The son of Ulam: Bedan. These were the sons of Gilead son of Machir, the son of Manasseh.

18 His sister Hammolecheth bore Ishhod and Abiezer and Mahlah.

18 And his sister Hammoleketh bare Ishod, and Abiezer, and Mahalah.

18 His sister Hammolecheth gave birth to Ishhod, Abiezer, and Mahlah.

18 His sister Hammolecheth bore Ishhod, Abiezer, and Mahlah.

18 His sister Hammolecheth bore Ishbod, Abiezer, and Mahlah.

19 The sons of Shemida were Ahian and Shechem and Likhi and Aniam.

19 And the sons of Shemida were, Ahian, and Shechem, and Likhi, and Aniam.

19 Shemida's sons: Ahian, Shechem, Likhi, and Aniam.

19 Shemida's sons included Ahian, Shechem, Likhi, and Aniam.

19 The sons of Shemida were: Ahian, Shechem, Likhi, and Aniam.

The Descendants Of Ephraim

20 The sons of Ephraim were Shuthelah and Bered his son, Tahath his son, Eleadah his son, Tahath his son,

20 And the sons of Ephraim; Shuthelah, and Bered his son, and Tahath his son, and Eladah his son, and Tahath his son,

20 Ephraim's sons: Shuthelah, and his son Bered, his son Tahath, his son Eleadah, his son Tahath,

20 Ephraim's descendants included Shuthelah, his son Bered, his son Tahath, his son Eleadah, his son Tahath,

20 The sons of Ephraim: Shuthelah, Bered his son, Tahath his son, Eleadah his son, Tahath [II] his son,

21 Zabad his son, Shuthelah his son, and Ezer and Elead whom the men of Gath who were born in the land killed, because they came down to take their livestock.

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.

21 his son Zabad, his son Shuthelah, Ezer, and Elead. The men of Gath who were born in the land killed Ezer and Elead because they went down to raid their cattle.

21 his son Zabad, his son Shuthelah, his son Ezer, and Elead. The people of Gath, who were native to the land, killed them when they came down to raid their cattle.

21 Zabad his son, and Shuthelah his son. [During Ephraim's lifetime, his sons] Ezer and Elead were slain by men of Gath born in the land, who had come down to steal the cattle [of the Ephraimites, probably before the Israelites left Egypt].

22 Their father Ephraim mourned many days, and his relatives came to comfort him.

22 And Ephraim their father mourned many days, and his brethren came to comfort him.

22 Their father Ephraim mourned a long time, and his relatives came to comfort him.

22 So their father Ephraim mourned many days, and his relatives came to comfort him.

22 And Ephraim their father mourned many days, and his brethren came to comfort him.

23 Then he went in to his wife, and she conceived and bore a son, and he named him Beriah, because misfortune had come upon his house.

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.

23 He slept with his wife, and she conceived and gave birth to a son. So he named him Beriah, because there had been misfortune in his home.

23 Later, Ephraim had marital relations with his wife, and she conceived and gave birth to a son, whom he named Beriah, because his household had been visited with disaster.

23 Then his wife conceived and bore a son, and he called his name Beriah [in evil], because calamity had befallen his house.

24 His daughter was Sheerah, who built lower and upper Beth-horon, also Uzzen-sheerah.

24 (And his daughter was Sherah, who built Bethhoron the nether, and the upper, and Uzzensherah.)

24 His daughter was Sheerah, who built Lower and Upper Beth-horon and Uzzen-sheerah,

24 His daughter Sheerah built both Lower and Upper Beth-horon, along with Uzzen-sheerah.

24 [Beriah's] daughter was Sheerah, who built both Lower and Upper Beth-horon, and also Uzzen-sheerah.

25 Rephah was his son along with Resheph, Telah his son, Tahan his son,

25 And Rephah was his son, also Resheph, and Telah his son, and Tahan his son,

25 his son Rephah, his son Resheph, his son Telah, his son Tahan,

25 Rephah was also his descendant, as were Resheph, Telah, Tahan,

25 Rephah was his son, and Resheph [his son]; Resheph's son was Telah, Tahan his son,

26 Ladan his son, Ammihud his son, Elishama his son,

26 Laadan his son, Ammihud his son, Elishama his son,

26 his son Ladan, his son Ammihud, his son Elishama,

26 Ladan, Ammihud, Elishama,

26 Ladan his son, Ammihud his son, Elishama his son,

27 Non his son and Joshua his son.

27 Non his son, Jehoshua his son.

27 his son Nun, and his son Joshua.

27 Nun, and Joshua.

27 Nun his son, Joshua [Moses' successor] his son.

28 Their possessions and settlements were Bethel with its towns, and to the east Naaran, and to the west Gezer with its towns, and Shechem with its towns as far as Ayyah with its towns,

28 And their possessions and habitations were, Bethel 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:

28 Their holdings and settlements were Bethel and its villages; Naaran to the east, Gezer and its villages to the west, and Shechem and its villages as far as Ayyah and its villages,

28 Their possessions and settlements included Bethel and its towns, Naaran to the east, Gezer and its towns to the west, Shechem and its towns as far as Ayyah and its towns

28 And their possessions and settlements were Bethel and its towns, and eastward Naaran, and westward Gezer, and Shechem, and as far as Azzah (Gaza) with all their towns,

29 and along the borders of the sons of Manasseh, Beth-shean with its towns, Taanach with its towns, Megiddo with its towns, Dor with its towns. In these lived the sons of Joseph the son of Israel.

29 And by the borders of the children of Manasseh, Bethshean 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.

29 and along the borders of the sons of Manasseh, Beth-shean and its villages, Taanach and its villages, Megiddo and its villages, and Dor and its villages. The sons of Joseph son of Israel lived in these towns.

29 along the borders of the descendants of Manasseh, Beth-shean and its towns, Taanach and its towns, Megiddo and its towns, and Dor and its towns. In these lived the descendants of Israel's son Joseph.

29 And along the borders of the Manassites, Beth-shean, Taanach, Megiddo, Dor, with all their towns. In these dwelt the sons of Joseph son of Israel.

The Descendants Of Asher

30 The sons of Asher were Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi and Beriah, and Serah their sister.

30 The sons of Asher; Imnah, and Isuah, and Ishuai, and Beriah, and Serah their sister.

30 Asher's sons: Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, and Beriah, with their sister Serah.

30 Asher's descendants included Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, Beriah, and their sister Serah.

30 The sons of Asher: Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, Beriah; and Serah their sister.

31 The sons of Beriah were Heber and Malchiel, who was the father of Birzaith.

31 And the sons of Beriah; Heber, and Malchiel, who is the father of Birzavith.

31 Beriah's sons: Heber, and Malchiel, who fathered Birzaith.

31 Beriah's descendants included Heber and Malchiel, who fathered Birzaith.

31 The sons of Beriah: Heber and Malchiel, who was the father of Birzaith.

32 Heber became the father of Japhlet, Shomer and Hotham, and Shua their sister.

32 And Heber begat Japhlet, and Shomer, and Hotham, and Shua their sister.

32 Heber fathered Japhlet, Shomer, and Hotham, with their sister Shua.

32 Heber fathered Japhlet, Shomer, Hotham, and their sister Shua.

32 Heber was the father of Japhlet, Shomer, Hotham, and Shua their sister.

33 The sons of Japhlet were Pasach, Bimhal and Ashvath. These were the sons of Japhlet.

33 And the sons of Japhlet; Pasach, and Bimhal, and Ashvath. These are the children of Japhlet.

33 Japhlet's sons: Pasach, Bimhal, and Ashvath. These were Japhlet's sons.

33 Japhlet's descendants included Pasach, Bimhal, and Ashvath. These were the descendants of Japhlet.

33 The sons of Japhlet: Pasach, Bimhal, and Ashvath. These were the sons of Japhlet.

34 The sons of Shemer were Ahi and Rohgah, Jehubbah and Aram.

34 And the sons of Shamer; Ahi, and Rohgah, Jehubbah, and Aram.

34 Shemer's sons: Ahi, Rohgah, Hubbah, and Aram.

34 Shemer's descendants included Ahi, Rohgah, Hubbah, and Aram.

34 The sons of Shemer (Shomer) his brother: Rohgah, Jehubbah, and Aram.

35 The sons of his brother Helem were Zophah, Imna, Shelesh and Amal.

35 And the sons of his brother Helem; Zophah, and Imna, and Shelesh, and Amal.

35 His brother Helem's sons: Zophah, Imna, Shelesh, and Amal.

35 His brother Helem's descendants included Zophah, Imna, Shelesh, and Amal.

35 The sons of his brother Helem (Hotham): Zophah, Imna, Shelesh, and Amal.

36 The sons of Zophah were Suah, Harnepher, Shual, Beri and Imrah,

36 The sons of Zophah; Suah, and Harnepher, and Shual, and Beri, and Imrah,

36 Zophah's sons: Suah, Harnepher, Shual, Beri, Imrah,

36 Zophah's descendants included Suah, Harnepher, Shual, Beri, Imrah,

36 The sons of Zophah: Suah, Harnepher, Shual, Beri, Imrah,

37 Bezer, Hod, Shamma, Shilshah, Ithran and Beera.

37 Bezer, and Hod, and Shamma, and Shilshah, and Ithran, and Beera.

37 Bezer, Hod, Shamma, Shilshah, Ithran, and Beera.

37 Bezer, Hod, Shamma, Shilshah, Ithran, and Beera.

37 Bezer, Hod, Shamma, Shilshah, Ithran, and Beera.

38 The sons of Jether were Jephunneh, Pispa and Ara.

38 And the sons of Jether; Jephunneh, and Pispah, and Ara.

38 Jether's sons: Jephunneh, Pispa, and Ara.

38 Jether's descendants included Jephunneh, Pispa, and Ara.

38 The sons of Jether: Jephunneh, Pispa, and Ara.

39 The sons of Ulla were Arah, Hanniel and Rizia.

39 And the sons of Ulla; Arah, and Haniel, and Rezia.

39 Ulla's sons: Arah, Hanniel, and Rizia.

39 Ulla's descendants included Arah, Hanniel, and Rizia.

39 The sons of Ulla: Arah, Hanniel, and Rizia.

40 All these were the sons of Asher, heads of the fathers' houses, choice and mighty men of valor, heads of the princes. And the number of them enrolled by genealogy for service in war was 26,000 men.

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.

40 All these were Asher's sons. They were the heads of their ancestral houses, chosen men, warriors, and chiefs among the leaders. The number of men listed in their genealogies for military service was 26,000.

40 All of these were men of Asher, leaders of ancestral households, choice valiant mighty warriors, and chiefs among princes. Their enrolled genealogies for battle conscription totaled 26,000 men.

40 All these were offspring of Asher, heads of their fathers' houses, approved men, mighty warriors, chief of the princes. Their number enrolled by genealogies for service in war, was 26,000 men.



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