1 Chronicles 8



The Genealogy Of Saul

1 And Benjamin became the father of Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second, Aharah the third,

1 Now Benjamin begat Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second, and Aharah the third,

1 Benjamin fathered Bela his firstborn, Ashbel his second born, Aharah his third born,

1 Benjamin was the father of Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second, Aharah the third,

2 Nohah the fourth and Rapha the fifth.

2 Nohah the fourth, and Rapha the fifth.

2 Nohah his fourth born, and Rapha his fifth born.

2 Nohah the fourth, and Rapha the fifth.

3 Bela had sons: Addar, Gera, Abihud,

3 And the sons of Bela were, Addar, and Gera, and Abihud,

3 Bela's descendants included Addar, Gera, Abihud,

3 Bela's sons were: Addar, Gera, Abihud,

4 Abishua, Naaman, Ahoah,

4 And Abishua, and Naaman, and Ahoah,

4 Abishua, Naaman, Ahoah,

4 Abishua, Naaman, Ahoah,

5 Gera, Shephuphan and Huram.

5 And Gera, and Shephuphan, and Huram.

5 Gera, Shephuphan, and Huram.

5 Gera, Shephuphan, and Huram.

6 These are the sons of Ehud: these are the heads of fathers' households of the inhabitants of Geba, and they carried them into exile to Manahath,

6 And these are the sons of Ehud: these are the heads of the fathers of the inhabitants of Geba, and they removed them to Manahath:

6 Ehud's descendants, who were leaders of their ancestral households in Geba and who were taken into exile to Manahath, included:

6 The sons of Ehud: These are the heads of the fathers' houses of the inhabitants of Geba; they were exiled to Manahath:

7 namely, Naaman, Ahijah and Gera--he carried them into exile; and he became the father of Uzza and Ahihud.

7 And Naaman, and Ahiah, and Gera, he removed them, and begat Uzza, and Ahihud.

7 Naaman, Ahijah, and Gera (also known as Heglam), who fathered Uzza and Ahihud.

7 Naaman, Ahijah, and Gera, that is, Heglam, who was the father of Uzza and Ahihud.

8 Shaharaim became the father of children in the country of Moab after he had sent away Hushim and Baara his wives.

8 And Shaharaim begat children in the country of Moab, after he had sent them away; Hushim and Baara were his wives.

8 Shaharaim fathered sons in the land of Moab after he had divorced his wives Hushim and Baara.

8 Shaharaim had sons in the country of Moab after he had [divorced and] sent away Hushim and Baara his wives.

9 By Hodesh his wife he became the father of Jobab, Zibia, Mesha, Malcam,

9 And he begat of Hodesh his wife, Jobab, and Zibia, and Mesha, and Malcham,

9 By his wife Hodesh he fathered Jobab, Zibia, Mesha, Malcam,

9 And by Hodesh his [Moabitish] wife he was the father of Jobab, Zibia, Mesha, Malcam,

10 Jeuz, Sachia, Mirmah. These were his sons, heads of fathers' households.

10 And Jeuz, and Shachia, and Mirma. These were his sons, heads of the fathers.

10 Jeuz, Sachia, and Mirmah. These were his sons and leaders of ancestral households.

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

11 By Hushim he became the father of Abitub and Elpaal.

11 And of Hushim he begat Abitub, and Elpaal.

11 He also fathered his sons Abitub and Elpaal by Hushim.

11 By Hushim [divorced] he had had sons: Abitub and Elpaal.

12 The sons of Elpaal were Eber, Misham, and Shemed, who built Ono and Lod, with its towns;

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

12 Elpaal's descendants included Eber, Misham, Shemed (who built Ono and Lod, along with its towns),

12 The sons of Elpaal: Eber, Misham, and Shemed, who built Ono and Lod with its towns,

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

13 Beriah also, and Shema, who were heads of the fathers of the inhabitants of Aijalon, who drove away the inhabitants of Gath:

13 Beriah and Shema, leaders of ancestral households in Aijalon who put to flight the inhabitants of Gath,

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

14 and Ahio, Shashak and Jeremoth.

14 And Ahio, Shashak, and Jeremoth,

14 Ahio, Shashak, Jeremoth,

14 And Ahio, Shashak, and Jeremoth.

15 Zebadiah, Arad, Eder,

15 And Zebadiah, and Arad, and Ader,

15 Zebadiah, Arad, and Eder.

15 The sons of Beriah: Zebadiah, Arad, Eder,

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

16 And Michael, and Ispah, and Joha, the sons of Beriah;

16 Beriah's descendants included Michael, Ishpah, and Joha.

16 Michael, Ishpah, and Joha.

17 Zebadiah, Meshullam, Hizki, Heber,

17 And Zebadiah, and Meshullam, and Hezeki, and Heber,

17 Elpaal's descendants included Zebadiah, Meshullam, Hizki, Heber,

17 Zebadiah, Meshullam, Hizki, Heber,

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

18 Ishmerai also, and Jezliah, and Jobab, the sons of Elpaal;

18 Ishmerai, Izliah, and Jobab.

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

19 Jakim, Zichri, Zabdi,

19 And Jakim, and Zichri, and Zabdi,

19 Shimei's descendants included Jakim, Zichri, Zabdi,

19 Jakim, Zichri, Zabdi,

20 Elienai, Zillethai, Eliel,

20 And Elienai, and Zilthai, and Eliel,

20 Elienai, Zillethai, Eliel,

20 Elienai, Zillethai, Eliel,

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

21 And Adaiah, and Beraiah, and Shimrath, the sons of Shimhi;

21 Adaiah, Beraiah, and Shimrath.

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

22 Ishpan, Eber, Eliel,

22 And Ishpan, and Heber, and Eliel,

22 Shashak's descendants included Ishpan, Eber, Eliel,

22 Ishpan, Eber, Eliel,

23 Abdon, Zichri, Hanan,

23 And Abdon, and Zichri, and Hanan,

23 Abdon, Zichri, Hanan,

23 Abdon, Zichri, Hanan,

24 Hananiah, Elam, Anthothijah,

24 And Hananiah, and Elam, and Antothijah,

24 Hananiah, Elam, Anthothijah,

24 Hananiah, Elam, Anthothijah,

25 Iphdeiah and Penuel were the sons of Shashak.

25 And Iphedeiah, and Penuel, the sons of Shashak;

25 Iphdeiah, and Penuel.

25 Iphdeiah, and Penuel were the sons of Shashak.

26 Shamsherai, Shehariah, Athaliah,

26 And Shamsherai, and Shehariah, and Athaliah,

26 Jeroham's descendants included Shamsherai, Shehariah, Athaliah,

26 Shamsherai, Shehariah, Athaliah,

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

27 And Jaresiah, and Eliah, and Zichri, the sons of Jeroham.

27 Jaareshiah, Elijah, and Zichri.

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

28 These were heads of the fathers' households according to their generations, chief men who lived in Jerusalem.

28 These were heads of the fathers, by their generations, chief men. These dwelt in Jerusalem.

28 All of these were the leaders of ancestral households, chiefs according to their generations. They lived in Jerusalem.

28 These were heads of the fathers' houses, according to their generations, chief men. These dwelt in Jerusalem.

29 Now in Gibeon, Jeiel, the father of Gibeon lived, and his wife's name was Maacah;

29 And at Gibeon dwelt the father of Gibeon; whose wife's name was Maachah:

29 Jeiel the father of Gibeon lived in Gibeon, and his wife was named Maacah.

29 At Gibeon dwelt [Jeiel] the father of Gibeon, whose wife's name was Maacah.

30 and his firstborn son was Abdon, then Zur, Kish, Baal, Nadab,

30 And his firstborn son Abdon, and Zur, and Kish, and Baal, and Nadab,

30 His firstborn son was Abdon, then Zur, Kish, Baal, Nadab,

30 His firstborn son was Abdon, then Zur, Kish, Baal, Nadab,

31 Gedor, Ahio and Zecher.

31 And Gedor, and Ahio, and Zacher.

31 Gedor, Ahio, Zecher,

31 Gedor, Ahio, Zecher,

32 Mikloth became the father of Shimeah. And they also lived with their relatives in Jerusalem opposite their other relatives.

32 And Mikloth begat Shimeah. And these also dwelt with their brethren in Jerusalem, over against them.

32 and Mikloth, who fathered Shimeah. Now these also lived with their relatives across town in Jerusalem from their other relatives.

32 And Mikloth the father of Shimeah. These dwelt together opposite their kinsmen in Jerusalem.

33 Ner became the father of Kish, and Kish became the father of Saul, and Saul became the father of Jonathan, Malchi-shua, Abinadab and Eshbaal.

33 And Ner begat Kish, and Kish begat Saul, and Saul begat Jonathan, and Malchishua, and Abinadab, and Eshbaal.

33 Ner fathered Kish, Kish fathered Saul, Saul fathered Jonathan, Malchi-shua, Abinadab, and Esh-baal.

33 Ner was the father of Kish, and Kish of [King] Saul the father of Jonathan, Malchi-shua, Abinadab, and Esh-baal (Ish-bosheth).

34 The son of Jonathan was Merib-baal, and Merib-baal became the father of Micah.

34 And the son of Jonathan was Meribbaal; and Meribbaal begat Micah.

34 Jonathan fathered Merib-baal and Merib-baal fathered Micah.

34 The son of Jonathan was Merib-baal (Mephibosheth) the father of Micah.

35 The sons of Micah were Pithon, Melech, Tarea and Ahaz.

35 And the sons of Micah were, Pithon, and Melech, and Tarea, and Ahaz.

35 Micah's descendants included Pithon, Melech, Tarea, and Ahaz.

35 The sons of Micah: Pithon, Melech, Tarea, and Ahaz.

36 Ahaz became the father of Jehoaddah, and Jehoaddah became the father of Alemeth, Azmaveth and Zimri; and Zimri became the father of Moza.

36 And Ahaz begat Jehoadah; and Jehoadah begat Alemeth, and Azmaveth, and Zimri; and Zimri begat Moza,

36 Ahaz fathered Jehoaddah and Jehoaddah fathered Alemeth, Azmaveth, and Zimri. Zimri fathered Moza.

36 Ahaz was the father of Jehoaddah, and Jehoaddah of Alemeth, Azmaveth, and Zimri; Zimri was the father of Moza.

37 Moza became the father of Binea; Raphah was his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son.

37 And Moza begat Binea: Rapha was his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son:

37 Moza fathered Binea, and Raphah was his son, Eleasah his son, and Azel his son.

37 Moza was the father of Binea; Raphah was his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son.

38 Azel had six sons, and these were their names: Azrikam, Bocheru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah and Hanan. All these were the sons of Azel.

38 And Azel had six sons, whose names are these, Azrikam, Bocheru, and Ishmael, and Sheariah, and Obadiah, and Hanan. All these were the sons of Azel.

38 Azel had six sons. Their names were Azrikam, Bocheru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah, and Hanan all of these were the sons of Azel.

38 Azel had six sons: Azrikam, Bocheru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah, and Hanan. All these were the sons of Azel.

39 The sons of Eshek his brother were Ulam his firstborn, Jeush the second and Eliphelet the third.

39 And the sons of Eshek his brother were, Ulam his firstborn, Jehush the second, and Eliphelet the third.

39 The sons of his brother Eshek included Ulam his firstborn, Jeush his second, and Eliphelet his third.

39 The sons of Eshek his brother: Ulam his firstborn, Jehush the second, Eliphelet the third.

40 The sons of Ulam were mighty men of valor, archers, and had many sons and grandsons, 150 of them. All these were of the sons of Benjamin.

40 And the sons of Ulam were mighty men of valour, archers, and had many sons, and sons' sons, an hundred and fifty. All these are of the sons of Benjamin.

40 Ulam's descendants were valiant warriors and archers. They had 150 children and grandchildren, all descendants of Benjamin.

40 The sons of Ulam were mighty warriors, archers, with many sons and grandsons -- "150 in all. All these were Benjamites.



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