'Descendants' in the Bible
Japheth's descendants were Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.
Cush's descendants were Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raama, and Sabteca. Raamah's descendants were Sheba and Dedan.
Shem's descendants were Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, Aram, Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech.
Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab all of these were Joktan's descendants.
These are their descendants: The firstborn of Ishmael, Nebaioth; Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,
The descendants born to Keturah, Abraham's mistress, were Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah. The descendants of Jokshan were Sheba and Dedan.
The descendants of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah. All these were the descendants of Keturah.
Abraham fathered Isaac. Isaac's descendants were Esau and Israel.
Eliphaz's descendants were Teman, Omar, Zephi, Gatam, Kenaz, Timna, and Amalek.
Seir's descendants were Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan.
Lotan's descendants were Hori and Homam. Lotan's sister was Timna.
Shobal's descendants were Alian, Manahath, Ebal, Shephi, and Onam. Zibeon's descendants were Aiah and Anah.
Anah's descendant was Dishon. Dishon's descendants were Hamran, Eshban, Ithran, and Cheran.
Ezer's descendants were Bilhan, Zaavan, and Jaakan. Dishan's descendants were Uz and Aran.
Ram fathered Amminadab, and Amminadab fathered Nahshon, a leader of Judah's descendants.
But Geshur and Aram took 60 towns from Gilead, including Havvoth-jair and Kenath, along with their villages. All these were descendants of Machir, who fathered Gilead.
The descendants of Jerahmeel, the firstborn of Hezron, were Ram his firstborn, Bunah, Oren, Ozem, and Ahijah.
The descendants of Ram, firstborn of Jerahmeel were Maaz, Jamin, and Eker.
Onam's descendants were Shammai and Jada. Shammai's descendants were Nadab and Abishur.
Shammai's brother Jada's descendants were Jether and Jonathan, but Jether died childless.
Jonathan's sons: Peleth and Zaza. These were the descendants of Jerahmeel.
Jerahmeel's brother Caleb's descendants were his firstborn Mesha, who fathered Ziph. The descendants of Mareshah, who fathered Hebron, were as follows:
Rekem fathered Shammai. Shammai's descendants included Maon, who fathered Beth-zur.
Haran fathered Gazez. Jahdai's descendants were Regem, Jotham, Geshan, Pelet, Ephah, and Shaaph.
These were Caleb's descendants. The sons of Hur, Ephrathah's firstborn: Shobal fathered Kiriath-jearim;
These were the descendants of Shobal the father of Kiriath-jearim: Haroeh, half of the Manahathites,
Salma's descendants were Bethlehem, the Netophathites, Atroth-beth-joab, and half of the Manahathites, the Zorites.
These are David's descendants who were born to him in Hebron: Amnon his firstborn by Ahinoam the Jezreelite, Daniel his second born by Abigail the Carmelite,
Solomon's descendants included Rehoboam, his son Abijah, his son Asa, his son Jehoshaphat,
Josiah's descendants included Johanan his firstborn, his second born Jehoiakim, his third born Zedekiah, and his fourth born Shallum.
Jehoiakim's descendants included his son Jeconiah, and his son Zedekiah.
The descendants of Jeconiah, who was taken captive to Babylon, included his son Shealtiel,
Zerubbabel's descendants included Meshullam and Hananiah, along with Shelomith their sister and five others: Hashubah, Ohel, Berechiah, Hasadiah, and Jushab-hesed.
Hananiah's descendants: Pelatiah, Jeshaiah, and the sons of Rephaiah, Arnan, Obadiah, and Shecaniah.
The descendants of Shecaniah: Shemaiah and his sons: Hattush, Igal, Bariah, Neariah, and Shaphat -- six in all.
Judah's descendants were Perez, Hezron, Carmi, Hur, and Shobal.
These were the descendants of the ancestor of Etam: Jezreel, Ishma, and Idbash; and their sister's name was Hazzelelponi.
Penuel was the father of Gedor, and Ezer was the father of Hushah. These were the descendants of Hur, the firstborn of Ephrathah and the father of Bethlehem.
These were the descendants of Hur, Ephrathah's firstborn, who fathered Bethlehem: Tekoa's father Ashhur had two wives, Helah and Naarah.
Othniel's descendants were Hathath and Meonothai, who fathered Ophrah. Seraiah fathered Joab, who fathered the Ge-harashim, because they became artisans.
The descendants of Jephunneh's son Caleb were Iru, Elah, and Naam. Elah's son was Kenaz.
Mered's wife conceived Miriam, Shammai, and Ishbah, who fathered Eshtemoa. Then his Judean wife bore Jered, who fathered Gedor and then Heber, who fathered Soco and Jekuthiel, who fathered Zanoah. These are the descendants of Bithiah, daughter of Pharaoh, whom Mered married.
The descendants of Hodiah's wife, Naham's sister, fathered Keilah the Garmite and Eshtemoa the Maacathite.
Shimon's descendants were Amnon, Rinnah, Ben-hanan, and Tilon. Ishi's descendants were Zoheth and Ben-zoheth.
The descendants of Judah's son Shelah were Er, who fathered Lecah, Laadah (who fathered Mareshah and the families who belonged to the guild of linen workers at Beth-ashbea),
Simeon's descendants were Nemuel, Jamin, Jarib, Zerah, Shaul,
Mishma's descendants were his son Hammuel, his son Zaccur, and his son Shimei.
They discovered abundant and excellent grazing lands there, where the land was very broad, secure, and tranquil, because the former inhabitants there were descendants of Ham.
Here is a record of the descendants of Reuben, Israel's firstborn. (He was the firstborn, but because he defiled his father's marriage bed, his birthright was transferred to the descendants of Israel's son Joseph. As a result, Reuben is not enrolled in the genealogy according to the birthright.
The descendants of Reuben, Israel's firstborn, included Hanoch, Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi.
Joel's descendants were his son Shemaiah, his son Gog, his son Shimei,
and his son Beerah, whom King Tiglath-pileser of Assyria carried away into exile, and who was a governor of the descendants of Reuben.
Gad's descendants lived beside them in the land of Bashan as far as Salecah:
These were the descendants of Huri's son Abihail, who was fathered by Jaroah, who was fathered by Gilead, who was fathered by Michael, who was fathered by Jeshishai, who was fathered by Jahdo, and who was fathered by Buz:
The descendants of Reuben, the descendants of Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasseh produced 44,700 valiant soldiers expert in shield, sword, and bow. Trained in warfare, they were equipped to serve at a moment's notice.
So the God of Israel incited King Pul of Assyria (also known as King Tiglath-pileser of Assyria), who took them prisoner and brought the descendants of Reuben, the descendants of Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasseh to Halah, Habor, Hara, and to the Gozan River, where they remain to this day.
Amram's descendants included Aaron, Moses, and Miriam. Aaron's sons included Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.
These are the clans of the descendants of Levi according to their ancestry: Gershom's clan included his son Libni, his son Jahath, his son Zimmah,
Kohath's descendants included Amminadab, his son Korah, his son Assir,
Samuel's descendants included Joel his firstborn and his second son Abijah.
Merari's descendants included Mahli, his son Libni, his son Shimei, his son Uzzah,
These are the men who served, including their descendants: From the descendants of Kohath, there was Heman the singer, who had been fathered by Joel, who had been fathered by Samuel,
Serving beside them were their fellow Levites, the descendants of Merari, led by Ethan, son of Kishi, son of Abdi, son of Malluch,
along with their relatives, descendants of Levi who had been appointed for all the service of the tent of the Temple of God.
But Aaron and his descendants offered sacrifices on the altar for burnt offerings and on the altar for incense as they had been assigned to do in the most holy sanctuary. They made atonement for Israel, just as God's servant Moses had ordered.
These were the descendants of Aaron: His son Eleazar, his son Phinehas, his son Abishua,
These are the settlement locations allotted within their borders to Aaron's descendants in the Kohathite clan since the lot was cast in their favor first.
They allotted these cities of refuge to the descendants of Aaron: Hebron, Libnah with its surrounding suburbs, Jattir, Eshtemoa with its surrounding suburbs,
Ten towns were allocated to the rest of the descendants of Kohath by lot out of the family of the tribe, that is, the half-tribe of Manasseh.
To the descendants of Gershom according to their families were allotted 13 towns in Bashan from the tribes of Issachar, Asher, Naphtali, and Manasseh.
The descendants of Merari were allotted 12 towns according to their families from the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and Zebulun.
So the people of Israel gave the descendants of Levi the towns with their surrounding suburbs,
A few of the families of Kohath's descendants had towns of their territory allotted from the tribe of Ephraim.
Within the territory of the half-tribe of Manasseh, the rest of Kohath's descendants received Aner and its pasturelands and Bileam and its pasturelands.
From the half-tribe of Manasseh the descendants of Gershom were allotted Golan in Bashan with its surrounding suburbs and Ashtaroth with its surrounding suburbs.
From the tribe of Zebulun the rest of the descendants of Merari were allotted Rimmono with its surrounding suburbs, and Tabor with its surrounding suburbs,
The four descendants of Issachar included Tola, Puah, Jashub, and Shimron.
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.
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.
Becher's descendants included Zemirah, Joash, Eliezer, Elioenai, Omri, Jeremoth, Abijah, Anathoth, and Alemeth. All these were descendants of Becher,
Jediael fathered Bilhan, and Bilhan's descendants included Jeush, Benjamin, Ehud, Chenaanah, Zethan, Tarshish, and Ahishahar.
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.
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