'Ancestral' in the Bible
these mentioned by name were leaders in their families. Their ancestral houses increased greatly.
Their relatives according to their ancestral houses: Michael, Meshullam, Sheba, Jorai, Jacan, Zia, and Eber-seven.
Ahi son of Abdiel, son of Guni, was head of their ancestral houses.
These were the heads of their ancestral houses: Epher, Ishi, Eliel, Azriel, Jeremiah, Hodaviah, and Jahdiel. They were brave warriors, famous men, and heads of their patriarchal families.
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.
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.
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.
Their genealogies were recorded according to the heads of their ancestral houses-20,200 warriors.
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.
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.
Ehud's descendants, who were leaders of their ancestral households in Geba and who were taken into exile to Manahath, included:
Jeuz, Sachia, and Mirmah. These were his sons and leaders of ancestral households.
Beriah and Shema, leaders of ancestral households in Aijalon who put to flight the inhabitants of Gath,
All of these were the leaders of ancestral households, chiefs according to their generations. They lived in Jerusalem.
and 956 of their relatives according to their genealogical records. All these men were heads of their ancestral houses.
along with 1,760 of their relatives, who were leaders of their ancestral households, valiant and qualified to serve in the Temple of God.
Kore's son Shallum, who was the grandson of Ebiasaph and the great-grandson of Korah, and the descendants of Korah (who were relatives of his ancestral house) were over the service responsibilities and served as guardians of the entrances of the Tent, just as their ancestors had been in charge of the camp of the LORD and guardians of the entrance.
These singers, leaders of ancestral households of the descendants of Levi, were living in the chambers of the Temple. Freed from other service responsibilities, they were on duty day and night.
and Zadok, a young brave warrior, with 22 commanders from his own ancestral house.
From the Ephraimites: 20,800 brave warriors who were famous men in their ancestral houses.
David told God, "Wasn't I the one who ordered the census of the population? Wasn't it I who sinned and acted wickedly? Now as for these sheep, what have they done? LORD God, please let your hand be against me and my ancestral household, but don't let your people be ravaged by plague!"
Jahath was the first and Zizah was the second; however, Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons, so they became an ancestral house [and received] a single assignment.
These were the sons of Levi by their ancestral houses-the heads of families, according to their registration by name in the headcount-20 years old or more, who worked in the service of the Lord's temple.
Since more leaders were found among Eleazar's descendants than Ithamar's, they were divided [accordingly]: 16 heads of ancestral houses were from Eleazar's descendants, and eight [heads] of ancestral houses were from Ithamar's.
The secretary, Shemaiah son of Nethanel, a Levite, recorded them in the presence of the king and the officers, Zadok the priest, Ahimelech son of Abiathar, and the heads of families of the priests and the Levites. One ancestral house was taken for Eleazar, and then one for Ithamar.
Mushi's sons: Mahli, Eder, and Jerimoth. Those were the sons of the Levites according to their ancestral houses.
These individuals also cast lots corresponding to their relatives, Aaron's descendants, in the presence of King David, Zadok, and Ahimelech, and in the presence of the heads of the ancestral households of the priests and of the descendants of Levi, and the eldest was treated as impartially as was the younger brother.
Also, to his son Shemaiah were born sons who ruled over their ancestral houses because they were strong, capable men.
They cast lots according to their ancestral houses, young and old alike, for each gate.
Nevertheless, the LORD God of Israel chose me from my entire ancestral household to be king over Israel forever, since he had chosen Judah as Commander-in-Chief. In my ancestor Judah's household, from my father's household, and from among my father's sons it pleased him to make me king over all of Israel.