'Clans' in the Bible
the clans of Kiriath Jearim -- the Ithrites, Puthites, Shumathites, and Mishraites. (The Zorathites and Eshtaolites descended from these groups.)
and the clans of the scribes who lived in Jabez: the Tirathites, Shimeathites, and Sucathites. These are the Kenites who descended from Hammath, the father of Beth-Rechab.
Reaiah the son of Shobal was the father of Jahath, and Jahath was the father of Ahumai and Lahad. These were the clans of the Zorathites.
and Koz, who was the father of Anub, Hazzobebah, and the clans of Aharhel the son of Harum.
The sons of Shelah son of Judah: Er the father of Lecah, Laadah the father of Mareshah, the clans of the linen workers at Beth-Ashbea,
these people, enumerated by name, were leaders in their respective families, and their clans grew to be very abundant.
His brothers by their clans, as listed in their genealogical records: The leader Jeiel, Zechariah,
Their seven relatives, according to the households of their clans, included Michael, Meshullam, Sheba, Jorai, Jacan, Zia, and Eber.
These were the leaders of their clans: Epher, Ishi, Eliel, Azriel, Jeremiah, Hodaviah, and Jahdiel they were mighty warriors, well known men, and leaders of their clans.
The sons of Merari: Mahli and Mushi. These are the clans of the Levites by their families.
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,
And these [are] their dwellings according to their settlements within their borders: to the sons of Aaron of the clans of Kohathites, for the [first] lot [was] theirs,
Within the territory of the tribe of Benjamin they were allotted Geba and its pasturelands, Alemeth and its pasturelands, and Anathoth and its pasturelands. Their clans were allotted thirteen cities in all.
The clans of Gershom's descendants received thirteen cities within the territory of the tribes of Issachar, Asher, Naphtali, and Manasseh (in Bashan).
The clans of Merari's descendants were allotted twelve cities within the territory of the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and Zebulun.
The clans of Kohath's descendants also received territory within the tribe of Ephraim.
And out of the half-tribe of Manasseh: Aner with its pasturelands, and Bileam with its pasturelands for the remaining the clans of the Kohathites.
As recorded in their genealogy, a total of 87,000 trained warriors belonged to all of the clans of Issachar.