'Oldest' in the Bible
And Canaan was the father of Zidon, his oldest son, and Heth,
These are their generations: the oldest son of Ishmael, Nebaioth; then Kedar and Adbeel and Mibsam,
The sons of Judah: Er and Onan and Shelah; these three were his sons by Bathshua, the Canaanite woman. And Er, Judah's oldest son, did evil in the eyes of the Lord; and he put him to death.
And Jesse was the father of Eliab, his oldest son, and Abinadab, the second, and Shimea, the third,
And the sons of Jerahmeel, the oldest son of Hezron, were Ram, the oldest, and Bunah and Oren and Ozem and Ahijah.
And the sons of Ram, the oldest son of Jerahmeel, were Maaz and Jamin and Eker.
And the sons of Caleb, the brother of Jerahmeel, were Mareshah, his oldest son, who was the father of Ziph and Hebron.
The sons of Hur, the oldest son of Ephrathah; Shobal, the father of Kiriath-jearim,
Now these were David's sons, whose birth took place in Hebron: the oldest Amnon, by Ahinoam of Jezreel; the second Daniel, by Abigail the Carmelite woman;
And the sons of Josiah: the oldest Johanan, the second Jehoiakim, the third Zedekiah, the fourth Shallum.
And Penuel, the father of Gedor, and Ezer, the father of Hushah. These are the sons of Hur, the oldest son of Ephrathah, the father of Beth-lehem.
And the sons of Reuben, the oldest son of Israel, (for he was the oldest son, but, because he made his father's bride-bed unclean, his birthright was given to the sons of Joseph, the son of Israel; but he is not to be given the place of the oldest.
The sons of Reuben, the oldest son of Israel: Hanoch and Pallu, Hezron and Carmi.
The sons of Samuel: Joel the firstborn and Abijah the second oldest.
And Benjamin was the father of Bela his oldest son, Ashbel the second, and Aharah the third,
And his oldest son Abdon, and Zur and Kish and Baal and Ner and Nadab
And Azel had five sons, whose names are: Azrikam, his oldest, and Ishmael and Sheariah and Obadiah and Hanan. All these were the sons of Azel.
And the sons of Eshek his brother: Ulam his oldest son, Jeush the second, and Eliphelet the third.
And Mattithiah, one of the Levites, the oldest son of Shallum the Korahite, was responsible for cooking the flat cakes.
And Abdon his oldest son, and Zur and Kish and Baal and Ner and Nadab
And Azel had five sons, whose names are: Azrikam, his oldest son, and Ishmael and Sheariah and Obadiah and Hanan: these were the sons of Azel.
The sons of Ladan: Jehiel the oldest, Zetham, and Joel -- three in all.
Jahath was the oldest and Zizah the second oldest. Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons, so they were considered one family with one responsibility.
The son of Eliezer was Rehabiah, the oldest. Eliezer had no other sons, but Rehabiah had many descendants.
The sons of Hebron: Jeriah the oldest, Amariah the second, Jahaziel the third, and Jekameam the fourth.
The sons of Uzziel: Micah the oldest, and Isshiah the second.
Just like their relatives, the descendants of Aaron, they also cast lots before King David, Zadok, Ahimelech, the leaders of families, the priests, and the Levites. The families of the oldest son cast lots along with the those of the youngest.
They cast lots to determine their responsibilities -- oldest as well as youngest, teacher as well as student.
And Meshelemiah had sons: Zechariah the oldest, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,
And Obed-edom had sons: Shemaiah the oldest, Jehozabad the second, Joah the third, and Sacar the fourth, and Nethanel the fifth,