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1 Chronicles 8


1Now Benjamin conceived Bela as his firstborn, Ashbel the second, Aharah the third,2Nohah the fourth, and Rapha the fifth.3And the sons of Bela were: Addar, and Gera, and Abihud,4as well as Abishua, and Naaman, and Ahoah,5then also Gera, and Shephuphan, and Huram.6These are the sons of Ehud, leaders of the kindred living in Geba, who were moved away to Manahath.7And Naaman, and Ahijah, and Gera, he also moved them away; and he conceived Uzza and Ahihud.8Then Shaharaim conceived, in the region of Moab, after he sent away Hushim and Baara, his wives;9and so, of his wife Hodesh, he conceived Jobab, and Zibia, and Mesha, and Malcam,10and also Jeuz and Sachia, and Mirmah. These were his sons, the leaders of their families.11Truly, of Hushim he conceived Abitub and Elpaal.12And the sons of Elpaal were Eber, and Misham, and Shemed, who built Ono and Lod and its daughters.13Now Beriah and Shema were leaders of their families living in Aijalon; these put to flight the inhabitants of Gath.14And Ahio, and Shashak, and Jeremoth,15and Zebadiah, and Arad, and Eder,16as well as Michael, and Ishpah, and Joha, were the sons of Beriah.17Then Zebadiah, and Meshullam, and Hizki, and Heber,18and Ishmerai, and Izliah, and Jobab were the sons of Elpaal.19Then Jakim, and Zichri, and Zabdi,20and Elienai, and Zillethai, and Eliel,21and Adaiah, and Beraiah, and Shimrath were the sons of Shimei.22Then Ishpan, and Eber, and Eliel,23and Abdon, and Zichri, and Hanan,24and Hananiah, and Elam, and Anthothijah,25and Iphdeiah, and Penuel were the sons of Shashak.26Then Shamsherai, and Shehariah and Athaliah,27and Jaareshiah, and Elijah, and Zichri were the sons of Jeroham.28These were the patriarchs and leaders of the families who were living in Jerusalem.29Now in Gibeon, there lived Jeiel, the father of Gibeon; and the name of his wife was Maacah,30and his firstborn son was Abdon, and then Zur, and Kish, and Baal, and Nadab,31and Gedor, and Ahio, and Zecher, and Mikloth.32And Mikloth conceived Shimeah. And they lived opposite their brothers in Jerusalem, with their brothers.33Now Ner conceived Kish, and Kish conceived Saul. Then Saul conceived Jonathan, and Malchishua, and Abinadab, and Eshbaal.34And the son of Jonathan was Meribbaal; and Meribbaal conceived Micah.35The sons of Micah were Pithon, and Melech, and Tarea, and Ahaz.36And Ahaz conceived Jehoaddah. And Jehoaddah conceived Alemeth, and Azmaveth, and Zimri. And Zimri conceived Moza.37And Moza conceived Binea, whose son was Raphah, of whom was born Eleasah, who conceived Azel.38Now there were six sons for Azel, whose names were Azrikam, Bocheru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah, and Hanan. All these were the sons of Azel.39Then the sons of Eshek, his brother, were Ulam the firstborn, and Jeush the second, and Eliphelet the third.40And the sons of Ulam were very robust men, drawing the bow with great strength. And they had many sons and grandsons, even to one hundred fifty. All these were sons of Benjamin.