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40 And they found fat pasture and B. C. 1300. good, and the land was wide, and quiet, and peaceable; for they of Ham had dwelt there of old.

41 And these written by name came in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah, and smote their tents, and the habitations that were found there, and destroyed them utterly unto this day, and dwelt in their rooms: because there was pasture there for their flocks.

42 And some of them, even of the sons of Simeon, five hundred men, went to mount Seir, having for their_captains Pelatiah, and Neariah, and Rephaiah, and Uzziel, the sons of Ishi.


43 And they smote the rest of the Amalekites that were escaped, and dwelt there unto this day. CHAPTER V.

Now the sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel, (for he was the firstborn; but, forasmuch as he' defiled his father's bed, his birthright was given unto the sons of Joseph the son of Israel: and the genealogy is not to be reckoned after the birthright.

2 For Judah" prevailed above his brethren, and of him came the chief & ruler; but the birthright was Joseph's ;)

3 The sons, I say, of Reuben the firstborn of Israel, were, Hanoch, and Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi.

4 The sons of Joel; Shemaiah his son, Gog his son, Shimei his son,

5 Micah his son, Reaia his son, Baal his son,

a verse 10. 2 Ki.18.8, &c c verse 22.

d2 Ch. 18.31. e Nu. 32. 1..4. 12 Ch.14.11. Ps. 22. 4, 5. 84. 11, 12. y souls of Bled captive.

12 Joel the chief, and Shapham the next, and Jaanai, and Shaphat in Bashan.

13 And their brethren of the house of their fathers were, Michael, and Meshullam, and Sheba, and Jorai, and Jachan, and Zia, and Heber, seven. 14 These are the children of Abihail the son of Huri, the son of Jaroah, the son of Gilead, the son of Michael, the son of Jeshishai, the son of Jahdo, the son of Buz;

15 Ahi the son of Abdiel, the son of Guni, chief of the house of their fathers.

16 And they dwelt in Gilead in Bashan, and in her towns, and in all the suburbs of Sharon, upon their " borders.

17 All these were reckoned by genealo. gies in the days of Jotham king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam" king of Israel. 18 The sons of Reuben, and the Gadites, and half the tribe of Manasseh, P of valiant men, men able to bear buckler and sword,

men: as

Nu. 31. 35.
Ex. 17. 16.

1 Sa. 15. 8.
2 Sa. 8. 12.

h Jos. 23. 10.

2 Ch. 32. 8. i2 Ki. 15. 29. 17.6.

& Ge. 29. 32.

1 Ge. 35. 22. m Ge. 48. 15. n Ge.49.8, 10.

Ps. 60. 7.
Mi. 5. 2.
He. 7. 14.

Sor, prince. men of


• Ge. 46. 9. Ex. 6. 14.

Nu. 26. 5.

2Ki.17.7..18 92 Ki. 15. 19.

6 Beerah his son, whom Tilgath-pil-nor, Tiglathneser king of Assyria carried away captive: he was prince of the Reubenites.

7 And his brethren by their families, when the genealogy of th generations was reckoned, were the chief, Jeiel, and Zechariah,

8 And Bela the son of Azaz, the son of *Shema, the son of Joel, who dwelt in even unto Nebo and Baal-meon: Aroer, t 9 And eastward he inhabited unto the entering in of the wilderness from the river Euphrates; because their cattle were multiplied in the land of Gilead."

10 And in the days of Saul they made war with the Hagarites," who fell by their hand and they dwelt in their tents A throughout all the east land of Gilead.

11 And the children of Gad dwelt over against them, in the land of Bashan, unto Salcah:

2 Ki. 15. 29.
16. 7.

r2 Ki. 18. 11.

Defeat of the Hagarites.

and to shoot with bow, and skilful in war, were four and forty thousand seven hundred and threescore, that went out to the war.

19 And they made war with the Hagarites, with Jetur, and Nephish, and Nodab.

20 And they were helped against them, and the Hagarites were delivered into their hand, and all that were with them: for they d cried to God in the battle, and he was entreated of them; because they put their trust in him.

21 And they took away their cattle; of their camels fifty thousand, and of sheep two hundred and fifty thousand, and of asses two thousand, and of y men an hundred thousand.

22 For there fell down many slain, because the war was of God. And they dwelt in their steads until the captivity.i

23 And the children of the half tribe of Manasseh dwelt in the land: they increased from Bashan unto Baal-hermon, and Senir, and unto mount Hermon.

24 And these were the heads of the house of their fathers, even Epher, and Ishi, and Eliel, and Azriel, and Jeremiah, and Hodaviah, and Jahdiel, mighty men of valour, famous men, and heads of the house of their fathers.

upon all the face of the East. Jos. 13. 11. a 2 Sa. 8. 17. 62 Ch. 26. 17. u house.

e Ezr. 7. 3. vor, Meshul

ch. 9. 11.

Ne. 11. 11.

e ch. 27. 29. Ca. 2. 1. Tgoings forth. 12 Ki. 15. 32.

92 Ki. 25. 18. 2 Ki. 14. 16. p sons of valour. o or, Gershon,

verse 1.

8 Ge. 46. 11.

Nu. 26. 57. Oor, Gershom, ver. 16 Kor, Shemaiah, verse 4.

3 And the children of Amram; Aaron, and Moses, and Miriam. The sons also Jos. 13. 16. of Aaron; Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar

and Ithamar.

❝ verse 22.
v Le. 10.1,16.
w Jos. 22. 9.
y Ge. 25. 12.
Ps. 83. 6.

4 Eleazar begat Phinehas,*
* Phinehas
begat Abishua,

5 And Abishua begat Bukki, and Bukki begat Uzzi,

6 And Uzzi begat Zerahiah, and Zerahiah begat Meraioth,

7 Meraioth begat Amariah, and Amariah begat Ahitub,

25 And they transgressed against the God of their fathers, and went a whoring after the gods of the people of the land, whom God destroyed before them.

26 And the God of Israel stirred up the spirit of Pul king of Assyria, and the spirit of Tilgath-pilneser king of Assyria, and he carried them away (even the Reubenites, and the Gadites, and the half tribe of Manasseh,) and brought them unto Halah," and "Habor, and Hara, and to the river Gozan, unto this day. CHAPTER VI. THE sons of Levi; Gershon, Kohath,



and Merari.

2 And the sons of Kohath; Amram, Izhar," and Hebron, and Uzziel.

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8 And Ahituba begat Zadok, and Zadok begat Ahimaaz,

9 And Ahimaaz begat Azariah, and Azariah begat Johanan,

10 And Johanan begat Azariah, (he it is that executed the priest's office in the " temple that Solomon built in Jerusalem,) 11 And Azariah begat Amariah, and Amariah begat Ahitub,

12 And Ahitub begat Zadok, and Zadok begat Shallum,

13 And Shallum begat Hilkiah, and Hilkiah begat Azariah,

14 And Azariah begat Seraiah," and Seraiah begat Jehozadak,

15 And Jehozadak went into captivity, when the LORD carried away Judah and Jerusalem by the hand of Nebuchadnezzar.

16 The sons of Levi; Gershom, Kohath, and Merari.


17 And these be the names of the sons of Gershom; Libni, and Shimei.

18 And the sons of Kohath were, Amram, and Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel.

19 The sons of Merari; Mahli, and Mushi. And these are the families of the Levites, according to their fathers.

20 Of Gershom; Libni his son, Jahath his son, Zimmah his son,

21 Joah his son, y Iddo his son, Zerah his Jeaterai his son.


22 The sons of Kohath; SAmminadab his son, Korah his son, Assir his son,

23 Elkanah his son, and Ebiasaph his son, and Assir his son,

24 Tahath his son, Uriel his son, Uzziah his son, and Shaul his son.

25 And the sons of Elkanah; Amasai, and Ahimoth.

26 As for Elkanah: the sons of Elkanah; Zophai his son, and Nahathd his son,

27 Eliab his son, Jeroham his son, Elkanah his son.

28 And the sons of Samuel; the firstborn Vashni, and Abiah.

29 The sons of Merari; Mahli, Libni his son, Shimei his son, Uzza his son,

30 Shimei his son, Haggiah his son, Asaiah his son.

31 And these are they whom David set over the service of song in the house of the LORD, after that the ark had rest.

32 And they ministered before the dwellingplace of the tabernacle of the congregation with singing, until Solomon had built the house of the LORD in Jerusalem; and then they waited on their office according to their order.

33 And these are they that waited, with their children. Of the sons of the Kohathites; Heman a singer, the son of Joel, the son of Shemuel,


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a Ex. 30. 7. b ver. 4..8. Bor, Ethan,

verse 42. yor, Adaiah, verse 41.

43 The son of Jahath, the son of Gershom, the son of Levi.

44 And their brethren, the sons of Merari, stood on the left hand: Ethan? the son of x Kishi, the son of Abdi, the son of Malluch,

51 Bukki his son, Uzzi his son, Zerahiah his son,

52 Meraioth his son, Amariah his son, Ahitub his son,

53 Zadok his son, Ahimaaz his son.


54 Now these are their dwellingplaces throughout their castles in their coasts, of the sons of Aaron, of the families of the Kohathites: for their's was the lot.

55 And they gave them Hebron in the land of Judah, and the suburbs thereof round about it.

56 But the fields of the city, and the villages thereof, they gave to Caleb, the son of Jephunneh.

57 And to the sons of Aaron they gave the cities of Judah, namely, Hebron, the city of refuge, and Libnah with her suburbs, and e Jos. 14. 13. Jattir, and Eshtemoa, with their suburbs, 58 And Hilen with her suburbs, Debir with her suburbs,

15. 13.

Sor, Ethni, verse 41.

Sor, Izhar, ver. 2, 18.

Jos. XXI. nor, Zephaniah, Azariah, Joel, verse 36.

e or, Zuph, verse 35.

1 Sa. 1. 1.

d verse 34. Toah.


34 The son of Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Eliel, the son of " Toah, 35 The son of Zuph, the son of El-Ps. 88, title. kanah, the son of Mahath, the son of Amasai,

verse 26.


K called also Joel, verse 33.

1 Sa. 8. 2.

Aor, Holon,
Jos. 21. 15.
μ or, Ain,
Jos. 21. 16.

fchap. 16. 1. or, Almon,

Jos. 21. 18.

g verse 66. έ stood.

por, Zophai. i Nu. 3. 20. σ verse 24.


Ex. 6. 24.

I No. 7. 44.

Ps. 73, &c.


m verse 61.

" verse 21. Jos.21.21..35 where many

of these
cities have

Ф called Jeduthun, chap.9.16. 25. 1, 3, 6. P Ps. 89, title. xor, Kushaiah,

Cities of the Levites. on the altar of incense, and were ap pointed for all the work of the place most holy, and to make an atonement for Israel, according to all that Moses the servant of God had commanded.

50 And these are the sons of Aaron; Eleazar his son, Phinehas his son, Abishua his son,

45 The son of Hashabiah, the son of Amaziah, the son of Hilkiah,

46 The son of Amzi, the son of Bani, the son of Shamer,

47 The son of Mahli, the son of Mushi, the son of Merari, the son of Levi.

48 Their brethren also the Levites were appointed unto all manner of service of the tabernacle of the house of God.

49 But Aaron and his sons offered up-r Le. 1. 9. on the altar of the burnt offering," and


? Nu. 8. 5..11.

59 And Ashan with her suburbs, and Beth-shemesh with her suburbs:

60 And out of the tribe of Benjamin; Geba with her suburbs, and Alemeth with her suburbs, and Anathoth with her suburbs. All their cities, throughout their families, were thirteen cities.

61 And unto the sons of Kohath, which were left of the family of that tribe, were cities given out of the half tribe, namely, out of the half tribe of Manasseh, by lot,

ten cities.

62 And to the sons of Gershom, throughout their families, out of the tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of the tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, thirteen cities.

63 Unto the sons of Merarii were given by lot, throughout their families, out of the tribe of Reuben, and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun, twelve cities.

64 And the children of Israel gave to the Levites these cities with their suburbs.

65 And they gave by lot, out of the tribe of the children of Judah, and out of the tribe of the children of Simeon, and out of the tribe of the children of Benjamin, these cities, which are called by their names. 66 And the residue of the families of the sons of Kohath had cities of their coasts out of the tribe of Ephraim.


67 And they gave unto them, of the cities of refuge, Shechem in mount Ephraim with her suburbs; they gave also Gezer with her suburbs,

68 And Jokmeam with her suburbs, and Beth-horon with her suburbs,

69 And Aijalon with her suburbs, and Gath-rimmon with her suburbs:

70 And out of the half tribe of Manasseh; Aner with her suburbs, and Bileam with her suburbs, for the family of the remnant of the sons of Kohath.

71 Unto the sons of Gershom were given out of the family of the half tribe of Manasseh, Golan in Bashan with her suburbs, and Ashtaroth with her suburbs:

72 And out of the tribe of Issachar; Kedesh with her suburbs, Daberath with her suburbs,

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76 And out of the tribe of Naphtali; Kedesh in Galilee with her suburbs, and Hammon with her suburbs, and Kirjathaim with her suburbs.

77 Unto the rest of the children of Merari were given, out of the tribe of Zebulun, Rimmon with her suburbs, Tabor with her suburbs:

78 And on the other side Jordan by Jericho, on the east side of Jordan, were given them out of the tribe of Reuben, Bezer in the wilderness with her suburbs, and Jahzah with her suburbs,

79 Kedemoth also with her suburbs, and Mephaath with her suburbs:

80 And out of the tribe of Gad; Ramoth in Gilead with her suburbs, and Mahanaim with her suburbs,

81 And Heshbon with her suburbs, and Jazer with her suburbs.

3 And the sons of Uzzi; Izrahiah: and the sons of Izrahiah; Michael, and Obadiah, and Joel, Ishiah, five: all of them chief men.

a verse 12.

4 And with them, by their generations, after the house of their fathers, were bands of soldiers for war, six and thirty thousand men: for they had many wives and sons.

5 And their brethren, among all the families of Issachar," were valiant men of might, reckoned in all, by their genealogies, fourscore and seven thousand.

6 The sons of Benjamin; Bela, and Becher, and Jediael, three.

7 And the sons of Bela; Ezbon, and Uzzi, and Uzziel, and Jerimoth, and Iri, five: heads of the house of their fathers, mighty men of valour; and were reckoned, by their genealogies, twenty and two thousand and thirty and four.

8 And the sons of Becher; Zemira, and Joash, and Eliezer, and Elioenai, and Omri, and Jerimoth, and Abiah, and Anathoth, and Alameth. All these are the sons of Becher.

1 Sa. 12. 11.

c De.4.41..43.
a Nu. 26. 30.


e Nu. 26. 35.

17 And the sons of Ulam; Bedan. These were the sons of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh.

18 And his sister Hammoleketh bare Ishod, and Abiezer,d and Mahalah.

g Ge. 32. 2.
2 Sa. 17. 24,

19 And the sons of Shemidah were, Ahian, and Shechem, and Likhi, and Aniam.


20 And the sons of Ephraim; Shuthelah, and Bered his son, and Tahath his son, and Eladah his son, and Tahath his son,

h Ge. 37. 34.

i Job 2. 11.

21 And Zabad his son, and Shuthelah his son, and Ezer, and Elead, whom the men of Gath that were born in that land

* Ge. 46. 13.

Nu. 26. 23. slew, because they came down to take

away their cattle.

1 Ki. 22. 3,


B Phuvah,


Now the sons of Issachar were, Tola, and Puah, Jashub, and Shimrom, four.

23 And when he went in to his wife,

2 And the sons of Tola; Uzzi, and Re- yi.e. in evil. she conceived, and bare a son, and he phaiah, and Jeriel, and Jahmai, and Jibsam, and Shemuel, heads of their father's house, to wit, of Tola: they were valiant men of might in their generations; whose number" was, in the days of David, two and twenty thousand and six hundred.

1 Ge. 35. 18.
1 Sa. 4. 21.

m2 Sa. 23. 5.

chap. 27.1.


&or, Nun,

Jos. 16. 7.

nor, Adasa.

P chap. 12.32.
rch. 8. 1, &c.
Ge. 46. 21.
Ge. 46. 17.

Nu. 26. 41.

t verse 34.

9 And the number of them, after their genealogy by their generations, heads of the house of their fathers, mighty men of valour, was twenty thousand and two hundred.

10 The sons also of Jediael; Bilhan: and the sons of Bilhan; Jeush, and Benjamin, and Ehud, and Chenaanah, and Zethan, and Tharshish, and Ahishahar.

11 All these, the sons of Jediael, by the heads of their fathers, mighty" men of valour, were seventeen thousand and two hun-eor, Iri, dred soldiers, fit to go out for war and battle.

verse 7.

12 Shuppim also, and Huppim, the children of Ir, and Hushim, the sons of * Aher. 13 The sons of Naphtali: Jahziel, and Gu-Kor, ni, and Jezer, and Shallum, the sons of Bilhah.

14 The sons of Manasseh; Ashriel, whom


she bare; (but his concubine the Aramitess bare Machir the father of Gilead:

u verse 32.

v 2 Ch. 17. 13,

15 And Machir took to wife the sister of Huppima and Shuppim, whose sister's name was Maachah ;) and the name of the second was Zelophehad: and Zelophehad had daughters:

16 And Maachah the wife of Machir bare a son, and she called his name Peresh; and the name of his brother was Sheresh; and his sons were Ulam and Rakem.

Nu. 26. 39.
Shupham &

22 And Ephraim their father mourned many days, and his brethren came to comfort him.

34 And the sons of Shamer; " Ahi, and Rohgah, Jehubbah, and Aram.

35 And the sons of his brother Helem; Zophah, and Imna, and Shelesh, and Amal. 36 The sons of Zophah; Suah, and Harnepher, and Shual, and Beri, and Imrah, 37 Bezer, and Hod, and Shamma, and Shilshah, and Ithran, and Beera.

38 And the sons of Jether; Jephunneh, and Pispah, and Ara.

39 And the sons of Ulla; Arah, and Haniel, and Rezia.

40 All these were the children of Asher, heads of their father's house, choice and mighty men of valour, chief of the princes. Ahiram, And the number, throughout the genealogy of them that were apt to the war and to battle, was twenty and six thousand men.

Nu. 26. 38.

called his name 7 Beriah, because it went evil with his house.m

24 (And his daughter was Sherah, who built Beth-horon the nether, and the upper, and Uzzen-sherah.)

25 And Rephah was his son, also Resheph, and Telah his son, and Tahan his son, 26 Laadan his son, Ammihud his son, Elishama his son,

27 Non his son, Jehoshuah his son. 28 And their possessions and habitations were, Beth-el and the towns thereof, and eastward Naaran, and westward Gezer with the towns thereof, Shechem also and the towns thereof, unto Gaza and the towns thereof: 29 And by the borders of the children of Manasseh, Beth-shean and her towns, Taanach and her towns, Megiddo and her towns, Dor and her towns. In these dwelt the children of Joseph the son of Israel.


30 The sons of Asher; Imnah, and Isuah, and Ishuai, and Beriah, and Serah their sister.

31 And the sons of Beriah; Heber, and Malchiel, who is the father of Birzavith.

32 And Heber begat Japhlet, and Shomer, and Hotham, and Shua their sister. 33 And the sons of Japhlet; Pasach, and Bimhal, and Ashvath: these are the children of Japhlet.

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6 And these are the sons of Ehud: these are the heads of the fathers of the inhabitants of Geba, and they removed them to Manahath: "


7 And Naaman, and Ahiah, and Gera, he removed them, and begat Uzza, and Ahihud.

8 And Shaharaim begat children in the country of Moab, after he had sent them away; Hushim and Baara were his wives.

9 And he begat of Hodesh his wife, Jobab, and Zibia, and Mesha, and Malcham,

10 And Jeuz, and Shachia, and Mirma. These were his sons, heads of the fathers. 11 And of Hushim he begat Abitub, and Elpaal.

« Ju. 3. 15.

y or, Shu-
chap. 7. 12.
Nu, 26. 39.

27 And Jaresiah, and Eliah, and Zichri, the sons of Jeroham.

28 These were heads of the fathers, by their generations, chief men. These' dwelt in Jerusalem.

29 And at Gibeon dwelt the father of Gibeon, whose wife's name was Maachah; 30 And his firstborn son Abdon, and Zur, and Kish, and Baal, and Nadab,

31 And Gedor, and Ahio, and Zacher. 32 And Mikloth begat Shimeah. And these also dwelt with their brethren in Jerusalem, over against them.

chap. 2. 52. Ru. 1. 1.

d Ezr. 2. 70.
Ne. 7. 73.

1 Jos. 18. 28.
Ne. 11. 1.

e Jos. 9. 27.
Ezr. 2. 43.

ƒ Ne. 11. 1.

4 Uthai the son of Ammihud, the son 9 Ezr. 2. 33. of Omri, the son of Imri, the son of Bani, of the children of Pharez the son of Judah.

Ne. 6. 2.
11. 35.

12 The sons of Elpaal; Eber, and Misham, and Shamed, who built Ono and Lod, with the towns thereof:

h verse 21.

5 And of the Shilonites; Asaiah the firstborn, and his sons.

13 Beriah also, and Shema," who were heads of the fathers of the inhabitants of 6 And of the sons of Zerah; Jeuel, and Aijalon, who drove away the inhabitants 8 or, Shema, their brethren, six hundred and ninety. of Gath:

verse 13.

7 And of the sons of Benjamin; Sallu the son of Meshullam, the son of HodaNe. 11. 10, viah, the son of Hasenuah,

14 And Ahio, Shashak, and Jeremoth, 15 And Zebadiah, and Arad, and Ader, 16 And Michael, and Ispah, and Joha, the sons of Beriah;


8 And Ibneiah the son of Jeroham, and Elah the son of Uzzi, the son of Michri,

17 And Zebadiah, and Meshullam, and Ne. 11. 11. and Meshullam the son of Shephathiah, Hezeki, and Heber,


the son of Reuel, the son of Ibnijah;

18 Ishmerai also, and Jezliah, and Jobab, the sons of Elpaal;

19 And Jakim, and Zichri, and Zabdi, 20 And Elienai, and Zilthai, and Eliel, 21 And Adaiah, and Beraiah, and Shimrath, the sons of Shimhi;

22 And Ishpan, and Heber, and Eliel, 23 And Abdon, and Zichri, and Hanan, 24 And Hananiah, and Elam, and Antothijah,

25 And Iphedeiah, and Penuel, the sons of Shashak;

26 And Shamsherai, and Shehariah, and Athaliah,

Smighty men
of valour.


chap. 9. 35.

Kor, Shi


chap. 9. 38. m1 Sa. 14. 49. Ishui.

A or, Ishbo-

2 Sa. 2. 8.

por, Mephi-

2 Sa. 4. 4.
9. 6, 10.

Families in Jerusalem.

are these, Azrikam, Bocheru, and Ishmael, and Sheariah, and Obadiah, and Hanan. All these were the sons of Azel.

11 And Azariah the son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, the ruler of the house of God;

12 And Adaiah the son of Jeroham, the e or, Zecha- son of Pashur, the son of Malchijah, and riah, Maasiai the son of Adiel, the son of Jahchap. 9. 37. zerah, the son of Meshullam, the son of

33 And Ner begat Kish, and Kish begat Saul, and Saul begat Jonathan, and Malchi-shua, and Abinadab, and Esh-baal. 34 And the son of Jonathan was μ Meribbaal; and Merib-baal begat Micah.


35 And the sons of Micah were, Pithon, and Melech, and Tarea, and Ahaz.

36 And Ahaz begat Jehoadah;" and Jehoadah begat Alemeth, and Azmaveth, and Zimri; and Zimri begat Moza,

37 And Moza begat Binea: Rapha was • chap. 9. 43. his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son.


38 And Azel had six sons whose names

39 And the sons of Eshek his brother were, Ulam his firstborn, Jehush the second, and Eliphelet the third.

40 And the sons of Ulam were mighty men of valour, archers, and had many sons, and sons' sons, an hundred and fifty. All these are of the sons of Benjamin.

vor, Tahrea,
chap. 9. 41.


So all Israel were reckoned by genealogies; and, behold, they were written in the book of the kings of Israel and Judah, who were carried away to Babylon for their transgression.

2 Nowd the first inhabitants that dwelt in their possessions in their cities were, the Israelites, the priests, Levites, and the Nethinims.

n chap. 9. 42.

3 And in Jerusalem dwelt of the children of Judah, and of the children of Benjamin, and of the children of Ephraim, and Manasseh;

9 And their brethren, according to their generations, nine hundred and fifty and six. All these men were chief of the fathers in the house of their fathers.

10 And of the priests; Jedaiah, and Jehoiarib, and Jachin,

Meshillemith, the son of Immer;

13 And their brethren, heads of the house of their fathers, a thousand and seven hundred and threescore ; S very able men for the work of the service of the house of God.

14 And of the Levites; Shemaiah the son of Hasshub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, of the sons of Merari;

15 And Bakbakkar, Heresh, and Galal, and Mattaniah the son of Micah, the son of Zichri, the son of Asaph;

16 And Obadiah the son of Shemaiah, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun; and Berechiah the son of Asa, the son of Elkanah, that dwelt in the villages of the Netophathites.

17 And the porters were, Shallum, and Akkub, and Talmon, and Ahiman, and their brethren: Shallum was the chief;

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24 In four quarters were the porters, toward the east, west, north, and south.

25 And their brethren, which were in their villages, were to come after seven days from time to time with them.

26 For these Levites, the four chief porters, were in their set office, and were over the chambers and treasuries of the house of God.

27 And they lodged round about the house of God, because the charge was upon them, and the opening thereof every morning pertained to them.

28 And certain of them had the charge of the ministering vessels, that they should "bring them in and out by tale.

29 Some of them also were appointed to oversee the vessels, and all the Pinstruments of the sanctuary, and the fine flour, and the wine, and the oil, and the frankincense, and the spices.

30 And some of the sons of the priests made the ointments of the spices.

31 And Mattithiah, one of the Levites, who was the firstborn of Shallum the Korahite, had the set office over the things that were made in the pans.

32 And other of their brethren, of the sons of the Kohathites, were over the x showbread, to prepare it every sabbath.

33 And these are the singers, chief of the fathers of the Levites, who remaining in the chambers were free; for they were employed in that work day and night.

34 These chief fathers of the Levites were chief throughout their generations: these dwelt at Jerusalem.

35 And in Gibeon dwelt the father of Gibeon, Jehiel, whose wife's name was Maachah: "

36 And his firstborn son Abdon, then Zur, and Kish, and Baal, and Ner, and Nadab,

37 And Gedor, and Ahio, and Zechariah, and Mikloth.

38 And Mikloth begat Shimeam. And they also dwelt with their brethren at Jerusalem, over against their brethren.

39 And Ner begat Kish; and Kish begat Saul; and Saul begat Jonathan, and Malchi-shua, and Abinadab, and Esh-baal.

40 And the son of Jonathan was Meribbaal: and Merib-baal begat Micah.

41 And the sons of Micah were, Pithon, and Melech, and Tahrea, and Ahaz.

42 And Ahaz begat Jarah; and Jarah begat Alemeth, and Azmaveth, and Zimri; and Zimri begat Moza;

43 And Moza begat Binea; and Re

B thresholds.

a Nu. 31. 6.

1 Sa.31.1, &c

y wounded.

&or, Ishui, 1 Sa. 14. 49.

ch. 26.1, &c. d1 Sa. 9. 9. founded.

nor, trust.

e shooters with bows.


A or, mock. e2 Ki. 11. 5.

μor, trust.

vor, storehouses.

ƒ Le. 26. 31.

π bring them in by tale, and carry

them out by


por, vessels.

Ex.30.23,25 1 Sa. 31. 10.

σor, trust.

Le. 2. 5.

6. 21.

or, on flat plates, or, slices.


xbread of ordering, Le. 24. 8.

chap. 6. 31.

25. 4. ψupon them


9 And when they had stripped him, they took his head, and his armour, and sent into the land of the Philistines round about, to carry tidings unto their idols, and to the people.

10 And they put his armour in the house of their gods, and fastened his head in the temple of Dagon.

11 And when all Jabesh-gilead heard all that the Philistines had done to Saul,

12 They arose, all the valiant men, and took away the body of Saul, and the bodies of his sons, and brought them to Jabesh, and buried their bones under the oak in Jabesh, and fasted seven days.

& trans-
11 Sa. 13. 13.

13 So Saul died for his transgression which he committed against the LORD, 15. 23. even against the word of the LORD, m 1 Sa. 28. 7, which he kept not, and also for asking &c. counsel of one that had a familiar spirit, chap. 8. 29. to inquire of it; o1Sa.16.1,13. 28. 17. 2 Sa.3.9,10. 5.3.

B Isai.

P2 Sa.5.1,&c. chap. 8. 33. y both yesterday, and the third day.

8 rule.

Death of Saul. phaiah his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his


44 And Azel had six sons, whose names are these, Azrikam, Bocheru, and Ishmael, and Sheariah, and Obadiah, and Hanan. These were the sons of Azel. CHAPTER X.

Now the Philistines fought against Israel; and the men of Israel fled from before the Philistines, and fell down Y slain in mount Gilboa.

r Ps. 78. 71. Je. 3. 15.

chap. 8. 35.

by the hand of. t1Sa.16.1,12.

2 And the Philistines followed hard after Saul, and after his sons; and the Philistines slew Jonathan, and Abinadab, and Malchi-shua, the sons of Saul.

3 And the battle went sore against Saul, and the archers hit him, and he was wounded of the archers.

4 Then said Saul to his armourbearer, Draw thy sword, and thrust me through therewith, lest these uncircumcised_come and abuse me. But his armourbearer would not; for he was sore afraid. So Saul took a sword, and fell upon it.

5 And when his armourbearer saw that Saul was dead, he fell likewise on the sword, and died.

6 So Saul died, and his three sons, and all his house died together.

7 And when all the men of Israel that were in the valley saw that they fled, and that Saul and his sons were dead, then they forsook their cities, and fled: and the Philistines came and dwelt in them.

8 And it came to pass on the morrow, when the Philistines came to strip the slain, that they found Saul and his sons fallen in mount Gilboa.

14 And inquired not of the LORD: therefore he slew him, and turned the kingdom unto David the son of ẞ Jesse. CHAPTER XI.

THEN? r all Israel gathered themselves to David unto Hebron, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh.

2 And, moreover, Yin time past, even when Saul was king, thou wast he that leddest out and broughtest in Israel: and the LORD thy God said unto thee, Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be ruler over my people Israel.

3 Therefore came all the elders of Israel to the king to Hebron; and David made a covenant with them in Hebron before the LORD; and they anointed David king over Israel, according to the word of the LORD Sby Samuel.*

4 And David and all Israel went to

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