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The line of priests,

CHAP. VÌ. Office of Aaron and his sons. 17 And these be the names of the sons of Kishi, the son of Abdi, the son of Mallucb, of Gershom ; Libni, and Shimei.

45 The son of Hashabiah, the son of 18 And the sons of Kobath were, Am- Amaziah, the son of Hilkiah, ram, and Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel. 46 The son of Amzi, the son of Banı

19 The sons of Merari; Mahli, and Mu- the son of Shamer, shi. And these are the families of the 47 The son of Mahli, the son of Mushi, Levites according to their fathers. the son of Merari, the son of Levi.

20 Of Gershom; Libni his son, Jahath 48 Their brethren also the Levites were his son, Zimmah his son,

appointed unto all manner of service of the 21 Joah his son, Iddo his son, Zerah tabernacle of the house of God. his son, Jeaterai bis son.

49 T But Aaron and his sons offered 22 The sons of Kohath; Amminadab upon the altar of the bumt-offering, and his son, Korah his son, Assir his son, on the altar of incense, and were appoint

23 Elkanab bis son, and Ebiasaph his ed for all the work of the place most holy, son, and Assir his son,

and to make an atonement for Israel, ac24 Tahath his son, Uriel his son, Uz- cording to all that Moses the servant of ziah his son, and Shaul his son.

God had commanded. 25 And the sons of Elkanah; Amasai, 50 And these are the sons of Aaron; and Abimoth.

Eleazar his son, Phinehas his son, Abishua 26 As for Elkanah: the sons of Elka- bis son, nah; Zophai his son, and Nahath his son, 51 Bukki his son, Uzzi his son, Zera.

21 Elíab his son, Jeroham his son, El- hiah his son, kanah his son.

52 Meraioth his son, Amariah bis son, 28 And the sons of Samuel; the first- Ahitub his son, born Vashni, and Abiah.

53 Zadok his son, Ahimaaz his son. 29 The sons of Merari ; Mahli, Libni 54 T Now these are their dwellinghis son, Shimei his son, Uzza his son, places throughout their castles in their

30 Shimea his son, Haggiah his son, coasts, of the sons of Aaron, of the families Asaiah his son.

of the Kohathites: for theirs was the lot. 31 And these are they whom David set 55 And they gave them Hebron in the over the service of song in the house of the land of Judah, and the suburbs thereof Lord, after that the ark had rest. round about it.

32 And they ministered before the 56 But the fields of the city, and the dwelling-place of the tabernacle of the villages thereof, they gave to Caleb the congregation with singing, until Solomon son of Jephunneh. had built the house of the Lord in Jerusa 57 And to the sons of Aaron they gave lem: and then they waited on their office, the cities of Judah, namely, Hebron, the according to their order.

city of refuge, and Libnah with her sub33 And these are they that waited with urbs, and Jattir, and Eshtemoa, with their their children. Of the sons of the Kohath- suburbs, ites ; Heman a singer, the son of Joel, the 58 And Hilen with her suburbs, Debir son of Shemuel,

with her suburbs, 34 The son of Elkanah, the son of Je 59 And Ashan with her suburbs, and roham, the son of Eliel, the son of Toah, Beth-shemesh with her suburbs :

35 The son of Zuph, the son of Elkanah, 60 And out of the tribe of Benjamin; the son of Mahath, the son of Amasai, Geba with her suburbs, and Alemeth with

36 The son of Elkanah, the son of Joel, her suburbs, and Anathoth with her subthe son of Azariah, the son of Zephaniah, urbs. All their cities throughout their fa

37 The son of Tabath, the son of Assir; milies were thirteen cities. the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah, 61 And unto the sons of Kohath which

38 The son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, were left of the family of that tribe, were the son of Levi, the son of Israel. cities given out of the half-tribe, namely,

39 And his brother Asaph, who stood out of the half-tribe of Manasseh, by lot, on his right hand, even Asaph' the son of ten cities. Berechiah, the son of Shimea,

62 And to the sons of Gershom through40 The son of Michael, the son of Baa- out their families were given out of the seiah, the son of Malchiah,

tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of 41 "The son of Ethni, the son of Zerah, Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphtali, the son of Adaiah,

and out of the tribe of Manasseh in Ba42 The son of Ethan, the son of Zim-shan, thirteen cities. mah, the son of Shimei,

63 Unto the sons of Merari were given 43 The son of Jahath, the son of Ger- by lot, throughout their families, out of the shom, the son of Lévi.

tribe of Reuben, and out of the tribe of 44 And their brethren the sons of Me- Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun, rari stood on the left hand : Ethan the son twelve cities.

The sons of Issachar. 1. CHRONICLES. The sons of Benjamin.

64 And the children of Israel gave to number was in the days of David two and the Levites these cities with their suburbs. twenty thousand and six hundred.

65 And they gave by lot out of the tribe 3 And the sons of Uzzi; Izrahjah: and of the children of Judah, and out of the the sons of Izrahiah; Michael,and Obadiah, tribe of the children of Simeon, and out of and Joel, Ishiah, five: all of them chief the tribe of the children of Benjamin, these men. cities, which are called by their names. 4 And with them, by their generations,

66 And the residue of the families of the after the house of their fathers, were bands sons of Kohath had cities of their coasts of soldiers for war, six and thirty thousand out of the tribe of Ephraim.

mnen: for they had many wives and sons. 67 And they gave unto them, of the cities 5 And their brethren among all the faof refuge, Shechem in mount Ephraim milies of Issachar were valiant men of with her suburbs; they gave also Gezer might, reckoned in all by their genealowith her suburbs,

gies fourscore and seven thousand. 68 And Jokmeam with her suburbs, and 6. The sons of Benjamin; Bela, and Beth-horon with her suburbs,

Becher, and Jediael, three. 69 And Ajalon with her suburbs, and And the sons of Bela; Ezbon, and Gath-rimmon with her suburbs :

Uzzi, and Uzziel, and Jerimoth, and Iri, 70 And out of the half-tribe of Manas- five; heads of the house of their fathers, seh; Aner with her suburbs, and Bileam mighty men of valour; and were reckoned with her suburbs, for the family of the by their genealogies twenty and two thouremnant of the sons of Kohatb.

sand and thirty and four. 71 Unto the sons of Gershom were 8 And the sons of Becher; Zemira, and given out of the family of the half-tribe Joash, and Eliezer, and Elioenai, and of Manasseh, Golan in Bashan with her Omri, and Jerimoth, and Abiah, and suburbs, and Ashtaroth with her suburbs : Anathoth, and Alameth. All these are the

72 And out of the tribe of Issachar; sons of Becher. Kedesh with her suburbs, Daberath with 9 And the number of them, after their ber suburbs,

genealogy by their generations, heads of 73 And Ramoth with her suburbs, and the house of their fathers, mighty me

nen of Anem with her suburbs:

valour, was twenty thousand and two hun74 And out of the tribe of Asher; Ma-dred. shal with her suburbs, and Abdon with her 10 The sons also of Jediael; Bilhan: suburbs,

and the sons of Bilban; Jeush, and Benja75 And Hukok with her suburbs, and min, and Ehud, and Chenaanah, and Rehob with her suburbs:

Zethan, and Tharshish, and Abishahar. 76 And out of the tribe of Naphtali; Ke 11 All these the sons of Jediael, by the desh in Galilee with her suburbs, and heads of their fathers, mighty inen of Hammon with her suburbs, and Kirjathaim valour, were seventeen thousand and two with her suburbs.

hundred soldiers, fit to go out for war and 77 Unto the rest of the children of Me- battle. rari were given out of the tribe of Zebu 12 Shuppim also, and Huppim, the chillun, Rimmon with her suburbs, Tabor dren of Ir, and Hushim, the sons of Aher. with her suburbs:

13 T The sons of Naphtali; Jahziel, 78 And on the other side Jordan by and Guni, and Jezer, and Shallum, the Jericho, on the east side of Jordan, were sons of Bilhah. given themout of the tribe of Reuben, Bezer 14 The sons of Manasseh ; Ashriel, in the wilderness with her suburbs, and whom she bare: (but his concubine the Jahzah with her suburbs,

Aramitess bare Machir the fatherof Gilead: 79 Kedemoth also with her suburbs, and 15 And Machir took to wise the sister of Mephaath with her suburbs:

Huppim and Shuppim, whose sister's 80 And out of the tribe of Gad; Ramoth name was Maachah;) and the name of the in Gilead with her suburbs, and Mahanaim second was Zelophehad: and Zelophehad with her suburbs,

had daughters. 81 And Heshbon with her suburbs, and 16 And Maachah the wife of Machir Jazer with her suburbs.

bare a son, and she called his name Peresh; CHAP. VII.

and the name of his brother was Sheresh; Tow the sons of Issachar were Tola, and his sons were Ulam, and Rakem.

and Puah, Jashub, and Shimron, 17 And the sons of Ulam; Bedan. These four.

were the sons of Gilead, the son of Machir, 2 And the sons of Tola; Uzzi, and Re- the son of Manasseh. phaiah, and Jeriel, and Jahmai, and Jib 18 And his sister Hammoleketh bare sam, and Shemuel, heads of their father's Ishod, and Abiezer, and Mahalah. house, to wit, of Tola; they were valiant 19 And the sons of Shemida were Ahian, men of might in their generations; whose and Shechem, and Likhi, and Aniam.


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The sons of Ephraim.


The sons of Benjamin. 20 And the sons of Ephraim ; Shuthe

CHAP. VIII. Jah, and Bered his son, and Tahath his son, TOW Benjamin begat Bela his firstand Eladah his son, and Tahath his son, born, Ashbel the second, and Aha

21 | And Zabad his son, and Shuthelah rah the third, his son, and Ezer, and Elead, whom the 2 Nohah the fourth, and Rapha the fifth. men of Gath that were born in that land 3 And the sons of Bela were, Addar, slew, because they came down to take and Gera, and Abibud, away their cattle.

4 And Abishua, and Naaman, and 22 nd Ephraim their father mourned Ahoah, many days, and his brethren came to com 5 And Gera, and Shephuphan, and Hufort him.

23 | And when he went in to his wife, 6 And these are the sons of Ehud : these she conceived and bare a son, and he call- are the heads of the fathers of the inhabited his name Beriah, because it went evil ants of Geba, and they removed them to with his house.

Manahath: 24 (And bis daughter was Sherah, who 7 And Naaman, and Ahiah, and Gera, built Beth-horon the nether, and the up- he removed them, and begat Uzza, and per, and Uzzen-sherah.)

Ahihud. 25 And Repbah was his son, also Re 8 And Shaharaim begat children in the sheph, and Telah his son, and Tahan his country of Moab, after he had sent them son,

away ; Hushim and Baara were his wives. 26 Laadan his son, Ammihud his son, 9 And he begat of Hodesh his wife, JoElishama his son,

bab, and Zibia, and Mesha, and Malcham, 27 Non his son, Jeboshua bis son. 10 And Jeuz, and Shachia, and Mirma.

28 | And their possessions and habita- These were his sons, heads of the fathers. tions were Beth-el, and the towns thereof, 11 And of Hushim he begat Abitub and eastward Naaran, and westward Ge- and Elpaal. zer, with the towns thereof; Shechem 12 The sons of Elpaal ; Eber, and Mialso and the towns thereof, unto Gaza sham, and Shamed, who built Ono, and and the towns thereof:

Lod, with the towns thereof: 29 And by the borders of the children 13 Beriah also, and Shema, who were of Manasseh, Beth-shean and her towns, heads of the fathers of the inhabitants of Taanach and her towns, Megiddo and her Ajalon, who drove away the inhabitants towns, Dor and her towns. In these dwelt of Gath: the children of Joseph the son of Israel. 14 And Ahio, Shashak, and Jeremoth,

30 | The sons of Asher; Imnah, and 15 And Zebadiah, and Arad, and Ader, Isuah, and Ishuai, and Beriah, and Serah 16 And Michael, and Ispah, and Joba, their sister.

the sons of Beriah; 31 And the sons of Beriah; Heber, and 17 And Zebadiah, and Meshullam, and Malchiel, who is the father of Birzavith. Hezeki, and Heber,

32 And Heber begat Japblet, and Sho 18 Isbmerai also, and Jezliah, and Jomer, and Hotham, and Shua their sister. bab, the sons of Elpaal;

33 And the sons of Japhlet; Pasach, 19 And Jakim, and Zichri, and Zabdi, and Bimhal, and Ashvath. These are 20 And Elienai, and Zilthai, and Eliel, the children of Japhlet.

21 And Adaiah, and Beraiah, and Shim34 And the sons of Shamer; Abi, and rath, the sons of Shimhi; Rohgah, Jehubbah, and Aram.

22 And Ishpan, and Heber, and Eliel, 35 And the sons of his brother Helem 23 And Abdon, and Zichri, and Hanan, Zophah, and Imna, and Shelesh, and 24 And Hananiah, and Elam, and AnAmal.

tothijah, 36 The sons of Zophah ; Suah, and Har 25 And Iphedeiah, and Penuel, the sons nepher, and Shual, and Beri, and Imrah, of Shashak;

37 Bezer, and Hod, and Shamma, and 26 And Shamsherai, and Shehariah, and Shilshah, and Ithran, and Beera. Athaliah,

38 And the sons of Jether; Jephunneh, 27 And Jaresiah, and Eliah, and Zichand Pispah, and Ara.

ri, the sons of Jeroham. 39 And the sons of Ulla; Arah, and 28 These were heads of the fathers, Haniel, and Rezia.

by their generations, chief men. These 40 All these were the children of Asher, dwelt in Jerusalem. heads of their father's house, choice and 29 And at Gibeon dwelt the father of Gimighty men of valour, chief of the princes. beon; whose wife's name was Maachah: And the number throughout the genealogy 30 And his first-born son Abdon, and of them that were apt to the war and Zur, and Kish, and Baal, and Nadab, to battle was twenty and six thousand 31 And Gedor, and Ahio, and Zacher, men.

32 And Mikloth begat Shimeah. And

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The original of Israel's 1. CHRONICLES. and Judah's genealogies. these also dwelt with their brethren in Maasiai the son of Adiel, the son of JahJerusalem, over against them.

zerah, the son of Meshullam, the son of 33 And Ner begat Kish, and Kish begat Meshillemith, the son of Immer; Saul, and Saul begat Jonathan, and Mal 13 And their brethren, heads of the cbi-shua, and Abinadab, and Esh-baal. house of their fathers, a thousand and seven

34 And the son of Jonathan was Merib- hundred and threescore ; very able men for baal; and Merib-baal begat Micah. the work of the service of the house of God.

35' And the sons of Micah were, Pithon, 14 And of the Levites; Shemaiah the and Melecb, and Tarea, and Ahaz. son of Hasshub, the son of Azrikam, the

36 And Ahaz begat Jehoadah; and son of Hashabiah, of the sons of Merari; Jehoadah begat Alemeth, and Azmaveth, 15 And Bakbakkar, Heresh, and Galal, and Zimri; and Zimri begat Moza, and Mattaniah the son of Micah, the son

37 And Moza begat Binea: Rapha was of Zichri, the son of Asaph; his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son: 16 And Obadiah the son of Shemaiah,

38 And Azel had six sons, whose names the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun, and are these, Azrikam, Bocheru,and Ishmael, Berechjah the son of Asa, the son of Elkaand Sheariab, and Obadiah, and Hanan. nah, that dwelt in the villages of the NeAll these were the sons of Azel.

tophathites. 39 And the sons of Eshek his brother 17 And the porters were Shallum, and were, Ulam his first-born, Jehush the se- Akkub, and Talmon, and Ahiman, and eond, and Eliphelet the third.

their brethren : Shallum was the chief; 40' And the sons of Ulam were mighty 18 Who hitherto waited in the king's men of valour, archers, and had many sons, gate eastward: they were porters in the and sons' sons, a hundred and fifty. All companies of the children of Levi. these are of the sons of Benjamin.

19 And Shallum the son of Kore, the son CHAP. IX.

of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah, and his gies; and behold, they were written in rahites, were over the work of the service, the book of the kings of Israel and Judah, keepers of the gates of the tabernacle: and who were carried away to Babylon for their fathers, being over the host of the their transgression.

LORD, were keepers of the entry. 2 | Now the first inhabitants that dwelt 20 And Phinehas the son of Eleazar was in their possessions in their cities were, the the ruler over them in time past, and the Israelites, the priests, Levites, and the LORD was with him. Nethinims.

21 And Zechariah the son of Meshele. 3 And in Jerusalem dwelt of the children miah was porter of the door of the taberof Judah, and of the children of Benjamin, nacle of the congregation. and of the children of Ephraim, and Ma 22 All these which were chosen to be passeh :

porters in the gates were two hundred and 4 Uthai the son of Ammihud, the son of iwelve. These were reckoned by their Omri, the son of Imri, the son of Bani, of genealogy in their villages, whom David the children of Pharez the son of Judah. and Samuel the seer did ordain in their

5 And of the Shilonites; Asaiah the first- set office. born, and his sons.

23 So they and their children had the 6. And of the sons of Zerah ; Jeuel, and oversight of the gates of the house of the their brethren, six hundred and ninety. LORD, namely, the house of the tabernacle,

7 And of the sons of Benjamin; Sallu by wards. the son of Meshullam, the son of Hodaviah, 24 In four quarters were the porters, the son of Hasenuah,

toward the east, west, north, and south. 8 And Ibneiah the son of Jeroham, and 25 And their brethren, which were in Elah the son of Uzzi, the son of Michri, and their villages, were to come after seven Meshullam the son of Shephatiah, the son days from time to time with them. of Reuel, the son of Ibnijah;

26 For these Levites, the four chiet 9 And their brethren, according to their porters, were in their set office, and were generations, nine hundredand fifty and six. over the chambers and treasuries of the All these men were chief of the fathers in house of God. the house of their fathers,

27 | And they lodged round about the 10. | And of the priests; Jedaiah, and house of God, because the charge was upon Jehoiarib, and Jachin,

them, and the opening thereof every morn11 And Azariah the son of Hilkiah, the ing pertained to them. son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, the 28 And certain of them had the charge son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, the of the ministering vessels, that they should ruler of the house of God;

bring them in and out by tale. 12 And Adaiah the son of Jeroham, the 29 Some of them also were appointed to son of Pashur, the son of Malchijah, and oversee the vessels, and all the instruments

Saul's overthrow and death. CHAP. X, XI. .

David made king. of the sanctuary, and the fine four, and 5 And when his armour-bearer saw that the wine, and the oil, and the frankincense, Saul was dead, he fell likewise on the and the spices.

sword, and died. 30 And some of the sons of the priests 6 Só Saul died, and his three sons, and made the ointment of the spices.

all his house died together. 31 And Mattithiah, one of the Levites, 7 And when all the men of Israel that who was the first-born of Shallum the Ko- were in the valley saw that they fled, and rahite, had the set office over the things that Saul and his sons were dead, then that were made in the pans. !

they forsook their cities, and fled: and the 32 And other of their brethren, of the Philistines came and dwelt in them. sons of the Kohathites, were over the 8 9 And it came to pass on the morrow, shew-bread, to prepare it every sabbath. when the Philistines came to strip the

33 And these are the singers, chief of slain, that they found Saul and his sons the fathers of the Levites, who remaining fallen in mount Gilboa. in the chambers were free: for they were 9 And when they had stripped him, employed in that work day and night. they took his head, and his armour, and

34 These chief fathers of the Levites sent into the land of the Philistines round were chief throughout their generations; about, to carry tidings unto their idols, these dwelt at Jerusalem.

and the people. 35 T And in Gibeon dwelt the father of 10 And they put his armour in the house Gibeon, Jehiel, whose wife's name was of their gods, and fastened his head in the Maachah:

temple of Dagon. 36 And his first-born son Abdon, then 11 | And when all Jabesh-gilead heard Zur, and Kish, and Baal, and Ner, and all that the Philistines had done to Saul, Nadab,

12 They arose, all the valiant men, and 37 And Gedor, and Ahio, and Zecha- took away the body of Saul, and the bodies riah, and Mikloth,

of his sons, and brought them to Jabesh, 33 And Mikloth begat Shimeam. And and buried their bones under the oak in they also dwelt with their brethren at Je- Jabesh, and fasted seven days. rusalem, over against their brethren. 13 9 So Saul died for his transgression

39 And Ner begat Kish; and Kish begat which he committed against the LORD, Saul; and Saul begat Jonathan, and Mal- even against the word of the LORD, which chi-shua, and Abinadab, and Esh-baal. he kept not, and also for asking counsel of

40 And the son of Jonathan was Merib- one thathada familiar spirit, to inquire of it; baal: and Merib-baal begat Micah. 14 And inquired not of the Lord:

41 And the sons of Micah were, Pithon, therefore he slew him, and turned the and Melech, and Tabrea, and Ahaz. kingdom unto David the son of Jesse. 42 And Ahaz begat Jarah: and Jarah


THEN and Zimri begat Moza;

43 And Moza begat Binea; and Re-hold, we are thy bone and thy flesh. phaiah his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his 2 And moreover in time past, even

when Saul was king, thou wast he that led44 And Azel bad six sons, whose names dest out and broughtest in Israel: and the are these, Azrikam, Bocheru, and Ish- LORD thy God said unto thee, Thou shalt mael, and Sheariah, and Obadiah, and feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be Hanan: these were the sons of Azel.

ruler over my people Israel. CHAP. X.

3 Therefore came all the elders of Israel TOW the Philistinės fought against Is- to the king to Hebron; and David made a

rael; and the men of Israel fled from covenant with them in Hebron before the before the Philistines, and fell down slain LORD; and they anointed David king over in mount Gilboa.

Israel, according to the word of the LORD 2 And the Philistines followed hard by Samuel. after Saul, and after his sons; and the Phi 4 And David and all Israel went to listines slew Jonathan, and Åbinadab, and Jerusalem, which is Jebus; where the JeMalchi-shua, the sons of Saul.

busites were, the inhabitants of the land. 3 And the battle went sore against Saul, 5 And the inhabitants of Jebus said to and the archers hit hiin, and he was wound- David, Thou shalt not come hither. Need of the archers.

vertheless David took the castle of Zion, 4 Then said Saul to his armour-bearer, which is the city of David. Draw thy sword, and thrust me through 6 And David said, Whosoever smiteth therewith, lest these uncircumcised come the Jebusites first shall be chief and cap. and abuse me. But his armour-bearer tain. So Joab the son of Zeruiah went would not; for he was sore afraid. So first up, and was chief. Saul took a sword, and fell upon it. 7 And David dwelt in the castle; there.


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