First Book of Paralipomenon (Author Compiled by Isaias and Esdras from records of Nathan, Gad, Addo, Ahias, Jehu and others.)

7:1¤ Now the sons of Issachar were Thola, and Phua, Jasub and Simeron, four.

7:2The sons of Thola: Ozi and Raphaia, and Jeriel, and Jemai, and Jebsem, and Samuel, chiefs of the houses of their kindreds. Of the posterity of Thola were numbered in the days of David, two and twenty thousand six hundred most valiant men.

7:3The sons of Ozi: Izrahia, of whom were born Michael, and Obadia, and Joel, and Jesia, five all great men.

7:4And there were with them by their families and peoples, six and thirty thousand most valiant men ready for war: for they had many wives and children.

7:5Their brethren also throughout all the house of Issachar, were numbered fourscore and seven thousand most valiant men for war.

7:6The sons of Benjamin were Bela, and Bechor, and Jadihel, three.

7:7The sons of Bela: Esbon, and Ozi, and Ozial, and Jerimoth and Urai, five chiefs of their families, and most valiant warriors, and their number was twenty-two thousand and thirty-four.

7:8And the sons of Bechor were Zamira, and Joas, and Eliezer, and Elioenai, and Amai, and Jerimoth, and Abia, and Anathoth, and Almath: all these were the sons of Bechor.

7:9And they were numbered by the families, heads of their kindreds, most valiant men for war, twenty thousand and two hundred.

7:10And the son of Jadihel: Balan. And the sons of Balan: Jehus and Benjamin, and Aod, and Chanana, and Zethan and Tharsis, and Ahisahar.

7:11All these were sons of Jadihel, heads of their kindreds, most valiant men, seventeen thousand and two hundred fit to go out to war.

7:12Sepham also and Hapham the sons of Hir: and Hasim the sons of Aher.

7:13And the sons of Nephtali were Jasiel, and Guni, and Jezer, and Sellum, sons of Bala.

7:14And the son of Manasses, Ezriel: and his concubine the Syrian bore Machir the father of Galaad.

7:15And Machir took wives for his sons Happhim, and Saphan: and he had a sister named Maacha: the name of the second was Salphaad, and Salphaad had daughters.

7:16And Maacha the wife of Machir bore a son, and she called his name Phares: and the name of his brother was Sares: and his sons were Ulam and Recen.

7:17And the son of Ulam, Baden. These are the sons of Galaad, the son of Machir, the son of Manasses.

7:18And his sister named Queen bore Goodlyman, and Abiezer, and Mohola.

7:19And the sons of Semida were Ahiu, and Sechem, and Leci and Aniam.

7:20And the sons of Ephraim were Suthala, Bared his son, Thahath his son, Elada his son, Thahath his son, and his son Zabad,

7:21And his son Suthala, and his son Ezer, and Elad: and the men of Geth born in the land slew them, because they came down to invade their possessions.

7:22And Ephraim their father mourned many days, and his brethren came to comfort him.

7:23And he went in to his wife: and she conceived and bore a son, and he called his name Beria, because he was born when it went evil with his house:

7:24And his daughter was Sara, who built Bethoron, the nether and the upper, and Ozensara.

7:25And Rapha was his son, and Reseph, and Thale, of whom was born Thaan,

7:26Who begot Laadan: and his son was Ammiud, who begot Elisama,

7:27Of whom was born Nun, who had Josue for his son.

7:28And their possessions and habitations were Bethel with her daughters, and eastward Noran, and westward Gazer and her daughters, Sichem also with her daughters, as far as Asa with her daughters.

7:29And by the borders of the sons of Manasses Bethsan and her daughters, Thanach and her daughters, Mageddo and her daughters: Dor and her daughters: in these dwelt the children of Joseph, the son of Israel.

7:30The children of Aser were Jemna, and Jesua, and Jessui, and Baria, and Sara their sister.

7:31And the sons of Baria: Haber, and Melchiel: he is the father of Barsaith.

7:32And Heber begot Jephlat, and Somer, and Hotham, and Suaa their sister.

7:33The sons of Jephlat: Phosech, and Chamaal, and Asoth: these are the sons of Jephlat.

7:34And the sons of Somer: Ahi, and Roaga and Haba, and Aram.

7:35And the sons of Helem his brother: Supha, and Jemna, and Selles, and Amal.

7:36The sons of Supha: Sue, Hernapher, and Sual, and Beri, and Jamra.

7:37Bosor and Hod, and Samma, and Salusa, and Jethran, and Bera.

7:38The sons of Jether: Jephone, and Phaspha, and Ara.

7:39And the sons of Olla: Aree, and Haniel, and Resia.

7:40All these were sons of Aser, heads of their families, choice and most valiant captains of captains: and the number of them that were of the age that was fit for war, was six and twenty thousand.

8:1¤ Now Benjamin begot Bale his firstborn, Asbel the second, Ahara the third,

8:2Nohaa the fourth, and Rapha the fifth.

8:3And the sons of Bale were Addar, and Gera, and Abiud,

8:4And Abisue, and Naaman, and Ahoe,

8:5And Gera, and Sephuphan, and Huram.

8:6These are the sons of Abed, heads of families that dwelt in Gabaa, who were removed into Manahath.

8:7And Naaman, and Achia, and Gera he removed them, and begot Oza, and Ahiud.

8:8And Saharim begot in the land of Moab, after he sent away Husim and Bara his wives.

8:9And he begot of Hodes his wife Jobab, and Sebia, and Mosa, and Molchom,

8:10And Jehus and Sechia, and Marma. These were his sons heads of their families.

8:11And Mehusim begot Abitob, and Elphaal.

8:12And the sons of Elphaal were Heber, and Misaam, and Samad: who built Ono, and Lod, and its daughters.

8:13And Baria, and Sama were heads of their kindreds that dwelt in Aialon: these drove away the inhabitants of Geth.

8:14And Ahio, and Sesac, and Jerimoth,

8:15And Zabadia, and Arod, and Heder,

8:16And Michael, and Jespha, and Joha, the sons of Baria.

8:17And Zabadia, and Mosollam, and Hezeci, and Heber,

8:18And Jesamari, and Jezlia, and Jobab, sons of Elphaal,

8:19And Jacim, and Zechri, and Zabdi,

8:20And Elioenai, and Selethai, and Elial,

8:21And Adaia, and Baraia, and Samareth, the sons of Semei.

8:22And Jespham, and Heber, and Eliel,

8:23And Abdon, and Zechri, and Hanan,

8:24And Hanania, and Elam, and Anathothia.

8:25And Jephdaia, and Phanuel the sons of Sesac.

8:26And Samsari, and Sohoria and Otholia,

8:27And Jersia, and Elia, and Zechri, the sons of Jeroham.

8:28These were the chief fathers, and heads of their families who dwelt in Jerusalem.

8:29And at Gabaon dwelt Abigabaon, and the name of his wife was Maacha:

8:30And his firstborn son Abdon, and Sur, and Cis, and Baal, and Nadab,

8:31And Gedor, and Ahio, and Zacher, and Macelloth:

8:32And Macelloth begot Samaa: and they dwelt over against their brethren in Jerusalem with their brethren.

8:33And Ner begot Cis and Cis begot Saul. And Saul begot Jonathan and Melchisua, and Abinadab, and Esbaal.

8:34And the son of Jonathan was Meribbaal: and Meribbaal begot Micha.

8:35And the sons of Micha were Phithon, and Melech, and Tharaa, and Ahaz.

8:36And Ahaz begot Joada: and Joada begot Alamath, and Azmoth, and Zamri: and Zamri begot Mosa,

8:37And Mosa begot Banaa, whose son was Rapha, of whom was born Elasa, who begot Asel.

8:38And Asel had six sons whose names were Ezricam, Bochru, Ismahel, Saris, Obdia, and Hanan. All these were the sons of Asel.

8:39And the sons of Esec, his brother, were Ulam the firstborn, and Jehus the second, and Eliphalet the third.

8:40And the sons of Ulam were most valiant men, and archers of great strength: and they had many sons and grandsons, even to a hundred and fifty. All these were children of Benjamin.

9:1¤ And all Israel was numbered: and the sum of them was written in the book of the kings of Israel, and Juda: and they were carried away to Babylon for their transgression.

9:2Now the first that dwelt in their possessions, and in their cities, were the Israelites, and the priests, and the Levites, and the Nathineans.

9:3And in Jerusalem dwelt of the children of Juda, and of the children of Benjamin, and of the children of Ephraim, and of Manasses.

9:4Othei the son of Ammiud, the son of Amri, the son of Omrai, the son of Bonni of the sons of Phares the son of Juda.

9:5And of Siloni: Asaia the firstborn, and his sons.

9:6And of the sons of Zara: Jehuel and their brethren, six hundred and ninety.

9:7And of the sons of Benjamin: Salo the son of Mosollam, the son of Oduia, the son of Asana:

9:8And Jobania the son of Jeroham: and Ela the son of Ozi, the son of Mochori and Mosallam the son of Saphatias, the son of Rahuel, the son of Jebania:

9:9And their brethren by their families, nine hundred and fifty-six. All these were heads of their families, by the houses of their fathers.

9:10And of the priests: Jedaia, Joiarib, and Jachin:

9:11And Azarias the son of Helcias, the son of Mosollam, the son of Sadoc, the son of Maraioth, the son of Achitob, high priest of the house of God.

9:12And Adaias the son of Jeroham, the son of Phassur, the son of Melchias, and Maasai the son of Adiel, the son of Jezra, the son of Mosollam, the son of Mosollamith, the son of Emmer.

9:13And their brethren heads in their families a thousand seven hundred and threescore, very strong and able men for the work of the ministry in the house of God.

9:14And of the Levites: Semeia the son of Hassub the son of Ezricam, the son of Hasebia of the sons of Merari.

9:15And Bacbacar the carpenter, and Galal, and Mathania the son of Micha, the son of Zechri the son of Asaph:

9:16And Obdia the son of Semeia, the son of Galal, the son of Idithum: and Barachia the son of Asa, the son of Elcana, who dwelt in the suburbs of Netophati.

9:17And the porters were Sellum, and Accub, and Telmon, and Ahiman: and their brother Sellum was the prince,

9:18Until that time, in the king's gate eastward, the sons of Levi waited by their turns.

9:19But Sellum the son of Core, the son of Abiasaph, the son of Core, with his brethren and his father's house, the Corites were over the works of the service, keepers of the gates of the tabernacle: and their families in turns were keepers of the entrance of the camp of the Lord.

9:20And Phinees the son of Eleazar, was their prince before the Lord,

9:21And Zacharias the son of Mosollamia, was porter of the gate of the tabernacle of the testimony:

9:22All these that were chosen to be porters at the gates, were two hundred and twelve: and they were registered in their proper towns: whom David and Samuel the seer appointed in their trust.

9:23As well them as their sons, to keep the gates of the house of the Lord, and the tabernacle by their turns.

9:24In four quarters were the porters: that is to say, toward the east, and west, and north, and south.

9:25And their brethren dwelt in villages, and came upon their sabbath days from time to time.

9:26To these four Levites were committed the whole number of the porters, and they were over the chambers, and treasures, of the house of the Lord.

9:27And they abode in their watches round about the temple of the Lord: that when it was time, they might open the gates in the morning.

9:28And some of their stock had the charge of the vessels for the ministry: for the vessels were both brought in and carried out by number.

9:29Some of them also had the instruments of the sanctuary committed unto them, and the charge of the fine flour, and wine, and oil, and frankincense, and spices.

9:30And the sons of the priests made the ointments of the spices.

9:31And Mathathias a Levite, the firstborn of Sellum the Corite, was overseer of such things as were fried in the fryingpan.

9:32And some of the sons of Caath their brethren, were over the loaves of proposition, to prepare always new for every sabbath.

9:33These are the chief of the singing men of the families of the Levites, who dwelt in the chambers, by the temple, that they might serve continually day and night in their ministry.

9:34The heads of the Levites, princes in their families, abode in Jerusalem.

9:35And in Gabaon dwelt Jehiel the father of Gabaon, and the name of his wife was Maacha:

9:36His firstborn son Abdon, and Sur, and Cis, and Baal, and Ner, and Nadab,

9:37Gedor also, and Ahio, and Zacharias, and Macelloth.

9:38And Macelloth begot Samaan: these dwelt over against their brethren in Jerusalem, with their brethren.

9:39Now Ner begot Cis: and Cis begot Saul: and Saul begot Jonathan and Melchisua, and Abinadab, and Esbaal.

9:40And the son of Jonathan, was Meribbaal: and Meribbaal begot Micha.

9:41And the sons of Micha, were Phithon, and Melech, and Tharaa, and Ahaz.

9:42And Ahaz begot Jara, and Jara begot Alamath, and Azmoth, and Zamri. And Zamri begot Mosa.

9:43And Mosa begot Banaa: whose son Raphaia begot Elasa: of whom was born Asel.

9:44And Asel had six sons whose names are, Ezricam Bochru, Ismahel, Saria, Obdia, Hanan: these are the sons of Asel.

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