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Mrnassel, Ephrain, Asher, &c. CHAP. viii. The sons of Berjamin. 333

94 (And his 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 Rephah qvas his son, also Re 8 And Shaharaim begat children in the sheph, and Telah his son, and Tahan country of Moab, after he had sent them

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, Jehoshua his 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 there 11 And of Hushim he begat Abitub, of, and eastward Naaran, and westward and Elpaal. Gezer, with the towns thereof; Shechem 12 The sons of Elpaal; Eber, and Mishalso and the towns thereof, unto Gaza am, 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 Sheina, 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 dweltof Gath: the children of Joseph the son of Israel. 14 And Ahio, Shashak, and Jeremoth,

30 f The Sons of Asher ; Imnah, and 15 And Zebadiali, and Arad, and Ader, Isuah, and Ishuai, and Beriah, and Serah | 16 And Michael, and Ispah, and Joha, their sister.

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

32 And Heber begat Japhlet, and Shol 18 Ishmerai also, and Jezliah, and Jomer, and Hothan, and Shua their sister. | bab, the sons of Elpaal;

S3 And the sons of Japhlet ; Pasach, L 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 34 And the sons of Shamer; Ahi, and Shimrath, the sons of Shimhi; Rohgah, Jehubbah, and Aram. 1 22 And Ishpan, and Heber, and Eliel,

S5 And the sons of his brother He-|| 23 And Abdon, and Zichri, and Hanan, lem ; Zophah, and Imna, and Shelesh, 24 And Hananial, and Elam, and Anand Amal.

tothijah, 36 The sons of Zophah ; Suah, and llar 25 And Iphedciah, and Penuel, the sons nepher, and Shual, and Beri, and Imrali, l-of Shashak;

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

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

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 mighty men of valour, chief of the princes. Gibeon; 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 to | Zur, and Kish, and Baal, and Nadab, battle was twenty and six thousand men. 31 And Gedor, and Ahio, and Zacher. CHAP. VIII.

32 And Mikloth begat Shincah. And 1 The sons and chief men of Benjamin, 33 | these also dwelt with their brethren in

The stock of Saul and Jonathan. Jerusalem, over against them. N OW Benjamin begat Bela his first- | 33 And Ner begat Kish, and Kish begat TV born, Ashbel the second, and Aha- || Saul, and Saul begat Jonathan, and Malrah the third,

chi-shua, and Abinadab, and Esh-baal. 2 Nohah the fourth, and Rapha the fifth. 34 And the son of Jonathan wus Me

3 And the sons of Bela were, Addar, | rib-baal; and Merib-baal begat Micah. and Gera, and Abihud,

35 And the sons of Micah were, Pia 4 And Abishua, and Naaman, and A-thon, and Melech, and Tarea, and Ahaz. hoah,

36 And Ahaz begat Jehoadah ; and Je5 And Gera, and Shephuphan, and hoadah begat Alemeth, and Azmaveth, Huram.

and Zimri; and Zimri begat Moza, 6 And these are the sons of Ehud : 37 And Moza begat Bineah: Rapha was these are the heads of the fathers of the his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son : inhabitants of Geba, and they removed | 38 And Azel had six sons, whose names them to Manahath:

"are these, Azrikam, Bocheru, and Isla

354 The Israelites genealogics. I. CHRONICLES. Charge of certai Letues, mael, and Sheariah, and Obadiah, and 16 And Obadiah the son of Shemaiali. Hanan). All these were the sons of Azel. the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun, and

39 And the sons of Eshek his brother Berechiah the son of Asa, the son of Elwere, Clam his first-born, Jehush the sec- kanah, that dwelt in the villages of the ond, and Eliphelet the third.

Netephathites. 40 And the sons of Ulam were mighty 17 And the porters were, Shallum, and men of valour, archers, and had many | Akkub, and Talmon, and Animan, and sons, and sons soms an hundred and fifty: | their brethren : Shallum was the chief; All these are of the sons of Benjamin. 18 Who hitherto waited in the king's CHAP. IX.

gate eastward : they were porters in the 1 The originalof Israels and Judah's gens companies of the children of Levi.

calogies. 27 The charge of certain Le- 19 And Shallum the sop of Kore, the son viles. 35 Saul's and Jonathan's stock. of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah, and his

of , ogies; and behold, they were writ- Korahites, were over the work of the serten in the book of the kings of Israel vice, keepers of the gates of the tabernaand Judah, who were carried away to cle: and their fathers, being over the host Babylon for their transgression.

of the Lord, were keepers of the entry. 27 Now the first inhabitants that dwelt 20 And Phinehas the son of Eleazar in their possessions in their cities were, was the ruler over them in time past, and the Israelites, the priests, Levites, and the the LORD was with him. Nethinims.

21 And Zechariah the son of Meshele3 And in Jerusalem dwelt of the chil- miah was porter of the door of the taberdren of Judah, and of the children of nacle of the congregation. Benjamin, and of the children of E- 22 All these which were chosen to be phraim, and Manasseh ;

porters in the gates were two hundred and 4 Uthai the son of Ammihud, the son of iwelve. These were reckoned by their geOmri, the son of Imri, the son of Bani, of nealogy in their villages, whom David and the children of Pharez the son of Judah. Samueltheseer did ordain in their setoffice.

5 And of the Shilonites ; Asaiah the 23 So they and their children had the first-born, and his sons.

oversight of the gates of the house of the 6 And of the sons of Zerah ; Jeuel, and Lord, namely, the house of the tabernatheir brethren, six hundred and ninety. cle, by wards.

7 And of the sons of Benjamin ; Sallu 24 In four quarters were the porters, the son of Meshullam, the son of Hoda- | toward the east, west, north, and south. viah, the son of Hasenuah,

25 And their brethren, which were in 8 And Ibneiah the son of Jeronam, and their villages, were to come after seven Elah the son of Uzzi, the son of Michri, days from time to time with them. and Meshullam the son of Shephatiah, 26 For these Levites, the four chief the son of Reuel, the son of Ibnijan ; porters, were in their set office, and were

9 And their brethren, according to over the chambers and treasuries of the their generations, nine hundred and fifty house of God. and six. All these men were chief of the 27 91 And they lodged round about the fathers in the house of their fathers. house of God, because the charge was

10 9 And of the priests; Jedaiah, and upon them, and the opening thereof every Jehojarib), and Jachin,

morning fiertained to them. 11 And Azariah the son of Hilkiah, 28 And certai:r of them had the charge the son of Meshullam, the son of Zadok, of the ministering vessels, that they shouki the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, bring them in and out by tale. the ruler of the house of God;

29 Some of them also were appointed 12 And Adaiah the son of Jeroham, to oversce the vessels, and all the instruthe son of Pashur, the son of Malchijah, ments of the sanctuary, and the fine flour, and Maasiaj the son of Adiel, the son of and the wine, and the oil, and the frank Jahzerah, the son of Meshullam, the son incense, and the spices. of Meshillemith, the son of Immer; 30 And some of the sons of the priests

13 And their brethren, heads of the made the ointment of the spices. house of their fathers, a thousand and 31 And Mattithiahı, one of the Levites, seven hundred and threescore ; very able ) who was the first-born of Shallum the men for the work of the service of the Korahite, had the set office over the things house of God.

that were made in the pans. 14 And of the Levites; Shemaiah the 32 'And other of their brethren, of the son) of Hashub, the son of Azrikam, the sons of the Kchathites, were over the son of Hashabiah, of the sons of Merari; shew-bread, to prepare it every sabbath.

15 And Bakbakkah, Heresh, and Ga- 33 And these are the singers, chief of lal, and Mattaniah the son of Micah, the fathers of the Levites, who remaining the son of Zichri, the son of Asaph ; in the chambers were free: for they were

Saul and his sons sluin.

CHAP. Y, YI.

David made king. 355 emploved in that work day and night. 9 And when they had stripped him,

34 These chief fathers of the Levites they took his head, and his armour, and were chief throughout their generations ;sent into the land of the Philistines round these dwelt at Jerusalem.

about, to carry tidings unto their idols, 35 | And in Gibeon dwelt the father and to the people. of Gibeon, Jehiel, whose wife's name was 10 And they put his armour in the Maachah :

house of their gods, and fastened his headi 36 And his first-born son Abdon, then in the temple of Dagon. Zur, and Kish, and Baal, and Ner, and 11 T And when all Jabesh-gilead heard Nadab),

all that the Philistines liad done to Saul, 37 And Gedor, and Ahio, and Zecha- 12 They arose, all the valiant men, and riah, and Mikloth.

took away the body of Saul, and the bod38 And Mikloth begat Shimeam. And ies of his sons, and brought them to Jathey also dwelt with their brethren at Je- besh, and buried their bones under the rusalem, over against their brethren. oak in Jabesh, and fasted seven days.

39 And Ner begat Kish; and Kish begat 13 9 So Saul died for his transgression Saul; and Saul begat Jonathan, and Mal- | which he committed against the LORD, chishua, and Abinaciab, and Esh-baal. even against the word of the LORD,

40 And the son of Jonathan was Me- which he kept not, and also for asking rib-baal: and Merib-baal begat Micah. counsel of one that had a familiar spirit, to

41 And the sons of Micah were, Pithon, inquire of it ; and Melech, and Tahrea, and Ahaz. 14 And inquired not of the LORD :

42 And Ahaz begat Jarah ; and Jarah therefore he slew him, and turned the begat Alemeth, and Azmaveth, and Zim- kingdom unto David the son of Jesse. ri; and Zimri begat Moza;

CHAP. XI. 43 And Moza begat Binea ; and Repha-1 David

made king. 4 He winneth the casiah his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son. tle of Zion from the Jebusites by Joab's

44 And Azel had six sons, whose names valour. 10 A catalogue of his worihics. are these, Azrikam, Bocheru, and Ish- 'HEN all Israel gathered themselves mael, and Sheariah, and Obadiah, and

, Hanan : these were the sons of Azel. hold, we are thy bone and thy flesh. CHAP. X.

2 And moreover in time past, even 1 Saul's overthrow and death. 8 The Phi- when Saul was king, thou wast he that

listines triumph over him. 11 Jabesh- leddest out and broughtest in Israel : and gilcad's kindness to him and to his sons. the LORD thy God said unto thee, Thou

row the Philistines fought against I shalt feed my people Israel, and thou from before the Philistines, and fell down 3 Therefore came all the elders of Isslain in mount Gilboa.

rael to the king to Hebron ; and David 2 And the Philistines followed hard af-made a covenant with them in Hebron ter Saul, and after his sons; and the Phil-. before the LORD ; and they anointed istines slew Jonathan, and Abinadab, and David king over Israel, according to the Malchi-shua, the sons of Saul.

word of the LORD by Samuel. 3 And the battle went sore against 4 | And David and all Israel went to Saul, and the archers hit him, and he | Jerusalem, which is Jebus; where the Jebwas wounded of the archers.

usites were, the inhabitants of the land, 4 Then said Saul to his armour-bearer, 5 And the inhabitants of Jebus said to Draw thy sword, and thrust me through David, Thou shalt not come hither. Nevtherewith ; lest these uncircumcised come || ertheless David took the castle of Zion, and abuse me. But his armour-bearer which is the city of David. would not ; for he was sore afraid. So 6 And David said, Whosoever smiteti Saul took a sword, and fell upon it.

the Jebusites first shall be chief and cap5 And when his armour-bearer saw tain. So Joab the son of Zeruiah went that Saul was dead, he fell likewise on first up, and was chief. the sword, and died.

7 And David dwelt in the castle; there6 So Saul died, and his three sons, and fore they called it, The city of David. all his house died together.

8 And he built the city round about, 7 And when all the men of Israel that even from Millo round about ; and Joab were in the valley saw that they fled, and repaired the rest of the city. that Saul and his sons were dead, then 9 So David waxed greater and greater: they forsook their eities, and fled : and the for the Lord of hosts was with him. Philistines came and dwelt in them. 101These alsoare the chief of the migh

8 And it came to pass on the mor- ty men whom David had, who strengthen. row, when the Philistines came to striped themselves with him in his kingdom,and the slain, that they found Saul and his with all Israel, to make him king according sons fællen in moưnt Gilboa.

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356 A catalogue of I. CHRONICLES. David's mighly men..

11 And this is the number of the || the thirty, but attained not to the first mighty men whom David had; Jasho- three: and David set him over his guard. beam an Hachmonite, the chief of the 26 s Also the valiant men of the armies captains: he lifted up his spear against were, Asahel the brother of Joab, Elhathree hundred slain by him at one time. nan the son of Dodo of Beth-lehem,

12 And after him was Eleazar the son 27 Shammoth the Harorite, Helez the of Dodo, the Ahohite, who was one of Pelonite, the three mighties.

28 Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite, 13 He was with David at Pas-dammim, || Abiezer the Antothite. and there the Philistines were gathered 29 Sibbecai the Hushathite, Ilai the together to battle, where was a parcel Ahohite, of ground full of barley; and the people 30 Maharai tho Netophathite, Heled fied from before the Philistines.

the son of Baanah the Netophathite, 14 And they set themselves in the 31 Ithai the son of Ribai of Gibeah, that midst of that parcel, and delivered it, pertained to the children of Benjamin, and slew the Philistines ; and the LORD Benajah the Pirathonite, saved them by a great deliverance. 32 Hurai of the brooks of Gaash, Abi

15 1 Now three of the thirty captains | el the Arbathite, went down to the rock to David, into 33 Azmaveth the Baharumite, Eliahba the cave of Adullam ; and the host of the the Shaalbonite, Philistines encamped in the valley of 34 The sons of Hashem the Gizonite, Rephaim.

Jonathan the son of Shage the Hararite, 16 And David was then in the hold, 35 Ahiam the son of Sacar the Haraand the Philistines garrison was then at rite, Eliphal the son of Ur, Beth-lehem.

36 Hcpher the Mecherathite, Ahijah 17 And David longed, and said, Oh the Pelonite, that one would give me drink of the wa- 37 Hezro the Carmelite, Naarai the son ter of the well of Beth-lehem, that is at of Ezbai, the gate!

38 Joel the brother of Nathan, Mibhar 18 And the three brake through the the son of Haggeri, host of the Philistines, and drew water out of the well of Beth-lehem, that was by the Berothite, the armour-bearer of Joab the gate, and took it, and brought it to Da- son of Zeruiah, vid : but David would not drink of it, 40 Ira the Ithrite, Gareb the Ithrite, but poured it out to the LORD,

41 Uriah the Hittite, Zabad the son 19 And said, My God forbid it me, of Ahlai, that I shoukl do this thing: shall I drink 42 Adina the son of Shiza the Reubenthe blood of these men that have put ite, a captain of the Reubenites, and thirty their lives in jeopardy? for with the jeop with him, ardy of their lives they brought it. There- 43 Hanan the son of Maachah, and Joshfore he would not drink it. These things aphat the Mithnite, did these three mightiest.

44 Uzzia the Ashterathite, Shama and 20 | And Abishai the brother of Joab, Jehiel the sons of Hothan the Arcerite, he was chief of the three: for lifting up 45 Jediael the son of Shimri, and Joha his spear against three hundred, he slew his brother, the Tizite, them, and had a name among the three. 46 Eliel the Mehavite, and Jeribai, and

21 Of the three, he was more honour- || Joshaviah, the sons of Elnaam, and Ithable than the two; for he was their cap- | mah the Moabite, tain : howbeit he attained not unto the 47 Eliel, and Obed, and Jasiel the Mefirst three.

sobaite. 22 Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son

CHAP. XII. of a valiant man of Kabzeel, who had | 1 The companies that came to David at done many acts ; he slew two lion-like Ziklag. 23 The armies that came to men of Moab : also he went down and him at Hebron. slew a lion in a pit in a snowy day.

OW these are they that came to 23 And he slew an Egyptian, a man of great stature, five cubits high; and in himself close because of Saul the son of the Egyptian's hand was a spear like a Kish : and they were among the mighty weaver's beam; and he went down to men, helpers of the war. him with a staff, and plucked the spear 2 They were armed with bows, and out of the Egyptian's hand, and slew him could use both the right hand and the with his own spear,

left in hurling stones, and shooting arrows 24 These things did Benaiah the son of | out of a bow, even of Saul's brethren of Jehoiada, and had the name among the Benjamin. three mighties.

3 The chief was Ahiezer, then Joash, 25 Behold, he was honourable among the sons of Shemaah the Gibeathite ; and

The companies that came CHAP. XII. to meet David at Ziklag. 357 Jeziel, and Pelet, the sons of Azmaveth ; 21 And they helped Davil against the and Berachah, and Jehu the Antothite, hand of the rovers: for they were all migh

4 And Ismaiah the Gibeonite, a mighty ty men of valour, and were captains in man among the thirty, and over the thir- | the host. ty; and Jeremiah, and Jahaziel, and Jo- 22 For at that time day by day there hanan, and Josabad the Gederathite, came to David to help him, until it was

5 Eluzai, and Jerimoth, and Bealiah, and a great host, like the host of God. Shemariah, and Shephatiah the Haruphite, 23 4 And these are the numbers of

6 Elkanch, and Jesiah, and Azareel, the bands that were ready armed to the and Joezer, and Jushobeam, the Korhites, war, and came to David to Hebron, to

7 And Joelah, and Zebadiah, the sons turn the kingdom of Saul to him, acof Jeroham of Gelor.

cording to the word of the Lord. 8 And of the Gadites there separated 24 The children of Judah that bare themselves unto David into the hold to shield and spear were six thousand and the wilderness men of might, and men of eight hundrel, ready armed to the war. war fit for the battle, that could handle 25 Of the children of Simeon, mights shield and buckler, whose faces were like men of valour for the war, seven thousand the faces of lions, and were as swift as the and one hundred. rces upon the mountains ;

26 Of the children of Levi four thou-9 Ezer the first, Obadiah the second, sand and six hundred. Eliab the third,

27 And Jehoiada wis the leader of the 10 Mishmannah the fourth, Jeremiah Aaronites, and with him were three thouthe fifth,

sand and seven hundred; 11 Attai the sixth, Eliel the seventh, 28 And Zadok, a young man mighty

12 Johanan the eighth, Elzabad tire of valour, and of his father's house twenty ninth,

and two captains. 13 Jeremiah the tenth, Machbanai the 29 And of the children of Benjamin, eleventh.

the kindred of Saul, three thousand : for 14 These were of the sons of Gad, hitherto the greatest part of them had captains of the host : one of the least was kept the ward of the house of Saul. over an hundred, and the greatest over a 30 And of the children of Ephraim thousand..

twenty thousand and eight hundredi, 15 These are they that went over Jor- mighty men of valour, famous throughdan in the first month, when it had over- out the house of their fathers. flown all his banks; and they put to flight 31 And of the half tribe of Manassch all them of the valleys, both toward the eighteen thousand, which were expressed east, and toward the west.

by name, to come and make David king. 16 And there came of the children of Ren- 32 And of the children of Issachar, jamin and Jucah to the hold unto David. which were men that had understanding

17 And David went out to of the times, to know what Israel ought them, and answered and said unto them, to do; the heads of them were two bunIf ye be come peaceably unto me to help | dred; and all their brethren werc at their me, mine heart shall be knit unto you: commandment. but if ye be come to betray me to mine 33 Of Zebulun, such as went forth to enemies, seeing there is no wrong in mine battle, expert in war, with all instruments hands, the Gxl of our fathers look there- of war, fifty thousand, which could keep on, and rebuke it.

rank: they were not of double heart. 18 Then the spirit came upon Amasai, 34 And of Naphtali a thousand capwho tras chief of the captains, and he said, tains, and with them with shield and spear' Thine are ive, David, and on thy side, thou thirty and seven thousand. son of Jesse: peace, peace be unto thee, and 35. And of the Danites expert in war peace be to thine helpers; for thy Gooltwenty and cight thousand and six hunhelpeth thee. Then David received them, dred. and made them captains of the band. 36 And of Asher, such as went fortlı

19 And there fell some of Manasseh to to battle, expert in war, forty thousand. David, when he came with the Philistines 37 And on the other side of Jordan, of against S.du! to battle: but they helped the Reubenites, and the Gadites, and of them not: for the lords of the Philistines the half tribc of Manasseh, with all mailupon advisement sent him away, saying, ner of instruments of war for the battle, He will fall to his master Saul to the jeofi- an hundred and twenty thousand. ardy of our heads.

38 All these men of war, that could keep 20 As he went to Ziklag, there fell to rank, came with a perfect heart to Hehim of Manasseh, Adnah, and Jozabad, bron, to make David king over all Israel : and Jedinel, and Michael, and Jozabad, and all the rest also of Israel were of one and Elihu, and Zilthai, captains of the heart to make David king.. thousands that were of Manassch.

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