1 Chronicles 7:1-40, NLT
1 Chronicles 7
Descendants of Issachar
1The four sons of Issachar were Tola, Puah, Jashub, and Shimron.
2The sons of Tola were Uzzi, Rephaiah, Jeriel, Jahmai, Ibsam, and Shemuel. Each of them was the leader of an ancestral clan. At the time of King David, the total number of mighty warriors listed in the records of these clans was 22,600.
3The son of Uzzi was Izrahiah. The sons of Izrahiah were Michael, Obadiah, Joel, and Isshiah. These five became the leaders of clans.
5The total number of mighty warriors from all the clans of the tribe of Issachar was 87,000. All of them were listed in their genealogical records.
Descendants of Benjamin
6Three of Benjamin’s sons were Bela, Beker, and Jediael.
7The five sons of Bela were Ezbon, Uzzi, Uzziel, Jerimoth, and Iri. Each of them was the leader of an ancestral clan. The total number of mighty warriors from these clans was 22,034, as listed in their genealogical records.
8The sons of Beker were Zemirah, Joash, Eliezer, Elioenai, Omri, Jeremoth, Abijah, Anathoth, and Alemeth.
10The son of Jediael was Bilhan. The sons of Bilhan were Jeush, Benjamin, Ehud, Kenaanah, Zethan, Tarshish, and Ahishahar.
12The sons of Ir were Shuppim and Huppim. Hushim was the son of Aher.
Descendants of Naphtali
13The sons of Naphtali were Jahzeel,*7:13a As in parallel text at Gen 46:24; Hebrew reads Jahziel, a variant spelling of Jahzeel. Guni, Jezer, and Shillem.*7:13b As in some Hebrew and Greek manuscripts (see also Gen 46:24; Num 26:49); most Hebrew manuscripts read Shallum. They were all descendants of Jacob’s concubine Bilhah.
Descendants of Manasseh
14The descendants of Manasseh through his Aramean concubine included Asriel. She also bore Makir, the father of Gilead.
16Makir’s wife, Maacah, gave birth to a son whom she named Peresh. His brother’s name was Sheresh. The sons of Peresh were Ulam and Rakem.
18Makir’s sister Hammoleketh gave birth to Ishhod, Abiezer, and Mahlah.
19The sons of Shemida were Ahian, Shechem, Likhi, and Aniam.
Descendants of Ephraim
20The descendants of Ephraim were Shuthelah, Bered, Tahath, Eleadah, Tahath,
25The descendants of Ephraim included Rephah, Resheph, Telah, Tahan,
28The descendants of Ephraim lived in the territory that included Bethel and its surrounding towns to the south, Naaran to the east, Gezer and its villages to the west, and Shechem and its surrounding villages to the north as far as Ayyah and its towns.
Descendants of Asher
30The sons of Asher were Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, and Beriah. They had a sister named Serah.
31The sons of Beriah were Heber and Malkiel (the father of Birzaith).
32The sons of Heber were Japhlet, Shomer, and Hotham. They had a sister named Shua.
33The sons of Japhlet were Pasach, Bimhal, and Ashvath.
34The sons of Shomer were Ahi,*7:34 Or The sons of Shomer, his brother, were. Rohgah, Hubbah, and Aram.
35The sons of his brother Helem*7:35 Possibly another name for Hotham; compare 7:32. were Zophah, Imna, Shelesh, and Amal.
36The sons of Zophah were Suah, Harnepher, Shual, Beri, Imrah,
38The sons of Jether were Jephunneh, Pispah, and Ara.
39The sons of Ulla were Arah, Hanniel, and Rizia.
40Each of these descendants of Asher was the head of an ancestral clan. They were all select men—mighty warriors and outstanding leaders. The total number of men available for military service was 26,000, as listed in their genealogical records.