1 Chronicles 8:1-40, NLT
1 Chronicles 8
Descendants of Benjamin
1Benjamin’s first son was Bela, the second was Ashbel, the third was Aharah,
3The sons of Bela were Addar, Gera, Abihud,*8:3 Possibly Gera the father of Ehud; compare 8:6.
6The sons of Ehud, leaders of the clans living at Geba, were exiled to Manahath.
8After Shaharaim divorced his wives Hushim and Baara, he had children in the land of Moab.
11Shaharaim’s wife Hushim had already given birth to Abitub and Elpaal.
14Ahio, Shashak, Jeremoth,
17Zebadiah, Meshullam, Hizki, Heber,
19Jakim, Zicri, Zabdi,
22Ishpan, Eber, Eliel,
26Shamsherai, Shehariah, Athaliah,
28These were the leaders of the ancestral clans; they were listed in their genealogical records, and they all lived in Jerusalem.
The Family of Saul
29Jeiel*8:29a As in some Greek manuscripts (see also 9:35); Hebrew lacks Jeiel. (the father of*8:29b Or the founder of. Gibeon) lived in the town of Gibeon. His wife’s name was Maacah,
33Ner was the father of Kish.
Kish was the father of Saul.
Saul was the father of Jonathan, Malkishua, Abinadab, and Esh-baal.
34Jonathan was the father of Merib-baal.
Merib-baal was the father of Micah.
35Micah was the father of Pithon, Melech, Tahrea,*8:35 As in parallel text at 9:41; Hebrew reads Tarea, a variant spelling of Tahrea. and Ahaz.
36Ahaz was the father of Jadah.*8:36 As in parallel text at 9:42; Hebrew reads Jehoaddah, a variant spelling of Jadah.
Jadah was the father of Alemeth, Azmaveth, and Zimri.
Zimri was the father of Moza.
37Moza was the father of Binea.
Binea was the father of Rephaiah.*8:37 As in parallel text at 9:43; Hebrew reads Raphah, a variant spelling of Rephaiah.
Rephaiah was the father of Eleasah.
Eleasah was the father of Azel.
38Azel had six sons: Azrikam, Bokeru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah, and Hanan. These were the sons of Azel.
39Azel’s brother Eshek had three sons: the first was Ulam, the second was Jeush, and the third was Eliphelet.
All these were descendants of Benjamin.