The Family of Levi(A)

The sons of Levi were (B)Gershon,[a] Kohath, and Merari. The sons of Kohath were Amram, (C)Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel. The children of Amram were Aaron, Moses, and Miriam. And the sons of Aaron were (D)Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar. Eleazar begot Phinehas, and Phinehas begot Abishua; Abishua begot Bukki, and Bukki begot Uzzi; Uzzi begot Zerahiah, and Zerahiah begot Meraioth; Meraioth begot Amariah, and Amariah begot Ahitub; (E)Ahitub begot (F)Zadok, and Zadok begot Ahimaaz; Ahimaaz begot Azariah, and Azariah begot Johanan; 10 Johanan begot Azariah (it was he (G)who ministered as priest in the (H)temple[b] that Solomon built in Jerusalem); 11 (I)Azariah begot (J)Amariah, and Amariah begot Ahitub; 12 Ahitub begot Zadok, and Zadok begot [c]Shallum; 13 Shallum begot Hilkiah, and Hilkiah begot Azariah; 14 Azariah begot (K)Seraiah, and Seraiah begot Jehozadak. 15 Jehozadak went into captivity (L)when the Lord carried Judah and Jerusalem into captivity by the hand of Nebuchadnezzar.

16 The sons of Levi were (M)Gershon,[d] Kohath, and Merari. 17 These are the names of the sons of Gershon: Libni and Shimei. 18 The sons of Kohath were Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel. 19 The sons of Merari were Mahli and Mushi. Now these are the families of the Levites according to their fathers: 20 Of Gershon were Libni his son, Jahath his son, (N)Zimmah his son, 21 [e]Joah his son, [f]Iddo his son, Zerah his son, and [g]Jeatherai his son. 22 The sons of Kohath were [h]Amminadab his son, (O)Korah his son, Assir his son, 23 Elkanah his son, Ebiasaph his son, Assir his son, 24 Tahath his son, Uriel his son, Uzziah his son, and Shaul his son. 25 The sons of Elkanah were (P)Amasai and Ahimoth. 26 As for Elkanah, the sons of Elkanah were [i]Zophai his son, [j]Nahath his son, 27 [k]Eliab his son, Jeroham his son, and Elkanah his son. 28 The sons of Samuel were [l]Joel the firstborn, and Abijah [m]the second. 29 The sons of Merari were Mahli, Libni his son, Shimei his son, Uzzah his son, 30 Shimea his son, Haggiah his son, and Asaiah his son.

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  1. 1 Chronicles 6:1 Or Gershom, v. 16
  2. 1 Chronicles 6:10 Lit. house
  3. 1 Chronicles 6:12 Meshullam, 1 Chr. 9:11
  4. 1 Chronicles 6:16 Heb. Gershom, an alternate spelling for Gershon, vv. 1, 17, 20, 43, 62, 71
  5. 1 Chronicles 6:21 Ethan, v. 42
  6. 1 Chronicles 6:21 Adaiah, v. 41
  7. 1 Chronicles 6:21 Ethni, v. 41
  8. 1 Chronicles 6:22 Izhar, vv. 2, 18
  9. 1 Chronicles 6:26 Zuph, v. 35; 1 Sam. 1:1
  10. 1 Chronicles 6:26 Toah, v. 34
  11. 1 Chronicles 6:27 Eliel, v. 34
  12. 1 Chronicles 6:28 So with LXX, Syr., Arab.; cf. v. 33 and 1 Sam. 8:2
  13. 1 Chronicles 6:28 Heb. Vasheni

The Family of Aaron

49 (A)But Aaron and his sons offered sacrifices (B)on the altar of burnt offering and (C)on the altar of incense, for all the work of the Most Holy Place, and to make atonement for Israel, according to all that Moses the servant of God had commanded. 50 Now these are the (D)sons of Aaron: Eleazar his son, Phinehas his son, Abishua his son, 51 Bukki his son, Uzzi his son, Zerahiah his son, 52 Meraioth his son, Amariah his son, Ahitub his son, 53 Zadok his son, and Ahimaaz his son.

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