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The Descendants of Manasseh

14 Manasseh and his Syrian wife[a] were the parents of Asriel and Machir the father of Gilead. 15 Machir found a wife for Huppim and one for Shuppim. Machir had a sister named Maacah.

Zelophehad was also a descendant of Manasseh, and he had five daughters.[b]

16 Machir and his wife Maacah were the parents of Peresh and Sheresh. Peresh was the father of Ulam and Rekem.

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Footnotes

  1. 7.14 wife: See the note at 2.46.
  2. 7.15 Zelophehad. . . daughters: One possible meaning for the difficult Hebrew text (see also Numbers 26.28-33).

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