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Manasseh’s Descendants Who Lived West of the Jordan River

14 Manasseh’s sons were Asriel and Machir. Their mother was Manasseh’s Aramean concubine.[a] Machir was the first to settle Gilead. 15 He married a wife from the Huppites and Shuppites. His wife’s[b] name was Maacah. The name of his second son was Zelophehad. Zelophehad had only daughters. 16 Maacah, Machir’s wife, had a son, and she named him Peresh. His brother’s name was Sheresh, whose sons were Ulam and Rakem.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Chronicles 7:14 A concubine is considered a wife except she has fewer rights under the law.
  2. 1 Chronicles 7:15 Or “sister’s.”

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