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Manasseh’s Descendants

14 The sons of Manasseh: Asriel, who was born to Manasseh’s Aramean concubine.[a] She also gave birth to Makir the father of Gilead. 15 Now Makir married a wife from the Huppites and Shuppites.[b] (His sister’s name was Maacah.)

Zelophehad was Manasseh’s second son;[c] he had only daughters.

16 Maacah, Makir’s wife, gave birth to a son, whom she named Peresh. His brother was Sheresh, and his sons were Ulam and Rekem.

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  1. 1 Chronicles 7:14 sn See the note on the word “concubine” in 1:32.
  2. 1 Chronicles 7:15 tn Some translations treat the terms שֻׁפִּים (shuppim) and חֻפִּים (khuppim) as proper names of individuals (“Huppim” and “Shuppim”), but others consider these forms to be plurals and refer to tribal or clan names.
  3. 1 Chronicles 7:15 tn Heb “and the name of the second was Zelophehad.”