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14 And the son of Manasseh was Asriel; and Sira[a], his secondary wife, childed Machir, the father of Gilead. (And the sons of Manasseh were Ashriel, and Machir, the father of Gilead, whom his secondary wife, the Syrian, or the Aramean, bare for him.)

15 And Machir took wives to his sons Huppim and Shuppim; and he had a sister, Maachah by name (And Machir took for a wife the sister of Huppim and Shuppim, whose name was Maachah/And Machir took for a wife a woman whose name was Maachah); and the name of the second son was Zelophehad, and daughters were born to Zelophehad.

16 And Maachah, the wife of Machir, childed a son (bare a son), and called his name Peresh; and the name of his brother was Sheresh; and his sons were Ulam and Rakem.

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  1. 1 Chronicles 7:14 Here the Hebrew text speaks of ‘an Aramean’, that is, ‘a citizen of Aram’. In Wycliffe’s time, ‘Aram’ was also called ‘Syria’. From this word, the translators mistakenly made the 1st person name, ‘Sira’.

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