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1 Chronicles 8:29-38 Good News Translation (GNT)

The Benjaminites in Gibeon and Jerusalem

29 Jeiel[a] founded the city of Gibeon and settled there. His wife was named Maacah, 30 and his oldest son, Abdon. His other sons were Zur, Kish, Baal, Ner,[b] Nadab, 31 Gedor, Ahio, Zechariah, 32 and Mikloth, the father of Shimeah. Their descendants lived in Jerusalem near other families of their clan.

The Family of King Saul

33 Ner was the father of Kish, and Kish was the father of King Saul. Saul had four sons: Jonathan, Malchishua, Abinadab, and Eshbaal.[c] 34 Jonathan was the father of Meribbaal,[d] who was the father of Micah.

35 Micah had four sons: Pithon, Melech, Tarea, and Ahaz. 36 Ahaz was the father of Jehoaddah, who was the father of three sons: Alemeth, Azmaveth, and Zimri. Zimri was the father of Moza, 37 Moza the father of Binea, Binea of Raphah, Raphah of Eleasah, and Eleasah of Azel.

38 Azel had six sons: Azrikam, Bocheru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah, and Hanan.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Chronicles 8:29 Probable text (and see 9.35) Jeiel; Hebrew does not have this name.
  2. 1 Chronicles 8:30 One ancient translation (and see 9.36) Ner; Hebrew does not have this name.
  3. 1 Chronicles 8:33 Called Ishbosheth in 2 S 2.8 and elsewhere in 2 Samuel.
  4. 1 Chronicles 8:34 Called Mephibosheth in 2 S 4.4 and elsewhere in 2 Samuel.
Good News Translation (GNT)

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1 Chronicles 8:29-38 New International Version (NIV)

29 Jeiel[a] the father[b] of Gibeon lived in Gibeon.

His wife’s name was Maakah, 30 and his firstborn son was Abdon, followed by Zur, Kish, Baal, Ner,[c] Nadab, 31 Gedor, Ahio, Zeker 32 and Mikloth, who was the father of Shimeah. They too lived near their relatives in Jerusalem.

33 Ner was the father of Kish, Kish the father of Saul, and Saul the father of Jonathan, Malki-Shua, Abinadab and Esh-Baal.[d]

34 The son of Jonathan:

Merib-Baal,[e] who was the father of Micah.

35 The sons of Micah:

Pithon, Melek, Tarea and Ahaz.

36 Ahaz was the father of Jehoaddah, Jehoaddah was the father of Alemeth, Azmaveth and Zimri, and Zimri was the father of Moza. 37 Moza was the father of Binea; Raphah was his son, Eleasah his son and Azel his son.

38 Azel had six sons, and these were their names:

Azrikam, Bokeru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah and Hanan. All these were the sons of Azel.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Chronicles 8:29 Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 9:35); Hebrew does not have Jeiel.
  2. 1 Chronicles 8:29 Father may mean civic leader or military leader.
  3. 1 Chronicles 8:30 Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 9:36); Hebrew does not have Ner.
  4. 1 Chronicles 8:33 Also known as Ish-Bosheth
  5. 1 Chronicles 8:34 Also known as Mephibosheth
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