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Descendants of Benjamin

Benjamin fathered Bela his firstborn, Ashbel second, Ahrah third, Nohah the fourth, and Rapha fifth.

Bela’s sons were:

Addar, Gera, Abihud, Abishua, Naaman, Ahoah, Gera, Shephuphan and Huram.

These were the sons of Ehud—the heads of clans of the inhabitants of Geba, who were taken captive to Manahath:

Naaman, Ahijah and Gera—he took them captive and fathered Uzza and Ahihud.

Shaharaim fathered children in the country of Moab after divorcing his wives Hushim and Baara. By his wife Hodesh he fathered Jobab, Zibia, Mesha, Malcam, 10 Jeuz, Sachiah and Mirmah. These were his sons, family leaders.

11 By Hushim he fathered Abitub and Elpaal.

12 The sons of Elpaal:

Eber, Misham and Shemed, who built Ono and Lod with its villages; 13 Beriah and Shema, leaders of the clans living in Aijalon and who drove out the inhabitants of Gath.

14 Ahio, Shashak, Jeremoth, 15 Zebadiah, Arad, Eder, 16 Michael, Ishpah, Joha were sons of Beriah.

17 Zebadiah, Meshullam, Hizki, Heber 18 Ishmerai, Izliah, and Jobab were sons of Elpaal.

19 Jakim, Zichri, Zabdi, 20 Elienai, Zillethai, Eliel, 21 Adaiah, Beraiah and Shimrath were sons of Shimei.

22 Ishpan, Eber, Eliel, 23 Abdon, Zichri, Hanan, 24 Hananiah, Elam, Anthothiah, 25 Iphdeiah and Penuel were the sons of Shashak.

26 Shamsherai, Shechariah, Athaliah 27 Jaareshiah, Elijah and Zichri were sons of Jeroham. 28 These were leaders of the clans listed in their genealogies. These lived in Jerusalem.

29 Now the father of Gibeon dwelt in Gibeon. His wife’s name was Maacah, 30 and his firstborn son was Abdon, then Zur, Kish, Baal, Nadab, 31 Gedor, Ahio and Zecher 32 and Mikloth who fathered Shimeah. They lived with their relatives in Jerusalem, opposite their relatives.

33 Ner fathered Kish and Kish fathered Saul. Saul fathered Jonathan, Malchi-shua, Abinadab and Eshbaal.

34 Jonathan’s son was Merib-baal and Merib-baal fathered Micah.

35 Micah’s sons:

Pithon, Melech, Taarea and Ahaz.

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

38 Azel had six sons and these were their names:

Azrikam, Bocru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah and Hanan—all these were sons of Azel.

39 The sons of his brother Eshek:

Ulam his firstborn, Jeush second, and Eliphelet third. 40 Now the sons of Ulam were mighty men of valor, archers, and had many sons and grandsons—150. All these were descendants of Benjamin.