Genealogy from Issachar

Now the sons of Issachar were four: Tola, [a]Puah, [b]Jashub and Shimron. The sons of Tola were Uzzi, Rephaiah, Jeriel, Jahmai, Ibsam and Samuel, heads of their fathers’ households. The sons of Tola were mighty men of valor in their generations; (A)their number in the days of David was 22,600. The [c]son of Uzzi was Izrahiah. And the sons of Izrahiah were Michael, Obadiah, Joel, Isshiah; all five of them were (B)chief men. With them by their generations according to their fathers’ households were 36,000 [d]troops of the army for war, for they had many wives and sons. Their [e]relatives among all the families of Issachar were mighty men of valor, enrolled by genealogy, in all 87,000.

Descendants of Benjamin

(C)The sons of Benjamin were three: Bela and Becher and Jediael. The sons of Bela were five: Ezbon, Uzzi, Uzziel, Jerimoth and Iri. They were heads of fathers’ households, mighty men of valor, and were 22,034 enrolled by genealogy. The sons of Becher were Zemirah, Joash, Eliezer, Elioenai, Omri, Jeremoth, Abijah, Anathoth and Alemeth. All these were the sons of Becher. They were enrolled by genealogy, according to their generations, heads of their fathers’ households, 20,200 mighty men of valor. 10 The [f]son of Jediael was Bilhan. And the sons of Bilhan were Jeush, Benjamin, Ehud, Chenaanah, Zethan, Tarshish and Ahishahar. 11 All these were sons of Jediael, according to the heads of their fathers’ households, 17,200 mighty men of valor, who were [g]ready to go out with the army to war. 12 [h]Shuppim and [i]Huppim were the sons of [j]Ir; Hushim was the [k]son of [l]Aher.

Sons of Naphtali

13 The sons of Naphtali were [m]Jahziel, Guni, Jezer, and [n]Shallum, the sons of Bilhah.

Descendants of Manasseh

14 The sons of Manasseh were Asriel, whom his Aramean concubine bore; she bore Machir the father of Gilead. 15 Machir took a wife for Huppim and Shuppim, [o]whose sister’s name was Maacah. And the name of the second was Zelophehad, and Zelophehad had daughters. 16 Maacah the wife of Machir bore a son, and she named him Peresh; and the name of his brother was Sheresh, and his sons were Ulam and Rakem. 17 The [p]son of Ulam was Bedan. These were the sons of Gilead the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh. 18 His sister Hammolecheth bore Ishhod and [q]Abiezer and Mahlah. 19 The sons of Shemida were Ahian and Shechem and Likhi and Aniam.

Descendants of Ephraim

20 (D)The sons of Ephraim were Shuthelah and [r]Bered his son, Tahath his son, Eleadah his son, Tahath his son, 21 Zabad his son, Shuthelah his son, and Ezer and Elead whom the men of Gath who were born in the land killed, because they came down to take their livestock. 22 Their father Ephraim (E)mourned many days, and his relatives (F)came to comfort him. 23 Then he went in to his wife, and she conceived and bore a son, and he named him [s]Beriah, because misfortune had come upon his house. 24 His daughter was Sheerah, (G)who built lower and upper Beth-horon, also Uzzen-sheerah. 25 Rephah was his son along with Resheph, Telah his son, Tahan his son, 26 Ladan his son, Ammihud his son, Elishama his son, 27 [t]Non his son and (H)Joshua his son.

28 (I)Their possessions and settlements were Bethel with its towns, and to the east [u]Naaran, and to the west Gezer with its towns, and Shechem with its towns as far as [v]Ayyah with its towns, 29 and along the borders of the sons of Manasseh, Beth-shean with its towns, Taanach with its towns, Megiddo with its towns, Dor with its towns. In these lived the (J)sons of Joseph the son of Israel.

Descendants of Asher

30 (K)The sons of Asher were Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi and Beriah, and Serah their sister. 31 The sons of Beriah were Heber and Malchiel, who was the father of Birzaith. 32 Heber [w]became the father of Japhlet, [x]Shomer and Hotham, and Shua their sister. 33 The sons of Japhlet were Pasach, Bimhal and Ashvath. These were the sons of Japhlet. 34 The sons of [y]Shemer were Ahi and Rohgah, Jehubbah and Aram. 35 The [z]sons of his brother Helem were Zophah, Imna, Shelesh and Amal. 36 The sons of Zophah were Suah, Harnepher, Shual, Beri and Imrah, 37 Bezer, Hod, Shamma, Shilshah, Ithran and Beera. 38 The sons of Jether were Jephunneh, Pispa and Ara. 39 The sons of Ulla were Arah, Hanniel and Rizia. 40 All these were the sons of Asher, heads of the fathers’ houses, choice and mighty men of valor, heads of the princes. And the number of them enrolled by genealogy for service in war was 26,000 men.


  1. 1 Chronicles 7:1 In Gen 46:13, Puvvah; in Num 26:23, Puvah
  2. 1 Chronicles 7:1 In Gen 46:13, Iob
  3. 1 Chronicles 7:3 Lit sons
  4. 1 Chronicles 7:4 Or bands
  5. 1 Chronicles 7:5 Lit brothers, and so throughout the ch
  6. 1 Chronicles 7:10 Lit sons
  7. 1 Chronicles 7:11 Lit going out
  8. 1 Chronicles 7:12 In Num 26:39, Shephupham
  9. 1 Chronicles 7:12 In Num 26:39, Hupham
  10. 1 Chronicles 7:12 In v 7, Iri
  11. 1 Chronicles 7:12 Lit sons
  12. 1 Chronicles 7:12 In Num 26:38, Ahiram
  13. 1 Chronicles 7:13 In Gen 46:24, Jahzeel
  14. 1 Chronicles 7:13 In Gen 46:24 and Num 26:49, Shillem
  15. 1 Chronicles 7:15 Lit and his
  16. 1 Chronicles 7:17 Lit sons
  17. 1 Chronicles 7:18 In Num 26:30, Iezer
  18. 1 Chronicles 7:20 In Num 26:35, Becher
  19. 1 Chronicles 7:23 I.e. on misfortune
  20. 1 Chronicles 7:27 In Ex 33:11, Nun
  21. 1 Chronicles 7:28 In Josh 16:7, Naarah
  22. 1 Chronicles 7:28 Many mss read Azzah
  23. 1 Chronicles 7:32 Lit begot
  24. 1 Chronicles 7:32 In v 34, Shemer
  25. 1 Chronicles 7:34 In v 32, Shomer
  26. 1 Chronicles 7:35 Lit son