1 Chronicles 8International Standard Version (ISV)
Genealogy of Benjamin
8 Benjamin fathered Bela his firstborn, Ashbel his second born, Aharah his third born, 2 Nohah his fourth born, and Rapha his fifth born.
3 Bela’s descendants included[a] Addar, Gera, Abihud, 4 Abishua, Naaman, Ahoah, 5 Gera, Shephuphan, and Huram.
6 Ehud’s descendants, who were leaders of their ancestral households in Geba and who were taken into exile to Manahath, included: 7 Naaman, Ahijah, and Gera (also known as Heglam), who fathered Uzza and Ahihud.
8 Shaharaim fathered sons in the land of Moab after he had divorced[b] his wives Hushim and Baara. 9 By his wife Hodesh he fathered Jobab, Zibia, Mesha, Malcam, 10 Jeuz, Sachia, and Mirmah. These were his sons and leaders of ancestral households.
11 He also fathered his sons Abitub and Elpaal by Hushim.
12 Elpaal’s descendants included Eber, Misham, Shemed (who built Ono and Lod, along with its towns),[c] 13 Beriah and Shema, leaders of ancestral households in Aijalon who put to flight the inhabitants of Gath, 14 Ahio, Shashak, Jeremoth, 15 Zebadiah, Arad, and Eder.
16 Beriah’s descendants included Michael, Ishpah, and Joha.
17 Elpaal’s descendants included Zebadiah, Meshullam, Hizki, Heber, 18 Ishmerai, Izliah, and Jobab.
19 Shimei’s descendants included Jakim, Zichri, Zabdi, 20 Elienai, Zillethai, Eliel, 21 Adaiah, Beraiah, and Shimrath.
22 Shashak’s descendants included Ishpan, Eber, Eliel, 23 Abdon, Zichri, Hanan, 24 Hananiah, Elam, Anthothijah, 25 Iphdeiah, and Penuel.
26 Jeroham’s descendants included Shamsherai, Shehariah, Athaliah, 27 Jaareshiah, Elijah, and Zichri.
28 All of these were the leaders of ancestral households, chiefs according to their generations. They lived in Jerusalem.
29 Jeiel the father of Gibeon lived in Gibeon, and his wife was named Maacah. 30 His firstborn son was Abdon, then Zur, Kish, Baal, Nadab, 31 Gedor, Ahio, Zecher, 32 and Mikloth, who fathered Shimeah. Now these also lived with their relatives across town in Jerusalem from[d] their other[e] relatives.
33 Ner fathered Kish, Kish fathered Saul, Saul fathered Jonathan, Malchi-shua, Abinadab, and Esh-baal.[f]
34 Jonathan fathered Merib-baal and Merib-baal fathered Micah.
35 Micah’s descendants included Pithon, Melech, Tarea, and Ahaz.
36 Ahaz fathered Jehoaddah and Jehoaddah fathered Alemeth, Azmaveth, and Zimri. Zimri fathered Moza. 37 Moza fathered Binea, and Raphah was his son, Eleasah his son, and Azel his son.
38 Azel had six sons. Their names were Azrikam, Bocheru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah, and Hanan—all of these were the sons of Azel. 39 The sons of his brother Eshek included Ulam his firstborn, Jeush his second, and Eliphelet his third. 40 Ulam’s descendants were valiant warriors and archers. They had 150 children and grandchildren, all descendants of Benjamin.
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