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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.

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  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.

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