1 Chronicles 8 Notes, Meaning, and Commentary

1 Chronicles 8


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And Benjamin begat Bela his first-born, Ashbel the second, and Aharah the third,

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Nohah the fourth, and Rapha the fifth.

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And Bela had sons: Addar, and Gera, and Abihud,

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and Abishua, and Naaman, and Ahoah,

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and Gera, and Shephuphan, and Huram.

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And these are the sons of Ehud: these are the heads of fathers’ [houses] of the inhabitants of Geba, and they carried them captive to Manahath:

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and Naaman, and Ahijah, and Gera, he carried them captive: and he begat Uzza and Ahihud.

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And Shaharaim begat children in the field of Moab, after he had sent them away; Hushim and Baara were his wives.

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And he begat of Hodesh his wife, Jobab, and Zibia, and Mesha, and Malcam,

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and Jeuz, and Shachia, and Mirmah. These were his sons, heads of fathers’ [houses].

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And of Hushim he begat Abitub and Elpaal.

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And the sons of Elpaal: Eber, and Misham, and Shemed, who built Ono and Lod, with the towns thereof;

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and Beriah, and Shema, who were heads of fathers’ [houses] of the inhabitants of Aijalon, who put to flight the inhabitants of Gath;

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and Ahio, Shashak, and Jeremoth,

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and Zebadiah, and Arad, and Eder,

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and Michael, and Ishpah, and Joha, the sons of Beriah,

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and Zebadiah, and Meshullam, and Hizki, and Heber,

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and Ishmerai, and Izliah, and Jobab, the sons of Elpaal,

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and Jakim, and Zichri, and Zabdi,

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and Elienai, and Zillethai, and Eliel,

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and Adaiah, and Beraiah, and Shimrath, the sons of Shimei,

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and Ishpan, and Eber, and Eliel,

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and Abdon, and Zichri, and Hanan,

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and Hananiah, and Elam, and Anthothijah,

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and Iphdeiah, and Penuel, the sons of Shashak,

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and Shamsherai, and Shehariah, and Athaliah,

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and Jaareshiah, and Elijah, and Zichri, the sons of Jeroham.

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These were heads of fathers’ [houses] throughout their generations, chief men: these dwelt in Jerusalem.

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And in Gibeon there dwelt the father of Gibeon, [Jeiel], whose wife’s name was Maacah;

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and his first-born son Abdon, and Zur, and Kish, and Baal, and Nadab,

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and Gedor, and Ahio, and Zecher.

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And Mikloth begat Shimeah. And they also dwelt with their brethren in Jerusalem, over against their brethren.

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And Ner begat Kish; and Kish begat Saul; and Saul begat Jonathan, and Malchi-shua, and Abinadab, and Eshbaal.

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And the son of Jonathan was Merib-baal; and Merib-baal begat Micah.

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And the sons of Micah: Pithon, and Melech, and Tarea, and Ahaz.

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And Ahaz begat Jehoaddah; and Jehoaddah begat Alemeth, and Azmaveth, and Zimri; and Zimri begat Moza.

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And Moza begat Binea; Raphah was his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son.

1 Chronicles 8:38

And Azel had six sons, whose names are these: Azrikam, Bocheru, and Ishmael, and Sheariah, and Obadiah, and Hanan. All these were the sons of Azel.

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And the sons of Eshek his brother: Ulam his first-born, Jeush the second, and Eliphelet the third.

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And the sons of Ulam were mighty men of valor, archers, and had many sons, and sons’ sons, a hundred and fifty. All these were of the sons of Benjamin.

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