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Gedaliah is slain. when he began to reign, and he reigned 13 And the pillars of brass that were in the eleven years in Jerusalem. And his mother's house of the Lord, and the bases, and the name ioas Hamutal, the daughter of Jere- brazen sea that was in the house of the LORD, miah of Libnah.

did the Chaldees break in pieces, and carried 19 And he did that which was evil in the the brass of them to Babylon. sight of the Lord, according to all that Je- 14 And the pots, and the shovels, and the hoiakin had done.

souffers, and the spoons, and all the vessels 20 For through the anger of the Lord it of brass wherewith they ministered, took they came to pass in Jerusalem, and Judah, until away. he had cast them out from his presence, that 15 And the fire-pans, and the bowls, and Zedekialı rebelled against the king of Baby- such things as were of gold, in gold, and of lon.

silver, in silver, the captain of the guard took CHAP. XXV. 1 Jerusalem is besiegreit. 4 Zedekinh taken, his 16 The two pillars, one sea, and the bases

sons sluin, his eyes put out. 8 Nebuzar-adan / which Solomon had made for the house of defaceth the city, carrieth the remnant, ercept the Lord); the brass of all these vessels was a few poor labourers, intocapiivity. 13 Spoileth without weight. and carrieth ano ay the treasures. 18 The no

17 The height of the one pillar was eighbles are siain at Riblal. 2. Gedaliah, who uus set over them that remained, being slain, teen cubits, and the chapiter upon it was the rest flee into Evypt. 27 Evil-meroduci ad brass : and the height of the chapiter three vanceth Jchoiachin in his court.

cubits; and the wreathen work, and pome. ND it came to pass in the ninth year of granates upon the chapiter round about, all

his reign, in the tenth month, in the of brass : and like unto these bad the second teoth day of the month, that Nebuchadnez- pillar with wreathen work. zar king of Babylon came, he, and all his 18 ! And the captain of the guard took Sehost, agiunst Jerusalem, and pitched against raiah the chief priest, and Zephaniah the

and they built forts against it round about. second priest, and the three keepers of the 2 And the city was besieged unto the ele- door : venth year of king Zedekiah.

19 And out of the city he took an officer 3 And on the ninth day of the fourth month that was set over the men of war, and five the fainine prevailed in the city, and there men of them that were in the king's presence, was no bread for the people of the land. which were found in the city, and the prin•

49 And the city was broken up, and all the cipal scribe of the host, which mustered the men of war fled by night by the way of the people of the land, and threescore men of the gate between two walls, which is by the people of the land that were found in the city : king's garden: (now the Chaldees were 20 And Nebuzar-adan captain of the guard against the city round about;) and the king took these, and brought them to the king of went the way toward the plain.

Babylon to Riblah : 5 And the army of the Chaldees pursued 21 And the king of Babylon smote them, after the king, and overtook him in the plains and slew them at Riblah in the land of Haof Jericho: and all his army were scattered math. So Judah was carried away out of from him.

their land. 6 So they took the king, and brought him. 22 And as for the people that remained up to the king of Babylo. to Riblah; and in the land of Judah, whom Nebuchadnezthey gave judgment upon him.

zar king of Babylon had left, even over them 7 And they slew the sons of Zedekiah be- he made Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the fore his eyes, and put out the eyes of Zede- son of Shaphan, ruler. kiah, and bound bim with fetters of brass, 23 And when all the captains of the armies, and carried him to Babylon.

they and their men, heard that the king of 84 And in the fifth month, on the seventh Babylon had made Gedaliah governor, there day of the month, (which is the nineteenth came to Gedaliah to Mizpah, even Ishmael year of king Nebuchadnezzar king of Baby- the son of Nethaniah, and Johanan the son lon,) came Nebuzar-adan, captain of the of Careah, and Seraiah the son of Tanhuguard, a servant of the king of Babylon, unto meth the Netophathite, and Jaazaniah the Jerusalem :

son of a Maachathite, they and their men. 9 And he burnt the house of the Lord, and 24 And Gedaliah sware to them, and to the king's house, and all the houses of Jeru- their men, and said unto them, Fear not to salen, and every great man's house burnt he be the servants of the Chaldees: dwell in with fire.

the land, and serve the king of Babylon, and 10 And all the army of the Chaldees, that it shall be well with you. were with the captain of the guard, brake 25 But it came to pass in the seventh month, down the walls of Jerusalem round about. that Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, the son

11 Now the rest of the people that were left of Elishama, of the seed royal, came, and ten in the city, and the fugitives that fell away men with him, and smote Gedaliah, that he to the king of Babylon, with the remnant of died, and the Jews and the Chaldees that the multitude, did Nebuzar-adan the captain were with him at Mizpal. of the guard carry away;

26 And all the people, both small and great, 12 But the captain of the guard left of the and the captains of the armies, arose, and poor of the land to be vine-dressers and hus- came to Egypt: for they were afraid of the handmen.


Adam's line. The sons of Shem. CHAP. I.

The posterity of Abraham. 27 | And it came to pass in the seven and throne above the throne of the kings that thirtieth year of the captivity of Jehoiachin | were with him in Babylon; king of Judah, in the twelfth month, on the 29 And changed his prison garments: and seven and twentieth day of the month, that be did eat bread continually before him all Evil-merodach king of Babylon in the year the days of his life. that he began to reign did lift up the head of 30 And his allowance was a continual al. Jehojachin king of Judab out of prison; lowance given him of the king, a daily rate 28 And he spake kindly to him, and set his for every day, all the days of his life.

| The First Book of the CHRONICLES. CHAP. I.

I first-born of Ishmael, Nebaiotlı; then Kedar, 1 Adam's line to Noah. 5 The sons of Japheth. and Adbeel, and Mibsam, 8 The sons of m. 17 The sons of Shem. 24

30 Mishima, and Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Shem's line to Abraham. 29 Ishmael's sons. and Tema, 32 The sons of Keturah. 34 The posterity of 31 Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemal. These Abraham by Esau. 43 The kings of Edom. 51 are the sons of Ishmael. The dukes of Edom.

32 Now the sons of Keturah, Abraham's

concubine : she bare Zimran, and Jokshan, ADAM, Sheth, Enosh, 2 Kenan, Mahalaleel, Jered,

and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and 3 Henoch, Methuselah, Lamech,

Shuah. And the sons of Jokshan; Sheba, 4 Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

and Dedan. 5 | The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Ma- 33 And the sons of Midian ; Ephali, and gog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Epher, and Henoch, and Abida, and Eldaah. Meshech, and Tiras.

All these are the sons of Keturah. 6 And the sons of Gomer; Ashchenaz, and 34 And Abraham begat Isaac. The sons of Riphath, and Togarmah.

Isaac; Esau, and Israel. 7. And the sons of Javan; Elisiah, and 35 | The sons of Esau; Eliphaz, Reuel, Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodaním.

and Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korah. 8 The sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim, 36 The sons of Eliphaz; Teman, and Omar, Put, and Canaan.

Zephi, and Gatam, Kenaz, and Timna, and 9 And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Havi- Amalek. lah, and Sabta, and Raamah, and Sabtecha. 37 The sons of Reuel; Nahath, Zerali, And the sons of Raamah; Sheba, and De- Shammah, and Mizzah. dan.

38 And the sons of Seir; Lotan, and Sho. 10 And Cush begat Nimrod. He began to bal, and Zibeon, and Anah, and Dishon, and be mighty upon the earth.

Ezer, and Dishan. 11 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and Ana- 39 And the sons of Lotan ; Hori, and Ho. mim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim, mam: and Timna was Lotan's sister.

12 And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, (of wliom 40 The sons of Shobal; Alian, and Manacame the Philistines,) and Caphtorim. hath, and Ebal, Shephi, and Onam. And

13 And Canaan begat Zidon his first-born, the sons of Zibeon; Aiah, and Anah. and Heth,

41 The sons of Anah; Dishon. And the 14 The Jebusite also, and the Amorite, and sons of Dishon; Amram, and Eshban, and the Girgashite,

Ithran, and Cheran. 15 And the Hivite, and the Archite, and 42 The sons of Ezer; Bilhan, and Zavan, the Sinite,

and Jakan. The sons of Dishan; Uz, and 16 And the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, Aran. and the Hamathite.

43 | Now these are the kings that reigned 17 The sons of Shem; Elam, and Asshur, in the land of Edom before any king reigned and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram, and Uz, over the children of Israel; Bela the son of and Hul, and Gether, and Meshech. Beor: and the name of his city was Dinhabah.

18 And Arphaxad begat Shelah, and She- 44 And when Bela was dead, Jobab the son lah begat Eber.

of Zera of Bozrah reigned in his stead. 19 And unto Eber were born two sons: the 45 And when Jobab was dead, Husham of name of the one was Peleg; because in his the land of the Temanites reigned in his stead. days the earth was divided: and his brother's 46 And when Husham was dead, Hadad name was Joktan.

the son of Bedad, which smote Midian in the 20 And Joktan begat Almodad, and She field of Moab, reigned in his stead : and the leph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah, name of his city was Avith. 21 Hadoram also, and Uzal, and Diklah, 47 And when Hadad was dead, Samlah of 22 And Ebal, and Abimael, and Sheba, Mazrekah reigned in his stead. 23 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab. 48 And when Samlah was dead, Shaul of All these were the sons of Joktan.

Rehoboth by the river reigned in his stead. 24 | Shem, Arphaxad, Shelah,

49 And when Shaul was dead, Baal-lanan 25 Eber, Peleg, Reu,

the son of Achbor reigned in his stead. 26 Serug, Nahor, Terah,

50 And when Baal-hanan was dead, Hadad 27 Abram; the same is Abraham.

reigned in his stead : and the name of his 28 The sons of Abraham; Isaac, and Ish- city was Pai; and his wife's name was Me mael.

hetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daugli 29 | These are their generations. The ter of Mezahab.


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and their descendants 51 | Hadad died also. And the dukes of 22 And Segub begat Jair, wlio had three Edom were; duke Tinnali, duke Aliali, and twenty cities in the land of Gilead. duke Jetheth,

23 And he took Geshur, and Aram, with the 52 Duke Alolibamah, duke Elahi, duke Pi- towns of Jair, from them, with Kenath and

the towns thereof, even threescore cities. 53 Duke Kenar, duke Teman, duke Mibzar, | All these belonged to the sons of Machir the 54 Duke Magdiel, duke lram. These are father of Gilead. the dukes of Edou).

24 And after that Hezron was dead in CaCHAP. II.

Jel)-ephratalı, then Abiah, Hezron's wife bare

him Åshur the father of Tekoa. I'The sons of Israel. 3 The posterity of Juulah 09 Tamar. 13 The children of Jesse. 18 The born of Hezron were, Ram the first-born,

25 | And the sons of Jerahmeel the firstposterity of Culeb the son of Hezron. 21° Hezron's posterity by the daughter of Machir. 25 and Bunalı, and Oren, and Ozem, and AhiJerahmeel's posterity. 31 Sheshan's posterity. jah. 42 Another branch of Calcb's posterity. 50 The 26 Jeralımeel had also another wife, whose posterity of Caleb the son of Hur.

name was Ataralı; she was the mother or T PHESE are the sons of Israel; Reuben, Onam.

Simeon, Levi, and Judah, Ksachar, and 27 And the sons of Ram, the first-born ot Zebulun,

Jerahmeel, were, Maar, and Jamin, and 2 Dan, Josephi, and Benjamin, Naplitali, Eker. Gad, and Asher.

28 And the sons of Onam were, Shammai, 39 The sons of Judalı; Er, and Onan, and and Jada. And the sons of Shaminai; Na Shelah: which three were born into hiin of dab, and Abishur. the daughter of Shua the Capaavitess. And 29 And the name of the wife of Abishur was Er, the first-born of Judali, was evil in the Abihail; and she bare him Alban, and Molid. right of the Lord; and he slew him. 30 And the sons of Nadah; Seled, and Ap

4 And Tamar his daughter-in-law bare him paim: but Seled died without children. Pharez and Zeral. All the sons of Judah 31 And the song of Appaim; Ishi. And the Were five.

sons of Ishi; Sheshan. And the children 5 The sons of Pharez; Hezron, and Ha- of Sheshan; Ahlai. mul.

32 And the sons of Jada the brother of 6 And the sons of Zeralı; Zimri, and Ethan, Shammai; Jether, and Jonathan: and Je. and Heman, and Calcol, and Dara : five of ther died without children. them in all.

33 And the sons of Jonathan; Peleth, and 7 And the sons of Carmi; Achar, the trou- Zaza. These were the sons of Jeralimeel. bler of Israel, who transgressed in the thing 34 | Now Sheshan had no sons,

but daughaccursed.

ters." And Sheshan had a servant, an Egyp8 And the sons of Ethan; Azariah.

tian, whose name was Jarha. 9 The sons also of Hezron, that were born 35 And Sheshan gave his daughter to Jarha uunto hinn; Jerahmeel, and Ram, and Che- his servant to wife; and she bare him Attai. lubai.

36 Aud Attai begat Nathan, and Nathan 10 And Ram begat Amminadab; and Am- begat Zabad, minadab begat Nahshon, prince of the chil- 37 And Zabad begat Ephlal, and Ephlal dren of Judah;

begat Obed, 11 And Nalıshon begat Salma, and Salma 33 And Obed begat Jehu, and Jehu begat begat Boaz,

Azariah, 12 And Boaz begat Obed, and Obed begat 39 And Azariah begat Helez, and Helez Jesse.

begat Eleasah, 139 And Jesse begat his first-born Eliah, 40 And Eleasah begat Sisamai, and Sisaand Abinadab the second, and Shimma the mai begat Shallum, wird,

41 And Shallum begat Jekamiah, and Jeka14 Nethaneel the fourth, Raddai the fifth, iniah begat Elishama. 15 Ozem the sixth, David the seventh: 42 | Now the sons of Caleb the brother of 16 Whose sisters were Zeruiah, and Abi- Jerahmeel were, Mesha his first-born, which gail. And the sons of Zeruiah; Abishai, and was the father of Ziph; and the sons of MaJoab, and Asahel, three.

reshah the father of Hebron. 17 And Abigail bare Amasa: and the father 43 And the sons of Hebron; Korah, and of Amasa was Jether the Ishunaelite. Tappual, and Rekem, and Shema.

18 And Caleb the son of Hezron begat 44 And Shema begat Raham, the father of children of Azubah his wife, and of Jerioth: Jorkoam: and Rekem begat Shammai. her sons are these; Jesher, and Shobab, 45 And the son of Shammai was Maon: and and Ardon.

Maon was the father of Beth-zur. 19 And when Azubah was dead, Caleb took 46 And Ephah, Caleb's concubine, bare into him Ephrath, which bare him Hur. Haran, and Moza, and Gazez: and Harau

20 And Hur begat Uri, and Uri begat Be- begat Gazez. waleel.

47 And the sons of Jahdai; Regem, and 21 And afterward Hezron went in to the Jotham, and Geshan, and Pelet, and Ephal, daughter of Machir the father of Gilead, and Shaaph. whoin he married when he was threescore 48 Maachah, Caleb's concubine, bare She years old; and she bare him Segub. ber, and Tirhanah.

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The posterily of Julah 49 She bare also Shaaph the father of Mad- | nazar, Jecanial, Hoshama, and Nedabiahı. mannah, Sheva the father of Machbenalı, 19 And the sons of Pedaiahvere, Zerubbaand the father of Gibea : and the daughter bel, and Slimei: and the sons of Zerubba: B of Caleb was Achsah.

bel; Meshullain, and Hananiah, and Shelu50 These were the sons of Caleb the son mith their sister: of Hur, the first-born of Ephratah; Shobal 20 And Hashubah, and Ohel, and Bereclithe father of Kirjath-jearim,

al, and Hasadiah, Jusbab-hesed, five. 51 Salma the father of Beth-lehem, Hareph 21. And the sons of Hananiah; Pelatih, the father of Beil-gader.

and Jesaialı: the sons of Rephaiah, the sons 52 And Shobal the father of Kirjathi-jearim of Arnan, the sons Obadiah, the sons of had sons; Haroeh, and half of the Manahe. Shechaniah. thites.

22 And the sons of Shechaniah; Shema53 And the families of Kirjath-jearim; the iah : and the sons of Shemaiah; Hatiusli, Ithrites, and the Pubites, and the Shuma- and Igeal, and Barialı, and Neariah, and thites, and the Mishraites: of them came the Shaphat, six. ZHeatbites, and the Eshtaulites.

23 And the sons of Nearialı; Elioenai, and 54 The sons of Salma; Beth-lehem, and Hezekialı, and Azrilam, uirée. the Netophathites, Ataroth, the house of Joab, 24 And the sons of Elioenaj uere, Hodaiah, and half of the Manahethites, the Zorites. and Eliashib, and Pelaial), and Akkub, and

55 And the families of the scribes which Johanan, and Delaialı, and Anani, seven. dwelt at Jabez; the Tirathites, the Shimea

CHAP. IV. thites, and Suchathites. These are the Kenites that came of Ilemath, the father of the 1, 11 The posterity of Judah ly Caled the son of

Hur. 5 Of Ashur the posthumous son of llc:house of Rechah.

ron. 9 Of Jabez, and his prayer. 21 The posten CHAP. III.

rity of Sclan. 24 The posterity and cities of I The sons of David. 10 His line to Zedekial. 17

Simeon. 39 Their conquest of Gedor, and of
The successors of Jeconiah.

the Amalckites in mount Seir.
COW these were the sons of David, which mHE sons of Judah; Pharez, Mlezion, and

1. Carini, and Hur, and Shobal. first-born Amnon, of Ahinoam the Jezreel- 2 And Reaiah the son of Shobal begat Jaitess; the second, Daniel of Abigail the Car- batı; and Jahath begat Ahumai, and Labail: melitess:

These are the families of the Zorathites. 2 The third, Absalom the son of Maachalı 3 And these ucre of the father of Etan; the daughter of Talmai king of Geshur: the Jezreel, and Ishma, and Idbash : and the fourth, Adonijah the son of Haggith: name of their sister was Hazelelponi : 3 The fifth, Shephatiah of Abital: the sixtli, 4 And Penuel the father of Gedor, and Ezer Ithream by Eglah his wife.

the father of Hushah. These are the song 4 T'hese six were born unto him in Hebron; of Hur, the first-born of Epbratal, the father and there he reigned seven years and six of Beth-lehem. months : and in Jerusalem he reigned thirty

5 And Ashur the father of Tekoa had two and three years.

wives, Helal and Naarah. 5 And these were born unto him in Jeru- 6 And Naaral bare him Ahuzam, and He salern; Shimea, and Shobah, and Nathan, pher, and Temeni, and Haahashtari. These and Solomon, four, of Bath-shua the daugh- were the sons of Naarah. ter of Ammiel :

7 And the sons of Helah were Zereth, and 6 Ibhar also, and Elishama, and Eliphelet, Jezoar, and Ethnan. 7 And Nogah, and Nepheg, and Japhia, 8 And Coz begat Anub, and Zobebah, and 8 And Elishama, and Eliada, and Eliphelet, the families of Aharhel the son of Harum. nine.

1,99 And Jabez was more honourable than 9 These were all tlie sons of David, besides his brethren: and his mother called his name the sons of the concubines, and Tamar their Jabez, saying, Because I bare him with sorsister.

10 T And Solomon's son was Rehoboanı, 10 And Jabez called on the God of Israel, Abia his son, Asa his son), Jehoshaphat his saying, Oh that thou wouldest bless me inson,

deed, and enlarge my coast, and that thy hand ul Joram his son, Aliaziah his son, Joash might be with me, and that thiou wouldest

keep me from evil, that it may not grieve me' 12 Amaziah his son, Azariah his son, Jon And God granted him that which le retham his son,

quested. 13 Ahaz his son, Hezekiah bis son, Ma. 11 9 And Che!ub the brotner of Suuan ne. nasseh his son,

gat Mehir, which was the father of Eshton. 14 Amon his son, Josial, his son.

12 And Eshton begat Beth-rapha, and Pa15 And the sons of Josiah were, the first seah, and T'ehinvah the father of Irnahash. born Jobanan, the second Jehoiakim, the These are the men of Reclab. third Zedekiah, the fourth Shallum.

13 And the sons of Kenaz; Othniel, and 16 And the sons of Jehoiakim: Jeconiah Seraiah: and the sons of Othniel; Hathath. his son, Zedekiah his son.

14 And Meonothai begat Ophrah : and Se17.1 And the sons of Jeconiah; Assir, Sa- raiah begat Joab, the father of the valley of lathiel luis son.

Charashim; for they were craftsmen. 18 Malchiram also, and Pedaial, and She- 15 And the sons or Caleb the son of Jephun


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T'he posterity of Simeon. 1. CHRONICLES.

The line of Reuben. neh; Iru, Elah, and Naam: and the sons of 40 And they found fat pasture and good, and Elali, even Kenaz.

the land was wide, and quiet, and peaceable; 16 And the sons of Jehaleleel; Ziph, and for they of Ham had dwelt there of old. Ziphah, Tiria, and Asareel.

41 And these written by name came in the 17 And the sons of Ezra were Jether, and days of Hezekiah king of Judah, and smote Mered, and Epher, and Jalon: and she bare their tents, and the habitations that were Miriam, and Shaminai, and Ishbah the father found there, and destroyed them utterly unto of Eshtemoa.

this day, and dwelt in their rooms: because 18 And his wife Jehudijah bare Jered the there was pasture there for their flocks. father of Gedor, and Heber the father of 42 And some of them, even of the sons of Socho, and Jekúthiel the father of Zanoalt. Simeon, five hundred men, went to mount And these are the sons of Bithiah the dangh- Seir, having for their captains Pelatial, and ter of Pharaoh, which Mered took.

Neariah, and Rephaiah, and Uzziel, the sons 19 And the sons of his wife Hodiah the sis- of Ishi. ter of Naham, the father of Keilah the Gar- 43 And they smote the rest of the Amalekmite, and Eshtemoa the Maachathite. ites that were escaped, and dwelt there into

20 And the sons of Shimon were, Amnon, this day. and Rinnah, Ben-banan, and Tilon. And the

CHAP. V. sons of Ishi were, Zobeth, and Ben-zoheth. 1 The line of Reuben (who lost his birthright)

21 The sons of Shelal the son of Judah unto the captivity. 9 Their habitation and werp, Er, the father of Lecah, and Laadah conquest of the Hagarites. 11 The chief men., the father of Maresliah, and the families of

and habitations of Gad. 18 The number and the house of them that wrought fine linen, of

conquest of Reuben, God, and the half-tribe of

Nanasseh. 23 The habitations and chief men the house of Ashbea,

of thot half-tribe. 25 Their captivity for their 22 And Jokim, and the men of Chozeba, sin. and Joash, and Saraplı, who had the domin- TOW the sons of Reuben, the first-born ion in Moab, and Jas i-lehem. An hese of Israel, (for he was the first-born; but, are ancient things.

forasmuch as he defiled his father's bed, his 23 These were the potters, and those that birthright was given unto the sons of Joseph swelt among plants and hedges: there they the son of Israel: and the genealogy is not dwelt with the king for his work.

to be reckoned after the birthright. 24 | The sons of Simeon were, Nemuel, 2 For Judah prevailed above his brethren, and Jamin, Jarib, Zerah, and Shaul: and of him came the chief ruler; but the

25 Shallum his son, Mibsam his son, Mish- birthright was Joseph's:) ma his son.

3 The sons, I say, of Reuben the fust-born 26 And the sons of Mishma; Iłamuel his of Israel were, Hanoch, and Pallu, Hezron, son, Zacchur his son, Shimei his son. and Carmi.

27 And Shimei bad sixteen sons and six 4 The sons of Joel ; Shemaiah his son, Gog daughters: but his brethren had not many liis son, Shimei liis son, children, neither did all their family multiply 5 Micah his son, Reaia his son, Baal his son, like to the children of Judah.

6 Beerah his son, whom Tilgath-pilneser 23 And they dwelt at Beer-sheba, and Mo- king of Assyria carried away captive : he ladah, and Hazar-slual,

was prince of the Reubenites. 29 And at Bilhalı, and at Ezem, and at Tolad, 7 And his brethren by their families, (when 30 And at Bethuel, and at Hormah, and at the genealogy of their generations was reckZiklag,

oned,) were the chief, Jeiel, and Zechariah, 31 And at Beth-marcaboth, and Hazar-su- 8 And Bela the son of Azaz, the son of She. sim,andat Beth-birei, andat Shaaraim. These ma, the son of Joel, who dwelt in Aroer, even were their cities into the reign of David. unto Nebo, and Baal-meon: 32 And their villages were, Etam, and Ain, 9 And eastward he inhabited unto the enterRimmon, and Tochen, and Ashan, five cities: ing in of the wilderness from the river Euphra

33 And all their villages that were round tes: because their cattle were multiplied in about the same cities into Baal. These were the land of Gilead. their habitations, and their genealogy. 10 And in the days of Saul they made war

34 And Meshobah, and Jamlech, and Jo- with the Hagarites, who fell by their hand: shab the son of Amaziali,

and they dwelt in their tents throughout all 35 And Joel, and Jehu the son of Josibial, the east land of Gilead. the son of Seraialı, the son of Asiel,

11 9 And the children of Gad dwelt over 36 And Elioenai, and Jaakobah, and Jeslo- against them, in the land of Bashan unto Salhaiah, and Asaiah, and Adiel, and Jesimiel, cah: and Benaiali,

12 Joel the chief, and Shapham the next, 37 And Ziza the son of Shiphi, the son of and Jaanai, and Shaphat in Bashan. Allon, the son of Jedaiah, the son of Shimri, 13 And their brethren of the house of their the son of Shemaiah.

fathers were, Michael, and Meshullam, and 38 These mentioned by their names were Sheba, and Jorai, and Jachan, and Zia, and princes in their families; and the house of Heher, seven. Their fathers increased greatly.

14 These are the children of Abihail the 39 | And they went to the entrance of Ge- son of Huri, the son of Jaroah, the son of dor, even unto the east side of the valley, to Gilead, the son of Michael, the son of Jeseek pasture for their flocks,

shishni, the son of Jahdo, the son of Buz;

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