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1Chronicles 6
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The Priestly Line

6The sons of Levi were Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.H1121H3878H1648H6955H4847 2The descendants of Kohath included Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel.H1121H6955H6019H3324H2275H5816 3The children of Amram were Aaron, Moses, and Miriam. The sons of Aaron were Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.H1121H6019H175H4872H4813H1121H175H5070H30H499H385 4Eleazar was the father of Phinehas. Phinehas was the father of Abishua.H499H3205H6372H6372H3205H50 5Abishua was the father of Bukki. Bukki was the father of Uzzi.H50H3205H1231H1231H3205H5813 6Uzzi was the father of Zerahiah. Zerahiah was the father of Meraioth.H5813H3205H2228H2228H3205H4812 7Meraioth was the father of Amariah. Amariah was the father of Ahitub.H4812H3205H568H568H3205H285 8Ahitub was the father of Zadok. Zadok was the father of Ahimaaz.H285H3205H6659H6659H3205H290 9Ahimaaz was the father of Azariah. Azariah was the father of Johanan.H290H3205H5838H5838H3205H3110 10Johanan was the father of Azariah, the high priest at the Temple built by Solomon in Jerusalem.H3110H3205H5838H3547H1004H8010H1129H3389 11Azariah was the father of Amariah. Amariah was the father of Ahitub.H5838H3205H568H568H3205H285 12Ahitub was the father of Zadok. Zadok was the father of Shallum.H285H3205H6659H6659H3205H7967 13Shallum was the father of Hilkiah. Hilkiah was the father of Azariah.H7967H3205H2518H2518H3205H5838 14Azariah was the father of Seraiah. Seraiah was the father of Jehozadak,H5838H3205H8304H8304H3205H3087 15who went into exile when the LORD sent the people of Judah and Jerusalem into captivity under Nebuchadnezzar.H3087H1980H3068H1540H3063H3389H3027H5019

The Levite Clans

16The sons of Levi were Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.H1121H3878H1647H6955H4847 17The descendants of Gershon included Libni and Shimei.H8034H1121H1647H3845H8096 18The descendants of Kohath included Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel.H1121H6955H6019H3324H2275H5816 19The descendants of Merari included Mahli and Mushi. The following were the Levite clans, listed according to their ancestral descent.H1121H4847H4249H4187H4940H3881H1 20The descendants of Gershon included Libni, Jahath, Zimmah,H1647H3845H1121H3189H1121H2155H1121 21Joah, Iddo, Zerah, and Jeatherai.H3098H1121H5714H1121H2226H1121H2979H1121 22The descendants of Kohath included Amminadab, Korah, Assir,H1121H6955H5992H1121H7141H1121H617H1121 23Elkanah, Abiasaph, Assir,H511H1121H43H1121H617H1121 24Tahath, Uriel, Uzziah, and Shaul.H8480H1121H222H1121H5818H1121H7586H1121 25The descendants of Elkanah included Amasai, Ahimoth,H1121H511H6022H287 26Elkanah, Zophai, Nahath,H511H1121H511H6689H1121H5184H1121 27Eliab, Jeroham, Elkanah, and Samuel.H446H1121H3395H1121H511H1121 28The sons of Samuel were Joel (the older) and Abijah (the second).H1121H8050H1060H2059H29 29The descendants of Merari included Mahli, Libni, Shimei, Uzzah,H1121H4847H4249H3845H1121H8096H1121H5798H1121 30Shimea, Haggiah, and Asaiah.H8092H1121H2293H1121H6222H1121

The Temple Musicians

31David assigned the following men to lead the music at the house of the LORD after the Ark was placed there.H1732H5975H3027H7892H1004H3068H727H4494 32They ministered with music at the Tabernacle until Solomon built the Temple of the LORD in Jerusalem. They carried out their work, following all the regulations handed down to them.H8334H6440H4908H168H4150H7892H8010H1129H1004H3068H3389H5975H5656H4941 33These are the men who served, along with their sons: Heman the musician was from the clan of Kohath. His genealogy was traced back through Joel, Samuel,H5975H1121H1121H6956H1968H7891H1121H3100H1121H8050 34Elkanah, Jeroham, Eliel, Toah,H1121H511H1121H3395H1121H447H1121H8430 35Zuph, Elkanah, Mahath, Amasai,H1121H6689H1121H511H1121H4287H1121H6022 36Elkanah, Joel, Azariah, Zephaniah,H1121H511H1121H3100H1121H5838H1121H6846 37Tahath, Assir, Abiasaph, Korah,H1121H8480H1121H617H1121H43H1121H7141 38Izhar, Kohath, Levi, and Israel.H1121H3324H1121H6955H1121H3878H1121H3478 39Heman's first assistant was Asaph from the clan of Gershon. Asaph's genealogy was traced back through Berekiah, Shimea,H251H623H5975H3225H623H1121H1296H1121H8092 40Michael, Baaseiah, Malkijah,H1121H4317H1121H1202H1121H4441 41Ethni, Zerah, Adaiah,H1121H867H1121H2226H1121H5718 42Ethan, Zimmah, Shimei,H1121H387H1121H2155H1121H8096 43Jahath, Gershon, and Levi.H1121H3189H1121H1647H1121H3878 44Heman's second assistant was Ethan from the clan of Merari. Ethan's genealogy was traced back through Kishi, Abdi, Malluch,H251H1121H4847H8040H387H1121H7029H1121H5660H1121H4409 45Hashabiah, Amaziah, Hilkiah,H1121H2811H1121H558H1121H2518 46Amzi, Bani, Shemer,H1121H557H1121H1137H1121H8106 47Mahli, Mushi, Merari, and Levi.H1121H4249H1121H4187H1121H4847H1121H3878 48Their fellow Levites were appointed to various other tasks in the Tabernacle, the house of God.H251H3881H5414H5656H4908H1004H430

Aaron’s Descendants

49Only Aaron and his descendants served as priests. They presented the offerings on the altar of burnt offering and the altar of incense, and they performed all the other duties related to the Most Holy Place. They made atonement for Israel by doing everything that Moses, the servant of God, had commanded them.H175H1121H6999H4196H5930H4196H7004H4399H6944H6944H3722H3478H4872H5650H430H6680 50The descendants of Aaron were Eleazar, Phinehas, Abishua,H1121H175H499H1121H6372H1121H50H1121 51Bukki, Uzzi, Zerahiah,H1231H1121H5813H1121H2228H1121 52Meraioth, Amariah, Ahitub,H4812H1121H568H1121H285H1121 53Zadok, and Ahimaaz.H6659H1121H290H1121

Territory for the Levites

54This is a record of the towns and territory assigned by means of sacred lots to the descendants of Aaron, who were from the clan of Kohath.H4186H2918H1366H1121H175H4940H6956H1486 55This territory included Hebron and its surrounding pasturelands in Judah,H5414H2275H776H3063H4054H5439 56but the fields and outlying areas belonging to the city were given to Caleb son of Jephunneh.H7704H5892H2691H5414H3612H1121H3312 57So the descendants of Aaron were given the following towns, each with its pasturelands: Hebron (a city of refuge), Libnah, Jattir, Eshtemoa,H1121H175H5414H5892H2275H4733H3841H4054H3492H851H4054 58Holon, Debir,H2432H4054H1688H4054 59Ain, Juttah, and Beth-shemesh.H6228H4054H1053H4054 60And from the territory of Benjamin they were given Gibeon, Geba, Alemeth, and Anathoth, each with its pasturelands. So thirteen towns were given to the descendants of Aaron.H4294H1144H1387H4054H5964H4054H6068H4054H5892H4940H7969H6240H5892 61The remaining descendants of Kohath received ten towns from the territory of the half-tribe of Manasseh by means of sacred lots.H1121H6955H3498H4940H4294H2677H4294H4276H4519H1486H6235H5892 62The descendants of Gershon received by sacred lots thirteen towns from the territories of Issachar, Asher, Naphtali, and from the Bashan area of Manasseh, east of the Jordan.H1121H1647H4940H4294H3485H4294H836H4294H5321H4294H4519H1316H7969H6240H5892 63The descendants of Merari received by sacred lots twelve towns from the territories of Reuben, Gad, and Zebulun.H1121H4847H1486H4940H4294H7205H4294H1410H4294H2074H8147H6240H5892 64So the people of Israel assigned all these towns and pasturelands to the Levites.H1121H3478H5414H3881H5892H4054 65The towns in the territories of Judah, Simeon, and Benjamin, mentioned above, were assigned to them by means of sacred lots.H5414H1486H4294H1121H3063H4294H1121H8095H4294H1121H1144H5892H7121H8034 66The descendants of Kohath were given the following towns from the territory of Ephraim, each with its pasturelands.H4940H1121H6955H5892H1366H4294H669 67Shechem (a city of refuge in the hill country of Ephraim), Gezer,H5414H5892H4733H7927H2022H669H4054H1507H4054 68Jokmeam, Beth-horon,H3361H4054H1032H4054 69Aijalon, and Gath-rimmon.H357H4054H1667H4054 70The remaining descendants of Kohath were assigned the towns of Aner and Bileam from the territory of the half-tribe of Manasseh, each with its pasturelands.H4276H4294H4519H6063H4054H1109H4054H4940H3498H1121H6955 71The descendants of Gershon received the towns of Golan (in Bashan) and Ashtaroth from the territory of the half-tribe of Manasseh, each with its pasturelands.H1121H1647H4940H2677H4294H4519H1474H1316H4054H6252H4054 72From the territory of Issachar, they were given Kedesh, Daberath,H4294H3485H6943H4054H1705H4054 73Ramoth, and Anem, each with its pasturelands.H7216H4054H6046H4054 74From the territory of Asher, they received Mashal, Abdon,H4294H836H4913H4054H5658H4054 75Hukok, and Rehob, each with its pasturelands.H2712H4054H7340H4054 76From the territory of Naphtali, they were given Kedesh in Galilee, Hammon, and Kiriathaim, each with its pasturelands.H4294H5321H6943H1551H4054H2540H4054H7156H4054 77The remaining descendants of Merari received the towns of Jokneam, Kartah, Rimmon, and Tabor from the territory of Zebulun, each with its pasturelands.H3498H1121H4847H4294H2074H7417H4054H8396H4054 78From the territory of Reuben, east of the Jordan River opposite Jericho, they received Bezer (a desert town), Jahaz,H5676H3383H3405H4217H3383H4294H7205H1221H4057H4054H3096H4054 79Kedemoth, and Mephaath, each with its pasturelands.H6932H4054H4158H4054 80And from the territory of Gad, they received Ramoth in Gilead, Mahanaim,H4294H1410H7216H1568H4054H4266H4054 81Heshbon, and Jazer, each with its pasturelands.H2809H4054H3270H4054


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