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1 Chronicles 8

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BENJAMIN WAS the father of Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second, Aharah the third,

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Nohah the fourth, and Rapha the fifth.

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Bela's sons were: Addar, Gera, Abihud,

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Abishua, Naaman, Ahoah,

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Gera, Shephuphan, and Huram.

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The sons of Ehud: These are the heads of the fathers' houses of the inhabitants of Geba; they were exiled to Manahath:

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Naaman, Ahijah, and Gera, that is, Heglam, who was the father of Uzza and Ahihud.

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Shaharaim had sons in the country of Moab after he had [divorced and] sent away Hushim and Baara his wives.

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And by Hodesh his [Moabitish] wife he was the father of Jobab, Zibia, Mesha, Malcam,

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Jeuz, Sachia, and Mirmah. These were his sons, heads of fathers' houses.

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By Hushim [divorced] he had had sons: Abitub and Elpaal.

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The sons of Elpaal: Eber, Misham, and Shemed, who built Ono and Lod with its towns,

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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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The sons of Beriah: Zebadiah, Arad, Eder,

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Michael, Ishpah, and Joha.

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Zebadiah, Meshullam, Hizki, Heber,

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

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Jakim, Zichri, Zabdi,

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Elienai, Zillethai, Eliel,

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

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Ishpan, Eber, Eliel,

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Abdon, Zichri, Hanan,

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Hananiah, Elam, Anthothijah,

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Iphdeiah, and Penuel were the sons of Shashak.

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Shamsherai, Shehariah, Athaliah,

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

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These were heads of the fathers' houses, according to their generations, chief men. These dwelt in Jerusalem.

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At Gibeon dwelt [Jeiel] the father of Gibeon, whose wife's name was Maacah.

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His firstborn son was Abdon, then Zur, Kish, Baal, Nadab,

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Gedor, Ahio, Zecher,

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And Mikloth the father of Shimeah. These dwelt together opposite their kinsmen in Jerusalem.

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Ner was the father of Kish, and Kish of [King] Saul the father of Jonathan, Malchi-shua, Abinadab, and Esh-baal (Ish-bosheth).

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The son of Jonathan was Merib-baal (Mephibosheth) the father of Micah.

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The sons of Micah: Pithon, Melech, Tarea, and Ahaz.

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Ahaz was the father of Jehoaddah, and Jehoaddah of Alemeth, Azmaveth, and Zimri; Zimri was the father of Moza.

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Moza was the father of Binea; Raphah was his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son.

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

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The sons of Eshek his brother: Ulam his firstborn, Jehush the second, Eliphelet the third.

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The sons of Ulam were mighty warriors, archers, with many sons and grandsons--150 in all. All these were Benjamites.

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