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June 20


1 Chronicles 3:1-24
1. Some of David's sons were born in the town of Hebron. This is a list of David's sons: David's first son was Amnon. Amnon's mother was Ahinoam. She was from the town of Jezreel. The second son was Daniel. His mother was Abigail from Carmel in Judah.
2. The third son was Absalom. His mother was Maacah, daughter of Talmai. Talmai was the king of Geshur. The fourth son was Adonijah. His mother was Haggith.
3. The fifth son was Shephatiah. His mother was Abital. The sixth son was Ithream. His mother was Eglah, David's wife.
4. These six sons were born to David in Hebron. David ruled as king in Hebron for seven years and six months. He ruled as king in Jerusalem 33 years.
5. These are the children born to David in Jerusalem: There were four sons from Bathsheba, the daughter of Ammiel. They were Shimea, Shobab, Nathan, and Solomon.
6. There were nine other sons. They were Ibhar, Elishua, Eliphelet, Nogah, Nepheg, Japhia, Elishama, Eliada, and Eliphelet.
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9. They were all David's sons. Their sister was named Tamar. David also had other sons by his slave women.
10. Solomon's son was Rehoboam. Rehoboam's son was Abijah. Abijah's son was Asa. Asa's son was Jehoshaphat.
11. Jehoshaphat's son was Jehoram. Jehoram's son was Ahaziah. Ahaziah's son was Joash.
12. Joash's son was Amaziah. Amaziah's son was Azariah. Azariah's son was Jotham.
13. Jotham's son was Ahaz. Ahaz's son was Hezekiah. Hezekiah's son was Manasseh.
14. Manasseh's son was Amon. Amon's son was Josiah.
15. This is a list of Josiah's sons: The first son was Johanan. The second son was Jehoiakim. The third son was Zedekiah. The fourth son was Shallum.
16. Jehoiakim's sons were Jehoiachin, his son, and Zedekiah, his son.
17. This is a list of Jehoiachin's children after Jehoiachin became a prisoner in Babylon: His children were Shealtiel,
18. Malkiram, Pedaiah, Shenazzar, Jekamiah, Hoshama, and Nedabiah.
19. Pedaiah's sons were Zerubbabel and Shimei. Zerubbabel's sons were Meshullam and Hananiah. Shelomith was their sister.
20. Zerubbabel had five other sons also. Their names were Hashubah, Ohel, Berekiah, Hasadiah, and Jushab Hesed.
21. Hananiah's son was Pelatiah. His son was Jeshaiah. His son was Rephaiah. His son was Arnan. His son was Obadiah. His son was Shecaniah.
22. This is a list of Shecaniah's descendants: Shemaiah. Shemaiah had six sons: Shemaiah, Hattush, Igal, Bariah, Neariah, and Shaphat.
23. Neariah had three sons. They were Elioenai, Hizkiah, and Azrikam.
24. Elioenai had seven sons. They were Hodaviah, Eliashib, Pelaiah, Akkub, Johanan, Delaiah, and Anani.

1 Chronicles 4:1-43
1. This is a list of Judah's sons: They were Perez, Hezron, Carmi, Hur, and Shobal.
2. Shobal's son was Reaiah. Reaiah was Jahath's father. Jahath was the father of Ahumai and Lahad. The Zorathites are descendants of Ahumai and Lahad.
3. Etam's sons were Jezreel, Ishma, and Idbash. And they had a sister named Hazzelelponi.
4. Penuel was Gedor's father, and Ezer was Hushah's father. These were Hur's sons. Hur was Ephrathah's first son, and Ephrathah was the founder of Bethlehem.
5. Tekoa's father was Ashhur. Ashhur had two wives. Their names were Helah and Naarah.
6. Naarah had Ahuzzam, Hepher, Temeni, and Haahashtari. These were the sons Naarah had with Ashhur.
7. The sons of Helah were Zereth, Zohar, Ethnan, and Koz.
8. Koz was the father of Anub and Hazzobebah. Koz also was the father of the tribes of Aharhel. Aharhel was Harum's son.
9. Jabez was a very good man, who was better than his brothers. His mother said, "I have named him Jabez because I was in much pain when I had him."
10. Jabez prayed to the God of Israel and said, "I pray that you would bless me and give me more land! Be near me and don't let anyone hurt me! Then I will not have any pain." God gave Jabez what he asked for.
11. Kelub was Shuhah's brother. Kelub was Mehir's father. Mehir was Eshton's father.
12. Eshton was the father of Beth Rapha, Paseah, and Tehinnah. Tehinnah was the father of Ir Nahash. These men were from Recah.
13. The sons of Kenaz were Othniel and Seraiah. Othniel's sons were Hathath and Meonothai.
14. Meonothai was Ophrah's father. And Seraiah was Joab's father. Joab was the founder of the Ge Harashim. The people used that name because they were skilled workers.
15. Caleb was Jephunneh's son. Caleb's sons were Iru, Elah, and Naam. Elah's son was Kenaz.
16. Jehallelel's sons were Ziph, Ziphah, Tiria, and Asarel.
17. Ezrah's sons were Jether, Mered, Epher, and Jalon. Mered was the father of Miriam, Shammai, and Ishbah. Ishbah was the father of Eshtemoa. Mered had a wife from Egypt. She had Jered, Heber, and Jekuthiel. Jered was Gedor's father. Heber was Soco's father. And Jekuthiel was Zanoah's father. These were the sons of Bithiah. Bithiah was Pharaoh's daughter. She was Mered's wife from Egypt.
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19. Mered's wife was Naham's sister. Mered's wife was from Judah. The sons of Mered's wife were the father of Keilah and Eshtemoa. Keilah was from the Garmites. And Eshtemoa was from the Maacathites.
20. Shimon's sons were Amnon, Rinnah, Ben Hanan, and Tilon. Ishi's sons were Zoheth and Ben Zoheth.
21. Shelah was Judah's son. Shelah had Er, Laadah, Jokim, the men from Cozeba, Joash, and Saraph. Er was the father of Lecah. Laadah was the father of Mareshah and the tribes of linen workers at Beth Ashbea. Joash and Saraph married Moabite women. Then they went back to Bethlehem. The writings about this family are very old.
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23. These sons of Shelah were workers who made things from clay. They lived in Netaim and Gederah and worked for the king.
24. Simeon's sons were Nemuel, Jamin, Jarib, Zerah, and Shaul.
25. Shaul's son was Shallum. Shallum's son was Mibsam. Mibsam's son was Mishma.
26. Mishma's son was Hammuel. Hammuel's son was Zaccur. Zaccur's son was Shimei.
27. Shimei had sixteen sons and six daughters, but Shimei's brothers did not have many children. Shimei's brothers did not have large families. Their families were not large as the other tribes in Judah.
28. Shimei's descendants lived in Beersheba, Moladah, Hazar Shual,
29. Bilhah, Ezem, Tolad,
30. Bethuel, Hormah, Ziklag,
31. Beth Marcaboth, Hazar Susim, Beth Biri, and Shaaraim. They lived in these towns until David became king.
32. The five villages near these towns were Etam, Ain, Rimmon, Token, and Ashan.
33. There were also other villages as far away as Baalath. This is where they lived. And they also wrote the history about their family.
34. This is the list of men who were leaders of their tribes: They were Meshobab, Jamlech, Joshah (Amaziah's son), Joel, Jehu son of Joshibiah, Joshibiah son of Seraiah, Seraiah son of Asiel, Elioenai, Jaakobah, Jeshohaiah, Asaiah, Adiel, Jesimiel, Benaiah, and Ziza (Shiphi's son). Shiphi was Allon's son, and Allon was Jedaiah's son. Jedaiah was Shimri's son, and Shimri was Shemaiah's son. These men's families grew to be very large.
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39. They went to the area outside the town of Gedor to the east side of the valley. They went to that place to look for fields for their sheep and cattle.
40. They found good fields with plenty of grass. They found plenty of good land there. The land was peaceful and quiet. Ham's descendants lived there in the past.
41. This happened during the time that Hezekiah was king of Judah. These men came to Gedor and fought against the Hamites. They destroyed the tents of the Hamites. They also fought against the Meunites who lived there. These men destroyed all the Meunites. There are no Meunites in this place even today. So these men began to live there. They lived there because the land had grass for their sheep.
42. Five hundred people from the tribe of Simeon went to the hill country of Seir. Ishi's sons led these men. The sons were Pelatiah, Neariah, Rephaiah, and Uzziel. The Simeonite men fought against the people living in that place.
43. There were only a few Amalekites still living, and these Simeonites killed them. Since that time until now, the Simeonites have lived in Seir.

Psalms 76:7-12
7. God, you are awesome! No one can stand against you when you are angry.
8. You stood as judge and announced your decision. You saved the humble people of the land. From heaven you gave the decision, and the whole earth was silent and afraid.
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10. Even human anger can bring you honor when you use it to punish your enemies.
11. People, you made promises to the Lord your God. Now give him what you promised. People everywhere fear and respect God, and they will bring gifts to him.
12. God defeats great leaders; all the kings on earth fear him.

Proverbs 19:8-9
8. Be a friend to yourself; do all you can to be wise. Try hard to understand, and you will be rewarded.
9. A witness who lies will be punished. That liar will be destroyed.

Acts 4:23-37
23. Peter and John left the meeting of Jewish leaders and went to their own group. They told the group everything that the leading priests and the older Jewish leaders had said to them.
24. When the believers heard this, they all prayed to God with one purpose. They said, "Master, you are the one who made the sky, the earth, the sea, and everything in the world.
25. Our ancestor David was your servant. With the help of the Holy Spirit he wrote these words: 'Why are the nations shouting? Why are the people planning such useless things?
26. The kings of the earth prepare themselves to fight, and the rulers all come together against the Lord and against his Christ. '
27. "That's what actually happened when Herod, Pontius Pilate, the other nations, and the people of Israel all came together against Jesus here in Jerusalem. He is your holy Servant, the one you made to be the Christ.
28. These people who came together against Jesus made your plan happen. It was done because of your power and your will.
29. And now, Lord, listen to what they are saying. They are trying to make us afraid. We are your servants. Help us to say what you want us to say without fear.
30. Help us to be brave by showing us your power. Make sick people well. Cause miraculous signs and wonders to happen by the authority of Jesus, your holy servant."
31. After the believers prayed, the place where they were meeting shook. They were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and they continued to speak God's message without fear.
32. The whole group of believers was united in their thinking and in what they wanted. None of them said that the things they had were their own. Instead, they shared everything.
33. With great power the apostles were making it known to everyone that the Lord Jesus was raised from death. And God blessed all the believers very much.
34. None of them could say they needed anything. Everyone who owned fields or houses sold them. They brought the money they got
35. and gave it to the apostles. Then everyone was given whatever they needed.
36. One of the believers was named Joseph. The apostles called him Barnabas. (This name means "one who encourages others.") He was a Levite born in Cyprus.
37. Joseph sold a field he owned. He brought the money and gave it to the apostles.