1 Chronicles 7: Six More Tribes
7 identifies the family trees of six of the other tribes of Israel:
Issachar, Benjamin, Naphtali, Manasseh, Ephraim, & Asher.]
Puah, Jashub and Shimron – four in all.
sons of Tola:
Rephaiah, Jeriel, Jahmai, Ibsam and Samuel – heads of their
families. During the reign of David, the descendants of Tola listed
as fighting men in their genealogy numbered 22,600.
son of Uzzi:
sons of Izrahiah:
Obadiah, Joel and Ishiah. All five of them were chiefs.
to their family genealogy, they had 36,000 men ready for battle,
for they had many wives and children.
relatives who were fighting men belonging to all the clans of
Issachar, as listed in their genealogy, were 87,000 in all.
sons of Benjamin:
Beker and Jediael.
sons of Bela:
Uzzi, Uzziel, Jerimoth and Iri, heads of families – five
in all. Their genealogical record listed 22,034 fighting men.
sons of Beker:
Joash, Eliezer, Elioenai, Omri, Jeremoth, Abijah, Anathoth and
Alemeth. All these were the sons of Beker.
genealogical record listed the heads of families and 20,200 fighting
son of Jediael:
sons of Bilhan:
Benjamin, Ehud, Kenaanah, Zethan, Tarshish and Ahishahar.
these sons of Jediael were heads of families. There were 17,200
fighting men ready to go out to war.
Shuppites and Huppites were the descendants of Ir, and the Hushites
the descendants of Aher.
sons of Naphtali:
Guni, Jezer and Shillem – the descendants of Bilhah.
descendants of Manasseh:
was his descendant through his Aramean concubine. She gave birth
to Makir the father of Gilead.
took a wife from among the Huppites and Shuppites. His sister's
name was Maakah.
descendant was named Zelophehad, who had only daughters.
wife Maakah gave birth to a son and named him Peresh. His brother
was named Sheresh, and his sons were Ulam and Rakem.
son of Ulam: Bedan.
were the sons of Gilead son of Makir, the son of Manasseh.
sister Hammoleketh gave birth to Ishhod, Abiezer and Mahlah.
sons of Shemida were:
Shechem, Likhi and Aniam.
descendants of Ephraim:
Bered his son,
his son, Eleadah his son,
Shuthelah his son.
and Elead were killed by the native-born men of Gath, when they
went down to seize their livestock.
father Ephraim mourned for them many days, and his relatives came
to comfort him.
he made love to his wife again, and she became pregnant and gave
birth to a son. He named him Beriah, because there had been misfortune
in his family.
daughter was Sheerah, who built Lower and Upper Beth Horon as
well as Uzzen Sheerah.
was his son, Resheph his son,
his son, Tahan his son,
his son, Ammihud his son,
Joshua his son.
lands and settlements included Bethel and its surrounding villages,
Naaran to the east, Gezer and its villages to the west, and Shechem
and its villages all the way to Ayyah and its villages.
the borders of Manasseh were Beth Shan, Taanach, Megiddo and Dor,
together with their villages. The descendants of Joseph son of
Israel lived in these towns.
sons of Asher:
Ishvah, Ishvi and Beriah. Their sister was Serah.
sons of Beriah:
and Malkiel, who was the father of Birzaith.
was the father of Japhlet, Shomer and Hotham and of their sister
sons of Japhlet:
Bimhal and Ashvath.
were Japhlet's sons.
sons of Shomer:
Rohgah, Hubbah and Aram.
sons of his brother Helem:
Imna, Shelesh and Amal.
sons of Zophah:
Harnepher, Shual, Beri, Imrah,
Hod, Shamma, Shilshah, Ithran[ f
] and Beera.
sons of Jether:
Pispah and Ara.
sons of Ulla:
Hanniel and Rizia.
these were descendants of Asher – heads of families, choice
men, brave warriors and outstanding leaders. The number of men
ready for battle, as listed in their genealogy, was 26,000.