1 Chronicles 6
King James Version (KJV)
6Â The sons of Levi; Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.
2Â And the sons of Kohath; Amram, Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel.
3Â And the children of Amram; Aaron, and Moses, and Miriam. The sons also of Aaron; Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.
4Â Eleazar begat Phinehas, Phinehas begat Abishua,
5Â And Abishua begat Bukki, and Bukki begat Uzzi,
6Â And Uzzi begat Zerahiah, and Zerahiah begat Meraioth,
7Â Meraioth begat Amariah, and Amariah begat Ahitub,
8Â And Ahitub begat Zadok, and Zadok begat Ahimaaz,
9Â And Ahimaaz begat Azariah, and Azariah begat Johanan,
10Â And Johanan begat Azariah, (he it is that executed the priest’s office in the temple that Solomon built in Jerusalem:)
11Â And Azariah begat Amariah, and Amariah begat Ahitub,
12Â And Ahitub begat Zadok, and Zadok begat Shallum,
13Â And Shallum begat Hilkiah, and Hilkiah begat Azariah,
14Â And Azariah begat Seraiah, and Seraiah begat Jehozadak,
15Â And Jehozadak went into captivity, when the Lord carried away Judah and Jerusalem by the hand of Nebuchadnezzar.
16Â The sons of Levi; Gershom, Kohath, and Merari.
17Â And these be the names of the sons of Gershom; Libni, and Shimei.
18Â And the sons of Kohath were, Amram, and Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel.
19Â The sons of Merari; Mahli, and Mushi. And these are the families of the Levites according to their fathers.
20Â Of Gershom; Libni his son, Jahath his son, Zimmah his son,
21Â Joah his son, Iddo his son, Zerah his son, Jeaterai his son.
22Â The sons of Kohath; Amminadab his son, Korah his son, Assir his son,
23Â Elkanah his son, and Ebiasaph his son, and Assir his son,
24Â Tahath his son, Uriel his son, Uzziah his son, and Shaul his son.
25Â And the sons of Elkanah; Amasai, and Ahimoth.
26Â As for Elkanah: the sons of Elkanah; Zophai his son, and Nahath his son,
27Â Eliab his son, Jeroham his son, Elkanah his son.
28Â And the sons of Samuel; the firstborn Vashni, and Abiah.
29Â The sons of Merari; Mahli, Libni his son, Shimei his son, Uzza his son,
30Â Shimea his son, Haggiah his son, Asaiah his son.
31Â And these are they whom David set over the service of song in the house of the Lord, after that the ark had rest.
32Â And they ministered before the dwelling place of the tabernacle of the congregation with singing, until Solomon had built the house of the Lord in Jerusalem: and then they waited on their office according to their order.
33Â And these are they that waited with their children. Of the sons of the Kohathites: Heman a singer, the son of Joel, the son of Shemuel,
34Â The son of Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Eliel, the son of Toah,
35Â The son of Zuph, the son of Elkanah, the son of Mahath, the son of Amasai,
36Â The son of Elkanah, the son of Joel, the son of Azariah, the son of Zephaniah,
37Â The son of Tahath, the son of Assir, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah,
38Â The son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, the son of Israel.
39Â And his brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand, even Asaph the son of Berachiah, the son of Shimea,
40Â The son of Michael, the son of Baaseiah, the son of Malchiah,
41Â The son of Ethni, the son of Zerah, the son of Adaiah,
42Â The son of Ethan, the son of Zimmah, the son of Shimei,
43Â The son of Jahath, the son of Gershom, the son of Levi.
44Â And their brethren the sons of Merari stood on the left hand: Ethan the son of Kishi, the son of Abdi, the son of Malluch,
45Â The son of Hashabiah, the son of Amaziah, the son of Hilkiah,
46Â The son of Amzi, the son of Bani, the son of Shamer,
47Â The son of Mahli, the son of Mushi, the son of Merari, the son of Levi.
48Â Their brethren also the Levites were appointed unto all manner of service of the tabernacle of the house of God.
49Â But Aaron and his sons offered upon the altar of the burnt offering, and on the altar of incense, and were appointed for all the work of the place most holy, and to make an atonement for Israel, according to all that Moses the servant of God had commanded.
50Â And these are the sons of Aaron; Eleazar his son, Phinehas his son, Abishua his son,
51Â Bukki his son, Uzzi his son, Zerahiah his son,
52Â Meraioth his son, Amariah his son, Ahitub his son,
53Â Zadok his son, Ahimaaz his son.
54Â Now these are their dwelling places throughout their castles in their coasts, of the sons of Aaron, of the families of the Kohathites: for theirs was the lot.
55Â And they gave them Hebron in the land of Judah, and the suburbs thereof round about it.
56Â But the fields of the city, and the villages thereof, they gave to Caleb the son of Jephunneh.
57Â And to the sons of Aaron they gave the cities of Judah, namely, Hebron, the city of refuge, and Libnah with her suburbs, and Jattir, and Eshtemoa, with their suburbs,
58Â And Hilen with her suburbs, Debir with her suburbs,
59Â And Ashan with her suburbs, and Bethshemesh with her suburbs:
60Â And out of the tribe of Benjamin; Geba with her suburbs, and Alemeth with her suburbs, and Anathoth with her suburbs. All their cities throughout their families were thirteen cities.
61Â And unto the sons of Kohath, which were left of the family of that tribe, were cities given out of the half tribe, namely, out of the half tribe of Manasseh, by lot, ten cities.
62Â And to the sons of Gershom throughout their families out of the tribe of Issachar, and out of the tribe of Asher, and out of the tribe of Naphtali, and out of the tribe of Manasseh in Bashan, thirteen cities.
63Â Unto the sons of Merari were given by lot, throughout their families, out of the tribe of Reuben, and out of the tribe of Gad, and out of the tribe of Zebulun, twelve cities.
64Â And the children of Israel gave to the Levites these cities with their suburbs.
65Â And they gave by lot out of the tribe of the children of Judah, and out of the tribe of the children of Simeon, and out of the tribe of the children of Benjamin, these cities, which are called by their names.
66Â And the residue of the families of the sons of Kohath had cities of their coasts out of the tribe of Ephraim.
67Â And they gave unto them, of the cities of refuge, Shechem in mount Ephraim with her suburbs; they gave also Gezer with her suburbs,
68Â And Jokmeam with her suburbs, and Bethhoron with her suburbs,
69Â And Aijalon with her suburbs, and Gathrimmon with her suburbs:
70Â And out of the half tribe of Manasseh; Aner with her suburbs, and Bileam with her suburbs, for the family of the remnant of the sons of Kohath.
71Â Unto the sons of Gershom were given out of the family of the half tribe of Manasseh, Golan in Bashan with her suburbs, and Ashtaroth with her suburbs:
72Â And out of the tribe of Issachar; Kedesh with her suburbs, Daberath with her suburbs,
73Â And Ramoth with her suburbs, and Anem with her suburbs:
74Â And out of the tribe of Asher; Mashal with her suburbs, and Abdon with her suburbs,
75Â And Hukok with her suburbs, and Rehob with her suburbs:
76Â And out of the tribe of Naphtali; Kedesh in Galilee with her suburbs, and Hammon with her suburbs, and Kirjathaim with her suburbs.
77Â Unto the rest of the children of Merari were given out of the tribe of Zebulun, Rimmon with her suburbs, Tabor with her suburbs:
78Â And on the other side Jordan by Jericho, on the east side of Jordan, were given them out of the tribe of Reuben, Bezer in the wilderness with her suburbs, and Jahzah with her suburbs,
79Â Kedemoth also with her suburbs, and Mephaath with her suburbs:
80Â And out of the tribe of Gad; Ramoth in Gilead with her suburbs, and Mahanaim with her suburbs,
81Â And Heshbon with her suburbs, and Jazer with her suburbs.