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1Benjamin was the father of Bela his first-born, Ashbel the second, Aharʹah the third, 2Nohah the fourth, and Rapha the fifth. 3And Bela had sons: Addar, Gera, Abiʹhud, 4Abishuʹa, Naʹaman, Ahoʹah, 5Gera, Shephuʹphan, and Huram. 6These are the sons of Ehud (they were heads of fathers’ houses of the inhabitants of Geba, and they were carried into exile to Manʹahath): 7Naʹaman, Ahiʹjah, and Gera, that is, Heglam, who was the father of Uzza and Ahiʹhud. 8And Shaharaʹim had sons in the country of Moab after he had sent away Hushim and Baʹara his wives. 9He had sons by Hodesh his wife: Jobab, Zibʹi-a, Mesha, Malcam, 10Jeʹuz, Sachiʹa, and Mirmah. These were his sons, heads of fathers’ houses. 11He also had sons by Hushim: Abiʹtub and Elpaʹal. 12The sons of Elpaʹal: Eber, Misham, and Shemed, who built Ono and Lod with its towns, 13and Beriʹah and Shema (they were heads of fathers’ houses of the inhabitants of Aiʹjalon, who put to flight the inhabitants of Gath); 14and Ahiʹo, Shashak, and Jerʹemoth. 15Zebadiʹah, Arad, Eder, 16Michael, Ishpah, and Joha were sons of Beriʹah. 17Zebadiʹah, Meshulʹlam, Hizki, Heber, 18Ishʹmerai, Izliʹah, and Jobab were the sons of Elpaʹal. 19Jakim, Zichri, Zabdi, 20Eli-eʹnai, Zilʹlethai, Eliʹel, 21Adaiʹah, Beraʹiah, and Shimrath were the sons of Shimʹe-i. 22Ishpan, Eber, Eliʹel, 23Abdon, Zichri, Hanan, 24Hananiʹah, Elam, Anthothiʹjah, 25Iphdeʹiah, and Penuʹel were the sons of Shashak. 26Shamʹsherai, Shehariʹah, Athaliʹah, 27Ja-areshiʹah, Eliʹjah, and Zichri were the sons of Jeroʹham. 28These were the heads of fathers’ houses, according to their generations, chief men. These dwelt in Jerusalem.

29Je-iʹel the father of Gibeon dwelt in Gibeon, and the name of his wife was Maʹacah. 30His first-born son: Abdon, then Zur, Kish, Baʹal, Nadab, 31Gedor, Ahiʹo, Zecher, 32and Mikloth (he was the father of Shimʹe-ah). Now these also dwelt opposite their kinsmen in Jerusalem, with their kinsmen. 33Ner was the father of Kish, Kish of Saul, Saul of Jonathan, Malʹchishuʹa, Abinʹadab, and Esh-baʹal; 34and the son of Jonathan was Merʹib-baʹal; and Merʹib-baʹal was the father of Micah. 35The sons of Micah: Pithon, Melech, Tareʹa, and Ahaz. 36Ahaz was the father of Jehoʹaddah; and Jehoʹaddah was the father of Alʹemeth, Azʹmaveth, and Zimri; Zimri was the father of Moza. 37Moza was the father of Binʹe-a; Raphah was his son, Ele-aʹsah his son, Azel his son. 38Azel had six sons, and these are their names: Azriʹkam, Boʹcheru, Ishʹmael, She-ariʹah, Obadiʹah, and Hanan. All these were the sons of Azel. 39The sons of Eshek his brother: Ulam his first-born, Jeʹush the second, and Eliphʹelet the third. 40The sons of Ulam were men who were mighty warriors, bowmen, having many sons and grandsons, one hundred and fifty. All these were Benjaminites.

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