First Chronicles 4


4:1 The sons of Judah; Pharez, Hezron, and Carmi, and Hur, and
 Shobal.
4:2 And Reaiah the son of Shobal begat Jahath; and Jahath begat
 Ahumai, and Lahad. These [are] the families of the Zorathites.
4:3 And these [were of] the father of Etam; Jezreel, and Ishma,
 and Idbash: and the name of their sister [was] Hazelelponi:
4:4 And Penuel the father of Gedor, and Ezer the father of
 Hushah. These [are] the sons of Hur, the first-born of
 Ephratah, the father of Beth-lehem.
4:5 And Ashur the father of Tekoa had two wives, Helah and
 Naarah.
4:6 And Naarah bore him Ahuzam, and Hepher, and Temeni, and
 Haahashtari. These [were] the sons of Naarah.
4:7 And the sons of Helah [were], Zereth, and Jezoar, and
 Ethnan.
4:8 And Coz begat Anub, and Zobebah, and the families of Aharhel
 the son of Harum.
4:9 And Jabez was more honorable than his brethren: and his
 mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bore him with
 sorrow.
4:10 And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that thou
 wouldst bless me indeed, and enlarge my border, and that thy
 hand might be with me, and that thou wouldst keep [me] from
 evil, that it may not grieve me! And God granted him that which
 he requested.
4:11 And Chelub the brother of Shuah begat Mehir, who [was] the
 father of Eshton.
4:12 And Eshton begat Beth-rapha, and Paseah, and Tehinnah the
 father of Ir-nahash. These [are] the men of Rechah.
4:13 And the sons of Kenaz; Othniel, and Seraiah: and the sons
 of Othniel; Hathath.
4:14 And Meonothai begat Ophrah: and Seraiah begat Joab, the
 father of the valley of Charashim; for they were artificers.
4:15 And the sons of Caleb the son of Jephunneh; Iru, Elah, and
 Naam: and the sons of Elah, even Kenaz.
4:16 And the sons of Jehaleleel; Ziph, and Ziphah, Tiria, and
 Asareel.
4:17 And the sons of Ezra [were], Jethur, and Mered, and Epher,
 and Jalon: and she bore Miriam, and Shammai, and Ishbah the
 father of Eshtemoa.
4:18 And his wife Jehudijah bore Jered the father of Gedor, and
 Heber the father of Socho, and Jekuthiel the father of Zanoah.
 And these [are] the sons of Bithiah the daughter of Pharaoh
 whom Mered took.
4:19 And the sons of [his] wife Hodiah the sister of Naham, the
 father of Keilah the Garmite, and Eshtemoa the Maachathite.
4:20 And the sons of Shimon [were], Amnon, and Rinnah,
 Ben-hanan, and Tilon. And the sons of Ishi [were], Zoheth, and
 Benzoheth.
4:21 The sons of Shelah the son of Judah [were], Er the father
 of Lecah, and Laadah the father of Mareshah, and the families
 of the house of them that wrought fine linen, of the house of
 Ashbea,
4:22 And Jokim, and the men of Chozeba, and Joash, and Saraph,
 who had the dominion in Moab, and Jashubi-lehem. And [these
 are] ancient things.
4:23 These [were] the potters, and those that dwelt among plants
 and hedges: there they dwelt with the king for his work.
4:24 The sons of Simeon [were] Nemuel, and Jamin, Jarib, Zerah,
 [and] Shaul:
4:25 Shallum his son, Mibsam his son, Mishma his son.
4:26 And the sons of Mishma; Hamuel his son, Zacchur his son,
 Shimei his son.
4:27 And Shimei had sixteen sons and six daughters; but his
 brethren had not many children, neither did all their family
 multiply, like the children of Judah.
4:28 And they dwelt at Beer-sheba, and Moladah, and Hazar-shual,
4:29 And at Bilhah, and at Ezem, and at Tolad,
4:30 And at Bethuel, and at Hormah, and at Ziklag,
4:31 And at Beth-marcaboth, and Hazar-susim, and at Beth-birei,
 and at Shaaraim. These [were] their cities to the reign of
 David.
4:32 And their villages [were], Etam, and Ain, Rimmon, and
 Tochen, and Ashan, five cities:
4:33 And all their villages that [were] around the same cities
 to Baal. These [were] their habitations, and their genealogy.
4:34 And Meshobab, and Jamlech, and Joshah the son of Amaziah,
4:35 And Joel, and Jehu the son of Josibiah, the son of Seraiah,
 the son of Asiel,
4:36 And Elioenai, and Jaakobah, and Jeshohaiah, and Asaiah, and
 Adiel, and Jesimiel, and Benaiah,
4:37 And Ziza the son of Shiphi, the son of Allon, the son of
 Jedaiah, the son of Shimri, the son of Shemaiah;
4:38 These mentioned by [their] names [were] princes in their
 families: and the house of their fathers increased greatly.
4:39 And they went to the entrance of Gedor, [even] to the east
 side of the valley, to seek pasture for their flocks.
4:40 And they found rich pasture and good, and the land [was]
 wide, and quiet, and peaceable; for [they] of Ham had dwelt
 there of old.
4:41 And these written by name came in the days of Hezekiah king
 of Judah, and smote their tents, and the habitations that were
 found there, and destroyed them utterly to this day, and dwelt
 in their room: because [there was] pasture there for their
 flocks.
4:42 And [some] of them, [even] of the sons of Simeon, five
 hundred men, went to mount Seir, having for their captains
 Pelatiah, and Neariah, and Rephaiah, and Uzziel, the sons of
 Ishi.
4:43 And they smote the rest of the Amalekites that had escaped,
 and have dwelt there to this day.
 
 

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