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