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13:001:034 And Abraham begat Isaac. The sons of Isaac; Esau and Israel.

13:001:035 The sons of Esau; Eliphaz, Reuel, and Jeush, and Jaalam, and

13:001:036 The sons of Eliphaz; Teman, and Omar, Zephi, and Gatam, Kenaz,
and Timna, and Amalek.

13:001:037 The sons of Reuel; Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah.

13:001:038 And the sons of Seir; Lotan, and Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah,
and Dishon, and Ezar, and Dishan.

13:001:039 And the sons of Lotan; Hori, and Homam: and Timna was Lotan's

13:001:040 The sons of Shobal; Alian, and Manahath, and Ebal, Shephi, and
Onam. and the sons of Zibeon; Aiah, and Anah.

13:001:041 The sons of Anah; Dishon. And the sons of Dishon; Amram, and
Eshban, and Ithran, and Cheran.

13:001:042 The sons of Ezer; Bilhan, and Zavan, and Jakan. The sons of
Dishan; Uz, and Aran.

13:001:043 Now these are the kings that reigned in the land of Edom
before any king reigned over the children of Israel; Bela the
son of Beor: and the name of his city was Dinhabah.

13:001:044 And when Bela was dead, Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah
reigned in his stead.

13:001:045 And when Jobab was dead, Husham of the land of the Temanites
reigned in his stead.

13:001:046 And when Husham was dead, Hadad the son of Bedad, which smote
Midian in the field of Moab, reigned in his stead: and the
name of his city was Avith.

13:001:047 And when Hadad was dead, Samlah of Masrekah reigned in his

13:001:048 And when Samlah was dead, Shaul of Rehoboth by the river
reigned in his stead.

13:001:049 And when Shaul was dead, Baalhanan the son of Achbor reigned
in his stead.

13:001:050 And when Baalhanan was dead, Hadad reigned in his stead: and
the name of his city was Pai; and his wife's name was
Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.

13:001:051 Hadad died also. And the dukes of Edom were; duke Timnah, duke
Aliah, duke Jetheth,

13:001:052 Duke Aholibamah, duke Elah, duke Pinon,

13:001:053 Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, duke Mibzar,

13:001:054 Duke Magdiel, duke Iram. These are the dukes of Edom.

13:002:001 These are the sons of Israel; Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah,
Issachar, and Zebulun,

13:002:002 Dan, Joseph, and Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher.

13:002:003 The sons of Judah; Er, and Onan, and Shelah: which three were
born unto him of the daughter of Shua the Canaanitess. And Er,
the firstborn of Judah, was evil in the sight of the LORD; and
he slew him.

13:002:004 And Tamar his daughter in law bore him Pharez and Zerah. All
the sons of Judah were five.

13:002:005 The sons of Pharez; Hezron, and Hamul.

13:002:006 And the sons of Zerah; Zimri, and Ethan, and Heman, and
Calcol, and Dara: five of them in all.

13:002:007 And the sons of Carmi; Achar, the troubler of Israel, who
transgressed in the thing accursed.

13:002:008 And the sons of Ethan; Azariah.

13:002:009 The sons also of Hezron, that were born unto him; Jerahmeel,
and Ram, and Chelubai.

13:002:010 And Ram begat Amminadab; and Amminadab begat Nahshon, prince
of the children of Judah;

13:002:011 And Nahshon begat Salma, and Salma begat Boaz,

13:002:012 And Boaz begat Obed, and Obed begat Jesse,

13:002:013 And Jesse begat his firstborn Eliab, and Abinadab the second,
and Shimma the third,

13:002:014 Nethaneel the fourth, Raddai the fifth,

13:002:015 Ozem the sixth, David the seventh:

13:002:016 Whose sisters were Zeruiah, and Abigail. And the sons of
Zeruiah; Abishai, and Joab, and Asahel, three.

13:002:017 And Abigail bare Amasa: and the father of Amasa was Jether the

13:002:018 And Caleb the son of Hezron begat children of Azubah his wife,
and of Jerioth: her sons are these; Jesher, and Shobab, and

13:002:019 And when Azubah was dead, Caleb took unto him Ephrath, which
bare him Hur.

13:002:020 And Hur begat Uri, and Uri begat Bezaleel.

13:002:021 And afterward Hezron went in to the daughter of Machir the
father of Gilead, whom he married when he was threescore years
old; and she bare him Segub.

13:002:022 And Segub begat Jair, who had three and twenty cities in the
land of Gilead.

13:002:023 And he took Geshur, and Aram, with the towns of Jair, from
them, with Kenath, and the towns thereof, even threescore
cities. All these belonged to the sons of Machir the father of

13:002:024 And after that Hezron was dead in Calebephratah, then Abiah
Hezron's wife bare him Ashur the father of Tekoa.

13:002:025 And the sons of Jerahmeel the firstborn of Hezron were, Ram
the firstborn, and Bunah, and Oren, and Ozem, and Ahijah.

13:002:026 Jerahmeel had also another wife, whose name was Atarah; she
was the mother of Onam.

13:002:027 And the sons of Ram the firstborn of Jerahmeel were, Maaz, and
Jamin, and Eker.

13:002:028 And the sons of Onam were, Shammai, and Jada. And the sons of
Shammai; Nadab and Abishur.

13:002:029 And the name of the wife of Abishur was Abihail, and she bare
him Ahban, and Molid.

13:002:030 And the sons of Nadab; Seled, and Appaim: but Seled died
without children.

13:002:031 And the sons of Appaim; Ishi. And the sons of Ishi; Sheshan.
And the children of Sheshan; Ahlai.

13:002:032 And the sons of Jada the brother of Shammai; Jether, and
Jonathan: and Jether died without children.

13:002:033 And the sons of Jonathan; Peleth, and Zaza. These were the
sons of Jerahmeel.

13:002:034 Now Sheshan had no sons, but daughters. And Sheshan had a
servant, an Egyptian, whose name was Jarha.

13:002:035 And Sheshan gave his daughter to Jarha his servant to wife;
and she bare him Attai.

13:002:036 And Attai begat Nathan, and Nathan begat Zabad,

13:002:037 And Zabad begat Ephlal, and Ephlal begat Obed,

13:002:038 And Obed begat Jehu, and Jehu begat Azariah,

13:002:039 And Azariah begat Helez, and Helez begat Eleasah,

13:002:040 And Eleasah begat Sisamai, and Sisamai begat Shallum,

13:002:041 And Shallum begat Jekamiah, and Jekamiah begat Elishama.

13:002:042 Now the sons of Caleb the brother of Jerahmeel were, Mesha his
firstborn, which was the father of Ziph; and the sons of
Mareshah the father of Hebron.

13:002:043 And the sons of Hebron; Korah, and Tappuah, and Rekem, and

13:002:044 And Shema begat Raham, the father of Jorkoam: and Rekem begat

13:002:045 And the son of Shammai was Maon: and Maon was the father of

13:002:046 And Ephah, Caleb's concubine, bare Haran, and Moza, and Gazez:
and Haran begat Gazez.

13:002:047 And the sons of Jahdai; Regem, and Jotham, and Gesham, and
Pelet, and Ephah, and Shaaph.

13:002:048 Maachah, Caleb's concubine, bare Sheber, and Tirhanah.

13:002:049 She bare also Shaaph the father of Madmannah, Sheva the father
of Machbenah, and the father of Gibea: and the daughter of
Caleb was Achsa.

13:002:050 These were the sons of Caleb the son of Hur, the firstborn of
Ephratah; Shobal the father of Kirjathjearim.

13:002:051 Salma the father of Bethlehem, Hareph the father of Bethgader.

13:002:052 And Shobal the father of Kirjathjearim had sons; Haroeh, and
half of the Manahethites.

13:002:053 And the families of Kirjathjearim; the Ithrites, and the
Puhites, and the Shumathites, and the Mishraites; of them came
the Zareathites, and the Eshtaulites,

13:002:054 The sons of Salma; Bethlehem, and the Netophathites, Ataroth,
the house of Joab, and half of the Manahethites, the Zorites.

13:002:055 And the families of the scribes which dwelt at Jabez; the
Tirathites, the Shimeathites, and Suchathites. These are the
Kenites that came of Hemath, the father of the house of

13:003:001 Now these were the sons of David, which were born unto him in
Hebron; the firstborn Amnon, of Ahinoam the Jezreelitess; the
second Daniel, of Abigail the Carmelitess:

13:003:002 The third, Absalom the son of Maachah the daughter of Talmai
king of Geshur: the fourth, Adonijah the son of Haggith:

13:003:003 The fifth, Shephatiah of Abital: the sixth, Ithream by Eglah
his wife.

13:003:004 These six were born unto him in Hebron; and there he reigned
seven years and six months: and in Jerusalem he reigned thirty
and three years.

13:003:005 And these were born unto him in Jerusalem; Shimea, and Shobab,
and Nathan, and Solomon, four, of Bathshua the daughter of

13:003:006 Ibhar also, and Elishama, and Eliphelet,

13:003:007 And Nogah, and Nepheg, and Japhia,

13:003:008 And Elishama, and Eliada, and Eliphelet, nine.

13:003:009 These were all the sons of David, beside the sons of the
concubines, and Tamar their sister.

13:003:010 And Solomon's son was Rehoboam, Abia his son, Asa his son,
Jehoshaphat his son,

13:003:011 Joram his son, Ahaziah his son, Joash his son,

13:003:012 Amaziah his son, Azariah his son, Jotham his son,

13:003:013 Ahaz his son, Hezekiah his son, Manasseh his son,

13:003:014 Amon his son, Josiah his son.

13:003:015 And the sons of Josiah were, the firstborn Johanan, the second
Jehoiakim, the third Zedekiah, the fourth Shallum.

13:003:016 And the sons of Jehoiakim: Jeconiah his son, Zedekiah his son.

13:003:017 And the sons of Jeconiah; Assir, Salathiel his son,

13:003:018 Malchiram also, and Pedaiah, and Shenazar, Jecamiah, Hoshama,
and Nedabiah.

13:003:019 And the sons of Pedaiah were, Zerubbabel, and Shimei: and the
sons of Zerubbabel; Meshullam, and Hananiah, and Shelomith
their sister:

13:003:020 And Hashubah, and Ohel, and Berechiah, and Hasadiah,
Jushabhesed, five.

13:003:021 And the sons of Hananiah; Pelatiah, and Jesaiah: the sons of
Rephaiah, the sons of Arnan, the sons of Obadiah, the sons of

13:003:022 And the sons of Shechaniah; Shemaiah: and the sons of
Shemaiah; Hattush, and Igeal, and Bariah, and Neariah, and
Shaphat, six.

13:003:023 And the sons of Neariah; Elioenai, and Hezekiah, and Azrikam,

13:003:024 And the sons of Elioenai were, Hodaiah, and Eliashib, and
Pelaiah, and Akkub, and Johanan, and Dalaiah, and Anani,

13:004:001 The sons of Judah; Pharez, Hezron, and Carmi, and Hur, and

13:004:002 And Reaiah the son of Shobal begat Jahath; and Jahath begat
Ahumai, and Lahad. These are the families of the Zorathites.

13:004:003 And these were of the father of Etam; Jezreel, and Ishma, and
Idbash: and the name of their sister was Hazelelponi:

13:004:004 And Penuel the father of Gedor, and Ezer the father of Hushah.
These are the sons of Hur, the firstborn of Ephratah, the
father of Bethlehem.

13:004:005 And Ashur the father of Tekoa had two wives, Helah and Naarah.

13:004:006 And Naarah bare him Ahuzam, and Hepher, and Temeni, and
Haahashtari. These were the sons of Naarah.

13:004:007 And the sons of Helah were, Zereth, and Jezoar, and Ethnan.

13:004:008 And Coz begat Anub, and Zobebah, and the families of Aharhel
the son of Harum.

13:004:009 And Jabez was more honourable than his brethren: and his
mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bare him with

13:004:010 And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that thou
wouldest bless me indeed, and enlarge my coast, and that thine
hand might be with me, and that thou wouldest keep me from
evil, that it may not grieve me! And God granted him that
which he requested.

13:004:011 And Chelub the brother of Shuah begat Mehir, which was the
father of Eshton.

13:004:012 And Eshton begat Bethrapha, and Paseah, and Tehinnah the
father of Irnahash. These are the men of Rechah.

13:004:013 And the sons of Kenaz; Othniel, and Seraiah: and the sons of
Othniel; Hathath.

13:004:014 And Meonothai begat Ophrah: and Seraiah begat Joab, the father
of the valley of Charashim; for they were craftsmen.

13:004:015 And the sons of Caleb the son of Jephunneh; Iru, Elah, and
Naam: and the sons of Elah, even Kenaz.

13:004:016 And the sons of Jehaleleel; Ziph, and Ziphah, Tiria, and

13:004:017 And the sons of Ezra were, Jether, and Mered, and Epher, and
Jalon: and she bare Miriam, and Shammai, and Ishbah the father
of Eshtemoa.

13:004:018 And his wife Jehudijah bare 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,
which Mered took.

13:004:019 And the sons of his wife Hodiah the sister of Naham, the
father of Keilah the Garmite, and Eshtemoa the Maachathite.

13:004:020 And the sons of Shimon were, Amnon, and Rinnah, Benhanan, and
Tilon. And the sons of Ishi were, Zoheth, and Benzoheth.

13:004:021 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

13:004:022 And Jokim, and the men of Chozeba, and Joash, and Saraph, who
had the dominion in Moab, and Jashubilehem. And these are
ancient things.

13:004:023 These were the potters, and those that dwelt among plants and
hedges: there they dwelt with the king for his work.

13:004:024 The sons of Simeon were, Nemuel, and Jamin, Jarib, Zerah, and

13:004:025 Shallum his son, Mibsam his son, Mishma his son.

13:004:026 And the sons of Mishma; Hamuel his son, Zacchur his son,
Shimei his son.

13:004:027 And Shimei had sixteen sons and six daughters: but his
brethren had not many children, neither did all their family
multiply, like to the children of Judah.

13:004:028 And they dwelt at Beersheba, and Moladah, and Hazarshual,

13:004:029 And at Bilhah, and at Ezem, and at Tolad,

13:004:030 And at Bethuel, and at Hormah, and at Ziklag,

13:004:031 And at Bethmarcaboth, and Hazarsusim, and at Bethbirei, and at
Shaaraim. These were their cities unto the reign of David.

13:004:032 And their villages were, Etam, and Ain, Rimmon, and Tochen,
and Ashan, five cities:

13:004:033 And all their villages that were round about the same cities,
unto Baal. These were their habitations, and their genealogy.

13:004:034 And Meshobab, and Jamlech, and Joshah, the son of Amaziah,

13:004:035 And Joel, and Jehu the son of Josibiah, the son of Seraiah,
the son of Asiel,

13:004:036 And Elioenai, and Jaakobah, and Jeshohaiah, and Asaiah, and
Adiel, and Jesimiel, and Benaiah,

13:004:037 And Ziza the son of Shiphi, the son of Allon, the son of
Jedaiah, the son of Shimri, the son of Shemaiah;

13:004:038 These mentioned by their names were princes in their families:
and the house of their fathers increased greatly.

13:004:039 And they went to the entrance of Gedor, even unto the east
side of the valley, to seek pasture for their flocks.

13:004:040 And they found fat pasture and good, and the land was wide,
and quiet, and peaceable; for they of Ham had dwelt there of

13:004:041 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 unto this day, and
dwelt in their rooms: because there was pasture there for
their flocks.

13:004:042 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.

13:004:043 And they smote the rest of the Amalekites that were escaped,
and dwelt there unto this day.

13:005:001 Now the sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel, (for he was
the firstborn; but forasmuch as he defiled his father's bed,
his birthright was given unto the sons of Joseph the son of
Israel: and the genealogy is not to be reckoned after the

13:005:002 For Judah prevailed above his brethren, and of him came the
chief ruler; but the birthright was Joseph's:)

13:005:003 The sons, I say, of Reuben the firstborn of Israel were,
Hanoch, and Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi.

13:005:004 The sons of Joel; Shemaiah his son, Gog his son, Shimei his

13:005:005 Micah his son, Reaia his son, Baal his son,

13:005:006 Beerah his son, whom Tilgathpilneser king of Assyria carried
away captive: he was prince of the Reubenites.

13:005:007 And his brethren by their families, when the genealogy of
their generations was reckoned, were the chief, Jeiel, and

13:005:008 And Bela the son of Azaz, the son of Shema, the son of Joel,
who dwelt in Aroer, even unto Nebo and Baalmeon:

13:005:009 And eastward he inhabited unto the entering in of the
wilderness from the river Euphrates: because their cattle were
multiplied in the land of Gilead.

13:005:010 And in the days of Saul they made war with the Hagarites, who
fell by their hand: and they dwelt in their tents throughout
all the east land of Gilead.

13:005:011 And the children of Gad dwelt over against them, in the land
of Bashan unto Salcah:

13:005:012 Joel the chief, and Shapham the next, and Jaanai, and Shaphat
in Bashan.

13:005:013 And their brethren of the house of their fathers were,
Michael, and Meshullam, and Sheba, and Jorai, and Jachan, and
Zia, and Heber, seven.

13:005:014 These are the children of Abihail the son of Huri, the son of
Jaroah, the son of Gilead, the son of Michael, the son of
Jeshishai, the son of Jahdo, the son of Buz;

13:005:015 Ahi the son of Abdiel, the son of Guni, chief of the house of
their fathers.

13:005:016 And they dwelt in Gilead in Bashan, and in her towns, and in
all the suburbs of Sharon, upon their borders.

13:005:017 All these were reckoned by genealogies in the days of Jotham
king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam king of Israel.

13:005:018 The sons of Reuben, and the Gadites, and half the tribe of
Manasseh, of valiant men, men able to bear buckler and sword,
and to shoot with bow, and skilful in war, were four and forty
thousand seven hundred and threescore, that went out to the

13:005:019 And they made war with the Hagarites, with Jetur, and Nephish,
and Nodab.

13:005:020 And they were helped against them, and the Hagarites were
delivered into their hand, and all that were with them: for
they cried to God in the battle, and he was intreated of them;
because they put their trust in him.

13:005:021 And they took away their cattle; of their camels fifty
thousand, and of sheep two hundred and fifty thousand, and of
asses two thousand, and of men an hundred thousand.

13:005:022 For there fell down many slain, because the war was of God.
And they dwelt in their steads until the captivity.

13:005:023 And the children of the half tribe of Manasseh dwelt in the
land: they increased from Bashan unto Baalhermon and Senir,
and unto mount Hermon.

13:005:024 And these were the heads of the house of their fathers, even
Epher, and Ishi, and Eliel, and Azriel, and Jeremiah, and
Hodaviah, and Jahdiel, mighty men of valour, famous men, and
heads of the house of their fathers.

13:005:025 And they transgressed against the God of their fathers, and
went a whoring after the gods of the people of the land, whom
God destroyed before them.

13:005:026 And the God of Israel stirred up the spirit of Pul king of
Assyria, and the spirit of Tilgathpilneser king of Assyria,
and he carried them away, even the Reubenites, and the
Gadites, and the half tribe of Manasseh, and brought them unto
Halah, and Habor, and Hara, and to the river Gozan, unto this

13:006:001 The sons of Levi; Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.

13:006:002 And the sons of Kohath; Amram, Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel.

13:006:003 And the children of Amram; Aaron, and Moses, and Miriam. The
sons also of Aaron; Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.

13:006:004 Eleazar begat Phinehas, Phinehas begat Abishua,

13:006:005 And Abishua begat Bukki, and Bukki begat Uzzi,

13:006:006 And Uzzi begat Zerahiah, and Zerahiah begat Meraioth,

13:006:007 Meraioth begat Amariah, and Amariah begat Ahitub,

13:006:008 And Ahitub begat Zadok, and Zadok begat Ahimaaz,

13:006:009 And Ahimaaz begat Azariah, and Azariah begat Johanan,

13:006:010 And Johanan begat Azariah, (he it is that executed the
priest's office in the temple that Solomon built in

13:006:011 And Azariah begat Amariah, and Amariah begat Ahitub,

13:006:012 And Ahitub begat Zadok, and Zadok begat Shallum,

13:006:013 And Shallum begat Hilkiah, and Hilkiah begat Azariah,

13:006:014 And Azariah begat Seraiah, and Seraiah begat Jehozadak,

13:006:015 And Jehozadak went into captivity, when the LORD carried away
Judah and Jerusalem by the hand of Nebuchadnezzar.

13:006:016 The sons of Levi; Gershom, Kohath, and Merari.

13:006:017 And these be the names of the sons of Gershom; Libni, and

13:006:018 And the sons of Kohath were, Amram, and Izhar, and Hebron, and

13:006:019 The sons of Merari; Mahli, and Mushi. And these are the
families of the Levites according to their fathers.

13:006:020 Of Gershom; Libni his son, Jahath his son, Zimmah his son,

13:006:021 Joah his son, Iddo his son, Zerah his son, Jeaterai his son.

13:006:022 The sons of Kohath; Amminadab his son, Korah his son, Assir
his son,

13:006:023 Elkanah his son, and Ebiasaph his son, and Assir his son,

13:006:024 Tahath his son, Uriel his son, Uzziah his son, and Shaul his

13:006:025 And the sons of Elkanah; Amasai, and Ahimoth.

13:006:026 As for Elkanah: the sons of Elkanah; Zophai his son, and
Nahath his son,

13:006:027 Eliab his son, Jeroham his son, Elkanah his son.

13:006:028 And the sons of Samuel; the firstborn Vashni, and Abiah.

13:006:029 The sons of Merari; Mahli, Libni his son, Shimei his son, Uzza
his son,

13:006:030 Shimea his son, Haggiah his son, Asaiah his son.

13:006:031 And these are they whom David set over the service of song in
the house of the LORD, after that the ark had rest.

13:006:032 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.

13:006:033 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,

13:006:034 The son of Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Eliel, the
son of Toah,

13:006:035 The son of Zuph, the son of Elkanah, the son of Mahath, the
son of Amasai,

13:006:036 The son of Elkanah, the son of Joel, the son of Azariah, the
son of Zephaniah,

13:006:037 The son of Tahath, the son of Assir, the son of Ebiasaph, the
son of Korah,

13:006:038 The son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, the son
of Israel.

13:006:039 And his brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand, even Asaph
the son of Berachiah, the son of Shimea,

13:006:040 The son of Michael, the son of Baaseiah, the son of Malchiah,

13:006:041 The son of Ethni, the son of Zerah, the son of Adaiah,

13:006:042 The son of Ethan, the son of Zimmah, the son of Shimei,

13:006:043 The son of Jahath, the son of Gershom, the son of Levi.

13:006:044 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,

13:006:045 The son of Hashabiah, the son of Amaziah, the son of Hilkiah,

13:006:046 The son of Amzi, the son of Bani, the son of Shamer,

13:006:047 The son of Mahli, the son of Mushi, the son of Merari, the son
of Levi.

13:006:048 Their brethren also the Levites were appointed unto all manner
of service of the tabernacle of the house of God.

13:006:049 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

13:006:050 And these are the sons of Aaron; Eleazar his son, Phinehas his
son, Abishua his son,

13:006:051 Bukki his son, Uzzi his son, Zerahiah his son,

13:006:052 Meraioth his son, Amariah his son, Ahitub his son,

13:006:053 Zadok his son, Ahimaaz his son.

13:006:054 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.

13:006:055 And they gave them Hebron in the land of Judah, and the
suburbs thereof round about it.

13:006:056 But the fields of the city, and the villages thereof, they
gave to Caleb the son of Jephunneh.

13:006:057 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,

13:006:058 And Hilen with her suburbs, Debir with her suburbs,

13:006:059 And Ashan with her suburbs, and Bethshemesh with her suburbs:

13:006:060 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.

13:006:061 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.

13:006:062 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.

13:006:063 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.

13:006:064 And the children of Israel gave to the Levites these cities
with their suburbs.

13:006:065 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.

13:006:066 And the residue of the families of the sons of Kohath had
cities of their coasts out of the tribe of Ephraim.

13:006:067 And they gave unto them, of the cities of refuge, Shechem in
mount Ephraim with her suburbs; they gave also Gezer with her

13:006:068 And Jokmeam with her suburbs, and Bethhoron with her suburbs,

13:006:069 And Aijalon with her suburbs, and Gathrimmon with her suburbs:

13:006:070 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.

13:006:071 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:

13:006:072 And out of the tribe of Issachar; Kedesh with her suburbs,
Daberath with her suburbs,

13:006:073 And Ramoth with her suburbs, and Anem with her suburbs:

13:006:074 And out of the tribe of Asher; Mashal with her suburbs, and
Abdon with her suburbs,

13:006:075 And Hukok with her suburbs, and Rehob with her suburbs:

13:006:076 And out of the tribe of Naphtali; Kedesh in Galilee with her
suburbs, and Hammon with her suburbs, and Kirjathaim with her

13:006:077 Unto the rest of the children of Merari were given out of the
tribe of Zebulun, Rimmon with her suburbs, Tabor with her

13:006:078 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,

13:006:079 Kedemoth also with her suburbs, and Mephaath with her suburbs:

13:006:080 And out of the tribe of Gad; Ramoth in Gilead with her
suburbs, and Mahanaim with her suburbs,

13:006:081 And Heshbon with her suburbs, and Jazer with her suburbs.

13:007:001 Now the sons of Issachar were, Tola, and Puah, Jashub, and
Shimrom, four.

13:007:002 And the sons of Tola; Uzzi, and Rephaiah, and Jeriel, and
Jahmai, and Jibsam, and Shemuel, heads of their father's
house, to wit, of Tola: they were valiant men of might in
their generations; whose number was in the days of David two
and twenty thousand and six hundred.

13:007:003 And the sons of Uzzi; Izrahiah: and the sons of Izrahiah;
Michael, and Obadiah, and Joel, Ishiah, five: all of them
chief men.

13:007:004 And with them, by their generations, after the house of their
fathers, were bands of soldiers for war, six and thirty
thousand men: for they had many wives and sons.

13:007:005 And their brethren among all the families of Issachar were
valiant men of might, reckoned in all by their genealogies
fourscore and seven thousand.

13:007:006 The sons of Benjamin; Bela, and Becher, and Jediael, three.

13:007:007 And the sons of Bela; Ezbon, and Uzzi, and Uzziel, and
Jerimoth, and Iri, five; heads of the house of their fathers,
mighty men of valour; and were reckoned by their genealogies
twenty and two thousand and thirty and four.

13:007:008 And the sons of Becher; Zemira, and Joash, and Eliezer, and
Elioenai, and Omri, and Jerimoth, and Abiah, and Anathoth, and
Alameth. All these are the sons of Becher.

13:007:009 And the number of them, after their genealogy by their
generations, heads of the house of their fathers, mighty men
of valour, was twenty thousand and two hundred.

13:007:010 The sons also of Jediael; Bilhan: and the sons of Bilhan;
Jeush, and Benjamin, and Ehud, and Chenaanah, and Zethan, and
Tharshish, and Ahishahar.

13:007:011 All these the sons of Jediael, by the heads of their fathers,
mighty men of valour, were seventeen thousand and two hundred
soldiers, fit to go out for war and battle.

13:007:012 Shuppim also, and Huppim, the children of Ir, and Hushim, the
sons of Aher.

13:007:013 The sons of Naphtali; Jahziel, and Guni, and Jezer, and
Shallum, the sons of Bilhah.

13:007:014 The sons of Manasseh; Ashriel, whom she bare: (but his
concubine the Aramitess bare Machir the father of Gilead:

13:007:015 And Machir took to wife the sister of Huppim and Shuppim,
whose sister's name was Maachah;) and the name of the second
was Zelophehad: and Zelophehad had daughters.

13:007:016 And Maachah the wife of Machir bare a son, and she called his
name Peresh; and the name of his brother was Sheresh; and his
sons were Ulam and Rakem.

13:007:017 And the sons of Ulam; Bedan. These were the sons of Gilead,
the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh.

13:007:018 And his sister Hammoleketh bare Ishod, and Abiezer, and

13:007:019 And the sons of Shemidah were, Ahian, and Shechem, and Likhi,
and Aniam.

13:007:020 And the sons of Ephraim; Shuthelah, and Bered his son, and
Tahath his son, and Eladah his son, and Tahath his son,

13:007:021 And Zabad his son, and Shuthelah his son, and Ezer, and Elead,
whom the men of Gath that were born in that land slew, because
they came down to take away their cattle.

13:007:022 And Ephraim their father mourned many days, and his brethren
came to comfort him.

13:007:023 And when he went in to his wife, she conceived, and bare a
son, and he called his name Beriah, because it went evil with
his house.

13:007:024 (And his daughter was Sherah, who built Bethhoron the nether,
and the upper, and Uzzensherah.)

13:007:025 And Rephah was his son, also Resheph, and Telah his son, and
Tahan his son.

13:007:026 Laadan his son, Ammihud his son, Elishama his son.

13:007:027 Non his son, Jehoshuah his son.

13:007:028 And their possessions and habitations were, Bethel and the
towns thereof, and eastward Naaran, and westward Gezer, with
the towns thereof; Shechem also and the towns thereof, unto
Gaza and the towns thereof:

13:007:029 And by the borders of the children of Manasseh, Bethshean and
her towns, Taanach and her towns, Megiddo and her towns, Dor
and her towns. In these dwelt the children of Joseph the son
of Israel.

13:007:030 The sons of Asher; Imnah, and Isuah, and Ishuai, and Beriah,
and Serah their sister.

13:007:031 And the sons of Beriah; Heber, and Malchiel, who is the father
of Birzavith.

13:007:032 And Heber begat Japhlet, and Shomer, and Hotham, and Shua
their sister.

13:007:033 And the sons of Japhlet; Pasach, and Bimhal, and Ashvath.
These are the children of Japhlet.

13:007:034 And the sons of Shamer; Ahi, and Rohgah, Jehubbah, and Aram.

13:007:035 And the sons of his brother Helem; Zophah, and Imna, and
Shelesh, and Amal.

13:007:036 The sons of Zophah; Suah, and Harnepher, and Shual, and Beri,
and Imrah,

13:007:037 Bezer, and Hod, and Shamma, and Shilshah, and Ithran, and

13:007:038 And the sons of Jether; Jephunneh, and Pispah, and Ara.

13:007:039 And the sons of Ulla; Arah, and Haniel, and Rezia.

13:007:040 All these were the children of Asher, heads of their father's
house, choice and mighty men of valour, chief of the princes.
And the number throughout the genealogy of them that were apt
to the war and to battle was twenty and six thousand men.

13:008:001 Now Benjamin begat Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second, and
Aharah the third,

13:008:002 Nohah the fourth, and Rapha the fifth.

13:008:003 And the sons of Bela were, Addar, and Gera, and Abihud,

13:008:004 And Abishua, and Naaman, and Ahoah,

13:008:005 And Gera, and Shephuphan, and Huram.

13:008:006 And these are the sons of Ehud: these are the heads of the
fathers of the inhabitants of Geba, and they removed them to

13:008:007 And Naaman, and Ahiah, and Gera, he removed them, and begat
Uzza, and Ahihud.

13:008:008 And Shaharaim begat children in the country of Moab, after he
had sent them away; Hushim and Baara were his wives.

13:008:009 And he begat of Hodesh his wife, Jobab, and Zibia, and Mesha,
and Malcham,

13:008:010 And Jeuz, and Shachia, and Mirma. These were his sons, heads
of the fathers.

13:008:011 And of Hushim he begat Abitub, and Elpaal.

13:008:012 The sons of Elpaal; Eber, and Misham, and Shamed, who built
Ono, and Lod, with the towns thereof:

13:008:013 Beriah also, and Shema, who were heads of the fathers of the
inhabitants of Aijalon, who drove away the inhabitants of

13:008:014 And Ahio, Shashak, and Jeremoth,

13:008:015 And Zebadiah, and Arad, and Ader,

13:008:016 And Michael, and Ispah, and Joha, the sons of Beriah;

13:008:017 And Zebadiah, and Meshullam, and Hezeki, and Heber,

13:008:018 Ishmerai also, and Jezliah, and Jobab, the sons of Elpaal;

13:008:019 And Jakim, and Zichri, and Zabdi,

13:008:020 And Elienai, and Zilthai, and Eliel,

13:008:021 And Adaiah, and Beraiah, and Shimrath, the sons of Shimhi;

13:008:022 And Ishpan, and Heber, and Eliel,

13:008:023 And Abdon, and Zichri, and Hanan,

13:008:024 And Hananiah, and Elam, and Antothijah,

13:008:025 And Iphedeiah, and Penuel, the sons of Shashak;

13:008:026 And Shamsherai, and Shehariah, and Athaliah,

13:008:027 And Jaresiah, and Eliah, and Zichri, the sons of Jeroham.

13:008:028 These were heads of the fathers, by their generations, chief
men. These dwelt in Jerusalem.

13:008:029 And at Gibeon dwelt the father of Gibeon; whose wife's name
was Maachah:

13:008:030 And his firstborn son Abdon, and Zur, and Kish, and Baal, and

13:008:031 And Gedor, and Ahio, and Zacher.

13:008:032 And Mikloth begat Shimeah. And these also dwelt with their
brethren in Jerusalem, over against them.

13:008:033 And Ner begat Kish, and Kish begat Saul, and Saul begat
Jonathan, and Malchishua, and Abinadab, and Eshbaal.

13:008:034 And the son of Jonathan was Meribbaal; and Meribbaal begat

13:008:035 And the sons of Micah were, Pithon, and Melech, and Tarea, and

13:008:036 And Ahaz begat Jehoadah; and Jehoadah begat Alemeth, and
Azmaveth, and Zimri; and Zimri begat Moza,

13:008:037 And Moza begat Binea: Rapha was his son, Eleasah his son, Azel
his son:

13:008:038 And Azel had six sons, whose names are these, Azrikam,
Bocheru, and Ishmael, and Sheariah, and Obadiah, and Hanan.
All these were the sons of Azel.

13:008:039 And the sons of Eshek his brother were, Ulam his firstborn,
Jehush the second, and Eliphelet the third.

13:008:040 And the sons of Ulam were mighty men of valour, archers, and
had many sons, and sons' sons, an hundred and fifty. All these
are of the sons of Benjamin.

13:009:001 So all Israel were reckoned by genealogies; and, behold, they
were written in the book of the kings of Israel and Judah, who
were carried away to Babylon for their transgression.

13:009:002 Now the first inhabitants that dwelt in their possessions in
their cities were, the Israelites, the priests, Levites, and
the Nethinims.

13:009:003 And in Jerusalem dwelt of the children of Judah, and of the
children of Benjamin, and of the children of Ephraim, and

13:009:004 Uthai the son of Ammihud, the son of Omri, the son of Imri,
the son of Bani, of the children of Pharez the son of Judah.

13:009:005 And of the Shilonites; Asaiah the firstborn, and his sons.

13:009:006 And of the sons of Zerah; Jeuel, and their brethren, six
hundred and ninety.

13:009:007 And of the sons of Benjamin; Sallu the son of Meshullam, the
son of Hodaviah, the son of Hasenuah,

13:009:008 And Ibneiah the son of Jeroham, and Elah the son of Uzzi, the
son of Michri, and Meshullam the son of Shephathiah, the son
of Reuel, the son of Ibnijah;

13:009:009 And their brethren, according to their generations, nine
hundred and fifty and six. All these men were chief of the
fathers in the house of their fathers.

13:009:010 And of the priests; Jedaiah, and Jehoiarib, and Jachin,

13:009:011 And Azariah the son of Hilkiah, the son of Meshullam, the son
of Zadok, the son of Meraioth, the son of Ahitub, the ruler of
the house of God;

13:009:012 And Adaiah the son of Jeroham, the son of Pashur, the son of
Malchijah, and Maasiai the son of Adiel, the son of Jahzerah,
the son of Meshullam, the son of Meshillemith, the son of

13:009:013 And their brethren, heads of the house of their fathers, a
thousand and seven hundred and threescore; very able men for
the work of the service of the house of God.

13:009:014 And of the Levites; Shemaiah the son of Hasshub, the son of
Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, of the sons of Merari;

13:009:015 And Bakbakkar, Heresh, and Galal, and Mattaniah the son of
Micah, the son of Zichri, the son of Asaph;

13:009:016 And Obadiah the son of Shemaiah, the son of Galal, the son of
Jeduthun, and Berechiah the son of Asa, the son of Elkanah,
that dwelt in the villages of the Netophathites.

13:009:017 And the porters were, Shallum, and Akkub, and Talmon, and
Ahiman, and their brethren: Shallum was the chief;

13:009:018 Who hitherto waited in the king's gate eastward: they were
porters in the companies of the children of Levi.

13:009:019 And Shallum the son of Kore, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of
Korah, and his brethren, of the house of his father, the
Korahites, were over the work of the service, keepers of the
gates of the tabernacle: and their fathers, being over the
host of the LORD, were keepers of the entry.

13:009:020 And Phinehas the son of Eleazar was the ruler over them in
time past, and the LORD was with him.

13:009:021 And Zechariah the son of Meshelemiah was porter of the door of
the tabernacle of the congregation.

13:009:022 All these which were chosen to be porters in the gates were
two hundred and twelve. These were reckoned by their genealogy
in their villages, whom David and Samuel the seer did ordain
in their set office.

13:009:023 So they and their children had the oversight of the gates of
the house of the LORD, namely, the house of the tabernacle, by

13:009:024 In four quarters were the porters, toward the east, west,
north, and south.

13:009:025 And their brethren, which were in their villages, were to come
after seven days from time to time with them.

13:009:026 For these Levites, the four chief porters, were in their set
office, and were over the chambers and treasuries of the house
of God.

13:009:027 And they lodged round about the house of God, because the
charge was upon them, and the opening thereof every morning
pertained to them.

13:009:028 And certain of them had the charge of the ministering vessels,
that they should bring them in and out by tale.

13:009:029 Some of them also were appointed to oversee the vessels, and
all the instruments of the sanctuary, and the fine flour, and
the wine, and the oil, and the frankincense, and the spices.

13:009:030 And some of the sons of the priests made the ointment of the

13:009:031 And Mattithiah, one of the Levites, who was the firstborn of
Shallum the Korahite, had the set office over the things that
were made in the pans.

13:009:032 And other of their brethren, of the sons of the Kohathites,
were over the shewbread, to prepare it every sabbath.

13:009:033 And these are the singers, chief of the fathers of the
Levites, who remaining in the chambers were free: for they
were employed in that work day and night.

13:009:034 These chief fathers of the Levites were chief throughout their
generations; these dwelt at Jerusalem.

13:009:035 And in Gibeon dwelt the father of Gibeon, Jehiel, whose wife's
name was Maachah:

13:009:036 And his firstborn son Abdon, then Zur, and Kish, and Baal, and
Ner, and Nadab.

13:009:037 And Gedor, and Ahio, and Zechariah, and Mikloth.

13:009:038 And Mikloth begat Shimeam. And they also dwelt with their
brethren at Jerusalem, over against their brethren.

13:009:039 And Ner begat Kish; and Kish begat Saul; and Saul begat
Jonathan, and Malchishua, and Abinadab, and Eshbaal.

13:009:040 And the son of Jonathan was Meribbaal: and Meribbaal begat

13:009:041 And the sons of Micah were, Pithon, and Melech, and Tahrea,
and Ahaz.

13:009:042 And Ahaz begat Jarah; and Jarah begat Alemeth, and Azmaveth,
and Zimri; and Zimri begat Moza;

13:009:043 And Moza begat Binea; and Rephaiah his son, Eleasah his son,
Azel his son.

13:009:044 And Azel had six sons, whose names are these, Azrikam,
Bocheru, and Ishmael, and Sheariah, and Obadiah, and Hanan:
these were the sons of Azel.

13:010:001 Now the Philistines fought against Israel; and the men of
Israel fled from before the Philistines, and fell down slain
in mount Gilboa.

13:010:002 And the Philistines followed hard after Saul, and after his
sons; and the Philistines slew Jonathan, and Abinadab, and
Malchishua, the sons of Saul.

13:010:003 And the battle went sore against Saul, and the archers hit
him, and he was wounded of the archers.

13:010:004 Then said Saul to his armourbearer, Draw thy sword, and thrust
me through therewith; lest these uncircumcised come and abuse
me. But his armourbearer would not; for he was sore afraid. So
Saul took a sword, and fell upon it.

13:010:005 And when his armourbearer saw that Saul was dead, he fell
likewise on the sword, and died.

13:010:006 So Saul died, and his three sons, and all his house died

13:010:007 And when all the men of Israel that were in the valley saw
that they fled, and that Saul and his sons were dead, then
they forsook their cities, and fled: and the Philistines came
and dwelt in them.

13:010:008 And it came to pass on the morrow, when the Philistines came
to strip the slain, that they found Saul and his sons fallen
in mount Gilboa.

13:010:009 And when they had stripped him, they took his head, and his
armour, and sent into the land of the Philistines round about,
to carry tidings unto their idols, and to the people.

13:010:010 And they put his armour in the house of their gods, and
fastened his head in the temple of Dagon.

13:010:011 And when all Jabeshgilead heard all that the Philistines had
done to Saul,

13:010:012 They arose, all the valiant men, and took away the body of
Saul, and the bodies of his sons, and brought them to Jabesh,
and buried their bones under the oak in Jabesh, and fasted
seven days.

13:010:013 So Saul died for his transgression which he committed against
the LORD, even against the word of the LORD, which he kept
not, and also for asking counsel of one that had a familiar
spirit, to enquire of it;

13:010:014 And enquired not of the LORD: therefore he slew him, and
turned the kingdom unto David the son of Jesse.

13:011:001 Then all Israel gathered themselves to David unto Hebron,
saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh.

13:011:002 And moreover in time past, even when Saul was king, thou wast
he that leddest out and broughtest in Israel: and the LORD thy
God said unto thee, Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou
shalt be ruler over my people Israel.

13:011:003 Therefore came all the elders of Israel to the king to Hebron;
and David made a covenant with them in Hebron before the LORD;
and they anointed David king over Israel, according to the
word of the LORD by Samuel.

13:011:004 And David and all Israel went to Jerusalem, which is Jebus;
where the Jebusites were, the inhabitants of the land.

13:011:005 And the inhabitants of Jebus said to David, Thou shalt not
come hither. Nevertheless David took the castle of Zion, which
is the city of David.

13:011:006 And David said, Whosoever smiteth the Jebusites first shall be
chief and captain. So Joab the son of Zeruiah went first up,
and was chief.

13:011:007 And David dwelt in the castle; therefore they called it the
city of David.

13:011:008 And he built the city round about, even from Millo round
about: and Joab repaired the rest of the city.

13:011:009 So David waxed greater and greater: for the LORD of hosts was
with him.

13:011:010 These also are the chief of the mighty men whom David had, who
strengthened themselves with him in his kingdom, and with all
Israel, to make him king, according to the word of the LORD
concerning Israel.

13:011:011 And this is the number of the mighty men whom David had;
Jashobeam, an Hachmonite, the chief of the captains: he lifted
up his spear against three hundred slain by him at one time.

13:011:012 And after him was Eleazar the son of Dodo, the Ahohite, who
was one of the three mighties.

13:011:013 He was with David at Pasdammim, and there the Philistines were
gathered together to battle, where was a parcel of ground full
of barley; and the people fled from before the Philistines.

13:011:014 And they set themselves in the midst of that parcel, and
delivered it, and slew the Philistines; and the LORD saved
them by a great deliverance.

13:011:015 Now three of the thirty captains went down to the rock to
David, into the cave of Adullam; and the host of the
Philistines encamped in the valley of Rephaim.

13:011:016 And David was then in the hold, and the Philistines' garrison
was then at Bethlehem.

13:011:017 And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me drink of
the water of the well of Bethlehem, that is at the gate!

13:011:018 And the three brake through the host of the Philistines, and
drew water out of the well of Bethlehem, that was by the gate,
and took it, and brought it to David: but David would not
drink of it, but poured it out to the LORD.

13:011:019 And said, My God forbid it me, that I should do this thing:
shall I drink the blood of these men that have put their lives
in jeopardy? for with the jeopardy of their lives they brought
it. Therefore he would not drink it. These things did these
three mightiest.

13:011:020 And Abishai the brother of Joab, he was chief of the three:
for lifting up his spear against three hundred, he slew them,
and had a name among the three.

13:011:021 Of the three, he was more honourable than the two; for he was
their captain: howbeit he attained not to the first three.

13:011:022 Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man of
Kabzeel, who had done many acts; he slew two lionlike men of
Moab: also he went down and slew a lion in a pit in a snowy

13:011:023 And he slew an Egyptian, a man of great stature, five cubits
high; and in the Egyptian's hand was a spear like a weaver's
beam; and he went down to him with a staff, and plucked the
spear out of the Egyptian's hand, and slew him with his own

13:011:024 These things did Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and had the name
among the three mighties.

13:011:025 Behold, he was honourable among the thirty, but attained not
to the first three: and David set him over his guard.

13:011:026 Also the valiant men of the armies were, Asahel the brother of
Joab, Elhanan the son of Dodo of Bethlehem,

13:011:027 Shammoth the Harorite, Helez the Pelonite,

13:011:028 Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite, Abiezer the Antothite,

13:011:029 Sibbecai the Hushathite, Ilai the Ahohite,

13:011:030 Maharai the Netophathite, Heled the son of Baanah the

13:011:031 Ithai the son of Ribai of Gibeah, that pertained to the
children of Benjamin, Benaiah the Pirathonite,

13:011:032 Hurai of the brooks of Gaash, Abiel the Arbathite,

13:011:033 Azmaveth the Baharumite, Eliahba the Shaalbonite,

13:011:034 The sons of Hashem the Gizonite, Jonathan the son of Shage the

13:011:035 Ahiam the son of Sacar the Hararite, Eliphal the son of Ur,

13:011:036 Hepher the Mecherathite, Ahijah the Pelonite,

13:011:037 Hezro the Carmelite, Naarai the son of Ezbai,

13:011:038 Joel the brother of Nathan, Mibhar the son of Haggeri,

13:011:039 Zelek the Ammonite, Naharai the Berothite, the armourbearer of
Joab the son of Zeruiah,

13:011:040 Ira the Ithrite, Gareb the Ithrite,

13:011:041 Uriah the Hittite, Zabad the son of Ahlai,

13:011:042 Adina the son of Shiza the Reubenite, a captain of the
Reubenites, and thirty with him,

13:011:043 Hanan the son of Maachah, and Joshaphat the Mithnite,

13:011:044 Uzzia the Ashterathite, Shama and Jehiel the sons of Hothan
the Aroerite,

13:011:045 Jediael the son of Shimri, and Joha his brother, the Tizite,

13:011:046 Eliel the Mahavite, and Jeribai, and Joshaviah, the sons of
Elnaam, and Ithmah the Moabite,

13:011:047 Eliel, and Obed, and Jasiel the Mesobaite.

13:012:001 Now these are they that came to David to Ziklag, while he yet
kept himself close because of Saul the son of Kish: and they
were among the mighty men, helpers of the war.

13:012:002 They were armed with bows, and could use both the right hand
and the left in hurling stones and shooting arrows out of a
bow, even of Saul's brethren of Benjamin.

13:012:003 The chief was Ahiezer, then Joash, the sons of Shemaah the
Gibeathite; and Jeziel, and Pelet, the sons of Azmaveth; and
Berachah, and Jehu the Antothite.

13:012:004 And Ismaiah the Gibeonite, a mighty man among the thirty, and
over the thirty; and Jeremiah, and Jahaziel, and Johanan, and
Josabad the Gederathite,

13:012:005 Eluzai, and Jerimoth, and Bealiah, and Shemariah, and
Shephatiah the Haruphite,

13:012:006 Elkanah, and Jesiah, and Azareel, and Joezer, and Jashobeam,
the Korhites,

13:012:007 And Joelah, and Zebadiah, the sons of Jeroham of Gedor.

13:012:008 And of the Gadites there separated themselves unto David into
the hold to the wilderness men of might, and men of war fit
for the battle, that could handle shield and buckler, whose
faces were like the faces of lions, and were as swift as the
roes upon the mountains;

13:012:009 Ezer the first, Obadiah the second, Eliab the third,

13:012:010 Mishmannah the fourth, Jeremiah the fifth,

13:012:011 Attai the sixth, Eliel the seventh,

13:012:012 Johanan the eighth, Elzabad the ninth,

13:012:013 Jeremiah the tenth, Machbanai the eleventh.

13:012:014 These were of the sons of Gad, captains of the host: one of
the least was over an hundred, and the greatest over a

13:012:015 These are they that went over Jordan in the first month, when
it had overflown all his banks; and they put to flight all
them of the valleys, both toward the east, and toward the

13:012:016 And there came of the children of Benjamin and Judah to the
hold unto David.

13:012:017 And David went out to meet them, and answered and said unto
them, If ye be come peaceably unto me to help me, mine heart
shall be knit unto you: but if ye be come to betray me to mine
enemies, seeing there is no wrong in mine hands, the God of
our fathers look thereon, and rebuke it.

13:012:018 Then the spirit came upon Amasai, who was chief of the
captains, and he said, Thine are we, David, and on thy side,
thou son of Jesse: peace, peace be unto thee, and peace be to
thine helpers; for thy God helpeth thee. Then David received
them, and made them captains of the band.

13:012:019 And there fell some of Manasseh to David, when he came with
the Philistines against Saul to battle: but they helped them
not: for the lords of the Philistines upon advisement sent him
away, saying, He will fall to his master Saul to the jeopardy
of our heads.

13:012:020 As he went to Ziklag, there fell to him of Manasseh, Adnah,
and Jozabad, and Jediael, and Michael, and Jozabad, and Elihu,
and Zilthai, captains of the thousands that were of Manasseh.

13:012:021 And they helped David against the band of the rovers: for they
were all mighty men of valour, and were captains in the host.

13:012:022 For at that time day by day there came to David to help him,
until it was a great host, like the host of God.

13:012:023 And these are the numbers of the bands that were ready armed
to the war, and came to David to Hebron, to turn the kingdom
of Saul to him, according to the word of the LORD.

13:012:024 The children of Judah that bare shield and spear were six
thousand and eight hundred, ready armed to the war.

13:012:025 Of the children of Simeon, mighty men of valour for the war,
seven thousand and one hundred.

13:012:026 Of the children of Levi four thousand and six hundred.

13:012:027 And Jehoiada was the leader of the Aaronites, and with him
were three thousand and seven hundred;

13:012:028 And Zadok, a young man mighty of valour, and of his father's
house twenty and two captains.

13:012:029 And of the children of Benjamin, the kindred of Saul, three
thousand: for hitherto the greatest part of them had kept the
ward of the house of Saul.

13:012:030 And of the children of Ephraim twenty thousand and eight
hundred, mighty men of valour, famous throughout the house of
their fathers.

13:012:031 And of the half tribe of Manasseh eighteen thousand, which
were expressed by name, to come and make David king.

13:012:032 And of the children of Issachar, which were men that had
understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do;
the heads of them were two hundred; and all their brethren
were at their commandment.

13:012:033 Of Zebulun, such as went forth to battle, expert in war, with
all instruments of war, fifty thousand, which could keep rank:
they were not of double heart.

13:012:034 And of Naphtali a thousand captains, and with them with shield
and spear thirty and seven thousand.

13:012:035 And of the Danites expert in war twenty and eight thousand and
six hundred.

13:012:036 And of Asher, such as went forth to battle, expert in war,
forty thousand.

13:012:037 And on the other side of Jordan, of the Reubenites, and the
Gadites, and of the half tribe of Manasseh, with all manner of
instruments of war for the battle, an hundred and twenty

13:012:038 All these men of war, that could keep rank, came with a
perfect heart to Hebron, to make David king over all Israel:
and all the rest also of Israel were of one heart to make
David king.

13:012:039 And there they were with David three days, eating and
drinking: for their brethren had prepared for them.

13:012:040 Moreover they that were nigh them, even unto Issachar and
Zebulun and Naphtali, brought bread on asses, and on camels,
and on mules, and on oxen, and meat, meal, cakes of figs, and
bunches of raisins, and wine, and oil, and oxen, and sheep
abundantly: for there was joy in Israel.

13:013:001 And David consulted with the captains of thousands and
hundreds, and with every leader.

13:013:002 And David said unto all the congregation of Israel, If it seem
good unto you, and that it be of the LORD our God, let us send
abroad unto our brethren every where, that are left in all the
land of Israel, and with them also to the priests and Levites
which are in their cities and suburbs, that they may gather
themselves unto us:

13:013:003 And let us bring again the ark of our God to us: for we
enquired not at it in the days of Saul.

13:013:004 And all the congregation said that they would do so: for the
thing was right in the eyes of all the people.

13:013:005 So David gathered all Israel together, from Shihor of Egypt
even unto the entering of Hemath, to bring the ark of God from

13:013:006 And David went up, and all Israel, to Baalah, that is, to
Kirjathjearim, which belonged to Judah, to bring up thence the
ark of God the LORD, that dwelleth between the cherubims,
whose name is called on it.

13:013:007 And they carried the ark of God in a new cart out of the house
of Abinadab: and Uzza and Ahio drave the cart.

13:013:008 And David and all Israel played before God with all their
might, and with singing, and with harps, and with psalteries,
and with timbrels, and with cymbals, and with trumpets.

13:013:009 And when they came unto the threshingfloor of Chidon, Uzza put
forth his hand to hold the ark; for the oxen stumbled.

13:013:010 And the anger of the LORD was kindled against Uzza, and he
smote him, because he put his hand to the ark: and there he
died before God.

13:013:011 And David was displeased, because the LORD had made a breach
upon Uzza: wherefore that place is called Perezuzza to this

13:013:012 And David was afraid of God that day, saying, How shall I
bring the ark of God home to me?

13:013:013 So David brought not the ark home to himself to the city of
David, but carried it aside into the house of Obededom the

13:013:014 And the ark of God remained with the family of Obededom in his
house three months. And the LORD blessed the house of
Obededom, and all that he had.

13:014:001 Now Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and timber of
cedars, with masons and carpenters, to build him an house.

13:014:002 And David perceived that the LORD had confirmed him king over
Israel, for his kingdom was lifted up on high, because of his
people Israel.

13:014:003 And David took more wives at Jerusalem: and David begat more
sons and daughters.

13:014:004 Now these are the names of his children which he had in
Jerusalem; Shammua, and Shobab, Nathan, and Solomon,

13:014:005 And Ibhar, and Elishua, and Elpalet,

13:014:006 And Nogah, and Nepheg, and Japhia,

13:014:007 And Elishama, and Beeliada, and Eliphalet.

13:014:008 And when the Philistines heard that David was anointed king
over all Israel, all the Philistines went up to seek David.
And David heard of it, and went out against them.

13:014:009 And the Philistines came and spread themselves in the valley
of Rephaim.

13:014:010 And David enquired of God, saying, Shall I go up against the
Philistines? And wilt thou deliver them into mine hand? And
the LORD said unto him, Go up; for I will deliver them into
thine hand.

13:014:011 So they came up to Baalperazim; and David smote them there.
Then David said, God hath broken in upon mine enemies by mine
hand like the breaking forth of waters: therefore they called
the name of that place Baalperazim.

13:014:012 And when they had left their gods there, David gave a
commandment, and they were burned with fire.

13:014:013 And the Philistines yet again spread themselves abroad in the

13:014:014 Therefore David enquired again of God; and God said unto him,
Go not up after them; turn away from them, and come upon them
over against the mulberry trees.

13:014:015 And it shall be, when thou shalt hear a sound of going in the
tops of the mulberry trees, that then thou shalt go out to
battle: for God is gone forth before thee to smite the host of
the Philistines.

13:014:016 David therefore did as God commanded him: and they smote the
host of the Philistines from Gibeon even to Gazer.

13:014:017 And the fame of David went out into all lands; and the LORD
brought the fear of him upon all nations.

13:015:001 And David made him houses in the city of David, and prepared a
place for the ark of God, and pitched for it a tent.

13:015:002 Then David said, None ought to carry the ark of God but the
Levites: for them hath the LORD chosen to carry the ark of
God, and to minister unto him for ever.

13:015:003 And David gathered all Israel together to Jerusalem, to bring
up the ark of the LORD unto his place, which he had prepared
for it.

13:015:004 And David assembled the children of Aaron, and the Levites:

13:015:005 Of the sons of Kohath; Uriel the chief, and his brethren an
hundred and twenty:

13:015:006 Of the sons of Merari; Asaiah the chief, and his brethren two
hundred and twenty:

13:015:007 Of the sons of Gershom; Joel the chief and his brethren an
hundred and thirty:

13:015:008 Of the sons of Elizaphan; Shemaiah the chief, and his brethren
two hundred:

13:015:009 Of the sons of Hebron; Eliel the chief, and his brethren

13:015:010 Of the sons of Uzziel; Amminadab the chief, and his brethren
an hundred and twelve.

13:015:011 And David called for Zadok and Abiathar the priests, and for
the Levites, for Uriel, Asaiah, and Joel, Shemaiah, and Eliel,
and Amminadab,

13:015:012 And said unto them, Ye are the chief of the fathers of the
Levites: sanctify yourselves, both ye and your brethren, that
ye may bring up the ark of the LORD God of Israel unto the
place that I have prepared for it.

13:015:013 For because ye did it not at the first, the LORD our God made
a breach upon us, for that we sought him not after the due

13:015:014 So the priests and the Levites sanctified themselves to bring
up the ark of the LORD God of Israel.

13:015:015 And the children of the Levites bare the ark of God upon their
shoulders with the staves thereon, as Moses commanded
according to the word of the LORD.

13:015:016 And David spake to the chief of the Levites to appoint their
brethren to be the singers with instruments of musick,
psalteries and harps and cymbals, sounding, by lifting up the
voice with joy.

13:015:017 So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel; and of his
brethren, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and of the sons of
Merari their brethren, Ethan the son of Kushaiah;

13:015:018 And with them their brethren of the second degree, Zechariah,
Ben, and Jaaziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni,
Eliab, and Benaiah, and Maaseiah, and Mattithiah, and
Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obededom, and Jeiel, the porters.

13:015:019 So the singers, Heman, Asaph, and Ethan, were appointed to
sound with cymbals of brass;

13:015:020 And Zechariah, and Aziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and
Unni, and Eliab, and Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with psalteries on

13:015:021 And Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obededom, and
Jeiel, and Azaziah, with harps on the Sheminith to excel.

13:015:022 And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was for song: he
instructed about the song, because he was skilful.

13:015:023 And Berechiah and Elkanah were doorkeepers for the ark.

13:015:024 And Shebaniah, and Jehoshaphat, and Nethaneel, and Amasai, and
Zechariah, and Benaiah, and Eliezer, the priests, did blow
with the trumpets before the ark of God: and Obededom and
Jehiah were doorkeepers for the ark.

13:015:025 So David, and the elders of Israel, and the captains over
thousands, went to bring up the ark of the covenant of the
LORD out of the house of Obededom with joy.

13:015:026 And it came to pass, when God helped the Levites that bare the
ark of the covenant of the LORD, that they offered seven
bullocks and seven rams.

13:015:027 And David was clothed with a robe of fine linen, and all the
Levites that bare the ark, and the singers, and Chenaniah the
master of the song with the singers: David also had upon him
an ephod of linen.

13:015:028 Thus all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of the LORD
with shouting, and with sound of the cornet, and with
trumpets, and with cymbals, making a noise with psalteries and

13:015:029 And it came to pass, as the ark of the covenant of the LORD
came to the city of David, that Michal, the daughter of Saul
looking out at a window saw king David dancing and playing:
and she despised him in her heart.

13:016:001 So they brought the ark of God, and set it in the midst of the
tent that David had pitched for it: and they offered burnt
sacrifices and peace offerings before God.

13:016:002 And when David had made an end of offering the burnt offerings
and the peace offerings, he blessed the people in the name of
the LORD.

13:016:003 And he dealt to every one of Israel, both man and woman, to
every one a loaf of bread, and a good piece of flesh, and a
flagon of wine.

13:016:004 And he appointed certain of the Levites to minister before the
ark of the LORD, and to record, and to thank and praise the
LORD God of Israel:

13:016:005 Asaph the chief, and next to him Zechariah, Jeiel, and
Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Mattithiah, and Eliab, and
Benaiah, and Obededom: and Jeiel with psalteries and with
harps; but Asaph made a sound with cymbals;

13:016:006 Benaiah also and Jahaziel the priests with trumpets
continually before the ark of the covenant of God.

13:016:007 Then on that day David delivered first this psalm to thank the
LORD into the hand of Asaph and his brethren.

13:016:008 Give thanks unto the LORD, call upon his name, make known his
deeds among the people.

13:016:009 Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him, talk ye of all his
wondrous works.

13:016:010 Glory ye in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that
seek the LORD.

13:016:011 Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually.

13:016:012 Remember his marvellous works that he hath done, his wonders,
and the judgments of his mouth;

13:016:013 O ye seed of Israel his servant, ye children of Jacob, his
chosen ones.

13:016:014 He is the LORD our God; his judgments are in all the earth.

13:016:015 Be ye mindful always of his covenant; the word which he
commanded to a thousand generations;

13:016:016 Even of the covenant which he made with Abraham, and of his
oath unto Isaac;

13:016:017 And hath confirmed the same to Jacob for a law, and to Israel
for an everlasting covenant,

13:016:018 Saying, Unto thee will I give the land of Canaan, the lot of
your inheritance;

13:016:019 When ye were but few, even a few, and strangers in it.

13:016:020 And when they went from nation to nation, and from one kingdom
to another people;

13:016:021 He suffered no man to do them wrong: yea, he reproved kings
for their sakes,

13:016:022 Saying, Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm.

13:016:023 Sing unto the LORD, all the earth; shew forth from day to day
his salvation.

13:016:024 Declare his glory among the heathen; his marvellous works
among all nations.

13:016:025 For great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised: he also is
to be feared above all gods.

13:016:026 For all the gods of the people are idols: but the LORD made
the heavens.

13:016:027 Glory and honour are in his presence; strength and gladness
are in his place.

13:016:028 Give unto the LORD, ye kindreds of the people, give unto the
LORD glory and strength.

13:016:029 Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name: bring an
offering, and come before him: worship the LORD in the beauty
of holiness.

13:016:030 Fear before him, all the earth: the world also shall be
stable, that it be not moved.

13:016:031 Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice: and let
men say among the nations, The LORD reigneth.

13:016:032 Let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof: let the fields
rejoice, and all that is therein.

13:016:033 Then shall the trees of the wood sing out at the presence of
the LORD, because he cometh to judge the earth.

13:016:034 O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good; for his mercy
endureth for ever.

13:016:035 And say ye, Save us, O God of our salvation, and gather us
together, and deliver us from the heathen, that we may give
thanks to thy holy name, and glory in thy praise.

13:016:036 Blessed be the LORD God of Israel for ever and ever. And all
the people said, Amen, and praised the LORD.

13:016:037 So he left there before the ark of the covenant of the LORD
Asaph and his brethren, to minister before the ark
continually, as every day's work required:

13:016:038 And Obededom with their brethren, threescore and eight;
Obededom also the son of Jeduthun and Hosah to be porters:

13:016:039 And Zadok the priest, and his brethren the priests, before the
tabernacle of the LORD in the high place that was at Gibeon,

13:016:040 To offer burnt offerings unto the LORD upon the altar of the
burnt offering continually morning and evening, and to do
according to all that is written in the law of the LORD, which
he commanded Israel;

13:016:041 And with them Heman and Jeduthun, and the rest that were
chosen, who were expressed by name, to give thanks to the
LORD, because his mercy endureth for ever;

13:016:042 And with them Heman and Jeduthun with trumpets and cymbals for
those that should make a sound, and with musical instruments
of God. And the sons of Jeduthun were porters.

13:016:043 And all the people departed every man to his house: and David
returned to bless his house.

13:017:001 Now it came to pass, as David sat in his house, that David
said to Nathan the prophet, Lo, I dwell in an house of cedars,
but the ark of the covenant of the LORD remaineth under

13:017:002 Then Nathan said unto David, Do all that is in thine heart;
for God is with thee.

13:017:003 And it came to pass the same night, that the word of God came
to Nathan, saying,

13:017:004 Go and tell David my servant, Thus saith the LORD, Thou shalt
not build me an house to dwell in:

13:017:005 For I have not dwelt in an house since the day that I brought
up Israel unto this day; but have gone from tent to tent, and
from one tabernacle to another.

13:017:006 Wheresoever I have walked with all Israel, spake I a word to
any of the judges of Israel, whom I commanded to feed my
people, saying, Why have ye not built me an house of cedars?

13:017:007 Now therefore thus shalt thou say unto my servant David, Thus
saith the LORD of hosts, I took thee from the sheepcote, even
from following the sheep, that thou shouldest be ruler over my
people Israel:

13:017:008 And I have been with thee whithersoever thou hast walked, and
have cut off all thine enemies from before thee, and have made
thee a name like the name of the great men that are in the

13:017:009 Also I will ordain a place for my people Israel, and will
plant them, and they shall dwell in their place, and shall be
moved no more; neither shall the children of wickedness waste
them any more, as at the beginning,

13:017:010 And since the time that I commanded judges to be over my
people Israel. Moreover I will subdue all thine enemies.
Furthermore I tell thee that the LORD will build thee an

13:017:011 And it shall come to pass, when thy days be expired that thou
must go to be with thy fathers, that I will raise up thy seed
after thee, which shall be of thy sons; and I will establish
his kingdom.

13:017:012 He shall build me an house, and I will stablish his throne for

13:017:013 I will be his father, and he shall be my son: and I will not
take my mercy away from him, as I took it from him that was
before thee:

13:017:014 But I will settle him in mine house and in my kingdom for
ever: and his throne shall be established for evermore.

13:017:015 According to all these words, and according to all this
vision, so did Nathan speak unto David.

13:017:016 And David the king came and sat before the LORD, and said, Who
am I, O LORD God, and what is mine house, that thou hast
brought me hitherto?

13:017:017 And yet this was a small thing in thine eyes, O God; for thou
hast also spoken of thy servant's house for a great while to
come, and hast regarded me according to the estate of a man of
high degree, O LORD God.

13:017:018 What can David speak more to thee for the honour of thy
servant? for thou knowest thy servant.

13:017:019 O LORD, for thy servant's sake, and according to thine own
heart, hast thou done all this greatness, in making known all
these great things.

13:017:020 O LORD, there is none like thee, neither is there any God
beside thee, according to all that we have heard with our

13:017:021 And what one nation in the earth is like thy people Israel,
whom God went to redeem to be his own people, to make thee a
name of greatness and terribleness, by driving out nations
from before thy people whom thou hast redeemed out of Egypt?

13:017:022 For thy people Israel didst thou make thine own people for
ever; and thou, LORD, becamest their God.

13:017:023 Therefore now, LORD, let the thing that thou hast spoken
concerning thy servant and concerning his house be established
for ever, and do as thou hast said.

13:017:024 Let it even be established, that thy name may be magnified for
ever, saying, The LORD of hosts is the God of Israel, even a
God to Israel: and let the house of David thy servant be
established before thee.

13:017:025 For thou, O my God, hast told thy servant that thou wilt build
him an house: therefore thy servant hath found in his heart to
pray before thee.

13:017:026 And now, LORD, thou art God, and hast promised this goodness
unto thy servant:

13:017:027 Now therefore let it please thee to bless the house of thy
servant, that it may be before thee for ever: for thou
blessest, O LORD, and it shall be blessed for ever.

13:018:001 Now after this it came to pass, that David smote the
Philistines, and subdued them, and took Gath and her towns out
of the hand of the Philistines.

13:018:002 And he smote Moab; and the Moabites became David's servants,
and brought gifts.

13:018:003 And David smote Hadarezer king of Zobah unto Hamath, as he
went to stablish his dominion by the river Euphrates.

13:018:004 And David took from him a thousand chariots, and seven
thousand horsemen, and twenty thousand footmen: David also
houghed all the chariot horses, but reserved of them an
hundred chariots.

13:018:005 And when the Syrians of Damascus came to help Hadarezer king
of Zobah, David slew of the Syrians two and twenty thousand

13:018:006 Then David put garrisons in Syriadamascus; and the Syrians
became David's servants, and brought gifts. Thus the LORD
preserved David whithersoever he went.

13:018:007 And David took the shields of gold that were on the servants
of Hadarezer, and brought them to Jerusalem.

13:018:008 Likewise from Tibhath, and from Chun, cities of Hadarezer,
brought David very much brass, wherewith Solomon made the
brasen sea, and the pillars, and the vessels of brass.

13:018:009 Now when Tou king of Hamath heard how David had smitten all
the host of Hadarezer king of Zobah;

13:018:010 He sent Hadoram his son to king David, to enquire of his
welfare, and to congratulate him, because he had fought
against Hadarezer, and smitten him; (for Hadarezer had war


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