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1 Chronicles 6

1 The sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.
2 The sons of Kohath: Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel.
3 The children of Amram: Aaron, Moses, and Miriam. The sons of Aaron: Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.
4 Eleazar begot Phinehas, and Phinehas begot Abishua,
5 Abishua begot Bukki, and Bukki begot Uzzi,
6 Uzzi begot Zerahiah, and Zerahiah begot Meraioth,
7 Meraioth begot Amariah, and Amariah begot Ahitub,
8 Ahitub begot Zadok, and Zadok begot Ahimaaz,
9 Ahimaaz begot Azariah, and Azariah begot Johanan,
10 Johanan begot Azariah (it was he who served as priest in the house that Solomon built in Jerusalem),
11 Azariah begot Amariah, and Amariah begot Ahitub,
12 Ahitub begot Zadok, and Zadok begot Shallum,
13 Shallum begot Hilkiah, and Hilkiah begot Azariah,
14 Azariah begot Seraiah, and Seraiah begot Jehozadak.
15 Jehozadak went into captivity when Jehovah carried Judah and Jerusalem into captivity by the hand of Nebuchadnezzar.
16 The sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.
17 These are the names of the sons of Gershon: Libni and Shimei.
18 The sons of Kohath: Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel.
19 The sons of Merari: Mahli and Mushi. These are the families of the Levites according to their fathers.
20 Of Gershon: Libni his son, Jahath his son, Zimmah his son,
21 Joah his son, Iddo his son, Zerah his son, and Jeatherai his son.
22 The sons of Kohath: Amminadab his son, Korah his son, Assir his son,
23 Elkanah his son, Ebiasaph his son, Assir his son,
24 Tahath his son, Uriel his son, Uzziah his son, and Shaul his son.
25 The sons of Elkanah: Amasai and Ahimoth.
26 Elkanah, the sons of Elkanah: Zophai his son, Nahath his son,
27 Eliab his son, Jeroham his son, and Elkanah his son.
28 The sons of Samuel: Vashni the firstborn, and Abijah.
29 The sons of Merari: Mahli, Libni his son, Shimei his son, Uzzah his son,
30 Shimea his son, Haggiah his son, and Asaiah his son.
31 Now these are the ones whom David appointed over the service of song in the house of Jehovah, after the ark was in its resting place.
32 They were serving with song before the dwelling place of the tent of meeting, until Solomon had built the house of Jehovah in Jerusalem, and they attended to their service according to the ordinance.
33 And these are the ones who attended with their sons; of the sons of the Kohathites: Heman the singer, the son of Joel, the son of Samuel,
34 the son of Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Eliel, the son of Toah,
35 the son of Zuph, the son of Elkanah, the son of Mahath, the son of Amasai,
36 the son of Elkanah, the son of Joel, the son of Azariah, the son of Zephaniah,
37 the son of Tahath, the son of Assir, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah,
38 the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, the son of Israel.
39 And his brother Asaph, who stood at his right hand: Asaph the son of Berachiah, the son of Shimea,
40 the son of Michael, the son of Baaseiah, the son of Malchijah,
41 the son of Ethni, the son of Zerah, the son of Adaiah,
42 the son of Ethan, the son of Zimmah, the son of Shimei,
43 the son of Jahath, the son of Gershom, the son of Levi.
44 Their brethren, the sons of Merari, on the left hand: Ethan the son of Kishi, the son of Abdi, the son of Malluch,
45 the son of Hashabiah, the son of Amaziah, the son of Hilkiah,
46 the son of Amzi, the son of Bani, the son of Shemer,
47 the son of Mahli, the son of Mushi, the son of Merari, the son of Levi.
48 And their brethren, the Levites, were appointed to all the service of the tabernacle of the house of God.
49 But Aaron and his sons were offering sacrifices with smoke upon the altar of burnt offering and upon the altar of incense, all the service of the Holy of Holies, to make atonement for Israel, according to all that Moses the servant of God had commanded.
50 These are the sons of Aaron: Eleazar his son, Phinehas his son, Abishua his son,
51 Bukki his son, Uzzi his son, Zerahiah his son,
52 Meraioth his son, Amariah his son, Ahitub his son,
53 Zadok his son, and Ahimaaz his son.
54 These were their dwelling places throughout their encampments in their territory, for they were given by lot to the sons of Aaron, of the family of the Kohathites:
55 They gave them Hebron in the land of Judah, with its surrounding common lands.
56 But the fields of the city and its villages they gave to Caleb the son of Jephunneh.
57 And to the sons of Aaron they gave cities of refuge: Hebron, also Libnah with its common lands, Jattir, Eshtemoa with its common lands,
58 Hilen with its common lands, Debir with its common lands,
59 Ashan with its common lands, and Beth Shemesh with its common lands.
60 And from the tribe of Benjamin: Geba with its common lands, Alemeth with its common lands, and Anathoth with its common lands. All their cities among their families; thirteen.
61 To the rest of the family of the tribe of the Kohathites they gave by lot ten cities from the half-tribe of Manasseh.
62 And to the sons of Gershon, throughout their families, they gave thirteen cities from the tribe of Issachar, from the tribe of Asher, from the tribe of Naphtali, and from the tribe of Manasseh in Bashan.
63 To the sons of Merari, throughout their families, they gave twelve cities from the tribe of Reuben, from the tribe of Gad, and from the tribe of Zebulun.
64 The sons of Israel gave these cities with their common lands to the Levites.
65 And they gave by lot from the tribe of the children of Judah, from the tribe of the children of Simeon, and from the tribe of the children of Benjamin these cities which are called by their names.
66 And some of the families of the sons of Kohath were given cities as their territory from the tribe of Ephraim.
67 And they gave them cities of refuge: Shechem with its common lands in the mountains of Ephraim, Gezer with its common lands,
68 Jokmeam with its common lands, Beth Horon with its common lands,
69 Aijalon with its common lands, and Gath Rimmon with its common lands.
70 And from the half-tribe of Manasseh: Aner with its common lands and Bileam with its common lands, for the families of the rest of the sons of Kohath.
71 To the sons of Gershon from the family of the half-tribe of Manasseh: Golan in Bashan with its common lands and Ashtaroth with its common lands.
72 And from the tribe of Issachar: Kedesh with its common lands, Daberath with its common lands,
73 Ramoth with its common lands, and Anem with its common lands.
74 And from the tribe of Asher: Mashal with its common lands, Abdon with its common lands,
75 Hukok with its common lands, and Rehob with its common lands.
76 And from the tribe of Naphtali: Kedesh in Galilee with its common lands, Hammon with its common lands, and Kirjathaim with its common lands.
77 To the rest of the sons of Merari from the tribe of Zebulun: Rimmon with its common lands and Tabor with its common lands.
78 And on the other side of the Jordan, across from Jericho, on the east side of the Jordan, from the tribe of Reuben: Bezer in the wilderness with its common lands, Jahzah with its common lands,
79 Kedemoth with its common lands, and Mephaath with its common lands.
80 And from the tribe of Gad: Ramoth in Gilead with its common lands, Mahanaim with its common lands,
81 Heshbon with its common lands, and Jazer with its common lands.
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