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¶ NOW Benjamin begat Bela his first-born, Akbar the second, Ashcol the third,
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Gera the fourth, Naaman the fifth,
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Ahai the sixth, Arosh the seventh,
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Mathim the eighth, Hasim the ninth,
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And Adar the tenth.
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And the sons of Bela were Abdo, Gerah and Abihud,
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Abishua, Naaman, and Ahiah,
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And Saphim, Hupham, and Ahiram.
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And these are the sons of Abihud;
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These are the heads of their fathers by their families, and they were carried captive to the plain of Naaman.
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And he begat of his wife Harash, Hobab,
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Zebiah, and Malcom, and Manasseh, Seriah, Jarmanah, and Zebaz;
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These were his sons, heads of the fathers.
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And Mahshim begat Hobat and Elipaleg.
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The sons of Elipaleg: Eber, Mishlam, and Shamer,
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Who built Eio and Lod, with the hamlets thereof;
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And he became the chief of the fathers over the inhabitants of Gath;
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And Shishak and Jeremoth,
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And Zebadiah, Azor, and Adai,
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And Mancel, Anshephi, Ebron, and Zabdai,
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And Henani, Henaniah, Aulam, Anatoth, Peraiah,
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Phael, and the children of Shishak, and Shimirah.
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These were the heads of the fathers, by their generations;
these were the men who dwelt in Jerusalem at first.
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And in Gibeon dwelt the father of Gibeon, whose wife’s name was Maachah,
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And his first-born son Abron, also Kish, Bela, and Nadab,
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And Good, Ahib, Ezabar, and Mikloth.
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And Mikloth begat Maa.
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And these also dwelt with their brethren in Jerusalem, opposite them.
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And Mir begat Kish, and Kish begat Saul, and Saul begat Jonathan, Malchishua, Jashui, and Ashbashul.
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And the son of Jonathan was crippled in his feet, and Jashui had a son whose name was Merib-baal, and Merib-baal begat Micah.
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And the sons of Micah were Pithon, Melech, Tarea, Ahor, and Aran.
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And Ahor begat Jehoiadah;
and Jehoiadah begat Alemoth, Azmaveth, and Zimri;
and Zimri begat Moza,
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¶ And Moza begat Canaaniah, and Canaaniah begat Zopa, Elasah his son, and Azel his son.
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And Azel had six sons, whose names are these: Azri his first-born, Kim his second, Ishmael his third,
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And Sheadiah, Obadiah, and Hanan.
All these were the sons of Azel.
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And the sons of Eshek his brother were Ulam the first-born, Jehush the second, and Eliphelet the third.
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And the sons of Ulam were mighty men of valour, archers,
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And they instructed their sons and their sons’ sons,
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One hundred and fifty.
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All these are of the tribe of the sons of Benjamin.