The Descendants of Levi
1The sons of Levi; Gershon, Kohath, and Mera´ri. 2And the sons of Kohath; Amram, Izhar, and Hebron, and Uz´zi-el. 3And the children of Amram; Aaron, and Moses, and Miriam. The sons also of Aaron; Nadab and Abi´hu, Ele-a´zar and Ith´amar. 4Ele-a´zar begat Phin´ehas, Phin´ehas begat Abishu´a, 5and Abishu´a begat Bukki, and Bukki begat Uzzi, 6and Uzzi begat Zerahi´ah, and Zerahi´ah begat Merai´oth, 7Merai´oth begat Amari´ah, and Amari´ah begat Ahi´tub, 8and Ahi´tub begat Zadok, and Zadok begat Ahim´a-az, 9and Ahim´a-az begat Azari´ah, and Azari´ah begat Jo´hanan, 10and Jo´hanan begat Azari´ah; (he it is that executed the priest's office in the temple that Solomon built in Jerusalem:) 11and Azari´ah begat Amari´ah, and Amari´ah begat Ahi´tub, 12and Ahi´tub begat Zadok, and Zadok begat Shallum, 13and Shallum begat Hilki´ah, and Hilki´ah begat Azari´ah, 14And Azari´ah begat Serai´ah, and Serai´ah begat Jehoz´adak, 15and Jehoz´adak went into captivity, when the Lord carried away Judah and Jerusalem by the hand of Nebuchadnez´zar.
16 # Exod 6.16-19. The sons of Levi; Gershom, Kohath, and Mera´ri. 17And these be the names of the sons of Gershom; Libni, and Shim´e-i. 18And the sons of Kohath were, Amram, and Izhar, and Hebron, and Uz´zi-el. 19The sons of Mera´ri; Mahli, and Mushi. And these are the families of the Levites according to their fathers. 20Of Gershom; Libni his son, Jahath his son, Zimmah his son, 21Jo´ah his son, Iddo his son, Zerah his son, Je-at´erai his son. 22The sons of Kohath; Ammin´adab his son, Korah his son, Assir his son, 23Elka´nah his son, and Ebi´asaph his son, and Assir his son, 24Tahath his son, U´ri-el his son, Uzzi´ah his son, and Sha´ul his son. 25And the sons of Elka´nah; Ama´sai, and Ahi´moth. 26As for Elka´nah: the sons of Elka´nah; Zo´phai his son, and Nahath his son, 27Eli´ab his son, Jero´ham his son, Elka´nah his son. 28And the sons of Samuel; the firstborn Vashni, and Abi´ah. 29The sons of Mera´ri; Mahli, Libni his son, Shim´e-i his son, Uzza his son, 30Shim´e-a his son, Haggi´ah his son, Asai´ah his son.
The Temple Singers Appointed by David
31And these are they whom David set over the service of song in the house of the Lord, after that the ark had rest. 32And 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. 33And these are they that waited with their children. Of the sons of the Ko´hathites; Heman a singer, the son of Joel, the son of Shem´u-el, 34the son of Elka´nah, the son of Jero´ham, the son of El´i-el, the son of To´ah, 35the son of Zuph, the son of Elka´nah, the son of Mahath, the son of Ama´sai, 36the son of Elka´nah, the son of Joel, the son of Azari´ah, the son of Zephani´ah, 37the son of Tahath, the son of Assir, the son of Ebi´asaph, the son of Korah, 38the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, the son of Israel. 39And his brother, Asaph, who stood on his right hand, even Asaph the son of Berachi´ah, the son of Shim´e-a, 40the son of Michael, the son of Ba-ase´iah, the son of Malchi´ah, 41the son of Ethni, the son of Zerah, the son of Adai´ah, 42the son of Ethan, the son of Zimmah, the son of Shim´e-i, 43the son of Jahath, the son of Gershom, the son of Levi. 44And their brethren the sons of Mera´ri stood on the left hand: Ethan the son of Kishi, the son of Abdi, the son of Malluch, 45the son of Hashabi´ah, the son of Amazi´ah, the son of Hilki´ah, 46the son of Amzi, the son of Bani, the son of Shamer, 47the son of Mahli, the son of Mushi, the son of Mera´ri, the son of Levi. 48Their brethren also the Levites were appointed unto all manner of service of the tabernacle of the house of God.
The Descendants of Aaron
49But 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. 50And these are the sons of Aaron; Ele-a´zar his son, Phin´ehas his son, Abishu´a his son, 51Bukki his son, Uzzi his son, Zerahi´ah his son, 52Merai´oth his son, Amari´ah his son, Ahi´tub his son, 53Zadok his son, Ahim´a-az his son.
The Cities of the Levites
54Now these are their dwelling places throughout their castles in their coasts, of the sons of Aaron, of the families of the Ko´hathites: for theirs was the lot. 55And they gave them Hebron in the land of Judah, and the suburbs thereof round about it. 56But the fields of the city, and the villages thereof, they gave to Caleb the son of Jephun´neh. 57And 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 Eshtemo´a, with their suburbs, 58and Hilen with her suburbs, Debir with her suburbs, 59and Ashan with her suburbs, and Beth–she´mesh with her suburbs: 60and out of the tribe of Benjamin; Geba with her suburbs, and Al´emeth with her suburbs, and An´athoth with her suburbs. All their cities throughout their families were thirteen cities.
61And 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 Manas´seh, by lot, ten cities. 62And to the sons of Gershom throughout their families out of the tribe of Is´sachar, and out of the tribe of Asher, and out of the tribe of Naph´tali, and out of the tribe of Manas´seh in Bashan, thirteen cities. 63Unto the sons of Mera´ri 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 Zeb´ulun, twelve cities. 64And the children of Israel gave to the Levites these cities with their suburbs. 65And 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.
66And the residue of the families of the sons of Kohath had cities of their coasts out of the tribe of E´phra-im. 67And they gave unto them, of the cities of refuge, Shechem in mount E´phra-im with her suburbs; they gave also Gezer with her suburbs, 68and Jok´me-am with her suburbs, and Beth–ho´ron with her suburbs, 69and Aj´alon with her suburbs, and Gath–rim´mon with her suburbs: 70and out of the half tribe of Manas´seh; Aner with her suburbs, and Bil´e-am with her suburbs, for the family of the remnant of the sons of Kohath.
71Unto the sons of Gershom were given, out of the family of the half tribe of Manas´seh, Golan in Bashan with her suburbs, and Ash´taroth with her suburbs: 72and out of the tribe of Is´sachar; Kedesh with her suburbs, Dab´erath with her suburbs, 73and Ramoth with her suburbs, and Anem with her suburbs: 74and out of the tribe of Asher; Mashal with her suburbs, and Abdon with her suburbs, 75and Hukok with her suburbs, and Rehob with her suburbs: 76and out of the tribe of Naph´tali; Kedesh in Galilee with her suburbs, and Hammon with her suburbs, and Kirjatha´im with her suburbs. 77Unto the rest of the children of Mera´ri were given, out of the tribe of Zeb´ulun, Rimmon with her suburbs, Tabor with her suburbs: 78and 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, 79Kede´moth also with her suburbs, and Meph´a-ath with her suburbs: 80and out of the tribe of Gad; Ramoth in Gil´e-ad with her suburbs, and Mahana´im with her suburbs, 81and Heshbon with her suburbs, and Jazer with her suburbs.