The Holy Bible – Knox Translation
The First Book or Paralipomena
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Chapter 7
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Issachar had four sons, Thola, Phua, Jasub and Simeron.
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Thola’s sons were Ozi, Raphaia, Jeriel, Jemai, Jebsem and Samuel, all heads of clans. A powerful chief was this Thola, and his clan, in David’s time, counted twenty-two thousand six hundred men.
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Ozi’s son Izrahia was the father of Michael, Obadia, Johel and Jesia; from Ozi came all these five chieftains,
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and under them were thirty-six thousand brave warriors, divided into families and clans, with many wives and children among them;
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and their fellow tribesmen of Issachar counted eighty-seven thousand, all fighting men.

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Benjamin had three sons, Bela, Bechor and Jadihel.
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Bela was father of Esbon, Ozi, Oziel, Jerimoth and Urai, five valiant chiefs, whose clans put twenty-two thousand and thirty-four men into the field.
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From Bechor came Zamira, Joas, Eliezer, Elioenai, Amri, Jerimoth, Abia, Anathoth and Almath. All these came from Bechor,
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and their clans counted twenty thousand two hundred men, brave warriors all.
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Jadihel had a son Balan, who was father of Jehus, Benjamin, Aod, Chanana, Zethan, Tharsis and Ahisahar.
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All these were descended from Jadihel, chieftains of clans that went bravely into battle seventeen thousand two hundred strong.
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Other clans there were, Sepham and Hapham, descended from Hir, and the Hasim, that came from Aher.

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Nephthali’s chieftains were Jasiel, Guni, Jeser and Sellum, the sons of Bala.

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Manasses had a son called Esriel; and by a Syrian concubine he was father also of Machir, from whom came Galaad.
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And Machir found wives for his sons (Happhim and Saphan) …. And he had a sister called Maacha …. And the name of the second son was Salphaad; his children were daughters ….
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Machir’s wife Maacha bore a son; he was called Phares and his brother Sares, and his sons were called Ulam and Recen;
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Ulam was the father of Badan. All these came from Galaad, that came from Machir, son of Manasses.
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And his sister Hammolecet was mother of Isahod, Abiezer and Mohola ….
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And these were sons of Semida, Ahin, Sechem, Leci, and Aniam.

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Ephraim had a son called Suthala, the ancestor, through Bared, Thahath, Elada and Thahath of Zabad.
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Suthala, Ezer and Elad his sons were; but they went to Geth on a foray, and there were slain by the native folk.
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Long did their father Ephraim mourn for them, till his brethren gathered round to comfort him;
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so, at last, he bedded his wife again, and she, conceiving, bore him a son. This son he called Beria, as if he would say, At a time of misfortune for my race this one was born to me.
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He had a daughter, too, called Sara, that founded Bethoron, Lower and Upper, and Ozensara as well.
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Beria was the ancestor, through Rapha, Reseph, Thale, Thaan,
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Laadan, Ammiud and Elisama
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of Nun, the father of Josue.
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The places they dwelt in were Bethel, and Noran to the east, Gazer, Sichem and Aza, with their dependent villages.

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Next to them came the descendants of Manasses, dwelling at Bethsan, Thanach, Mageddo and Dor, with their dependent villages; all these, too, belonged to Israel’s son Joseph.

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Aser had four sons, Jemna, Jesua, Jessui and Baria, and a daughter, Sara.
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Baria was father of Heber, and of Melchiel, from whom came Barsaith.
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Heber had three sons, Jephlat, Somer and Hotham, and a daughter, Suaa;
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Jephlat was father of Phosech, Chamaal and Asoth,
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Somer of Ahi, Roaga, Haba and Aram,
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and their brother (Helem) of Supha, Jemna, Selles and Amal.
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From Supha came Suë, Harnapher, Sual, Beri, Jamra,
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Bosor, Hod, Samma, Salusa, Jethran and Bera.
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There were other chiefs, too, Jephone, Phaspha, and Ara, sons of Jether,
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and Aree, Haniel and Resia, sons of Olla.
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All these were heads of their clans and brave warriors, chieftains with chieftains under them, all descended from Aser; and their clan counted twenty-six thousand men that were of age to bear arms.