The Family Tree of King Saul of Benjamin
1Now Benjamin begot ⚓Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second, Aharah the third,
2Nohah the fourth, and Rapha the fifth.
3The sons of Bela were Addar, Gera, Abihud,
4Abishua, Naaman, Ahoah,
5Gera, Shephuphan, and Huram.
6These are the sons of Ehud, who were the heads of the fathers’ houses of the inhabitants of ⚓Geba, and who forced them to move to ⚓Manahath:
7Naaman, Ahijah, and Gera who forced them to move. He begot Uzza and Ahihud.
8Also Shaharaim had children in the country of Moab, after he had sent away Hushim and Baara his wives.
9By Hodesh his wife he begot Jobab, Zibia, Mesha, Malcam,
10Jeuz, Sachiah, and Mirmah. These were his sons, heads of their fathers’ houses.
11And by Hushim he begot Abitub and Elpaal.
12The sons of Elpaal were Eber, Misham, and Shemed, who built Ono and Lod with its towns;
13and Beriah and ⚓Shema, who were heads of their fathers’ houses of the inhabitants of Aijalon, who drove out the inhabitants of Gath.
14Ahio, Shashak, Jeremoth,
15Zebadiah, Arad, Eder,
16Michael, Ispah, and Joha were the sons of Beriah.
17Zebadiah, Meshullam, Hizki, Heber,
18Ishmerai, Jizliah, and Jobab were the sons of Elpaal.
19Jakim, Zichri, Zabdi,
20Elienai, Zillethai, Eliel,
21Adaiah, Beraiah, and Shimrath were the sons of Shimei.
22Ishpan, Eber, Eliel,
23Abdon, Zichri, Hanan,
24Hananiah, Elam, Antothijah,
25Iphdeiah, and Penuel were the sons of Shashak.
26Shamsherai, Shehariah, Athaliah,
27Jaareshiah, Elijah, and Zichri were the sons of Jeroham.
28These were heads of the fathers’ houses by their generations, chief men. These dwelt in Jerusalem.
29Now the father of Gibeon, whose ⚓wife’s name was Maacah, dwelt at Gibeon.
30And his firstborn son was Abdon, then Zur, Kish, Baal, Nadab,
31Gedor, Ahio, Zecher,
32and Mikloth, who begot Shimeah. They also dwelt alongside their relatives in Jerusalem, with their brethren.
33⚓Ner begot Kish, Kish begot Saul, and Saul begot Jonathan, Malchishua, Abinadab, and Esh-Baal.
34The son of Jonathan was Merib-Baal, and Merib-Baal begot ⚓Micah.
35The sons of Micah were Pithon, Melech, Tarea, and Ahaz.
36And Ahaz begot Jehoaddah; Jehoaddah begot Alemeth, Azmaveth, and Zimri; and Zimri begot Moza.
37Moza begot Binea, Raphah his son, Eleasah his son, and Azel his son.
38Azel had six sons whose names were these: Azrikam, Bocheru, Ishmael, Sheariah, Obadiah, and Hanan. All these were the sons of Azel.
39And the sons of Eshek his brother were Ulam his firstborn, Jeush the second, and Eliphelet the third.
40The sons of Ulam were mighty men of valor—archers. They had many sons and grandsons, one hundred and fifty in all. These were all sons of Benjamin.