New International Reader's Version

1 Chronicles 7

The Family Line of Issachar

1The sons of Issachar were

Tola, Puah, Jashub and Shimron. The total number of sons was four.

The sons of Tola were

Uzzi, Rephaiah, Jeriel, Jahmai, Ibsam and Samuel. They were the leaders of their families. The total number of fighting men who were listed in the history of the family line of Tola was 22,600. That was when David was king.

The son of Uzzi was

Izrahiah.

The sons of Izrahiah were

Michael, Obadiah, Joel and Ishiah. All five of them were chiefs. According to their family history, 36,000 of their men were ready for battle. That’s because they had many wives and children.

The total number of fighting men who belonged to all the family groups of Issachar was 87,000. The men were listed in their family history.

The Family Line of Benjamin

The three sons of Benjamin were

Bela, Beker and Jediael.

The sons of Bela were

Ezbon, Uzzi, Uzziel, Jerimoth and Iri. They were the leaders of their families. The total number of sons was five. Their family history listed 22,034 fighting men.

The sons of Beker were

Zemirah, Joash, Eliezer, Elioenai, Omri, Jeremoth, Abijah, Anathoth and Alemeth. All of them were the sons of Beker. Their family history listed the leaders of their families. It also listed 20,200 fighting men.

10 The son of Jediael was

Bilhan.

The sons of Bilhan were

Jeush, Benjamin, Ehud, Kenaanah, Zethan, Tarshish and Ahishahar. 11 All these sons of Jediael were the leaders of their families. There were 17,200 fighting men who were ready to go to war.

12 The Shuppites and Huppites belonged to the family line of Ir. The Hushites belonged to the family line of Aher.

The Family Line of Naphtali

13 The sons of Naphtali were

Jahziel, Guni, Jezer and Shillem. They belonged to the family line of Bilhah.

The Family Line of Manasseh

14 Here is the family line of Manasseh.

He had a concubine who was from the land of Aram. She had Asriel and Makir by him. Makir was the father of Gilead. 15 Makir married a woman from among the Huppites and Shuppites. He had a sister named Maakah. Another member of Manasseh’s family line was Zelophehad. All he had was daughters. 16 Makir’s wife Maakah had a son by him. She named the boy Peresh. He had a brother named Sheresh. The sons of Sheresh were Ulam and Rakem.

17 The son of Ulam was

Bedan.

These were the members of the family line of Makir, the son of Manasseh. Gilead was the son of Makir.

18 Gilead’s sister was Hammoleketh. She was the mother of Ishhod, Abiezer and Mahlah.

19 The sons of Shemida were

Ahian, Shechem, Likhi and Aniam.

The Family Line of Ephraim

20 Here are the members of the family line of Ephraim.

Shuthelah was Ephraim’s son.

Bered was Shuthelah’s son.

Tahath was Bered’s son.

Eleadah was Tahath’s son.

Tahath was Eleadah’s son.

21 Zabad was Tahath’s son.

And Shuthelah was Zabad’s son.

Men from Gath killed Ezer and Elead when they went down to steal their livestock. 22 Their father Ephraim mourned for them for many days. His relatives came to comfort him. 23 Then he slept with his wife. She became pregnant and had a baby boy. Ephraim named him Beriah. That’s because something bad had happened in his family. 24 His daughter was Sheerah. She built Lower and Upper Beth Horon. She also built Uzzen Sheerah.

25 Rephah was Beriah’s son.

Resheph was Rephah’s son.

Telah was Resheph’s son.

Tahan was Telah’s son.

26 Ladan was Tahan’s son.

Ammihud was Ladan’s son.

Elishama was Ammihud’s son.

27 Nun was Elishama’s son.

And Joshua was the son of Nun.

28 The lands and settlements of the members of Ephraim’s line included Bethel and the villages around it. Naaran was on the east. Gezer and its villages were on the west. The lands and settlements included Shechem. They also included the villages around Shechem all the way to Ayyah and its villages. 29 Along the borders of Manasseh were Beth Shan, Taanach, Megiddo and Dor, together with their villages. The members of the family line of Joseph lived in these towns. Joseph was the son of Israel.

The Family Line of Asher

30 The sons of Asher were

Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi and Beriah. They had a sister named Serah.

31 The sons of Beriah were

Heber and Malkiel. Malkiel was the father of Birzaith.

32 Heber was the father of

Japhlet, Shomer, Hotham and their sister Shua.

33 The sons of Japhlet were

Pasak, Bimhal and Ashvath. They were Japhlet’s sons.

34 The sons of Shomer were

Ahi, Rohgah, Hubbah and Aram.

35 The sons of Shomer’s brother Helem were

Zophah, Imna, Shelesh and Amal.

36 The sons of Zophah were

Suah, Harnepher, Shual, Beri, Imrah, 37 Bezer, Hod, Shamma, Shilshah, Ithran and Beera.

38 The sons of Jether were

Jephunneh, Pispah and Ara.

39 The sons of Ulla were

Arah, Hanniel and Rizia.

40 All of them were members of the family line of Asher. They were the leaders of their families. They were fine men. They were brave fighting men. They were outstanding leaders. The total number of men who were ready for battle was 26,000. They were listed in their family history.

Japanese Living Bible

歴代誌Ⅰ 7

イッサカルの子孫

1イッサカルの子はトラ、プア、ヤシュブ、シムロン。

トラの子は次のとおりで、みな氏族の長となりました。ウジ、レファヤ、エリエル、ヤフマイ、イブサム、シェムエル。

ダビデ王の時代には、これらの諸氏族出身の勇士は総計二万二千六百人にのぼりました。

ウジの子はイゼラヘヤ。イゼラヘヤの息子はミカエル、オバデヤ、ヨエル、イシヤなど五人で、みな氏族の長でした。 彼らはみな数人の妻をめとり、多くの子をもうけたので、その子孫は、ダビデの時代には三万六千の兵力になりました。 イッサカル族の全氏族から兵役についた者は計八万七千人で、みな系図に載っている勇士でした。

ベミヤミンの子孫

ベニヤミンの子はベラ、ベケル、エディアエル。

ベラの子はエツボン、ウジ、ウジエル、エリモテ、イリ。この五人の勇士は各氏族の長で、系図に載っている兵士二万二、〇三四人の指導者でした。

ベケルの子は次のとおり。ゼミラ、ヨアシュ、エリエゼル、エルヨエナイ、オムリ、エレモテ、アビヤ、アナトテ、アレメテ。

ダビデの時代には、彼らの子孫から出た勇士は各氏族の長二万二百人に及びました。

10 エディアエルの子はビルハン。

ビルハンの子はエウシュ、ベニヤミン、エフデ、ケナアナ、ゼタン、タルシシュ、アヒシャハル。

11 彼らはみなエディアエルの諸氏族の長となり、その子孫は、ダビデの時代に一万七千二百人の勇士となりました。

12 イルの子はシュピムとフピム。フシムはアヘルの子の一人でした。

ナフタリの子孫

13 ヤコブのそばめビルハの子ナフタリの子は、ヤハツィエル、グニ、エツェル、シャルム。

マナセの子孫

14 マナセがアラム人のそばめに産ませた子は、アスリエルとギルアデの父のマキル。

15 マキルは、フピムとシュピムに妻を見つけてやりました。マキルの妹はマアカ。彼のもう一人の末裔のツェロフハデには娘しかいませんでした。

16 マキルの妻もマアカといいましたが、ペレシュという男の子を産みました。その弟はシェレシュで、ウラムとレケムという二人の子がいました。

17 ウラムの子はベダン。以上はギルアデの子、マキルの孫、マナセのひ孫です。

18 マキルの妹モレケテは、イシュホデ、アビエゼル、マフラを産みました。

19 シェミダの子はアフヤン、シェケム、リクヒ、アニアム。

エフライムの子孫

20-21 エフライムの子孫は次のとおり。シュテラフ、ベレデ、タハテ、エルアダ、タハテ、ザバデ、シュテラフ、それにエゼルとエルアデ。

エルアデとエゼルは、ガテで家畜を盗もうとして土地の農夫に見つかり、殺されました。 22 二人の父エフライムは、長い間喪に服していたので、兄弟たちが彼を慰めました。 23 そののち、エフライムの妻は男の子を産みましたが、悲劇のただ中で生まれたその子を、彼はベリア(「災い」の意)と名づけました。

24 エフライムの娘シェエラは、下および上のベテ・ホロン、それにウゼン・シェエラを建てました。

25-27 エフライムの息子ベリアの家系はレファフ、レシェフ、テラフ、タハン、ラダン、アミフデ、エリシャマ、ヌン、ヨシュアと続きます。

28 彼らは、ベテルとその周辺の村々、東方ではナアラン、西方ではゲゼルと周辺の村々、シェケムと周辺の村々、さらにアヤと近郊の町々に住んでいました。

29 イスラエルの子ヨセフの子孫のマナセ族は、次の町々と周辺の地域を支配していました。ベテ・シェアン、タナク、メギド、ドル。

アシェルの子孫

30 アシェルの子はイムナ、イシュワ、イシュビ、ベリア、姉妹セラフ。

31 ベリアの子はヘベル、ビルザイテの父のマルキエル。

32 ヘベルの子はヤフレテ、ショメル、ホタム、姉妹シュア。

33 ヤフレテの子はパサク、ビムハル、アシュワテ。

34 彼の兄弟ショメルの子はアヒ、ロフガ、フバ、アラム。

35 彼の兄弟ヘレムの子はツォファフ、イムナ、シェレシュ、アマル。

36-37 ツォファフの子はスアハ、ハルネフェル、シュアル、ベリ、イムラ、ベツェル、ホデ、シャマ、シルシャ、イテラン、ベエラ。

38 エテルの子はエフネ、ピスパ、アラ。

39 ウラの子はアラフ、ハニエル、リツヤ。

40 これらアシェルの子孫はみな各氏族の長で、えり抜きの勇士でした。アシェルの子孫のうち、軍人で系図に載せられた者は二万六千人でした。