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The people carried away. CHAP. XXV.

Gedaliah is slain. CHAP. XXV.

| 16 The two pillars, one sea, and the

be of his reign, in the tenth month, in house of the LORD; the brass of all these the tenth day of the month, that Nebuchad- vessels was without weight. nezzar king of Babylon came, be, and all 17 The height of the one pillar was bis host, against Jerusalem, and pitched eighteen cubits, and the chapiter upon it against 'it; and they built forts against it was hrass : and the height of the chapiter round about.

three cubits; and the wreathen work, and 2 And the city was besieged unto the pomegranates upon the chapiter round eleventh year of king Zedekiah. about, all of brass : and like unto these had

3 And on the ninth day of the fourth the second pillar with wreathen work. month the famine prevailed in the city, 18 | And the captain of the guard took and there was no bread for the people of Seraiali the chief priest, and Zephaniah the land.

the second priest, and the three keepers 4 | And the city was broken up, and of the door: all the men of war Aled by night by the 19 And out of the city he took an officer way of the gate between two walls, which that was set over the men of war, and five is by the king's garden: (now the Chal- men of them that were in the king's predees were against the city round about ;) sence, which were found in the city, and and the king went the way toward the plain. the principal scribe of the host, which

5 And the army of the Chaldees pur- mustered the people of the land, and threesued after the king, and overtook him in score men of the people of the land that the plains of Jericho: and all his army were found in the city : were scattered from him.

20 And Nebuzar-adan captain of the 6 So they took the king, and brought guard took these, and brought them to the him up to the king of Babylon to Riblah ; king of Babylon to Riblah: and they gave judgment upon him. 21 And the king of Babylon smote

7 And they slew the sons of Zedekiah them, and slew them at Riblah in the land before his eyes, and put out the eyes of of Hamath. So Judah was carried away Zedekiah, and bound him with fetters of out of their land. brass, and carried him to Babylon. 22 . And as for the people that re

8 1 And in the fifth month, on the se- mained in the land of Judah, whom Ne venth day of the month,(which is the nine-buchadnezzar king of Babylon had left, teenth year of king Nebuchadnezzar king even over them he made Gedaliah the son of Babylon,)came Nebuzar-adan, captain of Ahikam, the son of Shapban, ruler. of the guard, a servant of the king of Ba- 23 And when all the captains of the arbylon, unto Jerusalem :

mies, they and their men, heard that the 9 And he burnt the house of the LORD, king of Babylon had made Gedaliah goand the king's house, and all the houses vernor, there came to Gedaliah to Miz of Jerusalem, and every great man's house pah, even Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, burnt he with fire.

and Johanan the son of Careah, and Serai10 And all the army of the Chaldees, that ab the son of Tanhumeth the Netophawere with the captain of the guard, brake thite, and Jaazaniab the son of a Maachadown the walls of Jerusalem round about. thite, they and their men.

11 Now the rest of the people that were 24 And Gedaliah sware to them, and left in the city, and the fugitives that fell to their men, and said unto them, Fear away to the king of Babylon, with the not to be the servants of the Chaldees : remnant of the multitude, did Nebuzar- dwell in the land, and serve the king of adan the captain of the guard carry away. Babylon, and it shall be well with you.

12 But the captain of the guard left of 25 But it came to pass in the seventh the poor of the land to be vine-dressers month, that Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and husbandmen.

the son of Elishama, of the seed royal,came, 13 And the pillars of brass that were in and ten men with bim, and smote Gedathe house of the LORD, and the bases, and liah, that he died, and the Jews and the the brazen sea that was in the house of the Chaldees that were with him at Mizpah. LORD, did the Chaldees break in pieces, 26 And all the people, both small and and carried the brass of them to Babylon. great, and the captains of the armies, arose,

14 And the pots, and the shovels, and and came to Egypt: for they were afraid the snuffers, and the spoons, and all the of the Chaldees. vessels of brass wherewith they minister- 27 | And it came to pass in the seven ed, took they away.

and thirtieth year of the captivity of Je15 And the fire-pans, and the bowls, hoiachin king of Judah, in the twelfth and such things as were of gold, in gold, month, on the seven and twentieth day of and of silver, in silver, the captain of the the month, that Evil-merodach king of guard took away.

Babylon in the year that he began to reign Adam's line. The sons of Shem. I. CHRONICLES. The posterity of Abraham. did lift up the head of Jehoiachin king of and he did eat bread continually before Judah out of prison;

bim all the days of his life. 28 And he spake kindly to him, and 30 And his allowance was a continual set his throne above the throne of the allowance given him of the kin', a aily kings that were with him in Babylon; rate for every day, all the days of his

99 And changed his prison garments: lli.

1 The First Book of the CHRONICLES.

first-born of Ishmael, Nebaioth; then Ke, Enosh

dar, and Adbeel, and Mjbsam, 2 Kenan, Mahalaleel, Jered, 30 Mishma, and Dumah, Massa, Ha. 3 Henoch, Methuselah, Lamech, dad, and Tema, 4 Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth. 31 Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemab. 5 T The sons of Japheth ; Gomer, and These are the sons of Ishmael. Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, 32 T Now the sons of Keturah, Abraand Meshech, and Tiras.

ham's concubine : she bare Zimran, and 6 And the sons of Gomer; Ashchenaz, Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and and Riphath, and Togarmah.

Ishbak, and Shuah. And the sons of Jok7 And the sons of Javan; Elushah,a d shan; Sbeba, and Dedan. Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.

33' And the sons of Midian ; Ephah, and 8 | The sons of Ham; Cush, and Miz- Epher, and Henoch, and Abida, and El. raim, Put, and Canaan.

daah. All these are the sons of Keturah. 9 And the sons of Cush; Ceba, and 34 And Abraham begat Isaac. The Havilah, and Sabta, and Raamah, and Sab- sons of Isaac ; Esau, and Israel. techa. And the sons of Raamah; Sheba, 35 | The sons of Esau; Eliphaz, Reuel, and Dedan.

and Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korah. 10 And Cush hegat Niin rod. He began 36 The sons of Eliphaz; Teman, and to be mighty upon the earth.

Onar, Zephi, and Gatam, Kenaz, and 11 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and An- Timna, and Amalek. amim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim, 37 The sons of Reuel; Nahath, Zerah,

12 And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, (of Shammah, and Mizzah. whom came the Philistines,) and Caph- 38 And the sons of Seir; Lotan, and torim.

Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah, and Dishon, 13 And Canaan begat Zidon his first- and Ezer, and Dishan. born, and Heth,

39 And the sons of Lotan; Hori, and 14 The Jebusite also, and the Amorite, Homam: and Timna was Lotan's sister. and the Girgashite,

40 The sons of Shobal: Alian, and 15 And the Hivite, and the Archite, Manahath, and Ebal, Shephi, and Onam. and the Sinite,

And the sons of Zibeon; Aiah, and Anah. 16 And the Arvadite, and the Zema- 41 The Sons of Anab; Dishon. And rite, and the Hamathite.

the sons of Dishon; Amram, and Eshban, 17 The sons of Shem; Elam, and As- and Ithran, and Cheran. shur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram, 42 The sons of Ezer; Bilhan, and Za. and Uz, and Hul,and Gether,and Meshech. van, and Jakan. The sons of Dishan; UE,

18 And Arphaxad begat Shelah, and and Aran. Shelah begat Eber.

43 Now these are the kings tbat reign19 And unto Eber were born two sons : fed in the land of Edom before any king the name of the one was Peleg; because reigned over the children of Israel; Bela in his days the earth was divided: and the son of Beor: and the name of his city his rother's name was Joktan.

was Dinlabab. 20 And Joktan begat Almodad, and She- 44 And when Bela was dead, Jobab the leph, and Hazarınaveth, and Jerah, son of Zera of Bozrah reigned in his stead.

21 Hadoram also, and Uzal, and Diklah, 45 Anii when .Job.' was dead, Husham 22 And Ebal, and Abimael, and Sheba, of the land of the Ternanites reigned in his 23 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab. stead. All these were the sons of Joktan.

46 And when Husham was dead, Ha. 24 | Shem, Arphaxad, Shelah, dad the son of Bedad, which smote Midi25 Eber, Peleg, Reu,

an in the field of Moab, reigned in bis 26 Serug, Nahor, Terah,

stead: and the name of his city was 27 Abram; the same is Abraham. Avith. 28 The sons of Abraham; Isaac, and 47 And when Hadad was dead, Samlah Ishmael.

of Mazrekah reigned in his stead. 29 | These are their generations. Thel 48 And when Samlah was dead, Shaul

The sons of Israel.

CHAP. II. The posterity of Jerahmeel. of Rehoboth by the river reigned in his rioth: her sons are these ; Jesher, and stead.

Shobab, and Ardon. 49 And when Shaul was dead, Baal- 19 And when Azubah was dead, Caleb hanan the son of Achbor reigned in his took unto him Ephrath, which bare him stead.

Hur. 50 And when Baal-hanan was dead, 20 And Hur begat Uri, and Uri begat Hadad reigned in his stead: and the name Bezaleel. of his city was Pai; and his wife's name 21 | And afterward Hezron went in to was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Machir the fatherof Gilead, the daughter of Mezahab.

whom he married when he was threescore 51 T Hadad died also. And the dukes years old ; and she bare him Segub. of Edom were; duke Timnah,duke Aliah, 22 And Segub begat Jair, who had three duke Jetheth,

and twenty cities in the land of Gilead. 52 Duke Aholibamah, duke Elah, duke 23 And he took Geshur, and Aram, with Pinco,

the towns of Jair, from them, with Kenath 53 Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, duke and the towns thereof, even threescore ciMibzar,

ties. All these belonged to the sons of Ma54 Duke Magdiel, duke Iram. These chir the father of Gilead. are the dukes of Edom.

24 And after that Hezron was dead in CHAP. II.

Caleb-ephratah, then Abiah,Hezron's wife Timeon, Les i, and Judah, Issachar, THESE are the sons of Israel; Reuben, bare him Ashur 'the father of Tekoa.

25 | And the sons of Jerahmeel the and Zebulun,

first-born of Hezron were, Ram the first2 Dan, Joseph, and Benjamin, Naphtali, born, and Bunah, and Oren, and Ozem, Gad, and Asher.

and Ahijah. 3 | The sons of Judah ; Er, and Onan, 26 Jerahmeel had also another wife, and Shelah: which three were born unto whose name was Atarah; she was the mohim of the daughter of Shua the Canaan- ther of Onam. itess. And Er, the first-born of Judah, 27 And the sons of Ram, the first-born was evil in the sight of the LORD; and he of Jerabmeel, were, Maaz, and Jamin, and slew bim.

Eker. 4 And Tamar his daughter-in-law bare 28 And the sons of Onam were, Shamhim Pharez and Zerah. All the sons of mai, and Jada. And the sons of Shammai; Judab were five.

Nadab, and Abishur. 5 The sons of Pharez; Hezron, and 29 And the name of the wife of Abishur Hamul.

was Abihail ; and she bare him Ahban, and 6 And the sons of Zerah; Zimri, and Molid. Ethan, and Heman, and Calcol, and Dara: 30 And the sons of Nadab; Seled, and five of them in all.

Appaim : but Seled died without children. 7 And the sons of Carmi; Achar, the 31 And the sons of Appaim ; Ishi. And troubler of Israel, who transgressed in the the sons of Ishi; Sheshan. And the chil. thing accursed.

dren of Sheshan; Ahlai. 8 And the sons of Ethan ; Azariah. 32 And the sons of Jada the brother of

9 The sons also of Hezron, that were Shammai; Jether, and Jonathan: and Jeborn unto him; Jerahmeel, and Ram, and ther died without children. Chelubai.

33 And the sons of Jonathan; Peleth, 10 And Ram begat Amminadab; and and Zaza. These were the sons of JerahAmminadab begat Nabsbon, prince of the meel. children of Judah ;

34 | Now Sheshan had no sons, but 11 And Nahshon begat Salma, and Sal- daughters. And Sheshan bad a servant, ma begat Boaz,

an Egyptian, whose name was Jarha. 12 And Boaz begat Obed, and Obed 35 And Sheshangave his daughterto Jarha begat Jesse.

his servant to wife; and she bare him Attai. 13 And Jesse begat his first-born Eli. 36 And Attai begat Nathan, and Nathan ab, and Abinadab the second, and Shimma begat Zabad, the third,

37 And Zabad begat Ephlal, and Ephlal 14 Nethaneel the fourth, Raddaithe fifth, begat Obed, 15 Ozem the sixth, David the seventh : 38 And Obed begat Jehu, and Jehu be

16 Whose sisters were Zeruiah, and gat Azariah, Abigail. And the sons of Zeruiah; Abi- 39 And Azariah begat Helez, and Heshai, and Joab, and Asahel, three. lez begat Eleasah,

17 And Abigail bare Amasa : and the 40 And Eleasah begat Sisamai, and father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite. Sisamai begat Shallum,

18 | And Caleb the son of Hezron be- 41 And Shallum begat Jekamiah, and gat children of Azubah his wife, and of Je- Jekamiah begat Elishaina.

The sons of David. J. CHRONICLES. The posterity of Judah. 42 | Now the sons of Caleb the hrother 7 And Nogah, and Nepheg, and Japhia, of Jerabmeel were, Mesha his first-born, 8 And Elishama, and Eliada, and Eliwhich was the father of Zinh; and the sons phelet, nine. of Mareshah the father of Hebron.

9 These were all the sons of David, be43 And the sons of Hebion; Korah, and sides the sons of the concubines, and Ta. Tappuah, and Rehem, and Shema.

mar their sis'er. 44 Ind Shema begat Raham, the father 10 | And Solomon's sun was Reboboam, of Jorkoam: and Rekern begat Shanimai. \bia his son, Asa his son, Jehoshaphat his

45 And the son of Shammai was Maon: son, and Maon was the father of Beth-zur. 11 Joram his son, Ahaziah his son, Jo

46 An:1 Ejhah, Caleli's concu' ine, bare ash his son, Haran, and Moza, and Gazez: and Haran 12 Amaziah his son, Azariah his son, begat Gizez.

Jotham bis son, 47 nd the sons of Jahdai; Regem, and 13 Ahaz bis son, Hezekiah his son, Jotham, and Geshan, and Pelet, and Eubah, Manasseh his son, and Shaaph.

14 Amon his son, Josiah his son. 48 Maachah, Caleb's concubine, bare 15 And the sons of Josiah were, the firstSheber, and Tirhanah.

orn Johanan, the second Jehoiakim, the 49 She bare also Shaaph the father of third Zedekiah, the fourth Shallum. Madmannah, Sheva the faiher of Machbe- 16 And the sons of Jehojakim : Jeconiah nah, and the father of Gibea: and the his son, Zedekiah his son. daughter of Caleb was Achsah.

17 | And the sons of Jeconiah ; Assir, 50 T These were the sons of Caleb the Salathiel his son. son of Hur, the first-horn of Ephratab; 18 Malchiram also, and Pedaiah, and Shobal the father of Kirjath-jearim, Shenazar, Jecamiah, Hoshama, and Ne

51 Salma the father of Beih-lehem, Ha- dabiah. reph the father of Beth-gader.

19 And the sons of Pedajah were, Ze. 52 And Shobal the father of Kirjath- rubhabel, and Shimei: and the sons of Zejearim had sons; Haroeh, and half of the rubbabel, Meshullam, and Hananiah, and Mavahethites.

Shelomith their sister: 53 And the families of Kirjath-jearim; 20 And Hashubah, and Ohel, and Bere. the Ithrites, and the Pubites, and the Shu-chiah, and Hasadiah, Jushab-hesed, five. mathites, and the Mishraites : of them 21 And the sons of Hananiah ; Pelatiah, came the Zareathites, and the Eshtaulites. and Jesaiah: the sons of Rephaiah, the

54 The sons of Salma ; Beth-lebem, and sons of Arnan, the sons of Obadiah, the the Netophathites, Ataroth, the house of sons of Shechaniah. Joab, and half of the Manabethites, the 22 And the sons of Shechaniah; SheZorites.

maiah: and the sons of Shemaiah; Hattush, 55 And the families of the scribes which and Igeal, and Bariah, and Neariah, and dwelt at Jabez; the Tirathites, the Shi- Shaphat, six. meathites, and Suchathites. These are 23 And the sons of Neariah ; Elioenai, the Kenites that came of Hemath, the fa- and Hezekiah, and Azrikam, three. ther of the house of Rechab.

24 And the sons of Elioenai were, HoCHAP. III.

daiah, and Eliashib, and Pelaiah, and TOW these were the sons of David, Akkuh, and Johanan, and Delaiah, and

wbich were born unto him in Hebron; Anani, seven. the first-born Amnon, of Abinoam the Jez

CHAP. IV. reelitess ; the second, Daniel of Abigail the THE SOosrafi, and Hur, and shobal.

sons of Judah, , Carmelitess:

2 The third, Absalom the son of Maa- 2 And Reaiah the son of Shobal begat chah the daughter of Talmai king of Ge- Jahath ; and Jahath begat Ahumai, and shur: the fourth, Adonijah the son of Hag. Lahad.' These are the families of the Zogith:

rathites. 3 The fifth, Shephatiah of Abital: the 3 And these were of the father of Etam; sixth, Ithream hy Eglah his wife. Jezreel, and Ishma, and Idbash: and the

4 These six were born unto bim in He- name of their sister was Hazelelponi : bron; and there he reigned seven years 4 And Penuel the father of Gedor, and and six months: and in Jerusalem he reign- Ezer the faiher of Hushah. These are the ed thirty and three years.

sons of Hur, the first-born of Ephratah, the 5 And these were born unto him in Je- father of Beth-lehem. rusalem; Shimea, and Shobab, and Nathan, 5 And Ashur the father of Tekoa had and Solomon, four, of Bath-shua the daugh-two wives, Helah and Naarah. ter of Ammiel:

6 And Naarah bare him Ahuzam, and 6 Ibhar also, and Elishama, and Eli- Hepher, and Temeni, and Haahashtari. phelet,

These were the sons of Naarah,


The posterity of Shelah.


The line of Reuben. 7 And the sons of Helah were Zereth, 27 And Shimei had sixteen sons and sis and Jezoar, and Ethnan.

daughters : but his brethren had not many 8 And Coz begat Anub, and Zobebah, children, neither did all their family mula and the families of Aharbel the son of Ha- tiply like to the children of Judah. rum.

28 And they dwelt at Beer-sheba, and 9 And Jabez was more honourable Moladah, and Hazar-shual, than his brethren: and his mother called 29 And at Bilhah, and at Ezem, and a his name Jabez, saying Because I bare Tolad, him with sorrow.

30 Ánd at Bethuel, and at Hormah, and 10 And Jabez called on the God of Is- at Ziklag, rael, saying, Oh that thou wouldest bless 31 And at Beth-marcaboth, and Hazar. me indeed, and enlarge my coast, and that susim, and at Beth-birei, and at Shaaraim. thy band might be with me, and that These were their cities unto the reign of thou wouldest keep me from evil, that it David. may not grieve me! And God granted bim 32 And their villages were, Etam, and that which he requested.

Ain, Rimmon, and Tochen, and Ashan, 11 | And Cheiub the brother of Shuah five cities: begat Mehir, which was the fatherof Eshton. 33 And all their villages that were round

12 And Eshton begat Beth-rapha, and about the same cities unto Baal. These Paseah, and Tehinnah the father of Ir-were their habitations, and their genealogy: nahash. These are the men of Rechah. 34 And Meshobab, and Jamlech, and

13 And the sons of Kenaz; Othniel, and Joshah the son of Amaziah, Seraiah: and the sons of Othniel ; Hathath. 35 And Joel, and Jehu the son of Josi

14 And Meonothai begat Ophrah: and biah, the son of Seraiah, the son of Asiel, Seraiah begat Joab, the father of the valley 36 And Elioenai, and Jaakobah, and of Charashim; for they were craftsmen. Jeshohaiah, and Asaiah, and Adiel, and

15 And the sons of Caleb the son of Je- Jesimiel, and Benaiah, phun neh; Iru, Elah, and Naam: and the 37 And Ziza the son of Shiphi, the son sons of Elab, even Kenaz,

of Allon, the son of Jedaiah, the son of 16 And the sons of Jebaleleel; Ziph, Shimri, the son of Shemaiah, and Ziphah, Tiria, and Asareel.

38 l'hese mentioned by their names were 17 And the sons of Ezra were Jether, princes yo their families : and the house of and Mered, and Epher, and Jalon: and she their fathers increased greatly. bare Miriam, and Shammai, and Islbab 39 | And they went to the entrance of the father of Eshtemoa.

Gedor, even unto the east side of the valley, 18 And his wife Jehudijah bare Jered to seek pasture for their flocks. the father of Gedor, and Heber the father 40 And they found fat pasture and good, of Socho, and Jekuthiel the father of Za- and the land was wide, and quiet, and noah. And these are the sons of Bithiah the peaceable; for they of Ham had dwelt daughter of Pharaoh, which Mered took. There of old.

19 And the sons of his wife Hodiah the 41 And these written by name came in sister of Naham, the father of Keilab the the days of Hezekiah king of Judah, and Garinite, and Eshtemoa the Maachathite. smote their tents, and the habitations that

20 And the sons of Shimon were, Am- were found there, and destroyed them utnón, and Rinnah, Ben-hanan, and Tilon. terly unto this day, and dwelt in their And the sons of Ishi were, Zoheth, and rooms : because there was pasture there for Bep-zoheth.

their flocks. 21 | The sons of Shelah the son of Ju- 42 And some of them, even of the sons of dah were, Er, the father of Lecah, and Laa- Simeon, five hundred men, went to mount dah the father of Mareshah, and the fami- Seir, having for their captains Pelatiah, lies of the bouse of them that wrought fine and Neariah, and Rephaiah, and Uzziel, linen, of the house of Ashbea,

the sous of Ishi. 22 And Jokim, and the men of Chozeba, 43 And they sınote the rest of the Amaand Joash, and Saraph, who had the do- lekites that were escaped, and dwelt there minion in Moab, and Jashubi-lehem. And unto this day.


the sons of dwelt among plants and hedges : there they dweit with the king for his work. but, forasmuchas hedefled his father's bed,

24.1 The sons of Simeon were, Nenuel, his birthright was given unto the sons of Joand Jamin, Jarib, Zerah, an: Shaul: seph the son of Israel : and the genealogy

25 Shalíum bis son, Mibsam his son, is not to be reckoned after the birthright. Mishma his son.

2 For Judah prevailed above his breth26 And the sons of Mishma ; Hamuel his n, and of him caine the chief ruler; but son, Zacchur his son, Shimei his son. jue birthright was Joseph's :)

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