1The sons of Levi: Gedson, Caath, and Merari.
2And these are the names of the sons of Gedson; Lobeni, and Semei.
3The sons of Caath; Ambram, and Issaar, Chebron, and Oziel.
4The sons of Merari; Mooli and Musi: and these are the families of Levi, according to their families.
5To Gedson—to Lobeni his son—were born Jeth his son, Zammath his son,
6Joab his son, Addi his son, Zara his son, Jethri his son.
7The sons of Caath; Aminadab his son, Core his son, Aser his son;
8Helcana his son, Abisaph his son, Aser his son:
9Thaath his son, Uriel his son, Ozia his son, Saul his son.
10And the sons of Helcana; Amessi, and Achimoth.
11Helcana his son, Suphi his son, Cainaath his son;
12Eliab his son, Jeroboam his son, Helcana his son.
13The sons of Samuel; the first-born Sani, and Abia.
14The sons of Merari; Mooli, Lobeni his son, Semei his son, Oza his son;
15Samaa his son, Angia his son, Asaias his son.
16And these were the men whom David set over the service of the singers in the house of the Lord when the ark was at rest.
17And they ministered in front of the tabernacle of witness playing on instruments, until Solomon built the house of the Lord in Jerusalem; and they stood according to their order for their services.
18And these were the men that stood, and their sons, of the sons of Caath: Æman the psalm singer, son of Joel, the son of Samuel,
19the son of Helcana, the son of Jeroboam, the son of Eliel, the son of Thoas,
20the son of Suph, the son of Helcana, the son of Maath, the son of Amathi,
21the son of Helcana, the son of Joel, the son of Azarias, the son of Japhanias,
22the son of Thaath, the son of Aser, the son of Abiasaph, the son of Core,
23the son of Isaar, the son of Caath, the son of Levi, the son of Israel.
24And his brother Asaph, who stood at his right hand; Asaph the son of Barachias, the son of Samaa,
25the son of Michael, the son of Baasia, the son of Melchia,
26the son of Athani, the son of Zaarai,
27the son of Adai, the son of Ætham, the son of Zammam, the son of Semei,
28the son of Jeeth, the son of Gedson, the son of Levi.
29And the sons of Merari their brethren on the left hand: Ætham the son of Kisa, the son of Abai, the son of Maloch,
30the son of Asebi,
31the son of Amessias, the son of Bani, the son of Semer,
32the son of Mooli, the son of Musi, the son of Merari, the son of Levi.
33And their brethren according to the houses of their fathers, were the Levites who were appointed to all the work of ministration of the tabernacle of the house of God.
34And Aaron and his sons were to burn incense on the altar of whole-burnt-offerings, and on the altar of incense, for all the ministry in the holy of holies, and to make atonement for Israel, according to all things that Moses the servant of the Lord commanded.
35And these are the sons of Aaron; Eleazar his son, Phinees his son, Abisu his son,
36Bokki his son, Ozi his son, Saraia his son,
37Mariel his son, Amaria his son, Achitob his son,
38Sadoc his son, Achimaas his son.
39And these are their residences in their villages, in their coasts, to the sons of Aaron, to their family the Caathites: for they had the lot.
40And they gave them Chebron in the land of Juda, and its suburbs round about it.
41But the fields of the city, and its villages, they gave to Chaleb the son of Jephonne.
42And to the sons of Aaron they gave the cities of refuge, even Chebron, and Lobna and her suburbs round about, and Selna and her suburbs, and Esthamo and her suburbs,
43and Jethar and her suburbs, and Dabir and her suburbs,
44and Asan and her suburbs, and Bæthsamys and her suburbs:
45and of the tribe of Benjamin Gabai and her suburbs, and Galemath and her suburbs, and Anathoth and her suburbs: all their cities were thirteen cities according to their families.
46And to the sons of Caath that were left of their families, there were given out of the tribe, namely, out of the half-tribe of Manasse, by lot, ten cities.
47And to the sons of Gedson according to their families there were given thirteen cities of the tribe of Issachar, of the tribe of Aser, of the tribe of Nephthali, of the tribe of Manasse in Basan.
48And to the sons of Merari according to their families there were given, by lot, twelve cities of the tribe of Ruben, of the tribe of Gad, and of the tribe of Zabulon.
49So the children of Israel gave to the Levites the cities and their suburbs.
50And they gave by lot out of the tribe of the children of Juda, and out of the tribe of the children of Symeon, and out of the tribe of the children of Benjamin, these cities which they call by name.
51And to the members of the families of the sons of Caath there were also given the cities of their borders out of the tribe of Ephraim.
52And they gave them the cities of refuge, Sychem and her suburbs in mount Ephraim, and Gazer and her suburbs,
53and Jecmaan and her suburbs, and Bæthoron and her suburbs,
54and Ælon and her suburbs, and Gethremmon and her suburbs:
55and of the half-tribe of Manasse Anar and her suburbs, and Jemblaan and her suburbs, to the sons of Caath that were left, according to each several family.
56To the sons of Gedson from the families of the half-tribe of Manasse they gave Golan of Basan and her suburbs, and Aseroth and her suburbs.
57And out of the tribe of Issachar, Kedes and her suburbs, and Deberi and her suburbs, and Dabor and her suburbs,
58and Ramoth, and Ænan and her suburbs.
59And of the tribe of Aser; Maasal and her suburbs, and Abdon and her suburbs,
60and Acac and her suburbs, and Roob and her suburbs.
61And of the tribe of Nephthali; Kedes in Galilee and her suburbs, and Chamoth and her suburbs, and Kariathaim and her suburbs.
62To the sons of Merari that were left, they gave out of the tribe of Zabulon Remmon and her suburbs, and Thabor and her suburbs:
63out of the country beyond Jordan; Jericho westward of Jordan: out of the tribe of Ruben; Bosor in the wilderness and her suburbs, and Jasa and her suburbs,
64and Kadmoth and her suburbs, and Maephla and her suburbs.
65Out of the tribe of Gad; Rammoth Galaad and her suburbs, and Maanaim and her suburbs,
66and Esebon and her suburbs, and Jazer and her suburbs.