1The sons of Levi: Gershom, Kohath, and Merari.
2And these are the names of the sons of Gershom; Libni, and Shimei.
3The sons of Kohath; Amram, and Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel.
4The sons of Merari; Mahli and Mushi: and these are the families of Levi, according to their families.
5To Gershom—to Libni his son—were born Jahath his son, Zimmah his son,
6Joah his son, Iddo his son, Zerah his son, Jeatherai his son.
7The sons of Kohath; Amminadab his son, Korah his son, Assir his son;
8Elkanah his son, Ebiasaph his son, Assir his son:
9Tahath his son, Uriel his son, Uzziah his son, Shaul his son.
10And the sons of Elkanah; Amasai, and Ahimoth.
11Elkanah his son, Zophai his son, Nahath his son;
12Eliab his son, Jeroham his son, Elkanah his son.
13The sons of Samuel; the firstborn Sani, and Abijah.
14The sons of Merari; Mahli, Libni his son, Shimei his son, Uzzah his son;
15Shimea his son, Haggiah his son, Asaiah 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 Kohath: Heman the psalm singer, son of Joel, the son of Samuel,
19the son of Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Eliel, the son of Toah,
20the son of Zuph, the son of Elkanah, the son of Mahath, the son of Amasai,
21the son of Elkanah, the son of Joel, the son of Azariah, the son of Zephaniah,
22the son of Tahath, the son of Assir, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah,
23the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, the son of Israel.
24And his brother Asaph, who stood at his right hand; Asaph the son of Berechiah, the son of Shimea,
25the son of Michael, the son of Baaseiah, the son of Malchijah,
26the son of Ethni, the son of Zerah,
27the son of Adaiah, the son of Ethan, the son of Zimmah, the son of Shimei,
28the son of Jahath, the son of Gershom, the son of Levi.
29And the sons of Merari their brethren on the left hand: Ethan the son of Kishi, the son of Abdi, the son of Malluch,
30the son of Hashabiah,
31the son of Amaziah, the son of Bani, the son of Shemer,
32the son of Mahli, the son of Mushi, 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, Phinehas his son, Abishua his son,
36Bukki his son, Uzzi his son, Zerahiah his son,
37Meraioth his son, Amariah his son, Ahitub his son,
38Zadok his son, Ahimaaz his son.
39And these are their residences in their villages, in their coasts, to the sons of Aaron, to their family the Kohathites: for they had the lot.
40And they gave them Hebron in the land of Judah, and its suburbs round about it.
41But the fields of the city, and its villages, they gave to Caleb the son of Jephunneh.
42And to the sons of Aaron they gave the cities of refuge, even Hebron, and Libnah and her suburbs round about, and Hilen and her suburbs, and Eshtemoa and her suburbs,
43and Jattir and her suburbs, and Debir and her suburbs,
44and Ashan and her suburbs, and Beth-shemesh and her suburbs:
45and of the tribe of Benjamin Gibeon and her suburbs, and Alemeth and her suburbs, and Anathoth and her suburbs: all their cities were thirteen cities according to their families.
46And to the sons of Kohath that were left of their families, there were given out of the tribe, namely, out of the half-tribe of Manasseh, by lot, ten cities.
47And to the sons of Gershom according to their families there were given thirteen cities of the tribe of Issachar, of the tribe of Asher, of the tribe of Naphtali, of the tribe of Manasseh in Bashan.
48And to the sons of Merari according to their families there were given, by lot, twelve cities of the tribe of Reuben, of the tribe of Gad, and of the tribe of Zebulun.
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 Judah, and out of the tribe of the children of Simeon, 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 Kohath there were also given the cities of their borders out of the tribe of Ephraim.
52And they gave them the cities of refuge, Shechem and her suburbs in Mount Ephraim, and Gezer and her suburbs,
53and Jokmeam and her suburbs, and Beth-horon and her suburbs,
54and Aijalon and her suburbs, and Gath-rimmon and her suburbs:
55and of the half-tribe of Manasseh Aner and her suburbs, and Bileam and her suburbs, to the sons of Kohath that were left, according to each several family.
56To the sons of Gershom from the families of the half-tribe of Manasseh they gave Golan of Bashan and her suburbs, and Ashtaroth and her suburbs.
57And out of the tribe of Issachar, Kedesh and her suburbs, and Daberath and her suburbs, and Dabor and her suburbs,
58and Ramoth, and Anem and her suburbs.
59And of the tribe of Asher; Mashal and her suburbs, and Abdon and her suburbs,
60and Hukok and her suburbs, and Rehob and her suburbs.
61And of the tribe of Naphtali; Kedesh in Galilee and her suburbs, and Hammon and her suburbs, and Kiriathaim and her suburbs.
62To the sons of Merari that were left, they gave out of the tribe of Zebulun Rimmono and her suburbs, and Tabor and her suburbs:
63out of the country beyond Jordan; Jericho westward of Jordan: out of the tribe of Reuben; Bezer in the wilderness and her suburbs, and Jahzah and her suburbs,
64and Kedemoth and her suburbs, and Mephaath and her suburbs.
65Out of the tribe of Gad; Ramoth-gilead and her suburbs, and Mahanaim and her suburbs,
66and Heshbon and her suburbs, and Jazer and her suburbs.