The Heads of Israel’s Households14 These are the heads of their fathers’ households.
The sons of Reuben, Israel’s firstborn:
Hanoch and Pallu, Hezron and Carmi; these are the families of Reuben. 15
The sons of Simeon:
Jemuel and Jamin and Ohad and Jachin and Zohar and Shaul the son of a Canaanite woman; these are the families of Simeon. 16
These are the names of the sons of Levi according to their generations:
Gershon and Kohath and Merari; and the years of Levi’s life were 137 years. 17
The sons of Gershon:
Libni and Shimei, according to their families. 18
The sons of Kohath:
Amram and Izhar and Hebron and Uzziel; and the years of Kohath’s life were 133 years. 19
The sons of Merari:
Mahli and Mushi.
These are the families of the Levites according to their generations. 20
And Amram took his father’s sister Jochebed as a wife, and she bore him Aaron and Moses; and the years of Amram’s life were 137 years. 21
The sons of Izhar:
Korah and Nepheg and Zichri. 22
The sons of Uzziel:
Mishael and Elzaphan and Sithri. 23
And Aaron took Elisheba, the daughter of Amminadab, the sister of Nahshon, as a wife, and she bore him Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar. 24
The sons of Korah:
Assir and Elkanah and Abiasaph; these are the families of the Korahites. 25 And Aaron’s son Eleazar took one of the daughters of Putiel as a wife, and she bore him Phinehas. These are the heads of the fathers’ households of the Levites according to their families. 26 It was the same Aaron and Moses to whom Yahweh said, “Bring out the sons of Israel from the land of Egypt according to their hosts.” 27 They were the ones who spoke to Pharaoh king of Egypt to bring out the sons of Israel from Egypt; it was the same Moses and Aaron.