The three clans of Levi
16 Levi's sons were: Gershon, Kohath and Merari.
17 The names of Gershon's sons were Libni and Shimei.
18 Kohath's sons were: Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel.
19 Merari's sons were: Mahli and Mushi.
These are the ancestors of the clans of the Levites:
20 Gershon's descendants were his son Libni, Libni's son Jahath and Jahath's son Zimmah. 21 Zimmah's son was Joah. Joah's son was Iddo. Iddo's son was Zerah. Zerah's son was Jeatherai.
22 Kohath's descendants were his son Amminadab, Amminadab's son Korah and Korah's son Assir. 23 Assir's son was Elkanah. Elkanah's son was Ebiasaph. Ebiasaph's son was Assir. 24 Assir's son was Tahath. Tahath's son was Uriel. Uriel's son was Uzziah. Uzziah's son was Shaul.
25 Elkanah's other sons were Amasai and Ahimoth. 26 Ahimoth's son was Elkanah. Elkanah's son was Zophai. Zophai's son was Nahath. 27 Nahath's son was Eliab. Eliab's son was Jeroham. Jeroham's son was Elkanah.
28 Samuel's firstborn son was Joel and his second son was Abijah.
6:28Samuel was a prophet. He was Elkanah's son.
29 Merari's descendants were his son Mahli, Mahli's son Libni, Libni's son Shimei and Shimei's son Uzzah. 30 Uzzah's son was Shimea. Shimea's son was Haggiah. Haggiah's son was Asaiah.