aul. Levi had three
sons - Gersom, Caath, Merari. Judas had three sons - Sala, Phares, Zerah;
and by Phares two grandchildren, Esrom and Amar. Issachar had four sons
- Thola, Phua, Jasob, Samaron. Zabulon had with him three sons - Sarad,
Helon, Jalel. So far is the posterity of Lea; with whom went her daughter
Dinah. These are thirty-three. Rachel had two sons, the one of whom, Joseph,
had two sons also, Manasses and Ephraim. The other, Benjamin, had ten sons
- Bolau, Bacchar, Asabel, Geras, Naaman, Jes, Ros, Momphis, Opphis, Arad.
These fourteen added to the thirty-three before enumerated, amount to the
number forty-seven. And this was the legitimate posterity of Jacob. He
had besides by Bilhah, the handmaid of Rachel, Dan and Nephtliali; which
last had four sons that followed him - Jesel, Guni, Issari, and Sellim.
Dan had an only begotten son, Usi. If these be added to those before mentioned,
they complete the number fifty-four. Gad and Aser were the sons of Zilpha,
who was the handm