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Ashbel (Gen 46, 1 Chron 8)1

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RelationshipDistant relative of Robert Michael Damon
     Ashbel (Gen 46, 1 Chron 8) was the son of Benjamin. Ashbel (Gen 46, 1 Chron 8) died in Egypt.
     He immigraterd with Jacob (יַעֲקֹב) (Gen 25-50) 2369 AC / 1876 BC to in Egypt ; Jacob @ 130.2
Genesis 46:21, 1 Chronicles 7 and 1 Chronicles 8 (The Genealogy of Saul) have very different Genealogies that need to be sorted out.

Genesis 46:21 The sons of Benjamin: Bela, Beker, Ashbel, Gera, Naaman, Ehi, Rosh, Muppim, Huppim and Ard.
1 Chron 7:6 Three sons of Benjamin: Bela, Beker and Jediael.
1 Chron 8:1 Benjamin was the father of Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second son, Aharah the third, 2 Nohah the fourth and Rapha the fifth.3
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Last Edited7 May 2010


  1. [S3] International Bible Society, editor, The Holy Bible, New International Version (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan Publishing House, 1984), Gen 46:21. Hereinafter cited as NIV.
  2. [S3] International Bible Society, NIV.
  3. [S3] International Bible Society, NIV, Gen 46:21, 1 Chron 7:6-12. 1 Chron 8:1-39.