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- Tribe of Levi
- Paternal Grandfather of Prophet Moses
Kohath, Second of the three sons of Levi, and grandfather of Moses and Aaron (Gen. 46:11; Ex. 6:16, 18). From him all priests were descended through Aaron, while those of his descendants who were not priests were known as Kohathites and were the Levites of highest rank (Num. 3:27, 30; 4:18, 34, 37; 10:21; 1 Chr. 6:61–70; 15:5).
Marriage and Family
11 And the sons of Levi; Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.
Genesis 46:11 - KJV translation
Exodus 6 Narrative
Genealogy of the sons of Levi down to the prophets - Moses and Aaron :
16 ¶ And these are the names of the sons of Levi according to their generations; Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari: and the years of the life of Levi were an hundred thirty and seven years.
17 The sons of Gershon; Libni, and Shimi, according to their families.
18 And the sons of Kohath; Amram, and Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel: and the years of the life of Kohath were an hundred thirty and three years.
19 And the sons of Merari; Mahali and Mushi: these are the families of Levi according to their generations.
20 And Amram took him Jochebed his father’s sister to wife; and she bare him Aaron and Moses: and the years of the life of Amram were an hundred and thirty and seven years.
21 ¶ And the sons of Izhar; Korah, and Nepheg, and Zichri.
22 And the sons of Uzziel; Mishael, and Elzaphan, and Zithri.
23 And Aaron took him Elisheba, daughter of Amminadab, sister of Naashon, to wife; and she bare him Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.
24 And the sons of Korah; Assir, and Elkanah, and Abiasaph: these are the families of the Korhites.
25 And Eleazar Aaron’s son took him one of the daughters of Putiel to wife; and she bare him Phinehas: these are the heads of the fathers of the Levites according to their families.
26 These are that Aaron and Moses, to whom the Lord said, Bring out the children of Israel from the land of Egypt according to their armies.
27 These are they which spake to Pharaoh king of Egypt, to bring out the children of Israel from Egypt: these are that Moses and Aaron.
Exodus 6:16-27 - KJV - Genealogy of Moses
|Offspring of Kohath and unknown parent|
|Amram ben Kohath||Egypt||Egypt|| Jochebed, daughter of Levi|
|Izhar ben Kohath|| |
|Hebron ben Kohath|| |
|Uzziel ben Kohath|
|Offspring of Levi and Milkah, daughter of Aram.|
|Gershon ben Levi|| |
|Kohath ben Levi||Land of Canaan||Egypt|| |
|Merari ben Levi|| |
|Jochebed, daughter of Levi||Cainan||Land of Canaan|| Amram ben Kohath|
- Book of Genesis 11-25
- Abraham's Family Tree - ReligionWikia
- 1 Chronicles 1:21-25
- Kohath - LDS Bible Dictionary
- Kohath - Wikipedia
- Abraham - Family tree on JewAge (another Semantic MediaWiki site)