1 Chronicles 1
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Genealogies from Adam

(Genesis 5:1-32; 10:1-32; 11:10-26; Luke 3:34-38)

1Adam fathereda Seth, who fatheredb Enosh, 2who fathered Kenan, who fathered Mahalalel, who fathered Jared, 3who fathered Enoch, who fathered Methuselah, who fathered Lamech, 4who fathered Noah, who fathered Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

5Japheth’s descendants werec Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.

6Gomer’s descendants were Ashkenaz, Diphath,d and Togarmah.

7Javan’s descendants were Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim.e

8Ham’s descendants were Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.

9Cush’s descendants were Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raama, and Sabteca.

Raamah’s descendants were Sheba and Dedan.

10Cush fathered Nimrod. He became the first powerful ruler on the earth.

11Mitzraim fathered the Ludim, the Anamim, the Lehabim, the Naphtuhim, 12the Pathrusim, the Casluhim (from whom the Philistines descended)f , and the Caphtorim.

13Canaan fathered Sidon his firstborn, as well as Heth, 14and the Jebusites, the Amorites, the Girgashites, 15the Hivites, the Archites, the Sinites, 16the Arvadites, the Zemarites, and the Hamathites.

17Shem’s descendants were Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, Aram, Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech.g 18Arpachshad fathered Shelah and Shelah fathered Eber. 19Eber fathered two sons. The name of the one was Peleg (because the earth was divided during his lifetime) and his brother was named Joktan. 20Joktan fathered Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah, 21Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah, 22Ebal, Abimael, Sheba, 23Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab—all of these were Joktan’s descendants.

24In summary,h Shem fatheredi Arpachshad, who fatheredj Shelah, 25who fathered Eber, who fathered Peleg, who fathered Reu, 26who fathered Serug, who fathered Nahor, who fathered Terah, 27who fathered Abram—that is, Abraham.

Genealogy of Abraham’s Family

(Genesis 25:1-4, 12-16; 36:1-30)

28Abraham’s descendants were Isaac and Ishmael. 29These are their genealogies: the firstborn Ishmael fathered Nebaioth, and then Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam, 30Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema, 31Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah—these are the Ishmaelites.

32The descendants born to Keturah, Abraham’s mistress,k were Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah. The descendants of Jokshan were Sheba and Dedan. 33The descendants of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah. All these were the descendants of Keturah.

34Abraham fathered Isaac. Isaac’s descendants were Esau and Israel.

Esau’s Genealogy

35Esau’s descendants were Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam, and Korah.

36Eliphaz’s descendants were Teman, Omar, Zephi, Gatam, Kenaz, Timna, and Amalek.

37Reuel’s descendants were Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah.

38Seir’s descendants were Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan.

39Lotan’s descendants were Hori and Homam. Lotan’s sister was Timna.

40Shobal’s descendants were Alian, Manahath, Ebal, Shephi, and Onam.

Zibeon’s descendants were Aiah and Anah.

41Anah’s descendant was Dishon.

Dishon’s descendants were Hamran, Eshban, Ithran, and Cheran.

42Ezer’s descendants were Bilhan, Zaavan, and Jaakan.l

Dishan’sm descendants were Uz and Aran.

The Kings of Edom

43Here’s a list of kings who reigned in the land of Edom before any king reigned over the Israelis, beginning withn Beor’s son Bela (his city was named Dinhabah). 44After Bela died, Zerah’s son Jobab from Bozrah succeeded him.

45After Jobab died, Husham from the land of the Temanites succeeded him.

46After Husham died, Bedad’s son Hadad, who defeated Midian in the country of Moab, succeeded him. His city was named Avith.

47After Hadad died, Samlah from Masrekah succeeded him.

48After Samlah died, Shaulo from Rehoboth on the Euphrates Riverp succeeded him.

49After Shaulq died, Achbor’s son Baal-hanan succeeded him.

50After Baal-hanan died, Hadad succeeded him. His city was named Pai, and his wife’s name was Mehetabel. She was the daughter of Matred, who was the daughter of Me-zahab. 51Then Hadad died.

The chiefs of Edom included the chiefs of Timna, Aliah, Jetheth, 52Oholibamah, Elah, Pinon, 53Kenaz, Teman, Mibzar, 54Magdiel, and Iram—these are the clans of Edom.

a 1:1 The Heb. lacks fathered
b 1:1 The Heb. lacks who fathered; and so through v 4
c 1:5 The Heb. lacks were; and so throughout the genealogies
d 1:6 So MT LXX and Vg read Riphath; cf. Gen 10:3 Riphath
e 1:7 So MT and LXX. Syr and Vg read Dodanim; cf. Gen 10:4 Dodanim
f 1:12 Lit. Philistines are named
g 1:17 So MT; cf. Gen 10:23 Mash
h 1:24 The Heb. lacks In summary
i 1:24 The Heb. lacks fathered
j 1:24 The Heb. lacks who fathered; and so through v 27
k 1:32 Or concubine; i.e. a secondary wife, and so throughout the book
l 1:42 Or Akan; cf. Gen 36:27
m 1:42 MT reads Dishon; cf. Gen 36:28
n 1:43 The Heb. lacks beginning with
o 1:48 Or Saul
p 1:48 The Heb. lacks River
q 1:49 Or Saul

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