1 Chronicles 2
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Genealogies of Israel and Judah

(Genesis 29:31-30:24; 46:8-25; Ruth 4:18-22; Matthew 1:2-6; Luke 3:1-33)

1Here’s a list of Israel’s sons: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, 2Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher.

3Judah’s three sons Er, Onan, and Shelah were born to him through Bath-shua, a Canaanite. Er, Judah’s firstborn, became wicked in the LORD’s sight, so he put him to death. 4Judah’sa daughter-in-law Tamar also bore him Perez and Zerah, so Judah had five sons in all.

5Perez’s sons were Hezron and Hamul.

6Zerah had five sons in all: Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Calcol, and Dara.b

7Carmi’s son was Achar,c who became Israel’s troublemaker by transgressing the LORD’s commandmentd regarding things that were to be destroyed.

8Ethan’s son was Azariah.

9Hezron’s sons born to him were Jerahmeel, Ram, and Chelubai. 10Ram fathered Amminadab, and Amminadab fathered Nahshon, who was leader of the descendants of Judah.

11Nahshon fathered Salma, Salma fathered Boaz, 12Boaz fathered Obed, and Obed fathered Jesse. 13Jesse fathered Eliab his firstborn, Abinadab his second born, Shimea his third born, 14Nethanel his fourth born, Raddai his fifth born, 15Ozem his sixth born, David his seventh born; 16along with their sisters Zeruiah and Abigail.

Zeruiah’s three sons were Abishai, Joab, and Asahel. 17Abigail bore Amasa, whose father was Jether the Ishmaelite.

18Hezron’s son Caleb had children by his wife Azubah and by Jerioth. These were her sons: Jesher, Shobab, and Ardon. 19When Azubah died, Caleb married Ephrath, who bore him Hur. 20Hur fathered Uri, and Uri fathered Bezalel.

21Later, Hezron marriede the daughter of Machir, who had fathered Gilead. He married her when he was 60 years old, and she bore him Segub. 22Segub fathered Jair, who had 23 towns in the land of Gilead. 23But Geshur and Aram took 60 towns from Gilead,f including Havvoth-jair and Kenath, along with their villages. All these were descendants of Machir, who fathered Gilead.

24After Hezron died in Caleb-ephrathah, Abijah wife of Hezron bore him Ashhur, who fathered Tekoa.

25The descendants of Jerahmeel, the firstborn of Hezron, were Ram his firstborn, Bunah, Oren, Ozem, and Ahijah.

26Jerahmeel also had another wife, whose name was Atarah; she was the mother of Onam.

27The descendants of Ram, firstborn of Jerahmeel were Maaz, Jamin, and Eker.

28Onam’s descendants were Shammai and Jada.

Shammai’s descendants were Nadab and Abishur.

29Abishur’s wife was named Abihail. She bore him Ahban and Molid.

30Nadab’s descendants were Seled and Appaim. Seled died childless.

31Appaim’s song was Ishi. Ishi’s sonh was Sheshan. Sheshan’s soni was Ahlai.

32Shammai’s brother Jada’s descendants were Jether and Jonathan, but Jether died childless.

33Jonathan’s descendants were Peleth and Zaza. These were the descendants of Jerahmeel.

34Now Sheshan had no sons, only daughters. However, Sheshan had an Egyptian slave named Jarha. 35So Sheshan gave his daughter in marriage to his slave Jarha, and she bore him Attai.

36Attai fathered Nathan, and Nathan fathered Zabad. 37Zabad fathered Ephlal, Ephlal fathered Obed, 38Obed fathered Jehu, Jehu fathered Azariah, 39Azariah fathered Helez, Helez fathered Eleasah, 40Eleasah fathered Sismai, Sismai fathered Shallum. 41Shallum fathered Jekamiah, and Jekamiah fathered Elishama.

42Jerahmeel’s brother Caleb’s descendants were his firstborn Mesha,j who fathered Ziph.

The descendants of Mareshah, who fathered Hebron, were as follows:k

43Hebron’s descendants were Korah, Tappuah, Rekem, and Shema.

44Shema fathered Raham, who fathered Jorkeam.

Rekem fathered Shammai. 45Shammai’s descendants includedl Maon, who fathered Beth-zur. 46Caleb’s mistress Ephah also bore Haran, Moza, and Gazez.

Haran fathered Gazez. 47Jahdai’s descendants were Regem, Jotham, Geshan, Pelet, Ephah, and Shaaph. 48Caleb’s mistress Maacah bore Sheber, Tirhanah, 49and Shaaph, who fathered Madmannah. Sheva fathered Machbenah and Gibe. Caleb’s daughter was Achsah. 50These were Caleb’s descendants.

The son of Hur, the firstborn of Ephrathah, was Shobal, who fathered Kiriath-jearim, 51Salma, who fathered Bethlehem, and Hareph, who fathered Beth-gader.

52Shobal, who fathered Kiriath-jearim, had other sons, including Haroeh, half of the Menuhoth. 53The families of Kiriath-jearim included the Ithrites, the Puthites, the Shumathites, and the Mishraites. The Zorathites and the Eshtaolites came from them.

54Salma’s descendants were Bethlehem, the Netophathites, Atroth-beth-joab, and half of the Manahathites, the Zorites.

55The families of the scribes who lived at Jabez included the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, and the Sucathites. These are the Kenites who came from Hammath, who fathered the house of Rechab.

a 2:4 Lit. His
b 2:6 So MT and LXX; cf. Syr, Targ, and some Gk. mss; cf. 1King 4.31
c 2:7 Cf. Josh 7:1 Achan
d 2:7 The Heb. lacks the LORD’s commandment
e 2:21 Lit. Hezron went in to
f 2:23 Lit. them
g 2:31 Lit. sons
h 2:31 Lit. sons
i 2:31 Lit. sons
j 2:42 So MT; LXX reads Maresa
k 2:42 The Heb. lacks as follows
l 2:45 The Heb. lacks included; and so throughout the genealogies

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