Chapter 4

In this chapter we have, I. A further account of the genealogies of the tribe of Judah, the most numerous and most famous of all the tribes. The posterity of Shobal the son of Hur (1 Chron. 4:1-4), of Ashur the posthumous son of Hezron (who was mentioned, 1 Chron. 2:24), with something particular concerning Jabez (1 Chron. 4:5-10), of Chelub and others (1 Chron. 4:11-20), of Shelah, 1 Chron. 4:21-23. II. An account of the posterity and cities of Simeon, their conquest of Gedon, and of the Amalekites in Mount Seir, 1 Chron. 4:24-43.