1 Chronicles 1-3
English Standard Version
From Adam to Abraham
8 (E)The sons of Ham: Cush, Egypt, Put, and Canaan. 9 The sons of Cush: Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raamah, and Sabteca. The sons of Raamah: Sheba and Dedan. 10 Cush fathered Nimrod. He was the first on earth to be a mighty man.[c]
11 (F)Egypt fathered Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim, 12 Pathrusim, Casluhim (from whom the Philistines came), and Caphtorim.
13 Canaan fathered Sidon his firstborn and Heth, 14 and the Jebusites, the Amorites, the Girgashites, 15 the Hivites, the Arkites, the Sinites, 16 the Arvadites, the Zemarites, and the Hamathites.
17 (G)The sons of Shem: Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram. And the sons of Aram:[d] Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech. 18 Arpachshad fathered Shelah, and Shelah fathered Eber. 19 To Eber were born two sons: the name of the one was Peleg[e] (for in his days the earth was divided), and his brother's name was Joktan. 20 Joktan fathered Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah, 21 Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah, 22 Obal,[f] Abimael, Sheba, 23 Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab; all these were the sons of Joktan.
24 (H)Shem, Arpachshad, Shelah; 25 Eber, Peleg, Reu; 26 Serug, Nahor, Terah; 27 Abram, that is, Abraham.
From Abraham to Jacob
28 The sons of Abraham: (I)Isaac and (J)Ishmael. 29 (K)These are their genealogies: the firstborn of Ishmael, Nebaioth, and Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam, 30 Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema, 31 Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah. These are the sons of Ishmael. 32 (L)The sons of Keturah, Abraham's concubine: she bore Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah. The sons of Jokshan: Sheba and Dedan. 33 The sons of Midian: Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah. All these were the descendants of Keturah.
34 Abraham fathered (M)Isaac. The sons of Isaac: (N)Esau and (O)Israel. 35 (P)The sons of Esau: Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam, and Korah. 36 The sons of Eliphaz: Teman, Omar, Zepho, Gatam, Kenaz, and of Timna,[g] Amalek. 37 The sons of Reuel: Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah.
38 (Q)The sons of Seir: Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan. 39 The sons of Lotan: Hori and Hemam;[h] and Lotan's sister was Timna. 40 The sons of Shobal: Alvan,[i] Manahath, Ebal, Shepho,[j] and Onam. The sons of Zibeon: Aiah and Anah. 41 The son[k] of Anah: Dishon. The sons of Dishon: Hemdan,[l] Eshban, Ithran, and Cheran. 42 The sons of Ezer: Bilhan, Zaavan, and Akan.[m] The sons of Dishan: Uz and Aran.
43 (R)These are the kings who reigned in the land of Edom before any king reigned over the people of Israel: Bela the son of Beor, the name of his city being Dinhabah. 44 Bela died, and Jobab the son of Zerah of (S)Bozrah reigned in his place. 45 Jobab died, and Husham of the land of the (T)Temanites reigned in his place. 46 Husham died, and Hadad the son of Bedad, who defeated Midian in the country of Moab, reigned in his place, the name of his city being Avith. 47 Hadad died, and Samlah of Masrekah reigned in his place. 48 Samlah died, and Shaul of Rehoboth on the Euphrates[n] reigned in his place. 49 Shaul died, and Baal-hanan, the son of Achbor, reigned in his place. 50 Baal-hanan died, and Hadad reigned in his place, the name of his city being Pai; and his wife's name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab. 51 And Hadad died.
The chiefs of Edom were: chiefs Timna, Alvah, Jetheth, 52 Oholibamah, Elah, Pinon, 53 Kenaz, Teman, Mibzar, 54 Magdiel, and Iram; these are the chiefs of Edom.
A Genealogy of David
2 These are the sons of (U)Israel: (V)Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, (W)Issachar, Zebulun, 2 (X)Dan, (Y)Joseph, (Z)Benjamin, (AA)Naphtali, (AB)Gad, and Asher. 3 (AC)The sons of Judah: (AD)Er, Onan and Shelah; these three Bath-shua the Canaanite bore to him. Now Er, Judah's firstborn, was evil in the sight of the Lord, and he put him to death. 4 His daughter-in-law (AE)Tamar also bore him Perez and Zerah. Judah had five sons in all.
5 The (AF)sons of Perez: Hezron and Hamul. 6 The sons of Zerah: Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Calcol, and Dara, five in all. 7 The son[o] of Carmi: Achan, the troubler of Israel, who (AG)broke faith in the matter of the devoted thing; 8 and Ethan's son was Azariah.
9 The sons of Hezron that were born to him: Jerahmeel, (AH)Ram, and (AI)Chelubai. 10 (AJ)Ram fathered Amminadab, and (AK)Amminadab fathered (AL)Nahshon, prince of the sons of Judah. 11 Nahshon fathered (AM)Salmon,[p] Salmon fathered (AN)Boaz, 12 Boaz fathered Obed, (AO)Obed fathered Jesse. 13 (AP)Jesse fathered Eliab his firstborn, Abinadab the second, (AQ)Shimea the third, 14 Nethanel the fourth, Raddai the fifth, 15 Ozem the sixth, (AR)David the seventh. 16 And their sisters were Zeruiah and Abigail. (AS)The sons of Zeruiah: Abishai, Joab, and Asahel, three. 17 (AT)Abigail bore Amasa, and the father of Amasa was (AU)Jether the Ishmaelite.
18 (AV)Caleb the son of Hezron fathered children by his wife Azubah, and by Jerioth; and these were her sons: Jesher, Shobab, and Ardon. 19 When Azubah died, (AW)Caleb married (AX)Ephrath, who bore him (AY)Hur. 20 Hur fathered Uri, and Uri fathered (AZ)Bezalel.
21 Afterward Hezron went in to the daughter of (BA)Machir the father of Gilead, whom he married when he was sixty years old, and she bore him Segub. 22 And Segub fathered Jair, who had twenty-three cities in the land of Gilead. 23 (BB)But Geshur and Aram took from them Havvoth-jair, Kenath, and its villages, sixty towns. All these were descendants of Machir, the father of Gilead. 24 After the death of Hezron, (BC)Caleb went in to Ephrathah,[q] the wife of Hezron his father, and she bore him (BD)Ashhur, the father of Tekoa.
25 The sons of (BE)Jerahmeel, the firstborn of Hezron: Ram, his firstborn, Bunah, Oren, Ozem, and Ahijah. 26 Jerahmeel also had another wife, whose name was Atarah; she was the mother of Onam. 27 The sons of Ram, the firstborn of Jerahmeel: Maaz, Jamin, and Eker. 28 The sons of Onam: Shammai and Jada. The sons of Shammai: Nadab and Abishur. 29 The name of Abishur's wife was Abihail, and she bore him Ahban and Molid. 30 The sons of Nadab: Seled and Appaim; and Seled died childless. 31 The son[r] of Appaim: Ishi. (BF)The son of Ishi: Sheshan. The son of Sheshan: Ahlai. 32 The sons of Jada, Shammai's brother: Jether and Jonathan; and Jether died childless. 33 The sons of Jonathan: Peleth and Zaza. These were the descendants of Jerahmeel. 34 Now Sheshan had no sons, only daughters, but Sheshan had an Egyptian slave whose name was Jarha. 35 So Sheshan gave his daughter in marriage to Jarha his slave, and she bore him Attai. 36 Attai fathered Nathan, and Nathan fathered (BG)Zabad. 37 (BH)Zabad fathered Ephlal, and Ephlal fathered (BI)Obed. 38 Obed fathered Jehu, and Jehu fathered Azariah. 39 Azariah fathered Helez, and Helez fathered Eleasah. 40 Eleasah fathered Sismai, and Sismai fathered Shallum. 41 Shallum fathered Jekamiah, and Jekamiah fathered (BJ)Elishama.
42 The sons of (BK)Caleb the brother of Jerahmeel: Mareshah[s] his firstborn, who fathered Ziph. The son[t] of Mareshah: (BL)Hebron.[u] 43 The sons of Hebron: Korah, Tappuah, Rekem and Shema. 44 Shema fathered Raham, the father of Jorkeam; and Rekem fathered Shammai. 45 The son of Shammai: Maon; and Maon fathered Beth-zur. 46 Ephah also, Caleb's concubine, bore Haran, Moza, and Gazez; and Haran fathered Gazez. 47 The sons of Jahdai: Regem, Jotham, Geshan, Pelet, Ephah, and Shaaph. 48 Maacah, Caleb's concubine, bore Sheber and Tirhanah. 49 She also bore Shaaph the father of Madmannah, Sheva the father of Machbenah and the father of Gibea; and the (BM)daughter of Caleb was Achsah. 50 These were the descendants of Caleb.
The sons[v] of Hur the firstborn of (BN)Ephrathah: Shobal the father of Kiriath-jearim, 51 (BO)Salma, the father of Bethlehem, and Hareph the father of Beth-gader. 52 Shobal the father of Kiriath-jearim had other sons: (BP)Haroeh, half of the Menuhoth. 53 And the clans of Kiriath-jearim: the Ithrites, the Puthites, the Shumathites, and the Mishraites; from these came the (BQ)Zorathites and the Eshtaolites. 54 The sons of Salma: Bethlehem, the Netophathites, Atroth-beth-joab and half of the Manahathites, the Zorites. 55 The clans also of the scribes who lived at Jabez: the Tirathites, the Shimeathites and the Sucathites. These are the (BR)Kenites who came from Hammath, the father of (BS)the house of Rechab.
Descendants of David
3 (BT)These are the sons of David who were born to him in Hebron: the firstborn, Amnon, by Ahinoam the Jezreelite; the second, (BU)Daniel, by Abigail the Carmelite, 2 the third, Absalom, whose mother was Maacah, the daughter of Talmai, king of Geshur; the fourth, Adonijah, whose mother was Haggith; 3 the fifth, Shephatiah, by Abital; the sixth, Ithream, by his wife Eglah; 4 six were born to him in Hebron, (BV)where he reigned for seven years and six months. (BW)And he reigned thirty-three years in Jerusalem. 5 (BX)These were born to him in Jerusalem: (BY)Shimea, Shobab, Nathan and (BZ)Solomon, four by (CA)Bath-shua, the daughter of (CB)Ammiel; 6 then Ibhar, (CC)Elishama, Eliphelet, 7 Nogah, Nepheg, Japhia, 8 Elishama, (CD)Eliada, and Eliphelet, nine. 9 All these were David's sons, besides the sons of the concubines, (CE)and Tamar was their sister.
10 The son of Solomon was (CF)Rehoboam, (CG)Abijah his son, (CH)Asa his son, (CI)Jehoshaphat his son, 11 (CJ)Joram his son, (CK)Ahaziah his son, (CL)Joash his son, 12 (CM)Amaziah his son, (CN)Azariah his son, (CO)Jotham his son, 13 (CP)Ahaz his son, (CQ)Hezekiah his son, (CR)Manasseh his son, 14 (CS)Amon his son, (CT)Josiah his son. 15 The sons of Josiah: (CU)Johanan the firstborn, the second (CV)Jehoiakim, the third (CW)Zedekiah, the fourth Shallum. 16 The descendants of (CX)Jehoiakim: (CY)Jeconiah his son, (CZ)Zedekiah his son; 17 and the sons of Jeconiah, the (DA)captive: (DB)Shealtiel his son, 18 Malchiram, Pedaiah, Shenazzar, Jekamiah, Hoshama and Nedabiah; 19 and the sons of Pedaiah: (DC)Zerubbabel and Shimei; and the sons of (DD)Zerubbabel: Meshullam and Hananiah, and Shelomith was their sister; 20 and Hashubah, Ohel, Berechiah, Hasadiah, and Jushab-hesed, five. 21 The sons of Hananiah: Pelatiah and Jeshaiah, his son[w] Rephaiah, his son Arnan, his son Obadiah, his son Shecaniah. 22 The son[x] of Shecaniah: (DE)Shemaiah. And the sons of Shemaiah: (DF)Hattush, Igal, Bariah, Neariah, and Shaphat, six. 23 The sons of Neariah: Elioenai, Hizkiah, and Azrikam, three. 24 The sons of Elioenai: Hodaviah, Eliashib, Pelaiah, Akkub, Johanan, Delaiah, and Anani, seven.
- 1 Chronicles 1:1 Many names in these genealogies are spelled differently in other biblical books
- 1 Chronicles 1:6 Septuagint; Hebrew Diphath
- 1 Chronicles 1:10 Or He began to be a mighty man on the earth
- 1 Chronicles 1:17 Septuagint; Hebrew lacks And the sons of Aram
- 1 Chronicles 1:19 Peleg means division
- 1 Chronicles 1:22 Septuagint, Syriac (compare Genesis 10:28); Hebrew Ebal
- 1 Chronicles 1:36 Septuagint (compare Genesis 36:12); Hebrew lacks and of
- 1 Chronicles 1:39 Septuagint (compare Genesis 36:22); Hebrew Homam
- 1 Chronicles 1:40 Septuagint (compare Genesis 36:23); Hebrew Alian
- 1 Chronicles 1:40 Septuagint (compare Genesis 36:23); Hebrew Shephi
- 1 Chronicles 1:41 Hebrew sons
- 1 Chronicles 1:41 Septuagint (compare Genesis 36:26); Hebrew Hamran
- 1 Chronicles 1:42 Septuagint (compare Genesis 36:27); Hebrew Jaakan
- 1 Chronicles 1:48 Hebrew the River
- 1 Chronicles 2:7 Hebrew sons
- 1 Chronicles 2:11 Septuagint (compare Ruth 4:21); Hebrew Salma
- 1 Chronicles 2:24 Septuagint, Vulgate; Hebrew in Caleb Ephrathah
- 1 Chronicles 2:31 Hebrew sons; three times in this verse
- 1 Chronicles 2:42 Septuagint; Hebrew Mesha
- 1 Chronicles 2:42 Hebrew sons
- 1 Chronicles 2:42 Hebrew the father of Hebron
- 1 Chronicles 2:50 Septuagint, Vulgate; Hebrew son
- 1 Chronicles 3:21 Septuagint (compare Syriac, Vulgate); Hebrew sons of; four times in this verse
- 1 Chronicles 3:22 Hebrew sons