1 Chronicles 1
New King James Version
The Family of Adam—Seth to Abraham(A)
1 Adam,(B) (C)Seth, Enosh, 2 Cainan, Mahalalel, Jared, 3 Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech, 4 (D)Noah,[a] Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
5 (E)The sons of Japheth were Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras. 6 The sons of Gomer were Ashkenaz, [b]Diphath, and Togarmah. 7 The sons of Javan were Elishah, [c]Tarshishah, Kittim, and [d]Rodanim.
8 (F)The sons of Ham were Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan. 9 The sons of Cush were Seba, Havilah, [e]Sabta, [f]Raama, and Sabtecha. The sons of Raama were Sheba and Dedan. 10 Cush (G)begot Nimrod; he began to be a mighty one on the earth. 11 Mizraim begot Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim, 12 Pathrusim, Casluhim (from whom came the Philistines and the (H)Caphtorim). 13 (I)Canaan begot Sidon, his firstborn, and Heth; 14 the Jebusite, the Amorite, and the Girgashite; 15 the Hivite, the Arkite, and the Sinite; 16 the Arvadite, the Zemarite, and the Hamathite.
17 The sons of (J)Shem were Elam, Asshur, (K)Arphaxad, Lud, Aram, Uz, Hul, Gether, and [g]Meshech. 18 Arphaxad begot Shelah, and Shelah begot Eber. 19 To Eber were born two sons: the name of one was [h]Peleg, for in his days the [i]earth was divided; and his brother’s name was Joktan. 20 (L)Joktan begot Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah, 21 Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah, 22 [j]Ebal, Abimael, Sheba, 23 Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. All these were the sons of Joktan.
24 (M)Shem, Arphaxad, Shelah, 25 (N)Eber, Peleg, Reu, 26 Serug, Nahor, Terah, 27 and (O)Abram, who is Abraham. 28 (P)The sons of Abraham were (Q)Isaac and (R)Ishmael.
The Family of Ishmael(S)
29 These are their genealogies: The (T)firstborn of Ishmael was Nebajoth; then Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam, 30 Mishma, Dumah, Massa, [k]Hadad, Tema, 31 Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah. These were the sons of Ishmael.
The Family of Keturah(U)
32 Now (V)the sons born to Keturah, Abraham’s concubine, were Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah. The sons of Jokshan were Sheba and Dedan. 33 The sons of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah. All these were the children of Keturah.
The Family of Isaac(W)
34 And (X)Abraham begot Isaac. (Y)The sons of Isaac were Esau and Israel. 35 The sons of (Z)Esau were Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jaalam, and Korah. 36 And the sons of Eliphaz were Teman, Omar, [l]Zephi, Gatam, and Kenaz; and by (AA)Timna, Amalek. 37 The sons of Reuel were Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah.
The Family of Seir(AB)
38 (AC)The sons of Seir were Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan. 39 And the sons of Lotan were Hori and [m]Homam; Lotan’s sister was Timna. 40 The sons of Shobal were [n]Alian, Manahath, Ebal, [o]Shephi, and Onam. The sons of Zibeon were Ajah and Anah. 41 The son of Anah was (AD)Dishon. The sons of Dishon were [p]Hamran, Eshban, Ithran, and Cheran. 42 The sons of Ezer were Bilhan, Zaavan, and [q]Jaakan. The sons of Dishan were Uz and Aran.
The Kings of Edom(AE)
43 Now these were the (AF)kings who reigned in the land of Edom before a king reigned over the children of Israel: Bela the son of Beor, and the name of his city was Dinhabah. 44 And when Bela died, Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his place. 45 When Jobab died, Husham of the land of the Temanites reigned in his place. 46 And when Husham died, Hadad the son of Bedad, who [r]attacked Midian in the field of Moab, reigned in his place. The name of his city was Avith. 47 When Hadad died, Samlah of Masrekah reigned in his place. 48 (AG)And when Samlah died, Saul of Rehoboth-by-the-River reigned in his place. 49 When Saul died, Baal-Hanan the son of Achbor reigned in his place. 50 And when Baal-Hanan died, [s]Hadad reigned in his place; and the name of his city was [t]Pai. His wife’s name was Mehetabel the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab. 51 Hadad died also. And the chiefs of Edom were Chief Timnah, Chief [u]Aliah, Chief Jetheth, 52 Chief Aholibamah, Chief Elah, Chief Pinon, 53 Chief Kenaz, Chief Teman, Chief Mibzar, 54 Chief Magdiel, and Chief Iram. These were the chiefs of Edom.
- 1 Chronicles 1:4 So with MT, Vg.; LXX adds the sons of Noah
- 1 Chronicles 1:6 Riphath, Gen. 10:3
- 1 Chronicles 1:7 Tarshish, Gen. 10:4
- 1 Chronicles 1:7 Dodanim, Gen. 10:4
- 1 Chronicles 1:9 Sabtah, Gen. 10:7
- 1 Chronicles 1:9 Raamah, Gen. 10:7
- 1 Chronicles 1:17 Mash, Gen. 10:23
- 1 Chronicles 1:19 Lit. Division, Gen. 10:25
- 1 Chronicles 1:19 Or land
- 1 Chronicles 1:22 Obal, Gen. 10:28
- 1 Chronicles 1:30 Hadar, Gen. 25:15
- 1 Chronicles 1:36 Zepho, Gen. 36:11
- 1 Chronicles 1:39 Hemam or Heman, Gen. 36:22
- 1 Chronicles 1:40 Alvan, Gen. 36:23
- 1 Chronicles 1:40 Shepho, Gen. 36:23
- 1 Chronicles 1:41 Hemdan, Gen. 36:26
- 1 Chronicles 1:42 Akan, Gen. 36:27
- 1 Chronicles 1:46 Lit. struck
- 1 Chronicles 1:50 Hadar, Gen. 36:39
- 1 Chronicles 1:50 Pau, Gen. 36:39
- 1 Chronicles 1:51 Alvah, Gen. 36:40
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