1 Chronicles 2
Tree of Life Version
Israel and Judah’s Descendants
2 These are the sons of Israel:
Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, 2 Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad and Asher.
3 The sons of Judah:
Er, Onan and Shelah—the three were born to him by Bath-shua the Canaanite woman. But Er, Judah’s firstborn, was wicked in the sight of Adonai, so He put him to death. 4 Then Tamar his daughter-in-law bore him Perez and Zerah. Judah had five sons in all.
5 The sons of Perez:
Hezron and Hamul.
6 The sons of Zerah:
Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Calcol and Dara, five in all.
7 The sons of Carmi:
Achar, the troubler of Israel who violated the ban of devoted things.
8 The sons of Ethan: Azariah.
9 The sons of Hezron who were born to him:
Jerahmeel, Ram and Chelubai.
10 Ram fathered Amminadab;
Amminadab fathered Nahshon, the leader of the children of Judah.
11 Nahshon fathered Salma;
Salma fathered Boaz.
12 Boaz fathered Obed;
Obed fathered Jesse.
13 Jesse fathered Eliab his firstborn, Abinadab was second, Shimea third, 14 Nethanel fourth, Raddai fifth, 15 Ozem sixth, and David seventh. 16 Their sisters were Zeruiah and Abigail. The three sons of Zeruiah were Abishai, Joab and Asahel. 17 Abigail bore Amasa, and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite.
18 Caleb son of Hezron fathered children by Azubah his wife and by Jerioth. These were her sons: Jesher, Shobab and Ardon. 19 When Azubah died, Caleb married Ephrath, who bore him Hur. 20 Hur fathered Uri and Uri fathered Bezalel.
21 Afterward Hezron had relations with the daughter of Machir the father of Gilead—he had married her when he was 60 years old—and she bore him Segub.
22 Segub fathered Jair, who had 23 cities in the land of Gilead. 23 But Geshur and Aram took the towns of Jair from them, along with Kenath and its surrounding villages, 60 towns. All these were the sons of Machir the father of Gilead.
24 After the death of Hezron in Caleb-ephrath, Abijah, Hezron’s wife, bore him Ashhur the father of Tekoa.
25 Now the sons of Jerahmeel, the firstborn of Hezron: Ram the firstborn, then Bunah, Oren, Ozem and Ahijah. 26 Jerahmeel 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 the wife of Abishur was Abihail, and she bore him Ahban and Molid.
30 The sons of Nadab:
Seled and Appaim, but Seled died without children.
31 The sons of Appaim:
Ishi, who was the father of Sheshan.
Sheshan was the father of Ahlai.
32 The sons of Jada the brother of Shammai:
Jeter and Jonathan—Jeter died without sons.
33 The sons of Jonathan:
Pelet and Zaza.
These were the sons of Jerahmeel.
34 Now Sheshan had no sons, only daughters. But Sheshan had a servant, an Egyptian, whose name was Jarha. 35 So Sheshan gave his daughter to Jarha his servant as a wife, and she bore him Attai. 36 Then Attai fathered Nathan, and Nathan fathered Zabad. 37 Zabad fathered Ephlal and Ephlal fathered Obed. 38 Obed fathered Jehu, and Jehu fathered Azariah. 39 Azariah fathered Helez, and Helez fathered Eleasah. 40 Eleasah fathered Sisamai, and Sisamai fathered Shallum. 41 Shallum fathered Jekamiah, and Jekamiah fathered Elishama.
42 Now the sons of Caleb, the brother of Jerahmeel:
Mesha his firstborn, who was the father of Ziph, and his son Mareshah the father of Hebron.
43 The sons of Hebron:
Korah, Tappuah, Rekem and Shema.
44 Shema fathered Raham, the father of Jorkeam. Rekem fathered Shammai. 45 The son of Shammai was Maon and Maon was the father of Beth-Zur.
46 Ephah, 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, Sheba the father of Machbenah and the father of Gibea. The daughter of Caleb was Achsah. 50 These were the descendants of Caleb.
The sons of Hur the firstborn of Ephrath:
Shobal the father of Kiriath-jearim, 51 Salma the father of Beth-lehem and Hareph the father of Beth-gader.
52 Shobal the father of Kiriath-jearim had sons:
Haroeh, half of the Menuhites. 53 The clans of Kiriath-jearim: the Itrites, the Puhtites, the Shumathites, the Mishraites; from them came the Zorathites and the Eshtaolites.
54 The sons of Salma:
Beth-lehem, the Netophathites, Atroth-beth-joab, half the Manahathites, the Zorites, 55 and the clans of scribes who lived at Jabez: the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, and the Sucathites. These were the Kenites who descended from Hammath, the father of the Rechabites.