1 Chronicles 1 Common English Bible (CEB)
Adam to Israel
1 Adam, Seth, Enosh; 2 Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared; 3 Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech; 4 Noah; Noah’s family:[a] Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
5 Japheth’s family: Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.
6 Gomer’s family: Ashkenaz, Riphath,[b] and Togarmah.
7 Javan’s family: Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim.
8 Ham’s family: Cush, Egypt, Put, and Canaan.
9 Cush’s family: Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raama, and Sabteca.
Raamah’s family: Sheba and Dedan.
10 Cush was the father of Nimrod, the first warrior in the land.
11 Egypt was the father of Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim, 12 Pathrusim, Casluhim, from whom the Philistines came, and Caphtorim.
13 Canaan was the father of Sidon his oldest son, Heth, 14 the Jebusites, the Amorites, the Girgashites, 15 the Hivites, the Arkites, the Sinites, 16 the Arvadites, the Zemarites, and the Hamathites.
17 Shem’s family: Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram.
Aram’s family:[c] Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech.
18 Arpachshad was Shelah’s father, and Shelah was Eber’s father. 19 Two sons were born to Eber: one was named Peleg,[d] because in his days the land was divided; and his brother’s name was Joktan.
20 Joktan was the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah, 21 Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah, 22 Ebal, Abimael, Sheba, 23 Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. All these were Joktan’s family.
24 Shem, Arpachshad, Shelah; 25 Eber, Peleg, Reu; 26 Serug, Nahor, Terah; 27 and Abram, that is, Abraham.
28 Abraham’s family: Isaac and Ishmael. 29 These were their descendants. Ishmael’s oldest son was Nebaioth, then Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam, 30 Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema, 31 Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah. This was Ishmael’s family. 32 Abraham’s secondary wife Keturah’s family: she gave birth to Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah.
Jokshan’s family: Sheba and Dedan.
33 Midian’s family: Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah. All these were members of Keturah’s family.
34 Abraham was Isaac’s father. Isaac’s family: Esau and Israel.
35 Esau’s family: Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam, and Korah.
36 Eliphaz’s family: Teman, Omar, Zephi, Gatam, Kenaz, Timna, and Amalek.
37 Reuel’s family: Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah.
38 Seir’s family: Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan.
39 Lotan’s family: Hori and Homam; Lotan’s sister was Timna.
40 Shobal’s family: Alian, Manahath, Ebal, Shephi, and Onam.
Zibeon’s family: Aiah and Anah.
41 Anah’s family: Dishon.
Dishon’s family: Hamran, Eshban, Ithran, and Cheran.
42 Ezer’s family: Bilhan, Zaavan, and Jaakan.
Dishan’s family:[e] Uz and Aran.
43 These were the kings who ruled in the land of Edom before any king ruled over the Israelites: Bela, Beor’s son, whose city was called Dinhabah. 44 When Bela died, Jobab, Zerah’s son from Bozrah, succeeded him. 45 When Jobab died, Husham from the land of the Temanites succeeded him. 46 When Husham died, Hadad, Bedad’s son who defeated Midian in the Moabite countryside, succeeded him; his city was called Avith. 47 When Hadad died, Samlah from Masrekah succeeded him. 48 When Samlah died, Shaul from Rehoboth on the river succeeded him. 49 When Shaul died, Baal-hanan, Achbor’s son, succeeded him. 50 When Baal-hanan died, Hadad succeeded him; his city was called Pai. His wife’s name was Mehetabel, Matred’s daughter and Me-zahab’s granddaughter. 51 When Hadad died, Edom’s tribal chiefs were: Chief Timna, Chief Aliah, Chief Jetheth, 52 Chief Oholibamah, Chief Elah, Chief Pinon, 53 Chief Kenaz, Chief Teman, Chief Mibzar, 54 Chief Magdiel, and Chief Iram. These were Edom’s tribal chiefs.