1 Chronicles 1Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)
1 Adam, Shet, Enosh, 2 Keinan, Mahalal’el, Yered, 3 Hanokh, Metushelach, Lemekh, 4 Noach; Shem, Ham and Yefet.
5 The sons of Yefet: Gomer, Magog, Madai, Yavan, Tuval, Meshekh and Tiras. 6 The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Difat and Togarmah. 7 The sons of Yavan: Elishah, Tarshishah, Kittim and Rodanim.
8 The sons of Ham: Kush, Mitzrayim, Put and Kena‘an. 9 The sons of Kush: S’va, Havilah, Savta, Ra‘ma and Savt’kha. The sons of Ra‘ma: Sh’va and D’dan. 10 Kush fathered Nimrod, who was the first powerful ruler on earth. 11 Mitzrayim fathered Ludim, ‘Anamim, L’havim, Naftuchim, 12 Patrusim, Kasluchim (from whom came the P’lishtim) and Kaftorim. 13 Kena‘an was the father of Tzidon his firstborn, and also of Het, 14 the Y’vusi, the Emori, the Girgashi, 15 the Hivi, the ‘Arki, the Sini, 16 the Arvadi, the Tz’mari and the Hamati.
17 The sons of Shem: ‘Elam, Ashur, Arpakhshad, Lud, Aram, ‘Utz, Hul, Geter and Meshekh. 18 Arpakhshad fathered Shelach, Shelach fathered ‘Ever, 19 and to ‘Ever were born two sons: the name of one was Peleg [division], because it was during his lifetime that the earth was divided; and his brother’s name was Yoktan.
20 Yoktan fathered Almodad, Shelef, Hatzar-Mavet, Yerach, 21 Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah, 22 ‘Eival, Avima’el, Sh’va, 23 Ofir, Havilah and Yovav; these were all sons of Yoktan.
24 Shem, Arpakhshad, Shelach, 25 ‘Ever, Peleg, Re‘u, 26 S’rug, Nachor, Terach, 27 Avram (also called Avraham).
28 The sons of Avraham: Yitz’chak and Yishma‘el. 29 Here are their descendants: Yishma‘el’s firstborn N’vayot; then Kedar, Adbe’el, Mivsam, 30 Mishma, Dumah, Masa, Hadad, Teima, 31 Y’tur, Nafish and Kedem. These are the sons of Yishma‘el.
32 The sons of K’turah Avraham’s concubine: she bore Zimran, Yokshan, Medan, Midyan, Yishbak and Shuach. The sons of Yokshan: Sh’va and D’dan. 33 The sons of Midyan: ‘Eifah, ‘Efer, Hanokh, Avida and Elda‘ah. These were all descendants of K’turah.
34 Avraham fathered Yitz’chak. The sons of Yitz’chak: ‘Esav and Isra’el. 35 The sons of ‘Esav: Elifaz, Re‘u’el, Ye‘ush, Ya‘lam and Korach. 36 The sons of Elifaz: Teman, Omar, Tzefi, Ga‘tam, K’naz, Timna and ‘Amalek. 37 The sons of Re‘u’el: Nachat, Zerach, Shamah and Mizah.
38 The sons of Se‘ir: Lotan, Shoval, Tziv‘on, ‘Anah, Dishon, Etzer and Dishan. 39 The sons of Lotan: Hori and Homam; the sister of Lotan was Timna. 40 The sons of Shoval: ‘Alyan, Manachat, ‘Eival, Sh’fi and Onam. The sons of Tziv‘on: Ayah and ‘Anah. 41 The son of ‘Anah: Dishon. The sons of Dishon: Hamran, Eshban, Yitran and K’ran. 42 The sons of Etzer: Bilhan, Za‘avan and Ya‘akan. The sons of Dishan: ‘Utz and Aran.
43 Following are the kings who ruled in the land of Edom before any king ruled over the people of Isra’el: Bela the son of B‘or; the name of his city was Dinhavah. 44 After Bela died, Yovav the son of Zerach from Botzrah took his place as king. 45 After Yovav died, Husham from the land of the Temani took his place as king. 46 After Husham died, Hadad the son of B’dad, who attacked Midyan on the plains of Mo’av, took his place as king; the name of his city was ‘Avit. 47 After Hadad died, Samlah from Masrekah took his place as king. 48 After Samlah died, Sha’ul from Rechovot-by-the-River took his place as king. 49 After Sha’ul died, Ba‘al-Hanan the son of ‘Akhbor took his place as king. 50 After Ba‘al-Hanan died, Hadad took his place as king; the name of his city was Pa‘i; his wife’s name was M’heitav’el the daughter of Matred the daughter of Mei-Zahav. 51 Then Hadad died.
The chieftains of Edom were: the chieftains of Timnah, ‘Alvah, Y’tet, 52 Oholivamah, Elah, Pinon, 53 Kenaz, Teman, Mivtzar, 54 Magdi’el and ‘Iram. These were the chieftains of Edom.