From Adam to Abraham

Adam,(A) Seth, Enosh,

Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared,

Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech,

Noah, Noah’s sons:[a]

Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

Japheth’s(B) sons: Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.

Gomer’s sons: Ashkenaz, Riphath,[b] and Togarmah.

Javan’s sons: Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim.[c]

Ham’s sons: Cush, Mizraim,[d] Put, and Canaan.

Cush’s sons: Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raama, and Sabteca.

Raama’s sons: Sheba and Dedan.

10 Cush fathered Nimrod, who was the first to become a great warrior on earth.

11 Mizraim(C) fathered the people of Lud, Anam, Lehab, Naphtuh, 12 Pathrus, Casluh (the Philistines came from them), and Caphtor.(D)

13 Canaan fathered Sidon as his firstborn and Heth, 14 as well as the Jebusites, Amorites, Girgashites, 15 Hivites, Arkites, Sinites, 16 Arvadites, Zemarites, and Hamathites.

17 Shem’s(E) sons: Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, Aram, Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech.

18 Arpachshad fathered Shelah, and Shelah fathered Eber. 19 Two sons were born to Eber. One of them was named Peleg[e] because the earth was divided during his lifetime, and the name of his brother was Joktan. 20 Joktan fathered Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah, 21 Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah, 22 Ebal, Abimael, Sheba, 23 Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. All of these were Joktan’s sons.

24 Shem,(F) Arpachshad, Shelah,

25 Eber, Peleg, Reu,

26 Serug, Nahor, Terah,

27 and Abram (that is, Abraham).

Abraham’s Descendants

28 Abraham’s sons: Isaac and Ishmael.

29 These(G) are their family records: Nebaioth, Ishmael’s firstborn, Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam, 30 Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema, 31 Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah.

These were Ishmael’s sons.

32 The sons(H) born to Keturah, Abraham’s concubine: Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah.

Jokshan’s sons: Sheba and Dedan.

33 Midian’s sons: Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah.

All of these were Keturah’s descendants.

34 Abraham(I) fathered Isaac.

Isaac’s sons: Esau and Israel.(J)

35 Esau’s(K) sons: Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam, and Korah.

36 Eliphaz’s sons: Teman, Omar, Zephi, Gatam, and Kenaz; and by Timna, Amalek.[f]

37 Reuel’s sons: Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah.

The Edomites

38 Seir’s(L) sons: Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan.

39 Lotan’s sons: Hori and Homam. Timna was Lotan’s sister.

40 Shobal’s sons: Alian, Manahath, Ebal, Shephi, and Onam.

Zibeon’s sons: Aiah and Anah.

41 Anah’s son: Dishon.

Dishon’s sons: Hamran, Eshban, Ithran, and Cheran.

42 Ezer’s sons: Bilhan, Zaavan, and Jaakan.

Dishan’s sons: Uz and Aran.

43 These(M) were the kings who reigned in the land of Edom

before any king reigned over the Israelites:

Bela son of Beor.

Bela’s town was named Dinhabah.

44 When Bela died, Jobab son of Zerah from Bozrah(N) reigned in his place.

45 When Jobab died, Husham from the land of the Temanites(O) reigned in his place.

46 When Husham died, Hadad son of Bedad, who defeated Midian in the territory of Moab, reigned in his place.

Hadad’s town was named Avith.

47 When Hadad died, Samlah from Masrekah reigned in his place.

48 When Samlah died, Shaul from Rehoboth on the Euphrates River reigned in his place.

49 When Shaul died, Baal-hanan son of Achbor reigned in his place.

50 When Baal-hanan died, Hadad reigned in his place.

Hadad’s city was named Pai, and his wife’s name was Mehetabel

daughter of Matred, daughter of Me-zahab.

51 Then Hadad died.

Edom’s(P) chiefs: Timna, Alvah,[g] Jetheth, 52 Oholibamah, Elah, Pinon, 53 Kenaz, Teman, Mibzar, 54 Magdiel, and Iram.

These were Edom’s chiefs.


  1. 1:4 LXX; MT omits Noah’s sons
  2. 1:6 Some Hb mss, LXX, Vg; other Hb mss read Diphath; Gn 10:3
  3. 1:7 Some Hb mss, Syr read Dodanim; Gn 10:4
  4. 1:8 = Egypt
  5. 1:19 = Division
  6. 1:36 LXX; MT reads and Timna and Amalek; Gn 36:12
  7. 1:51 Alt Hb tradition reads Aliah

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