1 Chronicles 1 International Children’s Bible (ICB)
From Adam to Abraham
1 Adam was the father of Seth. Seth was the father of Enosh. Enosh was the father of Kenan. 2 Kenan was the father of Mahalalel. Mahalalel was the father of Jared. Jared was the father of Enoch. 3 Enoch was the father of Methuselah. Methuselah was the father of Lamech. And he was the father of Noah.
4 The sons of Noah were Shem, Ham and Japheth.
5 Japheth’s sons were Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech and Tiras.
6 Gomer’s sons were Ashkenaz, Riphath and Togarmah.
7 Javan’s sons were Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim[a] and Rodanim.
8 Ham’s sons were Cush, Mizraim,[b] Put and Canaan.
9 Cush’s sons were Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raamah and Sabteca.
Raamah’s sons were Sheba and Dedan.
10 Cush was the father of Nimrod. Nimrod grew up to become a mighty warrior on the earth.
11 Mizraim was the father of the people living in Lud, Anam, Lehab and Naphtuh.
12 Mizraim was also the father of the people living in Pathrus, Casluh and Crete. (The Philistine people came from Casluh.)
13 Canaan’s first child was Sidon. Canaan was also the father of the Hittites, 14 Jebusites, Amorites and the Girgashites. 15 He was the father of the Hivites, Arkites, Sinites, 16 Arvadites, Zemarites and the Hamathites.
17 Shem’s sons were Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud and Aram.
Aram’s sons were Uz, Hul, Gether and Meshech.
18 Arphaxad was the father of Shelah. Shelah was the father of Eber.
19 Eber had two sons. One son was named Peleg.[c] He was named this because the people on the earth were divided into different languages during his life. Peleg’s brother was named Joktan.
20 Joktan was the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah, 21 Hadoram, Uzal and Diklah. 22 He was also the father of Obal, Abimael, Sheba, 23 Ophir, Havilah and Jobab. All these were Joktan’s sons. 24 The family line went from Shem to Abraham. It included Shem, Arphaxad, Shelah, 25 Eber, Peleg, Reu, 26 Serug, Nahor, Terah 27 and Abram, who is called Abraham.
28 Abraham’s sons were Isaac and Ishmael.
29 These were the sons of Isaac and Ishmael. Ishmael’s first son was Nebaioth. Ishmael’s other sons were Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam, 30 Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema, 31 Jetur, Naphish and Kedemah. These were Ishmael’s sons. 32 Keturah was Abraham’s slave woman. She gave birth to Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak and Shuah.
Jokshan’s sons were Sheba and Dedan.
33 Midian’s sons were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida and Eldaah. All these people were descendants of Keturah.
34 Abraham was the father of Isaac. Isaac’s sons were Esau and Israel.
35 Esau’s sons were Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam and Korah.
36 Eliphaz’s sons were Teman, Omar, Zepho, Gatam, Kenaz, Timna and Amalek.
37 Reuel’s sons were Nahath, Zerah, Shammah and Mizzah.
The Edomites from Seir
38 Seir’s sons were Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer and Dishan.
39 Lotan’s sons were Hori and Homam. Lotan had a sister named Timna.
40 Shobal’s sons were Alvan, Manahath, Ebal, Shepho and Onam.
Zibeon’s sons were Aiah and Anah.
41 Anah’s son was Dishon.
Dishon’s sons were Hemdan, Eshban, Ithran and Keran.
42 Ezer’s sons were Bilhan, Zaavan and Akan.
Dishan’s sons were Uz and Aran.
The Kings of Edom
43 There were kings ruling in Edom before there were kings in Israel. Bela son of Beor was king of Edom. Bela’s city was named Dinhabah.
44 When Bela died, Jobab son of Zerah became king. Jobab was from Bozrah.
45 When Jobab died, Husham became king. He was from Teman.
46 When Husham died, Hadad son of Bedad became king. Hadad’s city was named Avith. Hadad defeated Midian in the country of Moab.
47 When Hadad died, Samlah became king. He was from Masrekah.
48 When Samlah died, Shaul became king. He was from Rehoboth by the River.
49 When Shaul died, Baal-Hanan son of Acbor became king.
50 When Baal-Hanan died, Hadad became king. Hadad’s city was named Pau. Hadad’s wife was named Mehetabel, and she was Matred’s daughter. Matred was the daughter of Me-Zahab. 51 Then Hadad died.
The leaders of the family groups of Edom were Timna, Alvah, Jetheth, 52 Oholibamah, Elah, Pinon, 53 Kenaz, Teman, Mibzar, 54 Magdiel and Iram. These were the leaders of Edom.
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