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15 These were the chiefs(A) among Esau’s descendants:
The sons of Eliphaz the firstborn of Esau:
17 The sons of Esau’s son Reuel:(G)
Chiefs Nahath, Zerah, Shammah and Mizzah. These were the chiefs descended from Reuel in Edom; they were grandsons of Esau’s wife Basemath.(H)
18 The sons of Esau’s wife Oholibamah:(I)
Chiefs Jeush, Jalam and Korah.(J) These were the chiefs descended from Esau’s wife Oholibamah daughter of Anah.
20 These were the sons of Seir the Horite,(N) who were living in the region:
22 The sons of Lotan:
Hori and Homam.[b] Timna was Lotan’s sister.
23 The sons of Shobal:
Alvan, Manahath, Ebal, Shepho and Onam.
24 The sons of Zibeon:(Q)
25 The children of Anah:(T)
Dishon and Oholibamah(U) daughter of Anah.
26 The sons of Dishon[d]:
Hemdan, Eshban, Ithran and Keran.
27 The sons of Ezer:
Bilhan, Zaavan and Akan.
28 The sons of Dishan:
Uz and Aran.
29 These were the Horite chiefs:
The Rulers of Edom(X)
31 These were the kings who reigned in Edom before any Israelite king(Y) reigned:
32 Bela son of Beor became king of Edom. His city was named Dinhabah.
33 When Bela died, Jobab son of Zerah from Bozrah(Z) succeeded him as king.
34 When Jobab died, Husham from the land of the Temanites(AA) succeeded him as king.
36 When Hadad died, Samlah from Masrekah succeeded him as king.
37 When Samlah died, Shaul from Rehoboth(AD) on the river succeeded him as king.
38 When Shaul died, Baal-Hanan son of Akbor succeeded him as king.
39 When Baal-Hanan son of Akbor died, Hadad[e] succeeded him as king. His city was named Pau, and his wife’s name was Mehetabel daughter of Matred, the daughter of Me-Zahab.
40 These were the chiefs(AE) descended from Esau, by name, according to their clans and regions:
Timna, Alvah, Jetheth, 41 Oholibamah, Elah, Pinon, 42 Kenaz, Teman, Mibzar, 43 Magdiel and Iram. These were the chiefs of Edom, according to their settlements in the land they occupied.
This is the family line of Esau, the father of the Edomites.(AF)
- Genesis 36:16 Masoretic Text; Samaritan Pentateuch (also verse 11 and 1 Chron. 1:36) does not have Korah.
- Genesis 36:22 Hebrew Hemam, a variant of Homam (see 1 Chron. 1:39)
- Genesis 36:24 Vulgate; Syriac discovered water; the meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
- Genesis 36:26 Hebrew Dishan, a variant of Dishon
- Genesis 36:39 Many manuscripts of the Masoretic Text, Samaritan Pentateuch and Syriac (see also 1 Chron. 1:50); most manuscripts of the Masoretic Text Hadar