The following kings ruled the land of Edom one after the other, in the time before there were any kings in Israel: Bela son of Beor from Dinhabah Jobab son of Zerah from Bozrah Husham from the region of Teman Hadad son of Bedad from Avith (he defeated the Midianites in a battle in the country of Moab) Samlah from Masrekah Shaul from Rehoboth-on-the-River Baal Hanan son of Achbor Hadad from Pau (his wife was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred and granddaughter of Mezahab)
A list of the kings who ruled in the country of Edom before Israel had a king: Bela son of Beor; his city was Dinhabah. Bela died; Jobab son of Zerah from Bozrah was the next king. Jobab died; Husham from the country of the Temanites was the next king. Husham died; Hadad son of Bedad, who defeated Midian in the country of Moab, was the next king; his city was Avith. Hadad died; Samlah from Masrekah was the next king. Samlah died; Shaul from Rehoboth-by-the-River was the next king. Shaul died; Baal-Hanan son of Acbor was the next king. Baal-Hanan died; Hadad was the next king; his city was Pau and his wife was Mehetabel daughter of Matred, the daughter of Me-Zahab. Last of all Hadad died.
But also he was dead, and Hadad, the name of whose city was Pai, reigned for him (And when Baalhanan died, Hadad reigned for him; and his city was named Pai); and his wife was called Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.
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