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1 Chronicles 1

From Adam to Abraham
(Genesis 5:1–32; Genesis 10:1–32; Genesis 11:10–26)

1 Adam, Seth, Enosh,

2 Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared,

3 Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech.

4 The sons of Noah: a 

Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

5 The sons of Japheth:

Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.

6 The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Riphath, b and Togarmah.

7 And the sons of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, the Kittites, and the Rodanites.

8 The sons of Ham:

Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.

9 The sons of Cush: Seba, Havilah, Sabta, c Raamah, and Sabteca.

The sons of Raamah: Sheba and Dedan.

10 Cush was the father of Nimrod, who began to be a mighty one d on the earth.

11 Mizraim was the father of the Ludites, the Anamites, the Lehabites, the Naphtuhites, 12 the Pathrusites, the Casluhites (from whom the Philistines came), and the Caphtorites. e 

13 And Canaan was the father of Sidon his firstborn, f and of the Hittites, g  14 the Jebusites, the Amorites, the Girgashites, 15 the Hivites, the Arkites, the Sinites, 16 the Arvadites, the Zemarites, and the Hamathites.

17 The sons of Shem:

Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud, and Aram.

The sons of Aram: h Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech. i 

18 Arphaxad was the father of Shelah, and Shelah was the father of Eber.

19 Two sons were born to Eber: One was named Peleg, j because in his days the earth was divided, and his brother was named Joktan.

20 And Joktan was the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah, 21 Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah, 22 Obal, k Abimael, Sheba, 23 Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. All these were sons of Joktan.

24 So from Shem came Arphaxad, Shelah, l  25 Eber, Peleg, Reu, 26 Serug, Nahor, Terah, 27 and Abram (that is, Abraham).

The Descendants of Abraham
(Genesis 25:12–18)

28 The sons of Abraham were Isaac and Ishmael. 29 These are their genealogies:

Nebaioth the firstborn of Ishmael, then Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam, 30 Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema, 31 Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah. These were the sons of Ishmael.

32 The sons born to Keturah, Abraham’s concubine:

Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah.

The sons of Jokshan:

Sheba and Dedan.

33 The sons of Midian:

Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah.

All of these were Keturah’s sons.

34 Abraham was the father of Isaac. The sons of Isaac:

Esau and Israel.

The Descendants of Esau
(Genesis 36:1–19)

35 The sons of Esau:

Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam, and Korah.

36 The sons of Eliphaz: Teman, Omar, Zepho, m Gatam, and Kenaz; and by Timna, Amalek.

37 The sons of Reuel: Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah.

The Descendants of Seir
(Genesis 36:20–30)

38 The sons of Seir:

Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan.

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

40 The sons of Shobal: Alvan, o Manahath, Ebal, Shepho, p and Onam.

The sons of Zibeon: Aiah and Anah.

41 The son q of Anah: Dishon.

The sons of Dishon: Hemdan, r Eshban, Ithran, and Cheran.

42 The sons of Ezer: Bilhan, Zaavan, and Akan. s 

The sons of Dishan: Uz and Aran.

The Kings of Edom
(Genesis 36:31–43)

43 These are the kings who reigned in the land of Edom before any king reigned over the Israelites: t 

Bela son of Beor. His city was named Dinhabah.

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

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

46 When Husham died, Hadad son of Bedad, who defeated Midian in the country of Moab, reigned in his place. And the name of his city was Avith.

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

48 When Samlah died, Shaul from Rehoboth on the Euphrates u 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. His city was named Pau, v and his wife’s name was Mehetabel daughter of Matred, the daughter of Me-zahab.

51 Then Hadad died.

Now the chiefs of Edom were Timna, Alvah, Jetheth, 52 Oholibamah, Elah, Pinon, 53 Kenaz, Teman, Mibzar, 54 Magdiel, and Iram. These were the chiefs of Edom.



4 a Hebrew does not include The sons of ; LXX Noah:the sons of Noah ; see Genesis 5:32.
6 b Many Hebrew manuscripts and Vulgate (see also LXX and Genesis 10:3);most Hebrew manuscripts Diphath
9 c Sabta is a variant of Sabtah ; see Genesis 10:7.
10 d Or who established himself as a mighty warrior
12 e Some translators adjust the Hebrew word order to the Casluhites, and the Caphtorites (from whom the Philistines came) ; see also Jeremiah 47:4 and Amos 9:7.
13 f Or of the Sidonians, the foremost
13 g Hebrew and of Heth
17 h One Hebrew manuscript and some LXX manuscripts (see also Genesis 10:23);most Hebrew manuscripts do not include The sons of Aram .
17 i Meshech is a variant of Mash ; see Genesis 10:23.
19 j Peleg means division .
22 k LXX and Syriac (see also Genesis 10:28); Hebrew Ebal
24 l Literally Shem, Arphaxad, Shelah ; some LXX manuscripts Shem, Arphaxad, Cainan, Shelah ; see also Genesis 10:24 LXX and Luke 3:35–36.
36 m Many Hebrew manuscripts, some LXX manuscripts, and Syriac (see also Genesis 36:11);most Hebrew manuscripts Zephi
39 n Homam is a variant of Hemam ; see Genesis 36:22.
40 o LXX (see also Genesis 36:23); Hebrew Alian
40 p LXX (see also Genesis 36:23); Hebrew Shephi
41 q Hebrew sons
41 r LXX (see also Genesis 36:26); Hebrew Hamran
42 s LXX (see also Genesis 36:27); Hebrew Jaakan
43 t Or before an Israelite king ruled over them
48 u Hebrew the River
50 v Many MT manuscripts, some LXX manuscripts, Vulgate, and Syriac (see also Genesis 36:39); most MT manuscripts Pai

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