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1 Chronicles 1:1-54

1  Adam; Sheth; Enosh; 2  Kenan; Mahalelel; Jered; 3  Enoc; Methushelah; Lemec; 4  Noah; Shem, Ham, and Jepheth. 5  Jepheth’s sons were Gomer and Magog and Media and Greece and Tubal and Moshc and Tyrrhenia; 6  and Gomer’s were Ashkenaz and Riphath and Togarmah; 7  and Greece’s were Sicily and Spain, Cyprus and Rhodes. 8  Ham’s sons were Nubia and Egypt, Put and Canaan; 9  and Nubia’s were Seba and Havilah and Sabta and Raghma and Sabteca; and Raghmah’s were Sheba and Dedan. 10  And Nubia had a son Nimrod: he was the first to become a potentate on earth. 11  And Egypt had sons, the Ludites and the ʽAnamites and the Lehabites and the Naphtuhites 12  and the Pathrusites and the Casluhites (where the Philistines came from) and the Caphtorites. 13  And Canaan had sons, Sidon his eldest and Heth, 14  and the Jebusites and the Amorites and the Girgashites 15  and the Hivvites and the ʽArkites and the Sinites 16  and the Arvadites and the Semarites and the Hamathites. 17  Shem’s sons were ʽElam and Assyria and Arpacshad and Lud and Syria; and Syria’s were ʽUs and Hul and Gether and Mash. 18  And Arpacshad had a son Shelah; and Shelah had a son ʽEber. 19  And ʽEber had two sons born to him; the one’s name was Peleg, because in his time the earth was divided, and his brother’s name was Joktan. 20  And Joktan had sons, Almodad and Sheleph and Hadramaut and Jerah 21  and Hadoram and Uzal and Diklah 22  and ʽEbal and Abimael and Sheba 23  and Ophir and Havilah and Jobab: all these were Joktan’s sons. 24  Shem; Arpacshad; Shelah; 25  ʽEber; Peleg; Reghu; 26  Serug; Nahor; Terah; 27  Abram, that is, Abraham. 28  Abraham’s sons were Isaac and Ishmaʽel. 29  These are their lines: Ishmaʽel’s firstborn Nebajoth, and Kedar, and Adbeel, and Mibsam, 30  Mishmaʽ and Dumah, Massa, Hadad and Tema, 31  Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah; these are Ishmaʽel’s sons. 32  And the sons of Abraham’s concubine Keturah: she bore Zimran and Jokshan and Medan and Midian and Ishbak and Shuah; and Jokshan’s sons were Sheba and Dedan; 33  and Midian’s sons were Ghephah and ʽEpher and Hanoc and Abidaʽ and Eldaʽah; all these were Keturah’s sons. 34  And Abraham begot Isaac. Isaac’s sons were ʽEsau and Israel. 35  ʽEsau’s sons were Eliphaz, Reghuel, and Jeghush and Jaʽlam and Korah. 36  Eliphaz’s sons were Teman and Omar, Sephi and Gaʽtam, Kenaz and Timnaʽ and ʽAmalek. 37  Reghuel’s sons were Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah. 38  And Seʽir’s sons were Lotan and Shobal and Sibeon and Ghanah and Dishon and Eser and Dishan. 39  And Lotan’s sons were Hori and Heman; and Lotan’s sister was Timnaʽ. 40  Shobal’s sons were Ghalvan and Manahath and ʽEbal, Shephi and Onam. And Sibeon’s sons were Aijah and Ghanah. 41  Ghanah’s sons were Dishon. And Dishon’s sons were Hamram and Eshban and Ithran and Keran. 42  Eser’s sons were Bilhan and Zaʽvan and ʽAkan. Dishan’s sons were ʽUs and Aran. 43  And these are the kings that reigned in Edom before the sons of Israel had a king reign: Belaʽ the son of Beʽor, whose capital was named Dinhabah; 44  and Belaʽ died, and Jobab the son of Zerah from Bosrah succeeded him; 45  and Jobab died, and Husham from the Temanite country succeeded him; 46  and Husham died, and Hadad the son of Bedad succeeded him, who defeated Midian on the wolds of Moab; his capital was named Ghavith; 47  and Hadad died, and Samlah from Masrekah succeeded him; 48  and Samlah died, and Saul from Rehoboth-hannahar succeeded him; 49  and Saul died, and Baal-Hanan the son of ʽAcbor succeeded him; 50*  and Baal-Hanan died, and Hadad succeeded him, whose capital was named Paghi and whose wife was named Mehetabel the daughter of Matred the son of Me-Zahab; 51  and Hadad died. And the allufs of Edom are the alluf of Timnaʽ, the alluf of ʽAlvah, the alluf of Jetheth, 52  the alluf of Oholibamah, the alluf of Elah, the alluf of Pinon, 53  the alluf of Kenaz, the alluf of Teman, the alluf of Mibsar, 54  the alluf of Magdiel, the alluf of ʽIram; these are the allufs of Edom.

Footnotes

1:50 Var. daughter of Me-Zahab