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1 Chronicles 2 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Israel’s Sons
(Gen 35:23–26; 46:8–25 )
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These were Israel’s sons:

Reuben, Simeon, Levi,

Judah, Issachar, Zebulun,

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Dan, Joseph, Benjamin,

Naphtali, Gad, and Asher.

Judah’s Descendants
(Rth 4:18–22; Mat 1:2–6; Luk 3:31–33 )
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Judah’s sons: Er, Onan, and Shelah. These three were born to him by Bath-shua the Canaanite woman. Er, Judah’s firstborn, was evil in the LORD’s sight, so he put him to death.

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Judah’s daughter-in-law Tamar bore Perez and Zerah to him. Judah had five sons in all.

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Perez’s sons: Hezron and Hamul.

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Zerah’s sons: Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Calcol, and Dara[fn] ​— ​five in all.

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Carmi’s son: Achar,[fn] who brought trouble on Israel when he was unfaithful by taking the things set apart for destruction.

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Ethan’s son: Azariah.

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Hezron’s sons, who were born to him: Jerahmeel, Ram, and Chelubai.[fn]

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Ram fathered Amminadab, and Amminadab fathered Nahshon, a leader of Judah’s descendants.

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Nahshon fathered Salma, and Salma fathered Boaz.

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Boaz fathered Obed, and Obed fathered Jesse.

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Jesse fathered Eliab, his firstborn; Abinadab was born second, Shimea third,

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Nethanel fourth, Raddai fifth,

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Ozem sixth, and David seventh.

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Their sisters were Zeruiah and Abigail. Zeruiah’s three sons: Abishai, Joab, and Asahel.

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Amasa’s mother was Abigail, and his father was Jether the Ishmaelite.

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Caleb son of Hezron had children by his wife Azubah and by Jerioth. These were Azubah’s sons: Jesher, Shobab, and Ardon.

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When Azubah died, Caleb married Ephrath, and she bore Hur to him.

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Hur fathered Uri, and Uri fathered Bezalel.

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After this, Hezron slept with the daughter of Machir the father of Gilead. Hezron had married her when he was sixty years old, and she bore Segub to him.

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Segub fathered Jair, who possessed twenty-three towns in the land of Gilead.

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But Geshur and Aram captured[fn] Jair’s Villages[fn] along with Kenath and its surrounding villages ​— ​sixty towns. All these were the descendants of Machir father of Gilead.

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After Hezron’s death in Caleb-ephrathah, his wife Abijah bore[fn] Ashhur to him. He was the father of Tekoa.

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The sons of Jerahmeel, Hezron’s firstborn: Ram, his firstborn, Bunah, Oren, Ozem, and Ahijah.

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Jerahmeel had another wife named Atarah, who was the mother of Onam.

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The sons of Ram, Jerahmeel’s firstborn: Maaz, Jamin, and Eker.

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Onam’s sons: Shammai and Jada.

Shammai’s sons: Nadab and Abishur.

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Abishur’s wife was named Abihail, who bore Ahban and Molid to him.

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Nadab’s sons: Seled and Appaim. Seled died without children.

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Appaim’s son: Ishi.

Ishi’s son: Sheshan.

Sheshan’s descendant: Ahlai.

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The sons of Jada, brother of Shammai: Jether and Jonathan. Jether died without children.

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Jonathan’s sons: Peleth and Zaza. These were the descendants of Jerahmeel.

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Sheshan had no sons, only daughters, but he did have an Egyptian servant whose name was Jarha.

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Sheshan gave his daughter in marriage to his servant Jarha, and she bore Attai to him.

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Attai fathered Nathan, and Nathan fathered Zabad.

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Zabad fathered Ephlal, and Ephlal fathered Obed.

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Obed fathered Jehu, and Jehu fathered Azariah.

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Azariah fathered Helez, and Helez fathered Elasah.

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Elasah fathered Sismai, and Sismai fathered Shallum.

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Shallum fathered Jekamiah, and Jekamiah fathered Elishama.

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The sons of Caleb brother of Jerahmeel: Mesha, his firstborn, fathered Ziph, and Mareshah, his second son,[fn] fathered Hebron.

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Hebron’s sons: Korah, Tappuah, Rekem, and Shema.

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Shema fathered Raham, who fathered Jorkeam, and Rekem fathered Shammai.

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Shammai’s son was Maon, and Maon fathered Beth-zur.

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Caleb’s concubine Ephah was the mother of Haran, Moza, and Gazez. Haran fathered Gazez.

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Jahdai’s sons: Regem, Jotham, Geshan, Pelet, Ephah, and Shaaph.

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Caleb’s concubine Maacah was the mother of Sheber and Tirhanah.

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She was also the mother of Shaaph, Madmannah’s father, and of Sheva, the father of Machbenah and Gibea. Caleb’s daughter was Achsah.

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These were Caleb’s descendants.

The sons of Hur, Ephrathah’s firstborn:

Shobal fathered Kiriath-jearim;

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Salma fathered Bethlehem,

and Hareph fathered Beth-gader.

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These were the descendants of Shobal the father of Kiriath-jearim: Haroeh, half of the Manahathites,[fn]

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and the families of Kiriath-jearim ​— ​the Ithrites, Puthites, Shumathites, and Mishraites. The Zorathites and Eshtaolites descended from these.

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Salma’s descendants: Bethlehem, the Netophathites, Atroth-beth-joab, and half of the Manahathites, the Zorites,

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and the families of scribes who lived in Jabez ​— ​the Tirathites, Shimeathites, and Sucathites. These are the Kenites who came from Hammath, the father of Rechab’s family.

CSB Footnotes
Some Hb mss, LXX, Syr, Tg, Vg read Darda ; 1Kg 4:31
= Trouble; Achan in Jos 7:1,16-26
= Caleb
Lit took from them
Or captured Havvoth-jair
LXX, Vg read death, Caleb slept with Ephrath (Hezron’s wife was Abijah) and she bore
Lit and the sons of Mareshah
Lit Manuhoth

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