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1 Chronicles 1 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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From Adam to Abraham

(Gen 5:1–32; 10:1–32; 11:10–26; Luk 3:34–38 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:1 - [fn] Adam, Seth, Enosh;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:2 - Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:3 - Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:4 - Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:5 - The sons of Japheth: Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:6 - The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Riphath,[fn] and Togarmah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:7 - The sons of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:8 - The sons of Ham: Cush, Egypt, Put, and Canaan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:9 - The sons of Cush: Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raamah, and Sabteca. The sons of Raamah: Sheba and Dedan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:10 - Cush fathered Nimrod. He was the first on earth to be a mighty man.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:11 - Egypt fathered Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:12 - Pathrusim, Casluhim (from whom the Philistines came), and Caphtorim.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:13 - Canaan fathered Sidon his firstborn and Heth,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:14 - and the Jebusites, the Amorites, the Girgashites,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:15 - the Hivites, the Arkites, the Sinites,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:16 - the Arvadites, the Zemarites, and the Hamathites.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:17 - The sons of Shem: Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram. And the sons of Aram:[fn] Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:18 - Arpachshad fathered Shelah, and Shelah fathered Eber.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:19 - To Eber were born two sons: the name of the one was Peleg[fn] (for in his days the earth was divided), and his brother’s name was Joktan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:20 - Joktan fathered Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:21 - Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:22 - Obal,[fn] Abimael, Sheba,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:23 - Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab; all these were the sons of Joktan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:24 - Shem, Arpachshad, Shelah;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:25 - Eber, Peleg, Reu;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:26 - Serug, Nahor, Terah;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:27 - Abram, that is, Abraham.

From Abraham to Jacob

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:28 - The sons of Abraham: Isaac and Ishmael.
(Gen 25:12–16 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:29 - These are their genealogies: the firstborn of Ishmael, Nebaioth, and Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:30 - Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:31 - Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah. These are the sons of Ishmael.
(Gen 25:1–4 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:32 - The sons of Keturah, Abraham’s concubine: she bore Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah. The sons of Jokshan: Sheba and Dedan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:33 - The sons of Midian: Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah. All these were the descendants of Keturah.
(Gen 36:10–14 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:34 - Abraham fathered Isaac. The sons of Isaac: Esau and Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:35 - The sons of Esau: Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam, and Korah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:36 - The sons of Eliphaz: Teman, Omar, Zepho, Gatam, Kenaz, and of Timna,[fn] Amalek.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:37 - The sons of Reuel: Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah.
(Gen 36:20–28 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:38 - The sons of Seir: Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:39 - The sons of Lotan: Hori and Hemam;[fn] and Lotan’s sister was Timna.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:40 - The sons of Shobal: Alvan,[fn] Manahath, Ebal, Shepho,[fn] and Onam. The sons of Zibeon: Aiah and Anah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:41 - The son[fn] of Anah: Dishon. The sons of Dishon: Hemdan,[fn] Eshban, Ithran, and Cheran.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:42 - The sons of Ezer: Bilhan, Zaavan, and Akan.[fn] The sons of Dishan: Uz and Aran.
(Gen 36:31–43 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:43 - These are the kings who reigned in the land of Edom before any king reigned over the people of Israel: Bela the son of Beor, the name of his city being Dinhabah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:44 - Bela died, and Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:45 - Jobab died, and Husham of the land of the Temanites reigned in his place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:46 - Husham died, and Hadad the son of Bedad, who defeated Midian in the country of Moab, reigned in his place, the name of his city being Avith.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:47 - Hadad died, and Samlah of Masrekah reigned in his place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:48 - Samlah died, and Shaul of Rehoboth on the Euphrates[fn] reigned in his place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:49 - Shaul died, and Baal-hanan, the son of Achbor, reigned in his place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:50 - Baal-hanan died, and Hadad reigned in his place, the name of his city being Pai; and his wife’s name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:51 - And Hadad died. The chiefs of Edom were: chiefs Timna, Alvah, Jetheth,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:52 - Oholibamah, Elah, Pinon,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:53 - Kenaz, Teman, Mibzar,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:54 - Magdiel, and Iram; these are the chiefs of Edom.
ESV Footnotes
Many names in these genealogies are spelled differently in other biblical books
Septuagint; Hebrew Diphath
Or He began to be a mighty man on the earth
Septuagint; Hebrew lacks And the sons of Aram
Peleg means division
Septuagint, Syriac (compare Genesis 10:28); Hebrew Ebal
Septuagint (compare Genesis 36:12); Hebrew lacks and of
Septuagint (compare Genesis 36:22); Hebrew Homam
Septuagint (compare Genesis 36:23); Hebrew Alian
Septuagint (compare Genesis 36:23); Hebrew Shephi
Hebrew sons
Septuagint (compare Genesis 36:26); Hebrew Hamran
Septuagint (compare Genesis 36:27); Hebrew Jaakan
Hebrew the River

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