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1 Chronicles 2 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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A Genealogy of David

(Gen 35:23–26; 46:8–25 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:1 - These are the sons of Israel: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:2 - Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher.
(Rth 4:18–22; Mat 1:2–6; Luk 3:31–33 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:3 - The sons of Judah: Er, Onan and Shelah; these three Bath-shua the Canaanite bore to him. Now Er, Judah’s firstborn, was evil in the sight of the LORD, and he put him to death.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:4 - His daughter-in-law Tamar also bore him Perez and Zerah. Judah had five sons in all.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:5 - The sons of Perez: Hezron and Hamul.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:6 - The sons of Zerah: Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Calcol, and Dara, five in all.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:7 - The son[fn] of Carmi: Achan, the troubler of Israel, who broke faith in the matter of the devoted thing;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:8 - and Ethan’s son was Azariah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:9 - The sons of Hezron that were born to him: Jerahmeel, Ram, and Chelubai.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:10 - Ram fathered Amminadab, and Amminadab fathered Nahshon, prince of the sons of Judah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:11 - Nahshon fathered Salmon,[fn] Salmon fathered Boaz,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:12 - Boaz fathered Obed, Obed fathered Jesse.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:13 - Jesse fathered Eliab his firstborn, Abinadab the second, Shimea the third,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:14 - Nethanel the fourth, Raddai the fifth,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:15 - Ozem the sixth, David the seventh.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:16 - And their sisters were Zeruiah and Abigail. The sons of Zeruiah: Abishai, Joab, and Asahel, three.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:17 - Abigail bore Amasa, and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:18 - Caleb the son of Hezron fathered children by his wife Azubah, and by Jerioth; and these were her sons: Jesher, Shobab, and Ardon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:19 - When Azubah died, Caleb married Ephrath, who bore him Hur.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:20 - Hur fathered Uri, and Uri fathered Bezalel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:21 - Afterward Hezron went in to the daughter of Machir the father of Gilead, whom he married when he was sixty years old, and she bore him Segub.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:22 - And Segub fathered Jair, who had twenty-three cities in the land of Gilead.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:23 - But Geshur and Aram took from them Havvoth-jair, Kenath, and its villages, sixty towns. All these were descendants of Machir, the father of Gilead.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:24 - After the death of Hezron, Caleb went in to Ephrathah,[fn] the wife of Hezron his father, and she bore him Ashhur, the father of Tekoa.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:25 - The sons of Jerahmeel, the firstborn of Hezron: Ram, his firstborn, Bunah, Oren, Ozem, and Ahijah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:26 - Jerahmeel also had another wife, whose name was Atarah; she was the mother of Onam.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:27 - The sons of Ram, the firstborn of Jerahmeel: Maaz, Jamin, and Eker.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:28 - The sons of Onam: Shammai and Jada. The sons of Shammai: Nadab and Abishur.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:29 - The name of Abishur’s wife was Abihail, and she bore him Ahban and Molid.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:30 - The sons of Nadab: Seled and Appaim; and Seled died childless.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:31 - The son[fn] of Appaim: Ishi. The son of Ishi: Sheshan. The son of Sheshan: Ahlai.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:32 - The sons of Jada, Shammai’s brother: Jether and Jonathan; and Jether died childless.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:33 - The sons of Jonathan: Peleth and Zaza. These were the descendants of Jerahmeel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:34 - Now Sheshan had no sons, only daughters, but Sheshan had an Egyptian slave whose name was Jarha.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:35 - So Sheshan gave his daughter in marriage to Jarha his slave, and she bore him Attai.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:36 - Attai fathered Nathan, and Nathan fathered Zabad.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:37 - Zabad fathered Ephlal, and Ephlal fathered Obed.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:38 - Obed fathered Jehu, and Jehu fathered Azariah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:39 - Azariah fathered Helez, and Helez fathered Eleasah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:40 - Eleasah fathered Sismai, and Sismai fathered Shallum.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:41 - Shallum fathered Jekamiah, and Jekamiah fathered Elishama.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:42 - The sons of Caleb the brother of Jerahmeel: Mareshah[fn] his firstborn, who fathered Ziph. The son[fn] of Mareshah: Hebron.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:43 - The sons of Hebron: Korah, Tappuah, Rekem and Shema.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:44 - Shema fathered Raham, the father of Jorkeam; and Rekem fathered Shammai.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:45 - The son of Shammai: Maon; and Maon fathered Beth-zur.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:46 - Ephah also, Caleb’s concubine, bore Haran, Moza, and Gazez; and Haran fathered Gazez.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:47 - The sons of Jahdai: Regem, Jotham, Geshan, Pelet, Ephah, and Shaaph.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:48 - Maacah, Caleb’s concubine, bore Sheber and Tirhanah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:49 - She also bore Shaaph the father of Madmannah, Sheva the father of Machbenah and the father of Gibea; and the daughter of Caleb was Achsah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:50 - These were the descendants of Caleb. The sons[fn] of Hur the firstborn of Ephrathah: Shobal the father of Kiriath-jearim,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:51 - Salma, the father of Bethlehem, and Hareph the father of Beth-gader.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:52 - Shobal the father of Kiriath-jearim had other sons: Haroeh, half of the Menuhoth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:53 - And the clans of Kiriath-jearim: the Ithrites, the Puthites, the Shumathites, and the Mishraites; from these came the Zorathites and the Eshtaolites.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:54 - The sons of Salma: Bethlehem, the Netophathites, Atroth-beth-joab and half of the Manahathites, the Zorites.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:55 - The clans also of the scribes who lived at Jabez: the Tirathites, the Shimeathites and the Sucathites. These are the Kenites who came from Hammath, the father of the house of Rechab.
ESV Footnotes
Hebrew sons
Septuagint (compare Ruth 4:21); Hebrew Salma
Septuagint, Vulgate; Hebrew in Caleb Ephrathah
Hebrew sons; three times in this verse
Septuagint; Hebrew Mesha
Hebrew sons
Hebrew the father of Hebron
Septuagint, Vulgate; Hebrew son

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