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1 Chronicles 2 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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Genealogy: Twelve Sons of Israel (Jacob)

(Gen 35:23–26; 46:8–25 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:1 -

These were 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 were Er, Onan, and Shelah; these three were born to him by Bath-shua the Canaanitess. But Er, Judah’s firstborn, was evil in the sight of the LORD, so He put him to death.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:4 - His daughter-in-law Tamar bore him Perez and Zerah. Judah had five sons in all.
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The sons of Perez were Hezron and Hamul.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:6 - The sons of Zerah were [fn]Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Calcol, and [fn]Dara; five of them in all.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:7 - The [fn]son of Carmi was [fn]Achar, the one who brought disaster on Israel [fn]by violating the [fn]ban.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:8 - The [fn]son of Ethan was Azariah.

Genealogy of David

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Now the sons of Hezron who were born to him were Jerahmeel, Ram, and Chelubai.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:10 - Ram fathered Amminadab, and Amminadab fathered Nahshon, leader of the sons of Judah;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:11 - Nahshon fathered Salma, Salma fathered Boaz,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:12 - Boaz fathered Obed, and Obed fathered Jesse;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:13 - and Jesse fathered Eliab his firstborn, then Abinadab, the second, [fn]Shimea, the third,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:14 - Nethanel, the fourth, Raddai, the fifth,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:15 - Ozem, the sixth, and David, the seventh.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:16 - Their sisters were Zeruiah and Abigail. And the three sons of Zeruiah were [fn]Abshai, Joab, and Asahel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:17 - Abigail gave birth to Amasa, and the father of Amasa was [fn]Jether the Ishmaelite.
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Now Caleb the son of Hezron had sons by Azubah his wife, 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 to him Hur.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:20 - Hur fathered Uri, and Uri fathered Bezalel.
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Later, Hezron had relations with the daughter of Machir the father of Gilead, whom he married when he was sixty years old; and she bore to him Segub.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:22 - Segub fathered Jair, who had twenty-three cities in the land of Gilead.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:23 - But Geshur and Aram took [fn]the villages of Jair from them, with Kenath and its villages, sixty settlements. All of these were the sons of Machir, the father of Gilead.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:24 - After the death of Hezron in Caleb-ephrathah, Abijah, Hezron’s wife, bore to him Ashhur the father of Tekoa.
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Now the sons of Jerahmeel, the firstborn of Hezron, were Ram the firstborn, then Bunah, Oren, Ozem, and Ahijah.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:26 - Jerahmeel 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, were Maaz, Jamin, and Eker.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:28 - The sons of Onam were Shammai and Jada. And the sons of Shammai were Nadab and Abishur.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:29 - The name of Abishur’s wife was Abihail, and she bore to him Ahban and Molid.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:30 - The sons of Nadab were Seled and Appaim, and Seled died without sons.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:31 - The [fn]son of Appaim was Ishi. And the [fn]son of Ishi was Sheshan, and the [fn]son of Sheshan, Ahlai.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:32 - The sons of Jada the brother of Shammai were Jether and Jonathan, and Jether died without sons.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:33 - The sons of Jonathan were Peleth and Zaza. These were the [fn]descendants of Jerahmeel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:34 - Now Sheshan had no sons, only daughters. Sheshan also had an Egyptian servant, whose name was Jarha.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:35 - Sheshan gave his daughter to his servant Jarha in marriage, and she bore to him Attai.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:36 - Attai fathered Nathan, Nathan fathered Zabad,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:37 - Zabad fathered Ephlal, Ephlal fathered Obed,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:38 - Obed fathered Jehu, Jehu fathered Azariah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:39 - Azariah fathered Helez, Helez fathered Eleasah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:40 - Eleasah fathered Sismai, Sismai fathered Shallum,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:41 - Shallum fathered Jekamiah, and Jekamiah fathered Elishama.
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Now the sons of Caleb, the brother of Jerahmeel, were Mesha his firstborn, who was the father of Ziph; and [fn]his son was Mareshah, the father of Hebron.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:43 - The sons of Hebron were 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 was Maon, and Maon was the father of Bethzur.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:46 - Ephah, Caleb’s concubine, gave birth to Haran, Moza, and Gazez; and Haran fathered Gazez.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:47 - The sons of Jahdai were Regem, Jotham, Geshan, Pelet, Ephah, and Shaaph.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:48 - Maacah, Caleb’s concubine, gave birth to Sheber and Tirhanah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:49 - She also gave birth to Shaaph the father of Madmannah, Sheva the father of Machbena and the father of Gibea; and the daughter of Caleb was Achsah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:50 - These were the sons of Caleb.

The [fn]sons of Hur, the firstborn of Ephrathah, were 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 sons: Haroeh, half of the Manahathites,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:53 - and the families 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 were Bethlehem and the Netophathites, Atroth-beth-joab, and half of the Manahathites, the Zorites.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:55 - The families of scribes who lived at Jabez were the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, and the Sucathites. Those are the Kenites who came from Hammath, the father of the house of Rechab.
NASB20 Footnotes
In Josh 7:1, Zabdi
In 1 Kin 4:31, Darda
Lit sons
In Josh 7:18, Achan
Lit who violated
I.e., the ban against forbidden spoils
Lit sons
In 1 Sam 16:9, Shammah; in 2 Sam 13:3, Shimeah
In 2 Sam 2:18, Abishai
In 2 Sam 17:25, Ithra the Israelite
Or Havvoth-jair
Lit sons
Lit sons
Lit sons
Lit sons
Lit the sons of
Lit son

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