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1 Chronicles 1 :: New International Version (NIV)

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To Noah’s Sons

(Gen 5:1–32; 10:1–32; 11:10–26; Luk 3:34–38 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:1 - Adam, Seth, Enosh,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:2 - Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:3 - Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech, Noah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:4 - The sons of Noah:[fn] Shem, Ham and Japheth.

The Japhethites

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:5 - The sons[fn] of Japheth: Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshek 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, the Kittites and the Rodanites.

The Hamites

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 Sabteka. The sons of Raamah: Sheba and Dedan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:10 - Cush was the father[fn] of Nimrod, who became a mighty warrior on earth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:11 - Egypt was the father of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:12 - Pathrusites, Kasluhites (from whom the Philistines came) and Caphtorites.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:13 - Canaan was the father of Sidon his firstborn,[fn] and of the Hittites,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:14 - Jebusites, Amorites, Girgashites,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:15 - Hivites, Arkites, Sinites,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:16 - Arvadites, Zemarites and Hamathites.

The Semites

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:17 - The sons of Shem: Elam, Ashur, Arphaxad, Lud and Aram. The sons of Aram:[fn] Uz, Hul, Gether and Meshek.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:18 - Arphaxad was the father of Shelah, and Shelah the father of Eber.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:19 - Two sons were born to Eber: One was named Peleg,[fn] because in his time the earth was divided; his brother was named Joktan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:20 - Joktan was the father of 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 sons of Joktan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:24 - Shem, Arphaxad,[fn] Shelah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:25 - Eber, Peleg, Reu,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:26 - Serug, Nahor, Terah
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:27 - and Abram (that is, Abraham).

The Family of Abraham

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:28 - The sons of Abraham: Isaac and Ishmael.

Descendants of Hagar

(Gen 25:12–16 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:29 - These were their descendants: Nebaioth the firstborn of Ishmael, Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:30 - Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:31 - Jetur, Naphish and Kedemah. These were the sons of Ishmael.

Descendants of Keturah

(Gen 25:1–4 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:32 - The sons born to Keturah, Abraham’s concubine: 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, Hanok, Abida and Eldaah. All these were descendants of Keturah.

Descendants of Sarah

(Gen 36:10–14 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:34 - Abraham was the father of Isaac. The sons of Isaac: Esau and Israel.

Esau’s Sons

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,[fn] Gatam and Kenaz; by Timna: Amalek.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:37 - The sons of Reuel: Nahath, Zerah, Shammah and Mizzah.

The People of Seir in Edom

(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 Homam. Timna was Lotan’s sister.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:40 - The sons of Shobal: Alvan,[fn] Manahath, Ebal, Shepho and Onam. The sons of Zibeon: Aiah and Anah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:41 - The son of Anah: Dishon. The sons of Dishon: Hemdan,[fn] Eshban, Ithran and Keran.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:42 - The sons of Ezer: Bilhan, Zaavan and Akan.[fn] The sons of Dishan[fn]: Uz and Aran.

The Rulers of Edom

(Gen 36:31–43 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:43 - These were the kings who reigned in Edom before any Israelite king reigned: Bela son of Beor, whose city was named Dinhabah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:44 - When Bela died, Jobab son of Zerah from Bozrah succeeded him as king.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:45 - When Jobab died, Husham from the land of the Temanites succeeded him as king.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:46 - When Husham died, Hadad son of Bedad, who defeated Midian in the country of Moab, succeeded him as king. His city was named Avith.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:47 - When Hadad died, Samlah from Masrekah succeeded him as king.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:48 - When Samlah died, Shaul from Rehoboth on the river[fn] succeeded him as king.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:49 - When Shaul died, Baal-Hanan son of Akbor succeeded him as king.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:50 - When Baal-Hanan died, Hadad succeeded him as king. His city was named Pau,[fn] and his wife’s name was Mehetabel daughter of Matred, the daughter of Me-Zahab.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:51 - Hadad also died. The chiefs of Edom were: 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 were the chiefs of Edom.
NIV Footnotes
Septuagint; Hebrew does not have this line.
Sons may mean descendants or successors or nations; also in verses 6-9, 17 and 23.
Many Hebrew manuscripts and Vulgate (see also Septuagint and Gen. 10:3); most Hebrew manuscripts Diphath
Father may mean ancestor or predecessor or founder; also in verses 11, 13, 18 and 20.
Or of the Sidonians, the foremost
One Hebrew manuscript and some Septuagint manuscripts (see also Gen. 10:23); most Hebrew manuscripts do not have this line.
Peleg means division.
Some Hebrew manuscripts and Syriac (see also Gen. 10:28); most Hebrew manuscripts Ebal
Hebrew; some Septuagint manuscripts Arphaxad, Cainan (see also note at Gen. 11:10)
Many Hebrew manuscripts, some Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac (see also Gen. 36:11); most Hebrew manuscripts Zephi
Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also Gen. 36:12); Hebrew Gatam, Kenaz, Timna and Amalek
Many Hebrew manuscripts and some Septuagint manuscripts (see also Gen. 36:23); most Hebrew manuscripts Alian
Many Hebrew manuscripts and some Septuagint manuscripts (see also Gen. 36:26); most Hebrew manuscripts Hamran
Many Hebrew and Septuagint manuscripts (see also Gen. 36:27); most Hebrew manuscripts Zaavan, Jaakan
See Gen. 36:28; Hebrew Dishon, a variant of Dishan
Possibly the Euphrates
Many Hebrew manuscripts, some Septuagint manuscripts, Vulgate and Syriac (see also Gen. 36:39); most Hebrew manuscripts Pai

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