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Genesis 36 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Esau’s Descendants

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:1 - This is the account of the family line of Esau (that is, Edom).

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:2 - Esau took his wives from the women of Canaan: Adah daughter of Elon the Hittite, and Oholibamah daughter of Anah and granddaughter of Zibeon the Hivite—

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:3 - also Basemath daughter of Ishmael and sister of Nebaioth.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:4 - Adah bore Eliphaz to Esau, Basemath bore Reuel,

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:5 - and Oholibamah bore Jeush, Jalam and Korah. These were the sons of Esau, who were born to him in Canaan.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:6 - Esau took his wives and sons and daughters and all the members of his household, as well as his livestock and all his other animals and all the goods he had acquired in Canaan, and moved to a land some distance from his brother Jacob.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:7 - Their possessions were too great for them to remain together; the land where they were staying could not support them both because of their livestock.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:8 - So Esau (that is, Edom) settled in the hill country of Seir.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:9 - This is the account of the family line of Esau the father of the Edomites in the hill country of Seir.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:10 - These are the names of Esau’s sons: Eliphaz, the son of Esau’s wife Adah, and Reuel, the son of Esau’s wife Basemath.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:11 - The sons of Eliphaz: Teman, Omar, Zepho, Gatam and Kenaz.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:12 - Esau’s son Eliphaz also had a concubine named Timna, who bore him Amalek. These were grandsons of Esau’s wife Adah.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:13 - The sons of Reuel: Nahath, Zerah, Shammah and Mizzah. These were grandsons of Esau’s wife Basemath.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:14 - The sons of Esau’s wife Oholibamah daughter of Anah and granddaughter of Zibeon, whom she bore to Esau: Jeush, Jalam and Korah.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:15 - These were the chiefs among Esau’s descendants: The sons of Eliphaz the firstborn of Esau: Chiefs Teman, Omar, Zepho, Kenaz,

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:16 - Korah,[fn] Gatam and Amalek. These were the chiefs descended from Eliphaz in Edom; they were grandsons of Adah.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:17 - The sons of Esau’s son Reuel: Chiefs Nahath, Zerah, Shammah and Mizzah. These were the chiefs descended from Reuel in Edom; they were grandsons of Esau’s wife Basemath.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:18 - The sons of Esau’s wife Oholibamah: Chiefs Jeush, Jalam and Korah. These were the chiefs descended from Esau’s wife Oholibamah daughter of Anah.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:19 - These were the sons of Esau (that is, Edom), and these were their chiefs.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:20 - These were the sons of Seir the Horite, who were living in the region: Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah,

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:21 - Dishon, Ezer and Dishan. These sons of Seir in Edom were Horite chiefs.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:22 - The sons of Lotan: Hori and Homam.[fn] Timna was Lotan’s sister.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:23 - The sons of Shobal: Alvan, Manahath, Ebal, Shepho and Onam.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:24 - The sons of Zibeon: Aiah and Anah. This is the Anah who discovered the hot springs[fn] in the desert while he was grazing the donkeys of his father Zibeon.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:25 - The children of Anah: Dishon and Oholibamah daughter of Anah.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:26 - The sons of Dishon[fn]: Hemdan, Eshban, Ithran and Keran.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:27 - The sons of Ezer: Bilhan, Zaavan and Akan.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:28 - The sons of Dishan: Uz and Aran.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:29 - These were the Horite chiefs: Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah,

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:30 - Dishon, Ezer and Dishan. These were the Horite chiefs, according to their divisions, in the land of Seir.

The Rulers of Edom

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:31 - These were the kings who reigned in Edom before any Israelite king reigned:

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:32 - Bela son of Beor became king of Edom. His city was named Dinhabah.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:33 - When Bela died, Jobab son of Zerah from Bozrah succeeded him as king.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:34 - When Jobab died, Husham from the land of the Temanites succeeded him as king.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:35 - 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 BoxGen 36:36 - When Hadad died, Samlah from Masrekah succeeded him as king.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:37 - When Samlah died, Shaul from Rehoboth on the river succeeded him as king.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:38 - When Shaul died, Baal-Hanan son of Akbor succeeded him as king.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:39 - When Baal-Hanan son of Akbor died, Hadad[fn] succeeded him as king. His city was named Pau, and his wife’s name was Mehetabel daughter of Matred, the daughter of Me-Zahab.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:40 - These were the chiefs descended from Esau, by name, according to their clans and regions: Timna, Alvah, Jetheth,

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:41 - Oholibamah, Elah, Pinon,

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:42 - Kenaz, Teman, Mibzar,

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:43 - Magdiel and Iram. These were the chiefs of Edom, according to their settlements in the land they occupied. This is the family line of Esau, the father of the Edomites.
NIV Footnotes
Masoretic Text; Samaritan Pentateuch (also verse 11 and 1 Chron. 1:36) does not have Korah.
Hebrew Hemam, a variant of Homam (see 1 Chron. 1:39)
Vulgate; Syriac discovered water; the meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
Hebrew Dishan, a variant of Dishon
Many manuscripts of the Masoretic Text, Samaritan Pentateuch and Syriac (see also 1 Chron. 1:50); most manuscripts of the Masoretic Text Hadar
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