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1 Chronicles 1 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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From Adam to Noah’s Sons
(Gen 5:1–32; 10:1–32; 11:10–26; Luk 3:34–38 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:1 - The descendants of Adam were Seth, Enosh,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:2 - Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:3 - Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:4 - and Noah. The sons of Noah were[fn] Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
Descendants of Japheth
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:5 - The descendants of Japheth were Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:6 - The descendants of Gomer were Ashkenaz, Riphath,[fn] and Togarmah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:7 - The descendants of Javan were Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim.
Descendants of Ham
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:8 - The descendants of Ham were Cush, Mizraim,[fn] Put, and Canaan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:9 - The descendants of Cush were Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabteca. The descendants of Raamah were Sheba and Dedan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:10 - Cush was also the ancestor of Nimrod, who was the first heroic warrior on earth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:11 - Mizraim was the ancestor of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:12 - Pathrusites, Casluhites, and the Caphtorites, from whom the Philistines came.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:13 - Canaan’s oldest son was Sidon, the ancestor of the Sidonians. Canaan was also the ancestor of the Hittites,[fn]
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.
Descendants of Shem
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:17 - The descendants of Shem were Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud, and Aram. The descendants of Aram were[fn] Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:18 - Arphaxad was the father of Shelah. Shelah was the father of Eber.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:19 - Eber had two sons. The first was named Peleg (which means “division”), for during his lifetime the people of the world were divided into different language groups. His brother’s name was Joktan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:20 - Joktan was the ancestor 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 descendants of Joktan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:24 - So this is the family line descended from Shem: Arphaxad, Shelah,[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:25 - Eber, Peleg, Reu,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:26 - Serug, Nahor, Terah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:27 - and Abram, later known as Abraham.
Descendants of Abraham
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:28 - The sons of Abraham were Isaac and Ishmael.
(Gen 25:12–16 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:29 - These are their genealogical records: The sons of Ishmael were Nebaioth (the oldest), 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.
(Gen 25:1–4 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:32 - The sons of Keturah, Abraham’s concubine, were Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah. The sons of Jokshan were Sheba and Dedan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:33 - The sons of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah. All these were descendants of Abraham through his concubine Keturah.
Descendants of Isaac
(Gen 36:10–14 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:34 - Abraham was the father of Isaac. The sons of Isaac were Esau and Israel.[fn]
Descendants of Esau
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:35 - The sons of Esau were Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam, and Korah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:36 - The descendants of Eliphaz were Teman, Omar, Zepho,[fn] Gatam, Kenaz, and Amalek, who was born to Timna.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:37 - The descendants of Reuel were Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah.
Original Peoples of Edom
(Gen 36:20–28 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:38 - The descendants of Seir were Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:39 - The descendants of Lotan were Hori and Hemam.[fn] Lotan’s sister was named Timna.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:40 - The descendants of Shobal were Alvan,[fn] Manahath, Ebal, Shepho,[fn] and Onam. The descendants of Zibeon were Aiah and Anah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:41 - The son of Anah was Dishon. The descendants of Dishon were Hemdan,[fn] Eshban, Ithran, and Keran.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:42 - The descendants of Ezer were Bilhan, Zaavan, and Akan.[fn] The descendants of Dishan[fn] were Uz and Aran.
Rulers of Edom
(Gen 36:31–43 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:43 - These are the kings who ruled in the land of Edom before any king ruled over the Israelites[fn]: Bela son of Beor, who ruled from his city of Dinhabah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:44 - When Bela died, Jobab son of Zerah from Bozrah became king in his place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:45 - When Jobab died, Husham from the land of the Temanites became king in his place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:46 - When Husham died, Hadad son of Bedad became king in his place and ruled from the city of Avith. He was the one who destroyed the Midianite army in the land of Moab.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:47 - When Hadad died, Samlah from the city of Masrekah became king in his place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:48 - When Samlah died, Shaul from the city of Rehoboth-on-the-River became king in his place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:49 - When Shaul died, Baal-hanan son of Acbor became king in his place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:50 - When Baal-hanan died, Hadad became king in his place and ruled from the city of Pau.[fn] His wife was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred and granddaughter of Me-zahab.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:51 - Then Hadad died. The clan leaders of Edom were Timna, Alvah,[fn] 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 clan leaders of Edom.
NLT Footnotes
As in Greek version (see also Gen 5:3-32); Hebrew lacks The sons of Noah were.
As in some Hebrew manuscripts and Greek version (see also Gen 10:3); most Hebrew manuscripts read Diphath.
Or Egypt; also in 1:11.
Hebrew Casluhites, from whom the Philistines came, Caphtorites. See Jer 47:4; Amos 9:7.
Hebrew ancestor of Heth.
As in one Hebrew manuscript and some Greek manuscripts (see also Gen 10:23); most Hebrew manuscripts lack The descendants of Aram were.
As in parallel text at Gen 10:23; Hebrew reads and Meshech.
As in some Hebrew manuscripts and Syriac version (see also Gen 10:28); most Hebrew manuscripts read Ebal.
Some Greek manuscripts read Arphaxad, Cainan, Shelah. See notes on Gen 10:24; 11:12-13.
Israel is the name that God gave to Jacob.
As in many Hebrew manuscripts and a few Greek manuscripts (see also Gen 36:11); most Hebrew manuscripts read Zephi.
As in some Greek manuscripts (see also Gen 36:12); Hebrew reads Kenaz, Timna, and Amalek.
As in parallel text at Gen 36:22; Hebrew reads and Homam.
As in many Hebrew manuscripts and a few Greek manuscripts (see also Gen 36:23); most Hebrew manuscripts read Alian.
As in some Hebrew manuscripts (see also Gen 36:23); most Hebrew manuscripts read Shephi.
As in many Hebrew manuscripts and some Greek manuscripts (see also Gen 36:26); most Hebrew manuscripts read Hamran.
As in many Hebrew and Greek manuscripts (see also Gen 36:27); most Hebrew manuscripts read Jaakan.
Hebrew Dishon; compare 1:38 and parallel text at Gen 36:28.
Or before an Israelite king ruled over them.
As in many Hebrew manuscripts, some Greek manuscripts, Syriac version, and Latin Vulgate (see also Gen 36:39); most Hebrew manuscripts read Pai.
As in parallel text at Gen 36:40; Hebrew reads Aliah.

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