1 Chronicles 1
Historical Records From Adam to Abraham
To Noah's Sons
- Adam, Seth, Enosh,
- Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared,
- Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech, Noah.
- The sons of Noah: Shem, Ham and Japheth.
- The sons of Japheth: Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshek and Tiras.
- The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Riphath and Togarmah.
- The sons of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, the Kittites and the Rodanites.
- The sons of Ham: Cush, Egypt, Put and Canaan.
- The sons of Cush: Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raamah and Sabteka. The sons of Raamah: Sheba and Dedan.
- Cush was the father of Nimrod, who became a mighty warrior on earth.
- Egypt was the father of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites,
- Pathrusites, Kasluhites (from whom the Philistines came) and Caphtorites.
- Canaan was the father of Sidon his firstborn, and of the Hittites,
- Jebusites, Amorites, Girgashites,
- Hivites, Arkites, Sinites,
- Arvadites, Zemarites and Hamathites.
- The sons of Shem: Elam, Ashur, Arphaxad, Lud and Aram. The sons of Aram: Uz, Hul, Gether and Meshek.
- Arphaxad was the father of Shelah, and Shelah the father of Eber.
- Two sons were born to Eber: One was named Peleg, because in his time the earth was divided; his brother was named Joktan.
- Joktan was the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,
- Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,
- Obal, Abimael, Sheba,
- Ophir, Havilah and Jobab. All these were sons of Joktan.
- Shem, Arphaxad, Shelah,
- Eber, Peleg, Reu,
- Serug, Nahor, Terah
- and Abram (that is, Abraham).
The Family of Abraham
- The sons of Abraham: Isaac and Ishmael.
Descendants of Hagar
- These were their descendants: Nebaioth the firstborn of Ishmael, Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,
- Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema,
- Jetur, Naphish and Kedemah. These were the sons of Ishmael.
Descendants of Keturah
- The sons born to Keturah, Abraham's concubine: Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak and Shuah. The sons of Jokshan: Sheba and Dedan.
Descendants of Sarah
- The sons of Midian: Ephah, Epher, Hanok, Abida and Eldaah. All these were descendants of Keturah. Abraham was the father of Isaac. The sons of Isaac: Esau and Israel.
- The sons of Esau: Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam and Korah.
- The sons of Eliphaz: Teman, Omar, Zepho, Gatam and Kenaz; by Timna: Amalek.
- The sons of Reuel: Nahath, Zerah, Shammah and Mizzah.
The People of Seir in Edom
- The sons of Seir: Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer and Dishan.
- The sons of Lotan: Hori and Homam. Timna was Lotan's sister.
- The sons of Shobal: Alvan, Manahath, Ebal, Shepho and Onam. The sons of Zibeon: Aiah and Anah.
- The son of Anah: Dishon. The sons of Dishon: Hemdan, Eshban, Ithran and Keran.
- The sons of Ezer: Bilhan, Zaavan and Akan. The sons of Dishan: Uz and Aran.
The Rulers of Edom
- These were the kings who reigned in Edom before any Israelite king reigned: Bela son of Beor, whose city was named Dinhabah.
- When Bela died, Jobab son of Zerah from Bozrah succeeded him as king.
- When Jobab died, Husham from the land of the Temanites succeeded him as king.
- When Husham died, Hadad son of Bedad, who defeated Midian in the country of Moab, succeeded him as king. His city was named Avith.
- When Hadad died, Samlah from Masrekah succeeded him as king.
- When Samlah died, Shaul from Rehoboth on the river succeeded him as king.
- When Shaul died, Baal-Hanan son of Akbor succeeded him as king.
- When Baal-Hanan died, Hadad succeeded him as king. His city was named Pau, and his wife's name was Mehetabel daughter of Matred, the daughter of Me-Zahab.
- Hadad also died. The chiefs of Edom were: Timna, Alvah, Jetheth,
- Oholibamah, Elah, Pinon,
- Kenaz, Teman, Mibzar,
- Magdiel and Iram. These were the chiefs of Edom.
- 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'