These were the kings who reigned in Edom before any Israelite king reigneda: 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 Temanites1 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 riverb succeeded him as king.
When Shaul died, Baal-Hanan son of Acbor succeeded him as king.
When Baal-Hanan died, Hadad succeeded him as king. His city was named Pau,c 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.