The sons of Judah:1 Er, Onan and Shelah.2 These three were born to him by a Canaanite woman, the daughter of Shua.3 Er, Judah's firstborn, was wicked in the LORD's sight; so the LORD put him to death.44
Tamar,5 Judah's daughter-in-law,6 bore him Perez7 and Zerah. Judah had five sons in all.
The sons of Perez:8 Hezron9 and Hamul.
The sons of Zerah: Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Calcol and Dardaa--five in all.
The son of Carmi: Achar,b10 who brought trouble on Israel by violating the ban on taking devoted things.c118
The son of Ethan: Azariah.
The sons born to Hezron12 were: Jerahmeel, Ram and Caleb.d
Ram13 was the father of Amminadab14, and Amminadab the father of Nahshon,15 the leader of the people of Judah.
Nahshon was the father of Salmon,e Salmon the father of Boaz,
Boaz16 the father of Obed and Obed the father of Jesse.17