1 Chronicles 1:1-11 NIV

Historical Records From Adam to Abraham

To Noah's Sons

1 Adam,1 Seth, Enosh,

References for 1 Chronicles 1:1

2 Kenan,2 Mahalalel,3 Jared,4

References for 1 Chronicles 1:2

3 Enoch,5 Methuselah,6 Lamech,7 Noah.8

References for 1 Chronicles 1:3

4 The sons of Noah:a9 Shem, Ham and Japheth.10

References for 1 Chronicles 1:4

    • a 1:4 - Septuagint; Hebrew does not have this line.

      The Japhethites

      1:5-7pp -- Ge 10:2-5

      5 The sonsb of Japheth: Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech and Tiras.

      References for 1 Chronicles 1:5

        • b 1:5 - "Sons" may mean "descendants" or "successors" or "nations"; also in verses 6-10, 17 and 20.
          6 The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Riphathc and Togarmah.

          References for 1 Chronicles 1:6

            • c 1:6 - Many Hebrew manuscripts and Vulgate (see also Septuagint and Gen. 10:3); most Hebrew manuscripts "Diphath"
              7 The sons of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, the Kittim and the Rodanim.

              The Hamites

              1:8-16pp -- Ge 10:6-20

              8 The sons of Ham: Cush, Mizraim,d Put and Canaan.

              References for 1 Chronicles 1:8

                • d 1:8 - That is, Egypt; also in verse 11
                  9 The sons of Cush: Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raamah and Sabteca. The sons of Raamah: Sheba and Dedan.
                  10 Cush was the fathere of Nimrod, who grew to be a mighty warrior on earth.

                  References for 1 Chronicles 1:10

                    • e 1:10 - "Father" may mean "ancestor" or "predecessor" or "founder"; also in verses 11, 13, 18 and 20.
                      11 Mizraim was the father of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites,