1 Chronicles 2:3-9 NIV


2:5-15pp -- Ru 4:18-22; Mt 1:3-6

To Hezron's Sons

3 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.4

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4 Tamar,5 Judah's daughter-in-law,6 bore him Perez7 and Zerah. Judah had five sons in all.

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5 The sons of Perez:8 Hezron9 and Hamul.

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6 The sons of Zerah: Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Calcol and Dardaa--five in all.

References for 1 Chronicles 2:6

    • a 2:6 - Many Hebrew manuscripts, some Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac (see also 1 Kings 4:31); most Hebrew manuscripts "Dara"
      7 The son of Carmi: Achar,b10 who brought trouble on Israel by violating the ban on taking devoted things.c11

      References for 1 Chronicles 2:7

        • b 2:7 - "Achar" means "trouble"; "Achar" is called "Achan" in Joshua.
        • c 2:7 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.
          8 The son of Ethan: Azariah.
          9 The sons born to Hezron12 were: Jerahmeel, Ram and Caleb.d

          References for 1 Chronicles 2:9

            • d 2:9 - Hebrew "Kelubai," a variant of "Caleb"