1 Chronicles 2:42-55 NIV

The Clans of Caleb

42 The sons of Caleb1 the brother of Jerahmeel: Mesha his firstborn, who was the father of Ziph, and his son Mareshah,a who was the father of Hebron.

References for 1 Chronicles 2:42

    • 31 2:42 - S ver 19
    • i 2:42 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.
      43 The sons of Hebron: Korah, Tappuah, Rekem and Shema.
      44 Shema was the father of Raham, and Raham the father of Jorkeam. Rekem was the father of Shammai.
      45 The son of Shammai was Maon2, and Maon was the father of Beth Zur.3

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      46 Caleb's concubine Ephah was the mother of Haran, Moza and Gazez. Haran was the father of Gazez.
      47 The sons of Jahdai: Regem, Jotham, Geshan, Pelet, Ephah and Shaaph.
      48 Caleb's concubine Maacah was the mother of Sheber and Tirhanah.
      49 She also gave birth to Shaaph the father of Madmannah4 and to Sheva the father of Macbenah and Gibea. Caleb's daughter was Acsah.5

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      50 These were the descendants of Caleb. The sons of Hur6 the firstborn of Ephrathah: Shobal the father of Kiriath Jearim,7

      References for 1 Chronicles 2:50

          51 Salma the father of Bethlehem, and Hareph the father of Beth Gader.
          52 The descendants of Shobal the father of Kiriath Jearim were: Haroeh, half the Manahathites,
          53 and the clans of Kiriath Jearim: the Ithrites,8 Puthites, Shumathites and Mishraites. From these descended the Zorathites and Eshtaolites.

          References for 1 Chronicles 2:53

          54 The descendants of Salma: Bethlehem, the Netophathites,9 Atroth Beth Joab, half the Manahathites, the Zorites,

          References for 1 Chronicles 2:54

          55 and the clans of scribesb who lived at Jabez: the Tirathites, Shimeathites and Sucathites. These are the Kenites10 who came from Hammath,11 the father of the house of Recab.c12

          References for 1 Chronicles 2:55

            • j 2:55 - Or "of the Sopherites"
            • k 2:55 - Or "father of Beth Recab"