Tamar,1 Judah's daughter-in-law,2 bore him Perez3 and Zerah. Judah had five sons in all.
The sons of Perez:4 Hezron5 and Hamul.
The sons of Zerah: Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Calcol and Dardaa--five in all.
The son of Carmi: Achar,b6 who brought trouble on Israel by violating the ban on taking devoted things.c78
The son of Ethan: Azariah.
The sons born to Hezron8 were: Jerahmeel, Ram and Caleb.d
Ram9 was the father of Amminadab10, and Amminadab the father of Nahshon,11 the leader of the people of Judah.
Nahshon was the father of Salmon,e Salmon the father of Boaz,
Boaz12 the father of Obed and Obed the father of Jesse.1313
Jesse14 was the father of Eliab15 his firstborn; the second son was Abinadab, the third Shimea,
the fourth Nethanel, the fifth Raddai,
the sixth Ozem and the seventh David.
Their sisters were Zeruiah16 and Abigail. Zeruiah's17 three sons were Abishai, Joab18 and Asahel.
Abigail was the mother of Amasa,19 whose father was Jether the Ishmaelite.
Caleb son of Hezron had children by his wife Azubah (and by Jerioth). These were her sons: Jesher, Shobab and Ardon.
When Azubah died, Caleb20 married Ephrath, who bore him Hur.
Hur was the father of Uri, and Uri the father of Bezalel.2121
Later, Hezron lay with the daughter of Makir the father of Gilead22 (he had married her when he was sixty years old), and she bore him Segub.
Segub was the father of Jair, who controlled twenty-three towns in Gilead.