From Adam to Abraham

1 Adam, Seth, Enosh,

References for 1 Chronicles 1:1

      2 Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared,
      3 Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech,
      4 Noah, Noah's sons:a Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

      References for 1 Chronicles 1:4

        • a 1:4 - LXX; MT omits Noah's sons
          5 Japheth's sons: Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.
          6 Gomer's sons: Ashkenaz, Riphath,b and Togarmah.

          References for 1 Chronicles 1:6

            • b 1:6 - Some Hb mss, LXX, Vg, other Hb mss read Diphath; Gn 10:3
              7 Javan's sons: Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim.c

              References for 1 Chronicles 1:7

                • c 1:7 - Some Hb mss, Syr read Dodanim; Gn 10:4
                  8 Ham's sons: Cush, Mizraim,d Put, and Canaan.

                  References for 1 Chronicles 1:8

                    • d 1:8 - Egypt
                      9 Cush's sons: Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raama, and Sabteca. Raama's sons: Sheba and Dedan.
                      10 Cush fathered Nimrod, who was the first to become a great warrior on earth.
                      11 Mizraim fathered Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim,
                      12 Pathrusim, Casluhim (the Philistines came from them), and Caphtorim.e

                      References for 1 Chronicles 1:12

                        • e 1:12 - Gn 10:14; Dt 2:23; Am 9:7
                          13 Canaan fathered Sidon, his firstborn, and Heth,
                          14 the Jebusites, Amorites, Girgashites,
                          15 Hivites, Arkites, Sinites,
                          16 Arvadites, Zemarites, and Hamathites.
                          17 Shem's sons: Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, Aram, Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech.
                          18 Arpachshad fathered Shelah, and Shelah fathered Eber.
                          19 Two sons were born to Eber. One of them was named Peleg,f because the earth was divided during his lifetime, and the name of his brother was Joktan.

                          References for 1 Chronicles 1:19

                              20 Joktan fathered Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,
                              21 Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,
                              22 Ebal, Abimael, Sheba,
                              23 Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. All of these were Joktan's

                              References for 1 Chronicles 1:23

                                • g 1:23 - Gn 10:21-29; 11:10-27
                                • h 1:23 - Gn 10:1-29
                                  24 Shem, Arpachshad, Shelah,
                                  25 Eber, Peleg, Reu,
                                  26 Serug, Nahor, Terah,
                                  27 and Abram (that is, Abraham).

                                  Abraham's Descendants

                                  28 Abraham's sons: Isaac and Ishmael.

                                  References for 1 Chronicles 1:28

                                      29 These are their family records: Nebaioth, Ishmael's firstborn, Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,
                                      30 Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema,
                                      31 Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah. These were Ishmael's sons.i

                                      References for 1 Chronicles 1:31

                                        • i 1:31 - Gn 25:12-16
                                          32 The sons born to Keturah, Abraham's concubine: Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah. Jokshan's sons: Sheba and Dedan.
                                          33 Midian's sons: Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah. All of these were Keturah's sons.j

                                          References for 1 Chronicles 1:33

                                            • j 1:33 - Gn 25:1-4
                                              34 Abraham fathered Isaac. Isaac's sons: Esau and Israel.k

                                              References for 1 Chronicles 1:34

                                                • k 1:34 - Gn 25:24-26
                                                  35 Esau's sons: Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam, and Korah.
                                                  36 Eliphaz's sons: Teman, Omar, Zephi, Gatam, and Kenaz; and by Timna, Amalek.l

                                                  References for 1 Chronicles 1:36

                                                    • l 1:36 - LXX; MT reads and Timna and Amalek; Gn 36:12
                                                      37 Reuel's sons: Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah.m

                                                      References for 1 Chronicles 1:37

                                                        • m 1:37 - Gn 36:4-5,9-14

                                                          The Edomites

                                                          38 Seir's sons: Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan.

                                                          References for 1 Chronicles 1:38

                                                              39 Lotan's sons: Hori and Homam. Timna was Lotan's sister.
                                                              40 Shobal's sons: Alian, Manahath, Ebal, Shephi, and Onam. Zibeon's sons: Aiah and Anah.
                                                              41 Anah's son: Dishon. Dishon's sons: Hamran, Eshban, Ithran, and Cheran.
                                                              42 Ezer's sons: Bilhan, Zaavan, and Jaakan. Dishan's sons: Uz and Aran.n

                                                              References for 1 Chronicles 1:42

                                                                • n 1:42 - Gn 36:20-30
                                                                  43 These were the kings who ruled in the land of Edom before any king ruled over the Israelites: Bela son of Beor. Bela's town was named Dinhabah.
                                                                  44 When Bela died, Jobab son of Zerah from Bozrah ruled in his place.
                                                                  45 When Jobab died, Husham from the land of the Temanites ruled in his place.
                                                                  46 When Husham died, Hadad son of Bedad, who defeated Midian in the country of Moab, ruled in his place. Hadad's town was named Avith.
                                                                  47 When Hadad died, Samlah from Masrekah ruled in his place.
                                                                  48 When Samlah died, Shaul from Rehoboth on the Euphrates River ruled in his place.
                                                                  49 When Shaul died, Baal-hanan son of Achbor ruled in his place.
                                                                  50 When Baal-hanan died, Hadad ruled in his place. Hadad's city was named Pai, and his wife's name was Mehetabel daughter of Matred, daughter of Me-zahab.
                                                                  51 Then Hadad died.o Edom's chiefs: Timna, Alvah,p Jetheth,

                                                                  References for 1 Chronicles 1:51

                                                                    • o 1:51 - Gn 36:31-39
                                                                    • p 1:51 - Alt Hb tradition reads Aliah
                                                                      52 Oholibamah, Elah, Pinon,
                                                                      53 Kenaz, Teman, Mibzar,
                                                                      54 Magdiel, and Iram. These were Edom's chiefs.q

                                                                      References for 1 Chronicles 1:54

                                                                        • q 1:54 - Gn 36:40-43