1 Chronicles 1 ESV

From Adam to Abraham

1 a1Adam, Seth, Enosh;

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    • a 1:1 - Many names in these genealogies are spelled differently in other biblical books
      2 2Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared;

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          3 Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech;
          4 Noah, 3Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

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          5 4The sons of Japheth: Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.

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              6 The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Riphath,b and Togarmah.

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                • b 1:6 - Septuagint; Hebrew Diphath
                  7 The sons of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim.
                  8 5The sons of Ham: Cush, Egypt, Put, and Canaan.

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                      9 The sons of Cush: Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raama, and Sabteca. The sons of Raamah: Sheba and Dedan.
                      10 Cush fathered Nimrod. He was the first on earth to be a mighty man.c

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                        • c 1:10 - Or He began to be a mighty man on the earth
                          11 6Egypt fathered Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim,

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                              12 Pathrusim, Casluhim (from whom the Philistines came), and Caphtorim.
                              13 Canaan fathered Sidon his firstborn and Heth,
                              14 and the Jebusites, the Amorites, the Girgashites,
                              15 the Hivites, the Arkites, the Sinites,
                              16 the Arvadites, the Zemarites, and the Hamathites.
                              17 7The sons of Shem: Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram. And the sons of Aram:d Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech.

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                                • d 1:17 - Septuagint; Hebrew lacks And the sons of Aram
                                  18 Arpachshad fathered Shelah, and Shelah fathered Eber.
                                  19 To Eber were born two sons: the name of the one was Pelege (for in his days the earth was divided), and his brother's name was Joktan.

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                                    • e 1:19 - Peleg means division
                                      20 Joktan fathered Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,
                                      21 Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,
                                      22 Obal,f Abimael, Sheba,

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                                        • f 1:22 - Septuagint, Syriac (compare Genesis 10:28); Hebrew Ebal
                                          23 Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab; all these were the sons of Joktan.
                                          24 8Shem, Arpachshad, Shelah;

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                                              25 Eber, Peleg, Reu;
                                              26 Serug, Nahor, Terah;
                                              27 Abram, that is, Abraham.

                                              From Abraham to Jacob

                                              28 The sons of Abraham: 9Isaac and 10Ishmael.

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                                              29 11These are their genealogies: the firstborn of Ishmael, Nebaioth, and Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,

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                                                  30 Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema,
                                                  31 Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah. These are the sons of Ishmael.
                                                  32 12The sons of Keturah, Abraham's concubine: she bore Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah. The sons of Jokshan: Sheba and Dedan.

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                                                      33 The sons of Midian: Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah. All these were the descendants of Keturah.
                                                      34 Abraham fathered 13Isaac. The sons of Isaac: 14Esau and 15Israel.

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                                                          35 16The sons of Esau: Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam, and Korah.

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                                                              36 The sons of Eliphaz: Teman, Omar, Zepho, Gatam, Kenaz, and of Timna,g Amalek.

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                                                                • g 1:36 - Septuagint (compare Genesis 36:12); Hebrew lacks and of
                                                                  37 The sons of Reuel: Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah.
                                                                  38 17The sons of Seir: Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan.

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                                                                      39 The sons of Lotan: Hori and Hemam;h and Lotan's sister was Timna.

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                                                                        • h 1:39 - Septuagint (compare Genesis 36:22); Hebrew Homam
                                                                          40 The sons of Shobal: Alvan,i Manahath, Ebal, Shepho,j and Onam. The sons of Zibeon: Aiah and Anah.

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                                                                            • i 1:40 - Septuagint (compare Genesis 36:23); Hebrew Alian
                                                                            • j 1:40 - Septuagint (compare Genesis 36:23); Hebrew Shephi
                                                                              41 The sonk of Anah: Dishon. The sons of Dishon: Hemdan,l Eshban, Ithran, and Cheran.

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                                                                                • k 1:41 - Hebrew sons
                                                                                • l 1:41 - Septuagint (compare Genesis 36:26); Hebrew Hamran
                                                                                  42 The sons of Ezer: Bilhan, Zaavan, and Akan.m The sons of Dishan: Uz and Aran.

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                                                                                    • m 1:42 - Septuagint (compare Genesis 36:27); Hebrew Jaakan
                                                                                      43 18These are the kings who reigned in the land of Edom before any king reigned over the people of Israel: Bela the son of Beor, the name of his city being Dinhabah.

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                                                                                          44 Bela died, and Jobab the son of Zerah of 19Bozrah reigned in his place.

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                                                                                          45 Jobab died, and Husham of the land of the 20Temanites reigned in his place.

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                                                                                          46 Husham died, and Hadad the son of Bedad, who defeated Midian in the country of Moab, reigned in his place, the name of his city being Avith.
                                                                                          47 Hadad died, and Samlah of Masrekah reigned in his place.
                                                                                          48 Samlah died, and Shaul of Rehoboth on the Euphrates reigned in his place.
                                                                                          49 Shaul died, and Baal-hanan, the son of Achbor, reigned in his place.
                                                                                          50 Baal-hanan died, and Hadad reigned in his place, the name of his city being Pai; and his wife's name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.
                                                                                          51 And Hadad died. The chiefs of Edom were: chiefs Timna, Alvah, Jetheth,
                                                                                          52 Oholibamah, Elah, Pinon,
                                                                                          53 Kenaz, Teman, Mibzar,
                                                                                          54 Magdiel, and Iram; these are the chiefs of Edom.