Esau’s Descendants

1 This is the account of the family line of Esau (that is, Edom).

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2 Esau took his wives from the women of Canaan: Adah daughter of Elon the Hittite, and Oholibamah daughter of Anah and granddaughter of Zibeon the Hivite—

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3 also Basemath daughter of Ishmael and sister of Nebaioth.

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      4 Adah bore Eliphaz to Esau, Basemath bore Reuel,

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      5 and Oholibamah bore Jeush, Jalam and Korah. These were the sons of Esau, who were born to him in Canaan.

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      6 Esau took his wives and sons and daughters and all the members of his household, as well as his livestock and all his other animals and all the goods he had acquired in Canaan, and moved to a land some distance from his brother Jacob.

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      7 Their possessions were too great for them to remain together; the land where they were staying could not support them both because of their livestock.

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      8 So Esau (that is, Edom) settled in the hill country of Seir.

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      9 This is the account of the family line of Esau the father of the Edomites in the hill country of Seir.

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          10 These are the names of Esau’s sons: Eliphaz, the son of Esau’s wife Adah, and Reuel, the son of Esau’s wife Basemath.

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              11 The sons of Eliphaz: Teman, Omar, Zepho, Gatam and Kenaz.

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              12 Esau’s son Eliphaz also had a concubine named Timna, who bore him Amalek. These were grandsons of Esau’s wife Adah.
              13 The sons of Reuel: Nahath, Zerah, Shammah and Mizzah. These were grandsons of Esau’s wife Basemath.

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                  14 The sons of Esau’s wife Oholibamah daughter of Anah and granddaughter of Zibeon, whom she bore to Esau: Jeush, Jalam and Korah.

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                      15 These were the chiefs among Esau’s descendants: The sons of Eliphaz the firstborn of Esau: Chiefs Teman, Omar, Zepho, Kenaz,

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                      16 Korah,a Gatam and Amalek. These were the chiefs descended from Eliphaz in Edom; they were grandsons of Adah.

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                        • ć 36:16 - Masoretic Text; Samaritan Pentateuch (also verse 11 and 1 Chron. 1:36) does not have "Korah" .
                          17 The sons of Esau’s son Reuel: Chiefs Nahath, Zerah, Shammah and Mizzah. These were the chiefs descended from Reuel in Edom; they were grandsons of Esau’s wife Basemath.

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                          18 The sons of Esau’s wife Oholibamah: Chiefs Jeush, Jalam and Korah. These were the chiefs descended from Esau’s wife Oholibamah daughter of Anah.

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                              19 These were the sons of Esau (that is, Edom), and these were their chiefs.

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                              20 These were the sons of Seir the Horite, who were living in the region: Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah,

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                              21 Dishon, Ezer and Dishan. These sons of Seir in Edom were Horite chiefs.

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                                  22 The sons of Lotan: Hori and Homam.b Timna was Lotan’s sister.

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                                    • Ĉ 36:22 - Hebrew "Hemam," a variant of "Homam" (see 1 Chron. 1:39)
                                      23 The sons of Shobal: Alvan, Manahath, Ebal, Shepho and Onam.
                                      24 The sons of Zibeon: Aiah and Anah. This is the Anah who discovered the hot springsc in the desert while he was grazing the donkeys of his father Zibeon.

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                                        • ĉ 36:24 - Vulgate; Syriac "discovered water;" the meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
                                          25 The children of Anah: Dishon and Oholibamah daughter of Anah.

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                                              26 The sons of Dishond : Hemdan, Eshban, Ithran and Keran.

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                                                • Ċ 36:26 - Hebrew "Dishan," a variant of "Dishon"
                                                  27 The sons of Ezer: Bilhan, Zaavan and Akan.
                                                  28 The sons of Dishan: Uz and Aran.
                                                  29 These were the Horite chiefs: Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah,

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                                                      30 Dishon, Ezer and Dishan. These were the Horite chiefs, according to their divisions, in the land of Seir.

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