1 Chronicles 1:17

The Semites

17 The sons of Shem: Elam, Ashur, Arphaxad, Lud and Aram. The sons of Aram:[a]Uz, Hul, Gether and Meshek.

1 Chronicles 1:17 in Other Translations

KJV
17 The sons of Shem; Elam, and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram, and Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and Meshech.
ESV
17 The sons of Shem: Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram. And the sons of Aram: Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech.
NLT
17 The descendants of Shem were Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud, and Aram. The descendants of Aram were Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash.
MSG
17 Shem had Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud, Aram, Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech.
CSB
17 Shem's sons: Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, Aram, Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech.

1 Chronicles 1:17 Meaning and Commentary

1 Chronicles 1:17

(See Gill on 1 Chronicles 1:5).

1 Chronicles 1:17 In-Context

15 Hivites, Arkites, Sinites,
16 Arvadites, Zemarites and Hamathites.
17 The sons of Shem: Elam, Ashur, Arphaxad, Lud and Aram. The sons of Aram:Uz, Hul, Gether and Meshek.
18 Arphaxad was the father of Shelah, and Shelah the father of Eber.
19 Two sons were born to Eber: One was named Peleg, because in his time the earth was divided; his brother was named Joktan.

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. One Hebrew manuscript and some Septuagint manuscripts (see also Gen. 10:23); most Hebrew manuscripts do not have this line.