The sons of Judah: Er, Onan and Shelah. These three were born to him by a Canaanite woman, the daughter of Shua. Er, Judah’s firstborn, was wicked in the LORD’s sight; so the LORD put him to death.
Judah’s daughter-in-law Tamar bore Perez and Zerah to Judah. He had five sons in all.
The sons of Perez: Hezron and Hamul.
The sons of Zerah: Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Kalkol and Darda —five in all.
The son of Karmi: Achar, who brought trouble on Israel by violating the ban on taking devoted things.
The son of Ethan: Azariah.
The sons born to Hezron were: Jerahmeel, Ram and Caleb.
Ram was the father of Amminadab, and Amminadab the father of Nahshon, the leader of the people of Judah.
Nahshon was the father of Salmon, Salmon the father of Boaz,
Boaz the father of Obed and Obed the father of Jesse.