1 Chronicles 4:1-23

Judah’s line

1 Judah's family: Perez, Hezron, Caleb, Hur, and Shobal.
2 Shobal's son Reaiah was Jahath's father, and Jahath was the father of Ahumai and Lahad. These were the Zorathite clans.
3 This was Etam's family: Jezreel, Ishma, and Idbash. Their sister's name was Hazzelelponi.
4 Penuel was Gedor's father, and Ezer was Hushah's father. This was the family of Hur the oldest son of Ephrathah, Bethlehem's father:
5 Ashhur, Tekoa's father, had two wives, Helah and Naarah.
6 Naarah gave birth to Ahuzzam, Hepher, Temeni, and Haahashtari for him. This was Naarah's family.
7 Helah's family: Zereth, Zohar, and Ethnan.
8 Koz was the father of Anub, Hazzobebah, and the clans of Aharhel, Harum's son.
9 Jabez was more honored than his brothers. His mother had named him Jabez, saying, "I bore him in pain."
10 Jabez called on Israel's God: "If only you would greatly bless me and increase my territory. May your power go with me to keep me from trouble, so as not to cause me pain." And God granted his request.
11 Chelub, Shuhah's brother, was the father of Mehir, who was Eshton's father.
12 Eshton was the father of Beth-rapha, Paseah, and Tehinnah, Ir-nahash's father. These are the men of Recah.
13 Kenaz's family: Othniel and Seraiah. Othniel's family: Hathath and Meonothai.
14 Meonothai was the father of Ophrah. Seraiah was the father of Joab the father of Ge-harashim, so-called because they were skilled workers.
15 The family of Caleb, Jephunneh's son: Iru, Elah, and Naam. This was Kenaz's family.
16 Jehallelel's family: Ziph, Ziphah, Tiria, and Asarel.
17 Ezrah's family: Jether, Mered, Epher, and Jalon. Jether was the father of Miriam, Shammai, and Ishbah, Eshtemoa's father.
18 His Judean wife gave birth to Jered, Gedor's father; Heber, Soco's father; and Jekuthiel, Zanoah's father. This is the family of Bithiah, Pharaoh's daughter, whom Mered married.
19 The family of his Judean wife, the sister of Naham, Keilah's father the Garmite and Eshtemoa the Maacathite.
20 Shimon's family: Amnon, Rinnah, Ben-hanan, and Tilon. Ishi's family: Zoheth and Ben-zoheth.
21 The family of Shelah, Judah's son: Er, Lecah's father; Laadah, Mareshah's father; the clans of the linen workers at Beth-ashbea;
22 Jokim; the men of Cozeba; Joash; and Saraph, who married into Moab but returned to Bethlehem (the records are ancient).
23 They were the potters who lived in Netaim and Gederah; they lived there with the king in his service.