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1 Chronicles 1

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Adam's line to Noah.

1:1 Adam, Seth, Enosh,

1:2 Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared,

1:3 Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech,

1:4 Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

The sons of Japheth.

1:5 The sons of Japheth:

Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras.

1:6 The sons of Gomer:

Ashkenaz, and Diphath, and Togarmah.

1:7 The sons of Javan:

Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim.

The sons of Ham.

1:8 The sons of Ham:

Cush, and Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.

1:9 The sons of Cush:

Seba, and Havilah, and Sabta, and Raama, and Sabteca.
The sons of Raamah:
Sheba, and Dedan.

1:10 Cush became the father of Nimrod; he began to be a mighty one in the earth.

1:11 Mizraim became the father of Ludim, and Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim,

1:12 and Pathrusim, and Casluhim (from whence came the Philistines), and Caphtorim.

1:13 Canaan became the father of Sidon his firstborn, and Heth,

1:14 and the Jebusite, and the Amorite, and the Girgashite,

1:15 and the Hivite, and the Arkite, and the Sinite,

1:16 and the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, and the Hamathite.

The sons of Shem.

1:17 The sons of Shem: Elam, and Asshur, and Arpachshad, and Lud, and Aram, and Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and Meshech.

1:18 Arpachshad became the father of Shelah, and Shelah became the father of Eber.

1:19 To Eber were born two sons: the name of the one was Peleg; for in his days the earth was divided; and his brotherís name was Joktan.

1:20 Joktan became the father of Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah,

1:21 and Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah,

1:22 and Ebal, and Abimael, and Sheba,

1:23 and Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab. All these were the sons of Joktan.

Shem's line to Abraham.

1:24 Shem, Arpachshad, Shelah,

1:25 Eber, Peleg, Reu,

1:26 Serug, Nahor, Terah,

1:27 Abram (the same is Abraham).

1:28 The sons of Abraham:

Isaac, and Ishmael.

Ishmael's sons.

1:29 These are their generations: the firstborn of Ishmael,

Nebaioth; then Kedar, and Adbeel, and Mibsam,

1:30 Mishma, and Dumah, Massa, Hadad, and Tema,

1:31 Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah. These are the sons of Ishmael.

The sons of Keturah.

1:32 The sons of Keturah, Abrahamís concubine:

she bore Zimran, and Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah.
The sons of Jokshan: Sheba, and Dedan.

1:33 The sons of Midian:

Ephah, and Epher, and Hanoch, and Abida, and Eldaah.
All these were the sons of Keturah.

The posterity of Abraham by Esau.

1:34 Abraham became the father of Isaac. The sons of Isaac: Esau, and Israel.

1:35 The sons of Esau: Eliphaz, Reuel, and Jeush, and Jalam, and Korah.

1:36 The sons of Eliphaz: Teman, and Omar, Zephi, and Gatam, Kenaz, and Timna, and Amalek. *

1:37 The sons of Reuel: Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah.

The sons of Seir.

1:38 The sons of Seir: Lotan, and Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah, and Dishon, and Ezer, and Dishan.

1:39 The sons of Lotan: Hori, and Homam; and Timna was Lotanís sister.

1:40 The sons of Shobal: Alian, and Manahath, and Ebal, Shephi, and Onam. The sons of Zibeon: Aiah, and Anah.

1:41 The sons of Anah: Dishon. The sons of Dishon: Hamran, and Eshban, and Ithran, and Cheran.

1:42 The sons of Ezer: Bilhan, and Zaavan, Jaakan. The sons of Dishan: Uz, and Aran.

The kings of Edom.

1:43 Now these are the kings who reigned in the land of Edom, before there reigned any king over the children of Israel: Bela the son of Beor; and the name of his city was Dinhabah.

1:44 Bela died, and Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his place.

1:45 Jobab died, and Husham of the land of the Temanites reigned in his place.

1:46 Husham died, and Hadad the son of Bedad, who struck Midian in the field of Moab, reigned in his place; and the name of his city was Avith.

1:47 Hadad died, and Samlah of Masrekah reigned in his place.

1:48 Samlah died, and Shaul of Rehoboth by the River reigned in his place.

1:49 Shaul died, and Baal Hanan the son of Achbor reigned in his place.

1:50 Baal Hanan died, and Hadad reigned in his place; and the name of his city was Pai: and his wifeís name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.

The dukes of Edom.

1:51 Hadad died. The chiefs of Edom were: chief Timna, chief Aliah, chief Jetheth,

1:52 chief Oholibamah, chief Elah, chief Pinon,

1:53 chief Kenaz, chief Teman, chief Mibzar,

1:54 chief Magdiel, chief Iram. These are the chiefs of Edom.

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