The First Book of Chronicles

chapter 1


verse #1

Adam, Seth, Enosh,

verse #2

Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared,

verse #3

Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech,

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Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

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The sons of Japheth: Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.

verse #6

The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Diphath, and Togarmah.

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The sons of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim.

verse #8

The sons of Ham: Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.

verse #9

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

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Cush became the father of Nimrod. He began to be a mighty one in the earth.

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Mizraim became the father of Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim,

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Pathrusim, Casluhim (where the Philistines came from), and Caphtorim.

verse #13

Canaan became the father of Sidon his firstborn, Heth,

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the Jebusite, the Amorite, the Girgashite,

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the Hivite, the Arkite, the Sinite,

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the Arvadite, the Zemarite, and the Hamathite.

verse #17

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

verse #18

Arpachshad became the father of Shelah, and Shelah became the father of Eber.

verse #19

To Eber were born two sons: the name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided; and his brother’s name was Joktan.

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Joktan became the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,

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Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,

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Ebal, Abimael, Sheba,

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

verse #24

Shem, Arpachshad, Shelah,

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Eber, Peleg, Reu,

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Serug, Nahor, Terah,

verse #27

Abram (also called Abraham).

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The sons of Abraham: Isaac and Ishmael.

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These are their generations: the firstborn of Ishmael, Nebaioth; then Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,

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Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema,

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

verse #32

The sons of Keturah, Abraham’s concubine: she bore Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah. The sons of Jokshan: Sheba and Dedan.

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

verse #34

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

verse #35

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

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

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

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

verse #39

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

verse #40

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

verse #41

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

verse #42

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

verse #43

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

verse #44

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

verse #45

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

verse #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.

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

verse #48

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

verse #49

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

verse #50

Baal Hanan died, and Hadad reigned in his place; and the name of his city was Pai. His wife’s name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.

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

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chief Oholibamah, chief Elah, chief Pinon,

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chief Kenaz, chief Teman, chief Mibzar,

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chief Magdiel, and chief Iram. These are the chiefs of Edom.