The Bible in Its Traditions

1 Chronicles 1:1–54

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ADAM, SETH, Enosh;

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Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared;

and Cainan, Maleleel, Jared,

Cainan, Mahalalel, Jared,

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Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech;

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Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

Noe: the sons of Noe, Sem, Cham, Japheth.

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

And the sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, and Diphath, and Togarmah.

And the sons of Javan: Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim.

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

And the sons of Cham, Chus, and Mesraim, Phud and Chanaan.

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And the sons of Cush: Seba, and Havilah, and Sabta, and Raama, and Sabteca. And the sons of Raama: Sheba, and Dedan.

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10  And Cush begot Nimrod; he began to be a mighty one in the earth.

10  Then Cush conceived Nimrod, and he began to be powerful upon the earth.

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11  And Mizraim begot Ludim, and Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim,

11  Truly, Mizraim conceived Ludim, and Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim,

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12  and Pathrusim, and Casluhim--from whence came the Philistines--and Caphtorim.

12  as well as Pathrusim and Casluhim: from these the Philistines and the Caphtorim went forth.

12  Pathrusim, and Casluhim (of whom came the Philistines and Capedocians).

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13  And Canaan begot Zidon his first-born, and Heth;

13  Truly, Canaan conceived Sidon, his firstborn, as well as the Hittite,

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14  and the Jebusite, and the Amorite, and the Girgashite;

14  The Jesubites and the Amorites and the Girgasites

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15  and the Hivite, and the Arkite, and the Sinite;

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

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

17  The sons of Sem, Ælam, and Assur,

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18  And Arpachshad begot Shelah, and Shelah begot Eber.

18  Then Arphaxad conceived Shelah, who also himself conceived Eber.

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19  And unto 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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20  And Joktan begot Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah;

20  Then Joktan conceived Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah,

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21  and Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah;

21  as well as Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah,

21  Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,

22  and Ebal, and Abimael, and Sheba;

22  and then Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba, indeed

22  Ebal, Abimael, Sheba,

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

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

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24  Shem, Arpachshad, Shelah;

24  and Arphaxad, Sala,

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25  Eber, Peleg, Reu;

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26  Serug, Nahor, Terah;

26  Seruch, Nachor, Tharrha,

27  Abram--the same is Abraham.

27  Abraam.

28  The sons of Abraham: Isaac, and Ishmael.

28  And the sons of Abraam, Isaac, and Ismael.

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29  These are their generations: the first-born of Ishmael, Nebaioth; then Kedar, and Adbeel, and Mibsam,

29  And these are their generations: the first-born of Ismael, Nabaeoth, and Kedar, Nabdeel, Massam,

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

30  Masma, Iduma, Masse, Chondan, Thaeman,

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31  Jetur, Naphish, and Kedem. These are the sons of Ishmael.

31  Nator. Naphish, and Kedemah. These are the sons of Ishmael.

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32  And the sons of Keturah, Abraham's concubine: she bore Zimran, and Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah. And the sons of Jokshan: Sheba, and Dedan.

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

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34  And Abraham begot Isaac. The sons of Isaac: Esau, and Israel.

34  Now Abraham conceived Isaac, whose sons were Esau and Israel.

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

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

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

37  And the sons of Raguel, Naches, Zare, Some, and Moze.

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38  And the sons of Seir: Lotan, and Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah, and Dishon, and Ezer, and Dishan.

38  The sons of Seir, Lotan, Sobal, Sebegon, Ana, Deson, Osar, and Disan.

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39  And the sons of Lotan: Hori, and Homam; and Timna was Lotan's sister.

39  The sons of Lotan: Hori, Heman. Now the sister of Lotan was Timna.

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

40  The sons of Sobal; Alon, Machanath, Taebel, Sophi, and Onan: and the sons of Sebegon; Æth, and Sonan.

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

41  The sons of Dishon: Hamran, and Esheban, and Ithran, and Cheran.

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

42  And the sons of Hosar, Balaam, and Zucam, and Acan: the sons of Disan, Os, and Aran.

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

43  And these are their kings, Balac the son of Beor; and the name of his city was Dennaba.

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44  And Bela died, and Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his stead.

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

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45  And Jobab died, and Husham of the land of the Temanites reigned in his stead.

45  And when Jobab also had died, Husham, from the land of the Temanites, reigned in his place.

45  And after him Husham of the land of Teman reigned in his stead.

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46  And Husham died, and Hadad the son of Bedad, who smote Midian in the field of Moab, reigned in his stead; and the name of his city was Avith.

46  Then Husham also passed away, and Hadad, the son of Bedad, reigned in his place. And he struck the Midianites in the land of Moab. The name of his city was Avith.

47  And Hadad died, and Samlah of Masrekah reigned in his stead.

47  And when Hadad also had died, Samlah from Masrekah reigned in his place.

48  And Samlah died, and Shaul of Rehoboth by the River reigned in his stead.

48  Then Samlah also died, and Shaul from Rehoboth, which is situated beside a river, reigned in his place.

49  And Shaul died, and Baal-hanan the son of Achbor reigned in his stead.

49  Shaul also having died, Baal-hanan, the son of Achbor, reigned in his place.

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50  And Baal-hanan died, and Hadad reigned in his stead; and the name of his city was Pai; and his wife's name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.

50  And Balaennor died, and Adad son of Barad reigned in his stead; and the name of his city was Phogor.

50  Then he too died, and Hadar reigned in his place. And the name of his city was Pau. And his wife was called Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.

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51  And Hadad died. And the chiefs of Edom were: the chief of Timna, the chief of Alvah, the chief of Jetheth;

51  The princes of Edom: prince Thamna, prince Golada, prince Jether,

51  And Hadar having died, there began to be commanders in Edom in place of kings: commander Thamna, commander Alvah, commander Jetheth,

52  the chief of Oholibamah, the chief of Elah, the chief of Pinon;

52  prince Elibamas, prince Elas, prince Phinon,

52  commander Oholibamah, commander Elah, commander Pinon,

53  the chief of Kenaz, the chief of Teman, the chief of Mibzar;

53  prince Kenez, prince Thaeman, prince Babsar, prince Magediel,

53  commander Kanez, commander Teman, commander Mibzar,

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

54  prince Zaphoin. These are the princes of Edom.

54  commander Magdiel, commander Iram. These are the commanders of Edom.