1 Chronicles 2

CHAPTER 2

The Genealogy of Israel

These were of the sons of Israel -- Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher. Sons of Judah -- Er, and Onan, and Shelah. These three were born to him from the daughter of Shua the Canaanitess. And [5was 1Er 2the 3first-born 4of Judah] wicked before the  lord, and he killed him. And Tamar his daughter-in-law bore to him Pharez, and Zerah. All these sons of Judah -- five. Sons of Pharez -- Hezron and Hamul. And sons of Zerah -- Zimri, and Ethan, and Heman, and Calcol, and Dara, all these -- five. And sons of Carmi -- Achar the disturber of Israel, who broke contract in the offering for consumption. And sons of Ethan -- Azariah. And sons of Hezron, the ones who were born to him -- Jerahmeel, and Ram, and Chelubai. 10 And Ram procreated Amminadab; and Amminadab procreated Nahshon, ruler of the house of Judah. 11 and Nahshon procreated Salma; and Salma procreated Boaz; 12 and Boaz procreated Obed; and Obed procreated Jesse; 13 and Jesse procreated his first-born Eliab, and Abinadab the second, and Shimma the third, 14 Nethaneel the fourth, and Raddai the fifth, 15 Ozem the sixth, David the seventh, 16 and their sisters -- Zeruiah, and Abigail. And the sons of Zeruiah -- Abishai, and Joab, and Asahel -- these three. 17 And Abigail bore Amasa; and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmeelite. 18 And Caleb the son of Hezron took Azubah as wife, and Jerioth; and these are her sons -- Jesher, and Shobab, and Ardon. 19 And Azubah died, and [2took 3for himself 1Caleb] Ephrath, and she bore to him Hur. 20 And Hur procreated Uri. And Uri procreated Bezaleel. 21 And after this Hezron entered to the daughter of Machir father of Gilead, and he took her, and he [2sixty 3years old 1was]. And she bore to him Segub. 22 And Segub procreated Jair. And there were to him twenty and three cities in the land of Gilead. 23 And he took Geshur and Aram the towns of Jair from them, with Kenath and her towns -- sixty cities. All these sons of Machir father of Gilead. 24 And after the dying of Hezron, Caleb came into Ephratah. And the wife of Hezron was Abiah, and she bore to him Ashur father of Tekoa. 25 And these were the sons of Jerahmeel, the first-born of Hezron -- first-born Ram, and Bunah, and Oren, and Ozem and Ahijah. 26 And there was [2wife 1another] to Jerahmeel, and her name was Atarah; she is the mother of Onam. 27 And [3were 1the sons 2of Ram], the first-born of Jerahmeel -- Maaz, and Jamin, and Eker. 28 And [3were 1the sons 2of Onam] -- Shammai, and Jada. And the sons of Shammai -- Nadab and Abishur. 29 And the name to the wife of Abishur was Abihail. And she bore to him Ahban and Molid. 30 And the sons of Nadab -- Seled and Appaim. And Seled died not having children. 31 And the sons of Appaim -- Ishi. And the sons of Ishi -- Sheshan. And the sons of Sheshan -- Ahlai. 32 And the sons of Jada brother of Shammai -- Jether and Jonathan; and Jether died not having children. 33 And the sons of Jonathan -- Peleth and Zaza. These were the sons of Jerahmeel. 34 And there were no sons to Sheshan, but only daughters. And to Sheshan there was an Egyptian servant, and the name to him was Jarha. 35 And Sheshan gave his daughter to Jarha his servant for a wife; and she bore to him Attai. 36 And Attai procreated Nathan, and Nathan procreated Zabad, 37 and Zabad procreated Ephlal, and Ephlal procreated Obed, 38 and Obed procreated Jehu, and Jehu procreated Azariah, 39 and Azariah procreated Helez, and Helez procreated Eleasah, 40 and Eleasah procreated Sisamai, and Sisamai procreated Shallum, 41 and Shallum procreated Jekamiah, Jekamiah procreated Elishama. 42 And the sons of Caleb brother of Jerahmeel -- Mesha his first-born, he is father of Ziph -- and the sons of Mareshah father of Hebron. 43 And the sons of Hebron -- Korah, and Tappua, and Rekem, and Shema. 44 And Shema procreated Raham father of Jorkoam. And Rekem procreated Shammai. 45 And the son of Shammai -- Maon. And Moan was father of Beth-zur. 46 And Ephah the concubine of Caleb bore Haran, and Moza, and Gazez. And Haran procreated Gazez. 47 And the sons of Jahdai -- Regem, and Jotham, and Gesham, and Pelet, and Ephah, and Shaaph. 48 And the concubine of Caleb -- Maachah bore Sheber and Tirhanah, 49 and she bore Shaaph father of Madmannah, and Sheva father of Machbenah, and the father of Gibea; and the daughter of Caleb was Achsa. 50 These were the sons of Caleb sons Hur the first-born of Ephratah -- Shobal the father of Kirjath-jearim, 51 Salma father of Beth-lehem, Haareph father of Beth-gader. 52 And these were the sons to Shobal father of Kirjath-jearim -- Haroeh, and Aisi, and Ammanith, 53 and Oumasphae the city of Jair. Aithalim, and Miphithim, and Esamathim, and Emasaraim. From out of these came forth the Zareathitees, and the Eshtaulites. 54 And the sons of Salma -- Beth-lehem and the Netophathites, Ataroth of the house of Joab, and half of the Menahethites; the Zorites. 55 And the families of the scribes dwelling in Jabez -- the Tirathites, Shimeathites, Suchathites, these are the Kenites, the ones coming from out of Hemath, the father of the house of Rechab.
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