Translation:1 Chronicles

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Chapter 1[edit]

1The descent of Abraham from Adam: Adam, Seth, Enosh, 2Kenan, Mahalelel, Jared, 3Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech, Noah. 4The sons of Noah were Shem, Ham, and Japheth 5The sons of Japheth were Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meschech, and Tiras 6The sons of Gomer were Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah. 7The sons of Javan were Elishah, Tashish, the Kittim, and the Rodanim. 8The sons of Ham were Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan. 9The sons of Cush were Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raamah, and Sabteca. The sons of Raamah were Sheba and Dedan. 10Cush was the father of Nimrod, who grew to be a mighty warrior on earth. 11Mizraim was the father of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites, 12Pathrusites, Casluhites (The ancestors of the Philistines), and Caphtorites. 13Canaan was the father of Sidon, the Hittites, 14Jebusites, Amorites, Girgashites, 15Hivites, Arkites, Sinites, 16Arvadites, Zemarites, and Hamathites. 17The sons of Shem were Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud, and Aram. The sons of Aram were Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech. 18Arphaxad was the father of Shelah, and Shelah was the father of Eber. 19Eber was the father of two sons, one was named Peleg, because in his time the Earth was divided, and the other was Joktan. 20Joktan was the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah, 21Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah, 22Obal, Abimael, Sheba, 23Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. 24The descendency from Shem to Abraham is Shem, Arphaxad, Shelah, 25Eber, Peleg, Reu, 26Serug, Nahor, Terah, 27and Abraham, the same as the Prophet. 28The 2 sons of Abraham were Isaac and Ishmael. 29The 13 children of Ishmael were Nebaioth, Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam, 30Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema, 31Jetur, Naphish, Kedemah. 32The sons born to Abraham's concubine Keturah were, Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah. The sons of Jokshan were Sheba and Dedan. 33The sons of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah. 34Abraham was the father of Isaac. Isaac was the father of Esau and Israel. 35Esau was the father of 5 sons, Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam, and Korah. 36Eliphaz, son of Esau, was the father of 6 sons, Teman, Omar, Zepho, Gatam, Kenaz, and Amalek was the son of Timna. 37Reuel was the father of 4 sons, Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah. 38The 7 sons of Seir were Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan. His daughter was Timna.{moved from line 39 to make sense in generations. 39The 2 sons of Lotan were Hori and Homam. 40The 5 sons of Shobal were Alvan, Manahath, Ebal, Shepho, and Onam. The sons of Zibeon were Aiah and Anah. 41The son of Anah was Dishon. The 4 sons of Dishon were Hemdan, Eshban, Ithran, and Keran. 42The 3 sons of Ezer were Bilhan, Zaavan, and Akan. The 2 sons of Dishan were Uz and Aran. 43The kings who reigned in Edom before the Kings of Israel were: Bela, son of Beor, who lived in Dinahbah. 44When Bela died, Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah succeeded him as king. 45When Jobab died, Husham from the land of the Temanites reigned in his stead. 46When Husham died, Hadad son of Bedad, the conquerer of Midian in the field of Moab, became king. He lived in Avith. 47When Hadad died, Samlah of Masrekah succeded him. 48When Samlah was dead Shaul of Rehoboth by the river succeded him. 49When Shaul was dead Baal-hanan the son of Achbor became King. 50When Baal-hanan died, Hadad reigned. The name of his city was Pai, his wife was Mehetabel the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Me-Zahab. 51Hadad also died. The chiefs of Edom were Timna, Alvah, Jeheth, 52Oholibamah, Elah, Pinon, 53Kenaz, Teman, Mibzar, 54Magdiel, and Iram.

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