2 These were the sons of Israel:
To Hezron’s Sons
3 The sons of Judah:w
Er, Onan and Shelah.x These three were born to him by a Canaanite woman, the daughter of Shua.y Er, Judah’s firstborn, was wicked in the Lord’s sight; so the Lord put him to death.z 4 Judah’s daughter-in-lawa Tamarb bore Perezc and Zerah to Judah. He had five sons in all.
5 The sons of Perez:d
Hezrone and Hamul.
Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Kalkol and Dardaa—five in all.
9 The sons born to Hezronh were:
Jerahmeel, Ram and Caleb.d
10 Rami was the father of
Amminadabj, and Amminadab the father of Nahshon,k the leader of the people of Judah. 11 Nahshon was the father of Salmon,e Salmon the father of Boaz, 12 Boazl the father of Obed and Obed the father of Jesse.m
13 Jessen was the father of
Eliabo his firstborn; the second son was Abinadab, the third Shimea, 14 the fourth Nethanel, the fifth Raddai, 15 the sixth Ozem and the seventh David. 16 Their sisters were Zeruiahp and Abigail. Zeruiah’sq three sons were Abishai, Joabr and Asahel. 17 Abigail was the mother of Amasa,s whose father was Jether the Ishmaelite.
18 Caleb son of Hezron had children by his wife Azubah (and by Jerioth). These were her sons: Jesher, Shobab and Ardon. 19 When Azubah died, Calebt married Ephrath, who bore him Hur. 20 Hur was the father of Uri, and Uri the father of Bezalel.u
21 Later, Hezron, when he was sixty years old, married the daughter of Makir the father of Gilead.v He made love to her, and she bore him Segub. 22 Segub was the father of Jair, who controlled twenty-three towns in Gilead. 23 (But Geshur and Aram captured Havvoth Jair,f w as well as Kenathx with its surrounding settlements—sixty towns.) All these were descendants of Makir the father of Gilead.
25 The sons of Jerahmeel the firstborn of Hezron:
Ram his firstborn, Bunah, Oren, Ozem andh Ahijah. 26 Jerahmeel had another wife, whose name was Atarah; she was the mother of Onam.
Maaz, Jamin and Eker.
Shammai and Jada.
The sons of Shammai:
Nadab and Abishur.
Seled and Appaim. Seled died without children.
Ishi, who was the father of Sheshan.
Sheshan was the father of Ahlai.
Jether and Jonathan. Jether died without children.
Peleth and Zaza.
These were the descendants of Jerahmeel.
Nathan the father of Zabad,z
Ephlal the father of Obed,
Jehu the father of Azariah,
Helez the father of Eleasah,
Sismai the father of Shallum,
and Jekamiah the father of Elishama.
42 The sons of Caleba the brother of Jerahmeel:
Mesha his firstborn, who was the father of Ziph, and his son Mareshah,i who was the father of Hebron.
Korah, Tappuah, Rekem and Shema. 44 Shema was the father of Raham, and Raham the father of Jorkeam. Rekem was the father of Shammai. 45 The son of Shammai was Maonb, and Maon was the father of Beth Zur.c
Regem, Jotham, Geshan, Pelet, Ephah and Shaaph.
48 Caleb’s concubine Maakah was the mother of Sheber and Tirhanah. 49 She also gave birth to Shaaph the father of Madmannahd and to Sheva the father of Makbenah and Gibea. Caleb’s daughter was Aksah.e 50 These were the descendants of Caleb.
The sons of Hurf the firstborn of Ephrathah:
Shobal the father of Kiriath Jearim,g 51 Salma the father of Bethlehem, and Hareph the father of Beth Gader.
Haroeh, half the Manahathites, 53 and the clans of Kiriath Jearim: the Ithrites,h Puthites, Shumathites and Mishraites. From these descended the Zorathites and Eshtaolites.
Bethlehem, the Netophathites,i Atroth Beth Joab, half the Manahathites, the Zorites, 55 and the clans of scribesj who lived at Jabez: the Tirathites, Shimeathites and Sucathites. These are the Kenitesj who came from Hammath,k the father of the Rekabites.k l
Many Hebrew manuscripts, some Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac (see also 1 Kings 4:31); most Hebrew manuscripts Dara
Achar means trouble; Achar is called Achan in Joshua.
The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.
Hebrew Kelubai, a variant of Caleb
Septuagint (see also Ruth 4:21); Hebrew Salma
Or captured the settlements of Jair
Or Oren and Ozem, by
The meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.
Or of the Sopherites
Or father of Beth Rekab