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The New King James Version

1 Chronicles 1:1–54

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The Family of Adam—Seth to Abraham

1 Adam, a bSeth, Enosh, Cainan, Mahalalel, Jared, Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech, cNoah, 1Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

dThe sons of Japheth were Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras. The sons of Gomer were Ashkenaz, 2Diphath, and Togarmah. The sons of Javan were Elishah, 3Tarshishah, Kittim, and 4Rodanim.

eThe sons of Ham were Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan. The sons of Cush were Seba, Havilah, 5Sabta, 6Raama, and Sabtecha. The sons of Raama were Sheba and Dedan. 10 Cush fbegot Nimrod; he began to be a mighty one on the earth. 11 Mizraim begot Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim, 12 Pathrusim, Casluhim (from whom came the Philistines and the gCaphtorim). 13 hCanaan begot Sidon, his firstborn, and Heth; 14 the Jebusite, the Amorite, and the Girgashite; 15 the Hivite, the Arkite, and the Sinite; 16 the Arvadite, the Zemarite, and the Hamathite.

17 The sons of iShem were Elam, Asshur, jArphaxad, Lud, Aram, Uz, Hul, Gether, and 7Meshech. 18 Arphaxad begot Shelah, and Shelah begot Eber. 19 To Eber were born two sons: the name of one was 8Peleg, for in his days the 9earth was divided; and his brother’s name was Joktan. 20 kJoktan begot Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah, 21 Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah, 22 1Ebal, Abimael, Sheba, 23 Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. All these were the sons of Joktan.

24 lShem, Arphaxad, Shelah, 25 mEber, Peleg, Reu, 26 Serug, Nahor, Terah, 27 and nAbram, who is Abraham. 28 oThe sons of Abraham were pIsaac and qIshmael.

The Family of Ishmael

29 These are their genealogies: The rfirstborn of Ishmael was Nebajoth; then Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam, 30 Mishma, Dumah, Massa, 2Hadad, Tema, 31 Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah. These were the sons of Ishmael.

The Family of Keturah

32 Now sthe sons born to Keturah, Abraham’s concubine, were Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah. The sons of Jokshan were Sheba and Dedan. 33 The sons of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah. All these were the children of Keturah.

The Family of Isaac

34 And tAbraham begot Isaac. uThe sons of Isaac were Esau and Israel. 35 The sons of vEsau were Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jaalam, and Korah. 36 And the sons of Eliphaz were Teman, Omar, 3Zephi, Gatam, and Kenaz; and by wTimna, Amalek. 37 The sons of Reuel were Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah.

The Family of Seir

38 xThe sons of Seir were Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan. 39 And the sons of Lotan were Hori and 4Homam; Lotan’s sister was Timna. 40 The sons of Shobal were 5Alian, Manahath, Ebal, 6Shephi, and Onam. The sons of Zibeon were Ajah and Anah. 41 The son of Anah was yDishon. The sons of Dishon were 7Hamran, Eshban, Ithran, and Cheran. 42 The sons of Ezer were Bilhan, Zaavan, and 8Jaakan. The sons of Dishan were Uz and Aran.

The Kings of Edom

43 Now these were the zkings who reigned in the land of Edom before a king reigned over the children of Israel: Bela the son of Beor, and the name of his city was Dinhabah. 44 And when Bela died, Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his place. 45 When Jobab died, Husham of the land of the Temanites reigned in his place. 46 And when Husham died, Hadad the son of Bedad, who 9attacked Midian in the field of Moab, reigned in his place. The name of his city was Avith. 47 When Hadad died, Samlah of Masrekah reigned in his place. 48 aAnd when Samlah died, Saul of Rehoboth-by-the-River reigned in his place. 49 When Saul died, Baal-Hanan the son of Achbor reigned in his place. 50 And when Baal-Hanan died, 1Hadad reigned in his place; and the name of his city was 2Pai. His wife’s name was Mehetabel the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab. 51 Hadad died also. And the chiefs of Edom were Chief Timnah, Chief 3Aliah, Chief Jetheth, 52 Chief Aholibamah, Chief Elah, Chief Pinon, 53 Chief Kenaz, Chief Teman, Chief Mibzar, 54 Chief Magdiel, and Chief Iram. These were the chiefs of Edom.

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