1 aAdam, Seth, Enosh,
4 Noah, Shem, Ham and Japheth.
5 aThe sons of Japheth were Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech and Tiras.
6 The sons of Gomer were Ashkenaz, 1Diphath, and Togarmah.
7 The sons of Javan were Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim and 1Rodanim.
8 The sons of Ham were Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.
9 The sons of Cush were Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raama and Sabteca; and the sons of Raamah were Sheba and Dedan.
10 Cush 1became the father of Nimrod; he began to be a mighty one in the earth.
11 aMizraim became the father of the people of Lud, Anam, Lehab, Naphtuh,
12 Pathrus, Casluh, from which the 1Philistines came, and Caphtor.
13 Canaan became the father of Sidon, his firstborn, Heth,
14 and the Jebusites, the Amorites, the Girgashites,
15 the Hivites, the Arkites, the Sinites,
16 the Arvadites, the Zemarites and the Hamathites.
17 aThe sons of Shem were Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, Aram, Uz, Hul, Gether and 1Meshech.
18 Arpachshad became the father of Shelah and Shelah became the father of Eber.
19 Two sons were born to Eber, the name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided, and his brother’s name was Joktan.
20 Joktan became the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,
22 1Ebal, Abimael, Sheba,
23 Ophir, Havilah and Jobab; all these were the sons of Joktan.
24 aShem, Arpachshad, Shelah,
28 The sons of Abraham were Isaac and Ishmael.
29 aThese are their genealogies: the firstborn of Ishmael was Nebaioth, then Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,
30 Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema,
31 Jetur, Naphish and Kedemah; these were the sons of Ishmael.
32 aThe sons of Keturah, Abraham’s concubine, whom she bore, were Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak and Shuah. And the sons of Jokshan were Sheba and Dedan.
33 The sons of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida and Eldaah. All these were the sons of Keturah.
34 aAbraham became the father of Isaac. The sons of Isaac were bEsau and Israel.
35 aThe sons of Esau were Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam and Korah.
36 The sons of Eliphaz were Teman, Omar, 1Zephi, Gatam, Kenaz, Timna and Amalek.
37 The sons of Reuel were Nahath, Zerah, Shammah and Mizzah.
38 aThe sons of Seir were Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer and Dishan.
39 The sons of Lotan were Hori and 1Homam; and Lotan’s sister was Timna.
40 The sons of Shobal were 1Alian, Manahath, Ebal, 2Shephi and Onam. And the sons of Zibeon were Aiah and Anah.
41 The 1son of Anah was Dishon. And the sons of Dishon were 2Hamran, Eshban, Ithran and Cheran.
42 The sons of Ezer were Bilhan, Zaavan and 1Jaakan. The sons of Dishan were Uz and Aran.
43 aNow these are the kings who reigned in the land of Edom before any king of the sons of Israel reigned. Bela was the son of Beor, and the name of his city was Dinhabah.
44 When Bela died, Jobab the son of Zerah of aBozrah became king in his place.
45 When Jobab died, Husham of the land of athe Temanites became king in his place.
46 When Husham died, Hadad the son of Bedad, who 1defeated Midian in the field of Moab, became king in his place; and the name of his city was Avith.
47 When Hadad died, Samlah of Masrekah became king in his place.
48 When Samlah died, Shaul of Rehoboth by the River became king in his place.
49 When Shaul died, Baal-hanan the son of Achbor became king in his place.
50 When Baal-hanan died, 1Hadad became king in his place; and the name of his city was 2Pai, and his wife’s name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.
Now the chiefs of Edom were: chief Timna, chief 1Aliah, chief Jetheth,
52 chief Oholibamah, chief Elah, chief Pinon,
53 chief Kenaz, chief Teman, chief Mibzar,
54 chief Magdiel, chief Iram. These were the chiefs of Edom.
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