New International Reader's Version

1 Chronicles 1:1-54

A List of Names From Adam to Abraham

A List of Names From Adam to the Sons of Noah

1Adam, Seth, Enosh,

2Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared,

3Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech,

Noah.

4The sons of Noah were Shem, Ham and Japheth.

The Sons of Japheth

5The sons of Japheth were

Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshek and Tiras.

6The sons of Gomer were

Ashkenaz, Riphath and Togarmah.

7The sons of Javan were

Elishah, Tarshish, the Kittites and the Rodanites.

The Sons of Ham

8The sons of Ham were

Cush, Egypt, Put and Canaan.

9The sons of Cush were

Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raamah and Sabteka.

The sons of Raamah were

Sheba and Dedan.

10Cush was the father of

Nimrod. Nimrod became a mighty hero on the earth.

11Egypt was the father of

the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites and Naphtuhites. 12He was also the father of the Pathrusites, Kasluhites and Caphtorites. The Philistines came from the family line of the Kasluhites.

13Canaan was the father of Sidon. Sidon was his oldest son.

Canaan was also the father of the Hittites, 14Jebusites, Amorites and Girgashites. 15And he was the father of the Hivites, Arkites, Sinites, 16Arvadites, Zemarites and Hamathites.

The Sons of Shem

17The sons of Shem were

Elam, Ashur, Arphaxad, Lud and Aram.

The sons of Aram were

Uz, Hul, Gether and Meshek.

18Arphaxad was the father of Shelah.

Shelah was the father of Eber.

19Eber was the father of two sons.

One was named Peleg. That’s because the earth was divided up in his time. His brother was named Joktan.

20Joktan was the father of

Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth and Jerah. 21He was also the father of Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah, 22Obal, Abimael, Sheba, 23Ophir, Havilah and Jobab. All of them were sons of Joktan.

24Shem, Arphaxad, Shelah,

25Eber, Peleg, Reu,

26Serug, Nahor, Terah,

27Abram. Abram was also called Abraham.

The Family of Abraham

28The sons of Abraham were Isaac and Ishmael.

The Family Line of Hagar

29Here are the members of the family line of Hagar.

Nebaioth was Ishmael’s oldest son. Then came Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam, 30Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema, 31Jetur, Naphish and Kedemah.

All of them were Ishmael’s sons.

The Family Line of Keturah

32Here are the sons born to Abraham’s concubine Keturah.

They were Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak and Shuah.

The sons of Jokshan were

Sheba and Dedan.

33The sons of Midian were

Ephah, Epher, Hanok, Abida and Eldaah.

All of them were from the family line of Keturah.

The Family Line of Sarah

34Abraham was the father of Isaac.

The sons of Isaac were

Esau and Israel.

The Sons of Esau

35The sons of Esau were

Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam and Korah.

36The sons of Eliphaz were

Teman, Omar, Zepho, Gatam and Kenaz.

Timna had Amalek by Eliphaz.

37The sons of Reuel were

Nahath, Zerah, Shammah and Mizzah.

The People of Seir in Edom

38The sons of Seir were

Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer and Dishan.

39The sons of Lotan were

Hori and Homam. Timna was Lotan’s sister.

40The 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 sons of Dishon were

Hemdan, Eshban, Ithran and Keran.

42The sons of Ezer were

Bilhan, Zaavan and Akan.

The sons of Dishan were

Uz and Aran.

The Rulers of Edom

43Before Israel had a king, there were kings who ruled in Edom.

Bela was the son of Beor. Bela’s city was called Dinhabah.

44When Bela died, Jobab became the next king. Jobab was the son of Zerah from Bozrah.

45When Jobab died, Husham became the next king. Husham was from the land of the people of Teman.

46When Husham died, Hadad became the next king. Hadad was the son of Bedad. Hadad had won the battle over Midian in the country of Moab. Hadad’s city was called Avith.

47When Hadad died, Samlah became the next king. Samlah was from Masrekah.

48When Samlah died, Shaul became the next king. Shaul was from the town of Rehoboth. It was by a river.

49When Shaul died, Baal-Hanan became the next king. Baal-Hanan was the son of Akbor.

50When Baal-Hanan died, Hadad became the next king. Hadad’s city was called Pau. His wife’s name was Mehetabel. She was the daughter of Matred. Matred was the daughter of Me-Zahab. 51Hadad also died.

The chiefs of Edom were

Timna, Alvah, Jetheth, 52Oholibamah, Elah, Pinon, 53Kenaz, Teman, Mibzar, 54Magdiel and Iram.

They were the chiefs of Edom.

King James Version

1 Chronicles 1:1-54

1Adam, Sheth, Enosh, 2Kenan, Mahalaleel, Jered, 3Henoch, Methuselah, Lamech, 4Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

5¶ The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras. 6And the sons of Gomer; Ashchenaz, and Riphath, and Togarmah.1.6 Riphath: or, Diphath as it is in some copies 7And the sons of Javan; Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.1.7 Dodanim: or, Rodanim, according to some copies

8¶ The sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim, Put, and Canaan. 9And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Havilah, and Sabta, and Raamah, and Sabtecha. And the sons of Raamah; Sheba, and Dedan. 10And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be mighty upon the earth. 11And Mizraim begat Ludim, and Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim, 12And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, (of whom came the Philistines,) and Caphthorim. 13And Canaan begat Zidon his firstborn, and Heth, 14The Jebusite also, and the Amorite, and the Girgashite, 15And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and the Sinite, 16And the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, and the Hamathite.

17¶ The sons of Shem; Elam, and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram, and Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and Meshech.1.17 Meshech: or, Mash 18And Arphaxad begat Shelah, and Shelah begat Eber. 19And unto Eber were born two sons: the name of the one was Peleg; because in his days the earth was divided: and his brother’s name was Joktan.1.19 Peleg: that is, division 20And Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah, 21Hadoram also, and Uzal, and Diklah, 22And Ebal, and Abimael, and Sheba, 23And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab. All these were the sons of Joktan.

24¶ Shem, Arphaxad, Shelah, 25Eber, Peleg, Reu, 26Serug, Nahor, Terah, 27Abram; the same is Abraham.

28The sons of Abraham; Isaac, and Ishmael.

29¶ These are their generations: The firstborn of Ishmael, Nebaioth; then Kedar, and Adbeel, and Mibsam, 30Mishma, and Dumah, Massa, Hadad, and Tema,1.30 Hadad: also called, Hadar 31Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah. These are the sons of Ishmael.

32¶ Now the sons of Keturah, Abraham’s concubine: she bare Zimran, and Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah. And the sons of Jokshan; Sheba, and Dedan. 33And the sons of Midian; Ephah, and Epher, and Henoch, and Abida, and Eldaah. All these are the sons of Keturah. 34And Abraham begat Isaac. The sons of Isaac; Esau and Israel.

35¶ The sons of Esau; Eliphaz, Reuel, and Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korah. 36The sons of Eliphaz; Teman, and Omar, Zephi, and Gatam, Kenaz, and Timna, and Amalek.1.36 Zephi: or, Zepho 37The sons of Reuel; Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah. 38And the sons of Seir; Lotan, and Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah, and Dishon, and Ezer, and Dishan. 39And the sons of Lotan; Hori, and Homam: and Timna was Lotan’s sister.1.39 Homam: or, Hemam 40The sons of Shobal; Alian, and Manahath, and Ebal, Shephi, and Onam. And the sons of Zibeon; Aiah, and Anah.1.40 Alian: also called, Alvan1.40 Shephi: also called, Shepho 41The sons of Anah; Dishon. And the sons of Dishon; Amram, and Eshban, and Ithran, and Cheran.1.41 Amram: or, Hemdan 42The sons of Ezer; Bilhan, and Zavan, and Jakan. The sons of Dishan; Uz, and Aran.1.42 Jakan: or, Akan

43¶ Now these are the kings that reigned in the land of Edom before any king reigned over the children of Israel; Bela the son of Beor: and the name of his city was Dinhabah. 44And when Bela was dead, Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his stead. 45And when Jobab was dead, Husham of the land of the Temanites reigned in his stead. 46And when Husham was dead, Hadad the son of Bedad, which smote Midian in the field of Moab, reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was Avith. 47And when Hadad was dead, Samlah of Masrekah reigned in his stead. 48And when Samlah was dead, Shaul of Rehoboth by the river reigned in his stead. 49And when Shaul was dead, Baal-hanan the son of Achbor reigned in his stead. 50And when Baal-hanan was dead, Hadad reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was Pai; and his wife’s name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.1.50 Hadad: or, Hadar1.50 Pai: or, Pau

51¶ Hadad died also. And the dukes of Edom were; duke Timnah, duke Aliah, duke Jetheth, 52Duke Aholibamah, duke Elah, duke Pinon, 53Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, duke Mibzar, 54Duke Magdiel, duke Iram. These are the dukes of Edom.