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1 Chronicles 1:1-54

Historical Records From Adam to Abraham

To Noah’s Sons

1Adam, Seth, Enosh, 2Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared, 3Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech, Noah.

4The sons of Noah:1:4 Septuagint; Hebrew does not have this line.

Shem, Ham and Japheth.

The Japhethites

5The sons1:5 Sons may mean descendants or successors or nations; also in verses 6-9, 17 and 23. of Japheth:

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

6The sons of Gomer:

Ashkenaz, Riphath1:6 Many Hebrew manuscripts and Vulgate (see also Septuagint and Gen. 10:3); most Hebrew manuscripts Diphath and Togarmah.

7The sons of Javan:

Elishah, Tarshish, the Kittites and the Rodanites.

The Hamites

8The sons of Ham:

Cush, Egypt, Put and Canaan.

9The sons of Cush:

Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raamah and Sabteka.

The sons of Raamah:

Sheba and Dedan.

10Cush was the father1:10 Father may mean ancestor or predecessor or founder; also in verses 11, 13, 18 and 20. of

Nimrod, who became a mighty warrior on earth.

11Egypt was the father of

the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites, 12Pathrusites, Kasluhites (from whom the Philistines came) and Caphtorites.

13Canaan was the father of

Sidon his firstborn,1:13 Or of the Sidonians, the foremost and of the Hittites, 14Jebusites, Amorites, Girgashites, 15Hivites, Arkites, Sinites, 16Arvadites, Zemarites and Hamathites.

The Semites

17The sons of Shem:

Elam, Ashur, Arphaxad, Lud and Aram.

The sons of Aram:1:17 One Hebrew manuscript and some Septuagint manuscripts (see also Gen. 10:23); most Hebrew manuscripts do not have this line.

Uz, Hul, Gether and Meshek.

18Arphaxad was the father of Shelah,

and Shelah the father of Eber.

19Two sons were born to Eber:

One was named Peleg,1:19 Peleg means division. because in his time the earth was divided; his brother was named Joktan.

20Joktan was the father of

Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah, 21Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah, 22Obal,1:22 Some Hebrew manuscripts and Syriac (see also Gen. 10:28); most Hebrew manuscripts Ebal Abimael, Sheba, 23Ophir, Havilah and Jobab. All these were sons of Joktan.

24Shem, Arphaxad,1:24 Hebrew; some Septuagint manuscripts Arphaxad, Cainan (see also note at Gen. 11:10) Shelah,

25Eber, Peleg, Reu,

26Serug, Nahor, Terah

27and Abram (that is, Abraham).

The Family of Abraham

28The sons of Abraham:

Isaac and Ishmael.

Descendants of Hagar

29These were their descendants:

Nebaioth the firstborn of Ishmael, Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam, 30Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema, 31Jetur, Naphish and Kedemah. These were the sons of Ishmael.

Descendants of Keturah

32The sons born to Keturah, Abraham’s concubine:

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

The sons of Jokshan:

Sheba and Dedan.

33The sons of Midian:

Ephah, Epher, Hanok, Abida and Eldaah.

All these were descendants of Keturah.

Descendants of Sarah

34Abraham was the father of Isaac.

The sons of Isaac:

Esau and Israel.

Esau’s Sons

35The sons of Esau:

Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam and Korah.

36The sons of Eliphaz:

Teman, Omar, Zepho,1:36 Many Hebrew manuscripts, some Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac (see also Gen. 36:11); most Hebrew manuscripts Zephi Gatam and Kenaz;

by Timna: Amalek.1:36 Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also Gen. 36:12); Hebrew Gatam, Kenaz, Timna and Amalek

37The sons of Reuel:

Nahath, Zerah, Shammah and Mizzah.

The People of Seir in Edom

38The sons of Seir:

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

39The sons of Lotan:

Hori and Homam. Timna was Lotan’s sister.

40The sons of Shobal:

Alvan,1:40 Many Hebrew manuscripts and some Septuagint manuscripts (see also Gen. 36:23); most Hebrew manuscripts Alian Manahath, Ebal, Shepho and Onam.

The sons of Zibeon:

Aiah and Anah.

41The son of Anah:

Dishon.

The sons of Dishon:

Hemdan,1:41 Many Hebrew manuscripts and some Septuagint manuscripts (see also Gen. 36:26); most Hebrew manuscripts Hamran Eshban, Ithran and Keran.

42The sons of Ezer:

Bilhan, Zaavan and Akan.1:42 Many Hebrew and Septuagint manuscripts (see also Gen. 36:27); most Hebrew manuscripts Zaavan, Jaakan

The sons of Dishan1:42 See Gen. 36:28; Hebrew Dishon, a variant of Dishan:

Uz and Aran.

The Rulers of Edom

43These were the kings who reigned in Edom before any Israelite king reigned:

Bela son of Beor, whose city was named Dinhabah.

44When Bela died, Jobab son of Zerah from Bozrah succeeded him as king.

45When Jobab died, Husham from the land of the Temanites succeeded him as king.

46When Husham died, Hadad son of Bedad, who defeated Midian in the country of Moab, succeeded him as king. His city was named Avith.

47When Hadad died, Samlah from Masrekah succeeded him as king.

48When Samlah died, Shaul from Rehoboth on the river1:48 Possibly the Euphrates succeeded him as king.

49When Shaul died, Baal-Hanan son of Akbor succeeded him as king.

50When Baal-Hanan died, Hadad succeeded him as king. His city was named Pau,1:50 Many Hebrew manuscripts, some Septuagint manuscripts, Vulgate and Syriac (see also Gen. 36:39); most Hebrew manuscripts Pai and his wife’s name was Mehetabel daughter of Matred, 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. These were the chiefs of Edom.

Mawu a Mulungu mu Chichewa Chalero

1 Mbiri 1:1-54

Mbiri ya Makolo Kuchokera pa Adamu Mpaka pa Abrahamu

Mpaka pa Ana a Nowa

1Adamu, Seti, Enosi 2Kenani, Mahalaleli, Yaredi, 3Enoki, Metusela, Lameki, Nowa.

4Ana a Nowa,

Semu, Hamu ndi Yafeti.

Fuko la Yafeti

5Ana aamuna a Yafeti anali:

Gomeri, Magogi, Madai, Yavani, Tubala, Mesaki ndi Tirasi.

6Ana aamuna a Gomeri anali:

Asikenazi, Rifati ndi Togarima

7Ana aamuna a Yavani anali:

Elisa, Tarisisi, Kitimu ndi Rodanimu.

Fuko la Hamu

8Ana aamuna a Hamu anali:

Kusi, Miziraimu, Puti ndi Kanaani

9Ana aamuna a Kusi anali:

Seba, Havila, Sabita, Raama ndi Sabiteka

Ana aamuna a Raama anali:

Seba ndi Dedani.

10Kusi anali abambo a Nimurodi amene anali wankhondo wamphamvu

kwambiri pa dziko lapansi.

11Igupto ndiye kholo la

Aludi, Aanami, Alehabu, Anafutu, 12Apaturusi, Akasilu (kumene kunachokera Afilisti) ndi Akafitori.

13Kanaani anabereka mwana wake wachisamba Sidoni,

ndipo anaberekanso Ahiti, 14Ayebusi, Aamori, Agirigasi 15Ahivi, Aariki, Asini 16Aaravadi, Azemari ndi Ahamati.

Fuko la Semu

17Ana aamuna a Semu anali:

Elamu, Asuri, Aripakisadi, Ludi ndi Aramu.

Ana aamuna a Aramu anali:

Uzi, Huri, Geteri ndi Mesaki.

18Aripakisadi anabereka Sela

ndipo Selayo anabereka Eberi:

19Eberi anabereka ana aamuna awiri:

wina anamutcha Pelegi, chifukwa pa nthawiyo anthu a pa dziko lapansi anagawikana. Dzina la mʼbale wake linali Yokitani.

20Yokitani anabereka

Alimodadi, Selefi, Hazari-Maveti, Yera, 21Hadoramu, Uzali, Dikila 22Obali, Abimaeli, Seba, 23Ofiri, Havila ndi Yobabu. Onsewa anali ana aamuna a Yokitani.

24Semu, Aripakisadi, Sela

25Eberi, Pelegi, Reu

26Serugi, Nahori, Tera

27ndi Abramu (amene ndi Abrahamu).

Banja la Abrahamu

28Ana a Abrahamu ndi awa:

Isake ndi Ismaeli.

Zidzukulu za Hagara

29Zidzukulu zake zinali izi:

Nebayoti ndiye anali mwana woyamba wa Ismaeli, kenaka Kedara, Adibeeli, Mibisamu, 30Misima, Duma, Masa, Hadadi, Tema, 31Yeturi, Nafisi ndi Kedema. Awa anali ana a Ismaeli.

Zidzukulu za Ketura

32Ana a Ketura mzikazi wa Abrahamu anali awa:

Zimurani, Yokisani, Medani, Midiyani, Isibaki ndi Suwa.

Ana a Yokisani ndi awa:

Seba ndi Dedani

33Ana aamuna a Midiyani anali,

Efai, Eferi, Hanoki, Abida ndi Elida.

Onsewa anali zidzukulu za Ketura.

Zidzukulu za Sara

34Abrahamu anabereka Isake.

Ana a Isake anali awa:

Esau ndi Israeli.

Ana a Esau

35Ana aamuna a Esau anali awa:

Elifazi, Reueli, Yeusi, Yolamu ndi Kora.

36Ana a Elifazi anali awa:

Temani, Omari, Zefo, Gatamu ndi Kenazi:

Amene anabereka ndi Timna: Amaleki.

37Ana a Reueli anali awa:

Nahati, Zera, Sama ndi Miza.

Anthu a ku Seiri ku Edomu

38Ana a Seiri anali awa:

Lotani, Sobala, Zibeoni, Ana, Disoni, Ezeri ndi Disani.

39Ana aamuna a Lotani anali awa:

Hori ndi Homamu. Timna anali mlongo wake wa Lotani.

40Ana aamuna a Sobala anali awa:

Alivani, Manahati, Ebala, Sefo ndi Onamu.

Ana aamuna a Zibeoni anali awa:

Ayiwa ndi Ana.

41Mwana wa Ana anali

Disoni.

Ana a Disoni anali awa:

Hemudani, Esibani, Itirani ndi Kerani

42Ana aamuna a Ezeri anali awa:

Bilihani, Zaavani ndi Yaakani.

Ana aamuna a Disani anali awa:

Uzi ndi Arani.

Mafumu a ku Edomu

43Awa ndi mafumu amene ankalamulira dziko la Edomu, mfumu iliyonse ya Israeli isanayambe kulamulira kumeneko:

Bela mwana wa Beori, mzinda wake ankawutcha Dinihaba.

44Bela atamwalira, Yobabu mwana wa Zera wochokera ku Bozira analowa ufumu mʼmalo mwake.

45Yobabu atamwalira, Husamu wochokera ku dziko la Atemani, analowa ufumu mʼmalo mwake.

46Husamu atamwalira, Hadadi mwana wa Bedadi, amene anagonjetsa Amidiyani mʼdziko la Mowabu, analowa ufumu mʼmalo mwake. Mzinda wake unkatchedwa Aviti.

47Hadadi atamwalira, Samila wochokera ku Masireka analowa ufumu mʼmalo mwake.

48Samila atamwalira, Sauli wochokera ku Rehoboti wa ku Mtsinje analowa ufumu mʼmalo mwake.

49Sauli atamwalira, Baala-Hanani mwana wa Akibori analowa ufumu mʼmalo mwake.

50Pamene Baala-Hanani anamwalira, Hadadi analowa ufumu mʼmalo mwake. Mzinda wake unkatchedwa Pau, ndipo dzina la mkazi wake linali Mehatabeli mwana wa Matiredi, mwana wamkazi wa Me-Zahabu. 51Hadadi anamwaliranso.

Mafumu a ku Edomu anali:

Timna, Aliva, Yeteti, 52Oholibama, Ela, Pinoni, 53Kenazi, Temani, Mibezari, 54Magidieli ndi Iramu. Awa anali mafumu a ku Edomu.