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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.

Luganda Contemporary Bible

1 Ebyomumirembe 1:1-54

Ebyafaayo by’Okuzaalibwa kwa Adamu Okutuuka ku Ibulayimu

11:1 Lub 5:1-32; Luk 3:36-38Adamu yazaala Seezi, Seezi n’azaala Enosi;

21:2 a Lub 5:9 b Lub 5:12 c Lub 5:15Enosi n’azaala Kenani, Kenani n’azaala Makalaleri, Makalaleri n’azaala Yaledi;

31:3 a Lub 5:18; Yud 14 b Lub 5:21 c Lub 5:25 d Lub 5:29Yaledi n’azaala Enoka, Enoka n’azaala Mesuseera, Mesuseera n’azaala Lameka,

Lameka n’azaala Nuuwa.

41:4 a Lub 6:10; 10:1 b Lub 5:32Nuuwa n’azaala Seemu, ne Kaamu ne Yafeesi.

5Batabani ba Yafeesi baali:

Gomeri, ne Magogi, ne Madayi, ne Yavani, ne Tubali, ne Meseki, ne Tirasi.

6Batabani ba Gomeri baali:

Asukenaazi, ne Difasi1:6 Difasi era ye Lifasi; laba mu Lub 10:3 ne Togaluma.

7Batabani ba Yavani baali:

Erisa, ne Talusiisi, ne Kittimu, ne Lodanimu.

8Batabani ba Kaamu baali:

Kuusi, ne Mizulayimu, ne Puuti1:8 Puuti ye Libiya oba ekitundu ekyetoolodde n’okutuukira ddala ku Somaliya, ne Kanani.

9Batabani ba Kuusi baali:

Seeba, ne Kavira, ne Sabuta, ne Laama, ne Sabuteka.

Ne batabani ba Laama baali:

Seeba ne Dedani.

10Kuusi n’azaala

Nimuloodi, Nimuloodi n’akula n’afuuka omusajja omuzira ow’amaanyi mu nsi.

11Mizulayimu n’azaala

Ludimu, ne Anamimu, ne Lekabimu, ne Nafutukimu; 12ne Pasulusimu, ne Kasulukimu (Abafirisuuti mwe basibuka), ne Kafutolimu.

13Kanani n’azaala

Sidoni, ye mutabani we omukulu, ne Keesi; 14n’Abayebusi, n’Abamoli, n’Abagirugaasi; 15n’Abakiivi, n’Abaluki, n’Abasiini; 16n’Aballuvadi, n’Abazemali n’Abakamasi.

17Batabani ba Seemu baali:

Eramu, ne Asuli, ne Alupakusaadi, ne Ludi ne Alamu.

Ate batabani ba Alamu baali:

Uzi, ne Kuuli, ne Geseri, ne Meseki.1:17 Meseki era ye Masi; laba mu Lub 10:23

18Alupakusaadi n’azaala Seera,

Seera n’azaala Eberi.

19Eberi yazaala abaana babiri aboobulenzi,

erinnya ly’omu nga ye Peregi, amakulu nti ensi yali egabiddwamu, n’erinnya ly’omulala nga ye Yokutaani.

20Yokutaani n’azaala

Alumodaadi, ne Serefu, ne Kazalumaveesi, ne Yera; 21ne Kadolaamu, ne Uzali, ne Dikula; 22ne Ebali, ne Abimayeeri, ne Seeba; 23ne Ofiri, ne Kavira ne Yobabu. Era abo bonna be baali batabani ba Yokutaani.

241:24 Lub 10:21-25; Luk 3:34-36Enda ya Seemu okutuuka ku Ibulaamu ye yali eno; Seemu n’azaala Alupakusaadi, Alupakusaadi n’azaala Seera,

25Seera n’azaala Eberi, Eberi n’azaala Peregi, ne Peregi n’azaala Lewu.

26Lewu n’azaala Serugi, Serugi n’azaala Nakoli, ne Nakoli n’azaala Teera,

27Teera n’azaala wa Ibulaamu, oyo ye Ibulayimu.

28Batabani ba Ibulayimu baali

Isaaka ne Isimayiri.

29Luno lwe lulyo lwabwe:

Nebayoosi ye yali mutabani wa Isimayiri omukulu, ne kulyoka kuddako Kedali, ne Adubeeri, ne Mibusamu, 30ne Misuma, ne Duma, ne Massa, ne Kadadi, ne Teema, 31ne Yetuli, ne Nafisi ne Kedema. Eyo y’enda ya Isimayiri.

Ezadde lya Ketula

321:32 a Lub 22:24 b Lub 10:7Batabani ba Ketula, omuweereza omukazi owa Ibulayimu be baali

Zimulaani, ne Yokusaani, ne Medani, ne Midiyaani, ne Isubaki ne Suwa.

Ate batabani ba Yokusaani baali

Seeba ne Dedani.

33Batabani ba Midiyaani baali

Efa, ne Eferi, ne Kanoki, ne Abida ne Eruda.

Abo bonna be baali bazzukulu ba Ketula.

Ezadde lya Sala

341:34 a Luk 3:34 b Lub 21:2-3; Mat 1:2; Bik 7:8 c Lub 17:5; 25:25-26Ibulayimu n’azaala Isaaka;

batabani ba Isaaka baali

Esawu ne Isirayiri.

351:35 a Lub 36:19 b Lub 36:4Batabani ba Esawu baali

Erifaazi, ne Leweri, ne Yewusi, ne Yalamu ne Koola.

361:36 Kuv 17:14Batabani ba Erifaazi baali

Temani, ne Omali, ne Zeefi, ne Gatamu, ne Kenozi,

ne Timuna ne Amaleki.

371:37 Lub 36:17Batabani ba Leweri baali

Nakasi, ne Zeera, ne Samma ne Mizza.

38Batabani ba Seyiri baali

Lotani, ne Sobali, ne Zibyoni, ne Ana, ne Disoni, ne Ezeri ne Disani.

39Batabani ba Lotani baali

Kooli, ne Komamu; Timuna yali mwannyina Lotani.

401:40 Lub 36:2Batabani ba Sobali baali

Aliyani, ne Manakasi, ne Ebali, ne Seefi ne Onamu.

Ne batabani ba Zibyoni baali

Aya ne Ana.

41Mutabani wa Ana yali

Disoni,

batabani ba Disoni nga be ba

Kamulani, ne Esubani, ne Isulani ne Kerani.

42Batabani ba Ezeri baali

Birukani, ne Zaavani ne Yaakani;

batabani ba Disani baali

Uzi ne Alani.

Bakabaka ba Edomu

43Bano be bakabaka abaafuga mu Edomu nga tewannabaawo kabaka mu Isirayiri abafuga:

Bera mutabani wa Byoli n’erinnya ly’ekibuga kye lyali Dinukaba.

44Bera bwe yafa, Yokabu mutabani wa Zeera ow’e Bozula n’amusikira okuba kabaka.

451:45 Lub 36:11Yokabu bwe yafa, Kusamu eyava mu nsi y’Abatemani, n’amusikira okuba kabaka.

46Kusamu bwe yafa, Kadadi mutabani wa Bedadi, eyali awangudde Midiyaani mu nsi Mowaabu, n’afuga mu kifo kye n’erinnya ly’ekibuga kye lyali Avisi.

47Kadadi bwe yafa, Samula ow’e Masuleka n’afuga mu kifo kye.

48Samula bwe yafa, Sawuli ow’e Lekobosi ekiri okumpi n’omugga Fulaati, n’afuga mu kifo kye.

49Sawuli bwe yafa, Baalukanani mutabani wa Akubooli n’afuga mu kifo kye.

50Baalukanani bwe yafa, Kadadi n’afuga mu kifo kye, n’erinnya ly’ekibuga kye lyali Payi, ate nga mukyala we ye Meketaberi muwala wa Matuledi, ate era nga ye muzzukulu wa Mezakabu. 51Kadadi naye n’afa.

Abakungu ba Edomu baali

Timuna, ne Aliya, Yesesi, 52ne Okolibama, ne Era, ne Pinoni, 53ne Kenozi, ne Temani, ne Mibuzali, 54ne Magudyeri, ne Iramu.

Abo be baali abakungu ba Edomu.