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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.

Holy Bible in Gĩkũyũ

1 Maũndũ Ma Matukũ Ma Tene 1:1-54

Maandĩko ma Maũndũ ma Tene kuuma Adamu nginya Iburahĩmu

Nginya Ariũ a Nuhu

11:1 Kĩam 5:1-32; Luk 3:36-38Njiaro cia Adamu ciarĩ Sethi, na Enoshu, 21:2 Kĩam 5:9na Kenani, na Mahalaleli, na Jaredi, 31:3 Kĩam 5:18; Jud 1:14na Enoku, na Methusela, na Lameku, na Nuhu.

41:4 Kĩam 6:10Ariũ a Nuhu maarĩ:

Shemu, na Hamu, na Jafethu.

Ariũ a Jafethu

5Ariũ a Jafethu maarĩ:

Gomeri, na Magogu, na Madai, na Javani, na Tubali, na Mesheki, na Tirasi.

6Ariũ a Gomeri maarĩ:

Ashikenazu, na Difatha, na Togarima.

7Ariũ a Javani maarĩ:

Elisha, na Tarishishi, na Kitimu, na Rodanimu.

Ariũ a Hamu

8Ariũ a Hamu maarĩ:

Kushi, na Miziraimu, na Putu, na Kaanani.

9Ariũ a Kushi maarĩ:

Seba, na Havila, na Sabita, na Raama, na Sabiteka.

Ariũ a Raama maarĩ:

Sheba, na Dedani.

10Kushi nĩwe warĩ ithe wa

Nimurodi ũrĩa wakũrire agĩtuĩka njamba ya ita ĩrĩ hinya thĩinĩ wa thĩ.

11Miziraimu nĩwe warĩ ithe wa

andũ a Ludimu, na Anamini, na Lehabimu, na Nafituhimu, 12na Pathirusimu, na Kasuluhimu (nĩwe warĩ kĩhumo kĩa Afilisti), o na Kafitorimu.

13Kaanani nĩwe warĩ ithe wa

14Sidoni, mũriũ wake wa irigithathi, na Ahiti, na Ajebusi, na Aamori, na Agirigashi, 15na Ahivi, na Aariki, na Asini, 16na Aarivadi, na Azemari, na Ahamathi.

Ariũ a Shemu

17Ariũ a Shemu maarĩ:

Elamu, na Ashuri, na Arafakasadi, na Ludu, na Aramu.

Ariũ a Aramu maarĩ:

Uzu, na Hulu, na Getheru, na Mesheki.

18Arafakasadi nĩwe warĩ ithe wa Shela, nake Shela aarĩ ithe wa Eberi.

19Eberi aarĩ na ariũ eerĩ:

Ũmwe eetagwo Pelegu, tondũ hĩndĩ yake nĩrĩo thĩ yagayũkanirio; na mũrũ wa nyina eetagwo Jokitani.

20Jokitani nĩwe warĩ ithe wa

Alimodadi, na Shelefu, na Hazarimavethu, na Jera, 21na Hadoramu, na Uzali, na Dikila, 22na Ebali, na Abimaeli, na Sheba, 23na Ofiri, na Havila, na Jobabu. Acio othe maarĩ ariũ a Jokitani.

241:24 Kĩam 10:21-25; Luk 3:34-36Shemu, na Arafakasadi, na Shela,

25na Eberi, na Pelegu, na Reu,

26na Serugu, na Nahoru, na Tera,

27na Aburamu (na nĩwe Iburahĩmu).

Nyũmba ya Iburahĩmu

28Ariũ a Iburahĩmu maarĩ:

Isaaka na Ishumaeli.

Njiaro cia Hagari

29Ici nĩcio njiaro ciao:

Nebaiothu nĩwe warĩ irigithathi rĩa Ishumaeli, nao ariũ ake arĩa angĩ maarĩ Kedari, na Adibeeli, na Mibisamu, 30na Mishima, na Duma, na Masa, na Hadadi, na Tema, 31na Jeturu, na Nafishu, na Kedema. Acio nĩo maarĩ ariũ a Ishumaeli.

Njiaro cia Ketura

321:32 Kĩam 22:24Ariũ a Ketura, ũrĩa warĩ thuriya ya Iburahĩmu, maarĩ:

Zimirani, na Jokishani, na Medani, na Midiani, na Ishibaku, na Shua.

Ariũ a Jokishani maarĩ:

Sheba na Dedani.

33Ariũ a Midiani maarĩ:

Efa, na Eferi, na Hanoku, na Abida, na Elidaa.

Acio othe maarĩ a rũciaro rwa Ketura.

Njiaro cia Sara

341:34 Math 1:2; Atũm 7:8Iburahĩmu nĩwe warĩ ithe wa Isaaka.

Ariũ a Isaaka maarĩ:

Esaũ na Isiraeli.

Ariũ a Esaũ

351:35 Kĩam 36:4Ariũ a Esaũ maarĩ:

Elifazu, na Reueli, na Jeushu, na Jalamu, na Kora.

361:36 Thaam 17:14Ariũ a Elifazu maarĩ:

Temani, na Omari, na Zefi, na Gatamu, na Kenazu;

na Amaleki, ũrĩa waciarirwo nĩ Timina.

371:37 Kĩam 36:17Ariũ a Reueli maarĩ:

Nahathu, na Zera, na Shama, na Miza.

Andũ a Seiru kũu Edomu

38Ariũ a Seiru maarĩ:

Lotani, na Shobali, na Zibeoni, na Ana, na Dishoni, na Ezeri, na Dishani.

39Ariũ a Lotani maarĩ:

Hori na Homamu.

Nake Timina aarĩ mwarĩ wa nyina na Lotani.

401:40 Kĩam 36:2Ariũ a Shobali maarĩ:

Alivani, na Manahathu, na Ebali, na Shefo, na Onamu.

Ariũ a Zibeoni maarĩ:

Aia na Ana.

41Mũriũ wa Ana aarĩ:

Dishoni.

Ariũ a Dishoni maarĩ:

Hemudani, na Eshibani, na Ithirani, na Kerani.

42Ariũ a Ezeri maarĩ:

Bilihani, na Zaavani, na Akani.

Ariũ a Dishani maarĩ:

Uzu, na Arani.

Athamaki a Edomu

43Nao aya nĩo maarĩ athamaki arĩa maathamakaga Edomu mbere ya Isiraeli gũthamakĩrwo nĩ mũthamaki o na ũmwe:

Nĩ Bela mũrũ wa Beori, narĩo itũũra rĩake inene rĩetagwo Dinihaba.

44Rĩrĩa Bela aakuire, Jobabu mũrũ wa Zera wa kuuma Bozira agĩtuĩka mũthamaki ithenya rĩake.

451:45 Kĩam 36:11Rĩrĩa Jobabu aakuire, Hushamu wa kuuma bũrũri wa Atemani agĩtuĩka mũthamaki ithenya rĩake.

46Rĩrĩa Hushamu aakuire, Hadadi mũrũ wa Bedadi ũrĩa wahootire Midiani kũu bũrũri wa Moabi, agĩtuĩka mũthamaki ithenya rĩake. Itũũra rĩake inene rĩetagwo Avithu.

47Rĩrĩa Hadadi aakuire, Samala wa kuuma Masereka agĩtuĩka mũthamaki ithenya rĩake.

48Rĩrĩa Samala aakuire, Shauli wa kuuma Rehobothu kũu gũkuhĩ na Rũũĩ rwa Farati, agĩtuĩka mũthamaki ithenya rĩake.

49Rĩrĩa Shauli aakuire, Baali-Hanani mũrũ wa Akibori agĩtuĩka mũthamaki ithenya rĩake.

50Rĩrĩa Baali-Hanani aakuire, Hadadi agĩtuĩka mũthamaki ithenya rĩake. Itũũra rĩake inene rĩetagwo Pau, na mũtumia wake eetagwo Mehetabeli mwarĩ wa Matiredi, ũrĩa warĩ mwarĩ wa Me-Zahabu. 51Hadadi o nake agĩkua.

Anene a Edomu maarĩ:

52Timina, na Aliva, na Jethethu, na Oholibama, na Ela, na Pinoni, 53na Kenazu, na Temani, na Mibizaru, 54na Magidieli, na Iramu. Acio nĩo maarĩ anene a Edomu.