New International Version

1 Chronicles 1

Historical Records From Adam to Abraham

To Noah’s Sons

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

The sons of Noah:[a]

Shem, Ham and Japheth.

The Japhethites

The sons[b] of Japheth:

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

The sons of Gomer:

Ashkenaz, Riphath[c] and Togarmah.

The sons of Javan:

Elishah, Tarshish, the Kittites and the Rodanites.

The Hamites

The sons of Ham:

Cush, Egypt, Put and Canaan.

The sons of Cush:

Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raamah and Sabteka.

The sons of Raamah:

Sheba and Dedan.

10 Cush was the father[d] of

Nimrod, who became a mighty warrior on earth.

11 Egypt was the father of

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

13 Canaan was the father of

Sidon his firstborn,[e] and of the Hittites, 14 Jebusites, Amorites, Girgashites, 15 Hivites, Arkites, Sinites, 16 Arvadites, Zemarites and Hamathites.

The Semites

17 The sons of Shem:

Elam, Ashur, Arphaxad, Lud and Aram.

The sons of Aram:[f]

Uz, Hul, Gether and Meshek.

18 Arphaxad was the father of Shelah,

and Shelah the father of Eber.

19 Two sons were born to Eber:

One was named Peleg,[g] because in his time the earth was divided; his brother was named Joktan.

20 Joktan was the father of

Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah, 21 Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah, 22 Obal,[h] Abimael, Sheba, 23 Ophir, Havilah and Jobab. All these were sons of Joktan.

24 Shem, Arphaxad,[i] Shelah,

25 Eber, Peleg, Reu,

26 Serug, Nahor, Terah

27 and Abram (that is, Abraham).

The Family of Abraham

28 The sons of Abraham:

Isaac and Ishmael.

Descendants of Hagar

29 These were their descendants:

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

Descendants of Keturah

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

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

The sons of Jokshan:

Sheba and Dedan.

33 The sons of Midian:

Ephah, Epher, Hanok, Abida and Eldaah.

All these were descendants of Keturah.

Descendants of Sarah

34 Abraham was the father of Isaac.

The sons of Isaac:

Esau and Israel.

Esau’s Sons

35 The sons of Esau:

Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam and Korah.

36 The sons of Eliphaz:

Teman, Omar, Zepho,[j] Gatam and Kenaz;

by Timna: Amalek.[k]

37 The sons of Reuel:

Nahath, Zerah, Shammah and Mizzah.

The People of Seir in Edom

38 The sons of Seir:

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

39 The sons of Lotan:

Hori and Homam. Timna was Lotan’s sister.

40 The sons of Shobal:

Alvan,[l] Manahath, Ebal, Shepho and Onam.

The sons of Zibeon:

Aiah and Anah.

41 The son of Anah:

Dishon.

The sons of Dishon:

Hemdan,[m] Eshban, Ithran and Keran.

42 The sons of Ezer:

Bilhan, Zaavan and Akan.[n]

The sons of Dishan[o]:

Uz and Aran.

The Rulers of Edom

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

Bela son of Beor, whose city was named Dinhabah.

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

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

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

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

48 When Samlah died, Shaul from Rehoboth on the river[p] succeeded him as king.

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

50 When Baal-Hanan died, Hadad succeeded him as king. His city was named Pau,[q] and his wife’s name was Mehetabel daughter of Matred, the daughter of Me-Zahab. 51 Hadad also died.

The chiefs of Edom were:

Timna, Alvah, Jetheth, 52 Oholibamah, Elah, Pinon, 53 Kenaz, Teman, Mibzar, 54 Magdiel and Iram. These were the chiefs of Edom.

Footnotes

  1. 1 Chronicles 1:4 Septuagint; Hebrew does not have this line.
  2. 1 Chronicles 1:5 Sons may mean descendants or successors or nations; also in verses 6-9, 17 and 23.
  3. 1 Chronicles 1:6 Many Hebrew manuscripts and Vulgate (see also Septuagint and Gen. 10:3); most Hebrew manuscripts Diphath
  4. 1 Chronicles 1:10 Father may mean ancestor or predecessor or founder; also in verses 11, 13, 18 and 20.
  5. 1 Chronicles 1:13 Or of the Sidonians, the foremost
  6. 1 Chronicles 1:17 One Hebrew manuscript and some Septuagint manuscripts (see also Gen. 10:23); most Hebrew manuscripts do not have this line.
  7. 1 Chronicles 1:19 Peleg means division.
  8. 1 Chronicles 1:22 Some Hebrew manuscripts and Syriac (see also Gen. 10:28); most Hebrew manuscripts Ebal
  9. 1 Chronicles 1:24 Hebrew; some Septuagint manuscripts Arphaxad, Cainan (see also note at Gen. 11:10)
  10. 1 Chronicles 1:36 Many Hebrew manuscripts, some Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac (see also Gen. 36:11); most Hebrew manuscripts Zephi
  11. 1 Chronicles 1:36 Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also Gen. 36:12); Hebrew Gatam, Kenaz, Timna and Amalek
  12. 1 Chronicles 1:40 Many Hebrew manuscripts and some Septuagint manuscripts (see also Gen. 36:23); most Hebrew manuscripts Alian
  13. 1 Chronicles 1:41 Many Hebrew manuscripts and some Septuagint manuscripts (see also Gen. 36:26); most Hebrew manuscripts Hamran
  14. 1 Chronicles 1:42 Many Hebrew and Septuagint manuscripts (see also Gen. 36:27); most Hebrew manuscripts Zaavan, Jaakan
  15. 1 Chronicles 1:42 See Gen. 36:28; Hebrew Dishon, a variant of Dishan
  16. 1 Chronicles 1:48 Possibly the Euphrates
  17. 1 Chronicles 1:50 Many Hebrew manuscripts, some Septuagint manuscripts, Vulgate and Syriac (see also Gen. 36:39); most Hebrew manuscripts Pai

Chinese Contemporary Bible (Traditional)

歷代志上 1

從亞當到亞伯拉罕

1亞當生塞特,塞特生以挪士, 以挪士生該南,該南生瑪勒列,瑪勒列生雅列, 雅列生以諾,以諾生瑪土撒拉,瑪土撒拉生拉麥, 拉麥生挪亞,挪亞生閃、含、雅弗。

雅弗的兒子是歌篾、瑪各、瑪代、雅完、土巴、米設、提拉。 歌篾的兒子是亞實基拿、低法、陀迦瑪。 雅完的兒子是以利沙、他施、基提、多單。

含的兒子是古實、麥西、弗、迦南。 古實的兒子是西巴、哈腓拉、撒弗他、拉瑪、撒弗提迦。拉瑪的兒子是示巴、底但。 10 古實也是寧錄之父,寧錄是世上第一位勇士。 11 麥西[a]的後代有路低人、亞拿米人、利哈比人、拿弗土希人、 12 帕斯魯細人、迦斯路希人、迦斐托人。非利士人是迦斐托人的後代。

13 迦南生長子西頓和次子赫。 14 他的後代還有耶布斯人、亞摩利人、革迦撒人、 15 希未人、亞基人、西尼人、 16 亞瓦底人、洗瑪利人和哈馬人。

17 閃的兒子是以攔、亞述、亞法撒、路德、亞蘭、烏斯、戶勒、基帖、米設。 18 亞法撒生沙拉,沙拉生希伯。 19 希伯有兩個兒子,一個名叫法勒[b],因為那時,世人分地而居;法勒的兄弟叫約坍。 20 約坍生亞摩答、沙列、哈薩瑪非、耶拉、 21 哈多蘭、烏薩、德拉、 22 以巴錄、亞比瑪利、示巴、 23 阿斐、哈腓拉、約巴。這些都是約坍的兒子。 24 閃生亞法撒,亞法撒生沙拉, 25 沙拉生希伯,希伯生法勒,法勒生拉吳, 26 拉吳生西鹿,西鹿生拿鶴,拿鶴生他拉, 27 他拉生亞伯蘭——又名亞伯拉罕。

從亞伯拉罕到雅各

28 亞伯拉罕的兒子是以撒和以實瑪利。 29 以下是他們的後代:

以實瑪利的長子是尼拜約,其餘的兒子是基達、押德別、米比衫、 30 米施瑪、度瑪、瑪撒、哈達、提瑪、 31 伊突、拿非施、基底瑪。這些人都是以實瑪利的兒子。 32 亞伯拉罕的妾基土拉所生的兒子是心蘭、約珊、米但、米甸、伊施巴、書亞。約珊的兒子是示巴和底但。 33 米甸的兒子是以法、以弗、哈諾、亞比大和以勒大。這些都是基土拉的子孫。

34 亞伯拉罕的兒子以撒生以掃和以色列。 35 以掃的兒子是以利法、流珥、耶烏施、雅蘭、可拉。 36 以利法的兒子是提幔、阿抹、洗玻、迦坦、基納斯、亭納、亞瑪力。 37 流珥的兒子是拿哈、謝拉、沙瑪、米撒。

以東地區的原住民

38 西珥的兒子是羅坍、朔巴、祭便、亞拿、底順、以察、底珊。 39 羅坍的兒子是何利和荷幔,羅坍的妹妹是亭納。 40 朔巴的兒子是亞勒文、瑪拿轄、以巴錄、示非、阿南。祭便的兒子是亞雅、亞拿。 41 亞拿的兒子是底順。底順的兒子是哈默蘭、伊是班、益蘭、基蘭。 42 以察的兒子是辟罕、撒番、亞干。底珊的兒子是烏斯和亞蘭。

以東諸王

43 以色列人還沒有君王統治之前,在以東做王的人如下:

比珥的兒子比拉,他定都亭哈巴。 44 比拉死後,波斯拉人謝拉的兒子約巴繼位。 45 約巴死後,提幔地區的戶珊繼位。 46 戶珊死後,比達的兒子哈達繼位,定都亞未得,他曾在摩押地區擊敗米甸人。 47 哈達死後,瑪士利加人桑拉繼位。 48 桑拉死後,大河邊的利河伯人掃羅繼位。 49 掃羅死後,亞革波的兒子巴勒·哈南繼位。 50 巴勒·哈南死後,哈達繼位,定都巴伊,他的妻子名叫米希她別,是米·薩合的孫女、瑪特列的女兒。

51 哈達死後,在以東做族長的人有亭納、亞勒瓦、耶帖、 52 亞何利巴瑪、以拉、比嫩、 53 基納斯、提幔、米比薩、 54 瑪基疊、以蘭。這些人都是以東的族長。

Footnotes

  1. 1·11 麥西」意思是「埃及」。
  2. 1·19 「法勒」意思是「分開」。