1 Chronicles 2 – NIVUK & NIRV

New International Version – UK

1 Chronicles 2:1-55

Israel’s sons

1These were the sons of Israel: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, 2Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad and Asher.

Judah

To Hezron’s sons

3The sons of Judah:

Er, Onan and Shelah. These three were born to him by a Canaanite woman, the daughter of Shua.

(Er, Judah’s firstborn, was wicked in the Lord’s sight; so the Lord put him to death.)

4Judah’s daughter-in-law Tamar bore Perez and Zerah to Judah.

He had five sons in all.

5The sons of Perez:

Hezron and Hamul.

6The sons of Zerah:

Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Kalkol and Darda2:6 Many Hebrew manuscripts, some Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac (see also 1 Kings 4:31); most Hebrew manuscripts Dara – five in all.

7The son of Karmi:

Achar,2:7 Achar means trouble; Achar is called Achan in Joshua. who brought trouble on Israel by violating the ban on taking devoted things.2:7 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.

8The son of Ethan:

Azariah.

9The sons born to Hezron were:

Jerahmeel, Ram and Caleb.2:9 Hebrew Kelubai, a variant of Caleb

From Ram son of Hezron

10Ram was the father of Amminadab,

and Amminadab the father of Nahshon, the leader of the people of Judah.

11Nahshon was the father of Salmon,2:11 Septuagint (see also Ruth 4:21); Hebrew Salma

Salmon the father of Boaz,

12Boaz the father of Obed

and Obed the father of Jesse.

13Jesse was the father of

Eliab his firstborn; the second son was Abinadab,

the third Shimea, 14the fourth Nethanel,

the fifth Raddai, 15the sixth Ozem

and the seventh David.

16Their sisters were Zeruiah and Abigail.

Zeruiah’s three sons were Abishai, Joab and Asahel.

17Abigail was the mother of Amasa, whose father was Jether the Ishmaelite.

Caleb son of Hezron

18Caleb son of Hezron had children by his wife Azubah (and by Jerioth). These were her sons:

Jesher, Shobab and Ardon.

19When Azubah died, Caleb married Ephrath, who bore him Hur.

20Hur was the father of Uri, and Uri the father of Bezalel.

21Later, Hezron, when he was sixty years old, married the daughter of Makir the father of Gilead. He made love to her, and she bore him Segub.

22Segub was the father of Jair, who controlled twenty-three towns in Gilead.

23(But Geshur and Aram captured Havvoth Jair,2:23 Or captured the settlements of Jair as well as Kenath with its surrounding settlements – sixty towns.)

All these were descendants of Makir the father of Gilead.

24After Hezron died in Caleb Ephrathah, Abijah the wife of Hezron bore him Ashhur the father2:24 Father may mean civic leader or military leader; also in verses 42, 45, 49-52 and possibly elsewhere. of Tekoa.

Jerahmeel son of Hezron

25The sons of Jerahmeel the firstborn of Hezron:

Ram his firstborn, Bunah, Oren, Ozem and2:25 Or Oren and Ozem, by Ahijah. 26Jerahmeel had another wife, whose name was Atarah; she was the mother of Onam.

27The sons of Ram the firstborn of Jerahmeel:

Maaz, Jamin and Eker.

28The sons of Onam:

Shammai and Jada.

The sons of Shammai:

Nadab and Abishur. 29Abishur’s wife was named Abihail, who bore him Ahban and Molid.

30The sons of Nadab:

Seled and Appaim. Seled died without children.

31The son of Appaim:

Ishi, who was the father of Sheshan. Sheshan was the father of Ahlai.

32The sons of Jada, Shammai’s brother:

Jether and Jonathan. Jether died without children.

33The sons of Jonathan:

Peleth and Zaza.

These were the descendants of Jerahmeel.

34Sheshan had no sons – only daughters.

He had an Egyptian servant named Jarha. 35Sheshan gave his daughter in marriage to his servant Jarha, and she bore him Attai.

36Attai was the father of Nathan,

Nathan the father of Zabad,

37Zabad the father of Ephlal,

Ephlal the father of Obed,

38Obed the father of Jehu,

Jehu the father of Azariah,

39Azariah the father of Helez,

Helez the father of Eleasah,

40Eleasah the father of Sismai,

Sismai the father of Shallum,

41Shallum the father of Jekamiah,

and Jekamiah the father of Elishama.

The clans of Caleb

42The sons of Caleb the brother of Jerahmeel:

Mesha his firstborn, who was the father of Ziph,

and his son Mareshah,2:42 The meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain. who was the father of Hebron.

43The sons of Hebron:

Korah, Tappuah, Rekem and Shema.

44Shema was the father of Raham,

and Raham the father of Jorkeam.

Rekem was the father of Shammai.

45The son of Shammai was Maon,

and Maon was the father of Beth Zur.

46Caleb’s concubine Ephah was the mother of

Haran, Moza and Gazez.

Haran was the father of Gazez.

47The sons of Jahdai:

Regem, Jotham, Geshan, Pelet, Ephah and Shaaph.

48Caleb’s concubine Maakah was the mother of

Sheber and Tirhanah.

49She also gave birth to Shaaph the father of Madmannah

and to Sheva the father of Makbenah and Gibea.

Caleb’s daughter was Aksah.

50These were the descendants of Caleb.

The sons of Hur the firstborn of Ephrathah:

Shobal the father of Kiriath Jearim, 51Salma the father of Bethlehem, and Hareph the father of Beth Gader.

52The descendants of Shobal the father of Kiriath Jearim were:

Haroeh, half the Manahathites, 53and the clans of Kiriath Jearim: the Ithrites, Puthites, Shumathites and Mishraites. From these descended the Zorathites and Eshtaolites.

54The descendants of Salma:

Bethlehem, the Netophathites, Atroth Beth Joab, half the Manahathites, the Zorites, 55and the clans of scribes2:55 Or of the Sopherites who lived at Jabez: the Tirathites, Shimeathites and Sucathites. These are the Kenites who came from Hammath, the father of the Rekabites.2:55 Or father of Beth Rekab

New International Reader’s Version

1 Chronicles 2:1-55

The Sons of Israel

1Here are the names of the sons of Israel. Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, 2Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad, Asher.

The Family of Judah

The Family Line From Judah’s Sons to Hezron’s Sons

3The sons of Judah were

Er, Onan and Shelah. A woman from Canaan had these three sons by him. She was the daughter of Shua.

Er was Judah’s oldest son. He was evil in the Lord’s sight. So the Lord put him to death.

4Tamar was Judah’s daughter-in-law. She had Perez and Zerah by him.

The total number of Judah’s sons was five.

5The sons of Perez were

Hezron and Hamul.

6The sons of Zerah were

Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Kalkol and Darda. The total number of Zerah’s sons was five.

7The son of Karmi was Achar.

He brought trouble on Israel. Some things that had been set apart to the Lord in a special way to be destroyed. He took some of those things. When he did that, he disobeyed the Lord’s command.

8The son of Ethan was

Azariah.

9Hezron was the father of

Jerahmeel, Ram and Caleb.

The Family Line of Ram

10Ram was the father of Amminadab.

Amminadab was the father of Nahshon. Nahshon was the leader of the people of Judah.

11Nahshon was the father of Salmon.

Salmon was the father of Boaz.

12Boaz was the father of Obed.

And Obed was the father of Jesse.

13Jesse’s first son was

Eliab. His second son was Abinadab.

The third was Shimea. 14The fourth was Nethanel.

The fifth was Raddai. 15The sixth was Ozem.

And the seventh was David.

16Their sisters were Zeruiah and Abigail.

Zeruiah’s three sons were Abishai, Joab and Asahel.

17Abigail was the mother of Amasa. Amasa’s father was Jether. Jether belonged to the family line of Ishmael.

The Family Line of Caleb

18Caleb was the son of Hezron. Caleb’s wife Azubah had children by him. Jerioth also had children by him. Azubah’s sons were

Jesher, Shobab and Ardon.

19When Azubah died, Caleb married Ephrath. She had Hur by him.

20Hur was the father of Uri. And Uri was the father of Bezalel.

21When he was 60 years old, Hezron married the daughter of Makir. Makir was the father of Gilead. Hezron slept with his wife, and she had Segub by him.

22Segub was the father of Jair. Jair controlled 23 towns in Gilead.

23But Geshur and Aram captured Havvoth Jair. They also captured Kenath and the settlements around it. The total number of towns captured was 60.

Hezron, Segub and Jair belonged to the family line of Makir. Makir was the father of Gilead.

24Hezron died in Caleb Ephrathah. Abijah was Hezron’s wife. She had Ashhur by him. Ashhur was born after Hezron died. Ashhur was the father of Tekoa.

The Family Line of Jerahmeel

25Here are the sons of Jerahmeel. He was the oldest son of Hezron.

Ram was Jerahmeel’s oldest son. Then came Bunah, Oren, Ozem and Ahijah. 26Jerahmeel had another wife. Her name was Atarah. She was the mother of Onam.

27Here are the sons of Ram. He was the oldest son of Jerahmeel. The sons of Ram were

Maaz, Jamin and Eker.

28The sons of Onam were

Shammai and Jada.

The sons of Shammai were

Nadab and Abishur. 29Abishur’s wife was named Abihail. She had Ahban and Molid by him.

30The sons of Nadab were

Seled and Appaim. Seled died without having any children.

31The son of Appaim was

Ishi. Ishi was the father of Sheshan. Sheshan was the father of Ahlai.

32The sons of Jada were

Jether and Jonathan. Jada was Shammai’s brother. Jether died without having any children.

33The sons of Jonathan were

Peleth and Zaza.

They belonged to the family line of Jerahmeel.

34Sheshan didn’t have any sons. All he had was daughters.

He had a servant from Egypt named Jarha. 35Sheshan gave his daughter to be married to his servant Jarha. She had Attai by Jarha.

36Attai was the father of Nathan.

Nathan was the father of Zabad.

37Zabad was the father of Ephlal.

Ephlal was the father of Obed.

38Obed was the father of Jehu.

Jehu was the father of Azariah.

39Azariah was the father of Helez.

Helez was the father of Eleasah.

40Eleasah was the father of Sismai.

Sismai was the father of Shallum.

41Shallum was the father of Jekamiah.

And Jekamiah was the father of Elishama.

The Family Groups of Caleb

42Caleb was the brother of Jerahmeel.

Caleb’s oldest son was Mesha. Mesha was the father of Ziph.

Caleb had another son named Mareshah. Mareshah was the father of Hebron.

43The sons of Hebron were

Korah, Tappuah, Rekem and Shema.

44Shema was the father of Raham.

Raham was the father of Jorkeam.

Rekem was the father of Shammai.

45The son of Shammai was Maon.

Maon was the father of Beth Zur.

46Caleb had a concubine named Ephah.

She was the mother of Haran, Moza and Gazez.

Haran was the father of Gazez.

47The sons of Jahdai were

Regem, Jotham, Geshan, Pelet, Ephah and Shaaph.

48Caleb had a concubine named Maakah.

She was the mother of Sheber and Tirhanah.

49She was also the mother of Shaaph and Sheva. Shaaph was the father of Madmannah.

Sheva was the father of Makbenah and Gibea.

Caleb’s daughter was Aksah.

50All of them belonged to the family line of Caleb.

Hur was the oldest son of Ephrathah.

Hur was the brother of Shobal. Shobal was the father of Kiriath Jearim. 51Hur was the father of Salma. Salma was the father of Bethlehem. Hur was also the father of Hareph. Hareph was the father of Beth Gader.

52Here is the family line of Shobal, the father of Kiriath Jearim. It included

Haroeh and half of the people of Manahath. 53It also included the family groups of Kiriath Jearim. They were the Ithrites, Puthites, Shumathites and Mishraites. The people of Zorah and Eshtaol belonged to these family groups.

54Here is the family line of Salma. It included

Bethlehem, the people of Netophah, Atroth Beth Joab, half of the people of Manahath, and the Zorites. 55It also included the family groups of secretaries who lived at Jabez. They were the Tirathites, Shimeathites and Sucathites. They were the Kenites who belonged to the family line of Hammath. Hammath was the father of the family line of Rekab.