THE FIRST BOOK OF THE
1 Chronicles 2 ©
The posterity of Jacob, v. 1, etc. And of Judah by Tamar, 4. Of Jesse, 13. Of Caleb, the son of Hezron, 18. Of Hezron by the daughter of Machir, 21. Of Jerahmeel, 25. Of Sheshan, 34. Another branch of Caleb’s posterity, 42. The posterity of Caleb, the son of Hur, 50.
THESE area the sons of Israel; Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, Issachar, and Zebulun,
Dan, Joseph, and Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher.
¶The 1sonsb of Judah; Er, and Onan, and Shelah: which three were born unto him of the daughter of Shua the Canaanitess. And Er, the firstborn of Judah, was evil in the sight of the LORD; and he slew him.
Andc Tamar his daughter in law bare him Pharez and Zerah. All the sons of Judah were five.
he sonsd of Pharez; Hezron, and Hamul.
And the sons of Zerah; 2Zimri, and Ethan, and Heman, and Calcol, 3and Dara: five of them in all.
And the sons of Carmi; 4Achar, thee5troubler of Israel, who transgressed in the thing accursed.
6And the sons of Ethan; Azariah.
The sons also of Hezron, that were born unto him; Jerahmeel, and 7Ram, and 8Chelubai.
Andf Ram begat Amminadab; and Amminadab begat Nahshon, princeg of the children of Judah;
And Nahshon begat 9Salma, and Salma begat Boaz,
And Boaz begat Obed, and Obed begat Jesse,
¶And Jesse begat his firstborn 10Eliab, and Abinadab the second, and 11Shimma the third,
Nethaneel the fourth, Raddai the fifth,
Ozem the sixth, David 12the seventh:
Whose sisters were Zeruiah, and 13Abigail. And the sons of Zeruiah; 14Abishai, and Joab, and Asahel, three.
And Abigail bare Amasa: and the father of Amasa was 15Jether the Ishmeelite.
¶And 16Caleb the son of Hezron begat children of Azubah his wife, and of Jerioth: her 17sons are these; Jesher, and Shobab, and Ardon.
And when Azubah was dead, Caleb took unto him Ephrath, which bare him Hur.
And Hurh begat Uri, and Uri begat Bezaleel.
¶And afterward Hezron 18went in to the daughter of 19Machir the 20father of Gilead, whom he married 21when he was threescore years old; and she bare him Segub.
And Segub begat 22Jair, who had three and twenty cities in the land of Gilead.
And he took Geshur, and Aram, with the towns of Jair, from them, with 23Kenath, and 24the towns thereof, even threescore cities. 25All these belonged to the 26sons of Machir the father of Gilead.
And after that Hezron was dead 27in 28Caleb-ephratah, then Abiah Hezron's wife bare him Ashur the father of 29Tekoa.
¶And the sons of Jerahmeel the firstborn of Hezron were, Ram the firstborn, and Bunah, and Oren, and Ozem, and 30Ahijah.
Jerahmeel had also another wife, whose name was Atarah; she was the mother of Onam.
And the sons of Ram the firstborn of Jerahmeel were, Maaz, and Jamin, and Eker.
And the sons of Onam were, Shammai, and Jada. And the sons of Shammai; Nadab, and Abishur.
And the name of the wife of Abishur was Abihail, and she bare him Ahban, and Molid.
And the sons of Nadab; Seled, and Appaim: but Seled died without children.
And the sons of Appaim; Ishi. And the sons of Ishi; Sheshan. And the 31children of Sheshan; 32Ahlai.
And the sons of Jada the brother of Shammai; Jether, and Jonathan: and Jether died without children.
And the sons of Jonathan; Peleth, and Zaza. These were the sons of Jerahmeel.
¶Now Sheshan had no sons, but 33daughters. And Sheshan had a servant, an Egyptian, whose name was Jarha.
And Sheshan gave his 34daughter to Jarha his servant to wife; and she bare him Attai.
And Attai begat Nathan, and Nathan begat 35Zabad,
And Zabad begat Ephlal, and Ephlal begat Obed,
And Obed begat Jehu, and Jehu begat Azariah,
And Azariah begat Helez, and Helez begat Eleasah,
And Eleasah begat Sisamai, and Sisamai begat Shallum,
And Shallum begat Jekamiah, and Jekamiah begat Elishama.
¶Now the 36sons of Caleb the brother of Jerahmeel were, Mesha his firstborn, which was the 37father of Ziph; and the sons of Mareshah the father of Hebron.
And the sons of Hebron; Korah, and Tappuah, and Rekem, and Shema.
And Shema begat Raham, the father of Jorkoam: and Rekem begat Shammai.
And the son of Shammai was Maon: and Maon was the father of 38Beth-zur.
And Ephah, Caleb's concubine, bare Haran, and Moza, and Gazez: and Haran begat Gazez.
And 39the sons of Jahdai; Regem, and Jotham, and Geshan, and Pelet, and Ephah, and Shaaph.
40Maachah, Caleb’s concubine, bare Sheber, and Tirhanah.
She bare also Shaaph the 41father of Madmannah, Sheva the father of Machbenah, and the father of Gibea: and the daughter of Caleb was 42Achsah.
¶These were the sons of 43Caleb the son of Hur, the firstborn of Ephratah; Shobal 44the father of Kirjath-jearim,
Salma the 45father of Beth-lehem, 46Hareph the father of Beth-gader.
And Shobal the father of Kirjath-jearim had sons; Haroeh, and 47half of the Manahethites.
And the families of Kirjath-jearim; the 48Ithrites, and the Puhites, and the Shumathites, and the Mishraites; of them came the Zareathites, and the Eshtaulites.
49The sons of Salma; Beth-lehem, and the Netophathites, 50Ataroth, the house of Joab, and half of the Manahethites, the Zorites.
And the families 51of the scribes which dwelt at Jabez; the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, and Suchathites. These are the 52Kenites that came of 53Hemath, the father of the house of 54Rechab.