1 Chronicles 1
Berean Study Bible

From Adam to Abraham
(Genesis 5:1-17; Genesis 10:1-32; Genesis 25:1-5)

1Adam, Seth, Enosh,

2Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared,

3Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech.

4The sons of Noaha :

Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

5The sons of Japheth:

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

6The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Riphath,b and Togarmah.

7The sons of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim.

8The sons of Ham:

Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.

9The sons of Cush: Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raamah, and Sabteca.

The sons of Raamah: Sheba and Dedan.

10Cush was the father of Nimrod, who grew to bec a mighty warrior on the earth.

11Mizraim was the father of Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim, 12Pathrusim, Casluhim (from whom the Philistines descended), and Caphtorim.

13Canaan was the father of Sidon his firstborn, and of the Hittites, 14Jebusites, Amorites, Girgashites, 15Hivites, Arkites, Sinites, 16Arvadites, Zemarites, and Hamathites.

17The sons of Shem:

Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram.

The sons of Aram:d Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech.

18Arpachshad was the father of Shelah, and Shelah was the father of Eber.

19Two sons were born to Eber. One was named Pelege because in his days the earth was divided, and his brother was named Joktan.

20Joktan was the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah, 21Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah, 22Obal,f Abimael, Sheba, 23Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. All of these were sons of Joktan.

24So from Shem came Arphaxad,g Shelah, 25Eber, Peleg, Reu, 26Serug, Nahor, Terah, 27and Abram (that is, Abraham).

The Descendants of Abraham

28The sons of Abraham were Isaac and Ishmael. 29These are their genealogies:

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

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, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah.

All of these were Keturah’s sons.

34Abraham was the father of Isaac. The sons of Isaac:

Esau and Israel.

35The sons of Esau:

Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam, and Korah.

36The sons of Eliphaz: Teman, Omar, Zepho,h Gatam, and Kenaz; and by Timna, Amalek.

37The sons of Reuel: Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah.

38The sons of Seir: Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan.

39The sons of Lotan: Hori and Homam.i Timna was Lotan’s sister.

40The sons of Shobal: Alvan,j Manahath, Ebal, Shepho,k and Onam.

The sons of Zibeon: Aiah and Anah.

41The sonl of Anah: Dishon.

The sons of Dishon: Hemdan,m Eshban, Ithran, and Cheran.

42The sons of Ezer: Bilhan, Zaavan, and Akan.n

The sons of Dishon: Uz and Aran.

The Rulers of Edom
(Genesis 36:15-30)

43These were the kings who reigned in the land of Edom before any king reigned over the Israelites:

Bela son of Beor. His city was named Dinhabah.

44When Bela died, Jobab son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his place.

45When Jobab died, Husham from the land of the Temanites reigned in his place.

46When Husham died, Hadad son of Bedad, who defeated Midian in the country of Moab, reigned in his place. His city was named Avith.

47When Hadad died, Samlah from Masrekah reigned in his place.

48When Samlah died, Shaul from Rehoboth on the Euphrateso reigned in his place.

49When Shaul died, Baal-hanan son of Achbor reigned in his place.

50When Baal-hanan died, Hadad reigned in his place. His city was named Pai,p and his wife’s name was Mehetabel daughter of Matred, the daughter of Me-zahab.

51Then Hadad died.

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


4 a LXX (see also Genesis 5:3-32); Hebrew does not include The sons of
6 b Many Hebrew manuscripts and Vulgate (see also LXX and Genesis 10:3); most Hebrew manuscripts Diphath
10 c Or who established himself as
17 d One Hebrew manuscript and some LXX manuscripts (see also Genesis 10:23); most Hebrew manuscripts do not include The sons of Aram
19 e Peleg means division
22 f LXX, Syriac (compare Genesis 10:28); Hebrew Ebal
24 g Hebrew Shem, Arphaxad. Some LXX manuscripts Arphaxad, Cainan
36 h Many Hebrew manuscripts, some LXX manuscripts and Syriac (see also Genesis 36:11); most Hebrew manuscripts Zephi
39 i Hebrew; LXX (compare Genesis 36:22) Hemam
40 j LXX (compare Genesis 36:23); Hebrew Alian
40 k LXX (compare Genesis 36:23); Hebrew Shephi
41 l Hebrew sons
41 m LXX (compare Genesis 36:26); Hebrew Hamran
42 n LXX (compare Genesis 36:27); Hebrew Jaakan
48 o Hebrew the River
50 p Most Hebrew manuscripts; many Hebrew manuscripts, some LXX manuscripts, Vulgate and Syriac (see also Genesis 36:39) Pau

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