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GOD'S WORD ® Translation
Adam, Seth, Enosh,
Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared,
Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech,
Noah: Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
5Japheth's descendants were Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.
6Gomer's descendants were Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah.
7Javan's descendants were the people from Elishah, Tarshish, Cyprus, and Rhodes.
8Ham's descendants were Cush, Egypt, Put, and Canaan.
9Cush's descendants were Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raama, and Sabteca. Raama's descendants were Sheba and Dedan.
10Cush was the father of Nimrod, the first mighty warrior on the earth.
11Egypt was the ancestor of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites,
12Pathrusites, Casluhites (from whom the Philistines came), and the Caphtorites.
13Canaan was the father of Sidon his firstborn, then Heth,
14also the Jebusites, the Amorites, the Girgashites,
15the Hivites, the Arkites, the Sinites,
16the Arvadites, the Zemarites, and the Hamathites.
17The descendants of Shem were Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, Aram, Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech.
18Arpachshad was the father of Shelah, and Shelah was the father of Eber.
19Two sons were born to Eber. The name of the one was Peleg [Division], because in his day the earth was divided. His brother's name was Joktan.
20Joktan was the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,
21Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,
22Ebal, Abimael, Sheba,
23Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. All these were sons of Joktan.
24Shem, Arpachshad, Shelah,
25Eber, Peleg, Reu,
26Serug, Nahor, Terah,
27Abram (that is, Abraham).
28Abraham's sons were Isaac and Ishmael.
29This is their list of descendants: Ishmael's firstborn was Nebaioth, then Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,
30Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema,
31Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah. These were the sons of Ishmael.
32Keturah, Abraham's concubine, gave birth to the following sons: Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah. Jokshan's sons were Sheba and Dedan.
33The sons of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah. All these were descendants of Keturah.
34Abraham was the father of Isaac. Isaac's sons were Esau and Israel.
35Esau's sons were Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam, and Korah.
36Eliphaz's sons were Teman and Omar, Zephi and Gatam, Kenaz and Amalek, son of Timna.
37Reuel's sons were Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah.
38Seir's sons were Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan.
39Lotan's sons were Hori and Homam. Timna was Lotan's sister.
40Shobal's sons were Alian, Manahath, Ebal, Shephi, and Onam. Zibeon's sons were Aiah and Anah.
41Anah's son was Dishon. Dishon's sons were Hamran, Eshban, Ithran, and Cheran.
42Ezer's sons were Bilhan, Zaavan, and Jaakan. Dishan's sons were Uz and Aran.
43These were the kings who ruled Edom before any king ruled the people of Israel: Bela, son of Beor, and the name of his [capital] city was Dinhabah.
44After Bela died, Jobab, son of Zerah from Bozrah, succeeded him as king.
45After Jobab died, Husham from the land of the Temanites succeeded him as king.
46After Husham died, Hadad, son of Bedad, who defeated the Midianites in the country of Moab, succeeded him as king, and the name of his [capital] city was Avith.
47After Hadad died, Samlah from Masrekah succeeded him as king.
48After Samlah died, Shaul from Rehoboth on the river succeeded him as king.
49After Shaul died, Baal Hanan, son of Achbor, succeeded him as king.
50After Baal Hanan died, Hadad succeeded him as king, and the name of his [capital] city was Pai. His wife's name was Mehetabel, daughter of Matred and granddaughter of Mezahab.
51Then Hadad died. The tribal leaders of Edom were Timna, Aliah, Jetheth,
52Oholibamah, Elah, Pinon,
53Kenaz, Teman, Mibzar,
54Magdiel, and Iram. These were the tribal leaders of Edom.