New Living Translation
From Adam to Noah’s Sons
The sons of Noah werea Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
Descendants of Japheth
5The descendants of Japheth were Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.
7The descendants of Javan were Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim.
Descendants of Ham
9The descendants of Cush were Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabteca. The descendants of Raamah were Sheba and Dedan. 10Cush was also the ancestor of Nimrod, who was the first heroic warrior on earth.
13Canaan’s oldest son was Sidon, the ancestor of the Sidonians. Canaan was also the ancestor of the Hittites,e 14Jebusites, Amorites, Girgashites, 15Hivites, Arkites, Sinites, 16Arvadites, Zemarites, and Hamathites.
Descendants of Shem
17The descendants of Shem were Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud, and Aram.
18Arphaxad was the father of Shelah.
Shelah was the father of Eber.
19Eber had two sons. The first was named Peleg (which means “division”), for during his lifetime the people of the world were divided into different language groups. His brother’s name was Joktan.
Descendants of Abraham
32The sons of Keturah, Abraham’s concubine, were Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah.
The sons of Jokshan were Sheba and Dedan.
33The sons of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah.
All these were descendants of Abraham through his concubine Keturah.
Descendants of Isaac
Descendants of Esau
35The sons of Esau were Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam, and Korah.
37The descendants of Reuel were Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah.
Original Peoples of Edom
38The descendants of Seir were Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan.
The descendants of Zibeon were Aiah and Anah.
41The son of Anah was Dishon.
The descendants of Dishon were Hemdan,p Eshban, Ithran, and Keran.
The descendants of Dishanr were Uz and Aran.
Rulers of Edom
Bela son of Beor, who ruled from his city of Dinhabah.
44When Bela died, Jobab son of Zerah from Bozrah became king in his place.
45When Jobab died, Husham from the land of the Temanites became king in his place.
46When Husham died, Hadad son of Bedad became king in his place and ruled from the city of Avith. He was the one who destroyed the Midianite army in the land of Moab.
47When Hadad died, Samlah from the city of Masrekah became king in his place.
48When Samlah died, Shaul from the city of Rehoboth-on-the-River became king in his place.
49When Shaul died, Baal-hanan son of Acbor became king in his place.
a 1:4 As in Greek version (see also Gen 5:3-32); Hebrew lacks The sons of Noah were.
b 1:6 As in some Hebrew manuscripts and Greek version (see also Gen 10:3); most Hebrew manuscripts read Diphath.
c 1:8 Or Egypt; also in 1:11.
d 1:12 Hebrew Casluhites, from whom the Philistines came, Caphtorites. See Jer 47:4; Amos 9:7.
e 1:13 Hebrew ancestor of Heth.
f 1:17a As in one Hebrew manuscript and some Greek manuscripts (see also Gen 10:23); most Hebrew manuscripts lack The descendants of Aram were.
g 1:17b As in parallel text at Gen 10:23; Hebrew reads and Meshech.
h 1:22 As in some Hebrew manuscripts and Syriac version (see also Gen 10:28); most Hebrew manuscripts read Ebal.
i 1:24 Some Greek manuscripts read Arphaxad, Cainan, Shelah. See notes on Gen 10:24; 11:12-13.
j 1:34 Israel is the name that God gave to Jacob.
k 1:36a As in many Hebrew manuscripts and a few Greek manuscripts (see also Gen 36:11); most Hebrew manuscripts read Zephi.
l 1:36b As in some Greek manuscripts (see also Gen 36:12); Hebrew reads Kenaz, Timna, and Amalek.
m 1:39 As in parallel text at Gen 36:22; Hebrew reads and Homam.
n 1:40a As in many Hebrew manuscripts and a few Greek manuscripts (see also Gen 36:23); most Hebrew manuscripts read Alian.
o 1:40b As in some Hebrew manuscripts (see also Gen 36:23); most Hebrew manuscripts read Shephi.
p 1:41 As in many Hebrew manuscripts and some Greek manuscripts (see also Gen 36:26); most Hebrew manuscripts read Hamran.
q 1:42a As in many Hebrew and Greek manuscripts (see also Gen 36:27); most Hebrew manuscripts read Jaakan.
r 1:42b Hebrew Dishon; compare 1:38 and parallel text at Gen 36:28.
s 1:43 Or before an Israelite king ruled over them.
t 1:50 As in many Hebrew manuscripts, some Greek manuscripts, Syriac version, and Latin Vulgate (see also Gen 36:39); most Hebrew manuscripts read Pai.
u 1:51 As in parallel text at Gen 36:40; Hebrew reads Aliah.