From Adam to Abraham
1Adam,a Seth, Enosh,
2Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared,
3Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech,
4Noah, Noah’s sons:b
Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
5Japheth’sc sons: Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.
6Gomer’s sons: Ashkenaz, Riphath,d and Togarmah.
7Javan’s sons: Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim.e
8Ham’s sons: Cush, Mizraim,f Put, and Canaan.
9Cush’s sons: Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raama, and Sabteca.
Raama’s sons: Sheba and Dedan.
10Cush fathered Nimrod, who was the first to become a great warrior on earth.
11Mizraimg fathered Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim,
12Pathrusim, Casluhim (the Philistines came from them), and Caphtorim.h
13Canaan fathered Sidon as his firstborn, then Heth,
14the Jebusites, Amorites, Girgashites,
15Hivites, Arkites, Sinites,
16Arvadites, Zemarites, and Hamathites.
17Shem’si sons: Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, Aram, Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech.
18Arpachshad fathered Shelah, and Shelah fathered Eber.
19Two sons were born to Eber. One of them was named Pelegj because the earth was divided during his lifetime, and the name of his brother was Joktan.
20Joktan fathered Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,
21Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,
22Ebal, Abimael, Sheba,
23Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. All of these were Joktan’s sons.
24Shem,k Arpachshad, Shelah,
25Eber, Peleg, Reu,
26Serug, Nahor, Terah,
27and Abram (that is, Abraham).
28Abraham’s sons: Isaac and Ishmael.
29Thesel are their family records: Nebaioth, Ishmael’s firstborn, Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,
30Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema,
31Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah.
These were Ishmael’s sons.
32The sonsm born to Keturah, Abraham’s concubine: Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah.
Jokshan’s sons: Sheba and Dedan.
33Midian’s sons: Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah.
All of these were Keturah’s sons.
34Abrahamn fathered Isaac.
Isaac’s sons: Esau and Israel.o
35Esau’sp sons: Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam, and Korah.
36Eliphaz’s sons: Teman, Omar, Zephi, Gatam, and Kenaz; and by Timna, Amalek.q
37Reuel’s sons: Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah.
38Seir’sr sons: Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan.
39Lotan’s sons: Hori and Homam. Timna was Lotan’s sister.
40Shobal’s sons: Alian, Manahath, Ebal, Shephi, and Onam.
Zibeon’s sons: Aiah and Anah.
41Anah’s son: Dishon.
Dishon’s sons: Hamran, Eshban, Ithran, and Cheran.
42Ezer’s sons: Bilhan, Zaavan, and Jaakan.
Dishan’s sons: Uz and Aran.
43Theses were the kings who ruled in the land of Edom before any king ruled over the Israelites: Bela son of Beor. Bela’s town was named Dinhabah.
44When Bela died, Jobab son of Zerah from Bozraht ruled in his place.
45When Jobab died, Husham from the land of the Temanitesu ruled in his place.
46When Husham died, Hadad son of Bedad, who defeated Midian in the country of Moab, ruled in his place. Hadad’s town was named Avith.
47When Hadad died, Samlah from Masrekah ruled in his place.
48When Samlah died, Shaul from Rehoboth on the Euphrates River ruled in his place.
49When Shaul died, Baal-hanan son of Achbor ruled in his place.
50When Baal-hanan died, Hadad ruled in his place. Hadad’s city was named Pai, and his wife’s name was Mehetabel daughter of Matred, daughter of Me-zahab.
51Then Hadad died.
Edom’sv chiefs: Timna, Alvah,w Jetheth,
52Oholibamah, Elah, Pinon,
53Kenaz, Teman, Mibzar,
54Magdiel, and Iram.
These were Edom’s chiefs.
a. 1:1-4 Gn 4:25–5:32
b. 1:4 LXX; MT omits Noah’s sons
c. 1:5-7 Gn 10:2-4
d. 1:6 Some Hb mss, LXX, Vg; other Hb mss read Diphath ; Gn 10:3
e. 1:7 Some Hb mss, Syr read Dodanim ; Gn 10:4
f. 1:8 = Egypt
g. 1:11-16 Gn 10:13-18
h. 1:12 Dt 2:23; Am 9:7
i. 1:17-23 Gn 10:21-29
j. 1:19 = Division
k. 1:24-27 Gn 11:10-26; Lk 3:34-36
l. 1:29-31 Gn 25:12-16
m. 1:32-33 Gn 25:1-4
n. 1:34 1Ch 1:28
o. 1:34 Gn 25:24-26; 32:28
p. 1:35-37 Gn 36:4-5,9-14
q. 1:36 LXX; MT reads and Timna and Amalek ; Gn 36:12
r. 1:38-42 Gn 36:20-30
s. 1:43-50 Gn 36:31-39
t. 1:44 Is 34:6
u. 1:45 Jb 2:11
v. 1:51-54 Gn 36:40-43
w. 1:51 Alt Hb tradition reads Aliah