1 Chronicles 2
1 These, the sons of Israel: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun,
2 Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher.
3 The sons of Judah: Er, Onan, and Shelah. These three were born to him by the daughter
of Shua, the Canaanitess. Er, the firstborn of Judah, was evil in the eyes of Jehovah, so He
4 And Tamar, his daughter-in-law, bore him Perez and Zerah. All the sons of Judah: five.
5 The sons of Perez: Hezron and Hamul.
6 The sons of Zerah: Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Calcol, and Dara; five.
7 The son of Carmi: Achar, the troubler of Israel, who had transgressed in the devoted
8 The son of Ethan: Azariah.
9 The sons of Hezron who were born to him: Jerahmeel, Ram, and Chelubai.
10 Ram begot Amminadab, and Amminadab begot Nahshon, chief of the sons of Judah;
11 Nahshon begot Salma, and Salma begot Boaz;
12 Boaz begot Obed, and Obed begot Jesse;
13 Jesse begot Eliab his firstborn, Abinadab the second, Shimea the third,
14 Nethanel the fourth, Raddai the fifth,
15 Ozem the sixth, and David the seventh.
16 Their sisters: Zeruiah and Abigail. And the sons of Zeruiah: Abishai, Joab, and Asahel;
17 Abigail bore Amasa; and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite.
18 Caleb the son of Hezron had sons by Azubah, his wife, and by Jerioth. Now these
were her sons: Jesher, Shobab, and Ardon.
19 When Azubah died, Caleb took Ephrath as his wife, who bore him Hur.
20 And Hur begot Uri, and Uri begot Bezalel.
21 And afterward Hezron went in to the daughter of Machir the father of Gilead, whom
he had taken when he was sixty years old; and she bore him Segub.
22 Segub begot Jair, who had twenty-three cities in the land of Gilead.
23 (Geshur and Syria took from them the towns of Jair, with Kenath and its daughter-villages; sixty cities.) All these belonged to the sons of Machir the father of Gilead.
24 After Hezron died in Caleb Ephrathah, Hezron's wife Abiah bore him Ashhur the
father of Tekoa.
25 The sons of Jerahmeel, the firstborn of Hezron: Ram, the firstborn, and Bunah, Oren,
Ozem, and Ahijah.
26 Jerahmeel had another wife, whose name was Atarah; she was the mother of Onam.
27 The sons of Ram, the firstborn of Jerahmeel: Maaz, Jamin, and Eker.
28 The sons of Onam: Shammai and Jada. The sons of Shammai: Nadab and Abishur.
29 The name of the wife of Abishur: Abihail; and she bore him Ahban and Molid.
30 The sons of Nadab: Seled and Appaim; Seled died without children.
31 The son of Appaim: Ishi. The son of Ishi: Sheshan; and Sheshan's son: Ahlai.
32 The sons of Jada, the brother of Shammai: Jether and Jonathan; Jether died without
33 The sons of Jonathan: Peleth and Zaza. These, the sons of Jerahmeel.
34 Now Sheshan had no sons, only daughters. And Sheshan had an Egyptian servant
whose name was Jarha.
35 Sheshan gave his daughter to Jarha his servant as wife, and she bore him Attai.
36 Attai begot Nathan, and Nathan begot Zabad;
37 Zabad begot Ephlal, and Ephlal begot Obed;
38 Obed begot Jehu, and Jehu begot Azariah;
39 Azariah begot Helez, and Helez begot Eleasah;
40 Eleasah begot Sismai, and Sismai begot Shallum;
41 Shallum begot Jekamiah, and Jekamiah begot Elishama.
42 The sons of Caleb the brother of Jerahmeel: Mesha, his firstborn, who was the father
of Ziph; and his son: Mareshah, the father of Hebron.
43 The sons of Hebron: Korah, Tappuah, Rekem, and Shema.
44 Shema begot Raham the father of Jorkoam, and Rekem begot Shammai.
45 And the son of Shammai: Maon; and Maon was the father of Beth Zur.
46 Ephah, Caleb's concubine, bore Haran, Moza, and Gazez; and Haran begot Gazez.
47 The sons of Jahdai: Regem, Jotham, Geshan, Pelet, Ephah, and Shaaph.
48 Maachah, Caleb's concubine, bore Sheber and Tirhanah.
49 She also bore Shaaph the father of Madmannah, Sheva the father of Machbenah and
the father of Gibea. And the daughter of Caleb was Achsah.
50 These, the sons of Caleb the son of Hur; the firstborn of Ephrathah: Shobal the father
of Kirjath Jearim,
51 Salma the father of Bethlehem, and Hareph the father of Beth Gader.
52 And Shobal the father of Kirjath Jearim had sons: Haroeh, and half of the
53 The families of Kirjath Jearim were the Ithrites, the Puthites, the Shumathites, and the
Mishraites. From these came the Zorathites and the Eshtaolites.
54 The sons of Salma: Bethlehem, the Netophathites, Atroth Beth Joab, half of the
Manahethites, and the Zorites.
55 The families of the scribes who dwelt at Jabez: the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, and the
Suchathites. These, the Kenites who came from Hammath, the father of the house of