1 Chronicles 2:1-55 NIV

1 Chronicles 2:1-55 NIV [1] These were 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 a Canaanite woman, the daughter of Shua. Er, Judah's firstborn, was wicked in the LORD's sight; so the LORD put him to death. [4] Judah's daughter-in-law Tamar bore Perez and Zerah to Judah. He had five sons in all. [5] The sons of Perez: Hezron and Hamul. [6] The sons of Zerah: Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Kalkol and Darda-five in all. [7] The son of Karmi: Achar, who brought trouble on Israel by violating the ban on taking devoted things. [8] The son of Ethan: Azariah. [9] The sons born to Hezron were: Jerahmeel, Ram and Caleb. [10] Ram was the father of Amminadab, and Amminadab the father of Nahshon, the leader of the people of Judah. [11] Nahshon was the father of Salmon, Salmon the father of Boaz, [12] Boaz the father of Obed and Obed the father of Jesse. [13] Jesse was the father of Eliab his firstborn; the second son was Abinadab, the third Shimea, [14] the fourth Nethanel, the fifth Raddai, [15] the sixth Ozem and the seventh David. [16] Their sisters were Zeruiah and Abigail. Zeruiah's three sons were Abishai, Joab and Asahel. [17] Abigail was the mother of Amasa, whose father was Jether the Ishmaelite. [18] Caleb son of Hezron had children by his wife Azubah (and by Jerioth). These were her sons: Jesher, Shobab and Ardon. [19] When Azubah died, Caleb married Ephrath, who bore him Hur. [20] Hur was the father of Uri, and Uri the father of Bezalel. [21] Later, Hezron, when he was sixty years old, married the daughter of Makir the father of Gilead. He made love to her, and she bore him Segub. [22] Segub was the father of Jair, who controlled twenty-three towns in Gilead. [23] (But Geshur and Aram captured Havvoth Jair, as well as Kenath with its surrounding settlements-sixty towns.) All these were descendants of Makir the father of Gilead. [24] After Hezron died in Caleb Ephrathah, Abijah the wife of Hezron bore him Ashhur the father of Tekoa. [25] The sons of Jerahmeel the firstborn of Hezron: Ram his firstborn, 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] Abishur's wife was named Abihail, who bore him Ahban and Molid. [30] The sons of Nadab: Seled and Appaim. Seled died without children. [31] The son of Appaim: Ishi, who was the father of Sheshan. Sheshan was the father of Ahlai. [32] The sons of Jada, Shammai's brother: Jether and Jonathan. Jether died without children. [33] The sons of Jonathan: Peleth and Zaza. These were the descendants of Jerahmeel. [34] Sheshan had no sons-only daughters. He had an Egyptian servant named Jarha. [35] Sheshan gave his daughter in marriage to his servant Jarha, and she bore him Attai. [36] Attai was the father of Nathan, Nathan the father of Zabad, [37] Zabad the father of Ephlal, Ephlal the father of Obed, [38] Obed the father of Jehu, Jehu the father of Azariah, [39] Azariah the father of Helez, Helez the father of Eleasah, [40] Eleasah the father of Sismai, Sismai the father of Shallum, [41] Shallum the father of Jekamiah, and Jekamiah the father of Elishama. [42] The sons of Caleb the brother of Jerahmeel: Mesha his firstborn, who was the father of Ziph, and his son Mareshah, who was the father of Hebron. [43] The sons of Hebron: Korah, Tappuah, Rekem and Shema. [44] Shema was the father of Raham, and Raham the father of Jorkeam. Rekem was the father of Shammai. [45] The son of Shammai was Maon, and Maon was the father of Beth Zur. [46] Caleb's concubine Ephah was the mother of Haran, Moza and Gazez. Haran was the father of Gazez. [47] The sons of Jahdai: Regem, Jotham, Geshan, Pelet, Ephah and Shaaph. [48] Caleb's concubine Maakah was the mother of Sheber and Tirhanah. [49] She also gave birth to Shaaph the father of Madmannah and to Sheva the father of Makbenah and Gibea. Caleb's daughter was Aksah. [50] These were the descendants of Caleb. The sons of Hur the firstborn of Ephrathah: Shobal the father of Kiriath Jearim, [51] Salma the father of Bethlehem, and Hareph the father of Beth Gader. [52] The descendants of Shobal the father of Kiriath Jearim were: Haroeh, half the Manahathites, [53] and the clans of Kiriath Jearim: the Ithrites, Puthites, Shumathites and Mishraites. From these descended the Zorathites and Eshtaolites. [54] The descendants of Salma: Bethlehem, the Netophathites, Atroth Beth Joab, half the Manahathites, the Zorites, [55] and the clans of scribes who lived at Jabez: the Tirathites, Shimeathites and Sucathites. These are the Kenites who came from Hammath, the father of the Rekabites.

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