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Adam's line. The sons of Shem. I. CHRONICLES. The posterity of Abraham, did lift up the head of Jehoiachin king of and he did eat bread continually before Judah out of prison;

him all the days of his life. 28 And he spake kindly to him, and 30 And his allowance was a continua! set his throne above the throne of the allowance given him of the king, a daily kings that were with him in Babylon; rate for every day, all the days of his

29 And changed his prison garments : life.

I The First Book of the CHRONICLES.

first-born of Ishmael, Nebaioth; then Ke. A DAM, Sheth, Enosh

dar, and Adbeel, and Mibsam, 2 Kenan, Mahalaleel, Jered, 30 Mishma, and Dumah, Massa, Ha3 Henoch, Methuselah, Lamech, dad, and Tema, 4 Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth. 31 Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah, 5 | The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and These are the sons of Ishmael. Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, 32 | Now the sons of Keturah, Abraand Meshech, and Tiras.

ham's concubine : she bare Zimran, and 6 And the sons of Gomer; Ashchenaz, Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and and Riphath, and Togarmah.

Ishbak, and Shuah. And the sons of Jok. 7 And the sons of Javan; Elishah,and shan ; Sheba, and Dedan. Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.

33 And the sons of Midian ; Ephah, and 8 The sons of Ham ; Cush, and Miz- Epher, and Henoch, and Abida, and Elraim, Put, and Canaan.

daah. All these are the sons of Keturah. 9 And the sons of Cush; Seba, and! 34 And Abraham begat Isaac. The Havilah, and Sabta, and Raamah, and Sab- sons of Isaac; Esau, and Israel. techa. And the sons of Raamah; Sheba, 35 T The sons of Esau; Eliphaz, Reuel, and Dedan.

and Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korah. 10 And Cush begat Nimrod. He began 36 The sons of Eliphaz; Teman, and to be mighty upon the earth.

Omar, Zephi, and Gatam, Kenaz, and 11 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and An- Timna, and Amalek. amim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim, 37 The sons of Reuel ; Nahath, Zerah,

12 And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, (of Shammah, and Mizzah. whom came the Philistines,) and Caph 38 And the sons of Seir; Lotan, and torim.

Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah, and Dishon, 13 And Canaan begat Zidon his first- and Ezer, and Dishan. born, and Heth,

39 And the sons of Loton; Hori, and 14 The Jebusite also, and the Amorite, Homam: and Timna was Lotan's sister. and the Girgashite,

40 The sons of Shobal: Alian, and 15 And the Hivite, and the Archite, Manahath, and Ebal, Shephi, and Onam. and the Sinite,

And the sons of Zibeon; Aiah, and Anah. 16 And the Arvadite, and the Zema 41 The sons of Anah; Dishon. And rite, and the Hamathite.

the sons of Dishon; Amram, and Eshban, 17 1 The sons of Shem; Elam, and As- and Ithran, and Cheran. shur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram, 42 The sons of Ezer; Bilhan, and Za. and Uz, and Hul, and Getherand Meshech. van, and Jakan. The sons of Dishan; Uz,

18 And Arphaxad begat Shelah, and and Aran. Shelah begat Eber.

43 9 Now these are the kings that reign19 And unto Eber were born two sons : ed in the land of Edom before any king the name of the one was Peleg; because reigned over the children of Israel ; Bela in his days the earth was divided : and the son of Beor: and the name of his city his brother's name was Joktan.

was Dinhabah. 20 And Joktan begat Almodad, and She 44 And when Bela was dead, Jobab the leph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah, son of Zera of Bozrab reigned in his stead. 21 Hadoram also, and Uzal, and Diklah, 45 And when Jobab was dead, Husham 22 And Ebal, and Abimael, and Sheba, of the land of the Temanites reigned in his 23 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab. stead. All these were the sons of Jokian.

46 And when Husham was dead, Ha. 24 | Shem, Arphaxad, Shelah, dad the son of Bedad, which smote Midi25 Eber, Peleg, Reu,

an in the field of Moab, reigned in his 26 Serug, Nahor, Terah,

stead: and the name of his city was 27 Abram ; the same is Abraham. Avith. 28 The sons of Abraham; Isaac, and 47 And when Hadad was dead, Samlab Ishmael.

of Mazrekah reigned in his stead. 29 | These are their generations. Thel 48 And when Samlab was dead, Shaul


The sons of Israet.

CHAP. II. The posterity of Jerahmeel. of Rehoboth by the river reigned in his rioth: her sons are these ; Jesher, and stead.

Sbobab, and Ardon. 49 And when Shaul was dead, Baal 19 And when Azubah was dead, Caleb hanan the son of Achbor reigned in his took unto bim Ephrath, which bare bim stead.

Hur. 50 And when Baal-hanan was dead, 20 And Hur begat Uri, and Uri begat Hadad reigned in his stead: and the name Bezaleel. of his city was Pai; and his wife's name 21 | And afterward Hezron went in to was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Machir the fatherof Gilead, the daughter of Mezahab.

whom he married when he was threescore 51 | Hadad died also. And the dukes years old ; and she bare him Segub. of Edom were ; duke Timna, duke Aliah, 22 And Segub begat Jair, who had three duke Jetheth,

and twenty cities in the land of Gilead. 62 Duke Aholibamah, duke Elab, duke 23 And he took Geshur, and Aram, with Pinon,

the towns of Jair, from them, with Kenath 53 Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, duke and the towns thereof, even threescore ciMibzar,

ties. All these belonged to the sons of Ma54 Duke Magdiel, duke Iram. These chir the father of Gilead. are the dukes of Edom.

24 And after that Hezron was dead in CHAP. II.

Caleb-ephratah, then Abiah,Hezron's wife THESE are the sons of Israel; Reuben, bare him Ashur the father of Tekoa.

Simeon, Levi, and Judah, Issachar, 25 | And the sons of Jerahmeel the and Zebulun,

first-born of Hezron were, Ram the first2 Dan, Joseph, and Benjamin, Naphtali, born, and Bunah, and Oren, and Ozem, Gad, and Asher.

and Ahijah. 3 | The sons of Judah ; Er, and Onan, 26 Jerahmeel had also another wife, and Shelah: which three were born unto whose name was Atarah; she was the mohim of the daughter of Shua the Canaan-ther of Onam. itess. And Er, the first-born of Judah, 27 And the sons of Ram, the first-born was evil in the sight of the LORD ; and he of Jerahmeel, were, Maaz, and Jamin, and slew bim.

Eker. 4 And Tamar his daughter-in-law bare 28 And the sons of Onam were, Sham. him Pharez and Zerah. All the sons of mai, and Jada. And the sons of Saammai; Judah were five.

Nadab, and Abishur. 5 The sons of Pharez; Hezron, and 29 And the name of the wife of Abishur Hamul.

was Abihail; and she bare him Abban, and 6 And the sons of Zerah; Zimri, and Molid. Ethan, and Heman, and Calcol, and Dara: 30 And the sons of Nadab; Seled, and five of them in all.

Appaim : but Seled died without children. 7 And the sons of Carmi: Achar, the 31 And the sons of Appaim; Ishi. And troubler of Israel, who transgressed in the the sons of Ishi; Sheshan. And the chilthing accursed.

dren of Sheshan; Ahlai. 8 And the sons of Ethan ; Azariah. 32 And the sons of Jada the brother of

9 The sons also of Hezron, that were Shammai; Jether, and Jonathan; and Jeborn unto him ; Jerahmeel, and Ram, and ther died without children. Chelubai.

33 And the sons of Jonathan; Peleth, 10 And Ram begat Amminadab; and and Zaza. These were the sous of JerahAmminadab begat Nahshon, prince of the meel. children of Judah ;

34 | Now Sheshan bad no sons, but 11 And Nahshon begat Salma, and Sal- daughters. And Sheshan had a servant, ma begat Boaz,

an Egyptian, whose name was Jarha. 12 And Boaz begat Obed, and Obed 35 And Sheshangave his daughter to Jarha begat Jesse.

his servant to wife; and she bare him Attai. 13 4 And Jesse begat his first-born Eli 36 And Attai begat Nathan, and Nathan ab, and Abinadab the second, and Shimma begat Zabad, the third,

37 And Zabad begat Ephlal, and Ephlal 14 Nethaneel the fourth, Raddaithe fifth, begat Obed, 15 Ozem the sixth, David the seventh : 38 And Obed begat Jehu, and Jebu be16 Whose sisters were Zeruiah, and gat Azariah, Abigail. And the sons of Zeruiah; Abi. 39 And Azariah begat Helez, and Heshai, and Joab, and Asabel, three. lez begat Eleasah,

17 And Abigail bare Amasa : and the 40 And Eleasah begat Sisamai, and father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite. Sisamai begat Shallum,

18 And Caleb the son of Hezron be 41 And Shallum begat Jekamiah, and gat children of Azubah his wife, and of Je- Jekamiah begat Elishama.

The sons of David.

I. CHRONICLES. The posterity of Judah. 42 T Now the sons of Caleb the brother 7 And Nogah, and Nepheg, and Japhia, of Jerahmeel were, Mesha his first-born, 8 And Elishama, and Eliada, and Eliwhich was the father of Ziph ; and the sons phelet, nine. of Mareshah the father of Hebron.

9 These were all the sons of David, be43 And the sons of Hebron ; Korah, and sides the sons of the concubines, and TaTappuah, and Rekem, and Shema. mar their sister.

44 And Shema begat Raham, the father 10 And Solomon's son wos Rehoboam, of Jorkoam: and Reken hegat Shammai. Abia his son, Asa his son, Jehoshaphat bis

45 And the son of Shammai was Maon: son, and Maon was the father of Beth-zur. 11 Joram his son, Ahaziah his son, Jo

46 And Ephah, Calel's concubine, bare ash bis son, Haran, and Moza, and Gazez: and Haran 12 Amaziah his son, Azariah his son, begat Gazez.

Jotham his son, 47 And the sons of Jahdai; Regem, and 13 Ahaz bis son, Hezekiah his son, Jotham, and Geshan, and Pelet, and Ephah, Manasseh his son, and Shaaph.

14 Amon his son, Josiah his son. 48 Maachah, Caleb's concubine, bare 15 And the sons of Josiah were, the first. Sheber, and Tirhanah.

born Johanan, the second Jehoiakim, the 49 She bare also Shaaph the father of third Zedekiah, the fourth Shallum. Madmannah, Sheva the father of Machbe 16 And the sons of Jehoiakim: Jeconiab nah, and the father of Gibea: and the his son, Zedekiah his son. daughter of Caleb was Achsah.

17 | And the sons of Jeconiah ; Assir, 50 TT These were the sons of Caleb the Salathiel his son. son of Hur, the first-born of Ephratah; 18 Malchiram also, and Pedaiah, and Shobal the father of Kirjath-jearim, Shenazar, Jecamiah, Hoshama, and Ne.

51 Salma the father of Beth-lehem, Ha- dabiah. reph the father of Beth-gader,

19 And the sons of Pedaiab were, Ze52 And Shobal the father of Kirjath-rubbabel, and Shimei: and the sons of Zejearim had sons; Haroeh, and half of the rubbabel ; Meshullam, and Hananiah, and Manahethites.

Shelomith their sister: 53 And the families of Kirjath-jearim; 20 And [lashubah, and Ohel, and Berethe Ithrites, and the Puhites, and the Shu-chiah, and Hasadiah, Jushab-hesed, five. mathites, and the Mishraites : of them 21 And the sons of Hananiah ; Pelatiali, came the Zareathites, and the Eshtaulites. and Jesaiah: the sons of Rephaiah, the

54 The sons of Salma ; Beth-lehem, and sons of Arnan, the sons of Obadiah, the the Netophathites, Ataroth, the house of sons of Shechaniah. Joab, and half of the Manabethites, the 22 And the sons of Shęchaniah; SheZorites.

maiah: and the sons of Shemaiah; Hattush, 55 And the families of the scribes which and Igeal, and Bariah, and Neariah, and dwelt at Jabez; the Tirathites, the Shi- Shaphat, six. meathites, and Suchathites. These are 23 And the sons of Neariah ; Elioenai, the Kenites that came of Hemath, the fa- and Hezekiah, and Azrikam, three. ther of the house of Rechab.

24 And the sons of Elioenai zere, Ho. CHAP. III.

daiah, and Eliashib, and Pelajah, and TOW these were the sons of David, Akkub, and Johanan, and Delaiah, and

which were born unto him in Hebron; Anani, seven. the first-born Amnon, of Ahinoam the Jez


THE sons of Judalı; Pharez. Hezron, Carmelitess:

2 The third, Absalom the son of Maa 2 And Reaiah the son of Shobal begat chah the daughter of Talmai king of Ge- Jahath; and Jahath begat Ahumai, and shur: the fourth, Adonijah the son of Hag- Lahad.' These are the families of the 20gith:

rathites. 3 The fifth, Shephatiah of Abital: the 3 And these were of the father of Etam : sixth, Ithream by Eglah his wife. Jezreel, and Ishma, and Idbash: and the

4 These six were born unto him in He- name of their sister was Hazelelponi: bron ; and there be reigned seven years 4 And Penuel the father of Gedor, and and six months: and in Jerusalem he reign- Ezer the father of Hushah. These are the ed thirty and three years.

sons of Hur, the first-born of Ephratah, the 5 And these were born unto him in Je- father of Beth-lehem. rusalem; Shimea, and Shobab, and Nathan, 5 And Ashur the father of Tekoa bad and Solomon, four, of Bath-shua the daugh-two wives. Helah and Naarah. ter of Ammiel :

6 And Naarah bare him Ahuzam, and 6 Ibhar also, and Elishama, and Eli- Hepher, and Temeni, and Haalas.ari. plulei,

These were the sons Naarah.

N reelitess; the second, Daniel of Abigail the Thabo Marmi, and Hur, and Shobal.

The posterity of Shelah.


The line of Reuben. 7 And the sons of Helah were Zereth,. 27 And Shimei had sixteen sons and six and Jezoar, and Ethnan.

daughters : but his brethren had not many 8 And Coz begat Anub, and Zobebah, children, neither did all their family muland the families of Aharhel the son of Ha-tiply like to the children of Judah. rum.

28 And they dwelt at Beer-sheba, and 9 | And Jabez was more honourable Moladah, and Hazar-shual, than his brethren: and his mother called 29 And at Billah, and at Ezem, and at his name Jabez, saying, Because I bare Tolad, him with sorrow.

30 And at Bethuel, and at Hormah, and 10 And Jabez called on the God of Is- at Ziklag, rael, saying, Oh that thou wouldest bless 31 And at Beth-marcaboth, and Hazarme indeed, and enlarge my coast, and that susim, and at Beth-birei, and at Shaaraim. thine hand might be with me, and that These were their cities unto the reign of thou wouldest keep me from evil, that it David. may not grieve me! And God granted him 32 And their villages were, Etam, and that which he requested.

Ain, Rimmon, and Tochen, and Ashan, 11 | And Chelub the brother of Shuah five cities : begat Mebir, which was the fatherof Eshton. 33 And all their villages that were round

12 And Eshton begat Beth-rapha, and about the same cities unto Baal. These Paseah, and Tehinnah the father of Ir- were their habitations, and their genealogy Dahash. These are the men of Rechah. 34 And Meshobab, and Jamlech, and

13 And the sons of Kenaz; Othniel, and Joshah the son of Amaziah, Seraiah: and the sons of Othniel ; Hathath. 35 And Joel, and Jehu the son of Josi.

14 And Meonothai begat Ophrah: and biah, the son of Seraiah, the son of Asiel, Seraiah begat Joab, the father of the valley 36 And Elioenai, and Jaakobah, and of Charashim ; for they were craftsmen. Jeshohaiah, and Asaiah, and Adiel, and

15 And the sons of Caleb the son of Je- Jesimiel, and Benaiah, phunneh; Iru, Elah, and Naam: and the 37 And Ziza the son of Shiphi, the son sons of Elah, even Kenaz.

of Allon, the son of Jedaiah, the son of 16 And the sons of Jehaleleel; Ziph, Shimri, the son of Shemaiah. and Ziphah, Tiria, and Asareel.

38 These mentioned by their names were 17 And the sons of Ezra were Jether, princes in their families : and the house of and Mered, and Epher, and Jalon: and she their fathers increased greatly: bare Miriam, and Shámmai, and Ishbah 39 | And they went to the entrance of the father of Eshtemoa.

Gedor, even unto the east side of the valley, 18 And his wife Jehudijah bare Jered to seek pasture for their flocks. the father of Gedor, and Heber the father 40 And they found fat pasture and good, of Socho, and Jekuthiel the father of Za- and the land was wide, and quiet, and noah. And these are the sons of Bithiab the peaceable; for they of Ham bad dwelt daughter of Pharaoh, which Mered took. there of old.

19 And the sons of his wife Hodiah the 41 And these written by name came in sister of Naham, the father of Keilah the the days of Hezekiah king of Judah, and Garmite, and Eshtemoa the Maachathite. smote their tents, and the habitations that

20 And the sons of Shimon were, Am- were found there, and destroyed them utnon, and Rinnah, Ben-hanan, and Tilon. terly unto this day, and dwelt in their And the sons of Ishi were, Zoheth, and rooms: because there was pasture there for Ben-zoheth.

their flocks. 21 | The sons of Shelah the son of Ju 42 And some of them, even of the sons of dah were, Er, the father of Lecah, and Laa- Simcon, five hundred men, went to mount dab the father of Mareshah, and the fami- Seir, having for their captains Pelatiah, lies of the house of them that wrought fine and Neariah, and Rephaiah, and Uzziel, linen, of the house of Ashbeå,

the sons of Ishi. 22 And Jokim, and the men of Chozeba, 43 And they smote the rest of the Amaand Joash, and Saraph, who had the do- lekites that were escaped, and dwelt there minion in Moab, and Jasáubi-lehem. And unto this day. these are ancient things.

CHAP. V. *23 These were the potters, and those that N of Israel, for he was the

first-born dwelt among plants and hedges : there they dwelt with the king for his work. but, forasmuch as he defiled his father's bed,

24 T The sons of Simeon were, Nemuel, his birthright was given unto the sons of Joand Jamin, Jarib, Zerah, and Shaul : seph the son of Israel: and the genealogy

25 Shallum his son, Mibsam his son, is not to be reckoned after the birthright. Mishma his son.

2 For Judah prevailed above his breth26 And the sons of Mishma ; Hamuel his ren, and of bim came the chief ruler; but son, Zacchur bis son, Shimei his son. the birthrigot wwe Juse pii's:).


The chiefs of Gad.

The sons of Levi. 3 The sons, I say, of Reuben the first-asses two thousand, and of men a hundred porn of Israel were, Hanoch, and Pallu, thousand. Hezron, and Carmi.

22 For there fell down many slain, be4 The sons of Joel ; Shemaiah his son, cause the war was of God. And they Gog bis son, Shimei his son,

dwelt in their steads until the captivity. 5 Micah his son, Reaia his son, Baal his 23 | And the children of the half-tribe

of Manasseb dwelt in the land: they in. 6 Beerah his son, whom Tilgath-pilne- creased from Bashan unto Baal-hermon ser king of Assyria carried away captive : and Senir, and unto mount Hermon. he was prince of the Reubenites.

24 And these were the heads of the house 7 And his brethren by their families, of their fathers, even Epher, and Ishi, and (when the genealogy of their generations Eliel, and Azriel, and Jeremiah, and How was reckoned, were the chief, Jeiel, and daviah, and Jahdiel, mighty men of valour, Zechariab,

famous men, and heads of the house of their 8 And Bela the son of Azaz, the son of fathers. Shema, the son of Joel, who dwelt in Aroer, 25 | And they transgressed against the even unto Nebo, and Baal-meon: God of their fathers, and went a whoring

9 And eastward he inhabited unto the after the gods of the people of the land, entering in of the wilderness from the river whom God destroyed before them. Euphrates : because their cattle were mul 26 And the God of Israel stirred up the tiplied in the land of Gilead.

spirit of Pul king of Assyria, and the spirit 10 And in the days of Saul they made of Tilgath-pilneser king of Assyria, and war with the Hagarites, who fell by their he carried them away, even the Reubenhand: and they dwelt in their tentsites, and the Gadites, and the half-tribe of throughout all the east land of Gilead. Manasseh, and brought them unto Halah,

11 T And the children of Gad dwelt and Habor, and Hara, and to the river Go. over against them, in the land of Bashan zan, unto this day.

CHAP. VI. 12 Joel the chief, and Shapham the next, Than Merari

THE sons of Levi; Gershon, Kohath, and Jaanai, and Shaphat in Bashan.

13 And their brethren of the house of 2 And the sons of Kohath; Amram, their fathers were, Michael, and Meshullam, Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel. and Sheba, and Jorai, and Jachan, and 3 And the children of Amram; Aaron, Zia, and Heber, seven.

and Moses, and Miriam. The sons also of 14 These are the children of Abihail the Aaron; Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and son of Huri, the son of Jaroah, the son of Ithamar. Gilead, the son of Michael, the son of Je 4 | Eleazar begat Phinehas, Phinehas shishai, the son of Jahdo, the son of Buz; begat Abishua,

15 Ahi the son of Abdiel, the son of 5 And Abishua begat Bukki, and Bukki Guni, chief of the house of their fathers. begat Uzzi,

16 And they dwelt in Gilead in Bashan, 6 And Uzzi begat Zerahiah, and Zeraand in her towns, and in all the suburbs of hiah begat Merajoth, Sharon, upon their borders.

7 Meraioth begat Amariah, and Ama17 All these were reckoned by genealo- riah begat Abitub, the days of Jotham king of Judah, 8 And Ahitub begat Zadok, and Zadok and in the days of Jeroboam king of begat Ahimaaz, Israel.

9 And Ahimaaz begat Azariah, and 18 9 The sons of Reuben, and the Gad- Azariah begat Johanan, ites, and half the tribe of Manassch, of 10 And Johanan begat Azariah, (he it valiant men, men able to bear buckler and is that executed the priest's office in the sword, and to shoot with bow, and skilful temple that Solomon built in Jerusalem :) in war, were four and forty thousand seven 11 And Azariah begat Amariah, aud hundred and threescore, that went out to Amariah begat Ahitub, the war,

12 And Abitub begat Zadok, and Za19 And they made war with the Haga- dok begat Shallum, rites, with Jetur, and Ner hish, and Nodab. 13 And Shallum begat Hilkiah, and

20 And they were helped against them, Hilkiah begat Azariah, and the Hagarites were delivered into 14 And Azariah begat Seraiah, and Setheir band, and all that were with them : raiah begat Jehozadak, for they cried to God in the battle, and he 15 And Jehozadak went into captivity, was entreated of them; because they put when the Lord carried away Judab and their trust in him.

Jerusalem by the hand of Nebucbadnez21 And they took away their cattle ; of zar. their cainels fity thousand, and of sheep! 16 T The sons of Levi; Gershom, Kotiro hundred and Ety thousand, and of bath, and Merari.

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