1 Chronicles Chapter 2
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1 The sonnes of Israel. 3 The posteritie of Iudah by Tamar. 13 The children of Iesse. 18 The posteritie of Caleb the sonne of Hesron. 21 Hesrons posteritie by the daughter of Machir. 25 Ierahmeels posteritie. 34 Sheshans posteritie. 42 another branch of Calebs posteritie. 50 The posteritie of Caleb the sonne of Hur.
These are the sonnes of Israel: Reuben, Simeon, Leui, and Iudah, Issachar, and Zebulun,1
Dan, Ioseph, and Beniamin, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher.
¶ The sonnes of Iudah: Er, and Onan, and Shelah. Which three were borne vnto him, of the daughter of Shua the Canaanites. And Er the first-borne of Iudah, was euill in the sight of the Lord, and he slue him.3
And Tamar his daughter-in law bare him Pharez, and Zerah. All the sonnes of Iudah were fiue.4
The sonnes of Pharez: Hezron, and Hamul.5
And the sonnes of Zerah: Zimri, and Ethan, and Heman, and Calcol, and Dara. Fiue of them in all.6
The genealogie of Iudah.
And the sonnes of Carmi: Achar, the troubler of Israel, who transgressed in the thing accursed.7
And the sonnes of Ethan: Azariah.
The sonnes also of Hezron, that were borne vnto him: Ierahmeel, and Ram, and Chelubai.9
And Ram begate Aminadab, and Aminadab begat Nahshon, prince of the children of Iudah.10
And Nahshon begate Salma, and Salma begate Boaz.
And Boaz begate Obed, and Obed begate Iesse.
¶ And Iesse begate his first-borne Eliab, and Abinadab the second, and Shimma the third,13
Nathanael the fourth, Raddai the fifth,
Ozem the sixth, Dauid the seuenth:
Whose sisters were Zeruiah, and Abigail. And the sonnes of Zeruiah: Abishai, and Ioab, and Asahel, three.
And Abigail bare Amasa. And the father of Amasa, was Iether the Ishmeelite.
¶ And Caleb the sonne of Hezron, begate children of Azubah his wife, and of Ierioth: her sonnes are these: Iesher, Shobab, and Ardon.
And when Azubah was dead, Caleb tooke vnto him Ephrath, which bare him Hur.
And Hur begate Uri, and Uri begate Bezaleel.20
¶ And afterward Hezron went in to the daughter of Machir, the father of Gilead, whom hee married when he was threescore yeeres old, and she bare him Segub.21
And Segub begate Iair, who had three and twenty cities in the land of Gilead.
And he tooke Geshur, and Aram, with the townes of Iair, from them, with Kenath, and the townes thereof, euen threescore cities. All these belonged to the sonnes of Machir, the father of Gilead.23
And after that Hezron was dead in Caleb Ephratah, then Abiah Hezrons wife, bare him Ashur, the father of Tekoa.
¶ And the sonnes of Ierahmeel the first-borne of Hezron, were Ram the first-borne, and Bunah, and Oren, and Ozen, and Ahiiah.
The genealogie of Iudah.
Ierahmeel had also an other wife, whose name was Atarah, she was the mother of Onam.
And the sonnes of Ram the first-borne of Ierahmeel, were Maaz, and Iamin, and Ekar.
And the sonnes of Onam were, Shammai, and Iada. And the sonnes of Shammai: Nadab, and Abishur.
And the name of the wife of Abishur was Abihail, and shee bare him Ahban, and Molid.
And the sonnes of Nadab: Seled, and Appaim. But Seled died without children.
And the sonnes of Appaim, Ishi: and the sonnes of Ishi, Sheshan: and the children of Sheshan, Ahlai.
And the sonnes of Iada the brother of Shammai, Iether, and Ionathan: and Iether died without children.
And the sonnes of Ionathan, Peleth, and Zaza. These were the sonnes of Ierahmeel.
¶ Now Sheshan had no sonnes, but daughters: and Sheshan had a seruant, an Egyptian, whose name was Iarha.
And Sheshan gaue his daughter to Iarha his seruant to wife, and she bare him Attai.
And Attai begate Nathan, and Nathan begate Zabad,36
And Zabad begate Ephlal, and Ephlal begate Obed,
And Obed begate Iehu, and Iehu begate Azariah,
And Azariah begate Helez, and Helez begate Eleasah,
And Eleasah begate Sisamai, and Sisamai begate Shallum,
And Shallum begate Iekamiah, and Iekamiah begate Elishama.
¶ Now the sonnes of Caleb the brother of Ierahmeel were, Mesha his first-borne, which was the father of Ziph: and the sonnes of Maresha the father of Hebron.
And the sonnes of Hebron: Korah, and Tappuah, and Rekem, and Shema.
And Shema begat Raham, the father of Iorkoam: and Rekem begate Shammai.
And the sonne of Shammai was Maon: and Maon was the father of Beth-zur.
The genealogie of Dauid.
And Ephah Calebs concubine bare Haran, and Moza, and Gazez: and Haran begate Gazez.
And the sonnes of Iahdai: Regem, and Iotham, and Geshan, and Pelet, and Ephah, and Shaaph.
Maacha Calebs concubine, bare Sheber, and Tirhanah.
Shee bare also Shaaph the father of Madmannah, Sheua the father of Machbenah, & the father of Gibea: And the daughter of Caleb was Achsah.49
¶ These were the sonnes of Caleb, the sonne of Hur, the first borne of Ephratah: Shobal the father of Kiriath-iearim,
Salma the father of Bethlehem: Hareph the father of Beth-gader.
And Shobal the father of Kiriath-iearim, had sonnes, Haroe, and halfe of the Manahethites.52
And the families of Kiriath-iearim, the Ithrites, and the Puhites, and the Shumathites, and the Mishraites: of them came the Zareathites, and the Eshtaulites.
The sonnes of Salmah: Bethlehem, and the Netophathites, Ataroth, the house of Ioab, and halfe of the Manahethites, the Zorites.54
And the families of the Scribes, which dwelt at Iabez: the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, and Suchathites. These are the Kenites that came of Hemath, the father of the house of Rechab.55
1 Chronicles Chapter 2 Sidenote References (from Original 1611 KJV Bible):
1 Or, Iacob. , Gen.29.32. & 30.5. & 35.18, 22. & 46.8. &c.
3 Gen.38.3. & 46.12. , Gen.38.2.
4 Gen.38.29,30. Mat. 1.3.
6 Or, Zabdi, Iosh. 7.1. , 1.Kin. 4.31. , Or, Darda.
7 Or, Achan. , Iosh. 6.19.and 7.1, 25.
9 Or, Aram. Mat. 1.3. , Or, Caleb. ver. 18.
10 Ruth.4. 19.
13 1.Sam.16. 6. , Or, Shamma, 1. Sam. 16.9.
20 Exod. 31.2.
21 Heb. tooke.
23 Num.32.41. deut.3.14. iosh.13.30.
36 Chap.11. 41.
49 Iosh.15. 17.
52 Or, Reaiah, chap.4. 2. , Or, halfe of the Menuchites, Or Hatsi-hammenuchoth.
54 Or, Atarites, or, crownes of the house of Ioab.
55 Iud. 1. 16 , Ier. 35. 2.
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