1 Chronicles

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1 Chronicles Chapter 1
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1 Adams line to Noah. 5 The sonnes of Iapheth. 8 The sonnes of Ham. 17 The sonnes of Shem. 24 Shems line to Abraham. 29 Ishmaels sonnes. 32 The sonnes of Keturah. 34 The posteritie of Abraham by Esau. 43 The Kings of Edom. 51 The Dukes of Edom.

1 Adam, Sheth, Enosh,1

2 Kenan, Mahalaleel, Iered,

3 Henoch, Methushelah, Lamech,

4 Noah, Shem, Ham, & Iapheth.

5 The sonnes of Iapheth: Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Iauan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras.5

6 And the sonnes of Gomer: Ashchenaz, and Riphath, and Togarmah.6

7 And the sonnes of Iauan: Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.7

8 The sonnes of Ham: Cush, and Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.

9 And the sonnes of Cush: Siba, and Hauilah, and Sabta, and Raamah, and Sabtecha: and the sonnes of Raamah: Sheba, and Dedan.

10 And Cush begate Nimrod: hee began to be mightie vpon the earth.10

11 And Mizraim begate Ludim, and Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim,

12 And Pathrusim, and Casluhim (of whome came the Philistines) and Caphthorim.12

13 And Canaan begate Zidon his first borne, and Heth.

14 The Iebusite also, and the Amorite, and the Girgashite,

15 And the Hiuite, and the Arkite, and the Sinite,

16 And the Aruadite, and the Zemarite, and the Hamathite.

17 The sonnes of Shem: Elam, and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram, and Uz, & Hul, and Gether, and Meshech.17

18 And Arphaxad begate Shelah, and Shelah begate Eber.

19 And vnto Eber were borne two sonnes: the name of the one was Peleg, (because in his dayes the earth was diuided) and his brothers name was Ioktan.19

20 And Ioktan begate Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazermaueth, and Ierah,20

21 Hadoram also, and Uzal, and Diklah,

22 And Ebal, and Abimael, and Sheba,

23 And Ophir, and Hauilah, and Iobab: all these were the sonnes of Ioktan.

24 Shem, Arphaxad, Shelah,24

25 Eber, Peleg, Rehu,25

26 Serug, Nahor, Terah,

Abrahams generations.

27 Abram, the same is Abraham.27

28 The sonnes of Abraham: Isaac, and Ishmael.28

29 These are their generations: The first-borne of Ishmael, Nebaioth, then Kedar, and Adbeel, and Mibsam,29

30 Mishma, and Dumah, Massa, Hadad, and Tema,30

31 Ietur, Naphish, and Kedemah. These are the sonnes of Ishmael.

32 Now the sonnes of Keturah, Abrahams Concubine: she bare Zimran, and Iokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah. And the sonnes of Iokshan, Sheba, and Dedan.

33 And the sonnes of Midian: Ephah, and Ephar, and Henoch, and Abida, and Eldaah. All these are the sonnes of Keturah.

34 And Abraham begate Isaac. The sonnes of Isaac: Esau, and Israel.

35 The sonnes of Esau: Eliphaz, Reuel, and Ieush, and Iaalam, and Korah.35

36 The sonnes of Eliphaz: Teman, and Omar, Zephi, and Gatam, Kenaz, and Timna, and Amalek.36

37 The sonnes of Reuel: Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah.

38 And the sonnes of Seir: Lotan, and Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah, and Dishon, and Ezer, and Dishan.

39 And the sonnes of Lotan: Hori, and Homam: and Timna was Lotans sister.39

40 The sonnes of Shobal: Atian, and Manahath, and Ebal, Shephi, and Onam. And the sonnes of Zibeon: Aiah, and Anah.40

41 The sonnes of Anah: Dishon. And the sonnes of Dishon: Amram, and Eshban, and Ithran, and Cheran.41

42 The sonnes of Ezer: Bilham, and Zauan, and Iakan. The sonnes of Dishon: Uz, and Aran.42

43 Now these are the kings that reigned in the land of Edom, before any king reigned ouer the children of Israel. Bela the sonne of Beor; and the name of his citie, was Dinhabah.43

44 And when Bela was dead, Iobab the sonne of Zerah of Bosrah, reigned in his stead.

45 And when Iobab was dead, Husham of the land of the Temanits, reigned in his stead.

Abrahams generations.

46 And when Husham was dead, Hadad, the sonne of Bedad (which smote Midian in the field of Moab) reigned in his stead: and the name of his citie was Auith.

47 And when Hadad was dead, Samlah of Masrekah, reigned in his stead.

48 And when Samlah was dead, Shaul of Rehoboth by the riuer, reigned in his stead.48

49 And when Shaul was dead, Baal-hanan the sonne of Achbor, reigned in his stead.

50 And when Baal-hanan was dead, Hadad reigned in his stead: and the name of his citie was Pai: and his wiues name was Mehetabel the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.50

51 Hadad dyed also. And the Dukes of Edom were: Duke Timnah, Duke Aliah, Duke Ietheth,51

52 Duke Aholibamah, Duke Elah, Duke Pinon,

53 Duke Kenaz, Duke Teman, Duke Mibzar,

54 Duke Magdiel, Duke Iram. These are the Dukes of Edom.


1 Chronicles Chapter 1 Sidenote References (from Original 1611 KJV Bible):

1 Gen. 5.3,9.
5 Gen.10.2
6 Or, Diphath, as it is in some copies.
7 Or, Rodanim, accorning to some copies.
10 Gen. 10.8
12 Deut. 2.23.
17 Gen.10.23. & 11.10. , Or, Mash. gen. 10.23
19 That is division.
20 Gen.10.26.
24 Luke 3.24
25 Gen.11.15.
27 Gen.17.5
28 Gen.21.2,3. , Gen.16.11.
29 Gen.25.13, to 17.
30 Or, Hadar, Gen. 25.14.
35 Gen.36.9,10.
36 Or, Zepho, Gen. 36.12
39 Or, Heman, Gen. 36.22.
40 Or, Aluan, Gen 36.23. , Or, Sepho, Gen. 36.23
41 Chap.2.31. , Or Hemdan, Gen.36.26.
42 Or, Akan, Gen. 36.27
43 Gen.36.31.
48 Gen.36.37.
50 Or, Hadar, Gen. 36.39 , Or, Pau, Gen. 36.39
51 Gen.36.40.

* Courtesy of Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania