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From Adam to Abraham

111 aAdam, Seth, Enosh;

Gen. 4:25; 5:3, 6

Many names in these genealogies are spelled differently in other biblical books

2bKenan, Mahalalel, Jared;

For 2-4, see Gen. 5:9-32

3Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech;

4Noah, cShem, Ham, and Japheth.

Gen. 6:10; 9:18

5dThe sons of Japheth: Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.

For 5-7, see Gen. 10:2-4

6The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Riphath,2 and Togarmah.

Septuagint; Hebrew Diphath

7The sons of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim.

8eThe sons of Ham: Cush, Egypt, Put, and Canaan.

For 8-10, see Gen. 10:6-8

9The sons of Cush: Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raama, and Sabteca. The sons of Raamah: Sheba and Dedan.

10Cush fathered Nimrod. He was the first on earth to be a mighty man.3

Or He began to be a mighty man on the earth

11fEgypt fathered Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim,

For 11-16, see Gen. 10:10-18

12Pathrusim, Casluhim (from whom the Philistines came), and Caphtorim.

13Canaan fathered Sidon his firstborn and Heth,

14and the Jebusites, the Amorites, the Girgashites,

15the Hivites, the Arkites, the Sinites,

16the Arvadites, the Zemarites, and the Hamathites.

17gThe sons of Shem: Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram. And the sons of Aram:4 Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech.

For 17-23, see Gen. 10:22-29

Septuagint; Hebrew lacks And the sons of Aram

18Arpachshad fathered Shelah, and Shelah fathered Eber.

19To Eber were born two sons: the name of the one was Peleg5 (for in his days the earth was divided), and his brother's name was Joktan.

Peleg means division

20Joktan fathered Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,

21Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,

22Obal,6 Abimael, Sheba,

Septuagint, Syriac (compare Genesis 10:28); Hebrew Ebal

23Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab; all these were the sons of Joktan.

24hShem, Arpachshad, Shelah;

For 24, 27, see Gen. 11:10-26; Luke 3:34-36

25Eber, Peleg, Reu;

26Serug, Nahor, Terah;

27Abram, that is, Abraham.

From Abraham to Jacob

28The sons of Abraham: iIsaac and jIshmael.

Gen. 16:11, 15

Gen. 21:2

29kThese are their genealogies: the firstborn of Ishmael, Nebaioth, and Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,

For 29-31, see Gen. 25:13-16

30Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema,

31Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah. These are the sons of Ishmael.

32lThe sons of Keturah, Abraham's concubine: she bore Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah. The sons of Jokshan: Sheba and Dedan.

For 32, see Gen. 25:1-4

33The sons of Midian: Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah. All these were the descendants of Keturah.

34Abraham fathered iIsaac. The sons of Isaac: mEsau and nIsrael.

Gen. 32:28

Gen. 25:25

[See 28 above]

35oThe sons of Esau: Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam, and Korah.

For 35-37, see Gen. 36:4, 9-13

36The sons of Eliphaz: Teman, Omar, Zepho, Gatam, Kenaz, and of Timna,7 Amalek.

Septuagint (compare Genesis 36:12); Hebrew lacks and of

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

38pThe sons of Seir: Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan.

For 38-42, see Gen. 36:20-28

39The sons of Lotan: Hori and Hemam;8 and Lotan's sister was Timna.

Septuagint (compare Genesis 36:22); Hebrew Homam

40The sons of Shobal: Alvan,9 Manahath, Ebal, Shepho,10 and Onam. The sons of Zibeon: Aiah and Anah.

10)Septuagint (compare Genesis 36:23); Hebrew Shephi

Septuagint (compare Genesis 36:23); Hebrew Alian

41The son11 of Anah: Dishon. The sons of Dishon: Hemdan,12 Eshban, Ithran, and Cheran.

12)Septuagint (compare Genesis 36:26); Hebrew Hamran

11)Hebrew sons

42The sons of Ezer: Bilhan, Zaavan, and Akan.13 The sons of Dishan: Uz and Aran.

13)Septuagint (compare Genesis 36:27); Hebrew Jaakan

43qThese are the kings who reigned in the land of Edom before any king reigned over the people of Israel: Bela the son of Beor, the name of his city being Dinhabah.

For 43-54, see Gen. 36:31-43

44Bela died, and Jobab the son of Zerah of rBozrah reigned in his place.

Isa. 34:6; 63:1

45Jobab died, and Husham of the land of the sTemanites reigned in his place.

Gen. 36:11; Job 2:11; Jer. 49:7, 20; Ezek. 25:13

46Husham died, and Hadad the son of Bedad, who defeated Midian in the country of Moab, reigned in his place, the name of his city being Avith.

47Hadad died, and Samlah of Masrekah reigned in his place.

48Samlah died, and Shaul of Rehoboth on the Euphrates14 reigned in his place.

14)Hebrew the River

49Shaul died, and Baal-hanan, the son of Achbor, reigned in his place.

50Baal-hanan died, and Hadad reigned in his place, the name of his city being Pai; and his wife's name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.

51And Hadad died.

The chiefs of Edom were: chiefs Timna, Alvah, Jetheth,

52Oholibamah, Elah, Pinon,

53Kenaz, Teman, Mibzar,

54Magdiel, and Iram; these are the chiefs of Edom.