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Adam’s Descendants

11Adam, Seth, Enosh,

2Kenan, Mahalalel, Jered,

3Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech,

4Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

Japheth’s Descendants

5The sons of Japheth:

Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.

6The sons of Gomer:

Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah.

7The sons of Javan:

Elishah, Tarshish, the Kittites, and the Rodanites.

Ham’s Descendants

8The sons of Ham:

Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.

9The sons of Cush:

Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raamah, and Sabteca.

The sons of Raamah:

Sheba and Dedan.

10Cush was the father of Nimrod, who established himself as a mighty warrior on earth.

11Mizraim was the father of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites,

12Pathrusites, Casluhites (from whom the Philistines descended ), and the Caphtorites.

13Canaan was the father of Sidon — his firstborn — and Heth,

14as well as the Jebusites, Amorites, Girgashites,

15Hivites, Arkites, Sinites,

16Arvadites, Zemarites, and Hamathites.

Shem’s Descendants

17The sons of Shem:

Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud, and Aram.

The sons of Aram:

Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech.

18Arphaxad was the father of Shelah, and Shelah was the father of Eber.

19Two sons were born to Eber: the first was named Peleg, for during his lifetime the earth was divided; his brother’s name was Joktan.

20Joktan was the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,

21Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,

22Ebal, Abimael, Sheba,

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

24Shem, Arphaxad, Shelah,

25Eber, Peleg, Reu,

26Serug, Nahor, Terah,

27Abram (that is, Abraham).

28The sons of Abraham:

Isaac and Ishmael.

29These were their descendants:

30Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema,

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

Keturah’s Descendants

32The sons to whom Keturah, Abraham’s concubine, gave birth:

Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, Shuah.

The sons of Jokshan:

Sheba and Dedan.

33The sons of Midian:

Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah. All these were the sons of Keturah.

Isaac’s Descendants

34Abraham was the father of Isaac. The sons of Isaac:

Esau and Israel.

Esau’s Descendants

35The sons of Esau:

Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam, and Korah.

36The sons of Eliphaz:

Teman, Omar, Zephi, Gatam, Kenaz, and (by Timna) Amalek.

37The sons of Reuel:

Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah.

The Descendants of Seir

38The sons of Seir:

Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan.

39The sons of Lotan:

Hori and Homam. (Timna was Lotan’s sister.)

40The sons of Shobal:

Alyan, Manahath, Ebal, Shephi, and Onam.

The sons of Zibeon:

Aiah and Anah.

41The son of Anah:


The sons of Dishon:

Hamran, Eshban, Ithran, and Keran.

42The sons of Ezer:

Bilhan, Zaavan, Jaakan.

The sons of Dishan:

Uz and Aran.

Kings of Edom

43These were the kings who reigned in the land of Edom before any king ruled over the Israelites:

Bela son of Beor; the name of his city was Dinhabah.

44When Bela died, Jobab son of Zerah from Bozrah, succeeded him.

45When Jobab died, Husham from the land of the Temanites succeeded him.

46When Husham died, Hadad son of Bedad succeeded him. He struck down the Midianites in the plains of Moab; the name of his city was Avith.

47When Hadad died, Samlah from Masrekah succeeded him.

48When Samlah died, Shaul from Rehoboth on the river succeeded him.

49When Shaul died, Baal-Hanan son of Achbor succeeded him.

50When Baal-Hanan died, Hadad succeeded him; the name of his city was Pai. His wife was Mehetabel, daughter of Matred, daughter of Me-Zahab.

51Hadad died.

52Oholibamah, Elah, Pinon,

53Kenaz, Teman, Mibzar,

54Magdiel, Iram. These were the tribal chiefs of Edom.