Chronicles - Chapter 2

Chronicles - Chapter 2

Sons of Israel

1 These [were] the sons of Israel: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun,

2 Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher.

Descendants of Judah

3 The sons of Judah [were] Er, Onan, and Shelah. [These] three were born to him by the daughter of Shua, the Canaanitess. Er, the firstborn of Judah, was wicked in the sight of the LORD; so He killed him.

4 And Tamar, his daughter-in-law, bore him Perez and Zerah. All the sons of Judah [were] five.

5 The sons of Perez [were] Hezron and Hamul.

6 The sons of Zerah [were] Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Calcol, and Dara -- five of them in all.

7 The son of Carmi [was] Achar, the troubler of Israel, who transgressed in the accursed thing.

8 The son of Ethan [was] Azariah.

9 Also the sons of Hezron who were born to him [were] Jerahmeel, Ram, and Chelubai.

10 Ram begot Amminadab, and Amminadab begot Nahshon, leader of the children of Judah;

11 Nahshon begot Salma, and Salma begot Boaz;

12 Boaz begot Obed, and Obed begot Jesse;

13 Jesse begot Eliab his firstborn, Abinadab the second, Shimea the third,

14 Nethanel the fourth, Raddai the fifth,

15 Ozem the sixth, [and] David the seventh.

16 Now their sisters [were] Zeruiah and Abigail. And the sons of Zeruiah [were] Abishai, Joab, and Asahel -- three.

17 Abigail bore Amasa; and the father of Amasa [was] Jether the Ishmaelite.

18 Caleb the son of Hezron had children by Azubah, [his] wife, and by Jerioth. Now these were her sons: Jesher, Shobab, and Ardon.

19 When Azubah died, Caleb took Ephrath as his wife, who bore him Hur.

20 And Hur begot Uri, and Uri begot Bezalel.

21 Now afterward Hezron went in to the daughter of Machir the father of Gilead, whom he married when he [was] sixty years old; and she bore him Segub.

22 Segub begot Jair, who had twenty-three cities in the land of Gilead.

23 (Geshur and Syria took from them the towns of Jair, with Kenath and its towns -- sixty towns.) All these [belonged to] the sons of Machir the father of Gilead.

24 After Hezron died in Caleb Ephrathah, Hezron's wife Abijah bore him Ashhur the father of Tekoa.

25 The sons of Jerahmeel, the firstborn of Hezron, [were] Ram, the firstborn, and Bunah, Oren, Ozem, [and] Ahijah.

26 Jerahmeel had another wife, whose name was Atarah; she was the mother of Onam.

27 The sons of Ram, the firstborn of Jerahmeel, were Maaz, Jamin, and Eker.

28 The sons of Onam were Shammai and Jada. The sons of Shammai [were] Nadab and Abishur.

29 And the name of the wife of Abishur [was] Abihail, and she bore him Ahban and Molid.

30 The sons of Nadab [were] Seled and Appaim; Seled died without children.

31 The son of Appaim [was] Ishi, the son of Ishi [was] Sheshan, and Sheshan's child [was] Ahlai.

32 The sons of Jada, the brother of Shammai, [were] Jether and Jonathan; Jether died without children.

33 The sons of Jonathan [were] Peleth and Zaza. These were the sons of Jerahmeel.

34 Now Sheshan had no sons, only daughters. And Sheshan had an Egyptian servant whose name [was] Jarha.

35 Sheshan gave his daughter to Jarha his servant as wife, and she bore him Attai.

36 Attai begot Nathan, and Nathan begot Zabad;

37 Zabad begot Ephlal, and Ephlal begot Obed;

38 Obed begot Jehu, and Jehu begot Azariah;

39 Azariah begot Helez, and Helez begot Eleasah;

40 Eleasah begot Sismai, and Sismai begot Shallum;

41 Shallum begot Jekamiah, and Jekamiah begot Elishama.

42 The descendants of Caleb the brother of Jerahmeel [were] Mesha, his firstborn, who was the father of Ziph, and the sons of Mareshah the father of Hebron.

43 The sons of Hebron [were] Korah, Tappuah, Rekem, and Shema.

44 Shema begot Raham the father of Jorkoam, and Rekem begot Shammai.

45 And the son of Shammai [was] Maon, and Maon [was] the father of Beth Zur.

46 Ephah, Caleb's concubine, bore Haran, Moza, and Gazez; and Haran begot Gazez.

47 And the sons of Jahdai [were] Regem, Jotham, Geshan, Pelet, Ephah, and Shaaph.

48 Maachah, Caleb's concubine, bore Sheber and Tirhanah.

49 She also bore Shaaph the father of Madmannah, Sheva the father of Machbenah and the father of Gibea. And the daughter of Caleb [was] Achsah.

50 These were the descendants of Caleb: The sons of Hur, the firstborn of Ephrathah, [were] Shobal the father of Kirjath Jearim,

51 Salma the father of Bethlehem, [and] Hareph the father of Beth Gader.

52 And Shobal the father of Kirjath Jearim had descendants: Haroeh, [and] half of the [families of] Manuhoth.

53 The families of Kirjath Jearim [were] the Ithrites, the Puthites, the Shumathites, and the Mishraites. From these came the Zorathites and the Eshtaolites.

54 The sons of Salma [were] Bethlehem, the Netophathites, Atroth Beth Joab, half of the Manahethites, and the Zorites.

55 And the families of the scribes who dwelt at Jabez [were] the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, [and] the Suchathites. These [were] the Kenites who came from Hammath, the father of the house of Rechab.