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1 Chronicles 2
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The sons of Israel.
2:1 These are the sons of Israel:Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, Issachar, and Zebulun,
2:2 Dan, Joseph, and Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher.
The posterity of Judah by Tamar.
2:3 The sons of Judah:Er, and Onan, and Shelah;which three were born to him of Shua’s daughter the Canaanitess.Er, Judah’s firstborn, was wicked in the sight of Yahweh; and he killed him.
2:4 Tamar his daughter-in-law bore himPerez and Zerah.All the sons of Judah were five.
2:5 The sons of Perez:Hezron, and Hamul.
2:6 The sons of Zerah:Zimri,five of them in all.
2:7 The sons of Carmi:Achar, the troubler of Israel, who committed a trespass in the devoted thing.
2:8 The sons of Ethan:Azariah.
2:9 The sons also of Hezron, who were born to him:Jerahmeel, and Ram, and Chelubai. [aka Caleb]
2:10 Ram became the father of Amminadab,
and Amminadab became the father of Nahshon,
prince of the children of Judah;
2:11 and Nahshon became the father of Salma,
and Salma became the father of Boaz,
2:12 and Boaz became the father of Obed,
and Obed became the father of Jesse;
The children of Jesse.
2:13 and Jesse became the father ofhis firstborn Eliab,
and Abinadab the second,
and Shimea the third,
2:14 Nethanel the fourth,
Raddai the fifth,
2:15 Ozem the sixth,
David the seventh;
2:16 and their sisters were Zeruiah and Abigail.
The sons of Zeruiah:Abishai,
and Asahel, three.
2:17 Abigail boreAmasa;
and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite.
The posterity of Caleb the son of Hezron.
2:18 Caleb the son of Hezron became the father of children of Azubah his wife, and of Jerioth;
and these were her sons:Jesher, and Shobab, and Ardon.
2:19 Azubah died, and Caleb took to him Ephrath, who bore himHur.
2:20 Hur became the father of Uri, and Uri became the father of Bezalel.
Hezron's posterity by the daughter of Machir.
2:21 Afterward Hezron went in to the daughter of Machir the father of Gilead,
whom he took as wife when he was sixty years old;
and she bore himSegub.
2:22 Segub became the father of Jair,
who had twenty-three cities in the land of Gilead.
2:23 Geshur and Aram took the towns of Jair from them, with Kenath, and its villages, even sixty cities.
All these were the sons of Machir the father of Gilead.
2:24 After that Hezron was dead in Caleb Ephrathah,
then Abijah Hezron’s wife bore himAshhurthe father of Tekoa.
2:25 The sons of Jerahmeel the firstborn of Hezron wereRam the firstborn,
2:26 Jerahmeel had another wife, whose name was Atarah;she was the mother of Onam.These were the sons of Jerahmeel.
2:27 The sons of Ram the firstborn of Jerahmeel wereMaaz, and Jamin, and Eker.
2:28 The sons of Onam wereShammai, and Jada.The sons of Shammai: Nadab, and Abishur.
2:29 The name of the wife of Abishur was Abihail;and she bore him Ahban, and Molid.
2:30 The sons of Nadab:Seled, and Appaim;2:32 The sons of Jada the brother of Shammai:
but Seled died without children.
2:31 The sons of Appaim: Ishi.The sons of Ishi: Sheshan.
The sons of Sheshan: Ahlai.Jether, and Jonathan; and Jether died without children.
2:33 The sons of Jonathan:Peleth, and Zaza.
2:34 Now Sheshan had no sons, but daughters.
Sheshan had a servant, an Egyptian, whose name was Jarha.
2:35 Sheshan gave his daughter to Jarha his servant as wife;
and she bore him Attai.2:36 Attai became the father of Nathan,
and Nathan became the father of Zabad,
2:37 and Zabad became the father of Ephlal,
and Ephlal became the father of Obed,
2:38 and Obed became the father of Jehu,
and Jehu became the father of Azariah,
2:39 and Azariah became the father of Helez,
and Helez became the father of Eleasah,
2:40 and Eleasah became the father of Sismai,
and Sismai became the father of Shallum,
2:41 and Shallum became the father of Jekamiah,
and Jekamiah became the father of Elishama.
Another branch of Caleb's posterity.
2:42 The sons of Caleb * the brother of Jerahmeel wereMesha his firstborn, who was the father of Ziph;
and the sons of Mareshah the father of Hebron.
2:43 The sons of Hebron:Korah,
2:44 Shema became the father of Raham, the father of Jorkeam;
and Rekem became the father of Shammai.
2:45 The son of Shammai was Maon;
and Maon was the father of Beth Zur.
2:46 Ephah, Caleb’s concubine, boreHaran, and Moza, and Gazez;and Haran became the father of Gazez.
2:47 The sons of Jahdai:Regem,
2:48 Maacah, Caleb’s concubine, bore Sheber and Tirhanah.
2:49 She bore also Shaaph the father of Madmannah, Sheva the father of Machbena, and the father of Gibea; and the daughter of Caleb was Achsah.
The posterity of Caleb the son of Hur.
2:50 These were the sons of Caleb, the son of Hur, the firstborn of Ephrathah:Shobal the father of Kiriath Jearim,
2:51 Salma the father of Bethlehem,
Hareph the father of Beth Gader.
2:52 Shobal the father of Kiriath Jearim had sons:Haroeh, half of the Menuhoth.
2:53 The families of Kiriath Jearim:The Ithrites,
and the Puthites,
and the Shumathites,
and the Mishraites;
of them came the Zorathites and the Eshtaolites.
2:54 The sons of Salma:Bethlehem,
and the Netophathites,
Atroth Beth Joab,
and half of the Manahathites,
2:55 The families of scribes who lived at Jabez:the Tirathites,These are the Kenites who came of Hammath, the father of the house of Rechab.
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