First Book of Paralipomenon (Author Compiled by Isaias and Esdras from records of Nathan, Gad, Addo, Ahias, Jehu and others.)

1:1¤ Adam, Seth, Enos,

1:2Cainan, Malaleel, Jared,

1:3Henoc, Mathusale, Lamech,

1:4Noe, Sem, Cham, and Japheth.

1:5The sons of Japheth: Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, Thubal, Mosoch, Thiras.

1:6And the sons of Gomer: Ascenez, and Riphath, and Thogorma.

1:7And the sons of Javan: Elisa and Tharsis, Cethim and Dodanim.

1:8The sons of Cham: Chus, and Mesrai, and Phut, and Chanaan.

1:9And the sons of Chus: Saba, and Hevila, Sabatha, and Regma, and Sabathaca. And the sons of Regma: Saba, and Dadan.

1:10Now Chus begot Nemrod: he began to be mighty upon earth.

1:11But Mesraim begot Ludim, and Anamim, and Laabim, and Nephtuim,

1:12Phetrusim also, and Casluim: from whom came the Philistines, and Caphtorim.

1:13And Chanaan begot Sidon his firstborn, and the Hethite,

1:14And the Jebusite, and the Amorrhite, and the Gergesite,

1:15And the Hevite, and the Aracite, and the Sinite,

1:16And the Aradian, and the Samarite, and the Hamathite.

1:17The sons of Sem: Elam and Asur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram, and Hus, and Hul, and Gether, and Mosoch.

1:18And Arphaxad begot Sale, and Sale begot Heber.

1:19And to Heber were born two sons, the name of the one was Phaleg, because in his days the earth was divided; and the name of his brother was Jectan.

1:20And Jectan begot Elmodad, and Saleph, and Asarmoth, and Jare,

1:21And Adoram, and Usal, and Decla,

1:22And Hebal, and Abimael, and Saba,

1:23And Ophir, and Hevila, and Jobab. All these are the sons of Jectan.

1:24Sem, Arphaxad, Sale,

1:25Heber, Phaleg, Ragau,

1:26Serug, Nachor, Thare,

1:27Abram, this is Abraham.

1:28And the sons of Abraham, Isaac and Ismahel.

1:29And these are the generations of them. The firstborn of Ismahel, Nabajoth, then Cedar, and Adbeel, and Mabsam,

1:30And Masma, and Duma, Massa, Hadad, and Thema,

1:31Jetur, Naphis, Cedma: these are the sons of Ismahel.

1:32And the sons of Cetura, Abraham's concubine, whom she bore: Zamran, Jecsan, Madan, Madian, Jesboc, and Sue. And the sons of Jecsan, Saba, and Dadan. And the sons of Dadan: Assurim, and Latussim, and Laomin.

1:33And the sons of Madian: Epha, and Epher, and Henoch, and Abida, and Eldaa. All these are the sons of Cetura.

1:34And Abraham begot Isaac: and his sons were Esau and Israel.

1:35The sons of Esau: Eliphaz, Rahuel, Jehus, Ihelom, and Core.

1:36The sons of Eliphaz: Theman, Omar, Sephi, Gathan, Cenez, and by Thamna, Amalec.

1:37The sons of Rahuel: Nahath, Zara, Samma, Meza.

1:38The sons of Seir: Lotan, Sobal, Sebeon, Ana, Dison, Eser, Disan.

1:39The sons of Lotan: Hori, Homam. And the sister of Lotan was Thamna.

1:40The sons of Sobal: Alian, and Manahath, and Ebal, Sephi, and Onam. The sons of Sebeon: Aia, and Ana. The son of Ana: Dison.

1:41The sons of Dison: Hamram, and Eseban, and Jethran, and Charan.

1:42The sons of Eser: Balaan, and Zavan, and Jacan. The sons of Disan: Hus and Aran.

1:43Now these are the kings that reigned in the land of Edom, before there was a king over the children of Israel: Bale the son of Beor: and the name of his city was Denaba.

1:44And Bale died, and Jobab the son of Zare of Bosra, reigned in his stead.

1:45And when Jobab also was dead, Husam of the land of the Themanites reigned in his stead.

1:46And Husam also died, and Adad the son of Badad reigned in his stead, and he defeated the Madianites in the land of Moab: and the name of his city was Avith.

1:47And when Adad also was dead, Semla of Masreca reigned in his stead.

1:48Semla also died, and Saul of Rohoboth, which is near the river, reigned in his stead.

1:49And when Saul was dead, Balanan the son of Achobor reigned in his stead.

1:50He also died, and Adad reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was Phau, and his wife was called Meetabel the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezaab.

1:51And after the death of Adad, there began to be dukes in Edom instead of kings: duke Thamna, duke Alva, duke Jetheth,

1:52Duke Oolibama, duke Ela, duke Phinon,

1:53Duke Cenez, duke Theman, duke Mabsar,

1:54Duke Magdiel, duke Hiram. These are the dukes of Edom.

2:1¤ And these are the sons of Israel: Ruben, Simeon, Levi, Juda, Issachar, and Zabulon,

2:2Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Nephtali, Gad, and Aser.

2:3The sons of Juda: Her, Onan and Sela. These three were born to him of the Chanaanitess the daughter of Sue. And Her the firstborn of Juda, was wicked in the sight of the Lord, and he slew him.

2:4And Thamar his daughter in law bore him Phares and Zara. So all the sons of Juda were five.

2:5And the sons of Phares, were Hesron and Hamul.

2:6And the sons also of Zare: Zamri, and Ethan, and Eman, and Chalchal, and Dara, five in all.

2:7And the sons of Charmi: Achar, who troubled Israel, and sinned by the theft of the anathema.

2:8The sons of Ethan: Azarias,

2:9And the sons of Hesron that were born to him: Jerameel, and Ram, and Calubi.

2:10And Ram begot Aminadab, and Aminadab begot Nahasson, prince of the children of Juda.

2:11And Nahasson begot Salma, the father of Booz.

2:12And Booz begot Obed, and Obed begot Isai.

2:13And Isai begot Eliab his firstborn, the second Abinadab, the third Simmaa,

2:14The fourth, Nathanael, the fifth Raddai,

2:15The sixth Asom, the seventh David.

2:16And their sisters were Sarvia, and Abigail. The sons of Sarvia: Abisai, Joab, and Asael, three.

2:17And Abigail bore Amasa, whose father was Jether the Ismahelite.

2:18And Caleb the son of Hesron took a wife named Azuba, of whom he had Jerioth: and her sons were Jaser, and Sobab, and Ardon.

2:19And when Azuba was dead, Caleb took to wife Ephrata: who bore him Hur.

2:20And Hur begot Uri: and Uri begot Bezeleel.

2:21And afterwards Hesron went in to the daughter of Machir the father of Galaad, and took her to wife when he was threescore years old: and she bore him Segub.

2:22And Segub begot Jair, and he had three and twenty cities in the land of Galaad.

2:23And he took Gessur, and Aram the towns of Jair, and Canath, and the villages thereof, threescore cities. All these, the sons of Machir father of Galaad.

2:24And when Hesron was dead, Caleb went in to Ephrata. Hesron also had to wife Abia who bore him Ashur the father of Thecua.

2:25And the sons of Jerameel the firstborn of Hesron, were Ram his firstborn, and Buna, and Aram, and Asom, and Achia.

2:26And Jerameel married another wife, named Atara, who was the mother of Onam.

2:27And the sons of Ram the firstborn of Jerameel, were Moos, Jamin, and Achar.

2:28And Onam had sons Semei, and Jada. And the sons of Semei: Nadab, and Abisur.

2:29And the name of Abisur's wife was Abihail, who bore him Ahobban, and Molid.

2:30And the sons of Nadab were Saled and Apphaim. And Saled died without children.

2:31But the son of Apphaim was Jesi: and Jesi begot Sesan. And Sesan begot Oholai.

2:32And the sons of Jada the brother of Semei: Jether and Jonathan. And Jether also died without children.

2:33But Jonathan begot Phaleth, and Ziza. These were the sons of Jerameel.

2:34And Sesan had no sons, but daughters and a servant an Egyptian, named Jeraa.

2:35And he gave him his daughter to wife: and she bore him Ethei.

2:36And Ethei begot Nathan, and Nathan begot Zabad.

2:37And Zabad begot Ophlal, and Ophlal begot Obed.

2:38Obed begot Jehu, Jehu begot Azarias.

2:39Azarias begot Helles, and Helles begot Elasa.

2:40Elasa begot Sisamoi, Sisamoi begot Sellum,

2:41Sellum begot Icamia, and Icamia begot Elisama.

2:42Now the sons of Caleb the brother of Jerameel were Mesa his firstborn, who was the father of Siph: and the sons of Maresa father of Hebron.

2:43And the sons of Hebron, Core, and Thaphua, and Recem, and Samma.

2:44And Samma begot Raham, the father of Jercaam, and Recem begot Sammai.

2:45The son of Sammai, Maon: and Maon the father of Bethsur.

2:46And Epha the concubine of Caleb bore Haran, and Mosa, and Gezez. And Haran begot Gezez.

2:47And the sons of Jahaddai, Rogom, and Joathan, and Gesan, and Phalet, and Epha, and Saaph.

2:48And Maacha the concubine of Caleb bore Saber, and Tharana.

2:49And Saaph the father of Madmena begot Sue the father of Machbena, and the father of Gabaa. And the daughter of Caleb was Achsa.

2:50These were the sons of Caleb, the son of Hur the firstborn of Ephrata, Sobal the father of Cariathiarim.

2:51Salma the father of Bethlehem, Hariph the father of Bethgader.

2:52And Sobal the father of Cariathiarim had sons: he that saw half of the places of rest.

2:53And of the kindred of Cariathiarim, the Jethrites, and Aphuthites, and Semathites, and Maserites. Of them came the Saraites, and Esthaolites.

2:54The sons of Salma, Bethlehem, and Netophathi, the crowns of the house of Joab, and half of the place of rest of Sarai.

2:55And the families of the scribes that dwell in Jabes, singing and making melody, and abiding in tents. These are the Cinites, who came of Calor (Chamath) father of the house of Rechab.

3:1¤ Now these were the sons of David that were born to him in Hebron: the firstborn Amnon of Achinoam the Jezrahelitess, the second Daniel of Abigail the Carmelitess.

3:2The third Absalom the son of Maacha the daughter of Tolmai king of Gessur, the fourth Adonias the son of Aggith,

3:3The fifth Saphatias of Abital, the sixth Jethrahem of Egla his wife.

3:4So six sons were born to him in Hebron, where he reigned seven years and six months. And in Jerusalem he reigned three and thirty years.

3:5And these sons were born to him in Jerusalem: Simmaa, and Sobab, and Nathan, and Solomon, four of Bethsabee the daughter of Ammiel.

3:6Jebaar also and Elisama,

3:7And Eliphaleth, and Noge, and Nepheg, and Japhia,

3:8And Elisama, and Eliada, and Elipheleth, nine:

3:9All these the sons of David, beside the sons of the concubines: and they had a sister Thamar.

3:10And Solomon's son was Roboam: whose son Abia begot Asa. And his son was Josaphat,

3:11The father of Joram: and Joram begot Ochozias, of whom was born Joas:

3:12And his son Amasias begot Azarias. And Joathan the son of Azarias

3:13Begot Achaz, the father of Ezechias, of whom was born Manasses.

3:14And Manasses begot Amon the father of Josias.

3:15And the sons of Josias were, the firstborn Johanan, the second Joakim, the third Sedecias, the fourth Sellum.

3:16Of Joakim was born Jechonias, and Sedecias.

3:17The sons of Jechonias were Asir, Salathiel,

3:18Melchiram, Phadaia, Senneser and Jecemia, Sama, and Nadabia.

3:19Of Phadaia were born Zorobabel and Semei. Zorobabel begot Mosollam, Hananias, and Salomith their sister:

3:20Hasaba also, and Ohol, and Barachias, and Hasadias, Josabhesed, five.

3:21And the son of Hananias was Phaltias the father of Jeseias, whose son was Raphaia. And his son was Arnan, of whom was born Obdia, whose son was Sechenias.

3:22The son of Sechenias was Semeia, whose sons were Hattus, and Jegaal, and Baria, and Naaria, and Saphat, six in number.

3:23The sons of Naaria, Elioenai, and Ezechias, and Ezricam, three.

3:24The sons of Elioenai, Oduia, and Eliasub, and Pheleia, and Accub, and Johanan, and Dalaia, and Anani, seven.

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