The Holy Bible – Knox Translation
The First Book or Paralipomena
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Chapter 2
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The sons of Israel were Ruben, Simeon, Levi, Juda, Issachar, Zabulon,
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Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Nephthali, Gad and Aser.
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Juda had three sons by the Chanaanitess Suë, Her, Onan and Sela; Her, his first-born, displeased the Lord by his evil life, and the Lord slew him.
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Then Juda had two more sons by his own daughter-in-law Thamar, Phares and Zara; so he was father of five sons in all.
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From Phares came Hesron and Hamul,
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from Zara Zamri, Ethan, Heman, Chalcol and Dara, five in all ….
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From Charmi came Achar, who brought trouble on Israel by his sin in stealing the plunder that was forfeit.
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From Ethan came Azarias,
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from Hesron, Jerameel, Ram and Calubi;
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from Ram, Aminadab, and from Aminadab Nahasson, that was chieftain of the tribe of Juda.
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From Nahasson came Salmon, from Salmon, Booz,
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from Booz, Obed, and from Obed, Jesse.

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The name of Jesse’s first-born was Eliab; the second son was called Abinadab, the third Simmaa,
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the fourth Nathanael, the fifth Raddai,
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the sixth Asom; and David was the seventh.
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They had two sisters, Sarvia and Abigail; Sarvia was the mother of three sons, Abisai, Joab and Asael,
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and Abigail bore Amasa to Jether the Ismahelite.

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(From Hesron’s son Caleb, through Azuba and Jerioth, came Jaser, Sobab and Ardon.
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On Azuba’s death Caleb married Ephratha and begot Hur,
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father of Uri, father of Bezeleel.
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Hesron, at the age of sixty, took a second wife, the daughter of Machir, from whom came Galaad; and she bore him a son called Segub,
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father of that Jair who occupied twenty-three townships in Galaad,
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took Gessur, Aram, Jair’s Villages, and Canath with its sixty townships …. All these were sons of Machir, father of Galaad.
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It was after Hesron’s death that Caleb mated with Ephratha. Hesron had another wife called Abia, that bore him a son, Ashur, father of Thecua. )

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The sons of Hesron’s eldest son Jerameel were called Ram, Buna, Aram, Asom and Achia;
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by his second wife Atara he begot Onam.
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And Jerameel’s eldest son Ram was father of Moös, Jamin and Achar.
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From Onam came Semei and Jada; from Semei, Nadab and Abisur;
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from Abisur, by his wife Abihail, Ahobban and Molid;
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from Nadab, Saled (who died without issue) and Apphaim;
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from Apphaim, Jesi, from Jesi, Sesan, from Sesan, Oholai.
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From Semei’s brother Jada came Jether (who died without issue) and Jonathan;
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from Jonathan, Phaleth and Ziza. Such were the descendants of Jerameel.

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Sesan died without male issue, and it was to an Egyptian servant of his, Jeraa,
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that he gave his daughter in marriage; she bore him Ethei.
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From Ethei, through Nathan, Zabad,
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Ophlal, Obed,
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Jehu, Azarias,
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Helles, Elasa,
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Sisamoi, Sellum
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and Icamia came Elisama.

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Jerameel’s brother Caleb had a son called Mesa, father of Ziph, and another son called Maresa, father of Hebron.
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From Hebron came Core, Thaphua, Recem and Samma;
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from Samma, through Raham, Jercaam, and from Recem, through Sammai
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and Maon, Bethsur.
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By his concubine Epha, Caleb was the father of Haran, Mosa and Gezez; Haran also had a son called Gezez;
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this Epha was a daughter of Johaddai, whose other children were Regom, Joathan, Gesan, Phalet, Epha and Saaph.
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By his concubine Maacha, Caleb was father of Saber and Tharana;
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(also of Saaph, father of Madmena, Suë, father of Machbena, and the father of Gabaa). Caleb’s daughter was called Achsa.

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(Hur, the first-born of Ephrata, had a son called Caleb; from him, through Sobal, comes Cariathiarim,
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through Salma, Bethlehem, and through Hariph, Bethgader.
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From Sobal, besides Cariathiarim, comes Haroe, part of the Manahathites;
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and the Jethrites, Aphuthites, Semathites and Maserites are also connected with Cariathiarim; the Saraites and Esthaolites derive from these.
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From Salma, besides Bethlehem, come the Netophathites, Ataroth, Beth-Joab, and the Saraites who are the other half of the Manahatthites;
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the clans, too, of the Sopherites at Jabes, the Tirathites, Simeathites, and Suchathites. These were Cinites that came from Emath, father of the family of Rechab. )