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The First Book or Paralipomena
The sons of Israel were Ruben, Simeon, Levi, Juda, Issachar, Zabulon,
Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Nephthali, Gad and Aser.
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.
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.
From Phares came Hesron and Hamul,
from Zara Zamri, Ethan, Heman, Chalcol and Dara, five in all ….✻
From Charmi came Achar, who brought trouble on Israel by his sin in stealing the plunder that was forfeit.
From Ethan came Azarias,
from Hesron, Jerameel, Ram and Calubi;
from Ram, Aminadab, and from Aminadab Nahasson, that was chieftain of the tribe of Juda.
From Nahasson came Salmon, from Salmon, Booz,
from Booz, Obed, and from Obed, Jesse.
The name of Jesse’s first-born was Eliab; the second son was called Abinadab, the third Simmaa,
the fourth Nathanael, the fifth Raddai,
the sixth Asom; and David was the seventh.
They had two sisters, Sarvia and Abigail; Sarvia was the mother of three sons, Abisai, Joab and Asael,
and Abigail bore Amasa to Jether the Ismahelite.
(From Hesron’s son Caleb, through Azuba and Jerioth, came Jaser, Sobab and Ardon.
On Azuba’s death Caleb married Ephratha and begot Hur,
father of Uri, father of Bezeleel.
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,
father of that Jair who occupied twenty-three townships in Galaad,
took Gessur, Aram, Jair’s Villages, and Canath with its sixty townships ….✻ All these were sons of Machir, father of Galaad.
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.✻ )
The sons of Hesron’s eldest son Jerameel were called Ram, Buna, Aram, Asom and Achia;
by his second wife Atara he begot Onam.
And Jerameel’s eldest son Ram was father of Moös, Jamin and Achar.
From Onam came Semei and Jada; from Semei, Nadab and Abisur;
from Abisur, by his wife Abihail, Ahobban and Molid;
from Nadab, Saled (who died without issue) and Apphaim;
from Apphaim, Jesi, from Jesi, Sesan, from Sesan, Oholai.
From Semei’s brother Jada came Jether (who died without issue) and Jonathan;
from Jonathan, Phaleth and Ziza. Such were the descendants of Jerameel.
Sesan died without male issue, and it was to an Egyptian servant of his, Jeraa,
that he gave his daughter in marriage; she bore him Ethei.
From Ethei, through Nathan, Zabad,
and Icamia came Elisama.
Jerameel’s brother Caleb had a son called Mesa, father of Ziph, and another son called Maresa, father of Hebron.
From Hebron came Core, Thaphua, Recem and Samma;
from Samma, through Raham, Jercaam, and from Recem, through Sammai
and Maon, Bethsur.
By his concubine Epha, Caleb was the father of Haran, Mosa and Gezez; Haran also had a son called Gezez;
this Epha was a daughter of Johaddai, whose other children were Regom, Joathan, Gesan, Phalet, Epha and Saaph.
By his concubine Maacha, Caleb was father of Saber and Tharana;
(also of Saaph, father of Madmena, Suë, father of Machbena, and the father of Gabaa). Caleb’s daughter was called Achsa.
(Hur, the first-born of Ephrata, had a son called Caleb; from him, through Sobal, comes Cariathiarim,
through Salma, Bethlehem, and through Hariph, Bethgader.
From Sobal, besides Cariathiarim, comes Haroe, part of the Manahathites;
and the Jethrites, Aphuthites, Semathites and Maserites are also connected with Cariathiarim; the Saraites and Esthaolites derive from these.
From Salma, besides Bethlehem, come the Netophathites, Ataroth, Beth-Joab, and the Saraites who are the other half of the Manahatthites;
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.✻ )
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