1 Chronicles 1:1-4
From Adam to Abraham
Adam, Seth, Enosh; Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared; Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech;
Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
1 Chronicles 1:5-7
The sons of Japheth:
Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.
The sons of Gomer:
Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah.
The sons of Javan:
Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim.
1 Chronicles 1:8-16
The sons of Ham:
Cush, Egypt, Put, and Canaan.
The sons of Cush:
Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raama, and Sabteca.
The sons of Raamah:
Sheba and Dedan.
Nimrod. He was the first on earth to be a mighty man.
Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim, Pathrusim, Casluhim
(from whom the Philistines came), and Caphtorim.
Sidon his firstborn and Heth, and the Jebusites, the Amorites,
the Girgashites, the Hivites, the Arkites, the Sinites, the
Arvadites, the Zemarites, and the Hamathites.
1 Chronicles 1:17-27
The sons of Shem:
Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram.
And the sons of Aram:
Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech.
Arpachshad fathered Shelah,
and Shelah fathered Eber.
To Eber were born two sons:
the name of the one was Peleg (for in his days
the earth was divided),
and his brother’s name was Joktan.
Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah, Hadoram, Uzal,
Diklah, Obal, Abimael, Sheba, Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab;
all these were the sons of Joktan.
Shem, Arpachshad, Shelah;
Eber, Peleg, Reu;
Serug, Nahor, Terah;
Abram, that is, Abraham.
1 Chronicles 1:28
From Abraham to Jacob
The sons of Abraham:
Isaac and Ishmael.
1 Chronicles 1:29-31
These are their genealogies:
the firstborn of Ishmael, Nebaioth, and Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,
Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema, Jetur, Naphish, and
Kedemah. These are the sons of Ishmael.
1 Chronicles 1:32-33
DESCENTANTS BY KETURAH
The sons of Keturah, Abraham’s concubine:
she bore Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah.
The sons of Jokshan:
Sheba and Dedan.
The sons of Midian:
Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah.
All these were the descendants of Keturah.
1 Chronicles 1:34-27
Abraham fathered Isaac.
The sons of Isaac:
Esau and Israel.
The sons of Esau:
Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam, and Korah.
The sons of Eliphaz:
Teman, Omar, Zepho, Gatam, Kenaz,
and of Timna, Amalek.
The sons of Reuel:
Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah.
1 Chronicles 1:38-42
ESAU'S EDOMITE DESCENDANTS
The sons of Seir:
Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan.
The sons of Lotan:
Hori and Hemam; and Lotan’s sister was Timna.
The sons of Shobal:
Alvan, Manahath, Ebal, Shepho, and Onam.
The sons of Zibeon:
Aiah and Anah.
The son of Anah:
The sons of Dishon:
Hemdan, Eshban, Ithran, and Cheran.
The sons of Ezer:
Bilhan, Zaavan, and Akan.
The sons of Dishan:
Uz and Aran.
1 Chronicles 1:43-54
RULERS OF EDOM
These are the kings who reigned in the land of Edom before any
king reigned over the people of Israel:
Bela the son of Beor, the name of his city being Dinhabah.
Bela died, and Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned
in his place.
Jobab died, and Husham of the land of the Temanites reigned
in his place.
Husham died, and Hadad the son of Bedad, who defeated Midian
in the country of Moab, reigned in his place, the name
of his city being Avith.
Hadad died, and Samlah of Masrekah reigned in his place.
Samlah died, and Shaul of Rehoboth on the Euphrates reigned
in his place.
Shaul died, and Baal-hanan, the son of Achbor, reigned in his place.
Baal-hanan died, and Hadad reigned in his place, the name
of his city being Pai; and his wife’s name was Mehetabel,
the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.
And Hadad died.
The chiefs of Edom were:
chiefs Timna, Alvah, Jetheth, Oholibamah, Elah, Pinon,
Kenaz, Teman, Mibzar, Magdiel, and Iram; these are the
chiefs of Edom.
(Judah's Descendants 1 Chronicles 2:3-4:23)
1 Chronicles 2:3-9
TO HEZRON'S THREE SONS
The sons of Judah:
Er, Onan and Shelah; these three Bath-shua the
Canaanite bore to him. Now Er, Judah’s firstborn,
was evil in the sight of the Lord, and he put him to death.
His daughter-in-law Tamar also bore him Perez and Zerah.
Judah had five sons in all.
The sons of Perez:
Hezron and Hamul.
The sons of Zerah:
Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Calcol, and Dara, five in all.
The son of Carmi:
Achan, the troubler of Israel, who broke faith in the
matter of the devoted thing;
and Ethan’s son was
The sons of Hezron that were born to him:
Jerahmeel, Ram, and Chelubai.
1 Chronicles 2:10-17
Amminadab, and Amminadab fathered Nahshon, prince
of the sons of Judah. Nahshon fathered Salmon, Salmon
fathered Boaz, Boaz fathered Obed, Obed fathered Jesse.
Eliab his firstborn, Abinadab the second, Shimea the third,
Nethanel the fourth, Raddai the fifth, Ozem the sixth,
David the seventh. And their sisters were Zeruiah and Abigail.
The sons of Zeruiah: Abishai, Joab, and Asahel, three. Abigail
bore Amasa, and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite.
1 Chronicles 2:18-24
DESCENDANTS OF CALEB
Caleb the son of Hezron fathered children by his wife Azubah,
and by Jerioth;
and these were her sons: Jesher, Shobab, and Ardon.
When Azubah died, Caleb married Ephrath, who bore him Hur.
Hur fathered Uri, and Uri fathered Bezalel.
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. And Segub fathered Jair, who had twenty-
three cities in the land of Gilead. But Geshur and Aram took
from them Havvoth-jair, Kenath, and its villages, sixty towns.
All these were descendants of Machir, the father of Gilead.
After the death of Hezron, Caleb went in to Ephrathah, the wife of
Hezron his father, and she bore him Ashhur, the father of Tekoa.
1 Chronicles 2:42-55
The sons of Caleb the brother of Jerahmeel:
Mareshah his firstborn, who fathered Ziph. The son of
The sons of Hebron:
Korah, Tappuah, Rekem and Shema. Shema fathered
Raham, the father of Jorkeam; and Rekem fathered
Shammai. The son of Shammai: Maon; and Maon
Ephah also, Caleb’s concubine, bore Haran, Moza, and Gazez;
and Haran fathered Gazez.
The sons of Jahdai:
Regem, Jotham, Geshan, Pelet, Ephah, and Shaaph.
Maacah, Caleb’s concubine, bore Sheber and Tirhanah.
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.
These were the descendants of Caleb.
The sons of Hur the firstborn of Ephrathah:
Shobal the father of Kiriath-jearim, Salma, the father of
Bethlehem, and Hareph the father of Beth-gader.
Shobal the father of Kiriath-jearim had other sons:
Haroeh, half of the Menuhoth. And the clans of Kiriath-jearim:
the Ithrites, the Puthites, the Shumathites, and the Mishraites;
from these came the Zorathites and the Eshtaolites.
The sons of Salma:
Bethlehem, the Netophathites, Atroth-beth-joab and half of the Manahathites, the Zorites. The clans also of the scribes who lived at Jabez: the Tirathites, the Shimeathites and the Sucathites. These are the Kenites who came from Hammath, the father of the house of Rechab.
1 Chronicles 2:25-41
The sons of Jerahmeel, the firstborn of Hezron:
Ram, his firstborn, Bunah, Oren, Ozem, and Ahijah.
Jerahmeel also had another wife, whose name was Atarah;
she was the mother of Onam.
The sons of Ram, the firstborn of Jerahmeel:
Maaz, Jamin, and Eker.
The sons of Onam:
Shammai and Jada.
The sons of Shammai:
Nadab and Abishur.
The name of Abishur’s wife was Abihail, and she bore him Ahban
The sons of Nadab:
Seled and Appaim; and Seled died childless.
The son of Appaim:
Ishi. The son of Ishi: Sheshan.
The son of Sheshan: Ahlai.
The sons of Jada, Shammai’s brother:
Jether and Jonathan; and Jether died childless.
The sons of Jonathan:
Peleth and Zaza.
These were the descendants of Jerahmeel.
Now Sheshan had no sons, only daughters,
but Sheshan had an Egyptian slave whose name was Jarha.
So Sheshan gave his daughter in marriage to Jarha his slave,
and she bore him Attai.
Attai fathered Nathan, and
Nathan fathered Zabad.
Zabad fathered Ephlal, and
Ephlal fathered Obed.
Obed fathered Jehu, and
Jehu fathered Azariah.
Azariah fathered Helez, and
Helez fathered Eleasah.
Eleasah fathered Sismai, and
Sismai fathered Shallum.
Shallum fathered Jekamiah,
and Jekamiah fathered Elishama.
1 Chronicles 4:1-23
Descendants of Judah
The sons of Judah:
Perez, Hezron, Carmi, Hur, and Shobal.
Reaiah the son of Shobal fathered Jahath, and Jahath fathered
Ahumai and Lahad. These were the clans of the Zorathites.
These were the sons of Etam:
Jezreel, Ishma, and Idbash; and the name of their sister was
Hazzelelponi, and Penuel fathered Gedor, and Ezer fathered
These were the sons of Hur, the firstborn of Ephrathah, the father
Ashhur, the father of Tekoa, had two wives, Helah and Naarah;
Naarah bore him Ahuzzam, Hepher, Temeni, and Haahashtari.
These were the sons of Naarah.
The sons of Helah:
Zereth, Izhar, and Ethnan. Koz fathered Anub, Zobebah,
and the clans of Aharhel, the son of Harum.
Jabez was more honorable than his brothers; and his mother called
his name Jabez, saying, “Because I bore him in pain.” Jabez called upon the God of Israel, saying, “Oh that you would bless me and enlarge my border, and that your hand might be with me, and that you would keep me from harm so that it might not bring me pain!” And God granted what he asked.
Chelub, the brother of Shuhah, fathered Mehir, who fathered
Eshton. Eshton fathered Beth-rapha, Paseah, and Tehinnah,
the father of Ir-nahash. These are the men of Recah.
The sons of Kenaz:
Othniel and Seraiah;
and the sons of Othniel:
Hathath and Meonothai. Meonothai fathered Ophrah;
and Seraiah fathered Joab,
the father of Ge-harashim, so-called because they were
The sons of Caleb the son of Jephunneh:
Iru, Elah, and Naam;
and the son of Elah:
The sons of Jehallelel:
Ziph, Ziphah, Tiria, and Asarel.
The sons of Ezrah:
Jether, Mered, Epher, and Jalon. These are the sons of
Bithiah, the daughter of Pharaoh, whom Mered married;
and she conceived and bore Miriam, Shammai, and Ishbah,
the father of Eshtemoa. And his Judahite wife bore Jered
the father of Gedor, Heber the father of Soco, and Jekuthiel
the father of Zanoah.
The sons of the wife of Hodiah, the sister of Naham,
were the fathers of Keilah the Garmite and Eshtemoa the
The sons of Shimon:
Amnon, Rinnah, Ben-hanan, and Tilon.
The sons of Ishi:
Zoheth and Ben-zoheth.
The sons of Shelah the son of Judah:
Er the father of Lecah, Laadah the father of Mareshah, and the
clans of the house of linen workers at Beth-ashbea; and Jokim,
and the men of Cozeba, and Joash, and Saraph, who ruled in
Moab and returned to Lehem (now the records are ancient).
These were the potters who were inhabitants of Netaim and
Gederah. They lived there in the king’s service.
1 Chronicles 3:10-16
THE KINGS OF JUDAH
The son of Solomon was Rehoboam,
Abijah his son,
Asa his son,
Jehoshaphat his son,
Joram his son,
Ahaziah his son,
Joash his son,
Amaziah his son,
Azariah his son,
Jotham his son,
Ahaz his son,
Hezekiah his son,
Manasseh his son,
Amon his son,
Josiah his son.
The sons of Josiah:
Johanan the firstborn,
the second Jehoiakim,
the third Zedekiah,
the fourth Shallum.
The descendants of Jehoiakim:
Jeconiah his son,
Zedekiah his son;
1 Chronicles 3:17-24
ROYAL LINE AFTER EXILE
The sons of Jeconiah, the captive:
Shealtiel his son, Malchiram, Pedaiah, Shenazzar, Jekamiah,
Hoshama and Nedabiah;
and the sons of Pedaiah:
Zerubbabel and Shimei;
and the sons of Zerubbabel:
Meshullam and Hananiah,
and Shelomith was their sister;
and Hashubah, Ohel, Berechiah, Hasadiah, and
The sons of Hananiah:
Pelatiah and Jeshaiah, his son Rephaiah, his son Arnan,
his son Obadiah, his son Shecaniah.
The son of Shecaniah:
Shemaiah. And the sons of Shemaiah:
Hattush, Igal, Bariah, Neariah, and Shaphat, six.
The sons of Neariah:
Elioenai, Hizkiah, and Azrikam, three.
The sons of Elioenai:
Hodaviah, Eliashib, Pelaiah, Akkub, Johanan, Delaiah,
and Anani, seven.
Holy Bible, English Standard Version,
as arranged in chronological order by F. Legard Smith