1These were the sons of Israel: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, u Gn 29, 32–35; 30, 18. 20; 35, 23 . 2Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher. v Gn 30, 6. 8. 11. 13. 24; 35, 18. 24ff .

Judah. 3The sons of Judah* were: Er, Onan, and Shelah; these three were born to him of Bathshua, a Canaanite woman. But Judah's first born, Er, was wicked in the sight of the LORD, so he killed him. w 1 Chr 4, 21; Gn 38, 1–5; 46, 12 . 4Judah's daughter in law Tamar bore him Perez and Zerah, so that he had five sons in all. x Gn 38, 7. 13–30; 46, 12; Rv 4, 12. 18; Mt 1, 3 .

5The sons of Perez were Hezron and Hamul. y Gn 46, 12 . 6The sons of Zerah were Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Calcol, and Darda—five in all. z 1 Kgs 5, 11 . 7The sons of Zimri: Carmi. The sons of Carmi: Achar, who brought trouble upon Israel by violating the ban. a Jos 7, 1. 18ff. 24f; 22, 20 . 8The sons of Ethan: Azariah. 9The sons born to Hezron were Jerahmeel, Ram, and Chelubai. b Rv 4, 19; Mt 1, 3 . *

10 *Ram became the father of Amminadab, and Amminadab became the father of Nahshon, a prince of the Judahites. c Rv 4, 19; Mt 1, 4 . 11 d 11f: Nm 1, 7; Rv 4, 20f; Mt 1, 4f . Nahshon became the father of Salma. Salma became the father of Boaz. 12Boaz became the father of Obed. Obed became the father of Jesse. 13 e 13ff: 1 Sm 16, 6–13; 17, 13f . Jesse became the father of Eliab, his first born, of Abinadab, the second son, Shimea, the third, f 2 Chr 11, 18 . 14Nethanel, the fourth, Raddai, the fifth, 15Ozem, the sixth, and David, the seventh. 16Their sisters were Zeruiah and Abigail. Zeruiah had three sons: Abishai, Joab, and Asahel. g 2 Sm 2, 18 . 17Abigail bore Amasa, whose father was Jether the Ishmaelite. h 2 Sm 17, 25; 19, 14; 20, 4–13 .

18 *By his wife Azubah, Caleb, son of Hezron, became the father of a daughter, Jerioth. Her sons were Jesher, Shobab, and Ardon. i 1 Chr 2, 24 . 19When Azubah died, Caleb married Ephrath, who bore him Hur. j 1 Chr 2, 24 . 20Hur became the father of Uri, and Uri became the father of Bezalel. k Ex 24, 14; 31, 2; 35, 30; 2 Chr 1, 5 . 21Then Hezron had relations with the daughter of Machir, the father of Gilead, having married her when he was sixty years old. She bore him Segub. l Nm 26, 29; 27, 1; 32, 32; Jos 13, 31; Jgs 5, 14 . 22Segub became the father of Jair, m Nm 32, 41; 1 Kgs 4, 13 . who possessed twenty three cities in the land of Gilead. 23Geshur and Aram took from them the villages of Jair, that is, Kenath and its towns, sixty cities in all, which had belonged to the sons of Machir, the father of Gilead. n Dt 3, 14; Jos 13, 30; Jgs 10, 4 . 24After the death of Hezron, Caleb had relations with Ephrathah, the widow of his father Hezron, and she bore him Ashhur, the father of Tekoa. o 1 Chr 2, 19; 2 Sm 14, 2; 2 Chr 11, 6 .

25The sons of Jerahmeel,* the first born of Hezron, were Ram, the first born, then Bunah, Oren, and Ozem, his brothers. p 1 Sm 27, 10; 30, 29; Jb 32, 2 . 26Jerahmeel also had another wife, Atarah by name, who was the mother of Onam. 27The sons of Ram, the first born of Jerahmeel, were Maaz, Jamin, and Eker. 28The sons of Onam were Shammai and Jada. The sons of Shammai were Nadab and Abishur. 29Abishur's wife, who was named Abihail, bore him Ahban and Molid. 30The sons of Nadab were Seled and Appaim. Seled died without sons. 31The sons of Appaim: Ishi. The sons of Ishi: Sheshan. The sons of Sheshan: Ahlai. q 1 Chr 4, 20 . 32The sons of Jada, the brother of Shammai, were Jether and Jonathan. Jether died without sons. 33The sons of Jonathan were Peleth and Zaza. These were the descendants of Jerahmeel. 34Sheshan, who had no sons, only daughters, had an Egyptian slave named Jarha. 35Sheshan gave his daughter in marriage to his slave Jarha, and she bore him Attai. 36Attai became the father of Nathan. Nathan became the father of Zabad. 37Zabad became the father of Ephlal. Ephlal became the father of Obed. 38Obed became the father of Jehu. Jehu became the father of Azariah. 39Azariah became the father of Helez. Helez became the father of Eleasah. 40Eleasah became the father of Sismai. Sismai became the father of Shallum. 41Shallum became the father of Jekamiah. Jekamiah became the father of Elishama.

42The descendants of Caleb,* the brother of Jerahmeel: [Mesha] his first born, who was the father of Ziph. Then the sons of Mareshah, who was the father of Hebron. 43The sons of Hebron were Korah, Tappuah, Rekem, and Shema. 44Shema became the father of Raham, who was the father of Jorkeam. Rekem became the father of Shammai. 45The sons of Shammai: Maon, who was the father of Beth zur. 46Ephah, Caleb's concubine, bore Haran, Moza, and Gazez. Haran became the father of Gazez. 47The sons of Jahdai were Regem, Jotham, Geshan, Pelet, Ephah, and Shaaph. 48Maacah, Caleb's concubine, bore Sheber and Tirhanah. 49She also bore Shaaph, the father of Madmannah, Sheva, the father of Machbenah, and the father of Gibea. Achsah was Caleb's daughter. r Jos 15, 16; Jgs 1, 12 .

50These were descendants of Caleb, sons of Hur,* the first born of Ephrathah: Shobal, the father of Kiriath jearim, 51Salma, the father of Bethlehem, and Hareph, the father of Beth gader. 52The sons of Shobal, the father of Kiriath jearim, were Reaiah, half the Manahathites, 53and the clans of Kiriath jearim: the Ithrites, the Puthites, the Shumathites, and the Mishraites. From these the people of Zorah and the Eshtaolites derived. s Jgs 18, 2 . 54The descendants of Salma were Bethlehem, the Netophathites, Atroth beth Joab, half the Manahathites, and the Zorites. 55 t Nm 24, 21; Jgs 1, 16; 4, 11; 1 Sm 15, 6 . The clans of the Sopherim dwelling in Jabez were the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, and the Sucathites. They were the Kenites, who came from Hammath of the ancestor of the Rechabites.

Notes:

u: Gn 29, 32–35; 30, 18. 20; 35, 23 .

v: Gn 30, 6. 8. 11. 13. 24; 35, 18. 24ff .

w: 1 Chr 4, 21; Gn 38, 1–5; 46, 12 .

x: Gn 38, 7. 13–30; 46, 12; Rv 4, 12. 18; Mt 1, 3 .

y: Gn 46, 12 .

z: 1 Kgs 5, 11 .

a: Jos 7, 1. 18ff. 24f; 22, 20 .

b: Rv 4, 19; Mt 1, 3 .

c: Rv 4, 19; Mt 1, 4 .

d: 11f: Nm 1, 7; Rv 4, 20f; Mt 1, 4f .

e: 13ff: 1 Sm 16, 6–13; 17, 13f .

f: 2 Chr 11, 18 .

g: 2 Sm 2, 18 .

h: 2 Sm 17, 25; 19, 14; 20, 4–13 .

i: 1 Chr 2, 24 .

j: 1 Chr 2, 24 .

k: Ex 24, 14; 31, 2; 35, 30; 2 Chr 1, 5 .

l: Nm 26, 29; 27, 1; 32, 32; Jos 13, 31; Jgs 5, 14 .

m: Nm 32, 41; 1 Kgs 4, 13 .

n: Dt 3, 14; Jos 13, 30; Jgs 10, 4 .

o: 1 Chr 2, 19; 2 Sm 14, 2; 2 Chr 11, 6 .

p: 1 Sm 27, 10; 30, 29; Jb 32, 2 .

q: 1 Chr 4, 20 .

r: Jos 15, 16; Jgs 1, 12 .

s: Jgs 18, 2 .

t: Nm 24, 21; Jgs 1, 16; 4, 11; 1 Sm 15, 6 .