The Genealogy of Isaac’s Descendants
5 Japheth’s descendants were Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras. 6 Gomer’s descendants were Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah. 7 Javan’s descendants were the people from Elishah, Tarshish, Cyprus, and Rhodes.
8 Ham’s descendants were Cush, Egypt, Put, and Canaan. 9 Cush’s descendants were Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raama, and Sabteca. Raama’s descendants were Sheba and Dedan. 10 Cush was the father of Nimrod, the first mighty warrior on the earth. 11 Egypt was the ancestor of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites, 12 Pathrusites, Casluhites (from whom the Philistines came), and the Caphtorites. 13 Canaan was the father of Sidon his firstborn, then Heth, 14 also the Jebusites, the Amorites, the Girgashites, 15 the Hivites, the Arkites, the Sinites, 16 the Arvadites, the Zemarites, and the Hamathites.
17 The descendants of Shem were Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, Aram, Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech. 18 Arpachshad was the father of Shelah, and Shelah was the father of Eber. 19 Two sons were born to Eber. The name of the one was Peleg [Division], because in his day the earth was divided. His brother’s name was Joktan. 20 Joktan was the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah, 21 Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah, 22 Ebal, Abimael, Sheba, 23 Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. All these were sons of Joktan.
24 Shem, Arpachshad, Shelah, 25 Eber, Peleg, Reu, 26 Serug, Nahor, Terah, 27 Abram (that is, Abraham). 28 Abraham’s sons were Isaac and Ishmael.
29 This is their list of descendants: Ishmael’s firstborn was Nebaioth, then Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam, 30 Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema, 31 Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah. These were the sons of Ishmael.
32 Keturah, Abraham’s concubine,[a] gave birth to the following sons: Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah. Jokshan’s sons were Sheba and Dedan. 33 The sons of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah. All these were descendants of Keturah.
34 Abraham was the father of Isaac. Isaac’s sons were Esau and Israel. 35 Esau’s sons were Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam, and Korah. 36 Eliphaz’s sons were Teman and Omar, Zephi and Gatam, Kenaz and Amalek, son of Timna.[b] 37 Reuel’s sons were Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah. 38 Seir’s sons were Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan. 39 Lotan’s sons were Hori and Homam. Timna was Lotan’s sister. 40 Shobal’s sons were Alian, Manahath, Ebal, Shephi, and Onam. Zibeon’s sons were Aiah and Anah. 41 Anah’s son was Dishon. Dishon’s sons were Hamran, Eshban, Ithran, and Cheran. 42 Ezer’s sons were Bilhan, Zaavan, Jaakan. Dishan’s sons were Uz and Aran.
43 These were the kings who ruled Edom before any king ruled the people of Israel: Bela, son of Beor, and the name of his ⌞capital⌟ city was Dinhabah. 44 After Bela died, Jobab, son of Zerah from Bozrah, succeeded him as king. 45 After Jobab died, Husham from the land of the Temanites succeeded him as king. 46 After Husham died, Hadad, son of Bedad, who defeated the Midianites in the country of Moab, succeeded him as king, and the name of his ⌞capital⌟ city was Avith. 47 After Hadad died, Samlah from Masrekah succeeded him as king. 48 After Samlah died, Shaul from Rehoboth on the river succeeded him as king. 49 After Shaul died, Baal Hanan, son of Achbor, succeeded him as king. 50 After Baal Hanan died, Hadad succeeded him as king, and the name of his ⌞capital⌟ city was Pai. His wife’s name was Mehetabel, daughter of Matred and granddaughter of Mezahab. 51 Then Hadad died.
The tribal leaders of Edom were Timna, Aliah, Jetheth, 52 Oholibamah, Elah, Pinon, 53 Kenaz, Teman, Mibzar, 54 Magdiel, and Iram. These were the tribal leaders of Edom.
- 1:32 A concubine is considered a wife except she has fewer rights under the law.
- 1:36 Genesis 36:12, Greek; Masoretic Text “Kenaz, and Timnath, and Amalek.”