Passage: 1 Chronicles 2, 3 (RSV)

1 Chronicles 2

1These are the sons of Israel: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Is'sachar, Zeb'ulun,
2Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Naph'tali, Gad, and Asher.
3The sons of Judah: Er, Onan, and Shelah; these three Bath-shu'a the Canaanitess bore to him. Now Er, Judah's first-born, was wicked in the sight of the LORD, and he slew him.
4His daughter-in-law Tamar also bore him Perez and Zerah. Judah had five sons in all.
5The sons of Perez: Hezron and Hamul.
6The sons of Zerah: Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Calcol, and Dara, five in all.
7The sons of Carmi: Achar, the troubler of Israel, who transgressed in the matter of the devoted thing;
8and Ethan's son was Azari'ah.
9The sons of Hezron, that were born to him: Jerah'meel, Ram, and Chelu'bai.
10Ram was the father of Ammin'adab, and Ammin'adab was the father of Nahshon, prince of the sons of Judah.
11Nahshon was the father of Salma, Salma of Bo'az,
12Bo'az of Obed, Obed of Jesse.
13Jesse was the father of Eli'ab his first-born, Abin'adab the second, Shim'ea the third,
14Nethan'el the fourth, Raddai the fifth,
15Ozem the sixth, David the seventh;
16and their sisters were Zeru'iah and Ab'igail. The sons of Zeru'iah: Abi'shai, Jo'ab, and As'ahel, three.
17Ab'igail bore Ama'sa, and the father of Ama'sa was Jether the Ish'maelite.
18Caleb the son of Hezron had children by his wife Azu'bah, and by Jer'ioth; and these were her sons: Jesher, Shobab, and Ardon.
19When Azu'bah died, Caleb married Ephrath, who bore him Hur.
20Hur was the father of Uri, and Uri was the father of Bez'alel.
21Afterward 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;
22and Segub was the father of Ja'ir, who had twenty-three cities in the land of Gilead.
23But Geshur and Aram took from them Havvoth-ja'ir, Kenath and its villages, sixty towns. All these were descendants of Machir, the father of Gilead.
24After the death of Hezron, Caleb went in to Eph'rathah, the wife of Hezron his father, and she bore him Ashhur, the father of Teko'a.
25The sons of Jerah'meel, the first-born of Hezron: Ram, his first-born, Bunah, Oren, Ozem, and Ahi'jah.
26Jerah'meel also had another wife, whose name was At'arah; she was the mother of Onam.
27The sons of Ram, the first-born of Jerah'meel: Ma'az, Jamin, and Eker.
28The sons of Onam: Sham'mai and Jada. The sons of Sham'mai: Nadab and Abi'shur.
29The name of Abi'shur's wife was Ab'ihail, and she bore him Ahban and Molid.
30The sons of Nadab: Seled and Ap'pa-im; and Seled died childless.
31The sons of Ap'pa-im: Ishi. The sons of Ishi: Sheshan. The sons of Sheshan: Ahlai.
32The sons of Jada, Sham'mai's brother: Jether and Jonathan; and Jether died childless.
33The sons of Jonathan: Peleth and Zaza. These were the descendants of Jerah'meel.
34Now Sheshan had no sons, only daughters; but Sheshan had an Egyptian slave, whose name was Jarha.
35So Sheshan gave his daughter in marriage to Jarha his slave; and she bore him Attai.
36Attai was the father of Nathan and Nathan of Zabad.
37Zabad was the father of Ephlal, and Ephlal of Obed.
38Obed was the father of Jehu, and Jehu of Azari'ah.
39Azari'ah was the father of Helez, and Helez of Ele-a'sah.
40Ele-a'sah was the father of Sismai, and Sismai of Shallum.
41Shallum was the father of Jekami'ah, and Jekami'ah of Eli'shama.
42The sons of Caleb the brother of Jerah'meel: Mare'shah his first-born, who was the father of Ziph. The sons of Mare'shah: Hebron.
43The sons of Hebron: Korah, Tap'puah, Rekem, and Shema.
44Shema was the father of Raham, the father of Jor'ke-am; and Rekem was the father of Sham'mai.
45The son of Sham'mai: Ma'on; and Ma'on was the father of Bethzur.
46Ephah also, Caleb's concubine, bore Haran, Moza, and Gazez; and Haran was the father of Gazez.
47The sons of Jah'dai: Regem, Jotham, Geshan, Pelet, Ephah, and Sha'aph.
48Ma'acah, Caleb's concubine, bore Sheber and Tir'hanah.
49She also bore Sha'aph the father of Madman'nah, Sheva the father of Machbe'nah and the father of Gib'e-a; and the daughter of Caleb was Achsah.
50These were the descendants of Caleb. The sons of Hur the first-born of Eph'rathah: Shobal the father of Kir'iath-je'arim,
51Salma, the father of Bethelem, and Hareph the father of Beth-gader.
52Shobal the father of Kir'iath-je'arim had other sons: Haro'eh, half of the Menu'hoth.
53And the families of Kir'iath-je'arim: the Ithrites, the Puthites, the Shu'mathites, and the Mish'ra-ites; from these came the Zo'rathites and the Esh'taolites.
54The sons of Salma: Bethlehem, the Netoph'athites, At'roth-beth-jo'ab, and half of the Man'aha'thites, the Zorites.
55The families also of the scribes that dwelt at Jabez: the Ti'rathites, the Shim'e-athites, and the Su'cathites. These are the Ken'ites who came from Hammath, the father of the house of Rechab.

1 Chronicles 3

1These are the sons of David that were born to him in Hebron: the first-born Amnon, by Ahin'o-am the Jezreelitess; the second Daniel, by Ab'igail the Car'melitess,
2the third Ab'salom, whose mother was Ma'acah, the daughter of Talmai, king of Geshur; the fourth Adoni'jah, whose mother was Haggith;
3the fifth Shephati'ah, by Abi'tal; the sixth Ith'ream, by his wife Eglah;
4six were born to him in Hebron, where he reigned for seven years and six months. And he reigned thirty-three years in Jerusalem.
5These were born to him in Jerusalem: Shim'e-a, Shobab, Nathan and Solomon, four by Bath-shu'a, the daughter of Am'mi-el;
6then Ibhar, Eli'shama, Eliph'elet,
7Nogah, Nepheg, Japhi'a,
8Eli'shama, Eli'ada, and Eliph'elet, nine.
9All these were David's sons, besides the sons of the concubines; and Tamar was their sister.
10The descendants of Solomon: Rehobo'am, Abi'jah his son, Asa his son, Jehosh'aphat his son,
11Joram his son, Ahazi'ah his son, Jo'ash his son,
12Amazi'ah his son, Azari'ah his son, Jotham his son,
13Ahaz his son, Hezeki'ah his son, Manas'seh his son,
14Amon his son, Josi'ah his son.
15The sons of Josi'ah: Joha'nan the first-born, the second Jehoi'akim, the third Zedeki'ah, the fourth Shallum.
16The descendants of Jehoi'akim: Jeconi'ah his son, Zedeki'ah his son;
17and the sons of Jeconi'ah, the captive: Sheal'tiel his son,
18Malchi'ram, Pedai'ah, Shenaz'zar, Jekami'ah, Hosh'ama, and Nedabi'ah;
19and the sons of Pedai'ah: Zerub'babel and Shim'e-i; and the sons of Zerub'babel: Meshul'lam and Hanani'ah, and Shelo'mith was their sister;
20and Hashu'bah, Ohel, Berechi'ah, Hasadi'ah, and Ju'shab-he'sed, five.
21The sons of Hanani'ah: Pelati'ah and Jeshai'ah, his son Rephai'ah, his son Arnan, his son Obadi'ah, his son Shecani'ah.
22The sons of Shecani'ah: Shemai'ah. And the sons of Shemai'ah: Hattush, Igal, Bari'ah, Neari'ah, and Shaphat, six.
23The sons of Neari'ah: Eli-o-e'nai, Hizki'ah, and Azri'kam, three.
24The sons of Eli-o-e'nai: Hod'avi'ah, Eli'ashib, Pelai'ah, Akkub, Joha'nan, Delai'ah, and Ana'ni, seven.

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