1The first person God created was Adam. Adam's son was Seth. Seth's son was Enosh. Enosh's son was Kenan.
2Kenan's son was Mahalalel. Mahalalel's son was Jared. Jared's son was Enoch.
3Enoch's son was Methuselah. Methusalah's son was Lamech. Lamech's son was Noah.
4Noah's sons were Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
5The sons (OR, descendants) of Japheth were Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.
6The sons (OR, descendants) of Gomer were Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah.
7The descendants of Javan were Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim.
8The sons of Ham were Cush, Mizraim (OR, Egypt), Put, and Canaan.
9The descendants of Cush were Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabteca. The sons (OR, descendants) of Raamah were Sheba and Dedan.
10Another descendant of Cush was Nimrod. When he grew up, he became a mighty warrior on the earth.
11Mizraim (OR, Egypt) was the ancestor of the Lud people-group, the Anam people-group, the Lehab people-group, the Naphtuh people-group,
12the Pathrus people-group, the Casluh people-group, and the Caphtor people-group. The people of the Philistia region were descended from the Casluh people-group.
13Canaan's first son was Sidon. He was also the ancestor of the Heth people-group,
14the Jebus people-group, the Amor people-group, the Girgash people-group,
15the Hiv people-group, the Ark people-group, the Sin people-group,
16the Arvad people-group, the Zemar people-group, and the Hamath people-group.
17The sons of Shem were Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud, and Aram. Aram's sons were Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech.
18Arphaxad was the father of Shelah, who was the father of Eber.
19Eber had two sons. One was named Peleg which sounds like the word that means ❛divided❜ because during the time that he lived, the people on the earth were divided into various language groups. Peleg's younger brother was Joktan.
20Joktan was the ancestor of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,
21Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,
22Obal, Abimael, Sheba,
23Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab.
24The descendants of Shem, in order from him to Abraham, were Arphaxad, Shelah,
25Eber, Peleg, Reu,
26Serug, Nahor, Terah,
27and Abram, whose name was later changed to Abraham.
28Abraham's sons were Isaac and Ishmael.
29The son of Abraham's slave wife Hagar was Ishmael. Ishmael's twelve sons were Nebaioth, Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,
30Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema,
31Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah.
32After Abraham's wife Sarah died, he took another wife named Keturah. The sons of Abraham and Keturah were Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah. Jokshan's sons were Sheba and Dedan.
33Midian's sons were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah.
34The son of Abraham and his wife Sarah was Isaac, and Isaac's sons were Esau and Jacob, whose name was later changed to Israel.
35The sons of Esau were Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam, and Korah.
36The sons of Eliphaz were Teman, Omar, Zepho (OR, Zephi), Gatam, Kenaz, Timna, and Amalek.
37Reuel's sons were Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah.
38Another descendant of Esau was Seir. His descendants lived in the Edom region. Seir's sons were Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan.
39Lotan's sons were Hori and Homam, and Lotan's sister was Timna.
40Shobal's sons were Alvan, Manahath, Ebal, Shepho, and Onam. Zibeon's sons were Aiah and Anah.
41Anah's son was Dishon. 1 Dishon's sons were Hemdan (OR, Hamran), Eshban, Ithran, and Keran.
42Ezer's sons were Bilhan, Zaavan, and Akan (OR, Jaakan). Dishan's sons were Uz and Aran.
43These are the names of the kings that ruled the Edom region before any kings ruled over Israel: Bela, the son of Beor, was king in Edom, and the name of the city in which he lived was Dinhabah.
44When Bela died, Jobab, the son of Zerah from Bozrah city, became the king.
45When Jobab died, Husham became the king. He was from the region where the Teman people-group lived.
46When Husham died, Hadad, the son of Bedad, became the king. He ruled in Avith city. Hadad's army defeated the army of the Midian people-group in the Moab region.
47When Hadad died, Samlah became the king. He was from Masrekah town.
48When Samlah died, Shaul became the king. He was from Rehoboth city along the Euphrates river.
49When Shaul died, Baal-Hanan, the son of Achbor, became the king.
50When Baal-Hanan died, Hadad became the king. He was from Pau city. His wife's name was Mehetabel; she was the daughter of Matred and the granddaughter of Me-Zahab.
51Then Hadad died. The leaders of the clans of the Edom people-group were Timna, Alvah, Jetheth,
52Oholibamah, Elah, Pinon,
53Kenaz, Teman, Mibzar,
54Magdiel, and Iram.