1These were the sons of Israel: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun,
2Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher.
3The sons of Judah: Er, Onan, and Shelah—these three the daughter of Shua, a Canaanite woman, bore to him. Er, Judah's firstborn, was wicked in the sight of the Lord, so he put him to death.
4Tamar was Judah's daughter-in-law, and she bore him Perez and Zerah. Judah had a total of five sons.
5The sons of Perez: Hezron and Hamul.
6The sons of Zerah: Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Calcol and Darda—a total of five.
7The son of Carmi: Achar, who caused trouble for Israel by being unfaithful in taking what was consecrated to the Lord.
8The son of Ethan: Azariah.
9The sons that were born to Hezron: Jerahmeel, Ram and Caleb.
10Ram was the father of Amminadab, and Amminadab was the father of Nahshon, a leader of Judah's descendants.
11Nahshon was the father of Salmon, Salmon was the father of Boaz,
12Boaz was the father of Obed, and Obed was the father of Jesse.
13Jesse was the father of his firstborn son Eliab; the second son was Abinadab, the third Shimea,
14the fourth Nethanel, the fifth Raddai,
15the sixth Ozem, and the seventh David.
16Their sisters were Zeruiah and Abigail. The sons of Zeruiah's were Abishai, Joab, and Asahel, three in total.
17Abigail gave birth to Amasa, and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmaelite.
18Caleb son of Hezron had children by his wife Azubah, and also by Jerioth. These were her sons: Jesher, Shobab, and Ardon.
19When Azubah died, Caleb took Ephrath to be his wife, and she bore him Hur.
20Hur was the father of Uri, and Uri the father of Bezalel.
21Later on Hezron slept with the daughter of Makir the father of Gilead, whom he married when he was sixty years old, and she bore him Segub.
22Segub was the father of Jair, who had twenty-three towns in Gilead.
23But Geshur and Aram took from them Havvoth Jair, along with Kenath and its towns, a total of sixty towns. These were all descendants of Makir the father of Gilead.
24After Hezron died in Caleb Ephrathah, his wife Abijah bore him Ashhur the father of Tekoa.
25The sons of Jerahmeel the firstborn of Hezron: Ram (firstborn), Bunah, Oren, Ozem, and Ahijah.
26Jerahmeel had another wife called Atarah. She was the mother of Onam.
27The sons of Ram the firstborn of Jerahmeel: Maaz, Jamin and Eker.
28The sons of Onam: Shammai and Jada. The sons of Shammai: Nadab and Abishur.
29Abishur's wife was called Abihail, who bore him Ahban and Molid.
30The sons of Nadab: Seled and Appaim. Seled died without having children.
31The son of Appaim: Ishi, the father of Sheshan. Sheshan was the father of Ahlai.
32The sons of Jada, the brother of Shammai: Jether and Jonathan. Jether died without having children.
33The sons of Jonathan: Peleth and Zaza. These are all the descendants of Jerahmeel.
34Sheshan had no sons, he only had daughters, but he did have an Egyptian servant named Jarha.
35So Sheshan gave his daughter in marriage to his servant Jarha, and she bore him Attai.
36Attai was the father of Nathan. Nathan was the father of Zabad,
37Zabad was the father of Ephlal, Ephlal was the father of Obed,
38Obed was the father of Jehu, Jehu was the father of Azariah,
39Azariah was the father of Helez, Helez was the father of Eleasah,
40Eleasah was the father of Sismai, Sismai was the father of Shallum,
41Shallum was the father of Jekamiah, and Jekamiah was the father of Elishama.
42The sons of Caleb, the brother of Jerahmeel: Mesha his firstborn, who was the father of Ziph, and his son Mareshah, who was the father of Hebron.
43The sons of Hebron: Korah, Tappuah, Rekem, and Shema.
44Shema was the father of Raham, and Raham the father of Jorkeam. Rekem was the father of Shammai.
45Shammai's son was Maon, and Maon was the father of Beth Zur.
46Ephah, Caleb's concubine, was the mother of Haran, Moza, and Gazez. Haran was the father of Gazez.
47The sons of Jahdai: Regem, Jotham, Geshan, Pelet, Ephah, and Shaaph.
48Maacah, Caleb's concubine, was the mother of Sheber and Tirhanah.
49She was also the mother of Shaaph, the father of Madmannah, and of Sheva, the father of Macbenah and Gibea. Caleb's daughter was Acsah.
50These are all the descendants of Caleb. The sons of Hur the firstborn of Ephrathah: Shobal, the father of Kiriath Jearim,
51Salma, the father of Bethlehem, and Hareph, the father of Beth Gader.
52The descendants of Shobal the father of Kiriath Jearim were: Haroeh, half the Manahathites,
53and the families of Kiriath Jearim: the Ithrites, Puthites, Shumathites, and Mishraites. From these descended the Zorathites and Eshtaolites.
54The descendants of Salma: Bethlehem, the Netophathites, Atroth Beth Joab, half the Manahathites, the Zorites,
55and the families of scribes who lived at Jabez: the Tirathites, Shimeathites, and Sucathites. These are the Kenites who descended from Hammath, the father of the house of Recab.