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The Chronicles of the Kings of Juda The First Book

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Chapter 2

Yes Word (Tyndale-Modern English)


      These be the sons of Israel: Ruben, Simon, Levi, Juda, Isacar and Zabulon: Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Nepthali, Gad and Asser. The sons of Juda: Er, Onan, and Selah. These three were born him of the daughter of Sua the Cananitess. But Er the eldest the son of Juda was evil in the sight of the Lord, and therefore he slew him. And Thamar his daughter in law bare him Pharez and Zarah: so that all the sons of Juda were five.
      The sons of Pharez: Hezron and Hamul. The sons of Zarah: Zamri, Ethan, Heman, Chalchal and Dara: five in all.
      The sons of Carmi: Achar that troubled Israel, which transgressed in the unlawful things. The sons of Ethan: Azaria. The sons of Hezron that were born him: Jerhameel, Ram and Calubai. And Ram begat Aminadab: and Aminadab begat Nahazon a Lord among the children of Juda. And Nahazon begat Salma: and Salma begat Booz: and Booz begat Obed: Obed begat Isai. And Isai begat his eldest son Eliab, and Abinadab the second, and Samaa the third, Nathanael the fourth, Radai the fifth, Ozem the sixth, and David the seventh. Whose sisters were Zaruiah and Abigail. The sons of Zaruiah: were Abisai, Joab and Azahel, three. And Abigail bare Amaza the father of which Amaza was Jether an Ismaelite. And Caleb the son of Hezron begat Asubah a woman and Jeroth whose sons are these: Jaser, Sobab and Ardon. But Asubah died, and Caleb took Ephratha which bare him Hur. And Hur begat Uri, and Uri begat Bezeleel. And afterward Hezron went in to the daughter of Machir the father of Galaad, and was when he took her, three score years old. And she bare him Segub. And Segub begat Jair which had twenty three cities in the land of Galaad. And he overcame the Gesurites and the Aramites, and took the towns of Jair from them, and Kenath with the towns that longed to the same, even three score towns. All these were the sons of Machir the father of Galaad. And after the death of Hezron at Caleb in Ephrata, Abia, his wife bare him Ashur the father of Thekua.
      And the sons of Jerhameel the eldest son of Hezron were, Ram, the eldest and Buna, Oram, Ozem and Ahaiah. And Jerhameel had yet another wife named Atarah which was the mother of Onam. And the sons of Ram, the eldest son of Jerhameel were, Maaz, Zamin an Akar.
      The sons of Onam were, Samai and Jada. The sons of Samai: Nadab and Abisur. And the wife of Abisur was called Abihahil which bare him Ahaban and Molid. The sons of Nadab: Saled and Appaim. But Saled died without children. The son of Appaim was Jesei. The son of Jesei was Sesan. And the son of Sesan was Oholai. And the sons of Jada the brother of Samai were Jethur and Jonathan. But Jethur died without children. The sons of Jonathan were Paleth and Ziza.
      These were the sons of Jerhameel. Sesan had no sons but only daughters. And Sesan had a servant that was an Egyptian named Jeraha to whom he gave his daughter to wife, and she bare him Athai. And Athai begat Nathan, And Nathan begat Zabad. And Zabad begat Ophlal. Ophlal begat Obed. Obed begat Jehu. Jehu begat Azariah. Azariah begat Helez. Helez begat Eleasah, Eleasah begat Sisamai. Sisamai begat Selum. Selum begat Jecamiah. Jecamiah begat Elisama.       The sons of Caleb the brother of Jerhameel were Mesa his eldest son which was the father of Ziph: and the sons of Maresa the father of Hebron. The sons of Hebron were Coreh, Taphuah Rekem and Sama, Sama begat Raham the father of Jerakaam. And Rekem begat Samai. The son of Samai was Maon. And Maon was the father of Bethzur.
      And Ephah a concubine of Calebs bare Haran, Mesa and Gazez: and Haran begat Gazez. The sons of Jahadai were Regem, Jotham, Gesam, Phalet, Ephah and Saaph. And Maachah another concubine of Calebs bare Saber Thahanah. And she bare also Saaph the father of Madmanah, and Sue the father of Machbenah and the father of Gabaa. And Caleb had a daughter called Acsah.
      These were the sons of Caleb the son of Hur the eldest son of Ephrata: Sobal the father of Kariath Jarim: and Salma the father of Bethlehem: and Hareph the father of Beth Geder. And Sobal the father of Kariath Jarim had sons, even the half kindred of Menuah.
      The kindreds of Kariath Jarim were the Jethrites the Puthites the Semathites and the Maserites. And of them came the Zarathites and the Esthaolites. The sons of Salma, Bethlehem and Netophathi that were the glory of the house of Joab, and half the Manathites and of the Zaraites. And so were the kindred of the writers that dwelt at Jabes, the Tirathites, the Simeathites and Suchathites which are the Kenites, that came of Hemath the father of Beth Rechab.

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