From Adam to Abraham

1 Chronicles 1

1 Adam, a b Seth, Enosh, 2 Cainan, Mahalalel, Jared, 3 Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech, 4 c Noah, 1 Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

5 d The sons of Japheth were Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras. 6 The sons of Gomer were Ashkenaz, 2 Diphath, and Togarmah. 7 The sons of Javan were Elishah, 3 Tarshishah, Kittim, and 4 Rodanim.

8 e The sons of Ham were Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan. 9 The sons of Cush were Seba, Havilah, 5 Sabta, 6 Raama, and Sabtecha. The sons of Raama were Sheba and Dedan. 10 Cush f begot Nimrod; he began to be a mighty one on the earth.

11 Mizraim begot Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim, 12 Pathrusim, Casluhim (from whom came the Philistines and the g Caphtorim).

13 h Canaan begot Sidon, his firstborn, and Heth; 14 the Jebusite, the Amorite, and the Girgashite; 15 the Hivite, the Arkite, and the Sinite; 16 the Arvadite, the Zemarite, and the Hamathite.

17 The sons of i Shem were Elam, Asshur, j Arphaxad, Lud, Aram, Uz, Hul, Gether, and 7 Meshech. 18 Arphaxad begot Shelah, and Shelah begot Eber. 19 To Eber were born two sons: the name of one was 8 Peleg, 9 for in his days the 10 earth was divided; and his brother's name was Joktan. 20 k Joktan begot Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah, 21 Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah, 22 11 Ebal, Abimael, Sheba, 23 Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. All these were the sons of Joktan.

24 l Shem, Arphaxad, Shelah, 25 m Eber, Peleg, Reu, 26 Serug, Nahor, Terah, 27 and n Abram, who is Abraham.

New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
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