Adam’s Descendants 1 Adam, Seth, Enosh, 2 Kenan, Mahalalel, Jered, 3 Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech, 4 Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth. Japheth’s Descendants 5 The sons of Japheth:Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.6 The sons of Gomer:Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah.7 The sons of Javan:Elishah, Tarshish, the Kittites, and the Rodanites. Ham’s Descendants 8 The […]
The books of Chronicles are, in a great measure, repetitions of what is in the books of Samuel and of the Kings, yet there are some excellent useful things in them which we find not elsewhere. The FIRST BOOK traces the rise of the Jewish people from Adam, and afterward gives an account of the reign of David. In the SECOND BOOK the narrative is continued, and relates the progress and end of the kingdom of Judah; also it notices the return of the Jews from the Babylonish captivity. Jerome says, that whoever supposes himself to have knowledge of the Scriptures without being acquainted with the books of Chronicles, deceives himself. Historical facts passed over elsewhere, names, and the connexion of passages are to be found here, and many questions concerning the gospel are explained.
Israel’s Descendants 1 These were the sons of Israel:Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah;Issachar and Zebulun;2 Dan, Joseph, and Benjamin;Naphtali, Gad, and Asher. Judah’s Descendants 3 The sons of Judah:Er, Onan, and Shelah. These three were born to him by Bathshua, a Canaanite woman. Er, Judah’s firstborn, displeased the Lord, so the Lord killed him.4 Tamar, […]
David’s Descendants 1 These were the sons of David who were born to him in Hebron:The firstborn was Amnon, whose mother was Ahinoam from Jezreel;the second was Daniel, whose mother was Abigail from Carmel;2 the third was Absalom whose mother was Maacah, daughter of King Talmai of Geshur;the fourth was Adonijah, whose mother was Haggith;3 […]
Judah’s Descendants 1 The descendants of Judah:Perez, Hezron, Carmi, Hur, and Shobal.2 Reaiah the son of Shobal was the father of Jahath, and Jahath was the father of Ahumai and Lahad. These were the clans of the Zorathites.3 These were the sons of Etam:Jezreel, Ishma, and Idbash. Their sister was Hazzelelponi.4 Penuel was the father […]
Reuben’s Descendants 1 The sons of Reuben, Israel’s firstborn –(Now he was the firstborn, but when he defiled his father’s bed, his rights as firstborn were given to the sons of Joseph, Israel’s son. So Reuben is not listed as firstborn in the genealogical records. 2 Though Judah was the strongest among his brothers and […]