1st Chronicles Chapter 1 Bible in Basic English

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Adam, Seth, Enosh;

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Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared,

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Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech;

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Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

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The sons of Japheth: Gomer and Magog and Madai and Javan and Tubal and Meshech and Tiras.

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And the sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz and Diphath and Togarmah.

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And the sons of Javan: Elishah and Tarshish, Kittim and Rodanim.

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The sons of Ham: Cush and Egypt, Put and Canaan.

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And the sons of Cush: Seba and Havilah and Sabta and Raama and Sabteca. And the sons of Raamah: Sheba and Dedan.

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And Cush was the father of Nimrod: he was the first to be a great man in the earth.

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And Egypt was the father of the Ludim and the Anamim and the Lehabim and the Naphtuhim

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And the Pathrusim and the Casluhim and the Caphtorim (from whom came the Philistines).

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And Canaan was the father of Zidon, his oldest son, and Heth,

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And the Jebusite and the Amorite and the Girgashite,

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And the Hivite and the Arkite and the Sinite,

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And the Arvadite and the Zemarite and the Hamathite.

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The sons of Shem: Elam and Asshur and Arpachshad and Lud and Aram and Uz and Hul and Gether and Meshech.

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And Arpachshad was the father of Shelah, and Shelah was the father of Eber.

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And Eber had two sons: the name of the one was Peleg, because in his days a division was made of the earth; and his brother's name was Joktan.

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And Joktan was the father of Almodad and Sheleph and Hazarmaveth and Jerah

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And Hadoram and Uzal and Diklah

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And Ebal and Abimael and Sheba

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And Ophir and Havilah and Jobab. All these were the sons of Joktan.

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Shem, Arpachshad, Shelah,

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Eber, Peleg, Reu,

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Serug, Nahor, Terah,

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Abram (that is Abraham).

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The sons of Abraham: Isaac and Ishmael.

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These are their generations: the oldest son of Ishmael, Nebaioth; then Kedar and Adbeel and Mibsam,

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Mishma and Dumah, Massa, Hadad and Tema,

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Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah. These are the sons of Ishmael.

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And the sons of Keturah, Abraham's servant-wife: she was the mother of Zimran and Jokshan and Medan and Midian and Ishbak and Shuah. And the sons of Jokshan: Sheba and Dedan.

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And the sons of Midian: Ephah and Epher and Hanoch and Abida and Eldaah. All these were the sons of Keturah.

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And Abraham was the father of Isaac. The sons of Isaac: Esau and Israel.

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The sons of Esau: Eliphaz, Reuel and Jeush and Jalam and Korah.

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The sons of Eliphaz: Teman and Omar, Zephi and Gatam, Kenaz and Timna and Amalek.

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The sons of Reuel: Nahath, Zerah, Shammah and Mizzah.

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And the sons of Seir: Lotan and Shobal and Zibeon and Anah and Dishon and Ezer and Dishan.

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And the sons of Lotan: Hori and Homam; and Timna was Lotan's sister.

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The sons of Shobal: Alian and Manahath and Ebal, Shephi and Onam. And the sons of Zibeon: Aiah and Anah.

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The sons of Anah: Dishon. And the sons of Dishon: Hamran and Eshban and Ithran and Cheran.

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The sons of Ezer: Bilhan and Zaavan, Jaakan. The sons of Dishan: Uz and Aran.

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Now these are the kings who were ruling in the land of Edom, before there was any king over Israel: Bela, the son of Beor; his town was named Dinhabah.

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At his death, Jobab, the son of Zerah of Bozrah, became king in his place.

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At the death of Jobab, Husham, from the land of the Temanites, became king in his place.

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And at the death of Husham, Hadad, the son of Bedad, who overcame Midian in the field of Moab, became king; his town was named Avith.

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And at the death of Hadad, Samlah of Masrekah became king in his place.

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And at the death of Samlah, Shaul of Rehoboth by the river became king in his place,

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And at the death of Shaul, Baal-hanan, the son of Achbor, became king in his place.

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And at the death of Baal-hanan, Hadad became king in his place; his town was named Pai, and his wife's name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Me-zahab.

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And Hadad came to his end. Now the chiefs of Edom were: the chief of Timna, the chief of Aliah, the chief of Jetheth,

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The chief of Oholibamah, the chief of Elah, the chief of Pinon,

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The chief of Kenaz, the chief of Teman, the chief of Mibzar,

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The chief of Magdiel, the chief of Iram. These are the chiefs of Edom.